Navigation Links
Omnetics Leads Electronic Equipment Miniaturization Trend with High Reliability Micro-Circular Connectors

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro-sized, (.050 inch pitch), connectors in compact metal or over-molded polymer shells offer dramatic size and weight reductions for circuits requiring multiple pin interconnection systems.   Omnetics' offers an extensive array of micro-circular connector styles and formats using its specially designed flex-pin® contacts.  These configurations are available solder cup, thru-hole and pre-wired up to 26 gauge wiring.   Multiple metal shell options provide the designer a variety of locking systems and can also be used to connect cable shielding to a panel mounted connectors on the instrument chassis.  Over-molded polymer shells are also available and can be used to reduce overall diameter and weight.  A number of mating systems from cable to cable and cable to panel mounts are exhibited in Omnetics' Micro 360 Catalogs and can be seen at 


Micro-miniature circular connectors employ Omnetics' gold plated Beryllium plated Flex-pins® and are available as standard products ranging from 5 to 27 positions per shell.  Current rating is set for up to 3 amperes with a dielectric withstand voltage of 660 volts and insulation resistance of 5000 Meg-ohms at 500 volts dc.  These Micro-miniature connectors are designed to perform consistently up thru 20 gs of vibration with no discontinuities greater than 1 microsecond and pass 50 gs of shock.   Metal shells and plating options include nickel, brass, stainless steel and black oxide finishes.  Standard or custom back-shells as well as pre-molded strain-reliefs are designed to fit the size and shape of the cable attached.   Beyond our standard circular designs, the designer can specify mixed signal formats to reduce even further size, shape and weight of the interconnection systems as a whole.  When combining two connectors into one using two different pin types or pin sizes, inside one insulator/shell, the designer has reduced the number of outer shells and concentrated the signal and power entry area into the instrument.  This significantly improves the miniaturization of the equipment involved.  

Circular connectors by design are a natural shape for handling round cabling from high-speed digital, analog and power systems.  With the evolution of miniaturization in full-swing, designers are now being pushed to reduce both size and weight within their existing electronics to allow for rugged portability within the field. Mobile robotic equipment, hand-held electronics, Future Soldier systems amongst others, are now requiring multiple circular connectors to route command signals and functions to different extremities within their instrumentation.   Unmanned aircraft design is also trending this way, as many new UAV's are reducing size and weight in an effort to enable the units themselves to be launched by hand.  To do so, the units must remain small and light enough for the launch itself to be conducted by a single person. Micro-miniature circular connectors can offer high speed digital surveillance equipment the circuit speed and performance to insure the highest signal integrity.   For information and catalog details please see:  

Technical Contact:  Derek Hunt  Email
Media Contact:   Bob Stanton   Email     ph. 623-521-6685  

Read more news from Omnetics.

SOURCE Omnetics Connector Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Somnetics Pioneering CPAP Device Receives the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Excellence
2. Omnetics Launches Cable Design for Micro-wire Harnesses in Miniature Electronics
3. Omnetics Introduces New PZN Connectors as Demand Increases for High Reliability and Portability Offered by Miniature Connector Systems
4. Omnetics SureCon 360 Connectors Conserve Space with IP67 Nano-sized Connectors
5. Omnetics Meets Increasing Demands of Miniature Electronics Industry with Custom Designed Micro and Nano Cables
6. Omnetics Circular Connectors Offer Both Micro and Nano Interconnects for Highly Portable Electronic Systems, Meeting the Needs of Designers Looking for Size Reduction Options and Cable Flexibility
7. Omnetics Ruggedized Strip Connectors Provide Fast and Firm Mating for High Density Circuits in Miniature and Portable Electronics
8. Indiana leads U.S. in life sciences jobs and growth
9. AIUM and AUA Guideline Development Leads To Practice Accreditation For Urologic Ultrasound
10. DePuy & Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Settlement Funding Leads Legal-Bay to Banner 2nd Quarter
11. Top 100 Drug Sales Data Released - Plavix Leads the Way
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... , November 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> adds a ... for 2010 - 2015 with comprehensive ... a range of deal types, such ... strategic alliances. ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... INDIANAPOLIS , Nov. 30, 2015  PTS Diagnostics, ... as CardioChek ® analyzers, A1CNow ® systems, ... of a family of patents that will propel the ... and Europe . The ... cameras, such as those on smartphones and tablets, and ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015 iCAD, Inc. ... will feature its latest solutions for advanced image ... of cancer at the Radiological Society of North ... Chicago from November 29 to December ... advances including iReveal®, an automated breast density assessment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... states in the U.S. require dental technicians to be certified or obtain continuing ... NADL created the “What’s In Your Mouth?” campaign to inform dentists that the ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... MOSI recently added two state-of-the-art augmented reality (AR) experiences from ... to their collection of interactive exhibits within the Kids In Charge! building. In collaboration ... to get closer than ever to a range of animals as they drink, sleep ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Flint, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 ... ... a safe and fun atmosphere for Halloween festivities, the Word of Life Christian ... classic children’s board game, and featuring a giant 1.25 ton pile of candy ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... , ... The presidential race normally deals with political issues of national importance ... news story when Donald Trump makes disparaging remarks about Hillary Clinton’s hairstyle? It is ... wants to admit when it comes to how people are viewed by others. , ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... at a University of Delaware Accounting and Management of Information Systems course. Based ... for mid-market businesses. Sommer will speak at before student in the Enterprise Resource ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):