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Transportation Prepares for Transformation

The automotive world is continually increasing its data handling requirements, adding more electric vehicles to the fleet, and moving towards the impending reality of driverless cars. Connector Supplier discusses these trends and more with two experts from TTI‘s transportation business unit: Lee Iken, director, and Quang Luong, director of sales engineering.   Transportation Prepares for TransformationRead More

How Will Connectors Deliver Terabit Speeds?

As the IoT drives the demand for faster networks, the need for one-terabit speeds is just around the corner.   The march to ever-faster data transfer has been an assumed objective since the development of the first computer. Information transmitted at the rate of kilobits per second (kb/s) evolved to megabits per second (Mb/s), whichRead More

Connector Platings for Modern Applications

Connector platings made from environmentally friendly materials are protecting today’s applications. By Achim Raad, Senior Product Manager, ITT Cannon   Throughout many industries and environments, interconnect components play an integral role in ensuring the safe, reliable flow of data, signal, and power. While aluminum is currently the market standard material used to manufacture metal shellRead More

Industrial Communications Connector Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest industrial communications connectors on the market.   Amphenol Commercial Products’ MDB and MDBR Series rugged D-Sub connectors for industrial communications applications in harsh environments provide outstanding corrosion resistance and offer robust IP68 immersion and ingress protection per IEC 60529 inRead More

Onanon’s Novel Manufacturing Approach Efficiently Produces Small-Volume Lots of Medical Connectors

Robots and customizable PCB materials help Onanon streamline production of medical connectors The connector industry has evolved around a group of fundamental manufacturing processes: Stamping reel-to-reel Electroplating processes (either reel-to-reel or batch-plating in tanks) Molded housings Automated high speed machines that singulate contacts and insert them into the housings The advantages of manufacturing connectors thisRead More

CDM Electronics Now Stocks the Latest Generation of Eaton’s Micro-Military Circular Connectors

Ruggedized connectors deliver unparalleled performance in mission-critical military and aerospace applications CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, now stocks the latest generation of Eaton’s Micro-Military Circular Connector Series, which feature shell diameters as small as 0.43” (11 mm). The feature-packed series consists of fast-mating M1 (dual-start) and M5 (triple-start) connectors optimized forRead More

Rugged Connectors for Next-Gen Mil/Aero Applications

Next-generation military and aerospace applications require increasingly rugged connectors to handle ever-higher data rates with utmost reliability in even the harshest environments. New levels of connector ruggedization can take two forms: an entirely new connector or an upgrade to an existing connector.   Expanding a Strong Foundation: Ruggedizing Connectors for Next-Generation Mil/Aero Applications A TERead More

Filtered Connector Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest filtered connectors, which can help designers save on space, weight, and inspection and assembly labor, as well as provide improved high-frequency EMI performance by eliminating the parasitic effects often associated with board-level filters. TE Connectivity’s DEUTSCH H93 Series Filter ConnectorsRead More

Five Fundamentals for Designing With MIL-DTL-32139 Nano-D Connectors

Nano-D connectors rival their larger Micro-D counterparts in portable, high-density, ruggedized electronics By Bob Stanton, Omnetics Connector Corp., www.omnetics.com   New military electronics are continuing to embrace more portable, higher-density ruggedized electronics. Rapid deployment of electronic ground troops, hand-launched surveillance drones, as well as geophysical tracking and reporting systems have taken control of the battlespaceRead More

Filtered Connectors Cut the Clutter

A variety of filtered connectors can help eliminate unwanted noise The world has become an electronically noisy place as devices that range from weather radar to garage door openers flood the airwaves with electronic noise. Digital devices must be able to identify a pattern of ones and zeros among a rising tide of random electronicRead More

Full Steam Ahead for Railroad Market

Ruggedness and durability are mandatory requirements in the railroad market, but Ethernet and other commercial technologies see an expanded role as riders demand services like WiFi   The global train control and management system market is growing steadily as more digital equipment is deployed on trains and infrastructure sites, creating a solid market for connectorsRead More

Railway Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest connector products for railway applications. ITT VEAM’s CIR M12 circular, bayonet coupling connectors for harsh environment Ethernet communication applications in rail systems feature M12 contacts mounted within proven VEAM FRCIR connectors. Designed to support gigabit communication, the series enables dataRead More

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