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Press Release from Cliff™ Electronics, 22nd November 2017.
Wide range of FibreFiber Optic Connectors now available from Cliff™ Electronics.
High bandwidth, low noise signal connectivity.
Cliff™ Electronics manufacture a wide range of optical connectors suitable for high quality audio systems, broadcast, AV installations, home theatre, theater, automation, instrumentation, data and IT connectivity, medical equipment instrumentation, industrial control and data acquisition and other high bandwidth signal connections.
Cliff™’s market-leading feedthrough connector series includes SC Simplex, LC Duplex and TOSLINK EIAJ fibre-opticfiber-optic connection options available in plastic or rugged metal shells designed to fit the industry-standard, 24mm diameter XLR connector panel cutout. This simplifies panel design and manufacture whilst improving design aesthetics. esthetics.
Cliff™ also manufacture a wide range of single and dual optical transmitter and receiver jacks conforming to the EIAJ/JEITA rectangular standard CP-1201, RC-5720 and JIS C5974-1993 F05. Standard and low profile versions are available. Three models replace a plug-in cover with a convenient hinged shutter to protect against contamination. The optical jacks are designed for PCB mounting and some models have a self-tapping hole for panel mounting.
To accompany their optical connector range, Cliff™ manufactures moulded molded optical lead assemblies (TOSLINK cables) for use with their optical jacks. TOSLINK optical audio data cables conform to a standard, optical fibrefiber, digital, audio interface. The standard is widely used in consumer audio equipment like CD players, DVD players, television set-top boxes, games consoles, computers and audio-visual receivers. Lead terminals conform to the EIAJ/JEITA rectangular standard CP-1201 and also RC-5720 and JIS C5974-1993 F05 standards for digital audio interfaces including fibre-opticfiber-optic interconnections.
John Hall, Managing Director of Cliff™ Electronics, comments; “Optical jacks are virtually unaffected by noise when transmitting and receiving signals between digital audio equipment and data systems, enabling high quality audio transmission and high speed data transfer. It continues to be adopted as a virtual standard in portable audio equipment and is becoming very popular in data centrescenters and instrumentation systems. With our feedthrough connector and jack options we can provide best-fit solutions for OEMs and systems integrators.”.
Cliff™ Electronics are market leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors, leads, test lead sets and accessories for a wide range of markets. They supply major international manufacturers. Their fast growing range of market-leading, XLR-footprint feedthrough connectors allows designers to integrate audio, video, digital, optical, networking and data feeds into professional equipment for broadcast, lighting, audio and industrial applications.
Cliff™ feedthrough connectors are now available in many options including RJ45, HDMI, BNC and USB3.0 compliant single and dual versions. Analogue, digital and optical feedthrough connectivity is available in formats including Firewire, HDMI A-to-A and 50 ohm BNC versions, USB2 A-to-B and B-to-A changer sockets and USB3 to USB3 in various configurations. Also available are popular data and ethernet connectors including 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.
Cliff™ is now offering system integrators 1U 19” rack panels, pre-assembled with up to 16 of their market–leading feedthrough connectors to simplify system assembly, reduce manufacturing time, component count and cost. Applications include broadcast and AV patch panels, MIL, medical, and control and instrumentation signal input/output panels etc. The 1U assemblies can be factory loaded with the specific connectors required by the system designer including BNC, single or dual USB or RJ45 with internal cable harnesses available as a special order.
As a UK manufacturer, Cliff™ is able to respond quickly to customer 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 and connection blocks, motors, fans and assembly aids. Cliff™ can also provide a wide range of leads including test and instrumentation, audio, instrument and power.
All Cliff™ products are available direct and via major worldwide distributors.
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.
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Cliff Electronic Components Ltd., 76 Holmethorpe Avenue, Holmethorpe Industrial Estate, REDHILL, Surrey, RH1 2PF, United Kingdom
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