Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Distribution Connectors withstand harsh environments.

May 20, 2016

Available in 3-, 4-, and 7-pole configurations, MINI Power Distribution Series offers plug-and-play solution for industrial motors, automated machine tools, and robotic systems. Industrial circular connectors provide quick disconnect option for applications that demand more power. Since series is completely modular, users can mix and match assorted parts on installation. Full line of accessories including adapter plugs, closure caps and plugs, and integrated cable drops are available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature Latching Connectors suit LED applications.

May 19, 2016

Available with secure latching mechanism, PTSM Connectors can be locked together in lighting and other space-critical applications. Locking feature, which does not require any special tools, is compatible with existing PTSM headers, enabling connectors to be combined in multiple ways, such as wire-to-board, board-to-board, wire-to-wire, and through-board. Measuring 5 mm high with 2.5 mm pitch, connectors feature push-in connection technology and have 5 A, 150 V UL rating. Read More

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

Low-Profile Battery Connectors facilitate vertical mating.

May 12, 2016

Available with 2–6 positions and compatible with signal and power circuits, 2 mm pitch 9155-800 Series prevents end-user damage to contacts in electronic devices with pluggable modules that mate vertically with base unit. Gold-plated beryllium copper (BeCu) contacts retain electrical and mechanical performance over 5,000+ mating cycles. Products are rated for 125 Vac, 1.5 or 2 A depending on the number of positions (5–6 and 2–4, respectively) and operate from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

AVX to Introduce New Products at EDS 2016

May 10, 2016

At EDS 2016, AVX will meet with channel partners, release two new connector series a new series of medical MLCCs, announce a new specification achievement, accept the three TTI Supplier Excellence Awards they earned for providing superior service throughout 2015 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be attending... Read More

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

Poke-Home Wire-to-Wire Connectors are rated for 300 Vac.

May 10, 2016

Featuring active stainless steel spring contact, 9286-200 Series reduced thru-wire connectors and 9286-250 Series reduced junction box connectors provide maximum wire retention for 18–24 AWG solid and stranded wire gauges. Contacts accommodate strip-and-poke-home wire insertion and twist-and-pull extraction. Available in 1–6 positions, 9286-200 Series offers current ratings of 3, 5, and 8 A, while 9286-250 Series, available in 4–8 positions, has current ratings of 3, 7, 8, and 9 A. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Northwire Announces LEMO Partner Receives i-NOVO Design Award and Tech Honors

May 9, 2016

HALO LED Connector wins i-NOVO Design category with NiCorAl second runner-up in Tech category OSCEOLA, WI. – Northwire, a LEMO Group Company and cable supplier offering integrated cable and connector assemblies, is proud to announce that its LEMO partner has been recognized for two i-NOVO award honors. A leading resource for design engineers and OEM’s, DirectIndustry’s i-NOVO Awards... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMT Coin Cell Contacts require minimal board space.

May 9, 2016

Manufactured from gold-plated stainless steel, SMT Coin Cell Contacts provide dependable connections in self-contained battery compartments. Units require minimal board space while allowing easy installation and removal of coin cell battery. Spring tension adjusts to cell height variations for connectivity of coin cells with diameters from 12 mm and larger and heights from 1.2–7.7 mm. Typical applications include small hand held controls, key fobs, personal medical devices, and digital timers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Polarized IEC Inlets suit protection class II appliances.

May 9, 2016

Rated 2.5 A at 250 Vac, consistent with IEC standard, Series 2577 and 2579 are designed to polarize line contact of power mains into appliance. Inlets offer solid pin construction versus folded pins, ensuring high degree of contact integrity. Series 2577 is designed for screw-on mounting, while Series 2579 accommodates snap-in mounting, 1.0/1.5/2.0/2.5/3.0 mm. Both are configurable with solder, quick connect, or PCB terminals in various shapes and orientations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Software

Littelfuse Adds Fuse Holder, Block, and Clip Selection Tool to its Web-Based iDesign(TM) Circuit Protection Selection Platform

May 6, 2016

Helps find the right fuse holder, block or clip based on the selected cartridge fuse or circuit parameters CHICAGO – Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has added a Fuse Holder, Block, and Clip Selection Tool to its popular iDesign™ online simulation and product selection platform.  With the addition of this new tool, Littelfuse iDesign now offers circuit... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra-Miniature Connector supports 10 Gbps data transfer.

May 6, 2016

Suitable for use in harsh environments, MiniMax 06 Connector can include up to 12 power and signal contacts in 10 mm footprint. Unit also offers configuration with 2 signal and 2 high-power 1.3 mm contacts for applications needing 10 A or more. Featuring IP68 sealing when mated and unmated, MiniMax 06 is available with 3 locking systems, including push-pull, screw, and quick-release. Connector has unbreakable keying system and provides 5,000 mating cycles. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

LEMO and Northwire Feature Fully Integrated Medical Cable and Connector Solution

May 5, 2016

New Medical Technologies Showcased at Medtec 2016 Present LEMO’s Redel SP Connector and Northwire’s BioCompatic Cable OSCEOLA, WI. – Custom cable assemblies for the life sciences engineered by cable manufacturer, Northwire, Inc., (NWI) and precision cable connector leader LEMO were featured among Medtec’s most recent innovations and technology within medical device design and medical... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Single Gang Floor Box installs flush in wood subfloors.

May 5, 2016

Offering drop-in installation with any floor covering, Steel City® Residential Floor Box is available as complete kit for new- and old-work installations, providing solution for power, voice, or data connections in open-space areas. Unit features metallic outlet box with ½ in. knockouts, pry-outs, and integral cable clamps for NM sheathed cable; stamped, one-piece brass cover with brushed and lacquered finish; and neoprene gasket. It is UL/CSA approved as 15 A, 125 V tamper-resistant receptacle. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Northwire Exhibits Alongside LEMO at XPONENTIAL 2016 (an AUVSI Experience)

May 4, 2016

OSCEOLA, WI – Northwire, Inc., a LEMO Group Company and wire and cable manufacturer, will be displaying innovative technologies for cable assemblies and custom cable solutions during the XPONENTIAL AUVSI 2016, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of precision custom connection solutions, will join Northwire in the booth to exhibit the latest in cable/wire connector technology. ... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Desktop Power Adapters feature universal 3-wire input.

April 27, 2016

With inputs from 115–230 Vac, PSA120U Series is available in 5 DC output voltages of 12, 24, 48, 54, and 56 V. Units are compliant with US DOE Level VI and European Union CoC V5 Tier 2 energy efficiency standards. Housed in 5.98 x 2.88 x 1.45 in. non-vented, spill-proof case, 120 W adapters operate from 0–40°C and include built-in over-voltage, over-load, over-temperature, and short-circuit protections. Products are suited for industrial, networking, peripheral, and test and measurement devices. Read More

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

Industrial Circular Power Connectors feature Type 4X ratings.

April 27, 2016

With 600 V and 16 A ratings, Type 4X/6P protection, and TWISTLOCK technology, RST® MINI 5-pole connectors (RST16i5) facilitate wiring installations in lighting, building automation, and industrial applications. Color-coded products, available in cable- or panel-mounted versions, deliver plug-and-play power capabilities. While cable-mounted version accommodates cables from 7.1–13 mm dia, panel-mounted version has M20 threads that feature flat spot to further facilitate installation. Read More

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

Wire Trap Lighting Connectors come in 2.4 and 4.00 mm pitches.

April 26, 2016

Designed for LED lighting strip applications, White Lite includes SMT connectors featuring natural LCP insulators. Versions are available with 1, 2, or 3 contacts. While 2.4 mm pitch BL300 accepts 20–24 AWG stranded wire and has 4 A rating for 22 AWG, 4.00 mm pitch BJ302 accepts 20–22 AWG stranded conductors or 18–24 AWG solid conductors and have 8 A rating for 18 AWG. Respective footprints for 2- position connectors are 5.20 x 7.90 mm and 7.45 x 11.80 mm with 3.60 and 4.50 mm height above PCB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire Connector replaces up to 4 fixed-spring connectors.

April 15, 2016

Offered in bright orange to aid identification by electricians making connections, Twister® LT accommodates solid or stranded wire from 2 #22 AWG to 3 #12 AWG. While live-action, square-wire spring expands and threads onto conductors without requiring pre-twisting, contoured swept-wings maximize torque when applied by hand. Hexagonal shaped head allows for installation with ¼ in. nut driver. Max ratings are 600 V (building) and 1,000 V (signs and lighting fixtures). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Wall-Plug 15 W Power Adapters feature USB Type-C connectors.

April 15, 2016

Available in versions to suit North American and European input voltages and power outlets, AQ15 Series offers USB Type-C DC output connectors for charging mobile electronic devices and peripherals. Products deliver 15 W output power and 5 V output voltage, are rated for 3 A current and AC inputs spanning 100–240 V, and feature max leakage current of 20 µA. Select models are compliant with US Department of Energy Level VI or European Union Code of Conduct V5 Tier 2 energy efficiency standards. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

USB-C to DVI Adapter broadens laptop connectivity options.

April 13, 2016

Providing USB-C (24-pin) male input and DVI-I (29-pin) female output, USB-C™ to DVI Adapters CDP2DVI/CDP2DVIW enable existing DVI cables to communicate with laptop via USB-C port. Both black and white versions can carry DisplayPort 1.2 and Thunderbolt™3 signal and support video resolutions up to 2,560 x 1,600. Targeted users include IT departments/professionals who need to reconfigure current workstations to accommodate USB-C laptop or Ultrabook™. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circular Connectors offer industrial equivalent to MIL-Spec.

April 12, 2016

Featuring completely over-molded cord sets and pre-wired and epoxied panel mount receptacles, plug-and-play MIL-Spec Industrial 5015 Equivalent Connectors eliminate risk of incorrect wiring. Products are available in 4 shell sizes of 10SL, 14S, 16S, and 18, each offering variety of pin counts and configurations. Using threaded couplings to mate, IP67-rated connectors are suited for factory automation, robotics, instrumentation, medical equipment, and power applications. Read More