Termination improves mechanical integrity and electrical specs

February 4, 2013 1:30 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Coaxicom’s 1-watt 3900X series terminations are designed to minimize reflected power that often impedes transmission quality. Used across a spectrum of multi-port microwave devices including directional couplers, isolators and high-power transmitter applications, terminations absorb energy and prevent RF signals...

LISTED UNDER: Circular | Coaxial | Terminal Blocks

Push-pull micro SIM connector suitable for 5,000 card insertion cycles

February 4, 2013 1:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology has developed a new economical push-pull Micro SIM connector to complement GCT established ‘full size’ SIM connector range. Micro SIM cards have the same contact arrangement as traditional Mini SIM cards, however the reduced card size of .47” x .59” shows an 50% space savings in card footprint.


Ultra-flexible flat silicon cables designed for telepresence robot applications

January 31, 2013 2:43 pm | Cicoil Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for today’s demanding Mobile Video-Conference & Telepresence Robot applications, Cicoil's ultra-flexible flat silicone cables are halogen-free, flame retardant and perform exceptionally well in confined area environments.  In addition, Cicoil’s unique designs provide premium current carrying capacity,

LISTED UNDER: Cable | Flat Cable

Cradle connector is first of its kind to be designated waterprooof and achieve an IPX7 rating

January 30, 2013 3:57 pm | Yokogawa | Product Releases | Comments

Water spills on a PC charger; chemicals come in contact with a handheld medical device. While once considered inevitable, damaging liquid seepage into cradle connectors can now be prevented. Yokowo’s new male side (cradle) connector is the first of its kind to be designated waterproof and to achieve an IPX7 rating.


Internal cable assembly designed for SAS 2.1 and 3.0 applications

January 30, 2013 9:58 am | Fci | Product Releases | Comments

FCI introduces its internal Mini-SAS HD product offering, that includes board connectors and cable assemblies, for applications that require SAS 2.1 (6Gb/s) and SAS 3.0 (12Gb/s) protocol signaling. This product family extension now satisfies hardware applications that would require either external I/O systems (with EMI provisions) or internal I/O systems.


Single fibre splicer designed for installation in small narrow spaces

January 29, 2013 11:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fujikura Europe has launched the world’s smallest single fibre fusion splicer, the 12S, to the international market. At just 121mm wide, 162mm deep and 57mm high it is the most portable and ergonomic device ever developed. The 12S is the latest addition to the fusion splicer range of products from Fujikura.


Cable cutter designed to cut copper cable with steel content

January 28, 2013 4:21 pm | Platinum Tools | Product Releases | Comments

Platinum Tools ( is proud to announce the CCS-6 Cable Cutter (part # 10514) is now shipping. Designed for today’s VDV (Voice, Data, Video) and security installers, the CCS-6 has an MSRP of $19.95.

LISTED UNDER: Packaging & Interconnects

Flange-mounted USB 2.0 connectors deliver reliable protection for harsh environments

January 28, 2013 12:54 pm | Conec | Product Releases | Comments

CONEC has expanded its bayonet-locking, IP67-rated industrial USB 2.0 connector series utilizes a 4-hole flange mount nickel plated die-cast housing. The water-resistant USB 2.0 connectors can be mounted on the front or rear side of enclosure panels up to 3.2mm thick.

LISTED UNDER: High Voltage

ABS plastic sockets ideal for educational applications

January 28, 2013 9:40 am | Global Specialties | Product Releases | Comments

Today, Global Specialties introduced two new & unique transparent Proto-Boards: models PB-242T & PB-326T. These two new transparent models have ABS plastic sockets with phosphor-bronze contacts that are mounted on metal back plates for added durability.

LISTED UNDER: Accessories

Shrouded connectors ideal for robust, secure connection applications

January 22, 2013 12:08 pm | Mill-Max | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max is pleased to announce the addition of a single row option to our shrouded male pin connector line. Shrouded connectors are ideal for applications where a robust, secure connection is demanded, such as frequently mated interconnects and blind mate conditions.

LISTED UNDER: Packaging & Interconnects

Hirose announces licensing agreement with Samtec for IT3/IT5 Mezzanine connector systems

January 21, 2013 10:09 am | Hirose Electric Usa | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose Electric announces an agreement with Samtec Inc. to license its IT3/IT5 High-Speed Elevated Mezzanine connector systems. The IT5 High-Speed Elevated Mezzanine connector system is structured with a helix contact interposer and a new, improved grounding BGA receptacle.

LISTED UNDER: Packaging & Interconnects

BGA socket has same solder ball types as the IC it is emulating

January 18, 2013 10:15 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics' new high performance socket - SF-BGA141A-B-32F allows 1.27mm pitch, 15x15mm body, 12X12 array Linear's high efficiency switching mode buck-boost power supply IC to be placed in socket and operated without compromising performance in DC/DC applications.

LISTED UNDER: Packaging & Interconnects

1 mm pitch board-to-wire connector features a locking mechanism for secure mating

January 15, 2013 2:25 pm | Hirose Electric Usa | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose Electric has introduced a narrow 1 mm pitch, board-to-wire connector that significantly reduces the required PC board mounting area. Designated as the DF50 Series, these miniature connectors feature a positive locking mechanism located at the center of the connector that provides a clear, tactile click sensation regardless of the number of repetitive cycles.


G Series Switch Selectable Linear AC Power Systems - 6KVA to 90KVA

January 15, 2013 1:02 pm | Pacific Power Source | Products

The G Series provides switch selectable AC Power for the most demanding applications. G Series Systems are readily configurable as frequency converters, line conditioners, programmable test systems, and uninterruptible power systems. Power modules provide output frequencies up to 2,000 Hz (5,000 Hz optional). Modules have excellent peak current capability and are short circuit protected with auto recovery.

LISTED UNDER: Packaging & Interconnects

MS Series High Power AC Sources - 62.5KVA to 625KVA

January 15, 2013 12:59 pm | Pacific Power Source | Products

The MS Series is a family of solid-state frequency converters with models from 62.5 to 625 kVA, standard 47 to 500 Hz (optional to 1,000Hz) with a unique master/slave configuration, which allows up to ten 62.5 kVA mainframes to be paralleled in the field. MS Series units are available with Battery Support Systems (UMS Option), providing uninterruptible power source capability. The MS Series is designed to maximize performance, versatility and virtually eliminate downtime.

LISTED UNDER: Packaging & Interconnects


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