Getting to Know Future Electronics’ Robert Miller, Part One

Talk about perfect timing. Tracy Sutherland was giving a reporter a tour of Future Electronics Inc. headquarters in Pointe Claire, a suburb of Montreal, Canada, and addressing one of the many myths about Robert Miller, the electronics components distributor’s founder and owner, when the subject of the discussion strolled into the building, seemingly oblivious to…

Microsemi Boosts Channel Strategy

Component makers that are expanding their market reach often find their internal resources can’t support every market or every customer that could benefit from their technology. The distribution channel evolved – in part – as an extension of their suppliers’ sales teams. But distributors are also finding they have to do more with less and…

Distributors Featured in Microsemi Tech Support

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has implemented significant FPGA design infrastructure support with the opening of three new technical support design centers, and by training and certifying more than 200 distributor partner field application engineers (FAEs) worldwide. In addition, the…

Future Carrying Vishay VCNL4020X01

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced availability of Vishay’s VCNL4020X01 proximity and light sensor. The VCNL4020X01 is a robust, AEC-Q101-qualified proximity and ambient light sensor from Vishay, capable of handling operating  temperatures from -40˚C to +105˚C, for a variety of applications. The VCNL4020X01 simplifies designs by combining an IR emitter,…

ASM AS8506 Available at Future

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, offers availability of AMS’ AS8506 Series, offering robust architecture for lithium cell monitoring and balancing. The AS8506 Series from AMS offers simpler, more robust architecture for lithium cell monitoring and balancing. The AS8506 cell monitor and cell balancer IC enables autonomous cell balancing, simultaneous cell voltage…

Future Adds Fairchild Design Tool

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of the Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) from Fairchild Semiconductor. Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, has enhanced Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) – an online design and simulation tool that provides complete designs in under a…

Future Carries Littelfuse’s UltraMOV

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of industrial automation and control protection with the UltraMOV Series from Littelfuse. Low voltage (12 to 48VDC) circuits are used in a wide variety of applications, including automation control systems (PLCs), industrial control contact relays, and many other system types. Over-voltage transients can…

Future Carrying CUI

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of CUI Inc.’s PDS1 Series. The PDS1-M unregulated DC-DC converter series is a family of 1 W isolated modules designed to offer improved efficiency, higher isolation, and superior thermal performance. Housed in a compact SMT package and featuring an ultra-wide -40 to +105…

Future Carrying Cypress PSoC4

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of PSoC 4 from Cypress, the most reconfigurable ARM Cortex-M0 architecture ever. The CY8CKIT-042 is a PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit, which includes connectors for Arduino compatible shields and Digilent Pmod daughter cards, enabling the user to pick from a variety of third party expansion boards.…