Cristek Delivers Wide Range of Micro & Nano-D Connectors

with Customization and Full Support

At IPP, we specialize in delivering and providing support for a wide range of Micro & Nano-d connectors from Cristek in various configurations, including several filtered versions. In this article, we will delve into the details of the differences between these two series.

But we don’t stop there. We go the extra mile to provide full assistance in customization, from connectors to complete cable or harness integration, including back shells and shielded cables. We cover every step, from design and engineering to prototyping, tooling, and manufacturing, starting from a connector up to a complete harness.

We pride ourselves on providing top-quality products and services that meet the unique needs of our customers. Let us help you take your project to the next level with our comprehensive solutions.

MIL-DTL-83513 – Micro-D

MIL DTL-32139 – Nano-D

Size Comparison Micro-D versus Nano-D

  • .050 centers

  • Reverse gender

  • Factory terminations only

  • Solder cups available

  • 3 amps max

  • .025 centers

  • Reverse gender

  • Factory terminations only

  • No solder cups available

  • 1 amps max

Size Comparison Micro-D versus Nano-D

  • Micro-”D”
    • refers to the D shape of the mating face – simple keyway – can only plug into mate one way.
    • Nano has a 2-lobe design
  • Pin design
    • Spring member
    • Recessed in the plug insulator
  • Socket design
    • Solid barrel
    • Exposed, extended contact in the receptacle
  • Design
    • Allows larger, more durable contacts to fit in the .050 spacing
  • Compared to Standard Gender
    • Exposed solid pins
    • Recessed, sprung contacts

Pinout differences Micro-D vs. Nano-D

Termination Styles

Interface Styles

Advantages of Micro-D series

  • Contact spacing of .050 inch allows theoretical density of over 400 contacts per square inch
    • M24308 only <100 contacts in the same area
  • Significant weight savings
  • Very rugged design for such small contacts due to “reverse gender”
  • Extreme versatility in termination and hardware options
  • Perform very well in harsh environments

Areas of expertise and capability includes

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