RS Components Adds FTDI USB Interface ICs

Sydney – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced availability of a duo of compact dual- and quad-channel hi-speed USB interface ICs with accompanying hardware from FTDI Chip. These devices are new versions of FTDI’s well-known FT2232H and FT4232H ICs, which are designed to provide engineers with a large range of I/O options…

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Future Adds Microsemi SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs

Pointe Claire, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs from Microsemi. SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs offers more resources in low density devices with the lowest power, proven security and exceptional reliability. These flash SoC FPGA devices are…

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Sicap Electronique Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has been named as the No. 1 Electronic Catalog Distributor by leading French CEM Sicap Electronique. The award, designed to determine the most efficient suppliers and to improve the quality of the supply chain, cites Mouser’s dedication to on-time delivery, order…

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Cavium to Acquire QLogic

San Jose, Calif. – Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAVM) (“Cavium”), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, and QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC) (“QLogic”), a leading supplier of high performance networking infrastructure solutions, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Cavium to acquire all of the outstanding QLogic common stock…

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Mouser Stocks Cypress CY8CKIT-048 PSoC Pioneer Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the CY8CKIT-048 PSoC® Analog Coprocessor Pioneer Kit from Cypress Semiconductor. The programmable system-on-chip (PSoC) Analog Coprocessor offloads sensor processing from the host and reduces overall system power consumption, allowing engineers to evaluate and develop Internet of Things (IoT) applications that require multiple sensors. The PSoC Analog Coprocessor Pioneer Kit includes six example projects for Cypress’ PSoC…

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NMB Technologies Awards Sager Electronics

Middleborough, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced its selection as NMB Technologies 2015 Fan Distributor of the Year. NMB Technologies announced the award at the 2016 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 11-13in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Sager Electronics is a vital partner to our organization,” commented Gerry…

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AVX Upgrades Simulation Software for SMPS MLCCs

Greenville, S.C. – AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX), a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new version of its SpiCALCI simulation software, an engineering tool that calculates performance characteristics and parameters for its advanced switch mode power supply (SMPS) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to help electrical design engineers select the part that will…

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NXP to Sell Standard Products Business for $2.75B

Eindhoven, Netherlands — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced an agreement to divest its Standard Products business to a consortium of financial investors consisting of Beijing Jianguang Asset Management Co., Ltd (“JAC Capital”) and Wise Road Capital LTD (“Wise Road Capital”). Under the terms of the agreement the consortium will pay approximately $2.75 billion for the business. The transaction is expected to…

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