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Stewart Seal Jack

Stewart Connector News...

May 11, 2017

Stewart Connector Introduces SealJack™ Vertical Series-Ideal for Industrial and Field Applications

Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class supplier of RJ45 connectors used in Ethernet communications announces the SealJack™ Vertical Series product line for harsh environment RJ45 connector applications. The Vertical Series is ideally suited in support of connectivity for devices within the Internet of Things, where reliability and functionality are necessary when Ethernet moves outside typical office applications.

The SealJack™ Vertical Series is the first to launch in this new product line from Stewart Connector. The Vertical Series offers a uniquely sealed, light and compact design that can transmit 10/100 Base-T through 10G Base-T Ethernet. Configurations are available in 1 and 4 port vertical harmonica style designs with sealed protection rated for IP67 applications. The design allows for a front or rear panel mounting, and includes various LED options.

These sealed connectors excel when electronics need to be protected from environmental conditions beyond what is capable using traditional RJ45 connectivity.

For technical assistance email sales@keiconn.com. For more information, download Stewart Connector SealJack™ Brochure HERE.


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JAE Electronics Training

Sonitron News...

March 2017

As featured in Military & Aerospace Electronics' Product Showcase:

Sonitron SXL Series Connectors

Download SXL Series catalog HERE.


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Smiths Interconnect COTS Plus 2mm Hard Metric Connector For Compact PCI Applications

Smiths Interconnect News...

September 2016

COTS Plus 2mm Hard Metric Connector For Compact PCI Applications

Smiths Interconnect now offers a COTS Plus 2mm Hard Metric connector for Compact PCI applications. Their "Aurora Series" meets the requirement of fretting corrosion encountered in Commercial Aviation, Space and Defense markets.

  • Compatible with K3 Series, MIL-DTL-55302
  • No lubricant
  • Bifurcated Contact system
  • Increased price reflective of increased performance value
  • Number of signal pins: 55, 110, 125 contacts
  • Connector Type: A, B, C Intermateable with standard 2mm Connectors
  • Mounting Style: Straight, Right Angle
  • Termination length: 3.70+/-0.20mm (Vertical) 3.0+/-0.20mm (Right Angle)
  • Mating Pin Length: 9.75+/-0.20 mm
  • Route to market: Direct & via distribution network

Literature Download:

Aurora Brochure
Aurora Series Application Guide

Request Qualification Reports


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Fischer MiniMax

Fischer News...

September 2016

Reduce size and weight with MiniMax™

The newest, smallest Fischer MiniMax™ Series provides up to 12 signal and power contacts in less than 10 mm diameter. Take a look:

  • Density factor of 0.83 with standard 0.5mm contacts
  • IP68 mated & unmated
  • 5,000 mating cycles
  • Data transfer up to 10Gb/s
  • Three locking systems: push-pull, screw and quick-release
  • Also available pre-cabled with straight or angled bend relief overmold

For more information, click HERE.

For the technical specs, click HERE.


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JAE Electronics Training

JAE Electronics Training...

January 2016

Kensington is pleased to offer JAE Electronics Training Modules and Videos.

Many videos and training module PDFs are now available on the KEI website to assist you in finding the JAE Electronics connector that best suits your project.

JAE Electronics Training

Click HERE to view the 5 trainings videos and 36 training modules in PDF format.

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Halo's Low Power Magnetics

Halo News...

September 22, 2015

Using a Maxim transceiver on your board? Maxim specifically names Halo as their recommended source for transformers to be used with their product.

Halo is the trusted source for transformers to be used with these Maxim part numbers:

MAX256 TGM-H251NFLF, TGM-4281NFLF
MAX258
MAX845

MAX3535E
TGMR-310V6FL, TGMR-320V6FL, TGMR-330V6FL, TGMR-340V6FL, TGMR-350V6FL,
TGMR-355V6FL, TGMR-3610V6FL, TGMR-370V6FL, TGMR-380V6FL
MAX13253 TGM-H240V8LF, TGM-H260V8LF, TGM-H280V8LF,
TGMR-H540V8LF, TGMR-H560V8LF, TGMR-H580V8LF
MAX13256 TGMR-501V6LF, TGMR-502V6LF, TGMR-511V6LF, TGMR-512V6LF
MAX14853

MAX14855
TGMS-1450V6LF, TGMS-1455V6LF

Kensington is proud to be an ongoing, stocking partner to Halo. Let us help find which transformer is right for your needs. You can also find most of these ICs referenced in the Low Power Management section of Halo's website. Kensington's Regional Account Managers can also help you select the Halo part number that best fits your solution!

Maxim is a registered trademark of Maxim Integrated Products™.

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KELŇs CP Series

Kensington News...

December 8, 2014

Kensington is proud to add KEL's CP Series of hard metric, two-piece connectors with a 2mm pitch to our product lineup.

2mm Pitch Hard Metric 2 Piece Connector for Compact PCI

Over the past few years, a trend away from VME bus towards PCI has developed as bus speeds continue to increase in fields such as industrial devices, communications equipment, factory automation, medical equipment, and industrial measuring devices. In response to this demand, KEL's new CP Series provides a range of next-generation industrial connectors ideal for dense mounting and high-speed transmission environments. In addition to the long-tail and hot-swap variations to the series, KEL has now also added new 55 contact and 125 contact (plug side) types in order to support a greater range of applications for these high-speed, high-density, multi-contact connectors.

In line with this expansion of the series, a total of five contact variations - namely, 55, 84, 95, 110, and 125 - are now available (with 95 or 110 on the receptacle side), and KEL has further enhanced the lineup in the form of press-fit, 3.7mm long; press-fit, long tail; hot-swap; computer telephony; and shroud types.

By completing their range of compact PC connectors in this way, it is now possible to use KEL connectors alone to configure their current CPCI Series of Compact PCI bus backplanes, thus enabling KEL and Kensington to benefit our customers in the form of faster delivery and lower cost.

Click to HERE view the CP series catalog.

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JAE battery connector technology

JAE News...

December 8, 2014

High-current connector from JAE

Latest Developments in Battery Connector Technology for Commercial Energy Storage Systems - A whitepaper by JAE

In order to stabilize current for electric power stations and to respond to the peak cut and shift in offices and HEMS at home for power-saving, the usage of storage battery systems to store electricity temporarily is increasing. Recently, the lithium ion type storage battery is increasing for storage systems, so to add to the power supply type, JAE has proposed a rack and panel type complex connector with a signal contact to check the condition of cell in consideration of the character which every cell has some variation in the amount of accumulation of electricity.

The DW Series connector could reduce manufacturing time for customers and it is available in four kinds of product lineups, including cable type for small-scale storage.

Conformed to UL approved
Electrification countermeasure

Applications:
Storage battery system related equipment
Electric power units
PCS (Power conditioner)
Equipment industries such as semiconductor manufacturing

To read the whitepaper on JAE's latest developments in battery connector technology for commercial energy storage systems, click HERE.

JAE battery connector technology

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Fischer Fiber Optics

Fischer News...

December 4, 2013

Go where you haven't gone before.

Fischer Connectors' new rugged fiber connector solutions are taking fiber to new environments. These pre-cabled connectors stands up to mud, muck and abuse, places where "normal" fiber connectors don't dare tread.

"This product embodies what we do best at Fischer Connectors," says Product Manager David Magni, "Creating robust push-pull connectors that maintain high optical performance in extreme environments!"

Check out the easy-to-clean Fiber Connectors video by Fischer on YouTube:

FischerFiberOpticConnectors

The new Fischer FiberOptic interconnecting solution is specially designed for premium optical performance in extreme environments. The Fischer FiberOptic interconnecting technology offers the best quality and stability needed for an optical link, combined with extreme robustness, easy mating and easy cleaning. Download the full tech spec HERE.

EMAIL US for more information on Fischer's FiberOptic interconnecting solutions.

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Fischer Fiber Optics

JAE News...

December 3, 2013

Easy to Use Cable Connector for LED Lighting

The ES3 series (JF3 type) connector from JAE is a compact, low-profile 1-pin cable insertion type connector. This connector is well suited for use in a wide range of applications including LED lighting, LED TV backlight, tablet PC, and other compact devices.

Features:

  • cULus certification: File No. E67741
  • No harness assembly, single cable insertion.
  • Taper at the insertion opening for easy cable insertion.
  • Embossed tape packaging for automated mounting.
Applications:

  • LED lighting
  • LED TV backlight
  • Tablet PC
  • Other compact devices
Download the product information sheet HERE or the detailed spec sheet HERE.

EMAIL US for more information on JAE's ES3 series connector or check pricing online HERE.

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Hypertac KVPX

Updated KVPX news from Smiths Interconnect...

November 14, 2013

New Test results available for the newest member of Smiths Interconnect's Ruggedized Standards Product Portfolio

Smiths Interconnect' legacy is providing innovative ruggedized interconnect solutions for demanding Shock and Vibration requirements; they are expanding their core competencies to also excel at data integrity at high speed under demanding shock and vibration.

The KVPX has been tested to 10gbps and has passed with amazing results. Click HERE to download the white paper. Additionally, Hypertac and Contech Research, an independent test and research lab, have released the qualification results of their VITA 46 VPX Connectors testing. Download the test report HERE.

The KVPX connector line is available and in stock at Kensington Electronics. Kensington is qualified to build modules as well as 3U and 6U configurations. The sales staff has been trained on the different available configurations and can help walk you through your design needs and/or help you cross from your existing product to a rugged, vibration proof Hypertac product.

Call or EMAIL us today. You can download the NEW KVPX product brochure HERE.

KVPX is:

  • Designed for severe environments with demanding levels of shock and vibration
  • Meets the VITA 46 mechanical footprint and VITA 48 electrical performance specification
  • Provides Optimal signal integrity at 6.25Gbps data rate, currently testing at 10Gbps
  • 100 Ohm impedance for differential pair configuration
  • Based on the reliable, field proven Hypertac® hyperboloid contact technology rated to 100,000 mating cycles
  • KVPX is tested to 35,000 mating cycles
  • Footprint compatible with TE RT2

The following eye pattern was generated at 6.25Gbps via SPICE model from measured S parameter data. Note the wide open eye and very low jitter.

Smiths Interconnect KVPX Connector eye pattern
  • Smiths Interconnect's KVPX connector is designed for a smooth impedance profile to minimize reflections and optimize signal quality.
  • Test results show that the KVPX connector is capable of supporting data rates up to 10 Gbps
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    Solder Ball

    Autosplice News...

    November 4, 2013

    Solderball Pin™ Technology from Autosplice - SMT Solution to Coplanarity Interconnection
    for Power Modules and PCB- based Subassemblies

    Solderball Pin™ Technology employs a highly conductive copper pin that incorporates a solder ball on the end that interfaces to the host PCB, providing additional solder to compensate for the coplanarity variation on the SMT board to board interconnection.

    Now in stock at KENSINGTON ELECTRONICS!

    Next Generation Design - for Power Interconnects using Standard SMT Reflow ProcessesSolderball Demo

    FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

    • Automatic coplanarity compensation: 0.020"
    • High current carrying capability: 20A DC
    • Converts through hole device into SMT
    • Conducts heat from device to Host PCB

    Call your Kensington sales representative today for Autosplice's Midi and Mini through hole and surface mount options, or send us an EMAIL.

    Click HERE to request your free solderball sample kit!

    To download the product brochure, click HERE.

    To download the whitepaper on solderball pins, click HERE.

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    JAE DP3 Series

    Smiths Interconnect News...

    September 26, 2013

    Critical. Reliable. Available.

    In critical medical applications, reliable connectors are key and you just can't wait. You need a solution that is available now!

    High-reliability medical circular connectors from Smiths Interconnect offer:

    • Up to 20,000 Mating Cycles
    • Ability to withstand Medical Sterilization and Cleaning Protocols*
    • Splash-Proofing and Sealing when mated*
    • Color Coded* and Customer Keyable*
    • Very Low Contact Resistance
    • High-Density, Light Weight, Small Size
    • Space-Saving Mini Versions
    *HG Series

    Kensington Electronics became the first authorized, stocking distributor for Smiths Interconnect in 1995. With 18 years' experience, extensive inventory, and on-line shopping tools, Kensington can help you with your design and deliver a solution in a timely manner because you can't afford to wait.

    EMAIL US for more information or pricing on Smiths Interconnect HG and D Series.

    Download Product information:

    HG Series
    Mini HG Series
    D0 series
    Color D0 Series
    Mini D Series

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    JAE DP3 Series

    JAE News...

    September 18, 2013

    Thunderbolt™* Technology Compatible "DP3 Series" 10Gbps Transmission High-Speed Interface Connector Has Been Developed

    As the volume of the data processed inside PC's increases, there is a growing demand for high-speed transmission in the connection with external deivces. To meet that demand, JAE has developed the DP3 Series connector for connection between PC's and peripheral devices such as external HDD's and monitors. The DP3 Series is available in four types, including standard and reverse mounting versions, to provide customers with a wide selection to best suit their design needs. The DP3 Series also features through-hole hold-downs on the metal shell for enhanced mounting strength.

    APPLICATIONS:

    • Notebook PC's
    • Monitors
    • External HDD's
    ADVANTAGES:

    • 10Gbps, high-speed transmission connector for Thunderbolt
    • Friction lock with the metal shell enhances plug retention strength and creates a clear click feeling when mated
    • Connector is supplied in embossed reel.
    About Thunderbolt™:

    Thunderbolt began at Intel Labs with a simple concept: create an incredibly fast input/output technology that just about anything can plug into. After close technical collaboration between Intel and Apple, Thunderbolt emerged from the lab to make its appearance in Mac computers.

    * Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel in the US and other countries.

    EMAIL US for more information or pricing on JAE's DP3 Series. DOWNLOAD the product information brochure HERE.


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    Sonitron SRA Series

    Fischer News...

    September 19, 2013

    When a life is on the line...

    Fischer Connectors offers proven, reliable connector solutions. For Fischer, it's more than a slogan or a catch phrase; it's a way of life. Find out how Fischer and Ohio Willow Wood took upon the challenge of designing a waterproof prosthesis for amputees, or how Fischer solved Maquet's connector needs for the world's smallest hybrid pump/oxygenator.

    FEATURES

    • Lightweight connectors
    • User safety
    • High density signal
    • Sterilizable connectors
    • Intermateable to metal
    • Sealing up to IP68
    • Color coding
    • EMI/RFI shielding
    • "Mix-and-Match" contacts
      • Fiber-optic
      • Coaxial
      • Fluid
      • Gas
      • High & Low voltage
      • High current
    • Certified ISO 13485
    APPLICATIONS

    • Diagnostic Devices
    • Surgical Instrumentation
    • Therapy Applications
    • Medical Imaging
    • Cardiac Assist Devices
    • Disposable Equipment
    EMAIL US for more information Fischer's connector solutions for the Medical Market. You can also download the Medical Solutions Flyer HERE.

    For more information on connectors in the medical market you can:
    DOWNLOAD Fischer's interview with Medical Device Network .
    DOWNLOAD Fischer's whitepaper on managing risk in medical connectors.
    DOWNLOAD Fischer's application notes regarding electrosurgical devices.

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    Sonitron SRA Series

    Sonitron News...

    September 16, 2013

    Robust Buzzers for Critical, Harsh Environment Applications

    Sonitron's SRA Series meets the needs of the most rugged applications in the industrial industry with its long-life, high reliable, buzzer. Able to operate in a wide temperature range, -40oC to +85oC, and a large DC voltage range, 5V DC up to 80V DC, Sonitron's SRA Series is the choice for both critical and harsh environments. This buzzer comes prewired with two, 16AWG wires.

    ADVANTAGES

    • Solid State Shock Proof Buzzer
    • Lifetime>2000 hours (@12V DC continuous use)
    • Very Low Power Consumption
    • Wrong Polarity Protected
    • Panel Mounting, O-ring Included
    • IP67, Dust and Waterproof
    APPLICATIONS

    • Industrial
    • Automotive
    • Process & Alarm Equipment
    • Security & Burglar Alarms
    • Life Support Systems
    EMAIL US for more information or pricing on Sonitron's SRA Series. You can also download the SRA Series data sheet HERE. For more information on Piezoelectronics from Sonitron, DOWNLOAD their whitepaper.

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    Fischer Ultimate® Original Series

    Fischer News...

    September 6, 2013

    Compact, Rugged, Lightweight Circular Military Connectors

    The Fischer UltiMate™ Original Series is specially designed for use in land based military applications requiring Secure Connections for UltiMate Protection of Future Soldiers and their equipment.

    Rugged, lightweight and compact Fischer UltiMate™ Military Connectors Line feature excellent EMC 360o shielding, extremely robust keying, IP68/69K sealing even unmated with Fischer new cable assembly solutions. Download the whitepaper on the need for miniaturization in the military HERE.

    Features & Benefits:

    • Excellent sealing IP68/69K even unmated
    • Rugged connector design for harsh environments
    • Extremely robust mechanical keying
    • Miniature and ultralight connector design
    • EMC 360o high performance shielding
    • Easy handling & blind mating connector
    • Push-pull locking or emergency quick release system
    • High shock and vibration resistance
    • Operating temperatures: -50oC to +140oC
    • 10,000 mating cycles
    • Wide range of connector configurations
    • Military standards, ROHS and REACH compliant
    • Custom Fischer cable assembly solutions available
    • Soft sealing caps for protection of unmated connectors
    Applications:

    Future Soldier Systems
    • Portable & Hand Held Radios
    • Light Weapon Interface Connection

    Future Soldier & Land Vehicle Applications
    • Day & Night Imaging, Target Acquisition
    • Ground Satellite Communication System
    • Batteries & Power Sources Devices
    • GPS & Situation Awareness Systems

    Land Vehicle Applications
    • Ground & Underwater Unmanned Vehicle
    • Infantry Vehicle Interface Connection
    • Guided Bombs & Missiles
    • UAV & Sensors Equipments for UAV

    EMAIL US for your copy of Fischer's UltiMate™ catalog and let us know if you want a printed or digital copy. Download a copy of Secure Connections for Ultimate protection HERE..

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    Autosplice Compliant Pin

    Autosplice News...

    September 5, 2013

    Creating Vibration-Proof Robust, Solderless, Interconnects

    Autosplice's Compliant Pin Headers provide a robust and reliable gas-tight interface for Automotive, Oil & Gas, Aerospace and other harsh environment applications. Compliant technology is designed to create a strong friction-fit between the pin and PCB to withstand environmental factors such as heat, humidity, vibration, shock and other rugged conditions. Download the compliant technology whitepaper HERE.

    Save time and costs by eliminating solder process and increase reliability all at the same time.

    • Operating Temp: -40oC to +125oC (SAE/USCAR Class III)
    • Vibration and Mechanical Shock: 1.8G random axis, and 10 millisecond 35G, 3 axis.
    • Thermal Shock: 100 cycles from -40oC to +125oC.
    • Temperature/Humidity: 40 cycles from -40oC to +125oC @ 95% RH.
    • High Temperature Exposure: +125oC for 1008 hours.
    • Mixed Flowing Gas Exposure: H2S @ 500ppb and SO2 at 100ppb at a temperature of 25oC and a relative humidity of 75% for a period of 10 days.

    EMAIL US for your copy of Autosplice's Compliant Terminal and Connector selection guide and let us know if you want a printed or digital copy. You can request a compliant pin sample kit HERE.

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    Ledtronics LED Lighting

    Ledtronics News...

    September 3, 2013

    LED Lighting for Bridges, Towers, and Tunnels

    Ledtronics 180o Beam LED Beacon/All-Weather Luminaire is perfect for any building/construction project requiring very low power consumption (only 19.5 watts), shock and vibration resistance, long life (10+ years of continuous use), super intensity (1350 footcandles), all weather fixtures for hazardous locations. With LED lighting comes major energy savings and low maintainence costs, plus it reduces light pollution. Download the brochure HERE and read why the city of Los Angeles chose this product to light the Vincent Thomas Bridge.

    Conserve energy with over 10,000 LED light solutions for your specific needs As a "Made in America," ISO9001/2008 certified and RoHs facility-compliant company based in Torrance, California, Ledtronics can help you with indoor and outdoor LEDs of the highest quality and performance in:

    • Architectural Design Lighting
    • Healthcare Lighting
    • Municipal Street Lighting
    • Community and Business Area Lighting
    • Retail Lighting
    • Tube Lighting
    • Strip/String/Path Lighting
    • Miniature and Intermediate LED Based Bulbs and more!

    EMAIL US for your copy of Ledtronics catalog. Please let us know if you are requesting a printed or digital copy.

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    JAE Effective Connector Selections

    JAE News...

    July 24, 2013

    How to Make Effective Connector Selections

    JAE manufactures products which are at the leading edge of technology; marketing Fiber Optic, LCD (Board-to-Flex), Waterproof, Board-to-Board, Ultra-Fine Pitch (0.2mm), Circular, I/O, and Card Connectors. Download (link to attached) their short, easy-to-read Product Selection Guide today. Never worry about finding a solution again!

    JAE has solutions for applications such as:

    • Medical Equipment
    • Transportation (snowmobiles, agriculture, industrial, motorcycles, watercraft, ATV)
    • Wireless Devices
    • LED Lighting Devices
    • Notebook PC's, Gaming Devices, Tablets
    • Smart Phones
    • Exercise Equipment

    EMAIL US for your copy of JAE's Connector Selection Guide today.

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    Fischer UltiMate Original Series

    Fischer Connectors News...

    July 15, 2013

    Circular Rugged Flash Drive for Harsh Environments.

    Fischer Connectors' Rugged Flash Drive is an extremely tough USB memory stick specially designed for safe storage and transportation of sensitive data in harsh environment. Looking for a durable and safe storage solution to download and securely transfer confidential data, images or videos from devices used in extreme environmental conditions or equipment located in hard to reach areas? Fischer Rugged Flash Drive is ideally suited for UAV, ROV (Sealing IP68/69K even unmated), optronic devices, GPS, sensors, test & measure equipment or rugged computers.

    Features:

    Data Protection in Harsh Environments:

    • IP68/69K even unmated down to 120m
    • Extreme temperature resistant (-40oC to +85oC operating)
    • Shock & Vibration Resistant (withstands 26 x 1.5m drops)

    Safe Data Storage Solution:
    • Unique circular connector interface
    • High speed USB 2.0 signaling protocol certified Ultra-Portable Solution
    • Miniature for easy storage & transport
    • Rugged design for harsh environments

    Flexible Modula Design:
    • Large selection of body styles, sizes, contact configurations and memory capacities

    Applications:

    • Military
    • Extreme Underwater
    • Oil and Gas
    • Industrial
    • Medical

    CLICK HERE for Rugged Flash Drive Catalog or EMAIL US for a catalog and/or pricing.

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    Halo HPC Sries

    Halo News...

    July 15, 2013

    A New Series Of SMD Shielded Power Inductors

    HALO Electronics, Inc. is pleased to offer their series of miniature molded SMD power inductors. This new HPC series is designed for high efficiency applications such as disc drives, cell phones and other DC/DC filter applications where high current and small size are key. The unique construction offers not only magnetic shielding, but also a smaller footprint compared to similar current rated inductors in the market. Power inductors play an important role in voltage conversion applications by yielding lower core losses. They are also used to store energy, filter EMI noise, and provide lower signal loss in system designs.

    The HPC series is available in 3 different sizes depending on inductance value and current handling capability requirements. The HPC104N series, 11.5mm x 10mm x 4mm, has a current rating of up to 40 amps with an inductance range of 0.22 to 10.0uH. The DC resistance is available as low as 1.1 milliohm maximum, depending on inductance value. As well the HPC series is ROHS compliant, lead-free and fully compatible with customers' lead free solder reflow processes.

    CLICK HERE for a brochure of the HPC series or EMAIL US for a product info sheet and/or pricing.

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    Fischer UltiMate Original Series

    Fischer Connectors News...

    July 10, 2013

    Secure, Lightweight, Miniature...battlefield connectivity for today's soldiers.

    Fischer Connectors is a leading company in the design and manufacturing of rugged, compact, lightweight connectors for harsh environments. The Fischer UltiMate™ Original Series is specially designed for a broad range of harsh environment applications.

    Military organizations throughout the world are working hard to lighten the load that soldiers carry into battle, and are looking at connectors as one place to make improvements.

    • IP68/69K even unmated
    • Rugged design for harsh environments
    • Push-pull locking or emergency release system
    • EMC 360o high performance shielding
    • Shock and vibration resistant
    • 10,000 mating cycles

    The UltiMate series is also perfectly suited for medical, industrial, instrumentation, extreme underwater and civil security applications.

    CLICK HERE for an UltiMate catalog or EMAIL US for a catalog and/or pricing.

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    Autosplice antenna contact

    Conec News...

    June 1, 2013

    Rugged Factory Automation Solutions

    Conec answers the demand for harsh-environment, circular connectors, which are field attachable by developing their IP67/IP69K rated Sensor-Actuator Line. These rugged circular connectors operate at extreme temperatures, up to 125o C, and are available in a variety of sizes including M12, M8 and 7/8". When you can't afford down time, Conec has a solution you can depend on.

    Industrial Circular M8/M12/7/8" Sensor Actor Line (SAL)

    M12/M8/7/8" Sensor Actuator Line

    IP67 rated circular connectors for Industrial automation applications

    • 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 12 positions
    • Up to 8A per contact
    • -30o C to +80o C Temp Range (standard)
    • High Temperature Products Available (+125o C)
    • Shielded versions
    • Food & Beverage IP69K available
    • Profibus DP and Device Net
    • Field attachable for all versions

    Applications: Industrial Automation| Food & Beverage| Automotive| Machine Tool | Power Supply for variety of Devices

    For pricing on CONEC's Sensor-Actuator Line, please CLICK HERE or call 800-325-0534.

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    Autosplice antenna contact

    Autosplice News...

    May 2013

    Compact One-Piece Contacts Optimized for Applications in Mobile Wireless Devices

    Autosplice has introduced a new series of compact surface mount contacts for antenna applications in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

    The new single-piece contact designs are ideally suited for Near Field Communications (NFC) Antenna requirements as well as other grounding applications within wireless communications designs and are superior to existing two-piece molded products.

    Typical existing antenna clips use multi-piece configurations that are manufactured through the assembly of the antenna contact terminal to an injection molded base, with separate fixing pins to support the SMD interface. This approach increases complexity and quality risk, as well as increasing manufacturing costs.

    In contrast, the new Autosplice crush-proof antenna clips integrate both the antenna contact and the base into a unified single-piece stamping that improves reliability and reduces cost. Since the entire contact is formed from stamped copper alloy, contact resistance and mechanical stability during vibration are superior to multi-piece designs. In addition, the footprint of the one-piece contacts can be significantly smaller, requiring less PCB space and allowing for overall better fit, form and function.

    Autosplice antenna clip products are manufactured from stamped copper alloy material and are available in standard 13" tape and reel for ease of pick and place assembly. The clips are also available in a variety of heights to accommodate specific antenna and product design requirements while minimizing PCB real estate usage.

    NFC is a form of contactless communication between devices like smartphones or tablets, which enables a user to wave the smartphone over a NFC compatible device to send information without needing to touch the devices together or go through multiple steps setting up a connection. Fast and convenient, NFC technology is popular in many parts of Europe and Asia, and is quickly spreading throughout the United States. By integrating credit cards, subway tickets, and paper coupons all into one device, NFC enables a user to board a train, pay for groceries, redeem coupons or loyalty points, and exchange contact information all with the wave of a smartphone.

    One of the major challenges for integrating NFC into a product is making sure that the antenna will meet the requirements of NFC standards, such as ISO 14443B and NFCForum Type 4 tag compliance. Successful integration depends on precision control of the size, shape, material and positioning of the antenna, along with the need for robust resistance to vibration and shock under a wide range of operating conditions. NFC antenna designers need access to contacts such as the new single-piece Autosplice design that can provide maximum configuration flexibility and reliability while also minimizing cost and size.

    The new single-piece antenna clip designs from Autosplice are already being used in leading mobile devices that account for over 300 million contacts per month and are currently being designed into many more NFC-enabled devices because of the inherent cost advantages and manufacturing efficiencies.

    For a drawing, CLICK HERE.

    For pricing on Autosplice's crush-proof antenna clip, please CLICK HERE or call 800-325-0534.

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    Fischer Minimax Series

    Fischer News...

    April 2013

    Fischer new Minimax Series - New Connectors for Smaller and Higher Performance Devices

    The new Fischer MiniMax™ Series(patents pending) increases the performance of your ruggedized devices, handling more mixed signal and power connections in a circular, high density connector designed for portable miniature ruggedized devices. The new Fischer MiniMax™ Series is ideally suited for ruggedized devices designed for handheld or body-worn applications for patient or soldier, instrumentation & test equipments where user-friendliness and easiness to handle are a must.

    • High density with 20 signal & 4 power pins
    • Ergonomic design for easy handling
    • Pre-cabled plugs and pre-wired receptacles
    • Salt water spray corrosion resistance: 1,000 hours
    • Mechanical and visual coding for improved safety
    • IP68, sealing even unmated
    • Waterproof 2m/24h
    • 5,000 mating cycles

    Please visit Kensington Electronic's LinkedIn page for Fischer's Minimax Series to view the Fischer video about the new Minimax Series by clicking HERE.

    Free Domestic Ground Shipping on all orders placed before 5/31/2013

    Receive free FedEx Ground shipping on all new orders placed for Fischer's Minimax connectors between now and May 31st! For pricing or to receive product information, please CLICK HERE or call 800-325-0534.

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    JAE LCD HD Series Connectors

    JAE News...

    April 2013

    JAE is proud to announce their board-to-cable connector for high-speed transmission.

    JAE has recently developed the HD Series of connectors for notebook PC LCD interface applications. The HD Series connectors are compatible with LVDS transmission and LED backlight as standardized in the VESA 16:9 Wide Notebook Panel Standard, and are licensed products for the Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd. (I-PEX) Cableline-VS.

    Features:

    • Products licensed by Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd. (I-PEX)
    • Fully compatible with the Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd. (I-PEX) CABLINE®-VS
    • Compatible with LVDS (high-speed differential transmission)
    • HD1: 40 position (receptacle and plug); HD2: 30 position (receptacle)
    • Pb-free and Halogen-free

    Note: CABLINE-VS is a registered trademark of Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd. (I-PEX)

    For pricing or to receive product information, please CLICK HERE.

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    JAE PC2 Series Connectors

    JAE News...

    April 2013

    JAE is proud to release their ST10 microSD™* push-push connector.

    The ST10 series are one-piece type external connectors for the microSD™ card. They are high-density, SMT, push-push, standard mounting, low profile connectors compatible with the microSD™ card, standardized by SDA™ (SD Card Association) as a compact card for various portable devices.

    • Balanced EMI countermeasure though 4 hole-down points.
    • Slim design with 1.25mm height, 13.2mm width and 14.85mm depth (depth including card: 16.75mm)
    • Halogen-free product, supplied in embossed tape for automatic mounting (compatible with second reflow)
    • Card insertion detection structure (D-SW: Detection switch), Normally open
    • Card lock structure.
    • 1.0mm push stroke and 3.1mm card eject length.
    • Countermeasure to prevent the card from popping out.

    Applications:

    Devices using microSD™ cards such as mobile phones, smart phones, digital still cameras, etc.

    * microSD™ is a trademark of SDA™

    Download the product release from JAE by clicking HERE.

    Kensington has been a proud partner of JAE's for over 15 years and was JAE's first authorized distributor. Please contact your sales person for samples and pricing. This item will be in stock at Kensington soon.

    JAE Electronics, Inc., designs, manufactures and markets electronic connectors and aerospace products. JAE Electronics' parent company, Japan Aviation Electronics Industries, Ltd. (JAE), is a globally oriented supplier of electronic components, fiber optic connectors, LCD monitor connectors, waterproof electrical connectors and other digital systems.

    For more information, please email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    JAE PC2 Series Connectors

    Autosplice News...

    June 2012

    Autosplice expands their shield clip product family with their NEW Compact, Micro and Micro-Miniature Shield Clips.

    Autosplice has announced a major expansion of the company's industry-leading Shield Clip product family through the introduction of three new Shield Clip configurations to support the ongoing evolution of smaller, densely packed product designs.

    The new Compact, Micro and Micro-Miniature versions offer low-profile heights of less than 0.050 inches, along with reduced pad sizes to accommodate the small form-factor RF shields used in automotive electronics, digital cameras, video games, GPS devices, mobile handsets, set-top boxes, as well as many other consumer electronics, industrial and military applications.

    These new offerings continue to deliver all of the significant advantages that are inherent to the Autosplice Shield Clip family, including:

    • Eliminates EMI/RFI shield post soldering operations
    • Compatible with standard high-speed placement equipment
    • Permits easy shield removal and replacement
    • Saves valuable PCB real estate
    • Utilizes standard vacuum nozzle pick up
    • Independent quad finger-spring contacts
    • STD EIA 481 tape and reel packaging
    • Lead free RoHS compliant base material and plating

    Shield Clips can be placed anywhere on the PCB, thereby maximizing design flexibility while conserving PCB real estate. The four independent spring contacts on each clip enable RF shields to be reliably inserted into the completed PCB assembly without the need for secondary soldering processes. The proprietary clip design also allows shield removal and replacement multiple times as needed for easy rework and/or circuit tuning.

    With the addition of these three new designs, the full range of Shield Clip configurations currently available from Autosplice, include:

  • Maxi Shield Clip: Height = .195" Supports shield thickness of .019"
  • Midi Shield Clip: Height = .134" to .142" Supports shield thickness of .014"
  • Mini Shield Clip: Height = .080" Supports shield thickness of .007"
  • Compact Shield Clip: Height = .050" Supports shield thickness of .006"
  • Micro Shield Clip: Height = .047" Supports shield thickness of .006"
  • Micro-Miniature Shield Clip: Height = .031" Supports shield thickness of .006"

    All products in the Shield Clip family are available in stock at Kensington.

    For more information, please email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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  • JAE PC2 Series Connectors

    JAE News...

    January 2012

    JAE is proud to release their PC2 series Connector.

    The PC2 is an external interface connector compatible with the USB 3.0 specification standardized by the USB-IF. Jae's USB 3.0 has the industry's smallest-in-class mounting area, enables 10x faster transmission compared to USB 2.0, is backwards compatible to both USB 1.1 and 2.0 and is available in standard or reverse mount. Download the product release from JAE by clicking HERE.

    Kensington has been a proud partner of JAE's for over 15 years and was JAE's first authorized distributor. Please contact your sales person for samples and pricing. This item will be in stock at Kensington soon.

    JAE Electronics, Inc., designs, manufactures and markets electronic connectors and aerospace products. JAE Electronics' parent company, Japan Aviation Electronics Industries, Ltd. (JAE), is a globally oriented supplier of electronic components, fiber optic connectors, LCD monitor connectors, waterproof electrical connectors and other digital systems.

    For more information, please email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    Amphenol Helios H4 connector

    Amphenol News...

    September 26, 2011

    Amphenol Helios H4 connector ranked best in independent photovoltaic test comparison

    Amphenol Industrial announced that its Helios H4 connector has achieved the two top ranked positions in an independent annual test comparison of solar connectors performed by Photon, The Solar Power Magazine. Beating out 26 competing connectors, the Helios H4 performed exceptionally well in a series of tests including contact resistance, separation force and high voltage withstand. The tests were carried out before and after exposing the connectors to accelerated aging in an environmental test chamber. The Helios H4 was the only connector that consistently showed a very low contact resistance of less than one milli-Ohm.

    Photon annually tests and compares the most important photovoltaic connectors in their own test lab, using real-world test criteria. The Photon test is among the largest and best known comparison of PV connectors in the industry.

    Amphenol's H4 connectors received ratings of 1.7 for the field-assembled unit and 1.9 for the factory-assembled connector, based on a scale of 1 to 6, with 1 being the best and 6 failing. Amphenol's Helios H4 is a dual-rated (UL/TUV) PV connector that meets NEC 2008 without the need for extra locking collars and locking sleeves. This cost-effective interconnection uses Amphenol's RADSOK technology to achieve higher current ratings and lower contact resistance, resulting in lower power losses.

    The Helios H4, used to connect solar panels and inverters, mates with industry standard connectors. The RoHS-compliant connector uses a simple unlocking tool for easy unmating in the field, and is TUV, UL and CSA approved.

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    Smiths Interconnect Mini D0 series - Smiths Interconnect Mini Hypergrip

    Kensington News...

    September 2011

    Kensington Partners with Smiths Interconnect to offer miniature connector in medical market.

    Kensington Electronics, Inc., one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the United States, continues to expand its medical offering by signing on as the only official distributor for both Smiths Interconnect' Mini-D and Mini-HG circular connector series.

    The Mini D series connector is nearly 30% smaller than Smiths Interconnect D01 series, has 0.30mm Hypertac® high reliability contacts, simple push-button latching, and the distinctive housing provides alignment and polarization.

    Both the mini-D and mini-HG connector incorporate the ultra-reliable Hypertac hyperboloid contacts with 0.30mm pins which create a significantly smaller form factor with five-signal contacts rated at 1 Amp each. The design maintains the same reliable electromechanical performance characteristics of all Hypertac contacts: high cycle life, low contact resistance, low insertion and extraction force, resistance to shock and vibration, and superior self-cleaning action, but now meet the industry's increased demands for miniaturization and higher density.

    Additionally, the Mini-HG is IP67, Fingerproof to IEC60601, and can be color coded.

    The connectors are ideal for use in medical equipment such as monitors, therapeutic devices, imaging applications, and invasive probes. With medical systems becoming smaller, Smiths Interconnect mini connectors allow manufacturers to create smaller devices that offer more comfort and portability for patients.

    The product brochures for both the Mini-D and Mini-HG circular connector series can be downloaded below.

    Smiths Interconnect Mini D0 series
    Smiths Interconnect Mini Hypergrip

    For more information, please email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    HALO miniature molded SMD power inductors and low cost, low profile SMD Drum Core Inductors

    Halo News...

    July 2011

    New Series of Miniature Molded SMD Power Inductors & Low Cost, Low Profile SMD Drum Core Inductors

    HALO Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce a new series of miniature molded SMD power inductors. This new HPC series is designed for high efficiency applications such as disc drives, cell phones and other DC/DC filter applications where high current and small size are key. The unique construction offers not only magnetic shielding, but also a smaller footprint compared to similar current rated inductors in the market.

    The HPC series is available in 3 different sizes depending on inductance value and current handling capability requirements. The HPC104N series, 11.5mm x 10mm x 4mm, has a current rating of up to 40 amps with an inductance range of 0.22 to 10.0 uH. The DC resistance is available as low as 1.1 milliohm maximum, depending on inductance value. As well thie HPC series is ROHS compliant, lead-free and fully compatible with our customers' lead free solder reflow processes.

    HALO Electronics, Inc. is pleased to also present a Low cost, Low Profile SMD Drum Core Inductors. The HDC140 series is ideal for portable equipment such as handheld PDA┬╣s, palmtop computers as well as test equipment. The entire HDC series is ROHS compliant and Lead Free.

    The catalog page PDF for HALO HPC Shielded Inductors can be downloaded by clicking HERE. The catalog page PDF for the HALO SMD drum-cores can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

    For more information, please email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    photovoltaic connector with RADSOK (radial socket contact) technology

    Amphenol News...

    May 2, 2011

    Helios H4 Panel Connector a low-power-loss option

    Amphenol Industrial has incorporated its trademarked RADSOK (radial socket contact) technology into its latest photovoltaic connector, the Helios H4. VIEW a Slideshare presentation on Amphenol's RADSOK.

    According to Amphenol, "RADSOK technology is based on a stamped and formed flat grid, uniquely twisted into a hyperbolic geometry to provide robust, high-density contact to the mating pin contact. Unlike most other pin-and-socket solutions, the RADSOK also utilizes the tensile strength properties of the flat, high-conductivity alloy grid. This provides the high normal forces required for conductivity while also providing a large conductive surface area. Correspondingly, low voltage drop and low temperature rise are achieved while maintaining low insertion forces."

    The company says those characteristics make the Helios H4 Panel Connector a low-power-loss option. The connector feeds power from a solar panel to either an inverter or combiner box. According to Amphenol, it complies with requirements of the 2008 National Electrical Code without requiring any additional locking collars or sleeves. Gauge sizes available are 14 AWG (rated at 36 A), 12 AWG (rated at 45 A) and 10 AWG (rated at 52 A).

    For more information, please email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    Smiths Interconnect Mini DO

    Smiths Interconnect News...

    February 2, 2011

    Smiths Interconnect Releases New Shielded HyperGrip® Connector

    Provides Continuous EMI and RFI Shielding Protection of -50db @3GHz

    Smiths Interconnect, a Smiths Interconnect business and world-leading provider of high performance interconnect solutions for the most demanding applications, announced today the release of their new Shielded HyperGrip® connector. More sophisticated medical equipment with increased data transfer rates have given rise to a need for shielded connectors to protect medical interconnect from dangerous signal interruptions caused by EMI and RFI. In addition to its uniquely medical appearance and proprietary features, the Smiths Interconnect Shielded HyperGrip® circular, plastic, push-pull medical connectors series provides continuous shielding through the connector with an attenuation of -50db at 3 GHz.

    The Shielded HyperGrip series is ideally suited for operating in sterile hospital environments and embodies the features and functionality required to make certain that the highest level of performance and quality are maintained across key disciplines that include homecare cardiac devices, patient monitoring, imaging, and electrophysiology catheter systems. Recognizing the needs of the medical device community, Smiths Interconnect Corporation has designed Shielded HyperGrip® to be user-configurable, color-coded (5 different colors are available), has front and rear panel mount receptacle design, is finger-proofed, resistant to sterilization protocols and can be keyed to provide true and secure connections on medical devices.

    "With Shielded HyperGrip®, Smiths Interconnect has taken a bold step forward in achieving its vision of an innovative, state-of-the-art interconnect solution that addresses the constantly changing landscape of the medical device industry," stated Vadim Radunsky, President of Smiths Interconnect Corporation. "Early feedback from customers who have deployed Shielded HyperGrip® indicates that they are embracing it as an interconnect device that is reliable and easy to work with."

    It is important to note that EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) and RFI (Radio Frequency Interference) can cause the degradation of system performance. Smiths Interconnect Shielded HyperGrip® connectors help ensure signal integrity and protect sensitive medical device circuitry from damaging EMI and RFI interference, while providing ultimate performance and an extended service life. They incorporate the ultra-reliable Hypertac contact design technology which outperforms standard interconnect solutions, and provides up to 100,000 contact mating cycles, drastically reducing the cost of ownership.

    To read more about this product, please download the Shielded HyperGrip® product catalog in PDF format. Download the PDF here.

    For more information, email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    CONEC IP67 Series

    CONEC News...

    January 27, 2011

    CONEC COMPLETES IP67 SERIES WITH RUGGED USB CONNECTORS

    Sealed USB connectors for machine tool, automation, automotive and other extreme environment applications...

    CONEC, a manufacturer of high-quality connectors, has expanded its bayonet locking and water-resistant series of connectors with a USB connector compliant with USB2.0 specifications. The new USB connector provides design engineers a highly reliable option for the harshest environments. This connector is part of CONEC's expansive IP67-rated family widely used in industrial production, food/beverage, chemical controllers process, outdoor wireless, Bluetooth adapters, diagnostic and test instruments, oil/gas and factory automation applications.

    "The expansion of the USB marketplace and continued growth has significantly impacted the packaging and interfaces of USB connectors," said Peter Persico, technical support specialist at CONEC. "In order to address the harsh environment industry, CONEC expanded its IP67 family to include USB connectors that are robust enough to withstand the most extreme environments."

    CONEC's water-resistant USB products feature robust internal components housed in black plastic and nickel-plated zinc die-cast with a bayonet locking termination rated to IEC 61076-3-106 specifications. The interface meets IP67 requirements when a mating connector is inserted or when covered with a secured protective cap. A USB 2.0 plug set is available for the cable side and there are also preassembled patch cords available in various IP protection designs and lengths.

    The USB connector contacts are phosphor bronze and gold-plated with a contact resistance rated at a maximum 30m and insulation resistance of 500m. Current ratings are 1.5A maximum at 25°C, and operating temperature ranges from -40°C to +85°C.

    The product line includes a variety of panel-mounted receptacles, mating plugs, protective caps, and pre-terminated jumper cables, including jackets suitable for outdoor use. The IP67 USB connectors ensure a continuously secure dust and weatherproof connection, in addition to being sealed for a watertight connection.

    For more information, email sales@keiconn.com or call 800-325-0534.

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    Hypertronic Distributor Mini D0

    Smiths Interconnect News...

    December 1, 2010

    KENSINGTON ELECTRONICS ONLY DISTRIBUTOR TO STOCK SMITHS INTERCONNECT MINI D0 SERIES CONNECTORS

    Kensington Electronics Inc., continues to expand its connector offering into the medical market by expanding its partnership with Smiths Interconnect to stock the new miniature D series circular plastic connectors. Kensington is the only Smiths Interconnect distributor to carry this product family. The Mini D series connector is nearly 30% smaller than Smiths Interconnect D01 series, has 0.30mm Hypertac® high reliability contacts, simple push-button latching, and the distinctive housing provides alignment and polarization.

    Smiths Interconnect' new "mini" connector is designed to be both rugged and versatile in order to meet the increased functionality requirements for today's more advanced systems. The next generation miniature connector is designed to reduce size by nearly 30 percent while providing maximum signal reliability. The D00 mini connector incorporates ultra-reliable Hypertac hyperboloid contacts with ├┐0.30mm pins which create a significantly smaller form factor with five-signal contacts rated at 1 Amp each. The design maintains the same reliable electromechanical performance characteristics of all Hypertac contacts: high cycle life, low contact resistance, low insertion and extraction force, resistance to shock and vibration, and superior self-cleaning action, but now meet the industry's increased demands for miniaturization and higher density.

    The mini D Series connector is ideal for use in medical equipment such as monitors, therapeutic devices, imaging applications, and invasive probes. With medical systems becoming smaller, Smiths Interconnect mini connectors allow manufacturers to create smaller devices that offer more comfort and portability for patients.

    Download the brochure.
    Check availability.

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    Amphenol Solar

    Amphenol News...

    July 27, 2010

    Fully Intermateable Solar Solution!

    Kensington Electronics, Inc. has been providing connector and cable assembly solutions in the Solar market for over 10 years. In addition to cable and connectors, we can help you source diodes, plastic, cable glands, ferrites . . . anything you need to build your inverter, junction box, or microinverter.

    FEATURES:

    • FULLY INTERMATEABLE WITH INDUSTRY STANDARD
    • MEETS ALL NEC 2008 REQUIREMENTS
    • QUICK AND EASY SECURE SNAP LOCK MATING
    • SIMPLE UNLOCKING TOOL MEETS NEC REQUIREMENTS
    • LONG-TERM UV AND OZONE RESISTANCE

    View MATING TO MC4 report from TUV by clicking HERE.

    Download catalog by clicking HERE.

    View TUV CERT by clicking HERE.
    View UL CERT by clicking HERE.

    Trust a company with hands on experience and a proven track record. Trust Kensington!

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    Halo Ethernet

    Halo News...

    March 22, 2010

    Announcing the industry's SMALLEST Gigabit Ethernet and POE+ Ethernet transformer solutions

    Halo Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce the industry's SMALLEST Gigabit Ethernet and POE+ Ethernet transformer solutions!

    Their new GEmini™ and GEmini+™ reduce the transformer real estate required by up to 50%! Both the GEmini™ and GEmini+™ are available in both commercial and industrial temperature ranges. The GEmini™ and GEmini+™ series are UL60950, EN60950 and DEMKO recognized for SELV to TNV-1 applications and meet the requirements of IEEE802.3 for 10/100 and Gigabit. The GEmini™ is the perfect solution for small appliances such as VoIP telephones, cameras, and wireless base stations. The GEmini+™ is the perfect solution for high power small appliances.

    Both the GEmini™ and GEmini+™ series are proprietary products requiring a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) be signed prior to receiving spec sheets and/or samples. For Halo's NDA, please click HERE.

    Fill out the NDA and return to sales@keiconn.com to receive more information.

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    Smiths Interconnect Circular Connectors

    Smiths Interconnect Announces Miniature Circular Connectors:

    Reduces Form Factor by 30%, Maximizes Pin Count

    These next generation miniature connectors are designed to reduce the size by nearly 30%, while still providing maximum signal reliability. The new "mini" connector is a product extension of Smiths Interconnect popular circular push-button D Series connector design. As the demand across industries increase for miniaturization, the company plans include the launch of additional miniature products including HyperGrip®, Smiths Interconnect standard medical circular connector design.

    The Smiths Interconnect mini connectors incorporate the ultra reliable Hypertac® hyperboloid contact in a smaller 0.3 mm pin size, creating a significantly smaller form factor while maintaining 5 signal contacts rated at 1A each, with a dielectric withstanding voltage rating of 750V. The new design maintains the same reliable electromechanical performance characteristics of all Hypertac contacts: high cycle life, low contact resistance, low insertion/extraction force and resistance to shock & vibration but now meet industry's increased demands for miniaturization and higher density.

    "Industry trends towards product miniaturization and product integration are more significant than ever as manufacturers continue to create more sophisticated products with higher levels of data acquisition and signal processing," states Vadim Radunsky, President, Smiths Interconnect. "The new mini connector series is designed to be both rugged and versatile in order to meet the increased functionality requirements for today's more advanced systems."

    The easy-to-assemble mini D series incorporates the familiar push-button latch for simple operation while alignment and polarization are provided by the distinctive housing design. The plugs are available with crimp termination, which can also be soldered, accommodating up to 24 AWG wire. The receptacles will be available with 6 inch [15.24mm] pigtails as standard with optional custom lengths and board terminations available.

    The mini D series product is used in medical equipment such as monitors, therapeutic devices, imaging, and invasive probes. With the size of medical systems becoming smaller, the miniatures will offer the ability to create an overall smaller device that results in more comfort and portability for patients.

    To view the Mini D series Product information Sheet, click HERE

    The mini D series is in stock now, only at Kensington Electronics. Call your Kensington sales representative to order HTT Series contacts.

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    Solarline

    Multi-Contact Solar

    In Stock NOW - Solarline 1 and Solarline 2 Connectors!

    Custom Made & Available SAME DAY!

    As Multi-Contact's first and only U.S. franchised distributor, Kensington has been helping PV customers with their Solar connector, cable, and assembly needs for over a decade.

    Kensington stocks the Generation 1/Type 3 series (PV-KBT3 I, PV-KST3 I, PV-KBT3 II, PV-KST3 II) and Generation 2/Type 4 series (PV-KBT4/6I,PV-KBT4/6II, PV-KST4/6I, PV-KST4/6II) as well as tens of thousands of feet of both the 10AWG and 12AWG, USE-2 cable. Kensington has a fully staffed, automated production facility dedicated to solar cable assemblies. We can cut your wire to any length and customize it by sourcing and adding whatever connector or cable gland your design calls out for.

    And, we build right here in the U.S.A.!

    For a quote, please contact your Kensington sales representative.

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    Ind_Ethernet

    Sealed Industrial Ethernet

    IP67 RJ45 Connector Cable Assemblies in Custom Lengths and Colors

    IP67 RJ45 Connector Cable Example

    RELIABLE CONNECTIONS IN HARSH ENVIRONMENTS!

    CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER IN JUST DAYS!

    Features:

    • Meets EIA/EIA-568B.2 Cat. 5e specification
    • Meets IEC60603-3-7-3 & IEC 61076-3-106 standard
    • IP67 and NEMA 6&6P rated when mated
    • Available in plastic, metallized plastic and die-cast versions
    • Accepts both solid and stranded cable
    • Field installable
    • Polarized key for blind mating
    • Easy and fast bayonet locking mechanism
    • RoHS compliant

    For a quote, please contact your Kensington sales representative.

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    Autosplice Shiled Clips
    Shield Clip Animation

    Kensington Partners with Autosplice...

    Faster Assembly and Greater Flexibility for EMI/RFI Shields

    Kensington Electronics is proud to partner with Autosplice to stock their shield clips. Autosplice surface mount shield clips are a cost-effective alternative to hand soldering.

    EMI/RFI shield placement to a PCB without post soldering is now possible. Autosplice Surface Mount Shield Clips are a cost-effective alternative to hand soldering. The miniaturizing design allows for tape and reel packaging compatible with standard high-speed placement equipment. RFI Shield Clips can be placed anywhere on the PCB, eliminating the need for extra holes and saving valuable PCB real estate. Equipped with four independent spring contacts, the reliable RFI Shield Clips allow for shield removal and replacement for rework and/or circuit tuning.

    RFI Shield Clip features and benefits:

    • Eliminates EMI/RFI shield post soldering operations
    • Is compatible with standard high-speed placement
    • Permits easy shield removal/replacement
    • Saves valuable PCB real estate
    • Utilizes standard top pick vacuum nozzle
    • Has independent quad finger spring contacts

    For more information, please visit Autosplice online by clicking HERE.

    For a free sample kit click HERE.

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    Halo Pro Tek 5
    Isolator
    Isolator

    Kensington News...

    Kensington Electronics is now stocking Pro-Tek5 Systems products through our partnership with Halo Electronics.

    Pro-Tek5 Systems, Ltd. is dedicated to providing leading edge products for protecting and enhancing Ethernet cabling systems.

    Pro-Tek5's initial product offering includes 4.5KV isolation data modules and GR1089 lightning strike and static discharge modules. These devices are designed to be installed "in-line" on the existing twisted pair cables for ease of installation by the network installer or personal user of Ethernet networks.

    The Pro-Tek5 Systems products are designed for Military, Medical, critical network servers other high reliability Ethernet Equipment applications. The Pro-Tek5 products protect systems from high voltage and hazardous lightning strike events. These in-line products are real estate efficient, and easy to implement providing the highest level of protection in any CAT5 cabling system.

    Pro-Tek5's mission is to provide the industry's most robust protection to the Ethernet network while maintaining IEEE802.3 compliance enabling full cable distance communication. This is achieved through proprietary "State of the Art" designs offering the best performance while providing the desired protection.

    5KV Isolator
    The Pro-Tek5 Systems Isolator affords a convenient method of creating 5KV isolation to equipment located in an Ethernet cabling system. The Pro-Tek5 Systems Isolator provides IEEE802.3 compliant return loss and insertion loss performance while meeting the most stringent isolation requirements. Reinforced insulation is used to achieve a high level of isolation for applications with working voltages up to 300V.

    Lightning Strike Protector
    The Pro-Tek5 Systems lightning strike protector provides differential protection to each of the data pairs in an easy-to-uuse, in-line design, attached to an Ethernet network. The Pro-Tek5 Systems lightning strike protector series has been designed with extremely low capacitance protection enabling full IEEE802.3 compliant transmit and receive communication distances.

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    Smiths Interconnect PCI 104
    Smiths Interconnect Space Grade

    Smiths Interconnect News...

    PC/104+ Connectors - PCI-104 Style Architecture, Stackable Connector

    • 2mm centerline, 4x30 contact grid (120 total contact positions)
    • Up to 1A per contact
    • Insulator meets NASA outgassing specifications
    • Designed for ruggedized applications
    • Contact tails incorporate a unique cross-section which allows for both press-fit and solder terminations
    • System is both compliant and compatible with the industry standard PCI-104 bus
    • Meets proposed SPACE-104 standards
    • 4 contact row mixed signal, power and coaxial connectors
    • High density (pitch .075") with up to 400 signal contacts
    • Ruggedized metal shell, with shrouded plug for pin protection
    • Large choice of terminations
    • Space approved to ESCC 3401 065
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    Halo10 100

    Halo News...

    A New Discrete Solution for 10/100 and Gigabit Ethernet Applications

    • 40% reduction in real estate compared to traditional multi-port solutions
    • The Universal Circuit
      • 10/100
      • 10/100 w/POE
      • Gigabit
      • Gigabit w/POE
    • Symmetrical design allows for easy rotation of the transformer providing EMC performance options without the need for a costly board spin
    • Ask us about P/N TG111-S212NWRL
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