Stewart Connector . October 17, 2017

Stewart Connector Introduces the New Single & Multiport SFP+ Cages and Connectors

Stewart Connector Introduces the New Single & Multiport
SFP+ Cages and Connectors

Glen Rock, PA, [October 17, 2017] Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class manufacturer of RJ45 connectors used in Ethernet communications announces the release of the Single and Multiport SFP+ Cages, for high speed I/O solutions requiring reliable performance to support increasing data rates.

Stewart’s SFP+ Cages and Connectors are designed to support data speeds up 10Gbps for Ethernet and 16Gbps for Fibre Channel protocols.  The SFP+ Cages are designed for maximum EMI protection and include press fit pins to provide secure printed circuit board mounting.  Various heat sink options are available to dissipate the heat generated from high speed applications.  Light pipes to visually signal connection and signal activity are also available.  The SFP+ connectors are offered in SMT printed circuit board mount for single row connectors and are press fit designed for stacked configurations. 

The Stewart Connector SFP+ Cage and Connector product line is specifically designed for network systems including Data Storage, Servers, Switches, Routers, and Telecommunications Equipment.

Product is available in distribution through Digi-Key and Mouser. For more information, download the Stewart Connector Single and Multiport SFP+ Cages brochure or for technical help,

About Bel

Bel ( designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military and aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable

assemblies).  The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward- looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercializing or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market's acceptance of the Company's new products and competitive responses to those new products; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statement.


Katie Owens