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Newark/element14 Stocks New 3M Line

CHICAGO — Newark/element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, and a business of Premier Farnell, announced today it has added new 3M high speed connector families to meet PICMG and PC104 consortium standards for embedded computing designs and to enhance its already wide 3M offering.

The specific product lines being introduced are:

  • MicroTCA AMC connector, per mTCA specification.
  • MicroTCA Power connectors, per mTCA specification.
  • ATCA Power connectors, per PICMG 3.0 specification.
  • CompactPCI Power connectors, per PICMG 2.11 specification.
  • PC104 connectors, per the PC/104 specification.

These solutions are designed to complement the high-performance Ultra Hard Metric (UHM) Connector by 3M that is designated by PICMG in the 2.30 standard to support high-speed serial protocols (SAS/SATA, PCIExpress, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0) over legacy 3U and 6U CompactPCI systems and High-Speed Hard Metric (HSHM) connectors, along with the recently announced 3M™ UHM Cable Assembly, with up to 12 Gbps.

3M’s full connector line is available for same-day shipping at

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