JST Corp.'s new SFH Series Wire-to-Board Crimp
Style Connector is a compact, low-profile connector with both polarization and a
secure friction locking device to ensure reliable contact in low-current, low-voltage
conditions. They have a 1.8 mm (0.071 inch) pitch and side entry mated heights
of only 3.0 mm (0.118 inch).
SFH Series is available in a two circuit size. Contacts are tin-plated over a
phosphor bronze base material and accommodate a wide range of 22 to 30AWG.
Current is rated at 4A ac/dc (using 22 or 24 AWG) at 350V ac/dc. Temperature
range is - 25to 85C (including temperature rise in applying
electrical current). Socket housing is 94V-O-rated thermoplastic resin material
and is notched on one side for ease in locating the pin one position. Available
in side-entry only (right-angle) mounting configuration, the RoHS-complaint,
fully shrouded headers feature insertion guides for easy and secure mating. SMT
headers are provided on embossed tape for automatic insertion equipment. Hand
press, pneumatic press and high volume automatic machines are available for ID
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