Hudak Resigns as President of Newark element14

Premier Farnell has announced that Tom Hudak, president of Chicago-based Newark element14, its North American distribution business, has resigned from his position effective July 1, 2015. Gert Labuschagne, chief strategy and marketing officer, will take over control of Sales and Marketing at Newark element14. He will be supported by Pat Milbourne, currently Newark element14 SVP…

Component Distributors Unfazed by Amazon.com

The electronics companies most likely to be affected by Amazon.com/business  — catalog distributors — are not particularly worried about the e-commerce giant’s foray into the b2b components market.  Catalog distributors – and electronics distributors in general –have a number of attributes that provide them a competitive advantage in the high-tech industry. “There are distinct complexities…

Newark element14 launches ADALM1000 Learning Module

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 is today launching the ADALM1000, a complete low cost learning ecosystem for mixed-signal circuit designs from Analog Devices. Priced at $37.50, the ADALM1000 is ideal for teachers, students, electronic design engineers, hobbyists and makers that can benefit from a portable, low cost source measure unit that works by streaming to a desktop computer…

Newark element14 Launches TE Spring Fingers

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has launched an expanded range of TE’s spring fingers, a single-contact, surface-mountable internal connector with a variety of uses on a printed circuit board. The range is being expanded to include a variety of styles, heights and materials to meet all customers’ needs. TE’s spring fingers are available with same day shipping,…

Newark element14 Intros Infineon DC Motor Control Shield

Chicago, Ill. – The new Infineon DC Motor Control Shield for Arduino is now available for purchase from Newark element14, a global electronics distributor and online community for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts. The product enables fast and inexpensive prototyping of DC motor control. Infineon’s DC Motor Control Shield for Arduino is one of the first high current motor control boards…

Newark element14 Adds Linear Tech LT8609

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has introduced Linear Technology’s LT8609, a 2A, 42V input synchronous step-down switching regulator with unique synchronous rectification topology that delivers 93 percent efficiency while switching at 2MHz. This enables designers to avoid noise-sensitive frequency bands, such as AM radio, while providing a highly compact package. It is available in a small 10-lead…

Newark element14 Adds Vishay Optocouplers

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has expanded its portfolio of optocouplers from Vishay Intertechnology, a world leader in discrete semiconductors; diodes, MOSFETs and selected ICs, and passive electronic components; resistors, inductors, and capacitors. The VOW Widebody high-isolation and high-creepage optocoupler family is designed for high-voltage use such as alternative energy and industrial applications including solar inverters, motor drives, welding equipment, isolated industrial…