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Heilind Electronics Introduces TE Connectivity’s Power Versa-Lock 5.0 Rectangular Power Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for TE Connectivity (TE), a global leader in connectivity and sensors, introduces Power Versa-Lock 5.0 rectangular power connectors for wire-to-wire applications. These connectors provide a flexible power solution supporting a current rating of up to 15 A. The connector series provides an optional IP67-rated perimeter interface and gang…

DATA MODUL presents high-performance SMARC carrier board for Intel’s latest Atom processor platforms

DATA MODUL is expanding its carrier board portfolio in the embedded sector, bringing a universally applicable carrier board onto the market in the form of the eDM-CB-SM-IPCS. The new board is compatible with Intel’s latest Atom® x6000E, Celeron® and Pentium® (“Elkhart Lake”) processor platforms, as well as with future x86 generations and ARM platforms. Furthermore, the embedded motherboard offers a…

E-PEAS PMIC Featured in Xeelas’ Solar-Power Asset Monitoring/Tracking Solution

The ability of e-peas’ to lead progression in energy harvesting technology has been further validated through a new customer project. The company’s AEM10941 power management IC (PMIC) has been designed into battery-less monitoring hardware from Dutch firm Xeelas. Covering a 50mV to 5V input voltage range and with an ultra-low power up (from just a 3µW input), the AEM10941 is…

Registration Now Open for Digi-Key Electronics Virtual Keynote Event Bringing Together Suppliers and Innovators Across EMEA

Digi-Key Electronics, the leading global electronic components distributor, will bring together innovators and suppliers from across EMEA on Thursday, November 19 at 14.00 p.m. CET for a first-of-its-kind virtual keynote event focused on  enabling the world’s ideas in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The keynote event will feature business updates from president Dave Doherty; a market business development update…

Melexis reveals high-accuracy current sensors optimized for affordable e-mobility

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, introduces the MLX91211 Hall-effect current-sensing IC. Two variants are offered, providing a choice of features and performance to satisfy cost-sensitive applications. These range from belt-driven starter generators to traction inverters for low-speed electric vehicles and e-scooters, as well as industrial applications such as electrified forklift trucks and pallet trucks. Combined with a ferromagnetic core,…

Frequency control: past, present, future

ECS plots trends in the frequency control space, offers advice on avoiding counterfeits and explains how it has managed to maintain supply during the pandemic. Q) Focusing on crystals and oscillators, what supply chain trends has ECS witnessed over recent years and what predictions can you share with electronics purchasing professionals for coming years? In the global frequency control space, we…

160W AC/DC Switch Adapter for Medical applications

Components Bureau are pleased to announce the new TR160M series from Cincon, the 160W Medical Switch Desktop Adapter offers Class I(C14) or Class II(C8) options with a wide universal input range of 80-264VAC. The TR160M series offers 8 models with 4 different outputs 12, 24, 36 and 48VDC and an efficiency up to 93%. The model offers a wide temperature…

New Wall-Mount Enclosures For SMART Building/Office/Home Control Units

OKW has launched elegant new SMART-PANEL wall-mount enclosures for intelligent building control and monitoring technology. Attractive and ergonomic SMART-PANEL is designed to house modern control consoles in a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial applications. They include building services systems, electrical installations, smart home, IoT/IIoT, wireless communications, measuring and control, medical and laboratory technology, security and access control. There…

High density connector for sensor and automation applications

The new 12-pin M8 male panel-mount connectors with dip-soldered contacts of the Series 768/718 supplement the selection from binder with high-performance products for signal and data transmission. In the automation industry, M8 connectors are considered the standard because of their specific properties. This is because they make it possible to transmit signals and data in the field with a small…

The next generation in humidity sensing

Sensirion, the expert in environmental sensing, presents the new ultra-low power humidity sensor SHT40 for battery-driven applications and high-volume consumer electronics. The SHT40 is part of Sensirion’s 4th generation of humidity sensors – the SHT4x series. As one of Sensirion’s industry-proven humidity and temperature sensors, the SHT40 offers an unmatched price-performance ratio on the global market. Tape and reel packaging…

Schaffner release new range of High-End EMC Line Filters for Machinery and Electrical Equipment

Schaffner, the international leader in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality introduce announce the release of a complete range of their popular FN3280H 4-Line filter series featuring higher insulation resistances. The FN3280H is a compact and lightweight filter design with a “cubic“ shape requiring minimum mounting space, simplifying the power entry design of enclosures and control panels for…

SiTime Enters the $2B Precision Resonator Market with Third-Generation MEMS

SiTime Corporation, a market leader in MEMS timing, announced that it has entered the $2 billion precision resonator market with the ApexMEMS™ family of MHz resonators. These new devices are the third-generation of SiTime silicon MEMS technology and are available in a variety of MHz frequencies for high volume electronics. Mobile and IoT applications such as Bluetooth hearables and wearables,…

Single-Gate Logic Devices from Diodes Incorporated Target Automotive Applications

Diodes Incorporated today announced new additions to its expanding portfolio of automotive-compliant logic devices. The 74AHC1GxxQ (standard CMOS) and 74AHCT1GxxQ (TTL compatible) devices are AEC-Q100 grade 1 qualified, manufactured in IATF 16949 certified facilities, and are PPAP capable. Single-gate logic is used extensively in automotive systems, wherever a signal needs to be gated, buffered or inverted. The new devices offer…

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a high performance MCP with low noise and high gain

By reviewing all materials starting from scratch and applying an ALD* (atomic layer deposition) technique, we have succeeded in creating ALD-MCPs (microchannel plates) that ensure low noise and high signal multiplication (gain), without using materials containing lead. Eliminating lead is a great step forward because its use is restricted in the RoHS directive issued by the European Union (EU) as…

Sustainability is a must

In this article, IDEA president, Georg Steinberger, lays clear the challenges facing the electronics component industry over coming year. Looking at 2020 and the disruption Covid -19 brought, you wonder what else is in store? For supply chain professionals, the visibility for market requirements has been lost: short-term. Surprisingly, 2020 will not turn negative but grow by a few per…

Buyers guide to batteries

In this article, Newark looks at battery purchasing considerations, plus factors impacting the shipping of end devices. Batteries vary by cell size and chemistry and are classified as primary or secondary. Primary batteries are fully charged when new but cannot be re-charged after they have discharged. Secondary batteries are rechargeable and include nickel metal-hydride, nickel cadmium and lithium ion. Selecting…

Lithium-ion batteries to engulf market

Transparency Market Research suggests bills-of-materials will increasingly be including cloud-based battery management systems as lithium-ion captures the renewables market. Cloud-based monitoring of battery management systems lets users monitor battery data and present information on state-of-charge and state-of-health. They also identify potential battery failures at various stages of operation, plus long-term tracking of cell aging. The growing popularity of such systems…

Making manufacturers more efficient

Hitaltech explains how a chance meeting helped a customer reduce hassle, labour, storage and costs. In 2016, Energy Technology and Control’s manufacturing and supply chain manager, Julian Newton-Turner, met Hitaltech at Southern Manufacturing. Julian was looking for pad printed connectors for the company’s burner safety controls. Julian explained: “We were buying in connectors, sorting them and sending them to a…

The Impact Chinese New Year 2021 Will Have on The Electronics Industry

Chinese New Year usually falls somewhere between the end of January and the middle of February. Next year in 2021, it is set to commence on 12th February and will be the year of the Ox. Chinese New Year is a time for celebration and is known to cause the largest human migration in the world, resulting in many employees…

Think, make or serve

It’s been an interesting 55-years. Like many children of the ‘60s, I was born into a manufacturing economy. As the years ticked by this was subsequently swept away by the knowledge economy, which was looked upon as higher value, cleaner and more environmentally sound. Just as I got to grips with that concept, it too was pushed aside by the…

Industry 4.0: manufacturing’s supernova

John Denslinger argues Industry 4.0 is a manufacturing supernova on Earth, both for industry and the people enabling its transformation. The fourth industrial revolution was underway long before the pandemic touched every corner of the world. Covid might have limited adoption by those companies at implementation phase, but not among those with ongoing buildouts. Interestingly, had this revolution started earlier,…

Distributors expect a rebound in business in Europe in 2021

While European distribution sales will end 2020 declining, most distributors believe business will bounce back next year as demand increases from automotive and industrial segments. The European electronics distribution business will fall about two to four per cent in 2020 due in large part to the coronavirus pandemic, but distributors expect a return to sales growth in 2021. Distribution business…

Rochester Electronics Partners with CalcuQuote

Integrating product data through industry-leading software that significantly improves EMS quoting and supply chain processes. Rochester Electronics, the world’s largest continuous source of semiconductors, has partnered with CalcuQuote, a quoting and supply chain software provider for the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry, to build a new integration that offers up-to-date information through the CalcuQuote platform. Rochester Electronics’ standard component information…

Box clever

Mouser’s vice president, EMEA marketing, Graham Maggs explains how state-of-the-art automation is driving efficiency improvements in its warehouses and distribution centre. Adoption of start-of-the-art automation boosts efficiency and lowers costs. It also drives more sustainable operations and improved customer satisfaction. Mouser’s commitment to investing in new technology in its warehousing and distribution facilities can be seen by the adoption of…

Microchip Announces Microcontrollers that Solve Tough Analog System Design Challenges

Sensor-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications rely on a combination of analog functionality and digital control capability to meet a challenging list of requirements including low cost, small size, performance and low power. Addressing this challenge through a focus on increased microcontroller (MCU) integration, Microchip Technology Inc. has announced the PIC18-Q41 and AVR DB MCU families that are the first…

New RF power transistors and ultra-wideband Doherty amplifiers for use in next-generation TV broadcast transmitters

Ampleon has released the BLF989E RF power transistor, which uses the very latest ninth-generation high-voltage (50V) LDMOS process technology. The BLF989E has been designed to deliver the highly efficient Doherty amplifiers required by the next generation of UHF TV transmitters. As the global market leader for RF power transistors in UHF broadcasting applications, Ampleon has developed the BLF989E to support…

Dual and multiple sourcing helps GE Healthcare reduce supply chain risk

Having suppliers that make components in more than one region of the world also helps to reduce risk for the company. Working closely with component manufacturers and their authorized distributors, making sure there are at least two suppliers for each component and involving buyers in new product introduction are some of the strategies that GE Healthcare employs to manage supply…

Thermal: what purchasers need to know

Digi-Key’s manager applications engineering and tech support, Dany Haikin, guides readers through the world of thermal management. Thermal management is the unsung hero of electronics, keeping devices cool and working properly. For purchasing professionals, identifying different types of thermal products, understanding of how they work and recognizing considerations for lead times can help them source the best solution. Designing a…

Visual indication IP69K stainless steel compression latch from EMKA

EMKA are always pleased to develop innovative new products for different market sectors – in this case an IP69K compression latch in stainless steel with visual status indication to suit railway and other special vehicle applications. This allows for distanced observation of the lock status – whether the lock is open or closed – by virtue of a cover which…

Buyer Beware: Understanding the Risks of Gray Market and Counterfeit Products

With today’s competitive market environment, attractive prices can be difficult for hardworking professionals to ignore. Counterfeiters and unauthorized vendors count on that, causing massive liability and safety risks. Join WESCO, Eaton, and Cisco for a virtual panel discussion on November 10th, “Buyer Beware: Understanding the Risks of the Gray Market and Counterfeit Products.” Learn how to identify unauthorized sources and…

Buyer’s guide to frequency control

ECS Inc. International answers four key questions regarding the sourcing and purchasing of frequency control products. Q) What should be on a buyer’s shopping list when sourcing frequency components? When selecting and buying frequency control products and power inductors look for a respected brand. Most modern applications require several clocks and a good FCP manufacturer will offer a broad-based product…

New Configurator For mobilCASE Extruded Handheld Enclosures

ROLEC has launched a new online configurator that makes it easy for customers to specify customized mobilCASE handheld enclosures and generate CAD and PDF files of their specific housing. Tough mobilCASE is a smart, modern range of extruded aluminum enclosures for handheld electronic instruments and machine/robot controllers. It can also be mounted horizontally or vertically for display or control panels….

High Speed and EMC for Different Board-to-board Distances

The high-speed Zero8 connectors featuring ScaleX technology will be available in different heights, as well as shielded and unshielded designs, following electronica in November 2020. Both plug and socket will be available in low and mid heights, and there is also an optional shielding concept for optimum protection against electromagnetic interference. The different heights can be freely combined, allowing Zero8…

Central Semiconductor’s New 1000V, 4A Bridge Rectifier

4A Bridge Rectifier in low profile BR DFN-A package: CBRDFA4-100. Central Semiconductor Corp., a leading manufacturer of innovative discrete semiconductor solutions, introduces the CBRDFA4-100, a 4.0A, 1000V full wave bridge rectifier with a glass passivated die. Packaged in a low profile 1.55mm durable epoxy BR DFN-A case, this device is ideal for power supply and fast charger applications where component…

Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Safeguard Consumer Electronic

Littelfuse, Inc. a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control, and sensing, today announced a new series of 50 A unidirectional TVS Diode Arrays (SPA® Diodes). Compared to solutions currently available on the market, the SP1250-01ETG 50 A unidirectional TVS diode arrays provides superior protection via lower clamping voltage and low leakage current, all in a PCB…

Astute Electronics Signs GSI Technology Franchise Agreement

A promising future for this new partnership, with Astute Electronics offering technical support for new designs across the full range of GSI Technology memory components. Astute Electronics is now a designated UK and Ireland distributor of GSI Technology’s high-performance SRAM and LLDRAM products. “It’s a great pleasure to have the honour of representing GSI Technology,” says Mick Martin, Memory Division…

Getting to grips with changing times

Future Electronics’ corporate VP, Karim Yasmine, guides readers through the supply chain landscape. Q) What supply chain trends has Future Electronics witnessed over the last decade and what do purchasers need to prepare for over coming years? Like every technology space, we have seen drastic changes in the supply chain. Over the past 10-years, aggregators have changed the way purchasing…

How to Find the Ideal Sensor for Your Industrial Automation Application

Motion control and industrial automation systems create numerous challenges for design engineers. For example, they must contend with the excessive dirt and dust found in factories settings.  In addition, conveyors and pick-and-place systems can exhibit high vibration or spikes in shock force that threaten the stability of the circuit’s sensors. The magnetic sensing system selected must provide exceptional durability to…

IDS extends Ensenso N 3D camera series

New design and improved electronics: Ensenso N40/N45 3D cameras are compact, lightweight and collaborative. The Ensenso N-Series is a compact and robust 3D camera system designed specifically for 3D applications in robotics and automated series production. Thanks to IP65/67 protection, it is also well-suited for use in harsher environments. The camera family is now being expanded by the new N40…

Weaker demand and falling prices

However, the analog chip market will bounce back in 2021 as both demand and prices increase. Buyers can expect declining prices for analog ICs for the rest of the year and into 2021 because of overall weaker demand and ample production capacity. The worldwide analog chip market will decline 5.8 per cent in 2020, due in large part to COVID-19,…

Domino effect on manufacturing

John Denslinger explores a decade of falling dominoes, each impacting the supply chain and driving manufacturers to explore significant changes to their global strategies. A domino effect is produced when one event sets off a chain of similar events. This is easily understandable if you visualise a falling row of dominoes. Its clear global manufacturing did not escape the domino…

New XL Size BODY-CASE Wearable Enclosures

OKW has added a new size XL to its BODY-CASE range of fully wearable plastic electronic enclosures. Smart and comfortable BODY-CASE suits a wide range of applications including data recording and transmission; IoT/IIoT; tracking/monitoring; emergency call/notification; healthcare/wellness; leisure and sports; digital communications; stock/sales logging; safety engineering; measurement/control; automation – and any roles involving localisation of personnel. New BODY-CASE XL –…

Holding their own

Memory Protection Devices’ president, Thomas Blaha, explains how prioritizing application requirements optimizes battery holder selection. When designing power management solutions involving AA batteries, engineers often focus on the battery rather than the holder. Often overlooked, the holder plays an important role ensuring system ruggedness and reliability. Like most products, battery holders are designed to contradictory requirements. Ideally, they need to…

Murata partners with Wirepas to deliver industrial grade, massive IoT connectivity solution

Murata announces the integration of Wirepas Mesh, the wireless connectivity software focused on industrial grade, large-scale IoT applications, with its MBN52832 embedded Bluetooth® Module, creating a massively scalable solution for low-power sensor networks. The combination of Wirepas Mesh with the MBN52832 module provides application developers with a connectivity layer, enabling data collection, device management and location tracking across multiple applications,…

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Passive components make the grade

Specifying high reliability electronic components can feel overwhelming at first glance. DMTL walks buyers through the levels. Commercial grade: Starting with commercial grade, components are manufactured to datasheet specifications only. A large amount of flexibility surrounds the design, materials, processes and testing. AEC-Q200: Moving to automotive grade, AEC-Q200 is a stress test qualification for passive components, defined by the Automotive…

A trustworthy solution for end-to-end supply chain protection

Lattice explains how its SupplyGuard service preserves trust throughout unprotected supply chains by protecting against counterfeiting, overbuilding and trojan insertion. Lattice has launched its Sentry solutions stack and SupplyGuard supply chain protection service. Sentry stack comprises customizable embedded software, reference designs, IP and development tools to implement secure systems compliant with NIST Platform Firmware Resiliency (PFR) Guidelines (NIST SP-800-193). SupplyGuard…

SICK’s on the Level with its CQF Capacitive Sensor

Compact, economic and quick to install, SICK’s CQF16 capacitive level sensor has been developed to provide a universal, non-contact solution wherever the fill level of water-based liquids must be detected in non-metallic vessels, tanks or pipes. The robust, ECOLAB-certified SICK CQF16 level sensor is supplied with a one-clip mounting bracket that can be fastened securely to the wall of any…

SUBARU Selects ON Semiconductor Image Sensing Technology

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has announced that SUBARU CORPORATION has selected its image sensing technology to enable camera-based ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) in the car manufacturer’s new-generation EyeSight Driver Assist platform. The Levorg, a 2020 All-Wheel Drive Sports Tourer, is the first model to offer the new system. Winner of numerous safety awards, SUBARU’s EyeSight is one…

EUROQUARTZ launches new UK manufactured ruggedised clock oscillators with extended industrial temperature range

Frequency control specialist, Euroquartz has launched a new range of UK manufactured surface mount ruggedised clock oscillators offering an extended industrial operating temperature range from -40 to +105°C. A major advantage of these components is that they are manufactured in Euroquartz’s cleanroom facility in south west UK and are free of ITAR restrictions. Available on short lead times, the new…

New SVT series introduced as part of Panasonic Industry OS-CON capacitors

With low ESR and excellent noise reduction capability the SVT capacitors are ideal for industrial applications. Panasonic Industry Europe is continuously developing new series of surface mount Conductive Polymer Aluminum Solid capacitors OS-CON and introduces the SVT series. This new series features low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) characteristics – even at low temperatures, excellent noise reduction capabilities, and frequency characteristics….

Supercapacitor technology comes of age

TTI’s supplier marketing manager, Pat Denton, reviews the development of supercapacitors and how they’re poised to change the ways electronics are designed. While supercapacitors, or electric double layer capacitors (EDLCs), have been around for a while, they are just now gaining a wider acceptance. Reasons for this delayed acceptance include more suppliers, lower price and more packaging options. Also, suppliers…

Schaffner reintroduce single-phase EMC filter for control equipment following increase in demand

Schaffner, the international leader in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality reintroduce the FN2415 – single-phase EMC filter for control equipment with extended capabilities. Large and complex machine tools with multiple driving axes and very long motor cables can be subjected to major reliability problems caused by internal coupling of interferences from the drive system to the control…

Investing in the North American supply chain 

Rutronik’s chief marketing officer, Markus Krieg, shares his thoughts on the North American component supply chain now and in the future. Q) What changes have taken place since you took Rutronik USA’s helm and what do you predict for 2021? As I have been involved with Rutronik USA from day one, the key objective was to establish a warehouse location…

Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade DC-Link Film Capacitors Deliver Stable Capacitance and ESR in High Humidity Environments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has introduced a new series of Automotive Grade DC-Link metallized polypropylene film capacitors optimized for high humidity environments. The Vishay Roederstein MKP1848H DC-Link is Vishay’s first series of AEC-Q200 qualified DC-Link film capacitors to withstand temperature humidity bias (THB) testing — 85 °C, 85 % relative humidity for 1000 hours at rated voltage — without alteration of…

Short and long-term procurement strategies for electronic components

Rutronik suggests megatrends are increasing the importance of distributors in the automotive industry. Latest development trends in the automotive industry such as electro mobility, autonomous driving, digitalization, connectivity and new mobility concepts are significant drivers of the projected seven per cent compound annual growth rate for electronic components between 2020 and 2030. This also means that OEMs and tier one/two…

Component Sourcing the new tool for purchasing professionals

MMG Publishing, publisher of the industry leading Electronics Sourcing magazine is happy to announce Component Sourcing it’s latest offering to streamline the purchasing process. This free to use sourcing service allows purchasers to quickly and easily request component Bill of Materials (BoM) pricing and availability quotations from supporters of Electronics Sourcing globally. Requests will be sent instantly with responses going…

M12 Push-Pull with Inner Locking from Yamaichi Electronics now IEC standard

The push-pull version of the M12 connector with inner locking from Yamaichi Electronics is the very first M12 push-pull design, which has been defined as an international standard (IEC 61076-2-012). Therefore, M12 push-pull design-ins are possible now for M12 push-pull systems, without using proprietary solutions. From the beginning, Yamaichi Electronics has been setting a new standard with the M12 push-pull…

Seeds of change

Made in the USA was once the preferred branding for manufactured products. It signaled high quality, American ingenuity and skilled jobs for citizens. Following the post war re-build of Japanese and German economies, the advent of strategic trading blocs such as NAFTA and EU, and the rapid industrialisation of South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and China, the world became equally adept…

Be production-ready

In this article, SeSemi demonstrates that opting for production-ready component kits is one way to sidestep pandemic induced disruption Covid-19 has had a huge, and likely lasting, impact on the logistics and overheads related to supply chain management. Business closures, company restructuring, furloughed staff and increasing levels of redundancies have caused customers difficulties and driven the need to reach out…

Edging closer to optimised IIoT

A combination of cloud computing and edge computing is now the recognised optimum solution for IIoT. TME points the way Cloud computing has been a big driving force behind the digital industrial transformation, particularly Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and rising levels of industrial automation. However, using the cloud for data management and storage no longer represents the whole picture….

Navigating obsolescence

Force Technologies’ MD, Karen Salmon, steps buyers through some of the ways of managing obsolescence Obsolescence is a minefield for the uninitiated or unprepared purchasing professional. Those of us with 30-years experience still find the prospect of solving a problem daunting, with increasing counterfeit products and decreasing original products available through reputable channels. Some customers are looking for a stop-gap…

Keeping ahead of the obsolescence wave

PEI-Genesis’ European product director, Shaun Findley, discusses how choosing the right supplier can reduce the pressure when vital parts go end-of-life. The word ‘obsolescence’ induces anxiety for many buyers. There are several reasons parts become obsolete. The obvious reason is a superior model supersedes an existing part. For instance, flat-screen monitors replacing cathode-ray tubes. Other reasons include changing regulations or…

Understanding counterfeiting techniques and tests

As 4 Star explains, it’s important for buyers to be wary of non-trusted sources and use risk-based analysis for vendor and test plan selection. Over the past 10 to 15 years several common types of counterfeiting stand out. Most counterfeits can be considered recycled parts, possibly with correct part numbers but refurbished by sanding and re-marking or blacktopping and re-marking….

Ease the availability squeeze

Rebound Electronics’ CEO, Simon Thake discusses the pandemic, reshoring and building a supply chain that can tolerate uncertain times. Q) How has Rebound performed during the pandemic and has it impacted performance or deliveries? Rebound Group maintained its high level of service to clients. Safety of our team was placed first and, whilst the majority have been working remotely since…

Vishay Intertechnology Extends TNPW e3 Series of High Stability Thin Film Flat Chip Resistors With New Device in Compact 0201 Case Size

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has announced that the company has extended its TNPW e3series of Automotive Grade high stability thin film flat chip resistors with a new device in the compact 0201 case size. Offering low TCR of ± 25 ppm/K with tight tolerances down to ± 0.1 %, the resistor is designed to increase accuracy in automotive, industrial, test and measurement, and medical…

Avnet Introduces Monarch Go Pi HAT for Simple, Cost-Effective Connectivity

Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet today introduced the Monarch Go Pi HAT*, a new development kit to help product engineers and network developers enable simple, cost-effective LTE connectivity for IoT solutions. Utilizing the Monarch Go LTE-M modem component from Sequans, the new solution is ideal for use in business-critical applications, including asset tracking and remote monitoring. With capabilities beyond…

Central Semiconductor’s New Silicon Carbide Schottky Rectifiers in bare die

Central Semiconductor Corp., a leading manufacturer of innovative discrete semiconductor solutions, introduces its new portfolio of Silicon Carbide Schottky Rectifier die. Optimized for high temperature applications, these devices are available in both 650V and 1200V, with a current range of 4A to 30A for 650V devices, and 2A and 50A for 1,200V devices. The primary benefits of Silicon Carbide (SiC)…

Toshiba Announces Compact Low ON-Resistance N-Channel MOSFETs for automotive

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (“Toshiba”) has developed a series of new high-efficiency N-channel MOSFETs for automotive applications that are based on the company’s advanced U-MOSVIII-H process technology. The XPN3R804NC and XPN7R104NC both have 40V voltage ratings, while the XPN6R706NC and XPN12006NC support 60V operation. They all exhibit extremely low ON-resistance values, reaching down to 3.8mΩ (for the XPN3R804NC at 10V),…

Looking for High Power LASERs? Look to TTI

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, is now stocking Osram’s SPL DP90 series LASERs. These devices are state-of-the-art components designed to meet the stringent requirements of automotive applications and characterized by long life, high performance and first-class reliability. Osram is offering a new single-channel pulsed laser, SPL DP90_3, which features improved beam quality and compact dimensions. Thanks…

Innovative no compromise basic DIN-Rail power supplies offer cost advantages

PULS Power, the specialist manufacturer of high reliability DIN-Rail power supplies, introduce the latest models in their market leading PIANO series. The PIANO-PIM family have been designed for use in the many industrial applications which only require a basic power supply so that customers do not have to pay for unnecessary control and communication facilities. The new PULS PIANO-PIM series…

How can combining different sensors achieve more accurate data?

It’s hard for one sensor to provide a comprehensive picture of the world. Take the pressure sensor as an example. In many industrial and automotive processes, there is often a close relationship between pressure and temperature. A reduction in pressure might be symptomatic of a loss of oil in a gearbox. But that might also be caused by a rise…

Specifying TECHNOMET 19” Rack Enclosures in custom sizes up to 16U

METCASE TECHNOMET 19” desktop mini-racks are now available in custom heights and depths to suit the customer’s rack mounted equipment. These advanced mini-racks are designed for mounting standard 19” subracks, chassis and front panels. Applications include test and measurement, networking, communications, sound and studio systems, laboratory instruments, industrial computers and control systems. Elegant TECHNOMET 19” is normally available in four…

HARTING RJ Industrial® MultiFeature series now even easier to assemble

HARTING are delighted to present the RJ Industrial® MultiFeature series, an RJ industrial interface which is now significantly easier to assemble in the field as it no longer requires a separate tool. With the RJ Industrial in the new MultiFeature series, HARTING meets customers’ wishes and requirements for simpler operation and field assembly capability. The continued development of the successful…

Displaying resiliency and efficiency

Farnell’s president, Chris Breslin, states that as lockdowns lift, effective planning requires greater supply chain transparency. In the last six months, global supply chains have weathered a disturbance unlike anything in recent history, yet displayed a balance of resiliency and efficiency that has shaped the way we do business now, and how we will continue to do so for the…

Can digital pressure sensors get you ahead of the game?

We live in an analogue world. To give the electronic systems we design the ability to detect changes to what is around them we need analogue sensors. But the processing that sits behind those sensors is in almost every case going to be in the digital domain. Although there are some processing techniques that may be more energy efficient in…

There’s more to blockchain than traceability of parts

Blockchain will also bring efficiency, greater accuracy and streamline the exchange of information and data in the electronics supply chain. Some large electronic component manufacturers, distributors and OEMs are using blockchain to enable them to trace parts through the supply chain from the time the components are made until they are scrapped. Many other companies are researching blockchain to determine…

Set for lift-off in the 2020s

TTI Europe‘s vertical marketing director for defence, aerospace and space, Lee Thompson, examines long-awaited aerospace and space advances that will soon be realized. There is a perception the aerospace market is slow to change. However, the last decade makes it clear this is not always the case. In fact, things have happened relatively quickly. For example, the US F-35, European…

Rapid turnaround oscillator services

Euroquartz introduces the benefits of rapid turnaround oscillators in applications where time is tight or stock is scarce. It is important to understand what a fast turnaround oscillator is and what distinguishes it from a standard factory-manufactured part. Normally, fast turnaround implies a factory-programmed oscillator that can be set to virtually any desired frequency. However, there are two types of…

Smith Names Renato Souza as Vice President of Business Development

Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, today announces the appointment of Renato Souza to the position of Vice President of Business Development. Renato previously served as Vice President, Latin America of Smith since 2017. In this role, Renato will support Smith’s trading department in managing key opportunities and challenges. He will also help facilitate customer-account collaboration among…

Acceleration of digital life

John Denslinger sees Covid-19 as a catalyst for significant and rapid change regarding the digitisation of our lives. For more than a decade we have imagined a digital world where electronics, coupled with communications, offered humanity a less stressful daily life. As desirable as it sounded, the pace of consumer and business adoption was rather measured. Suddenly, a pandemic disrupted…

Sourcing medical components in uncertain times

Farnell’s regional sales director, UK, Ireland and Benelux, Mathew Thorpe, offers ideas to keep medical products flowing. The pandemic presented purchasers with a major challenge in sourcing electronic components. Demand for connected medical IoT devices, including devices such as thermometers, smart infusion pumps and MRI scanners, was already growing from an all-time high. Covid-19 resulted in health care systems facing…

Advanced Energy’s Artesyn Embedded Power Announces Open Rack Version 3 Power Shelf

Advanced Energy, today announced its Artesyn Embedded Power product group is introducing a new Open Compute Project Open Rack version 3 (OCP ORv3) power shelf, designed to support the move to 48-volt data center infrastructure. Traditionally, data center racks have used 12-volt power shelves, but higher performance compute and storage platforms demand more power, which results in very high current….

Environmental compliance: being green

In this article, John Denslinger takes a look at the electronics industry’s environmental activities past, present and future I n the memorable words of Kermit the Frog: “it ain’t easy being green”. Forgive me for choosing a light-hearted analogy, but the words ring so true for our industry as well. ‘It ain’t easy’ definitely describes the utter complexity and cost…

Resilient electronic enclosures now available in larger sizes

The enclosures offering up to 1000 hours of corrosion resistance in salt spray has had four new sizes added to its range by UK manufacturer, Deltron Enclosures. The Fortis Enclosure Range is one of the best on the market for resilience; rated IP66 or IP68, they maintain their ingress protection after impacts of up to 7 joules, the copper content…

Displays for low-power devices

The display specialist ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY has launched a multi-faceted EA DOG product family especially designed for low-power handheld applications. They are all operated at 3.3 V as a standard and require hardly more than 150 ~ 350 µA. The optional LED illumination is also designed for 3.3 V. The brightest white LED starts at 3 mA. The panels, which are only 2 mm thick,…

Wide range of push-button metal switches

RJS Electronics has over 16 years of experience in globally supplying high-quality electromechanical components to a variety of industries.  Their products and services have contributed to designs in many industries including security/ door entry, automotive, military and emergency services, lighting, broadcasting, security, aerospace and medical equipment. RJS Electronics are constantly looking for ways to support new designers and industries. RJS…

15 Watt Cost Optimized, High Efficiency DC/DC Converters

TRACO POWER has announced the release of their THL 15WI family of 15 watt DC/DC converters that are designed for industrial, mobile, instrumentation, and communication markets or any application where size, cost and quality are critical factors. The THL 15WI series 15 Watt DC/DC converters deliver a combination of both reduced cost and high performance in an encapsulated 1 x…

New DIN Rail AC inrush current limiter for capacitive & inductive loads

Powersolve’s new PSICL series is a low-cost peak inrush current limiter designed for capacitive and inductive loads in a variety of applications. These include installations across complex automation systems and machinery as well as isolation transformers or LED lighting applications where they are particularly useful because you can have a large number of LED driver power supplies operating in parallel…

Smith Appoints Mike Pursley and Todd Snow as Vice Presidents of Global Purchasing

Smith, a global distributor of electronic components and semiconductors, today announces the appointments of Mike Pursley and Todd Snow as Vice Presidents of Global Purchasing. Mike previously served as Smith’s Director of PPV – Global, and Todd previously held the role of Vice President of Global Project Development for Smith. Mike and Todd will work together to oversee all of…

SOURIAU hermetic connectors align expertise with an extensive product range

In the category of hermetic connectors destined for use in harsh environments and especially in civil and military aeronautics applications, SOURIAU offers a very wide range of products compliant with numerous standards such as EN3646, EN2997 and MIL-DTL-38999. The hermetic connectors benefit from the advantages of their specific technology, manufacturing process and quality control. The SOURIAU spirit: first-class customer service,…

Electrolube Launch Next Generation UV Cure Coatings at SMTConnect

Seven next generation UV cure conformal coating products will be launched for the first time in Europe at the SMTConnect show In Nuremberg, hosted at the Nurnberg Messe from 07-09 May 2019. Electrolube, the global manufacturer of electro-chemicals, developed the exciting new UVCL range to meet the various requirements of electronics, LED and automotive manufacturers, with the additional benefit of rapidly…

OUR BEST BOX JUST GOT BETTER

Deltron Enclosures’ Corrosion and Impact Resistant series has been improved, and as a superior box deserves a superior name, we are delighted to introduce the Fortis Enclosure Range. The combination of a top quality alloy with outstanding corrosion resistance, an enhanced painting process and excellent impact protection, offers the longest lasting protection on the market yet over the combined effects…

New Evaluation Board for Standard Oscillators

How many times have you thought that you wished you had a quick and simple way of testing an oscillator? Now there is no need to worry about designing and building your own test circuit as you can use the new IOSC-EV Board available from IQD and our distributors. This can be used to test standard surface mount clock oscillators,…

It’s delayed Brexit – but still Brexit

UK manufacturers should make full use of any Brexit delays to mitigate supply risks, says , Sales and Marketing Director of Astute Electronics. Brexit has built a full head of steam as the country enters more unchartered territory. In the last week there’s been complete chaos in Government, a harder line from the EU27, and more than a million taking…