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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Connectors for Your Miniaturization Design - High Reliability Contact That Can Stand up to Various Environmental Conditions
Technology advancements in recent years have caused an explosion of smart and highly connected computing devices that are in a small form factor. Connectors can help you to achieve your design goal of miniaturization.
Panasonic Y5B 0.5mm Pitch 50 Way SMT Female FPC Connector
Mfr. Part No. AYF535035
Panasonic Y5B 0.5mm Pitch 34 Way SMT Female FPC Connector
Mfr. Part No. AYF533435
Panasonic Y5B 0.5mm Pitch 30 Way SMT Female FPC Connector
Mfr. Part No. AYF533035
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Do RS do the wired mating connectors as well?
@Richard9 Thanks for reading Richard
There may be. Have a look at this AMP part https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/sma-connectors/7455937 in "explore all technical documents", some of the tools may not be required for a few off use.
The chef cheated. He did not integrate the time it took to put the connector onto the cable that he pushed into the connector. Redo your test and have your crimper with you and then put the connector on...
For any fiber optic network, it’s important that the fibers are connected properly. A reliable connection will maintain efficient network operation by minimising light loss.
With the new Han® 1A, HARTING has responded to the trend towards miniaturisation across industries and sectors. The 1A has been designed to take up less installation space whilst providing users with all the benefits of a modern network.
Companies are constantly searching for new ways to use technology to boost engagement with customers. This has resulted in a procession of innovative device features over recent years - but why are these devices using more and more micro connectors?
The rise of miniature connectors has driven up design requirements for many creative engineers. You may think increasing your power means larger connectors and thicker cables, right? No. That’s where Hirose steps in.
Entrelec recognises that in the world of terminal blocks, there is certainly a lot to chose from. Making sound judgments on the right connector for your control panel is something that shouldn't be left to chance. Time for Connector Geek.
Whether it’s carrying data, power or an analogue signal, you need the right connector that is up to the job. This beginner’s guide will help you select the appropriate rugged connectors for your project.
Robust and well-constructed connectors are the least you should settle for, with Amphenol you get this, plus a whole lot more. Find out more in these videos.
Weight reduction is a key focus for the rail industry as it helps to reduce energy consumption, improve efficiencies and deliver cost savings. The Han-Eco® B from HARTING offers weight savings of up to 50% per connector and supports modular inserts.