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    End Launches Provide Transition from Cable to Test Boards

    End launch connectors are intended for critical applications that require high-performance results. Bishop & Associate’s Dave Shaff looks at the technology that drives that performance and offers a primer on specification for particular applications.   End launch connectors are used to transition microwave energy from coaxial to planar transmission-line structures. Test boards, chip demo sets, and Read More >>

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    Navigating the Connector Design Review Process

    The primary purpose of a connector design review is to evaluate if the new product meets customer requirements. Here, Bill Garver of APEX Electrical Interconnection Consultants discusses the steps in the process and how to navigate them successfully.   There are usually several design reviews conducted throughout the new product development cycle for electrical connectors. These reviews occur Read More >>

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Networking Equipment: 100G and Beyond

Network speedNow that 100G networking equipment is being deployed in both local and wide area networks, it is time to seriously Read More...

Fiber Optic Technologies in Networking

fiber-feature-300x300While not yet pervasive in all sectors, fiber optic connectors are present and growing in all market sectors. In this Read More...

Interconnects in the Office of the Futur...

Office of the FutureIn a recent interview with John MacWilliams, the connector industry veteran shared his best guesses on technology and its effects on the Read More...

iPad Pro’s Smart Connector Changes How...

Apple iPadOnce again, Apple is changing the way we communicate. The new Smart Connector, launched in the iPad Pro last November, Read More...

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Week in Review for February 5, 2016

Featured newsBishop & Associates Electronics Industry Confidence Index for January, along with the latest news from the connector and cable industry, are featured in Read More...

Top 10 Connector Suppliers in the Consum...

2014 Top 10Out of the top 100 companies, Molex is the top supplier of connectors to the consumer market.   The worldwide Read More...

Medical OEMs: How's Business?

Medical market sales statsWhen Bishop & Associates asked medical OEMs "How's business?," the response showed a 15.6% sales increase and a 37% drop Read More...

Be Happy About the Upcoming Tech Correct...

tech-crash-300x300It’s not a matter of if but when; Michael Wade of IMD explains indicators beyond the component industry that predict Read More...

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End Launches Provide Transition from Cab...

End launch connectorsEnd launch connectors are intended for critical applications that require high-performance results. Bishop & Associate’s Dave Shaff looks at the Read More...

Networking Equipment: 100G and Beyond

Network speedNow that 100G networking equipment is being deployed in both local and wide area networks, it is time to seriously Read More...

iPad Pro’s Smart Connector Changes How...

Apple iPadOnce again, Apple is changing the way we communicate. The new Smart Connector, launched in the iPad Pro last November, Read More...

USB Type-C: What You Need to Know

usb-c-300Depicted as “one cable to connect them all,” in reality there will be more than one type of USB-C cable. Read More...

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Week in Review for February 10, 2016

Featured newsHave you read the latest industry news? We've got the week's product, show, personnel, and business announcements from your favorite interconnect suppliers. LEMO Read More...

LEMO Celebrates 70th Anniversary

News BriefsAfter seven decades of innovation, LEMO now offers more than 75,000 product combinations, a product range that continues to grow through custom-specific Read More...

Week in Review for February 5, 2016

Featured newsBishop & Associates Electronics Industry Confidence Index for January, along with the latest news from the connector and cable industry, are featured in Read More...

Avnet Names Chuck Delph President of EM ...

Featured newsEffective July 3, Chuck Delph will take over as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas as Ed Smith is promoted Read More...


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End Launches Provide Transition from Cab...

End launch connectorsEnd launch connectors are intended for critical applications that require high-performance results. Bishop & Associate’s Dave Shaff looks at the Read More...

Navigating the Connector Design Review P...

chart-magnify-glass-300The primary purpose of a connector design review is to evaluate if the new product meets customer requirements. Here, Bill Garver of APEX Read More...

How to Specify Mini-SAS HD Connectors an...

mini-sas-300There are a number of variables to consider when choosing Mini-SAS HD interconnects, and here TE offers tips on how Read More...

Robust Interconnect Solutions Mean Produ...

Reliability guaranteedInterconnect quality and reliability play a fundamental role in determining overall system quality and reliability. By choosing precision parts, engineers Read More...

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USB Type-C: What You Need to Know

usb-c-300Depicted as “one cable to connect them all,” in reality there will be more than one type of USB-C cable. Read More...

How to Specify Mini-SAS HD Connectors an...

mini-sas-300There are a number of variables to consider when choosing Mini-SAS HD interconnects, and here TE offers tips on how Read More...

METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code Plug

METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code PlugThe METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code plug is field-assembled for PROFINET and Ethernet IP applications. METZ CONNECT now offers the M12 Category Read More...

HellermannTyton Color-Coded RapidNet Pre...

HellermannTyton Color-Coded RapidNet Pre-Terminated CablingHellermannTyton RapidNet Category 6A and Category 6 unshielded solutions are now available with colored jacks for color-coding applications. HellermannTyton announced new options Read More...