SMT Wire-to-Board Connector combines SMT with center lock design
EP&T MagazineElectronics Interconnect connector Hirose wire-to-board
HIROSE ELECTRIC DF51K low-profile wire-to-board connector series include a surface mount technology (SMT) version. Compatible with automated assembly processes, including pick-and-place machines, device simplifies the assembly process and saves significant manufacturing time and cost. Compact device features a center lock design to provide high-density mounting on the pcb. The centre lock design also prevents damage during cable assembly and ensures secure mating. The user-friendly positive lock provides a clear tactile click and secures a reliable connection. It also enables users to recognize reverse mating and prevents mechanical interference.