Cost-Effective Miniature Slide Switches

September 25, 2013 3:10 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a series of low-profile, cost-effective miniature slide switches. Designated the JS Slide Series, the switches are ideal for applications with limited PC board space and height restrictions, including mobile telecommunications, computer peripherals, instrumentation, and remote-control equipment.


AVX Releases a Ruggedized Series of Ultra Low Profile Board-to-Board Compression Contacts

September 25, 2013 2:44 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Impervious to even extreme shock & vibration, the individual 70-9155 Series contacts provide full connector performance & enhanced design flexibility in a broad range of harsh environment applications.

LISTED UNDER: Boards & Modules | Interconnect, Connectors

New Low Profile, Quick Release Interconnect from Amphenol

September 25, 2013 1:01 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Amphenol has introduced a low profile, quick release, high power interconnect using Amphenol’s new R4 RADSOK technology.  The new RADLOK product line provides low insertion and extraction forces with a high mating cycle rating for high power interconnects, making it perfect for frequent mating applications.  

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors

Gore's Right-Angle Connector for Spaceflight Applications

September 25, 2013 12:35 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The low-profile right-angle connector (ZQA) from W. L. Gore & Associates features a non-bifurcated swept contact design for use with low-loss microwave coaxial cable qualified for 32 GHz spaceflight applications.

LISTED UNDER: IC | Interconnect, Connectors

Richardson RFPD Introduces Two New High Frequency UltraCMOS SPDT RF Switches from Peregrine

September 25, 2013 8:58 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Richardson RFPD has announced two new RF single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switches from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine). The new switches operate from 9 kHz to 13 GHz and feature high power handling, making them ideally-suited for a range of high frequency wideband applications, including test and measurement, automatic test equipment (ATE), wireless backhaul, and aerospace and defense.

LISTED UNDER: Switches, IC | Test and Measurement, Other

Cicoil’s New Ultra-Durable Controlled Impedance Cable & Assemblies

September 19, 2013 3:40 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil has announced the introduction of its ultra-durable Controlled Impedance Cable. Unlike bulky round cables and non-flexible woven cables, the Cicoil deign can be utilized in applications requiring submersion in water, repetitive motion, and exposure to harsh environments.

LISTED UNDER: Components, Other | Interconnect, Cables | Interconnect, Connectors

Peregrine Enables New Approach to RF Switching in High-Power Wireless Systems

September 11, 2013 5:03 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation has announced the PE42820 and PE42821 single-pole double throw switches for high-power wireless applications. The new switches provide an unprecedented combination of high-power handling and excellent linearity.

LISTED UNDER: Antennas, Other | IC | Switches, IC

WAGO 2007 Series Current Transformer Disconnect Terminal Blocks Simplifies Current Transformer Testing

September 11, 2013 4:49 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The new TOPJOBS current transformer disconnect terminal blocks from WAGO Corporation simplify current transformer testing, as well as increase safety, within power monitoring applications.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors | Power, Ics

USB & Mini-USB Connector Designs Extends Operating Life

September 11, 2013 2:58 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

CONEC has developed a series of vibration resistant, bayonet locking USB 2.0 Type-A and Mini-USB 2.0 Type-B Connectors designed for harsh environments, including portable test and measurement equipment. Designed to withstand the effects of torque during repeated mating and un-mating cycles.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors

Teseq Expands CDN Line to Include Testing of USB 3.0, HDMI Cables, Coaxial Cables, and 8-line Unshielded Cables

September 11, 2013 12:46 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq has expanded its extensive line of over 60 CDNs (coupling/decoupling networks) for EMC RF conducted immunity testing, according to IEC/EN 61000-4-6, with several new models. The latest models include CDN USB 3.0, CDN HDMI, CDN S502, CDN S752, and CDN A801. 

LISTED UNDER: Embedded Systems & Networking | Interconnect, Cables

AVX Introduces First Single-piece, Low Pin Count, Top-entry, Vertical Card Edge Connector

September 10, 2013 1:53 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has introduced a unique new one-piece, top-entry, vertical card edge connector for use in a broad range of industrial applications. Available with two to six positions, this latest addition to AVX’s continuously expanding 00-9159 card edge connector series.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors

TE Connectivity Improves Efficiency for Communication Equipment

September 10, 2013 1:08 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

TE Connectivity has announced the availability of an enhanced line of Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+) connectors, the company’s portfolio of 16 Gb/s connectors designed for the data communications industry.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors

Highest Power Handling and Fastest Recovery Time SPDT Switch-Limiter from MACOM

September 6, 2013 3:50 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

MACOM has announced a new SPDT Switch-Limiter that is ideally suited for S-Band military and commercial radar systems. The MASL-011023 is an innovative switch-limiter solution for customers who require the industry’s fastest recovery time and highest power handling for S-Band receive protection applications.


Antenna Tuning Switch from Peregrine Drives Performance of New Vega LTE-Advanced Smartphone

September 5, 2013 3:14 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor has announced that its new PE613010 antenna tuning switch has been selected by Pantech to drive performance in the new Vega LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone.

LISTED UNDER: Antennas, Other | Switches, IC

Harwin Adds New Datamate Options for Extra Design Flexibility

September 4, 2013 9:58 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Harwin has increased the flexibility of its industry-recognized 2 mm pitch Datamate hi-rel connector family with new versions. The company now offers its single-in-line, surface mount version in vertical configuration, while the recently-announced extra-small bore product is now available with jack screws for extra mating security.

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors


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