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...
4 days ago
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.
2 weeks ago
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.
3 weeks ago
The 20s are with us - the 2020s. What technological marvels from the 1920s are proving to be inspirational for the engineers of today?
Even Geeks can enjoy Christmas, especially when it comes to making Christmas trees...
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?
What lesson can we learn from a failed space mission in 1960? The lesson that components matter!
9 months ago
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.
10 months ago
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.
2 years ago
Contamination can impact almost any kind of industrial process. Contamination can mean stopped production, followed by costly cleanup, loss of reputation and unhappy customers.
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.
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.