What is a FPC/FFC Connector?​

Definition

Definition

A type of connector intended to connect FPCs (Flexible Printed Circuits) and PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards). A method of connecting FPCs is directly inserting them into the connector.
Connection with FFCs (Flexible Flat Cable) is also possible.

Features

Features of Rotary Backlock Mechanism

1.Rotary latch is independent of the FPC/FFC socket. The Rotary latch will not release if the FPC/FFC is lifted.

Rotary latch is independent of the FPC/FFC socket. The Rotary latch will not release if the FPC/FFC is lifted.

2.Dual contact. There is no need to distinguish between the upper and lower FPC/FFC connection.

Dual contact. There is no need to distinguish between the upper and lower FPC/FFC connection.

3.Four-sided housing. Construction prevents FPC/FFC displacement.

Four-sided housing. Construction prevents FPC/FFC displacement.

4.Delivered with the rotary latch open. Less work required for FPC/FFC Mounting.

1:Mount the connector.2:Release the rotary latch.3:Insert the FPC FFC.4:Lock the rotary latch.

Tradition Rotary Connector

1:Mount the connector.2:Insert the FPC FFC.3:Lock the rotary latch.

XF2 / 3 Series

Improved insertion into FPC/FFC cable connectors with sure lock feeling to confirm proper connection.

Improved FPC/FFC Insertion and Lock Feeling

The insertion opening is easy to see.

The insertion opening is easy to see.

Insert the FPC to lock the slider

 

It’s easy to tell when the lock is completely

It’s easy to tell when the lock is completely engaged.

Small reels are available to fit small-scale applications

Small reels / Standerd reels

Small reel = 100 pcs per reel *Applicable Connectors:XF2M, XF3M, XF3M(1)

Lineup

FPC/FFC Connectors

Classification Model Appearance Contact pitch Type

FPC/FFC Connectors

XF3M XF3M
For FPC/FFC Available in 100pcs per reel
0.5mm Side-entry Dual Contact Au flash
Dual Contact Sn
Upper Contact Au flash
1.0mm Dual Contact Au flash
Dual Contact Sn
XF2M XF2M
For FPC/FFC Available in 100pcs per reel
0.5mm Side-entry

Applications

Semiconductor production equipment / Industrial robots / ATMs / Amusement machines /Handy terminals / Smart meters / Security equipment