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High-Speed Cable Solutions Product Roundup 

This week’s Product Roundup highlights high-speed cable solutions from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. High-Speed Cable Solutions 3M Twin Axial PCIe Extender Assemblies for PCIe 4.0 applications, available from Avnet, is a family of cable assemblies including X8 and X16 connectors utilizing 3M Low Loss Twin Axial Cable 85 ohm, 31 AWG. These assemblies areRead More

What are 3D-Printed Connectors?

What are 3D-printed connectors? Meet the Connector: 3D-Printed Connectors  From EVs to drones to autonomous robots and more, electrification is creating a demand for connectors that can be produced quickly and economically in small volumes. Suppliers are filling that need with 3D-printed connectors. Typically, the process of manufacturing electronic connectors involves injection molding. Creating theRead More

Waveguide Components Product Roundup

This week’s Product Roundup highlights waveguide adapters from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Waveguide Adapters Smiths Interconnect offers a broad choice of standard junction and differential 4-port waveguide components. The highest power devices are based on differential phase shift technology while lower power devices are supplied based on traditional junction technology. Waveguide to coaxial transitionsRead More

Connector Industry Podcasts Share Knowledge and Insight

Industry experts are now as close as your own device. Podcasts have gained popularity, at least in part, because they are conveniently accessible on the go. Today, they are available on just about every topic and the connector industry is no exception. Want to keep up with the latest information in the world of electronicRead More

In Conversation: The State of the Connector Industry

A conversation between Bishop & Associates’ Ron Bishop and Samtec’s Danny Boesing reviews 2023 sales performance and explores the possibilities 2024 holds for the connector industry. We are now in a new era for the connector industry. The great disruption of the pandemic has led to the rise of new technologies, a shift out ofRead More

DesignCon 2024 in Review

Connector suppliers shared new high-speed solutions for IoT, signal processing, electric vehicles, energy storage, machine learning and AI, photonics, 5G, and other technologies at DesignCon 2024. Cloudy skies and drenching rain failed to dampen attendance and enthusiasm at this year’s edition of DesignCon, held in Santa Clara, California, January 28 to February 1. Broad topicsRead More

Feb 2024 Connector Industry News

Feb 2024 Connector Industry News Feb 2024 Connector Industry News > Event News Bel Fuse Inc. marks its 75th anniversary in 2024. Located in New Jersey, Bel has evolved from a fuse business servicing the auto aftermarket to a global supplier of connectors, power supplies, magnetics, and circuit protection products serving cutting-edge industries such asRead More

Open Compute Project Initiative Drives Efficiency in New Data Center Designs

The OPC has grown into a collaborative community in which interconnect suppliers work with technology innovators to drive innovation and efficiency in data center infrastructure through open-source hardware.   The Open Compute Project (OCP) is an initiative that aims to design and share open-source hardware technologies, including interconnects, to help create more efficient data centers.Read More

Board-to-Board Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights board-to-board connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Board-to-board connectors Smiths Interconnect’s CMD connector is a versatile, high-density, four-contact row connector solution for board-to-board and wire-to-board with built in coding and keying as well as ESA qualification. With a 0.6 mm contact diameter, CMD connectors are available from 42 to 316Read More

SC23 Supercomputer and HPC Showcase

The Denver Convention Center hosted SC23, this year’s edition of the Supercomputer conference, with the theme of i am hpc highlighting the depth and diversity of high-performance computing. The six-day event featured 90 research papers, 51 workshops, 37 tutorials, and 15 expert panels that explored the hardware, software, and emerging applications for this amazing technology.Read More

Space-Grade Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights space-grade connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Space-grade connectors Omnetics Nano-D Bi-Lobe connectors are now available with a quick latch system. These latches require no tools and offer great ease in handling. Bi-Lobe connectors utilize Omnetics’ rugged and reliable flex pin contact system. Spaced on 25 mil (.64 mm)Read More

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

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