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FCI EconoStik 2.54mm Headers

FCI EconoStik headers are un-shrouded and support a wide variety of board-to-board applications. FCI introduced the economical EconoStik 2.54mm range of un-shrouded headers, which is capable of supporting a wide variety of board-to-board applications. EconoStik 2.54mm headers are available in single-row and double-row versions with vertical thru-hole, right-angle thru-hole, and vertical SMT versions, with pin counts upRead More

Tablets, Nablets, and Phablets Change the Computing Landscape

Since the introduction of the iPad less than five years ago, how, when, and where we compute has changed dramatically. Now, as the handheld technology continues to evolve, tablets, nablets, and phablets will once again change the computing landscape. Over the past 5 years or so, tablets have been all the rage in the personal systemsRead More

JST Compact, Waterproof Wire-to-Wire and Wire-to-Board Connectors

The new JST compact, waterproof wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connectors are cost-effective solutions for underwater applications. The new JWPS Series wire-to-board and wire-to-wire connectors from JST Corporation offers engineers design flexibility with a small form factor solution for a waterproof IP67-rated product for extreme moisture or submersion applications. They are ideal for automotive, appliance, photovoltaic, underwater cameras, and otherRead More

Samtec Discrete Wire IDC Components

Samtec discrete wire IDC components eliminate the expense and need for special tooling. Samtec recently released a 2mm (.0787″) pitch discrete wire IDC system designed for a high reliability connection and ease of discrete wire termination in field applications. Available as an IDC connector only, this system eliminates the expense and need for special tooling,Read More

Sullins FMBx High-Density Card Edge Connectors

Sullins FMBx High-Density Card Edge Connectors are now offered in low-profile, ultra-thin, and high-temperature versions. Sullins Connector Solutions, Inc. expanded its portfolio of high-density 0.050″ (1.27mm) contact center card edge connectors to include the FMBx Series. The new series features high-temperature and low-profile, ultra-thin devices that accommodate boards in thicknesses of 0.031″ (0.80mm), 0.062″ (1.60mm) and 0.093″ (2.40mm).Read More

JST ADH Series for High-Density LEDs

The JST ADH Series of crimp-style, wire-to-board, subminiature connectors are ideal for high-density LED applications. JST‘s new ADH Series wire-to-board, crimp-style, disconnectable connectors offer subminiature size, design flexibility, and reliable contact construction for high-density applications. These 1.3mm (.051″) pitch, side-entry (right-angle), SMT connectors are polarized and have a secure friction-locking feature when mated. An excellent connectorRead More

FCI Minitek Pwr 3.0 and 4.2 Connectors

Minitek Pwr 3.0 and 4.2 connectors mark FCI’s first foray into the mid-power wire-to-wire and wire-to-board markets. FCI announced the launch of the cost-effective Minitek Pwr 3.0 and Minitek Pwr 4.2 connectors. FCI’s Minitek Pwr 3.0 is designed for power applications with current ratings of up to 5A per contact. Engineered for wire-to-wire and wire-to-board applications, its crimp-and-snap-in receptacles are used to terminate AWGRead More

HARTING har-flexicon Connectors and Terminal Blocks

HARTING har-flexicon connectors and terminal blocks deliver greater PCB performance and density with robust connectivity.  HARTING unveiled its har-flexicon series of discrete wire-to-board connectors and terminal blocks, which deliver greater PCB performance and density with robust connectivity. These miniature components offer design and manufacturing flexibility, for any termination technology, that make possible a lower all-in costRead More

How to Specify Connectors for LED Applications

Connectors play a variety of roles in LED lighting systems. Here, Mill-Max looks at headers and sockets used in coplanar board mating, providing a complete guide on how to specify connectors for LED applications. Connectors play a variety of roles in LED lighting systems, depending on the application. In many cases, they provide the electricalRead More

FCI HPCE Mezzanine Connectors for Power and Low-Speed Signals

FCI expands its HPCE product family with HPCE mezzanine connectors, an economical solution for transmitting power and low-speed signals between parallel boards. FCI expanded its power solutions with the introduction of HPCE mezzanine connectors. Building upon the existing HPCE product family, the new HPCE mezzanine connectors provide an economical solution for transmitting power and low-speed signals betweenRead More

JST LEH Series for LED Applications

JST LEH Series crimp-style, wire-to-board connectors provide a space-saving low profile for LED applications. The new LEH Series wire-to-board, crimp-style, disconnectable connector from JST offers engineers design flexibility with its low profile and space-saving design. The subminiature connector features a 1.8mm (.071”) pitch, a side-entry mating height of only 3.0mm (.118”), a secure friction lockingRead More

Molex IllumiMate Single-Connector Solution for Thin-Screen LED TVs

The Molex IllumiMate 1.00mm and 1.25mm pitch wire-to-board connector system provides design flexibility with multiple mating and voltage configurations. Molex Incorporated introduced its IllumiMate 1.00mm and 1.25mm pitch wire-to-board connector system, offering today’s flat-panel LED television and PC monitor manufacturers more mating styles, voltage ratings, circuit sizes, and locking types than any similar connector systemRead More

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