FCI signs Amphenol as second source for AirMax VS connector system
Jul 15, 2004
FCI announced that Amphenol, Inc. has signed a second source license agreement granting Amphenol the right to manufacture, market, and sell the 4-pair and 5-pair AirMax VS (Virtual Shield) connector worldwide.
FCI's AirMax VS connector is a revolutionary high-speed shieldless backplane connector that exhibits excellent signal integrity at speeds from 2.5 Gb/s to greater than 12 Gb/s without requiring a basic platform redesign.
The AirMax VS connector provides designers flexibility in backplane signal routing and fabrication though the ability to vary column spacing without impacting electrical performance.
Richard Kaleida, Senior Vice President and General manager of FCI Communications, Data, Consumer Division stated, "FCI has been extremely gratified by the marketplace acceptance of the AirMax VS connector product family. Other connector companies recognized the revolutionary leap in connector performance and have expressed interest in licensing the AirMax VS proprietary technology. We are pleased to announce Amphenol, Inc. has agreed to be the certified second source for AirMax VS 4-pair and 5-pair connectors."
For more information about the AirMax VS connector system visit FCI on the Web at www.fciconnect.com.