Interconnection

GradConn launches home automation division

GradConn has launched a new division specifically dedicated to addressing the market for home automation. Staffed by a team of experts in the field of interconnect solutions for home automation, the new division will be able to offer a range of solutions from the GradConn range including micro SIM connectors, co-axial cable assemblies and board to board connectors. Already utilised by many manufacturers in home automation, the GradConn range can be found in main control units and in components throughout these systems.

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Anderson Power announces 3 position mini PL panel mount connector

Anderson Power Product (APP) has announced the addition of the Panel Mount Connector to the 3 Position Mini PL family of SPEC Pak sealed connectors. Compact, the panel mountable connector is capable of 22 amps at 600 volts AC/DC (UL). The Panel Mount Connector is secured to a panel via a jam nut and features a manual release latch to prevent accidental un-mating.

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Molex introduces new low-profile Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board connector system

Molex Incorporated has unveiled its new Lite-TrapTM SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System featuring an overall compact size that meets the needs of thin LED lighting-module applications. With a profile height of just 4.20mm, this push-button style connector provides one of the lowest profile and wire insertion force available on the market today compared to wire-removable type connectors.

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Space saving dual USB socket fits in a single XLR shell

CLIFF Electronics has introduced a Dual USB2 connector which provides two fully USB compliant sockets in a panel space-saving single XLR receptacle. USB connection to audio, broadcast, AV (audio-visual) products, instrumentation and industrial equipment is becoming more common as digital signal and control options increase and more information needs to be transferred between portable equipment, smart phones, tablets etc. which can also be charged while connected.

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TE miniature cabin connector replaces legacy connectors with one device

TE Connectivity (TE) has presented a new 16-02 insert for DEUTSCH DMC-M Single Module connectors. This new connector has been designed to enable in-flight entertainment and other passenger cabin providers to replace two large, legacy connectors with a single, lightweight miniature connector, saving space, weight and cost.

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Molex introduces QuatroScale 28 Gbps Silicon Photonics Active Optic Solutions

Industry demand for long reach, low power solutions supporting next generation 28 Gbps products and data centre applications has been surging and in response Molex Incorporated has introduce a new line of QuatroScale active optic solutions designed for 100, 200 and 400 Gbps products.

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Orthogonal direct-power connector uses split-blade technology to deliver power to backplane line cards

Molex Incorporated recently introduced the EXTreme OrthoPower orthogonal direct-power connector system designed for routing power to backplane line cards in networking and telecommunications applications. The new EXTreme OrthoPower system uses a dedicated power card to power each line card for 30.0A in-and-out-routing, delivering a total of 60.0A per module via split-blade technology.

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Cost effective “ECO” BMA connector from HUBER+SUHNER

HUBER+SUHNER has unveiled a new connector for RF connectivity applications up to a maximum of 12.4GHz. Unlike HUBER+SUHNER’s standard BMA connector series, the new cost effective blind mate ECO BMA connector has been produced with a brass housing and surface plated using the company’s SUCOPRO process.

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