Marvell Unveils Smart LED Controllers

Santa Clara, Calif. — Marvell has added two new smart digital LED driver integrated circuits (ICs) – the 88EM8189 and 88EM8803 – expanding its end-to-end smart lighting platform into LED lamps and fixtures. The 88EM8189 is touted as the industry’s first smart AC/DC LED controller that offers Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) control interface, integrated standby power supply for networking…

VCC: A One-Stop Shop for Indicators

Thanks to two major acquisitions in the past two years, Visual Communications Company, LCC (VCC) is now positioned as one of the broadest product line manufacturers of indicators, expanding its product portfolio beyond LED technologies to include neon and incandescent lamps. The company acquired the indication and illumination product lines from Chicago Miniature Lighting and…

EDS Showcases IP&E Components

The Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held earlier this month not only highlights the tight partnerships between electronic component manufacturers and distributors, it also gives component suppliers the chance to showcase some of their newest product introductions. This year many of the new products fell into the category of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components from…

VCC Develops Relampable Neon Indicators For Harsh Apps

Poway, Calif. — Visual Communications Company, LLC (VCC) has developed a relampable neon front panel indicator light that is designed for harsh environments. The 513x-038 Series of midget flange base relampable indicators meet MIL-L-3661 specifications and is available rated to NEMA 4 protection. The 513x-038 Series indicators can accept any T-1 3/4 midget flange base…

HARTING Interconnects Offer Wire-to-Board Flexibility

Elgin, Ill. – HARTING has unveiled the har-flexicon series of discrete wire-to-board connectors and terminal blocks that are said to deliver greater printed-circuit-board (PCB) performance and density with robust connectivity. These miniature har-flexicon SMT (surface-mount termination) components for pluggable single conductor wiring of I/O signals are available in two main pitch categories ‒ traditional 3.5- to 5.08-mm…