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High-Speed Connector Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the industry’s latest and greatest high-speed connector solutions. High-Speed Connector Roundup TE Connectivity’s 56-position press-fit stacking connectors deliver 10Gb/s signaling in high-density packaging with a footprint that matches VPX daughtercard layouts to achieve reliable, low-noise, gas-tight connections. Designed for rugged, high-speed applications, including military Read More >>

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Rugged Connectors for Next-Gen Mil/Aero Applications

Next-generation military and aerospace applications require increasingly rugged connectors to handle ever-higher data rates with utmost reliability in even the harshest environments. New levels of connector ruggedization can take two forms: an entirely new connector or an upgrade to an existing connector.   Expanding a Strong Foundation: Ruggedizing Connectors for Next-Generation Mil/Aero Applications A TE Read More >>

Nano-D Connectors

Five Fundamentals for Designing With MIL-DTL-32139 Nano-D Connectors

Nano-D connectors rival their larger Micro-D counterparts in portable, high-density, ruggedized electronics By Bob Stanton, Omnetics Connector Corp., www.omnetics.com   New military electronics are continuing to embrace more portable, higher-density ruggedized electronics. Rapid deployment of electronic ground troops, hand-launched surveillance drones, as well as geophysical tracking and reporting systems have taken control of the battlespace 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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Ruggedized I/O Connector Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest ruggedized I/O connector products.   Amphenol FCI’s Boltrack™ I/O connectors offer high power delivery capabilities, desirable signal integrity and surge resistivity, EMI shielding, and lightning protection. Ideal for use in a wide range of applications across the industrial, telecom, networking, Read More >>

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Miniature Connector Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest miniature connector products. Designed to meet rugged requirements for aerospace and defense, test and measurement, oil and gas, marine, and commercial air applications, TE Connectivity’s two-row, nanominiature Nanonics connectors deliver ultra-compact, weight-saving solutions qualified to MIL-DTL-32139. The wired products feature Read More >>

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Hermetically Sealed Connectors Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest hermetically sealed connectors.   PA&E’s Hermetic 38999 BMA (Blind Mate Attach) RF/Microwave Connectors deliver high-speed solutions in harsh environment applications. Rated for operating temperatures spanning -65°C to 200°C, the series features industry-standard MIL-DTL 38999/23 Series III shell interfaces with #8 Read More >>

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Industrial Connector Product Roundup

Innovative industrial interconnect products drive new designs capable of satisfying ever-increasing productivity, embedded computing, power distribution, energy efficiency, and always-on communications demands in a range of critical industrial applications, including: alternative energy (EVs, wind power, and solar power), broadband communications, factory automation, heavy equipment, instrumentation, motion control, mass transportation, and natural resource exploration. Check out this Read More >>

Special Connectors for a $330B Space Economy

While the night skies and color photos from NASA may present great beauty, the near-earth space environment where satellites orbit presents difficulties for man and equipment. Unique product designs, processing, and testing are required.   “Space” represents a thriving industry with almost unlimited possibilities. The non-profit Space Foundation estimates that the space economy was $330 Read More >>

Facts and Figures

Market Update: Commercial Aviation is Thriving

Boeing and Airbus both added automation to their production lines to keep up with demand.   The worldwide demand for commercial airliners is booming. In 2015, Boeing and Airbus built a total of 1,397 aircraft. According to The Wall Street Journal, both companies are automating their production lines, from robots to exoskeletons for the workers, Read More >>