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Building a Better EV Battery Monitoring System

New interconnect technologies help design more efficient, more powerful electric vehicles beginning with the battery pack. The foundation of any electric powertrain is the EV battery pack, as it is here that electrical energy supplied by charging infrastructure is stored. When the vehicle is moving, the battery is responsible for delivering this energy to theRead More

Automotive Connectors Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights automotive connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Automotive connectors Vishay high-current density TMBS eSMP rectifiers from Avnet are ideal for automated placement and feature Trench MOS Barrier Schottky technology (TMBS). These rectifiers are housed in a low-profile package with a typical height of 1.3 mm. The rectifiers have aRead 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

Aircraft Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights connectors used in aerospace from leading suppliers. Aircraft connectors SAS/PCIe 4.0 (U.2&U.3) connectors from Amphenol Communications Solutions, used in OLED display applications for in-flight entertainment systems, come with 16 GT/s (PCIe lanes) or 24 Gb/s (SAS lanes) speeds to meet the demands of next-generation servers. The 68-position, SAS/PCIe receptacle and header enables implementationRead More

What are pin headers?

Meet the Connector: Pin Headers Pin headers are a type of electrical connector that consists of one or more rows of metal pins or contacts molded into a plastic base. They serve as a bridge between various elements in an electronic device, enabling the distribution of power, data, and signal throughout a device. They can connectRead More

Design Considerations for Space-Deployed Satellite Hardware

From tiny CubeSats to SpaceVPX satellites, the night sky is full of new constellations. Selecting components that can handle launch stressors, radiation, extreme temperatures, and other space challenges is essential to the mission. In the past three years alone, so many thousands of satellites have been launched into orbit that it’s difficult to gaze intoRead More

Building Resilient Robotic Systems for Harsh Environments

High-reliability connectors and cable assemblies play a crucial role in ensuring the functionality and longevity of robotic systems and devices that operate in space, ocean, and downhole environments. Developing robots for deployment in harsh and unforgiving environments, from the depths of the ocean to outer space and everywhere in between, presents a unique set ofRead More

September 2023 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. September 2023 New Connectivity Products  September 2023 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Heilind Electronics features the HARTING Han 1A miniaturized connector system. The kit includes all the necessary components and installation instructions under a single part number. HARTING Han 1A connectors offer a modular system ofRead More

Improving Device Reliability with Spring-Loaded Contacts

Spring loaded contacts, commonly called pogo pins, are essential in many electronic devices because of their excellent durability, tolerance, and wide range of applications. As the growth of the device market continues, these contacts are finding more use than ever. Spring-loaded contacts or pins, also known as pogo pins, are not just the preferred contact,Read More

Spring/Pogo Pins Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights spring/pogo pins from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Spring/Pogo Pins EDAC’s spring-loaded contacts maintain connection in environments with vibration to provide stable current flow. Magnets increase the reliability of the connection and provide polarization. Precision machining ensures a high quality, low resistance, compliant connector that works well with demanding applicationRead More

July 2023 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. July 2023 Connector Industry News July 2023 Connector Industry News > Award News OMRON recognized Heilind Electronics as 2022 Distributor of the Year – Electronic at the 2023 EDS Leadership Summit inRead More

Specifying Space Connectors

Space deployment involves major engineering challenges. Evaluating risks and potential problems is an essential part of the process when specifying space connectors. Space deployment brings a multitude of major engineering challenges, and an essential part of the component selection process involves correctly specifying space connectors. Before deciding on what high-reliability connectors and cable assemblies toRead More

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