ITT Cannon Announces the Launch of the CTC Series

September 28th, 2017

The CTC Series is a high performance, cost effective, cable-to cable solution for use in harsh environment applications where reliable signal circuits are critical to operating performance.

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Mill-Max Adds Swage Mount PCB Pins For Interconnect Applications

July 7th, 2017

Mill-Max is adding to its diverse mix of swage mount PCB pins with six new offerings designed for interconnect applications. These swage mount terminals are designed to be mechanically fastened to a board or panel and plugged into sockets or soldered into mating boards in board stacking and other interconnect configurations.

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Mill-Max Introduces New Ruggedized Long Stroke 4 MM Pitch Spring Loaded Connector

May 24th, 2017

Mill-Max introduces a new ruggedized long stroke 4 mm pitch spring loaded connector (SLC) that is aimed at tough applications in rough environments. The new 858 series are ideal for applications where the connector will experience side loading, great variation in vertical engagement, high levels of shock and vibration, high cycle counts and extremes of temperature.

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C&K Introduces New PNP Series Sealed Pushbutton Switches

May 1st, 2017

C&K has announced the launch of its PNP series sealed pushbutton switches which are IP68 sealed to endure harsh environments and power wash down. The PNP series combines the same rugged switch performance and 5A power capabilities of C&K’s NP series switches with the affordability of its AP series – and features an all new thermoplastic housing design. Designers of transportation, industrial controls, test equipment and automation applications will now have access to a high-quality, extremely durable switch series for their control grips, joysticks, off-road panels, hydraulics, power control panels, heavy equipment, industrial instruments, lifts, conveyor controls and other applications.

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Cosel introduces its new PCA600F Digital Controlled Power Supply, a high efficiency, extremely small digital assisted 600W AC/DC power supply.

April 19th, 2017

Unmatched in size and performance, the PCA600F Digital Controlled Power Supply is available now. The PCA has Medical and well as ITE Safety Certifications ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1, EN60601-1 3rd, and is only 89mm W X 41mm H X 152mm L – 3.5” X 1.61” X 5.98”.

Standard Features:

  • High Efficiency up to 94%
  • 2 X MOPP
  • Smart Fan (Automatically adjusts the fan speed based on the load)
  • 1U High
  • Universal Input (AC85~264)
  • Constant Current Operation or Constant Voltage
  • Output Voltage can be adjusted down to nearly 0VDC
  • Extended UART (RS232) Communication Port
  • Convenient Alarm Signals
  • 12 Volt Aux, can be changed to 5V
  • N+1 Redundant operation
  • Output Voltages 5, 12, 15, and 24
  • 5 Year Warranty

The Extended UART can monitor or control 21 different functions including, input & output voltage, current, set constant current, Remote ON/OFF, set output voltage and other functions.


  • Terminal Block in place of bus bar
  • Parallel Operation

Application Types:

  • Medical Equipment
  • Test & Measurement
  • Peltier Devices
  • Battery Chargers
  • LED lights and Sign
  • Industrial Process Equipment

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Mill-Max Introduces Discrete Insulated Pins and Receptacles

April 18th, 2017

Mill-Max is pleased to announce a new selection of insulated terminals.  Six popular Mill-Max pins and receptacles have been fitted with cylindrical insulating sleeves for electrical isolation applications.   The new offerings include three header pins, two receptacles and one solder cup pin to suit a variety of uses. These discrete insulated pins and receptacles offer a dedicated single position insulated terminal, circular in shape, making them perfectly compatible with drilled holes in boards or assembly housings.  They are an alternative to one position standard connectors which have square insulators.

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C&K Adds Customizable Graphics to Backlit Caps on Illuminated Industrial Pushbutton Switch Series

April 12th, 2017


C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, has announced that they have added painted and laser-etched symbols to the backlit caps on the APB Series industrial pushbutton switches. Available LED’s in either blue or white, the backlit caps provide a highly visible indication that the switch has been activated or turned on. Additionally, since the LEDs are independent of the switching mechanism, customers can control the LED to indicate whether the switch is in the up (on) or down (off) position, and can even control the level of brightness. Learn more at


Crydom Introduces the PMP Series of Proportional Control Relays

April 11th, 2017


Crydom introduces the PMP Series of Proportional Controllers, a multi-function complement for NOVA22 Solid State Relays. The new PMP Series are panel mounted multi-function proportional control SSRs in a compact 22.5mm housing ideal for applications that require control of the amount of power delivered to a resistive load. These solid state relays can control the load power in proportion to an analog control input, which can be a DC voltage (0-5 or 0-10 volts) or a DC current (4-20 mA); as this control input varies from 0 to 100% so does the output of the SSR. The use of an auxiliary DC power supply allows to have good precision and low noise sensitivity over the full control voltage range.  Learn more at

ITT Cannon Introduces ARINC 801 Fiber Optic Solutions to Meet Growing Demand for High Speed Data, Video and Networking in Harsh Environments

April 10th, 2017

ITT Inc.’s Cannon brand has introduced its ARINC 801 Fiber Optic Connector Series, a high-bandwidth interconnect solution that provides maximum performance and reliability for commercial and military aviation, and shipboard systems. Designed for harsh environments that require high-speed and accurate data transfer, Cannon’s ARINC 801 series offers robust interconnects that operate at transmission speeds of 10 gigabits/sec (Gb/S) and higher, making them a perfect fit for in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC), commercial and military avionics, ground-based communications and shipboard navigation. Learn more at

Orion Fans: Cross References to NMB Product Discontinuations

April 10th, 2017

Orion Fans has expanded its DC fan and blower product listing to offer a viable, long-term source for customers when they face End-of-Life or product discontinuation notices. Orion Fans has introduced 52 new DC fans and 4 new DC blowers. The additions to the DC fan and blower families include a wide range of package size, speed (RPM), airflow (CFM), and special function combinations. Learn more at

Crydom’s Popular Mini-Puck Solid State Relay is back with More Power & Additional Features

March 30th, 2017

Crydom presents the redesigned range of EL Series AC and DC output solid state relays with ratings up to 30 Amps, making it the highest current rating SSR in this compact footprint. The EL Series SSR comes in a 21mm x 35mm housing with quick connect terminals, ideal for applications where space is at a premium, such as small commercial and medical machines. The internal construction and housing of the EL Series has been re-designed for improved reliability, robust mechanical construction and improved thermal performance. Recently added optional built-in overvoltage protection (internal TVS diode) on AC models, as well as a unique optional 90° bent terminals for applications where vertical space is limited.  Learn more at

Mill-Max: New Low Profile Target Connectors

March 12th, 2017

Mill-Max is excited to announce the release of our lowest profile target connectors with an above board height of only .087” (2,21mm). Target connectors are used in place of SMT pads on a PCB as the mating surface for spring-loaded pins. They provide increased durability and are useful in achieving specific distances between boards.

To augment our existing .100” (2,54mm) grid target connector lineup we are introducing four new, low profile products. These connectors are all surface mount, available in single or double row packages and are offered with flat or concave target faces. Concave face targets provide additional surface area for mating and can aid in centering/alignment of components and/or boards fitted with spring-loaded connectors. Precision-machined pins with an overall length tolerance of +/- .0015” (+/-.0381mm) help to achieve a co-planarity of .005” (,13mm) or better for connectors up to 1” (25,4mm) long. Advanced machining techniques are used to ensure no burr protrusion on either the target face or the surface mount termination end.

Here is the part number breakdown for these new connectors:

Target connectors are used in place of SMT pads on a PCB as the mating surface for spring-loaded pins. They provide increased durability and are useful in achieving specific distances between boards.

Combining target connectors with spring-loaded connectors on opposing boards can be a simple and convenient solution for making connections between stacked boards or docking stations and devices. These new connectors are ideally suited for low profile applications where multiple connections are required. To achieve an ultra-low profile mated pair using these target connectors, the Mill-Max series 815 and 817 (single and double row respectively) are the ideal choice. The 815/817 connectors, compressed to ½ stroke and used in combination with these new low profile target connectors, provide a board to board spacing of just .175” (4,45mm).

All the pins are precision-machined and gold-plated for environmental protection, durability and good conductivity. The connector insulators are molded from high temperature plastic suitable for most soldering process including RoHS environments. All of these products are RoHS compliant. See the attached catalog pages for further details.

Mill-Max is the leading US manufacturer of machined interconnect components with a vertically integrated manufacturing facility headquartered at 190 Pine Hollow Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771. Its full product line includes spring-loaded connectors, SIP, DIP, PGA and BGA sockets, board-to-board interconnects and pin headers, surface mount and custom products, PCB pins and receptacles, solder terminals, wrapost receptacles and terminals. The company’s complete manufacturing facility includes engineering, tooling, primary and secondary machining, stamping, plating, injection molding, and assembly.

For more information, contact Robin D. Ritter, Marketing Coordinator, Mill-Max Mfg. Corp.,;; PR674, 3/17.