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

Low power consumption 5.7-inch (14 cm) displays with QVGA or VGA resolution and at least five years availability

Gleichmann Electronics presents new 5.7-inch (14 cm) industrial displays, G057AGE-T01 with QVGA and G057VGE-T01 with VGA resolution, from Innolux. Innolux guarantees a minimum of five years availability for both displays. The displays, which are equipped with a TTL interface, feature unusually wide viewing angles for TN displays of 160° horizontal and 140° vertical, and a … Read more

Molex iPass+ zHD Vertical Connectors Operate at SAS-3 and Projected SAS-4 Bandwidths

Driving next generation data rates and port-densities, low-profile iPass+ zHD connectors improve system airflow and signal integrity by eliminating midplane connections Molex Incorporated introduces high density iPass+™ zHD vertical connectors for midplane or other non-edge-board applications.  The new iPass+ zHD vertical connector system provides a 0.75mm pitch vertical connector that meets requirements of SAS-3 and … Read more

New 64M SPI Flash, the Industry’s Lowest Standby Current

2001 Electronic Components is now offering the latest SPI Flash from Amic Technology. With industry’s lowest standby current, the 64MB A25LQ64 SPI flash offers high performance, including high-speed reading and very fast erase times, which can be used in applications such as safety systems, medical applications, industrial controllers and set top box applications. The A25LQ64 … Read more

Digi-Key Receives Boeing Silver Performance Excellence Award

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, today announced that it received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The award recognized suppliers who achieved superior sales and service performance over a 12-month period from October 2011 through September 2012. “We are honored to receive this accolade,” … Read more

TTI, Inc. Receives North America Sales Excellence Award from Harwin Inc

TTI announced today the company has been awarded the 2012 North America Sales Excellence Award from Harwin, the leading manufacturer of hi-rel interconnect solutions and cost-saving PCB hardware products. John Sandy, TTI Supplier Marketing Manager, stated, “It has been just 15 months since we launched the Harwin line in North America, following many successful years … Read more

Digi-Key Corporation and MEMSIC Announce Global Distribution Agreement

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with MEMSIC, a leading provider of MEMS sensor components, sophisticated inertial systems, and leading-edge wireless sensor networks. “As technology tries to fit more and more functionality into smaller and smaller … Read more

Oxley appoints Aerco as its Master UK Distributor

Oxley Developments Company has appointed Aerco as its master distributor in the UK.  Aerco has been a franchised distributor for the Oxley range of interconnect terminal test points, RFI discrete filters, LED indicators, event counters and elapsed time indicators since 2008 and will now handle all direct sales in the UK.  Oxley will continue to … Read more