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Connectors

From the smallest board-mount header to the largest power plug, the world of connectors encompasses one of the most diverse product ranges of any industry.

Connectors are an essential component in almost every electrical and electronic device in the world. They are called upon to deliver power, signal and data in some of the most demanding environments, whilst modern trends require them to be smaller and more compact for each new generation of equipment.


Connector manufacturers are constantly developing new techniques, using innovative materials and creating fresh designs to make connectors more capable, more robust and more cost effective. In this design centre, we look at some of the most exciting developments in connectors and see how they could transform your new design.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

September 20, 2016 20:56

Testing Rosenberger's latest connectors

The 4.3-10 connector series from Rosenberger has been developed to meet the rising performance needs of mobile network equipment. Take a look at how these connectors are tested for this demanding application.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

September 14, 2016 14:24

Connectors for Miniaturisation

As devices become more compact and more capable, miniaturisation has now become one of the main criteria for designers of many electronic devices.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

September 14, 2016 14:18

TE Connectivity Means Power

Every electrical and electronic system needs power, but "power" means different things to different engineers. For the PCB designer, power might mean a 5 Volt power supply delivering a few hundred milliamps...

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Connector Geek

Connectors

September 14, 2016 13:53

What does it take to light the Eiffel Tower?

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most iconic structures in the world, and certainly a highlight of any visit to Paris. Since the millenium, the tower has been lit with thousands of sparkling lights. But have you ever wondered what it takes to install..

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Connector Geek

Connectors

September 1, 2016 12:53

A new concept in connection with SKEDD

This article looks at why this is a new revolution in the world of wire-to-board interconnection. The SKEDD technology provides a new way of contacting using connection technology on the PCB.

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Connectors

August 3, 2016 14:30

IP67-rated dust- and water proof connectors from EDAC

Ensure your designs are safe and robust whatever the weather with the addition of EDAC’s IP67-rated USB, HDMI and D-Sub E-Seal connectors to RS’s growing portfolio of quality connectors.

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