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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 >>

Flexible strips for LED lighting

Plugs Improve Flexible LED Strips

A new direct-plug solution makes connecting LED strips almost as easy as screwing in a light bulb.      Electronics designers and developers are always looking for suitable connection solutions for flexible LED strips. Reliability, functionality, size, and electrical requirements are important considerations in connection systems for electronic assemblies involving LEDs. A new direct-plug solution 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 LED Holder

Are Lamps the Next Wi-Fi Hotspots?

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are giving light fixtures the ability to transmit data to digital devices, with the goal of turning lamps everywhere into access points. For LED components, this could mean elevation from humble light bulb to essential wireless technology.      LED lighting is finding a new and somewhat surprising application 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 >>

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 >>

TE Nector M series connectors

TE Connectivity NECTOR M Power System

The TE Connectivity NECTOR M Power System is an expandable power system solution that improves reliability and reduces installation time. TE Connectivity announced its newly enhanced NECTOR M Power System. In addition to meeting IEC 61535 standards, the power system solution is designed to meet the UL 1977 guidelines and just debuted a five-position splitter that provides power, Read More >>

Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 Bridge

Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 Bridge

The Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 Bridge, developed for lighting applications, features the lowest-profile jumper connector on the market. The Amphenol LTW SSL 1.3 Bridge is used for electrical connection between two in-line PCBs. Featuring the lowest profile jumper connector on the market, SSL 1.3 is ideal for compact products where space savings is a concern. Its Read More >>

electronica 2014

electronica 2014: The Future is Connected!

The mood was upbeat, the year is ending on a good note, and one thing was clear at electronica 2014: The future is connected!  By Arthur Visser During this year’s electronica show in Munich, the mood was good and connector manufacturers showed good growth across the board – there was very little to complain about Read More >>

SOURIAU UTL Power+Control Connector

SOURIAU UTL Power+Control Connector

The SOURIAU UTL Power+Control connector is designed for luminaires and urban lighting systems. The UTL Power+Control connector series from Esterline Connection Technologies – SOURIAU, is designed for luminaires and urban lighting systems installed both outdoors and inside buildings. Engineered specifically for LED lighting, it is one of the only harsh-environment connector solutions on the market Read More >>

TE LUMAWISE Zhaga-Compliant LED Holder

TE LUMAWISE Zhaga-Compliant LED Holder

The TE LUMAWISE Zhaga-compliant LED holder offers solderless and snap-in features that simplify manufacturing and installation for lighting applications. TE Connectivity announced its new LUMAWISE Type Z50 LED holders. The holders join the LUMAWISE family of products, which offers a solderless, easy-to-assemble termination solution for the LED lighting marketplace. Today’s design engineers want the most efficient, cost-effective, Read More >>