Amphenol Connector

In the world of connectors, Amphenol is a worthy name. Amphenol Phenolic Corporation is one of the biggest manufacturers of connectors of the electric and fiber optic type. Its popularity has been so much so that, in the world of electrical engineering, electricians and scientists are often found differentiating and being able to recognize by using, whether certain breeds of connecters where developed by Amphenol or not, because of their effectiveness and durability.

In order to understand the advantages of Amphenol conductors over others, it’s important to know about some of Amphenol’s more well-known products. RJ-21 is a registered jack standard which is an integral part of a module connector. It implements around fifty conductors for making use of a telephone connection consisting of twenty-five or less telephone lines.

An example of one of these telephone connections is the 1A2 key telephone system. However, it is normally implemented on punch blocks for the effective construction of breakout boxes for PBX as well as other telephone systems of the key sort. These RJ-21 connectors are also implemented for the bulk connection of Ethernet ports. This is done via a switch containing ports of the RJ-21 variety to a CAT-5 rated patch panel, as well as between two panels of the patch sort. Cables containing RJ-21 connectors at the head have been found to be able to support an astounding number of as much as twelve RJ-45 connectors, or ports, of Ethernet existing on the patch panel. RJ-21 connectors can also be used for building connections of the SCSI-1 type.

Also an esteemed product of Amphenol, The APINC 828 Electronic Flight Bag Interface is a range of documents that provide vivid depictions of a sequence of physical connectors which are all based on the MIL Spec 38999. The name is thus because this was developed for connecting EFBS belonging to any class of hardware, with air crafts. It ensures relevant and cohesive information on bridging the gaps between the more widely known standard aircraft interfaces such as ARINC 717, ARINC 429, Discretes and so on, with high –tech PC technology. The latter would bring out example such as USB, LVDS, DVI and the Ethernet. An updated version of ARINC 828 has exceeded even its own standards by being able to develop and document the formats of certain types of data what will allow the user to access different services such as the printers, cockpit installed terminals as well as air-ground networks.

Another type of product developed primarily by the Amphenol Corporation is MIL-DTL-5015. It is an exemplary marvel for all types of circular multi-pin electrical connectors used in environmental conditions which are extremely inhospitable. This is one of their star products, often inducing electricians to forget the type of product itself, and in stead, identify these by the name of Amphenol. The number of pins on these connectors astoundingly ranges from one to one hundred and fifty. The necessary connection that is required to be made is done using a thread on the external covering of the connector.

For the careful buyer, a history of the company is always a primary requirement so as to gauge the degree to which the connectors can be relied on. As founded in Chicago in 1932, by the entrepreneur Arthur Schmitt, the first product it released was a tube socket to be implemented on radio tubes. This particular company had expanded to its maximum by the period of World War 11, where it supplied primarily functioning connectors to military machines such as aircrafts, to tiny but integral hardware like radios. This background research ingrains more assurance of the fact that Amphenol is indeed one of the leading companies.

This Amphenol Connector Review is Written/Updated on Jul 24th, 2010 and filed under Consumer Electronics. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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