Five Tips for Combating Counterfeit Components

Counterfeit components are a $100 billion industry. Counterfeits are now estimated to comprise between five and 25 percent of all available parts. As the marketplace for engineers has become increasingly fast-moving and competitive, many purchasing professionals and distributors have cut corners to accommodate faster product turnaround schedules. This is has allowed gray market electronics to…

Newark element14 has Fluke Connect

Newark element14 announces the availability of the new Fluke Connect™ system, which allows maintenance technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement data from their test tools to their smart phones for secure storage on the cloud and universal team access from the field. More than 20 Fluke tools connect wirelessly with the app, including digital multimeters, infrared…

Newark element14 Wins Awards

Newark element14 was named a winner of several industry and supplier-specific awards at this year’s EDS show in Las Vegas. The event, held every May, is an opportunity for suppliers and distributors, primarily from across North America, to fine-tune existing business strategies establish relationships with new partners as well. The awards won by Newark element14…

Newark element14 Expands Bivar Offering

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 announces the availability of the new PM5-M124 series of metal panel mount indicators from Bivar, a leading provider of LED indication products. The PM5-M124 indicators use smart sensing technology to automatically detect and adjust to appropriate light output and intensity in ambient lighting conditions. The LED automatically dims in low lighting environments and brightens…

Newark element14 Offers Molex Mega-Fit

Newark element14 is now offering the Molex Mega-Fit Power Connector, delivering cutting-edge current density at 23.0 amps per circuit on a 5.7-millimeter pitch and row spacing. The compact form factor paired with high-current terminals provides one of the most power-dense connectors available. The split-box terminal design offers six independent contact points for redundant current paths…

Newark element14 Launches New Tektronix Series

Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, is today launching the Tektronix TBS1000B Series, digital storage oscilloscopes with affordable performance in a compact design. The TBS1000B, priced from $520, includes USB connectivity, 34 automated measurements, limit testing, data logging, frequency counter, trend plot and a context-sensitive help menu. Commercial and educational…

NKK Switches Teams With Newark element14

 Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, has announced they have become an officially authorized distributor of NKK Switches, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative electromechanical switches. NKK Switches designs, produces and sells more than 3.5 million different switches that set the standard for quality, stability and reliability…

Newark element14 Offers Wolfson Audio Card for Raspberry Pi

Chicago, Ill. – Raspberry Pi® owners can now use new high quality audio capabilities as the inspiration for their latest Pi innovations thanks to the new Wolfson Audio Card available exclusively from Newark element14. The card brings both line-in, line-out headphone and headset support, on-board stereo microphones, and digital audio S/PDIF functionality onto the Raspberry Pi® for the first time,…