MikroElektronika Intel Joule click shields

Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the Intel® Joule™ click shields from MikroElektronika. The shields allow engineers to add up to four MikroElektronika click boards™ to Intel Joule Expansion Board for Internet of Things (IoT) and smart device applications. The MikroElektronika Intel Joule click shields, available from Mouser Electronics, help to extend the functionality of Read More >>

Right Angle Board-to-Board Battery Connectors Suit High Shock and Vibration Applications

AVX Corporation has released its 9155-700 Series 2mm-pitch right angle board-to-board battery connectors, which are rated for 125VAC, up to 2A, and 5,000-cycle durability. Designed to provide miniaturized, mechanically stable, high-integrity connections in harsh environment applications subject to high shock and vibration, including: handheld and portable devices that require dock or cradle charging, patient monitoring Read More >>

Compression Pulling Head Family Offers Six Sizes

BURNDY announced the addition of a compression cable pulling head product offering to its HYDENT family of compression connectors.  The product offers six compression pulling heads for wire ranging from #1 AWG – 1000 kcmil for both Aluminum (Class B [Concentric, Compact, Compressed]) and Copper (Class B [Concentric, Compact, Compressed], and Class C) wire.  Each Read More >>

Stamped Spring Pin Socket Meets Requirements for BGA1164 Testing

Ironwood Electronics introduced a new stamped spring pin socket to address high-performance requirements for testing BGA1164 – CBT-BGA-7042. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 31g actuation force per ball and cycle life of 125,000 insertions. The self inductance of the contactor is 0.88 nH; insertion loss <1dB at 15.7 GHz; and the capacitance Read More >>

Hot-Swappable SMC Connector Family Adds Late Mate Contacts

ERNI Electronics has extended its SMC connector family in a 1.27mm pitch with hot-swappable variants. These connector versions feature late mate contacts to permit reliable system swapping during operation and/or with applied electric voltage in industrial applications or in cars. With “hot swapping/hot plugging,” the electronics are reliably protected by following a defined sequence of Read More >>

Push-pull Technology Makes Fast, Reliable Sealed Connections

The Molex Brad® Ultra-Lock® system is designed to bring the ease of a push-pull connector to IP67/IP68/IP69K-rated sealed connections in industrial environments. The M12-compatible technology provides a seal that is positioned to surpass the performance and reliability of traditional threaded connectors. The positive-locking Ultra-Lock design with built-in reliability eliminates the need to turn a coupler Read More >>

DIN 41612 3Q/3R-Type Connector Saves Space

HARTING has introduced DIN 41612 3Q/3R-type female connectors for industrial applications. The new types are only a third of the size of a regular DIN connector, reducing the space required for small-scale applications. They are available with or without a fastening clip and are particularly designed for connecting two circuit boards located perpendicular to or Read More >>

Waterproof Push-lock Circular Connectors Perform In Harsh Environments

Astute Electronics offers Amphenol LTW‘s X-Lok Series, waterproof (IPX8) circular connectors which integrate a push-lock mechanism together with audible and tactile feedback, delivering desirable blind mating. The devices are rated at 5, 10 and 20A, and 300 VAC/VDC for 1000 cycles. Including a large variety of receptacles and cable assemblies with different connector sizes and Read More >>

40GHz Bandwidth Socket Targets QFN40 Package

Ironwood Electronics has introduced a high performance elastomer socket for the 0.4mm pitch QFN package. The CG25-QFN-2003 socket is designed for a 5mmx5mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 40GHz with <1dB of insertion loss (GSSG configuration). The contact resistance is typically 20 mΩ per pin. Network analyzer reflection measurements for the G-S-S-G Read More >>

Circular Connectors Provide Access to Space-Saving Switches

HARTING is offering the M12 two-piece angled PCB in the male and female variants as well as with A and D-coding. This now makes it possible to flexibly implement a wide variety of variants and combinations when supplying power to switches and other devices. The codings offer power supply and Fast Ethernet up to 100Mbit/s. Read More >>

BNC RF Connectors and Assemblies Promise Improved Viewing Experience

Molex has introduced its new line of radio frequency products, BNC RF Connectors and Assemblies. Designed for 8K High-Speed, High Definition TV (HDTV), video equipment and camera manufacturers, these products promise yield return loss performance that exceeds SMPTE 2082-1 standards, allowing for future bandwidth expansion without needing to change connector hardware. The higher bandwidth helps Read More >>