The MTB Series from BlockMaster Electronics (Elk Grove Village, IL) is available in configurations from 2 to 18 poles at a 3.5 mm. pitch, accepting a wire size range of up to 16AWG. Rated voltage is at 300V with a current rating of up to 17.5 Amps depending on utilized wire.

The series has double captive screws of nickel-plated copper alloy with accessible testing points, and it is housed in PA6-6 polyamide. The series provides increased flexibility when configuring compact printed circuit boards, and allows for an easy wire installation process with its 55° angle of wire entry.

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This article first appeared in the November, 2007 issue of Embedded Technology Magazine.

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