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Consultant/Freelancer | Connector Geek

Connector Geek is Dave in real life. After three decades 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. And guitars.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 days ago

An Introduction to Fibre Optic Connectors

Many engineers seem to be afraid of fibre optics but with a little knowledge, the benefits of using fibre become clear. In this article, we look at how fibre works and how it is connected.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

1 week ago

Ask The Expert - Precision RF with Samtec

Join us as we dive into the exciting technology of Precision RF connectors, and find out more about how Samtec is providing the infrastructure for the future of communication.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 months ago

Connectors in The Movies

Connectors rarely have a starring role in Hollywood, but they do occasionally appear as an extra

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Connector Geek

Connectors Forum

2 months ago

Single Pair Ethernet

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 months ago

An Exciting Time for Precision RF Connectors

RF Connectors need to respond to the demand for higher and higher frequencies. Over the next few months, we'll explore the world of Precision RF connectors...

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Connector Geek

Connectors

3 months ago

The Battle of the Interface

When a new connector standard is introduced, there is normally no competition. But what happens when there isn't just one standard? In this article, we look at the shape of Single Pair Ethernet.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

3 months ago

Industrial Connectivity with Brad from Molex

In May, I was lucky enough to interview Jeff Barnes of Molex on the subject of industrial connectivity. In this article, we look at some of the products that we discussed.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

3 months ago

Know Your Terminals Part 1

In the first of a new series of articles, we take a look at common terminal construction methods and how they affect connector performance.

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Connector Geek

3D CAD Zone

4 months ago

DesignSpark Mechanical - CAD for non-CAD Users

DesignSpark Mechanical was introduced to bring 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software to non-CAD users. This article looks at some of the ways it can be used.

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

4 months ago

3 Reasons for Adopting Push-In Terminals

In this article, we look at 3 reasons why push-in terminations might be the solution for you.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

4 months ago

Connecting Sensors

Sensors are a vital part of the Internet of Things. How they are connected will be an important part of their functionality. In this article, we take a look at some of the new connector technology in the sensors space.

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Connector Geek

Electromechanical

4 months ago

The Way It’s Always Been Done

Is the way we’ve always done it costing us money? In this article, we'll look at an alternative to solder, crimp and screw terminations, and why it hasn't (yet) taken over the world!

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