PSMP cable plugs expand Amphenol RF product line
Amphenol RF builds upon the PSMP board-to-board designs by adding four PSMP cable connectors.
Amphenol RF builds upon the PSMP board-to-board designs by adding four PSMP cable connectors. These connectors are designed for 0.141- and 0.86-inch diameter semi-rigid and conformable cables, providing engineers with choices beyond the current board to board options for this versatile interface. PSMP cable plugs are designed to operate in high power applications up to 200 W at frequencies of 2.2 GHz. PSMP connectors have a mating style similar to the SMP interface, and feature gold plated female center contacts and beryllium copper outer contacts plated in white bronze. These materials and finishes ensure a secure mechanical fit and optimize electrical performance.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey