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Card edge connector roundup

Card Edge Connector Roundup

Card edge connectors can deliver the high-speed, high-bandwidth, and high-reliability performance that today’s medical devices demand in miniature, environmentally robust, and low-cost form factors with wide-ranging customization capabilities, and are frequently employed in applications ranging from patient monitoring machinery to life-saving devices like defibrillators. Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of Read More >>

PCB Connector Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the industry’s latest and greatest PCB connector solutions.   Amphenol FCI’s high-speed flexible printed circuit (FPC) connectors deliver up to 10Gb/s data rate transmission, maintain high signal integrity with no noise or antenna effect, and are compatible with USB 3.1/3.0, PCIe 2.0, SATA 3.0, Read More >>

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High-Speed Connector Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest high-speed connector and cabling products.   High-Speed Connector Product Roundup Ideally suited for board-to-board applications that require high-density, high-speed, single-ended or differential signaling, Amphenol InterCon Systems’ Lynx™ board-to-board and mezzanine connectors feature low profiles, narrow footprints with 40 – 240 Read More >>

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Medical Connector Product Roundup

Medical Connector Product Roundup for January 2017   Smiths Connectors’ D Series quick-disconnect, plastic circular connectors deliver durable, high reliability connections in medical applications as diverse as: electrophysiology catheters, patient monitors, MRI machines, intravascular ultrasound devices, defibrillators, infusion pumps, and laboratory equipment. Available in three sizes with varying numbers of Hypertac® hyperboloid, power, signal, power Read More >>

M.2 card edge connectors

M.2 Connectors for Sleek Smart Home Electronics

Due to the especially personal nature of homes, smart home electronics must be user-friendly, aesthetically pleasing, and as subtle as possible. The new M.2 connector is designed for use with a wider range of module widths and lengths, and especially smaller computer expansion cards that operate at faster transfer speeds.   Intelligent devices are exploding Read More >>

Great Connector Inventions: Connector “Chicklets” Revolutionize Backplanes

We continue our “Great Connector Inventions” series with a look at “chicklets,” which revolutionized automation by increasing the overall speed and efficiency of designing in backplane connectors.   The Germans are renowned for developing and enforcing mechanical standards that are used worldwide. They initially developed the DIN 41612 connector family and the Eurocard chassis standards, Read More >>

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Great Connector Inventions: Compliant Press-Fit Pins

In the first of a new series that focuses on key achievements in the development of backplane connector technology, we look at the role of compliant press-fit pins.   Compliant pins, waferized connector designs, modular connectors, egg-crate shielding, air-dielectric designs – we can now look back on inventions like these and put them in perspective. Read More >>

Featured news

Product News for March 28, 2016

The latest product announcements for March 28, 2016, cover the breadth of applications from broadcast to wireless access points to electric cars. Artos Engineering launched the PF-11 light-wire prefeeder. Designed for maximum productivity even at high speeds, it provides superior tangle-free feeds of small-gauge loose-coil wire up to 5.5mm (.22 inch) in diameter. The PF-11 Read More >>

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DesignCon 2016 Technology Wrap-Up

DesignCon 2016 featured 33 interconnect manufacturers, all concentrating on ever-higher speeds and improved signal integrity.   DesignCon 2016 opened in the shadow of preparations for Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium, directly across the street from the Santa Clara Convention Center. With more than 160 exhibitors and 4,800 pre-registered attendees, the exposition and conference continues Read More >>

EDAC Card-edge connectors

EDAC cardEDGE+ Connector Portfolio

The EDAC cardEDGE+ connector portfolio includes 8,000 standard styles and 435,000 customized versions.  EDAC has enhanced its extensive range of card-edge connectors to include 8,000 standard styles and 435,000 customized variations. EDAC cardEDGE+ connectors are available with two to 188 contacts in single- and dual-row versions, with contact spacing that spans 1.27mm to 5.08mm; they come with or Read More >>