Connectors

Eagle PCB libraries for LEMO connectors

LEMO is offering for download over 1400 Eagle PCB libraries for use by engineers for their PCB designs.

Also available is an automated connection between EAGLE and the components database from Farnell Element14.

Called DesignLink, this will allow users to search and find links to component specification, pricing and availability…

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USB connectors in XLR shells

Cliff Electronics has extended its range of Digital XLR connectors, adding two USB gender-changing feed-through sockets – USB A-to-B or B-to-A.

The XLR connector style body shell was selected by Cliff for digital connections as it is widely used in the audio and broadcast industries…

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Solderless LED panel holder

CNX 440 and CNX 460 series panel-mount LED holder provides solder-less LED connection and multiple of LED options.

“The CNX receptacles require no tools for assembly, offering quick and easy threaded connections into a broad selection of panel lenses,” said the manufacturer VCC.

CNX 440 are holders for…

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Silicone-free cable is barrier-sealed for cars

Huber + Suhner has introduced a silicone-free anti-capillary cable to meet the increasing demand for barrier sealed copper cables across the automotive industry.

The anti-capillary characteristics of the cable stops liquids in the vehicle, such as oil and water, being conveyed through the cable and damaging the electronics…

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TE’s board and wire connector absorbs relative movements

TTI is stocking TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors.

These board and wire connectors have a contact spacing of 1.27mm.

The connector’s contact design has an additional positioning spring in the female part, relative movements caused by vibrations/thermal expansion between male and female contacts are absorbed.

By…

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Wet-weather LEMO miniature connectors are IP68-sealed

A range of small-diameter waterproof push-pull connectors, the 0T series, has been developed by LEMO. The connectors incorporate an inner sleeve and additional sealing to provide protection against water ingress to IP68 level when mated.

The 0T Series is offered in 2 to 9 contact configuration, with options…

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Gigabit cabling components for PROFINET applications

Harting’s range of Gigabit cabling components are designed to extend the scope of industrial PROFINET applications based on 100Mbit/s Ethernet into the Gigabit Ethernet range.

The products, which include the traditional Fast Ethernet RJ45 PROFINET cabling components, will allow future PROFINET applications to work in conjunction with a…

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Harting connectors with monoblock inserts incorporating tool-free installation

Harting has expanded its Han-Eco series of lightweight industrial connectors with a range of monoblock inserts offering higher contact densities and a snap-in function that provides tool-free installation.

The connector housings are made of glass-fibre reinforced high-performance plastics.  The new monoblock E units, which have…

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