Mouser Honored by Raytheon

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been honored by Raytheon for outstanding service, quality, and performance. Mouser was recognized for their outstanding performance as a supplier to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems at the Supplier Excellence Conference held May 27, 2015, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual…

Hisense to Acquire Sharp TV Factory

Qingdao, China — Hisense Group and Sharp announced that Hisense will be purchasing all equity and assets of Sharp’s TV factory in Mexico for $23.7 million with rights to use the “Sharp” brand name and all its channel resources in both North and South American regions. This acquisition will have Hisense completely taking over Sharp’s TV business in these regions.…

Ametherm Thermistor Targets Extremely High Voltages

Carson City, Nev. — Ametherm released a new PTC circuit protection thermistor with an industry-high voltage rating of 680 V for inrush current limiting and overcurrent protection in applications such as welding equipment and plasma cutters with extremely high voltages from 480 V to 930 V. The MCL20 500100-A thermistor features a 680-V voltage rating…

ROHM AC/DC Converter Control Targets SiC MOSFET Drive

Santa Clara, Calif. —  ROHM touts the development of the industry’s first AC/DC converter control IC designed specifically for SiC MOSFET drive in industrial equipment such as servers and other large power applications. The BD7682FJ-LB integrates a gate drive circuit optimized for SiC MOSFET drive, together with a quasi-resonant system that delivers lower noise and higher efficiency versus…

Microsemi Debuts Inductive Sensor Interface ICs

Aliso Viejo, Calif.  — Microsemi Corp. rolled out the first device in its new family of sensor interface integrated circuits (ICs) based on inductive sensing technology. The company claims the LX3301A as the first inductive sensor IC in the market using linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) architecture implementations on printed circuit boards (PCB), targeting automotive and…

ST Claims First Auto-Qualified 2-Mbit EEPROM

STMicroelectronics claimed the industry’s first AEC-Q100-qualified 2Mbit EEPROM device opening up new opportunities in parameter storage and management in complex automotive modules. These include new advanced applications such as hybrid, electric, or high-power truck engines that require extensive use of various parameters, including the information on air volume, fuel injection, exhaust, or battery charge, to maximize power-conversion…

Mouser and Omron Ink Global Pact

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce a global distribution agreement with Omron Electronic Components, (headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. and hereinafter referred to as “Omron”) to deliver Omron products to its customers across the globe, making Mouser the only global distributor for its Electronic Components. Omron is a leading supplier of electronic components, including…