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November 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. November 2023 Connector Industry News November 2023 Connector Industry News > Event News As part of the company’s 100th anniversary celebration, Phoenix Contact is bringing a science curriculum based on its ThinkRead 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

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

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

Antennas Product Roundup- October 2023

This week’s Product Roundup highlights antennas from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Antennas AN01 Series antennas from JAE are compact and high performance, featuring industry-leading high efficiency despite a size of about 1/10 of the wavelength. Omnidirectional radiation creates radio coverage without dead spots. The automatic pick-and-place mounting-compatible surface mount device (SMD) reduces installation cost.Read More

October 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. October 2023 Connector Industry News October 2023 Connector Industry News > Event News DigiKey’s annual Back2School Prize Draw sweepstakes, which provides college students a chance to win DigiKey credit to purchase productsRead More

What are ZIF and LIF Connectors?

Meet the Connector: ZIF and LIF Connectors Zero insertion force and low insertion force connectors protect the IC from damage during mating and unmating. ZIF (Zero Insertion Force) and LIF (Low Insertion Force) connectors are used in electronic devices such as computer hardware, medical devices, robotics, and many other applications between two components, such asRead More

Waterproof Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights waterproof connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Waterproof connectors Flexx-Sil cable jacketing from Cicoil, a Trexon Company, produces waterproof flat cables and flat cable assembly products. It features inherent water-repelling characteristics and produces superior water-resistant cables. Cicoil waterproof cables are impervious to immersion, high humidity, fungus, and damp operatingRead More

What are Microminiature and Ultraminiature RF connectors?

Meet the Connector: Microminiature and Ultraminiature RF Connectors RF (radio frequency) connectors work with radio frequencies in the multi-megahertz range. Technology advanced significantly in the 2000s to meet the demand for inexpensive, high-data-rate wireless transceivers. Wire-to-wire, wire-to-board, and board-to-board micro-miniature RF connectors and ultraminiature RF connectors were developed to work in smaller and smaller devices.Read More

FFC/FPC Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights Flat Flexible Cables (FFCs) and Flexible Printed Circuits (FPCs) from leading suppliers. FFC/FPC Greenconn offers various FPC/FFC connectors ranging from ZIF to non-ZIF types with an extensive combination of actuators, pitch sizes, and circuit sizes to support electronics manufacturers with reliable, robust, and easy-to-use connector solutions. As one of theRead 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

eBook: Interconnects for Automotive & Transportation Applications

Download this free resource to learn more about new solutions for interconnects used in Automotive & Transportation Applications. In Connector Supplier’s latest eBook, Connectors on the Move, industry experts explore the mostly invisible but vital role of interconnects in automotive & transportation applications. In addition to the advanced electronic systems for driving, today’s vehicles have aRead More

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