Woodstock Wire: Passive EM Connectors News

April 24, 2019

Abracon Signs Infinity Sales as New Manufacturer's Representative for Southern California

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon announces Infinity Sales as a new manufacturer's representative for the Southern California market.

April 24, 2019 04:10 PM

An Eye Catching High Performance Test Point System

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec Bulls Eye(r) test point systems are ideal for high-performance test applications because of their compression interfaces,...

April 24, 2019 04:09 PM

April 23, 2019

April 22, 2019

2nF Radial Disc Capacitors Rated Up to 20kVdc for Industrial Applications

Media -- PowerPulse.net - Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has introduced new HVCC Series radial-leaded high-voltage single layer ceramic disc capacitors....

April 22, 2019 01:27 AM

April 19, 2019

Thermal Shock Testing for Connectors

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Thermal Shock testing isn't unique to the connector world, but it does play a big role in the qualification testing that Samtec...

April 19, 2019 04:25 PM

April 18, 2019

Nidec to acquire OMRON Automotive Electronics

Media -- Evertiq - Nidec has announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire Omron Corp's automotive electronics unit for about...

April 18, 2019 11:35 PM

Coil Winding 2019: Ferrite and magnet solutions for all industries

Electronics -- EPCOS - EPCOS and TDK inductors, ferrite cores and accessories, and high-performance TDK magnets are being showcased at the Coil Winding 2019...

April 18, 2019 04:22 PM

Abracon Announces New Board Member Gordon Hunter

Electronics -- Abracon News - Electronics' industry veteran, Gordon Hunter, joins Abracon's board of directors.

April 18, 2019 04:21 PM

Find Your Competitor Cross Reference Easily With This New Standalone Tool

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec.com users have had the ability to search competitor cross references for over a year as I write this post, however we received...

April 18, 2019 04:16 PM

Samtec Standards Experts Present at Embedded Tech Trends

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - FMC. FMC+. XMC. PC/104 . . . Does the list of Industry Standards ever stop? Like TLAs, probably not!

April 18, 2019 04:15 PM

KEMET Publishes First Corporate Sustainability Report

Electronics -- Kemet - Details of sustainability efforts underline KEMET's dedication to the environment and its people Details of sustainability efforts underline...

April 18, 2019 04:13 PM

April 15, 2019

Omron adds high current relay for home appliance and industrial applications

Neesham PR -- Omron Electronic Components Business Europe has extended its popular G2RL power relay family with a new...

April 15, 2019 07:28 PM

Growing need for RF Technology in Smart Agriculture Applications

Media -- Electronics Maker - Amphenol RF releases Smart Agriculture Solutions Guide designed to aid in the interconnect selection process and highlight...

April 15, 2019 12:06 AM

MLCC, chip resistor demand to pick up in 2Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based suppliers of MLCCs and chip resistors are expected to see demand pick up gradually later in the second quarter of 2019,...

April 15, 2019 12:01 AM

April 12, 2019

Abracon's Quartz Timing Supports Range of Package Options Across Frequency and Performance

Electronics -- Abracon News - Quartz timing devices deliver precise and low noise clocking. Learn about the state-of-the-art options for output frequency by...

April 12, 2019 05:11 PM

Check Out the March 2019 Website Updates for Samtec.com

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In March 2019, we rolled out a new homepage panel, an upgraded way to search for competitor cross references, a few new content...

April 12, 2019 05:08 PM

April 11, 2019

Exclusive to Samtec - Low-Profile, Right-Angle 75 Ohm BNC with Pick-and-Place Capability

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Most companies are looking for ways to increase efficiency and thus, the bottom line. One way to do that is with Samtec's new...

April 11, 2019 05:08 PM

DKIH-EVB: Evaluation boards for current-compensated high-current chokes

Electronics -- Schurter Products - SCHURTER is now offering proven test circuit boards for the DKIH-1 and DKIH-3 high-current chokes. With these, an EMI filter...

April 11, 2019 04:13 PM

Creepage and Clearance and Why We Care About It

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Every day Samtec's Application Support Group answers questions about a connector's mechanical, thermal, and electrical performance....

April 11, 2019 04:13 PM

April 09, 2019

AVX Releases the First Multilayer Varistor Transient Voltage Suppressors Rated for 175°C Operation

Electronics -- AVX - The new TransGuard(r) VT Series MLVs are qualified to AEC-Q200 & deliver both reliable bidirectional overvoltage protection & broadband...

April 09, 2019 05:25 PM

April 07, 2019

Rockwell Automation fixes multiple DoS flaws in Stratix Switch introduced by Cisco Software

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Rockwell Automation released updates for Allen-Bradley Stratix industrial switches that address several DoS flaws introduced...

April 07, 2019 06:53 PM

Minimize the impact of the MLCC shortage using D-CAP+(tm) control mode

Electronics -- TI - Power House - As my colleague Yann said in an earlier blog, there is a growing shortage of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), and the...

April 07, 2019 05:41 AM

April 05, 2019

Drives from ebm-papst for New Servo Controller Family from Siemens

Electronics -- ebm-papst - With Simatic Micro-Drive, Siemens has added a new member to its drive system line family in the safety extra-low voltage range for...

April 05, 2019 05:21 PM

Abracon Supports Advanced Timing Solutions Across Multiple Applications

Electronics -- Abracon News - Learn the tradeoffs in timing technologies and know when and where to use crystals, oscillators and MEMS timing.

April 05, 2019 05:20 PM

Testing Connectors with Mixed Flowing Gas

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Mixed flowing gas might sound like something you would experience at the local pub after a night of free spicy nachos to all...

April 05, 2019 05:19 PM

Raw Materials for MLCC, Chip Resistor and Other Mass Produced Components that are in Short Supply in 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This MarketEYE article by Dennis Zogbi analyzes the raw material supply chain for the ceramics and metals consumed in mass produced...

April 05, 2019 03:11 PM

April 04, 2019

PCIM 2019: Solutions for power electronics

Electronics -- EPCOS - EPCOS and TDK highlight products and solutions for power electronics and e-mobility are being showcased at PCIM 2019 from May 7 to 9.

April 04, 2019 05:22 PM

April 03, 2019

AVX Extends Its TACmicrochip Series With Another Superlative: The Industry's Lowest-Profile 3216 Tantalum Capacitor

Electronics -- AVX - Measuring just 0.5mm high, the new "I" case capacitor is rated for 10μF & 6.3V, & is ideal for use in a wide variety of embedded, medical,...

April 03, 2019 06:02 PM

April 02, 2019

Innovation award: TDK wins the Austrian VERENA award for CeraCharge

Electronics -- EPCOS - TDK Corporation won Austria's VERENA award for innovation in the areas of energy, smart grids or e-mobility. The special award was given...

April 02, 2019 04:34 PM

Solder 0.15 mm Coplanarity Connectors With a 0.10 mm Stencil


Samtec and Phoenix Contact recently completed dual studies that show when PCB processing...

April 02, 2019 04:28 PM

April 01, 2019

TE Connectivity Announces 2018 Asia-Pacific and Japan Distributor of the Year Award Winners

Media -- Electronics News Post - TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, presented...

April 01, 2019 06:33 PM

March 31, 2019

Cinch Connectivity Solutions Announces Availability of the Cinch Mil/Aero Circulars DMS-TP(tm) Series

Media -- Electronics News Post - Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global...

March 31, 2019 10:27 PM

March 29, 2019

Samtec Mezzanine Strips Featured in New MCU Eval Board

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Pundits in the semiconductor industry consistently debate the status of Moore's Law. Does it still apply? For how long? How will...

March 29, 2019 07:22 PM

North American Relay Market Sales up 16% and Bookings Rise 18% for First Three Quarters of 2018 Versus 2017

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Total reported sales for all relay categories in North America for the third quarter of 2018 were 1% less than reported in the...

March 29, 2019 03:31 PM

March 28, 2019

EMC filters: LeaXield minimizes earth leakage currents

Electronics -- EPCOS - TDK Corporation announces that it has reengineered and improved the EPCOS LeaXield(tm) active leakage current filter, a unique solution...

March 28, 2019 04:23 PM

Samtec, Connectors, and IoT

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Chances are likely that you have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) by now. On that same chance, you have probably heard...

March 28, 2019 04:04 PM

Abracon Releases Video Highlighting Power Optimized MEMS

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon releases a new video spotlighting the AMJM / AMJD / AMPM / AMPD series of power optimized MEMS oscillators. This series...

March 28, 2019 04:04 PM

AVX Is Presenting & Exhibiting at CMSE 2019

Electronics -- AVX - The Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition has invited AVX to contribute for the seventh consecutive year....

March 28, 2019 04:03 PM

Rugged Interconnects For Industrial Applications

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Many industrial electronics OEM designers use the word "rugged" to describe their board-level interconnect needs. While rugged...

March 28, 2019 03:59 PM

March 26, 2019

Recognizing Women's Empowerment as a Catalyst for Business and Change

Justmeans -- @SchneiderElec believes that #DiversityAndInclusion breeds innovation, creativity,...

March 26, 2019 03:28 PM

March 25, 2019

March 2019 Connector Industry News

Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier -- Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards,...

March 25, 2019 03:26 AM

Stewart Connector Introduces USB 2.0 Type-B Connectors

Media -- Electronics Maker - Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class manufacturer...

March 25, 2019 03:12 AM

Molex Named a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator

Business Wire -- Molex Named a Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator

March 25, 2019 12:27 AM

March 24, 2019

Evaluating Tantalum Electrolytics As Replacements For MLCCs In High Capacitance Applications

Electronics -- AVX - Over the years, ceramic capacitors have been used interchangeably with tantalum in many applications, class II ceramics being...

March 24, 2019 05:53 AM

Using Nanosecond Event Detection to Identify Effects of Mechanical Shock and Random Vibration

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In the video above, it might not appear that much is taking place, but just like with transformers there is "more than meets...

March 24, 2019 05:50 AM

March 21, 2019

EMC components: Drastically reducing earth leakage currents and increasing plant availability

Electronics -- EPCOS - The individual components in variable-speed drives cause earth leakage currents that cumulatively result in the tripping of the RCD....

March 21, 2019 04:47 PM

The top 10 D-SUB Connectors

Electronics -- SnapEDA - D-SUB connectors, also known as D-subminiature or DB connectors, are electrical connectors commonly used in communications. They consist...

March 21, 2019 04:47 PM