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Datamate Connectors

2.00mm Pitch High-Reliability Connectors

Harwin’s Datamate (M80 and M83 series) connectors provide an extremely flexible interconnect solution, ideally suited for a wide variety of testing environments and conditions. Connectors are available in single, double and triple row configurations. Vibration and shock resistant,  wide operating temperature range.

About Datamate

  • 3A per signal contact (all electrically loaded; 3.3A per individual contact) at 2mm pitch
  • Proven 4-finger contact design to maintain electrical contact through high vibration and shock
  • Beryllium Copper contact for improved temperature range: -55°C to +125°C (testing in progress to confirm higher)
  • 500 Mating cycles durability
  • World-class quality from the Original Designers of Datamate – published test reports and proven track record
  • Many popular products available from stock – 20-day leadtimes on extended ranges. Stock availability visible online.

Heart of the Connector

The compact design of a 2mm pitch connector (for signal), the global availability of a product range stocked in depth, the established high-reliability of a COTS connector system. Datamate has become the connector range of choice in many demanding applications on land, sea and air.

Cutaway of Datamate crimp contact, showing 4-finger Beryllium Copper contact inside

Datamate is a focus product for Harwin, and is undergoing an active development program. The Cable Assembly Service is available for this range as a value-added service – contact us for more information.

Product Styles

  • Datamate J-Tek – The ultimate security and strain-relief, a variety of connector systems with a choice of slotted or hex socket jackscrew fixings, with board-mount for PCB connectors and panel mount for cable connectors. Polarized, with #1 contact marked. Includes Datamate 101Lok (quarter-turn bayonet fixings for fast mating and unmating), Datamate T-Contact (up to 8.5A power contacts for 2mm pitch) and Datamate 3-Row (triple row connectors also known as the M83 series).
  • Datamate L-Tek – The original 2mm pitch connector system. Designed and Developed by Harwin, we are the only manufacturer supplying to British Standard 9525-F0033.

See also Datamate Mix-Tek – 4mm pitch single-row 20A/40A power contacts or 6GHz, 50Ohm coax contacts mixed with 2mm pitch double-row signal contacts, based on the Datamate J-Tek housing design. For power or coax only connectors, see Datamate Power & Coax, connectors without any signal contacts.

Technical Details

Materials

Female Contacts

High performance Beryllium Copper contact, Gold finish – Brass outer shell in Gold or Tin (over Nickel) finish

Male Contacts

Copper Alloy, Gold or Tin (over Nickel) finish

Housing

30% Glass-Filled High Temperature Plastic, rated to UL94V-0

Jackscrews

Stainless Steel

Latches

Beryllium Copper, Tin over Nickel finish

Electrical

Current

3.3A max signal contact, 8.5A max T-Contact

Working Voltage

800V DC or AC peak (360V DC or AC peak at 30,000ft/9km/300mbar)

Maximum Voltage

1,200V DC or AC peak

Contact Resistance

25mΩ max

Insulation Resistance

100MΩ min

Environmental

Operating Temperature

-55°C to +125°C

Humidity Classification

56 days at 95% RH

Vibration (with latches)

10-2,000Hz, 0.75mm, 98m/s² (10G), 6 hours total

Shock (with latches)

981m/s² (100G) for 6ms

Outgassing

Product range includes a variety of plastics – please check the Outgassing page

Mechanical

Durability (contacts)

500 mating cycles

Insertion force (per contact)

2N max (M80 series), 1N max (M83 series)

Withdrawal Force (per contact)

0.2N min

Wire Specification

Recommended Wire types

BS 3G 210 Type A, MIL-W-16878/6 type ET, M22759/11-xx

Wire Sizes

22 to 32 AWG

Insulation Diameter

Ø1.1mm max for Large & Small bore contacts, Ø0.75mm for Extra Small bore contacts

Strip Length

2.00mm

Downloads

Technical Documents

PDF

Component Specification (including pin numbering system)

Catalog & Brochures

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Datamate J-Tek – Product Summary brochure

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Datamate T-Contact – Product Summary brochure

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Datamate Metal Backshells – Product Summary brochure

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Datamate Cable Assemblies – Product Summary brochure

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Datamate Flex Circuit Assemblies – Product Summary brochure

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Datamate – complete Catalog section

Test Reports

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Test Report HT001 – Datamate Mechanical Endurance – number of cycles, up to 10,000

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Test Report HT002 – Datamate Voltage Proof, Voltage Flashover, and Insulation Resistance

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Test Report HT004 – Datamate J-Tek Environmental – Vibration, Shock, Bump, Acceleration and other tests

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Test Report HT005 – Datamate L-Tek Female Crimp Retention and Integrity (Pull-Off Force)

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Test Report HT006 – Datamate L-Tek and J-Tek Male Crimp Retention and Integrity (Pull-Off Force)

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Test Report HT010 – Datamate Mechanical – Horizontal SMT Contacts for male J-Tek connectors

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Test Report HT011 – Datamate Mechanical – High Temperature Mould material for L-Tek crimp sockets

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Test Report HT012 – Datamate Mechanical – Horizontal SMT Contacts for male L-Tek connectors

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Test Report HT015 – Datamate Environmental (Vibration, Shock, Bump) – J-Tek and 101Lok

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Test Report HT016 – Datamate L-Tek Female Crimp detailed Mechanical Forces and Contact Resistance

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Test Report HT017 – Datamate L-Tek Contact Resistance after 3 and 15 years Artificial Aging

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Test Report HT019 – Datamate Frequency Testing to EIA-364-108-2000(2007), USB2.0

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Test Report HT025 – Datamate L-Tek Environmental – Detailed Vibration, Shock and Bump

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Test Report HT044 – Datamate L-Tek Locking Latch number of operations with applicable hand tools

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Test Report HT062 – Datamate T-Contact 8.5A signal contact – General

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Test Report HT074 – Datamate Flex Circuit – Electrical

Product Training

PDF

Datamate Overview

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Metal Backshells

PDF

Guide to Latches, Jackscrews, 101Lok

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List of Jackscrews

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Using the L-Tek Hold-Down strap

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