Hirose has launched a stackable ball grid array (BGA) mezzanine connector designed for high-speed and high-density server applications. The hermaphroditic IT14 Series features a self-mating design to eliminate the need for additional mating parts. Fewer mating parts not only reduce costs but also increases reliability and enhance performance. The IT14 Series supports high-speed data transmission […]
Self-fixture connectors now offered in 2.92mm, 2.4mm, and 1.85mm configurations
Cinch Connectivity Solutions announced the expansion of their Johnson / Cinch Connectivity Solutions Self-Fixture Family of Connectors with three new proprietary, patented solutions available in 2.92mm, 2.4mm, and 1.85mm configurations. Johnson is the only supplier on the market offering a self-fixture solution, saving customers time and money in the manufacturing process and reducing the need […]
Multi-coaxial connectors specifically design for high-frequency applications
LEMO announces the expansion of its field-proven M Series with a new multi-coaxial configuration, named LM.232, available in size LM with up to 12x coaxial contacts. These new plugs and fixed sockets have been specifically designed to satisfy the most stringent high-frequency connection requirements under very demanding environmental conditions. This new insert configuration integrates 12x […]
Connectors and cables modernize data centers
Demands for bandwidth-intensive, data-driven services are fueling a rise in compute, data storage, and networking capabilities. These rises put pressure on connectors and cable to deliver data at higher speeds with better signals and less heat.
How are RF connectors shrinking for mmWave systems?
RF connectors for mmWave are shrinking to accommodate higher performance and higher densities in 5G communication networks and devices. This FAQ begins by looking at today’s 4.3-10 coaxial connectors, which were developed to solve the performance issues inherent to the previous 7-16 connectors. It then examines how the technologies unveiled in the 4.3-10 are further […]
Industrial Ethernet connector line gets an inline jack
An inline jack for Hirose Electric’s IX series lets you construct panel-mount or extension cables.
Vacuum-tight connectors handle harsh environments
Extending the capabilities of its field-proven M series, LEMO is introducing the new cutting-edge M series HY, a new model specifically designed for all applications requiring vacuum-tight connections in harsh environments. Its ultra-low leak rate, coupled with a wide operating temperature range, allows for unmatched performance in optical enclosures or high-altitude applications. This new addition […]
Signal integrity can’t kill the breakout box
Just when you thought the trusty breakout box would fall victim to high-speed digital signals, it lives on
New 4750 series multi-feature IEC connector strip-blocks are for data power distribution
Schurter introduces its new 4750 series IEC strip-block, IEC connectors Type F, to meet the highly specific demands of power distribution in data centers. The strips provide a host of features including numbers of outlets in a strip, lighting possibilities, and terminal configurations for an unprecedented range of standard options. Choose from 2 to 7 […]
Wire and fiber optic geometries offer high-speed cable transmission options
The latest high-speed transmission cables are benefitting from the use of optic-fiber and copper wire options, which are offering unique form factors and customizable solutions. Typically, data-transmission copper wire and optical-fiber conductors are round or cylindrical. The addition of silver plating on the copper conductor facilitates the high-frequency electrical transmission path. Fiber conductors are foundry […]