Sourcing Sensors for Hi-Rel Apps

How does a commodity manager source a sensor for high-reliability applications such as medical devices, transportation equipment, or industrial controls? Commodity managers have to deal with several major concerns including cost issues, materials compliance, and availability of supply, while ensuring that they will bring a high quality product to market. One way to ensure that…

Molex PoE Magnetic Jack Saves PCB Space

Lisle, Ill. − Molex Inc. has launched its next-generation Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) plus magnetic PDJack connectors that simplify implementation and support PoE standards in networking devices. The single-port controller integrates power device controller circuitry and PoE functionality in a single solution for a space savings of up to 75 percent on a PCB compared to discrete…