Network expansion increases Ethernet availability

A nationwide Ethernet service expansion has been announced by Global Capacity, further strengthening its standing as an Ethernet over Copper (EoC) solutions provider in the US. Global Capacity’s investment in Central Office (CO) facility equipment enables it to leverage the existing copper infrastructure to deliver from 1-100Mbps access directly to customers, satisfying the growing demand for hybrid and SD-WAN network solutions. Jack Lodge, President, Global Capacity commented: “As demand for…

January 26, 2017

USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors support data rates up to 5Gbps

October 20, 2016

CUI has announced an expansion to its existing portfolio of power, audio and signal connectors with the addition of a USB product line. The connector family incorporates USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors available in Type A, Type B, Micro AB, Micro B, Mini AB and Mini B USB versions. Able to support data rates up to 5Gbps in USB 3.0 models, the new product family is ideal for a variety…


Thermal laser power sensors feature fast response time

October 12, 2016

Ophir Photonics has announced the F50A-BB-18 thermal power/energy laser measurement sensor. Designed for continuous use at higher laser powers, the F50A-BB-18 is a compact, fan-cooled sensor with a wide dynamic range. It measures powers from 10mW to 50W and energies from 6mJ to 50J. The sensor includes a spectrally flat BB (broadband) coating, usable from far UV to far IR. The F50A-BB-18 laser power/energy sensor is highly linear, providing precision…


SUB2r Alpha camera leverages the FX3 controller for SuperSpeed

October 5, 2016

It has been announced by Cypress Semiconductor that the programmability and SuperSpeed USB performance of its EZ-USB FX3 controller helped startup SUB2r develop its unique, open-architecture camera platform. The SUB2r Alpha camera leverages the FX3 controller for USB 3.1 generation 1 bandwidth up to 5Gbps, enabling it to stream uncompressed, High-Definition (HD) video at both 4K at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps. FX3 allows audio captured by the camera’s onboard dual…


Industrial automation cables with Ecolab hygiene solutions

October 5, 2016

A complete line of standard industrial automation cables for signal and control equipment and processes, servomotors, I/O modules, EtherNet/IP and other network applications has been launched by Flamar, Molex announces. Flamar standard industrial automation cables are available in multiple jacket materials (PVC, WSOR, PUR, TPE). The weld-slag and oil-resistant WSOR cables are tested and certified for compatibility with Ecolab hygiene solutions commonly used in the food and beverage industry for…


Ethernet cables successfully integrated into aircraft

September 6, 2016

W. L. Gore & Associates, (Gore) have announced the successful integration of GORE Aerospace Ethernet Cables into upcoming F-16 upgrade initiatives. Gore’s new 10-gigabit cables exceed Cat6a electrical requirements by delivering reliable signal integrity with sufficient margin for high-speed data transmission over longer distances. These cables are qualified according to C21091 specifications for F-16 upgrades that require exceptional electrical and mechanical performance in harsh aerospace environments to ensure mission-critical success….


Super-fast charging of EVs enabled by cooled cable and connector

September 6, 2016

A cooled cable and connector that enables High Power Charging of electric vehicles has been developed by HUBER+SUHNER. This development can multiply the power-throughput of a charging cable and keep charging times below 20 minutes (80% State of Charge) even with big battery packs of new electric vehicles and trucks. With the release of the next gen of long range electric vehicles present, fast-charging stations running with a power of 50kW…


Connectors support high-speed signals

August 12, 2016

A manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, AVX Corporation is the only authorized supplier of Kyocera Electronic Devices to the Americas and Europe, announces the 6411 series PCI Express M.2 connectors from Kyocera Connector Products. Compatible with the M.2 specification developed by the Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG), 6411 series PCI Express connectors support multiple functions with high-speed signal integrity on a single card, effectively contributing to…


Compact connectors save space in vehicle architecture

August 10, 2016

Rated to up to 70A of continuous current, Amphenol Industrial Products Group now offers a medium amperage connection system. The ePower-Lite has an operating voltage of 800VDC. Designed for the hybrid and electric vehicle markets, these connectors feature a lightweight plastic shell and compact design to provide both weight and space savings in vehicle architecture. The ePower-Lite features 2-way, 3-way and 4-way systems with optional HVIL and EMI shielding for safety and…


Connectors and cable assemblies manufactured by new facility

Amphenol Industrial Products Group
July 18, 2016

A new facility, Amphenol EEC has recently opened by a division of Amphenol Industrial Products Group, Amphenol Industrial Operations (AIO). The group centrally located in Chicago, Illinois, manufactures connectors and cable assemblies that meet the stringent requirements of the Buy America program. Amphenol’s newly acquired EEC division specializes in high-quality prototyping and production of connector solutions. The integrated factory offers CNC machining, tool making, powder coating, as well as potting…