Digi-Key, Phoenix Contact mount SPE, RJ45 data connectors webinar focused on IIoT

April 12, 2022
On the agenda for discussion will be the benefits of using terminal blocks for Ethernet applications and why SPE and RJ45 designs can enhance device connectivity.

Electronics components distributor Digi-Key announced it will host a webinar in collaboration with Phoenix Contact on Tuesday, April 26, at 11 a.m. CDT, entitled, "Connect. Network. Evolve. Phoenix Contact's Data Connectors."

The webinar will be presented by Guadalupe Chalas, Phoenix Contact senior marketing specialist with a focus on data products, and will cover reliable device connectivity offerings for high-performance data transmission that can support data applications on different devices.

Chalas has an extensive background in the design of high-speed interconnects for automotive applications. She has three patents in connector design, and has held roles in R&D, product development and product management for automotive and industrial high-speed connectivity solutions.

"Phoenix Contact offers reliable connectivity for any need, with solutions that support both traditional networking applications and new technologies that further enable industry 4.0 and IIoT," said Chalas. "We continue to evolve with our customers by launching solutions like SPE [Single Pair Ethernet] and APL to meet the networking connectivity needs of devices in harsh industrial environments."

Specifically, the data connectors webinar will cover topics including:

  • The benefits of using terminal blocks for Ethernet applications.
  • Why SPE and RJ45 can enhance device connectivity.
  • How board-to-board products can enable high-speed board connectivity.
  • Device connectivity and cabling solutions for data transmission.

As stated by Digi Key:

"The world is becoming increasingly networked, which means more interfaces per device. This webinar will give attendees an understanding of Phoenix Contact's versatile data connectivity portfolio for numerous applications within the device, inside the cabinet, and out in the field – from RJ45 through USB, HDMI, and D-SUB to coaxial and FO connections as well as SPE."

"Phoenix Contact delivers on high-performance data connectors that provide versatile connection solutions for numerous applications," commented Eric Halvorson, partnership marketing manager - strategic programs at Digi-Key. "We're excited to partner with them on this webinar to share with our customers and partners what this extensive portfolio of connectors for data transmission are capable of."

Register for the webinar here.

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Matt Vincent | Senior Editor

Matt Vincent is a B2B technology journalist, editor and content producer with over 15 years of experience, specializing in the full range of media content production and management, as well as SEO and social media engagement best practices, for both Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and its website CablingInstall.com. He currently provides trade show, company, executive and field technology trend coverage for the ICT structured cabling, telecommunications networking, data center, IP physical security, and professional AV vertical market segments. Email: [email protected]

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