AVX Card Edge Connector Delivers High Density for LED Lighting

Greenville, S.C. − AVX Corp. has introduced an open-ended card edge connector specifically designed to provide lighting engineers with a miniature and high density pin-count solution for use in linear LED strip lighting. The 00-9159 Series connectors feature a double-sided configuration for increased pin-count density, a central keying rib for strength and alignment, and a tin-to-tin…

Stable Prices for Connectors

Connector manufacturers don’t anticipate any issues this year that could affect supply. However, they are reporting a pick up in demand, particularly after the Chinese New Year in February. Because they predict a slow-growth scenario throughout the year, the uptick shouldn’t have a major impact on lead times. “We are seeing demand pick up this…

Sager Expands Pancon Agreement

Middleborough, Mass. − Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) devices, has expanded its franchise agreement with Pancon Connectors (formerly ITW Pancon) to include Ark-Les Connectors and Paktron Capacitors. The component maker manufactures custom and standard connectors as well as multilayer polymer capacitors used in power and signal applications. “This expanded…