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Molex Introduces New D-Sub Earthing Connectors

This week I bring you a quirky new product from Molex the D-Sub Earthing Connector.   Yes, that’s right a earthing point specifically designed around the traditional D-Type Connector.  What’s more it’s waterproof! According to Molex The Earthing Connector protects equipment from stray voltages through a secure and low-impedance connection to earth. The IP66 and IP67 […]

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A Blog on going green with Alpha Wire (again)

In my previous Blog ( http://nicab.co.uk/a-blog-on-interconnection-going-green ) I told you about the development of Alpha Wires’ Eco-Flex range.  Well they have only just gone and done it again! The exciting new development is the introduction to a Zero Halogen, (contains no heavy metals or phthalates) PUR jacket, mopped insulation. Targeted at the industrial user this now […]

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New REDFIT IDC SKEDD Connectors From Würth Elektronik

Great news there are now more ways to connect wires directly to PCB’s this time brought to you from Würth Elektronik! Not normally known for innovation the new Redfit IDC Connectors are about to change this! In a previous Bog I showed you the Mill Max Direct Terminal to Board System Which enabled individual wires […]

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Harwin’s Datamate Connector Series Now for High Current!

Harwin a company that is proud to say are a UK Manufacturer of connector systems have future developed their popular Datamate connector series by introducing the T-Contact raises the current capacity on compact 2mm pitch interconnection systems, with up to 8.5A per contact. This is great news for anyone that struggling to find a small […]

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Mill-Max Introduces Low Profile Solder Cup Headers

I know that I have said in the past that some new products could be game changers, but Mill-Max’s new Low-Profile Solder Cup Headers are the real deal! These Solder Cup Headers replace the need for soldering wires directly to the PCB or bulky connectors redundant! According to Mill-Max, “low profile solder cup header delivering […]

2017 A Year In Review!

This year has seen the continued march for miniaturisation and the desire to reduce the footprint of new product designs. One of the biggest challenges in Cable Assembly is balancing connectors that are small with their ability to handle the electrical requirements of the signals they carry. In particular Molex’s PicBlade connector series have become […]

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Two New Connectors From Bel Stewart

This Week I am introducing not one but two new connectors from innovators Bel Stewart how have developed a new range of RJ45 connectors for Cat 6 & Cat 6A Cables. For Larger OD Cables: The new large OD plugs are the latest addition to Stewart Connector’s extensive portfolio of modular plugs designed to support Gigabit […]

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A Quick Guide to SFP’s

For many people the world of mall form-factor pluggable transceiver’s, or SFP’s as they are more commonly known, can be baffling.  This simple guide will take you through the different types to help explain their differences and all you need to know. An SFP interface is widely used in computer networks and provides the devices […]