Why Barcode Labeling Matters in Electronics, Part 1

The ubiquitous labels that accompany electronics shipments are more complicated than most people imagine. Barcodes on these labels are packed with standard information such as the manufacturer of the product and part number. However, many parties along the supply chain – raw materials suppliers, component manufacturers, distributors, sub assemblers and end-customers—want unique information in barcodes…

Electronics Makers’ New Mantra: Change, Change, Change

Electronics manufacturers are resigned to the stark reality that 2016 and the next several years will be marked more by restructuring, operational adjustments and management upheavals than strong growth. Across the industry, electronics firms are retooling everything for a vaguely defined “digital future” that everyone says requires a new growth strategy, a different set of…

TTI Adds New Amphenol NPA Series Sensors

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now stocks the recently extended NPA product line of low pressure surface-mount sensors from Amphenol Advanced Sensors. Utilizing the field-proven and popular NPA packaging platform, the NPA product line now covers the very low pressure ranges of 2” H2O (500Pa) and 5” H2O (1250Pa). With…

OEMsecrets.com Launches Electronics Part Search API

OEMsecrets.com, the price comparison website for electronic components, has recently launched an API which gives buyers access to pricing and inventory information from authorised electronics distributors and manufacturers. The OEMsecrets API can be integrated into a company’s internal system or CRM software and helps buyers to quickly find the best price and compare distributor inventory data. Datasheets,…

Mouser Ships Cree XLamp XT-E LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the recently upgraded Cree® XLamp® XT-E LEDs. This new generation of the XLamp XT-E platform incorporates key elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology™ Platform and now includes a new high-efficacy (HE) option that delivers a 25 percent increase in efficacy compared to the previous XT-E LED and provides a guaranteed…

Vishay Adds Ferrite Bead Impedance Calculator to Website

Malvern, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that its Vishay Inductors Division has introduced the industry’s first online ferrite bead impedance calculator. Available at www.vishay.com/inductors/ferrite-bead-calculator/, the time-saving online tool makes it simple to find the impedance of Vishay’s most popular surface-mount ferrite beads at any given frequency and calculate the effective impedance at the…