CoreGD™ High Performance Ganged Interconnect System

When Signal Integrity and Density Matter

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) CoreGD™ is a high performance, multi-port, interconnect system that offers excellent signal integrity for complex layouts and crowded PCBs used in a variety of applications. It is a low cost solution optimized for applications with demanding bandwidth up to 65GHz, pushing the envelope up to 100GHz.

  • Commercial off-the-shelf interconnect system available today.

  • Designed into evaluation and validation test systems to analyze key parameters like insertion loss, cross talk and frequency response.

  • High performance interconnect solution, at a significantly lower cost compared to similar competitive solutions.v

  • CoreGD technology can be readily integrated into custom, hybrid RF + Digital + Power interconnect solutions to meet uniquely demanding requirements.

Download the CarlisleIT CoreGD Product Overview (.pdf)

Multiple position offering (2, 4, 6, 8, 10) including stackable side-to-side & back-to-back

Available configurations:

  • Vertical Mount
  • Right Angle Mount (preliminary)
  • Edge Mount (preliminary)

Download CoreGD Configuration Option Diagrams

CoreGD Configuration Option Diagrams


CoreGD Multiple Port Configuration Flexible and Versatile Mounting

Vertical Mount Footprint

CoreGD Features and Benefits

Feature Customer Benefit
Frequency Range: DC to 65 GHz (SSMP);
DC to 100 GHz (WMP, preliminary)
Broad frequency range covers a variety of applications today, as well as emerging needs of tomorrow, reducing overall cost.
Pitch: 4mm (SSMP); 2.5mm (WMP, preliminary) Test in dense environments and save PCB space with small pitch offerings.
Field Replaceable Save time and cost with quick and easy repair of damaged cable components in cable assembly
Simplified Pre-tinned SMT (Surface Mount Technology) Reduce mount install time of board connectors and associated costs
Innovative design overcomes push-on interface performance consistency Eliminates electrical length or phase variation under vibration, shock, or other movement, ensuring stable and reliable signals.
Multi-port Offering (2,4,6,8,10) including Stackable, Side-to-Side and Back-to-Back Selection of appropriate standard position loading reduces time to market and supports flexible designs driving to lowest cost solutions.
Available Configurations:
» Vertical Mount and Board-to-Board Stack
» Edge Mount (preliminary)
Availability of multiple configurations enables optimum performance at the lowest total cost.

CoreGD™ 2-position and 8-position connectors

CoreGD Specifications and Performance

Typical Specifications

Parameter Specification
SSMP® WMP®
(preliminary)
Impedence 50 Ω
Frequency Range DC to 65 GHz DC to 100 GHz
VSWR Frequency Range VSWR Return Loss VSWR Return Loss
DC - 26 GH z 1.11:1 26.00 dB 1.11:1 26.00 dB
26 GHz - 40 GHz 1.20:1 19.00 dB 1.20:1 20.83 dB
40 GHz - 50 GHz 1.25:1 17.69 dB 1.25:1 19.09 dB
50 GHz - 65 GHz 1.4 15.56 dB 1.35:1 16.54 dB
65 GHz - 100 GHz* N/A N/A 1.45:1 14.72 dB
Insertion Loss 0.10 x √F (GHz) dB 0.12 x √F (GHz) dB
Crosstalk at PCB Transition -50 dB to 30 GHz, -40 dB to 40 GHz
Working Voltage 335 VRMS Max @ Sea Level
DWV (Dielectric Withstand Voltage) 500 VRMS (min)
Insulation Resistance 5,000 MΩ (min)
RF High Pot 325 VRMS @ 5 MHz
Corona Level 125 VRMS at 70,000 ft
Force to
Engage
Smooth Bore 0.5 lbs
Force to
Disengage
Smooth Bore 0.5 lbs
Insertion Life 1,000 mating/de-mating cycles (repairable components)
RF Leakage -(90 - fGHz) dB min -(65 - fGHz) dB min
Pitch 4mm (SSMP), 2.5 mm (WMP)
Form Factor Compression Mounts to Board
Cabling 0.047" diameter
Interface (Cable End to Equipment) Female or Male SMK 2.92 mm or V 1.95 connector
Phase Matching 2.5 pS
Temperature Range -55˚C to +165˚C
Environmental Meets MIL-STD-202 for
corrosion, vibration, moisture resistance,
thermal and mechanical shock

*Data beyond 65 GHz is simulated



CoreGD Part Numbering System

CGB XX X XX XX XX XX
PCB Mount Connector Connector Type # of Rows # of Channels per Row Orientation Stack Height Plating Thickness
  4P = SSMP Plug S = Single Row 02 = 2 Channels per row
04 = 4 Channels per row
06 = 6 Channels per row
08 = 8 Channels per row
10 = 10 Channels per row
VL = Vertical 00 = Board to Cable 10 = 10 AU Microinch
30 = 30 AU Microinch
CGC XX X XX XX XX XX XX
Cable Assembly Connector Type # of Rows # of Channels per Row Cable Type End Two Option Cable Length Phase Matching (Max)
  4R = SSMP Recepticle S = Single Row 02 = 2 Channels per row
04 = 4 Channels per row
06 = 6 Channels per row
08 = 8 Channels per row
10 = 10 Channels per row
2 = Flexible Coax 047
4 = Semi-Flex 047
36 = SMA-M
38 = SMA-F
K6 = 2.92 M
K8 = 2.92 F
87 = 2.4 M
89 = 2.4 F
V6 = 1.85 M
V8 = 1.85 F
03 = 3 Inch
06 = 6 Inch
09 = 9 Inch
12 = 12 Inch
15 = 15 Inch
18 = 18 Inch
24 = 24 Inch
30 = 30 Inch
A = 2.5 Picoseconds
B = 5 Picoseconds
C = 10 Picoseconds
Example Order Configuration
PCB Connector P/N Cable Connector P/N Description
CGB-4P-S-02-VL-00-30 mates with CGC-4R-S-02-2-36-12-C SSMP Plug, Single row, two channel, vertical, board to cable, 30 plating thickness, connector:
SSMP Receptacle, Single Row, 2 channel, Flex Coax 047, SMA-M on end two, 12 inch long, 10 pS cable

CoreGD Part Numbering System (.pdf)


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For more information on CarlisleIT Test and Measurement solutions, contact Steve Begley at (+1) 562-498-0901 x2438