Electronic Products & Technology


August 12, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

PEI-Genesis to distribute Positronic

PEI-Genesis, a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has been named an authorized distributor for the full line of products in the Americas.  “Adding Positronic strengthens our line-up of the industry’s top…
August 7, 2018 by Stephen Law

FPC/FFC connectors automate visual checks for misalignment

KYOCERA 6892 Series 0.5mm-pitch flexible printed circuit (FPC) and flat flexible cable (FFC) electronic connectors provide improved quality assurance (QA) checks both visual and automated optical inspections (AOI) to prevent misalignment. Devices provide an operating range from -40℃ to +125℃…
August 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ergonomic UL 94 V-0 rated receptacles serve high volume applications

TE CONNECTIVITY Pre-insulated POD-LOK receptacle product line are 2-in-1 devices combining Positive Lock receptacles with housings meeting the glow wire test and UL 94 V-0 flammability. The ergonomic, low insertion force (LIF) receptacle and integral robust housing can be crimped…
August 3, 2018 by Stephen Law

12mm mated connectors comply with ANSI/VITA 42.0 XMC standard

SAMTEC 12mm stack heights of connector sets comply with recent ANSI/VITA 42.0 XMC standard, which defines an open standard for supporting high-speed, switched interconnect protocols on an existing, widely deployed form factor. Product revision further defined the concept for the…
July 25, 2018 by Stephen Law

Cat7A module brings ultra-high speed Ethernet to the connector

HARTING Han-Modular Gigabit Cat7A data transmission module raises the speed limit in industrial connectivity, unlocking the potential of ultra high speed Ethernet, making possible higher speeds over greater distances. For example, 10Gbit/s up to 100-meters at an operating frequency up…
July 25, 2018 by Stephen Law

Parallel board-to-board connectors deliver removable caps

MILL-MAX Horizontal SMT (HSMT) headers (328-10-1XX-40-020001) and sockets (835-43-0XX-40-030001) are suitable for low profile parallel board-to-board or board-to-component mating. The removable plastic cap provides the convenience of a traditional connector and once removed delivers an interconnect system with a minimal…
July 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

Connectors boost mating tolerance, withstand up to +125°C

KYOCERA 5656 Series electronic Board-to-Board connectors provide 0.5mm pitch and a proprietary floating structure that delivers the high mating tolerance with heat resistance up to +125°C. Devices deliver heat resistance up to +125°C and a proprietary floating mechanism that provides…
July 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

Modules serve as intelligent industrial connectors

HARTING Han-Smart modules (3) deliver intelligent capabilities to customer configurable Han-Modular industrial connector system. Han-Modular Mini-Switch US4 module is a 4 port unmanaged Ethernet Mini-Switch that supports RJ-45 terminated high speed Ethernet devices. An advanced Ethernet and network switch in…
June 29, 2018 by Stephen Law

Micro 0.50mm pitch edge card socket saves space

SAMTEC MEC5 0.50 mm pitch edge card socket with justification beam, meets the demands for decreased size and increased speeds. Device’s justification beam is designed to shift the card into proper alignment with the contacts, allowing for standard board tolerance…
June 27, 2018 by Stephen Law

20A power entry module comes with cord retention, enhanced glow wire resistance

SCHURTER IEC appliance inlet with filter series C20F, in the front side mounting versions, are now equipped with the V-Lock cord retention feature as standard. C20F is manufactured with new material, whereby the components meet the increased glow wire tests according…
June 25, 2018 by Stephen Law

I/O connector supports transmission speeds up to 10Gbps

HIROSE ELECTRIC ix Industrial series I/O connector includes an insulation displacement connector (IDC) plug assembly for faster installation and a “B” Key version for non-Ethernet applications. Product series combines a small robust design with high-speed data transmission capabilities that enables…
June 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

Surface mount 3-point pcb sockets are robust

HARWIN Sycamore Contact series of surface mount pcb sockets covers pin sizes from 0.80 to 1.90mm and allow odd-form devices/modules that are not suited to regularly-spaced socket strip arrangements to be attached without any future inconvenience, should removal be required…