ATCA backplane Now Features Standard MicroTCA Connectors

May 26, 2009 6:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Bustronic Corporation announces the release of a 6-slot AdvancedTCA Backplane in a Mesh topology. The flexible design also allows a Dual Star topology to be implemented. The 6-slot ATCA backplane now features standard MicroTCA connectors used for connections to Elma's IPM Sentry shelf manager....

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Connectors Meet Needs of Cryogenic Processes, Medical Imaging Equipment

May 4, 2009 11:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components offers a family of high reliability connectors for medical applications. Designated the MTB1, MDM, MDMA and D*M/D*MA Series, the connectors are capable of operation in temperatures of -270°C to +200°C, making them suited for medical applications ranging from cryogenic processes to imaging equipment, including CT scanners, MRI and ultrasound machines....

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Non-Magnetic Connectors Protect Against Distortion

March 6, 2009 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Phoenix Company of Chicago introduces its series of non-magnetic connectors that protect against image and magnetic field distortion in MRI equipment, providing the necessary immunity to ensure that scans are not compromised. They can also be used in any industrial application where high-purity, non-corrosive, lightweight metals with non-magnetic characteristics are vital....

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Multi-Position Switches Feature K Type Connectors

January 14, 2009 9:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ducommun Technologies, Inc. announces its QK Series of SP3T-SP6T coaxial multi-position switches that feature K type connectors with a frequency of DC to 40 GHz. Actuator options include normally open and TTL circuitry with integrated indicator circuits. Terminated models are also available with the 2....

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SMT Connectors Join Boards

January 7, 2009 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max's SMT strip sockets and pin headers implement a 0.008” floating-pin design to compensate for uneven solder paste application on the board surface with a round stub-tail termination. Pin-to-pin co-planarity can be held to 0.005” for pin counts up to 20 positions (2×10). The sockets and headers are available in 2 to 64 position single-row or 4 to 72 position double-row (2×2 to 2×36....

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Circular Connectors Withstand up to 5 psi

January 7, 2009 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Interconnect Solutions' MIKQ IP68 Series circular connectors withstand up to 5 psi while maintaining 0.050 contact spacing. The devices meet IP68 standards, and all insulator and contact areas within the connectors are sealed against environmental elements. The 37-pin connectors offer a twist pin contact system, and are housed in a brass metal shell with crimped gold plated contacts....

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SPDT Switches Support SMA Connectors

September 23, 2008 11:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ducommun Technologies' 2S and 2SE Series SPDT switches offer options for SMA connectors over a frequency range from DC to 18 GHz and DC to 24 GHz, respectively. The 2.1 oz devices include failsafe, latching self cut-off or pulse latching options with a break-before-make switching sequence. The switches exhibit 50 Ω nominal RF impedance, failsafe operating temperature from -55ºC to 85ºC ambient, latching operating temperature from -25ºC...

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USB Connectors Target Surface Mount Applications

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max expands its USB family to include 2 mini USB connectors that offer more options when smaller solutions are necessary. Designed for surface mount applications, they are smaller and lighter than existing USB connectors for portable and handheld devices. They feature 5 pins (1 ID pin) and 0....

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SMT Connectors Offer Secure Mating Retention

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? Molex, Inc. introduces its series of 2.00 mm pitch SMT wire-to-board connectors for applications that require secure electrical contact. The CLIK-Mate connector features a positive locking mechanism that provides an audible click, indicating that it is fully mated. Rated at 3.0 A, the connectors can be used for signal and power connections in a variety of end-user products that include flat panel displays, gaming devices and on-board a...

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Micro Card Edge Data Connectors Target Medical Applications

April 11, 2008 7:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Harting micro card edge data (MCE) connector range is aimed at board-to board mezzanine or small "pluggable daughter card" applications. These MCE connectors are suitable for high rates (up to 14 Gbps) of data transmission in telecommunication, medical and industrial applications. They are available with 40 and 100 contacts in the pitch of 0....

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High-Density Connectors Designed for Backplane and Orthogonal Applications

December 12, 2007 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

FCI introduces the ZipLine™ connector system in response to customer demand for increased signal density. Designed for both backplane and orthogonal applications, the connectors can reach speeds of 12.5 Gb/s with up to 101 signal pairs per linear inch at 1.5 mm column pitch, making ZipLine one of the highest density connectors available with press-fit termination....

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Sealing Electrical Connectors: When is it Worth Moving Up to Ceramic?

November 21, 2007 5:42 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Ceramic-to-metal seals have a number of properties that allow for a more robust, durable hermetic seal and better electrical insulation than glass-to-metal seals. Morgan Advanced Ceramics (MAC) Range of Options When engineers design a seal for feedthroughs and other electrical connectors, four general classes of material are evaluated....

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SMA Bulkhead Connectors for OEM Applications

September 26, 2007 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Connectors offers a variety of SMA bulkhead mount connectors for use in OEM applications. Mounting configurations include front and rear mount with solder cup electrical terminations. Male and female SMA connector interfaces are available. Connector bodies are machined brass with nickel or gold plating....

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Plastic Circular Connectors Meet Demanding Medical Device Requirements

September 25, 2007 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hypertronics Corporation has expanded their patent pending HyperGrip product line. The product line now offers more configurations, including connectors with 20 (HG3), 34 (HG4), or 85 (HG6) pin positions to complement the growing 12-pin position connector (HG2). Designed specifically for the medical industry, HyperGrip is a user-configurable circular connector which is color-coded and customer key-able for accurate and quick connections on ...

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