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Connector Geek

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Consultant/Freelancer | Connector Geek

Connector Geek is Dave in real life. With 28 years in the industry, Dave likes talking about connectors almost as much as being a Dad to his two kids. He may still be a kid at heart himself...

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

4 days ago

Inventions of the 1820s

In my first article about the new decade, I looked at how the innovations of the 1920s have helped shape the 2020s. In this article, we’ll look even further back to the 1820s to see if technology has been influenced by inventions from 200 years ago.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 weeks ago

Terminal Blocks: Getting The Best From Your Design

Using the 7-step concept from Entrelec, I explore the key milestones to get the best from your design. These are planning, termination technologies, installation techniques, marking, testing & maintenance, power distribution and grounding.

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Connector Geek

Automotive

3 weeks ago

Inventions of the 20s

The 20s are with us - the 2020s. What technological marvels from the 1920s are proving to be inspirational for the engineers of today?

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Connector Geek

Connectors

1 month ago

Christmas Trees for Geeks

Even Geeks can enjoy Christmas, especially when it comes to making Christmas trees...

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Connector Geek

Connectors

1 month ago

Where have all the leaders gone?

Meeting the needs of customers depends on in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience. But in a modern marketplace that relies less on face-to-face relationships, how can we identify the leaders and experts of tomorrow?

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Connector Geek

Connectors

1 month ago

The Four-Inch Flight - A Lesson from History

What lesson can we learn from a failed space mission in 1960? The lesson that components matter!

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Connector Geek

Connectors

9 months ago

Connectors are Superheroes!

While semiconductors are at the heart of the electronics industry, they simply cannot do what connectors can. In this article, we look at why connectors are the true superheroes of the electronics industry.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

10 months ago

USB-C - One Connector to Rule Them All?

Since it's been a few years since USB-C was launched, this article will look at how the connector have been adopted, and a few words about the next steps.

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Connector Geek

Articles

2 years ago

Designing out contamination

Contamination can impact almost any kind of industrial process. Contamination can mean stopped production, followed by costly cleanup, loss of reputation and unhappy customers.

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Connector Geek

Internet of Things

2 years ago

The New Leader in Connectors?

Industry 4.0 is the name for the automation and integration of smart technologies into the manufacturing environment. In this article we see how Hirose are working to provide Industry 4.0 with the connectors of tomorrow.

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Connector Geek

Internet of Things

2 years ago

Keeping Cool in the World of IoT

As the world of IoT grows, we will see applications in increasingly challenging environments. Protecting the equipment will need us to choose the right products, and in this article we look at some clever solutions.

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

2 years ago

Customisation is Key

Customisation of a product can often be key to a successful integration in any switch application. This article looks at the KSC Series and its benefits to the engineer

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