Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pre-Insulated Connectors suit motor and generator applications.

March 3, 2015

Available as single catalog numbers or pre-configured kits for specific motor applications, reusable NIMBUS Motors enable installer to mix any class of copper/aluminum conductor without concern for expansion, contraction, and galvanic corrosion. Screw design improves vibration resistance, compresses conductor without damage, and eliminates need for ferrules. Kits simplify Megger testing for motors, and feature color-coded screw caps with embossed lettering to simplify motor hook-up. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PCIe Gen3 Expansion Solution works with MicroTCA, other systems.

March 2, 2015

PCIe-compliant module, PCI123, routes x16 PCIe Gen 3 out of front panel ports. Utilizing SFF-8644 connectors, signals can be partitioned as single x16, dual x8, or quad x4 as required. Module supports aggregate raw data rate up to 128 Gbps and can be cabled to UTC006 MicroTCA Carrier Hub (MCH) for PCIe Expansion. Offering quad SFF-8644 ports for PCIe Gen3 expansion (x16, x8, or x4) and PCIe switch, MCH routes PCIe x16 to Rear Transition Module (RTM). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Active Dual Fused Inlets offer 10 A rating.

February 27, 2015

Designed to comply with EN 60320-1 C14 specifications, Dual Fused Inlets accept 5 x 20 mm size fuses. Screw mount Series 719WA and snap in mount Series 723WA feature active fuses on both line and neutral. Series 723WA can be configured with 1.0 mm or 1.5 mm panel thickness, and entire line includes 4.8 mm quick-connect/solder wire terminations. Both 719WA and 723WA are cURus and TUV approved to 250 V/10 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Smart Relay System eliminates need for standalone controller.

February 26, 2015

PLC Logic system houses logic in module that plugs directly into block of 8 PLC Relays to create smart relay system. When connected to 8 relays, complete system measures 50 mm wide. Each electromechanical and solid-state relay channel can be configured as input or output, from 16–48 I/O points, with the use of expansion modules. Logic modules have 8 integrated digital inputs, 2 of which can be defined as analog inputs (0–10 V). Hot-swap capability facilitates relay replacement. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Universal Power Plug Adapters support 250 V.

February 25, 2015

CE and RoHS compliant, Universal Power Plug Adapters accept plugs from all countries except BS546 (Type M). Units support connections to power sockets from countries with following standards: AS 3112 for Australia, New Zealand, and China; BS 1363 for UK and Iraq; BS 546 for India and parts of Africa; BS546 for South Africa; CEI 23-50 for Italy and Uruguay; Europlug CEE 7/16 for Europe, Russia, and UAE; Schuko CEE 7/7 for Europe; SEV 1011 for Switzerland; and SI 32 for Israel and Palestine. Read More

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

External Power Adapter meets Level VI efficiency standards.

February 23, 2015

While meeting efficiency and no load input power requirements of US Department of Energy (DOE) Level VI standards, SWI12-SC (12 W) and SWI24-SC (24 W) series feature screw terminal connections that accommodate designs requiring flexibility beyond standard 5 ft DC cord. Output options include 12, 15, and 24 Vdc; no-load power consumption is <0.1 W; and universal input range is 90–264 Vac. These single-output US wall power adapters cover both UL 60950 and UL 1310 safety approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Push-In Liquidtight Fittings simplify installation onto conduit.

February 18, 2015

Without requiring disassembly, Quick-Connect™ Liquidtight Fittings install onto liquidtight flexible metal conduit via 2-step process of pushing conduit into fitting and tightening gland nut. Push-in design, which accelerates installation, also helps protect electrical systems from liquid ingress, corrosion, and extreme temperatures. Captive sealing rings available from 3/8–1 in. in straight, 45° and 90° configurations. Installation method also helps reduce dropped/lost/damaged components. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Flexible Conduit and Fittings feature liquid-tight design.

February 13, 2015

For crush and corrosion resistance, Heyco-Flex VI Liquid Tight Electrical Conduit features PVC-jacketed, continuously interlocked hot dipped zinc galvanized steel core. It is approved for both exposed and concealed locations, direct burial and in concrete. Heyco-Flex VI Liquid Tight Conduit Fittings, made of nickel-plated brass, come in straight-through and 90° sweep styles with NPT hubs. Corrosion-resistant fittings have insulated throat to prevent wire damage during installation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Latching DC Connectors prevent critical power loss.

February 13, 2015

Secured by push and turn locking mechanism, DC Plugs and Sockets are available with diameters of 2.1 or 2.5 mm and rated for 2 A at 16 Vdc. Plugs may be connected to cables by customers or supplied as ready wired 2 m over-molded plug cables with free ends suitable for external power supply OEMs. Featuring normally closed contact operated by inserting plug, PCB mountable sockets have insulation resistance of 100 mΩ minimum at 500 Vdc and dielectric withstand voltage of 500 Vac for 1 min. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Internal Connectors withstand demanding automotive conditions.

February 3, 2015

Featuring 2.0 mm pitch, GT8E Series is suitable for ECUs, inverters, and battery chargers within automotive systems. Connectors come in variety of versions including wire-to-board and wire-to-wire; single or double row; right angle, and straight, in-line plug; as well as SMT or through-hole soldering. Operating from -40 to +125°C, connectors have voltage rating of 250 Vac, max contact resistance of 30 mΩ, and current rating of 3 A with 20–22 AWG wire or 1 A with 24–28 AWG wire. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Card Edge Connectors diversify end-products via variability.

February 2, 2015

Variations available via cardEDGE+ connectors afford design flexibility for adding differentiating features in space-constrained power supplies, storage devices, navigational equipment, industrial controls, and medical equipment. There are 8,000 standard styles and 435,000 custom variations available, and choice of contact spacing ranges from 1.27–5.08. Operating from -65 to +105°C, series supports 2–188 contacts in single, bridged, and dual rows, with or without card guides. Read More

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

Single-Pole Wire-to-Board Connector suits LED applications.

January 28, 2015

Featuring 0.23 x 0.10 in. footprint and profile that minimizes LED light shadowing, horizontal-mating DF59M Series carries current capacity of 6 A at 350 V AC/DC and accommodates 22–28 AWG wire. Horizontal-mating series has snap-in structure that provides positive lock strength of 16N and 2 clear indicators of secure mating: audible click and tactile snap. RoHS-compliant and UL-recognized series also offers 3 points of contact to optimize reliability by stabilizing contact resistance.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Cat6/5e/5 PoE Injectors feature 56 Vdc power supplies.

January 27, 2015

Cat6, Cat5e, and Cat5 PoE Injectors with 56 Vdc power supplies address applications where power and data are required to connect end devices over extended distances. Supporting use in 48 Vdc PoE applications, 56 Vdc power supplies compensate for any voltage loss in cable. Options available include single- and quad-port injectors; DIN rail mounting; internal, high-powered surge protection; as well as support for 802.3af and 802.3at standards. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

18-Position I/O Docking Connector supports 20,000 mating cycles.

January 21, 2015

Designed for cable and docking station applications in multiple markets, 34.1 x 23.6 x 9 mm 3800 Series comes in cable mount or vertical PCB versions and utilizes sequential mating system that, when connected, establishes ground system first to protect vital internal electronics from potential surges. Contact structure provides stable contact resistance and eliminates contact stubbing. Spring contact structure also prevents contact buckling and reduces contact shaving.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature M12 Connector is rated to 16 A and 630 V.

January 21, 2015

Used in industrial environments, S-coded flush-type connectors and cordsets have 2 positions and protective earth ground. Panel-mount connectors are pre-assembled with 0.5 m long wires with conductor cross section of 16 AWG. With IP67 protection and metal M16 X 1.5 panel-mount thread, circular connector system is suitable for use as main power connector. Pin and socket versions are available for front and rear mounting. Unshielded cable cordsets come with straight and right-angle heads. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Grounding Spring Connectors target mobile devices.

January 20, 2015

With free heights from 1.8–2.5 mm, working ranges from 0.85–2.4 mm, and operating temperature of -40 to +85°C, FCN-118X Series is suited for smartphones, tablet PCs, and wearable devices. Side-wing construction prevents form deformation by outer force in handling, while stop point prevents further displacement if excessive contact force is applied. In addition to providing frame grounding, some grounding springs can also function as power contact between printed circuit boards. Read More

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

High Current SMT Jumpers replace true zero ohm resistors.

January 13, 2015

Manufactured from copper with silver plating, true Zero ohm high current SMT Jumpers come in 3 resistor chip sizes – 0603 chip size (Cat #5110), 0805 chip size (Cat #5106), and 1206 chip size (Cat #5108) – to simplify designs and footprint template compatibility. These connectivity devices provide low impedance and circuit linkage with footprint identical to zero ohm resistor. Areas of use include high-density, high-current PCB applications. Read More

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

AC/DC Medical-Grade 135 W Power Adapters charge HP laptops.

January 9, 2015

Approved to medical standards and rated 135 W/19 V, 6.73 x 2.83 x 1.65 in. TMP135-19-HP features 5.1 x 7.4 x 12 mm barrel connector with 0.6 mm smart pin. Earth leakage current is <200 µA, and touch current is 100 µA max at 264 Vac, 63 Hz. Along with IEC 320/C14 or IEC320/C6 AC inlet for Class I model and IEC 320/C18 AC inlet for Class II model, features include active efficiency up to 91%, 150,000 hr MTBF (min) at full load at 25°C, 0.98 active power factor, and 90–264 VAC universal input. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

M12 Circulator Connectors is available with screw locking.

January 5, 2015

With IP68 protection and meeting quality standards for secure contacting, Y-Circ® M series includes A, B, and D connectors in straight and angled form compliant with IEC 61076-2-101. Capability for individual configuration of 360° shielding and vibration protection allows optimum performance ratio regardless of end-user requirements. This modular system is suited for applications in industrial environments.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Inlet and Cord Connectors support max pin temperature of 155°C.

January 5, 2015

High Temperature Appliance Inlet and Cord Connectors are rated according to IEC for 16 A at 250 Vac, and 20 A at 250 Vac according to UL/CSA. Series 1681 appliance inlets, offering snap-in or screw-on mounting, can be specified with terminals for solder, quick-connect, or screw connections. Series C22F inlets are available with EMC filter, while cord connectors come in straight Series 1658 and angled Series 1659. Cables with conductor cross-section up to 2.5 mm² or 10 AWG can be used. Read More