Woodstock Wire: Passive EM Connectors News

February 25, 2024

Japan lists MLCC as critical to economic security

Media -- DIGITIMES - The Japanese government has announced that advanced electronic components such as multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) will be included in a list of categories deemed critical for economic security, making advanced electronic components the...

February 25, 2024 02:19 AM

February 24, 2024

Companies affected by Ishikawa earthquake to resume production in 1Q24, Murata may need to wait longer

Media -- DIGITIMES - It has been three weeks since the January 1 earthquake in Ishikawa. Rescue and evacuation efforts have mostly concluded, and reconstruction is now underway. Affected electronic component and semiconductor manufacturers are also starting to...

February 24, 2024 08:06 AM

Amphenol Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results

Business Wire -- Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) today reported fourth quarter and full year 2023 results. "We are pleased to have closed 2023 with fourth quarter sales and Adjusted Diluted EPS both exceeding the high end of our guidance," said Amphenol President and...

February 24, 2024 05:14 AM

Ruggedized USB-C connector withstands harsh mil-aero environments

Media -- EE World - Amphenol Socapex announces the release of a ruggedized USB Type-C connector, USB3CFTV, based on the MIL-DTL-38999 series III standard. The USB3CFTV is a ruggedized solution designed to withstand harsh environments and demanding applications...

February 24, 2024 03:40 AM

February 22, 2024

Trust Bourns(r) for Automotive Electronics and Component Solutions

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - Automotive systems have become increasingly sophisticated in recent years, with new and improved features being introduced every year. For customers to be satisfied, it is important that these features are reliably powered, protected, and...

February 22, 2024 11:32 PM

Passive component makers expect recovery in 2H24

Media -- DIGITIMES - Sources from passive component manufacturers predict a market rebound after the second quarter and into the second half of this year. The views are consistent with Yageo chairman Pierre Chen's previous statement that inventory adjustments...

February 22, 2024 09:50 PM

Bel Announces a New President of the Power and Protection Segment

Globe Newswire -- Bel Fuse Inc. (Nasdaq: BELFA and BELFB), a leading global manufacturer of products that power, protect, and connect electronic circuits, is pleased to announce a significant leadership change with the appointment of Steve Dawson as the new President of...

February 22, 2024 09:30 PM

Selecting a Connector Vendor Identifying the Top 10 by Product Type

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The fourth installment of this series on identifying top connector companies examines the top 10 by product type and ranking them from 1 to 10. Findings include the following: TE Connectivity and Amphenol ranked in the top 10 in all 12...

February 22, 2024 03:47 AM

February 20, 2024

Selecting a Connector Vendor Among the Top 10 Market Sector Leaders

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The third installment of this series on identifying top connector companies examines market sector leaders, ranking them from 1 to 10. Findings include the following and more: TE Connectivity ranked in the top 10 in all market sectors,...

February 20, 2024 12:31 AM

February 19, 2024

PTC Thermistors: Mapping the Complex Ecosystem for 2024

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This article maps out the complex global ecosystem for positive temperature coefficient thermistors (PTC), including ceramic and polymer PTC thermistors in surface mount chip, radial leaded, axial strap and probe assembly configurations.

February 19, 2024 03:32 AM

Selecting a Connector Vendor Among the Top 10 by Geographic Region

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The second installment of this series on identifying top connector companies examines regional leaders, ranking them from 1 to 10. Findings include the following and more: TE Connectivity is ranked #1 or #2 in all regions, Amphenol achieved...

February 19, 2024 03:29 AM

January 15, 2024

Bel Fuse Celebrates 75 Years of Electronic Solution Excellence and Innovation

Globe Newswire -- Bel Fuse Inc (Bel), a leading global manufacturer of products that power, protect, and connect electronic circuits, proudly marks its 75th anniversary today. Located in the heart of New Jersey, Bel has evolved from a fuse business servicing the auto aftermarket...

January 15, 2024 05:55 AM

KYOCERA AVX Releases New A-Series Low-Profile Automotive Antennas at CES 2024

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, released the new A-Series...

January 15, 2024 02:41 AM

January 14, 2024

New A-Series Low-Profile Automotive Antennas at CES 2024

Electronics -- AVX - The new A-Series offers the industry's widest range of AEC-Q200-compliant antennas for automotive applications, including wireless battery management systems, telematics control units, and vehicle access key fobs.

January 14, 2024 11:20 PM

Samtec FireFly(tm) Micro Flyover System(tm) Shipping for Optical and Copper Designs to 28 Gbps

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Samtec, Inc., the service leader in the connector industry, is shipping the Optical FireFlyTM Micro Flyover SystemTM, the first interconnect system with the flexibility to use micro-footprint high-performance...

January 14, 2024 11:15 PM

January 13, 2024

Huge interconnect choice, fast delivery

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - To underpin interconnect buyers' supply chain goals of product choice and fast delivery, Samtec highlights its Sudden Service model and Samtec Reserve program

Following the turmoil of recent years, supply chain security...

January 13, 2024 09:56 PM

Epishine and Nichicon Present Disruptive Self-Charging Battery Concept at CES

Media -- eBOM - Epishine, a leading energy impact company, and Nichicon, the world's leading capacitor manufacturer, deepen their strategic partnership with the introduction of a revolutionary self-charging battery concept. This concept simplifies the design of...

January 13, 2024 08:30 AM

Bourns Extends High Current Shielded Power Inductors by New Compact Size

Media -- Passive Components News - Bourns Magnetics Product Line is introducing the new Model SRP3212-1R0MR21Mini-molding High Current Shielded Power Inductor in a compact size and low profile of 3.2 x 2.5 x 1 mm.

January 13, 2024 08:25 AM

January 08, 2024

Samtec Expands it's YouTube Channel and Reaches 100K Subscribers Milestone

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec recently revamped it's YouTube channel to create more technical and educational resources. The expanded YouTube channel serves as a bridge between theoretical education and practical innovation. The channel also focuses on providing...

January 08, 2024 08:49 PM

Bourns Adds Multifuse(r) PPTC Resettable Fuse Series Developed for High Operating Temperature/High Operating Current Applications

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components for power, protection, and sensing solutions, today introduced its Multifuse(r) Model MF-RHS High Temperature...

January 08, 2024 08:44 PM

Bourns Introduces Transformative, Space-Saving Surge Protection Solution with its EdgMOV(tm) Varistor Series

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components for power, protection, and sensing solutions, today introduced its advanced, space-saving EdgMOV varistor...

January 08, 2024 07:46 AM

Bel Fuse Announces Participation in the Needham Growth Conference

Globe Newswire -- Bel Fuse Inc. (Nasdaq: BELFA and BELFB), a designer, manufacturer, and provider of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits, today announced the following conference participation:

January 08, 2024 07:29 AM

Taiyo Yuden announces production of its Changzhou factory

Media -- SemiMedia - Taiyo Yuden recently announced that the first phase of its Changzhou factory has officially been put into operation and production.

According to Taiyo Yuden, its Changzhou factory mainly produces multilayer...

January 08, 2024 07:22 AM

Littelfuse Named on the Newsweek America's Most Responsible Companies 2024 List

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, was recently named one of America's Most Responsible Companies on Newsweek's 2024 list. This marks...

January 08, 2024 07:09 AM

Board Stacking Connectors: The Industry's Largest Variety and Most Design Flexibility

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - In recent months, the Samtec blog has updated you on our new 224 Gbps PAM4 high-speed cable system, a new CXL over fiber solution, mid-board optical and cable systems that boast the industry's leading miniature footprint, and carrying analog,...

January 08, 2024 07:01 AM

Exhibitions: TDK to showcase cutting-edge technology at CES 2024 across automotive, robotics, IoT, machine learning, and more

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation will exhibit again at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 9th through January 12th, at booth #20521 located in the Central Hall. The company will showcase more than 30+ technology...

January 08, 2024 07:00 AM

Eaton power inductors for automotive applications

Media -- eBOM - Certified, compact components characterised by high durability.

Inductive components are the fundamental building blocks of switched-mode LED drivers. In fact, it is the quality and capability of the inductive solutions that determine in which...

January 08, 2024 04:32 AM

HARTING for the industry

Media -- eBOM - High-quality power and industrial connectors.

Power and industrial connectors are an integral and irreplaceable part of any machine park or production line. Thanks to them, energy and data can be exchanged in an effective and reliable way. In a...

January 08, 2024 04:31 AM

SCHURTER Adds Breaking Capacity Rating for Chip Fuse Series

Media -- eBOM - SCHURTER's slow-blow UST 1206 series chip fuse with exceptional rated current values up to 25 A has added yet another breaking capacity rating to its specification. The range of ratings help guide in fuse selection with prevailing short circuit...

January 08, 2024 04:28 AM

PCTEL is now in the hands of Amphenol

Media -- Evertiq - In mid-December 2023, Amphenol Corporation closed its acquisition of wireless technology solutions provider PCTEL, Inc.

January 08, 2024 04:25 AM

How to Embrace Disruptive Tech and Not Derail Your Business

Aspencore -- EETimes - Is there a tried-and-true formula for balancing the need to constantly innovate with the demand to sustain business growth? That question and many more came up while developing Molex's recent report:

January 08, 2024 02:33 AM

December 30, 2023

Carbon composition resistors

Aspencore -- EDN - Some really old history tells an instructive tale.

When I worked at Bertan High Voltage through the 1980s we used 100 K, 1/2 W carbon composition resistors as part of the RC high voltage filters in various modules delivering up through 7500 V (Figure...

December 30, 2023 07:48 AM

China MLCC expansion and measures of Japan

Media -- DIGITIMES - With China aggressively pushing to expand MLCC capacity, Japan has been working keenly to prevent damage from related projects.

December 30, 2023 07:24 AM

December 27, 2023

KYOCERA AVX announces expansion of TWD high temperature Max-Cap Series wet tantalum capacitors

Media -- SemiMedia - KYOCERA AVX announces the expansion of its TWD High Temperature Max-Cap (HTMC) Series sealed axial-lead DLA T4 size wetted tantalum capacitor family with a new 100mF/3V rating. Initially released to market...

December 27, 2023 09:50 PM

Murata to enhance low-priced smartphone component sales

Media -- DIGITIMES - Norio Nakajima, president of Japanese electronics maker Murata, stated that in response to the slowing growth of the smartphone market, the company will strengthen its component supply for smartphones in the mid-to-low price ranges.

December 27, 2023 06:08 AM

Frank J. Sprague, the Man behind the Motors that Remade the Urban Landscape

Media -- All About Circuits - Navigating the burgeoning cities of the early twentieth century would have been a very different experience without the electromechanical railway and elevator systems designed by Frank Sprague.

December 27, 2023 06:05 AM

December 21, 2023

Surface Mount Capacitors for DC-DC Converter Applications

Electronics -- AVX - Tantalum, polymer, ceramic, film, and aluminum capacitors each offer a different set of operating and performance characteristics. Choosing the proper...

December 21, 2023 06:21 AM

Samtec Experts on Stage at DesignCon 2024

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - DesignCon 2024 promises to be another great gathering of the high-speed technical community, where issues of signal integrity, power integrity, EMC/EMI converge. 224 Gbps systems, signals, simulation, and testing are expected to be hot topics...

December 21, 2023 06:21 AM

December 17, 2023

Supercapacitors Support Miniature Energy Harvester ICs In Powering ULP Devices

Electronics -- AVX - Several individual electronic trends have come together to create low-cost, easy-to implement energy management circuits capable of total power supply control of scavenged and harvested energy supplied to small loads. These circuits can...

December 17, 2023 10:38 PM

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Releases 0402 1nF 100V Automotive MLCC with High Temperature Range up to 150C

Media -- Passive Components News - Samsung Electro-Mechanics (SEMCO) releases the World's first high temperature 150C, 0402 inch (1.0x0.5mm) size, 1nF capacitance at 100V rating X8G MLCC capacitors ready to meet automotive qualification requirements.


December 17, 2023 10:35 PM

PCTEL Announces Closing of its Acquisition by Amphenol Corporation

Business Wire -- PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCTI) ("PCTEL" or the "Company"), a leading global provider of wireless technology solutions, today announced that it has been acquired by Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) ("Amphenol"), one of the world's largest providers of high-technology...

December 17, 2023 10:09 PM

December 15, 2023

Card-edge connectors offer reliable spring contacts

Aspencore -- EDN - Kyocera AVX has released the 9159-7X0 series of double-ended linear card-edge connectors with beryllium copper spring contacts. Rated at up to 2 A per contact, the robust spring contact system provides solder-free mating, high electrical and mechanical...

December 15, 2023 03:17 AM

Enhanced High Current Connector Series from Amphenol Has a Voltage Capacity of 1500V DC

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Technical Specifications

Voltage capacity of 1500V DC

Can be used in DC to DC / AC to AC power transfers

Quick lock and press-to-release design

Quick mating connectors feature mechanical keyway options

R4 RADSOK Technology

December 15, 2023 03:13 AM

December 14, 2023

A Roaring Thank You!

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec's Tiger Adoption Program Success!

Dear Samtec Family and Friends,

We are overjoyed to extend our heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you who participated in Samtec's Tiger Adoption Program. Your enthusiastic participation...

December 14, 2023 11:51 PM

Passive component makers plan capacity expansions in Southeast Asia

Media -- DIGITIMES - Weak demand in the market is not preventing Taiwan-based passive component makers from expanding overseas capacity, with Southeast Asia being a major destination for their new plants.

December 14, 2023 11:46 PM

Samtec Introduces New PCIe(r) 6.0 Capable Micro Edge Card Connector

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Samtec, Inc.'s Generate high-speed edge card sockets (HSEC6-DV Series) support 64 Gbps PAM4 (32 Gbps NRZ) applications and are PCIe(r) 6.0 capable. HSEC6-DV is used in prototypical PCIe 6.0 AI hardware...

December 14, 2023 08:06 AM

December 13, 2023

Murata release cutting-edge parasitic element coupling device for better Wi-Fi 6E and Wi-Fi 7 antenna design

Media -- SemiMedia - Murata has announced its new Parasitic Element Coupling Device. This state-of-the-art solution improves antenna efficiency by magnetically coupling the parasitic element with the antenna and is the world's first...

December 13, 2023 04:51 AM