Test Equipment

Development Kits Help Makers and Designers Test and Explore New Ideas

Development platforms like Arduino and Raspberry Pi enabled an explosion of creativity among electronic designers at every level. Development kits make it easier to design, build, perfect, test, and manufacture electronic products. In little more than a decade since its release, the tiny British single-circuit computer board known as the Raspberry Pi and the Italian controller boardRead More

Testing Equipment & Accessories Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights testing equipment and accessories, including spring pins and pogo pins, from leading suppliers. Testing Equipment & Accessories  Allied Electronics & Automation offers an extensive range of board test fixture probes and receptacles from Smiths Interconnect.  With over 60 different probe series, including standard board test fixture probes as well asRead More

Wire and Cable Products Roundup

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most robust, reliable, and highest-performance wire and cable products available on today’s market. Stewart Connector’s SealJack™ Cable Applied Series preassembled cable assemblies provide high-reliability connectivity in harsh-environment Ethernet applications, including those within the IoT umbrella. They can be customized with IP67 and RJ45 ends using CAT 5eRead More

New Wire and Cable Product Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest wire and cabling solutions spanning connectors and cordsets to hand tools.   New Wire and Cable Product Roundup Pasternack’s four new high-performance, flexible VNA test cables operate at up to 110GHz and deliver precise results for VNA, semiconductor probe, andRead More

Options for Terminating Coaxial Cable

Coaxial/RF cable assemblies comprised $13.5 billion of the $142 billion worldwide market for cable assemblies in 2015. How coax cable and connectors are terminated affects quality and performance, so learn how to choose the right coaxial cable termination options for your application.   Whether it’s ultralight, radiation-resistant sensor cable assemblies in the Mars Rover; aRead More

New Product Roundup for April 18, 2016

Read all about the latest product introductions from your favorite suppliers in this week’s new product roundup.      Alpha Wire recently expanded its Coaxial Cable product line under the Alpha Essentials product family to include Micro Coax sizes from 32AWG to 50AWG. With the addition of Micro Coax, Alpha Wire now offers coaxial cableRead More

Interconnect News for April 11, 2016

This week’s interconnect news features an executive hire, a multi-supplier agreement, Digital Ceiling updates, electric car racing, and a hand-soldering champion.   Interconnect News Distributors TTI Inc. announced the hiring of Phil Gallagher to join the TTI management team, effective April 4. Gallagher joins TTI as a corporate officer, senior vice president, and member ofRead More

End Launches Provide Transition from Cable to Test Boards

End launch connectors are intended for critical applications that require high-performance results. Bishop & Associate’s Dave Shaff looks at the technology that drives that performance and offers a primer on specification for particular applications.   End launch connectors are used to transition microwave energy from coaxial to planar transmission-line structures. Test boards, chip demo sets, andRead More

Interconnect News for January 15, 2016

Catch up on the latest interconnect promotions, launches, and events in interconnect news for January 15, 2016.   Molex Invests in Breakthrough Wireless Power Platform Ossia announced a strategic investment by Molex that will help expand market access to the groundbreaking Cota wireless power technology by facilitating the development of new consumer and B2B products. Cota’s game-changing wireless powerRead More

Five Things to Know About Choosing a Cable and Harness Tester

CAMI Research shares the top five questions to ask about your new cable and harness tester.     When choosing a cable and harness tester, there are five key factors to address with potential manufacturers: 1. Is it PC-based? A PC-based system is operated by an autonomous (rather than embedded) computer. Being independent of embeddedRead More

CAMI Research CableEye Hi-Pot Cable and Harness Test System

The CAMI Research CableEye hi-pot cable and harness test system extends the hi-pot test system suite to the HV product line. CAMI Research Inc. announced an addition to its CableEye cable and harness testing system suite, specifically to the HV product line. The HVX-21 extends the HiPot test voltage range to 2100 Vdc and 1200 Vac, permittingRead More

What to Look for in a LAN Tester

A network technician without a properly advanced LAN network tester is adding more time and energy to his work, reducing productivity and the bottom line. Here, T3 Innovation offers advice on what to look for in a LAN tester.   Mankind’s greatest leap forward was when we learned how to cultivate tools to make life’s tasks easier andRead More

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