The CBT-BGA-6015 BGA socket addresses the requirements of 52.5 mm x 52.5 mm, 1-mm pitch, 2,097-position 51 x 51 ball arrays. Its contactor is a stamped spring pin with a 19g actuation force per ball and 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 under 16 m?. The current capacity of each contactor is 8A at an 80°C temperature rise. Socket temperature range is -55°C to +180°C. The socket also features a floating guide for precise ball to pin alignment. Pricing for the CBT-BGA-6015 is $2,498 each. IRONWOOD ELECTRONICS, Burnsville, MN. (800) 404-0204.