Electronic Connectors

Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Profile Wire to Board Connector facilitates termination.

July 7, 2015

Available in 2–6 positions, 1.20 mm pitch wire to board connectors have mated height of 1.45 mm above PCB. Housings and headers plug together from above to facilitate mating. In addition to horizontal PCB headers being polarized to avoid mis-mating, connectors produce audible click when locked together to aid assembly. Gold plated contacts are rated 1.5 A for mating headers and sockets terminated with 28 AWG diameter discrete wire. Model WB06-DA operates from -25 to +85°C. Read More

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Low-Profile Electrical Connectors complement mobile applications.

June 10, 2015

With 1.0 mm form factor, SMT assembly process, current capacity up to 12 A, and signal speed capabilities up to 20 Gbps, X-Beam™ suits mobile and communications applications. X-Beam Mobile FPC Battery Products include 3 part numbers – XBM-G016A, XBM-G028A, XBM-D048A – that offer 4 additional signal contacts for temperature and over voltage sensing. Occupying <80 mm² PCB area, products also incorporate technology that offers ability to have internally ganged or discrete contacts. Read More

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Industrial Power Connectors feature 16 A/600 V ratings.

June 8, 2015

Available with 5 or 12 poles, plus ground connection, revos MINI Inserts are designed to fit revos MINI plastic and metal connector housings. Version with 12 poles includes internal jumpers for star-delta connections, and mechanical coding pieces to prevent incorrect connections in field. Utilizing tin, silver, or gold-plated crimp contacts, connectors feature UL94-V0 material suitable for -40 to +120°C. Five-pole unit is rated for 20-12 AWG, 16 A while 12-pole model is rated for 26-14 AWG, 10 A. Read More

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Integrated Connector Module features PoE capability.

June 2, 2015

Designed to meet or exceed IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T requirements over 100 m, Pulse 1x4 10GBASE-T Integrated Connector Module is suited for base stations, gateways, routers, and switches that require PoE capability. Device has additional EMI shielding between ports for optimized isolation and is tuned to achieve flat insertion loss and optimal return loss performance over 10GBASE-T frequencies. JT6 connector is available in 4 or 5 channel configurations and with multiple LED options. Read More

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Sponge Connectors attach LCD panels to circuit boards.

May 28, 2015

Made from Zebra® core that is sandwiched between 2 soft sponge supports, Self-Supporting Sponge Connectors are available in multitude of widths to accommodate LCDs with minimum glass lip overhang of 0.060 in. Carbon-based connectors can be ordered with 140, 240, or 500 conductive layers per inch and provide current carrying capacity of .050 mA per .040 x .040 in. pad. Requiring minimal force to make full electrical contact, connectors minimize bowing of PCB. Read More

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RF Connectors feature micro-miniature design.

May 28, 2015

Providing 2 x 2 mm footprint and 1.4 mm profile off board when mated, Amphenol Micro Miniature Coaxial Connectors are suited for space-constrained RF applications with 50 Ω impedance requirements. Units feature high-frequency broadband performance up to 6 GHz and snap on/off mating. Designed to be surface mounted, AMMC connectors allow for high PCB densities, and are optimized for Wireless, WLAN, Bluetooth, and GPS applications. Read More

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USB 3.1 Connectors provide up to 10,000 plug cycles.

May 26, 2015

Supporting 10 Gbps transmission rate, USB 3.1 Series includes USB type C plug, in which upper and lower sides are identical, so there is no need to pay attention to orientation of plug in connection. Type C also supports charging of batteries with power levels up to 100 W. All USB 3.1 connectors and cable assemblies are plated with nickel-palladium and gold to ensure high transmission quality. Depending on type, board connectors are packaged in reels or trays. Read More

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Automated Fine Wire Termination reduces connector assembly time.

May 22, 2015

Compatible with 22–56 awg wires, Robo Hot Socket removes human variables from process of OEM cable to connector assembly. This automated fine wire termination connector assembly technology can terminate wires of typical 34-pin connector in 4 min and fosters complex, miniature assembly design proliferation. Promoting yield and quality control, solution can be applied to such fields as automotive, avionics, military, and medical devices. Read More

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Circular Connector features push-pull interlocking.

May 22, 2015

Intended for back wall mounting in combination with circuit board contacts, Y-Circ® P series WD socket has anti-rotation protection and solid back stop. Product can optionally be equipped with sealing ring to permit anti-rotation protection for round holes without flat section. Available in 3 different sizes (09, 12, and 15), socket can be combined with existing pin assignments and contact types. Profile helps conserve space in device interiors. Read More

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DAS Interface Trays promote wireless/broadband device performance.

May 21, 2015

Offering PIM ratings as low as -160 dBc, configurable Distributed Antenna System (DAS) interface trays improve signal strength and alleviate issues caused when large numbers of people try to send/receive messages, calls, and data in densely populated area. Interface trays, compliant with multiple carrier and neutral host requirements supporting frequency bands from 380 MHZ to 6 GHz, provide single connection point when using single or multiple base stations. Read More

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Single-Contact IDC Connector has plated through hole terminations.

May 19, 2015

Rated 600 Vac and able to accept 24–18 AWG solid or stranded wires with 5–9 A current ratings, single-tine 9176-60X wire-to-board (WTB) insulation displacement connector (IDC) withstands automotive levels of shock and vibration. Gas-tight connection to PCB promotes long-term reliability, while preassembled strain relief caps with through-wire or end-stop configurations foster flexibility. RoHS-compliant connector, operating from -40 to +125°C, is compatible with potting and overmolding. Read More

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Bias Tees support signal processing applications.

May 19, 2015

Available in high frequency, high current, and standard models, BTHF, BTHC, and BTS Series offer frequency ranges of 10 MHz to 40 GHz, 500 MHz to 4 GHz, and 10 MHz to 18 GHz, respectively. Units are designed for use in biasing active antennas, amplifiers, and laser diodes and for DC blocking or return in broadband microwave, RF, data communication, and ADC/DAC applications. Operating from -55 to +100°C, all series are matched to 50 Ω and are available as RoHS-compliant parts. Read More

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Jack Sockets support audio applications.

May 5, 2015

Featuring ¼ in. offset nose, S1 Narrow Body Jack Socket offers manufacturers high PCB packing densities. Unit may be specified with optional integral chassis grounding contact which connects to barrel of plug for maximum earth continuity. Engineered with advanced contact tip technology to accept wide range of Far Eastern plug shapes, 3.5 mm S9 Stereo Switched Jack Socket is right-angle mounted with PCB and solder tag contact options as well as nose thread variants. Read More

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Three-Row Connector delivers data rates up to 25 Gbps.

April 28, 2015

With SMT terminals that provide contact density capable of speeds to 25 Gbps, 1.0 mm pitch MicroSpeed™ high-speed connector system comes in 3-row version. Open pin-field design, which allows for third (center) row to be selectively assigned as ground to optimize signal quality between higher speed signal conductors or rows, can accommodate differential or single-ended signals while maintaining max performance speed. Current-carrying capacity is 1.0 A for signal contacts and 10 A for shielding. Read More

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Solderless Coaxial Connector supports up to 50 GHz.

April 28, 2015

Featuring stub-less design with screw-mounting to PCB, H2.4 Series meets MIL-STD348B standard, and supports up to 50 GHz with transmission speed of 25 Gbps. Compression-mounted 2.4 mm connector, rated for 500 mating cycles, has contact resistance of 4 mΩ max in center and 2 mΩ max in outer section. Plug is manufactured with 0.085 in. semi-flexible cable and terminated plugs on each end, while receptacle features gold-plated ground ring for stabilizing grounding on PCB. Read More

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In-Line and Wire-to-Board Connectors are built to IP67 standards.

April 28, 2015

Rated to IP67, E-Seal wire-to-board and in-line (wire-to-wire) plug and socket connectors support low-level signal and power requirements up to 300 V at 12 A and temperatures from -40 to 105°C. Silicone seals are available to accommodate 14–28 AWG wire with thin or standard insulation thickness. Products include E-Seal 565 (2, 3, and 5 connections); E-Seal 566 (2, 3, 4, and 6 connections); crimp assembly E-Seal 570 (1–3 connections); and single-connection E-Seal 568. Read More

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Connector Series includes wire-to-board headers.

April 16, 2015

Rated to 20 A, wire-to-board Power Triple Lock 6.0 mm center line connectors operate up to 150°C, are V-0 rated (UL 94 V-0), and come in single-row (2, 3, 4, 5) configurations. Optional CPA (Connector Position Assurance) device helps keep connector fully mated and engaged during shipment/installation/use, while optional TPA (Terminal Position Assurance) device provides secondary locking of contact into connector housing. Design also helps reduce fretting to prevent corrosion in applications. Read More

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Ultra-Thin Electrical Connectors suit mobile devices.

April 16, 2015

With mated height of 0.28 mm, LPM Series Low Profile Mobile Connectors are specifically designed for flex-to-board connections in mobile applications such as tablets, laptops, smart phones, fitness trackers, and virtual reality glasses. PCBeam™ technology combines high-speed signals and power connections within same connector. Available in 19 configurations with pin counts from 12–84 positions, connectors are used in applications up to 28 Gbps at greater than 5 A. Read More

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High-Temperature Headers and Jumpers foster design flexibility.

April 7, 2015

Offered in single- and dual-row versions, 0.100 in. pitch contact spacing male headers and jumpers support continuous operation to 150°C, 200°C, and 250°C. Headers come in straight, right angle, and SMT configurations, and current rating is 3 A per contact. Provided with 1–36 contacts per row and 10–30 µin. of overall gold plating, products feature PA9T, PPS, or PEEK insulator materials and beryllium copper, phosphor bronze, spinodal, or beryllium nickel alloy contacts materials. Read More

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Low-Profile Power Connector facilitates layout and connection.

April 3, 2015

Allowing mating/unmating of power and signal cables from plug-in side, PS3F Series front access hybrid connector eliminates need for on-site cable wiring. Power contacts support up to 100 A with rated voltage to 1,000 AC/DC, and signal contacts support up to 1 A per contact and interface with 2 Hirose GT8E connectors utilizing one 8- and 10-position connector. Blade contact structure features multiple contact points, and signal lines can be configured in daisy chain. Read More