Supercharging Performance of 2 mm Hard Metric (HM) Backplanes
Business Development Manager, 3M Company
Lindsay Powell is a business development manager in the marketing operations group of 3M's Electronic Solutions Division. He has worked for the 3M Company for 25 years ? 20 of which have been spent focusing on interconnect technologies. Born in Wales, UK, Lindsay graduated with a bachelor?s of science degree from the University of Aston Management Centre and now lives in Austin, Texas.
As many design engineers know, there isn’t an easy way to upgrade an existing 2 mm hard metric backplane to multi-gigabit speeds without a costly redesign. So, what can equipment vendors do to help customers supercharge legacy backplane systems without undertaking disruptive forklift upgrades?
Join 3M’s Lindsay Powell for a brief Webcast discussing how 3M™ MetPak™ HSHM connectors can support speeds up to 5 Gbps while leveraging and extending the life of design investments. Discussion topics include:
• Product features
— True signal density: 5-row to 63 signals per linear inch (25 lines per centimeter)
— Ultra-high performance
— Industry standard for hard metric (IEC 61076-4-101)
• Key applications
— Multi-gigabit VME and cPCI
• Design tips and techniques
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how 3M is providing designers with a cost-effective and pain-free path to higher speeds, low skew and low crosstalk.