Plugs, cables & interconnects

Upgrade for high-speed broadband

07 April, 2008

The Southern Cross Cable Network is supporting the move to high-speed broadband in Australia and New Zealand with the completion of the first stage of a big capacity upgrade.

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06 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Clarke & Severn Electronics

For high-reliability applications, Harwin has launched Trio-Tek Datamate, the auto-crimp open barrel crimp contact for automated high- and medium-volume applications.

Miniature circular medical connectors

10 March, 2008 | Supplied by:

Omnetics miniature circular medical connectors assist patient interface electronics. The connectors are available in three diameters and contacts from 2 to 27 pins with 0.05" centres with a latching option.

Weatherproof connectors

10 March, 2008 | Supplied by:

Conxall has introduced the series of Con-X product, the Field Installable Shielded Multi-Con-X.

RFI filter with IEC connector

06 December, 2007 | Supplied by:

The Schaffner FN 9233 RFI single-stage filter with IEC socket connector has added some 6 dB of additional differential and common model attenuation compared to earlier Schaffner models and many competitive products in order to provide a much improved safety margin necessary for meeting EMC compliance, in particular for tough applications including higher frequency SMPS devices.

Second sources agreements

22 November, 2007

FCI and Amphenol have entered into second source agreements covering three connector product families: FCI’s ZipLine connector system and Amphenol’s XCede and Crossbow interconnect platforms.

Right-angle PCB mount panel mountable connectors

09 November, 2007 | Supplied by:

The panel mount EN3 Series from Switchcraft has been expanded to include Right-Angle PCB Mount Panel Mountable Connectors. A patented grommet and O-ring-free design, and gold-plated pins and contacts ensure quick assembly with uninterrupted connectivity. It claims to be the only IP68 rated right-angle PCB mount connector on the market with no intermediate PC board.

Agreement names sole catalogue distributor

22 October, 2007

Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Amphenol Audio, becoming the manufacturer’s sole catalogue distributor.

Connector for industrial areas

08 October, 2007 | Supplied by:

Originally conceived for use in the medical area, the MEDI-SNAP push-pull series has developed into a connector for all industrial areas. MEDI-SNAP has 11 different contact inserts and maximum of 14 contact positions with an outer diameter of 14 mm.

Survey gauges user satisfaction

21 August, 2007

The ‘2007 Asia–Pacific Customer Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry,’ conducted by market researchers Bishop & Associates, has placed ERNI Electronics in the top spot in the Japanese market and awarded top marks in the three major categories of product quality, product catalogue and website usability.

Cable facility

13 August, 2007

Braemac’s new cable assembly facility in Sydney can handle all types of cable manufacturing.

Video cable equaliser

09 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Caelera Pty Ltd

Mindspeed Technologies has released a 3 Gbps (2xHD), high-definition and standard definition, dual-output video cable equaliser.

High-temperature terminators

09 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Commscope

Tyco has introduced the S200 range of Raychem shield terminators.

Connector company on the move

17 May, 2007

Connector-Tech has moved to a new address.

Single row nano connectors

10 April, 2007

Omnetics, a leading USA manufacturer of miniature high rel connectors, has launched a single row version of its Nano-Miniature Bi-lobe 0.635 mm pitch connector family, designed to deliver ultra-reliable signal contact direct from the PCB into the connector. With a profile of only 2.92 mm high, these connectors incorporate Omnetics' proven Nano Flex Pin contact and are the lowest profile metal-shelled connector available on the market.

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