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What are Push-In Wire Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Push-in Wire Connectors Push-in wire connectors are insulated wire connectors that are used in electrical systems, including commercial and residential lighting, digital signage, and other building electrical systems. They are used in place of traditional twist-on connectors or wire nuts. This connector type is easy to use, enables fast connections, and oftenRead More

USB4 and Thunderbolt 4 Cables Supercharge Type-C Connectors

As products featuring the USB Type-C port come into widespread use, it’s the cable that makes all the difference. The USB Type-C connector is taking over. Although the high-speed standard was released in 2017, this oval-shaped connector is only now reaching widespread adoption. At CES 2022, companies introduced a host of computing and peripheral productsRead More

Top 12 Technology Trends: The Evolution of Television Delivery

From rabbit ears to streaming sticks and smart TVs, the technologies that bring us broadcast programming expand our access to everything all of the time. This is the 12th and last installment of the Technology Trends series by Bob Hult, a series of articles that review leading technology trends that have had a significant impact onRead More

Consumer Device Connectors Must Meet New Safety Standard

In 2021, the 62368-1 safety standard took effect, requiring that interconnects in AV and ICT equipment provide new levels of protection for users. As digital technologies proliferate in consumer spaces, infiltrating nearly every aspect of life, product safety is a greater priority than ever. Standards are evolving to encompass recent advances made in consumer devicesRead More

June 2021 New Connectivity Products II

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. June 2021 New Connectivity Products II June 2021 New Connectivity Products II > Interconnects, etc. Interstate Connecting Components (ICC) has added Amphenol SV Microwave’s full line of VITA 67 interconnects to its RF productRead More

Multi-Functional Connectors Meet the Needs of Therapeutic Equipment

Therapeutic devices are getting smaller, smarter, serve more purposes, and are exposed to harsh cleaning and disinfection protocols. Connectors with multiple advanced features are required to meet the challenging demands of these important medical devices. Therapeutic equipment includes a broad array of devices used to treat patients and improve their quality of life in theRead More

June 2021 Connector Industry News

Upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. June 2021 Connector Industry News June 2021 Connector Industry News > Event News IMS and Microwave Week 2021 will be presented in a dual format, with in-person events in Atlanta June 7-10, 2021,Read More

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