ODU Announces AMC High-Density Series of Connectors for Harsh Environments

By Mike Ball / 27 Jul 2015
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ODU AMC connectorsODU, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance connection solutions and cable assemblies, has announced the release of its AMC High-Density portfolio of high-speed connectors.

ODU AMC High-Density is an advanced miniature connector solution designed for harsh environment applications. It is used extensively in soldier communications and future soldier systems that require significant weight and space reduction, such as field radios, portable computers, night vision, digital scopes, unmanned systems and airborne vehicles.

The ODU AMC® High-Density connector series offers high performance data transmission, high reliability and easy handling. The product portfolio includes a USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and an HDMI option.

Featuring shell diameters as small as 10mm up to 18.5mm and providing as many as 40 contacts, the ODU AMC® High-Density includes numerous high density signal configurations and tailored versions for power ( up to 15A) and data transfer ( USB 3.0 with 5A power) in a very compact package.

The shells are keyed and color-coded to ensure reliable and simple handling. Other product features include watertight protection class IP 68, 5000 mating cycles durability, a Break-Away function for maximum safety, rugged & non-reflective surfaces, salt spray resistance, high-speed data transfer capability and an operating temperature range of -51° C (-60° F) to +125° C (+257° F).

ODU also provides a full suite of complementary products and services including innovative options for cable assembly as well as receptacles with star flex termination, overmolding and turn-key system solutions.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact