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CONEC Develops Non-Magnetic, D-Subminiature I/O Connectors for High Magnetic Field Areas


I/O connectors are ideal for medical applications…

Garner, NC, March 04, 2011 --(PR.com)-- CONEC, a manufacturer of high-quality connectors, has enhanced its I/O connectors for use in areas with high magnetic fields by ensuring the connectors’ own non-magnetic properties by replacing the usual steel shells and hardware with tin-plated brass and making the brackets of diecast zinc. The non-magnetic D-Sub I/O connector is ideal for medical imaging systems and other medical applications because magnetic interference can severely compromise the observations as reported by doctors to patients.

“Typically, D-Sub I/O connectors used steel-stamped housing and steel hardware for the various configurations which can result in a magnetic attraction,” said Peter Persico, technical support specialist for CONEC. “By using copper alloy shells, tin-plated brass hardware components like screws or threaded rivets and diecast zinc brackets, this new connector is now completely non-magnetic. The connectors are utilized in a lot of medical equipment since it requires non- to low-magnetic components in order to maintain the integrity of the imaging.”

CONEC offers the revised non-ferrous materials in all of the D-Sub connector families including high-density, standard and EMI filter connectors that are also widely used in medical imaging systems.

Non-magnetic D-subs are available in standard densities of 9 through 50 positions, in solder cup and pc tail versions. High-density D-subs in the product line include sizes from 15 to 78 positions, also in solder cup and pc tail versions. Combination D-subs are available in 21 standard arrangements. EMI filter connectors are also available with this non-magnetic capability. Current ratings are from 5 to 40 amps, depending on the base connector chosen.

For more information, visit www.conec.com; email info@conec.com; or call 919-460-8800.

About CONEC
CONEC is a leading manufacturer of connectors for the industrial electronics and communications industries. The organization is customer-oriented and dedicated to advancing the connector industry through innovation, quality and excellent service. CONEC products achieve the highest quality standards and industry specifications, providing reliable and effective solutions to OEM, EMS and cable assemblers.

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