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…

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.…

Laird TEMs Improve Heat Dissipation

Laird has introduced a new series of miniature thermoelectric modules (TEMs) built using Laird Tlam thermally conductive circuit boards instead of traditional ceramic-based circuit boards. The Tlam OptoTEC series is designed for applications where temperature stabilization of sensitive optical components in photonics, telecom, medical and consumer markets is critical. The company said the use of…

ERNI Expands High-Current Connector Line

Richmond, Va. – Targeting industrial and heavy-equipment providers, ERNI has expanded its high-current power element series to include combined flexible/massive press-fit and purely massive press-fit technologies. The high power wire-to-board connectors with press-fit terminations provide a gas-tight interface to the PCB via, eliminating the need for high temperature soldering and its negative effects on the…