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Connectors & Cybersecurity: Interconnect Solutions Help Protect Digital Assets

Data breaches are a billion-dollar problem, wreaking havoc with financial systems, medical records, businesses, and individuals. As supply chains and infrastructure also become increasingly connected, protecting cybersecurity is critical. Strategic hardware selection can help protect networks. Cybersecurity is often portrayed as a white hat hacker at a monitor, scanning code in search of vulnerabilities inRead More

What are Backplane Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Backplane Connectors Backplane connectors, or simply backplanes, are a type of board-to-board connector. The name backplane comes from their early use in mainframe computers because they were located against the back of the computer case. Today backplane connectors are generally used in top-of-rack switch applications or hybrid hard drive (HHD) clusters. ExpansionRead More

Fiber Optic Connectors for Military Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic connector products for military applications from leading suppliers. Fiber Optic Connector Products for Military Applications Optical fiber cables offered by Axon’ Cable are compatible with a wide range of standardized contacts or connectors, including ARINC801, MIL, ST, FC, and LC connectors. Insulated with materials such as fluoropolymers (ETFE,Read More

MIL-Spec-Approved Circular Connectors and Commercial Equivalents

This week’s Product Roundup highlights MIL-Spec-approved circular connectors and commercial equivalents from leading suppliers. Mil-Spec-Approved Circular Connectors and Commercial Equivalents Power Connector (PCI), a Trexon company, is a leader in the design and development of standard and custom TacCom connectors. PCI offers an extensive range of products for the defense industry. Power Connector is aRead More

Hermetically Sealed Connectors Product Roundup 2022

This week’s Product Roundup highlights hermetically sealed connectors from leading suppliers. Hermetically Sealed Connectors Amphenol Communications Solutions’ glass/epoxy sealed hermetic connectors offer a highly reliable electrical connection at both ends serving as a feed through. These connectors and cable assemblies are available in various pin configurations and are suitable for high temperature, high pressure applicationsRead More

Meeting the Connectivity Challenges of AAM & eVTOL

AAM and eVTOL designs are being developed and executed quickly. In this start-up environment, suppliers must maneuver quickly to provide solutions. AAM and eVTOL (advanced air mobility and electric vertical takeoff and landing) designs are being developed and executed quickly, yet the strict requirements for safety, reliability, ruggedness, and longevity remain. In addition, connector componentsRead More

What are EMI/EMP connectors?

Meet the Connector: EMI/EMP Connectors EMI/EMP connectors, also called filter connectors, help protect electric and electronic systems from emitting or receiving disruptive “noise,” including radio frequency interference (RFI), electromagnetic interference (EMI), electromagnetic pulses (EMP), voltage spikes, and other radiated emissions that can distort or interrupt a signal. EMI, EMP, and RFI commonly occur in environmentsRead More

Connectivity Innovations in Aerospace Applications

The unique connectivity requirements of the aerospace market continue to motivate ongoing innovation. Minimal size and weight, resistance to shock and vibration, high data rate speeds, and high reliability are critical attributes for even the smallest components in aircraft. The MIL-DTL-38999 series of connectors has been around since the 1960s. Its smaller contacts and higherRead More

MIL-Spec-Approved Rectangular Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights MIL-Spec-approved rectangular connectors from leading suppliers. MIL-Spec-Approved Rectangular Connectors   Cinch Dura-Con MIL-DTL-83513 Micro-D Connectors are designed for applications that require a rugged, high-performance, densely compacted connector and shorter signal paths. They are widely specified for satellites, miniaturized military and aerospace electronics, and data processing equipment. Dura-Con uses highly durableRead More

Backplane Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights backplane connectors from leading suppliers. Backplane Connectors The LRM Surface Mount Connectors from Amphenol Aerospace meet the high-density needs of today’s integrated electronic modules. The flexible design meets and exceeds the wide variety of user requirements. With multiple different contacts being used in the connectors, mainly digital (brush), thousands ofRead More

High-Speed Cable Assemblies Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights high-speed cable assemblies from leading suppliers. High-Speed Cable Assemblies  Cicoil, a Trexon company, offers a wide range of high-speed standard cable assemblies using an exclusive, patented extrusion process. Cicoil’s process combines multiple elements into a single flat cable and in continuous lengths, including single conductor, shielded conductors, tubing, Cat 5e/CatRead More

Connector Suppliers Join the Electric Era of Aviation

EV technologies now extend to electric aircraft. Connector designers are developing the lightweight, powerful, and rugged interconnects needed for this new industry to take flight. Canada’s Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, and Australian engineering firm magniX, specializing in all-electric propulsion, have developed the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft. The plane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland BeaverRead More

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