Cable and Connecting
SUYIN's new Micro HDMI Type-D female connector complies with HDMI 1.4 specifications
For mobile phones, portable media players, digital cameras or any portable device that has compact dimensions with little space for connectors yet simultaneously requires a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), SUYIN offers the Micro HDMI female connector from its 100042MB019XX3FZR series. This 19-pin receptacle is in line with version 1.4 of the HDMI specification.
Switchtec's screwless terminals save time and reduce damage to conductors
Screwless or 'spring' terminal blocks from distributor Switchtec offer a variety of benefits to manufacturers, end users and maintenance teams. The terminal blocks save time and bring enhance reliability while reducing costs.
Lane Signs Agreement With Industry-Leading Circular Connector Specialist Binder UK
Lane Electronics, one of the UK's leading suppliers of interconnection solutions, has added Binder UK to its range of franchised suppliers. Recognised as a major force in circular connectors for industrial applications, Binder opened its UK facility at the beginning of 2009 and has since worked to establish a distribution network built around a combination of value added partners and specialist suppliers.
Power Interconnect Solutions: Increasing Current Density And Reliability
A new breed of power interconnects -- the MULTI-BEAM XLE and MINIPAK HDL connectors -- has been developed by Tyco Electronics to meet the growing demand for increased current density with modular power solutions. The new designs make better use of available airflow and offer improved long-term reliability. Contact design and material selection have been upgraded to address challenges related to energized mate and un-mate cycles and exposure to corrosion-enhancing environments while maintaining low milli-volt drops.
Volex Works In Partnership With Huawei To Supply Cable Assemblies To European Telecoms Market
Volex Group plc, the global electrical and electronic cable assemblies group, has been selected by global telecom solutions provider Huawei as a local cable assemblies partner for European operations. The contract will see Volex utilise its global footprint to achieve a flexible delivery model for Huawei's mobile infrastructure projects across Europe.
ITT Interconnect Solutions introduces two new snap-on and ultrasonic PCMCIA I/O kits
PC card manufacturers and design engineers need a very broad range of PCMCIA connector and cover set solutions for today's diverse applications, which range from notebook computers to security devices. ITT Interconnect Solutions has always been an innovator in PC card kit technology, having introduced the first PCMCIA frameless ultrasonic weld cover set onto the market in 1998 and the StarCard Snappy advanced snap-to-close cover set in 2005.
Tyco Electronics Launches A New Cat 5E Miniature Trunk Cable For High Data-Rate And xDSL Applications
Tyco Electronics has launched a new MADISON CABLE brand Cat 5E miniature trunk cable designed for the telecommunication and data communication industries. The product, available in shielded or unshielded configurations, eliminates cable congestion -- offering a more flexible, easy-to-route interconnection for use in high data-rate Ethernet and xDSL applications.
Dual-USB with RJ-45-Jack-Combination
The Dual USB / RJ45 Jack 44F-1010 from YDS which is now available at MSC Vertriebs GmbH, is a perfect solution for systems requiring two USB as well as a single 10/100Base-TX connection.
DIN 41 612 connector series with tripled voltage transfer capability
HARTING's surface-mount compatible series of DIN 41 612 connectors now has triple the voltage transfer capability of earlier versions.
SUYIN Connector solutions for optical transmission of digital audio data according to S/PDIF
With the Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) protocol that was developed jointly by those two companies as an interface for audio data, it is possible to transmit digital audio signals nearly without data loss. Data transmission can be accomplished either electrically using a coaxial cable or optically using a fiber-optic cable. For this optical transmission option, SUYIN is now presenting two new products, each with an integrated LED driver IC: The 010189FR003T101Z (F05) Toslink (Toshiba Link) jack receptacle for receiving square-cut Toslink plugs and the 010189FR008GX01ZL mini-jack receptacle for receiving optical or standard 3.5-mm stereo plugs.
World’s First Indepedent 10GBASE-T Comparative Test Study Favours Shielded Copper Cabling Solutions
The AMP NETCONNECT business unit of Tyco Electronics is one of the companies supporting the world's first independent study of UTP (unshielded twisted pair) and STP (shielded twisted pair) systems for 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GBASE-T) communications, which has recently been completed by third-party test laboratory GHMT AG.
Protective Caps for Push-Pull Connectors
Binder-USA is pleased to introduce protective caps for the Series 430, push-pull connectors. When mated to a male or female connector, a cap will provide IP67-rated environmental protection. These caps make the push-pull connectors ideal for use in commercial and industrial fields.
Stainless Steel M12 Connectors with New Specifications
Binder-USA announces an upgraded version of its M12 stainless steel connectors. The upgrade includes larger cable outlets and increased environmental protection with high-grade seals. The newly upgraded connectors are ideally suited for applications in the food and beverage industry, chemical plants, and process automation.
Torque Wrench for 7/8” Field-Attachable Connectors
Binder-USA announced the release of a new torque wrench for its 7/8" Series 820 connectors. The tool is designed to aid in connecting and disconnecting 7/8" field-attachable cable connectors with hex shaped locking nuts. The 7/8" connectors are ideally suited for DeviceNet applications in industrial automation environments.
Anderson Power Products Offers Touch-safe SAF-D-GRID Connector For Hazardous Voltage Applications
Anderson Power Products (APP), a leader in the design and manufacture of interconnect solutions, announces the launch of the Saf-D-Grid connector system for use in the direct connection of DC electronic devices to a DC micro grid. This connector system is ideal for use in DC servers or any device connecting directly to renewable energy sources such as Solar or Wind power.
TM-4000 universal crimp press from Molex terminates large lug products up to 4 AWG
Molex announced its heavy-duty TM-4000 Universal Crimp Press provides up to 31 kN (7000lbf) for bench-top crimping large lug products of up to 4 AWG. The TM-4000 Universal Crimp Press is an inexpensive, electrically controlled, direct-drive press designed for mid-volume, semi-automatic bench-top operations such as those found in the automotive, industrial and commercial markets. Capable of production rates of up to 2,400 terminations per hour, the TM-4000 offers contract manufacturers, assembly houses and design engineers an effective and affordable method of applying a wide range of side- and rear-feed terminals to heavy-gauge wires.
Tyco Electronics Launches New Screw-Down Jumper Assembly For LED Applications
Tyco Electronics has launched a new board-to-board screw-down jumper assembly for use in LED lighting strips, lighting controls, and channel lettering. The RoHS-compliant jumper, which was originally designed for T8 and T12 fluorescent retrofit tubes, specifically serves the solid state lighting (SSL) market.
CR1632 coin cell battery holders
MPD is introducing P/N's BV-1632 & BV-1632-G, two lithium vertical battery holders for CR1632, BR1632 or DL1632 size batteries. The BV-1632 and BV-1632-G are particularly suitable for single board computers with tight space constraints. Designed to be as compact as possible but to withstand harsh environments where SBC's are sometimes found.
Efficient assembly ODU MAC LC modules for PCB termination
Reliability and efficiency are important in each area in a company, and of course this also includes the PCB assembly department. This has led the connector specialist ODU, located in Mühldorf, Germany, to expand its ODU MAC LC (modular rectangular connectors) with the addition of a PCB termination module.
Robust, single-port USB-3.0/ Type-A jack from SUYIN also suited for industrial applications
Shortly following the launch of a USB-3.0/Type-A dual-port jack with 2 x 9 contacts, SUYIN is now expanding its extremely extensive range of USB connectors (with a total of over 370 different versions) to include the single-port USB-3.0/Type-A jack with the part number 020052MR009S500ZL.
Kinky pins just the right shape for designers
Aerco now stocks the Oxley range of Kinky Pin PCB connectors and test points that uses a unique 'kinked' retention mechanism to retain the pin in the PCB prior to soldering. The pioneering design of the `Kinky Pin' has made it an established favourite over a number of years, but recent changes in PCB assembly processes has meant that the pin design is now fully appreciated by designers.
Quadrant teams up with IMS to design new RF connector that meets strict budgetary and technical specs
Quadrant has combined with German high frequency connector manufacturer, IMS Connector Systems, to develop a new RF connector that uses a deep-drawn manufacturing process to conform to strict technical and price specifications.
PHD 38999 circular fibre optic connector from ITT Interconnect Solutions provides cost-effective solution for multiple fibre optic packaging scenarios
ITT Interconnect Solutions has launched its PHD 38999 fibre optic connector family in response to demands for a interconnect system suitable for harsh environments that could group multiple fibre optic terminations in a rugged circular connector profile with precision alignment and optical performance features.
Cryo-connector success inspires innovations for sensible temperatures
Tekdata Interconnections' Cryoconnect Division has delivered wiring harnesses for the UK Astronomy Technology Centre's SCUBA 2 project, the world's first large-format CCD-like camera for sub-millimetre astronomy, which is being integrated with the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope in Hawaii. The harnesses use Tekdata's connector-less vacuum feedthrough technology to couple the detector array, which has more than 10,000 pixels, to the SCUBA 2 camera's read-out electronics.
Industrial connector module for rapid on-site assembly
HARTING has introduced a new version of the Han DD industrial connector module featuring the company's Quick Lock termination technique for on-site assembly in the field without the need for special tools.
New Coax Connector Series HF201
Yamaichi Electronics presents a new high frequency connector. The High Speed portfolio is extended by this coax antenna connector system.
New military connectors Fischer LandForce Series
Fischer Connectors, a partner of Future Soldier Programs around the world, announces new secure interconnect solutions specially designed for Defense Forces: Fischer UltiMate™ Military Connectors Line. First within this line, the new Fischer LandForce™ Series offers compact, rugged, lightweight circular connectors for an improved protection of Future Soldiers, vehicles and other land-based equipments.
Hirose LX Series ultra-low profile interface connector
The LX series is a 0.5mm pitch ultra-low profile interface connector. Hirose has an established reputation in the industry for quality, reliability and leading-edge technology. Recognising the rapid and challenging technological developments in the dynamic field of electronics, Hirose have introduced smaller yet better performing connectors.
Tyco Electronics’ G13 Style SMT Assembly Supports Solid State Lighting Industry
Tyco Electronics announces a new RoHS-compliant G13 style SMT assembly and end-cap cover for the solid state lighting (SSL) industry. The product supports printed circuit boards (PCBs) and LED strip lighting modules found in the standard T8 and T12 fluorescent LED retrofit tubes.
Binder UK appoints two VAPs to develop UK business
Binder UK, the newly formed UK subsidiary of the well known German connector company, has signed strategic VAP (Value Added Partnership) agreements with Quadrant Connections and Contour Electronics. These are the only two companies in the UK to carry this status and both companies will work together with Binder UK in identifying opportunities for cable assemblies using Binder connectors.
Compact plastic housing for individual connector modules
The new HARTING Han-Modular ECO connector is a low-cost, compact plastic connector housing designed to hold a single module from the Han-Modular range.
APD plastic circular connectors from ITT Interconnect Solutions suit Wheeled Armoured Vehicles
ITT Interconnect Solutions' circular APD product family, originally designed to meet the automotive norm DIN72585 (now ISO15170), is now an ideal connector for certain wheeled armoured vehicle applications if military specifications are not required. These connectors are lightweight, cost effective, easy to assemble, and offer the additional security of a secondary locking system for high pin counts.
Aries’ BGA Switch-A-Pitch Adapters Enable Cost-Effective Use of 0.40mm Pitch Devices with 1.00mm Pitch Boards
Aries Electronics recently added new BGA Switch-A-Pitch adapters that allow for smaller pitch devices to be used with larger pitch boards. The new adapters in the series adapt 0.40 mm devices to boards with a 1.00mm pitch.
BMA female adopts NEW spring fingers contact
All BMA female connectors adopt a redesigned spring finger outer contact for improved performance. The redesign of the BMA female connector was launched in 2007. The main design improvement is a 3 in 1 concept with a one piece stamped contact which replaces 3 different piece parts on previous BMA design.
Volex Launches Ruggidised Fibre Optic Connector For Harsh Environment Use
Volex Group plc, the global electrical and electronic cable assemblies group, today announces the launch of its Robust Optical Connector; a multi-fibre optical connector for use in harsh environment applications. The Robust Optical Connector, made up of a plug and socket assembly, is IP68-rated* to ensure protection against submersion in water, while maintaining excellent optical performance in a temperature range between minus 40oC and plus 85oC.
Tyco Electronics - Cost-Effective Termination Solutions For Copper And Aluminum Magnet Conductors
Tyco Electronics now offers the MAG-MATE insulation displacement crimp (IDC) interconnection system – a cost-effective interconnect for fractional horsepower (FHP) motor manufacturers. The product drives cost reduction as the same part number qualifies for termination of both copper and aluminium magnet wires.
Push-fit terminations from Aaren Technology
Specialist European-based RF and Microwave components supplier, Aaren Technology, has announced the availability of a new range of push fit terminations. They are designed specifically to be compatible with all SMA style connectors, including 27GHz SMA, 3.5mm and 2.92mm connectors, and are ideal for both development and production test environments.
HARTING introduces 5-pole version of M12 crimp connector family
The HARTING Han M12 crimp connector is now available as a 5-pole version, expanding the range of HARTING crimp connectors featuring the M12 mating face.
SUYIN´s Surface-mount Mini USB receptacle offers additional space for placing small chip components
020200MB005XX32ZX...Here's a part number that's bigger than the product!!! For space-critical applications in which every square millimeter is crucial, SUYIN offers a particularly sophisticated solution in the form of its new 020200MB005XX32ZX 5-pin Mini USB female connector. Due to its shape, it is possible to place small components (such as chip capacitors or chip resistors) on the PCB beneath a portion of this right-angle, surface-mount, type-B Mini USB receptacle connector on an area of approx. 25 mm².
Combined power-signal connector offers rapid wiring technology for field assembly
The HARTING Han Q 4/2 industrial connector - a high-current device combining four power contacts rated at 40 A each along with two signal contacts rated at 10 A each - is now available with the company's rapid wiring technology for ease of field assembly.