10 GHz socket requires little board space

Ironwood Electronics has introduced a new high performance, epoxy-mount 10+ GHz bandwidth sockets that accommodate 0.75-mm pitch, 7.286 X 10.85-mm ICs including the Intel StrataFlash memory VF BGA package with a 0.75-mm pitch BGA and 6 x 8 array. The company said the new SG-BGA-7064 socket takes up little board space and does not require mounting holes or solder.