AFCI offers a wide range of SATA plug and receptacle connector configurations with vertical or right angle options.

Most backplane connectors also feature stamped retention clips that provide additional mechanical strength for robust PCB attachment, and different termination type namely, through-hole solder, press-fit ro surface-mount.

AFCI's SATA connector system is designed for hot plugging and blind mating of HDDs


  • Servers
  • Server and storage blades
  • External Storage Systems
  • HDDs
  • HDD carriers
  • Processor & storage blades
  • Mezzanine cards
Industrial & Instrumentation
  • Embedded system boards
  • Medical
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Features & Benefits


For high-speed serial storage interfaces of upto 6 Gb/s
29-position SAS connectors enable SFF-8482 HDD interface
Provide dual signal ports (7 contacts/port) and 15 contacts for power
SAS receptacles also accept SATA drives
Designed to support hot-plugging and blind-mating of HDDs
Connector retainers provide additional mechanical strength after soldering
RoHS-complaint and compatible with lead-free processing temperatures
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