Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier

Phoenix Contact

January 2019 connector industry news

January 2019 Connector Industry News

Our January 2019 Connector Industry News feature includes summary coverage of DesignCon 2019 exhibitor news, other upcoming industry events, recent industry awards, partnerships, personnel announcements, publications, facility news, distribution news, and industry standard, trade association, and certification updates from across the connector industry. DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News DesignCon 2019 is taking place today through Thursday, Read More >>

high-speed connectors and cables

High-Speed Connector and Cable Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights high-speed connector and cable products from leading suppliers.   Phoenix Contact’s FINEPITCH 0.8 Series board-to-board connectors have a compact, high-density design with 0.8mm-pitch hermaphroditic ScaleX contacts that provide critical space savings, high electrical and mechanical reliability, high tolerance compensation, and vibration-proof performance in high-speed signal and data transmission applications with Read More >>

SOURIAU MIL DTL-38999 Series

Circular Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights circular connectors from leading suppliers. Air Electro, Inc. stocks SOURIAU’s 8D Series MIL-DTL-38999 Series III connectors. Designed for harsh-environment military and commercial aerospace, defense, industrial, and transportation, applications, the series features 360° EMI shielding, IP67 sealing on each contact cavity, scoop-proof contacts, a metallic contact retention clip, a self-locking quick-coupling Read More >>

5G Brings Future Transportation Scenarios Closer to Reality

High-speed 5G communications are key to widespread adoption of autonomous ridesharing. High-speed connectors, fiber cabling, and the Internet of Things will all play a role. By Neil Shurtz Today, there’s widespread investment in the idea that someday private car ownership will be a thing of the past. Instead, cars will be self-driving and owned by Read More >>

TE HD and card edge power connector

New Product News: December 2018

New Product News: December 2018. Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. Interconnects, etc. TE Connectivity introduced its new high-density plus (HD+) card edge power connectors, which deliver the highest current density of any card edge power connector currently available on the market (15A/2.54mm), support power supplies up to 3kW, and provide Read More >>

Record Crowds and Future Tech Dominate electronica 2018  

Connector companies are growing to meet unprecedented demand for electronics across markets and around the world. electronica 2018 The population of Germany expanded by 80,000 people the week of November 12, as electronics industry professionals from around the world gathered in Munich for electronica 2018. This record crowd — a 10% increase in attendance over Read More >>

Connector Industry News: November 2018

Summary coverage of connector industry news including electronica 2018 and other upcoming events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distributor, standards, associations, and certification news. electronica 2018   electronica 2018 is taking place in Munich today through Friday, November 13–16. The world-renowned, biennial event will feature more than 3,500 exhibitors from more Read More >>

2018 Top 10 Connector Suppliers for Overall Website Usability

In this fifth and final article, Connector Supplier reveals the top 10 connector manufacturers ranked for customer satisfaction in overall website usability. Bishop & Associates recently completed its biennial US customer survey, in which a total of 395 customers evaluated 42 connector manufacturers on a range of important issues. They answered 17 questions relating to quality, Read More >>

Connector Industry News: October 2018 — Part II

Summary coverage of connector industry news, including events, awards, partnerships, personnel, distribution, facilities, associations, and standards. Event News  Heilind Electronics and JAE are presenting a webinar, “Optimized Interconnect Solutions for Design Flexibility in Portable Devices,” at 2:00pm EDT today, October 23. Click here to register. Kensington Electronics is exhibiting at The Assembly Show today through Read More >>

New Product News: October 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. Interconnects, etc. TE Connectivity’s new Octal Small Form Factor Pluggable (OSFP) connector and cable assembly portfolio supports next-generation data center needs with data rates of 200Gb/s and 400Gb/s. The new OSFP products support 8x28G NRZ and 8x56G PAM-4 protocols, with a roadmap to 8x112G PAM-4 Read More >>

Golf Carts Drive Towards Autonomy

Driverless golf carts and neighborhood electric vehicles may become mainstream well before autonomous cars become common. By Terry Costlow Golf cart suppliers have beat the auto industry in the race to electric power. Now they’re striving to make big inroads into the autonomous vehicle field. The challenges and benefits of using both electrified powertrains and Read More >>