News from ept
High-Speed PCB Connectors for Extended Environmental Requirements
Peiting, June 2017
ept Colibri SMT connectors are now optionally available with a thicker gold coating
ept’s Colibri PCB connectors, which have a pitch of 0.5 mm, are a reliable choice in COM express and high-speed applications up to 10 Gbps. In response to customer demand, these high-speed connectors are now also available as a Heavy Au version for deployment in challenging environments.
ept Awarded Supplier of the Year
Ostfildern, June 2017
Pilz GmbH & Co. KG presented its ‘2016 Pilz Award’ to the connector manufacturer
Automation company Pilz announced the recipients of the Pilz Award and lauded connector manufacturer ept GmbH, based in Peiting, Germany, as one of the five suppliers of the year for 2016. Thomas Pilz, managing director at Pilz, presented the award to Claus Guglhör, Sales Director and shareholder of ept GmbH, at the awards ceremony. In so doing, Thomas Pilz paid tribute in particular to the excellent level of quality of the products that ept supplies, the superior on-time rating for deliveries, and the spirit of cooperation with ept.
Stacking of PCBs with Differing Distances
Peiting, May 2017
High-speed SMT Connectors now available in additional Pin Count Options
Peiting, March 2017
Highspeed PCB Connectors for COM Express Pinout Type 7
Peiting, February 2017
The 3.0 release of the successful COM Express computer-on-module standard includes a new pinout type. This enables a faster data transfer rate of up to 10 Gbps, thereby expanding the applicability of COM Express in terms of server applications. Of course, the PCB connectors required to connect the baseboard and the COM module need to meet these increased requirements.