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    Power Connectors Surge

    Expanded packaging and performance options make power connectors surge. Power connectors once occupied just a tiny niche of the total separable interface market, but they are now on a rapid growth curve as many new power connectors that offer expanded packaging and performance options come into the market. In the world of pluggable electronic interconnects, Read More >>

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    Leading Connector Suppliers Showcased at OFC 2014

    Many top connector companies have re-entered the active optical communications industry, mainly due to the obvious bandwidth and size limitations of their copper products. Here’s a look at the technology leading connector suppliers showcased at OFC 2014.  Amphenol, Corning, FCI, Hirose, Molex, Samtec, TE Connectivity, and US Conec showcased their products at the Optical Fiber Read More >>

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Market

The Military Market Continues to Contrac...

The Military Market UpdateTrends in the global military/aerospace cable assembly market vary greatly by region, as they are significantly impacted by individual governments, Read More...

What’s Driving the Electric Vehicle Ma...

electric-car-300x300lFirst designed more than 100 years ago, electric cars are making a "comeback." So what's driving the electric vehicle market? Electric Read More...

Custom or Off-the-Shelf Medical Connecto...

Custom vs Off-the-shelf medical connectorsThere are a number of factors to consider when deciding between custom or off-the-shelf medical connectors, and the pros and Read More...

Molex Vertical DuraClik for Automotive

Molex Vertical DuraKlikThe Molex vertical DuraClik for automotive on-board instrumentation is a range of 2.00mm pitch wire-to-board connectors available in two- to Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: Wind Turbine Power Mark...

Wind energy marketHydroelectric power generation, the largest renewable energy source, supplied 16% of the worldwide electrical needs in 2012, but wind turbine Read More...

The Military Market Continues to Contrac...

The Military Market UpdateTrends in the global military/aerospace cable assembly market vary greatly by region, as they are significantly impacted by individual governments, Read More...

2013 Passenger Car Market Recap

FF-feature-image-300x3002013 was a pretty good year for the automotive industry, based on sales of passenger cars. Here is Bishop & Read More...

The North American Market's Strength

FF-feature-image-300x300Consumers are now spending more money than they have in the past five years, which accounts for the North American Read More...

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Technology

End-to-End Communications with Advanced ...

TE Connectivity Coolbit EngineFor high-speed communication beyond the first few meters, optics is a field-proven, energy-efficient transport mechanism. This TE Connectivity white paper Read More...

TE’s 64-Fiber MXC Cable Assemblies Pro...

TE Connectivity MXCTE’s 64-Fiber MXC Cable Assemblies, coming later this year, provide increased density and faster installation. TE Connectivity plans to release MXC fiber cable Read More...

Problem Solved: TE NanoMQS Miniature Aut...

NanoMQS interconnection systemTE's NanoMQS miniature automotive connectors address the need for increased density and reduce the footprint on the PCB by about Read More...

ERNI’s iBridge Wire-to-Board Connector...

ERNI iBridge Wire-to-Board ConnectorERNI's iBridge wire-to-board connector system maintains a small outline without compromising mechanical and electrical requirements. ERNI has developed a compact and economical Read More...

Headliners

Industry Insider: Chuck Delph of Avnet

Delph-Chuck-AvnetAn industry insider is someone who advances the connector industry through his or her involvement in technology innovations, product development, Read More...

Molex EXTreme OrthoPower Solves High Cur...

Molex EXTreme Ortho PowerMolex EXTreme OrthoPower, the first-to-market orthogonal direct-power connector configuration, uses split-blade technology to deliver 60.0A total power to backplane line Read More...

The Hannover Messe Short List

Hannover MesseOnce again, Hannover Messe is upon us, and with all there is to see and do in its numerous halls, Read More...

Radiall's QM Size A Connectors for Comme...

Radiall QM Series CheckmateThe compact design and quick installation feature of Radiall's QM Size A Connectors are suited for in-line disconnect applications on Read More...


Learning Tools

Five Things to Know About Semi-Rigid Cab...

Semi-rigid cableSteve Ellis of Pasternack shares five things to know about semi-rigid cable assemblies. In its most basic form, a semi-rigid cable Read More...

Who Owns Connector Selection Responsibil...

fault-sign-300x300When an end product fails due to a faulty connector, the team that takes the blame may not be the Read More...

Connector Contact Lubricants

water-drop-300x300Connector contact lubricants can reduce mating forces and contact wear, and there are lubricants to do just that. But the Read More...

How to Select a Connector Supplier

Take the right direction in selecting a connector manufacturerWondering how to select a connector supplier? The selection method must ensure the supplier can meet all established performance, cost, Read More...

Buyers Guide

How to Specify Wind Turbine Connectors

Wind turbine connectorsThe functional viability of wind turbines ultimately depends on the robustness and reliability of the interconnect systems that are designed Read More...

TE's DEUTSCH 5015 High Power Contacts

TE DEUTSCH 5015 high power contactsTE's DEUTSCH 5015 High Power Contacts are precisely machined to maintain tight dimensional tolerances and meet MIL-DTL-5015 specification. TE Connectivity launched Read More...

Molex IllumiMate Single-Connector Soluti...

Molex IllumiMate Single-Connector SolutionThe Molex IllumiMate 1.00mm and 1.25mm pitch wire-to-board connector system provides design flexibility with multiple mating and voltage configurations. Molex Incorporated Read More...

Radiall's Low Power SMA and SMP Terminat...

Radiall SAP and SMP terminationsRadiall’s Low Power SMA and SMP Terminations provide a small form factor and high performance, allowing more flexibility in the design Read More...