The once humble plug and socket has now been promoted to the rank of interconnect and with it come all the responsibilities that rank involves.
This Switchcraft & Conxall article focuses on practical workplace considerations that can sometimes be overlooked when specifying sealed or rugged connectors.
Alternative rock band Imagine Dragons, the group behind chart-topping hits like 'Radioactive' and 'Demons', has chosen Switchcraft interconnect and accessory products to help complete the band's new recording studio in Las Vegas.
The AMCORJD-Ku dual-channel coaxial device has been designed for use in the low-profile antennas that are a key element of Ku-band satellite-on-the-move (SOTM) high-data-rate communication systems.
Maxim Integrated's Pmod-to-Arduino adapter (MAXREFDES72#) allows any board with Pmod connections to plug easily into Arduino-compatible microcontroller platforms. The adapter is suitable for quickly creating Internet of Things designs and allows for convenient accessibility to a broad range of digital processors and applications.
Molex Ethernet Plus (PoE+) Gigabit Magnetic Jacks with LEDs support integrated Power over Ethernet Plus magnetics according to the most recent IEEE802.3at standard. The product includes ganged 12-port (2x6) and 8-port (2x4) RJ45 modules.
Samtec has released a 2 mm pitch discrete wire IDC system designed for a good connection and ease of discrete wire termination in field applications. Available as an IDC connector only, the system eliminates the need for special tooling, as well as any additional cost to purchase and inventory separate parts including bodies, contacts, etc.
NBN Co has selected Ericsson Australia to deliver fixed wireless and satellite services to families and businesses across regional and rural Australia.
Imagine being able to instantaneously run an optical cable or fibre to any point on earth, or even into space. That's what Howard Milchberg, professor of physics and electrical and computer engineering at the University of Maryland, wants to do.
Molex's Micro-Fit 3.0 interconnects offer users a low- to mid-range power-distribution solution with a high current in a small footprint. Based on a 3 mm centreline, the product is available in wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations, SMT and through-hole processing, 2 to 24 circuits and single- and dual-row versions.
Cable assemblies are the core components for the most critical connections. In many instances, there is an option of choosing between field-assembled cables or overmoulded cables. For some designs, the choice is clear cut, for others not so much. This article explores the design differences between moulded cable assemblies and field-terminated cables.
The world's 14 billion online electronic devices, such as set-top boxes, modems, printers and game consoles, waste around US$80 billion each year because of inefficient technology, according to the International Energy Agency.
As Brazil hosts the world's greatest sporting competition this month and also prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics, what will be the impact of the World Cup on the connector market?