Metral® Board Connectors

Metral® product family offers the widest range of backplane connector solutions which includes right angle and vertical for both header and receptacle series. The connectors are designed in accordance with IEC 61076-4-104 and Telcordia GR-1217- CORE.

Metral® headers and receptacles offer high contact density of 250 contacts per 100mm connector length and a contact pitch of 2mm. They are available in 4 and 5 row versions.

Metral® vertical receptacles can be used with vertical headers for mezzanine application.

Metral® backplane connectors meet Futurebus+ standards to support applications in data, industrial and instrumentation, medical and telecom markets.


  • Data
  • Industrial & Instrumentation
  • Medical
  • Telecom
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  • Modular and scalable, available in 1, 2, 4 and 8 modules
  • Flexible modular length without any loss of contact position
  • 250 contacts per 100mm connector length
  • High signal density
  • Press-fit, Solder-to-Board and Pin-in-Paste terminations
  • Caters to different application requirement
  • Varying pin length enables first-mate, last-break capability
  • Allows sequential connection of pins for design flexibility and offers protection
  • 4 and 5 row versions available
  • Caters to different connector sizes
  • Different length contacts at any position for Headers
  • Custom loading
  • Dual beam contact design for receptacles
  • Provides electrical reliability and withstands vibration
  • Locating pegs option available
  • Enables accurate positioning of connector on PCB, holds connector in place
  • Stackable connector to Metral® high speed range
  • Allows flexibility of low and high speed signals
  • Types of Connectors


    Metral® Vertical Headers
    Metral® R/A Receptacles
    Metral® R/A Headers
    Metral® Vertical Receptacles
    For more information on the following technical documents, please send your request by submitting the Request Form:
    Capability matrix
    Electrical model
    Qualification report
    SI report
    Test report