Digi-Key Inks Global Deal with Sanken

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has announced a global distribution agreement with Sanken Electric Co., a leading global supplier of analog power semiconductor products. Sanken’s long history began in 1937, when the Toho Industrial Research Laboratory was established and commenced research and trial manufacture of selenium rectifiers. Today, Sanken’s semiconductor…

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Solar Microinverter Shipments to Quadruple by 2017

The global market for microinverters will expand by a factor of four from 2013 through 2017 as microinverters are adopted in greater numbers outside the United States while new markets also rush to take advantage of the devices’ improved efficiency and features compared to conventional inverters.  Photovoltaic (PV) microinverter shipments worldwide are set to increase…

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Coilcraft Updates ADS Component Library

Expanding on its full suite of RF Inductor design tools, Coilcraft has added an updated ADS Component Library to its selection of online 2D/3D, S-Parameter and SPICE Models. Coilcraft’s Component Library includes models of its RF and Spring inductors and integrates with Agilent’s Advanced Design System (ADS), helping engineers accurately simulate the performance of Coilcraft…

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India: Distribution’s Next Hotspot

India isn’t the hottest market for electronics right now but with more than 1.2 billion people, it has the potentials to become one in future, hence the attention being paid to it by many of the world’s biggest electronics equipment manufacturers and other players in the industry supply chain. Component distributors, especially, are avidly exploring…

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Avnet EM Launches Wi-Go Series

Today, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), released an enhanced Wi-Go Module, a wireless accessory module for the Freescale® Freedom development platform, the FRDM-KL25Z, along with new training support.  Created by Avnet engineers, this updated wireless development board offers a number of new features including enhanced smart phone modeling…

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