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New AVX MLCC series features near-pure silver electrodes for high conductivity

AVX’s new UQ Series MLCCs exhibit ultra-low ESR, high Q, and high self-resonance AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new series of microwave MLCCs with near-pure silver (Ag) electrodes, which both enhance performance and mitigate cost.  Exhibiting higher conductivity than competing non-precious metal RF capacitors, AVX’s … Read more

Mouser Receives Top Award from Harwin

Global Distributor Recognized for Outstanding Sales, Service & Delivery Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has been honored with the 2012 Global Product and Market Outreach Award from Harwin, a highly respected global designer and manufacturer of specialty interconnects. The … Read more

Belden Presents HiView, a New Interface for Hirschmann Switches

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has introduced HiView in the EMEA region, a new tool that gives access to the graphical user interfaces (GUIs) of managed switches in its Hirschmann range, without the need for a web browser. This tool, which supports a variety of Windows and Linux … Read more

Profibus connector products from KEC

As a UK sales partner of Provertha Connectors, KEC, the Aldermaston-based EMC interconnect specialist, now supplies the complete range of Provertha ‘plug and play’ bus connector products for Profibus networks that meets the demands of modern field-bus connections. Ideal for a broad range of applications in industrial communication and automation markets, the Profibus connectors offer … Read more

Custom Mil/Aero LED Circuit Assemblies from Molex for harsh environments

Blending expertise in light-emitting diodes and diverse circuit substrate options brings improved efficiency and reliability to LED lighting solutions in extreme conditions Molex Incorporated has ramped up its engineering and production investment for custom LED circuit assemblies that can operate reliably in extreme conditions and harsh environments such as those found in military and aerospace … Read more

Digi-Key Corporation and E Ink Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with E Ink. This partnership allows Digi-Key to offer E-Ink’s innovative, standard segmented displays to their worldwide customer base. Unique to the industry, the E Ink’s electronic paper displays (EPD) offer ultra-low power … Read more

High Efficiency Bidirectional Multicell Active Balancer Maximizes Capacity Recovery in Series-Connected Battery Stacks

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3300-1, a high efficiency bidirectional multicell battery balancer for equalizing cell state of charge (SoC) in a series-connected battery stack. With the LTC3300-1, applications such as electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid EVs and large energy storage systems using cells with mismatched capacities are no longer limited by the lowest capacity … Read more

Radiall Honors TTI with French Distributor of the Year Award

TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of passive, interconnect and electromechanical components, has been named French Distributor of the Year for the second consecutive year by Radiall, global manufacturer of interconnect components for the industrial, medical, telecommunications, aerospace and defense industries. Announcing the award, Patrice Letteron, Radiall’s Distribution Manager for France, said, “We are pleased … Read more

Harwin invests a further £1M in state-of-the-art connector manufacturing facility

Vertical integration enables innovative development and competitive new products Harwin, the leading hi-rel connector and SMT PCB hardware manufacturer has invested more than £1M recently in new manufacturing equipment at its worldwide headquarters and manufacturing centre in Portsmouth, UK. The company is committed to maintaining a vertically-integrated manufacturing capability, so that it can remain competitive … Read more