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Founded: 1964

Headquarters: Kyoto, Japan

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Astute Electronics is an authorised, franchised distributor and technical partner for their high-quality range of I-PEX connectors.

I-PEX “Perfection in Precision” manufacturing technologies provides the basis for high frequency and high-data-rate solutions that feature very small connectors produced at the highest quality levels.
+44 (0)1438 909 922 

   I-PEX has a history of developing products that were once regarded as difficult items to manufacture, proving their expertise time and again as they push manufacturing techniques to the limits.

Ian White, Interconnect BDM, Astute Electronics

Product Lines and Applications

  • 5G
  • Automotive
  • Data Centers
  • Smartphone
  • VR
  • AR
  • Laptop
  • Tablet
  • Drone

High-speed Micro-Coax Connectors
CABLINE® and FPL series capable of handling high data rates providing 360 degrees EMI shielding. Applications include connecting displays, camera modules, storage devices and others.

High-density FPC Connectors
MINIFLEX® series FPC/FFC LIF back and front flip style connectors with pin pitch of 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 0.25, 0.175 mm. Height profiles range from 2.00 to 0.55 mm. High-density FPC connectors.

Auto-locking FFC Connectors
Auto-locking FFC connectors with shielding options EVAFLEX® series FPC/FFC “AUTO-LOCK” style connectors include EMI shielding options and support high data rate transmission.

Board-to-board or Board-to-flex Connectors
NOVASTACK® series with a pitch of 0.4 and 0.35 mm pitch with 0.6 and 0.7 mm stacking height. Applications include smartphone & cell phone, notebook PC, tablet, digital camera, video camera and handy terminal. Board-to-board or board-to-flex connectors.

High-frequency Micro RF Connectors
MHF® series used to connect antennas to radios for WiFi®, Bluetooth®, GPS, 4G, 5G and other wireless technologies.

RF Switch Connectors
MHF® SW series micro RF switches commonly used on production assemblies to test radio performance.

Robust Docking Connectors
MINIDOCK® series used for module and device docking in medical, test, and industrial instrument applications. Easy docking accomplished with LIF contacts, extended guide pins, and rugged die cast housings. 10,000 mating cycles, 80-240 pins.

In addition to their range of standard products, Astute can provide technical support to develop customer-specific solutions in conjunction with the manufacturer.

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