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Join GCT at Electronica Munich 2018

Join GCT at Electronica Munich 2018

Visit GCT in Hall B2 Booth 458 at the forthcoming Electronica Munich 2018 show, where you can see the latest innovations in electronic connectors and cable assemblies. See GCT's all new first to market Type-C Charge focused connector which launches officially at show.

Join GCT at Electronica India

Join GCT at Electronica India

GCT will showcase its industry-leading connectors and custom cable solutions at Electronica India 2018

USB Type-C Charging performance at micro prices

USB Type-C Charging performance at micro prices

Introducing a new innovative USB Type-C connector designed to revolutionise charging devices. GCT is now making USB Type-C more accessible and a viable option for charging focused applications, find out more.

GCT Switches things up with New SIM8055 Nano SIM Connector

GCT Switches things up with New SIM8055 Nano SIM Connector

Meet the new SIM8055, GCTs first Nano SIM Connector with card detection switch. This is achieved through an innovative split pin design which takes up no more space on a PCB versus comparable connectors without this feature.

GCTs MEM2075 Push-Pushes Slim MicroSD Connectors to the Limit

GCTs MEM2075 Push-Pushes Slim MicroSD Connectors to the Limit

There is a new addition to the GCT line of memory card connectors. The MEM2075 is a super-slim microSD connector perfect for when profile height is a defining feature. Find out more

GCT is now ISO9001:2015 Certified

GCT is now ISO9001:2015 Certified

GCT has successfully completed certification to the revised ISO 9001:2015 standard for quality management systems

Join GCT at The Evertiq Conference, TEC Lund, Sweden

Join GCT at The Evertiq Conference, TEC Lund, Sweden

Meet with GCT at one of the key networking events in the Nordic Electronics Industry calendar

High Current Board To Board Connectors from GCT

High Current Board To Board Connectors from GCT

The BH and BK series further expands GCT's board to board connector range for high current products

GCT Connector PCB Footprints Now Available on SnapEDA

GCT Connector PCB Footprints Now Available on SnapEDA

GCT has teamed up with SnapEDA to provide PCB design resources for Altium, Cadence, Eagle and more!

Electrocomp to Strengthen GCT’s Distribution Coverage in South Africa

Electrocomp to Strengthen GCT’s Distribution Coverage in South Africa

GCT has entered an exciting new distribution partnership with Electrocomp, a leading electronic component distributor in South Africa

Visit GCT at the Del Mar Electronics & Manufacturing Show 2017

Visit GCT at the Del Mar Electronics & Manufacturing Show 2017

GCT will be exhibiting at the Del Mar Electronics & Manufacturing Show (DMEMS) taking place on the 3rd and 4th of May 2017.

Performance meets reliability - GCT’s New ultra-low profile vertical Micro USB

Performance meets reliability - GCT’s New ultra-low profile vertical Micro USB

GCT has pushed the performance of its industry leading range of vertical micro USB connectors by launching the USB3160, a new low profile SMT Micro USB vertical receptacle.

GCT launches the SIM7200, its most secure SIM connector to date

GCT launches the SIM7200, its most secure SIM connector to date

GCT further expands its world class SIM connector range with the all new SIM7200.  It’s GCT's first hinged micro SIM and is expected to prove popular due to its versatility and competitive price point.

GCT Exhibiting at Electronica 2016 Munich

GCT Exhibiting at Electronica 2016 Munich

Global Connector Technology will be showcasing its innovative range of connectors and custom cable solutions at Electronica 2016 Munich, Germany.

GCT launches new high performance range of USB Type-C Connectors

GCT launches new high performance range of USB Type-C Connectors

Global Connector Technology (GCT), a leading global supplier of PCB connection solutions, has introduced a range of high-performance USB Type-C connectors that sets new market standards in design flexibility, transfer speed, power and usability

GCT delivers 10 million dual USB connectors to Raspberry Pi

GCT delivers 10 million dual USB connectors to Raspberry Pi

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has shipped its ten millionth Dual USB connector for Raspberry Pi. Two dual USB connectors are used on each Raspberry Pi device to enable the attachment of peripherals.

New Wire Trap Connectors for Lighting Applications

New Wire Trap Connectors for Lighting Applications

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has expanded its range lighting connectors with two new economical wire trap lighting connectors. 

New High Current DC Power Jacks

New High Current DC Power Jacks

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has released a new range of high current DC power jacks with 2.50mm centre pin diameters suitable for 5.5mm OD plugs.

Expanded board to board LED lighting connector range

Expanded board to board LED lighting connector range

In line with ever evolving customer requirements GCT, a leading provider of interconnection technologies, has expanded its range of board to board LED lighting connectors.

New DC Power Jack range

New DC Power Jack range

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has released a new range of value for money surface mount and thru hole DC power jacks in 0.65mm, 2.00mm, 2.35mm & 2.50mm centre pin diameters. 

New Smart Card connector range

New Smart Card connector range

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has recently announced the release of a new range of PCB mounted, push-pull Smart Card connectors, suitable for ISO/IEC 7810 Smart cards.

Spend a day in the life with GCT at the Engineering Design Show 2015

Spend a day in the life with GCT at the Engineering Design Show 2015

Global Connector Technology will be participating in the Engineering Design Show 2015 to highlight its innovative range of connector and cable assembly products.

www.gct.co goes Cross Platform to make life easy for customers using mobile devices

www.gct.co goes Cross Platform to make life easy for customers using mobile devices

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has recently evolved its website by offering perfect functionality for customers using tablets and handheld mobile devices.

GCT launches dedicated cable assembly division

GCT launches dedicated cable assembly division

Due to growing demand for its customer specific cable assemblies, GCT has recently announced the creation of a dedicated cable assembly division.

New low profile Micro USB vertical plug for PCB mounting

New low profile Micro USB vertical plug for PCB mounting

Global Connector Technology has expanded its industry leading range of vertical micro USB connectors with the introduction of a new vertical micro USB plug - PCB mounted.

PCB stacking connector Expertise

PCB stacking connector Expertise

GCT engineering expertise helps simplify choice for PCB stacking connectors

GCT Expands 3D Model Offering

GCT Expands 3D Model Offering

GCT has expanded its 3D model offering for board to board connectors.

Connectors for the Smart Metering Industry

Connectors for the Smart Metering Industry

Global Connector Technology offer a full package of connectors to the smart metering market, including SIM card, board to board and Flat Flexible cable and connectors.

Push Pull Nano SIM Connector – Save PCB Real Estate

Push Pull Nano SIM Connector – Save PCB Real Estate

SIM8050 is a push-pull connector with 6 contacts and 1.35mm height above the PCB. Measuring just 10.8mm x 11.0mm, a full metal shell offers the card protection from heat resistance.

Rapid Turnaround on Bespoke Connector Solutions

Rapid Turnaround on Bespoke Connector Solutions

GCT has the design and engineering expertise to offer bespoke connector solutions and has recently expanded its engineering team to maintain fast turnaround times.

Custom Overmolded Cable Assemblies – Trust Our Expertise

Custom Overmolded Cable Assemblies – Trust Our Expertise

Working with blue chip customers has developed GCT’s expertise in custom tooled overmolded cable assemblies. GCT understand the complex nature of product development and have the skills and experience to help you design the perfect solution for your design.

For height restrictive applications new USB3.0 mid reverse connectors are the perfect choice

For height restrictive applications new USB3.0 mid reverse connectors are the perfect choice

With the nature of electronic design ever changing to offer devices that are both smaller and slimmer it’s imperative that component manufacturers evolve connector technology in response. For this reason Global Connector Technology (GCT) has introduced a new range of USB3.0 mid reverse connectors that are ideal for inclusion in devices such as tablets, notepads and other hand held devices.

Vertical Micro USB Connectors – Long Leads for Thicker PCB’s

Vertical Micro USB Connectors – Long Leads for Thicker PCB’s

Global Connector Technology release thru hole B and A/B type Micro USB connectors with 2.3mm leads suitable for 1.6mm PCB thickness.

Dual Stacking USB3.0 Connector

Dual Stacking USB3.0 Connector

Connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology expands its wide range of USB3.0 connectors with the launch of a dual A type receptacle USB1100 suitable for transfer speeds of up to 4.8Gbps.

Vertical µUSB2 Connectors – SMT & Thru Hole Types

Vertical µUSB2 Connectors – SMT & Thru Hole Types

Connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology expands its industry leading range of vertical Micro USB2.0 connectors with the launch of two new B type products. An SMT type with cap allows fully automatic pick and place and a thru hole version with extended leads for use with 1.6mm thick printed circuit boards.

Vertical USB3 Connectors – A & B Types

Vertical USB3 Connectors – A & B Types

Connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology expands its industry leading range of USB3.0 connectors with the launch of full size vertical thru hole A and B types.

Nano SIM Connector – Low Profile and Tiny Outline

Nano SIM Connector – Low Profile and Tiny Outline

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology has developed a low profile Nano SIM connector. Measuring only 11.00mm x 12.30mm SIM8050 is a push/pull type Nano SIM connector with 6 contacts, 1.45mm profile height and card stop function.

USB3.0 Connectors – Super speed in Micro Format

USB3.0 Connectors – Super speed in Micro Format

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology has developed a new range of USB3.0 Micro connectors in horizontal PCB mount with B and A/B mating configurations, complementing the existing full size USB3.0 offering.

Micro SIM Connector

Micro SIM Connector

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology has developed a new economical push-pull Micro SIM Connector to complement our established Mini SIM connector offering.

Drop in LED Strip Connector

Drop in LED Strip Connector

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology offers an economical solution for connecting PCB strips in end to end orientation.

Reverse Mount Micro USB Connectors

Reverse Mount Micro USB Connectors

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology offers a Micro USB2.0 connector for top mount PCB applications.

Low cost LED PCB connectors

Low cost LED PCB connectors

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology offers a new range of connectors for SSL applications.

SIM Card Connector with Card Detection Switch

SIM Card Connector with Card Detection Switch

GCT expands its SIM connector portfolio with the introduction of three SMT products offering SIM card detection switches

New Micro USB connector range offers multiple design options.

New Micro USB connector range offers multiple design options.

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology offers a new range of µUSB connectors, now defined as the standard interface port for Smartphone in Europe

New FFC connector range

New FFC connector range

GCT's new FFC/FPC connector range consists of 0.5mm and 1.00mm pitch ZIF connectors with a huge variety of options including side and top entry.

Micro SD Card Connectors with push push and hinged options

Micro SD Card Connectors with push push and hinged options

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology offers Micro SD card connectors in push push and hinged options.

Newark has GCT connectors for Americas

Newark has GCT connectors for Americas

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology and electronics distributor Newark, have signed a distribution agreement.

GCT Connectors from Future Electronics

GCT Connectors from Future Electronics

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology and technical specialist distributor Future Electronics have signed a worldwide distribution agreement.

New Dual SIM connector saves cost and space

New Dual SIM connector saves cost and space

Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology is launching a new combination dual SIM connector.

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