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January 24, 2022

Circular push pull connector for harsh space designs

Media -- eeNews Europe - The DBAS 9 connector from TE Connectivity combines standard D38999 inserts with the DBAS 7 connector shellTE Connectivity (TE) has developed a more cost sensitive high reliability circular connector for space and aerospace applications.

The...

January 24, 2022 03:40 AM

January 23, 2022

Abracon Appoints New President/COO

Aspencore -- EPS News - Abracon, LLC (Abracon), an industry leader in passive components, is pleased to announce Tony Roybal's position as the company's newly appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Roybal joined Abracon's executive leadership team in October...

January 23, 2022 05:59 AM

Covid Disrupts Murata's Fukui Takefu Plant

Aspencore -- EPS News - Recently, a cluster of employees at Murata's Fukui Takefu Plant tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, TrendForce reported. Since production diversion management had been strengthened and anti-pandemic measures implemented in advance, only...

January 23, 2022 05:52 AM

January 21, 2022

The North American Relay Market Outlook For 2022

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The North American relay market saw growth through 2018 before contracting prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, 2021's figures show a significant increase over 2020. Michael Schwert examines sales figures versus overall economic indicators...

January 21, 2022 10:47 PM

January 17, 2022

Abracon to Attend AltiumLive 2022: CONNECT as Silver Level Sponsor

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon is a proud Silver Level Sponsor of AltiumLive 2022: CONNECT´╗┐.

January 17, 2022 11:42 PM

Bishop Customer Service Survey: Samtec Ranked #1 For 18th Time

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - According to the AKC, the #1 (best) dog breed for families is the Labrador Retriever. That's a matter of opinion, but Labs are great dogs.



What was the #1 sports play of last year? Of course, it's debatable, but many consider it to be...

January 17, 2022 11:41 PM

Vision Systems in Automotive Applications

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Vision systems are playing a key role in the future of automotive design. Understanding and reacting to the hazards found on our roads has historically been a burden that belongs to the driver, but modern vehicles are playing a greater role...

January 17, 2022 11:40 PM

Global Molex Teams Mobilize to Combat COVID-19 in Their Communities

Electronics -- Molex Blog - The exceptionally diverse Molex workforce, with employees in more than 40 countries, is crossing international borders to provide help to communities on a wide scale. To support these efforts, Molex is deepening employee engagement by supporting...

January 17, 2022 11:40 PM

2021 Key Products Overview

Electronics -- Abracon News - Featured in this article are a few of our key products from our robust portfolio of component solutions from 2021. As an industry leader in passive components, timing devices, RF & antenna products, and inductor & connectivity solutions,...

January 17, 2022 11:40 PM

Samtec New "Meet the Experts" Blog Series Features Scott McMorrow

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - A recent Samtec blog article referenced the sage wisdom of Grand Master Jedi Yoda.



As any good Star Wars fan knows, Jedi are driven by duty, self-discipline and honor. A Jedi also offers support, advice and training to those they serve....

January 17, 2022 11:39 PM

Return of the gEEk(r) spEEk - Popular Webinar Series Continues in 2022

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - "Do. Or do not. There is no try." - Yoda, Grand Master of the Jedi Order



Any self-respecting blog on "geeks" should refer to Star Wars, right? In any case, the sage wisdom of Yoda continues to influence the Samtec gEEk spEEk team. Like...

January 17, 2022 11:33 PM

A Student's Perspective - Technical Marketing

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - As an undergraduate EE major, I have noticed many of my fellow students focus purely on the technical side of engineering. However, my goal is to understand how business principles influence engineering decisions. My role as a Technical...

January 17, 2022 11:32 PM

Trade-Offs in Flyback Transformers´┐╝

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - How can you balance the trade-offs of size, efficiency and power loss when choosing a transformer in designs that demand the best of each? Flyback transformers, for instance, offer multiple outputs for efficiency and flexibility, but the...

January 17, 2022 11:24 PM

Abracon's COO, Tony Roybal, Expands Role as President and Chief Operating Officer

Abracon -- Abracon, LLC (Abracon), an industry leader in passive components, is pleased to announce Tony Roybal's position as the company's newly appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Roybal joined Abracon's executive leadership team in October 2021 and will continue reporting to CEO, Mike Calabria. In his elevated role, Tony will lead the global sales, engineering, and marketing teams.

January 17, 2022 11:20 PM

January 10, 2022

Industrial Electronics: World Markets and Opportunities for Passive Components

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The industrial end-use market segment represents a highly profitable segment of the global supply chain. From a supply chain perspective, the industrial supply chain is a grand ecosystem where pricing and volumes are respectable, but not...

January 10, 2022 03:35 AM

January 01, 2022

Thanks, and See You Next Year

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - As I look back on my lengthening career at Samtec that began in 2011, I can't help but remember the first version of this blog. It was a different time in software development before things were as streamlined as they are today.

January 01, 2022 04:28 AM

Thermal Management in the Connector World

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Temperatures are falling near the Samtec headquarters in Southern Indiana. Winter is upon us and we wish that the sun's radiation heating would be a bit more efficient this time of year. Other heat transfer methods we wish were more efficient...

January 01, 2022 04:23 AM

SOSA and VITA Standards Updates

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - As we near the end of the year there have been some very interesting updates in our standards involvement. Some SOSA and VITA Updates that have happened within the past couple of months are from work spanning much longer than just this...

January 01, 2022 02:42 AM

High-voltage contactors: TDK extends HVC offerings with addition of new compact, high-voltage contactors

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation has extended its range of bipolar DC high-voltage contactors to include the new HVC43 (B88269X3**0C011) series. These products complete the existing range by offering continuous currents from 150 A DC to 250 A DC and operating...

January 01, 2022 02:42 AM

Infrastructure for Charging Electric Vehicles

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - There can be little doubt that electric vehicles have brought the greatest change in the automotive industry for more than a generation. The idea of electric vehicles is not new, but our understanding of the dangers presented by fossil fuels...

January 01, 2022 02:20 AM

NEMA Receptacles 5-15R Portfolio expanded

Electronics -- Schurter Products - SCHURTER's latest series of appliance outlets NR020 and NR021 combine classic features with new ones to meet increased fire protection and safety standards according to UL 498 Tamper Resistant, as well as facilitating compliance of...

January 01, 2022 02:19 AM

Samtec Announces Acquisition of Ultra Communications

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec announced today the acquisition of Ultra Communications, Inc., a manufacturer of high-speed digital and RF fiber optic components, based in Vista, CA.

January 01, 2022 02:17 AM

Now Available in Flex Stack Solutionator - Free Form Entry Boxes and Sliders for Positions and Stack Height

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - If you haven't yet experienced our Flex Stack Solutionator, we recommend you give it a try. This new tool allows you to search through our flexible stacking product solutions using a few simple filters to arrive at a full mated set solution...

January 01, 2022 02:11 AM

What it Takes to 'Win' the Unstoppable Electrification Race

Electronics -- Molex Blog - It's too early to place bets on the ultimate winners of the great vehicle electrification race, but the best odds are on automakers and suppliers that embrace disruption and empower innovation to fulfill customer expectations. The accelerated...

January 01, 2022 02:07 AM

CLT32 power inductors: Award as the promising product of the year

Electronics -- EPCOS - TDK's CLT32 series power inductors are the promising product of the year of electronics title EE TIMES Taiwan. The award is based on a vote of nearly 10,000 users of the online magazines EE TIMES and EDN in Taiwan and Asia.

January 01, 2022 02:07 AM

Make Way for Two New Power Inductors in DC Power Line Applications´┐╝

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - At Bourns, we are committed to providing the advanced technologies and product solutions for the markets we serve. For example, next-generation DC power line applications are moving from 12 V to 24 V and 48 V. By releasing two new power...

January 01, 2022 02:05 AM

December 30, 2021

TE issues price increase notice

Media -- SemiMedia - On December 15th, TE Connectivity (TE) issued a price increase notice to its customers, stating that it will increase the price of its products by 5% to 10%.



TE stated in the notice that the entire market has experienced unprecedented volatility...

December 30, 2021 07:55 AM

TE acquires product line from Phoenix Contact

Media -- Evertiq - TE Connectivity (TE) has acquired the force-guided narrow safety relay (NSR) elementary relay technology from the Phoenix Contact.

December 30, 2021 07:45 AM

What is the role of electromechanical on/off switches?

Media -- EE World - Despite wide use of "soft" on/off switching, the traditional electromechanical switch is still often required or preferred and is available in countless versions.

Switches are an integral, very necessary part of most electronic products. They...

December 30, 2021 07:41 AM

Subminiature connectors with protection and flexibility

Media -- eeNews Europe - The compact circular connectors of binder's 670 series includes a key design for demanding protection requirements.Binder in Germany has launched a series of NCC (Not Connected Closed) circular connector for rugged designs.

A special...

December 30, 2021 07:23 AM

Molex buys mmWave contactless connector tech

Media -- eeNews Europe - Molex acquires the millimetre wave wireless technology and intellectual property of Keyssa to drive commercialization and market penetration of contactless connectors Molex has acquired the core technology and intellectual property...

December 30, 2021 06:24 AM

Taiyo Yuden to build a new MLCC factory

Media -- SemiMedia - Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. recently announced that it will build a new factory in its Changzhou factory in China, and start production of multilayer ceramic capacitors in 2023.



According to the announcement, the new plant will break ground in...

December 30, 2021 06:09 AM

Global survey on automotive electrification reveals accelerated pace of innovation

Media -- Components in Electronics - Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, has released the results of its latest global survey of automotive stakeholders to identify top trends and roadblocks impacting innovation in Electrified Vehicles...

December 30, 2021 05:21 AM

December 29, 2021

Stackpole Offers Ultra-High Power Thick Film Chip Resistors in Compact Size

Media -- Passive Components News - Today's electronics devices push the envelope for smaller designs and greater functionality. Stackpole's RMCP is a high-power thick film chip resistor with very high power ratings for each case size, ranging from 0.2W rated 0402...

December 29, 2021 04:26 AM

December 27, 2021

Molex Acquires Keyssa Wireless Connector Technology to Support Growing Demand for High-Speed, Board-to-Board Contactless Connectivity

PR Newswire -- Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, has acquired core technology and intellectual property (IP) from Keyssa Inc., a pioneer in high-speed contactless connectors. The acquisition of this unique wireless chip-to-chip...

December 27, 2021 12:52 AM

December 21, 2021

Don't Underestimate the Passives Shortage

Aspencore -- EPS News - Admittedly, it is ICs that will get the majority of attention when it comes to electronic system design, with the supporting passive components too often receiving very little of the limelight. Nevertheless, their value should certainly not...

December 21, 2021 06:24 AM

Vishay to Acquire Assets of Barry Industries

Aspencore -- EPS News - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., (NYSE: VSH), one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the...

December 21, 2021 06:22 AM

December 14, 2021

Connector Industry Q3 Results and Forecast: A Record Quarter for Sales

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Sales figures for the third quarter of 2021 have been tabulated, and Ronald Bishop forecasts the connector market for the end of the year and an outlook for connector sales in 2022.

December 14, 2021 10:47 PM

NTC Temperature sensors: High-voltage resistant temperature sensors for connectors in e-mobility

Electronics -- EPCOS - In e-mobility, the temperature of all system units needs to be constantly monitored. The high currents result in losses with a corresponding generation of heat arising, in particular, at contacts. TDK has now developed a special-purpose high-voltage...

December 14, 2021 01:32 AM

Epson Now Shipping Samples of Compact, High-Precision RTC Modules for Industrial Applications

Electronics -- Epson - Seiko Epson Corporation has begun shipping samples of the RX8901CE and RX4901CE, two new RTC modules for industrial applications with a built-in digital temperature compensated crystal oscillator.

December 14, 2021 01:32 AM

DesignCon 21 - Best Paper Award

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec not only wants to design amazing products, but we also want to contribute to the electronics community as a whole. We do this by providing amazing customer service, hosting educational webinars, and by submitting papers for education...

December 14, 2021 01:31 AM

Connectivity for the Latest In-Car Systems

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The roles played by in-car control and display systems have evolved enormously over the last few years. Where once entertainment and vehicle controls were separate, the modern car integrates a huge range of functions into a unified interface....

December 14, 2021 01:30 AM

Capacitors: TDK offers hybrid polymer capacitors with considerably enhanced ripple current capability

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents with the B40640B* and B40740B* series hybrid polymer capacitors with a very high ripple current capability increased by up to 29 per cent compared to preceding types. The ripple current capability is now up to 35...

December 14, 2021 01:29 AM

Phase Noise and Jitter Calculator

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon's Phase Noise analysis tool provides engineers the ability to quickly assess the rms jitter performance of both Abracon oscillator solutions, as well as simulate the jitter performance based on user-provided phase noise values.

December 14, 2021 01:28 AM

Global Cross-Industry Collaboration Accelerates Electrification Success

Electronics -- Molex Blog - The pace of growth and adoption of electric vehicles is undeniable. New models and technologies are launched with regularity and players outside the automotive segment are dabbling in meaningful, game changing ways. But how has the shift...

December 14, 2021 01:08 AM

December 13, 2021

Molex Acquires Keyssa Core Tech & IP

Aspencore -- EPS News - Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, has acquired core technology and intellectual property (IP) from Keyssa Inc., a pioneer in high-speed contactless connectors. The acquisition of this unique wireless chip-to-chip...

December 13, 2021 04:19 AM