Operating in temperatures from -55°C to +180°C, the CBT-BGA-6014 socket supports 144-pin BGA devices. Its contactor is a stamped spring pin with 19g actuation force per ball and a cycle life of 500,000 insertions. Self inductance of the contactor is 0.93 nH, insertion loss is less than 1 dB at 23.2 GHz, and contact resistance is less than 16 m?. Current capacity of each contactor is 8A at a +80°C temperature rise. Other features include a floating guide for precise ball-to-pin alignment. Single-unit pricing for the CBT-BGA-6014 is $689. IRONWOOD ELECTRONICS, Burnsville, MN. (800) 404-0204.