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Metral® Accessories

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FCI Basics Metral® accessories are compatible with Metral® 2mm Board-to-Board and Board-to-Cable connector systems. These are comprised of shrouds, coding keys, and guiding systems. These enhance the usability and flexibility of Metral® connectors that are designed according to Futurebus+ standards. Metral® accessories support capabilities that allow the connector form midplane configurations and are equipped with multiple designs that facilitate easy visual and tactile identification. They also prevent the incorrect inserstion of PCB and daughtercard.

  • Standalone guiding modules improve connector alignment
  • Shrouds are available for 4- and 5-row versions of Metral® connectors
  • Coding keys are available in colored, polarized, and extended length versions

Features and Benefits

FEATURES BENEFITS
  • Shrouds offer forced-fit connection on vertical headers and receptacles for Rear Plug-Up (RPU) application
  • No additional mounting hardware needed
  • Coding keys have seating feature
  • Facilitates easy identification
  • Coding keys are fully polarized
  • Prevents incorrect insertion of PCB and daughter card
  • Coding keys are available in different colors
  • Makes visual identification easier
  • Coding keys have optional extended key length
  • Enhances mating performance by engaging themselves before connector pins mate
  • Guide modules allow daughter card to interface early
  • Improve connector alignment during mating, and protect the contact pins and connector housing
  • Guide systems have standalone designs
  • Allow for configuration flexibility within the connector system

Part Numbers

PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION STATUS
Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 4 Row, Wide Body Shroud.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 4 Row, Wide Body Shroud.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 4 Row, Wide Body Shroud.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Right Angle Female HSG Coax/Fiber Optic/Pwr.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Metral Guide Pin.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Metral Guide Pin.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Male Key Full Extended.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Female Key Full Extended.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Male Key Half Extended.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Male Key Half Extended.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Female Key Half Extended.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Board-to-Board Coding System, Receptacle Key, LF.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Hybrid Header Housing 12mm.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Right Angle Female HSG Hybrid 12mm Press Peg.
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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
Pre-Released
Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
Pre-Released
Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
Pre-Released
Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, 5 Row Shroud, Wide Body.
Pre-Released

Board Guiding

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Metral® Accessories, Backplane Connectors, Hybrid Housing.

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More part numbers can be found on the website. 

Target Markets and Applications

Data
  • Data Acquisition systems for Test & Measurements
Industrial & Instrumentation
  • Railway Traffic Management & Control Systems
  • Energy & Power Industries
  • In-flight Entertainment & Communication for Avionics
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Multimedia
  • Signage
  • Video Surveillance
  • Radar
  • Sonar System
  • UAV