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    SFP Connectors: Always New and Improving

    The acronyms may change, but new SFP connectors continually emerge with enhanced port densities and data rates.   For anyone who does not work with communication standards, protocol specifications, or data rates on a daily basis, navigating the world of telecom acronyms as it relates to interconnect can be a daunting task — sort of Read More >>

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    To 400Gb/s and Beyond: High-speed Interconnects Evolve to Meet the Needs of Data Center Communications

    by Jim David – Portfolio Director; Amphenol High-Speed Interconnects High-speed interconnects adapt to data centers’ ever-changing signal, bandwidth, and density requirements.   The emergence of large scale and mega-data centers has driven the need for not only increased data management capability, but also increased the complexity, design, and configuration of these enormous facilities. Meeting data Read More >>

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SFP Connectors: Always New and Improving

Small Pluggable Form FactorThe acronyms may change, but new SFP connectors continually emerge with enhanced port densities and data rates.   For anyone Read More...

To 400Gb/s and Beyond: High-speed Interc...

Amphenol RCxby Jim David – Portfolio Director; Amphenol High-Speed Interconnects High-speed interconnects adapt to data centers' ever-changing signal, bandwidth, and density requirements. Read More...

High-Speed Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest high-speed connector and cabling products. Read More...

No Silver Bullet for Vision System Conne...

vision-systems-300Like any aspect of machine vision, cable and connector selection is driven by speed and economy. Customers demand longer, faster, Read More...

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UAV Market Trends

Drones for homeland securityOver the next decade, combined sales of UAVs are expected to top $90 billion dollars, with annual sales rising from Read More...

Identifying the Top 10 – It’s Harder...

Top 10Design engineers and purchasing personnel want to use the best connector companies for their design and purchasing requirements. However, identifying Read More...

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Sh...

Top 10The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales of $30 billion, or 57.7% of world connector demand. The names Read More...

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Sh...

Top 10What suppliers topped the charts in market share by region?   The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales Read More...

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To 400Gb/s and Beyond: High-speed Interc...

Amphenol RCxby Jim David – Portfolio Director; Amphenol High-Speed Interconnects High-speed interconnects adapt to data centers' ever-changing signal, bandwidth, and density requirements. Read More...

Vehicles Rely on FAKRA Connectors to Ass...

auto-fakra-300Today’s FAKRA connectors perform up to 6GHz and meet the rugged mechanical and environmental requirements of the automotive industry. Read More...

Connectors in Embedded Computers: Upgrad...

Embedded SsytemsTwo conferences highlighted the ongoing changes in wiring, thermals, backplanes, and many more connector technologies. Bob Hult provides the buzz Read More...

Trends to improve speed, size and pricin...

2016-tech-trendsConnector makers upgraded lines, extended product families and unveiled new interfaces to meet customer demands for increased circuit density and Read More...

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Interconnect Industry News for February ...

Featured newsSee below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Read More...

Best of DesignCon 2017

DesignCon2017-300Several trends were apparent at last week’s DesignCon 2017 conference. Foremost among them was the advance of copper solutions that Read More...

DesignCon 2017 showcases speed, density ...

DesignCon ChipHeadTechnical sessions at DesignCon 2017 in Santa Clara will examine next-generation technologies for speedy, compact connectors, while booths on the Read More...

Interconnect News for January 2017

Featured newsInterconnect News for January 2017   Events DesignCon will return to the Santa Clara Convention Center January 31 – February 2, Read More...


Learning Tools

Wearable Devices Applications for the In...

Subscribe-g80Welcome to the C&K Wearable Devices (Wearables) Applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) product training module. This module will Read More...

High Frequency SMA End Launch Connectors

Subscribe-g80 Welcome to the Amphenol RF High Frequency SMA End Launch Connectors product training module. This module will discuss the basic Read More...

Training Module Part 1 of 5: Introductio...

Welcome to the Molex Introduction to Heavy-Duty Rectangular Connectors – Part one of five product training modules. This first presentation Read More...

Seven Essentials for Rugged Connectors i...

How to seriesThe use of measuring devices to monitor and control processes is critical to the smooth operation of large systems, and Read More...

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New Interconnect Product News for March ...

New ProductCheck out the latest interconnect innovations in our New Interconnect Product News roundup.   Mill-Max announced the release of low-profile Read More...

Ruggedized I/O Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest ruggedized I/O connector products. Read More...

Miniature Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest miniature connector products. Designed to meet Read More...

High-Current & High-Voltage Product Roun...

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest high-current and high-voltage connector and Read More...