Latest Electronic Connectors News

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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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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