POWER CONNECTORS

Achieve power delivery and power distribution with Molex’s vast array of power connectors

Molex is an innovative industry leader in providing power delivery and power distribution solutions in wire-to-wire, wire-to-board and board-to-board configurations. From 3.0 A to 150.0 A, these off-the-shelf power solutions can be modified, customized or adapted to meet virtually any application requirement. Our innovative selection of power connectors range from the versatile, high current EXTreme Power™ connector family to the popular and proven Mini-Fit®, Micro Fit 3.0™, KK®, and the new Mega-Fit® and Ultra-Fit™ connector families. Molex delivers complete interconnect power solutions for a number of markets including consumer electronics, automotive, data/communications, commercial vehicle, industrial, medical, networking, and lighting.

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Super Sabre™ Connectors | Mega-Fit® Power Connectors | Sabre™ Power Connector | Ultra-Fit™ Power Connectors | Mini-Fit® Blind Mate Interface (BMI) Connectors | Mini-Fit Jr.™ Power Connectors | KK® Interconnect Solutions | Micro-Fit BMI™ Connectors | Micro-Fit™ 3.0 Connectors

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Super Sabre™ Connector System

Super Sabre™ Connector System

Delivering 34 A per blade and withstanding up to +125°C operating temperatures, Super Sabre power connectors from Molex use proven technology for long-term performance and reliability in virtually every industry.

Consumer/commercial appliances and industrial/data communications equipment design engineers are faced with the challenge of providing greater power requirements with less PCB-footprint space; packaging options have been limited to much lower- or higher-amperage connectors in this footprint size. In addition, components in these systems must be reliable and able to withstand rugged and high-temperature environments. Super Sabre connectors solve this issue, providing 34 A current and withstanding +125°C operating temperatures using proven and reliable Sabre connector technology.

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Mega-Fit® Power Connectors

Mega-Fit® Power Connectors

Mega-Fit® Power Connectors deliver cutting-edge current density at 23.0 A per circuit; terminals provide six independent contact points for long-term reliability in virtually every industry and application.

Design engineers are faced with the challenge of greater power requirements with less PCB footprint space. Packaging options have been limited to much lower- or higher-amperage connectors in this footprint size with limited plating options.

Mega-Fit® Power Connectors solve this issue, providing more power per linear- and square-millimeter than other mid-range power connectors in the industry while packaged in a feature-rich, reliable power system. This product is offered in gold and tin plating options.

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Sabre™ Power Connector

Sabre™ Power Connector

High current wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connector family with a TPA feature that prevents terminal backout in high vibration applications.

The Sabre™ Power Connector system is ideal for robust, higher-current applications which require design flexibility for wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations in both vertical and right-angle orientations. Sabre provides current ratings up to 18.0 A per circuit at 600 V and is available in a wide range of wire gauges and insulation thicknesses.

The core attributes of Sabre include Optional TPA (terminal position assurance) assures that crimp terminals are fully seated in their housings and prevents accidental terminal backout, fully isolated terminals, positive housing locks, low-engagement forces, and polarized housings. Sabre products are UL recognized, CSA approved and TUV licensed. All components are lead-free, RoHS compliant and Glow Wire compatible.

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Ultra-Fit™ Power Connectors

Ultra-Fit™ Power Connectors

Eliminate same-circuit-size cross mating, optimize space savings and ease assembly with low mating force, high-density Ultra-Fit™ Power Connectors

Each industry faces different power connector challenges. Failures can occur in appliances as a result of mis-mated connectors. Terminal backout or other potential assembly errors can lead to dangerous brake malfunctions in vehicles. Pervasive data growth is driving PCB makers to use more electronics in smaller spaces; sourcing small, yet power-dense, electronics is a dilemma. Ultra-Fit™ Power Connectors address these issues, solving four key design challenges while offering the premium housing features of proven Mini-Fit® and Micro-Fit 3.0™ connector systems. Color-coded housings mitigate the risk of mis-mating. Optional TPA retainers significantly reduce terminal backout. A streamlined design that is 17% smaller than competing power connectors provides space savings and an ultra-low mating force reduces operator fatigue when mating numerous high-circuit connectors.

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Mini-Fit® Blind Mate Interface (BMI) Connectors

Mini-Fit® Blind Mate Interface (BMI) Connectors

Mini-Fit® Blind Mate Interface (BMI) connectors support up to 13.0 A for high-current and high-density applications in wire-to-wire, wire-to-board and board-to-board applications.

Mini-Fit® BMI connectors allow misalignment and provide "float" of up to 2.54 mm between mating surfaces for easy blind-mate connections. In addition, the connectors utilize both the Mini-Fit Jr. and high current Mini-Fit Plus female and male crimp terminals to support up to 9.0 A or 13.0 A.

Mini-Fit BMI panel-mount receptacles are designed to float or self-align. The headers and plugs feature flanges that help to "gather" the mating receptacle.

Many options are offered including: through-hole, press-fit or SMC headers; tin or gold terminals; and multiple resin options to support the changing needs of manufacturing.

Resources: Mini-Fit® BMI Board to Board | Mini-Fit® BMI Panel to Panel | Mini-Fit® BMI Panel to Board

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Mini-Fit Jr.™ Power Connectors

Mini-Fit Jr.™ Power Connectors

Mini-Fit Jr.™ connectors handle up to 9.0 A and are ideal for wire-to-wire and wire-to-board applications requiring design flexibility

The core attributes of Mini-Fit Jr. include: fully isolated terminals, positive locking housings, low-engagement forces, and polarized housings. The Mini-Fit family also offers blind mating, TPA and higher current options.

Designed for higher-current, higher-density applications requiring design flexibility, Mini-Fit Jr. connectors are ideal for power applications up to 9.0 A per circuit. Additionally, these connectors are available in single or dual row 2- to 24-circuit options, feature multiple plating, and resin options.

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KK® Interconnect Solutions

KK® 254 Connector System

KK® 254 Connector System

Ideal for board-to-board and wire-to-board low-power and signal applications, KK® 254 connectors provide a flexible design and cost-saving solutions for a variety of applications

Signal application KK® 254 connectors are ideal for use in industries such as automotive, medical, and consumer; delivering up to 5.0 A and 250 V per circuit in a 2.54 mm centerline pitch. Dual-cantilever terminals offer a square-post contact area that interfaces with the male pin header through a spring-like contact. Available in 22 to 30 AWG wire, an optional box-style dual-cantilevered terminal is optimal for high-vibration applications.

Headers are available in single-row, unshrouded, through-hole PCB termination styles in solid and breakaway varieties. A friction lock is available for a more secure mating interface. KK 254 PCB receptacles are available in right-angle, top-entry and board-through configurations. Housings have built-in polarization features and are available in UL 94V-2 and UL 94V-0 nylons.

KK® 396 Connector System

KK® 396 Connector System

Delivering 7.0 A and 600 V per circuit in an industry-standard 3.96 mm pitch, power application KK® 396 connectors are ideal for low- to mid-power wire-to-board and board-to-board applications.

Power application KK® 396 connectors are ideal for use in industries such as automotive, medical, and consumer. Dual-cantilever terminals offer a square-post contact area that interfaces with the male pin header through a spring-like contact. Available in 18 to 24 AWG wire, anti-fishing options are available to protect the wire during cable assembly.

MarKK™ terminals are used to provide a high-force interface, ensuring a solid-performing contact for power applications up to 7.0 A and 600 V per circuit. KK 396 headers are available in single-row, unshrouded through-hole PCB termination styles in solid and breakaway varieties. A friction lock is available for a more secure mating interface and kinked PC tails ensure contact with the PCB during solder processing.

KK 396 PCB receptacles are available in right-angle, top-entry and board-through configurations. Housings have built-in polarization features and are available in UL 94V-2 and UL 94V-0 nylons.

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Micro-Fit BMI™ Connectors

Micro-Fit BMI™ Connectors

Micro-Fit BMI™ connectors allow mating misalignment up to 2.54 mm (0.100") with a maximum current rating of 5.0 A, making these connectors ideal for wire-to-wire, wire-to-board and board-to-board blind-mating applications.

Molex’s Micro-Fit BMI™ connectors are designed for hard-to-reach applications where it is not feasible for the connectors to be seen while engaging/disengaging, such as in a drawer or fan assembly tray; and to permit self-alignment of the connectors, eliminating the need for direct line of sight, and assuring a good interface. Panel-mounted plugs and receptacles are available for wire-to-wire applications, while PCB-mounted receptacles and headers permit wire-to-board and board-to-board designs. All versions are available in tin and select gold in 2 to 24 circuit dual-row versions.

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Micro-Fit™ 3.0 Connectors

Micro-Fit™ 3.0 Connectors

Micro-Fit 3.0™ connectors are a 3.00 mm pitch high-density, low-power connector system available in wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations with SMT and through-hole options and up to 5.0 A to meet low- to mid-range power application needs.

Molex’s Micro-Fit 3.0 interconnects offer users a low- to mid-range power-distribution solution with the highest current in the smallest footprint available today. Based on a 3.0 mm centerline, Micro-Fit 3.0 is available in wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations, SMT and through-hole processing, 2 to 24 circuits, and single- and dual-row versions. Micro-Fit can be purchased in pure tin or one of two thicknesses of select gold to provide cost savings. Contacts are fully isolated on each side of the interface to eliminate potential arcing and incorporate four points of contact for redundancy. The housings utilize positive-lock features to prevent accidental disconnects. Micro-Fit interconnects are UL recognized, CSA approved and TUV licensed. All components are lead-free, RoHS compliant, halogen-free and glow-wire compatible.

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