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TE Connectivity

1050 Westlakes Dr., Berwyn, PA, 19312, US

  • 610-893-9800
  • 800-522-6752

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Phone: 650-361-2160
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TE Connectivity Ltd.

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Resettable Thermal Cutoffs protect lithium batteries.

March 25, 2015

Housed in 5.8 x 3.85 x 1.15 mm package with 9 Vdc rating, Series MHP-TAM provides resettable over-temperature protection to shut down battery when fault is detected, making devices suited for ultra-thin notebooks and other portable consumer electronics. Utilizing metal hybrid PPTC technology, TCOs combine bimetal protector in parallel with polymeric positive temperature coefficient device. Series offers open temperatures from 72–90°C and 2 levels of hold currents: 6 A and 15 A at 25°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

PPTC/Zener Diode Devices protect consumer electronics.

November 5, 2014

Combining Zener diode and resettable PolySwitch PPTC device in 4.0 x 5.0 x 1.2 mm package, PolyZen ZEN056V230A16YC and ZEN056V260A16YC simultaneously protect against damage from overload, overcurrent, reverse-bias, ESD, and overtemperature events. Hybrid units offer up to 2.6 A hold-current at room temperature, ±30 kV ESD protection, and 8/20 µs pulse = 150 A overvoltage protection to help meet IEC standards. Applications include tablets, set-top boxes, hard disk drives, and DC power ports. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Silicon ESD Devices offer 20 kV air discharge rating.

March 28, 2014

Exhibiting ±20 kV and ±22 kV air discharge ratings, SESD Series helps designers solve pervasive protection challenge caused by charged board events. Products come in uni-directional and bi-directional configurations with input capacitance of 0.30 and 0.15 pF, respectively. Clamping voltage of less than 15 V helps facilitate fast turn-on time and minimize energy let-through to sensitive down-stream chipsets. Surge capability is 2.2 A for 4-channel array and 2.5 A for 1- and 2-channel devices. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Data Converters drive 100G, 300G, and 400G active optics.

February 28, 2014

Using 25G VCSEL and PIN devices, TIA amplifier, and driver IC, Coolbit optical engines convert data from electrical signals to optical signals and drive technology behind TE 100G, 300G, and 400G active optics. Platform engines help communication systems conserve power, and QSFP28 modules perform at <1.5 W per transceiver. Optical engines enhance performance while satisfying high density and high bandwidth requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Hybrid PPTC/MOV Device features resettable design.

December 3, 2012

Combining resettable polymeric positive temperature coefficient device and thermally enhanced metal-oxide varistor into one package, 2Pro AC Device protects sensitive downstream electronics against damage from overcurrent and overvoltage events. Unit provides stability by maintaining varistor surface temperature of less than 150°C. RoHS-compliant and halogen-free, 2Pro AC Device is suitable for LED lighting, smart meters, appliances, and power supplies. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro USB Connector seals gap in consumer electronics.

October 1, 2012

Designed to seal gaps around opening and inside of connector shell, 8.2 x 5 x 3.8 mm splashproof micro USB connector accepts A and B type plugs and supports normal USB and USB OTG (On The Go). Molded front helps seal connector against device shell of consumer electronics, while SMD solder bracket provides additional strength from underneath connector. Conforming to micro USB 2.0 specification, connector also supports high-speed data and power transmission. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Resettable Thermal Cut-Off Devices protect LiP batteries.

September 28, 2012

Measuring 5.8 x 3.75 x 1.15 mm, MHP-TA Series connects bimetal protector in parallel with Polymeric Positive Temperature Coefficient device. In battery cell designs, devices provide resettable overtemperature protection, while utilizing PPTC to act as heater and to keep bimetal latched until fault is removed. Featuring 9 Vdc rating, series comprises low-current MHP-TA6-9 products with approximately 6 A hold current at 25°C, and high-current MHP-TA15-9 products with hold current of 15 A. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Resistance SMDs conserve space, power in mobile electronics.

September 25, 2012

With 0.12 x 0.10 in., 0.12 x 0.06 in., or 0.12 x 0.18 in. form factor, low rho SMD series helps provide overcurrent and overtemperature protection for battery pack PCMs (protection circuit modules) used in mobile consumer devices. Products can be assembled with reflowable soldering technique and feature resistance from 10–25 mΩ after reflow process. Designed for operating current of 2 A and above, 9 models help reduce power consumption and improve battery efficiency. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

SIM Connector suits multi-card and thin mobile devices.

August 8, 2012

Along with 1.4 mm profile, push-push SIM connector features mechanism that facilitates ejection of SIM card. Dual slanted contact design provides stable connection while also helping avoid contact jams from hooking housing components underneath. While card detect switch enables hot swap, card slot is compatible with all SIM cards, and half-moon shape opening strengthens EMI protection. Extra open space at front of housing helps prevent finger cuts when inserting/extracting card. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Density Interconnect handles data rates to 40 Gbps.

April 10, 2012

Designed for telecommunications, data center, and networking applications, EMI-protected zQSFP+ connector and cage assembly meets Next-Gen 100 GbE and 100 Gbps 4X InfiniBand EDR requirements by offering 4 lanes of high-speed differential signals with data rates from 25-40 Gbps. Design featuring coupled, narrow-edged, blanked- and formed-contact geometry with insert molding promotes signal integrity, while staggered press-fit pins accommodate belly-to-belly applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Resettable Fuse offers Smart Activation functionality.

March 12, 2012

Combining bimetal protector in parallel with polymeric positive temperature coefficient device, MHP-SA50-400-M5 provides overcharge protection in multi-cell lithium battery applications. Resettable Metal Hybrid PPTC device has 50 A/400 Vdc max rating and 50 A hold current on main line. With Smart Activation feature, device can be activated electronically with as little as 3 A via signal line. Applications include cordless power tools, light electric vehicles, and energy storage systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Daughtercard Connector boosts performance up to 20 Gbps.

February 22, 2012

Designed to minimize crosstalk, Z-PACK HM-Zd Plus offers density of up to 40 differential pairs per linear inch. Connector is available in 2, 3, and 4 pairs per column - fitting 20.32 mm slot-pitch for 2- and 3-pair versions and 25.4 mm slot-pitch for 4-pair version. With integrated pre-alignment features and polarization built into mating interface, connector is suited for hubs, routers, switches, servers, test and measurement equipment, and medical diagnostic equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Silicon ESD Protection Devices suit high-data rate applications.

February 16, 2012

Suited for consumer, auto, and other markets with products using high-speed interfaces such as USB 3.0/2.0, HDMI, eSATA, DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt, single- and multi-channel devices help protect against damage caused by ESD, surge, and cable discharge events. Respective bi- and uni-directional capacitance values of 0.10 and 0.20 pF typ delivers to low insertion loss, which helps maintain signal integrity. All devices deliver ESD protection of 20 kV air and contact discharge. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Interconnects are compatible with IEC-169-15 standards.

February 7, 2012

Manufactured with advanced plating technique that puts precious metals only where needed, KOAXXA RF Interconnects have selective tin plating in solder region to promote soldering, and selective gold in contact region that helps meet industry standards. SMA units include panel mount; PCB straight and right-angle board mounts; and cable plugs and jackets with variety of flexible, semi-rigid, and conformable cable types. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vacuum Circuit Breaker targets electrically operated trains.

January 19, 2012

Providing electro magnetically operated system for 25 kV and 15 kV vehicles, VESA VCB is qualified for high- and medium-speed trains and operates successfully in range of varying weather and climate conditions. Unit can be customized with earthing arms, various operating voltage options, and integration of additional control relays and feedback switches. With self-cleaning insulators and minimized reliance on pneumatic systems, maintenance time is reduced. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Drawer Connector suits applications up to 1,000 V.

January 10, 2012

With scalable mold platform, FORGE Blind-Mateable Connector allows users to specify number of modules on housing as well as size and location of contacts. Housing can be designed in 2-row, 1-5 column configurations for max of 10 modules and current carrying capacity over 1,000 A. Contacts are touch-safe and available in 5 sizes with current ratings from 3-250 A per contact. Contact sequencing helps to control power arcing during mating and unmating. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Board-to-Board Connector features scalable one-piece design.

December 19, 2011

Suited for mobile device manufacturers, Compressive Board-to-Board Connector joins main PCB to gold-plated secondary PCB by compression of contacts. Unit is scalable in number of positions, height, and pitch to optimize design flexibility. Made of thermal plastic and copper alloy, connector features pre-loaded contacts and dimples on contact area. Co-planarity of 0.08 mm over all solder tails minimizes solder paste thickness. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thermal Protection Device withstands 3 Pb-free solder reflow steps.

November 2, 2011

Offering alternative to typical thermal fuses, RTP200R060SA helps protect against thermal-runaway damage caused by MOSFETS, capacitors, ICs, resistors, and other power components that can crack and fail in automotive, lighting and industrial applications. Surface-mount Reflowable Thermal Protection (RTP) device provides 0.6 mOhm typ series resistance, 32 Vdc high-voltage capacity, 200 A high-current DC-interrupt rating at 16 Vdc. Open temperature of 200°C helps prevent false activations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

CPX Interconnect supports 120 Gbps total bandwidth.

October 26, 2011

Supplied as one-piece, press-fit assembly, CXP pluggable connector and cage support InfiniBand CXP 12x QDR standard and IEEE 100 Gbps Ethernet specification. Twelve channels support up to 10 Gbps data rates, and design also supports pluggable copper or optical transceivers as well as active optical cable options. With dual-sourced footprint that increases space between vias, product reduces cross-talk and improves electrical performance. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electronic Components & Devices

SMT LGA Socket accommodates Intel Core i7 and Xeon 5 CPUs.

October 3, 2011

Validated to Intel® design guides, SMT LGA 2011 socket is designed for Intel® Core(TM) i7 and Xeon 5 CPUs. Contacts include solder balls for surface mounting onto PCB, and hex-ball array promotes housing strength while minimizing occupied space. Integrated lever mechanism generates Z-axis compression load, and bolster plate limits PCB bowing during compression. Product is available with either 15 or 30 µin. gold contact plating. Read More

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