Compass connector

Compass connector

An earlier input/output connector from The Panda Project, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, that provided up to 146 contacts per linear inch and up to 1,100 per square inch. Each pin was split into quarters like the four points of a compass. See VSPA.
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Nasdaq: PNDA) today announced that the Compass Connector has passed The Bellcore qualification.
The distribution arrangement provides that Pro-Active will introduce Panda's high-density VSPA(TM) semiconductor package and Compass Connector to Taiwanese electronics manufacturers.
Longford Associates of England who will focus on selling the company's VSPA(tm) semiconductor package and Compass Connector in Europe.
The distribution arrangement, which is subject to negotiation of a definitive agreement, provides that Inno Micro will introduce Panda's high-density VSPA(TM) semiconductor package and Compass Connector to Japanese electronics manufacturers, opening up large potential market opportunities to The Panda Project.
The Panda Project designs, manufactures and markets their innovative Archistrat workstation and server products which features their Archistrat BackPlane, a 256-bit passive backplane which utilizes their Compass Connector technology.
LG Cable and Machinery, part of the $64 billion LG Group, reached agreement with The Panda Project to manufacture and sell the high density, high performance Compass Connector.
The Panda Project develops and markets semiconductor packages through its Archistrat Technologies division and highly flexible computer servers and workstations, based around the Compass connector, through its Archistrat Systems Division.
In addition to its Archistrat servers and workstations, the company also designs and manufactures its VSPA line of advanced semiconductor packaging and its Compass Connector product family.
21, 1995--The Panda Project (NASDAQ:PNDA) said it has made two important advancements in the manufacturing of the Compass connector, the enabling technology for its Archistrat 4s Server and 4b Workstation computers.
The Archistrat 4s and 4b Workstation, using innovative Compass Connector technology, offer the industry unprecedented protection against obsolescence.
designs and develops modular, flexible computer systems based on the Compass connector technology.