ODU Advanced USB 3.0 Connector Solutions For A Wide Range of Mission Critical Soldier Communication Systems

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ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high performance connector solutions and cable assemblies, is announcing its advanced USB 3.0 connector solutions designed for mission critical soldier communication systems to the US market.

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ODU , a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high performance connector solutions and cable assemblies, is announcing its advanced USB 3.0 connector solutions designed for mission critical soldier communication systems to the US market.

ODU AMC® product portfolio was created to improve the capabilities of the next generation intelligent soldier systems. ODU AMC® and ODU AMC® High-Density are advanced miniature connector solution for soldier communication systems that require significant weight and space reduction such as: helmet mounted-camera, radio, headset, GPS, battery pack, computer/PAN, wrist –worn displays or rifle mounted systems.

The ODU AMC® High-Density connector series offer high performance data transmission, high reliability and easy handling. The product portfolio includes a USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Ethernet and an HDMI option.

The USB 3.0 data transmission rate is up to 5Gbit/s, the USB 2.0 data transfer ranges from 12Mbit/s to 400Mbit/s, the Ethernet data transfer rates between 10 Mbit/s to 10Gbit/s and the HDMI data transfer rates up to 8.16 Gbit/s.

Providing significantly reduced weight up to 70% and fully integrated cable assembly solutions, and in shell diameters as small as 10mm up to 18.5mm (40 contacts), the ODU AMC® High-Density includes numerous high density signal configurations and tailored versions for power ( up to 15A) and data transfer ( USB 3.0 with 5A power) in a very compact package.

The shells are keyed and color-coded to ensure reliable and simple handling. Other product features include watertight protection class IP 68 (up to 20 meters), 5000 mating cycles durability, a Break-Away function for maximum safety, rugged & non-reflective surfaces, salt spray resistance, high-speed data transfer capability and an operating temperature range from -51° C (-60° F) to +125° C (+257° F).

ODU provides the full suite of complementary products and services including innovative options for cable assembly, rapid prototyping and product development, local engineering support, as well as overmolding and turn-key system solutions.

For more product information go to: http://www.militaryconnectorsolutions.com/

The ODU Company Group:

ODU is one of the world’s leading connector systems suppliers and employs about 1,650 people around the world. Aside from the company headquarters in Mühldorf am Inn, the ODU Group has also an international production and distribution network in Europe, North America and Asia. ODU combines all relevant areas of competence and key technologies relating to design and development, machine tool and special machine construction, injection, stamping, turning, surface technology, assembly and cable assembly. The ODU Group sells its products around the world and has an international distribution network that includes eight sales companies in Denmark, England, France, Italy, Sweden, the USA, China and Japan, along with numerous worldwide sales partners. The ODU connectors ensure reliable transmission of power, signal, data and media in numerous demanding applications: medical technology, military and security, industrial electronics, measurement and testing and automotive technology.

For press inquiries, please contact:

Dana Stoica, Global Marketing Manager - Military Strategy
Phone +1 (805) 484-0540 Fax: +1 (805) 484-7458
Email: dana(dot)stoica(at)odu-usa(dot)com

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