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Circular Connector Product Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the highest-performance circular connector products currently available on the market. Circular Connector Products NorComp’s M12 Series connectors are ideal for harsh-environment industrial applications, including: industrial controls, automation equipment, remote process sensors, robotic control systems, and ruggedized networking and power conditioning systems. Available in shielded and unshielded panel- and Read More >>

Industry News: January 2018

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News  DesignCon 2018, which will take place January 31 – February 1 in Santa Clara, California, will feature in-depth education, top-tier suppliers, and easy networking activities designed to help chip, board, and systems design engineers stay ahead of the pack, push Read More >>

The Connected Flight: Designing High-Speed Networks for Military and Commercial Aircraft

High-speed networks for military and commercial aircraft must handle ever-increasing data volumes at ever-faster speeds. Ethernet protocols, efficient network designs, and thoughtfully specified, high-quality connectors and cabling can help. Wes Morgan, Product Manager, ITT Cannon Addressing the Bandwidth Boom Modern military and commercial aircraft are technology-rich environments designed to deliver an increasingly sophisticated set of Read More >>

Connectors Help Drive Electric Vehicle Expansion

Plug-in vehicles continue to grow in appeal and in power. 2018 promises to be the biggest year yet for the electric car. As automakers invest in electrified powertrains and charging infrastructure, opportunities continue to expand for connector suppliers. 2018 will bring new vehicles and new drivers to a continually innovating electric car landscape that is Read More >>

The Implications of Adopting eSIM Technology

As the Internet of Things expands to link phones, appliances, security systems, and vehicles, manufacturers are looking to one SIM card that can talk to them all. By David Luu, Marketing Manager, GCT Connectors Embedded subscriber identity modules (eSIMs) or embedded universal integrated circuit cards (eUICCs) are integrated SIM chips that cannot be removed from Read More >>

Two New Broad-Use IPC Standards Updates Now in Effect

The two most widely used standards in the electronics industry, IPC-J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610, have been updated. How will this impact your work? IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released the G revisions of IPC-J-STD-001, Requirements of Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies. These documents refer to the two most widely Read More >>

Power connector products roundup

Power Connector Products

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged, reliable, and versatile power connector products currently available on the market. Power Connector Products Amphenol ICC’s PwrBlade ULTRA® connectors reduce the height profile of standard PwrBlade® connectors by 24% (down to 9.6mm) and feature a vented, halogen-free housing design that maximizes heat dissipation in applications Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 Part I

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News: January 2018 – Part 1 Interconnects, etc. AVX’s new 00-9296 Series vertical, top-entry, wire-to-board, poke-home connectors for discrete 18–22AWG solid or stranded wire deliver simple, robust, repeatable, and cost-effective wire terminations that replace both inconsistent hand-soldered connections and expensive two-piece connectors in Read More >>