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Bulgin’s Buccaneer 90-Degree SMB Antenna

Bulgin’s Buccaneer 90-degree SMB Antenna complements the existing IP68-rated SMB Antenna family. Bulgin – an Elektron Technology connectivity brand – has launched an environmentally sealed 90-degree SMB Antenna, which offers greater flexibility in system design for RF monitoring and control. Complementing the existing IP68-rated SMB Antenna family, this new option is available for a variety of frequency bands Read More >>

News Briefs

Cinch Connectivity Expanded-Beam Fiber Optic Connectors Now MIL-83526 Qualified

Cinch Connectivity’s Fibreco Junior connector earned MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 qualification. Cinch Connectivity Solutions (CCS) announced the qualification of its Fibreco Junior connector to the US Military MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 standard. The qualified connector, known as the “MIL-Junior,” further enhances its range of expanded-beam fiber optic connectors, used in many harsh environment applications across the globe. The vast range Read More >>

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Connector

Today’s cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems need to talk to each other. Here, we look at how to specify an in-vehicle network connector.   Today’s vehicles increasingly employ sophisticated networks to control a number of vehicle functions, ranging from engine control Read More >>

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal Pin

Mill-Max Multi-Purpose Terminal Pin

The Mill-Max multi-purpose terminal pin offers a press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature on the barrel of the pin for reliable connection options. Mill-Max introduced a new terminal pin suitable for use in a variety of board-to-board and wire-to-board applications. It features a compliant press-fit tail, slotted head, and an additional press-fit feature on Read More >>

AVX single tine PTH-IDC connector

AVX Single-Contact IDC Connector with PTH Terminations

The AVX single-contact IDC connector with PTH terminations satisfies demanding cost and performance objectives in industrial control, SSL, smart grid, medical, and transportation applications. AVX Corporation added a single-contact, wire-to-board (WTB) insulation displacement connector (IDC) with plated through-hole (PTH) terminations to its proven 9176 Series, which, prior to the addition, was exclusively comprised of surface-mount technology (SMT) connectors. Read More >>

Wieland Electric revos Multi-Pole Contact Inserts

Wieland Electric revos multi-pole contact inserts, available in five to 12 poles, expand its successful revos MINI Industrial Connector Series. Wieland Electric expanded the revos MINI rectangular industrial connector product range with a series of male and female contact inserts specifically designed to fit the revos MINI plastic and metal connector housings. The connector inserts are Read More >>

Amphenol RF Fixed-Length SMP Cable Assemblies

Amphenol RF Fixed-Length SMP Cable Assemblies

Amphenol RF fixed-length SMP cable assemblies are ideal for size-constrained, high-frequency applications. Amphenol RF introduced fixed-length SMP cable assemblies as a pre-configured solution for high-frequency applications with 50-ohm impedance requirements. The cable assemblies offer excellent performance up to 26.5GHz and are highly reliable in test environments. Amphenol SMP pre-configured cable assemblies feature Amphenol RF’s SMP plug connectors, Read More >>

JST single wire-to-board connectors

JST PBV Series Wire-to-Board Connectors

The JST PBV Series wire-to-board connectors are designed with a secure locking feature that is ideal for high-vibration conditions. JST Corporation’s new PBV Series wire-to-board, crimp-style disconnectable connectors provide optimal performance even in high-vibration conditions. A compact, low-profile connector, the PBV Series has a 2.0mm (.079″) pitch. These highly reliable SMT connectors are available in both Read More >>

PROVERTHA Quick-Lock Full-Metal Hood with Internal Cable Clamp

PROVERTHA Quick-Lock Full-Metal Hood with Internal Cable Clamp

The PROVERTHA Quick-Lock full metal hood with internal cable clamp enables extremely fast and reliable cable assembly. PROVERTHA has expanded its portfolio of robust and easy-to-configure full-metal hoods. The new full-metal hood from the 104 series, which provides the proven Quick-Lock latching system, is now available with an internal cable clamp so cable can be connected faster and Read More >>

water resistant cable

How to Specify Water-Resistant Fiber Optic Cable

Installing fiber optic networks in harsh environments, such as on the factory floor, requires special considerations. Here, Berk-Tek explains how to specify water-resistant fiber optic cable for demanding applications.   Fiber optic cables have become an integral part of applications such as data centers, local area networks, telecom networks, industrial Ethernet, and wireless. Each application Read More >>

Pre-Terminated Cabling

Five Things to Know About Pre-Terminated Cabling and Network Deployment

How do pre-terminated optical fiber and category-rated copper cabling stack up against field-terminated versions? Leviton shares five things to know about pre-terminated cabling and network deployment.   Pre-terminated cable provides a plug-and-play solution for links between switches, servers, patch panels, and zone distribution areas in the data center. These solutions include a variety of trunk Read More >>

Amphenol Sine Systems VersaBOSS Circular Connectors

Amphenol Sine Systems VersaBOSS Circular Connectors offer first-of-its-kind technology to meet the demands of variable frequency drives. Amphenol Sine Systems’ VersaBOSS Circular Connectors offer “first of its kind” connector technology in conjunction with advanced cable designs for the multifaceted demands of today’s variable frequency drives (VFDs). This factory-terminated and test-certified, sealed and molded cable assembly Read More >>