Molex SL™ Wire-to-Wire Modular Connector System from Newark element14 for communications and industrial applications

Design flexibility for low-power signal applications in communications, industrial, automotive, medical and consumer electronics

April 14, 2016 - CHICAGO - Newark element14 has expanded its range of Molex SL™ (Stackable Linear) Modular Connectors, comprising the largest number of variations and cabling configurations, to now include CPA and TPA locking options. The range is suited for low-power and signal Wire-to-Board and Wire-to-Wire applications for communications, industrial, medical, consumer electronics and automotive industries.


Molex has strengthened their offering with a range of crimp housings to the SL™ Wire-to-Wire Modular Connector System, with benefits that include additional terminal position assurance (TPA) and connector position assurance (CPA) locking features, providing design flexibility for applications used in high-vibration environments.

The new range of Molex SL™ (Stackable Linear) Modular Connectors are available from Newark element14 in North America, Farnell element14 in Europe and element14 in APAC.

Newark element14 offers engineers (both design and maintenance), as well as purchasing professionals, a comprehensive range of over 36,000 connector products, in stock and ready to ship today. The range includes PCB, Industrial, D-sub, I/O, RF/Coaxial and Audio/Video connectors from industry-leading manufacturers. Please visit http://www.newark.com/connectors today for additional information.

About the Premier Farnell Group
Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) is a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Trading as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 across Asia Pacific, it had sales last year of £982.7m, the Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,000 suppliers and an inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet its customers' needs.

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