Pulse Electronics Corporation introduced a new 10GBASE-T press-fit integrated connector module (ICM) product family. These 10 gigabit press-fit RJ45 ICMs meet IEEE 802.3 specifications and are available in common industry configurations: 2x2, 2x4, 2x6 and 2x8. The ICMs are positioned to facilitate the implementation of 10GBASE-T in large enterprises and cloud data centers. According to the company, the products are qualified at leading 10GBASE-T PHY vendors, which enables system designers to eliminate extensive qualifications and accelerates time-to-market for their products. Using a press-fit pin provides a pressure contact with the printed circuit board, eliminating the need for wave soldering. Detailed process specifications are available to assist customers with the insertion and extraction of these press-fit pin ICMs. The 10 gigabit press-fit ICMs are packaged in trays. Prices start at approximately $6.50/port.
Pulse Electronics Corporation, www.pulseelectronics.com