Latest Electronic Connectors News

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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Power connector locks onto plain PCB

Molex has released a power PCB connector that has a positive locking action on plain PCB – it requires no header. Called EdgeMate, it is a 3.96mm pitch system that supports power up to 7A with UL 94V-2 flammability rating. Available in 2-12 circuits, it is intended for…

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IDC wire termination gets tough

Samtec has introduced a 2.00 mm pitch discrete wire IDC system designed to simplify and strengthen discrete wire termination in field applications…

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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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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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