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LED

Making Connections in LED Lighting

Considering connectors at the start of the design process results in an optimized LED lighting design.   LED lighting is very different from traditional lighting systems. Modern LED assemblies offer vastly improved power efficiency and longevity, and they can be extremely compact. However, their electronics are much more complex to design than those of incandescent light Read More >>

Connecting LEDs to IoT

New Molex Partnerships Connect LEDs to the Internet of Things

As a member of Cisco’s Digital Ceiling partner community and the EnOcean Alliance, Molex is involved in helping customers embrace digital transformation of their buildings and facilitating the Internet of Things. Molex LLC confirmed its participation in the Cisco Digital Ceiling partner community, which debuted at Cisco Live! Berlin. Developer of the Transcend Network Connected LED Lighting Read More >>

Finding Rugged, Miniature LED Connectors for Automotive Applications

Finding the right connector for LED lighting systems continues to be a challenge for designers. Connectors for automotive applications deliver the necessary functionality and guarantee the highest level of reliability in active and passive safety and driver assistance systems due to extra security features.   The automotive market demands advanced components and systems that enable significant Read More >>

Molex TermiMate One-Circuit Connector for LEDs

Molex TermiMate One-Circuit Connector for LEDs

Molex TermiMate one-circuit connector for LEDs minimizes shadowing and offers space and cost savings.    Molex Incorporated introduced the new TermiMate one-circuit terminal-style connector system. Designed to minimize the shadowing effect in LED lights and TV backlighting applications, the ultra-low-profile TermiMate coplanar board-to-board and wire-to-board connector reduces component and assembly costs for manufacturers. “In LED applications, Read More >>

FCI 3mm RotaConnect Wire-to-Board Connector

FCI 3mm RotaConnect Wire-to-Board Connector

The FCI 3mm RotaConnect wire-to-board connector mates horizontally with the existing board-to-board version. FCI announced the extension of the RotaConnect family with a wire-to-board solution. The wire-to-board (WtB) connector mates horizontally with the existing board-to-board version, which is hermaphroditic and surface-mount-soldered to the PCB. The 3.00mm pitch RotaConnect WtB features a dual-beam spring-contact design that delivers high performance and Read More >>

LEDs

LED Lighting: The Connection Counts

Everywhere you turn, you can find LEDs in almost any lighting form factor, and connections are more challenging than a screw-in light bulb. Andrew Bogaczyk of Phoenix Contact explains how to connect LEDs and why the connection counts.   LEDs continue to dominate the lighting marketplace; everywhere you turn, you can now find LEDs in almost any form Read More >>

JST Low-Profile LEK Series

JST Low-Profile LEK Series

The JST low-profile LEK series of LED connectors provides reliable contact even in high-vibration conditions. JST Corporation‘s new LEK Series connectors provide a space-saving and low-profile connection for LED lighting and reliable contact construction for high-density applications. Any misalignment of the horizontal connections between the PCBs is absorbed by the LEK plug and receptacle. The spring contact Read More >>

Molex Edgemate Power Connectors

Molex EdgeMate Wire-to-Edgecard Power Connectors

The Molex EdgeMate Wire-to-Edgecard Power Connectors eliminate the need for mating headers and offer a positive PCB-locking design and significant cost savings.  Molex Incorporated announced its economically priced 3.96mm-pitch EdgeMate Wire-to-Edgecard Power Connectors, which eliminate the need for mating headers, resulting in cost and time savings. This system supports power applications of up to 7.0A with Read More >>

JST LEX

JST’s LEX Series for LED Applications

JST’s LEX Series for LED applications is a line of subminiature, crimp-style, wire-to-board connectors. JST‘s LEX Series wire-to-board, crimp-style, disconnectable connectors offer subminiature size and reliable contact construction for high-density applications. These 2.5mm (.098″) pitch, bottom-entry, SMT connectors are polarized and have a positive locking feature when mating to headers, including an audible click when Read More >>