Distribution Tackles Market Upheaval with Executive Overhaul

The electronics distribution industry is experiencing significant changes in the ranks of its senior executives as the sector fights to spur growth and reverse years of lackluster performance. That’s what happens when companies don’t perform as well as expected but recent changes at the apex of the leading distribution companies indicate the sector may be…

Newark element14 Launches MSP CapTIvate MCU Dev Kit

Newark element14 today announces the launch of  Texas Instruments’ MSP CapTIvate™ microcontroller (MCU) development kit, a comprehensive, easy-to-use platform providing real-time sensor tuning, all without writing a single line of code. The modular design, easy-to-access data and application orientated approach of the MSP430FR2633-based MCU board, contained within the kit, makes it ideal for application in, for example,…

The Amazon Effect: B2C’s Role in a B2B market

The Internet has completely transformed our world, including the way we buy. The rates of online and mobile transactions have never been higher, and e-tailers and virtual marketplaces have snagged a remarkable share of customers’ wallets. Merchants like Amazon and Alibaba are broadening their reach beyond their B2C domains and into the B2B commercial landscape…

Newark element14 Adds NXP Freedom Dev Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has added the newest NXP Freedom development board, FRDM-K82F, to its family of Freedom development boards for the Kinetis K82, K81, and K80 MCU series of high-performance, low-power, security-enabled microcontrollers built on the ARM Cortex-M4 core. Building upon the Kinetis family of microcontrollers, the K8x series are designed for secure applications, with advanced…

Newark element14 Launches Cloud-Enabled IoT Kit

Newark element14 is today launching the LPC43S67 & A70CM Cloud Connectivity Kit for the design engineer to successfully build secure IoT applications with AES encryption, NFC, WiFi, and a host of sensing technologies, driven by powerful, multi-core ARM processing capabilities. The  LPC43S67 & A70CM Cloud Connectivity Kit offers a high-performance, dual-core ARM Cortex processor along with IC-enabled security…

Newark element14 Intros New Tektronix Oscilloscopes

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has introduced the Tektronix MDO4000C series of Mixed Domain Oscilloscopes which will appeal to embedded engineers for applications in Internet of Things, RF and Wireless. Available with next day delivery the oscilloscope can be configured with up to six instruments in a single unit including a full spectrum analyzer. As with previous generations in…

Newark element14 Stocks Microchip Power Monitor Demo Board

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has added the Microchip MCP39F511 Power Monitor Demonstration Board, a fully functional single-phase power and energy monitor, to its product portfolio. The system measures active and reactive power and energy, RMS current and voltage, line frequency and other quantities to meet an industry-wide initiative for improved power management schemes and advanced application…

Newark element14 Stocks Molex Ultra-Fit Connectors

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has introduced the addition of the Molex Ultra-Fit™ range of high-density, low-mating force power connectors, with a maximum 14A rating and only 3.5mm pitch, to its product portfolio. This small-sized yet power-dense range of connectors eliminates same-circuit-size cross mating, optimizes space saving and facilitates easier assembly. It is suited for applications in industrial, telecommunications,…

Newark element14 Releases 2016 Print and Online Catalog

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, has launched its new 2016 catalog, available in both print and online versions. Featuring more than 150,000 products from more than 500 top electronics brands, the industry-leading catalog connects customers to services and solutions so they can do business as conveniently as possible. The…

Newark element14: A Decade of Change

Tom Hudak’s resignation as president of Chicago-based Newark element14 this week underscores several major management and branding changes at the distributor over the past decade. Since 2003, the North American distribution business of UK-based Premier Farnell plc has had five presidents and two brands, changing from Newark Electronics to NewarkInOne and now Newark element14. While management…