Woodstock Wire: Passive EM Connectors News

June 03, 2023

First Quarter 2023 Connector Industry Results

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The connector industry achieved sales in 1Q'23 of $21,179 million, down -0.1% in U.S. dollars compared to 1Q22, and up +5.0% sequentially.

June 03, 2023 05:33 PM

May 31, 2023

Circular Plastic Shell Connector from Amphenol Reduces Installation Time

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Technical Specifications

Light weight plastic shell

Stamped and formed contacts

3 start ACME thread

2-way bayonet design

Can withstand 500 mating cycles

Can withstand current up to 30A

Insulation resistance of 500M at...

May 31, 2023 06:08 AM

Murata Unveils Compact MLCCs with Extended Creepage Distance

Media -- Passive Components News - Leading electronics manufacturer Murata has introduced multi-layer ceramic (MLCC) moulded capacitors that successfully draw on the company's advanced resin moulding capabilities. The EVA series of MLCCs moulded capacitors have...

May 31, 2023 06:07 AM

We Will Remember Them

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - I have worked with Samtec for over four years, and I have enjoyed learning more about being part of an American company. I have been lucky enough to share some of the fun times with you including Independence Day and Thanksgiving. With the...

May 31, 2023 05:57 AM

May 30, 2023

YAGEO Releases High Capacitance 630V NP0 MLCC for Higher Power Density and Efficiency Circuits

Media -- Passive Components News - YAGEO expands its portfolio of high capacitance NP0 MLCC ceramic capacitors by 10nF 630V chip in small 1206 size for high power and high efficiency LLC circuits. YAGEO continues to

May 30, 2023 09:20 PM

Abracon Announces New Partnership with Octopart Featuring New Online Inventory Search Tool

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon's new partnership with Octopart(r) provides engineers a fast and effective way to source Abracon products for various applications and designs through a new and innovative inventory search tool embedded into the Abracon website.

May 30, 2023 04:26 AM

PCB connectors with innovative Push-X technology

Media -- Components in Electronics - The XPC 1,5 PCB connector from Phoenix Contact features direct plug-in connection with Push-X and thus enables fast and tool-free connection of various conductor types and cross-sections.

Following the principle of a mousetrap,...

May 30, 2023 03:13 AM

May 29, 2023

Bishop and Associates: A 2023 Connector Industry Update YTD

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - We caught up with Ron Bishop - President of Bishop and Associates, connector industry expert, and friend of Samtec - and talked to him about what's going on in the connector industry nowadays, and more importantly, what the future holds.

May 29, 2023 03:24 AM

May 28, 2023

TDK releases extremely compact TVS diodes for complete ESD protection of USB-C

Media -- SemiMedia - TDK Corporation has announced the launch of its new series of extremely compact TVS diodes with parameters matching a wide variety of USB-C ports as well as other high-speed interfaces. TVS diodes with very low...

May 28, 2023 11:38 PM

Not all M12 connectors are equal

Media -- Components in Electronics - M12 circular connectors are used in many industrial applications with multiple manufacturers supplying products produced to the IEC 61076-2-101 specification. There are M12 connectors for just about any environment you can...

May 28, 2023 11:33 PM

Vishay Unveils 120W High Energy Power Resistor

Media -- Passive Components News - Vishay Intertechnology announced availability of its new 120W ISOA high energy thick film power resistor. The 120W ISOA power resistor is offered with optional NTC thermistor and PC-TIM that simplify [...]

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May 28, 2023 11:29 PM

Reduced production capacity may become short-term norm for MLCC suppliers

Media -- Evertiq - TrendForce reports that global economic headwinds have had a significant impact on the MLCC industry, with shipments from January to April of this year totaling 1.359 trillion units. This represents a 34% decrease compared to the same period...

May 28, 2023 11:25 PM

May 21, 2023

Custom Connectors - The Value of an Experienced Connector Manufacturer

Aspencore -- EETimes - There comes a time when an engineer will be in a situation where standard, off-the-shelf connectors are unable to meet all application needs, but trying to design a custom connector is no small feat. The vast amount of knowledge and industry...

May 21, 2023 06:54 AM

Industry First: Murata Squeezes 10uF into 0201 MLCC Capacitor

Media -- Passive Components News - Leading electronics manufacturer Murata continues to position itself at the forefront of passive technology. Through its latest MLCC multi-layer ceramic capacitor introduction of 10uF into 0201 MLCC Capacitor, the company [...]

May 21, 2023 06:03 AM

Passive component demand picking up

Media -- DIGITIMES - Passive component shipments have gained momentum, according to sources at upstream materials suppliers.

May 21, 2023 05:58 AM

Murata Extends Chip Common Mode Choke Coil Lineup with CAN FD Compatibility

Media -- Passive Components News - Murata Manufacturing Co., has added a new DLW32SH510XF2 lineup that meets DCMR*2 Class 3*3 requirements to the automotive use chip common mode choke coil DLW32SH_XF Series for next-generation CAN FD*1 in-vehicle networking applications....

May 21, 2023 05:52 AM

Low noise, efficient fans offer extended life-time

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - EAO has introduced a new family of low-noise, low power, longer-life equipment cooling fans. Developed by Sanyo Denki, the San Ace 9RA Series fans are available for 12, 24 or 48VDC operation in frame sizes of 60, 80, 92, 120 and...

May 21, 2023 05:50 AM

Integrated Passive Components Market Trend

Media -- Passive Components News - Dennis Zogbi, Paumanok Inc. publishes on TTI Market Eye outlook on integrated passive components market trends, demand and technologies. The demand for thin film integrated passive devices is on the [...]

May 21, 2023 05:50 AM

Why Abracon Automotive-Grade Chip and Patch Antennas

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon offers a comprehensive range of automotive-grade chip and patch antennas designed to meet the demanding requirements of multi-band cellular and GNSS applications.

May 21, 2023 05:25 AM

Power Up Your Electronic Designs

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - I may be too close to the release of the new Super Bros. Movie release. It was definitely so my kids could watch the new movie and not that I wanted to feel nostalgic and relive any of the games I played long ago!

May 21, 2023 03:17 AM

May 17, 2023

IMS 2023: New Samtec Products, Technologies

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is a week dedicated to all things microwave and RF. Samtec is looking forward to presenting our newest microwave/millimeter wave connector products, and showcasing new technologies in live demonstrations....

May 17, 2023 10:17 PM

Overvoltage protection: TDK offers extremely compact TVS diodes for complete ESD protection of USB-C

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents new series of extremely compact TVS diodes with parameters matched to the various ports of the USB-C port as well as other high-speed interfaces.

May 17, 2023 06:40 PM

Abracon Announces New Ultra-Low Jitter ClearClock(tm) SMD Oscillators

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon expands its line of high-performance ClearClock(tm) oscillators with the addition of the brand new AK2A and AK3A-series oscillators. This new line of ultra-low jitter SMD oscillators from Abracon are designed to provide stable...

May 17, 2023 06:13 AM

Littelfuse Appoints Dr. Greg Henderson to Board of Directors

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a diversified, industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, announced today the appointment of Dr. Greg Henderson, Senior Vice President of the Automotive & Energy,...

May 17, 2023 01:11 AM

Kyocera Announces Consolidated Financial Results for Year Ended March 31, 2023

Business Wire -- Kyocera Corporation announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023

May 17, 2023 01:06 AM

Connecting Artificial Intelligence in the Smart Factory

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In this, the first part of a two-part series, we look at the role of artificial intelligence in the industrial arena. The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) has hit the headlines recently, as the latest generation of cloud-based AI tools...

May 17, 2023 01:02 AM

May 16, 2023

Volumetric Efficiency in High-Volume Passives for Ultra-Small Devices

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Due precision and volume efficiency while maintaining high functionality, the demand for thin film integrated passive components used in ultra-small modules and devices is on the rise compared to traditional components.

May 16, 2023 05:42 AM

May 15, 2023

Passive components sector poised to embrace normal peak season in 2H23

Media -- DIGITIMES - The passive components sector is expected to embrace a normal peak season in the third quarter of 2023, as materials suppliers for the components have seen customers turn aggressive in renewing shipments for resistor, inductor, and capacitor...

May 15, 2023 03:16 AM

May 14, 2023

Abracon Announces New STM Microprocessor Crystal Reference Tool

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon has created a reference tool designed to help engineers, electronics buyers, and sales managers to quickly and easily identify the appropriate Abracon crystal oscillator product for a customer's chosen 32-bit STMicro(r) chipset....

May 14, 2023 11:35 PM

Why Abracon's Molded Power Inductor Solutions

Electronics -- Abracon News - Unleash the full potential of your high-power DC-DC conversion applications with Abracon's molded power inductors. Benefit from superior thermal efficiencies, stability, compactness, temperature resilience, and efficiency optimization.

May 14, 2023 11:34 PM

Bourns creates new jobs with larger office and lab in Cork, Ireland

Media -- Evertiq - The manufacturer and supplier of electronic components has opened a larger office along with a new electrification lab in Cork, Ireland in response to growing demand for the company's power electronics and sensing solutions.

May 14, 2023 10:48 PM

Thinking Electronic expects gradual recovery in passive component market

Media -- DIGITIMES - A gradual recovery is expected to take place in the passive component market in the second half of 2023, according to circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Industrial.

May 14, 2023 10:40 PM

Smoltek Published Video Interview with Phil Lessner, CTO at Yageo, on Future of Thin CNF-MIM Capacitor Collaboration

Media -- Passive Components News - In this video published by Smoltek, Philip Lessner, EVP & CTO at YAGEO Group explains why he and Yageo sees a lot of potential in Smotek's disruptive carbon nanofiber technology [...]

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May 14, 2023 09:37 PM

Researchers Developed Magnetic Supercapacitor

Media -- Passive Components News - Researchers from McMaster University, Ontario, Canada investigated pseudocapacitive (PC) materials for energy storage in supercapacitors, that exhibits magnetic supercapacitor features in a single material. The ability to combine...

May 14, 2023 09:36 PM

May 10, 2023

Partner With a Savvy Distributor to Optimize Your Wiring Harness Designs

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Learn how partnering with a capable distributor can assist you in the component selection, customization and prototype testing of your wiring harnesses to save you time and extra work while improving your designs.

May 10, 2023 02:40 AM

May 05, 2023

Manufacturers making sourcing easier

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - In this article, Samtec explains how access to manufacturer stock means the supply chain can become an integral element in the design process.

In the world of electronic components, the roles played by manufacturer and distributor...

May 05, 2023 11:01 PM

Belden Launches New Customer Innovation Center in Chicago, IL

Business Wire -- Belden opens Customer Innovation Center (CIC) in Chicago, IL at an exclusive event celebrating a return of the company to its roots in Chicago.

May 05, 2023 10:42 PM

Amphenol Announces Second Quarter 2023 Dividend

Business Wire -- Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the second quarter 2023 dividend on its Common Stock in the amount of $0.21 per share at its meeting held on May 4, 2023. The Company will pay this second quarter 2023...

May 05, 2023 10:41 PM

ITT Acquires Connector Specialist Micro-Mode

Aspencore -- EPS News - ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) announced the acquisition of privately held Micro-Mode Products, Inc. (Micro-Mode) for approximately $80 million, which closed on May 2. Micro-Mode is a specialty designer and manufacturer of high-bandwidth Radio Frequency...

May 05, 2023 01:53 AM

Samtec and Partners Present Industry Workshop at IMS 2023

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - May The Fourth Be With You!

It's always my goal to write the Samtec blog on May 4, but it doesn't always work that way. As I think about force ghosts, Mando, Grogu, and old-school Bib Fortuna, Star Wars (and other sci-fi movies) make...

May 05, 2023 01:30 AM

May 04, 2023

TDK plans to double output of automotive high-precision sensors

Media -- SemiMedia - According to Nikkei Asia, TDK plans to invest about 35 billion yen in its Asama Techno factory in Saku-shi, Nagano, Japan, to double the production capacity of high-precision magnetic sensors for automobiles by...

May 04, 2023 08:13 PM

Passive component companies expect utilization to pick up in 2Q23

Media -- DIGITIMES - Most Taiwan-based passive component makers expect their utilization rates to improve significantly starting the second quarter of 2023, having seen related supply chain makers adjust their inventories over the past few quarters.

May 04, 2023 07:00 PM

Harting opens new production line in Silao, Mexico

Media -- Evertiq - The Harting "Automotive" division is expanding its capacities. In addition to the production sites in Germany and Romania, manufacturing operations are now also ongoing in Silao, Mexico.

May 04, 2023 03:05 AM

New Linear Direct Drive At 112 Gbps PAM4

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Straight from DesignCon 2023, Kevin Burt, Samtec's Director of Happiness, walks us through a proof-of-concept for an on-package, or near-package, linear direct drive electrical channel that gives us a 100-meter link at 112 Gbps.

May 04, 2023 02:49 AM

ITT Acquires Micro-Mode Products, Leading Provider of Highly Engineered Connectors for Harsh Environment Defense and Space Applications

Business Wire -- ITT Inc. today announced the acquisition of privately held Micro-Mode Products, Inc. for approximately $80 million, which closed on May 2.

May 04, 2023 02:44 AM

May 03, 2023

Ametherm Offers Industry Leading High Dielectric Thermistors

Globe Newswire -- Ametherm, Incorporated, a leading manufacturer of temperature sensing thermistors and inrush current limiters, is proud to offer the PANR 103395 thermistor.

May 03, 2023 05:04 AM

Sumida Releases PIN Type Power Inductor

Media -- Passive Components News - Sumida releases new DPQ3535/T150 PIN power inductor with shielded construction. The new DPQ3535/T150 is AEC-Q200 qualified, flat wire wound, ferrite core based PIN power inductor. Applications includes high power boost [...]

May 03, 2023 04:59 AM

Murata Announced Completion of New MLCC Production Building

Media -- Passive Components News - Izumo Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. located in Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture, has completed construction of a new MLCC production building at its Iwami [...]

May 03, 2023 04:54 AM

Bourns Unveils New Semi-shielded Power Inductors

Media -- Passive Components News - Bourns Magnetics Product Line is introducing the new model SRN3010C and SRN6028C Series semi-shielded power inductors. Constructed with a magnetic-silica coating on the perimeter of the inductor winding to provide [...]

May 03, 2023 04:53 AM

Littelfuse Reports First Quarter Results For 2023

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a diversified, industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2023: Net sales of $609.8 million were...

May 03, 2023 04:47 AM