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HDAS is a great alternative to hyperboloid technology. It surpasses MIL-DTL-55302 norms.


  • 7 sizes from 3 to 5 rows, 50 to 253 signal contacts
  • 4.5A per signal contact / DWV: 750 Vrms
  • High density: 1.905 [.075] staggered grid
  • Press fit solderless attachment technology available - Lateral rails to protect male pins from external damage


  • Cost effective rugged connector for harsh environments
  • Monolithic high-density PCB interconnect
  • High pin counts up to 253 contacts per connector
  • Designed for severe mechanical environments
  • High temperature (LCP material) & vibration levels
  • Mezzanine or right angle board to board connection

R-VPX High-Speed Evolution Series

RVPXAmphenol introduces R-VPX High-Speed Evolution Modules capable of 16+ Gbps data rate transfer performance. The Evolution series is specifically designed to support the latest high speed protocols while still meeting open VPX requirements. Evolution meets the performance requirements of VITA 46 & 47 while still intermateable with existing VITA 46 backplane connectors. This connector system is optimized for speed and ruggedized to handle harsh environment requirements in military applications across the board.

  • PCIe Gen 4
  • 1000BASE-KX
  • 10GBASE-KX4
  • 100GBASE-KR4
  • Infiniband SDR, DDR, and QDR
  • Serial RapidIO 12.5 Gbaud

R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46

Amphenol’s R-VPX is a ruggedized, high-speed,
RVPXboard-to-board interconnect system capable of data rates in excess of 10 Gbps, meeting and exceeding VITA 46 standards. This connector system gives users modularity and flexibility by utilizing PCB wafer construction with customized wafer-loading patterns.

  • Commercial and Military Aerospace
  • Electronic Systems/C4ISR
  • Ground Defense
  • Missile Defense
  • Space

  • Qualified to VITA 46 for Open VPX applications
  • Fully intermountable and intermateable to existing VITA 46 connectors
  • Meets and exceeds VITA 47 performance requirements
  • Supports Ethernet, Fiber Channel, InfiniBand, and other protocols
  • Modular COTS lightweight connector system
  • Low mating force connector system
  • Pin-Less backplane connector family
  • Supports .8 inch card slot pitches
  • Up to 140 signals per inch
  • Contact current rating1.5 Amps
  • Can be combined with high power modules, RF Modules (VITA 67) and Optical modules (VITA 66)

  • Contacts: High performance copper alloy, available plated with 50 µin Au over 50 µin Ni in mating area (M) or 30 µin Au (C)
  • Housings: High Temperature thermoplastic
  • Operating Temp: -55 to +105C
  • Guide Hardware: Aluminum or passivated stainless steel

VITA 66.1, 66.2, and 66.4


vita 66.1 MT Ferrule

Amphenol’s VITA 66 family of products are ruggedized blind mate optical MT Module/Backplane connector systems designed to meet the VITA 66.1 and 66.4 open architecture specifications. These products can be utilized in VPX systems as defined per VITA 46 or as standalone blind mate optical connector solutions. Amphenol’s connector systems provide reliable high speed connections for the most extreme commercial and military environments.

These connectors are designed to provide a high density blind-mate optical solution via standard multi-mode MT ferrules and robust aluminum shells meeting VITA footprint requirements.


  • VITA 66.1, 66.4 spec compliant
  • Supports up to two spring loaded floating MT ferrules
  • Multiple alignment guide features
  • No special tooling required for assembly
  • Supports industry standard MT ferrules-up to 24 fiber optic channels per MT
  • COTS


  • VPX Single board computers
  • Embedded Computing
  • Phased Array Radars
  • Single Processing Computer
  • Command Center Communications
  • Military and Commercial

MT cable assemblies available via Amphenol Fiber Systems International.

Custom Metal Machining

Custom MetalAmphenol Aerospace has extensive heat sink and metal machining manufacturing capabilities. Our engineering team can design a custom heat sink, interface plate, or even an enclosure. We design to fit your board or work from CAD models, assemblies, or step files. There are many benefits of Amphenol’s design and manufacture of custom metal machining such as:

  • Amphenol’s familiarity with major industry and military specifications
  • This manufacturing and design excellence provides customers with the assurance that their custom or standard Amphenol rectangular connector will mate to their heat sink design
  • Amphenol is an ISO 9001 facility. Focus is always on quality with cost effectiveness and continuous improvement of processes



  • Provide manufacturing studies on prototype models, CAD models or drawing packages (Consult Amphenol about acceptable CAD formats)
  • Provide rapid prototyping in-house
  • Manufacture interface plates and other accessories; Design-in and install pins, studs and threaded inserts
  • Provide extensive knowledge in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing techniques that can assist in optimizing your design to enhance manufacturability from the initial design phase (DFM)
  • Provide ease of design for a variety of heat sink configurations and heat sink materials
  • Design flexibility for contact cavities for RF, digital I/O, high speed, fiber optic, power and low voltage data signal contacts
  • Provide in-process and final dimension checking

Contact Us

Amphenol Aerospace
40-60 Delaware Avenue
Sidney, NY 13838-1395



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