Molex Antenna and Connector Solutions for Automation

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become the Internet of ALL Things, combining to deliver a range of technologies and services as one connected ecosystem. From machine learning and cloud computing, to artificial intelligence and 5G deployment, things are changing across all industries.

The realization of IoT concepts is vital for the development of automation – the scope of which spans factories, businesses, and connected homes. Molex plays a key role in developing the connectivity solutions that ensure devices are more functional, intelligent, and connected than ever before. Learn more about the antenna solutions, cables, and connectors that bring everything together below.

Wireless Connectivity

Key products:

• Ready-to-Use Antennas:

  • Molex has extensive experience in antenna technologies from concept-to-completion
  • Compact, high performing and available in multiple form factors for all common antenna protocols and frequencies
  • Key applications include IoT, automotive, industrial, and medical

• RF Connectors:

  • Deliver complete RF solutions for high frequency performance
  • Providing superior signal integrity, even in the most demanding environments
  • Wide range of frequencies - from DC to 65 GHz - and sizes - from ultra-microminiature to large RF connectors

• Premo-Flex:

  • Delivering durable and extra flexible PCB-connection solutionso
  • Available in a variety of pitches, cable lengths, thicknesses, and formatso
  • Suitable for use in virtually any industry

• Easy-On FFC/FPC Connectors:

  • Offers a range of pitches and circuit sizes in combination with ZIF, non-ZIF, slider, flip, one-touch and Flexi-Latch actuators and locking features
  • Deliver both high reliability and user friendliness across a range of markets
  • Works with generic FFC cables, eared/notched FFC cables for locking feature, or custom FPC cables

• Microcoaxial RF Connectors (MCRF):

  • Ultra-microminiature, very low profile, and works up to 6 GHz
  • Suitable for wireless LAN applications, mobile phones, radio-communication equipment, measurement equipment, GPS systems and bluetooth applications
  • Connector assembly can be used in conjunction with Molex surface-mount PCB jacks and antennas

5G Initiative

Key products:

• Ready-to-Use Antennas

  • Molex has extensive experience in antenna technologies from concept-to-completion
  • Compact, high performing and available in multiple form factors for all common antenna protocols and frequencies
  • Key applications include IoT, automotive, industrial, and medical

• High-Speed Connectors

  • Provides solutions for the fastest networks across telecommunications, networking, and data center applications.
  • Support a wide range of data rates with connectors in various shapes, sizes and orientations
  • Exceeds the requirements for next-generation connectivity with unrivalled expertise in high speed design

• FiT Family Connectors

  • Combining high density and maximum current in a high-performing package
  • Extensive selection of wire-to-wire, wire-to-board, and board-to-board configuration
  • Deliver superior performance and design flexibility to meet the circuit and size parameters of virtually any mid-range power application

• RF Connectors

  • Deliver complete RF solutions for high frequency performance
  • Providing superior signal integrity, even in the most demanding environments
  • Wide range of frequencies - from DC to 65 GHz - and sizes - from ultra-microminiature to large RF connectors

• Microminiature Connectors

  • Offers space savings, high-density signals, and durability in connector designs
  • Products ranging from 0.35mm spacing, to as low as 42 AWG, minimal circuit sizes, multi amps per circuit and speeds up to 20 Gbps
  • Suitable for a variety of markets and applications


Home Automation

Key products:

• Off-the-Shelf Cable Assemblies:

  • Broad offering of Molex connectors and a variety of cable lengths
  • Facilitate both prototyping and global production
  • Solve tooling start-up costs by providing a completed assembly

• Easy-On FFC/FPC Connectors:

  • Offers a range of pitches and circuit sizes in combination with ZIF, non-ZIF, slider, flip, one-touch and Flexi-Latch actuators and locking features
  • Deliver both high reliability and user friendliness across a range of markets
  • Works with generic FFC cables, eared/notched FFC cables for locking feature, or custom FPC cables

• Ready-to-Use Antennas:

  • Molex has extensive experience in antenna technologies from concept-to-completion
  • Compact, high performing and available in multiple form factors for all common antenna protocols and frequencies
  • Key applications include IoT, automotive, industrial, and medical

• Wire-to-Board Connectors

  • Solutions that fit applications requiring high-power solutions or microminiature options
  • Extensive range of connectors with wide pitch range and circuit sizes
  • Includes popular Molex power, signal, I/O and sealed connector ranges

• USB Solutions

  • Compact Type-C Connectors supporting up to 10 Gbps speeds
  • Robust, reliable connectivity in IoT, wearable devices and other high-speed data I/O applications
  • 3-tier insert-molding process to ensure high-mating durability and electrical reliability of the connector