ERNI Extends CompactPCI Interconnect System with Hard Metric Connector

4/21/2003 - The ERNI Group of Companies announced the release of the 2mm Hard Metric Right Angle Male Connector. The new right angle male is an extension of ERNI's broad line of 2mm H.M. connectors. The ERmet 2mm H.M. connector line has achieved widespread acceptance and popularity as the interconnect system chosen for CompactPCI. This line of connectors is used in board-to-backplane applications and is specifically targeted for use in telecom and datacom equipment, peripherals, test applications, and networking industry segments.

2mm HM Right Angle Male Features
The new 2mm H.M. right angle male connector has been fully tested and meets mating and performance requirements of IEC 61076-4-101. It is ideal for extender card applications and reversed gender daughter-to-backplane applications. The right angle male is manufactured for gas-tight, pressfit installation into a PCB and is designed to mate with 2mm H.M. right angle or vertical female connectors. This connector is available in 5 rows, with or without an upper shield and available in A, B25, B22, B19 and C modules.

Fully loaded configuration, high volume $ 7.50

About ERNI
ERNI is a global manufacturer of interconnects. ERNI was the first company to manufacture DIN connectors and today is the leading supplier of 2mm HM connectors and HM-ZD high-speed connectors. Recently introduced products include integrated Modular RJ-45 jacks for gigabit Ethernet, remote power and a new 10 Gb/s MicroSpeedTM family of SMT mezzanine connectors. ERNI offers world-class backplane assembly and optical backplane solutions. The ERNI group of interconnect companies is headquartered in Adelberg, Germany and has sales and manufacturing operations and subsidiaries throughout Europe, North America and Asia. For further information please visit

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