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Automotive electronics

Connector Makers Adapt to a Changing Automotive Market

Networking, safety, infotainment, and electric powertrains are driving a changing automotive market for connector manufacturers.   Automakers are adding safety systems, enhancing infotainment technology, and revamping powertrains to boost mileage and decrease emissions. All these changes are altering the landscape for connector makers, who must develop a range of options that all meet a primary Read More >>

Why We Need Copper AND Fiber

From wet silk thread to modern superconducting ribbon, interconnect technology has advanced along with the related electronic technology as it is critical to an electrical system’s operation. Add to that the realm of optical fiber, and you have a huge marketplace of mixed applications, technologies, and services.   With wireless technologies – both signal- and Read More >>

USB Type-C: What You Need to Know

Depicted as “one cable to connect them all,” in reality there will be more than one type of USB-C cable. Mouser Electronics offers a primer on what you need to know about USB Type-C technology.   USB Type-C (USB-C) is a new technology that promises to de-clutter our lives by channeling up to 10Gb/s of Read More >>

SCHURTER 5707 Power Entry Module with V-Lock Cord Sets

SCHURTER 5707 Power Entry Module with V-Lock Cord Sets

The SCHURTER 5707 power entry module offers IP54 protection with a V-Lock cord set. SCHURTER announced that its series 5707 power entry module now offers IP54 protection with V-Lock cord sets at the power input, in addition to IP65 protection to the equipment. The sealed module is ideal for use in medical equipment exposed to leaks, Read More >>

How to series

A Short Guide to Power Connectors

With such a variety of power connectors from which to choose, C2G has put together a short guide to power connectors to make your selection quick and easy.   Power connectors allow electronic devices to connect to available power outlets. Power cables can carry either alternating current (AC) or direct current (DC). An example of AC Read More >>

FCI PwrBlade Cable Connectors

FCI PwrBlade+ Cable Connectors

FCI PwrBlade+ cable connectors terminate the widest range of wires in one housing. FCI released its PwrBlade+ cable connectors, which are rated at 60A per contact and capable of terminating the widest range of wires in one housing (26AWG to 6AWG). The PwrBlade+ cable connectors offer flexibility to meet a wide variety of customer needs. The Read More >>

Laying subsea cable replacements

Replacing Vintage Subsea Cable

In this case study about replacing vintage subsea cable to scenic Drummond Island, Kerite’s Peter Ebersold describes how the company overcame the environmental challenges to meet the tight timeline dictated by permit conditions. When Cloverland Electric Cooperative wanted to replace the aging subsea cable that serves Drummond Island in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it turned to experienced utility Read More >>

Kerite Full Line of Preassembled Aerial Cable

Kerite’s Preassembled Aerial Cable

Kerite’s preassembled aerial cable is ideal for areas subject to site limitations or where underground construction is not feasible. Kerite introduced a full line of preassembled aerial cable, ideal for use between substation getaway riser cable and the circuit’s open-wire distribution portion; for express feeder circuits with site limitations; and for installation along space-constrained alleys, Read More >>