Pin Jumpers Bridge SSL Applications

AVX Corporation’s latest series pin jumpers are designed for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications. Used in conjunction with the 2.5-mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop, the 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers can pass straight through the contacts, completely unrestricted, until the final, user-defined mating dimension is achieved. Unlike traditional BTB pin jumpers, 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumper/709296001025016 contact combination absorbs the maximum amount of component and assembly tolerances during the mating process, effectively eliminating the PCB and housing tolerance stack-up issues common to traditional connector systems in linear and coplanar applications.

 

The jumpers are rated for 9A, 300 Vac based on contact spacing, three-cycle durability, and operating temperatures spanning -40°C to +105°C, and are currently available in two different pin lengths: 26 mm to support linear BTB connections and 38.15 mm to support linear module-to-module connections in which the contacts are embedded within plastic housings. Both variants have a standard 1mm diameter pin that is mating-compatible with competitors’ traditional 4mm-pitch poke-home connectors, as well as the company’s own 70-9296 Series 2.5mm STRIPT contacts — but offer two clear advantages: a shortened insulator (just 5.1mm) and a unique insulator geometry with dual-chamfered ends that provide a watertight connection when seated within a corresponding housing cavity. 

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The 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers have a glass-filled Nylon PA-66 insulator approved to UL94 V-0 and lead-free, tin-over-nickel-plated brass contacts. UL approval is in progress, and is expected in April 2018. AVX is also currently sampling a two-position version of the BTB pin jumpers, and expects to announce production inventory by May 2018. For great jumper insights, peruse the 10-9296 Series datasheet and/or call AVX at 864-967-2150.