- 1 Abstract protection of the brand new connector and cable merchandise that have been just lately launched to market, together with interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, improvement kits, instruments, and supplies.
Abstract protection of the brand new connector and cable merchandise that have been just lately launched to market, together with interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, improvement kits, instruments, and supplies.
New Connector and Cable Merchandise: March 2019
Interconnects, and so on.
TE Connectivity’s new MULTIGIG RT Three connectors are among the many quickest rugged backplane connectors at present obtainable, supporting speeds of 25+Gb/s, and have the lightest design of any ruggedized backplane connector presently obtainable. Splendid for embedded computing and VPX purposes in excessive army and area environments, together with C4ISR digital warfare, avionics, floor protection, and missile protection techniques, the brand new MULTIGIG RT Three connectors make use of sturdy, light-weight thermoplastic and copper alloys and the identical quad-redundant contacts which were time-tested and confirmed to satisfy rigorous VITA requirements for dependable efficiency beneath intense vibrations within the MULTIGIG RT 2-R Collection. The collection additionally simply integrates with different VPX merchandise and conforms to VITA 46 business requirements, which makes it backwards suitable with legacy OpenVPX methods.
Bulgin’s new sensible connector allows the straightforward pairing of units and connectors, gives real-time connection standing sensing and digital system serialization, and has a rugged, miniature design that’s impervious to even the harshest environmental circumstances, together with temperature extremes, dust, water immersion, and chemical spray. Based mostly on the corporate’s first ruggedized sensible connector to function a built-in built-in circuit — a customized undertaking for an agricultural sensing and management software — the brand new Bulgin Sensible Connector supplies medical, industrial, IoT, and agricultural system designers with an off-the-shelf answer that permits them to simply implement serialization, save beneficial area, and determine counterfeit merchandise, in addition to save the time and prices related to the bodily marking or labelling of connectors. The environmentally sealed sensible connector accommodates a 7mm x 5mm PCB with an EEPROM (electrically erasable programmable read-only reminiscence) system located securely beneath the overmold of a miniature Bulgin 400 Collection connector — a ruggedized answer that delivers high-reliability energy, knowledge, or sign connections in some of the compact and light-weight footprints inside Bulgin’s Buccaneer vary. The sensible connector’s EEPROM gadget offers safe knowledge switch, can be utilized for all kinds of purposes that require digital safety checks to determine a connection, together with accent or PCB identification, sensor calibration knowledge storage, and analog sensor calibration, and may reliably retailer knowledge and file techniques for many years. EEPROM knowledge reminiscence know-how additionally permits for straightforward calibration and safety code modifications and may facilitate the environment friendly customization of software packages comparable to transmitter codes and equipment settings. The brand new Bulgin Sensible Connector delivers IP68 and IP69Okay sealing efficiency, is compliant with UL94 V-Zero flammability requirements, is rated for working temperatures extending from -20°C to +60°C, and is obtainable as pre-wired, overmolded cable assemblies with four–12 poles.
AVX Company expanded upon its proven-reliable wire-to-wire (WTW) connector portfolio with the discharge of its new 9286-300 Collection poke-home connectors for 12–18AWG wire. Designed to simplify the connection course of in a broad vary of commercial market purposes that require high-current or large-gauge wires, the brand new 9286-300 Collection WTW connectors allow easy strip-and-poke-home wire insertion and twist-and-pull wire extraction and make use of a one-piece phosphor bronze contact with lead-free tin-over-nickel plating, high-force contact beams that present each mechanical stability and dependable wire retention, and an integral wire-stop that forestalls over insertion. The collection is smaller and sleeker than competing connectors, accepts 18–12AWG strong and stranded wires (though greater than 19 strands per wire just isn’t really helpful), and has flame retardant UL94 V-Zero glass-filled thermoplastic housings that shield connections from potting and coating supplies and can be found in eight wire-matched insulator colours to additional ease and hasten meeting. It’s rated for 600VAC, 10–15A relying on AWG, five-cycle sturdiness, and working temperatures extending from -40°C to +125°C, and excellent purposes embrace industrial machine controls, resembling motors, drives, solenoids, pumps, coils, and transformers; business constructing controls, safety and hearth alarm techniques, and premise wiring; sensible grid meters, breakers, and panels; and SSL fixtures and wiring.
I-PEX Connectors’ CABLINE-UM micro-coaxial cable connectors present extraordinarily compact, high-reliability options for high-data-rate purposes extending throughout a number of markets. The connectors reliably forestall EMI leakage with 360° EMI shielding and a multi-point floor design, keep excessive contact reliability with a Zero.65mm wipe size, supply an non-compulsory mechanical locking cowl to make sure excessive mating retention pressure, and ship high-data-rate efficiency best for Thunderbolt™ Three (20Gb/s per lane), PCIe Gen four (16GT/s), USB Three.1 Gen 2 (10Gb/s), and eDP HBR Three (eight.1Gb/s) purposes. They’ve a particularly compact right-angle, vertical mating design with 30 or 40 pins on a Zero.4mm pitch, a peak of two.2mm (±Zero.15mm) with the elective locking cowl or 2.0mm (±Zero.15mm) with out, a width of 17mm (30 pins) or 21mm (40 pins), and a depth of 5.0mm with the locking cowl, and may settle for 44–38AWG micro-coaxial wire, 36–34AWG discrete wire, and 40AWG twin coaxial cable. They’re rated for 100VAC per contact, Zero.1–1A per contact relying on AWG, 30-cycle sturdiness, and working temperatures extending from -40°C to +85°C. Further pin counts each inside and out of doors of the usual vary of 10–60 pins may be accommodated upon request.
Radiall’s new subminiature SMPW RF connector has a strong, light-weight interface and offers high-frequency efficiency from DC to 100GHz with exceptionally low VSWR (1.02 as much as 67GHz) to help high-data-rate purposes within the protection and telecom markets, together with next-generation digital warfare methods, dense wavelength division multiplexing modules (DWDMs), radar gear, array combiners, modulator hyperlinks, and microwave kinetic inductance detectors (MKIDs). The brand new SMPW connector can also be G3PO™-compatible, allows blind-mateable integration, and may be utilized in board-to-board, board-to-module, multi-port, or cable meeting configurations. It’s out there in two commonplace detents — full detent for high-retention-force purposes and clean bore for blind-mating purposes — and may tolerate as much as 2.2° of radial misalignment and as much as Zero.3mm of axial misalignment.
ODU launched new high-voltage inserts with mating standing recognition for its ODU MEDI-SNAP® connectors. The brand new inserts allow the dependable transmission of as much as 1,000VAC and 16A within the smallest attainable set up area (~20mm in diameter), are touch-proof per IEC 60664-1, have corresponding switching models that depend on lagging contacts to verify correct connections. This design ensures that electrical voltage is just utilized on the interface when the connection is verified as having been absolutely and appropriately established, which reliably prevents injury brought on by scorching plugging (i.e., mating or unmating the high-voltage connector underneath load) and ensures long-term high-reliability efficiency. The brand new ODU MEDI-SNAP high-voltage inserts function one first-mate/last-break contact, two lagging sign contacts, and two high-voltage contacts, and can be found in numerous housing varieties with IP50 or IP64 sealing and solder terminations. Additionally they supply daisy-chain capabilities and are rated for two,000 mating cycles in Air pollution Diploma Three harsh-environment medical and industrial purposes, together with high-end endoscopes, LED screens, and uninterruptible energy provides.
TE Connectivity’s new CII FCC-360 Collection Contactors are smaller, lighter, and extra sturdy than comparable merchandise available on the market and in addition supply larger resistive contact scores. Designed to offer essential area and weight financial savings in purposes together with aerospace, protection, and marine energy distribution techniques, business off-the-shelf (COTS) gear, and 50Hz and 60Hz army floor and shipboard techniques, the brand new contactors have a double-make contact design that reduces put on and tear on the contacts over time and economized coils that promote quicker switching. They’re rated at 60A for each 28VDC and 115VAC 60Hz/400Hz switching and meet MIL-PRF-6106 efficiency requirements.
Amphenol RF’s new SMA Fast-Join Adapter has a straight-jack-to-straight-plug configuration and a singular push-turn, thread-on/pull-off coupling mechanism that mitigates mating time, doesn’t require any tooling for mating or unmating, and is right to be used in check and measurement purposes. The brand new precision-machined 50Ω adapter allows fast and straightforward mating with all threaded SMA jack and plug connectors, converts any normal SMA plug check cable right into a Fast-Join cable with out compromising the electrical integrity of the meeting, maintains the identical high-quality coupling that clients anticipate from a threaded interface, reduces the effort and time concerned within the testing course of, and extends the life expectancy of check cables.
TE Connectivity’s new AMPLIMITE Stainless Metal D-Subminiature Connectors have a rugged, environmentally pleasant, and RoHS compliant passivated chrome steel housing that eliminates using poisonous cadmium plating supplies whereas offering the identical corrosion resistance. The collection reliably withstands as much as 500-hours of salt spray, is out there with standard-density 20AWG and high-density 22AWG crimp contacts, meets MIL-DTL-24308 efficiency necessities, and is right to be used in harsh-environment army, aerospace, and marine purposes.
Ironwood Electronics’ new stamped, spring-pin, LGA socket (SBT-LGA-9019) is designed to deal with the high-performance necessities of 1.Zero16mm-pitch Xeon processors. It has a singular contact design with outdoors spring and flat stamped plungers that gives a strong answer for burn-in, check, validation, and characterization purposes with stringent necessities an IC information for exact processor edge alignment, a spring-loaded warmth sink lid that dissipates energy and allows fast IC changeouts, and a small footprint that permits solderless mounting and permits inductors, resistors, and decoupling capacitors to be positioned shut by for impedance tuning. The brand new socket additionally supplies wonderful electrical sign integrity excellent for demanding analog, digital, RF, Bluetooth and medical system purposes and is rated for 4A and 19g of actuation drive per contactor, 125,000 insertions, Zero.93nH self-inductance, <1dB at 23GHz insertion loss, Zero.097pF capacitance, and working temperatures extending from -55°C to +180°C. Customized designs are additionally out there.
TE Connectivity’s new HDSCS Collection offers an actively increasing vary of sealed, configurable connector options for ruggedized purposes. Designed to face up to excessive temperature, excessive vibration, and different harsh circumstances widespread to industrial and transportation purposes, the brand new HDSCS Collection is made of industrial quality UL94 V0 thermoplastic supplies, employs TE’s field-proven AMP MCP contacts, and is on the market with 5 housing sizes, 4 keying choices, and 2- to 18-pin preparations, making it one of many largest sealed connector households available on the market. The collection additionally has an built-in secondary lock with a poka-yoke function that can be utilized for in-line purposes or for flange mounting in wire-to-wire or wire-to-device configurations and is rated to IP67 or, when used with a backshell, IP6K9K. Options for CAN bus architectures per SAE J1939 are additionally out there, as are accent gadgets reminiscent of fixing slides for mounting, safety caps, and backshells. Ultimate purposes for the collection embrace engines, transmissions, motor controllers, solenoid interfaces, and different underhood, chassis, and cab electronics in vans, buses, and agricultural, mining, and development gear.
Amphenol RF expanded its high-frequency, subminiature SMP Connector Collection — which operates at DC to 26.5GHz, helps quite a lot of board spacing and package deal measurement necessities, allows blind-mating, and is right for high-data-rate purposes, together with broadband, instrumentation, and telecommunications — with the addition of a number of new bullet adapters and a straight cable plug. The brand new 50Ω SMP bullet adapters are constructed with gold-plated beryllium copper, are designed to compensate for each radial and axial misalignment, function a straight, plug-to-plug, in-series configuration with feminine socket contacts, and can be found in six lengths: 6.45mm, 6.96mm, 9.90mm, 13.16mm, 14.5mm and 22.4mm. The brand new straight cable plug is optimized for RG-178 and RG-196 cable and has a push-on coupling mechanism.
TE Connectivity’s new ZK-PV PI-Spring vary of TE ENTRELEC terminal blocks are devoted to giant commercial- and utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) set up purposes, together with PV panels, combiners, and central inverters. The brand new ZK-PV terminal blocks function a versatile, two-in-one connection mechanism that provides installers a selection between push-in and spring-mode termination and shortly allows protected, high-reliability PV connections. The collection’ push-in termination mode permits installers to easily push strong wires into the terminal to determine automated clamped connections, whereas the spring mode permits them to insert non-prepared, stranded wires simply as simply by merely sliding a screwdriver into the adjoining slot earlier than inserting the wire to safe the connection. The ZK-PV vary can also be compact like the remainder of the PI-Spring terminal block vary, including solely 2mm to every block’s depth, and is rated for 1,500VDC (IEC) and 1,000VDC (UL) to enrich the corporate’s present 1,500V providing, together with DBL distribution blocks and SNK screw energy terminal blocks. As well as, the brand new vary presents grey and blue coloring to distinguish constructive and damaging poles, accepts 6–4AWG, supplies two or three connections so circuits might be floor in parallel in a single line, and allows the grouping of greater than two circuits with plug-in jumpers.
Wire, Cable, and Cable Assemblies
Fairview Microwave’s new collection of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies delivers wonderful VSWR, low insertion loss, and PIM ranges of lower than -160dBc, and is out there in normal and customized lengths best for distributed antenna techniques, PIM testing, wi-fi infrastructure, indoor wi-fi methods, WISP networks, multi-carrier communication techniques, and small cell installations. The assemblies are constructed of versatile, light-weight UL910 plenum-rated SPP-250-LLPL RF coaxial cable that’s clearly marked with PIM testing outcomes, out there with four.Three-10, 7/16 DIN, four.1/9.5 mini-DIN, Sort-N, SMA, and QMA connectors, together with a number of right-angle choices, and rated for working temperatures extending from -55°C to +125°C. The collection additionally gives same-day supply for each commonplace and customized lengths with no minimal order amount. The corporate additionally just lately prolonged its line of skew-matched cable pairs to incorporate 40GHz and 67GHz variations perfect for high-data-rate digital techniques improvement.
Improvement Kits, Instruments, and Supplies
Avnet and Octonion, an Clever Edge IoT software program supplier, have teamed up with Orange, a cellular community operator, to launch the brand new modular, customizable Avnet SmartEdge Agile IoT plug-and-play system, which was particularly designed for the LTE-M community, employs Octonion’s Brainium meta-sensing synthetic intelligence (AI) software program, and contains a new LTE-M connectivity board that features a reside booster module developed by 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications. The fee-efficient, licensed, and ready-to-use answer is the primary to market that permits engineers and producers deploying IoT tasks on ultra-low bandwidth networks to leverage the facility of AI and Safety on the Edge to assist simplify and overcome the complexity of IoT tasks.
Indium Company’s new TACFlux® 020B-RC is a halogen-free, no-clean ROL0 flux designed to unravel uneven heating and insufficient flux activation in hand soldering PCB meeting and rework purposes, in addition to to keep away from reliability considerations akin to dendritic progress over time. It passes J-STD-004B SIR testing within the un-reflowed state, meets IEC 61249-2-21 check technique EN14582 halogen-free necessities, supplies excellent wetting efficiency on difficult-to-solder metallizations, and could be eliminated utilizing a commercially obtainable flux cleaner.