Stewart Connector . January 10, 2020

Stewart Connector Introduces Multi Axis RJ45 Punch Down Modular Plugs

Glen Rock, PA, [January 10, 2020] Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class manufacturer of high-speed connectors used in Data Communication applications announces the release of the Cat6 and Cat6A Multi Axis RJ45 punch down Modular Plugs.

Stewart Connector’s Multi Axis RJ45 punch down plugs are time-saving solutions for Ethernet connections that require field terminations. The Multi Axis punch down plug offers a 90° termination position with final position options of top, bottom or side entry. The easy to use color-coded conductor pre-load wire manager provides an efficient termination without the need of tools.

The Multi Axis punch down plugs can be used for solid or stranded 22-26 AWG cable with a diameter over the conductor insulation up to 1.6mm (0.63in) and accepts an overall cable OD of 6mm (0.236in) to 8mm (0.315in). These connectors feature contacts with 50 micro inches of gold plating for increased cycle life. The Multi Axis punch down plugs are IP20 rated and include a zinc die-cast housing and latch protectors which are suitable to withstand harsh environments. The Cat6 version of the Multi-Axis plug is suitable for use in 1G Base-T networks and the Cat6A version is suitable for 10G Base-T networks.

The applications for Stewart’s Multi-Axis RJ45 punch down plugs include data, telecom, wireless, PoE applications and industrial equipment connections.

Multi Axis RJ45 Punch Down Modular Plugs are in stock with Digi-Key, Mouser and Newark. For detailed product information, download the Multi Axis Punch Down Plugs data sheet.

For technical inquiries please email techhelp@belf.com.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel's product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward looking statements as described under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from Bel's projections. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercialization or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market's acceptance of the Company's new products and competitive responses to those new products; our ongoing evaluation of the consequences of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; the impact of changes to U.S. trade and tariff policies; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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