Centaur

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Contact:

Jared Sibrava
Business Unit Director
+1 (607) 643-1845
jsibrava@amphenol-aao.com

Description:

The Centaur, a Greek mythological creature, utilized the advantages of a human upper body and equestrian lower body to flourish. Like the mythological creature, Amphenol's Centaur interconnect utilizes the advantages of our extensive legacy of Mil-Spec connectors and the latest in high-speed contact and connector technology. The Centaur interconnect provides both a durable and high-bandwidth system perfect for military, aerospace, and other ruggedized, high-bandwidth applications. It supports data rates up to 56 Gbps in a ruggedized, lightweight aluminum MIL-DTL-38999 shell.

Features & Benefits:

  • Ruggedized light-weight aluminum MIL-DTL-38999 size 23 and 25
  • Available in 40 or 32 100 ohm differential pairs depending on shell size
    o Shell size 25 – 40 DP plus 10 single-ended
    o Shell size 23 – 32 DP plus 8 single-ended
  • Keying: “N” (Standard) “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E”
  • Backshell Options in Straight, 45 degrees, 90 degrees, and other types
  • Jacket type available: THV
  • Cable types available in 30 & 34 AWG, high bandwidth
  • Supports data rates up to 10 Gbps PAM4
  • Fully electrically tested
  • Impedance: 100
  • Mating Cycles: 100
Service Class

Connector Material Service Class Material / Description
Aluminum OD Cadmium 175°C, 500 hour salt spray, EMI Shielding -50 db @10GHz specification min
Electroless Nickel 175°C, 500 hour salt spray, EMI Shielding -50 db @10GHz specification min.
Durmalon Nickel-PTFE alternative to Cadmium, 175°C, 500 hour salt spray, EMI -50dB
Black Zinc Zinc-Nickel alternative to Cadmium, 175°C, 500 hour salt spray, EMI Shielding
Stainless Steel Nickel Corrosion resistant steel, 200°C, firewall capability, 500 hour salt spray, EMI
Passivative 200°C, firewall capability, 500 hour salt spray, EMI -45 dB @10 GHz
Composite OD Cadmium 175°C, 2000 hours dynamic salt spray, EMI Shielding -50dB @10GHz specification
Electroless Nickel 200°C, EMi shielding -65dB @ 10GHz, 2000 hours dynamic salt spray
No Plating  
Application Notes

Protocols Supported Shell Size
23 25
USB 2.0 / Std A & B X X
USB 3.0 / Std A & B X X
10/100/1000 Ethernet X X
10G Ethernet X X
25G Ethernet X X
40G Ethernet X X
100G Ethernet X X
SATA X X
eSATA X X
Micro-SATA X X
Mini-SAS X X
PCle 1.0/2.0/3.0/4.0 X X
4X IB (CX4) X X
QSFP IB X X
12X IB X X
DVI X X
Display Port X X
HDMI X X
SFP+ X X
Fibre Channel X X

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  Amphenol CENTAUR Meritec HERCULES
Legacy of QPL circular connectors X  
Multi-decade lineage of high-speed contact
and connector technology
X  
Fortune 500 company X  
Difficult & proprietary laser weld cable process   X
Flexible and simple cable assembly process X  
Partnership with COTS Samtec ExaMAX®
product
X  
3 day quick turn prototypes X  
Support for aluminum, composite, and
stainless steel shell materials
X  
Support for all shell plating finishes X  
Configurable with Amphenol Dualok Plugs X  

 

Pin Maps


38999 Plug with Samtec ExaMAX® Female Insert EBCF
Straight Plug
Dualok Plug

 

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
8 Gnd DP1+ DP1- Gnd DP2+ DP2- Gnd DP3+ DP3- Gnd DP4+ DP4- Gnd SE1
7 SE2 Gnd DP5+ DP5- Gnd DP6+ DP6- Gnd DP7+ DP7- Gnd DP8+ DP8- Gnd
6 Gnd DP9+ DP9- Gnd DP10+ DP10- Gnd DP11+ DP11- Gnd DP12+ DP12- Gnd SE3
5 SE4 Gnd DP13+ DP13- Gnd DP14+ DP14- Gnd DP15+ DP15- Gnd DP16+ DP16- Gnd
4 Gnd DP17+ DP17- Gnd DP18+ DP18- Gnd DP19+ DP19- Gnd DP20+ DP20- Gnd SE5
3 SE6 Gnd DP21+ DP21- Gnd DP22+ DP22- Gnd DP23+ DP23- Gnd DP24+ DP24- Gnd
2 Gnd DP25+ DP25- Gnd DP26+ DP26- Gnd DP27+ DP27- Gnd DP28+ DP28- Gnd SE7
1 SE8 Gnd DP29+ DP29- Gnd DP30+ DP30- Gnd DP31+ DP31- Gnd DP32+ DP32- Gnd

38999 Plug with Samtec ExaMAX® Female Insert EBCF
Straight Plug
Dualok Plug

 

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
10 Gnd DP1+ DP1- Gnd DP2+ DP2- Gnd DP3+ DP3- Gnd DP4+ DP4- Gnd SE1
9 SE2 Gnd DP5+ DP5- Gnd DP6+ DP6- Gnd DP7+ DP7- Gnd DP8+ DP8- Gnd
8 Gnd DP9+ DP9- Gnd DP10+ DP10- Gnd DP11+ DP11- Gnd DP12+ DP12- Gnd SE3
7 SE4 Gnd DP13+ DP13- Gnd DP14+ DP14- Gnd DP15+ DP15- Gnd DP16+ DP16- Gnd
6 Gnd DP17+ DP17- Gnd DP18+ DP18- Gnd DP19+ DP19- Gnd DP20+ DP20- Gnd SE5
5 SE6 Gnd DP21+ DP21- Gnd DP22+ DP22- Gnd DP23+ DP23- Gnd DP24+ DP24- Gnd
4 Gnd DP25+ DP25- Gnd DP26+ DP26- Gnd DP27+ DP27- Gnd DP28+ DP28- Gnd SE7
3 SE8 Gnd DP29+ DP29- Gnd DP30+ DP30- Gnd DP31+ DP31- Gnd DP32+ DP32- Gnd
2 Gnd DP33+ DP33- Gnd DP34+ DP34- Gnd DP35+ DP35- Gnd DP36+ DP36- Gnd SE9
1 SE10 Gnd DP37+ DP37- Gnd DP38+ DP38- Gnd DP39+ DP39+ Gnd DP40+ DP40- Gnd

38999 Receptacle with Samtec ExaMAX® Male Insert EBCM

Wall Mount Receptacle
Box Mount Receptacle
Line Mount Receptacle
Jam Nut Receptacle

 

  N M L K J I H G F E D C B A
8 SE1 Gnd DP4- DP4+ Gnd DP3- DP3+ Gnd DP2- DP2+ Gnd DP1- DP1+ Gnd
7 Gnd DP8- DP8+ Gnd DP7- DP7+ Gnd DP6- DP6+ Gnd DP5- DP5+ Gnd SE2
6 SE3 Gnd DP12- DP12+ Gnd DP11- DP11+ Gnd DP10- DP10+ Gnd DP9- DP9+ Gnd
5 Gnd DP16- DP16+ Gnd DP15- DP15+ Gnd DP14- DP14+ Gnd DP13- DP13+ Gnd SE4
4 SE5 Gnd DP20- DP20+ Gnd DP19- DP19+ Gnd DP18- DP18+ Gnd DP17- DP17+ Gnd
3 Gnd DP24- DP24+ Gnd DP23- DP23+ Gnd DP22- DP22+ Gnd DP21- DP21+ Gnd SE6
2 SE7 Gnd DP28- DP28+ Gnd DP27- DP27+ Gnd DP26- DP26+ Gnd DP25- DP25+ Gnd
1 Gnd DP32- DP32+ Gnd DP31- DP31+ Gnd DP30- DP30+ Gnd DP29- DP29+ Gnd SE8

38999 Receptacle with Samtec ExaMAX® Male Insert EBCM

Wall Mount Receptacle
Box Mount Receptacle
Line Mount Receptacle
Jam Nut Receptacle

 

  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N
10 SE1 Gnd DP4- DP4+ Gnd DP3- DP3+ Gnd DP2- DP2+ Gnd DP1- DP1+ Gnd
9 Gnd DP8- DP8+ Gnd DP7- DP7+ Gnd DP6- DP6+ Gnd DP5- DP5+ Gnd SE2
8 SE3 Gnd DP12- DP12+ Gnd DP11- DP11+ Gnd DP10- DP10+ Gnd DP9- DP9+ Gnd
7 Gnd DP16- DP16+ Gnd DP15- DP15+ Gnd DP14- DP14+ Gnd DP13- DP13+ Gnd SE4
6 SE5 Gnd DP20- DP20+ Gnd DP19- DP19+ Gnd DP18- DP18+ Gnd DP17- DP17+ Gnd
5 Gnd DP24- DP24+ Gnd DP23- DP23+ Gnd DP22- DP22+ Gnd DP21- DP21+ Gnd SE6
4 SE7 Gnd DP28- DP28+ Gnd DP27- DP27+ Gnd DP26- DP26+ Gnd DP25- DP25+ Gnd
3 Gnd DP32- DP32+ Gnd DP31- DP31+ Gnd DP30- DP30+ Gnd DP29- DP29+ Gnd SE8
2 SE9 Gnd DP36- DP36+ Gnd DP35- DP35+ Gnd DP34- DP34+ Gnd DP33- DP33+ Gnd
1 Gnd DP40- DP40+ Gnd DP39- DP39+ Gnd DP38- DP38+ Gnd DP37- DP37+ Gnd SE10
Centaur Brochure
Centaur is a high-speed, high density, ruggedized cable assembly that t supports data rates up to 10 Gbps in a lightweight, aluminum MIL-DTL-38999 shell.
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