421 / 422 / 423 Series E-Met Card Edge Connectors

High-reliability backplane connector system for rugged board-to-board connections.

Supplier: EDAC

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Technology type: Board to Board Connectors

The EDAC E-Met family of two-piece metal-to-metal, high-reliability card edge connectors feature a fork-like hermaphroditic contact design incorporating four mating surfaces, ensuring a gas-tight connection in demanding applications.

Forming part of EDAC’s extensive card edge connector product range the E-Met 421 / 422 / 423 series is ideally suited to applications where ultra-high continuity and shock/vibration resistance is of high importance.

Range features

A high level overview of what this range offers

  • 0.2” / 5.08mm contact spacing x 0.3” / 7.62mm on staggered PCB grid
  • High temperature insulators
  • Hermaphroditic contact mating design
  • Mounting hole & guide pin options
  • Suitable for mounting on 1.57mm or 2.36mm nominal thickness PCB via solder pin or staking of PC tails
  • Choice of insulator colours
  • Various contact plating options
  • Available in 17 to 47 contact positions
  • Plug termination is PC tail, receptacle termination a choice of PC tail, wire hole or wire wrap
  • RoHS Compliant

What's in this range?

All the variants in the range and a comparison of what they offer





Insulator Material

UL94V-0 Diallyl Phthalate, Green Colour

Insulation Resistance

5000 megaohms minimum

Contact Material

Copper Alloy, gold plating over nickel on entire contact

Operating Temperature

-65°C to +125°C

Current Rating

10A continuous

Insertion Force

2 to 16 Oz (0.56 to 4.45N) per contact position

Contact Resistance

10 milliohms maximum

Withdrawal Force

2 to 16 Oz (0.56 to 4.45N) per contact position

Dielectric Withstanding Voltage

2000VAC rms at sea level



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