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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

Connectors

4 days 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

5 days 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

7 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

8 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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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 years ago

Robust Connectors for Rail Applications

Railway rolling stock must operate in the harshest conditions, and components need to be chosen that can deliver reliability. We take a look at the HR43 from Hirose that delivers high performance in demanding environments.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 years ago

Installing Tool-Free Connectors

Phoenix Contact has just released a new family of connectors that offer tool-free installation. Based on the fantastically popular RJ45 connector, this new family is intended to make networking easier for the installer.

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

2 years ago

Five Great Reasons to Control Your Fan

Are you running fans for ventilation or cooling? Do you want to save money and energy? By controlling your fans and not running them at full speed, you could benefit from lower energy consumption and improved whole-life costs.

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

2 years ago

Switching for Lighting Applications

C&K have created a guide to their portfolio, allowing you to choose from their huge variety of switches tailored to meet the requirements of the lighting industry.

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