?Backplane Connectors?

An Electronicstalk guide

Start with the news release Outdoor cooler uses bi-polar thermostatic control from Laird Technologies, which we summarised at the time by saying "Laird Technologies has announced the release of its outdoor thermoelectric cooler series with bi-polar thermostatic control. ". Several months prior to that, we featured the news release RS Components launches power supply microsite from RS Components: "RS Components is boosting its support for designers of power applications with the introduction of 960 power supply products brought together on a dedicated microsite. ".

In December 2010, we covered the news from Harting - take a look at Compact metal hoods for contact inserts which says: "A new range of hoods for Harting's Han-Compact industrial connectors offers a choice of straight or angled cable entry and variants with surfaces for standard and EMC applications.".

Take a look also at the news release from Linear Technology, Voltage controller with integrated power MOSFET, as well as Valve connector simplifies manufacturing process from Molex, and System host board for energy and medical sectors from Kontron.

Latest stories...
PC socket contact with stamped and rolled clip (December 2010)

Radiall has introduced the Radiall NSX series Size 22 socket contact for pc boards, to help reduce the cost of ARINC 600 connectors and thus reduce costs of overall connectors and their manufacture.

OKW enclosures house small electronic devices (December 2010)

OKW Enclosures' range of shell-type range of robust plastic enclosures have been designed to house small electronic devices including test and measurement, medical, peripherals and interfaces.

Binder adds rear-mount receptacles to M8 range (December 2010)

Binder has added rear-mount potted receptacles, which are said to be suitable for use with industrial sensors, to its line of M8 connectors.

Tektronix offers architecture for PCI Express 3.0 (December 2010)

Tektronix has announced an addition to what it claims is the industry's most comprehensive solution for PCI Express 3.0.

SPEC Pak enables environmental connections (December 2010)

APP has released the SPEC Pak (Sealed Power For Environmental Connections) connector series for use wherever a rugged or waterproof high-power signal and ground interconnect solution is required.

YDS jacks target Gigabit Ethernet applications (December 2010)

MSC Vertriebs has announced the availability of the 10/100/1000 Base-T jacks of the 56F series from YDS for applications in industrial computers, network equipment and industrial controls.

Connector system for engine control units and more (December 2010)

Molex has introduced its CMX sealed, hybrid, high-density and modular connector system, which utilises the CTX terminal system and is suitable for transportation powertrain applications.

PCE-5125 board ideal for industrial applications (December 2010)

Advantech has introduced the PCE-5125 PICMG 1.3 form-factor single-host board, designed with the Intel Q57/3450 Express platform for industrial applications that require high computing power.

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Further reading
  • Backplane connectors for data networking equipment

    Digi-Key has announced that it has stock on Tyco Electronics' Impact high-density backplane connectors for data networking and telecommunications equipment.
  • Harting enhances backplane connectors

    The Harting range of MicroTCA backplane connectors now incorporate features to make them suitable for use in industrial applications.
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