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    Copper Replacing Copper?

    Seeking a way to deliver bandwidth more effectively, some have investigated the removal of high-speed circuits from the PCB by replacing them with discrete or ribbon twin-axial copper cables.   For many years, engineers have bemoaned the eventual limitations of copper printed circuit board conductors in ever-higher-speed circuits: Surely the laws of physics would create barriers Read More >>

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    High-Speed Product Roundup for July 20, 2016

    Looking for a high-speed solution for any number of applications? We’ve gathered the latest products from your favorite suppliers in one roundup to make your decision easier.   Weidmuller introduced a line of RJ45 Ethernet connectors that are the only two-piece Ethernet connectors that do not require any cable stripping or crimping for truly tool-free installation. Read More >>

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High-Speed Transmission Update: 200G/400...

Network speedThe IEEE 200G/400G standard is well on its way to publication; so where will it be implemented?   This is Read More...

Why We Need Copper AND Fiber

copper-cable-300From wet silk thread to modern superconducting ribbon, interconnect technology has advanced along with the related electronic technology as it Read More...

Electric Car Racing Puts Connectors in t...

race-car-black-box-300The FIA Formula E Series has attracted connector companies as sponsors and highlights the role of electronics in the future Read More...

Connector Innovation in Autosport

DEUTSCH-AS-XtraLITE-HE-300Racing engineers always request solutions that bend the laws of physics, but that’s what makes working in the industry such Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: Top 10 Telecom Supplier...

2014 Top 10In 2015, Apple was the largest telecom manufacturer worldwide, while Amphenol was the leading supplier of connectors to the telecom industry.   In Read More...

Top 10: Mil/Aero Market by the Numbers

2014 Top 10Which country leads the world in mil/aero expenditures? Which connector manufacturer is the military market’s leading supplier? Which OEM leads Read More...

2016 Distributor Customer Survey Results

survey-300x300The annual Bishop & Associates' survey of distributors' customers is complete, and here's a peek at the results.   Overall Read More...

Q&A: The 2016 Cable Assembly Market

q-a-300x300We sat down with Bishop & Associates’ Dave Pheteplace to find out how the cable assembly business is faring worldwide Read More...

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Copper Replacing Copper?

circuit-board-300Seeking a way to deliver bandwidth more effectively, some have investigated the removal of high-speed circuits from the PCB by replacing Read More...

Interconnects Morph to Meet the Need for...

intel image plus backplaneThe need to transmit more data at higher speeds is changing system design. New strategies include developing connectors specifically for Read More...

The Hottest Connector Technology of 2016...

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentWith the first half of 2016 behind us, Bishop & Associates’ Dave Brearley takes a look at the hot products Read More...

Specifying for Standards of the Future

compliance-300Systems designers must keep up with ever-evolving next-generation device standards, as well as with standards not yet set.   Systems Read More...

Headliners

PEI-Genesis Celebrates 70th Anniversary

headliner-300x300PEI-Genesis has production and sales facilities all over the world, but it all started when two friends went door-to-door during Read More...

Interconnect News for June 29, 2016

Featured newsRead all about the latest happenings in the interconnect industry, right here, right now. Distributor News Mouser Electronics received the prestigious Global Read More...

Interconnect News for June 6, 2016

Featured newsRead the latest news from your favorite manufacturers and distributors.   Connector Manufacturers TE Connectivity announced that many of its mil-spec Read More...

Interconnect News for May 18, 2016

Featured newsFor the latest news from interconnect manufacturers and suppliers, read on!   Manufacturers AVX Corporation earned TTI Supplier Excellence Awards in each Read More...


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Great Connector Inventions: Backplane St...

innovation-light-bulb-green-300Backplane connectors with large molded housings existed in the late 1980s but were expensive and very difficult to make. True position Read More...

Why We Need Copper AND Fiber

copper-cable-300From wet silk thread to modern superconducting ribbon, interconnect technology has advanced along with the related electronic technology as it Read More...

Great Connector Inventions: Connector "C...

innovation-light-bulb-green-300We continue our “Great Connector Inventions” series with a look at “chicklets,” which revolutionized automation by increasing the overall speed Read More...

Where Do New Connector Ideas Originate?

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentWhat sources play a role in determining the idea for the next great connector? Bill Garver of APEX looks at Read More...

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High-Speed Product Roundup for July 20, ...

New ProductLooking for a high-speed solution for any number of applications? We've gathered the latest products from your favorite suppliers in one Read More...

New Product Roundup for July 18, 2016

New ProductLearn more about some of the best new products available in this week's product roundup.   Wieland Electric has developed Read More...

The Hottest Connector Technology of 2016...

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentWith the first half of 2016 behind us, Bishop & Associates’ Dave Brearley takes a look at the hot products Read More...

Electrically Conductive Adhesives Enable...

electricity-300$1.2 billion of electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs) are already selling each year, and they are becoming increasingly common to replace Read More...