Electronic Connectors News

ERNI to launch 100G ATCA connectors

ERNI Electronics is to launch its ERmet ZDpro connector family for 100G ATCA systems next month. This high-speed differential hard metric connector system enables data rates of >25 Gbit/s and claims to be the first connector system that meets the requirements for 100G ATCA technology. The data…

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USB will carry 4K video with new connector design

Could a USB connector support 4K high definition video? This is what the industry intends and a new look USB connector is likely to start appearing in PCs, TVs and mobiles over the next year. The Type-C connector, as it is called, is expected to take over from the…

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EDAC integrated connector helps with gigabit Ethernet

Connector firm EDAC is offering a range of magnetic jack connectors that integrate up to ten of the most sensitive discrete components inside a shielded RJ45 housing. Mainly targeting 10/100 Base T and 1000 Base T gigabit Ethernet applications the three device families in the edacJAX range offer single…

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High speed D-Sub connector cuts RF noise

Smiths Connectors has introduced a rugged high speed D-Sub series connector with 150Ω Quadrax contacts. It has been designed to ground the outer shield Quadrax directly to the shell of the connector, providing minimal RF noise. The connector is specified up to 1,000 mating cycles. To ensure that…

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Hybrid connectors address challenges of PoE

Hybrid interfaces have been used in IT for a long time. Everyone is familiar with the USB and power over Ethernet (PoE) interface standards, through which end devices are supplied with both data and energy. These developments are also in demand in the more general industrial environment. Data transmission rates…

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Hybrid connector combines 40A power, fibre and coax

Harting has expanded its family of DIN 41612 connectors by adding devices in the M inverse style. This connector style is especially suited to implementing combined connections between circuit boards in which signal, coaxial, high-current (up to 40A) or optical fibre transmissions need to be combined in one connector…

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Digital connectors exploit XLR mounting holes

Allowing audio, data, and fibre signals to pass through 24mm XLR connector mounting holes, Cliff Electronics has created a range of feed-through connectors that accept standard cabling both front and rear, eliminating the need to solder or crimp at either side. “Using the same, industry standard, XLR connector cut…

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High-density connector designed for HyperShare

Astute Electronics has introduced AirBorn’s high-density HD4 interconnect system designed for the HyperTransport consortium’s industry-standard HyperShare scalable interconnect technology. Although developed for the HyperShare platform, HD4 products also suits many other interconnect standards. The I/O link targets rack-in-cabinet-based systems that require higher…

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