Avnet, Opulent Americas Ink Distribution Deal

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Opulent Americas, Inc., part of Singapore-based Opulent Group. Effective immediately, Avnet’s technical sales and field-based LED lighting experts (Illumineers) will support customers using Opulent LED lighting modules, heat sinks and other integrated LED lighting components and systems for solid state…

Richardson RFPD Adds Nine Peregrine Absorptive Switches

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for nine new UltraCMOS® SP6T, SP8T and SP12T absorptive switches from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42462, PE42482 and PE42412 feature high port-to-port isolation, high linearity, low insertion loss and exceptional power handling. They are optimized for 4G and 4.5G wireless infrastructure switching applications such as…

Mouser Offers Molex Transcend Connected Lighting System

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now offering the Transcend® Network Connected Lighting System from Molex. The Molex Transcend system provides designers a complete management system to accelerate deployment of smart LED lighting control using highly secure network architectures in commercial buildings, educational facilities, healthcare facilities, and manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The Molex Transcend…

Digi-Key Ships TinyCircuits Portfolio of Small Open Source Electronics

TinyCircuits’ selection of small-size open source electronics, including the TinyDuino, is available for immediate shipment worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, thanks to a new distribution agreement between the two companies. TinyCircuits are used by thousands of people in over sixty countries worldwide to create a variety of projects, from Makers creating projects…

Avnet Acquires Dragon Innovation

Avnet (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has acquired Dragon Innovation, expanding the global distributor’s portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production. Dragon Innovation’s proven process and deep hardware experience help customers understand manufacturing costs and schedules, find factories and manage production as they scale their businesses. “With the…

Heilind Stocks Omron EE-SX Photomicrosensors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Omron, has expanded its optical sensor line with the company’s new EE-SX1320/1321/1330/4320 photomicrosensors. The advanced structure of the EE-SX series includes an ultra compact 2-3 mm slot width, photo IC output, and dual channel output to detect changes in movement direction. SMD…

Mouser Offers Digilent Arty Z7 Dev Board

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 Arty Z7 development board from Digilent. The Arty Z7 helps designers build a range of motor control and embedded vision systems on a ready-to-use development platform with Arduino Uno- and Digilent chipKIT-compatible headers, Digilent Pmod connectors, and USB and HDMI ports. The Digilent…

Richardson RFPD Stocks Peregrine RF SOI Power Limiter

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new power limiter from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The UltraCMOS® PE45361 builds on the success of Peregrine’s 50-watt UltraCMOS power limiters and adds higher pulsed power handling, a lower limiting threshold and positive threshold control. The PE45361 delivers reliable and repeatable power protection to…