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.
2 days ago
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.
1 week ago
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.
Connectors rarely have a starring role in Hollywood, but they do occasionally appear as an extra
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...
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.
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.
In the first of a new series of articles, we take a look at common terminal construction methods and how they affect connector performance.
4 months ago
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.
In this article, we look at 3 reasons why push-in terminations might be the solution for you.
4 months ago
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.