Cable and Connecting
Molex demonstrates Brad software development kits at Hanover Fair
During this year's Hanover Fair, Molex Incorporated will show the full capability of its Brad® Ethernet protocol development kits for PROFINET and EtherNet/IP.
Clip Type FPC Testing Socket from Yamaichi
Ongoing miniaturization and further product complexity – due to the increased number of product sub-assemblies – require a reliable temporary contacting system to outperform the current FPC sub-assembly test. To ensure the performance of even more complex FPC sub-assemblies within a system, Yamaichi designed the LC Series, a smart and operator-friendly testing jig.
Advanced Interconnections Quality System Meets ISO 9001:2008 Standard
Advanced Interconnections Corp. (Advanced) recently passed a comprehensive ISO audit, successfully earning recertification for its quality management system to the ISO 9001:2008 Standard.
Switchtec's high power terminal blocks meet photovoltaic requirements and more
Available from distributor Switchtec, Euroclamp's MVP35 high power PCB terminal block has been designed with the Photovoltaic industry in mind, but is suitable for any high voltage or amperage application with ratings of 1000V at 125A.
SCSI cable assemblies for high vibration requirements
HARTING has introduced a range of high-performance SCSI overmoulded cable assemblies based on the company's har-mik male connectors. The new assemblies, which are ideally suited to use in high vibration environments, are available in 14-, 26- and 36-pole versions, and in a range of standard lengths from 0.5 m to 5 m. In addition to standard AWG 28 shielded cable, other types are available on request.
Gewiss mains industrial connectors now available from Rapid Electronics
Gewiss are specialists in products for power distribution systems, and this range of connection solutions exemplify their reputation for ergonomics, build quality and design. The products include 2, 3 and 4 pole straight plugs and sockets, 90 degree surface mounting sockets, flush mounting inlet sockets, 10 degree receptacles and a horizontal socket outlet with isolating switch. All products are colour coded according to voltage, with yellow indicating 110V, blue 230V and red 400V.
Nexans creates new KINOPTIC branded product range to provide a complete FTTH solution
Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has created its new KINOPTIC branded range of optical fibre products to provide a complete fully coordinated FTTH (Fibre To The Home) solution to the meet the specific needs of the rapidly growing FTTH sector.
Anderson Power Product Expands the 4 Position SPEC Pak Connector Series to Include an Inline Receptacle
Anderson Power Products® (APP®), a leader in high power interconnect solutions, is proud to announce the expansion of their 4 position SPEC Pak™ family of products to include an Inline Receptacle.
MKJ Trinity mini circular connectors from ITT ICS now available on dynamic online 3D web modeling site
Leading global connector manufacturer and supplier, ITT Interconnect Solutions, has announced the immediate availability of its Trinity MKJ series mini-circular connectors as downloadable 3D models on its interactive 3D web modelling site.
High-temperature end-to-end edge card connectors
In2Connect UK Ltd work with many world class manufacturers of interconnects for PCB and Backplanes ~ board to board, wire to board and card edge ~ including Conec, ept, ITW McMurdo, Nicomatic, Sullins and EDAC.
Push-pull connectors for soldier applications win on ruggedness and portability
AB Connectors, a division of TT electronics, has announced the first product in its new family of lightweight military connector systems optimised to enhance the portability of rugged field-based communication equipment.
Lane Electronics - Rugged IP67- Rated Screw Coupling Circular Connectors
A series of rugged, high reliability screw coupling circular connectors is announced by Lane Electronics, an industry leader for the supply of electrical and electronic interconnection products. Fully approved to BS 9522 F0014, the IP67 rated LMG range is ideally suited for use in any harsh environment where a high resistance to vibration, the ingress of liquids and a very rugged construction are high priorities.
Railtex 2011 Exhibition: HARTING features new connectivity solutions for rail applications
At Railtex 2011, HARTING is featuring a number of new developments in its range of connectivity solutions for the rail industry.
Laird Technologies Releases Enhanced RJ45-ECS Ethernet Connector System
The patented RJ45-ECS Ethernet connector system, available exclusively from Laird Technologies, is a field replaceable outdoor rated and shielded Ethernet connection system for high speed 10BaseT, 100BaseT, and 1000BaseT networks. Providing for quick and easy disconnects and reconnects of equipment, the connector system incorporates an enhanced molded strain relief into the cable design. This enhancement reduces, and even eliminates, damage caused to the connector components which results from the continuous coiling, curving, or straining of the cable.
Aerco stocks Binder M16 circular connectors
Aerco now holds in stock an extensive range of Binder M16 circular connectors with formats ranging from two to 24 contacts, catering for cable diameters from 3mm to 10mm and versions with environmental protection ranging from IP40 to IP67.
ERNI Electronics extends SMC family with additional pin numbers in all variants
ERNI Electronics is enhancing its popular two-row SMC connector family in a 1.27mm pitch with versions featuring additional pin numbers in all the available configurations (straight and angled male and female connectors plus female IDC connectors for ribbon cable systems).
ERNI Electronics Expands its MicroSpeed Family With the Introduction of 90° Variants
ERNI Electronics has expanded its 1.0mm MicroSpeed connector family to include a 2-row 90° version in addition to the standard vertical male and female connectors designed for typical Mezzanine applications.
Mini Power Connectors
W+P PRODUCTS presents an attractive range of new wire-to-board connectors. The Mini Power Connectors combine the ability to carry current rates up to 5 A with a miniaturized contact design. A pitch of 3.0 mm allows high packing densities compared to usual power connectors.
Molex QSFP+ Active Optical Cable (AOC) Assemblies Provide Unmatched Reach at a Fraction of the Power
Molex Incorporated introduces its Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable (QSFP+) Active Optical Cable (AOC) assemblies, providing the longest link distance and lowest power consumption on the market today.
V-Lock Locking System for the IEC-Appliance couplers
This V-Lock system by SCHURTER is an attractive and simple solution to prevent an unintentional unplugging. Various different connectors, Power Entry Modules and several country-specific power cables are available with this option.
Whitepaper - HDMI ESD Protection without Sacrificing Performance
Adding ESD Protection to HDMI, even at 3.4GHz, Just Became Easier
Industrial C90 circular connector family from Harwin now with 360º EMC braid protection
Harwin has announced that users of its C90 industrial range of circular connectors can now benefit from 360º EMC screening via a new series of screening braid adapters.
ALPS Commences Mass Production of SCDG3 and SCDG6 Series Combination Connector (Compatible with SD, MMC, MS Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo)
ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH has completed development of the SCDG3 and SCDG6 series – a combination connector compatible with SD, MMC, MS Duo™, and MS PRO-HG™ memory cards. Mass production commenced in February this year.
New high power M12 connectors from Binder UK
Now available from Binder UK are new high-power versions of M12 connectors that can carry up to 8A on each contact.
New Tyco Electronics 40-GBPS QSFP+ Optical Transceivers Combine High-Density And Low-Power Benefits Of Parallel Modules
Tyco Electronics launches new highly-compact 40-Gbps QSFP+ optical transceivers -- parallel fiber optical modules with four independent optical transmit and receive channels for increased board density. This extension to TE's QSFP product portfolio for the broad Ethernet and InfiniBand standards marketplace combines the high-density and low-power benefits of parallel modules with some of the key advantages normally associated with SFP+ based modules, such as digital diagnostic monitoring for improved systems management.
Molex introduces Latest iPass+ High-Speed Channel CXP Copper and Optical Products
Molex Incorporated announces its latest additions to the iPass+™ product family. The iPass+ High-Speed Channel CXP copper and optical system offers connectors and cables that achieve rates of up to 120 Gbps of pluggable data over 12 lanes in one assembly. This dual paddle-card system was adopted as the InfiniBand CXP 12x QDR standard, and by IEEE 802.3ba as the 100G Ethernet standard, providing 10 lanes of 10 Gbps data rates.
Tyco Electronics Launches Solderless Led Socket For Philips Lumileds Luxeon S Led
Tyco launched the solderless LED socket, Type LS, designed specifically for use with the new Philips Lumileds LUXEON S LED. Debuting at Strategies In Light 2011 in Santa Clara, California, the new product offers a solderless termination that complements this newly-released lighting-class LED by Philips Lumileds.
New SIM Card Reader with Tray Function
Yamaichi Electronics is launching the new FMS006-3810-0 super-low profile reader with a tray for SIM cards. With the FMS006-3810-0, Yamaichi is expanding its portfolio of high-quality SIM card readers with another six-pin version. The special feature of this reader is the tray function, which is practical for applications in which the SIM card must be changed frequently or should be easily accessible without opening the housing. This card reader has a tray in which the SIM card is inserted, then pushed together with it into the card reader. The SIM card then lies in complete protection in the card reader.
Special EMI Protection for the Y-ConRJ45 Series
The market-tested Y-ConRJ45 series from Yamaichi Electronics, used in a variety of industrial applications, has been further developed specifically to provide the best possible EMI protection. In industrial applications such as engine connectors, there is vibration that can lead to temporary breaks in the EMC connection. The background is that most of the systems on the market offer EMI protection only through the cable shield and the connected plug. This means that a permanent, reliable EMC connection with the jack is not ensured.
Cost-effective SMT coin cell holder provides secure retention and saves installation time
Harwin has expanded its range of EZ BoardWare products with the introduction of a single piece surface mountable coin cell holder which ensures coin cells are securely retained in place while cutting assembly time. EZ Coin Cell Holders can accommodate 12.5mm diameter x 2.5mm thick BR1225 and CR1225 coin cells and are available in Tape and Reel packaging making them ideally suited to automatic placement systems.
Lane Electronics Gets The Nod As Global E.Commerce Partner For HUBER+ SUHNER’s RF Test & Measuring Products
Lane Electronics, recognized as an industry leader for the supply of electrical and electronic interconnection products, has become one of just a handful of distributors globally able to sell and support HUBER+SUHNER's RF Test and Measurement products from stock on a "ship the same day" basis.
Provertha D-sub connectors and hoods now available from Quadrant
Quadrant Connections, the Hertfordshire-based manufacturer of coaxial and multicore cable assemblies and electronic component distributor, is now a stocking distributor for Provertha, a German manufacturer of D-sub connectors, hoods and associated accessories.
Radiall Licenses Amphenol as second source for R2CT kit
Radiall announced that Amphenol is now a licensed second source for Radiall R2CT connection kits. As a second source, Amphenol will manufacture and market the connectors. R2CT connection kit provides a waterproof, sealed connection for fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA), remote radio head equipment, and similar outdoor applications where a protected interface is needed. The field-installable kit provides low-cost sealing at the transceiver-to-cable interface and ensures robust mechanical and environmental performance.
Fine Pitch Bump Adapters Now Allow for SMT Adaptation of TSSOP, QFP and Other Fine-Pitch Devices
Aries Electronics now offers a line of adapters which convert TSSOP, QFP and other fine pitch devices to any other fine-pitch bumped package or routing configuration down to 0.4mm pitch. These unique Fine Pitch Bump Adapters are mounted to the existing PCB via raised pads up to 0.010 (0.25mm) on the adapter bottom. The adapters feature pads on the component side designed to accept any device on any pitch (0.5mm or greater) and easily route the signals for packages including TSSOP, QFP and other fine-pitch devices down to 0.40mm.
Prysmian maintains leading worldwide positions in telecom optical fibre and cables market almost 10 million km of optical fibre produced in 2010
Prysmian Cables & Systems – a leading worldwide player in the energy and telecommunications cable market – has confirmed its position among the top global players in the telecommunications optical fibre and cables sector, with overall production of around 10 million km of optical fibre in 2010, equal to 5% of the total worldwide industry production, and with a significant growth on 2009.
Molex zQSFP+ Interconnect System Meets Demand for High-Density Applications
Molex Incorporated introduces the z-Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable Plus (zQSFP+) interconnect solution, designed for high-density applications found in telecommunications, data networking, test and measurement and medical diagnostic equipment. Products in the zQSFP+ system support next-generation 100 Gbps Ethernet and 100 Gbps InfiniBand* Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) applications and are designed to accommodate stacked and ganged connector configurations in extremely high-density requirements.
Anderson Power Products (APP) introduces SPEC Pak Extreme connectors to increase power handling capability
Anderson Power Products (APP), introduced the SPEC Pak Extreme connector, APP's latest addition to the SPEC Pak™ connector series. The SPEC Pak™ Extreme connectors increase the power handling capability of the SPEC Pak™ series to 320 amps.
Tyco - High- Performance LCD Coaxial Embedded Display Interface (LCEDI) And LCEDI SR (Source Receptacle)
The rapidly developing tablet, notebook and netbook PC markets are creating demand for high-performance interconnects with sufficient throughput to drive the latest display technology. With these requirements in mind, Tyco Electronics (TE) has introduced the next generation LCD Coaxial Embedded Display Interface (LCEDI) family of connectors, with which TE is able to provide a total solution for panel / main board interconnection.
SMT board stacking connector features novel floating mechanism
Honda Connectors has introduced a 0.8mm pitch, 20 position SMT board stacking connector range that provides a generous 0.8mm mating misalignment both laterally and longitudinally. This novel floating mechanism, providing a full 0.8mm movement on a contact pitch of the same dimension is unmatched in the marketplace. A special 'S'-shaped section in each contact strip provides the necessary flexibility, and with a reaction force of less than 0.098N per contact in both lateral and longitudinal directions the floating mechanism is also highly compliant.
Molex Unveils EXTreme Ten60Power High-Current Connectors
Molex introduced a new version of its EXTreme Ten60Power High-Current Connectors. The EXTreme Ten60Power delivers up to 260A per linear inch, representing the highest current density available in the lowest profile interconnect on the market today.