Entries by ITSA

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ODU Connectors are Exhibiting again at ECS

ODU-UK Ltd are pleased to be returning to the Electronic Component Show on Thurs May 19th at the Kassam Stadium, Oxford. Jason Laver will be manning the stand and has several new products to demonstrate, such as:   The ODU AMC® Series T connectors         The ‘T’ stands for three locking plug […]

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ODU exhibiting at ISMRM 2022

ODU Connectors are pleased to be exhibiting at the ISRM Annual Conference & Exhibition  at the London ExCeL Centre, 7th – 12th May. This is an important international event for the MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) industry and we are looking forward to meeting-up again in person. Specifically for MRI, ODU has introduced semi-automated soldering for […]

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ODU Fibre Optics for reliable optical connections

Whenever the highest data rates and fast, interference‐free transmissions are needed, our high‐performance optical technologies deliver quality and stability, serving a wide and demanding range of applications, with a portfolio of solutions including: ■ Expanded Beam technology for harsh environments and high mating cycles. ■ Physical Contact technology for up to 1,000 mating cycles. ■ Fibre […]

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Cliff Electronics add BNC Connector to “SLIMS” range of Narrow FeedThrough Connectors

Widely used for RF, Test and Measurement and Security Cliff Electronics leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, announce the addition of a BNC connector version to their popular SLIMS FeedThrough Connector range. Widely used for RF, Test and Measurement equipment and security systems the BNC version is available in […]

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LightCONEX Optical Interconnects for OpenVPX and SOSA-aligned Applications

Optical plug-in and backplane module connectors compatible with VITA 66.5 draft standard         Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated connectors, cable assemblies, fibre optics and radio frequency components has announced the release of its new LightCONEX® optical plug-in and backplane module connectors compatible with the VITA 66.5 draft standard and […]

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ODU Connectors Medical Device Regulation (MDR) in the EU

The Medical Device Regulation (MDR), which came into force on May 27, 2021, changed the requirements for manufacturers that supply medical devices to the market in the EU. The goal of the new regulation is to increase the quality and traceability of medical devices. Accordingly, the MDR requires medical device manufacturers to meet all relevant […]

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Cliff 4mm Shrouded Panel Sockets mate with shrouded or unshrouded plugs

Cliff Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectivity solutions, manufacture PCB mount 4mm shrouded sockets which can mate with both safety shrouded and unshrouded plugs. The right-angled design reduces strain between the PCB and the lead, increasing reliability and product lifetime.             The sockets are suitable for […]

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ITSA reports “bumper year” for connector sales

UK connector sales hit record numbers in 2021, as the sector enjoyed what has been described as “a bumper year,” by John Biggs, Chairman of the Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA). On average ITSA members reported 2021 sales up over 17% on 2020, and revenues back at 5% over pre-pandemic levels. Outstanding revenue growth of […]

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Cambion says “Obsolescence, it’s the future”.

If the future is looking black due to one of your legacy or even a series production product blighted by supplier obsolescence, then let Cambion Electronics Ltd assist and support your future aspirations in this regard.  Cambion has a pedigree in providing solutions for interconnection or inductive assemblies that have been discontinued or made obsolete, be it […]

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Easy to handle ODU MEDI-SNAP® now also in size 3.5

The ODU MEDI-SNAP®  has proven itself as a reliable, touch-proof solution for demanding applications in medical technology, test & measurement and industrial electronics.         Now, in the new size 3.5, this classic connector offers hybrid technologies as well as high-density solutions, and at the same time is flexible enough to allow rapid […]

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ITSA members are attending Southern Manufacturing 2022

We are delighted to advise you that a number of ITSA members are attending Southern Manufacturing 2022 at Farnborough in February. LEMO stand C120, binder stand C110, Neutrik stand F85, Fischer stand D125, ODU stand E70 HARWIN stand F70 TELEGARTNER stand E160 will all be there showcasing their latest developments so why not make a point of […]

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New Cat5e RJ45 Feedthrough Connector and Plug Carrier from Cliff Electronics has protection to IP65 for rugged applications

Cliff Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectivity solutions have added a new Cat5e RJ45 Feedthrough Connector to their very successful FT range which all fit into an industry standard XLR connector 24mm diameter panel cut out. In addition, a compatible, secure, snap-in lockable XLR style Plug Carrier is available to facilitate […]

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Neutrik are expanding and recruiting Market Sales Engineers

Are you an experienced and successful Sales Engineer? Do you have over 5 years’ experience in interconnect or component sales? You may be just what Neutrik UK is looking for. The Role Neutrik UK Ltd is now looking to expand and diversify and are looking for dynamic and experienced UK Market Sales Engineers, who will […]

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ITSA announce another new member to their expanding network

We are delighted to welcome Astute Electronics as the latest member of ITSA. Astute represent some significant interconnect manufacturers and this together with their matching industry and value add focus means that we are further strengthening our position as the “Voice of the UK Interconnect Industry” Commenting on the appointment, John Biggs, ITSA Chairman said […]

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ITSA members end a challenging year on an incredibly positive note.

2021 has been another exceptionally challenging year for ITSA members, with the pandemic continuing to affect all walks of life, our members have continued to adapt in order to maintain their businesses and protect their staff. In many ways, regardless of how the pandemic develops further, it is unlikely our members will revert to the […]

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Smiths Interconnect launches new PCB connector for rail and industrial applications

Intercompact Series optimized and qualified for next generation Electronic Control Units Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave, optical and radio frequency products for demanding applications announced today the release of its new Intercompact Series, a light weight, compact signal and ethernet PCB connector solution designed and qualified to provide […]

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NEUTRIK extends fiber optic connectivity solutions with FIBERFOX

14 December 2021. The Neutrik Group has announced the addition of the FIBERFOX range of expanded beam technology connectivity systems to NEUTRIK’s portfolio of fiber optic solutions.           Designed to meet the requirements of MIL-DTL-83526 military specifications – enabling multiple interconnections with other expanded–beam solutions – the NEUTRIK FIBERFOX Fiber Optic […]

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ODU toolmaking is put to the test

For the first time, ODU GmbH & Co. KG took part in the 2021 German industry competition “Excellence in Production” and was one of the top finalists  – something to be proud of.           Reinhold Hechfellner with some of his toolroom team For 18 years, the WZL machine tool laboratory at […]

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HARTING’s Han® 1A: flexible power, signal or Ethernet connections in tight spaces.

Simplify the installation of your machinery, automation and transportation cabling and connectivity. HARTING’s Han® 1A connector is designed for power, signal or data transmission via a single compact design format housing. The range comes with angled or straight bulkhead mounting, as well as a panel surface mounted fixing frame for cable-to-cable mating.  All achieved through […]

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10 MILLION MATING CYCLES WITH GAME-CHANGING QUICK-CHANGE HEAD

Save time and money! In areas with a high degree of automation and short cycle times, speed is of the essence.       With maximum failure protection and numerous transmission variants, the ODU-MAC® Silver-Line is specifially designed for automatic docking. Now, with the addition of a quick-change head, this connector range also becomes a […]

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ITSA sees connector orders surge

Business is booming in the UK connector market says the Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA). At its recent quarterly meeting (the first face to face for two years) member companies reported increases in sales between 8% to 20% year on year and UK orders are now up over 43% on 2020 and up 16% on […]

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ITSA appoints Mick Elliott as its new PR and Communications specialist

We are delighted to announce that Mick Elliott has been appointed to handle PR and marketing communications for the Interconnect Technology Suppliers Association (ITSA). Industry veteran Elliott has been covering the UK and Ireland electronic components industry for the past 45 years working for Electronics Weekly, EPN and for Electronic Specifier. Says Elliott, “I am […]

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ITSA announces its latest Associate Member

ITSA are delighted to welcome the Connector Geek as its latest Associate Member. The Connector Geek is David Pike, a veteran of the UK connector industry with over 30 years working in both the manufacturing and distribution sectors.  Connector Geek provides the interconnect industry with high quality content that bridges the gap between traditional marketing […]

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Neutrik Group announces global multi-brand reorganization

8 October 2021. In a major reorganisation of its global operations the Neutrik Group has restructured as a multi-brand company with an extended portfolio of products. A major global player in the interconnectivity segment, the group now develops, designs, manufactures and globally distributes innovative electrical and electronic interconnect products and systems under the NEUTRIK, REAN […]

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Neutrik Group announces global launch of REAN brand of audio, video and data connectors

1 July 2021. The Neutrik Group has announced the launch of REAN, a global brand marrying over 45 years precision engineering know-how with the group’s own dedicated state-of-the-art production facilities. REAN offers designers of audio, video and lighting products a comprehensive range of connectors featuring ultra-robust, high-reliability designs, that promise unrivalled cost-performance ratios, backed by […]

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ITSA – Connector sales growth escalates in Q1 of 2021

Member sales increase by 15% in Q1 compared to Q4 2020 Distribution, Broadcast and Industrial all show double digit growth Fibre sales up 57% recovering the Q4 downturn Circular up 28% Value add recovers by 22% 2020 was, in many ways, a year to forget with the COVID pandemic severely affecting members revenues and BREXIT […]