Cable and Connecting
CR123 Battery Holder from Bulgin
The latest addition to Bulgin's large range of battery holders is an open frame style for CR123A size cells. First designed for equipment requiring extended life in high drain applications such as LED torches, film cameras and digital cameras, the characteristics of this high power, light weight cell make it an ideal choice for applications such as Zigbee where space could be at a premium and extended life with a distinct requirement for sleepy nodes is required.
ITT’s Stacking Power Interconnect integrates power and signal connectors
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a stacking power interconnect unit which eliminates multiple proprietary power and signal cable connectors by integrating them into a single stackable unit. Originally developed for a commercial customer, the stacking power interconnect streamlines product appearance, provides superior power and signal handling performance and is more cost-effective than separate connectors.
Increased interconnection density with new PCB connectors from Aerco
New from Aerco is the HDLP range of low profile, high density, rectangular PCB connectors from Hypertac that is designed for use in applications where small, low mating force connectors with low and stable contact resistance are required.
High current circular connector from Tyco Electronics
Tyco Electronics has introduced a new single-pole high current circular connector for use in industrial applications, e.g. spindle motors. The new HC20 circular connector is based on the patented HF6 spiral spring contact system and provides voltage and current ratings of 690V/150A. The unit's robust die-cast zinc housing makes it resistant to both mechanical and chemical stress. The connector is available in three housing variations: panel mount, connector and coupling.
Omnetics' new high-rel polarized nano connectors
Omnetics Connector Corporation is now offering a new series of miniature polarized nano connectors for military, aerospace, defence and medical applications where size and weight are critical. The insulators are designed to hold one row of pins and one row of sockets, which polarizes the connector without the space normally required for guide pins, making these among the smallest polarized high reliability connectors in the world.
C&K Develops Rectangular Micro Miniature Connectors
C&K Components has developed a family of rectangular micro miniature connectors tested in accordance with ESA specifications. Designated the MDMA Series, the connectors are fully interchangeable with ESA Micro D Connectors (ESA ESCC specification 3401-029) and MIL-DTL-83513 products, and feature removable crimp contacts that also meet ESA requirements.
Bulkhead mount connector housings with hinged covers
A new hinged element in the HARTING Han HPR series of industrial connector hoods and housings is designed to be screwed onto existing bulkhead mounting housings and protection covers to create a configuration with an integral hinged protection cover, eliminating the need for a separate cover.
SIM card connectors from AVX include low profile, lockable and Combi styles
The Elco connector division of AVX Corporation has added three new versions to its successful 9162 family of SIM card connectors, designed to reduce space and provide extra security. With end users demanding ever slimmer products AVX Elco's new slim, slide-in 9162 connector reduces the overall installed height of the SIM card to less than 1.70mm, giving a profile from the PCB to the underside of the card of just 0.70mm.
SMOX connection system available from Aerco
Now available in the UK from Aerco is the SMOX range of surface-mount test-points from Oxley Developments. The only surface mount test-point available on the market with a unique retention mechanism that enhances reliability through low stress connections, the SMOX range requires a minimum pad size of only 2mm and so can be used on even the most congested board.
Removable Terminal Carriers Available in Nonlinear Patterns
In addition to traditional single-, dual-, triple-row and grid array patterns, Advanced Interconnections Corp. now offers its extensive line of Peel-A-Way removable terminal carriers in nonlinear configurations.
Security key products for RJ45 connector modules from Tyco
A range of security key accessories for RJ45 modular jack connectors has been introduced by the AMP NETCONNECT Business Unit of Tyco Electronics. The new products, which include plugs, jacks and patch cords (with locks at both ends), are designed to physically prevent the use of all RJ45 module jacks without the correct key. This solution has high impact as a form of visual security and contributes to increased security awareness among staff.
ITT custom connector for aircraft in-flight entertainment system
ITT Interconnect Solutions has provided one of its aviation customers with a fully-integrated turn-key solution for an in-flight entertainment system (IFE) used in commercial aircraft. ITT met the double challenge of manufacturing a custom ARINC 600 connector to stringent technical specifications with the additional requirement of achieving a commercially cost-effective design in an aggressive market.
Panel Mount Waterproof Ethernet Connectors from Bulgin
Bulgin's IP68 Waterproof Ethernet Buccaneer family has been extended with four new panel mount versions. Using the industry standard shielded RJ45 interface, these connectors are now available with PCB and IDC termination.
Improved Environmental Performance for Solderless N Connector
The majority of N type connectors are installed at remote sites exposed to the environment. The RF Connectors Division of RF Industries offers an improved N male connector for high performance .400 inch diameter cables. Part number RFN-1006-I-WB features white bronze plating for a non-tarnish finish with enhanced electrical performance. The plating is ferrous metal free, which reduces inter-modulation interference. A ridged back end provides better sealing for the heat shrink boot included with the connector.
Surface mount RFI clips from Harwin
High-reliability interconnect company Harwin has introduced a new range of surface mount EMI/RFI shield clips which reduce assembly time and simplify rework by eliminating secondary soldering operations.
Application note from ITT Interconnect Solutions
ITT Interconnect Solutions has recently been approached by several customers in the transportation sector regarding the suitability of their Trident connector range for a number of applications in trucks, buses and construction vehicles including diggers, cranes and tractors.
Cable configurator for Ethernet cabling from Harting
HARTING has added a new cable configurator for Ethernet cabling to its HARKIS® catalogue information system.
New connectors from Aerco
Now available in the UK from Aerco are Hypertac's new HBB connectors that are rated up to 750A for use in high power applications. Providing easy mating and quick release with over 2,000 mating cycles and combining high current handling capability with small size and high levels of environmental performance, the HBB range is particularly suitable for electric drives used in fighting vehicles, weapons, avionics, rail transport and automotive and medical equipment.
Miniature audio connectors from ITT
Addressing the demand by video, broadcast, and recording studios for connector solutions with high reliability, exceptional performance, and durability, the Mini-XL connector from leading hi-rel connector company, ITT Interconnect Solutions is 40 percent smaller than the industry's standard XLR connector. Recent advancements in digital audio technology have resulted in this quick, one touch connect/disconnect, circular connector that is designed to withstand extreme field use.
Audio XL connector brochure from ITT Interconnect Solutions
Hi-rel connector company ITT Interconnect Solutions' new Audio XL brochure provides design engineers with a comprehensive overview and technical reference to its market-leading connector ranges designed specifically for the audio industry. As well as covering the complete range of XLR, XLB-PCB and XLM-PCB connectors, the brochure showcases the company's new Mini-XL products, which are 40% smaller and lighter than standard XLR connectors, enabling them to meet the audio industry's requirements for higher density interconnect solutions.
10 Poles for Bulgin's Buccaneer Connectors
This latest addition to the 900 Series Buccaneer connector range further extends the applications of this increasingly popular variant of Bulgin's IP68 rated circular connectors. All existing body styles; flex, flex in-line, panel mount and flange mount types can now offer 10 contacts rated to 10A, 250V.
Miniature connectors from Omnetics target Autosport
Omnetics Connector Corporation is targeting the autosport markets with its new ranges of nano-miniature Bi-lobe and latching circular connectors. NASCAR, Formula 1 and other international motor sports make great demands on the connectors used in complex systems, requiring at all times miniature, lightweight and very robust components to be used.
Custom PCMCIA Express Card capability detailed in new application note
ITT Interconnect Solutions provides design engineers the expertise to customize PCMCIA Express Cards to meet specific applications and requirements as described in its application note. Responding to industry requirements for a higher pin count in a smaller size, the company recently expanded its Express Card product offering with 26 pin edge card connectors and cover sets that meet the PCMCIA industry's demands for 34mm (ExpressCard/34) and 54mm (ExpressCard/54) wide modules.
M12 panel feed-through from Harting
A new panel feed-through based on the industry-standard M12 connector is available from HARTING. The new device offers a choice of speedy field termination techniques: standard crimp termination or insulation displacement connection (IDC) termination without the need for special tools using HARTING's HARAX speedy termination technique.
ITT Interconnect Solutions’ D-Sub connectors profiled in brochure
In order to provide customers with a simple and fast overview of its broad product portfolio of D-Sub plug connectors, ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a new brochure titled Cannon D Subminiature Product Overview. In a very clear table format, the new product literature details all the important features of the 23 different D-Sub connector series currently included in the program by ITT Interconnect Solutions.
High-density connectors from Honda feature 0.8mm contact centres
A new family of high-density I/O connectors based upon 0.8mm contact spacing, has been introduced by Honda Connectors. The HDR Series connector offers 14, 26, 50 contact positions; and, in the case of HDRA versions, 68 and 100 contact positions with the option of single- or dual-stack configurations. They are offered with through-hole and vertical or right-angle SMT terminations and back shells, and can accommodate screw- or latch-locking. Solder or IDC terminations compatible with 28 to 34AWG are available.
APC Hero ready to support the transition from PCI to PCI Express with Oxford Semiconductor’s Expresso Family
APC Hero is pleased to announce that it now stocks the full range of Oxford Semiconductor's Expresso family of PCI Express to Multi-Serial Port and Parallel Port expansion devices.
Extreme Engineering Solutions Migrates Multi-Port Serial Products to Conduction–Cooled PMC for High-End Military Requirements
Extreme Engineering Solutions has expanded their acclaimed XPort multi-protocol serial products into a Conduction Cooled PMC form factor with the immediate release of the XPort1003. Supporting extended temperatures from -55ºC to +85ºC and severe shock (OS2) and vibration (V3) requirements, XPort1003 features include:
Extreme Engineering Solutions Introduces Industry-First VPX Single-Board Computer Based on Dual-Core MPC8572E Processor
Extreme Engineering Solutions introduces the XPedite5370, a new VITA 46 3U single-board computer based on Freescale Semiconductor's MPC8572E PowerQUICC® III processor. In addition to the MPC8572E dual-core processor, the XPedite5370 provides a PMC/XMC site along with I/O interconnect supporting PCI Express, Serial Rapid I/O, and Gigabit Ethernet. The XPedite5370 is available in convection- or conduction-cooled configurations and is fully VPX-REDI (VITA 48) compliant.
AVX secure-locking FFC/FFP connector
A range of FFC/FPC connectors with secure locking facility aimed primarily at the transportation market, 6288 Series Secure Lock ZIF connectors from AVX Corporation address reliability concerns by virtually eliminating production process failure, preventing accidental removal of the cable in the field, and by delivering more robustness against vibration.
Filter adaptors for D-Sub connectors From Harting
HARTING has introduced a new range of male and female D-Subminiature filter adaptors for effective electronic noise reduction in sensitive applications such as high-speed digital broadcasting and industrial test equipment.
Connectors from Quadrant designed for HDTV
Telegärtner has recently expanded its range of products available for the growing HDTV market by introducing a professional range of F-series connectors.
QFN Test & Burn-In Socket from Yamaichi
Yamaichi Electronics has introduced the new QFN socket series NP506 with ultra fine pitch 0.4 mm and 0.5 mm in open-top design for the test & burn-in of small IC packages.
Miniature spring probe contact connectors from Harwin ensure rapid connection
Harwin has just added miniature P20 spring probe contact connectors to its product portfolio. P20 spring probe contact connectors maintain a positive force against a mating surface. With very low mating forces connection is rapid, effortless and user-friendly, and significant mating misalignments can be tolerated.
Mini HDMI connectors from JAE
JAE Europe has introduced products meeting the new HDMI Type C (Mini HDMI) format. The receptacle for the new JAE DC2 connectors is only 3.3 mm high, which saves space and allows convenient connection at the edge of low-profile, portable high-definition consumer products.
Wire clip connector system from Live Electronics
A new wire clip connector system, manufactured by Provertha and available through specialist electronics distributor, Live Electronics, eliminates the cost and trouble of soldering individual wires to PCBs as a secondary operation. The unique wire-to-board fixed connection system uses a patented soldering aid to ensure quick and reliable connection of individual wires or multi-core cables to the board.
NEW 15A 650V Wire to Board Connector from AVX simplifies assembly
AVX Corporation's new series 9177 IDC connectors handle up to 15A and are rated for use at up to 650V, suiting them for use in applications such as high voltage inverters in the lighting industry and AVX Corporation's new series 9177 connectors handle up to 15A and are rated for use at up to 650V, making them suitable for use in applications such as high voltage inverters in the lighting industry and other high-performance industrial equipment. Available as a single contact version for separate power handling or in 2 and 3 way configurations, 9177 series connectors offer the user flexibility of positions on the PCB for single or multiple wires. The devices are end-stackable for larger pin counts, providing even greater flexibility
TTI extends Molex deal to cover Transportation and Automotive connectors
As part of a major program targeting the automotive, industrial vehicle and transportation market, TTI, Inc has added a wide range of connectors from Molex developed specifically for this sector.
Harwin connects with space
HiRel connector maker, Harwin has announced that the Delfi-C3 nano satellite – which uses the company's 2mm pitch Datamate series to connect to solar cells and other instrumentation – has now been launched and is orbiting about 630km above the earth, successfully achieving its mission having sent back over 270000 telemetry frames to date.
Metal push/pull connectors from Harting
HARTING has introduced metal-cased versions of its compact and versatile Han PushPull range of connectors, opening up new applications for the devices in industrial networks. With the new devices, it is possible to configure a single mechanical interface sealed to IP65/67 and containing inserts for data, power and signal connections. This would allow, for example, a panel feed-through for an industrial Ethernet connection along with a power connection at 230 or 400 V.