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Clarke & Severn Electronics

Clarke & Severn Electronics

Clarke & Severn Electronics is a supplier of Electronic Components, Connectors, RF Microwave products and Cable Assemblies. We also offer a range of services including Cable Assembly, Component Customisation, System Integration and Design Services.

Phone: 02 9482 1944
Fax: 02 9482 1309
PO Box 1 , Hornsby NSW 2077 (Directions)


Harwin G125 series Gecko 1.25 mm connectors

Harwin's Gecko (G125 series) connectors provide a low-profile, dual-row, cable-to-board and board-to-board interconnect solution, suitable for stacking and cable mating in areas where PCB real estate is at a premium.

RF-Lambda RFSP4TA0218GUSB SP4T absorptive coaxial switch

The RFSP4TA0218GUSB is an SP4T absorptive USB-controlled and -powered switch from RF-Lambda. It is suitable for ultra-wideband aerospace and military test applications.

RF-Lambda RAMP06G18GF solid-state power amplifier

RF Lambda has released the RAMP06G18GF — a wideband, benchtop solid-state power amplifier with a frequency range of 6–18 GHz and average power handling up to 140 W.

Mini-Circuits USB-1SP8T-63H USB solid-state SP8T switch

Mini-Circuits' USB-1SP8T-63H is an absorptive SP8T switch with USB control. The fast switching, solid-state switch operates from 10 to 6000 MHz with 250 ns typical switching speed.

MARS Antennas MA-WO6960-DP6DIN Multi Band Dual Pol Omni Antenna

MARS Antennas has introduced the MA-WO6960-DP6DIN Multi Band Dual Pol Omni Antenna, covering all the bands for 2G, 2.5G, 3G and 4G cellular, as well as UHF (806-960 MHz), LTE (698-806 MHz), ISM, WLAN, UNII, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi bands.

Mini-Circuits ZGBDC20-33H+ bidirectional coupler

The ZGBDC20-33H+ is a high-power bidirectional coupler from Mini-Circuits. It is capable of handling up to 50 W RF input power across the 300 to 3000 MHz range.

RF-Lambda RFSP2TA0020GUSB absorptive coaxial SP2T switch

The RFSP2TA0020GUSB USB-controlled and -powered absorptive SP2T switch is suitable for ultrawide band aerospace and military test applications.

Copper Mountain Technologies Cobalt C2220 vector network analyser

Copper Mountain Technologies' C2220 2-port vector network analyser operates in the frequency range of 100 kHz to 20 GHz and adds direct receiver access for special applications involving external directional coupling, including load pull and high power measurements.

MARS Antennas MA-WA2458-2DP18 Dual Band Dual Polarized Antenna

Mars Antennas has introduced the MA-WA2458-2DP18 Dual Band Dual Polarized Antenna with four connectors, providing coverage of 2.3 to 2.7 GHz and 4.9 to 5.96 GHz in a single antenna radome.

Mini-Circuits ZVVA-3000 continuously variable attenuator

Mini Circuits' ZVVA-3000 is a 50Ω RF variable attenuator combining the benefits of a voltage variable design with the convenience and ease of use of a software-controlled step attenuator.

Mini-Circuits ZX60-123LN+ low-noise amplifier

Mini-Circuits' ZX60-123LN+ is an ultra-wideband, low-noise, connectorised amplifier to 0.5 to 12 GHz. It is suitable for a wide range of applications including Wi-Fi, LTE, S-Band radar, C-band and X-band SatCom, defence and more.

Mini-Circuits KM-24+ series 2.92 to 2.4 mm adapters

The KM-24+ series of coaxial 2.92 to 2.4 mm adapters is available in all genders, supporting a wide range of applications from DC to 40 GHz. This makes them suitable for broadband and multiband use.

ODU ODU-MAC Blue-Line modular connector with plastic housing

ODU has launched the ODU-MAC Blue-Line, a hybrid, manual-mating modular connector designed for a wide range of test and measurement, medical and mechanical engineering applications.

Copper Mountain Technologies C2209 Cobalt vector network analyser

Copper Mountain Technologies' C2209 2-port analyser operates in the frequency range of 100 kHz to 9 GHz. The product offers a typical dynamic range of 162 dB (1 Hz IF BW) and sweep speeds as low as 10 µs per point.

Copper Mountain Technologies R180 one-port vector network analyser

Copper Mountain Technologies has introduced the R180 handheld one-port VNA, which provides lab-grade performance measuring S11 from 1 MHz to 18 GHz.

Harwin M300 series high-performance connectors

Harwin's M300 series is a 3 mm pitch, high-performance connector system suited to aerospace, defence, industrial and other harsh environments.

Aaronia IsoLOG 3D Mobile antenna

Aaronia's IsoLOG 3D Mobile antenna is ultralight, small and compatible with any spectrum analyser. It is a suitable plug-and-play solution for 3D measurements in limited time frames.

Aaronia Spectran V5 X spectrum analyser and recorder

The Spectran V5 X is a portable USB real-time spectrum analyser and recorder that operates from 1 Hz to 20 GHz. It is now available in 6, 12, 16 and 20 GHz options.

Mini-Circuits BW-VX-1W54+ series precision fixed attenuator

Mini-Circuits has introduced the BW-VX-1W54+ series — a precision fixed attenuator that operates from DC to 50 GHz.

Switchcraft TS Dura-Twist Series threaded locking connectors

Switchcraft has introduced the TS Dura-Twist Series of threaded locking connectors. IP68 rated when mated, they are available with up to nine contacts and in cable-to-cable inline and rear- or front-mounting panel mount options.

ODU STAMPTAC electrical contact for e-mobility applications

The ODU STAMPTAC electrical contact has been designed for use in IEC charging plugs (IEC standard compliant) for hybrid and plug-in vehicles, which ensure quick and easy 'refuelling' with electricity.

Mini-Circuits ZN2PD-K44+ two-way splitter/combiner

Mini-Circuits has introduced the ZN2PD-K44+ ultra-wideband coaxial 2-way 0° splitter/combiner, providing coverage from 10 to 40 GHz.

Switchcraft 3.5 mm stereo panel mount jacks

Seeking to widen its offering of watertight products, Switchcraft has introduced a range of 3.5 mm stereo panel mount jacks available in Locking and Sealed, Flush Mount and Compact Rear Mount versions, suitable for the manufacture of audio products for outdoor, medical devices and instrumentation.

Switchcraft TARA series Tini-QG Mini-XLR cord connector

Switchcraft's Tini-QG (Mini-XLR) cord connectors are now available in a right-angle version with male and female options of three, four, five and six poles.

ODU AMC High-Density robust miniature connector series

The ODU AMC High-Density miniature connector series features a diameter of less than 10 to 18.5 mm and a pole density of up to 40 contacts with different versions for power (up to 15 A), signal and data transmission (USB 3.0 at a rate of 5 Gbps), providing high performance and functionality in a compact package.

Conxall Sensor-Link Nano-Mizer M8 connector series PC tail versions

Conxall has expanded the Nano-Mizer M8 (8 mm) connector series to include PC tail versions of the three- and four-position panel mounts with male contacts.

ODU AMC miniature connector series

The ODU AMC is designed for military and security technology fields. The miniature connector has a long service life of more than 5000 mating cycles, even under severe environmental conditions such as water, dirt, salt and temperature.

Switchcraft 314DI pocket-sized DI box

The 314DI is a pocket-sized version of Switchcraft's DI box series of products. The unit converts the unbalanced outputs of guitars, keyboards and other instruments with line-out level to balanced, mic level signals.

ODU AMC and AMC High-Density connectors for military night vision and navigation devices

The ODU AMC and ODU AMC High-Density miniature connectors are designed for digital and thermal military night vision and navigation devices, including handheld receivers for soldiers, GPS-aided navigational systems, navigational devices for vehicles, GNSS jammers and anti-jamming devices.

Switchcraft 318BT Bluetooth AudioStix wireless audio receiver

Switchcraft has introduced the 318BT AudioStix Bluetooth — a small inline wireless audio receiver that uses 4.0 Bluetooth technology to stream audio from any Bluetooth-enabled device. Just plug it into a mixing board.

Switchcraft HS Series Dura-Pull Push Pull Connectors

Switchcraft has introduced the HS Series Dura-Pull Push Pull Connectors. The harsh environment circular connectors are waterproof to IP68 and are durable even in the most critical applications, including medical devices, audio connections, outdoor data acquisition devices and safety and security.

Switchcraft EHUSB3ACAB, EHUSB3CABA and EHMDP2 connectors

Switchcraft has announced three additions to its EH Series of modular panel connectors: the EHUSB3ACAB USB 3.0 to Micro USB 3.0, the EHUSB3CABA Micro USB 3.0 to USB 3.0 and the EHMDP2 Mini DisplayPort Feedthrough. All are available in a black plastic housing.

ODU ODU-MAC strain relief housing

ODU has developed a strain relief housing for the ODU-MAC. This is an add-on housing that protects the termination against harsh environmental conditions such as blows, dirt and liquids and provides optimal strain relief of the cables, as well as easier handling.

Mini-Circuits MNA-4A+ and MNA-4W+ monolithic amplifiers

Mini-Circuits has introduced two wideband PHEMT-based MMIC amplifiers with high active directivity. The MNA-4A+ (0.5 to 2.5 GHz) and MNA-4W+ (0.5 to 4.5 GHz) are suitable for use as buffer amplifiers minimising interaction of adjacent circuits.

Aaronia 20,000 mAh Powerbank

Aaronia has introduced a high-capacity power bank with hot-swap function for the company's spectrum analysers, active antennas, pre-amplifiers, signal generators and GPS logger.

Mini-Circuits MDB-245H+ ultra-wideband MMIC mixer

Mini-Circuits has introduced the MDB-24H+ ultra-wideband double-balanced MMIC frequency mixer, which provides an RF and LO frequency range from 5 to 21.5 GHz and an IF frequency range from DC to 5 GHz.

Aaronia IsoLOG 3D RF tracking antenna

Aaronia has introduced an isotropic RF 3D tracking antenna that operates from 9 kHz to 35 GHz. The IsoLOG 3D includes a high-density, customisable sector array with 8–36 antennas, for horizontal and for vertical polarisation.

Harwin Spring Contact Extended C and Positive Stop connectors

Harwin has expanded its Spring Contact connector range with 13 Extended C and Positive styles. The additions are available in nine different free heights, ranging from 1.23 to 5 mm.

Linx Technologies HumDT wireless UART data transceiver

Linx Technologies has introduced the HumDT series wireless UART data transceiver with built-in networking with encryption. The 11.5 x 14 mm module can act as one of three components in a wireless network.

Omnetics Nano Circular Connectors

Omnetics Nano Circular Connectors are suitable for demanding applications where size and weight are critical. They have a rugged flex-pin contact system and withstand shock and vibration while maintaining their electrical integrity.

Harwin Gecko G125 Series horizontal male connectors

Harwin has introduced the G125 Series of horizontal male connectors to its Gecko range, providing increased design flexibility. The horizontal option allows for mother-daughter board configurations and reduces PCB stack height when used with cable connectors.

ODU Mini-Snap and AMC high-speed connectors

ODU has expanded the Mini-Snap series and AMC series to include high-speed connectors for Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 and dual USB 2.0 applications for use in harsh environments. The connectors offer high-performance data transmission, high bandwidth transmission and easy handling.

Mini-Circuits EP-Series ultrawideband power splitters

Mini-Circuits' EP-Series ultrawideband MMIC splitter/combiners cover a frequency range of 1.8 to 26.5 GHz, making them suitable for defence and instrumentation applications requiring full coverage in a single component.

Conxall Mini-Con-X right-angle PCB mount connector

Switchcraft and Conxall have introduced the right-angle PCB mount version to their Mini-Con-X line of connectors, allowing for easy mounting directly to a PCB. In applications where the board is perpendicular to the panel, the connectors can be soldered directly to the PCB.

Omnetics High-Speed Protocol Guide

Omnetics has released a High-Speed Protocol Guide showing how the company's connectors can be used with high-speed application standards such as Camera Link, HDMI, Ethernet (CAT5/5e/6/6e) and USB 3.0.

Harwin Datamate coax connectors

Harwin has expanded its range of connectors with multiport coaxial connectors featuring 6 GHz, 50 Ω contacts. Based on the company's Datamate connector family, the coax connectors are designed with a single body moulding to resist extremes of shock, vibration and temperature in challenging environments.

Harwin Removable Jumper Links

Harwin has introduced Removable Jumper Links and matching SMT clips to the EZ-BoardWare range. They are available in vertical and horizontal configurations for maximum assembly flexibility.

Conxall D24295-WA sealed cap for Data-Con-X Series USB connectors

Conxall has introduced a sealed cap for the Data Con-X series USB connectors. The cap provides IP68 waterproof/dustproof sealing when mated to a panel connector.

Switchcraft EHUSBAA USB A to USB A feedthrough connector

Switchcraft has introduced a connector to the EH Series which has a USB type A receptacle on both the front and back.

Switchcraft Sealed Tini-QG mini XLR connectors

The Sealed Tini-QG line of mini XLR connectors, from Switchcraft, are waterproof to IP66 when mated and available as cable end, cable to cable and panel mount.

Omnetics Micro-D Connectors for USB 3.0

Omnetics Micro-D Connectors are suitable for critical, high-reliability industries including aerospace, military and medical. They are also used in devices such as optics, guidance systems, onboard equipment, space and UAV systems.

ODU AMC Easy-Clean connector for military applications

The ODU AMC Easy-Clean connector with a breakaway function uses a spring-loaded pin system that allows for an easy-wipe, flat-receptacle surface. The contacts can be easily and quickly cleaned, even in challenging and harsh environments.

Switchcraft protective caps for XLRs and EH series connectors

Switchcraft has introduced 13 protective caps for its wide range of panel-mount XLRs and EH series connectors, which are often used in critical applications such as live sound, test and measurement equipment and recording studios. The caps provide an added level of protection.

Harwin EZ-Boardware RFI shield clips

Harwin has added three additional sizes to its EZ-Boardware range of RFI shield clips. The clips are suitable for small and low-profile shield cans, with wall thicknesses of between 0.15 and 0.20 mm.

Switchcraft E921KA and E921KC ergonomic pendant switches

The ergonomic pendant switch from Switchcraft is designed to fit comfortably in the hand and features a button that is easy to press. Less than 1 kg of actuating force is needed, allowing for easy operation — even for physically challenged users.

Switchcraft Series EP900 sealed momentary cable switch

Switchcraft has extended its EP900 series of momentary cord switches by introducing a sealed switch. The switch is waterproof and dustproof to IP67.

Mini-Circuits SCBD-16-63HP+ bidirectional coupler

The SCBD-16-63HP+ wideband bidirectional coupler, from Mini-Circuits, handles RF input power up to 100 W for applications from 50 to 6000 MHz including cellular, WiMax, GSM, ISM and test labs.

Switchcraft white XLR connectors

Switchcraft has introduced white versions of its AAA series XLRs, DE series panel-mount XLRs and Tini Q-G Mini XLRs. They are available in a wide range of contact configurations with gold- or silver-plated contacts.

Switchcraft off-the-shelf DC power cables

Switchcraft has introduced a line of off-the-shelf DC power cables that mate with the company's sealed and high-amperage DC power jacks.

Mini-Circuits STYX4-13HP+ surface-mount 4:1 transformer

The Mini-Circuits STYX4-13HP+ surface-mount 4:1 transformer handles 10 W RF input power from 30 to 1000 MHz. It supports high power requirements in a shielded package measuring only 0.43 x 0.69 x 0.42″.

Mini-Circuits ZN8PD-362HP+ eight-way splitter/combiner

Mini-Circuits' ZN8PD-362HP+ eight-way 0° splitter/combiner provides power handling up to 100 W as a splitter, with 1 dB typical insertion loss (above 9 dB theoretical loss) for a wide range of applications from 600 to 3600 MHz.

Cardinal Components CJ series XO and VCXO high-performance oscillators

Cardinal Components introduces the CJ series of XO factory-configurable oscillators and VCXO voltage-controlled oscillators. The oscillators are suitable for computing, communications, data communications, multimedia, networking, homeland security, industrial and other high-performance applications.

Switchcraft EH Series with DIN 1.0/2.3 panel-mount connector

Switchcraft has introduced an additional connector to its EH Series of audio, video and data connectors. The product is a female/female DIN 1.0/2.3 coupler panel mount which is compatible with the Switchcraft QGPK Series of rack panels and WP Series wall plates.

Mini-Circuits BFCN-4800+ LTCC band-pass filter

Mini-Circuits' BFCN-4800+ LTCC band-pass filter has a passband from 4400 to 5200 MHz, supporting telemetry, satellite, mobile, military and commercial application bands.

Mini-Circuits Z7550-NMNF+ connectorised matching transformer

The Mini-Circuits Z7550-NMNF+ connectorised matching transformer is suitable for many applications, from DC to 2300 MHz, where 50 to 75 Ω matching is required.

ODU-MAC XXL housing

ODU introduces the ODU-MAC in XXL housing, enabling the configuration of modular connectors without any space limitation. The addition to the ODU-MAC product range allows for the maximum number of multipole connectors with standard components.

Harwin EZ-BroadWare test point range

Harwin's EZ-BroadWare SMT test points are low in profile with a small PCB footprint. This makes them suited to applications where space is at a premium, such as the medical, aerospace, industrial, instrumentation and control systems industries.

ODU MEDI-SNAP connector for medical applications

The ODU MEDI-SNAP is a push-pull circular connector with a plastic housing for medical applications. The push-pull system is said to ensure reliable contact, colour coding makes the connector visually recognisable and the plastic housing material means the product remains economically efficient.


The ODU-MAC MEDI-FLEX series is now available in a medical white plastic housing. The product is suitable for the high demands of medical technology.

SAF Tehnika Spectrum Compact spectrum analyser

SAF Tehnika's Spectrum Compact is a measurement solution for the 2-40 GHz licensed microwave frequency bands. It is a powerful, ultralight, handheld spectrum analyser designed specifically for outdoor use by network and microwave radio engineers performing equipment installation or data gathering for site-planning purposes.

Omnetics Quick Lock USB 3.0 connector

Omnetics has introduced the Quick Lock USB 3.0 connector, which supports SuperSpeed 3.0. This provides high signal speeds and uninterrupted performance for field electronics, which is becoming a critical system requirement.

Aaronia MDF series magnetic tracking antennas

Aaronia has introduced the MDF series of magnetic tracking antennas. The compact, lightweight broadband magnetic antennas can be used for low-frequency signal tracking and field strength measurements.

Windfreak SynthNV RF signal generator

The Windfreak SynthNV is a 34.4 MHz to 4.4 GHz software-tuneable RF signal generator, controlled and powered by a Windows PC via its USB port. It includes an onboard 70 dB RF power detector which can be used with the sweep function as a scalar RF network analyser.

Harwin EZ-Shield Can range

Harwin has added three additional sizes to the EZ-Shield Can range. They are 0.2 mm thick and designed to be used with smaller shield clips, minimising both the can size and weight.

Mini-Circuits ZB4PD-282-50W+ high-power four-way 0° splitter/combiner

Mini-Circuits' ZB4PD-282-50W+ is a high-power four-way 0° splitter/combiner covering frequencies from 500 to 2750 MHz, supporting many applications such as high-band PCS, WIMAX and more.

Switchcraft EH Series 3.5 mm Stereo Feed-Thru Adapter

Switchcraft has expanded its EH Series modular connectors for audio, video and data. The company's 3.5 mm Stereo Feed-Thru Adapter is available in nickel-plated or black finish.

Omnetics Micro miniature circular connectors

Omnetics micro-sized (0.50″ pitch) circular connectors are available from five to 39 contacts. The connectors are available in compact metal or liquid crystal polymer (LCP) insulators, offering designers the ability to reduce size and weight for circuits requiring multiple pin interconnections systems.

Omnetics Micro-miniature and Nano-miniature hybrid connectors

Omnetics hybrid connectors are available with mixed power/signal contact layouts. The shape and number of power/signal contacts may be specified to provide flexibility in circuit design, while ensuring that the connector is kept to the minimum necessary size.

Pulse SMA finger wrench

The Pulse SMA finger wrench is an efficient and effective way of tightening and loosening SMA cables in tight or dense spaces and equipment racks, without the need to remove adjacent cables.

Mini-Circuits GVA-123+ ultra-wideband monolithic amplifier

Mini-Circuits' GVA-123+ monolithic amplifier covers an ultra-wide frequency range of 0.01 to 12 GHz. The product supports a wide range of applications, including LTE, WiMAX, satellite communications, X-band radar, point-to-point radio and avionics systems.

Mini-Circuits CLM-83-2W+ ultra-wide frequency power limiter

Mini-Circuits' CLM-83-2W+ is an RoHS-compliant limiter which protects against ESD and input RF power surges, up to 1.6 W, across a wide frequency range. The rugged limiters, only 0.12 x 0.12 x 0.045″, provide protection for low-noise amplifiers and other sensitive equipment, especially in hostile environments where unwanted signals prevail.

Cardinal Components Electro-Set interface boards for the Internet of Things

Cardinal Components has introduced an IoT board-level offering that focuses on connecting everything to everything - objects, people, processes, data and machines. The product is suitable for designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in quickly creating interactive objects or environments for IoT-enabled products.

Cardinal Components Lutracore anti-counterfeit chemical fingerprint

Cardinal Components and Infratrac have introduced a solution to the problem of counterfeit electronic components - the anti-counterfeit chemical fingerprint Lutracore. The chemical fingerprint is composed of several commodity chemicals grouped together to create a code that can be detected in seconds anywhere in the supply chain by a technician with less than an hour of training.

ODU connector repair kits for Gottwald and Liebherr port cranes

ODU offers connector repair kits for Gottwald and Liebherr port cranes. The kits consist of ODU 309 Series heavy-duty cylindrical connectors with bayonet coupling and include receptacle housing (spacer and threaded rings included), plug housing (guide ring and threaded rings included) socket insert, pin insert, cable gland clamp and threaded ring assembly tools.

Clarke & Severn Electronics Crystal Oscillator Configurator

Clarke & Severn Electronics has introduced the Crystal Oscillator Configurator, which can be accessed from the company's website or webshop. Users can choose the package style of programmable oscillator; select the output, voltage, operating temperature, stability and frequency range; and create the part for the specific requirements of any project. 

Switchcraft EH MIDI Feedthrough connector

Switchcraft has extended its EH Series to include the EH MIDI Feedthrough connector. The female/female DIN 5 coupler has a universal size flange which fits the Switchcraft QGPK series rack panels and the WP Series wall plates, plus any 24 mm diameter XLR cut-out.

Mini-Circuits MGVA-63+ dual-matched MMIC amplifier

Mini-Circuits' MGVA-63+ dual-matched MMIC amplifier covers the 40 MHz to 3 GHz band with IP2 performance of +68.4 dBm, providing the suppression of unwanted second harmonics in wideband applications.

Mini-Circuits MDB-73H+ wideband double-balanced MMIC mixers

Mini-Circuits has introduced a range of tiny wideband double-balanced MMIC mixers which provide high isolation over 2200-7000 MHz with +15 dBm LO power, low conversion loss over broad frequency range and high IP3, all in a 4 x 4 x 1 mm package.

Switchcraft sealed unmated power jacks

Switchcraft has introduced a power jack that is sealed to IP68 when unmated. It is robust and can withstand a wide temperature range of -40 to +105°C.

Omnetics Latching Micro-D connector with squeeze-latch system

Omnetics has launched the Latching Micro-D connector with a squeeze-latch system. The push-and-latch design reduces the time and effort required to plug a Micro-D connector into a circuit and allows for quick cable connections to rack and panel equipment.

Harwin Datamate High Current Contacts

Harwin has introduced Datamate High Current Contacts, offering a high current rating in a compact space. The contacts double the current rating of the Mix-Tek power contacts available from 20-40 A nominally.

Omnetics Polarized Nano Series connector

The Omnetics Polarized Nano Series (PZN) has increased the number of available contacts from 12 to 24.

Switchcraft RJ45 and fibre-optic patch panels

Switchcraft has introduced a range of versatile 19″ rack panels designed for patching Ethernet and LC, SC and ST fibre optic. Based on the QGPK Series of blank rack panels and the EH Series connector system, the pre-loaded panels are available as 1 or 2RU with a wide variety of connector options.

Conxall Con-X Connector Series coloured nuts and coupling rings

Conxall has introduced coloured nuts and coupling rings to enable colour coding for the Con-X Connector Series. 

Switchcraft sealed 10 A power jacks

Switchcraft has introduced its sealed 10 A power jacks. They are rated to carry 13 A current and up to 24 V AC/DC at 65°C.

Switchcraft AudioStix adapters

Switchcraft AudioStix adapters can be used as stand-alone adapters, rear-mounted into the modular QGPK Series rack panels or permanently installed into any number of custom racks and wall plates.

Switchcraft Sealed D-Sub connector

Switchcraft has released the Sealed D-Sub connector, part of the Data Con-X series of harsh-environment connectors. The waterproof D-Sub connectors are IP67 rated and are suitable for any application where connectors are exposed to moisture, dust and dirt.

Telegartner 4.30-10 RF connector series

Telegartner has introduced the 4.3-10 RF connector series. The compact and installation-friendly connectors are suitable for the demands of mobile radio communications, telecommunication installations, communication engineering and radar applications.

Copper Mountain Technologies S7530 75Ω vector network analyser

Copper Mountain Technologies' S7530, a 75Ω compact vector network analyser, is suitable for cable and satellite TV industries, including equipment development and manufacturing.

Clarke & Severn Electronics in-house RF cable assembly

Clarke & Severn Electronics offers RF (coaxial) cable assembly service at its Hornsby Heights premises in NSW.

Aaronia Spectran V5 real-time spectrum analyser

Aaronia's V5 real-time spectrum analyser has a frequency range up to 18 GHz, ultrafast LO sweeps, real-time data streaming, high-resolution TFT display, a tracking generator and GPS.

Cree GaN HEMT RF transistors

Cree has introduced a family of GaN HEMT RF transistors that deliver extended bandwidth, high gain and high-efficiency performance to support LTE networks.

Aaronia miniature GPS logger

Aaronia has introduced a miniature, lightweight GPS logger with five additional sensors - 3D gyro, 3D tilt, digital compass, height sensor and accelerometer.

Conxall Data-Con-X sealed micro-USB connectors

Conxall has introduced the sealed micro-USB connector to its family of Data Con-X products. The connector is sealed to IP67, IP68 (when mated) and NEMA 250 (6P), making it suitable for sealed data transmission, military or industrial GPS location devices and medical data applications.

Switchcraft 913S and 913DS sealed push-button switches

Switchcraft has introduced a sealed push-button switch sealed to IP68, NEMA250 (6P), an addition to the 913 switch series. It is rated for 250 mA, 30 W max, AC non-inductive load and is RoHS compliant.

Conxall Data-Con-X sealed mini USB cables

Conxall has released the latest addition to the Data-Con-X family of products: sealed mini USB cable assemblies suitable for any sealed data transmission, military, GPS and medical applications.

Conxall Data-Con-X HDMI connector series

Conxall has introduced a sealed HDMI connector series to the Data-Con-X family of products. The product is sealed to IP67 and IP68 NEMA 250 (6P) when the panel connector is rear mounted and mated to the cable.

Switchcraft EH Series Tini Q-G (mini-XLR) connector

Switchcraft has announced the EH Tini Q-G (mini-XLR) connector, which is said to make the transition from standard XLR cut-out to the mini-XLR connections much easier. Both male and female versions use the same size panel cut-out, simplifying installation and modification.

Aaronia NF RSA 9000 remote spectrum analyser

Aaronia's Spectran NF RSA 9000 is an EMC remote spectrum analyser which can be controlled from any location using a PC, PDA, iPad or smartphone.

Sprague Goodman SGNM Series high-voltage non-magnetic variable capacitor

Sprague Goodman Electronics has expanded its non-magnetic variable capacitor product line with the SGNM Series. The product is claimed to be the first high-voltage (up to 12 kV) non-magnetic ceramic dielectric trimmer capacitor line for MRI and NMR applications. It is internally sealed to withstand external pressure of up to 40 psi and has residual magnetic value less than 20 nT.

Switchcraft sealed XLR (Q-G) connectors

Switchcraft has announced the release of the sealed XLR (Q-G) connectors, making sealing easy for a variety of outdoor communications equipment; audio, medical and lighting applications; or any application where connectors are likely to be subjected to rain, moisture, etc.

Aaronia Spectran HF-XFR Pro rugged outdoor spectrum analyser

Aaronia has introduced the Spectran HF-XFR Pro - a rugged outdoor spectrum analyser specifically designed for use in harsh conditions such as military use, aerospace, mining, construction, research and development.

Copper Mountain Technologies Preventative Maintenance of Wireless Infrastructure with a PC-Driven VNA A App Note

Copper Mountain Technologies has available an app note titled 'Preventative Maintenance of Wireless Infrastructure with a PC-Driven VNA A'.

Switchcraft power jack cable overmould

Switchcraft has introduced a range of straight cable overmould for inline connection to 2.5 mm or 2/2.1 mm DC power plugs, which will mate with the company's locking or any non-locking cord plugs.

Aaronia OmniLOG 70600 omnidirectional antenna

Aaronia presents the ultrabroadband OmniLOG 70600 - a small, compact, broadband omnidirectional antenna. It offers a measurement of field strength without the need to move the antenna to the source. This allows a direct field strength reading useful for measurements of exposure limits.

Omnetics Micro-D power/signal hybrid connectors

Omnetics' Micro D connectors are available with mixed power/signal contact layouts. The number of power and signal contacts may be specified to provide flexibility in circuit design while ensuring that the connector is kept to the minimum necessary size.

Switchcraft DE Series Panel Mount XLR Connectors

Switchcraft has introduced the DE Series Panel Mount XLR Connectors. Both male and female versions use the same size housing, simplifying installation and modification.

Switchcraft coloured nuts and boots for EN3 Harsh Environment Connectors

Coloured nuts and boots are now available for the Switchcraft EN3 Harsh Environment Connectors. The colour nuts and boots, which are available in red, white and yellow, make it easy to colour-code connectors to identify what each connector is monitoring.

Aaronia Spectran Spectrum Analyzer

The Aaronia Spectran Spectrum Analyzer, based on a patented method of spectrum analysis, offers RF, EMF and EMC measurements. It has a compact, portable design and high sensitivity to -170 dBm (1 Hz).

Gowanda Electronics SMG1812 RF inductors

The SMG1812 RF inductors from Gowanda Electronics are suitable for medical imaging and other magnetic-sensitive applications. With dimensions of 4.8 mm (length) x 3.4 mm (width) x 3.5 mm (height), the inductors are claimed to be the world’s smallest non-magnetic moulded RF inductors.

Switchcraft high amperage power jacks and plugs

Connector specialist Switchcraft has launched a range of higher current power jacks and plugs that are rated to 11 A and 24 VDC.

Switchcraft high-amperage DC power plug and jack

Switchcraft has introduced the high-amperage power plug and jack to its range of DC power plugs and jacks.

Harwin brass hexagonal spacers

Harwin’s RoHS-compliant brass hexagonal threaded spacers are able to perform under severe conditions such as high mechanical load.

Omnetics SureCon 360° circular connector

Omnetics has introduced the SureCon 360° - a watertight, overmoulded circular connector - to the Nano 360° series. The product uses Omnetics’ rugged Flex-Pin contact system.

Signal Hound BB60A real-time signal analyser

Signal Hound has released its high-performance real-time RF recording signal analyser and high-speed spectrum analyser BB60A.

Harwin HotShoe connectors

Harwin’s HotShoe connectors are a rugged, fast mating and simple-to-use connector system for docking and charging. They are now available in eight, 12 and 16 positions and rated to 1 A per contact, making them suitable for applications that require a high number of mating cycles.

Cardinal Components EnerChip rechargeable solid-state batteries

Cardinal Components now offers EnerChip rechargeable solid-state batteries (SSBs), with integrated power management in a single chip.

Cardinal Components COL and COP series data communications oscillators

Cardinal Components has announced a dedicated line of fixed frequency data communications oscillators. The COL and COP series with integrated phase noise from 1.8 to 20 MHz is <90 fs and the 12 kHz to 20 MHz is <3 ps.

Harwin Datamate 3-row connectors

Harwin has introduced the latest addition to the Datamate range of connectors - the high-density 3-row connectors.

Switchcraft EN2 Series Weathertight IP68 sealed connectors

Switchcraft has introduced its EN2 Series Weathertight IP68 sealed panel, cord and inline connectors. Sealed to IP68 NEMA 250 (6P) and available in ribbed or winged coupling ring with copper alloy-plated contacts, they are suitable for any sealed data transmission.

Switchcraft Moulded Cable Inline Sealed Power Jack

Switchcraft now offers the Moulded Cable Inline Sealed Power Jack, which is supplied as a custom-moulded assembly in rigid PVC.

Yantel Coaxial Temperature Compensation Attenuator Co-TCA Series

The Coaxial Temperature Compensation Attenuator Co-TCA Series from Yantel offers a frequency range of DC to 6 GHz, a power rating of 2 W, impedance of 50 Ω and operating temperature of -55 to 150°C.

Conxall Data-Con-X sealed USB A-B and B-A connectors

Conxall has introduced the latest in the Data-Con-X family of products, the sealed USB A-B and B-A connectors.

Yantel VAS Miniature Variable Attenuators

Yantel has introduced its VAS Miniature Variable Attenuators. They operate in a wide frequency range of DC to 6000 MHz, using advanced microstrip technology to achieve high RF performance in a small package.

Yantel T series Terminations

Yantel T Series Terminations have a frequency range of DC to 6000 MHz and a power rating of 5 to 600 W.

Yantel HC Series couplers

Yantel HC Series 3 db hybrid couplers operate up to 5500 MHz, with a centre frequency ranging from 450 to 2500 MHz and power handling of 25 to 500 W.

Yantel VAB and VAE Series Rotary Variable Attenuators

Yantel has introduced its VAB and VAE Series Rotary Variable Attenuators, which operate in a wide frequency range of DC to 6000 MHz.

Harwin M80 reverse-gender horizontal female connector

Harwin has released a female version of the Datamate 2 mm connector for aerospace, defence and avionics applications. The reverse-gender, right-angle connector enables boards to be connected in parallel or side by side.

Mini-Circuits USB-8SPDT-A18 RF switch matrix

Mini-Circuits’ USB-8SPDT-A18 is a general purpose USB-controlled RF switch matrix containing eight electromechanical SPDTs, absorptive failsafe RF switches constructed in break-before-make configuration and powered by 24 V DC with a switching time of 25 ms typical.

Lab Brick USB RF Switches

The Lab Brick RF Switch product range has a 10 W power handling capability and offers high-isolation, low-power and low-cost solid state switch products in both SPDT and SP4T configurations.

Mini-Circuits PWR-4RMS True RMS Smart Power Sensor

The Mini-Circuits PWR-4RMS True RMS Smart Power Sensor is a pocket-sized, 12.4 x 4.4 x 2.4 cm, precision test USB HID device (no driver installation required), compatible with 32/64 bit operating systems, that turns a Windows or Linux PC into a true RMS power meter.

Switchcraft EN3 overmould options

Clarke & Severn Electronics (CSE) has available overmould options for the EN3 line of products by Switchcraft. The three EN3 options have a rugged construction, more slimline style and good flex relief, making these overmoulded connectors suitable for harsh environments.

Conxall Data Con-X sealed mini-USB type B connectors

Conxall has introduced the Data Con-X sealed mini-USB type B connectors that can be used to seal and standardise all data connections.

Harwin EZ BoardWare SMT spring contact range

Harwin’s EZ BoardWare SMT spring contacts (also known as grounding/RFI contacts, spring or shield fingers) can be assembled to PCBs and used as grounding or shielding contacts or for general electrical connections between PCBs or similar.

Harwin Datamate J-Tek crimp connector range

Harwin has increased the flexibility of its Datamate range by offering the male and female J-Tek crimp connectors with a choice of extended rear walls.

Switchcraft EN3 right-angle PC board mount 2-18 contact

The Switchcraft EN3 right-angle PC board mount 2-18 contact has applications for any sealed data transmission, military or industrial GPS location devices, environmental monitoring, transport, medical data carts, marine and general industrial electronic applications.

Planar 304/1 vector network analyser

The Planar 304/1 vector network analyser’s capabilities include embedding and de-embedding, gating is a standard feature, and frequency offset for testing mixers. Transformation between the frequency and time domain, mixer/converter measurements and other analysis methods are also possible.

Planar R54 vector reflectometer

Planar R54 is a vector reflectometer designed for S11 parameter measurement.It provides high-accuracy measurements for magnitude and phase-in frequencies between 85 MHz and 4.2 GHz.

Planar 804/1 vector network analyser

Measured parameters of the Planar 804/1 vector network analyser are S11, S22, S12 and S22 magnitude and phase.

Planar TR 1300/1 vector network analyser

The Planar TR 1300/1 vector network analyser is a two-part, one-path device operating between 0.3 and 1300 MHz. Measured parameters are S11, S22 magnitude and phase.

Switchcraft EN3 overmould connector range

Switchcraft has announced overmould options for its EN3 range of products.

Omnetics Connector right-angle micro circulars

Omnetics Connector has added another tail termination to its micro circular product range. Micro circulars have previously been available in four barrel sizes 5, 12, 16 and 27 positions, with the tail terminations being soldercup, prewired and straight thru-hole versions.

Vaunix Technology Lab Brick LMS signal generator series

The Vaunix Technology Lab Brick LMS series of USB-compatible synthesised signal generators covers the X-band from 4 to 20 GHz with low phase noise, fast 100 µs switching time and fine 100 Hz frequency resolution.

ARC Technologies Wave-X Heat shrinkable tube absorber

Wave-X Heat, from ARC Technologies, is a shrinkable tube absorber, designed to integrate with wire and cable assemblies, neatly sealing junctions and connector interfaces while absorbing unwanted EMI interference.

ODU Super Shorty short connector

ODU has developed an extremely short connector within the standard push-pull series ODU Mini-Snap.

Omnetics Connector latching Micro-D connector

Omnetics Connector has produced a latching system on its Micro-D connectors that replaces screws with finger-release side latches.

Gowanda Electronics C conical inductors

Gowanda Electronics is launching its inaugural range of ultrabroadband conical inductors.

Laird Technologies Tpcm 580SP series phase change material

Laird Technologies has released its Tpcm 580SP series phase change material.

Harwin M40 fine pitch connector series

Harwin’s M40 series 1.00 mm fine pitch connectors are now available with 3D cad models and step files to make the design of new applications faster and easier for all board to board applications.

Omnetics Connector wire to PCB connectors

Omnetics Connector has released a sleek, low-profile connector for taking wires from an I/O connector to a PCB.

Conxall Micro-Con-X waterproof 7-pin connectors

Conxall’s Micro-Con-X waterproof connectors are now available in 4-, 5-, 6- and 7-pin configurations.

Taconic TSM-DS3 and RF-35TC thermal laminates

Taconic has introduced two laminates developed for high power applications where it is critical for the dielectric material to conduct heat away from other heat sources in the PWB design.

Harwin Datamate shielded connectors

Harwin says its 2 mm Datamate hi-rel connector family is now available with single-piece, machined metal backshells that provide electrical screening against RFI and EMI interference.

Clarke & Severn webshop range extended

Clarke & Severn has expanded the range of products available online via its webshop

AWR Corporation process design kit

AWR Corporation has released a process design kit supporting Cree’s high-power gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) monolithic microwave integrated circuit foundry process.

Omnetics Connector nano connectors

Omnetics Connector is using its nano-connector Bi-lobes to help handle difficult signal routing and interconnect issues.

Cree RF CMPA2735075F power amplifier

The CMPA2735075F from Cree RF is a gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT)-based monolithic microwave integrated circuit. GaN has superior properties compared with silicon or gallium arsenide, including higher breakdown voltage, higher saturated electron drift velocity and higher thermal conductivity.

Cree RF CGH40006S GaN HEMT transistor

The Cree RF CGH40006S is claimed to be the first GaN HEMT transistor in a QFN plastic package.

Cree RF CGH40045 pill package transistor

The Cree RF GaN HEMT transistor CGH40045 is now available in a thermally enhanced pill package, suitable for small form factor HPAs, and allows reflow soldering to a heat sink. It offers the same performance in a smaller size.

Cree RF CGH35240F and CGH31240F S-band HEMTs

The Cree RF CGH35240F and CGH31240F are S-band, 240 W pulsed radar GaN HEMT transistors fully matched to 50 Ω. The CGH31240F operates from 2.7-3.1 GHz, while the CGH35240 operates from 3.1-3.5 GHz. They are both suitable for short and long pulse applications with good signal fidelity.

Harwin M80 Mix-Tek miniature connector system

Harwin’s M80 Mix-Tek miniature connector system with high-performance contacts reduces space and weight in board-to-board, board-to-cable and cable-to-board applications. The system mixes high power and signal contacts in the same secure polarised connection.

ODU high-bandwidth connector range

ODU has developed high-bandwidth connectors both in its standard program and in user-specific systems.

Taconic RF-301 microwave laminate

The RF-301 from Taconic is a development of the company’s RF-30 generation. Highest PIM (passive intermodulation) performance, coupled with a good price/performance ratio, is claimed to make it the new standard for DK 3.0 substrates.

Clarke & Severn STC5420 timing chip

The RoHS 6/6 compliant STC5420 series is a single-chip clock synchronisation solution for applications in SDH/SETS, SONET and synchronous ethernet network elements. The devices are fully compliant with ITU-T G.813 option one and two and Telcordia GR1244 and GR253.

Omnetics Micro-D connector

Omnetics Micro-D connectors for high-reliability aerospace, military, medical, optics, guidance systems, space and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) applications are available from nine to 51 contacts with termination types ranging from wire-to-wire, surface mount, solder cup, and thru-hole.

Mini Circuits PWR-2.5GHS-75 smart power sensor

The Mini Circuits PWR-2.5GHS-75 smart power sensor is a 75 Ω, pocket-sized, precision test USB HID device (no driver installation required) that turns a Windows or Linux PC into a power meter.

Harwin circular connector family

Harwin, the hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, says that users of its C90 industrial range of circular connectors have available 360° EMC screening via a new series of screening braid adapters.

ODU ODU-MAC modular connector system

The ODU-MAC modular connector system from ODU is equipped with a range of combination possibilities and with particular modules such as customisable frames, plastic insulation bodies and removable crimp contacts for power, signal, coax, air couplings and fibre-optic connections.

Harwin EZ-coin cells

Harwin EZ-coin cells feature single-piece, low-profile SMT coin cell retainer; 12.5 mm diameter x 2.5 mm thick BR1225 and CR1225 coin cell batteries; phosphor bronze - tin plated; flow-hole solder pad design to improve reflow and strengthen solder joints; dual spring contacts retain cells to the PCB; polarity is clearly marked to prevent incorrect insertion of battery; balanced and lightweight for pick and place processes.

Cree RF GaN HEMT transistors

Cree RF has released GaN HEMT transistors for frequency-agile, software defined radios, 3G/4G telecom BTS, C-OFDM data-links and satcom applications.

Clarke & Severn Electronics GaN HEMT transsistors

Cree has released GaN HEMT transistors for frequency-agile, software defined radios, 3G/4G telecom BTS, C-OFDM data-links and satcom applications.

Conxall Mil-E-Qual earth pin connector

The first mate last break connector is suitable for many applications as many alternative energy applications and others need to ensure they are grounded when they first plug in the connector.

Cree RF power amplifiers and switches

The CMSA30025S from Cree RF is claimed to be the first GaN MMIC SPDT switch to operate over the 300 MHz to 3 GHz range with less than 0.7 dB insertion loss, 30 dB isolation and less than 20 nec switching speed.

Cree RF GaN HEMT MMIC amplifier range

Cree RF has developed five GaN HEMT MMIC amplifiers that increase the range of frequencies available to X-band.

Laird Technologies Clarke & Severn Tflex XS400 thermal gap filler

The Laird Technologies Tflex XS400 series is the latest thermal pad in the thermal gap filler range, offering a compliant elastomer filler specifically designed to provide moderate thermal performance with a conductivity of 2.0 W/mK.

Laird Technologies Tflex SF600 DF thermal gap filler

The Tflex SF600 DF has been added to Laird Technologies’ Tflex thermal gap filler range. The pad offers a compliant, silicone-free elastomer gap filler specifically designed to provide moderate thermal performance with a thermal conductivity of 2.8 W/mK to 3.0 W/mK.

Switchcraft SC800CT instrument direct box

The SC800CT from Switchcraft converts the unbalanced outputs of musical instruments to balanced, mic level signals that can be connected to audio consoles and mic preamps. A premium, fully shielded isolation transformer protects the purity of sound from ground loops while providing a truly uncoloured audio output.

Switchcraft E and EH series wall plates

The E and EH series of wall plates from Switchcraft is suitable for custom connector configurations on standard-size wall plates. Options include single and double gang with zero, one, two and four connector holes.

Switchcraft RMAS8C/RMAS8CPRO/RMAS8/RMAS8PRO isolated audio splitter range

The Switchcraft RMAS8C, RMAS8CPRO, RMAS8 and RMAS8PRO are 8-input, 24-output (three-way) dual transformer isolated audio splitters. A line level pad on each input channel allows connection of either mic or line level audio signals.

Switchcraft 1625 TT patch module

The Switchcraft 1625 is the newest addition to a range of TT patchbay products. Its modular design allows it to be used as an individual eight-channel patch module or mounted (up to five across) into a 1.5 RU rack tray.

Switchcraft SC700CT A/V direct box

The Switchcraft SC700CT A/V direct box converts the outputs of equipment such as MP3 players, laptops and turntables to balanced, mic level signals that can be connected to audio consoles, mic preamps and house sound systems.

Switchcraft ¼″ Longframe and TT/Bantam audio patchcord range

Switchcraft’s ¼ Longframe and TT/Bantam audio patchcords are built using low-capacitance 110 Ω cable suitable for analog, AES/EBU digital or SMPTE time code.

Gowanda Electronics ER10M and ER17S RF thru-hole inductors

Gowanda Electronics has received QPL approval, for RF thru-hole inductors requiring ‘established reliability’ for military applications.

Gowanda Electronics SMP1210S series surface-mount inductors

Gowanda Electronics has introduced a surface-mount inductor series, SMP1210S, that combines high current, shielding and small size with inductance values from 1.0 to 100 µH and current ratings from 205 to 1384 mA DC.

Antenna Factor Splatch embeddable antenna

Antenna Factor’s Splatch embeddable antenna is now available for the medical implant communication service frequency band.

ODU ODU-SPC connector series

ODU has introduced the ODU-SPC connector series with new, high-power connectors specially tailored to the future market of renewable energies.

Switchcraft sealed power plugs and jacks

Switchcraft sealed power plugs and jacks meet IP 68/NEMA 250 (6P) waterproof ratings.

Switchcraft EH series of panel connectors

The EH series of panel connectors by Switchcraft is a range of audio, video and data connectors built into standard panel-mount XLR housings.

Clarke & Severn RF-35A2 power amplifier substrate

RF-35A2 is designed with an ultra-low fiberglass content to achieve‘best in class’ insertion-loss properties and a homogeneous dielectric constant throughout the laminate.

Harwin range of surface-mount wire management metal cable clips

A range of surface-mount, wire management metal cable clips is available from Harwin, in four different sizes and they are specifically designed to be automatically placed and soldered directly to the PCB.

Omnetics nano series of circular connectors

The Omnetics nano series of circular connectors is available in a breakaway configuration. The devices are said to be the smallest Mil-Quality circulars available and can withstand high shock and vibrations while maintaining their electrical integrity. The breakaway feature is suitable for applications where size and ruggedness are needed.

ODU Mini-Med disposable connector system

ODU has developed the Mini-Med disposable connector system.

Linx Technologies relay function module 2

Linx Technologies has released the relay function module 2, another member of the Linx pre-certified OEM product range.

Switchcraft power jacks and plugs

Switchcraft has added sealed, locking power jacks and plugs to its range of DC connectors.

Linx Antenna Factory 2.4 GHz versions of PW and CW series antennas

Linx Antenna Factory has released 2.4 GHz versions of its PW and CW series of antennas. These dipoles are suitable for a wide range of industrial, medical, sporting and consumer applications.

ODU SPC - single power connector series

ODU has developed the SPC - single power connector product series, a combination of the ODU Lamella contacts and a rugged housing with push-pull locking.

Harwin Datamate range extended

Harwin has extended its 2 mm pitch Datamate range to include mixed technology connectors with jackscrews.

ODU MAC LC modular connector data transmitting module

A module that transmits data in the ODU MAC LC modular connector that makes it possible to connect ethernet lines has joined the modular system.

ODU certified to ISO medical standard

ODU has been certified to ISO medical standard of 13485 : 2003 + AC : 2007.

Linx Technologies HW series dipole and monopole antennas

Linx Technologies has released its HW Series ½-wave centre-fed dipole antennas and ¼-wave monopole antennas, available with standard SMA connectors.

Linx SG and SR GPS modules

The Linx SG and SR GPS modules and the accompanying master development system have been added to the Linx line.

Connector housings

ODU has switched to a new design for housing its MAC and ODU MAC LC modular connector systems.

Latching connectors

Omnetics Connectors has available a robust latching nano connector on 0.635 mm spacing that has a positive locking mechanism that can be operated with one hand.

Circular connectors

Omnetics’ micro series of circular connectors is available with twist lock shells.

Cable connectors

Switchcraft has expanded its EN3 range by adding moulded cord and inline connectors that mate by ‘snapping’ together.

Impedance match transformers

Switchcraft’s 366 and 367 impedance matching transformers are used to convert 110 Ω AES/EBU digital audio signals to 75 Ω signals and 75 Ω signals to 110 Ω.

Instrument direct box

Switchcraft has launched an instrument direct box, the SC800.

Sealed connectors

Omnetics MIL-DTL-32139 compatible hermetic connectors are suitable for high-pressure applications that require low leakage rates such as optics, cryogenics, petroleum, space and UAV systems.

Nano connectors

The Omnetics polarised nano connectors series is the most compact yet produced by the company.

RF amplifiers

The TAT8800 range of amplifiers is fabricated using GaAs to deliver performance with low noise and is optimised to deliver lower costs for CATV operators.

QAM amplifiers

TriAccess Technologies has developed a product range of radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) products specifically designed to meet the RF requirements of DOCSIS-based Edge quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) systems.

Specialised connectors

ODU connectors for magnetic resonance tomograph devices provide between 30,000 and 60,000 mating cycles through the contacts in the spring wire system.

Laminate range

Taconic’s TLX range of laminates provides tight tolerance and controlled electrical and mechanical properties.

Thermal connectors

Recording temperatures plays an increasingly important role in engineering and high-precision temperature probes and evaluation devices are used.

Energy-efficient transistors

Central Semiconductor has released the Femtomini CMNT3904E (NPN) and CMNT3906E (PNP) low VCE(SAT) transistors, packaged in the SOT-953.

USB power sensor

Mini-Circuits has released the PWR-6G+, a multi-channel USB power sensor with a 50 dB dynamic range that is supplied with power meter software that turns the PC/laptop into a power meter.

High-speed diode

The CMAD4448 120 V, 250 mA ultra high speed switching diode in the FEMTOmini SOT-923 package is designed for applications requiring a high-speed diode in an ultra-small package. The device uses 50% less board space compared with the SOD-0523, and has a 32% lower package profile.

Audio splitters

Switchcraft has added two audio splitters that provide eight inputs and 24 dual transformer-isolated outputs.

Hermetically sealed bi-lobe connectors

Hermetic connectors are suitable for high-pressure applications that require low leakage rates such as optics, cryogenics, petroleum, space and UAV systems. The connectors are available in weld-able or solder-able bulkhead mounts with 9–65 positions.

RF and microwave laminate

Taconic’s TLX range of laminates can be sheared, drilled, milled and plated using standard manufacturing methods for PTFE/woven fibreglass materials. The laminates are dimensionally stable and exhibit virtually no moisture absorption during fabrication.

Push-pull connectors

ODU puts everything in one push-pull connector. Devices are getting smaller and smaller, and so the room available for connectors in or on these devices is becoming more and more limited. In such cases, it is often necessary to combine individual connectors into one — for example, fluids, electricity and signals.

USB power sensor

Mini-Circuits has released the PWR-6G+ which is a Multi Channel USB Power Sensor with a 50 dB dynamic range. The USB power sensor comes with power meter software that turns the PC/laptop into a power meter.

Bayonet connector

ODU has developed a small plastic cylindrical connector with bayonet locking with: three contact positions; max outer diameter of 10 mm; max length when inserted of 75 mm; bayonet-locking; easy handling; and low weight.

Weathertight connectors and overmolded cables to IP68

Clarke & Severn has available Switchcraft EN3 weathertight connectors and overmolded cables to IP68.

Ultra low leakage diode

Central Semiconductor has released the CMAD6001 ultra low leakage diode in the SOD-923 package. This device is a 100 V, 250 mA diode with a low leakage current (IR) of 0.5 nA max., and low capacitance of 2.0 pF max.

Solid 3D models/STEP files

The 3D models of Omnetics connectors are created into STEP Files (.stp) made for insertion\imported into a variety of different CAD programs (ProE, Solidworks, Inventor, etc). These files are used by engineers/designers to aid in their design of inter-connects within their particular application.

Auto-crimp open barrel crimp contact

For high-reliability applications, Harwin has launched Trio-Tek Datamate, the auto-crimp open barrel crimp contact for automated high- and medium-volume applications.

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For high-reliability applications, Harwin has launched Trio-Tek Datamate, the auto-crimp open barrel crimp contact for automated high- and medium-volume applications.

Miniature circular medical connectors

Omnetics miniature circular medical connectors assist patient interface electronics. The connectors are available in three diameters and contacts from 2 to 27 pins with 0.05" centres with a latching option.

Weatherproof connectors

Conxall has introduced the series of Con-X product, the Field Installable Shielded Multi-Con-X.

Plug-in, surface-mount and coaxial component kits

Mini-Circuits offers a wide range of plug-in, surface-mount and coaxial component kits to aid the engineer during the evaluation, design and the prototype processes. In addition, there are also kits offered to provide components for use in the testing laboratory.

PC mount receptacles

Switchcraft has extended its IP68-rated EN 3 range by adding panel mount receptacles that have right-angle PCB terminals.

EOL life product support (EOLPS)

Central Semiconductor will continue to produce devices that have been proclaimed EOL (End of Life) by various manufacturers. The company's policy is to continue to manufacture these devices as long as there is industry demand.

Right-angle PCB mount panel mountable connectors

The panel mount EN3 Series from Switchcraft has been expanded to include Right-Angle PCB Mount Panel Mountable Connectors. A patented grommet and O-ring-free design, and gold-plated pins and contacts ensure quick assembly with uninterrupted connectivity. It claims to be the only IP68 rated right-angle PCB mount connector on the market with no intermediate PC board.

Connector for industrial areas

Originally conceived for use in the medical area, the MEDI-SNAP push-pull series has developed into a connector for all industrial areas. MEDI-SNAP has 11 different contact inserts and maximum of 14 contact positions with an outer diameter of 14 mm.

Tiny antenna delivers high performance in ISM bands

Antenna Factor's WRT Series antenna is suited to applications that require an unobtrusive, tamper-resistant antenna solution, such as wireless vending, security, traffic or power equipment.

MG inductor series from Gowanda Electronics responds to need in medical and other applications

The MG inductor series from Gowanda Electronics provides a breakthrough in inductor component technology. Inductors manufactured using traditional methods can exhibit magnetic characteristics that are undesirable in certain applications. Gowanda's MG series is manufactured using a novel approach that assures the inductors have non-magnetic characteristics.

Audio Pass-Through Patchbays and DB25 Cables from Switchcraft

Switchcraft has extended its innovative and popular range of StudioPatch patchbays by adding audio pass-through panels and ready-made DB25 cables.

Omnetics medical-grade connector design service

Omnetics Connector Corporation has expanded its manufacturing department by setting up a new service to assist its customers through the design phase. Now, by being able to offer samples and prototypes to customers for Initial Test, Biocompatibility and FDA Approvals.

Hermetically tight connectors

Whether in medical, military, automotive, avionics or aerospace technology - more and more the demand is required for 100% sealed tight connectors.

Connector technology

Harwin's Hot Shoe technology connectors employ spring-loaded or compliant contacts, which maintain a positive contact force against the mating half of the connector, ensuring reliable connection even under the most demanding conditions.

Rugged duty keyboard

The StacoSwitch series M777 enclosed 88-key rugged duty keyboard is designed for rugged duty computer applications where clean environments must be maintained.

ISM band antennas

Linx Technologies' Dipole Antenna Series has an internal design, eliminating the external ground plane requirements to maximise performance.

Surface-mounted device

Sprague-Goodman has released the SGC3 Series Chip Trimmer Capacitor product line, consisting of miniature ultra-thin surface-mounted devices designed for reflow soldering.

Mini-circuits publications

Clarke & Severn Electronics has released two new Mini-circuits publications. The Coaxial RF Broadcast Guide covers all the connectorised Mini-circuits products used in RF broadcast applications, ideal for field service engineers, systems engineers and technicians alike. Secondly, the RF/IF Microwave Designer's Guide covers the full range of Mini-circuits products, through hole, surface mount and connectorised parts.

Standard clock oscillators

Cardinal Components Inc. introduces new low phase noise, low jitter, high frequency, RoHS compliant programmable, LVPECL, LVDS, VCXO's and Standard Clock Oscillators.

Standard and weathertight connectors

A completely indoor/outdoor connector system that offers performance and reliability features of MIL-Spec connectors at the cost of a commercial type product.

EH series adaptor/connectors

Switchcraft's newest line of connectors, the EH Series, offers a wide range of connectors all within a standard XLR housing.

ZRL low noise very high IP3 amplifiers

Mini-Circuit's Blue Cell technology allows the use of its 90-degree splitters to enhance the performance of a family of medium power amplifiers.

Harwin's M80 Connector Series

Harwin's M80 Connector Series delivers certified reliability in military, aerospace and medical applications.

Push-pull connector

ODU Connector Systems of Germany has appointed Clarke & Severn Electronics as its new partner in Australia. ODU specialises in cylindrical connectors for medical & scientific applications in its Mini-Snap, Mini-Snap PC and Medi-Snap series and High Power/Mixed Combination matable connectors in their MAC (Modular Attachable Connector).

RF transceiver

Chipcon AS has released the CC2420, claimed to be the industry's first 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 compliant RF transceiver.

SMRF 5025S shielded inductors

Gowanda Electronics has announced a series of surface mount inductors - SMRF 5025S - which has high performance shielding designed into the inductor, allowing electronic components to be mounted closer together on circuit boards in RF applications.

SMP 5057 series power inductors

Gowanda Electronics has introduced a series of surface mount inductors designed for power applications where high current handling and surface mount packaging are required.

Surface mount inductors

Gowanda Electronics has introduced two new surface mount toroid inductor series - SMT4015 and SMT1803.

Surface Mount Inductors

Gowanda Electronics has introduced a series of surface mount toroid inductors. The SMT35A series uses a core and package, and a 2-in-1 construction, that offers versatility and efficiency for power supply applications.

Vertical Mount Inductors

Gowanda Electronics has introduced a series of vertical surface mount toroidal inductors - SMRF 2007 - that optimises board space in RF applications.


Linx Technologies joins Thread Group

Linx Technologies has joined the Thread Group, an industry organisation formed by Yale Security, Silicon Labs, Samsung Electronics, Nest Labs, Freescale Semiconductor, Big Ass Fans and ARM.

Imagine Dragons choose Switchcraft patchbays

Alternative rock band Imagine Dragons, the group behind chart-topping hits like 'Radioactive' and 'Demons', has chosen Switchcraft interconnect and accessory products to help complete the band's new recording studio in Las Vegas.

Curiosity lands on Mars with OmneticsConnector’s nanoconnectors

When Curiosity landed on Mars recently it contained OmneticsConnector’s miniature and low-weight nanoconnectors used within two miniature inertial measurement units.


Waveguide calibration with a vector network analyser

When measuring the performance of waveguide components with a vector network analyser, non-idealities of any uncalibrated VNA introduce uncertainty in the measurement results.

High-speed connector design — Part 3

This is the final part of a series of three articles that aim to help readers better understand the critical concepts and parameters that must be considered for high-speed connector design.

High-speed connector design — Part 2

This is the second in a series of three articles that aim to help readers better understand the critical concepts and parameters that must be considered for high-speed connector design.

High-speed connector design — Part 1

This is the first in a series of three articles that aim to help readers better understand the critical concepts and parameters that must be considered for high-speed connector design.

Preventive maintenance of wireless infrastructure with a PC-driven VNA

Traditional network analysers are large, heavy and intended for use in indoor engineering laboratories or production environments. For field use, a network analyser must overcome several limitations of traditional instruments.

Five important factors for specifying sealed or rugged connectors

This Switchcraft & Conxall article focuses on practical workplace considerations that can sometimes be overlooked when specifying sealed or rugged connectors.

Field-assembled cables vs overmoulded

Cable assemblies are the core components for the most critical connections. In many instances, there is an option of choosing between field-assembled cables or overmoulded cables. For some designs, the choice is clear cut, for others not so much. This article explores the design differences between moulded cable assemblies and field-terminated cables.

Rugged high-speed data connector requirements

ODU's white paper looks at the requirements for rugged high-speed data connectors.

Patchbay normalling made easy

Clarke & Severn has released an overview of patchbay normalling made easy.

Understanding VCO concepts

A voltage controlled oscillator circuit can be modelled as the combination of an amplifier with gain and a frequency dependent feedback loop as illustrated in Figure 1.

The workings of RF transformers - Part 1

RF transformers are widely used in electronic circuits for impedance matching to achieve maximum power transfer and to suppress undesired signal reflection, voltage or current step-up or step-down, DC isolation between circuits while providing efficient AC transmission and interfacing between balanced and unbalanced circuits such as amplifiers.

The workings of RF transformers - Part 2

RF transformers are widely used in electronic circuits for impedance matching to achieve maximum power transfer and to suppress undesired signal reflection. Part 2 of this article continues the story that began in the July issue.



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