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…

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…

Amphenol Data Link Connectors Withstand High Vibrations

Amphenol Industrial Products Group offers the MAX-M12 data link connector that meets the SAE J2839 and IEC 61076-2-101 specifications. The Max-M12 connector withstands connector-to-cable retention forces of 444 N and contact retention forces of 110 N, tested at 100 mating cycles minimum. This interconnect is suited for heavy equipment, rail mass transit, mining, and process…

Amphenol Expands RADSOK Connector Line

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Industrial Products Group has expanded its line of RADSOK high-current connectors with a compact power-to-board connector. The PowerBlok WTB (wire-to-board) latching connector provides a high current single-point of connection to a printed circuit board (PCB) of up to 70 A. The PowerBlok WTB can be used to deliver high-current internal connections…

Molex Power Connector Delivers 23A in Small Size

Lisle, Ill. – Molex Inc. has introduced a wire-to-board, mid-range power connector that delivers 23.0A in a 5.70-mm footprint. The Mega-Fit power connector targets applications that require power from 14.0A to 23.0A per terminal. These high-current terminals are well suited for a broad range of applications including consumer/home appliance, networking, telecommunications, industrial and commercial vehicle.…

Top 10 Products of 2013

The top 10 most read new product introductions in 2013 ranged from sensors and ferrite beads to op amps and 32-bit microcontrollers. Four of the top ten devices were IP&E components from three suppliers: Bourns, Murata, and Molex. The top semiconductor products were introduced by Linear Technology, Texas Instruments (TI), Microchip Technology, and Microsemi. Most…

EPS’ November Hot Products

Here is Electronics Purchasing Strategies’ selection of 10 hot products for November that truly fall into the category of tiny components. These devices can be used in a variety of applications, ranging from mobile phones and hearing aids to military systems and networking equipment.