AVX Gets DLA OK for Accu-L Inductors

AVX Corp., a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, today announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has issued drawings for high-reliability versions of its Accu-L(R) Series thin film inductors in 0402, 0603, and 0805 case sizes. Currently unique in their ability to provide extremely low inductance values (0.56nH) and ultra-tight inductor…

Who Gets the Last Word: Design or Purchasing?

The connector market is often described as evolutionary — ­­rather than revolutionary — in its technology advancements, but that doesn’t mean the sector is immune to the electronics industry’s wild swings. The challenges and problems connector manufacturers and design engineers must deal with include the same hurdles the rest of the market faces. Problems as…

AVX Card Edge Connector Delivers High Density for LED Lighting

Greenville, S.C. − AVX Corp. has introduced an open-ended card edge connector specifically designed to provide lighting engineers with a miniature and high density pin-count solution for use in linear LED strip lighting. The 00-9159 Series connectors feature a double-sided configuration for increased pin-count density, a central keying rib for strength and alignment, and a tin-to-tin…