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Hirose Electric USA, Inc.

2688 W. Hills Court, Simi Valley, CA, 93065, US

  • 805-522-7958
  • 800-411-8942

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Mary Bohenek
BtB Marketing Communications
USA
Phone: 919-872-8172
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Chris Tubbs
USA
Phone: 805-306-2052
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Latest New Product News from
Hirose Electric (USA) Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Plug-In Connector aids battery installation and maintenance.

October 10, 2014

With plug-and-play design that eliminates on-site cable wiring as well as need for disconnecting and reconnecting wires to battery module, PS2 Series simplifies assembly, installation, and maintenance of storage batteries. Hybrid design features power contacts supporting 100–300 A and signal contacts up to 5 A. First-mate/last-break contact design enables sequential power and signal mating. Offering up to 42 positions, RoHS-compliant connector operates from -40 to +105°C. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Shielded Connector can convey transmissions up to 5 Gbps/pair.

September 18, 2014

Supporting LVDS, USB3.0, and HDMI 1.4a Type E, GT32 Series employs pin-in-hole intrusive reflow method that promotes PCB retention force and enables one-time reflow process with other SMT components. Lock strength is 98 N, and operational range is -40 to +105°C. Featuring 1.5 mm pitch, shielded connector offers EMI shielding and low near-end crosstalk (NEXT). Respective transmission speeds for 4-, 10-, and 19-position models are up to 3, 5, and 2 Gbps/pair. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

IP67 Water-Resistant In-Line Connector comes in small package.

August 13, 2014

Measuring 27.10 x 10.20 x 12.00 when mated, DF62W Series facilitates space-constricted area connections. Multi-row pin layout in grid pattern reduces size, and 2-point contact design delivers shock- and vibration-resistant connectivity. Center latch provides tactile click during mating and visual confirmation of completed lock condition. With up to 3 A and 250 V AC/DC ratings, wire-to-wire connectors support 22, 24, and 26 AWG wire and offer pin counts of 2, 3, 4, 6, and 9 positions. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multimedia Connectors meet automotive specifications.

August 7, 2014

Capable of conveying transmissions up to 1 Gbps, GT17H/HN Series supports USB2.0, IEEE1394, LVDS, and GVIF signals. GT17H Series is available in 4 and 26 positions, while GT17HN Series comes in 4 and 16 positions. Connectors feature advanced shielding for 360° EMI protection, and positive locking structure that prevents half locking, incomplete engagement, and accidental plug release. Operating from -30 to +105°C, devices are rated to 250 Vac and 1 A with contact resistance of 60 mΩ max. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Compact Wire-to-Board Connector offers high current capacity.

July 8, 2014

Available in straight, right-angle, and in-line variations from 1–6 contact positions, DF63 features 3.96 mm pitch, provides current rating of up to 15 A, and can be used with 16–18 AWG wire. Rugged crimp contact system with multi-contact points increases reliability and performance, while tactile and audible click during engagement ensures complete mating. Locking strength is 35 N min, and individual contact silos make connector finger-safe in operation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire-to-Wire Connectors offer smaller diagonal diameters.

May 28, 2014

Available with 2-point contact design that delivers shock- and vibration-resistant connectivity, DF62 Series has pin layout arranged in 2.2 x 2.0 mm grid that enables use in space-constrained applications. In-line connectors, with locking strength of 50 N, have secure lock structure that gives tactile and visual confirmation. Protected or guarded socket version (DF62C) prevents accidental pressing of latch and unmating during wiring, and panel mount plug version (DF62P) is also available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Board-To-Board Power Pin Connectors offer 60 A current rating.

May 16, 2014

Designed for assembly with stackable IT3 and IT5 Series high-speed mezzanine connectors, IT-P Series features 3-piece structure consisting of mating receptacle, interposer, and mounting receptacle. Wide range of variable height interposers are available to achieve board-to-board stack heights from 13.5–44 mm. Operating from -55 to +85°C, RoHS-compliant connectors provide contact resistance of 2 mΩ maximum and insulation resistance of 1000 mΩ minimum at 500 Vdc. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Horizontal Mating Connectors handle high current loads.

December 20, 2013

Available for board-to-board and board-to-wire interfaces, 2-position DF64 Series measures 20.4 x 14.4 mm with mated height of 4.7 mm. Two-piece connectors use 18–24 AWG wire and can carry 5 A of current. Enclosed contacts minimize danger to operator, while creepage distance of 3.2 mm helps prevent arcing. With voltage rating of 350 Vac/Vdc and operating temperature to 105°C, RoHS-compliant connectors are suited for LED lighting, medical devices, copiers, and factory automation controllers. Read More

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