Locked and loaded

AVX Corporation has introduced new 5036 series secure, high reliability locking SIM connectors targeting the GSM market. The connectors employ a push/push card insertion method, giving clear indication a card has been located properly. Devices feature a push/push locking facility. An optional slide lock provides second level locking.

The connectors conform to relevant international SIM card standards. Top and bottom metal casing ensures a robust construction and excellent RFI shielding. Hand assembly is simplified by optional location pegs.

Applications include utility metering, remote monitoring, machine-to-machine interfacing, asset tracking and data logging. The double lock options suits in-cabin automotive electronics and medical devices.

Six and eight-way versions are available. Operating temperature range is -40 to 85degreesC. A high temperature versions is offered for automotive applications.