Newark element14 Adds Linear Tech LT8609

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has introduced Linear Technology’s LT8609, a 2A, 42V input synchronous step-down switching regulator with unique synchronous rectification topology that delivers 93 percent efficiency while switching at 2MHz. This enables designers to avoid noise-sensitive frequency bands, such as AM radio, while providing a highly compact package. It is available in a small 10-lead…

Mouser Kicks Off Space Exploration Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has partnered with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to kick off their new Space Exploration Series and Space Challenge. This series includes a debate on the age-old question that has been waged for decades – “Which reigns supreme: Star Wars or Star Trek?” Grant posed the question during a recent…

ASTRI, Guangdong Collaborate on Integrated Power Modules

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) will collaborate with state-owned Guangdong Rising Assets Management Co. Ltd (GRAM) to jointly develop next generation integrated power module (IPM) and other new technologies for electronic and communication products. ASTRI CEO Dr Frank Tong (right) and GRAM General Manager Mr Li Zezhong exchange a warm hand…

Heilind Acquires MPS Group

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, one of the world’s largest distributors of interconnect products, has acquired MPS Group, a leading distributor of electronic components and manufacturer of cable assemblies for the European Mil-Aero Marketplace. “We are very pleased to be expanding Heilind’s operations into Germany, Europe’s largest economy, and welcome the dedicated employees of MPS group into the…

RS, Allied Sign Taiwan Semiconductor

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have announced a new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor. The agreement extends the existing partnership with RS into the US, Canada and Mexico through Allied, its sister company in North America. The Taiwan Semiconductor range includes discrete power rectifiers, analogue…

Arena Partners with Q Point

Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, today announced a strategic partnership with Q Point Technology to offer Q Point’s Green Data Exchange (GDX) to Arena PLM users. GDX is the largest online exchange for compliance data, allowing companies to obtain RoHS, REACH, substance disclosure, and Conflict Minerals information from more…

Element14 Expands PCB Connector Portfolio

 Element14 has expanded its portfolio of PCB connectors from leading global suppliers TE Connectivity, Molex, FCI, Harwin, Hirose, JST, Phoenix Contact and Samtec. These have been added to its comprehensive range of over 210,000 connectors; comprising crimp and solder terminals, D sub connectors, rectangular power connectors, terminal blocks and circular connectors which include military specifications…