The companyÕs extensive lineup of BGA sockets and adapters now comes in pitch dimensions of 1 and 1.27 mm. And for alignment purposes, the interconnects come equipped with three polarizing locating pins, with the BGA sockets also offering three-finger female contacts that provide wiping action. The sockets and adapters have a mated height of 3.17 mm, a low insertion force, a current rating of 1A, a maximum operating temperature of 125¡C, and a life span of up to 100 mating cycles. Pricing for a 1.27-mm pitch BGA socket and adapter starts a $0.15 per mated pair, each/1,000. For more details, call Frank Folmsbee at ARIES ELECTRONICS INC., Frenchtown, NJ. (908) 996-6841.