Electrical Connectors

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, Fasteners & Hardware

IEC Electrical Plug Lockout Device prevents tampering.

April 12, 2016

By preventing power from going to socket, IEC Electrical Plug Lockout can eliminate unauthorized access for security purposes or serve as energy isolation point to keep employees safe during maintenance. Portable detachable device, available in orange nylon material, offers plug-and-twist installation in office equipment, computers, peripheral equipment, power supplies, and other equipment that utilizes standard C13 3-prong electrical power outlet.<br /> 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Banana Plugs and Jacks protect technician and equipment.

April 12, 2016

Rated up to 1,000 V CAT III per IEC61010-031 when properly assembled to equally rated test lead wire, solder-assembly 4 mm Safety Banana Plugs and Jacks enable users to build or repair custom patch cords in field, office, or lab. Each connector features snap-together plastic housing and plated metal contact. To insure user protection, each plug has insulated tip and its contact is made of beryllium copper. Completed lead can be rated from 12&ndash;36 A, depending on wire used. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Quick-Install Connector offers snap-in, tool-free installation.

April 12, 2016

Offering alternative for prefab and lighting whips, AMC50-QI EZ-Lock&trade; offers double-snap AMC style mechanism for making secure connections without requiring any tools. Installation requires handler to snap connector onto cable, squeeze lever, and set into knockout. Lever action likewise facilitates and accelerates removal. Made of zinc-plated steel, product is used to connect .40&ndash;.61 in. dia AC/MC/MCI-A/HCF/HCFMCI-A/MC-PCS and 3/8 in. FMC cable to boxes or enclosures. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Danfoss Offers New Roof Clips to Complement Their Roof and Gutter Cables

April 8, 2016

The new RX-C Roof Clip accessory is available for purchase spring of 2016, and can be used with Danfoss RX-C Self Regulating Cables. Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of electric heating systems, releases a new roof clip to enhance their roof & gutter cable offerings. The RX-C Roof clips are designed to secure the RX-C cables to asphalt shingles, metal seam roofs, and gutters. The clips... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Adapters comply with Level VI efficiency standards.

April 8, 2016

Measuring 254 x 116 x 47 mm, TTA300 Series comprises 4 single output models rated at 12, 19, 24, and 48 V. Fanless, desktop AC/DC adapters accommodate 90&ndash;264 Vac universal input range. Withstand voltage is 3,000 Vac from input to output and 1,500 Vac from input to ground. Operating from 0&ndash;40°C ambient temperature, 300 W units are furnished with IEC 320/C14 AC inlet and LED power indicator. Standard output connector is 6-pin Molex Mini-Fit receptacle with female terminal #5556 or equivalent. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low PIM 4.3-10 Adapters support mobile communications.

April 8, 2016

Designed to meet IEC 61169-54 standard, 4.3-10 Connectors are IP68-rated and will support up to 500 W at 2 GHz. Return loss and PIM performance is independent of torque applied and cable can be flexed with little detrimental effect. In base stations, 4.3-10 interface is used in remote radio heads, jumpers, and antennas. Where RF signals must be terminated, combined or split in multiband, multi operator DAS applications, 4.3-10 meets exacting electrical and RF performance requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Connectors and Terminal Blocks connect high-current I/O on PCB.

April 4, 2016

High Power terminal blocks and connectors enable high current inputs and outputs to be connected on PCB. Available with up to 35 mm² wire entry size and up to 125 A ratings, terminal blocks come in modular interlocking versions or solid blocks of up to 8 poles in range of pitches. Locking screw flanges are available. Two-part connectors, available up to 16 poles with wire entry sizes up to 16mm² and current rating up to 76 A, are also available with screw flanges. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hygienic Servomotors utilize vented connector.

April 1, 2016

Designed for challenging environments, such as daily exposure to chemicals and high-pressure wash-downs, AKMH&trade; Hygienic Servomotors include integrated pressure equalization feature. Hybrid power/feedback cable incorporates tube that allows motor&rsquo;s internal pressure to equalize with electrical cabinet of connected drive. Applied to end of cable that exits motor, Vented Connector assembly allows motor to vent at connection point while maintaining IP69K rating and hygienic features. Read More