Cable and Connecting
Rittal’s RiLine60 Component Adaptors
Riline60, with its shielded busbar system, is now well established within the automation and switchgear market. With easy design and speedy installation Riline60 offers a safe method of distributing power within cabinets. Busbar ratings of up to 1600A and an extensive range of adaptors offer the designer total flexibility.
Hypertac Presents Its New M12 Series Connectors With Innovative Features And Compact Design
Hypertac has responded to the challenge of miniaturization of systems, equipment and components by introducing a new range of M12 style connectors incorporating a number of innovative features. The new M12 Series implements the higher requirements for overall system functionality within a very compact design and at the same time includes the considerable advantages of hyperboloid contact technology.
Terminal Post Connections Solutions for Audio, Power and Instrumentation Applications
Cliff Electronics extensive range of UK designed and manufactured terminal posts includes single terminal binding posts and multiple binding post assemblies in a number of different designs and configurations for consumer and professional applications, including those in audio, engineering, instrumentation, medicine, lighting and vending.
SUYIN – A Tailoring Shop for Connectors
The great benefit that SUYIN provides lies primary in its ability to adapt connectors to meet its customers' exact requirements and to satisfy the needs of the given application in terms of form and function. To do this, SUYIN draws on both standardized subcomponents and on the tremendous expertise that it has developed in recent decades in areas such as industrial, automotive and communications applications.
Kycon Adds Micro USB Option
Kycon has expanded their USB series, adding a micro USB B type connector with through hole side tabs. If stability is a concern for portable devices, the through hole side tab option is a great solution. The KMMX-BSMT35S series series comes standard with 30u gold plating and tape and reel packaging. Gold flash plating is available upon request.
Industry Standard Not Enough? Choose ODU For High-Speed Data Communication
The challenges faced by data technology in industrial applications continue to grow. While 100 Mbit was still seen as a sufficient standard recently, the data protocols are now moving towards 10 Gbit/s. The availability of more data within the shortest time is the goal for the future. Today many connection systems (such as USB, RJ45, M12) have been introduced that satisfy these requirements.
Belden Presents New Lumberg Automation Wash-down Connectors
Belden has added new Wash-down connectors to its Lumberg Automation product program in the EMEA region. Optionally available as single-ended or double-ended actuator/sensor cordsets, these connectors come with an M8 or M12 thread and a hexagonal stainless steel coupling nut. Resistant to aggressive chemicals and cleaning agents, these new connectors have an operating temperature range of -40 to +105 °C.
New SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Connectors Now Offered By Mill-Max
Mill-Max has expanded its USB family to include four new USB 3.0 connectors. USB 3.0, SuperSpeed USB, provides a 10 X faster data transfer rate over Hi-Speed USB with a 5 Gbps signaling rate. SuperSpeed USB is a Sync-N-Go technology that minimizes user wait time and provides optimized power efficiency. Mill-Max is offering both standard size and micro USB 3.0 connectors. USB 3.0 is fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
Ultra-low-profile, flexible battery-connector solution from SUYIN
For all applications that require a separable, miniaturized, safe, reliable and particularly flexible connection between electronic equipment and a battery, SUYIN now offers an ultra-low-profile battery plug-and-socket combination that can be varied to meet customer-specific needs.
HARTING extend DIN 41612 Connector Flexibility with Fixing Elements for Full Metal Housings
HARTING has added a range of new fixing elements to extend the flexibility of the D20 full metal housings used with the company's DIN 41612 connector family. In developing the HARTING D20 full metal housing for DIN 41612 connectors, the company has concentrated on flexibility and handling convenience. For example, where components are installed in difficult-to-reach or confined spaces, internal hexagonal screws are used as fixing elements for the D20 housing to ensure that they can be screwed in easily. Even if the angle is less than 25°, a ball-head screwdriver can still be used.
Quick and Simple Wiring with Hylec-APL's Kwik Wire Connector Blocks
Hylec-APL has launched a new range of quick installation connectors which allows users to make a connection by simply pushing the wire into the opening. The discrete units are available with between two and eight conductors and feature dovetail slots for easy stacking. They are ideal for applications that require the common connection of multiple conductors such as lighting ring-main cabling connections in ceiling voids.
APP release new Powerpole and Multipole Connector Catalogue
Anderson Power Products has released a new catalog design that covers the Powerpole and Multipole (SB, SBX, SBE, SBO, SBS) connectors. The updated catalog has a clean modern aesthetic that is focused on ease of use. Product selection guides provide an overview of the features and specifications by connector, thereby enabling speedy navigation directly to appropriate page.
Binder-USA Releases IP67-Rated Connector when Unmated
Binder-USA releases the new Series 770 NCC connectors, which are IP67-rated in unmated condition. Applications are primarily in medical and industrial environments where frequent spillages and wash-downs are expected. The panel-mounted receptacle has an internal sliding cap that moves forward and seals the contact area when the plug is disconnected from the receptacle.
PROVERTHA's M12 connectors for fast and safe field assembly
Based on its broad and comprehensive connector portfolio PROVERTHA enables reliable and robust solutions for industrial networks and automation applications. Today the company expands its offering with the industry wide smallest M12 connectors for field connections in CAN-Bus and Ethernet applications.
FCI's AirMax VS Cable Assembly with Innovative Shield-less Design Delivers Up to 10Gb/s
FCI has developed the AirMax VS high-speed internal cable assembly that utilizes an innovative shield-less connector design to deliver excellent signal integrity performance and data rates of up to 10Gb/s. The advanced AirMax VS high-speed internal cable assembly design features an optimized air dielectric between adjacent conductors to simplify the grounding structure while reducing cost and weight.
Fail-safe axial 360° EMI/RFI CAN-Bus field connection by PROVERTHA
Modern field bus connections have to be easy to implement and extremely reliable. Adding to its I-Net product line, PROVERTHA have developed a Plug&Play M12 Compact CAN-BUS connector fulfilling these needs and addressing a broad range of applications in industrial communications and automation.
Han Q 3/0 and Han Q 4/0 connector
With the Han Q 3/0 and Han Q 4/0, HARTING is expanding its portfolio in the smallest Han 3A size range. An area measuring 42 mm² is enough room for 3 power contacts and the protective earth contact (Han Q 3/0) or 4 power contacts (Han Q 4/0). This makes them both the most powerful in the compact industrial connector class.
SOURIAU releases the JBX Push Pull Sealed IP68 Connector
SOURIAU announces the release of the JBX Push Pull Sealed IP68 connector family for waterproof applications. The JBX Sealed IP68 connector is a rugged, sealed connector designed for high vibration and shock environments for both outdoor and indoor applications.
Hylec-APL introduces speedy installation with Kwik Fix cable gland
Hylec-APL has expanded on its already wide range of cable glands with the introduction of the Kwik Fix range. Designed for use in applications where access to the interior of a bulkhead or enclosure is restricted, the Kwik Fix is installed from just one side of a panel; doesn't require a rear mounted locknut; and can still achieve IP68 sealing of a cable transit.
A Convenient Combination Network connector from SUYIN
Here is a solution that many of those who develop telecommunications and networking products for use in industrial and data processing technology as well as for a broad spectrum of other applications have been waiting for: In the form of its 030183MHFG4M565ZA product, SUYIN is offering a highly compact connector that brings together an RJ45 jack and two Type-A USB receptacles to meet the needs of complex applications.
FCI's Shield-less AirMax VS2 Connector for 12.5 Gb/s applications
FCI has developed a more advanced version of its AirMax VSR connector system that sets new industry benchmark in terms of cost/performance ratio for 12.5 Gb/s data rate applications. For nearly a decade, the award-winning AirMax VS connector system has been widely adopted in numerous telecom, networking, server and storage platforms up to 12.5 Gb/s data rate. In addition, the recently introduced AirMax VSeR provides an upgrade path towards 25 Gb/s for those who are willing to leverage their existing AirMax assets.
Omnetics Circular Connectors Use Nano Sizes for High Density Miniature Circuits
As design miniaturization evolves, mobile instruments, military, surveillance, and medical devices are being asked to go smaller and retain very high reliability. Miniature circuits and instruments are often highly portable and must fit into extremely tight spaces that require quick and easy cable connections in very rugged environments. Higher speed digital signals must be accommodated with additional pin count in reduced diameter cables.
FCI and 3M Announce Second Source Agreement for HPCER and HP2 Power Products
FCI and 3M have entered into a second-source agreement covering the High Power Card Edge and HP2 power product families. We are excited about this opportunity, said Dong Yu, global power portfolio director at FCI. Working with 3M will drive the standard for low-profile, high-efficiency power connectors and cable assemblies. HPCE already has great traction in the market and HP2 will further extend the family with innovative, two-piece solutions for board-to-board and cable-to-board applications.
ITT's new composite MIL-DTL-38999 series III reduces aircraft weight
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a new composite connector specifically for the aerospace market. Today's military and commercial aerospace manufacturers are under continual pressure to reduce the weight of operational aircraft and lightweight components can play a key role in achieving this.
ITT Cannon releases new zero insertion force quad lock connector
ITT Cannon has recently released a new Zero Insertion Force Quad Lock Connector for use in medical imaging and diagnostic equipment. The device is an industry first which achieves a reduction in interconnect packaging whilst accommodating robust performance requirements and functional enhancements such as press-fit.
AVX introduces two next-generation connector series, the 9175 and 9176
AVX Corporation has significantly redesigned its well-established, surface mount, wire-to-board 9175 and 9176 insulation displacement connector Series to both simplify and reduce the cost of the wire termination processes used to connect discrete wire components to a PCB, bring power and signals onto a PCB, and daisy-chain PCBs together to form a continuous string.
Hi-Rel just got smaller – new 1.25mm connectors from Harwin
Harwin has introduced a new high-reliability connector family based on a 1.25mm pitch. Named Gecko, the new connectors have benefited from Harwin's exceptional track record of manufacturing high-reliability connectors for safety-critical applications.
SUYIN – Custom tailoring for connectors
SUYIN's primary strength lies in its ability to adapt connectors to meet its customers' exact requirements as well as the needs of the given application in terms of form and function. To do this, SUYIN draws on both standardized subcomponents and on the tremendous expertise that it has developed in recent decades in areas such as industrial, automotive and communications applications.
Multi-Contact adds high density data to its CombiTac connector system
Multi-Contact's versatile CombiTac connector system now includes the option to include high density data modules. The compact contact carriers, housing up to 20 poles with 0.6 mm diameter contacts, are ideal where space constraints require a small footprint.
Circular connector range offers compact, customised solution including rapid locking for drive systems
The new HanX-TEC circular connector from HARTING offers a compact, customised solution to interfacing in drive systems for machine-tool and automation applications. A key feature of the new connector range is a new type of rapid locking mechanism for cable connectors and receptacles.
Mercury Computer Systems Collaborates With TE Connectivity to Develop Rugged OpenVPX Connector Technology
Mercury Computer Systems announced that it has collaborated with TE Connectivity to develop next-generation rugged OpenVPX connector technology. This deployment-ready technology will dramatically increase the performance and reliability of OpenVPX-based embedded subsystems in high-vibration, high-signal speed environments. This innovation will be marketed to the entire aerospace and defense industry.
Achieving Medical Device Connectivity
More timely, inexpensive, accurate data capture enhances a hospital's competitive advantage, but networking medical devices requires real expertise. Martin Poppelaars, VP of Sales, EMEA, with Lantronix, takes a thorough look at the connectivity of medical devices in this ES Design article.
New Provertha M12 D-code connectors from KEC are ideal for demanding applications
KEC has announced the availability of the new Provertha I-Net M12 connectors. Reliable and robust with a simple fail-safe connection ideal for field use and fault-free data transmission, these new M12 connectors are perfectly suited for the rail industry and other demanding applications.
Manutech introduce a new range of Sub D Pi Filter Connectors and an AC Mains IEC Filtered Power Lead
Manutech Europe have today the introduction of Sub D Pi Filter Connectors and an AC Mains IEC Filtered Power Lead. These new high performance pi filter D Sub filter connectors are specially designed for the aerospace industry, military applications, satellites & space systems, radar and sensors installations, various weapon controls and precise targeting systems.
TE Connectivity announce fine Pitch BTB Connector
TE Connectivity has recently launched its 0.4mm fine pitch board-to-board connector with a height of 0.98mm to optimize connectivity in miniaturizing electronic products for lower production costs and higher assembly efficiencies.
Weald launch MIL-C-5015 approved MG Series Bayonet Coupling Connectors
Weald Electronics have today announced a range of circular bayonet coupling connectors. The MIL-C-5015 approved MG Series features reverse bayonet coupling and, although designed as a military connector, they will also gain wide acceptance across many industrial and transport applications including railways.
HARTING Reveal Compact DIN 41612 type 3C crimp female connector with housing
HARTING has introduced a compact DIN 41612 type 3C crimp female cable connector for use with smaller printed circuit boards or sub-assemblies. The new connector is designed for ease of use. Three possible outlet ports are available which can be opened up by simply breaking through the external walls as required.
When connector failure is just not an option!
For more than forty-six years the 516 series has been one of the core products in the EDAC portfolio. It would be a reasonable question to ask "how does any product - especially one in the high-tech, fast moving electronics industry, retain relevance and popularity after that period of time"? The answer is not simple, however there is no doubt that the superbly engineered design of the 8.5 amp rated, gold-plated, 'tuning fork' or hermaphroditic contact is part of the equation.
ERmet ZD and ERmet ZDplus Connectors Enable Performance Increase in New AdvancedTCA 3.1R2 Specification
PICMG recently announced the adoption and availability of the AdvancedTCA 3.1R2 specification. The new specification increases system bandwidth by four times, allowing a single chassis to handle data transfers up to 10 terabits per second for full mesh designs. This translates into transporting and switching over 2 million High Definition video channels at the same time.
Keeping a low profile with SUYIN
SUYIN has launched the 33ZL version from its 254070FB series, an 8-pin SIM card reader for mobile phones, notebook computers, navigation and other mobile applications. This new card connector features a low mounting height of 1.73 mm and a push-push mechanism that makes it easy to use.