Electronic Connectors News

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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Cliff launches latching DC plugs

Cliff Electronics, the Redhill connector specialist, has introduced of a range of latching DC plugs and sockets designed for use where critical power is lost or interrupted by accidental disconnection in applications including medical, data, monitoring, emergency lighting and equipment charging…

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Fujikura's splicer

Fujikura has launched an active V-groove FTTH splicer for single fibre weighing 1.1kg and measuring 120x189x71.3mm…

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Surface-mount push-in power for LED lighting

Wago is offering surface-mount push-in mains power connectors. There are two series: 2060 and the larger 2061 for 9 and 12A respectively. Applications are expected in LED lighting and, to allow them to be used board-to-board as well as cable-to-board, back-to-back male…

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Tool-free Cat6 jack terminates in 90 seconds

Brand-Rex of Glenrothes has launched a tool-free shielded panel-mount jack designed to be quick to terminate and fit – faster than its earlier tool-free design. “Having launched one of the very first tool-free jacks back in 2006, the design brief which was largely based on feedback…

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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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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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