cable assemblies

June 2024 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. June 2024 New Connectivity Products  June 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Molex introduced its MX-DaSH family of data-signal hybrid connectors that unify power, signal, and high-speed data connectivity in a single connector system. These innovative wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connectors are designed to support the transition toRead More

May 2024 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. May 2024 New Connectivity Products  May 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Hirose has expanded its DF60 Series to include a rugged right-angle crimp socket that offers design flexibility and space-savings in demanding, power-hungry applications. Enabling a compact design, the right-angle DF60FS Series crimp socket hasRead More

Medical Cable Assemblies Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights medical cable assemblies from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Medical Cable Assemblies Avnet supplies circular MT optical cable assemblies from Molex. Today’s medical and industrial equipment generates vast amounts of data and requires optical communications to move that data at high speeds. These fixed pieces of equipment are not lockedRead More

What are Twinax Cables?

Meet the Connector: Twinax Cables Twinax cables are specifically designed for improved performance in high-speed data applications. Compared to coaxial cable, which has a single conductor, twinax cable improves signal integrity, speed, and bandwidth by incorporating two conductors in its design. “The main benefit of twinax over micro coax is its ability to transmit aRead More

High-Speed Cable Solutions Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights high-speed cable solutions from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. High-Speed Cable Solutions 3M Twin Axial PCIe Extender Assemblies for PCIe 4.0 applications, available from Avnet, is a family of cable assemblies including X8 and X16 connectors utilizing 3M Low Loss Twin Axial Cable 85 ohm, 31 AWG. These assemblies areRead More

The State of the World Cable Assembly Market 

New from Bishop & Associates, the 2024 World Cable Assembly Report takes a close look at cable assembly sales, markets, and products, and the global conditions that will shape this product area in the years ahead. Cable assembly sales in 2023 were down – except in the regions where they were up. That unevenness describesRead More

Marine Vehicles Embrace Advanced Tech for Diverse Missions

Submersible vehicles travel to the depths of the ocean with highly sophisticated electronics on board to gather and transmit data for exploration and scientific research, environmental protection and monitoring, security and defense, and search and salvage operations. The world’s oceans and waterways contain vast amounts of information that is more easily gathered and studied todayRead More

DesignCon 2024 in Review

Connector suppliers shared new high-speed solutions for IoT, signal processing, electric vehicles, energy storage, machine learning and AI, photonics, 5G, and other technologies at DesignCon 2024. Cloudy skies and drenching rain failed to dampen attendance and enthusiasm at this year’s edition of DesignCon, held in Santa Clara, California, January 28 to February 1. Broad topicsRead More

Disposable Medical Devices Increase Safety for Patients

Disposable and limited reuse medical devices pack technology into a cost-effective format that can be a viable alternative to reusable devices, particularly when it comes to preventing contamination. Cost, functionality, and environmental impact factor into the choice of device as well. Patient safety is a top priority for medical device makers and their customers. LimitingRead More

First Mate Last Break Connectors Boost Safety and Reliability

A surgical device manufacturer needed a connector with a mixed configuration of power and data contacts to pair with a 12-foot silicone overmolded cable assembly, making autoclave sterilization difficult. FMLB connectors met the challenge. To choose the best connector for a medical device, a designer must move through a maze of often conflicting requirements. ARead More

What are Lead Wires?

Meet the Connector: Lead Wires Lead wires are two small lengths of wire extending from the pole of an electrical component, such as a resistor, capacitor, or semiconductor device, used to connect the component to a circuit or another component. They may also be called hook-up wires, appliance wires, or simply leads. Lead wires predateRead More

What are AISG Interconnects?

What are AISG Interconnects? Meet the Connector: AISG Interconnects AISG interconnects are circular connectors and cables used in telecommunications to connect antennas, amplifiers, and sensors to controllers, usually base stations, such as in 5G networks and various cell tower equipment. AISG interconnects are named for the Europe-based Antenna Interface Standard Group, which develops the standardsRead More

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