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New USB-C Feedthrough Connectors
Reversible female-to-female connectors fit standard XLR cut-out
from CLIFF™ Electronics.
CLIFF™ Electronics announces the addition of a feedthrough version of the industry-standard USB-C connector which can carry data and power on a single cable. The Cliff™ USB-C connector has no up or down orientation and the connector cannot be mis-inserted.
The right way is always up.
Able to connect to, and power devices including a native DisplayPort, MHL, or HDMI device, the 24-pin USB connector standard has a double-sided, rotationally-symmetrical design. Connection to both sides of the connector is made using off-the-shelf, standard USB-C male leads.
In common with the rest of Cliff™’s extensive range of feedthrough connectors the new USB-C version may be mounted into an industry-standard XLR-panel, cut-out, simplifying system design and improving product aesthetics. esthetics. The USB-C connector may also be fitted to CLIFF™’s purpose built 19″ rack panels, providing systems integrators with fast and convenient system assembly.
Cliff™’s XLR-format connectors take advantage of the standard 24mm panel cut-out widely used in audio and broadcast systems. This is increasingly popular in instrumentation, medical and industrial applications due to the format’s flexibility, security and reliability. The new Cliff™ USB-C connecter may be mounted to the front or rear of control panels and supplied with plain or countersunk mounting holes.
Dan Walker, General Sales Manager of CLIFF™ Electronics, comments, “USB-C has been widely adopted as the standard connector for supplying data and power between devices and systems. With our new feedthrough version, all users have to do is line up the connector properly to make the connection. It never needs to be rotated for correct operation as the right way is always up.”.
Cliff™’s feedthrough connectors now provide analogue, digital and optical connectivity in formats including VGA, mini DisplayPort, Firewire, RJ45, HDMI, BNC and USB3.0 compliant single and dual versions. Also available are all popular data and ethernet connectors including USB2 A-to-B and B-to-A changer sockets, high speed USB type-C, LC and SC fibre,fiber, (Duplex and Simplex), UTP and FTP RJ45s in both Cat6 and Cat5e, (shielded and unshielded), TOSLINK and RCA phono.phono/cinch.
All versions of Cliff™ XLR-footprint connectors are in full production and available direct or via major worldwide distributors.
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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, aluminiumaluminum 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 ISO 9001 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
PR081 01 October 2019 | www.cliffuk.co.ukwww.cliffinc.com