The new JAE Electronics USB Type-C connector family offers all the features of the USB 3.1 specification as well as a friction lock, EMI reduction, and power delivery. JAE has debuted its full line of USB Type-C connectors. Based on the USB 3.1 specification that defines the next generation of USB connectors, the JAE DX07 offers allRead More
The Neoconix low-profile X-Beam electrical connectors are the ideal solution for mobile applications that require robust battery and signal connections. Neoconix announced immediate availability of its new X-Beam family of electrical connectors. Featuring an ultra-low-profile form factor and a simplified SMT assembly process, the X-Beam product family is the latest Neoconix offering specifically developed for mobileRead More
Yamaichi Electronics’ USB 3.1 connectors extend an already broad USB product line. Yamaichi Electronics expanded its portfolio of USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 products with the new USB series 3.1 that includes a standard line of types A and C, both in plug and socket variants. Cable assemblies in a number of combinations are also available. The nine-pin versionRead More
The Kycon A-type high-retention force USB 2.0 connector allows for 50% more retention force than standard USB products. Kycon expanded its line of USB 2.0 products to include an A-type that allows for 50% more retention force than the standard USB to prevent accidental disconnect. The KUSBXHT is ideal for use where USB connection reliability is criticalRead More
Need to brush up on the latest info about USB 3.0? John MacWilliams explains the pros, cons, history, and future of USB 3.0 technology at a glance. The Universal Serial Bus standard has been one of the most successful connector specifications ever, shepherded by the USB Implementers Forum. USB dates back to 2008 andRead More
As we begin to expand usage of USB 3.0 to reap the many benefits, we must pay attention to how the connectors and cables affect circuit operation. Here, Omnetics’ Bob Stanton explains how to use USB 3.0 connectors and cables. As we begin to tap into the potential of USB 3.0 speeds that run upRead More
CONEC added bayonet-to-bayonet coupled IP67-sealed options to its IP67 RJ45, USB, and LC Duplex lines. CONEC now supplements its IP67 RJ45, USB, and LC Duplex product ranges with a new in-line coupler variant that provides bayonet locking on both ends, not just the outside connection. To establish IP67-protected interfaces, modern industrial applications have high requirements for the connectors used. CONECRead More
Kycon has added a high-temp USB A-type receptacle with a shorter body.
February 12, 2013 – L-com adds 18 configurations to its popular space-saving USB cable offering.