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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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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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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 Blog High Temperature Connectors from ITT Cannon

If you have products that are working in extreme environments but struggle to find connectors that can withstand very high temperatures, then look no further…  Introducing ITT Cannon’s Ultra High-Temp Micro-MDM Connectors. The Ultra High Temp Micro-MDM series is qualification tested to withstand 230º C continuous operating temperature for 500 hours and meets the harsh […]

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New M12 Push-Pull Connector Standard

Molex, Phoenix Contact, Murrelektronik, and Binder are driving the standardization of a non-proprietary push-pull connection system. M12 Connectors are traditionally screw connectors however the new standard paves the way for push-pull interlocks.  This is going to open up the M12 connector to many new markets such as products designed for harsh ambient environments. The interlock […]