Sourcing interconnects for harsh environments
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by Electronics Sourcing
14h ago
TTI’s connectors/emech business development manager, Steve Brahosky TTI’s connectors/emech business development manager, Steve Brahosky, explains how bespoke design helps interconnects survive harsh conditions. From the factory floor to oil/ gas exploration, undersea and even space, more applications require rugged connectors when reliable performance is needed in harsh environments. With new and innovative connector solutions coming to market to address these demanding environments it is important to partner with providers who can address all aspects of the application. Conne ..read more
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Specifying large handheld enclosures
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by Electronics Sourcing
3d ago
Large handheld enclosures must meet the exacting requirements of life in factories or other challenging environments Advances in machine control, robotics and automation are fuelling demand for larger handheld devices. OKW explains how to specify the right housings. Ergonomics are crucial regarding handheld electronics—and even more so when the device is larger than the human hand. The housing must be large enough to accommodate the electronics but comfortable to use for long periods. There’s a fine line between ‘handheld’ and ‘portable’. Specify an enclosure too large and users will be ..read more
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Compact, robust and reliable
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by Electronics Sourcing
3d ago
Kyocera AVX has expanded its line of single-piece card-edge connectors with the 9159-600 Series dual-row, inverted through-board card-edge connectors. The series is designed to satisfy demand for a single-piece inverted through-board solution for dual-sided PCBs. The connectors feature staggered contacts enabling double the number of positions (4–12 vs 2–6) in a similarly sized form factor, delivering space savings, cost savings and high-reliability performance. Uses include applications featuring perpendicular PCB mating requirements including automotive, transportation and LED lighting, plu ..read more
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New LEMO Product Family Portfolio Simplifies Selection Process
Electronics Sourcing
by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
LEMO, a leading manufacturer of high-performance interconnect solutions, is thrilled to announce the launch of its enhanced product family portfolio aimed at simplifying the selection process for customers. With a commitment to offering over 90,000 custom solutions tailored to meet specific requirements, LEMO continuously expands its product offerings to meet evolving market demands. Designed to streamline the presentation of LEMO’s extensive range of solutions, the new product family portfolio highlights core series organized into six distinct families based on shared functionality and speci ..read more
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High power density and active balancing
Electronics Sourcing
by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
Kyocera AVX’ SCM series Supercapacitor modules offer robust solutions for industrial applications requiring peak performance. The series suits high-current or industrial applications, including renewable energy generation, grid-connected storage or buffering of power peaks. Thanks to active balancing, the capacitor modules have a stable voltage level in the individual cells. They operate individually or in combination with batteries or accumulators. Either way they supply energy as a backup or support providing power peaks. In this way, they often have a positive effect on bat ..read more
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Practical approach to rugged TFT displays
Electronics Sourcing
by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
In this case study, Relec explains how new display solutions blend durability with modern technology to improve patient interactions at first point of contact. Significant change is taking place in the dynamic environment of medical receptions. Traditional reception desks are evolving, thanks to technological advancements. Relec Electronics has introduced a range of rugged TFT displays with PCAP touch panels, designed for surgery reception kiosks. Imagine a typical surgery. A reception area witnessing a range of interactions throughout the day. Traditional systems often stru ..read more
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GenAI workplace trends
Electronics Sourcing
by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
John Denslinger is a former executive VP Murata, president SyChip Wireless, and president/CEO ECIA, the industry’s trade association. His career spans 40 years in electronics In this article, John Denslinger acknowledges that GenAI is still at trial phase, but the trend is clear—every organization, every employee can elevate performance. ‘Knowledge is power’—Sir Francis Bacon, Philosopher and Statesman (1597). Quite certain, Sir Francis never foresaw the degree of human achievement made possible with GenAI. With a few keystroke prompts, GenAI has given ordinary people easy access to massive da ..read more
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Event packed with inspiring ideas
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by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
In this article, Electronics Sourcing introduces readers to a selection of the seminars taking place at this year’s Del Mar Electronics and Manufacturing Show. Cleanrooms for electronics and medical device manufacturing Anthony Chien, president, American Cleanroom Systems Wednesday 10:00am, Mission Towers, CMTC Room Cleanrooms are a key tool in electronics and medical device manufacturing. They increase yield, improve product quality, prevent ESD damage and provide FDA mandated controlled environment. Learn how cleanrooms work and your cleanroom options for the electronics and medical device ..read more
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High EMI immunity and voltage isolation
Electronics Sourcing
by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
Firecomms has announced its RedLink plastic optical fiber transceivers featuring high EMI immunity and robust RF signal isolation for industrial power electronics applications. The transmitters feature a resonant cavity light emitting diode with an integrated driver IC to send 650nm red wavelength light over plug-terminated plastic optical fiber to a RedLink receiver with integrated pulse width distortion modulation circuitry and push-pull TTL CMOS output to provide reliable data transmission rates from DC to 50MBd for up to 50m. They support industry communications standards RS232, RS485, CA ..read more
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Record 2023 growth for European EMS market
Electronics Sourcing
by Electronics Sourcing
6d ago
In this article, IPC Electronics Europe presents purchasing professionals with the key takeaways from in4ma’s Annual Survey of the European EMS Industry 2024. As revealed by an annual survey conducted by in4ma and sponsored by IPC Electronics Europe, the European electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry experienced a robust 11 percent growth last year. Printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) production by EMS companies achieved record revenues of 57.3 billion Euros in 2023, underscoring electronics manufacturing’s vital role in the European economy and industrial ..read more
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