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Formula E Takes a Victory Lap

TE Connectivity looks back on a season of innovation and excitement in all-electric auto racing. Season 4 of the world’s premier electric auto racing championship series is over, but Season 5 — and an all-new car — is just around the bend. On Sunday, the TECHEETAH team and driver Jean-Éric Vergne took the championship in Read More >>

Industry News: May 2018 – Part II

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News TE Connectivity is promoting its high-speed, high-density solutions for military and aerospace applications at New-Tech 2018 in Tel Aviv May 29–30. The exhibit will include special previews of the company’s new MULTIGIG RT 3 connector, which supports bandwidths up to Read More >>

Industry News: May 2018 – Part I

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News May 2018 – Part I Event News TE Connectivity is showcasing its portfolio of connectivity solutions for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ground vehicles (UGVs), and underwater vehicle (UUVs) spanning commercial and military applications at AUVSI XPONENTIAL in Denver today through Read More >>

Formula E Racing Depends on Connectors for High-Speed Thrills

All-electric vehicles scorch the raceway with the help of precision electronics. The electronics world finally has its own high-speed sport. Just don’t blink, or you’ll miss it. Formula E Racing, an electric car racing championship series that features all-electric drive trains and the latest, fastest performance automotive designs, destroys any uninformed notion that electric vehicles Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part II

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part II Interconnects, etc. AVX’s new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ insulator-less, single-position, horizontal, poke-home contacts are both the first industrial poke-home connector available without a wire stop, which allows traditional pin jumpers to pass through the back of Read More >>

FFC and FPC Connector Product Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights FFC and FPC connector solutions from top suppliers. I-PEX Connectors’ DW5 two-way FPC and discrete wire connectors can accommodate 0.2mm-thick (±0.3mm) FPC cables or 34AWG discrete wire using the same PCB and receptacle combination, making them ideal for use in a variety of space-constrained portable electronics, including laptop screens. These Read More >>

Industry News: April 2018

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. This month’s topics include: events, awards, partnerships, promotions, personnel, facilities, distribution, associations, standards, and patents. Industry News April 2018 Event News TE Connectivity is exhibiting at SEA-AIR-SPACE 2018 in Maryland this week, where it’s promoting its portfolio of high-performance, space- and weight-saving Read More >>

How to Create a Durable Low-Force Crimp Contact

Products ranging from appliances to vehicles feature crimp contact plug connectors that are hard to access and easy to damage. In the event of a repair, a more durable connector is needed. By Andreas Aigner, Product Development Manager, Würth Elektronik eiSos Although they are really designed for permanent connections, plug connectors with crimp contacts occasionally Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part I

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: April 2018 – Part I Interconnects, etc. Smiths Interconnect’s new Eclipta – ECL Series edge-card connectors feature innovative, high-performance, double-ended card contact technology designed to deliver the reliability, serviceability, and affordability demanded by critical, disposable medical applications, like electrophysiology catheters. Since Read More >>

Industry News: February 2018 – Part II

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News February 2018 – Part II Event News  Samtec is showcasing its microelectronics solutions and standardized embedded solutions for XMC, FMC, FMC+, and VNX systems at Embedded World 2018, which is taking place today through March 1 in Nuremberg.  Distinguished Engineer, Read More >>

New Product News Roundup: February 2018

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products New Product News Roundup: February 2018 Interconnects, etc. Würth Elektronik released the new REDFIT IDC SKEDD WR-WST solderless, reversible, direct-plug-in connectors for signal transmission, programming, and debugging in consumer and industrial electronics, solar, mechanical engineering, and switch board construction applications. Featuring 4–20 SKEDD-technology contacts that Read More >>

Industry News: February 2018 – Part I

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News February 2018 – Part I Event News BIRNS is showcasing its latest subsea connectivity technology at Underwater Intervention 2018, February 6–8 in New Orleans, including: new open-faced, pressure-rated coax and electro-optic-coax-mechanical hybrid options for its 6km-rated Millennium™ Series, ABS Product Read More >>