Cliff Electronics inks distribution agreement with Newark Element14

Aug 08, 2016

Cliff Electronics has established a distribution agreement with Newark Element14, designed to increase the availability of Cliff Electronic’s products in the Americas and showcase the company’s Feed Though connector range.

“Our relationship with Farnell Element14 dates form the 1970’s,” says Dan Walker, distribution sales manager at Cliff Electronics. “And Cliff is proud to partner with their sister company Newark E14 for this USA agreement for Cliff products. Newark’s business model is focused on the penetration of new markets and large sales area coverage. This will greatly increase our sales and better serve our USA customers’ growing need for panel mounted data connectors.”

Robert Toenies, Newark Element14 product manager, comments, “Newark Element14 is proud to stock Cliff’s extensive range of FT Series Panel Mount Connectors in North America.  These high quality, high performance connectors are used in a wide array of industrial applications and are a strong complement to our industry-leading industrial connector product portfolio.”

Cliff’s growing range of feed-through connectors are packaged in the 24mm diameter XLR connector format and depending on model are available in black plastic or with a rugged die cast aluminium fascia finished in nickel or black.

Other models in the range provide Digital and Optical Feed-Through connectivity in formats including high speed USB Type – C, USB3 to USB3 in all gender changing configurations - A-A, A-B and B-A. Also available are all popular data and Ethernet connectors including USB 2.0 and 3.0, LC and SC fibre (Duplex & Simplex), UTP and FTP RJ45s in both Cat6 and Cat5e (shielded and unshielded), Toslink, RCA Phono and HDMI and blanking plates. Further options will continue to be introduced throughout 2016 and custom design enquiries are welcomed.

For more information visit or Newark Element14.