ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufac¬turing high-performance connector solutions and cable assemblies, is announcing its ODU AMC® High-Density complete high speed connector solutions to the European market.

ODU AMC® High-Density is an advanced miniature USB 3.0 high-speed connector solutions 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 and digital scopes.

The compact and lightweight complete connector solution offers high-performance data transmission, high reliability and easy handling. ODU provides the full suite of complementary products and services including innovative options for cable assembly as well as receptacles with star flex termination, overmolding and turnkey system solutions.

In 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 colour-coded to ensure reliable and simple handling. Other product features include watertight protection class IP 68, 5,000 mating cycles durability, a break-away function for maximum safety, rugged and 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).

The ODU AMC® High-Density product portfolio includes also an USB 2.0 connector solution and an HDMI option.

ODU is involved in many soldier modernisation programmes worldwide. In these specific fields, the connector must fulfill a number of rigorous criteria under the most extreme conditions. ODU connector solutions meet and often exceed these requirements by providing reliable connections even in the toughest environments.

For more product information go to: http://www.odu-connectors.com/products-solutions/push-pull-circular-connectors/odu-amc/odu-amc-high-density.html