Group Purchasing Gives Buying Power to SMBs

Anyone who is in procurement knows that high-volume purchases mean discounts and oftentimes, leverage. Most small businesses don’t have the need – or the pocketbook – to achieve either. However, when small businesses combine their resources for group purchasing, their negotiating position is significantly strengthened. UNA, launched in 2012, is one of several group purchasing organizations…

Harwin Awards Digi-Key

Based on a variety of different key performance metrics, Harwin has awarded Digi-Key with its Global Distributor 2017 Award. The supply chain specialist has achieved an impressive 40% sales growth for Harwin product lines over the course of the last 12 months and established itself as the connector and board level hardware manufacturer’s number one…

Premier Farnell Stocks Xilinx All Programmable Devices

Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, announces the addition of Xilinx® All Programmable Devices to their extensive product offering. By adding Xilinx to their growing list of global franchised suppliers, Premier Farnell are giving their customers access to their market leading devices that provide both design flexibility and freedom. Mike Barone, VP Channel Sales for Xilinx says “We…

Mouser Stocks Microsemi PolarFire FPGA Evaluation Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the PolarFire™ Evaluation Kit from Microsemi, which allows designers to evaluate the highly regarded PolarFire FPGA product family. The flash-based PolarFire field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) deliver 100K to 500K logic elements at up to 50 percent lower power consumption than equivalent SRAM-based FPGAs,…

Mouser Offers TI PGA460 Processors and Drivers

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the PGA460 and PGA460-Q1 ultrasonic signal processors and drivers from Texas Instruments (TI). Available in both automotive (PGA460-Q1) and non-automotive (PGA460) options, these devices are ultrasonic sensors that support wide-distance object detection at low power, making them well…

Marktech, Digi-Key Offer Custom Photodetectors

Marktech Optoelectronics has teamed up with Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, to offer the ability to obtain custom-made photodetectors specifically designed and optimized to meet customer specifications. The custom detectors can be made from any of the following Marktech product lines: silicon photovoltaic or photoconductive photodiodes, avalanche photodiodes, phototransistors, or InGaAs PIN photodiodes. Custom…

TTI, Abracon Sign Distribution Agreement

TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has entered into a global distribution agreement with Abracon, LLC, a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components. “With mutual focus on IP&E and discrete components, the two companies are leaders in the…

RFMW Adds Qorvo QPA2626 LNA

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a plastic packaged low noise amplifier. The Qorvo QPA2626 utilizes GaAs technology to achieve a noise figure of 1.3dB for this 17 to 22GHz LNA. Small signal gain is 25dB while P1dB is 20dBm. Drawing 90mA from a 3.5V bias supply, the QPA2626 is ideal for receiver applications in satellite and…

Sager Expands CoolSplice Connector Offering

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, is now stocking TE Connector’s Large Wire CoolSplice Connectors. This expanded offering to the CoolSplice portfolio is suitable for larger wire sizes. CoolSplice connectors allow for push button termination using a common pair of pliers. Both wires are terminated independently for ease of…

Sager Stocks ZF Electronics Position Sensors

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, is now stocking ZF Electronics’ new generation linear and angular position sensors. The LIN- and ANG-series sensors are non-contact linear position sensors with one or two independent outputs. The sensors operate through the use of Hall Effect technology with magnetic fields generated…