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Electronic Components & Devices

PCB Connector eliminates need for additional header, soldering.

September 26, 2016

Available in 1–16 positions and with 5 mm centerline, SDC 2.5 connectors plug directly into PCB via through-contacted bore holes. SKEDD plug-in technology facilitates PCB mounting without tools; each contact pin is made up of 2 flexible halves that adjust to plated through-holes on PCB; and integrated body-bound rivets lock connectors into place and form vibration-resistant connection upon through-hole insertion of contact. Wires can be terminated to connector with push-in spring connection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Modular Backplane System for High-Performance Computers

September 15, 2016

ept's Velox is a modular connector system for high-speed backplane applications. The connectors are used specifically for high requirements in demanding environments. Velox is designed to meet the harsh requirements of VITA 46 systems, also known as VPX systems. The product series is available in four different modules with the flexibility for customized pin assembly allowing designers to... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Hirose Develops Super Low-Profile Back Flip FPC Connector for High-Density Applications

September 15, 2016

DOWNERS GROVE, ILLINOIS - Hirose, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative connector solutions, has designed a miniature printed circuit (FPC) connector for portable electronics that require high-speed transmission. The FH53 Series FPC connector employs a back flip style actuator that minimizes the required mounting area, saving valuable PCB real estate. The compact FH53 Series FPC... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Plugs, Connectors, and Cords feature anti-bacterial design.

September 8, 2016

Part of IEC 309 industrial line of products, SteriGuard™ Plugs, Connectors, and Cord Sets have embedded antimicrobial additives that inhibit growth of bacteria to prevent food-borne illnesses such as e-coli and salmonella by 99%. Watertight devices are also impact-, heat-, and weather-resistant as well as rated for use with NEMA 4, 4X, 6, and 6P enclosures. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

You Have Our Full Support

September 1, 2016

Carteret, NJ — Fujipoly® Self-Supporting Sponge Connectors provide engineers with an excellent, low-force option for connecting LCD displays to circuit boards. The physical characteristics of the sponge dramatically reduce bowing of the PCB due to the minimal force required to make full electrical contact. This also makes the connector a great choice for high-vibration environments and... Read More

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Overmold Design for New Nano-Fit Molex Connectors

August 30, 2016

Molex’s improved Nano-Fit connector series looks to offer proven characteristics of the Mini-Fit and Micro-Fit connectors with protected header terminals and a reduced profile. This style of power and signal connector has proven to be cost effective and functional for many applications. In our experience however this type of connector lacks structure and durability when terminated to a wire... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Compact FPC Connector targets portable electronic applications.

August 25, 2016

Available in 31, 35, 41, and 51 positions, FH58 series features back flip style actuator that utilizes dual-sided flexible printed circuit (FPC). This, along with retention spring, delivers retention force of 15.0 N (top contact) and 14.5 N (bottom contact). With 0.2 mm pitch, 3.1 mm mounted depth, and 0.9 mm height, connector USB 3.0, Embedded DisplayPort v1.3, and MIPI D-PHY v1.1 standards while promoting PCB space conservation, impedance characteristics, and transmission speed.
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PDI Distributes New HEC Series 3 through New Yorker Electronics

August 16, 2016

Power Dynamics New HEC3 Harsh Environment Connector Series Proven in Extreme Conditions NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY - Power Dynamics, Inc. (PDI) will be distributing its new HEC Series 3 line of Harsh Environment Connectors through franchise distributor, New Yorker Electronics. These connectors are IP67 while mated and are available with three, four, five or eight contacts. PDI’s dustproof and... Read More

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Low-Profile Single 2-Piece Contacts feature locking plug.

July 27, 2016

Intended for linear LED lighting and other commercial and industrial coplanar and extended card applications, 70-9159 Series STRIPT™ insulator-less, single 2-piece contacts with locking plug have 1.2 mm profile. Positive latching mechanism replaces thermal adhesives, hand soldering, and light-blocking connectors. Based on 9159 Series gold-plated BeCu spring contact system, SMT contacts work with existing 70-9159 Series sockets and are rated for 300 V, 5 A, 5-cycle durability, and -40 to +125°C. Read More

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Cable Plugs deliver application flexibility.

July 14, 2016

Building on flexibility of PSMP board-to-board designs, 4 PSMP cable connectors are available that are designed for 0.141 and 0.86 in. dia, semi-rigid and conformable cables. Design suits high-power applications up to 200 W at frequencies of 2.2 GHz. Mating style is similar to SMP interface, while gold-plated female center contacts and beryllium copper outer contacts plated in white bronze ensure secure mechanical fit and optimize electrical performance. Read More

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Esterline Connection Technologies - Souriau USA's MIL-DTL-38999 Connectors Have been QPL Certified for More than 30 Years.

July 6, 2016

Esterline Connection Technologies - Souriau's MIL-DTL-38999 and MIL-DTL-26482 aluminum, composite and stainless steel (class K) connectors are QPL certified. The group and its 12 value-added distributors (VAD) based in the USA are able to meet sudden surges in demand whilst maintaining the same high level of service, quality, and on-time delivery. Exceptional Quality Esterline... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Ametek HSC Adds Optical Laboratory, Fiber Optic Component Production and Testing Capabilities

June 13, 2016

Expands Its Leadership in Hermetic Optical Components for Harsh Environments ROSEMEAD, CA - As today's specialty optical components market expands into increasingly harsh environments in oil and gas, aerospace and industrial applications, there is a growing need for reliable hermetic terminations that are critical to reliable system performance. Single mode (SM) and multimode (MM) optical... Read More

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Power Distribution Connectors withstand harsh environments.

May 20, 2016

Available in 3-, 4-, and 7-pole configurations, MINI Power Distribution Series offers plug-and-play solution for industrial motors, automated machine tools, and robotic systems. Industrial circular connectors provide quick disconnect option for applications that demand more power. Since series is completely modular, users can mix and match assorted parts on installation. Full line of accessories including adapter plugs, closure caps and plugs, and integrated cable drops are available. Read More

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Miniature Latching Connectors suit LED applications.

May 19, 2016

Available with secure latching mechanism, PTSM Connectors can be locked together in lighting and other space-critical applications. Locking feature, which does not require any special tools, is compatible with existing PTSM headers, enabling connectors to be combined in multiple ways, such as wire-to-board, board-to-board, wire-to-wire, and through-board. Measuring 5 mm high with 2.5 mm pitch, connectors feature push-in connection technology and have 5 A, 150 V UL rating. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Hermaphroditic Connectors feature anti-magnetic design.

May 17, 2016

Available in 12-pin single-row and 54-pin dual-row configurations, MicroStac® SMT Connectors feature 5 mm board-to-board stack height and 1.5 mm effective wipe length. Non-ferrous connectors are designed for medical and instrumentation applications such as MRI machines, where ferrous materials can be hazardous and degrade test results. With ambient temperature of 20°C and current to all contacts, 12-position MicroStac connectors can transfer derated 2.2 A per contact. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

OpenVPX Backplanes deliver signal integrity at 10.3 GBaud.

May 13, 2016

Designed to operate within standard 1101.10 3U VPX enclosures, VPX-598x Series Gen3 3U OpenVPX Backplanes support PCIe Gen 3 and 10 GbE (XAUI) and advanced Gen3 bandwidth module configurations. Units offer multiple connector choices, including high vibration option. Any standard power supply can be configured with VPX-598x Series, using its available terminal block and bus bars to facilitate power connection. Read More

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

Low-Profile Battery Connectors facilitate vertical mating.

May 12, 2016

Available with 2–6 positions and compatible with signal and power circuits, 2 mm pitch 9155-800 Series prevents end-user damage to contacts in electronic devices with pluggable modules that mate vertically with base unit. Gold-plated beryllium copper (BeCu) contacts retain electrical and mechanical performance over 5,000+ mating cycles. Products are rated for 125 Vac, 1.5 or 2 A depending on the number of positions (5–6 and 2–4, respectively) and operate from -40 to +125°C. Read More

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Poke-Home Wire-to-Wire Connectors are rated for 300 Vac.

May 10, 2016

Featuring active stainless steel spring contact, 9286-200 Series reduced thru-wire connectors and 9286-250 Series reduced junction box connectors provide maximum wire retention for 18–24 AWG solid and stranded wire gauges. Contacts accommodate strip-and-poke-home wire insertion and twist-and-pull extraction. Available in 1–6 positions, 9286-200 Series offers current ratings of 3, 5, and 8 A, while 9286-250 Series, available in 4–8 positions, has current ratings of 3, 7, 8, and 9 A. Read More

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Ultra-Miniature Connector supports 10 Gbps data transfer.

May 6, 2016

Suitable for use in harsh environments, MiniMax 06 Connector can include up to 12 power and signal contacts in 10 mm footprint. Unit also offers configuration with 2 signal and 2 high-power 1.3 mm contacts for applications needing 10 A or more. Featuring IP68 sealing when mated and unmated, MiniMax 06 is available with 3 locking systems, including push-pull, screw, and quick-release. Connector has unbreakable keying system and provides 5,000 mating cycles. Read More

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Industrial Circular Power Connectors feature Type 4X ratings.

April 27, 2016

With 600 V and 16 A ratings, Type 4X/6P protection, and TWISTLOCK technology, RST® MINI 5-pole connectors (RST16i5) facilitate wiring installations in lighting, building automation, and industrial applications. Color-coded products, available in cable- or panel-mounted versions, deliver plug-and-play power capabilities. While cable-mounted version accommodates cables from 7.1–13 mm dia, panel-mounted version has M20 threads that feature flat spot to further facilitate installation. Read More