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Compression Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights compression connectors from leading suppliers. Compression Connectors for Datacom Applications Amphenol Communications Solutions offers compression-type surface mount connectors for hard disk drives (HDD). These customizable single-piece solutions facilitate read & write functions in traditional low-cost bulk-storage HDDs and helium HDDs. Their small footprint saves PCB real estate. The single pieceRead More

RF Connectors for Medical Applications Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights RF connectors for medical applications from leading suppliers. RF Connectors for Medical Applications EZ Form Cable, a Trexon Company, provides SMA connectors for the medical industry, specifically MRI systems and RF tumor ablation. EZ Form Cable SMA connectors are “virtually” non-magnetic, well beyond other product offerings. The EZ Form connectorsRead More

What are LC Connectors?

Meet the Connector: LC Connectors LC connectors are small form factor fiber optic connectors designed for making fast connections in high-density applications. They are a miniaturized version of the earlier SC fiber connector (50% smaller) and feature a square plastic housing with a 1.25 mm ceramic ferrule. Like the SC, LCs utilize a push-pull design,Read 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

Planning High-Reliability Aerospace Systems with Hermetic Connectors

Hermetic connectors protect critical electronic systems from harsh environments. Designing in these specialized components requires strategic planning to reduce costs, mitigate risks, increase performance, and maximize longevity. Look up. Millions of hermetic connectors are in the skies above us, creating essential links between cables and electronic circuits in aerospace and defense systems. Found in satellites,Read More

What are MIL-DTL-28840 Connectors?

Meet the Connector: MIL-DTL-28840 Connectors MIL-DTL-28840 connectors are high-density circular connectors used for harsh environment military applications. Originally developed for the Navy, they are used in shipboard applications for surface craft of all sizes as well as submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles. They are water-resistant, corrosion-resistant, and can endure water pressure while maintaining a secureRead 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 TE Connectivity’s POLAMCO rectangular backshells, including micro-D backshells, support rugged applications. They are supplied to customers across the world, from aerospace to defense, and space to subsea. TE’s design team supports the demands of the space industry and draws on aRead More

What are Board-to-Board Connectors?

Meet the Connector: Board-to-Board Connectors Board-to-board (BTB) connectors are used to transmit signals between printed circuit boards (PCBs). They are made by many connector manufacturers and come in a variety of styles and materials. BTB connectors are among the commonly used connector types. Their evolution has been influenced by their use in an ever-growing numberRead More

September 2022 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. September 2022 New Connectivity Products  September 2022 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Amphenol Sine Systems’ AT Series connectors supplied by PEI Genesis are a high-performance, cost-effective solution for use in a variety of interconnect applications: heavy duty, transportation,Read More

Modular Heavy-Duty Rectangular Connectors Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights modular, heavy-duty rectangular connectors from leading suppliers. Modular Heavy-Duty Rectangular Connectors The Han-Modular series supplied by Allied Electronics and Automation is designed for combining different transmission media in one connector. The multifaceted system of inserts, contacts, frames, hoods, and housings as well as accessories fulfills individual customer requirements. Customers canRead More

IoT Performance Influences Antenna Technologies

As IoT ecosystems move to support high-density, low latency networks, and continue to incorporate various new features into radios and overall system layouts, there is an even greater premium put on antenna system design.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is helping to create smart environments by linking interconnected devices that can transmit and share dataRead 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

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