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Higo extends successful 6mm design with a 3-pole smiley connector

09 March 2021

Whoever said that connectors can’t show any emotions, obviously has not yet met the new Higo smiley connector, the so-called Z306D. This new yellow design has been developed by Higo as a line-extension of the current 6-pole Z606D connector for E-bike displays. It was last year during Eurobike that Higo launched the Z606D, the most compact 6-pole signal connector of its kind. By making use of a different type of connection where male and female contacts are combined in one...

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POPULAR TECHNO IP68 CONNECTOR RANGE FOR HEAVY DUTY ENVIRONMENTS EXPANDS FURTHER

16 November 2020

Techno continues its bold ambition to ensure its IP68 connector series TH405/TH406 is even better suited to the needs of the market. In particular, when it comes to lighting applications in environments where mechanical requirements are high and environmental conditions challenging, Techno pulls out all the stops to continue to fulfil its role as a specialist. IP68 CONNECTOR RANGE LIGHTS UP THE STREETS OF ROME Techno has already used the IP68 connector range TH405/TH406 on...

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BESTSELLERS TECHNO IP68 CONNECTORS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN OVERMOULDED VERSION

16 November 2020

Many applications within industrial automation and LED lighting often require cables that can withstand repeated bending and disconnecting. To fulfil this requirement, Techno now also offers its popular IP68 connector series, TH381 and TH387, with an overmoulded cable. HIGH-QUALITY SEALING OF IP68 CONNECTOR Techno uses a special injection process for the overmoulding that ensures the chemical and mechanical fusion of the adhesive between the cable and the connector. In...

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Large economies of scale allow Higo to lower its prices

26 October 2020

The recent investments in the quadrupling of production capacity and the automation of processes throughout the supply chain now allow E-bike connector manufacturer Higo to deal with bigger volumes at lower unit prices. Higo wants to share these economies of scale with its customers by lowering its prices for the complete E-bike connector range. From niche player to market leader ‘The focus from the start was to deliver the best quality connectors for the complete E-bike...

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Delta introduces 30% more compact Din-Rail power supply series for 120W and 240W

22 October 2020

Delta's LYTE I series is the foremost mainstream DIN-rail power supply from Delta, with an incredibly broad range of applications in the industrial automation field and an attractive price tag, making it a popular series among customers of A&C Solutions. With the recent introduction of the LYTE II series, Delta goes one step further by reducing the size of the DIN-rail power supplies by as much as 30%. This new LYTE II series therefore saves precious installation space. This...

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International standard IEC 61076-2-012 for M12 Push-pull with inner locking available now

19 October 2020

The push-pull version of the M12 connector with inner locking from Yamaichi Electronics is the very first M12 push-pull design to have been defined as an international standard (IEC 61076-2-012). This means that M12 push-pull design-ins are possible now for M12 push-pull systems, without requiring the use of proprietary solutions. From the beginning, Yamaichi Electronics has been setting a new standard with the M12 push-pull design with inner locking. The cable-side...

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ILME expands Hygienic serie with compact CKH housing for F&B applications

16 October 2020

The success of the Hygienic series, has encouraged ILME to further expand its range of F&B connectors with the new CKH Hygienic housings size 21.21. With this introduction, ILME has focused even more on the industrial market's need for increasingly compact solutions. The CKH Hygienic from ILME offers you the following benefits when used within the splash area of your machine park: Robust and safe: made of self-extinguishing thermoplastic material (PA), easily cleanable and...

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High mast lighting controlled from the ground

11 September 2020

Even high mast lighting, the type you expect to see in arenas, at sports grounds, airports and car parks, is being switched over to LED lighting. Delta Electronics, the global market leader in electrical power supplies, is helping to promote this transition with a special LED driver that guarantees reliable and efficient lighting without having to deal with significant heights. Take a look around sports grounds, airports, and large car parks and you will notice that they are...

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Delta introduces CliQ VA series with integrated LCD display

14 August 2020

New to the CliQ VA series DIN rail power supply from Delta is an integrated LCD display for monitoring output values and setting alarms. THE CLIQ VA SERIES HAS THREE KEY FUNCTIONALITIES: Display mode. In display mode, you can scroll through values including output voltage, output current, expected service life of the electrolytic capacitor, internal temperature, etc. Configurable maintenance alarm. A pre-configurable maintenance alarm warns you as the electrolytic capacitor...

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Configurable power supplies from Delta for medical and industrial applications

09 June 2020

Delta launches the MEG series, a new series of configurable power supplies designed for both medical and industrial applications. The first release of MEG series is MEG-2K1A6 with a total output power of 2.1 kW that can support up to 6 isolated outputs. The outputs can be configured between 2Vdc to 60Vdc and output current up to 45A with a single slot/single output module. The MEG series come with universal AC input from 90Vac to 264Vac and wide operating temperature of...

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Delta PJU series with integrated DC-UPS function in 2” x 4” footprint

09 June 2020

The PJU series is one of the newcomers within the industrial power supply range of Delta. This open frame power supply is extremely suitable for security systems, emergency lighting applications and various other applications requiring battery backup. SEAMLESS SWITCH TO BATTERY MODE WITH WARNING SIGNS The Delta PJU-60W comes with integrated DC-UPS function and is designed to operate with an external 12Vdc or 24Vdc SLA battery. They will switch over to battery mode operation...

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Delta introduces 75W DIN rail power supply of 27mm wide

28 May 2020

Delta extends its Lyte series power supplies with the slimmest model ever. It’s a 75W DIN rail of only 27mm wide which comes with 12V (DRL-12V75W1AZ), 24V (DRL-24V75W1AZ) and 48V (DRL-48V75W1AZ) output voltages. Thanks to its compact design this power supply easily fits into a space-constrained control panel. It's not just the compact design that stands out Besides the very competitive pricing, this compact, convection-cooled, Lyte series offers many additional advantages....

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How the development in E-bike connectors may suddenly be of interest for outdoor lighting

07 November 2019

Higo was originally a manufacturer of E-bike connectors and is a market leader in Europe. Despite the fact that Higo connectors were developed with E-bike applications in mind, there are many areas of overlap between the requirements that exist for such connectors and those in the outdoor lighting market. "Just as with E-bikes, space in the luminaires is often a critical point. This is why compact solutions are often recommended in this case. Watertightness is also an...

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Delta groups LED drivers into four different areas of application

07 November 2019

Delta, the market leader in power supplies, has organised its range of LED drivers entirely by four different areas of application, namely: industrial/outdoor indoor advertising/road signs IoT Download LED driver catalogus of Delta

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Adels AC 164 now comes with ENEC and UL approval

23 October 2019

The next generation installation connector range has now been certified with the ENEC and the UL approval. These 2 to 5 pole components and matching cables comply with the stringent requirements of EN 61535 and are very compact. Little brother of well-know AC 166® range The Adels AC164 series is only half the size of its “big brother” AC166® but still offers the same advantages for flexible installations. Thanks to the small dimensions this “plug & play” solution...

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Nextys launches the first programmable Din-Rail DC/DC converter

01 October 2019

The limitations of traditional DC/DC converters Most industrial solutions for DC/DC converters are based on an input voltage range and a fixed (or relatively limited) output voltage (such as 12, 24, 48Vdc etc.). This means that there are many different models on the market that provide the necessary supply but have limited functional range and have costs associated with them. This prompted Nextys to develop an innovative new concept. NEXTYS NDW240: THE MOST INNOVATIVE,...

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Higo finds news ways to design most compact 6-pole connector for E-bike displays

27 September 2019

Higo further expands its signal range with a circular 6-pole connector with a diameter of only 6mm. This so-called Z606D connector has been especially developed for E-bike displays where 5 to 6 poles are commonly needed. To be able to combine this many number of poles within such a compact space, Higo came up with a different kind of connection this time. It stepped away from the traditional way of separate male and female contacts in one connector and decided to combine 3...

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Higo launches smallest 11-pole connector for rear-hub motors

27 September 2019

Leading E-mobility connector manufacturer Higo expands its motor range with an ultra-compact connector, the Z1115A. With a fitting length of just 70mm, the Z1115A connector is extremely suitable for rear-hub motors with limited space. This 11-pole connector combines 3 power contacts of 2,5mm2 with 8 signal contacts of 0,14 mm2.What makes this design unique is that these power contacts can still handle 25A within a connector diameter of only 15mm. The launch of the Z1115A...

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Higo expands R&D to meet demand for more customized & compact battery connectors

27 September 2019

customized battery connectors For the majority of the battery market, Higo needs to develop customized connectors. Why? Because there are just too many variables that make up the right connection when it comes to batteries: the required number, combination and type of contacts; the design of the battery, how it’s built-up and integrated into the bike; the desired power range and of course whether it’s meant for charging or discharging, to name a few. ‘Fortunately, Higo...

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Higo expands manufacturing facilities in China

27 September 2019

Leading E-mobility connector manufacturer Higo expands its production facilities with 8 new buildings located in the Yancheng province, China. This large expansion provides Higo with an extra production area of 32.000m2 and allows them to create 250 new jobs. Its current office in Changshu already employs 500 people. By the end of 2020, Higo will have 1.000 employees dedicated to the worldwide production and sales of waterproof connectors. Total control of supply chain The...

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Updated Hummel M40 series now also interchangeable with speedtec

14 May 2019

Solidity and a compact design were already the hallmarks of the M40 connector range from manufacturer Hummel. To serve the market for M40 connectors even more effectively, Hummel has now updated this series with a new look and new features. One of the key additions to the M40 connector series is that, besides the existing screw version, there is now also a TWILOCK-S version available. TWILOCK-S is the quick lock system from Hummel that is fully interchangeable with the...

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How do connectors help you navigate your way towards industry 5.0?

19 April 2019

Automation and customisation all-in-one Industry 4.0 has not yet been fully digested and yet we are all cautiously inching towards Industry 5.0, wondering what movement this will set in motion. There are various opinions in this respect, and yet they all have a common thread. Industry 5.0 is changing tack when it comes to the focus of change. Whereas Industry 4.0 was all about intelligent and cost-efficient production chains, i.e. the internal organisation, Industry 5.0 will...

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A&C Solutions is the exclusive distributor of Daitron low-noise power supplies in the Benelux

12 April 2019

Per April 1st, A&C Solutions will be the exclusive distributor for Daitron’s low-noise AC/DC power supplies in the Benelux. With this specific range of power supplies, Daitron targets a niche market of measuring instruments and medical devices with high precision. A market that’s served by A&C Solutions already for years. Increasing demand for higher precision and smaller devices The addition of Daitron’s low noice power supplies to the range offers A&C Solutions a...

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Ilme introduces the first universal adapter for RJ45 patch cables

12 April 2019

Manufacturer Ilme has developed an adapter that allows RJ45 plugs to be plugged in quickly and easily, without having to disassemble the patch cable or re-assemble a plug. This makes the CJK 8M the first universal adapter for the most common RJ-45 patch cables. With the launch of CJK 8M, Ilme is responding to market demand for a universal adapter for standard LAN interfaces, for control panels in robotics applications and data control panels. The CJK 8M adapter consists of...

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IP68 Classification - What does it entail?

05 April 2019

Efficiency used to be the only reason for choosing LED lighting, but things are different today. LED lighting has come on in leaps and bounds, and is now a veritable mood maker, even in a range of outdoor environments. The various possible outdoor applications mean that demand for IP68 connectors is also on the rise. A&C Solutions, a specialist in this field, would like to clarify this question. Text: Tom Rampelbergh Image: A&C Solutions, Techno What is IP68? Some digging...

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Discover the versatility of the ILME MIXO series

13 January 2019

The MIXO series is an open connector system with more than 40 modules that allows the user to build their connector to their specifications with their preferred ILME housing. EXTREME FLEXIBILITY The MIXO series makes it possible to combine up to 6 power, (optical) signal, data transmission and air modules into one Ilme connector. Each module has robust and durable crimp contacts, and is therefore ideal for demanding applications such as automation systems, wind turbines, and...

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Connecting luminaires quickly & flawlessly with Adels LCS75 waterproof connector

13 November 2018

The LCS75 connector is a waterproof solution (IP66) specifically designed for outdoor lighting in for example parking garages, industrial buildings, cold rooms etc. By integrating the LCS75 connector into the luminaire upfront, the manufacturer is assured that the luminaire itself remains sealed during installation. Also the installer benefits from this as he only needs to connect the cable from the outside. This saves substantial installation time and costs. Also the chance...

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Delta Adds 240W and 480W models within DIN Rail power supply series CliQ III

31 October 2018

Delta Electronics has added a 24V 240W and a 24V 480W output to the high power density CliQ III series of DIN rail power supply. It concerns the DRP-24V240W1CAN and the DRP-24V480W1CAN. Wide temperature range The special feature of these new high power density models is that they have a wide temperature range going from -25°C to +70°C, providing full power up to +60°C. With the built-in active PFC, the units can successfully start up at extremely low temperatures of...

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Nextys NPSM241 series is UL-certified at 70°C

25 October 2018

Nextys' NPSM241 series, a 1-phase input/240W, ultra-compact DIN-rail power supply, has been successfully UL-certified to UL508 for a start load down to -40°C up to a maximum of 70°C. This has been a real boost for this mainstream series, which, combined with its small size and 150% overload capacity, demonstrates its ability to be an ideal, favourable alternative for use in demanding environments. Discover the full range of power supplies in the NPSM241 series here

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Ilme CQ07 compact, powerful, flexible

14 September 2018

The new CQ 07 crimp connection insert is specifically developed for railways and robotics applications. It combines a high electrical performance with a 400V rated voltage, a 6kV rated impulse withstand voltage with the advantages of a flexible application, as it can be used with different contact types (gold, silver and tin plated) and can be mounted in all the main enclosure series. Flexibility in use is granted by the PE contact with screw terminal which allows the CQ07...

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Nextys 110Vdc DC/DC converter 240W ideal for Railway applications

22 June 2018

The requirements for rail applications are challenging in various respects. Faults are never permissible even under heavy mechanical stress and extreme temperatures. DC/DC converters from Nextys are ideal for coping with these demanding conditions. They are convection-cooled, operational down to -40°C, equipped with a power boost up to 150%, coated, they offer very high efficiency and are extremely compact, to name just some of the features. Nextys DC/DC converters can be...

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Delta CLIQ M 1440W in a compact DIN-Rail housing

05 June 2018

Delta Electronics has added a new 24V/40A output to the CliQ M series of DIN rail power supply. The CliQ M series has the highest power density among the CliQ family and is also the first series in the CliQ family to feature Advanced Power Boost (APB). APB works to protect the system by ensuring continuous operation when a large inrush current is detected due to faulty load on a multiple load connection. Because of the DNV GL label and the coated PCB’s, this series is...

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Plastic T-type Hygienic offers F&B industry ultimate hygiene at an economical price

15 February 2018

Ilme has expanded her new generation lightweight T-type series with a special Hygienic version. The T-type hygienic has especially been developed for the spray area within the food and beverage industry. It complies with the stringent demands (DIN EN 1672-2) that are made in this industry. They are, among others, resistant to aggressive cleaning detergents and disinfectants (ECOLAB tested) and high pressure cleaning (IP66 and IP69K). The bolts and gaskets have a blue color...

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TH387 5-pole connector is latest addition to Techno xDRY

15 September 2017

The new Techno TH387 5-pole plug & socket connector further completes the xDRY connector range that up to now was only available in a 2,3 or 4 pole version. The 5-pole TH387 connector has been developed on frequent request within the market as it combines power supply and control in one connector making it the ideal connector solution for LED lighting applications. Power supply & control combined within 23mm In addition, the 5-pole TH387 connector features all benefits that...

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Provertha M12 D-code approved for DIN standards

03 March 2016

Provertha is the leading brand within A&C Solutions' portfolio known to develop and manufacture connectors suitable for the use in data networks that are exposed to extremely severe environmental conditions such as heat, vibrations, cold, dampness etc. Because of Provertha's dedication to quality and reliability, products are regularly tested by certified testing centers.Recently Provertha's M12 D-code was subjected to vibration, shock and corrosive gas testing and was...

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