Amphenol Aerospace Secures License to Supply VITA-46 Connectors


SIDNEY, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amphenol Aerospace is announcing the availability of its R-VPX connectors, which are intermateable and intermountable with VITA 46 connectors supplied by TE Connectivity. Amphenol and TE have signed a cross-licensing agreement, providing the industry with at least two qualified suppliers for these high-speed, board-to-board connectors.

Amphenol's R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 connectors offer data exchange rates in excess to 10Gbps, which meet and exceed the VITA 46 standards while offering modularity, flexibility and customized wafer-loading patterns. The R-VPX connectors support Ethernet, Fiber Channel, InfiniBand, and other high-speed protocols. The connectors can be combined side-by-side on boards with high power modules, RF modules and optical modules, also available through Amphenol Aerospace.

"We're very excited to be able to offer this high-speed product as it allows us to continue our long history of being at the forefront of board level and high speed interconnect technology for the military and aerospace industries," said Jeremy Williams, Amphenol Aerospace's Product Line Manager for Board Level Products.

For more information about the ruggedized VPX Connectors please contact Catalin Brandas at 607-563-5129 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.