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CandK Components' Fast-Locking D-connector System for Satellite Applications

May 12, 2010 8:05 am | Videos | Comments

Jean-Michael of C&K demonstrates their new fast-locking system for satellites, which eliminates the torque issues involved in the mating of connectors.


FCI Honors Digi-Key for Performance Excellence

May 12, 2010 7:49 am | News | Comments

FCI, a leading manufacturer and provider of connector and cable assembly solutions to the data, communications, consumer, industrial and medical markets, has honored Digi-Key ( for its high level of service and performance with the FCI Electronic Division with its Performance Excellence Award.


Step-Down DC-DC Converters Tout High Efficiency

May 12, 2010 7:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock on Torex's Series XC9235 and XC9236 step-down DCdDC converters. Torex's XC9235 and XC9236 Series are groups of synchronous-rectification type step-down DC-DC converters with built-in


PCBs Feature Mounted-in LEDs

May 12, 2010 7:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Newark announced that it is the one of the first distributors to offer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) with Cree XLamp LEDs already mounted on them. The PCBs are


Digi and Cooper Power Systems Partner to Provide IP Based Demand Response Solution

May 12, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Companies create next-generation of demand response with integration of Yukon Energy Services software and iDigi

Fuse and Fuseholder Combo Protects Photovoltaic Systems

May 12, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter’s ASO Series fuse and FSO Series fuseholder are designed to protect DC applications from the potentially devastating effects of low short circuits and overvoltage conditions in systems upwards of 1000 VDC. They are intended for


Power Supplies Are Approved for BF-type Medical Apps

May 12, 2010 7:10 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda’s NVM175 Series of medically approved AC-DC power supplies combine 4.5 kVAC reinforced input to output isolation with dual input fusing and an output-to-ground isolation of 1500 VAC. They meet UL/EN/IEC60601-1 and are suitable for


Drifting satellite threatens US cable programming

May 12, 2010 6:55 am | News | Comments

A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the satellites' owners said Tuesday.


CryptoLogic Annual Shareholders' Meeting

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Dublin time/9:00 a.m. Toronto time.A live webcast of the meeting will also be available. Date: Monday, May 17, 2010 Time:...

Foxconn defends labor practices after 8th suicide

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of workers is world class after a female employee became the company's eighth Chinese worker to commit suicide this year."We regret to see the recurrence of such...

General Dynamics buys munitions disposal company

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Aviation and military equipment company General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired EBV Explosives Environmental Co., which treats and disposes of munitions and explosives.Terms of the cash deal were not disclosed.General Dynamics expects the acquisition will boost earnings this...

Analog Front-end IC Saves Cost by 50%

May 12, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX2991, the first fully integrated analog front-end (AFE) specifically designed for OFDM-based* signal transmission over power lines. Maxim's state-of-the-art solution provides superb performance for the challenging powerline-communication market, while reducing total AFE cost by more than 50% as compared to earlier discrete versions.


Rectangular Connector Offers Extended Operating Life in Portable Devices

May 12, 2010 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose Electric Co. has developed a board mounting cable connector for extended durability and heavy duty service applications. Designated the 3800 Series, this rectangular I/O connector series was developed with a rugged, space-saving, low mass design ideal for use in hand-held and portable products including inventory management devices...


PolyZen Device Addresses USB Suspend Mode Power-Consumption Requirements

May 12, 2010 6:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- May 12, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics announced today the introduction of the PolyZen™ ZEN059V130A24LS device. The integrated device helps provide complete circuit protection for electronics with USB ports and meets Suspend Mode power-consumption requirements for USB 3.0.

Correct-A-Chip Adapters Broaden Design Possibilities

May 12, 2010 5:49 am | by Frank Folmsbee, Sales Manager, Aries Electronics | Articles | Comments

A lot has changed in the past 25 years. Technological feats thought to be impossible in the 1980s have been overcome, while other problems and challenges arose in their place. Changing design requirements, technology and applications are nothing new in the world of electronic components.



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