Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

M12 Circular Receptcles feature front lock nut.

July 19, 2016

Available in multiple pole configurations ranging from 2–12 poles, Front Mount M12 Circular Receptacles are designed for thread mount applications that need specific keyway orientations due to space constraints. Units allow keyway to be freely rotated to any orientation required by adjusting connector and front lock nut. Offered in both PG9 and M16 mounting thread options, UL listed receptacles are rated IP67 for reliable connectivity in harsh environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Cable Plugs deliver application flexibility.

July 14, 2016

Building on flexibility of PSMP board-to-board designs, 4 PSMP cable connectors are available that are designed for 0.141 and 0.86 in. dia, semi-rigid and conformable cables. Design suits high-power applications up to 200 W at frequencies of 2.2 GHz. Mating style is similar to SMP interface, while gold-plated female center contacts and beryllium copper outer contacts plated in white bronze ensure secure mechanical fit and optimize electrical performance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Esterline Connection Technologies - Souriau USA's MIL-DTL-38999 Connectors Have been QPL Certified for More than 30 Years.

July 6, 2016

Esterline Connection Technologies - Souriau's MIL-DTL-38999 and MIL-DTL-26482 aluminum, composite and stainless steel (class K) connectors are QPL certified. The group and its 12 value-added distributors (VAD) based in the USA are able to meet sudden surges in demand whilst maintaining the same high level of service, quality, and on-time delivery. Exceptional Quality Esterline... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wall Plug-In 10 W AC/DC Power Supplies integrate USB connectors.

June 30, 2016

DoE Level VI- and CoC Tier 2-compliant SMI10 USB, SWI10 N USB, and SWI10 E USB meet efficiency and no load power requirements. Measuring down to 2.03 x 1.52 x 0.93 in., fixed blade SWI10 N USB (NA/Japanese) and SWI10 E USB (European) offer <0.075 W no load power consumption. Interchangeable AC blade options provided by SMI10 USB, with <0.1 W no load power consumption, enables use in NA, Europe, UK, Australia, and China. All models have 5 Vdc regulated output and 90–264 Vac universal input. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

M12 Connectors support high-speed applications.

June 23, 2016

With data transmission rates up to 10 Gbps, M12 X­coded products meet CAT6A specifications, have 8 contacts, and conform to DIN IEC 61076­2­109. Each connection supports up to 0.5 A and 60 V. When fully mated, connection is IP67 rated. Along with male and female receptacles with dip solder angled contacts that offer versatility when designing panels and mounting connector to board, products include male to female jumper cordset, male to male cordset, and feed­through connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Cable Assemblies, Adapters suit military and commercial aircraft.

June 20, 2016

Titan Ground Power™ Series includes 28 Vdc, 270 Vdc, and 400 Hz cable assemblies and field-replaceable adapters resistant to fluctuating and severe climatic conditions. Floating sockets independently adjust to aircraft receptacle pins. Cable assemblies consist of jumpers, single-point refueling cables, and extension cables; lengths range from 20–100 ft; and connector types include round, rectangular, or trapezoidal. Configurations also include banded, 6-around-1, and neoprene jacketed. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Floor Box conceals outlets and plugs while in use.

June 14, 2016

Designed for wood subfloors in single- and multi-family housing, Steel City® Residential Floor Box allows lid to be closed, even when cords are plugged in. Single-gang, recessed unit is suitable for power, voice, or data connections in open-space areas, and offers drop-in design for one-step mounting. UL/CSA approved as 15 A, 125 V tamper-resistant receptacle, box includes die-cast cover that is available with brass or nickel-plated finish. Read More

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

Redesigned Cable Assembly for Medical Device OEM

June 10, 2016

Challenge Epec was approached by a medical device OEM to help them redesign a cable assembly. This assembly is used as interconnect on a medical probe found in hospitals and clinics globally. The challenge was that a customer needed an assembly that could withstand repeated sterilization. In addition they wanted a way to easily interchange membrane switches with various levels of resistance.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

UL 486D-Listed Connectors ensure streetlights are safe and secure.

June 9, 2016

Designed to disconnect or breakaway upon impact at light pole, StreetWise™ connectors are also pre-insulated and sealed to mitigate possibility of contact with live wires. Modular design facilitates installation into new and existing streetlights, and configurations allow for applications from lights to traffic cameras. Theft deterrent configurations are available, and connectors can also selectively fuse 2 loads with one line. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty Permanent Link Adapter reduces operating expenditure.

June 6, 2016

Available for LanTEK III cable certifier, RJ45 Permanent Link Adapter features centered connectors compatible with all brands of Cat6A/Class EA cabling solutions. Weight, size, and flexible cable allow use in confined spaces without damaging adapter or socket under test, while field replaceable RJ45 contacts eliminate need to replace complete adapter due to wear/damage. Also, contacts minimize maintenance by supporting max number of insertions before requiring replacement. Read More

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

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

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, 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