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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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  • 1 month ago

    I haven't seen a single-piece female to female flex connector. But there are boards out there for a few sizes that have two single-ended connectors mounted back to back on a small pcb. (I've seen ones...
  • 7 months ago

    There are some and a whole list that can be requested.
    You have a typo in Phoenix or you can search on COMBICON or manufacturers part number.
    Adding a series unfortunately has to be done...
  • 7 months ago

    You can use Molex KK254 Series. They feature .1" separation and the crimp terminal allows 22-30 AWG / 4A (http://www.molex.com/molex/products/family?key=kk_254_rpc_connector_system&channel=products&chanName=family&pageTitle=Introduction)....
  • 7 months ago

    There are many options and the RS site search tool with filters should allow easy selection. here is my selection link
    http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/connectors/pcb-connectors/pcb-connector-housings/?searchTerm=10%20way%20crimp%20connector&applied-dimensions=4294882775,4294765840
  • 8 months ago

    Hi Rafael

    If you´re interested in the Redcube range at RS, feel free to use the following link for an overview:
    http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/connectors/pcb-connectors/power-element-bushes/?searchTerm=redcube
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Connectors

June 19, 2018 13:35

The NEX10 what it is, what it does, and how it can help you!

The NEX10 is the new connector interface for PIM stability designed in collaboration with leading manufacturers.

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May 30, 2018 09:53

Angled PCB terminal blocks for very flat modules from Phoenix Contact

Devices are getting smaller in size and smarter so space is a premium as more components to make these devices work are required, so when you are looking for a connector that gives you space saving and redefines the wiring functionality then the SPTA

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May 17, 2018 14:46

FH63 Series - HIROSE

Hirose introduces FH63 Series Robust connector to save assembly time for your industrial applications.

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May 8, 2018 09:23

Phoenix Contact at PCB Design and Manufacture Live 2018

At this year’s PCB Design & Manufacturing Live on the 10th of May at the National Motorcycle Museum, Phoenix Contact will be showcasing the very latest in device connection technology.

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May 1, 2018 08:49

5 Connector Considerations for the Industrial Environment

With the advent of the smart factory designing and ensuring you have the right connector solutions is paramount.

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A little question about built

Hi, I got RS PRO products (546-3131) SMA Jack connectors few days ago. I want to assemble

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Connectors

February 6, 2018 15:02

How to Crimp Wires - Basic Tips on Crimping for Engineers

Bulgin have recently created a series of new videos designed to help engineers with hints and tips. The new videos will be uploaded every Monday throughout November and December to the Bulgin YouTube channel.

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February 6, 2018 13:37

Bulgin helps farmers harvest data with intelligent connector design

In need of a reliable supplier of rugged connectors, Bulgin worked closely with AgTech Industries to incorporate integrated electronics into their 400 Series Buccaneer range. View the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F0oMjebrus

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January 26, 2018 16:04

Hirose DF52 Series, 0.8mm Pitch, Robust, Wire-to-Board Connectors

Hirose has introduced the DF52 series to deliver a space-saving, robust, wire-to-board connectivity solution for applications requiring more strength and durability. The mated height profile is minimised to 1.75mm and the depth to 4.1mm

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