Hirose has expanded its ix Industrial connector series to include an in-line jack version. Supporting CAT5e (1 Gbps) and CAT6A (10 Gbps) cabling, the new ix40G in-line jack variation addresses market needs for simpler, space-reducing wiring of equipment across longer distances. In addition to in-line connection, the ix Industrial in-line jack supports panel mounting for […]
Canfield Connector expands its offering of its GatorMate line of products. With their 2-, 3-, and now 4-pin GT series of connectors, Canfield is able to provide rugged connectors that are both fully molded and customizable. GT Series connectors are designed to eliminate the need to purchase expensive crimping tools while reducing labor required to […]
Circular connectors have been utilized for many years as reliable components that can operate in a variety of harsh environments. True to their name, circular connectors are cylindrical-shaped interconnects carrying a wide number of pin options for transferring electrical power, signals, and data. Because of their rugged design, circular connectors and cables are often found […]
Test show a temperature rise of 30°C for current up to 8.5 A per pin.
To support the complete breadth of customer applications, Harwin adds another option to its popular Datamate series of high-reliability (Hi-Rel) connectors. Complementing the existing Datamate J-Tek connector range (fitted with jackscrews for secure mounting) with a 7.3mm board-to-board height when mated, the new female connector gives a significantly larger 17.15mm connection height. Providing more space […]
Hirose has expanded its rugged, waterproof USB 2.0 Type-C connector offering to include two new variants. The new IP8X-rated CX90MW6 mid-mount and IPX4-rated CX90BW top mount connectors deliver rugged performance in a wide range of consumer, industrial, and automotive applications. Rated to IPX8 and IPX4 respectively, the waterproof connectors include a front sealing gasket that […]
There are industrial applications that require frequent mating cycles throughout life such as measuring/controlling drawer-mounted equipment, molding control equipment, and replaceable tools. Since the connectors of these applications need to be connected and disconnected several times a day, failing to install high-performance connectors with a sufficient mating cycle rating could result in unstable connections with […]
Understanding impedance in twisted-pair cables help you avoid signal problems.
Kyocera expanded its line of wire-to-board connectors with the release of the new UL-approved 9296-400 Series 4mm-pitch horizontal poke-home connectors. The new 9296-400 Series connectors are designed to enable the quick, easy, cost-effective, and reliable board termination of discrete 18–26AWG solid or stranded wires or 1mm-diameter jumper pins in a broad range of industrial and commercial applications. The […]
Many power and signal connectors are used in robot and drone sub-systems, such as sensors, motion, high-speed wired and wireless communications, and more. As industry 4.0 continues to unfold, more robots and more types of robots are being found in factories, warehouses, and other facilities to increase quality and efficiencies and reduce costs. Robots and […]