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Sealed Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights sealed connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Sealed connectors JAE’s new MX80 series is a high performance, miniature sealed connector system for the automotive market that combines miniaturization with high performance. Every aspect of the MX80 design has been scrutinized and conventions challenged. The starting point were the terminals inside.Read More

Fiber Optic Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights fiber optic interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Fiber Optic Interconnects The FO-BD7D optical pluggable outdoor connector from JAE can be assembled onsite. The optical module is embedded in the FO-BD7D plug to address common thermal issues. This also allows field technicians to mate and assemble the opticalRead More

Open Compute Project Initiative Drives Efficiency in New Data Center Designs

The OPC has grown into a collaborative community in which interconnect suppliers work with technology innovators to drive innovation and efficiency in data center infrastructure through open-source hardware.   The Open Compute Project (OCP) is an initiative that aims to design and share open-source hardware technologies, including interconnects, to help create more efficient data centers.Read More

Space-Grade Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights space-grade connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Space-grade connectors Omnetics Nano-D Bi-Lobe connectors are now available with a quick latch system. These latches require no tools and offer great ease in handling. Bi-Lobe connectors utilize Omnetics’ rugged and reliable flex pin contact system. Spaced on 25 mil (.64 mm)Read More

Subminiature RF Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights subminiature RF connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Subminiature RF connectors Molex’s SMA RF connectors from Avnet are designed for mode-free operation from DC to 18 GHz. The connectors ensure a high degree of mechanical strength and durability. The threaded coupling ensures the connector will not decouple in vibration-intensiveRead More

EX-Approved Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights EX-approved interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. EX-approved interconnects Avnet supplies Amphenol’s Star-Line EX Series, a hybrid form of the parent Star-Line product line. The series is certified for use in a Zone 1 hazardous environment. Classified facilities such as petrochemical refineries and land/offshore drilling systems are but aRead More

SFF Fiber Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights SFF fiber from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. SFF Fiber The Souriau 8D ELIO Series connectors from PEI-Genesis feature a flexible 38999 circular option for fiber optic termini. They are designed around a robust 2.5 mm ceramic ferrule, with insertion and retention held stable by a bayonet locking mechanism and areRead More

Post-Pandemic State of the Supply Chain 

Interconnect suppliers have weathered the post-pandemic recovery period with resilience and creativity to keep supply chains flowing and manage a mix of backlogs and inventory during a period of changing demand. As we approach the end of the third year of life altered by the pandemic, the electronics supply chain is exhibiting a return toRead More

Rack & Panel Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights rack & panel connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Rack & panel connectors ITT Cannon Trident Multiway connectors supplied by PEI-Genesis are cost-effective rectangular connectors designed for exceptional performance in harsh environments and tested to MIL-STD-202 and IEC 512. They have an ingress protection rating of IP40, meaningRead More

Wire-to-Board Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire-to-board connectors from leading suppliers. Wire-to-board connectors Avnet supplies Amphenol’s FlexLock FPC-to-Board and Flex-to-Wire. The compact design addresses the growing demand for the automotive application market. The connector design is compliant to USCAR- T2V2 and LV-214 S3 specifications.     Anderson Power Products PCB 75 Powerpole connector is supplied byRead More

What are M8 connectors?

Meet the Connector: M8 Connector Due to their design and functionality, as well as compact size and reliable connectivity, M8 connectors play a crucial role in a wide range of industries, from industrial automation to automotive applications. M8 connectors are commonly used in industrial settings as sensor and actuator connections. With an 8 mm lockingRead More

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