A family of 1.35 mm board and cable connectors and cable assemblies from Samtec move mmWave signals.
binder USA introduces the 823 and 824 series M12 cable connectors, designed to meet the testing and certification requirements of the North American market. These compact M12 K- and L-coded connectors include both male and female cable and angled connectors. They feature M12x1 threads, 8-mm to 13-mm cable outlets, and IP67-rated screw clamp terminals. To […]
Return loss can affect insertion loss, the amount of energy that reaches a receiver.
Passive and active direct liquid cooling for modules and chassis immersion implementations are becoming more commonly used to cool high-wattage devices — such as graphics processing units (GPUs) and switch application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). This seems to be driving an expanding fluid connector and cable market with higher-volume units as applications now include hyperscaler and […]
New battery pole and busbar connectors from make it safer for workers to install energy storage systems (ESS). Both types of connectors from Phoenix Contact are touch-proof and pluggable, with ratings up to 1,500 VDC and 350 A. While most of today’s ESS do not require 1,500 V capability, these high-voltage connectors will meet future […]
Extending the capabilities of its field-proven M series, LEMO is introducing the new cutting-edge M series HY, a new model specifically designed for all applications requiring vacuum-tight connections in harsh environments. Its ultra-low leak rate, coupled with a wide operating temperature range, allows for unmatched performance in optical enclosures or high-altitude applications. This new addition […]
Just when you thought the trusty breakout box would fall victim to high-speed digital signals, it lives on
Amphenol RF is pleased to introduce the 2.92 mm connector interface into its robust portfolio of RF interconnect options. This connector series is engineered to offer low VSWR and excellent return and insertion loss, along with high power handling capabilities. 2.92 mm connectors, sometimes referred to as K connectors, have the ability to mate with […]
Heilind Electronics, an authorized distributor for Amphenol SV Microwave, announces its new line of 5G connectors and cable assemblies. SV Microwave offers a variety of millimeter wave (mmWave) coaxial cable assemblies and connectors for 5G mobile communication development and production. Extreme frequency push-on and threaded RF connectors not only offer industry-leading signal fidelity in the […]
You probably don’t know it, but you’ve been referring to most D-sub connectors incorrectly for your entire career. Here’s how to get them right, but you’ll be speaking a language that few understand. D-Subminiature (D-sub) connectors, you find them in consumer PCs, industrial equipment, and even in networking equipment. They’re everywhere and manufactured by many […]
There are industrial applications that require frequent mating cycles throughout life such as measuring/controlling drawer-mounted equipment, molding control equipment, and replaceable tools. Since the connectors of these applications need to be connected and disconnected several times a day, failing to install high-performance connectors with a sufficient mating cycle rating could result in unstable connections with […]
Understanding impedance in twisted-pair cables help you avoid signal problems.
Schurter introduces its new 4750 series IEC strip-block, IEC connectors Type F, to meet the highly specific demands of power distribution in data centers. The strips provide a host of features including numbers of outlets in a strip, lighting possibilities, and terminal configurations for an unprecedented range of standard options. Choose from 2 to 7 […]
Amphenol RF is pleased to announce the expansion of the HD-BNC product series with two new cable connectors. These connectors are specifically designed to terminate to the Times Microwave LMR-195-UF cable type which is engineered to be an ultra-flexible low loss cable option. The new configurations include a straight plug and bulkhead mount jack version […]
TE Connectivity is once again expanding its 369 family of connectors with the release of the compact, lightweight and durable 369 series sealed panel mount connector. The new 369 series connector is ideal for harsh and confined environments found in aerospace and aviation applications. “The 369 series sealed panel mount connector is fully compatible with […]
LEMO has expanded its field-proven M series portfolio with new configurations for high power requirements. These compact and light designs are vibration proof, reliable, safe and IP68 and Mil tested. They combine the robust, light & compact M series bodies with new state-of-the-art gold-plated high power contacts. Accommodating cables from 10 mm² (AWG 8) to […]
It only takes 3µA of current to fail an EMC test, and a connected can produce that much.
Designation Number of pins (normal or high-density) Example configuration DA 15 or 26 DB 25 or 44 DC 37 or 62 DD 50 or 78 DE 9 or 15
The latest high-speed transmission cables are benefitting from the use of optic-fiber and copper wire options, which are offering unique form factors and customizable solutions. Typically, data-transmission copper wire and optical-fiber conductors are round or cylindrical. The addition of silver plating on the copper conductor facilitates the high-frequency electrical transmission path. Fiber conductors are foundry […]
Global Connector Technology (GCT), has announced a Regional Distribution agreement with Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of interconnect, power, and electromechanical products and custom solutions provider. The agreement provides for regional coverage across North America with Sager Electronics offering a wide range of GCT products, including the latest USB, SIM, memory, and board-to-board connectors. […]
Kyocera expanded its line of wire-to-board connectors with the release of the new UL-approved 9296-400 Series 4mm-pitch horizontal poke-home connectors. The new 9296-400 Series connectors are designed to enable the quick, easy, cost-effective, and reliable board termination of discrete 18–26AWG solid or stranded wires or 1mm-diameter jumper pins in a broad range of industrial and commercial applications. The […]
There are several options when it comes to terminating wires for rectangular connectors. Axial screw termination is one of the most common methods in the industry. This method is suitable for field installation or maintenance because not only is the connection stable and secure, but also either a common slot screwdriver or hex tool is […]
Contributed by Paul Pulkowski, Marketing Manager; Maciek Czerwinski, Director of Sales and Business Development; and Rick Lopez, Sales Engineer and Project Manager, binder USA The potential of 5G connectivity is nearly limitless with statistics that are difficult to imagine. Analysts predict that worldwide 5G connections will double in 2022 to 1.34 billion, and grow to […]
Many power and signal connectors are used in robot and drone sub-systems, such as sensors, motion, high-speed wired and wireless communications, and more. As industry 4.0 continues to unfold, more robots and more types of robots are being found in factories, warehouses, and other facilities to increase quality and efficiencies and reduce costs. Robots and […]
Power connectors are primarily designed to ensure a safe and reliable connection of devices to AC mains power, although they are generally specified for AC and DC voltages. AC receptacles and plugs come in various configurations with different blade widths, shapes, positions, and dimensions, designed to make them safe to use and non-interchangeable with different […]