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    Determining When to Shield Aircraft Wiring

    As data speeds rise, the need for shielding can also increase. But shielding adds weight, cost, and can reduce flexibility, so it’s important to shield only when it’s necessary.   Determining When to Shield Aircraft Wiring A common question when it comes to designing an aircraft’s electrical wiring interconnect system (EWIS) is which of the Read More >>

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    Transportation Product Roundup

    Check out this week’s transportation product roundup for information about some of the newest and most impactful transportation solutions available in the connector and cabling industry.   Transportation Products Murrelektronik recently released the new xtreme DB distribution blocks. Currently available in five configurations, the series delivers three times the current capacity of comparably sized blocks, Read More >>

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Determining When to Shield Aircraft Wiri...

Shielded wiringAs data speeds rise, the need for shielding can also increase. But shielding adds weight, cost, and can reduce flexibility, Read More...

Ruggedizing connectors for harsh conditi...

Commercial dump truckIn heavy industries, vibration, temperature extremes, chemicals, and fluids take their toll on electrical systems. Just one small leak or Read More...

Even watch bands may get smarter

smartwatch-band-300Circuit board modules used for watch band concept   The ability to cram more powerful electronics into smaller spaces has Read More...

USB Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the newest and most impactful USB product solutions available. Read More...

Facts & Figures

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...

Currency Impact on Regional Industry Gro...

currency-fluctuation-300Currency fluctuation to the US dollar can have a significant impact on Bishop & Associates' reporting of sales performance in US Read More...

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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...

Communication Cabling on the Factory Flo...

electrical-waves-300x300Industrial and robotic service equipment operates in conditions and applications as varied as the robots themselves. If you want reliable Read More...

In Search of Standards: A Look at the iN...

inemi-300A survey of industry experts underscores the need to develop standard reliability testing protocols for connectors.   Consistently testing the 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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Transportation Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s transportation product roundup for information about some of the newest and most impactful transportation solutions available Read More...

USB Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the newest and most impactful USB product solutions available. Read More...

Automotive Interconnect Product Roundup

New ProductMiniature, high-reliability interconnect products with enhanced resistance to shock, vibration, and ingress provide essential electrical and mechanical connections between the Read More...

Fiber Optic Connector & Cabling Product ...

New ProductFiber optic connectors are used to mechanically couple and align the ends of optical fibers in wide bandwidth applications that Read More...