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Connectors Designed for Automotive Applications

Connectors for automotive battery management and inverter systems.

The single row, wire-to-board MiniBridge Koshiri connector from ERNI Electronics.
The single row, wire-to-board MiniBridge Koshiri connector from ERNI Electronics.
ERNI Electronics

ERNI (Richmond, VA) has a connector offering that is designed to meet the needs of automotive battery management (BMS) and inverter systems. The product line includes: The iBridge wire-to-board connector, which delivers high current density in a miniature package. Features include:

  • A 2.0mm pitch.
  • A single-row cable connector system.
  • Up to 5A per contact at 20°C when paired with an appropriate discrete wire.
  • Secure mating for high vibration applications.
  • Up to 12-pins in crimp wire terminations, through-hole solder or SMT terminations for the PCB headers.

The compact single and dual row MaxiBridge wire-to-board connector offers a current carrying capacity of up to 12A per contact on a 2.54mm grid for heavy-duty and space-saving connections. Additional features include:

  • Primary and secondary contact locking features.
  • Multiple colors with unique coding/keying to streamline and ensure proper cable systems integration.
  • Availability in vertical and right-angle board mount connectors.
  • Available with 2x5 and 2x10 configurations.

The single row, wire-to-board MiniBridge Koshiri connector has a compact, scalable design with a fine 1.27mm pitch. Features include:

  • A unique housing design with distinctive guides that prevent mismating and protect contact pins.
  • An active latch that provides higher mating integrity.
  • Availability with 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 pins.
  • A high current carrying capacity extending to 4A per contact depending on the cable plant employed.

For more information, visit  http://www.erni.com/en/markets/automotive/battery-management-systems-and-power-electronics/; or call 804-228-4100.

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