Electrical Connectors

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Intelliconnect Achieves SC21 Signatory Status

February 23, 2015

SC21 - 21st Century Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industry Supply Chain Programme UK Manufactured Connectors and Cables Meet Intelliconnect at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2015 on Stand B73 Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF and waterproof connectors and cable harness assemblies has achieved accreditation to the SC21 programme Roy... Read More

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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

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, Test & Measuring Instruments

M2M Module Test Sockets and Contactors

February 12, 2015

Munich — Yamaichi Electronics presents test contactors for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) modules. M2M modules allow the interconnection of electronics apparatus and enable automated communication to provide wireless control and real-time monitoring. The M2M modules can manage global positioning and data transmission in industrial, consumer and automotive products. For testing such modules,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

A.T. Wall Announces Complete Line of Cut Slip Rings for Mission-Critical Applications

February 11, 2015

Providing low volume/high product mix with predictable costs and reliable delivery times WARWICK, RI – ATW Companies Inc., a world-class supplier of superior precision tubing and fabricated metal components, announces its complete line of cut slip rings for a wide range of slip ring assemblies for mission-critical electronic, military and packaging systems and applications. Manufacturing... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment

ILSCO Enhances Offering of Irreversible Grounding Products

February 9, 2015

ILSCO's offering of Irreversible Grounding Products has been enhanced to include several new RLT and GGB tin plated products for use with galvanized rod.  The wire range on the ULT offering has been broadened with the addition of two new part numbers, ULT-1-Z and ULT-2-Z.  On the thin wall c-tap offering, ILSCO is now more competitively priced and offers a broader range of certified... 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

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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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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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