Altium and Rosenberger Partner to Help PCB Designers save Time and Reduce Design Rework

Wide Range of Board-mount Connector Solutions from Rosenberger Now Available to Altium Subscribers

Sydney, Australia - 11 February 2014 - Altium Limited, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation and provider of solutions for 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING), today released a new range of PCB component libraries for Altium Designer supporting a wide range of Rosenberger’s board-mount connectors.

Rosenberger develops and produces a wide range of standard and customized connectivity solutions spanning high frequency and fiber optic technologies. Their product portfolio includes RF connectors, cable assemblies, RF test and measurement devices, automotive products, fiber optics, and custom copper and fiber optic assemblies.

“With Altium now supporting Rosenberger connectors in Altium Designer, our customers can create designs with a new level of confidence,” commented Josef Gramsamer, Product Marketing Management at Rosenberger. With precise and validated 3D footprints, now available from Altium, designers can create quality connectivity solutions with a greater focus on the design itself. We are very happy to be working with Altium to deliver such a high standard of detailed Rosenberger footprints.”

By releasing board-level components to support Rosenberger connectors, Altium eliminates the need for engineers to spend time developing PCB footprints, schematic symbols and complex 3D models. Using STEP models provided by Rosenberger, Altium can also ensure the quality and precision of the footprints, making them ready to use immediately.

The board-mount connector series covered in this Rosenberger release include:

- SMP, P-SMP, Longwipe-SMP and mini-SMP coaxial connectors 
- SMA (screw-on) and SMB (snap-on) coaxial connectors 
- 50 Ohm and 75 Ohm BNC connectors 
- FAKRA SMB RF connectors 
- RosenbergerHSD® automotive interconnects
​- DIN 41626-II mixed card edge connectors
- QMA coaxial
- Mini-Coax Inserts
​- RoDI® - Rosenberger Diagnostic Interface Products

With the need to keep up with shorter design cycle times, Altium Designer subscriber customers enjoy access to Altium’s extensive Content Vault which includes board design support for more than 150,000 components , which now includes Rosenberger along with other vendors such as Texas Instruments, Microchip, FTDI and more.

More information on board-level components and how they are accessed in Altium Designer is available from AltiumLive and in the related blogs. All connectors in this release are available from Rosenberger directly and via their global sales network. For more information, go to www.rosenberger.com.

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Wendy Krugman
The Hoffman Agency
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Lawrence Romine
Altium United States
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lawrence.romine@altium.com

ABOUT ROSENBERGER

Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1958. Rosenberger, a family owned company, ranks today among the world-wide leading manufacturers of standard and customer-specific connectivity solutions in high frequency and fibre optic technology.

The product range covers RF coaxial connectors, RF test & measurement products, RF connectors for automotive electronics, medical and industrial electronics as well as fibre optic products and cable assemblies. Renowned companies in high-tech industries, e.g. telecommunication, data systems, medical electronics, test & measurement, aerospace engineering or automotive electronics trust the precision and quality of Rosenberger products. Rosenberger is certified to ISO/TS 16949: 2002, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

More than 1,200 people are employed today at the Rosenberger headquarters in Fridolfing/Tittmoning (Oberbayern, Germany). Worldwide, the Rosenberger group operates 19 manufacturing and assembly locations as well as the Rosenberger sales network in Europe, Asia and North and South America where – in total – approx. 5,100 employees develop, produce and sell Rosenberger products.

ABOUT ALTIUM

Altium Limited (ASX:ALU) is an Australian multinational software corporation that focuses on 3D PCB design, electronics design and embedded system development software.

Altium Designer, a unified electronics design environment links all aspects of smart systems design in a single application that is priced as affordable as possible. Altium's embedded software compilers are used around the globe by carmakers and the world's largest automotive Tier-1 suppliers. With this unique range of technologies Altium enables electronics designers to innovate, harness the latest devices and technologies, manage their projects across broad design ‘ecosystems’, and create connected, intelligent products.

Founded in 1985, Altium has offices worldwide, with US locations in San Diego and Boston, European locations in Karlsruhe, Amersfoort and Kiev and Asia-Pacific locations in Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney. For more information, visit www.altium.com. You can also follow and engage with Altium via FacebookTwitter and YouTube.