Interconnection

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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Conrad Business Supplies adds DEUTSCH connectors for harsh environments to its portfolio

The DEUTSCH series connectors are characterised by their extremely robust architecture and are now available from Conrad. The best-known DEUTSCH series DT is available in different versions as a two-, three-, four- and six-pole in a multi-pin array. Customers can choose between housings for assembly with pin or socket contacts. A connector …

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Comprehensive Motorsport connector and accessory package from Lane

Lane Motorsport, a division of Lane Electronics, has available a comprehensive package of 8STA compatible accessories made by HellermannTyton and Weald Electronics. These include heatshrink boots, newly designed nut plates, protective caps and gaskets – all designed to meet the demanding environments found within the motorsport sector. Lane Motorsport’s product …

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TE Connectivity debuts high density power card edge solution for data centres

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has announced its high density (HD) card edge power connector, which delivers among the highest current density in the market to support high power supply applications. TE’s new HD card edge connector delivers higher current than previous power card edge …

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Amphenol HeavyMate connectors available now from Astute

The Amphenol-Tuchel modular C146 HeavyMate connectors for signal and power transmission are available now from Astute Electronics. The versatile HeavyMate range consists of hoods, housings, inserts and various contact types designed for external applications where EMC protection is important; where a high number of contacts may be required or a …

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Select board to board connectors you need, not just the ones you can find

Finding the right connectors for a board stacking application can be time consuming. It can also be a struggle to work out which connectors are mating pairs, which stacking heights are possible and if they are available in the mounting style you need. Often it ends with a design compromise; …

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Cambridge Electronic Industries reveals new surface-mount design 12G-SDI BNC right angled connectors for broadcast and vision

Cambridge Electronic Industries, specialist designer and manufacturer of professional quality coaxial connectors and cable assemblies for the broadcast and vision markets, announces the first product of a brand new SMT design – a 12GHz right angled BNC connector that can be placed directly onto a PCB in rapid assembly and …

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binder makes a powerful addition to its harsh environment connector (HEC) series

binder announces the addition of a power connector to its HEC series of connectors designed specifically for outdoor use. Capable of handling up to 32A at a rated voltage of 600V, the Series 696 HEC power connector is available in both cable and panel mount formats with 4+PE silver plated …

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Female power contacts for 2mm pitch connectors

Harwin has announced the introduction of a new female contact for its Datamate connectors that enables significant increases in power delivery levels to be realised. Utilising a unique, proprietary 6-finger design which is machined from a single piece of beryllium copper, the T-Contact raises the current capacity on compact 2mm pitch interconnection …

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