For Immediate Release

Mouser has the New Hirose FX18 Series Hi-Speed B2B Connectors in stock!

Mansfield, Texas, USA — October 27, 2010 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking new product from Hirose Electric.
    The Hirose Electric FX18 Series Hi-Speed B2B Connectors are headers and receptacles, right angle or straight, with a 0.8mm pitch for coplanar or vertical connection. The FX18 features high-speed transmission capability up to 10Gbps and multi-functional (MF) contact (ground contact, power supply contacts up to 12A, and 3-step sequential contacts). With a large mating guide for smooth insertion, the Hirose Electric FX18 Series Hi-Speed B2B Connectors mate with a signal contact of 2.0mm and offer a voltage rating of AC100V. MF contacts are phosphor bronze with gold-plated contact area and mounting area and nickel-plated under plating. To learn more, visit
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About Mouser
    Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of the newest products and technologies to electronic design engineers. features more than a million products online from more than 400 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogues per year providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit

About Hirose Electric
    Hirose Electric Company specializes in the manufacture of connectors and has been a contributor to the development of the electronics sector for over 70 years. Their modest and humble business philosophy of seeking wisdom from all sources and incorporating that knowledge to maintain high quality and efficiency has earned Hirose a loyal customer base. Hirose is also committed to environmental issues in the manufacture of connectors such as coaxial connectors, FFC / FPC connectors, and single and double row connectors.
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Kevin Hess

Vice President, Technical Marketing
Mouser Electronics, Inc.
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