Woodstock Wire: Passive EM Connectors News

August 09, 2022

Vishay's facility in Borgaro Turin, Italy receives R&D funding for SiLA project

Media -- SemiMedia - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. recently announced that the company's facility in Borgaro Torinese, Italy, has received a research results R&D grant from the European Union and the Regional Government of Piedmont for its Silicon Laser Annealing...

August 09, 2022 12:37 AM

KEMET introduces "industry's most" volumetric efficient EMI-RFI three-phase filter EMC solution

Media -- Components in Electronics - As part of the YAGEO Group and leading global electronic components supplier, KEMET has announced its new GTX series of metal box three-phase filters. This series fulfils the growing need for EMI-RFI filters to suppress electromagnetic...

August 09, 2022 12:34 AM

August 08, 2022

Amphenol Announces Third Quarter 2022 Dividend

Business Wire -- Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the third quarter 2022 dividend on its Common Stock in the amount of $0.20 per share at its meeting held on August 3, 2022. The Company will pay this third quarter 2022...

August 08, 2022 12:01 AM

August 07, 2022

Littelfuse Reports Second Quarter Results For 2022

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended July 2, 2022: Net sales of $618.4 million were...

August 07, 2022 11:57 PM

What is an RF Launch?

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - As signal speeds increase, each part of the signal path getting to and from the device needs to work to higher frequencies.

Strategies that worked in the past no longer suffice and cheaper connectors no longer make the cut. Cable lengths...

August 07, 2022 08:48 PM

Power transient voltage suppressors come in SMD packages

Media -- EE World - Bourns, Inc. announced the industry's first Power Transient Voltage Suppressor (PTVS) product families available in the compact DFN package (8 mm x 6 mm x 2.5 mm) The Bourns PTVS1 and PTVS2 surface mount series provide effective ESD protection...

August 07, 2022 08:46 PM

TAIYO YUDEN Launches Automotive 150C Compact Power Chip Inductor

Media -- Passive Components News - TAIYO YUDEN releases automotive 150C multilayer metal power inductor featuring an industry-leading compact size and large current with low DC resistance. TAIYO YUDEN CO. LTD. has announced the addition of seven items in two...

August 07, 2022 08:43 PM

August 06, 2022

Alpha Electronics Opens New Foil Resistor Plant in Japan

Media -- Passive Components News - Alpha Electronics, a VPG Foil Resistors brand, inaugurated its new foil resistor plant building in Akita, Japan. This the third expansion in the Akita factory to support the increasing demand for high quality, precise, reliable...

August 06, 2022 06:32 PM

Murata releases chip ferrite beads with highest ever current capabilities

Media -- SemiMedia - Murata recently launched the BLE32SN series of chip ferrite beads, the world's first chip-type noise suppression component with a rated current of 20A. They will be used to provide noise suppression in circuits with large current flows, such...

August 06, 2022 01:15 AM

August 02, 2022

Bel Announces Retirements of Raymond Cheung, VP of Asia Operations, and Mr. YK Tso, Zhongshan Operations Director; Kenneth Lai Named Successor for VP of Asia Operations

Globe Newswire -- Bel Fuse Inc. (Nasdaq: BELFA and BELFB) today announced that Raymond Cheung will retire from the Company effective January 1, 2023 after 31 years of service, having served in the role of Vice President of Asia Operations since 2007. Further, Mr. YK Tso,...

August 02, 2022 10:28 PM

KYOCERA AVX Card Edge Connectors For Automotive Applications

Electronics -- AVX - This whitepaper discusses key design considerations for electrical spring contacts and board connections and provides an overview...

August 02, 2022 09:41 PM

Murata Announces Chip Ferrite Beads with Highest Ever Current Capabilities

Media -- Passive Components News - Murata has introduced the BLE32SN series of chip ferrite beads with industry highest current ratings. These are the world's first chip-type noise suppression components to have 20A current rating. They will be used to provide...

August 02, 2022 09:27 PM

ABB opens $100 million global innovation and training campus for machine automation at B&R in Austria

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - ABB opened its new global innovation and training campus at the headquarters of B&R in Eggelsberg, Austria, its global center for machine and factory automation. B&R is a subsidiary of ABB. The new campus will create up...

August 02, 2022 09:22 PM

Connector Raw Material Costs Declined in the First Quarter of 2022

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Despite the impact of inflation on most industries, the overall raw material cost to produce connectors declined in 1Q22, though expected cost pressures in labor, overhead and transportation will most likely cause connector prices to increase...

August 02, 2022 08:40 PM

August 01, 2022

Board-to-board connectors fit into wearables

Aspencore -- IoT Times - Molex has announced commercial availability of its quad-row board-to-board connectors, targeting space-constrained designs such as smartphones, smartwatches, wearables, game consoles, and augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) devices....

August 01, 2022 02:30 AM

Amphenol Reports Second Quarter 2022 Record Results

Business Wire -- Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) today reported second quarter 2022 results. "We are pleased to have closed the second quarter of 2022 with record sales and Adjusted Diluted EPS, both of which exceeded the high end of our guidance," said Amphenol President...

August 01, 2022 01:51 AM

Compact Components Enable Compact Drones

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - According to the Drones Industry Insights Report 2020, the worldwide drone industry is predicted to increase at a 13.8% CAGR to $42.8 billion by 2025. Advancements in sensor technology are fueling innovation in the drone industry. In addition,...

August 01, 2022 12:36 AM

RF Connector Tree: From MCX to 110 GHz

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec's RF Connector Tree is a display of Samtec's RF products and their evolution into high frequency for microwave and millimeter wave applications. It is divided into six categories, or levels.

August 01, 2022 12:36 AM

Bourns Releases New Compact Size High Current Ferrite Beads

Media -- Passive Components News - Bourns Magnetics Product Line is introducing the Model MH1005 and MH1608-T Series High Current Ferrite Beads that are compact size, low profile, and low DCR with rated current up to 5 A in the Model MH1608-T series and 3 A in...

August 01, 2022 12:32 AM

Bourns Releases New Current Sense Transformers

Media -- Passive Components News - Bourns Custom Magnetics Product Line is introducing the new Model PCS020 and PCS040 Series Current Sense Transformers. Both series are ideal for use in a variety of applications such as switched-mode power supplies, motor control,...

August 01, 2022 12:30 AM

July 31, 2022

ABB to exit Russian market

Media -- Evertiq - ABB has decided to exit the Russian market due to the ongoing war in Ukraine and impact of related international sanctions.

July 31, 2022 05:05 AM

KEMET Releases Efficient EMI-RFI Three-Phase EMC Filter

Media -- Passive Components News - KEMET introduces industry's most volumetric efficient EMI-RFI three-phase filter EMC solution. With a nanocrystalline metal core, the GTX series achieves a 50% improvement in volumetric efficiency and is compact and lightweight...

July 31, 2022 05:03 AM

July 27, 2022

Resistors for EVs and Automotive

Media -- Passive Components News - This Vishay webinar is introducing resistors for EVs and other automotive applications. It discusses the development of the electric vehicle market, target applications, and basic resistor functions. This webinar on resistors...

July 27, 2022 11:12 PM

TDK offers extremely compact and reliable CLT power inductors for ADAS/AD power management

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - TDK Corporation (TSE:6762) presents the CLT32 series power inductors with extremely compact dimensions and excellent electrical values thanks to their new design. The nine types cover an inductance range...

July 27, 2022 01:35 AM

July 26, 2022

TDK Releases Compact Power Inductors for Automotive Power Management

Media -- Passive Components News - TDK now offers extremely compact and reliable CLT power inductors for ADAS/AD automotive power management. TDK Corporation presents the CLT32 series power inductors with extremely compact dimensions and excellent electrical values...

July 26, 2022 09:37 PM

Solid State expands manufacturing capability by acquisition

Media -- Evertiq - Solid State plc, a component supplier and design-in manufacturer of computing, power and communications products, has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Custom Power LLC, a U.S. battery systems manufacturer and energy solutions...

July 26, 2022 09:18 PM

July 25, 2022

The Design Challenges of Temperature

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - As I write this article, Europe is recovering from its latest heatwave. Here in the UK, we saw record-breaking temperatures of 40C or 104F, sparking fears of rails buckling in the heat or road surfaces melting. What does this have to do...

July 25, 2022 06:10 PM

Sponsoring: Close partnership with students for sustainable mobility concepts

Electronics -- EPCOS - TDK works with students at various universities to develop sustainable mobility concepts for the future. As part of its sponsorship program, TDK is promoting concepts for the Hyperloop as well as for solar and electric vehicles.

July 25, 2022 06:10 PM

Littelfuse Completes C&K Acquisition

Aspencore -- EPS News - Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today announced the completion of its acquisition of C&K Switches ("C&K"). C&K is a leading designer and manufacturer...

July 25, 2022 04:36 AM

Samtec Powers Future EVSE Infrastructure

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Summertime brings family vacations (holidays) and driving or flying long distances. Gas (petrol) prices are on the rise, so many people are rethinking the economies of personal electrical vehicles. Additionally, global logistics companies...

July 25, 2022 02:21 AM

Protecting sensitive ICs in today's electrified vehicles with multilayer varistors

Electronics -- AVX - As e-mobility continues to expand, the automotive industry is presented with many design challenges, like fitting more robust electric motors, controls, and modules into a vehicle while maintaining reliability and signal integrity and reducing...

July 25, 2022 02:20 AM

July 24, 2022

TDK introduces extremely compact and robust varistors with 14 mm disc diameter

Media -- SemiMedia - TDK Corporation recently introduced the new EPCOS B72314S2 series (AdvanceD S14 Compact) leaded disk varistors. The series covers a wide operating voltage ranging from 175 VRMS to 625 VRMS. The maximum surge current capability of a single...

July 24, 2022 09:54 PM

High Voltage MLCC for EV Powertrain

Media -- Passive Components News - This article published by Samsung Electro-Mechanics discusses electric vehicle technology using high voltage applications and high voltage automotive MLCC ceramic capacitors. The global car market is going through a massive transition...

July 24, 2022 09:32 PM

Hi-rel connector extends connection height to 17.15mm

Media -- EE World - To support the complete breadth of customer applications, Harwin adds another option to its popular Datamate series of high-reliability (Hi-Rel) connectors.

Complementing the existing Datamate J-Tek connector range (fitted with jackscrews for...

July 24, 2022 08:47 PM

Skeleton to Build the World's Largest Supercapacitor Factory

Media -- Passive Components News - Skeleton invests 220 M EUR in Leipzig area, Germany to build the world's largest supercapacitor factory in partnership with Siemens. Skeleton Technologies and Siemens are announcing a far-reaching technology partnership for the...

July 24, 2022 08:42 PM

Littelfuse Completes Acquisition of C&K Switches

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, today announced the completion of its acquisition of C&K Switches ("C&K"). C&K is a leading designer and manufacturer...

July 24, 2022 01:53 AM

July 23, 2022

Littelfuse Acquires C&K Switches

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The deal was estimated to be worth $540 million.

July 23, 2022 10:27 PM

July 19, 2022

Waterproof USB connector with two new versions

Media -- EE World - Hirose has expanded its rugged, waterproof USB 2.0 Type-C connector offering to include two new variants. The new IP8X-rated CX90MW6 mid-mount and IPX4-rated CX90BW top mount connectors deliver rugged performance in a wide range of consumer,...

July 19, 2022 07:15 PM

Samtec launches 1.35-mm connectors and cable assemblies

Media -- eBOM - Samtec has introduced a family of 1.35-mm connectors and cable assemblies that are suited for millimeter-wave applications up to 90 GHz.

Samtec has introduced a family of 1.35-mm connectors and cable assemblies, targeting millimeter-wave applications...

July 19, 2022 07:04 PM

Connector sales growth slows but orders accelerate

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Without exception, all ITSA members reported a bumper order intake Q1 2022 and although revenue growth slowed compared to Q4 of 2021 some members saw sales increase in excess of 40 per cent over the same period in 2021. Bookings...

July 19, 2022 07:03 PM

Vishay Releases High Current, High Temperature Edge-Wound Inductors

Media -- Passive Components News - Vishay Intertechnology releases high current, THT through-hole edge-wound inductor IHDM series capable of continuous operation up to 180C. The edge-wound technology brings high-current capability and inductance stability at...

July 19, 2022 06:59 PM

Belden expands industrial edge solution

Media -- Components in Electronics - Belden, a global supplier of specialty networking solutions, will launch the new Belden Horizon industrial edge solution in July. The powerful new platform meets the fast-growing need for a simpler, seamless, secure, reliable...

July 19, 2022 06:59 PM

It's Now Easier Than Ever to Find a Mated Set on Samtec.com

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Throughout much of the past year, we've been working to add several new features to Samtec.com that make finding a mated set (two connectors that mate to one another), easier than ever.

July 19, 2022 04:28 AM

New Design Line of Switches

Electronics -- Schurter Products - With the Design Line MSM RD, SCHURTER extends the MSM product family of mechanical switches and breathes new life into conventional pushbuttons. The progressive modern look of dead-front displays provides expanded design options with...

July 19, 2022 04:27 AM

Film Capacitor Failures Deep Dive Case Study

Media -- Passive Components News - Dave Jones from EEVblog released a video of his investigation into x class safety film capacitor failures. In this practical case he managed home-made teardown and invite Ron Demcko, KYOCERA-AVX capacitor expert for explanation...

July 19, 2022 04:22 AM

Delta Electronics June revenues hit record

Media -- DIGITIMES - Power supply and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$32.155 billion (US$1.09 billion) for June, the highest-ever monthly level with growth of 5.19% sequentially and 22.71% on year.

July 19, 2022 04:20 AM

July 18, 2022

Tantalum Capacitor Anode Acceptability Evaluation and Reliability Prediction

Media -- Passive Components News - Vladimir Azbel published article discussing prediction of tantalum capacitor reliability by anode acceptability evaluation. This evaluation aim to improve yield and cost by early stage identification of suspicious parts and improve...

July 18, 2022 12:38 AM

July 17, 2022

Paumanok Issues Capacitor Market Outlook 2022-2027

Media -- Passive Components News - Paumanok Publications Industrial Market Research has released the 2022 version of "Capacitors: World Markets, Technologies & Opportunities: 2022-2027 ISBN # 0-929717-02-3 (2022)." This global market research study study which...

July 17, 2022 10:12 PM

Abracon Acquired by Genstar Capital

Aspencore -- EPS News - Abracon LLC, (Abracon) a leader in passive components, today announced it has been acquired by Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the industrials, financial services, healthcare, and...

July 17, 2022 04:09 AM

Crosstalk Measurement and Characterization in High-Speed Interconnect

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - "High-speed applications" means different things to different people. In automotive infotainment, a high-peed may be 5-10 Gbps. For sensing applications, high-speed may be one sample a second. In the data center, hasted data rates are 112...

July 17, 2022 04:06 AM