FAKRA

Rosenberger FAKRA* industry standard compatible connectors are designed to fulfill the rigorous mechanical and environmental requirements of the automotive industry. Ensuring maximum electrical and mechanical performance, these high quality FAKRA connectors feature specific color coded plastic housings in accordance with the FAKRA coding industry standard. Thirteen distinct mechanical and color codes enable easy identification and unique keying to avoid mis-mating and additional one neutral coding.

Combining Rosenberger’s turned part production expertise and FAKRA SF stamped and formed technology these precision manufactured products are ideally suited for process-safe and fully automated assembly by harness makers – leading to a significant reduction in production costs. Rosenberger FAKRA products are compliant to ISO 20860-1 & 2 and USCAR 18 standards.

*   FAKRA = Fachkreis Automobil (Automobile Expert Group)


Product Portfolio

  • Cable connectors (straight, right angle)
  • PCB connectors (pin-in-paste soldering, SMD)
  • Panel connectors
  • Standardized housings (single, double, triple, quad)
  • Cable assemblies
  • Customized solutions
  • Calibration kits
  • measurement equipment & accessories
  • Tools
  • Waterproof versions

Features

  • Impedance 50 Ω
  • Specifications according ISO 20860-1 & US-Car 18
  • Frequency range DC up to 6 GHz
  • High data rates up to 8 Gbps
  • Return loss ≥ 18 dB
  • Temperature range from -40 °C to +105 °C
  • Mating cycles ≥ 25
  • 13 mechanical and colored codings and one neutral coding
  • Primary and secondary lock
  • Stamped parts on separate coils (center contact, support sleeve, connector head plug)

Benefits

  • Fulfill the tough requirements of the automotive industry
  • No misuse due to secure coding system
  • Primary and secondary locking systems lead to high assembling security
  • Reliable and durable
  • Multiple housings for space savings and for quick plug-in operations
  • FAKRA-SF products allow process-safe and fully automated assembly for significant cost reduction
  • Separate housings available

Rosenberger FAKRA connectors are used as standard interfaces for high-frequency telematic applications in vehicles where the number one priority is to ensure safety. For example, in autonomous driving and driver assistance systems where it is necessary to determine exact positioning, continuously calculate routes, and detect and classify objects. High data volumes from several cameras, various sensors and navigation sources must therefore be combined and transmitted in real time.


Applications

  • Radio antenna
  • GPS telematics or navigation
  • Infotainment & television
  • Mobile communication
  • RF bluetooth / WLAN applications
  • Radio frequency remote control for keyless entry
  • Vehicle auxiliary heating
  • Sensors for detection, evaluation and reaction

Rosenberger Series Code 59


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