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Gold plated contact jack sockets from Cliff Electronicsjack socket with gold plated contactsGold Plated Contact Jack Sockets now available from Cliff Electronics.

24th July 2017: Press release. Widest range of high quality, industry-standard, quarter-inch jack sockets and 3.5mm connectors ...

 

Cliff patented dual DC socket in whiteDC10L dual DC connector in whiteDC10LP dual DC connector in whiteCliff Electronics’ patented, market leading, dual DC power sockets now available in white.

29th June 2017: Press release. Accepts both 2.1mm and 2.5mm diameter plugs. Matching white power leads also available ...

 

Dual USB2.0 and USB3.0 XLR format connectors from Cliff ElectronicsCliff Electronics introduces Dual USB2 and USB3 Sockets in an XLR Shell

15th May 2017: Press release. Dual USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 24mm-mounting (rectangular) connectors added to fast growing range of XLR-format standard and feedthrough connectors ...

 

USB-C feedthrough connectorsHigh Speed USB-C is the latest addition to Cliff Electronics’ range of XLR-Format Feedthrough Data Connectors

16th March 2017: Press release. Single and dual, industry-standard, 24-pin, fully reversible USB-C connectors for high speed transport of data and power ...

 

UK designed and manufactured connectors and tools from Cliff Electronics1U Mounting Panel for XLR Format Feedthrough Connectors Simplifies Panel Building and System Integration

18th January 2017: Press release. New 1U 19" rack mounting panel with labeling strip and strain-relief bar to aid system builders with integration of XLR-format feedthrough connectors. ...

 

UK designed and manufactured connectors and tools from Cliff ElectronicsInnovation and UK manufacture are key to UK connector company’s continued growth

11th December 2016: Press release. Redhill based manufacturer of electrical connectors and test cables continues to grow and expand into new markets thanks to its flexible, UK-based design and manufacturing base. ...

 

the NAMM show Cliff at the NAMM show 2017

19th - 22nd January 2017: Cliff is exhibiting at the NAMM show music exhibition 2017 ...

 

Cliff test lead range now available from electrical wholesalers and distributorsQuality electrical test lead sets from Cliff Electronics now available from major electrical wholesalers and distributors.

18th October 2016: Press release. Test leads now available direct to electrical contractors and electrical test and repair facilities through major electrical wholesalers and distributors ...

 

Vince PretiousNew UK Sales Engineer.

5th October 2016: Press release. Cliff Electronics appoint new sales engineer to support continued business growth ...

 

USB gender change feedthrough connectorsFirewire, BNC and HDMI models added to Cliff Electronics range of XLR-Format Feedthrough Data Connectors.

4th October 2016: Press release. Firewire IEEE 1394, (Sony iLINK or Texas Instruments Lynx), HDMI A-to-A and 50 ohm BNC feedthrough connectors added ...

 

Feedthrough connectors from Cliff Electronics now available from Newark Element14Newark Element14Major expansion in U.S.A. as Cliff Electronics partners with Newark Element14.

5th August 2016: Press release. The wide ranging agreement will greatly increase the availability of Cliff’s products in the Americas and showcase their market leading feedthough connector range ...

 

USB gender change feedthrough connectorsUSB Gender Change Connectors added to Cliff Electronics range of XLR-Format Feedthrough Data Connectors.

23rd June 2016: Press release. The chassis mounted sockets are available in USB2 A-to-B and B-to-A versions ...

 

professional quality 3.5mm jack sockets from Cliff ElectronicsNew Professional Quality 3.5mm Jack Sockets expand audio connector range from Cliff Electronics

6th June 2016: Press release. The FC68 series has been designed for a wide range of professional applications requiring high quality 3.5mm sockets. It offers compact, vertical mounting to facilitate high packing densities on control panels ...

 

black fascia optical feedthrough connectorsCliff Electronics continues to expand its range of XLR-Format Feedthrough Data Connectors

25th March 2016: Press release. Feedthrough data connectors now available in matt black metal ...

 

Cliff Dual DC and Locking DC SocketsCliff expands dual DC socket range to include surface mount version and introduces locking DC sockets

2nd February 2016: Press release. Dual gauge DC socket is now available in a surface mount version. Latching DC plugs and sockets designed for applications requiring secure power provision ...

 

the NAMM show Cliff at the NAMM show 2016

21st - 24th January 2016: Cliff is exhibiting at the NAMM show music exhibition 2016 ...

 

Cliff XLR Format Digital and Optical Feedthrough ConnectorsXLR-Format Digital and Optical Feedthrough Connectors from Cliff Electronics

11th January 2016: Press release. Industry standard TOSLINK EIAJ, SC Simplex and LC Duplex fibre fiber optic feedthrough connectors now available ...

 

metal USB feedthrough connectormetal feedthrough connectorCliff adds metal versions of digital XLR feed-through connectors

10th November 2015: Press release. Metal feed-through data connectors for electrical instrumentation added - perfect for developing custom I/O configurations for wall plates, rack panels etc.

 

metal USB feedthrough connectorCliff announced as a finalist in the Elektra Awards

6th October 2015: Cliff’s XLR feedthrough data connectors have been shortlisted for the Passive & Electromechanical Product of Year ...

 

Cliff patented dual DC socketDC10L dual DC connectorCliff’s patented dual DC socket proves two into one will go !

4th July 2015: Press release. Dual DC power socket accepts both 2.1mm and 2.5mm plugs. A single socket to meet the needs of the USA and the rest of world markets ...

 

RCA phono feedthrough connectorbare wire feedthrough connectorFeedthrough Data Connectors in XLR shell

27th June 2015: New feed-through data connectors added for TOSLINK EIAJ optical fibre, RCA Phono / Cinch, bare wires and blanking plates.

 

Cliff 1kV crocodile clip, test reel, test lead set with vinyl pouch and branded inlayCliff Electronics continues to expand range of electrical test products

26th June 2015: Press release. High quality test lead sets and accessories available from major electrical wholesalers and leading distributors ...

 

Audio connectorsjack socketOffset-Nose, Narrow-Body Jack Socket Expands Audio Connector Range

30th April 2015: Press release. Widest range of high quality, industry-standard quarter-inch jack sockets and 3.5mm connectors ...

 

sealing gasketSealing Gaskets

25th April 2015: Rubber gaskets for dust seals and colour color identification which fit various models of our XLR family, feedthrough connectors and CliffCon® range.

 

USB feedthrough connectorHDMI feedthrough connectorFeedthrough Data Connectors in XLR shell

24th March 2015: Feed-through data connectors for electrical instrumentation added - perfect for developing custom I/O configurations for wall plates, rack panels etc.

 

Airtight XLR socketsAirtight XLR socketsNew Latching DC Connectors Prevent Critical Power Loss

5th February 2015: Press release. Industry standard sizes. Push and turn lock stops disconnections ...

 

the NAMM show Cliff at the NAMM show 2015

(posted 14th January 2014): 22nd - 25th January 2015 Cliff is exhibiting at the NAMM show music exhibition 2015 ...

 

CS13 T-bar slider control knobCS13 T-bar Slider Control Knob

23rd January 2015: Conductive and non-conductive CS13 T-bar slider control knobs added.

 

Locking DC power socketLocking DC power plugLocking DC Power Sockets, Plugs and Cables

23rd January 2015: Lockable DC power connectors added.

 

Airtight XLR socketsAirtight XLR socketsInnovative Latching Airtight XLR Socket from Cliff Electronics Suits Active Loudspeakers and Audio Installations

2nd December 2014: Press release. Cost-saving industry-standard input connector. UK designed and manufactured ...

 

Quicktest QT3New 3-phase Quicktest Provides Quick and Safe Temporary Connection to Equipment

7th October 2014: Press release. This is a compact, robust, power connector designed for temporary, safe and efficient connection of unterminated cables to 440V AC, three-phase power supplies ...

 

test leadsQuality Test Lead Sets Now Available from Major Electrical Wholesalers

7th August 2014: Press release. Cliff is now making a wide range of test leads available direct to end users via major electrical wholesalers ...

 

counterfeit jack socket USA court grants judgement to Cliff UK against Cliff Electronic Components Inc. doing business as CHK Electronics Inc. and Andrew Brunt.

(posted 1st July 2014): 4th October 2013: Temporary injunction becomes permanent. £175,000 awarded to Cliff UK. Read the court agreed journal entry portable document format

 

Cliff test leadsTest Leads and Instrumentation

24th June 2014: Our range of test leads, plugs, chassis sockets, test prods (probes), and crocodile clips has been updated on the website. New products are now available in various colours.colors. Additional technical specifications added.

 

USB data sockets in XLR shellCliff Electronics Expands Space-Saving Range of USB Data Sockets

12th June 2014: Press release. More USB-compliant sockets in space-saving, single XLR receptacles. USB2 gender-changer, feed-through sockets are now available as either A-to-B, or B-to-A versions ...

 

USB2 Gender Changer Sockets in XLR shellUSB2 Gender Changer Sockets in XLR shellUSB2 Gender Changer Sockets in a Single XLR shell

23rd May 2014: Our USB2 gender changer sockets in a single XLR shell have been added to the website.

 

TOSLINK Optical Audio Data CablesTOSLINK Optical Audio Data CablesTOSLINK Optical Audio Data Cables

10th May 2014: Our range of TOSLINK optical, audio, data cables has been added to the website.

 

optical jack socketsDual USB Socket in a Single XLR Shell

15th April 2014: Press release. A unique, dual, USB2 connector which provides two fully USB compliant sockets in a space-saving, single XLR receptacle ...

 

miniature DIN socketminiature DIN plugMini DIN Connectors

8th March 2014: Our range of miniature DIN connectors has been added to the website.

 

ProLight + Sound exhibition fair Cliff at prolight + sound / musikmesse 2014

(posted 29th January 2014): 12th - 15th March 2014 Cliff is exhibiting at the prolight + sound / musikmesse music fair 2014 ...

 

the NAMM show Cliff at the NAMM show 2014

(posted 14th January 2014): 23rd - 26th January 2014 Cliff is exhibiting at the NAMM show music exhibition 2014 ...

 

8 pin valve base9 pin valve baseValve Bases

10th January 2014: Our range of chassis and PC mounting valve bases for vacuum tubes has been added to the website.

 

optical jack sockets“One Stop Shop” for Power Connectors

23rd October 2013: Press release. AC and DC Power Connectors for OEM, production-line testing, product burn-in and service applications. On display at Productronica 2013 ...

 

optical jack socketsthree pole switchPush Spring Terminals

4th October 2013: Push spring terminals for loudspeaker connections added to website in 2, 4 and 8 pole varieties.

 

optical jack socketsOptical Jack Sockets Offer Immunity to Signal Noise

10th July 2013: Press release. A wide range of optical jack sockets suitable for high quality audio systems, IT, medical equipment and other high bandwidth signal connections ...

 

Productronica Cliff at Productronica 2013

(posted 21st June 2013): 12th - 15th November 2013 Cliff is exhibiting at the Productronica trade show 2013 ...

 

Custom Cables and Cable AssembliesModular Fast-On Terminal Blocks

10th May 2013: Press release. A range of highly versatile Fast-On modular terminal blocks and accessories for system and panel builders ...

 

Audio Connector InnovationsAudio Connector Innovations

19th April 2013: An unrivalled range of high quality connectors, control knobs, sliders and rotary potentiometers for OEMs in the music and broadcast industries ...

 

4066 series switchthree pole switch CliffCon® 68 Waterproof Multipin Connectors

10th April 2013: IP68 rated multipin connector for waterproof and rugged applications with two to nine gold-plated contacts.

 

Custom Cables and Cable AssembliesCustom Cables and Cable Assemblies

26th February 2013: Press release. Full range of OEM Services available ...

 

ProLight + Sound exhibition fair Cliff at prolight + sound / musikmesse 2013

(posted 5th February 2013): 10th - 13th April 2013 Cliff is exhibiting at the prolight + sound / musikmesse music fair 2013 ...

 

the NAMM show Cliff at the NAMM show 2013

(posted 1st November 2012): 24th - 27th January 2013 Cliff is exhibiting at the NAMM show music exhibition 2013 ...

 

airtight xlr connectorairtight xlr connectorAirtight XLR Connectors

10th October 2012: Press release. Our airtight XLR connectors are primarily intended for applications such as active speakers, where it is detrimental to have air movement in and out of the enclosure ...

 

jumbo jack plugjumbo jack plugCliffCon® ¼" JumboJack

10th October 2012: Our new ¼" Cliffcon™ JumboJack offers a solution to the problem of connecting large section cables to conventional ¼" jack plugs ...

 

4066 series switchthree pole switch 4066 Series and Three Pole Switches

20th April 2012: Our 4066 series (single and double pole) and three pole series switches have been added to the website.

 

KMK rotary control knobKMK25 rotary control knobs KMK Rotary Control Knobs

27th January 2012: Our KMK knurled aluminium aluminum shell rotary control knobs have been added to the website.

 

counterfeit jack socket Court Rules in favour of Cliff UK against Cliff Electronic Components Inc. and Andrew Brunt

22nd December 2011: The court ruled that Cliff USA had infringed on Cliff UK’s American trademark, engaged in unfair competition, falsely designated the origin of its counterfeit goods ...

 

K18 rotary control knobK88 rotary control knobs K18 and K88 Rotary Control Knobs

15th October 2011: Our K18 and K88 rotary control knobs have been added to the website.

 

the NAMM show Cliff at the NAMM show 2012

(posted 5th October 2011): 19th - 22nd January 2012 Cliff is exhibiting at the NAMM show music exhibition 2012 ...

 

ProLight + Sound exhibition fair Cliff at ProLight + Sound / MusikMesse 2012

(posted 28th September 2011): 21st - 24th March 2012 Cliff is exhibiting at the ProLight + Sound / MusikMesse music fair 2012 ...

 

miniature Cliffcon connector Miniature CliffCon® Connectors

28th April 2011: Our CliffCon Miniature ZC series, touch-proof, locking, multi-pole connectors have been added to the website.

 

encoder Encoders and Pots

4th February 2011: Our illuminated, rotary, shaft encoders and knobs have been added to the website.

 

MusikMesse 2011 exhibition fair Cliff at MusikMesse 2011

(posted 1st February 2011): 6th - 9th April 2011 Cliff is exhibiting at the MusikMesse Music fair 2011 ...

 

XLR audio combi-jack New Combi-Jack: a combined jack and XLR in one body

7th January 2011: Our combined XLR and ¼" (6.35mm) Tip, Ring, Sleeve (TRS) connector jack sockets ...

 

NAMM show 2011 Cliff at The NAMM Show 2011

(posted 21st December 2010): 13th - 16th January 2011 The National Association of Music Merchants trade show 2011 ...

 

DC10L dual DC socket New DC10L Dual DC Socket

15th October 2010: Patented design ensures superior contact for both 2.1mm and 2.5mm plugs ...

 

counterfeit jack socket Counterfeit Jack Sockets

11th June 2010: Valued customers are unknowingly buying counterfeit "CLIFF" jack sockets ...

 

fans and blowers DC Fan Replacement for models PADC12, PADC24, MADC12 and MADC24

9th June 2010: One of the semiconductors used in these fans is obsolete as of December 2010 ...

 

sub-miniature DC power socketSub-Miniature DC Power Socket

26th February 2010: We now offer a smaller footprint version of our DC-8 socket for 1.3mm diameter DC power plugs ...

 

genuine Cliff technical drawing Plagiarised Plagiarized Cliff Technical Drawings

25th February 2010: A number of Cliff technical drawings have been plagiarised. plagiarized. If our contact details are not there, we can not guarantee the dimensions and RoHS data will be valid ...

 

DIN socket DIN Sockets and Terminal Posts

11th June 2009: Design changes on PCB mounting DIN sockets. Models we have been selling in the past are becoming obsolete ...

 

jack socket Counterfeit Parts Update

2nd January 2009: We are pursuing legal means to stop our previous US distributor Cliff Electronic Components Inc. located in Topeka, Kansas and Cliff Hong Kong from using the Cliff name and selling counterfeit Cliff branded parts ...

 

terminal Counterfeit Product Alert

18th March 2008: We have discovered that counterfeit Cliff products are entering the United States from a company calling itself CLIFF Hong Kong ...

 
 

BCD Rotary Switch 42J Series replaces 41J

41J series finishes in production September 2007 and is replaced by 42J series ...

 

Two-Phase Hybrid Stepping Motor - KA Series

A new range of round-body two-phase stepping motors ...

 

Product Rationalisation Rationalization - Jack Plugs, Knobs, IEC Inlets, Slider Knobs

We plan to rationalise rationalize certain product lines made in the UK ...

 

RoHS / WEEE

Our invoices, packing notes and order acknowledgments will indicate the RoHS and WEEE status of each product ...

 

Improved Fans

New model SCNDM24Z7 in the silent fan series to replace SCND24Z7 ...

 

 

New Products

XLRs, modular Contractor® terminal blocks, knobs, blowers, fans, motors, StackJack™, CliffCon®, USB, jack plugs, IEC inlets ...