An adapter is a circuit board that electrically or physically connects a device to another one over a communications protocol medium. It is often referred to as a coupling bulk head or interconnect sleeve.
Adapters are increasingly used for myriad applications. Some of their common types include AC/DC adapters, LAN cards & adapters, Video game controller adapters/converters, USB audio adapters / USB video Adapters, Video capture cards, Laptop adapters/ PC card adapters, Mobile phone adapters and Bluetooth adapters.
Major Manufacturing Countries
Major Manufacturing countries include China (Mainland), Hong Kong, Taiwan and United States.
Some prime exporters of these electrical adapters include the continents of South and North America followed by Western and Eastern Europe and Mid/ East Africa.
Their unique features that render increased usage to them include built-in active PFC function, protection against short circuit, over load or over voltage. High efficiency and low ripple noise.
Recent developments reveal that adapters now have CUL/ TUV/ CB/ CE approvals which give them a hallmark for best quality and service.