Electrical Wire & Cable & Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Parallel Interconnects provide high-density solution.

December 6, 2006

Enabling 20 Gbps transmission speeds, Model QTR-3600 optical modules support 4 independent lanes of Ethernet or Fibre Channel data streams or 4x SDR and DDR InfiniBand(TM) at distances up to 300 m on multimode optical fiber. Model QTR-3700 copper modules support data rates of 5 Gbps per lane at distances of several meters depending on electrical cable type. Both devices have QSFP form factor and can be arranged in ganged and stack configurations to increase port density. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy Duty FAS Roller attaches to tray systems.

December 5, 2006

HD FASROLLER EZ is constructed with pre-galvanized metal frame and includes mounting hardware and mounting guide. With bi-colored rollers to indicate that each pull is running smoothly, device features easy-open design allowing cable loading and removal. It is designed to attach anywhere on Cablofil tray system, inside or outside tray, eliminating cable strain. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Armored Cordsets offer safe alternatives to conduit.

December 5, 2006

Meeting Open Wiring specifications for use in place of conduit, Armored M12 eurofast® cordsets provide protection against abrasion, cuts, water, oil, and impact. Construction consists of PVC-jacketed cable with interlocking aluminum armor and is ITC/PLTC rated. Offering IEC IP 68 protection, products are rated for 250 Vac/Vdc and 4 A. Cordsets provide 3-, 4-, and 5-wire options, 18 and 22 AWG, with male/female, straight connectors, standard/custom lengths, and pigtails/extensions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Interconnect System saves space in servomotor applications.

December 5, 2006

Designed to replace 2 traditional circular connectors, low-profile CmX Series enables installation in 4 steps and includes clamp technology to minimize space required for cable strain relief, shielding, and sealing components. Products, available in 3 size ranges, cover power range from under 5 A to over 40 A. All fully shielded connectors are sealed to IP67 and resistant to vibration and shock. Series meets all requirements for DIN EN61984 safety compliance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

PCI-to-PCI Bridge supports 4 PCI bus master devices.

December 4, 2006

Available in 128-pin, 23 x 17 mm PQFP package, small-form-factor Model Tsi340(TM) targets new and existing board footprints that use 32-bit, 66 MHz PCI-to-PCI bridges. Device is 3.3 V I/O and 5 V tolerant, and fully compliant with PCI Local Bus Specification Revision 2.3. It is suited for communications and network equipment, video capture cards, embedded video recorders, multi-function printers, and network interface cards. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Modular Connectors meet proposed Category 7a standards.

December 1, 2006

Suited for networking and computing applications, ARJ45 Series consists of cable-mounted plug and single-port, PCB-mounted jack, engineered to meet proposed Category 7a performance parameters of up to 1,000 MHz. Units are manufactured of UL94-VO plastics and provided with gold-plated contacts. Voltage range is 150 Vac and current rating is 1.5 A at 25°C. Connectors offer replacement for closed-loop InfiniBand®, Fiber Channel, EyeMAX®, SAS, PCI Express®, and microTCA applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Intelligent Cable promotes optimal data center operation.

December 1, 2006

Active Cable solutions transform standard data center cable interconnects from passive, non-active devices to intelligent roadways for use in expanding data centers. Products serve to increase interconnect reach and air flow while reducing overall weight and latency. Solutions are available for InfiniBand SDR, DDR, and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (CX-4), all with Gore's(TM) EYE-OPENER® Cable from 24-30 gauge at lengths from 5-40 m. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fiberoptic Connectors have sealed, ruggedized housings.

November 30, 2006

Resistant to moisture, temperature, and humidity as well as chemicals and corrosive gasses, circular LC ODVA-compliant fiberoptic connectors are sealed to IP67 for use in indoor/outdoor Ethernet and industrial networking systems as well as remote interface applications. Product includes singlemode and multimode plugs, singlemode and multimode receptacles, and assembly bases and caps for plugs and receptacles. Each features bayonet-style mechanical locking and UL 94V-0 materials. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

DDR Cable Assemblies extend interconnect reach.

November 30, 2006

GORE(TM) Extended Reach DDR Cable Assemblies utilize self-equalizing GORE(TM) EYE-OPENER+® Conductor Technology combined with Q:Active(TM) analog semiconductors from Quellan to deliver optimal signal fidelity. They provide users with architectural freedom to enable expansive cluster footprints within mega data centers. Small, lightweight cables minimize cable bundle size, facilitating airflow. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Distribution System meets category IP67 standards.

November 29, 2006

Designed for energy distribution in large-scale machinery and systems, DUPLICON offers uninterrupted communications from mounting rail in control cabinet across decentralized power distributor to device connections in field. Stackable plug connector has 6 positions plus ground in 24-12 AWG for 600 V/25 A for power, 24 V, and ASi bus. Die-cast aluminum housing is resistant to salt water, vibration, UV exposure, and extreme industrial conditions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Mini Cable Connector operates over -55° to +125°C range.

November 20, 2006

Offering flexible board-to-cable connections, MiniBridge(TM) 0.050 in. pitch, single-row cable connector system comes in 4-pin version as well as variants with 2, 3, 6, and 8 poles. Suited for sensor, actuator, power-supply, and data applications, product carries up to 4 A @ 20°C, 3 A @ 70°C, and 2 A @ 100°C. Straight or angled male connectors (SMT termination), as well as female connectors (IDC termination) where cables are fed out at 90° or 180°, overcome any spatial restrictions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Tray suits industrial, OEM, and residential use.

November 20, 2006

Small-sized G wire mesh cable tray (G MINI) is designed for small-diameter cables or installations with limited number of cables. Tray is easily modified, requiring only 2 cuts with hand wire cutters for on-site installers to make full range of horizontal or vertical changes. Stocked in 10 ft lengths, 50 x 50 mm tray features modified wire design that allows it to lie flat when mounted. Unit's open and airy construction makes it easy to clean and fast to dry. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Contacts suit high-speed interconnect applications.

November 20, 2006

Designed for board-to-board data transfer applications exceeding 2 Gbps, Dura-Speed Quadrax and Dura-Speed Twinax contacts feature Hyperboloid® shaped basket of individual spring wires that provide up to 10,000 mating cycles. Also featuring immunity to shock and vibration, low insertion/extraction forces, and 360° wiping action, contacts are available for blind mate connector shell styles such as ARINC 404, ARINC 600, Rugged D-sub, and MIL-DTL-38999. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Threaded Connectors have field-attachable design.

November 17, 2006

Series 820 of 7/8 in. threaded connectors are available with 3, 4, or 5 gold-plated contacts, each of which has max current carrying capacity of 12 A and screw termination that supports up to 16 AWG wire. All connectors are sealed to IP67 due to pinch ring that supports cable diameters from 6-14 mm and also acts as strain relief. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Voltage Portal minimizes arc flash risk.

November 16, 2006

ChekVolt(TM) provides no-touch voltage portal on outside of metallic electrical enclosures, allowing maintenance personnel to use non-contact voltage detector pen to check line voltage before and after they open main disconnect. Single-point ChekVolt R-1A has 6 ft leads, mounts into 0.50 in. drilled hole, and can be ordered with bright yellow nameplates. Unit is a UL listed, 600 V device rated for NEMA 4/4X/12 environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Custom Coil Cords meet OEM flexibility and durability needs.

November 16, 2006

Available with various wire gauges and conductor counts, hi-flex coil cords are designed for applications requiring maximum extension life, sag-resistant coil memory and optimal flex performance. Quality of conductor materials, strand counts, primary jacket compounds, and shielding provide failure-free service in rugged environments. UL-listed and CSA-certified hi-flex cable, coil cords, and cable assemblies can be custom-designed to meet specific requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Nylon and Stainless Steel Cable Ties meet UL standards.

November 15, 2006

UL-recognized product line includes standard natural ties; black, weather-resistant ties, mounts, clips, and clamps; as well as stainless steel ties. All ties are available in various lengths and tensile strengths. Capable of withstanding temperatures from -40 to +185°F, standard and weather-resistant ties are made of UL94V2, 6/6 nylon. Stainless Steel ties, made of 304 or 316 stainless steel, have -80 to +538°C range. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wi-Fi® Module is designed for embedded applications.

November 15, 2006

Enabling designers to add Wi-Fi connectivity to their applications, 5 Vdc MT800SWM and 3.3 Vdc MT800SWM-L embedded modules integrate TCP/IP protocol stack and include selectable speed serial interface. SocketWirelessWi-Fi products feature 802.11b functionality and have developer kits to assist in programming, testing, and evaluation. Measuring 1 x 2.5 in., RoHS compliant devices support ad-hoc and infrastructure mode and DTE speeds up to 230 Kbps. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Connectors contain colored plugs, caps, and headers.

November 14, 2006

Universal MATE-N-LOK connectors are available with plugs, caps, and headers in red, orange, yellow, brown, green, blue, gray, black, or white. Different colors let designers color-code interconnections within device they are designing, meet system color-coding protocols, or promote visibility of wiring harnesses and assemblies. Constructed of UL 94V-0 or UL 94V-2 material, molded plastic products are RoHS-compliant and carry UL recognition, CSA certification, and VDE approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solderless Connectors require minimal cable preparation.

November 13, 2006

Designed to fit Times Microwave LMR®-240 & LMR®-400, Andrew Cinta CNT®-240 & CNT®-400, and CommScope WBC®-240 & WBC®-400 coaxial cables, RFN-1006 Series of 2-piece N Male connectors feature quick fitting, cable insertion type connector with captive internal contact and white bronze plating that provides tough non-tarnishing exterior finish. Installation requires minimal tooling, making connectors suitable for field applications. Read More