Cable and Connecting
FCI Expands Terminal Block Portfolio with New Options
FCI, a leading developer of connectors and interconnect systems, announces the expansion of its terminal blocks product portfolio with additional PCB fixed configurations, power pluggable and spring-contact products, all ideal for industrial and instrumentation applications. With these additions, the product line will fulfill the needs for most connections a customer could need.
CUI Expands DC Power Jack Line-Up
CUI Inc announced an addition to their Components line which now includes a locking nut dc power jack for panel mount requirements. These rugged dc jacks have a center pin diameter of 2.1 mm or 2.5 mm and an outside diameter of 5.5 mm. Contact resistance is 30 m Ω MAX and insulation resistance is 100 M Ω MIN @ 500 Vdc. The jacks are able to withstand a voltage of 500 Vac R.M.S. for one minute and have a voltage rating of 20 Vdc at 5 A.
Lane Electronics - Screw–fastening micro38999 connectors satisfy space and performance requirements in demanding applications
Lane Electronics has made available Souriau's 8DA series micro38999 circular connectors designed for the most demanding environments. The new screw-coupling micro38999 connectors satisfy the increasing need for more compact, lighter connection solutions for military, aerospace and industrial applications.
One-Piece Cable For Mirroring iPadR 2 and iPhoneR 4 Display On HDTV
RedMere, the pioneer of smart active cable technology for HDMI, announced that its single-cable solution for mirroring the iPad® 2 and iPhone® 4 display to an HDTV will be available to U.S. consumers this summer and will be sold by the company's brand-name marketing partners. RedMere said the new cable will be an integrated unit eliminating the need for a "dongle" and separate HDMI cable. The sleek all-in-one RedMere cable will incorporate the company's self-powered integrated circuit which lets users directly connect their iPad 2, iPhone 4, and fourth-generation iPod® Touch to an HDTV or other high definition display or projector.
Intelliconnect Waterproof RF Connectors For Medical Applications
Intelliconnect manufactures a wide range of standard RF connectors suitable for medical applications. In addition to standard coaxial and triaxial types, Intelliconnect are happy to offer their fast turnaround custom design service for non-standard medical connector requirements. With no NRE costs to customers and low minimum order quantities, Intelliconnect custom designed medical connectors offer an ideal solution for specialised medical products.
Harting - Expanded range of M12 circular connectors
Harting has expanded its range of M12 circular connectors to include field-installable versions with larger cross-sections as well as new receptacles for 10 Gbit/s data transmission.
N Female Connector Designed for Popular Plenum Cable
Where wireless applications require an easily routed, low loss RF cable for in-building systems, Times Microwave's LMR-400-LLPL has become a popular choice. This cable is an indoor highly fire retarded cable intended specifically for runs within return air handling plenums (e.g. dropped ceilings, raised floors).
K1 Qualification of 8NA Series junction boxes for EPR
SOURIAU has obtained K1 qualification of new 8NA Series junction boxes, especially developed for EPR programs (European Pressurized Reactor).
TE Connectivity’s 1.95mm Sim Card Connector – A Good Choice For Space-Constrained Consumer Devices
TE Connectivity (TE) launches new 1.95mm SIM card connectors to offer customers a connector solution that fits into various consumer devices such as cell phones and tablets with limited space for SIM cards.
Industrial-grade CompactFlash card connectors from SUYIN with integrated ejection mechanism
Due to their excellent robustness and impact resistance qualities, CompactFlash (CF) memory cards are increasingly also making inroads into industrial applications as replacements for hard drives. In order to be able to accept these CF cards, the CompactFlash card connector must also have an equally rugged design capable of withstanding mechanical shocks.
TE Connectivity Develops LGA 1944 Socket For AMD’s New High-Performance Opteron 6000 Series Server Processor
TE Connectivity (TE) announces a new surface-mount LGA socket for AMD's new high-performance Opteron 6000 series server processor. The LGA 1944 socket is validated to the processor's high speed/ high performance specification. TE is one of the few suppliers able to provide this kind of technology and products.
Lane Electronics - micro38999 connectors – Smaller and lighter than MIL-DTL38999 Series III types but with the same high performance levels
Lane Electronics has made available Souriau's new micro38999 circular connectors which have been designed for the most demanding environments and offer considerable performance advantages over even the smallest MIL-DTL38999 Series III units.
PV Junction Box for Thin Film Modules
Yamaichi Electronics has announced the TF junction box for thin film modules. The TF junction box for thin film modules by Yamaichi Electronics is the first thin film junction box that has kink protection with Hermetic Sealed technology. This is the first time this familiar technology has been used in a junction box.
Junction Box for Silicon Wafer Module: Eco-Si
Yamaichi Electronics has developed a new photovoltaic junction box for crystalline solar modules for the Y-Sol product family, the new, cost-effective Eco-Si J-Box. It also offers the advantages of the Hermetic Sealed overmolding technology.
Sagard engaged in exclusive discussions with Esterline Technologies Corp for the acquisition of the Souriau Group
Souriau is one of the leaders in the business of harsh environment connectors for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.
Lane Electronics Signs Positronic – Agreement covers UK for all Positronic connector products
Lane Electronics, one of the UK's leading suppliers of interconnection solutions, has added Positronic to its range of franchised suppliers. Positronic is recognised as a leading manufacturer of power, D-subminiature, rectangular and circular connectors as well as fibre optic solutions and cable assemblies and the addition of its products to Lane's line card greatly enhances the company's ability to satisfy practically every interconnect application.
Mini board-to-board connector with a pitch of 0.635 mm for space savings of up to 11 percent
SUYIN is continuing to develop innovative new connectors that can be adapted to meet customer-specific requirements. These efforts have produced a new series of SMT miniature board-to-board connectors that feature a particularly space-saving pitch of 0.635 mm.
TE Connectivity Launches New Series Of Power Line Filters To Comply With Strict Medical Standards
TE Connectivity is pleased to announce the launch of the Corcom HZ Series of power line filters. With current ratings ranging from 3A up to 30A and with low leakage current, the series complies with strict medical industry standards.
Yokowo Waterproof Pogo Pins Protect Portable Devices
Yokowo's new custom waterproof spring loaded connectors (pogo pins) offer advanced protection for portable devices in harsh environments. Pogo pins featuring Yokowo press fit and O-ring assemblies achieve up to IPx7 level waterproof performance, while reducing the need for additional waterproofing and guards in device docking stations and terminals.
Rutronik - Rugged PCB Lithium Coin Cell Holders
Keystone Electronics is introducing a new line of Vertical Entry, Lithium Coin Cell Holders, for use with portable medical and other electronic devices. Designed to retain cells securely under shock and vibration, these holders feature flame retardant housings UL rated 94V-0 and dual-spring contacts with low contact resistance.
TE Connectivity’s Latest Connector Meets Requirements Of Next-Gen Long Term Evolution (LTE) Fiber To The Antenna (FTTA) Designs
To meet the requirements of next-generation WiMax and Long Term Evolution (LTE) Fiber To The Antenna (FTTA) connectivity designs for rugged outdoor use, TE Connectivity (TE) has released the FullAXS connector system that provides the SFP connection between the remote radio and base station for telecommunications applications.
Connector crimp module has 70 A current rating
The new Han 70 A crimp module is the latest addition to the HARTING Han-Modular Series of heavy-duty connectors. Designed for use in applications presenting the toughest mechanical demands, the new module is plug-compatible with the existing Han(R) 70 A axial screw module, and allows the transmission of high power levels within a compact space. In a typical application, up to 12 power contacts rated at 70 A and 1000 V can be implemented in a pluggable version in a Han(R) 24 B connector configuration.
Super-fast plug connectors for the new USB3.0 standard
Yamaichi Electronics has expanded its portfolio of I/O connectors with the super-fast USB 3.0 series. In addition to its extensive line of USB 2.0, mini, and microUSB connectors, Yamaichi is now also offering a line of USB 3.0 interfaces. This brings Yamaichi into the high-speed USB connector market, because unlike the existing USB 2.0 interface (up to a maximum of 480 Mbit/sec), USB 3.0 connectors carry up to 5 Gbit/sec. Of course, downward compatibility with the existing USB 2.0 standard is a given.
Overmolded D38999 Circular Connector
Yamaichi Electronics now offer the significantly improved processing of circular connectors for the aerospace, military, motor sports, maritime and rail industries. Connector elements from the MIL-DTL series standard are increasingly used in these industrial sectors. D38999 plug connectors, for example, are characterised by the high reliability under extremely demanding environmental conditions. Additional advantages are their proportionally very low weight and simple use.
Patch panel for structured cabling networks
HARTING has developed a patch panel based on its Ha-VIS preLink cabling system especially for use in the structured cabling of industrial and special buildings.
SIM Card Connectors for “Smarter” Applications
Whilst SIM cards are synonymous with mobile phones, they are ideal for other applications, allowing real-time communication. The six circuit SIM card connector from GTK has inbuilt card detection and a "push push" mechanism that facilitates positive insertion and removal of the card.
Molex showcases new SolarSpec products at SolarExpo 2011
At this year's SolarExpo exhibition and conference, Molex Incorporated will have on show its latest and most innovative SolarSpec™ interconnect products optimised for the photovoltaic industry.
Molex Quick Mate Duplex (QMD) LC Optical Connector Delivers Ideal Solution for the Most Challenging Environments
Molex Incorporated introduces its Quick Mate Duplex (QMD) LC Optical Connector, a ruggedised connector solution that includes an innovative one-step, push-pull mechanism that can be mated directly to Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) transceivers.
Anderson Power Products Introduces 3 Position Mini SPEC Pak with Environmentally Sealed Shell
Anderson Power Products (APP), the leader in high power interconnect solutions, is proud to introduce the IP68 rated, 3 position Mini SPEC Pak power connector. This compact connector is capable of 22 amps at 600 volts in a 16mm x 72mm (0.63" x 2.83") sized connector.
Mixed technology connector series from Harwin now available off-the-shelf
Harwin, the leading hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, is making certain configurations of its Datamate Mix-Tek range of mixed power and signal 2mm connector family available as standard off-the-shelf products, reducing lead time.
USB 3.0 connector range expanded
W+P PRODUCTS launched USB 3.0 Type A connectors at the beginning of 2009, after the USB Implementers Forum has adopted a specification for the new USB 3.0 Super Speed Standard in November 2008.
LEMO - New products at NABSHOW 2011
LEMO will be demonstrating their latest connection solutions for field (harsh environments) and studio (indoor use) applications in Booth #C9012 during NAB, Las Vegas, April 11-14, 2011. LEMO's products include their well established 3K.93C HDTV Connection ystem (SMPTE compatible), Digital Media Converters, Portable Fusion Splicing, Cable Assemblies as well as Fiber Optic Maintenance, Inspection & Cleaning Tools.
Low Fire Hazard, Heat-Shrinkable Continuous Identification Tubing From TE Connectivity Offers Several Cost And Labour Benefits
TE Connectivity (TE) is pleased to announce the launch of a new low fire hazard, heat-shrinkable continuous identification tubing for industrial, rail & mass transit, aerospace & defense, as well as marine applications. HXCT continuous tubing is a flattened, heat-shrinkable tubing, providing superb print quality for crisp clear wire and cable harness identification.
ALPS Offers Low-profile 4-in-1 Combine Type Card Connector for SC Memory Cards, Multimedia-Cards, Memory Sticks and xD-Picture Cards
With the SCDG4B0100, ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH complements its card connector series with an additional model for SD Memory Cards, Multimedia-CardsTM, Memory SticksTM, and xD-Picture Cards. The surface-mountable 4-in-1 combine type card connector is available as standard-mount version.
New USB RS-485 Serial Adapter Designed For Extreme Environments
Sealevel Systems, Inc. announces the SeaLINK+485-DB9, a new single-port USB to RS-485 serial adapter that utilizes Sealevel's expertise in military-grade designs by incorporating a ruggedized, overmolded enclosure. The SeaLINK+485-DB9 offers fast, reliable serial communication for even the toughest environments, including factory floor, mobile, and outdoor applications.
HARTING adds high-density Monoblocks and Quick-Lock fast termination technology to Han-Yellock connector family
One year after the launch of the innovative Han-Yellock(R) connector family at the Hannover Messe 2010, HARTING has introduced two new additions to the range: high-density Monoblocks and a Quick-Lock module offering fast and easy field termination.
New Second Generation Of Paralight 10 Gbps-Active Optical Cable Assemblies From TE Connectivity Offers Low Power Consumption And High Performance Benefits
TE Connectivity (TE) launches the second generation of PARALIGHT QSFP+ active optical cable assemblies to offer customers significant power and cost savings through fully integrated optical engines that use less power, are lower in cost and offer higher performance compared to its previous generation. The new product is also competitively-priced compared to its previous generation.
Lane Electronics - Weald’s LMF Circular Connectors Come With Thermocouple Contacts If Required
Lane Electronics, one of the UK's leading electrical and electronic connector specialists, has introduced a family of multi-contact circular connectors manufactured by Weald Electronics. The LMF Range connectors are suitable for use in exposed environments and are available in a range of shell styles and shell sizes. Importantly, LMF connectors can be supplied with thermocouple contacts as an option. Other options include full 360ºC EMC screen termination.
Farnell first in Europe to stock Molex EXTreme Power connectors that address high current density, limited space applications
Farnell, the leading multi-channel electronics distributor and a business of global Premier Farnell, has enhanced its range of interconnection products by being the first in Europe to offer the complete Molex EXTreme Power series, which includes the EXTreme LPHPower, MicroPower and ZPower ranges. This Molex series is also stocked at Premier Farnell's Newark business in North America and in Asia-Pacific at element14.
Intelliconnect Cable Assemblies meet RF and waterproof requirements
Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF connectors announces the availability of its cable assembly service. This high quality, UK manufactured, bespoke service is available for both high-volume or specialist small batch requirements.