Internal Retention Mechanism Goes International

October 3, 2013 1:48 pm | by MDT Staff | Quail Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With the amazing success of the IEC Auto-Lock Quail decided to take it international. The Auto-Lock is now offered in many different plug configurations all over the world and still has all the same great features.

LISTED UNDER: Cordsets/Power Cords

Testing of USB 3.0, HDMI Cables, and Coaxial Cables

October 2, 2013 7:33 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq has expanded its extensive line of over 60 CDNs (coupling/decoupling networks) for EMC RF conducted immunity testing, according to IEC/EN 61000-4-6, with several new models.

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Energy Chain for Long Service Life, High Stability

October 1, 2013 3:22 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

igus has unveiled the E4-1, one of its newest Energy Chain cable carriers. The E4-1 combines the features and benefits of its three predecessors in the E4 cable carrier range, including low noise, ruggedness and modularity.

LISTED UNDER: Cable Carriers

Ultra-Durable Controlled Impedance Cable & Assemblies

September 25, 2013 11:03 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil has announced the introduction of its ultra-durable Controlled Impedance Cable. Unlike bulky round cables and non-flexible woven cables, the Cicoil deign can be utilized in applications requiring submersion in water, repetitive motion and exposure to harsh environments.

LISTED UNDER: Wire and Cable

FPC Connectors Deliver up 2.5 Times Higher Retention Force

September 25, 2013 10:41 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose Electric has developed a 0.3 mm pitch (FPC) flexible printed circuit connector that supports high speed transmissions and provides high retention forces. The back flip style actuator utilizes dual-sided FPC and helps it to achieve the excellent impedance characteristics that allow it to be used for high speed transmissions...

LISTED UNDER: Flexible Circuits | Connectors

Extremely Non-magnetic Micro-D Connectors

September 23, 2013 2:46 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Small, robust and extremely non-magnetic. These are the qualities of the new micro-D connectors developed by Axon’ Cable. These miniature connectors are designed for devices which rely on magnetism when operating.

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Highly Reliable, Precision-Machined Double Row SMT Sockets

September 23, 2013 2:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The new 406 series SMT socket strip from Mill-Max is ideal for socketing leaded IC devices on SMT boards and for low profile board stacking applications. The connector is dual row, .100” (2,54 mm) pitch, accepts standard IC leads and when used in combination with SMT or through-hole headers, provides a reliable interconnect solution.


Angled M8 Connectors with Screw Clamp Termination

September 20, 2013 5:10 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Binder-USA has announced a new angled M8 field-attachable connector with screw clamp termination. The screw clamp termination makes field-assembly simple by eliminating the requirements of special tooling.

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Professional Enclosures for the Raspberry Pi

September 20, 2013 4:08 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

TEKO is the first enclosures manufacturer to launch a professional housing solution for the Raspberry PI. The new TEK-BERRY enclosure has a distinctive design that is the result of detailed analysis of the characteristics required to perfectly house this innovative minicomputer.

LISTED UNDER: Enclosures/Chassis

New Connector Options for Extra Design Flexibility

September 6, 2013 5:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Harwin has increased the flexibility of its industry-recognized 2mm pitch Datamate hi-rel connector family with new versions. The company now offers its single-in-line, surface mount version in vertical configuration, while the recently-announced extra-small bore product is now available with jack screws for extra mating security.

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Biodegradable Hand Held Enclosures

August 29, 2013 4:57 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

OKWs SOFT-CASE series of hand held enclosures is now available from stock molded in BIOGRADE bioplastic material. For most applications this bioplastic material can be used instead of the fossil plastics, such as ABS, which were used until now.

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Wider Range of Mixed Technology, Hi-rel Connectors

August 29, 2013 3:04 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Harwin has broadened the range of its Datamate Mix-Tek mixed-technology connector series that is available as standard off-the-shelf products. Now horizontal and coax versions of the popular 2mm pitch hi-rel family are immediately available for designers, reducing design time.

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Composite Clad Metal Wire Superior to Silver and Gold Plated Wire

August 8, 2013 9:38 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Precious metal clad gold wire and silver wire that offers superior form-ability, ductility, solderability, and design flexibility than plated wire for use in a wide range of electronic connectors and medical devices is available from Anomet Products Inc. of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

LISTED UNDER: Wire and Cable | Wiring and Accessories

Interference on the Call

August 7, 2013 5:51 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

While the headline of this article may seem unusual to some, it’s a common problem we all deal with. On a daily basis, there are millions of electronic devices that operate in close proximity on a very narrow portion of the wireless communications spectrum that spans from 30Hz to 300GHz.


Electrical/Electronic Components

July 25, 2013 12:33 pm | Schurter, Inc. | Products

Medically related products from SCHURTER meet international electro-technical standards and beyond that offer selected properties specially tuned to medical technology such as: plug-retention safety, easy-to-clean designs without edges, long service life, reliability, safety, tight seals, hygiene, simple operation and a high level of functionality. These products can be used in most equipment without additional testing.

LISTED UNDER: Connectors | Cordsets/Power Cords | EMI/RFI Filters


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