Components & Connectors

Drop-in replacement diodes improve ESD protection

The latest new generation of in-vehicle network protection diodes offer a higher surge current, greater ESD robustness and a significant improvement in ESD clamping performance, according to Nexperia, the former standard products division of NXP.
The AEC-Q101 qualified PESDxIVN series of surface mount devices is optimised for the latest generation of […]

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Power line inductor meets automotive high-speed interface applications

For automotive power over coax (PoC) circuit applications, Murata has introduced the LQW32FT series of inductors. According to Murata, they maintain stable operation, save on PCB space and reduce component count and weight.
PoC is increasingly used with SerDes equipment in automotive applications to reduce weight by deploying a single coax […]

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Fischer offers pin headers with white insulating body for LEDs

The illumination in LED technology increasingly requires connectors which meet new technology levels. Connectors may have a small numbers of contacts in 2.54mm and smaller pitches, such as 2.0mm or 1.27mm. On the other hand, says Fischer Elektronik, the plastic used in the insulating body is increasingly requested in nearly-white […]

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Thermoelectric modules provide laser diode cooling in small footprint

Designed for laser diodes, infra-red detectors, pump lasers and optical transceivers, the OptoTEC thermoelectric module offers superior heat pumping capability in a smaller and lighter footprint, claims Laird.

The thermoelectric module (TEM) accommodates a laser diode butterfly package. Primarily used to stabilise the temperature of sensitive optical components in telecomms and […]

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TE Connectivity adds to Mini I/O connector system with Cat6A technology

Connectivity and sensor company, TE Connectivity, has expanded its Mini I/O product family with a Mini I/O Cat6A cable connector that combines a small form-factor with connection speed.
The Mini I/O connector will be made available in a field installable version and a version for cable harness makers for volume use. […]

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RS Components offers Lascar PanelPilot, industrial panel meter using E-Ink display

A low-cost and low-power PanelPilot industrial panel meter from Lascar includes simple-to-use customisation software for deployment in range of industrial applications. It is now available from distributor, RS Components.
The PanelPilot SGD 21-B from Lascar Electronics is claimed to be the first industrial panel meter to use E-Ink display technology.
Lascar Electronics, […]

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TTI offers Amphenol ICC USB 3.1 Type C connectors

Able to deliver 100W power in a reversible form factor, Amphenol’s ICC USB 3.1 Type C connectors are now available through TTI.
The connectors, now in stock in Europe at TTI, are available in a small space-saving form factor. The ICC USB 3.1 Type C receptacle connectors are available in Gen […]

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Modular transportation embedded PC is certified for transport

Equipped with vehicle, railway and marine-related certifications, industrial grade temperatures and various I/O connectors, the tBOX500-510-FL is a modular, fanless embedded system from Axiomtek.
The  multi-purpose transportation box tBOX500-510-FL PC comes with the on-board seventh generation Intel Core or Intel Celeron processor 3965U and on-board two DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM slots supporting up […]

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Optical fibre connector has protected contacts to prevent contamination

To address the biggest challenge to the use of optical connectors in industry, Harting’s PushPull SFP XS fibre optic connector is designed to prevent contamination from dirt. Fibre optic connectors can be affected by dirt and damage to the contact surfaces forming the interface with the transceiver which converts the […]

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Littelfuse offers automotive-qualified TVS diode arrays

Uni-directional and bi-directional diode arrays by Littelfuse are optimised for use throughout all automotive electronics systems.
Littelfuse has introduced the 16 series of automotive qualified TVS diode array (SPA Diodes) that are production part approval process (PPAP) -capable. They offer automotive makers and high-end industrial manufacturers the confidence of a known […]

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