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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

6 days 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

1 week 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 weeks 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

1 month 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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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 months ago

Sourcing Connectors in an Uncertain World

Coronavirus, the fall of air traffic, the closing of borders, and finally the accidental closure of the Suez Canal have all impacted the global supply chain. What does this mean for connector buyers?

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 months ago

Connectors in the Wireless World

Is there a place for connectors in our modern wireless world? In this article, we'll look at some of the reasons that connectors will be with us for some time to come.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

2 months ago

The Importance of Measurements

We hear lots of terms like "high-speed" and "high-power." But as engineers, can we trust such vague terms? In this article, we look at the importance of using the right measurements, and not always trusting your gut...

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Connector Geek

Industry 4.0

3 months ago

The Rise of the Digital Twin

A new definition of the Digital Twin was released in late 2020. But what is the digital twin, and why is it important. In this article, we'll take a look at this new technology.

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Connector Geek

Connectors

3 months ago

30 Years a Geek

Today represents 30 years in the connector industry. Find out why I love it so much...

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Connector Geek

Internet of Things

3 months ago

Connecting the Smart Grid

The smart grid is changing how power is generated. Using the IoT to link supply and demand in real-time, the smart grid will be more efficient and reduce our impact on the environment.

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