Connectors and Cables

Global distributor Mouser Electronics adds record 62 new manufacturers in first half of 2021

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor, continues to expand its line card by adding 62 new manufacturers to date in 2021. With more than 1,100 manufacturer brands, Mouser now offers an even wider range of product options for its global customer base of design engineers, …

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D-Sub demand drives connector specialist’s expansion

PEI-Genesis, a leading provider of custom-engineered connector and cable interconnect solutions, has extended its partnership with global connector manufacturer Positronic across Europe and Africa. The expansion comes after considerable demand from customers in these regions. As of June 25, 2021, enginee­rs in Africa and Europe can benefit from PEI-Genesis’s value-add …

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A new addition to the Advanced Military Connector range, the AMC Series T offers three locking variants in one connector

The ‘T’ stands for Three-in-One or ‘Triple’ as three locking variants of plug can fit the same receptacle: Push-pull Break-away Screw locking The built-in trapezoidal thread with serration ensures additional safety. Now OEM’s have a free choice of appropriate locking mechanism at each connection point, whilst retaining the same bulkhead connector …

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ARIS rocket wins third place at Spaceport America Cup 2021 with HUBER+SUHNER RF connectivity solutions

ARIS has been awarded third position in the most difficult competition category at Spaceport America Cup 2021. Having successfully built its first sounding rocket made to fit a hybrid-propellant engine, it was judged for its performance in real-life conditions against 14 other entries from universities across the world. The entry …

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Don’t write off the versatile D-Sub connector

D-Subminiature connectors, commonly called D-Subs, have been around for nearly 70 years, being used in everything from aerospace and military applications, to the medical and automation sectors. Here John Skinner, European Product Manager at electrical connector specialist PEI-Genesis, explains why, despite its age, plant managers shouldn’t write off the versatile …

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Fischer LP360 connector wins in two categories of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021

The Red Dot Design Awards stand for outstanding achievements in product design. The jury evaluates thousands of entries each year. For its Fischer LP360 connectors from the Fischer Freedom Series, which have already won numerous industry awards, Fischer Connectors has now been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Award for Product …

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LinkIQ combines Fluke Networks’ Cable Performance technology with Switch diagnostics for trusted cable testing

Fluke Networks has today launched the LinkIQ Cable+Network tester, which combines switch diagnostics with state-of-the-art cable measurement technology to enable installers, system integrators and network support professionals to easily troubleshoot network cabling and/or connect Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices to the network. The product provides simple pass/fail test reports using …

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Nicola Della Malva joins Powell Electronics to support customers in Italy

Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, has announced the appointment of electronics connector veteran, Nicola Della Malva as country manager for Italy and South East Europe. Previously with PEI Genesis, which he set up in Italy 11 years ago, ITT …

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Smiths Interconnect receives contract from Mitsubishi Electronic to develop an integrated G-Band Satellite Based Antenna system for JAXA

Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated multi-function RF systems, subsystems, antennas, RF and MW components, connectors and cable assemblies for Aerospace and Defence, announced receipt of a contract from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to participate in the development of a G-band satellite for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). …

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Heilind Electronics partners with ITT Cannon

Heilind Electronics, a premier global distributor of electronic components, has further expanded its portfolio with the addition of products from ITT Cannon – a global market leader in the design and manufacture of harsh environment connector solutions. The distribution agreement positions Heilind as a global partner for ITT Cannon, authorising …

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