Cable and Connecting
Molex announces iPass+ HSC CXP Copper and Optical System for fast and flexible system hardware
Molex announces the iPass+ High-Speed Channel (HSC) pluggable CXP copper and optical interconnect system enabling 12 channels of 10 Gbps data, for up to 120 Gbps of total bandwidth. The iPass+ CXP provides both copper and optical direct attach options for the same system port, thereby increasing the flexibility of system-level hardware for end users. This innovative dual paddle-card system was adopted as the InfiniBand* Architecture Specification Vol. 2 Release 1.2.1; Annex A6 in September 2009.
Radiall Introduces New Insert and Contact Layouts for ARINC 600 Connectors
Radiall USA, Inc. introduced its new size 10 concentric twinax contact with three new insert configurations for the NSX series (ARINC 600 standard). The NSX series (ARINC 600 standard) are multipin rack and panel connectors used to connect high performance avionic equipment. The size 10 contact complements the legacy size 8 and size 5 range and offers greater density while providing outstanding electrical performance. These new contacts are available in both standard crimp termination and solder tails for printed circuit card applications.
AVX expands miniature single-sided SSL connector series to include 5A current rating
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its 9159 Series solid-state lighting connector offering to include a miniature, single-sided SMT connector for PCB strip lighting applications. The robust 5A connectors provide reliable board-to-board connection for end-to-end board mating, also known as "butt mating", which optimizes LED spacing for maximum optical performance.
Radiall introduces new insert and contact layouts for ARINC 600 connectors
Radiall's NSX series (ARINC 600 standard) are multipin rack and panel connectors used to connect high performance avionic equipment. Radiall extends the insert and contact product offer with a new size 10 contact.
PA&E - New Non-magnetic Micro-D Connectors
Engineers designing electronic components for use in applications where non-magnetic characteristics are required now have a new connector option following PA&E's announcement of its new non-magnetic Micro-D connector line.
Molex expands its EdgeLine family of products with CoEdge connector
Molex introduced a new addition to its EdgeLine family of connectors. The EdgeLine CoEdge, which was recently nominated as a DesignVision finalist at the DesignCon 2010 show, is a one-piece, 25 Gbps connector that is configured to meet an industry standard pitch of 0.80mm (.031"). This low-profile, dual-sided, edgecard connector supports sixteen PCB thickness variations with multiple circuit sizes for high-speed, industry-standard, edgecard applications.
Miniature connectors with moulded cable are quality guaranteed
New from Binder is an over-moulded version of the well-proven 720 series of snap-in, low cost, waterproof circular connectors. Supplied as standard with a single ended moulded-on cable, the availability of over-moulded connector and cable assemblies that are 100% electrically tested and quality guaranteed will be of great value to manufacturers of laboratory equipment, medical equipment, instrumentation, communications systems and similar products.
Harwin’s EZ-BoardWare SMT components provide simple, cost-saving solutions for EMC, cable management and test
Harwin is launching a new brand – EZ BoardWare – comprising surface mount products that improve manufacturing flexibility, reduce manufacturing costs and improve in field maintenance.
Tyco Electronics Introduces Left And Right Hand Plugs to its line of wire-to-board, Eurostyle terminal blocks
New left and right hand plugs have been added to Tyco Electronics' line of wire-to-board, Eurostyle terminal blocks. This product extension provides additional configurations of wire access angles to the standard 3.5mm and 3.81mm vertical and right angle headers. Specific applications of this product include control, input/output and field wiring.
19-way commercial Pogo Pin connector and cable assembly ensures 100% effective EMI shielding in high cycle count applications
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a low cost 19-way commercial Pogo pin connector and cable assembly which meet the stringent electrical and mechanical specifications required in demanding environments including medical test and diagnostic equipment such as diagnostic imaging systems. Rated to IP 55, this new interconnect also suits other harsh environment applications including commercial aircraft electronics, instrumentation, and industrial equipment.
HF601-22-03 - Zero-Insertion-Force (ZIF) High Speed Connector
Yamaichi Electronics now offers an innovative High Speed ZIF connector for FFC/FPC. Thus the already existing Flip Type connector series HF601 has been extended by a 22 pin High Speed version for data transfer rates of up to 3 Gbps.
Yamaichi Electronics - microSD Card Reader for Vertical Mating Position
Yamaichi Electronics offers a new manual microSD Card reader, the PJS008U-3000-0, for vertical insertion and extraction, i.e. in the 90° angle to the PCB. The PJS008U-3000-0 is a manual microSD Card reader for all microSD Cards in compliance with the specification of the microSD Card standard. The positioning pins and the DIP connection to the PCB ensure the secure fixing of the card reader on the PCB. Thus the PJS008U-3000-0 is as stable as the horizontal microSD Card readers and has all the same attributes as the 180° version.
SUYIN - 2mm hard-metric interconnect system in accordance with IEC 61076-4-101
These hard-metric connectors with a 2.0-mm pitch from MetCon-2 series conform to the requirements of IEC 61076-4-101. They are particularly well suited for highly complex board-to-backplane and board-to-board/daughterboard connections in CompactPCI and VME64 Extension (VME64x) applications in telecommunications or network systems with data rates up to 1Gbit/s.
Sullins Connector Solutions' now offers Hi-Temp Headers and Card Edge Connectors
Sullins Connector Solutions, has expanded its portfolio of high-temperature devices to include Hi-Temp 0.100 (2.54 mm) contact centerline male headers that support an operating temperature range of -65 degrees C to +150 degrees C. The new single- and dual-row Hi-Temp headers are offered to complement Sullins' full series of Hi-Temp dual-row card edge connectors which support an operating temperature range of -65 degrees C to +250 degrees C, and are provided in 0.039 (1.0 mm), 0.050 (1.27 mm), 0.100 (2.54 mm), 0.125 (3.18 mm) and 0.156 (3.96 mm) contact centerline versions.
Multi-pin hazardous-area connectors now available fully assembled in 48 hours
PEI-Genesis has expanded the range of products it stocks from manufacturer Amphenol Industrial Operations to include the Amphe-EX series of ATEX-approved multi-pin hazardous-area connectors.
Molex - Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable Plus (QSFP+) solution
Molex introduced the Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (QSFP+) interconnect solution designed for a multitude of markets and applications including switches, routers, Host Bus Adapters (HBAs), enterprise data centres, high-performance computing (HPC) and storage. Components of the system include the Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) shielding cage, passive cable assembly, active cable assembly, optical MTP cable assembly, optical loopback and a 38-circuit SMT iPass host connector.
Radiall’s New BNC 75 ohm HDTV Coaxial Connector Series Perform up to 6 GHz
Radiall introduced its "True" BNC 75 ohm HDTV Coaxial Connector Series that can handle data rates up to 3 Gbps or higher while supporting the broadcast industry's SMPTE 292M and 424M standards. These connectors feature gold plated center and outer contacts, which provide outstanding electrical performance with a frequency range of up to 6 GHz, optimized at 3 GHz.
FCI Enhances Portfolio With Terminal Blocks
FCI, a leading developer of connectors and interconnect systems, announced the expansion of its electronics product portfolio with printed circuit board pluggable and fixed terminal blocks that are ideal for industrial and instrumentation applications.
ITT Interconnect Solutions launches Universal Contact for angular alignment applications
ITT Interconnect Solutions has launched a Universal Contact for angular alignment applications which provides a vertical electrical connection between a device and a PCB. Additionally, it offers the advantage of allowing angular mating within the same footprint as a standard UC. ITT Interconnect Solutions produced this new and innovative UC within a very tight timeframe of four weeks from design through to production, enabling their first end customer to produce 2.5 million handheld units within 60 days.
Anixter's 2010 Catalogue is now available
With more than 390 pages of fasteners, cable management, cable, wire, protection and finishing solutions, the catalogue is packed with colour pictures, technical line drawings and comprehensive specifying notes—making it simple for users to find the exact part they need.
Tyco Electronics - LCEDI connector family
Tyco Electronics offers a next generation LCD Coaxial Embedded Display Interface (LCEDI) family of connectors designed to provide exceptional electrical performance in both low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS) and embedded DisplayPort (eDP) applications.
FCI Features New TwinMezz High-Density, High-Speed Mezzanine Connector System at DesignCon 2010
FCI announced the successful demonstration of a 20+ Gb/s data stream over its new ultra-high density TwinMezz mezzanine connector system, which has also been named a finalist in the 2010 DesignVision Awards program in the Interconnect Technologies and Components category by the International Engineering Consortium (IEC). The TwinMezz connector system provides superior electrical performance at the highest data rates, the highest signal density, and the lowest insertion force when compared to other available mezzanine connectors.
Industrial connectors combine easy handling and space-saving design
The HARTING Han 7 D and Han 8 D compact industrial connectors are now available with Han-Quick Lock termination technology to give a combination of easy handling and space-saving design. The precise, compact and straightforward Han-Quick Lock(R) technology from HARTING is ideal for interconnection situations involving high contact densities, offering the same benefits as the crimp termination technology that has been long established in the industrial connector market.
AVX expands LED lighting connector family to include board-to-board versions
AVX Corporation has expanded its wire-to-board connector product offering to include board-to-board connectors specifically designed for the LED lighting industry. Designated the 9159 Series, the cost-effective connectors provide design flexibility by offering both card edge (one-piece) and plug-and-socket (two-piece) interconnect options. The connectors feature a small footprint, making them ideal for applications where multiple printed circuit boards need to be plugged together, such as LED lighting strips.
Nemesis SC connectors from ITT Interconnect Solutions can be sealed and cleaned
ITT Interconnect Solutions' new Nemesis SC connectors are sealed but also cleanable, enabling users such as soldiers and medical staff to operate in all conditions. The new, miniature, lightweight connectors incorporate a patented pull back barrel system which facilitates cleaning and allows the user to return to full operational functionality in seconds.
Radiall Expands Composite Connector Line for Outdoor Telecom Applications
Radiall USA, Inc., expands its line of innovative N and 7/16 Composite Connector Series with over 20 new variations of plugs, jacks and receptacles as a lightweight, low cost alternative to brass connectors. Ideal for harsh outdoor telecom applications, these new connectors are manufactured with corrosion free, composite materials that are UV resistant and meet IEC 68-2-5 and IEC-68-2-9. In addition, since the introduction of this new composite technology two years ago, many leading-equipment manufacturers have found cost savings of up to 30 percent when using these types of connectors.
Belden Adds new I/O Modules to its Lumberg Automation LioN-Link Product Portfolio
Belden has added two new bus coupling and six new I/O modules to its range of Lumberg Automation LioN-Link I/O systems. These new products enable users to control electrical drives over Profibus, facilitate networking of intelligent sensors and actors, complete simple retrofitting or upgrading of machines, deliver safety applications and/or decentralize power supply.
Axiomtek's Released iCON-32901 Media Converters, Cost-effective Copper to Fiber Gigabit Ethernet Solutions, for Fiber Network Deployment in Harsh Industrial Environments
Axiomtek's iCON-32901 industrial Gigabit media converters are designed to provide reliable and stable 10/100/1000BaseTX to 1000BaseSX/LX/BX media conversion in harsh industrial environments. The iCON-32901 series are available in models that support a standard operating temperature range of 0 to +45°C and an extended operating temperature range of -40 to +75°C. To enhance system reliability, the converters offer Link Fault Pass Through feature, redundant power, and relay output alarm. The rugged media converter provides users a cost-effective solution to extend the distance between copper based connections with fiber optic cables easily.
HARTING features interconnection solutions for industry
At Southern Electronics 2010, the HARTING Technology Group will be featuring its broad range of electrical and electronics interconnection solutions. The HARTING Technology Group's electronics assembly operation - HARTING Integrated Solutions (HIS) - will also be demonstrating its backplane and sub-assembly capabilities.
New iPass+ HD System from Molex supports next generation SAS 2.1 requirements
Molex Incorporated introduces the iPass+ High Density system, referenced as mini-SAS HD in the SAS 2.1 standard, to meet SAS next-generation speed and density requirements. This innovative system provides 8x as well as 4x cable-plugging options offering designers faster data, more bandwidth and more design flexibility.
Crystek Introduces New Line Of Low-Loss Rf Coaxial Cable Assemblies
Crystek has introduced a new line of low-loss RF coaxial cable assemblies featuring rugged stainless-steel solder-clamp construction and attenuation of 0.36 dB/ft. at 18 GHz. The LL142 Series cable offers shielding effectiveness of greater than -110 dB with an operating temperature range of -55 to +85ºC (extended range of -55 to +125ºC available through special order).
Professional Entertainment Connectors From Lane Electronics
Lane Electronics, one of the UK's leading electrical and electronic connector specialists, announces a new family of connectors designed specifically for the entertainment industry. Manufactured by Neutrik, the connectors will satisfy a wide variety of audio, video and lighting applications across the professional entertainment industry.
New APD 1-way finger protective connector from ITT Interconnect Solutions suits high voltage and maximum power applications
The latest addition to ITT Interconnect Solutions' APD Aquatica range of connectors is a new design aimed to satisfy demand from the transportation and automotive industries. As the need to move away from fossil fuels to alternative energy sources grows, these industries are increasingly focussed on producing hybrid and electrical vehicles.
SUYIN's vertical SMT RJxx jacks available in many variations and optionally with two integrated signalling LEDs
Within its 100236 series, SUYIN offers a broad selection of RJ45, RJ12 and RJ10 jacks for vertical/upright mounting for all kinds of application requirements, such as those used in POS terminals, charging stations for cordless telephones, or IP telephones as well as in industrial applications.
Tyco Electronics’ New Field-Installable Industrial Ethernet Connector Requires No Tools
Now available from Tyco Electronics is an IP65/67 field installable Industrial Ethernet RJ45 push-pull connector. Utilizing the company's "common core" design, the product can be applied in the field without the need for any tools. This significantly reduces installation time and costs. The fast termination technology is used in all field installable connector series' of Tyco Electronics, including IP20, ODVA compliant, push-pull and HTS connectors.
Rugged Micro-Change M12 Cat 6 connector from Molex
Molex Incorporated has taken the next step in terms of speed in the M12 form factor with the introduction of the new Brad Micro-Change M12 Cat 6 connector. Not only does the connector handle Gigabit Ethernet speeds, the Micro-Change M12 Cat 6 is IP68-rated and designed to provide secure and safe electrical connections in harsh or hostile conditions.
Tyco Electronics - Hybrid Connectors Suitable For Real-Time Operation
Tyco Electronics' new real-time hybrid connectors with 8+4 power and signal contacts have been designed for machine automation applications that require a higher performance of up to 10A and a separate power supply. The Power4Net connectors provide perfect connection technology and meet the demanding durability and quality requirements of real-time Ethernet applications in industrial automation.
Circular Hybrid Technology from Molex integrates power and data lines in one connector
Molex has introduced an innovative Circular Hybrid Technology (CHT) connector that combines Cat 5e data speed and power supply for high signal integrity and excellent performance. By combining both the power and data lines in one M12 connector, the CHT reduces both installation and cabling costs in process and automation control applications as well as in HVAC control systems, telecoms infrastructure and base stations.
DC connector socket with integrated LED for flexible power supply to boards via cable
For particularly flexible supply of power to circuit boards via a power supply cable, or for connecting DC power supplies to mobile consumer electronics systems, such as notebooks, digital cameras, or similar devices, SUYIN has developed the 040061FJ004S108ZA DC power supply socket.
Nicomatic - Innovative flex harness solution
Nicomatic has launched an innovative flex harness solution aimed at cardto- flex connections. This new two in one technology ensures a high mechanical link and electrical continuity between 2mm pitch CMM micro-connectors and flat cable Crimpflex technology. One of the major advantages is a small 2mm pitch that allows the reduction of space, but there is also a lower weight feature that enables the replacement of discrete wires and bulky cables still very present in avionics equipment.