Project Description


A Tier 1 notebook manufacturer needed a connector to charge their stylus pen. The connector needed to be highly durable but small enough to fit in their new “slim” model.


  • Customer required mating contacts engaged at 90˚ angle. This was a slim tablet application and durability requirement was over 100,000 cycles.

Services Performed

  • Used movable protector and sprint contacts to prevent damage to both terminals in the connector and on the pen


  • Aces design was awarded and it will be launched in a major OEM’s upcoming 2-in-1 laptop model
  • Aces design passed 200,000 mating cycles

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