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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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

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

Wire Trap Lighting Connectors come in 2.4 and 4.00 mm pitches.

April 26, 2016

Designed for LED lighting strip applications, White Lite includes SMT connectors featuring natural LCP insulators. Versions are available with 1, 2, or 3 contacts. While 2.4 mm pitch BL300 accepts 20–24 AWG stranded wire and has 4 A rating for 22 AWG, 4.00 mm pitch BJ302 accepts 20–22 AWG stranded conductors or 18–24 AWG solid conductors and have 8 A rating for 18 AWG. Respective footprints for 2- position connectors are 5.20 x 7.90 mm and 7.45 x 11.80 mm with 3.60 and 4.50 mm height above PCB. Read More

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

Wall-Plug 15 W Power Adapters feature USB Type-C connectors.

April 15, 2016

Available in versions to suit North American and European input voltages and power outlets, AQ15 Series offers USB Type-C DC output connectors for charging mobile electronic devices and peripherals. Products deliver 15 W output power and 5 V output voltage, are rated for 3 A current and AC inputs spanning 100–240 V, and feature max leakage current of 20 µA. Select models are compliant with US Department of Energy Level VI or European Union Code of Conduct V5 Tier 2 energy efficiency standards. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products

Ruggedized VPX Connectors meet and exceed VITA 46 standards.

April 12, 2016

Designed to be utilized in open architecture embedded computing systems with modules available for 3U and 6U VPX slot profiles, high-density R-VPX series suits embedded computer applications in commercial and military applications with data rates of 10 Gbps or more. PCB wafer construction with customized wafer-loading patterns provides modularity and flexibility. Capable of up to 140 signals/in., series supports .8 in. card slot pitches and features pin-less backplane and multiprotocol support. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Screw Terminal Connector Boards feature high-voltage design.

April 12, 2016

With high voltage traces running on inner layers for additional safety and protection from contamination, 2,100 Vdc CableEye® CB29H and CB29AH each contain four 16-pole screw terminal blocks that accept bare wires from 12–30 gauge in size. Metal jaws grip inserted wire without damaging or distorting end, and space between each terminal block may be used as wire channel to guide wires to side. Model CB29AH serves as transition board between wire harness mating connectors and Cable Eye tester. Read More

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

Micro Coaxial Cables range from 32 to 50 AWG.

April 8, 2016

Designed to meet growing need for signal transmission in confined spaces, 50 Ω Micro Coax Cables are suited for applications ranging from medical endoscopes to industrial inspection. Products are available in 100 m put-ups and operate in temperatures ranging from -70 to 200°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Single Fiber Optic Connector features rugged miniature design.

March 30, 2016

Measuring 13 mm, Model FO1 is available in pre-configured reels or integrated into custom assemblies for applications in instrumentation, sensing, defense, and broadcasting. UPC and APC polishing minimizes insertion and return losses, while push-pull locking system facilitates connection and disconnection, making connector suited for outdoor environments. Tested to withstand temperatures of -40°C, lightweight connector features IP68 mated and IP67 unmated ratings. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Screwless Terminal Blocks and Connectors from Hitaltech Reduce Installation Time

March 21, 2016

Hitaltech boast a complete range of Spring Clamp Terminal blocks and connectors across a complete range of pitches which are produced to a high quality, whilst offering a cost effective solution. Available from 2 to 24 ways across a complete range of pitches, Hitaltech's range of screwless terminal blocks and connectors suit applications where traditional terminal blocks have been used.... Read More

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

Power and Signal Connectors have molded strain relief design.

March 14, 2016

Ultra-Fit connectors offer characteristics of Mini-Fit and Micro-Fit 3.0 connectors with, but not limited to, additional color-coded housings, optional TPA retainer to reduce terminal backout, and reduced profile up to 20%. For terminating to cable or wire harness assembly, solutions accommodate 2 options: overmolding, which encapsulates terminals with such resin as PVC or TPR, or injection molding, which also integrates strain relief to provide additional flexibility and ruggedness. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Mencom Offers the Comprehensive Lineup of Programming Ports and DIN Rail Interface Modules

February 24, 2016

A Panel Interface Connector (PIC) has several different names in the industry such as programming ports, programming interface or interface ports. They typically mount on the outside of a control panel enclosure and provide a quick, easy and safe method of accessing the contents inside the cabinet without opening the control panel door. By using a PIC to communicate with a PLC inside the... Read More

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

Multipole Connector Panel Supports increase versatility, access.

January 19, 2016

COB (connector on board) series does not require metallic enclosures to use multipole connectors inside electric panels; protection is provided by electric panel itself. While interchangeability of connector inserts increases versatility, rear access to inserts via turnover device facilitates wiring inspection and tests with coupled connectors. Mobile parts are prearranged for clamping of bundles of conductors of multipolar cables to prevent contact with the connector contacts.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Rugged Floating Board-to-Board Connector has self-aligning design.

January 12, 2016

Providing ±0.6 mm floating in X and Y axis, FX20 Series absorbs mounting misalignment from multiple stacking connectors and PCB shrinkage. Double beam contact structure provides shock and vibration resistance; each beam has unique vibration characteristic and contact force (0.5 and 0.35 N). Construction is resistant to sulfur dioxide, and operational range reaches 105°C. Parallel stacking and right-angle mating versions are available with 20&ndash;140 positions and range from 17.4&ndash;47.4 mm wide. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Discrete Wire Systems come in single- and double-row.

January 11, 2016

Featuring 1.0 mm pitch, double row S1SD/S1SDT Series and single-row S1SS/S1SST Series have crimp style, dual leaf contact system for reliable wire-to-board connection. Pin and socket system is available with rugged positive latching for optimized retention, up to 20 total pins, choice of PVC or Teflon® cable in 28 or 30 AWG, and double or single ended with 1.80 in. minimum assembled length. Surface mount terminal strip, T1M Series, is available in right angle or vertical configurations. Read More