Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems

B-Size and C-Size Molded Connectors come in 3 materials.

November 27, 2012

Offering NEMA 6P and IP68 protection, expanded Mini-Link™ Series includes B-Size (6-7-8 poles) and C-Size (9-10-12 poles) connectors available in PVC for general industrial applications, rubber for applications where flexibility and resistance to abusive environments is important, and TPE for environments with chemicals and corrosives. Units feature crimped pins and contacts for secure terminations, and for optimal corrosion resistance and conductivity, contacts are nickel-coated and gold-plated. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cords, Receptacles prevent unintentional power disconnects.

November 26, 2012

SecureLock™ system helps prevent downtime from unintentional detachments of power cords in data center racks. Intelligent rack power distribution units (iPDUs) with IEC C13 or C19 outlets come with SecureLock receptacles and accept C13 and C19 AC as well as SecureLock power cords. Latter holds cord to C13 and C19 receptacles on power strip, preventing accidental disconnect. SecureLock cords, rated to 221°F, come in black, red, and blue in lengths from 2–15 ft. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro-Miniature Receptacle features open bottom design.

November 26, 2012

Optimized for high-density packaging down to 1 mm pitch, 4428-0-43-15-04-14-10-0 Organic Fibre Plug® (OFP®) socket receptacle accepts .008–.013 in. device leads or mating pins and can be soldered into hole as small as .030 in. Solder barrier receptacles are discrete sockets for through-hole soldering into PCBs. When device/mating lead is plugged into receptacle, OFP® is knocked out to allow mating lead to pass through fingers of internal contact and make reliable electrical connection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Snap-in Panel-Mount Connectors offer dip solder contacts.

November 26, 2012

Series 720 snap-in panel-mount receptacles are available with dip solder contacts, providing options for applications requiring direct assembly to PCB. Suited for commercial and medical applications due to quick connect and disconnect feature, connectors have all-plastic shell with 16 mm OD. Male and female versions are offered with 3, 5, 8, or 12 gold-plated contacts, and connectors are IP67 rated when properly installed and mated. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Push-Pull Sealed IP68 Connector has rugged, waterproof design.

November 20, 2012

Suited for use indoors and outdoors, JBX Push Pull Sealed IP68 connector provides quick connect and disconnect solution in high vibration and shock environments. It is available in size 0 shell with variety of contact layouts from 2-8 positions. Durable cable assembly connector can be used in medical, broadcast entertainment, telecommunications, and instrumentation and measurement applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Inline Connectors feature lock protection, slim profile.

November 19, 2012

With 3 A max current rating, 250 Vac/dc voltage rating, and 30 mΩ max contact resistance, DF62 Series has locking structure that gives user 2 lock completion indicators: tactile click and visual check of socket lock through plug slit. Featuring smooth contours and multi-row pin layout that arranges contacts in grid pattern, products do not have any exposed metal on connector. Pin counts are available from 2–7 position as well as 13-position versions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Desktop/Wallmount Adapters feature interchangeable plugs.

November 12, 2012

Providing up to 24 W of power from 90-264 Vac input, PPWAMW24 Series AC/DC Power Supplies offer output voltages from 5–48 Vdc. Base desktop unit is housed in 3.1 x 2.0 x 1.4 in. case with C8 AC inlet and features option to add interchangeable input plugs to convert to wall mount configuration for worldwide use. In addition to power-on LED indicator, medical power supplies include overvoltage and short circuit protection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Round Connectors suit mobile power supplies.

November 7, 2012

Measuring 21 mm in diameter, 21BV Series provides current carrying capacity up to 800 A. Single pole, insulated connectors are intended for use in mobile power generators, mobile emergency power systems, event cabling, and production test facilities. Featuring IP65 and IP68 ratings for protection against dust and water ingress, connectors offer temperature resistance up to 120°C. Units include smart bayonet locking system and are IP2X touch protected in unmated condition. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Connector is submersible and tamper-proof.

October 26, 2012

Compatible with UL and IEC standards, UTL Series carries ratings of up to 16 A and 600 V and suits outdoor applications such as architectural and urban lighting, portable power tools, and telecom relays. Molded polyamide resists effects of UV radiation, and IP68/69K rated ingress protection is bolstered via latch-based closing system. Submersible for 1 week at 10 m when coupled or 1 week at 1 m when uncoupled (sealed contact), high breaking capacity connector has tamper-proof design. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Genderless Connectors feature sterile, single-use design.

October 26, 2012

Available in 1/8 and ¼ in. sizes, AseptiQuik® S Connectors provide sterile connections for small flow applications, without need for clamps, fixtures, or tube welders. FLIP-CLICK-PULL design enables users to quickly transfer valuable media with minimal risk of operator error, while protective pull-tab covers ensure simultaneous removal of both membranes. Offered in both gamma and high-temperature versions, connectors are suited for single-use bioreactors, cell banking, and range of sampling applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Copper Lay-In Connector expands solar grounding options.

October 25, 2012

UL-Listed and CSA-Certified, GBL-4DBTH conserves time by accelerating installation of ground lugs in solar field. This copper lay-in connector features stainless steel hex head screw, which ensures there is no drill drift when it is torqued down. It also reduces chance of damaging rack or panel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Push/Pull and BNC Connectors target UHV industry.

October 25, 2012

Combining stainless steel components with glass-ceramic insulators, Push & Pull Connectors come in single and 4-pin models, as well as welded and flange mounted configurations. Units withstand over 1,000 cycles of mating engagements, making them suitable for analytical equipment. Using stainless steel, glass ceramic, and Inconel, single and double ended BNC Connectors can sustain 500 Vdc, 1 A, and Cryogenic temperatures down to 4 K. Units operate with 50 Ω matched impedance at up to 12 GHz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Power/Signal Connectors meet hazardous area classifications.

October 24, 2012

Starline EX and Amphe-EX series, suited for mining industry applications, are threaded, flameproof, and fabricated to prevent mixture of explosive gases and electrical circuits. Ratings include AEx (American EX listing per the NEC 505), Canadian EX, ATEX, IECEx, Inmetro, GoST-R, and Australian Group/Mining (through TUV Rheinland). Third party approvals are provided for flammability resistance, temperature resistance, temperature rise, and hydrostatic pressure testing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

External LED Driver delivers 12 W of power.

October 22, 2012

Packaged as fixed-prong wall-plug adapter, Model PDA012A-S is available in constant current outputs of 350, 700, 1,000, and 1,500 mA, making it suited for OEM lighting applications, such as floor lamps, table lamps, and cabinet lighting. Unit features nominal input range of 110–120 Vac, Level V efficiency compliance, and no-load power draw of 300 mW. Measuring 71.5 x 33.75 x 46 mm, IP20-rated driver includes over-current, output over-voltage, short-circuit, and open-circuit protections. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Rectangular Insert suits high current applications.

October 19, 2012

Suitable for currents up to 100 A, CX 6/6 ILME Rectangular Insert contains 6–16 A control pins. Crimp contacts feature several benefits over screw or axial screw contacts, including resistance to corrosion and mechanical stresses such as vibration, shock, and cable loads. Unit offers consistent connection, regardless of operator's force, and contacts can be removed without any special tools. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Mezzanine Connector handles up to 1.6 A per contact.

October 19, 2012

Featuring hermaphroditic design that combines male and female connector halves, MicroStac® Connector incorporates 2 points of contact for applications where shock and vibration are encountered. Available in 5 mm stack height, unit offers mis-mating tolerance up to 0.7 mm of side-to-side float and ±4° of angular misalignment between connector halves and their respective PCBs. Contact design provides up to 1.5 mm of wipe length, for use in applications requiring up to 6 mm stack height. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

M12 Connectors feature S-coding design.

October 17, 2012

Suitable for power applications, Series 814 can accept wires up to 16 AWG allowing connectors to transfer up to 12 A and 630 Vac. Both male and female models have 4 gold-plated contacts with screw termination for in-field wire attachment. When mated and locked, connectors are IP67 rated, ensuring protection from liquids and debris. Units accommodate cables with overall diameters from 8–10 mm. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro USB Connector seals gap in consumer electronics.

October 1, 2012

Designed to seal gaps around opening and inside of connector shell, 8.2 x 5 x 3.8 mm splashproof micro USB connector accepts A and B type plugs and supports normal USB and USB OTG (On The Go). Molded front helps seal connector against device shell of consumer electronics, while SMD solder bracket provides additional strength from underneath connector. Conforming to micro USB 2.0 specification, connector also supports high-speed data and power transmission. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

PCB Interconnect System features .0315 in. pitch.

September 27, 2012

With .0315 in. micro pitch design, SEARAY™ Open Pin Field Array provides routing and grounding flexibility while saving PCB space. Interconnect system comes in 4 and 6 row designs with up to 180 I/Os and performance up to 14 GHz/28 Gbps. Offering stack heights of .276 and .394 in., array includes Edge Rate™ contact system and lead-free solder charge terminations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Metal Clad Cable Connectors include sizes up to 4 in. in 3 materials.

September 26, 2012

Featuring PowR-Lock™ Grounding Seal, Metal Clad (MC) Cable Connectors come in sizes up to 4 in. in 3 materials: aluminum, nickel-plated aluminum, and stainless steel. One-piece construction of grounding tines and bushing means seal cannot come apart. Meeting NEMA 4 and IP65 requirements as well as meets UL standards for raintight metal clad cable fitting, these UL and CSA Certified products have embedded O-ring and form watertight seal around cable and at enclosure entry. Read More