Electronic Products & Technology


October 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Spring-loaded connectors come with solder cup

MILL-MAX 868 series highly durable spring-loaded and target connectors are available with solder-cup terminations. The 4 mm pitch product series includes wire termination spring-loaded and target connectors that include solder-cups to accommodate wire and cable attachment along with flanged insulators…
October 3, 2018 by Stephen Law

Colour-coded terminal blocks avoid bad termination

BLOCKMASTER Jelly Beans JB6 Series of modular thermoplastic terminal blocks come in multiple colours for ease in identifying terminations and preventing costly field wiring mistakes. Products can eliminate the issue of installers terminating the wrong wire to the wrong terminal.…
October 2, 2018 by Stephen Law

IEC outlet comes with up to 4 light pipes

SCHURTER 4710-5 series of IEC outlets, used for the design of PDUs and UPSs, are Type J, rated 16A at 250Vac and 20A according to UL. Units are equipped with IDC terminals for automating bussed connections of multiple outlets in…
September 20, 2018 by Stephen Law

VITA 57.4FMC+ dev kits come with optical engines

SAMTEC FireFly FMC+ Development Kits support data rates of 25Gbps per channel, while the second kit runs at 28Gbps per channel. These new solutions provide easy-to-use evaluation and development platforms for firm’s FireFly optical engines. 25/28Gbps FireFly FMC+ Modules deliver…
September 15, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Electro Sonic debuts line card for panel builders

Responding to rising customer demand, Electro Sonic, a Markham ON-based distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, recently introduced a product line card specifically tailored for panel builders.  Targeting firms that design and manufacture automation and control systems, Electro Sonic…
September 11, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Mouser signs global disty deal with Samtec

Mouser Electronics Inc. has reached a global distribution agreement with Samtec, a leader in the electronic interconnect industry and a global manufacturer of connectors, cables, optics and RF systems. Through the agreement, Mouser now stocks the full line of Samtec…
September 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

EAO inks global disty deal with Digi-Key

EAO Corporation, supplier of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), has confirmed a new distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics for global distribution of it configurable panel mounted HMI products.  Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest…
September 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Metal switch comes with enhanced luminous ring

SCHURTER MSM Metal Line switch series comes with enhanced ring lighting for single colors red, green, yellow and blue, in addition to the recently introduced multi-color RGB versions. The optimized MSM momentary switch family provides diameter option of 16, 19,…
August 30, 2018 by Stephen Law

Solderless connectors deliver operating frequency up to 50GHz

PASTERNACK Solderless vertical launch connectors are suitable for high-speed networking, high-speed computing and telecommunications applications. Product series consists of 12 models that provide VSWR as low as 1.3:1 and maximum operating frequency of up to 50GHz, depending on the model.…
August 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Intermateable with MIL-DTL-5015 connectors serve general duty applications

AMPHENOL INDUSTRIAL 97 Series 5015 style general duty standard cylindrical connectors serve as a commercial equivalent to MIL-DTL-5015 connectors. The versatile and rugged product family is UL and CSA recognized and highly versatile. Available in six shell options, 128 contact…
August 23, 2018 by Stephen Law

Micro pitch board-to-board connector boosts transmission speeds

HIROSE ELECTRIC ER8 Series miniature board-to-board connector combines a rugged design with high-speed transmission speeds of more than 10Gpbs to support a number of industrial applications. With a pitch of 0.8mm pitch, contacts are optimized for signal integrity performance, ensuring…
August 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

Plug & play connector permits 360-degree mating ‘freedom’

FISCHER CONNECTORS Freedom Series LP360 plug & use connectivity technology requires no key code, allowing for 360-degree mating ‘freedom’. Low-profile, rugged and versatile devices provide ball-locking mechanism with sealing and variable pre-defined force (patent pending). Specially designed pins on the plug…