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Archer Kontrol

1.27mm Pitch durable industrial connectors

1.27mm pitch durable, rugged board-to-board and cable-to-board connectors, offering designers a robust and flexible connection choice for a wide scope of industrial and other related applications. With a fully shrouded design, these connectors are suited for blind-mating applications. They can withstand lateral and twisting forces, and tolerate a significant amount of mis-alignment.

About Archer Kontrol

  • Current rating of 1.2A per contact (0.5A for cable assemblies).
  • Vertical and Horizontal options in both male and female connectors – board-to-board connection for parallel/mezzanine, motherboard to daughterboard, or coplanar/edge-to-edge PCB layouts.
  • Variable stacking height options from 8mm to 20mm board-to-board with multiple connector sizes in both genders.
  • Ready-made cable assemblies in 150mm and 300mm (6″ and 12″) lengths – female-to-female, with added latching for strain relief.
  • Enhanced durability of 500 mating cycles minimum. Additional strain relief with retaining SMT tabs.
  • Fully shrouded and polarized – helps with blind mating or angled connection, handles lateral and twisting forces that can be suffered during vibration and manual operation.
  • Increased operating temperature range: -55°C to +125°C (board connectors).
  • Up to 3Gbits/s data rate.


The Archer Kontrol range is ideally suited for industrial applications:

  • Industrial equipment – Factory equipment, production line controls, drive units for large-scale installations, other drives and controls systems
  • Handheld equipment – IOT markets, portable monitoring equipment, data collection
  • Large scale monitoring and control – mobile maintenance and display control systems, trackside and roadside monitoring

Products are fully RoHS and REACH SVHC compliant, and all board-mount products are supplied on tape and reel for automated assembly.

Technical Details



Phosphor Bronze, Selective Gold + Tin (over Nickel) finish


High Temperature Plastic, rated to UL94V-0



1.2A per contact (0.5A for cable)

Maximum Voltage

500V for 1 minute

Contact Resistance

25mΩ max

Insulation Resistance

1GΩ min

Data rate / Frequency

Up to 3 Gbits/s


Operating Temperature

-55°C to +125°C (-20°C to +105°C for cable)


10-2,000Hz, 1.5mm, 198m/s² (20G), 12 hours total


96 hours at 90-95% RH



500 mating cycles

Insertion force (per contact)

0.8N max

Withdrawal force (per contact)

0.2N min


Technical Documents

Component Specification (including pin numbering system)

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Catalog & Brochures

Kontrol – Product Datasheet

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Test Reports

Test Report HT060 – Archer Kontrol General Testing

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Test Report HT064 – Archer Kontrol Comparison Testing

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Product Training

Archer Kontrol Overview

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