Industry’s First Board-Mounted 1.0 mm Vertical Launch Connector

Southwest Microwave has released a 1.0 mm board (PCB) mounted Vertical Launch Connector. For microstrip or grounded coplanar waveguide (GCPW) designs, the vertical launch connectors provide optimal signal integrity, are reusable and can be installed without soldering.

The new 1.0 mm Vertical Launch Connector (24359-001J) delivers a low insertion loss and a VSWR of less than 1.35:1 across 70 to 105 GHz and a VSWR of less than 1.6:1 across the complete 110 GHz bandwidth. (Data represents two 1.0 mm connectors mounted on test-board.)

Southwest Microwave also offers 1.85 mm (V) DC to 67 GHz (VSWR 1.25:1 max) and 2.92 mm (K) DC to 40 GHz (VSWR 1.15:1 max) Board-Mounted Vertical Launch Connectors. These connectors feature a common two-hole flange mounting footprint. The flange mounting holes are tapped for screws to be inserted from the bottom of the PCB. Connectors can be supplied with or without screws to accommodate for various PCB thicknesses.

Southwest Microwave will be showcasing the latest solderless, board-mounted vertical launch connectors at the upcoming DesignCon 2019 taking place January 29 – 31, 2019 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

  • 1.0 mm (W) DC to 110 GHz Vertical Launch Connector: Product # 24359-001J
  • 1.85 mm (V) DC to 67 GHz Vertical Launch Connector: Product # 18359-001J
  • 2.92 mm (K) DC to 40 GHz Vertical Launch Connector: Product # 10359-002J