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What are SFP (Small form factor pluggables)?

Meet the Connector: SFP (Small form-factor pluggable) An SFP (small form-factor pluggable) is a hot-pluggable transceiver that allows devices to communicate with one another through data transmission. SFPs provide the required optical or electrical reach via copper or fiber optic cables. SFPs transmit and receive data at the same time, eliminating the need for additionalRead More

SFF Fiber Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights SFF fiber from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. SFF Fiber The Souriau 8D ELIO Series connectors from PEI-Genesis feature a flexible 38999 circular option for fiber optic termini. They are designed around a robust 2.5 mm ceramic ferrule, with insertion and retention held stable by a bayonet locking mechanism and areRead 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

2023 Top Five European Connector Companies for On-Time Delivery and Technical Support and Expertise

The results are in for the 2023 Bishop & Associates European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry. We reveal the top five European connector companies for on-time delivery and technical support and expertise. Bishop & Associates has completed its 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, which evaluated 17 connector manufacturers. ARead More

The Top Five European Connector Suppliers for Product Quality and Price Competitiveness

Bishop & Associates’ 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry evaluated 17 connector manufacturers. A total of 280 customers answered 17 questions relating to important issues such as quality, pricing, delivery, lead times, technical support, and more to determine the top five European connector suppliers. In this article Bishop examines the topRead More

2023 Top Five European Connector Suppliers

The results of the Bishop & Associates 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in. We reveal the top five European connector suppliers for overall best performance. Bishop & Associates has completed its 2023 European Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, an evaluation of 17 connector manufacturers. A total ofRead More

What are compression connectors?

Meet the Connector: Compression Connectors Compression connectors are interconnect devices that rely on pressure to make a secure connection. Compression may occur with the use of a tool; through the turn of a compression nut that is part of the housing, or through another mechanism. A wide variety of connector types may be described asRead More

Barrier Blocks Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights barrier blocks from leading suppliers. Barrier blocks Avnet supplies barrier terminal blocks from TE Connectivity. Barrier blocks are interconnect devices which consist of short metal strips separated by a raised insulated “barrier” and connectors or screws which allow for termination and wire connection. Barrier terminal blocks are available in panelRead More

Cables, Connectors, Waveguides, and Hybrid Products for up to THz at IMS 2023

IMS 2023, the premier worldwide RF microwave symposium, revealed exponential gains in next-generation interconnects for wireless communications technologies. Take a tour of the highlights with RF expert Dave Shaff. This year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS) reestablished the event as the premier world level expo for RF through THz technology, engineering, and products. IMS 2023, heldRead More

July 2023 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. July 2023 New Connectivity Products  July 2023 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Smiths Interconnect released its highly anticipated space-qualified version of the KVPX connector series. This significant advancement reinforces the company’s commitment to meeting the rigorous demands of the defense & space and commercial aerospace industries.Read 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

eBook 2023 The Age of Connected Technology
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