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Meritec’s HERCULES Interconnection System, embedded in a rugged circular MIL-38999 shell, provides a durable and high bandwidth interconnect scheme suitable for many Military and Aerospace high bandwidth applications, not previously accommodated by industry standards.

HERCULES is available in MIL-38999 Series III sizes: 9, 13, 17 & 23, and several configurations including a High-Speed D-Subminiature and High-Speed Micro-D connector!

 

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Hercules

985209JNSHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min. over 100µin Ni Min.

985213JNSHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 28
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217JNSHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223JNSHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209JNSHWB

Hercules Jam Nut N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213JNSHWB

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 28
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

 

985217JNSHWB

Hercules Jam Nut N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223JNSHWB

Hercules Jam Nut N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209JNSHWC

Hercules Jam Nut N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213JNSHWC

Hercules Jam Nut N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 28
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217JNSHWC

Hercules Jam Nut N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223JNSHWC

Hercules Jam Nut N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209JNSHWD

Hercules Jam Nut N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213JNSHWD

Hercules Jam Nut N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 28
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217JNSHWD

Hercules Jam Nut N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223JNSHWD

Hercules Jam Nut N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209JNSLWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213JNSLWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 28
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217JNSLWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223JNSLWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209FNSHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213FNSHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217FNSHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223FNSHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209FNSHWB

Hercules Flange Mount N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213FNSHWB

Hercules Flange Mount N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217FNSHWB

Hercules Flange Mount N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223FNSHWB

Hercules HDR Flange Mount N key .150″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .150″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209FNSHWC

Hercules Flange Mount N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213FNSHWC

Hercules Flange Mount N key.200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217FNSHWC

Hercules Flange Mount N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223FNSHWC

Hercules Flange Mount N key .200″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .200″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209FNSHWD

Hercules Flange Mount N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213FNSHWD

Hercules Flange Mount N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217FNSHWD

Hercules Flange Mount N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223FNSHWD

Hercules Flange Mount N key .250″ solder tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .250″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209FNSLWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213FNSLWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217FNSHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223FNSLWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ solder tail low profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: Low
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209JNPHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213JNPHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217JNPHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223JNPHWA

Hercules Jam Nut N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985209FNPHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 8
Pairs: 2
Spares: 0
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985213FNPHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 26
Pairs: 6
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985217FNPHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 66
Pairs: 18
Spares: 6
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

985223FNPHWA

Hercules Flange Mount N key .100″ compliant tail high profile CAD plated board mount receptacle

Contacts: 145
Pairs: 44
Spares: 4
Profile: High
Tail Length: .100″
Tail: Solder
Plating: 100µin Au min over 100µin Min Ni

Features & Benefits

  • Rugged light-weight aluminum MIL-38999 Series III size 9, 13, 17 and 23 threaded-coupling circular shells.
  • Keying: “N” (standard) “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”
  • Available as Plug-Cable Assemblies and Jam-Nut or Flange-Mount Receptacles for Solder Tail, Press Fit or Pigtail
  • Jacket types available: LSZH, PVC, FEP and Halar Expando
  • Cable types available in 24, 26, 28, 30 AWG, high bandwidth
  • Supports data rates in excess of 10 Gb/s and differential-pair signaling with low-skew pairs & shielding for EMI/RFI protection
  • Meets the following standards: SAS, InfiniBand, USB, PCIexpress, Serial I/O, Ethernet, and SATA
  • Matched impedance design of 100 Ohm
  • Fully electrically tested
  • Custom lengths built to order. Please consult Meritec

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Meeting protocols such as USB 2.0 & 3.0, IB, SAS, SATA, Serial I/O, PCIe, dependent on the shell size, you have many build options all while running at an impressive 10Gb/s per pair with up to 44 differential pairs.

 

 

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Specifications

Electrical

  • Impedance: 100 ± 10 Ohms differential at 100ps rise time
  • Crosstalk (NEXT): < –30 dB up to 5 GHz from multiple aggressors
  • Insertion loss: < 1 dB up to 5 GHz
  • Power per contact: 3 amp at 10 °C temperature rise
  • Low-level contact resistance: < 20 mΩ, (EIA-364-23)
  • Insulation resistance: > 300 MΩ for 1 min at 300 VDC, (EIA-364-21)
  • DWV: No defect for 1 min at 300 VDC, (EIA-364-20)

Mechanical

  • Contact material: Copper Alloy
  • Standard contact finish: 100 μ inch min Au over 100 μ inch min Ni
  • Aluminum shell with plating options
  • Durability: 500 cycles

Environmental

  • –40°Cto+175°C
  • VITA 46 Shock and Vibration

Hercules 10 Gb/s Ruggedized COTS High-Density Interconnect System

Hercules ruggedized, high-speed interconnect in MIL-STD-38999 shell

SOSA aligned and VITA 76.0 standard high-speed interconnects that support signals up to 10 GB/s per differential pair!

Going Faster with Circular Connectors

By Ken Braund, Business Development Manager and Alan Roath, Senior Engineer, MERITEC

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Alternative Hercules Configurations

Hercules High-Speed D-SubHercules High-Speed D-Subminiature connector

Meritec’s Hercules HS-D, embedded in the rugged rectangular MIL-STD-24308 style shell, supports data rates in excess of 10 Gb/s and differential-pair signaling with low-skew pairs, and shielding for EMI/RFI protection.

 

 

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Hercules High-Speed Micro D-Subminiature connectorHercules High-Speed Micro-D

The new Hercules High Speed Micro D-Sub from Meritec provides durable, high-bandwidth interconnect schemes suitable for rugged applications in a compact MIL-DTL-83513 style shell.

 

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT HS-MD

Meritec Hercules ARINC Insert Series

Using the reliability of ARINC and the signal integrity and density of Hercules, Meritec now provides a fully compatible insert for the ARINC 600 series. Designed to work with the shell size 1, 2 & 3, cavities A, B, D & E the insert provides 78 differential pairs, 39 lanes and supports up to 3 amps per contact when needed. ARINC no longer has to be limited to low-speed data and power distribution. With the Hercules ARINC insert, speeds of 10 Gbs can be realized maintaining the absolute best in high-speed performance.
Hercules ARINC Insert Series