Press Release from CLIFF™ Electronics, 5th February 2015.
Latching DC Connectors from CLIFF™ Electronics Prevent Critical Power Loss.
- Industry-standard sizes.
- Available from FarnellNewark element14.
CLIFF™ Electronics announces the introduction of a new range of latching DC plugs and sockets designed for where it is critical that power is not interrupted by accidental disconnection. Applications include medical, data, monitoring, emergency lighting and equipment charging.
The new Cliff™ locking DC plugs and sockets are secured by a simple push and turn locking mechanism. They are available with diameters of either 2.1 or 2.5mm and rated 2A @ 16V DC. Plugs may be supplied on their own or as ready wired two-metre, over-moulded,two-meter, over-molded, plug cables with free ends suitable for use by external power supply manufacturers.
The PCB mountable sockets have an insulation resistance of 100MΩ minimum at 500V DC, a dielectric withstand voltage of 500V AC for one minute and feature a normally closed contact operated by inserting a plug.
John Hall, General Manager of CLIFF™ Electronics, comments; “These latest additions to our expanding range of low voltage two-pole DC plugs and sockets follow the great success of our unique dual gauge DC sockets, which accept a 2.1 or 2.5mm diameter plug in a single socket.”.
Cliff™ has a range of two-pole, low-voltage DC plugs and sockets from 1.3mm to 2.5mm diameter, in SMD, SMDT, PCB and solder-tag variants.
For further details, please see the DC Power Connectors page.
Cliff™ also supplies a range of multi-pin, (one to nine), locking plugs and sockets for both AC and DC applications, including 20A per contact and IP68 variants.
Cliff™ products are available direct, (for manufacturers), or from a number of major distributors. Cliff™ locking DC connectors are available from Farnell element 14 in the UK. Newark element 14 in the USA.
About CLIFF™ Electronics
Cliff™ Electronic Components Limited was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. Cliff™ has subsequently greatly expanded its’ products and services to become a high quality supplier to most professional and industrial markets. As both a manufacturer and a distributor, the expansion of its’ product range has established Cliff™ as a prime source for components. As a UK manufacturer, Cliff™ is able to respond quickly to customer’s needs for both standard products and custom designs.
Cliff™ manufactures audio, optical and power connectors and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, lighting connectors, terminal posts, connection blocks, motors, fans and assembly aids. It can also provide a wide range of leads including audio, instrument and power.
Cliff™ has extensive expertise in moulding molding and metalwork. It can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised customized components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding injection-molding, blow-moulding blow-molding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminium aluminum extrusion, finishing and printing.
Cliff™ has the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing. Cliff™’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO9001 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel. Quality has always been of prime importance and the majority of Cliff™ products are covered by approvals from organisations organizations such as UL and VDE.
For more information please contact us.
Cliff™ Electronic Components Ltd.
76 Holmethorpe Avenue,
Holmethorpe Industrial Estate,
77 Solano Square,
Telephone: +44 (0)1737 771375 +1 707 746 8090
Fax: +44 (0)1737 766012 +1 707 746 8092