AVX Unveils Single Pogo Pin Contacts for Harsh Apps

Fountain Inn, S.C. ‒ AVX Corp. has introduced a series of single pogo pin board- to-board (BTB) contacts designed for use in high lifecycle commercial, industrial, medical, and military applications. Available in five standard compressed stacking heights from 2.0 mm to 5.0 mm, which is the maximum working range and compressed height tolerance possible in…

Hirose Power Connectors Deliver Design Flexibility

Simi Valley, Calif. — Hirose has introduced a customizable series of board-to-board power connectors that feature a 3-piece structure consisting of the mating receptacle, the interposer, and the mounting receptacle. The IT-P Series provides a wide range of variable height interposers to achieve board-to-board stack heights ranging from 13.5 mm to 44 mm. Designed for…

ERNI RA Connectors Support PCIe Gen 3

Richmond, Va. – ERNI has expanded its PCI Express (PCIe) connector offering with an 85-Ohm right-angle connector series that provides design flexibility and significant space savings where low clearance above the PCB prohibits the use of vertical configurations, according to the company. The card-edge connector series meets all PCIe Local Bus Standards Rev. 3.0. Applications…

Intel Partners With Rockchip

Intel Corporation today announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Rockchip to expand the breadth of and accelerate the rate at which it brings its Intel® architecture and communications-based solutions to market for a range of entry-level Android* tablets worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will deliver an Intel-branded…

Molex Buys Italian Connector Maker

Molex European Holdings BV, a subsidiary of Molex Incorporated, today announced that it has recently acquired the heavy-duty connector business of Westec s.r.l., an industrial connector manufacturer based in Milano, Italy. Westec’s business consists of the manufacturing of more than 6,000 products, including a wide range of junction boxes, multi-pole connectors, and connector assemblies designed…

AVX Expands COTS MLCC Series

Fountain Inn, S.C. ‒ AVX Corp. has added high temperature X8R and X8L dielectric components to its high-reliability APS Series of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications. Extensively tested using many of the MIL-STD test methods as used in MIL-PRF-55681, the APS Series MLCCs exhibit an ultra-low field failure rate of <1ppb.…