Interconnection

CamdenBoss announces extensive new range of circular multi-pole IP68 connectors

CamdenBoss, manufacturer and distributor of performance engineered interconnection and enclosures, has launched a new premium range of circular multi-pole connectors that can offer IP68 sealing for use in a multitude of applications such as broadcasting, military, energy, marine, food processing, industrial, automotive and autosport, medical, oil and gas, rail, robotics …

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Three tips for testing cabling

While we may like to think of the modern world as being wireless, cabling remains an important element in almost all electrical systems. It’s therefore essential that engineers know how to test cables effectively to ensure they are fit for purpose. Here, Matt Collins, business development manager at ide Systems, …

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FCT’s broad product portfolio now in stock at TTI, Inc.

FCT’s broad product portfolio including a range of connectors, contacts, hoods, tools and more is available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. A Molex company, FCT’s products also encompasses customised solutions meeting individual needs and providing design flexibility. FCT’s product range comprises of …

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British-made MIL-DTL-26482 connectors available on short lead times

Lane Electronics can supply standard and customer specified MIL-DTL-26482 circular connectors on very short lead times – as quickly as next day for many standard products. What’s more the LMH Series, MIL-DTL-26482 connectors can be specified and purchased through Lane’s online store at www.fclane.com/store Manufactured in the UK by Lane’s …

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Dynamic cable clamp for Stäubli rail power connectors

The MPC Modular Power Connector range from Stäubli Electrical Connectors is used in rail power applications. Where the cables are regularly moved, such as when connecting and disconnecting rolling stock, the cables need to be clamped where they enter the MPC to prevent damage from repeated flexing. Stäubli has introduced …

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New tooling means custom high density 8STA connectors can be designed, built and delivered in days

Significant investment in tooling and inventory levels at Lane Electronics will ensure that customers for Souriau’s 8STA High Density (HD) Series of circular connectors will soon not have to wait for prototypes and small quantities beyond a few days. This is an important development since these connectors are mainly used …

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Easy locking connector from binder cannot be mis-mated

binder, an industry and technology leader in circular connector solutions for factory automation, announces an easy locking connector system (ELC). Designed for a wide variety of applications in the critical area of medical systems, the binder ELC series 570 has an intuitive locking system to ensure positive mating and mis-mating …

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CUI expands USB product line with USB Type C connectors

CUI’s Interconnect Group today announced the addition of USB Type C connectors to its USB product family. The UJ31 receptacle connector series and UP31 plug connector series conform to the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard that supports data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps and power delivery up to 100 …

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Little known technique offers up to 5db reduction in PIM at no extra cost

Length is important (when it comes to cables) Cable lengths in mobile base station structures are much more important than previously thought according to a new study, which has discovered that adjusting a jumper cable length by as little as 1cm can significantly influence PIM. Research undertaken during the investigations …

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New har-flex variants with pre-leading contacts to protect sensitive electronics

The HARTING har-flex series of miniaturised PCB connectors are now available with pre-leading contacts which offer sequential switching that can protect sensitive electronics from damage during operational plugging and unplugging. Thanks to their robustness, the miniaturised 1.27 mm-pitch har–flex SMT connectors are seeing increasing use in modular electronic systems. End-users can often enhance their …

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