Electrical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Class II Power Entry Module suits in-residence medical equipment.

March 20, 2015

Designed according to IEC 60320-1, style C18, SCHURTER DC12 Class II is suited for use in medical equipment according to IEC standard 60601-11. Unit provides double insulation between energized components and exposed parts as tested with 4,000 Vdc between energized conductor and neutral conductor relative to filter case. DC12 line switch is available in 1- or 2-pole variants and comes with EMC filter in medical and low leakage, M5, versions. Current ratings range from 1–10 A @ 250 Vac. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Keystone-Compatible CAT 6A K Jack suits high-speed applications.

March 20, 2015

Intended for use with screened or fully shielded Ethernet cable, EDAT Modul CAT 6A K jack is fully shielded and uses IDC technology to facilitate field termination. No special tools are required to terminate 2-piece design, which features color-coded terminals for loading according to TIA568 A or B wiring schemes. Compliant with ISO/IEC 11801, fully certified CAT 6A component consists of modular Cat 6A/RJ45 termination unit and supports up to 500 MHz link and 10 GbE (IEEE 802.3an). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

AFCI Receptacle helps prevent electrical fires.

March 18, 2015

Available in 15 and 20 A models, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacle protects against electrical fires by detecting arc faults and de-energizing circuit. Ground terminal back-wire speeds installation, while auto-ground clip assures positive ground to metal box. Featuring thermoplastic construction, receptacle is impact- and tamper-resistant with automatic shutter system that prevents children from inserting objects. Unit takes #14-10 AWG stranded or solid, copper, or copperclad conductors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty Connectors withstand harsh environments.

March 13, 2015

Designed for harsh industrial applications where connections are required for power, Molex GWconnect® Series is suitable for use with high-voltage AC and DC systems. Multipole connectors are principally comprised of die-cast aluminum alloy or self-extinguishing thermoplastic, and are UL94 compliant. Offering variety of connection options, series is available with silver, gold, or tinned plating. Enclosures are suitable for standard, harsh, and EMC environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Pre-Insulated Connector has compact, vibration-resistant design.

March 11, 2015

Supporting mix of any class copper and/or aluminum conductor without concern for expansion, contraction, and galvanic corrosion, NIMBUS® 2X has built-in wire stop feature that lets installer use flex or code conductor on either side without needing to stagger inputs and outputs. This optimizes space by halving dimensional requirements. Screw design promotes vibration resistance, compresses conductor without damage, and eliminates need for ferrules, rendering this part reusable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

COTS and Standard Micro and Nano-Connectors Ship Quickly to Speed up New Designs

March 9, 2015

Omnetics delivers ruggedized standard connectors faster for reduced costs and to cut design time. MINNEAPOLIS — Designers must move quickly to provide circuitry needed for new miniaturized products that are being employed in today's ruggedized portable electronics. Electronic systems, modules and other contributing sensors and components must be small, lightweight, rugged and quickly... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Feed-Through Connectors eliminate soldering.

March 6, 2015

Available in audio, data, and fiber versions, FT Digital XLR Feed-Through Connectors can be front or rear mounted into standard 24 mm XLR connector mounting hole. Options include both USB 2.0 and 3.0 LC and SC fiber, RJ45 in both Cat6 and Cat5e with and without shielding, and connector gender change. Offered with standard or countersunk mounting holes, connectors have high impact plastic shells. Bezels are available in 7 colors to identify function when fitted to control panel. Read More

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

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

WME Series

February 27, 2015

The SOURIAU (part of Esterline Connection Technologies) WME cable connector series is uniquely approved by the EN 16330 for both outside and inside cabin connectivity. This European Standard applies to power systems, drive implements and attachments such as street cleaning brushes, snow plows, etc. The purpose of this standard is to ensure interchangeability of vehicles and implements to resolve... 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

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

WAGO Kicks Off 2015 Innovation in Automation Tour

February 26, 2015

GERMANTOWN, WI – WAGO's Innovation in Automation Tour (IIAT) commences its eighth tour of North America. Innovative mobile tradeshows, two IIAT vehicles will bring a range of Automation, Interface and Interconnect solutions to customers looking to enhance process efficiency and reliability. The vehicles feature new products, with interactive pick-and-play displays, free product samples... 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

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