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Marine Market Sails Upward

The myriad electronic systems used to equip modern luxury yachts require a number of connectors, often with a demand for customization. By Terry Costlow Anywhere there’s water, there are boats. More people want them, and more buyers have money to buy fancy watercraft, creating a huge market for luxury yachts, which opens a large market Read More >>

New Product News: August 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc. AVX Corporation developed a cost-effective, ultra-high-reliability, three-piece STRIPT™ contact system for linear LED and coplanar PCB connections in off-road vehicle lighting applications. Designed to absorb broad end-to-end mating tolerances, handle up to 20A of continuous current, and exhibit robust resistance to extreme shock, Read More >>

Formula E Takes a Victory Lap

TE Connectivity looks back on a season of innovation and excitement in all-electric auto racing. Season 4 of the world’s premier electric auto racing championship series is over, but Season 5 — and an all-new car — is just around the bend. On Sunday, the TECHEETAH team and driver Jean-Éric Vergne took the championship in Read More >>

Molex EdgeLock

Wire-to-Board Connector Products

This week’s product roundup highlights wire-to-board connector solutions from leading suppliers. Molex’s new 2mm-pitch EdgeLock Wire-to-Edge-Card Signal System offers space savings and positive latch locking for secure, solderless mating to PCB edge cards, which reduces assembly time, eliminates the need for a mating header assembly, lowering overall assembly cost, and enables easy release if rework Read More >>

New Product News: July 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc. Samtec’s new extreme-density, micro edge-card socket is the industry’s first 0.5mm-pitch edge-cad socket with a justification beam. Designed for cost optimization, the connector’s justification beam shifts the card into proper alignment with the contacts, allowing for standard board tolerance on cards that wouldn’t Read More >>

Industry News: June 2018

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News Molex will showcase innovative flexible printed electronics, including silver flexible circuits, low-power wireless solutions, Soligie sensor solutions, and copper flexible circuits, at the 2018 Sensors Expo & Conference, June 26–28 in San Jose, California. Sager Electronics will showcase its portfolio Read More >>

New Product News: June 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc. Hirose expanded its rugged ix Industrial Series, which combines a small, robust design with high-speed data transmission capabilities, with the addition of an IDC plug assembly that decreases customer installation time by up to 50% due to the reduction in wire stripping, twisting, Read More >>

Environmentally Sealed Connector Product Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights environmentally sealed connector solutions from leading suppliers. Newark element14 offers Amphenol Sine Systems’ AHDP Duramate™ circular plastic connectors for heavy-duty applications, which feature high-strength, lightweight, and impact resistant thermoplastic housings, low insertion force stamped terminals for improved manufacturing efficiencies, three IP67 sealing systems (normal, thin, and reduced) with redundant sealing Read More >>

Industry News: May 2018 – Part II

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News TE Connectivity is promoting its high-speed, high-density solutions for military and aerospace applications at New-Tech 2018 in Tel Aviv May 29–30. The exhibit will include special previews of the company’s new MULTIGIG RT 3 connector, which supports bandwidths up to Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: May 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc.  Bulgin’s new Buccaneer 4000 Series Fiber range offers the smallest, rugged, high-speed optical connectors currently available on the market and delivers super fast, reliable connections in space-constrained, high-density, and harsh-environment applications including outdoor broadcasting equipment, FTTX, server rooms, civil engineering, and marine, aviation, Read More >>

Contaminated Connectors Compromise Fiber Optic Networks

A speck of dust can spell disaster for a fiber network. The correct cleaning methods make all the difference in protecting the optical signal. By Mike Jones, Vice-President, MicroCare Corp. When optical networks are exposed to even miniscule amounts of contamination, performance can suffer. In typical operating conditions, dust and debris can accumulate on the fiber Read More >>

Industry News: May 2018 – Part I

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News May 2018 – Part I Event News TE Connectivity is showcasing its portfolio of connectivity solutions for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ground vehicles (UGVs), and underwater vehicle (UUVs) spanning commercial and military applications at AUVSI XPONENTIAL in Denver today through Read More >>