Electronics World articles Popular Electronics articles QST articles Radio & TV News articles Radio-Craft articles Radio-Electronics articles Short Wave Craft articles Wireless World articles Google Search of RF Cafe website Sitemap Electronics Equations Mathematics Equations Equations physics Manufacturers & distributors LinkedIn Crosswords Engineering Humor Kirt's Cogitations RF Engineering Quizzes Notable Quotes Calculators Education Engineering Magazine Articles Engineering software RF Cafe Archives Magazine Sponsor RF Cafe Sponsor Links Saturday Evening Post NEETS EW Radar Handbook Microwave Museum About RF Cafe Aegis Power Systems Alliance Test Equipment Centric RF Empower RF ISOTEC Reactel RF Connector Technology San Francisco Circuits Anritsu Amplifier Solutions Anatech Electronics Axiom Test Equipment Conduct RF Copper Mountain Technologies Exodus Advanced Communications Innovative Power Products KR Filters LadyBug Technologies Rigol TotalTemp Technologies Werbel Microwave Windfreak Technologies Wireless Telecom Group Withwave RF Cafe Software Resources Vintage Magazines RF Cafe Software WhoIs entry for RF Cafe.com Thank you for visiting RF Cafe!
Exodus Advanced Communications Best in Class RF Amplifier SSPAs

Anritsu Test Equipment - RF Cafe

Windfreak Technologies Frequency Synthesizers - RF Cafe

Please Support RF Cafe by purchasing my  ridiculously low-priced products, all of which I created.

RF Cascade Workbook for Excel

RF & Electronics Symbols for Visio

RF & Electronics Symbols for Office

RF & Electronics Stencils for Visio

RF Workbench

T-Shirts, Mugs, Cups, Ball Caps, Mouse Pads

These Are Available for Free

Espresso Engineering Workbook™

Smith Chart™ for Excel

Innovative Power Products Couplers

Cannon Electric Sub-Miniature Plugs
July 1954 Radio & Television News

July 1954 Radio & Television News
July 1954 Radio & Television News Cover - RF Cafe[Table of Contents]

Wax nostalgic about and learn from the history of early electronics. See articles from Radio & Television News, published 1919-1959. All copyrights hereby acknowledged.

According to the Wikipedia entry, Cannon Electric Company introduced the now-familiar D-Sub (D-subminiature) connector format in 1952. This advertisement in a 1954 issue of Radio & Television News magazine is the first one I recall seeing. D-Sub connectors were a really big deal back in the 1980s when personal computers (PCs) first appeared. CRT monitors used them, printers used them, scanners used them, network interfaces used them, mice and keyboards used them (those that didn't use PS/2 connectors, which were an invention of IBM for their Personal System 2 computers). Nowadays the USB (Universal Serial Bus) and HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface ) connectors have replaced most D-Subs in the computer cable realm. Of course with everything going wireless, connectors and cables of all sorts are rapidly disappearing except those used for charging - and wireless charging stations are obsoleting them as well. The Cannon Type U round DIN types bore a resemblance to PS/2, or maybe vise-versa.

Cannon Electric Sub-Miniature Plugs Ad

Cannon Electric Sub-Miniature Plugs - RF CafeTYPE "D" ... Up to 50 Contacts

For Your Miniaturization Program!

Save space ... save weight ... rugged. 1000's of uses! Pressed steel shells. Heavily gold-plated copper-alloy 5-amp. contacts give untarnishing high surface conductivity and corrosion resistance. Take #20 solder-tipped wires. Polarization means. Salt-spray resistant shells. Flashover 1700v dc.

TYPE "U" ... Up to 12 Contacts 

Receptacles Hermetically-sealed

Round steel shells. Pin receptacles have fused vitreous insulators to give true hermetic seal. Adaptable to box-or panel-mounting. Pin or socket plugs have resilient moisture-sealing insulators, gold-plated contacts. Bayonet latch. Cord connectors have resilient sleeves. Contacts 5-amp. Flashover 1700v dc.

Write for Cannon Sub-Miniature Bulletins ... 

Today!  Refer to Dept. 145

Cannon Electric Company, 3209 Humboldt St., Los Angeles 31, Calif.

Representatives and Cannon distributors in all principal cities.

Since 1915

Cannon Electric

 

 

Posted June 16, 2020

Innovative Power Products Couplers
Amplifier Solutions Corporation (ASC) - RF Cafe

TotalTemp Technologies (Thermal Platforms) - RF Cafe

RF Electronics Shapes, Stencils for Office, Visio by RF Cafe