Interconnection

Long life tactile switch launched by Omron

Omron Electronic Components B.V. has announced a new IP67 sealed tactile switch offering long term reliability and a crisp clicking switch action. Sealed to IP67 (IEC60529), the Omron B3SL provides enhanced resistance to dust penetration, helping ensure that its rated life of 100,000 operating cycles can be achieved even in harsh operating conditions.

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Data network cabling system offers flexibility for theatre backstage applications

HARTING’s new Ha-VIS preLink(R) interconnection system has been design to offer a new installation concept for data network cabling according to ISO/IEC 1180.1, and is suited to heavy-duty applications in theatre backstage and upstage areas. The new connection technology simplifies cabling, saves installation time and enables extensions and conversions without incurring significant interruptions to existing operations.

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Molex to market innovative one-piece automotive bulb socket

Molex Incorporated is set to begin marketing a one-piece S8 Automotive Bulb Socket. This wedge-style bulb socket has been developed to simplify assembly and reduce inventory and component costs. The Molex S8 bulb socket also includes an individual wire seal design that provides easy attachment during the crimping process, along with superior sealing and usability.

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Rugged waterproof connector for industrial sensing applications

Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd, the UK based manufacturer of RF and Waterproof connectors, is now able to offer a range of multi-pin waterproof connectors with 4 to 14 connecting pins available. The 4 way connector compliments, in performance and dimensions, the commonly used TNC waterproof coaxial RF connector.

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Crystek introduces 26.5 GHz hand-formable coaxial cable assembly

Crystek has introduced a line of 26.5 GHz Hand Formable Coaxial Cable Assemblies, a new addition to their Low-Loss RF Coaxial Cables. Designed to operate from DC to 26.5 GHz, the hand-formable CCSMA26.5-MM-086 Cable Assemblies are suitable for jumpers, instrumentation, and high-frequency interconnects.

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Cable assemblies for high-speed data transmission

Harting has introduced a new range of high-performance QSFP+ and SFP+ cable assemblies which can support data-transmission speeds of up to 40 Gbit/s. In addition to standard cable assemblies with cable sizes from AWG 24 to AWG 30, Harting is also offering customised solutions including units with EEPROM programming.

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New CMC standard header and solder-mount headers with press-fit terminals

The Molex CMC product line has been expanded with the introduction of a 154-circuit header in compliant-pin mount and 32- and 112-circuit solder-mount headers. Designed to perform in high-conductivity applications and harsh environments, CMC is an industry standard interface used in transport powertrain applications, including ECUs (engine control units), automatic gearboxes, suspension controllers and electric parking brakes.

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FCI’s PwrBlade+T connector provides higher linear current density

FCI, a manufacturer of connectors and interconnect systems, has launched the PwrBlade+ AC/DC power distribution connector system. This next-generation power connector is focused on power applications requiring higher linear current density and low power loss. It is capable of 192A/linear inch with eight adjacent high power contacts energized simultaneously and = 0.7mO power contact resistance after environmental exposure.

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EasySYNC releases new family of rugged, adapter modules

EasySYNC Ltd, a specialist in USB communications and instrumentation systems, has introduced a new family of rugged, adapter modules. These modules have been designed to present a simple method for allowing legacy serial devices to interface with modern interconnect ports based on Universal Serial Interface (USB) technology.

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