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Fibre optic connections in the latest military systems
In recent years, the military and aerospace sectors have become major adopters of fibre optic technology across a wide variety of land based, shipborne and airborne communications systems. According to Nick Wheeler at Lane Electronics, the use of fibre optic cable and connector systems is an obvious choice where the demand is for very high data speeds coupled with security and stability in what can often be harsh environments.
Tiny lightweight connector package for motorsport
Lane Electronics has added new connectors and connector assemblies to its motorsport product portfolio. Lane is well known for providing high performance electronic connector solutions where the application or the environment places huge demands on the integrity of the connection. Lane’s Motorsport Division bases its product offering around four manufacturers – Souriau and Nicomatic for the connectors, Weald Electronics for acces...
Connectors from Lane Electronics for the medical sector
Lane Electronics, the specialist connector solutions distributor, makes it easier for customers to quickly specify and purchase a wide range of connectors for the many different and diverse medical equipment applications. According to Lane’s Nick Wheeler, this is particularly important right now for manufacturers and users of medical equipment and systems who need short leadtimes across a wide range of connector options, while continuing to...
Lane Electronics gets Silver from BAE
FC Lane Electronics announced it won a Silver Tier Award for exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2019 for BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. FC Lane Electronics was selected from a pool of more than 2,200 suppliers that worked with the sector in 2019.
Lane Electronics – making it easy to connect
Specialist connector solutions distributor Lane Electronics has remodelled much of its technical and sales support and assembly operations to provide both designers and buyers with an almost normal service during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Lane’s Nick Wheeler, the changes mean Lane can continue to support customers during the present market uncertainty and possible supply chain fragility, as well as making us even mo...
Space saving connector system meets MIL-DTL-83513
Lane Electronics has made available a miniature connector system designed for use in harsh environments where a key requirement is to save space. This makes the Nicomatic EMM series ideal for use in motorsport applications in areas throughout the vehicle platform including floorpan harnessing and removable body sections.
UK-made high-performance connector backshells
Weald Electronics has announced a new family of backshells for MIL-DTL-26482 Series 1 and MIL-DTL- 38999 Series III and IV connector systems. The LMA19 series are sealing and strain relief backshells which Weald has produced in many sizes and in a variety of RoHS compliant finishes. According to Weald, those who need to use connector systems that meet the requirements of MIL-DTL-26482/38999 will be very interested to learn that Weald’s...
Lane Electronics joins the ADS Group
Leading connector specialist distributor Lane Electronics announces it has joined the ADS Group, the UK trade association that represents companies operating within the aerospace, defence, security and space industries. With a wide ranging electrical, electronic and optical interconnection product offering, Lane Electronics is a major supplier to the industry sectors embraced by the ADS Group and looks forward to being an active member ...
Circular cable and chassis data connectors
Lane Electronics has made available two cable and chassis connector series from the leading circular connector specialist Neutrik. According to Lane Electronics, Neutrik leads the way in providing interconnection solutions for the professional audio and entertainment sectors but these two connector series will also find wide application in areas of industry where the need for total data signal integrity is paramount.
High performance crimp connection system
A mass termination crimp connector system that will find wide application where fast and highly reliable flat cable and flexible circuit connections are required has been made available by Lane Electronics. Called CRIMPFLEX and produced by Nicomatic, the connector system comprises housings and related mating-halves, contacts, discrete wire to flat connection options and crimping equipment.
Rack and panel connectors mix power and signal contacts
A rack and panel connector system which allows users an almost “limitless” choice of pin configuration has been made available by connector specialist Lane Electronics. Called Scorpion and manufactured by Positronic, it can be configured for use as a power or signal connector or as a combination of the two. According to Lane’s Nick Wheeler, Positronic’s Scorpion is probably the most versatile modular power/signal conn...
Connectors and accessories for Defence and Security at DSEI 2019
At this year’s Defence & Security Equipment International Event (DSEI), Lane Electronics will demonstrate its electrical, electronic and optical connector systems for this demanding sector. Lane Electronics is an assembling and value add distributor for many of the industry’s leading manufacturers including Souriau, HUBER+SUHNER, Positronic, Nicomatic, HellermannTyton and sister Lodge Group circular connector manufacturer Weald El...
Circular Connectors for mains power applications
Lane Electronics has made available the Weald Electronics LMV range of mains power circular connectors. The LMV range is produced in the UK to IEQC-CECC spec BS/CECC 75201-004. The maximum current capability ranges from 7.5 to 32A and they are suitable for direct, 3 way mains connections in 250V AC or DC applications including CE marked assemblies.
Heat shrink tubing for demanding applications
Lane Motorsport has made a key addition to its connector accessories portfolio. These are high performance heat shrink tubing products from HellermannTyton. The HellermannTyton SE28 Series is being increasingly specified by designers across the motorsport, aerospace, defence and railway sectors and Lane Motorsport has them in stock in the most popular 2:1 sizes including 2.4, 3.2, 4.8 and 12.7.
Connectors with PCB contacts meet MIL-DTL-26482
Lane Electronics has made available the Weald Electronics LMH series of bayonet coupling circular connectors with PCB contacts to allow these robust connectors to be mounted directly to printed circuit boards or flexi circuits. Designed to meet the requirements of MIL-DTL-26482, the LMH connectors are available in two shell styles. One is a fixed/receptacle square flange version (02A), the other is a fixed receptacle (jam nut) single hole mo...
PCB Edgecard connectors can have up to 170 contacts
Lane Electronics has just made available Edgecard printed circuit board (PCB) connectors manufactured by sister Lodge Group company Weald Electronics. These are 0.100in (2.54mm) pitch board to board edge connectors which can be supplied cut to any required length on very short leadtimes.
Lane approved to assemble Souriau’s high density connector systems
Lane Electronics and its specialist Motorsport Division, Lane Motorsport, have become the first to be approved to assemble Souriau’s industry leading high density connector systems. Lane Electronics is the first and only value add distributor approved by Souriau to assemble the company’s high density D38999connector systems.
D-Subminiature connectors for a broad range of applications
Lane Electronics has made available several ranges of D-Subminiature connectors suitable for wide variety of applications. Manufactured by Positronic, the ranges include both standard and high density models as well as versions that are environmentally sealed to IP67 and a solution for those that need to terminate fibre optic cables in a D-Sub format.
Micro D Connectors meet MIL-DTL-83513G
Nicomatic’s Micro D connectors are now available from connector distributor Lane Electronics. The DMM Micro-D Mix are compact, shock resistant connectors designed to satisfy a wide range of applications in small and portable devices.
Rugged RJ45 connector system for harsh environments
A rugged RJ45 connector system from Lane Electronics is designed to satisfy those applications where totally reliable Ethernet communications are needed in harsh environments. According to Lane, the new RJ45 connector system is designed to meet the requirements of VG95234 and is a cost effective solution compared to D38999 versions and more rugged than those developed to meet MIL-DTL-26482.