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Options for Terminating Coaxial Cable

Coaxial/RF cable assemblies comprised $13.5 billion of the $142 billion worldwide market for cable assemblies in 2015. How coax cable and connectors are terminated affects quality and performance, so learn how to choose the right coaxial cable termination options for your application.   Whether it’s ultralight, radiation-resistant sensor cable assemblies in the Mars Rover; a Read More >>

The Case for Custom Cable Assemblies

Choosing off-the-shelf cable as an afterthought comes with big risks, according to Northwire Inc.   Making cable and connector decisions an afterthought and then choosing a quick off-the-shelf option can result in additional costs with negative outcomes for OEMs, contract manufacturers, and product and design engineers. The many risks of choosing a cable assembly not suited specifically Read More >>

Ultra miniature RF

Automation Challenges for Ultraminiature RF Cable Assemblies

As the need for smaller cable assemblies continues, speed, precision, and quality control will be hot topics among manufacturers dealing with ultraminiature RF cable assemblies.     The key trend in mobile electronics today is to make products that are smaller, thinner, and lighter, yet mobile electronic devices, such as cell phones, tablets, and portable Read More >>

Materials Impact Microwave Cable Performance

In today’s microwave cable assemblies, it is essential to identify the electrical, mechanical, environmental, and application-specific constraints that affect overall performance, which are impacted by the materials used for cable dielectric and jacketing.   Ensuring high-quality signal stability of cables for microwave applications means evaluating the dielectric and jacket materials for attributes that account for the harsh Read More >>

New Product

New Product Roundup for April 18, 2016

Read all about the latest product introductions from your favorite suppliers in this week’s new product roundup.      Alpha Wire recently expanded its Coaxial Cable product line under the Alpha Essentials product family to include Micro Coax sizes from 32AWG to 50AWG. With the addition of Micro Coax, Alpha Wire now offers coaxial cable Read More >>

USB Type-C: What You Need to Know

Depicted as “one cable to connect them all,” in reality there will be more than one type of USB-C cable. Mouser Electronics offers a primer on what you need to know about USB Type-C technology.   USB Type-C (USB-C) is a new technology that promises to de-clutter our lives by channeling up to 10Gb/s of Read More >>

How to Specify Mini-SAS HD Connectors and Cable Assemblies

There are a number of variables to consider when choosing Mini-SAS HD interconnects, and here TE offers tips on how to specify Mini-SAS HD connectors and cable assemblies to achieve the necessary performance level. † Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) connectors are essential for interconnecting storage systems in the data center. SAS defines the standard interconnect Read More >>

METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code Plug

METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code Plug

The METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code plug is field-assembled for PROFINET and Ethernet IP applications. METZ CONNECT now offers the M12 Category 5 plug with D-coding, which is designed for assembly in the field. The four-pole D-coded M12 plug was developed specifically for Industrial Ethernet applications that require a robust and reliable connection. Offering data transfer rates of up to Read More >>

HellermannTyton Color-Coded RapidNet Pre-Terminated Cabling

HellermannTyton Color-Coded RapidNet Pre-Terminated Cabling

HellermannTyton RapidNet Category 6A and Category 6 unshielded solutions are now available with colored jacks for color-coding applications. HellermannTyton announced new options for its patented RapidNet pre-terminated network cabling solutions line. RapidNet Category 6A and Category 6 unshielded solutions are now available with colored jacks for color-coding applications. Available in both standard size and short-body RapidNet Read More >>

GradConn Nautilus

GradConn Nautilus Waterproof Coaxial Cable Assemblies

The new GradConn Nautilus Waterproof coaxial cable assemblies offer protection to IP67 and IP68. GradConn has released a new range of Nautilus panel-mounted waterproof coaxial cable assemblies, which offer IP67 and IP68 protection from moisture and particle ingress when both mated and unmated. Working in conjunction with customers, GradConn developed a range of waterproof interface connectors with internal Read More >>

Mill-Max Wire Termination Pins and Receptacles

Mill-Max Wire Termination Pins and Receptacles

The new Mill-Max wire termination pins and receptacles are precision-machined and feature solder cups for efficient soldering. Mill-Max expanded its line of wire termination products with six new pins and receptacles – three mated pairs – which facilitate the wire-attachment process. Each features a solder cup for easy and efficient soldering and is precision-machined to provide the consistent Read More >>

JST XNI Series Wire-to-Board Crimp-Style Disconnectible Connectors

JST XNI Series Wire-to-Board Crimp-Style Disconnectible Connectors

The new JST XNI Series wire-to-board crimp-style disconnectible connectors feature JST’s unique inertia locking mechanism to prevent false mating. JST Corporation’s new XNI Series wire-to-board, 2.5mm (.098″) pitch, crimp-style connectors offer high reliability and provide stable contact performance under high-vibration conditions. The headers and housings incorporate polarization, keying (physical and color), and secure locking features. The Read More >>