Cinch Connectivity Expands Johnson Self-Fixture Family of Connectors
Lombard, IL [Feb 28, 2023] Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, today announced the expansion of their Johnson / Cinch Connectivity Solutions Self-Fixture Family of Connectors with three new proprietary, patented solutions available in 2.92mm, 2.4mm and 1.85mm configurations.
Johnson is the only supplier on the market offering a self-fixture solution, saving customers time and money in the manufacturing process and reducing the need to use a fixture.
Designed for industrial, medical, military and high-tech markets, specific applications include, but are not limited to:
- Satellite communication equipment
- GPS and phased array antennas
- Radar systems
- Remote sensing and metering
- RFID tagging
These coax connectors use a proprietary design to accurately align and hold the center contact to the circuit board plane with connector legs that tightly grip the standard 0.062” mil thick boards until the soldering operation is complete. The new self-fixture parts allow for ease of attaching connectors directly to coplanar waveguide circuit boards and operate with exceptional return loss characteristics, up to 67 GHz.
The items in this product line include:
2.92mmJack, PCB End Launch,
2.4mmJack, PCB End Launch,
1.85mmJack, PCB End Launch,
Inventory is now available from major distributors including Digi-Key, Newark and Mouser.
For more information about the self-fixture family of coax connectors, visit the SMA Self Fixture Coax Connectors product page, or visit belfuse.com/cinch to search for specific product drawings.
Bel (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that include circuit protection, connectors, cable assemblies, discrete components, magnetics and power supplies. The Company serves a global market and operates facilities around the world.