Rackmount Enclosures Encase MicroTCA Chassis

October 2, 2008 6:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Meeting MIL-STD-810F, 167, 461D, and 901D standards, Elma Electronic’s 19” rackmount enclosures have the capability of holding the ATR (Air Transport Rack) version of the ruggedized MicroTCA chassis. The device allows for ruggedization techniques, such as

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Connectors Yield 40 A DC Current

October 1, 2008 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering over-molded cut-to-length cable assemblies or field-wired-on-site versions, Wieland’s PST 40i1 pluggable connectors carry 40 A of DC current in a temperature range from -40°C to 85°C. The IP 68-rated interconnects include a rated voltage of 1,000 V, wire size of

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Film Performs in Medical Devices

September 29, 2008 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allowing for Z-axis conductivity, Adhesive Research’s ARcare 95000 4 mil (0.10 mm) electrically-conductive polymer film suits biosensors, defibrillators, medical monitoring devices, electrodes, and electrical interconnections. The self-supported product can be coated with pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) technologies, coatings or conductive inks, such as

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Receptacle Connector Functions at 20 Gbps per Lane

September 29, 2008 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Meeting SFF-8470/8473 requirements, Meritec and Cinch Connectors' NX+ PCB SMT multilane receptacle connector maintains 20 Gbps per lane performance (80 Gbps for entire 4x connector). The IEEE-802.3ap KR-specified product shows backward compatibility with the Ethernet IEEE-802.3ak CX-4 specification, and SFF-8470 cable assemblies and its mechanical mating

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Socket Endures 500,000 Insertions

September 26, 2008 6:40 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Having 16 g actuation force per ball, Ironwood Electronics’ SS-BGA225G-01 ASE 225 LTFBGA socket employs a spring pin (pogo) contactor demonstrating a cycle life of 500,000 insertions. The device shows self inductance of 1.30 nH, insertion losses of <0.25 dB at 4.50 GHz and <3 dB at 10 GHz, capacitance of 0.53 pF. Each contactor offers a current

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Light-Cured Adhesives Accommodate Assembly Schedules

September 25, 2008 9:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating in metals, glass, ceramics, plastics, polyethylene, and polypropylene panels, ITW Devcon’s Versatile Tru-Bond 18400 Series light-cured pressure-sensitive adhesives present the option to bond parts immediately or store them for later assembly. The liquid or gel products can be applied by hand or with automated dispensing equipment, such as

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Terminal Blocks Use Screwless Terminations

September 22, 2008 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Delivering connectivity without tools, BlockMaster Electronics' DGSBID Series 4-way terminal blocks allows for the terminations of both insulated and stripped wires through its poke home screwless terminations. The ~0.625” devices utilize a poke home position for stripped wires, and push insulated wires between vertical V-shaped tangs that displace

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Ethernet Connectors Perform at 10GIG

September 19, 2008 9:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Terminating 4 to 8 wires, Weidmuller’s RJ45 Ethernet connectors offer a performance rating of 10GIG with full 8-wire termination of 22 to 26 AWG conductors, as well as having 10/100 and GigE performance ratings. The devices require no cable stripping or

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Enclosure Exhibits EMC Protection

September 17, 2008 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presenting a height of 1U, Elma Electronic’s SlimKit 19” EMC enclosure provides EMC protection via EMC contacts integrated into the sheet metal and enclosure sidewalls with punched and formed EMC “spoons”. The device offers fewer screws, depths of 240 mm and

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Audio Connectors Demonstrate One-Touch Connect/Disconnect

September 16, 2008 9:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Accommodating cable and panel-mount applications, ITT Interconnect Solutions’ Mini-XL Series male and female audio connectors exhibit one-touch connect/disconnect with availability in 3 to 6 pin contact arrangements. The RoHS-compliant devices are

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Spot Curing System Offers Visible Light and High Intensity

September 15, 2008 8:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering visible light and high-intensity spot curing the BlueWave LED from DYMAX, is a LED system that has no bulbs to change, cool cures, no warm-up, and constant intensity for thousands of hours. The LED generates light using an array of surface mount LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) instead of metal halide or mercury bulbs. The LEDs produce

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Cavity Filter Series Designed for Wireless Applications

September 15, 2008 8:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for WiMAX applications and other wireless metro area network systems, the WiMAX cavity filter series from MtronPTI covers the 2.3 GHz to 2.7 GHz frequency range with emphasis on low-loss narrowband systems. The series utilizes a re-configurable design platform fully modeled in EM (Electromagnetic) simulation software, and tested with a stringent design verification process. The available

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Connector Assembly Illuminates Target Cavities

September 8, 2008 9:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating in aerospace applications, CAMI Research’s Light Director light-guided connector assembly uses light fibers driven by LED lamps to individually illuminate target cavities in the connector being assembled. Correct insertion is confirmed by the elimination of light from that location and incorrect insertion leaves the flashing

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Fastener Thread Adds 30° Wedge Ramp

September 5, 2008 9:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mating with standard 60° male fasteners, Spiralock Corporation’s Spiralock self-locking fastener thread offers a 30° wedge ramp at the root of the female thread to allow spinning relative to female threads until tension is created in the male fastener. The crests of the standard male thread form are drawn against the wedge ramp to reduce

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Enclosure Targets Radios

September 4, 2008 10:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using a universal mounting system with tamper-proof plugs and feed-throughs, ARC Wireless Solutions’ ARC IES Generation II (Gen II) enclosure performs in radios using broadband Wi-Fi, WiMAX and MIMO. The RoHS-compliant device demonstrates compatibility with many of ARC Wireless’ dual polarization, embedded, bolt-on

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