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Consultant/Freelancer | Connector Geek

Connector Geek is Dave in real life. With 29 years in the industry, Dave still likes talking about connectors almost as much as being a Dad to his two kids. He still loves Lego too...

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Connector Geek

Connectors

6 hours ago

The Swiss Army Knife of Connectors?

The connector market boasts one of the broadest ranges of products in electronics today. This range of choice can be overwhelming, but advances in contact design are making this task easier for the modern engineer.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

1 month ago

Connectors - Evolution or Revolution?

Advances in connector design are rarely revolutionary. More often, they build upon what has gone before. But there used to be connectors that were just a little bit... different.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

1 month ago

Is Disposable All Bad?

The issue of single-use plastics has become a hot topic, with good reason. But is the medical industry an exception? We look at medical connectors and see whether it is possible to make them disposable.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 months ago

The Return of Wires

What did electronics look like before the printed circuit board? Wired circuits may seem like old technology, but wires might be the key to handling the high data speeds of the future.

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

2 months 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 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

11 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

1 year 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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