Electronic Products & Technology


August 31, 2015 by Stephen Law

High-density connectors delivers reliability, flexibility

TE CONNECTIVITY Metal-shell micro circular connectors are versatile, tested for harsh environments and provide multiple coupling styles, contacts and mounting options. Devices include inline receptacles, a new band strap for termination of braided metallic shielding and a new 30-position, size…
August 29, 2015 by Stephen Law

Single contact WTB connector delivers gas-tight connection

AVX 9176 Series single contact, wire-to-board (WTB) insulation displacement connector (IDC) with plated through hole (PTH) terminations, delivers a gas-tight connection to the pcb for long-term reliability, preassembled strain relief caps with through-wire or end-stop configurations for maximum flexibility, reduced…
August 28, 2015 by Stephen Law

M12 panel-mount connectors provide SMT termination

BINDER-USA SMT receptacle joins firm’s M12 line of connector products, providing SMT termination. Device is able to be soldered directly to the surface of the printed circuit board, improving adaptation to a variety of applications and reducing assembly time. Devices…
August 23, 2015 by Stephen Law

Double snap connectors speed cable connection

EMERSON INDUSTRIAL Appleton Speedlock double snap connectors attach armored cable, metal clad cable or flexible metallic conduit to steel boxes and enclosures twice as fast as traditional connectors. Devices require no tools or a locknut, installing in seconds. Products are…
August 22, 2015 by Stephen Law

Metz Connect appoints Future as global distribution partner

Metz Connect, Tinton Falls NJ, manufacturer of pcb mount terminal blocks, board-to-board connectors, RJ45 jacks, USB ports, industrial Ethernet connection systems, has added Montreal-based Future Electronics Inc. as a global distributor. Metz also specializes in M12 Ethernet, intelligent electronic components…
August 19, 2015 by Stephen Law

M12 female slim design connector extends versatility

HARTING M12 Slim Design connectors and components with crimp termination technology cater to the growing use of M12 connectivity in factory automation and transportation where they deliver robust performance for high speed 1-10 Gigabit Ethernet communications. Female and male versions…
August 17, 2015 by Dan Stewart, vice president marketing, Allied Electronics Inc.

The connection is there. How will you exploit it?

This article looks at the future of manufacturing and automation and discusses ways in which forward-thinking companies now have the capability to far more effectively leverage their manufacturing data, thanks to recent advances in hardware and networks.
August 16, 2015 by Stephen Law

Coaxial connectors provide intermodulation performance

SAN-TRON SRX family of low-PIM Coaxial connectors includes high-performance adapters, connectors (including new 4.1/9.5 mini-DINs) and cable assemblies. Products provide intermodulation performance as low as -168dBc with an eSeries 7/16 connector terminated on flexible-141 cable. Typical performance across the lineup…
August 14, 2015 by Stephen Law

75 ohm coaxial cable assemblies boosts broadcast applications

AMPHENOL RF 200 pre-configured cable assembly configurations suitable for the broadcast market provide True 75 Ohm performance to ensure low signal distortion and flawless broadcast transmission. Products are available in various configurations utilizing the BNC, HD-BNC, and 1.0/2.3 coaxial interfaces…
August 12, 2015 by Stephen Law

M12x1 sockets are field attachable

CONEC M12x1 sockets are field attachable, suitable for individual applications that require flexibility when a device is connected. The male socket M12x1 meets these requirements. The socket housing can be mounted from the front (outside) and the contacts and the…
August 8, 2015 by Stephen Law

Connection system delivers seal technology

MOLEX ML-XT Sealed Connection System reliable, securely sealed solution minimizes electrical failures in gruelling commercial vehicle applications while delivering assembly cost savings. Rated IP68 and J2030 power-wash capable, system provides a one-piece plug housing and seal design, which is permanently…
August 5, 2015 by Stephen Law

Panel mount dc power jacks come in industry standard sizes

NTE Four panel mount dc power jacks joins firm’s ac-dc adapter product line. Featuring industry standard sizes of 5.5mm x 2.1mm and 5.5mm x 2.5mm, devices are available with both .437 inch as well as .313 inch mounting hole sizes.…