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How to Specify Medical Connectors

The development of modular medical devices, such as pluggable or wearable drug dispensing and patient monitoring equipment, poses several engineering challenges. AVX’s Tom Anderson offers tips on how to specify medical connectors. The development of modular medical devices, such as pluggable or wearable drug dispensing and patient monitoring equipment, poses several engineering challenges. Although electronic Read More >>

Five Things to Know About “Naked” Connectors

Don’t blush! It’s time to get down and dirty as AVX shares five things to know about “naked” connectors. If you’re not sure your design could benefit from a connector solution that has shed its plastic insulator, here are some considerations for utilizing “naked” connectors, according to AVX‘s Tom Anderson. Naked connectors are single contacts Read More >>

Design Tips for Better LED Connector Selection

LED connectors are not the “sexiest” of design components in a lighting fixture, but they can have a major impact on thermal path design, efficiency of production, and LED fixture certification time. Avnet’s Mark Mousseau shares design tips for better LED connector selection. Design decisions in the eco-system of an LED fixture are numerous and have Read More >>

AVX Single-Pogo-Pin Board-to-Board Contacts

AVX single-Pogo-pin board-to-board contacts are ideal for high-lifecycle, harsh-environment applications. AVX Corporation introduced a new series of single-Pogo-pin board-to-board (BTB) contacts designed for use in high-lifecycle commercial, industrial, medical, and military applications that demand robust, high-reliability components. Available in five standard compressed stacking heights spanning 2.0mm to 5.0mm – the maximum working range and compressed Read More >>

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Five Things to Know About Medical Connector Reliability

When designing medical devices, connector performance is a critical part of the accuracy, durability, and safety of the end system. Here are five things you need to know about medical connector reliability. When you think about medical connectors, the first thought that likely comes to mind is reliability. But what does this mean? Where do Read More >>

AVX Connector-less Contact System for Linear LED Lighting Applications

Linear LED Lighting Applications Get Easier with AVX Connector-less Contact System AVX Corporation has developed a coplanar, connector-less contact system that optimizes lateral PCB alignment and maximizes mating tolerances in linear LED lighting applications. Packaged on tape-and-reel for individual, automatic placement, the new 70-9159 horizontal contact system features a 5A current rating, absorbs significant X- and Read More >>

AVX 9175 and 9176 Series

AVX 9175 and 9176 Series Redesigned AVX Corporation has significantly redesigned its well-established, surface-mount, wire-to-board 9175 and 9176 insulation displacement connector series to both simplify and reduce the cost of the wire termination processes used to connect discrete wire components to a PCB, bring power and signals onto a PCB, and daisy-chain PCBs together to Read More >>

AVX’s New IDC Wire-to-Board Connectors for Industrial and SSL Applications

AVX Corporation has further expanded its 9159 Series of SMT connectors with the addition of IDC wire-to-board plug-and-socket connectors. The new 9159 Series IDC connectors facilitate the easy, reliable, and cost-effective termination of 22-24AWG discrete or cabled power and signal wires into standard 9159 Series two-piece connectors systems, maximizing their flexibility by providing them with Read More >>