Amphenol Aerospace Gets License to Supply VITA-46 Connectors

Amphenol Aerospace is announcing the availability of its R-VPX connectors, which are intermateable and intermountable with VITA 46 connectors supplied by TE Connectivity, the company said.

Amphenol and TE have signed a cross-licensing agreement, providing the industry with at least two qualified suppliers for these high-speed, board-to-board connectors.

Amphenol´s R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 connectors offer data exchange rates in excess to 10Gbps, which meet and exceed the VITA 46 standards while offering modularity, flexibility and customized wafer-loading patterns. The R-VPX connectors support Ethernet, Fiber Channel, InfiniBand, and other high-speed protocols.

The connectors can be combined side-by-side on boards with high power modules, RF modules and optical modules, also available through Amphenol Aerospace.

Amphenol´s R-VPX Ruggedized VITA 46 connectors are now available. Please contact Jeremy Williams at (607) 563-5552 or visit for more information.