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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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...
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...
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)....
There are many options and the RS site search tool with filters should allow easy selection. here is my selection link
If you´re interested in the Redcube range at RS, feel free to use the following link for an overview:
As today's devices become smaller and smaller, how do connectors follow suit? Delivering reliable power across a wide range of space-constrained applications, Molex's Squba Connector System has a solution.0 comments0 likesarticle
A full list of the contents within the TE Connectivity Crimp Terminal Kits. This guide is designed to help you choose which Crimp Terminal Kit is right for you!0 comments0 likesarticle
Solderless terminals are one of the lowest cost components in a system, but the repercussions of a bad crimp can be crippling.0 comments0 likesarticle
Anyone in search of a rugged connector for a particular application will be confronted with a wide range of choices. Making the right choice is the hard part, so this blog post is focused on how to choose between a metal or a plastic connector.0 comments0 likesarticle
Connectors as PCB terminal blocks are essential to meet the efficiency requirements of the factory of the future.
Factories in the future require a variety of wirings. Connectors as PCB terminal blocks are at the heart of almost every application in the automated world.0 comments1 likesarticle
The NEX10 is the new connector interface for PIM stability designed in collaboration with leading manufacturers.0 comments3 likesarticle
Devices are getting smaller in size and smarter so space is a premium as more components to make these devices work are required, but Pheonix Contact have found a solution.0 comments0 likesarticle
Hirose introduces FH63 Series Robust connector to save assembly time for your industrial applications.0 comments0 likesarticle
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.0 comments0 likesarticle
With the advent of the smart factory designing and ensuring you have the right connector solutions is paramount.0 comments0 likes