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High-Speed Product Roundup for July 20, 2016

Looking for a high-speed solution for any number of applications? We’ve gathered the latest products from your favorite suppliers in one roundup to make your decision easier.   High-Speed Product Roundup Weidmuller introduced a line of RJ45 Ethernet connectors that are the only two-piece Ethernet connectors that do not require any cable stripping or crimping forRead More

Top 10: Mil/Aero Market by the Numbers

Which country leads the world in mil/aero expenditures? Which connector manufacturer is the military market’s leading supplier? Which OEM leads the market in sales? Bishop & Associates crunched the numbers to find out.   In 2015, the top 10 countries for military expenditures represented 74% of the total worldwide outlay according to SIPRI (Stockholm InternationalRead More

Custom Designs for SWaP-Focused Connectors

The SWaP initiative employed by the US military and NASA has helped connector manufacturers focus on improving smaller and lighter connectors, in particular for custom designs.   As we demand our circuits do more and in smaller packages, we still need reliable power and signal transfer. Today’s designers have a number of new tools andRead More

Mil/Aero Connector Issues? Ask The Specialist

The Specialist, TTI’s secret weapon, sat down with us to chat about connector specification, mil/aero connector trends, and his passion for interconnects.   Q: What drew you to the intrigue of the electronics industry? How did you begin your work with TTI? A: As a child, I grew up working with my father in hisRead More

Interconnect News for January 22, 2016

For the latest announcements from manufacturers, distributors, event organizers, and others, check interconnect news for January 22, 2016.   Connector Manufacturers ABB announced that Franklin Sullivan has assumed the role of executive vice president for its electrification products division in the US. Sullivan also assumed commercial leadership for the division, which runs the low- andRead More

TE AMPLIMITE IP67 D-Sub Connectors

TE AMPLIMITE IP67 D-sub connectors are designed to meet MIL-DTL-24308. TE Connectivity announced its new AMPLIMITE IP67 D-subminiature connectors meet IP67 performance levels. Designed to meet MIL-DTL-24308 specifications, the new connectors have an environmental sealing that has been successfully tested at a submerged depth of one meter and have water and dust ingress protection to IP67.Read More

TE’s DEUTSCH CTJ Series Common Terminal Systems

TE’s DEUTSCH CTJ Series common terminal systems offer a ruggedized design to help meet demands of military and commercial applications. TE Connectivity announced its DEUTSCH CTJ series modules, AS81714 Series II, which are fully customizable for military and commercial aerospace applications. The DEUTSCH CTJ series modules are made up of a system of wires and components that areRead More

Omnetics Nano-Strip Connectors

Omnetics’ Nano-Strip connectors, at .025″ pitch with high-reliability pin-and-socket systems, offer proven reliability in extreme environments. Omnetics’ high reliability Nano-Strip connectors, with ruggedized insulators and military-quality Flex Pin technology, provide the best and strongest strip-style interconnections in the world. These units have proven signal integrity and reliability in many of the most demanding instruments, including portable electronics for armedRead More

Inside Connection: Amphenol Aerospace

Inside Connection highlights the technologies, innovations, special services, and unique products from connector suppliers like Amphenol Aerospace. Company Name: Amphenol Aerospace Headquarters: Sidney, N.Y., US About the Company Amphenol Aerospace has been designing and building proven, reliable, high-performance, harsh-environment interconnects for more than 85 years. A division of Amphenol Corporation, Amphenol Aerospace designs, manufactures, andRead More

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