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Connector Companies Get Smarter, Faster With Acquisitions

Electronics companies are consolidating their expertise with acquisitions as new technologies become part of the connector ecosystem. When is a connector company more than a connector company? When it is also a wire and cable company, a sensor company, an antenna company, a transceiver and transponder company, and even, sometimes, a software company. As increasingly complex Read More >>

JAE’s DX07 Series USB Type-C connectors

USB Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights USB connector products from leading suppliers. JAE’s DX07 Series USB Type-C connectors feature a user-friendly reversible interface, high mechanical strength, a durable locking mechanism, and superior electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) characteristics, are rated for 10,000 mating cycles, and are compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gb/s SuperSpeed communication and power delivery Read More >>

Bandwidth Bottleneck at the I/O Panel

Processor and SerDes speeds continue to bump up, putting pressure on input/output connectors mounted on the faceplate. Like investors running to the exit when the market tanks, the I/O panel can quickly become a serious bottleneck that limits communication and slows the system. Computers and their users hate to sit idle while waiting for required Read More >>

Customization is Coming to Vehicle Interiors

Buyers can choose displays, lights, and infotainment elements, and use connectors to position them in the vehicles of the future. As consumers increasingly view cars as an extension of their home and workspaces, features that increase infotainment and productivity are becoming more important requirements. As a result, vehicle interiors are going to change a lot Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 – Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News: January 2018 – Part II  Interconnects, etc. Hirose added a new 0.25mm-pitch FPC connector to its space-saving FH58M Series. Designed to deliver high retention forces, exceptional reliability, and high signal integrity in consumer, medical, point-of-sale, wearable, and other portable electronics subject to Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products  Interconnects, etc. Hirose added a new 0.25mm-pitch FPC connector to its space-saving FH58M Series. Designed to deliver high retention forces, exceptional reliability, and high signal integrity in consumer, medical, point-of-sale, wearable, and other portable electronics subject to shock and vibration, the series features a backflip Read More >>

Compression Connector Product Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the highest-performance compression connector products currently available on the market. Compression Connector Products AVX Interconnect’s 9155-400 Series two-piece battery connectors have a 4mm pitch and a unique angled contact lead-in on both sides, which, unlike most other connectors in this category, allows pluggable devices to engage from either 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 >>

New Product News: December 2017

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. New Product News for December 2017 Connectors, Inserts, Pins, Probes, Sockets, and Modules ITT Cannon’s new MIL-style MKJ Clip-Lock miniature circular connectors are small, lightweight, competitively priced, and easy to install, and repurpose a clip-lock latching system originally designed for the automotive industry to provide Read More >>

High-Speed Connector and Cabling Product Roundup

High-Speed Connector & Cabling Products

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the smallest, most reliable, most versatile, and highest performance high-speed connector and cabling products currently available on the market. Samtec’s PCIE-LP Series low-profile PCI Express® Gen 4 edge card connectors feature Edge Rate® contacts on a 1mm pitch for optimized signal integrity performance; support one, four, eight, and Read More >>

Industry News: November 2017

Do you have your finger on the pulse? We do! So, here’s the last few weeks of industry news in a nutshell, with links to full press releases for further information. Event News Samtec will showcase its optical solutions at the 2017 Wuhan Optical and Electronics Show, which will take place November 3–5 in Wuhan, Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: October 2017

In the market for a new solution? We’ve rounded up, summarized, and linked the latest connectors, cables, assemblies, tools, accessories, and development kits to hit the market. New Product News Connectors, Inserts, Pins, Probes, Sockets, and Modules ITT Cannon’s new Rail-in-Lock™ (RIL) latching connectors for solider-worn applications feature an advanced quick-connect mechanism that enables single-handed, Read More >>