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October 25, 2021

Transportation Energy Storage Speeds into the Supercapacitor Age

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Supercapacitors' advantages over traditional battery technology have been known for some time, but they are now making inroads into automotive and other transportation applications.

October 25, 2021 01:01 AM

October 24, 2021

Delta Electronics posts record September revenues

Media -- DIGITIMES - Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$27.345 billion (US$980 million) for September, the highest-ever monthly level with growth of 5.48% sequentially and 2.02%...

October 24, 2021 11:22 PM

Upgraded Product Page Designs Makes Samtec Products Even Easier to Configure, Sample, and Buy

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Prior to the design upgrade that I'm about to tell you about, we had been running the same layout on our series and part number pages for about 5 years. They had a good run and were responsible for millions of pageviews, downloads, samples,...

October 24, 2021 11:20 PM

Inertial sensors: TDK releases Tronics AXO315 force-rebalance digital MEMS accelerometer at distribution partners

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation announces that Tronics AXO(r)315, a miniature high-performance 1-axis closed-loop digital MEMS accelerometer, is now available for purchase at Digi-Key, Mouser and Farnell and its affiliates Newark and Element 14. The AXO315...

October 24, 2021 11:20 PM

October 23, 2021

Vishay Intertechnology IHVR Vertical-Mount Inductor in 4025 Case Size Saves Space, Increases Efficiency in DC/DC

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new IHVR vertical-mount inductor in the 10.25 mm by 6.4 mm by 10 mm 4025 case size. Optimizing inductance and minimizing DCR for...

October 23, 2021 08:32 PM

TE Connectivity launches new green technology that enables automakers to meet sustainability goals without sacrificing required performance

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - As vehicles become more complex, with electric powertrains, extensive data connectivity, autonomous features and more, they require higher-performing connectors to enable those advanced...

October 23, 2021 08:31 PM

Fischer Connectors Showcases New Soldier Connectivity as Key Design Enabler to Address the Revolution in Military Affairs

Media -- ELE Times - Army Transformation is facing a revolution in military affairs, and Fischer Connectors is transforming products and services to address the Army's needs," said Jonathan Brossard, CEO of the Switzerland-based Fischer Connectors Group at the...

October 23, 2021 08:27 PM

Passive component makers conservative about 4Q21

Media -- DIGITIMES - Most Taiwan makers of passive components are conservative about their revenue performance for the fourth quarter of 2021 due to power cuts in China and the seasonality, according to industry sources.

October 23, 2021 08:03 PM

October 18, 2021

Rugged USB Type-C connectors with 100W support

Media -- eeNews Europe - The Buccaneer Series 4000 from Bulgin USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2x2 connector supports 20Gbit/s data and 100W power

Bulgin has expanded its Buccaneer range of robust connectors with USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2x2 options.

The 4000 Series connectors...

October 18, 2021 04:32 AM

Choosing Optimal Connectors for LED Lighting and Industrial Electronics Applications

Electronics -- AVX - Today's LED lighting and industrial electronics applications can achieve greater efficiency, performance, and reliability by employing connectors with high power densities and small form factors. Which connector characteristics best support...

October 18, 2021 04:25 AM

Injection Innovation: The Future of Drug and Reagent Handling

Electronics -- Molex Blog - In these turbulent times, many across numerous sectors are seeing "the future" is fraught with market challenges - as well as brilliant promise. With so many recent changes in the way people receive their medical care, the drug and reagent...

October 18, 2021 04:21 AM

October 17, 2021

Connectors for Therapeutic Equipment

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - For many patients, their care does not end when they leave the hospital. Therapeutic equipment is used when the patient needs long-term assistance or care. The many uses for electronics in therapeutic equipment require a range of interconnect...

October 17, 2021 06:06 AM

"And the Winner Is..."-Recognizing Molex's Industry-Leading Distributors and Their Unparalleled Contributions

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Molex's distribution program embodies the coveted qualities of a valued business collaboration: integrity, innovation, loyalty, and shared responsibility and accountability to customers. As we work with distributors to expand in new markets...

October 17, 2021 06:06 AM

October 12, 2021

Q3 Switch Market Survey: Key Indicators Improved in July

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Michael Schwert presents results of a recent survey of switch purchasers, with insights on the state of the market versus key indicators and an outlook for the near future.

October 12, 2021 03:09 AM

October 11, 2021

Pressure sensors: TDK offers miniaturized, highly sensitive MEMS pressure sensor element

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents the new C35 type pressure sensor element, designed to measure a range of 0 to 100 mbar. It combines high sensitivity with extremely low dimensions of just 2.05 x 2.05 x 1.2 mm, enabling compact pressure sensor designs.

October 11, 2021 09:48 PM

Micro-miniature connectors offer VSWR of 1.4 for high-frequency apps

Media -- EE World - Samtec now offers a full line of SMPM solutions with a maximum VSWR of 1.40 and frequency range of DC to 65 GHz. SMPM micro-miniature connectors are ideal in high-frequency applications where push-on coupling is preferred due to space limitations...

October 11, 2021 06:35 PM

Samtec Releases SMPM Product Family

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Samtec now offers a full line of SMPM solutions with a maximum VSWR of 1.40 and frequency range of DC to 65 GHz. SMPM micro-miniature connectors are ideal in high-frequency applications where push-on coupling...

October 11, 2021 01:59 AM

TE Connectivity introduces new hybrid and electric mobility products to meet the unique needs of the commercial transportation market

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in innovative connectivity solutions for Industrial and Commercial Transportation (ICT), is introducing three new products for the hybrid and...

October 11, 2021 01:58 AM

Mitigating Disruption in Healthcare

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Virtually every industry has had to adapt to the supply chain and staffing issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the healthcare sector was impacted more by this kind of disruption. With its long lead times, specialized labor force,...

October 11, 2021 01:46 AM

October 10, 2021

Radial leaded aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated for high temperatures

Media -- eBOM - NIC Components has released its NRB-TE product series of long-life radial leaded aluminum electrolytic capacitors rated to +125C.

NRB-TE series is intended for use in AC line power circuits requiring high voltage rated 400V, 450V, and 500VDC...

October 10, 2021 09:36 PM

Samtec SI/PI Capabilities Simplify Design and Accelerate Time-To-Market

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Signal integrity (SI) and power integrity (PI) concepts confuse many seasoned engineers. Yet, they are both essential to modern, high-performance system architectures and system design.

October 10, 2021 05:41 AM

Sudden Service is Essential for Essential Industries

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Sudden Service is the foundation of Samtec. This core part of our DNA is what has prepared us to react to the chaos that has continued to hit essential industries across the globe. Supply chain issues, material cost increases, and chip shortages...

October 10, 2021 05:39 AM

October 09, 2021

Organization Announcement - Mary Rea Promoted to Director of Sales for North America Region

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon LLC, (Abracon) today announced it has completed the acquisition of AEL Crystals Ltd, a privately held frequency control supplier headquartered in Surrey, England.

October 09, 2021 06:15 AM

Molex issues price increase notice

Media -- SemiMedia - According to supply chain, Molex recently issued a price increase notice to its customers, saying that it will increase the price from October 1.



Molex said in the notice that the company has tried to optimize operating efficiency to reduce...

October 09, 2021 05:19 AM

AVX, a US Subsidiary of KYOCERA, to Change its Name to "KYOCERA AVX Components Corporation

Electronics -- AVX - Company to expedite unification of its global sales operation



Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto, hereinafter; "Kyocera") and AVX Corporation (CEO: John Sarvis, hereinafter; "AVX") today announced that AVX, a consolidated subsidiary...

October 09, 2021 04:54 AM

New Connector Search Gives You A Mated Connector Set In Seconds

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - A Good Problem?



Samtec has more ways to stack two or more boards together than any other connector company. Our manufacturing process allows us to position the plastic body on the terminal pin in increments of .005" (0.13 mm) on standard...

October 09, 2021 03:44 AM

Power & Data Matter: 4 Design Considerations for Electric Vehicle & Autonomous Driving Applications

Electronics -- Molex Blog - The evolution of electric vehicles and autonomous driving capabilities has led the auto industry to rapidly pursue technological changes that represent a paradigm shift in how vehicles are made.

Results of a recent Molex survey conducted...

October 09, 2021 03:44 AM

Miniaturized film capacitor handles tough environments

Media -- eBOM - Ideal for harsh environments, KEMET's new EMI X2 film capacitor is miniaturized, AEC-Q200 qualified and super robust.

KEMET, part of the YAGEO Group and leading global electronic components supplier, announces its new R53 series of miniature, polypropylene...

October 09, 2021 03:42 AM

C&K expands actuation forces for microminiature tactile switches

Media -- Components in Electronics - C&K, the global switch solution provider, has launched the microminiature RKC2 Series of tactile switches for devices where space efficiency is crucial. Expanding on the RK Series, the RKC2 features a low profile of only 1.7mm...

October 09, 2021 03:21 AM

TDK launches industry's first high-reliability chip beads for automotive

Media -- SemiMedia - TDK Corporation today announced the development and mass production of the MMZ1608-HE series of high-reliability chip beads for automotive use, compatible with high-durability solder in 150 ℃ environments. This series marks the industry's...

October 09, 2021 01:15 AM

October 06, 2021

The Tantalum Supply Chain: 2021 Global Market Update

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - While tantalum capacitors remain the component of choice in many applications, current global conditions are straining the tantalum supply chain and extending lead times for these critical components. Dennis Zogbi looks at potential factors...

October 06, 2021 03:27 AM

October 04, 2021

KEMET Introduces the Smallest EMI X2 Film Capacitor Solution for Harsh Environments

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - KEMET, part of the YAGEO Group and leading global electronic components supplier, announces its new R53 series of miniature, polypropylene film X2 EMI (electromagnetic interference) suppression capacitors. This series...

October 04, 2021 02:34 AM

Illinois Capacitor line now part of CDE.com

Media -- EE World - Cornell Dubilier has brought its Illinois Capacitor brand capacitors to cde.com. Now engineers can view the entire portfolio of CDE and IC capacitors for power electronics applications on one site. This includes such specialized products as...

October 04, 2021 02:18 AM

Identifying the Top 10 Connector Companies: An Exercise in Expertise

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Ron Bishop analyzes global and regional connector sales figures, component types and market segments to help determine the top 10 connector manufacturers over the past year.

October 04, 2021 01:56 AM

October 03, 2021

Abracon to Attend ITSF 2021 as Bronze Level Sponsor

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon is a proud Bronze Level Sponsor of the 2021 International Timing and Synch Forum.

October 03, 2021 10:17 PM

The Amazing Race: Molex Rallies to Speed Delivery of Groundbreaking 5G Connectors

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Building high-speed connectors for mobile devices is a team sport. Dedicated specialists must bring their "A" game and leave nothing on the field to support successful go-to-market strategies. Today's introduction of Molex's RF mmWave 5G25...

October 03, 2021 10:13 PM

EMC Components: TDK develops industry's first high-reliability chip beads for automotive

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation today announced the development and mass production of the MMZ1608-HE series of high-reliability chip beads for automotive use, compatible with high-durability solder in 150C environments.

October 03, 2021 10:13 PM

Molex offers greater design freedom with RF mmWave 5G25 connectors

Media -- eBOM - Molex helps mobile device manufacturers alleviate space constraints with its new flex-to-board RF mmWave 5G25 series connectors.

Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, today introduced the Molex Flex-to-Board RF mmWave Connector...

October 03, 2021 08:28 PM

September 26, 2021

Donald McElheny Retires from Gowanda Electronics after 24 Years

Aspencore -- EPS News - Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance inductors and magnetic components for demanding RF and power applications, announces that the company's CEO, Donald McElheny, retired at the end of August 2021 after 24 years...

September 26, 2021 03:33 AM

Collaboration validates 12G interconnect for high-speed IP

Aspencore -- EDN - eTopus taps Amphenol ICC's ExaMAX2 112-Gbps interconnect for its ADC/DSP-based serializer/deserializer (SerDes) IP. The combined products can be used for high-speed communications, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and industrial and instrumentation...

September 26, 2021 03:28 AM

CUI Devices' New Line of Push Button Switches Target Space-constrained Applications

Media -- Control.com News - CUI Devices announced its new pushbutton product line targeted for electronics and control applications. Let's dive into the specifics of the new product family.

September 26, 2021 03:00 AM

September 25, 2021

Medical Vision

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In order to provide medical care, it is important to understand what is happening inside a patient's body. The latest generation of imaging technology is allowing doctors to gain a new understanding of the human body and is enabling a whole...

September 25, 2021 10:23 PM

New Series of IP67-Rated, External, Dual-Band Wi-Fi Antennas for 2.4GHz and 5GHz Applications

Electronics -- AVX - The new X9001748 Series antennas ease implementation, hasten time-to-market, and deliver high-gain, high-efficiency, and high-reliability performance optimized for low- and high-band indoor and outdoor applications spanning routers, gateways, and...

September 25, 2021 10:21 PM

New SMPM Precision RF Cable and Board Level Connectors

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Precision RF Connector Systems



Samtec continues to expand its line of precision RF cable-to-board and board level connectors. We offer a full line of off-the-shelf products for microwave and millimeter wave applications from 18 GHz...

September 25, 2021 10:20 PM

Kendrion acquires electronics and embedded developer

Media -- Evertiq - Dutch Kendrion N.V., a developer, manufacturer and marketeer of high-quality electromagnetic systems and components for industrial and automotive applications, has acquired 3T, a Netherlands-based software and electronics development company.

September 25, 2021 08:36 PM

Energy storage using supercapacitors: How big is big enough?

Media -- Evertiq - Question: Can I use a simple energy calculation when selecting a supercapacitor for a backup system?

September 25, 2021 08:34 PM

TAIYO YUDEN to build a new MLCC factory in Malaysia

Media -- SemiMedia - TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD., announced on the 21st that TAIYO YUDEN (SARAWAK) SDN. BHD. (Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia), a subsidiary of TAIYO YUDEN, will construct a new plant.



Taiyo Yuden expects that the demand for multilayer ceramic capacitors...

September 25, 2021 08:14 PM

Littelfuse's Gate Driver Promises Fast Turn-on Speed in Solid-state Relays

Media -- All About Circuits - Using load biasing, the new MOSFET gate driver has turn-on speeds in the order of tens of microseconds. It's also the so-called first of its kind that doesn't require an external power supply.

September 25, 2021 07:59 PM

AVX launches TCO series high-temp, polymer chip capacitors

Media -- eBOM - Rated for operating temperatures up to 150C, the new TCO capacitors meet AEC-Q200 requirements and exhibit a benign failure mode.

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor,...

September 25, 2021 07:56 PM