ERmet ZDpro High-Speed

The ERmet ZDpro connector is an enhancement of the ERmetZD family. This high-speed differential Hard Metric connector system enables data rates of >25 Gbit/s and is the first connector system that meets the requirements for 100G ATCA technology. The ERmet ZDpro is based on the mechanical design of the proven ERmet ZD and ERmet ZDplus with the same dimensions. To enable higher data rates ERNI Electronics has optimized the press-fit termination of the connectors.

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To benefit from the maximum performance of the new ERmet ZDpro the usage of backdrilling is recommended. Decreasing via stub length and the related “stub effect“ by backdrilling significantly reduces the reflections and the overall BER (Bit Error Rate) of the connection.

ERmet ZDpro connectors are backwards mating compatible to ERmet ZD and ZDplus connectors.This means, that existing backplane designs don‘t need layout changes on the backplane side, if customers want to upgrade their daughtercards in the first step before upgrading the whole system. Of course the layout on the daughtercards has to be modified, if ERmet ZDpro receptacles are used.

  • 2.5 mm wafer pitch
  • Low-noise, dual-beam, leaf contacts
  • Data rates of over 25 Gbit/s
  • Excellent signal integrity
  • Suitable for hot-swap applications
  • 4.5 mm pitch between pairs

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ERNI is a leading global manufacturer and worldwide supplier of a broad line of interconnects for a variety of industries. ERNI develops and manufactures high quality connector solutions, cable housings & enclosures and cable assemblies for a broad spectrum of applications. ERNI is especially strong at developing interconnect technology for instrumentation devices, notably connectors for the medical & automotive industries. Advantages of ERNI connectors: - They save a lot of space thanks to their strong miniaturization - Highest plug-in safety and reliability - Vibration & shock resistance, especially for the harsh conditions of the vehicle world [button color="accent-color" hover_text_color_override="#fff" size="small" url="" text="DOWNLOAD PDF" color_override=""] [button color="accent-color" hover_text_color_override="#fff" size="small" url="" text="Supplier Website" color_override=""]
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