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IEC endorses four USB-IF standards

Important news this week from IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) , the world’s leading organization for the preparation and publication of International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. As first reported by IEC has endorsed USB-IF USB Battery Charging specification v1.2, and Micro-USB Cables and Connectors specification v1.01.  This effectively means that the […]

A Blog on Product Spotlight the Molex Minifit Jnr Connector series.

This week I am going to discuss the Molex Minifit Junior connector series.  It is, quite literally, everywhere and you’ll find you know this connector series better than you think. This 4.2mm pitch connector comes in 2-24 way connectors with polarised locking systems, and are primarily designed to be used in White Goods, IT Telecoms […]

A Blog on how Apple’s new connector causes a split in opinion

The latest iPhone 5 will undoubtedly be a great success and sell by the truckload.  Something that is most interesting is the adoption of their new mini connector.  This new connector is ‘property’, as you would expect from Apple, and is similar to the mini USB.  Most feel that Apple wanted to save space by […]

A Blog on new Samtec Connector Guide

As first reported by Samtec the connector manufacturer have produced a rugged design guide to help you to choose the best interconnect product from their wide range. This guide is really quite good, mainly because it looks great!  The reason it looks great is it has fresh modern look.  When you look at most […]

TE Connectivity’s Appliance Knowledge Base web Portal

TE Connectivity have recently released their industry portal for appliances, that’s white goods to you and me. This is an excellent web space for introducing new and existing products dedicated to a specific industry Ares. According to TE: “Our newly released industry portal gives you access to TE Connectivity’s latest technologies and products in appliances. […]

Planning for Success

As we start to return to normal after the holiday period we can take this opportunity to take a fresh look at how we can help ourselves to being more efficient with our time and get more done with less cost. One thing we know is that Cable Assemblies in Electronics take time to manufacture, […]

Facebook invests in undersea cable project

As reported by the BBC, Facebook has invested in a 6,214-mile Asian undersea cable project. The Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) is designed to improve Internet speeds for citizens and businesses in the region. The cable will run directly from Malaysia to South Korea and Japan, with links branching off to other countries. According to the […]