Mechanical Connectors

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

M12 Connectors support high-speed applications.

June 23, 2016

With data transmission rates up to 10 Gbps, M12 X­coded products meet CAT6A specifications, have 8 contacts, and conform to DIN IEC 61076­2­109. Each connection supports up to 0.5 A and 60 V. When fully mated, connection is IP67 rated. Along with male and female receptacles with dip solder angled contacts that offer versatility when designing panels and mounting connector to board, products include male to female jumper cordset, male to male cordset, and feed­through connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

UL 486D-Listed Connectors ensure streetlights are safe and secure.

June 9, 2016

Designed to disconnect or breakaway upon impact at light pole, StreetWise™ connectors are also pre-insulated and sealed to mitigate possibility of contact with live wires. Modular design facilitates installation into new and existing streetlights, and configurations allow for applications from lights to traffic cameras. Theft deterrent configurations are available, and connectors can also selectively fuse 2 loads with one line. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Enteral Feeding Connectors meet ISO 80369-3 standard.

May 27, 2016

There are 40 enteral feeding connectors available that meet ISO 80369-3 standard and will not mate with ISO 594-1 and ISO 594-2 luers. ENFit™ male and female connectors, caps, stepped adapters, Y connectors, stopcocks, and syringes as well as ENFit to ENLock adapters, ENPlus cross spikes, and universal bottle adapters for ENPlus cross spike are available in various sizes and materials. Enteral Feeding Connectors improve patient safety and reduce risk of enteral feeding misconnections. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

GCT Delivers 10 Million Dual USB Connectors for Raspberry Pi Application

May 26, 2016

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has shipped its ten millionth Dual USB connector USB1035 for the Raspberry Pi. Two dual USB connectors are used on each Raspberry Pi device to enable the attachment of peripherals such as keyboards, mice and webcams which provide the Pi with additional functionality. The GCT dual, USB type A, connector was initially chosen for cost, service, lead time and... 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, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

AVX to Introduce New Products at EDS 2016

May 10, 2016

At EDS 2016, AVX will meet with channel partners, release two new connector series a new series of medical MLCCs, announce a new specification achievement, accept the three TTI Supplier Excellence Awards they earned for providing superior service throughout 2015 FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will be attending... 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, 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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Quick-Install Connector offers snap-in, tool-free installation.

April 12, 2016

Offering alternative for prefab and lighting whips, AMC50-QI EZ-Lock™ offers double-snap AMC style mechanism for making secure connections without requiring any tools. Installation requires handler to snap connector onto cable, squeeze lever, and set into knockout. Lever action likewise facilitates and accelerates removal. Made of zinc-plated steel, product is used to connect .40–.61 in. dia AC/MC/MCI-A/HCF/HCFMCI-A/MC-PCS and 3/8 in. FMC cable to boxes or enclosures. 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

HPHT Wet-Mate Connector operates in extreme subsea environments.

March 22, 2016

Designed for operation in such environments as those found in subsea and downhole oil and gas applications, Elite Series Wet-Mate 3-channel, high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) connector is functionally tested to 1,034 bar and up to 150°C. This 15.8 mm dia connector, used to communicate electrical signals, features concentric contacts that are individually sealed within pressure-balanced, oil-filled plug and receptacle connector housings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Packaging Equipment

Plugs and Connectors offer IP69K dirt/liquid ingress protection.

March 15, 2016

Carrying IP69K rating, ABB IEC 60309 pin and sleeve devices suit such applications as wash-down operations in food and beverage industry. Cable strain relief and pullout prevention features are standard, and incorporated safety measures include double cable clamp system to prevent cable detachment and 2 screws at each terminal to maintain electrical connection. Housing is self-extinguishing (UL 94V0), UV-resistant (UL 746 F1) Valox® 357 material, which is also resistant to chemicals. 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, Mounting & Attaching Products

SCHURTER to Showcase Innovative Medical Protection Class II Products at MD&M West 2016

February 4, 2016

Santa Rosa, California — MD and M West 2016 also known as Medical Design Manufacturing West, will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 9th through 11th.  SCHURTER will be there demonstrating its high performance AC connectors, switches and circuit protection products that safely and reliably optimize equipment performance.  Our featured product this year will be the KMF... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Rugged 10G-Base-T to XAUI Connector features 4 channels.

February 1, 2016

Built to survive military, aerospace, and industrial environments, 4-channel 10G-Base-T to XAUI connector facilitates bidirectional protocol conversion of IEEE 802.3 XAUI to IEEE 802.3 10G-Base-T. Split Pair Quadrax contacts support up to 6.5 Gbps signaling. Containing power supply, 2 dual-channel 10G-Base-T to XAUI PHYs, Ethernet transformers, clocking, and MDIO interface, connector supports 10G-Base-T cable distances of 100 m on CAT6A cable and 30 m on same cable in low power mode. 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

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Panasonic Develops Single Cable and Connector Solution for Transmission of Full-spec 8K Video Signals*1

January 8, 2016

OSAKA, Japan – Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed single cable and connector solution that enable the transmission of uncompressed full-spec 8K video signals(*1). Currently, to transmit video signal via connector-equipped cables from an 8K signal source or other devices to an 8K display, 4K-equivalent images are transmitted using four HDMI cables, and are then... Read More

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

Board to Board Connectors have flexible, space-saving design.

December 23, 2015

Allowing flexibility for high-density board spacing, PSMP interface has 3-piece design with minimum board spacing of 12.6 mm suited for blind-mating situations. Connectors are intended for applications rated up to 200 W at frequencies of 2.2 GHz and have operating frequency up to 10 GHz. Available in smooth bore, limited detent, and full detent configurations, products also exhibit flexibility due to misalignment (axial + 1 mm, radial 4°).<br /> Read More