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Press Release from Cliff™ Electronics, 15th April 2014.
Cliff™ Electronics Space Saving, Dual USB Socket in a Single XLR Shell
Cliff™ Electronics announces the introduction of its’ unique, dual USB2 connector which provides two fully USB compliant sockets in a space-saving, single XLR receptacle. USB connections to audio, broadcast, audio-visual products, instrumentation and industrial equipment is becoming more common. Digital signal and control options are increasing and more information needs to be transferred between portable equipment, such as smart phones and tablets, which can also be charged whilst connected.
The two USB2 sockets provide isolated and independent output connection to two rows of 5 x 2.54mm (0.1”) pitch signal output pins. These are configured to facilitate either direct soldered PCB mounting or connection by header cable. Cliff™ Electronics are happy to provide customers with standard or custom designed header cables to meet individual system requirements.
The XLR connector style body shell was selected by Cliff™ as it is widely used in the audio / broadcast industries, is an industry standard panel cut-out and offers maximum panel mounting density to system designers.
John Hall, General Manager of Cliff™ Electronics, comments; “We have been supplying professional connectors into the music and audio industries for around 50 years. Our new Dual USB Socket is the first product from our new development programme which will include a series of USB, Ethernet and other data connectors, primarily in XLR and other industry standard shells. We welcome enquiries for customisedcustomized data signal connector variants to suit end user applications.”.
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.
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.
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