Cable and Connecting
Brad Nano-Change Connectors Conform To M8 Form Factor Standards
Molex supports challenging industrial automation, aerospace and defence network connectivity with its compact Brad Nano-Change (M8) connectors. The rugged Nano-Change product line offers the industry's broadest selection of space-saving connectors, cordsets, receptacles, inserts, splitters and molded junction boxes for sensor and actuator applications.
Molex Extends CMC Product Line with 28-circuit, high current, right-angle header
Molex announces a further extension of its CMC product line with the introduction of a 28-circuit right-angle header. The new CMC header mates with the Molex 28-circuit female power connector to offer harness makers a complete, space-saving wire-to-board solution for sealed transportation applications requiring up to 21 Amps.
Binder to supply cut lengths of cable
Binder has responded to increasing customer demand by supplying cut lengths of the same high quality cable as is used in the production of its own moulded connector/cable combinations. This allows customers to use the same PUR and PVC cables for terminating Binder's extensive range of field-attachable connectors as are used on the pre-terminated over-moulded cables.
AVX's New Board-to-Board Compression Connectors Provide 5,000-Cycle Durability & the Lowest Compressed Height Available
AVX today has extended its line of high-reliability board-to-board compression connectors for commercial, medical, and harsh industrial applications with the addition of an ultra-low-profile power connector.
Reliability Just Got Smaller
Connectors must ensure signal integrity even when the environment is far from benign; great forces of shock and vibration, and extremes of temperature may be experienced. Wendy Jane Bourne, Technical & Marketing Engineer with Harwin, explores these strains on high reliability connectors in this article from ES Design magazine.
Cambridge Connectors Introduces CXP-Multi-Connector range for CoaXPress Applications
Engineered for CoaXPress applications, Cambridge Connectors CXP-Multi-Connector range meets the needs of the Machine Vision industry, providing a small form factor stackable multi-port connector system which can operate in high speed, high definition video applications and provides polarised inter-connection capabilities.
Harsh Environment High-Density Rectangular Connector From Harting
The new HARTING Han Q High Density is a rectangular connector for signal contacts which delivers the highest contact density to date in the company's compact Han 3A size range. It incorporates 21 D-Sub contacts, including one designed as a leading contact.
Han-Modular docking frame features floating mount for “blind” connection
A new docking frame with a floating mount has been added to the HARTING Han-Modular series of industrial connectors, allowing users to assemble customised connector configurations using "blind" connection.
Mill-Max Announce Long Stroke Right-Angle Spring-Loaded Connectors
Mill-Max has added a second version to our 829 series single-row, right-angle, spring-loaded connectors. The new connector, 829-22-0XX-20-002101, has an increased mid-stroke distance of .045" (.090" full stroke) – close to double most standard series products and providing more flexibility and tolerance for your assembly.
HARTING Announce Har-Speed M12 Connector Featuring MID Technology
HARTING has expanded its har-speed range of connectors with a new PCB connector which will be manufactured using moulded interconnect device technology. A straight variant for PCB connection will initially be launched on the market. This use of MID technology means that the size of the new connector has been significantly reduced compared with a conventional PCB connector.
Binder M8 angled connectors now with screw termination
The widely used range of Binder M8 connectors has been enhanced with the introduction of new angled versions with screw clamp contacts. The three and four pole connectors consist of a contact carrier and an angled cable outlet with locking screw and the innovative design allows the housing to be mounted in one of two positions 180° apart so that the angled cable outlet can be oriented to suit the application.
Hylec-APL Supplies Compact Connector Solution For All-Weather Advertising Signs
External display advertising is an effective means of communicating a message to a wide and diverse audience. Positioned by bus stops, elevators and even national monuments, it is common to see an advert for the nearest fast food outlet or the latest cinema release illuminated by an advertising light box in every town of the UK.
Connector module with speedy termination technology
A new version of the Han E industrial connector module from HARTING is now available with the company's Han-Quick Lock termination technology. The new Han E Quick Lock Module offers speedy assembly without the need for special tools, making it ideally suited to on-site assembly in field locations.
Self-ejecting electrical connectors for hazardous areas
To provide safe electrical installations for use in hazardous areas, MARECHAL ELECTRIC has developed the explosion-proof DXN DECONTACTOR range of compact and watertight connectors. Rated for operation up to 63 A, DXN decontactors combine a new mechanical self-ejecting mechanism with MARECHAL's unique patented DECONTACTOR integrated load-break switch.
High Performance 50 Ohm Miniature Coaxial Connectors At Lane Electronics
Lane Electronics has put in place a comprehensive stock portfolio of HUBER+SUHNER's 50 Ohm TNC miniature coaxial connectors. Suitable as standard for applications from DC up to 11GHz, the connectors feature a threaded RF coupling mechanism for increased reliability.
Anderson Power Products Announces the 3 Pole Mini PL SPEC Pak
Anderson Power Products is pleased to introduce the 3 Position Mini PL SPEC Pak connector. This compact, environmentally sealed connector is capable of 22 amps at 600 volts. The 3 Position Mini PL connector features a manual release latch to prevent accidental un-mating and is touch safe on both sides.
FCI Announces 1.27mm Modular Connector System
FCI is launching Minitek 127, a new modular connector system on a 1.27 (.050") pitch. It is one of the most extensive miniature systems available in the marketplace, capable of a wide variation of board-to-board and cable-to-board interconnections.
HARTING Compact Industrial Connectors With High Power Ratings
The Han Q 3/0 and Han Q 4/0 are the latest additions to HARTING's Han range of industrial connectors in the smallest Han 3A size range. Despite occupying an area measuring only 42 mm², the new connectors have enough room for three power contacts and a protective earth contact (Han Q 3/0) or four power contacts (Han Q 4/0), giving them the highest power capacity in this compact industrial connector family.
Switchtec’s user friendly disconnector handles incorporate all functions needed for modern panels
Available from Switchtec, Telergon switch disconnectors have undergone an important upgrade whereby their handles and interlocks have been greatly improved for comfort and functionality. Although on the face of it a seemingly simple upgrade, anyone who has ever been on the wrong end of an uncomfortable, 'stiff to operate' large isolator switch will confirm that an ergonomic handle is an absolute must for safety and security.
Low Resistance Gold Plated Connector
Fujipoly America is pleased to announce the Zebra Gold Series 8000B, a high performance, low resistance connector that is capable of transferring both data and power between parallel components or circuit boards.
Heavy duty connector with continuous shielding developed for rugged environments
Developed in response to customer demand for a heavy duty electrical connector with continuous EMC shielding, the 21BV-GS from Multi-Contact is ideally suited for use with three-phase motors supplied by frequency inverters.
Stackable, right-angle HS Stac headers from Molex
Molex Incorporated introduces modular, stackable HS Stac headers that combine the high-speed USCAR-30 HSAutolink interface with the modular, stackable configuration of the versatile Stac64 connector system. With a 0.80mm pitch, the new HS Stac headers achieve greater design-flexibility and space-savings in PCB trace-routing for in-vehicle infotainment and telematic devices.
IDC Connectors For Discrete Wire Or Flat Cable From Lane Electronics
Lane Electronics announces a comprehensive range of mass- terminated insulation displacement contact connectors and mating headers together with a wide selection of application tooling and accessories. Called MAS-CON, it is ideal for board to board power connections since it has the capability to handle up to 12.5A.
S7 SCADA Connector Needs Only a Browser for Visualization
Hilscher has launched the world's smallest SCADA system for Siemens S7 PLCs. A web server inside Hilscher's standard netLINK connector package extracts process variables and data from an S7 and presents it for visualization on any standard web browser, whether laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Kycon Adds Flange-free Upright HDMI Connector
Kycon has added an upright HDMI connector to their KDMIX series, offering the same performance as the standard HDMI. This slim connector with a minimal footprint is designed for applications with limited space such as set top boxes, personal computers, digital audio devices, gaming devices and more.
Field-Attachable External Thread mPm DIN Form B, C And Micro Valve Connectors
Molex extends its offering of Brad mPm external thread, field attachable DIN valve connectors with the introduction of DIN Form B, C and Micro versions with electronic circuitry. Options include a bi-polar Light Emitting Diode power on indicator, LED with blocking diodes to protect against over voltage or peaks when switching off, and bi-polar LED with a voltage-dependent resistor to protect supply and switch.
New Cable Gland System Euro-Top EMC Shields From Electric Smog
The new, fourth generation of cable glands Euro-Top EMC not only prevents intrusion by dust and humidity, it also considerably reduces interference from electro-magnetic fields. This allows uninterrupted operation and prevents surges, circuit feedback, radio interference and interspersion in highly sensitive plants, such as those used for measurement and control technology as well as solar, communication, engine and machine technology.
HARTING RJ Industrial RJ45 PCB Female Connector With Transformers For 10 Gbit/s
HARTING has expanded its HARTING RJ Industrial series with new RJ45 female connectors featuring integral transformers for operation at 10 Gbit/s. The highly compact dimensions of these RJ45 connectors enable convenient and simple integration into all established IP 65/67 interface types, from PushPull through to Han 3A.
PROVERTHA's M12 D-Code connectors tested to fullfil application needs
During development and production PROVERTHA puts a lot of effort to create products, which match perfectly with the addressed application needs. Recently the M12 D-Code connector for field assembly passed related vibration and shock tests with very good results.
Belden Presents New Hirschmann Field-Attachable Valve Connectors
Belden has extended its Hirschmann product program to include new field-attachable valve connectors from the GDM series. These type B connectors guarantee both a dependable power supply and reliable data transmission, ensuring high productivity for systems and machines. They are available without circuitry or with more than 20 different electronic inserts that protect downstream circuitry against voltage surges or electromagnetic interference.
FCI Introduce Rotatable Board-to-Board Connector Between +90° And -60°
FCI has developed a hermaphroditic board-to-board connector that can be rotated to any angle between +90° and -60°. The RotaConnect rotatable board to board connector offers significant design flexibility as the same connector is capable of providing perpendicular, co-planar, or angled interconnect solutions. The hermaphroditic board-to-board connector, which mates to itself can also be placed anywhere on the PCB, further expanding design options.
HARTING Announce Han HC Modular 650 Connector With Crimp Termination
HARTING has introduced a version of its established Han HC Modular 650 high-current connector contacts with crimp termination. The new contacts are plug-compatible with existing variants with axial screw termination, and create greater design flexibility for customer applications. The contacts are fixed in a plastic insert, which creates a single-pole high-current contact.
New modular connector line Intermateable to market standard
Amphenol introduces the new heavy|mate F series, a flexible modular system. Different than the existing heavy|mate M, this line is intermateable to the market standard of rectangular connectors and to the lines of major competitors.
UK Made Circular Connectors Come in 9 Shell Sizes
The LMH series of bayonet coupling power connectors from UK manufacturer Weald Electronics meets the requirements of MIL-C-26482 Series 1 and Patt 105. The connectors are also approved to IECQ-CECC spec BS/CECC 75201-003 and BS 9522 F0017.
HARTING adds solder bucket contacts to har-link metric connector range
HARTING is expanding its space-saving har-link metric connector range with a version equipped with solder bucket contacts. Up to now, these connectors were supplied with an insulation displacement termination on the cable side only.
Binder Releases M8 8-pin Panel-Mount Receptacles
Binder-USA has expanded its Series 768 and 718 M8 product line with new 8-pin panel-mount receptacles. The receptacles provide an ideal solution for applications requiring high pin numbers in areas with limited space. The connectors are commonly used for sensors and actuators in the industrial and automation industries.
Molex iPass+ zHD Vertical Connectors Operate at SAS-3 and Projected SAS-4 Bandwidths
Molex has announced high density iPass+ zHD vertical connectors for midplane or other non-edge-board applications. The new iPass+ zHD vertical connector system provides a 0.75mm pitch vertical connector that meets requirements of SAS-3 and projected SAS-4 bandwidths.
Even Greater Flexibility From HARTING's Expanded Han-Quick Lock Connector Range
HARTING has expanded the flexibility of its connector families fitted with Han-Quick Lock termination technology by offering connectors in two wire-gauge ranges. The two families of devices are distinguished by the different colouring of the Han-Quick Lock actuators. The termination wire gauge ranging from 0.25 mm² to 1.5 mm² has a black actuator, whereas the actuator for the 0.5 mm² to 2.5 mm² range is blue.
340 Amp SB2/0 Connector Announced By Anderson Power Products
Anderson Power Products announces a new addition to the SB connector family with the release of their new 2 pole SB 2/0 connector. APP continues to search for ways to offer system designers increased power connections in compact formats. The SB 2/0 offers larger wire capability and increased current carrying capability over the similar sized SB 175 connector.
Mill-Max Unveil SMT Headers With .030” Diameter Pins
Mill-Max has added a heavier gauge option to our line of SMT interconnect headers with the introduction of two new connectors. Our latest Series 349 and 449 SMT male pin header strips feature sturdy .030" (0,76mm) diameter pin tails which plug easily into a variety of standard Mill-Max mating socket strips. The mating sockets are available in through-hole, right-angle and SMT configurations.