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SFP Transceiver

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 […]

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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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A Blog on FCC Cables

Many people when thinking of 2.54mm pitch connector systems will naturally think of Crimp or IDC systems using either Discrete Equipment wire or Ribbon Cables. The traditional systems are still a vital component in electrical / electronic interconnection and each has their own benefits. For example a crimp system allows you to choose larger wire […]

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Introducing Molex ValuSeal™

This week I want to tell you all about the new Molex ValuSeal™ it’s pretty new so I’m quite excited to see how it does out in the industry. In short the ValuSeal™ is a IP65 a rated connector system with positive latching and integrated environmental seals.  It is set to compete directly with other […]

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A Blog on the history of electrical wire.

This week is the 170’th birthday of Thomas Edison inventor and all-round scientific superstar. But where would he be without the humble electrical wire? Often overlooked but without the vital important role that insulated electrical wire played in the development of electrical devices the modern electrical / electronic revolution would have never been able to […]

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Introducing the ix Industrial Ethernet Connector!

New products are launched all the time, some last the test of time others fall by the wayside as is the way with many new innovations in the fast paced world of electronics. The concept was first announced back in August 2016 with very little detail about how the connector system would look but now we […]

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A Blog on Wire Crimping Terminology

For many of us in the manufacturing business there are many terms and acronyms we have to get our head around and this week I am going to introduce you to the terminology around wire crimping. Many of the following terms will be familiar to you however; do you really know what they mean and […]