TE Connectivity – MULTIGIG RT 2-R Ruggedized Connectors for VPX Applications


TE Connectivity’s (TE) MULTIGIG RT 2-R ruggedized, lightweight, high speed board-to-board interconnect is compliant to VITA 46 standards. This connector system features the modularity and flexibility of the MULTIGIG RT 2 connector, with a new quad- redundant contact structure designed for high vibration levels.


  • Quad-redundant contact system supports high levels of shock/vibration
  • Compliant to VITA 46 for open VPX applications
  • Supports Ethernet, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand applications, PCIe and Serial RapidIO high speed protocols
  • Modular, lightweight connector system
  • Robust “pinless” interface
  • Differential, single-ended and power
  • Ruggedized guide hardware available
  • Supports 0.8 inch card slot pitches
  • VITA 46 compliance enables upgrade in existing VPX applications
  • Can be combined with high power modules (VITA 62), RF modules (VITA 67) and optical modules (VITA 66)

Rugged embedded computing applications:

  • Ground defense – missile defense
  • Electronic systems/C4ISR – space
  • Commercial and military aerospace


  • MEZALOK mezzanine connectors (compliant to VITA 61)
  • MULTI-BEAM XLE power connectors (compliant to VITA 62)
  • Optic connectors (compliant to VITA 66)
  • RF modules (compliant to VITA 67)