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Company profile: SMTech
It also provides a full turnkey solution, should its customers require this type of service. The company has a very modern manufacturing facility with high-speed SMT lines, automatic optical inspection, ...


Power delivery over USB Type-C will open up new applications
The enablement of SuperSpeed is just one reason why we can expect the USB interface to dominate for many years to come, but power delivery must also be a major factor in that.


PCB-mount AC-DC power supplies
Complementing the previously released 3 W, 5 W and 10 W models, the VCE20 and VCE40 series from XP Power provide 20 and 40 Watts of power respectively and offer an encapsulated version as well as a lower-cost ...


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XinaBox – Reaching for the stars
RS Components (SA), News

From collecting data in sub-zero Antarctica to rapid circuit prototyping on the International Space Station this South African company is reinventing the way we approach IoT while inspiring students to follow STEM careers.
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Miniature automotive MOSFETs
Avnet South Africa, Power Electronics / Power Management

Diodes Incorporated announced the introduction of the 40 V-rated DMTH4008LFDFWQ and 60 V-rated DMTH6016LFDFWQ automotive-compliant MOSFETs packaged in DFN2020. These miniature MOSFETs occupy just 10% ...
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All good things come to an end
Microtronix Manufacturing, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

“Contract manufacturing is not for the fainthearted and my respected colleagues and competitors will attest to this.” – Mike Goodyer.
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MEMS-based environmental pressure sensors
Avnet South Africa, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI

Bourns Sensors & Controls’ product line is introducing four new series of environmental sensors based on microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology. These four new series are designed for the customer ...
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From the editor's desk: Yes, it’s that thing everyone’s talking about
Technews Publishing, News

Call me a pessimist, but I’m absolutely, 100% certain that I’m going to catch COVID-19 (or the ‘novel coronavirus’ if you prefer to call it that) – if I haven’t done so already. At least the mortality ...
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Electronics news digest

Overseas    Business • ams reported record revenues and results for full year 2019, with revenues up 32% year-on-year, and fourth quarter revenues exceeding expectations with strong adjusted operating ...
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Testerion to represent ITW EAE in SA
Testerion, News

ITW EAE announced a new extended partnership agreement with Testerion South Africa to represent and distribute all ITW EAE equipment including MPM printers, Camalot dispensers, Electrovert soldering systems, ...
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IPC revises five standards

IPC announced the release of five newly revised standards covering several areas of the supply chain:       · IPC/WHMA-A-620D, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies. · IPC-2223E, ...
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Antenna switch with receive limiter
RFiber Solutions, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The MASW-010370, made by Macom Technology Solutions, is a fully integrated 10 W PIN diode antenna switch assembled in a lead-free 3 mm 16-lead PQFN plastic package. This module is designed to handle 10 W ...
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Thick film resistors with wide terminals
TRX Electronics, Passive Components

High reliability and enhanced terminal strength are essential in power designs. KOA’s wide-terminal resistors offer several advantages compared to standard footprints. The 0612 chip size allows a 6 times ...
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Millimetre-wave waveguide antennas
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Pasternack has expanded its offering of mmWave (millimetre-wave) waveguide antennas to address the growing number of 5G and other high-frequency applications. The company’s lineup has added 54 new models ...
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Wireless MCUs with built-in NFC
Future Electronics, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

NXP Semiconductors has released the new JN5189 and JN5188 IEEE 802.15.4 wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) that deliver ultra-low power connected intelligence for Zigbee 3.0 and Thread applications. The ...
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Steering diode/TVS array for display interfaces
Altron Arrow, Circuit & System Protection

ProTek Devices has introduced a new steering diode transient voltage suppressor (TVS) array for circuit protection across popular consumer electronic display interfaces. The new PUSB403 device is ideal ...
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RFiber adds specialist PCB manufacturer to its stable
RFiber Solutions, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

RFiber Solutions recently announced the addition of Transline Technologies Inc. (TTI) to its growing portfolio of electronics and RF/microwave suppliers. “The addition of TTI adds a competitive and very ...
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Mini PCIe reference design for MIL-STD-1553
ASIC Design Services, Computer/Embedded Technology

Holt Integrated Circuits introduced a new dual-channel development kit and complete reference design based on the popular HI-2130LBx MIL-STD-1553 fully integrated terminals. The kit includes a full-size ...
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Industrial power module
Würth Elektronik eiSos, Power Electronics / Power Management

The components in a SIP-3 package represent cost-effective solutions to meet the requirements for the transient capability of a 24 V industrial voltage network. The new modules operate from 6 to 36 V ...
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Elegant and functional handheld enclosures
Electrocomp, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

Hammond Electronics has launched its new 1552 family of handheld enclosures. Initially available in six sizes, the IP54 rated UL94-V0 flame-retardant ABS enclosure features an ergonomic design that fits ...
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Modern flanged enclosures for IIoT and sensor applications
Avnet South Africa, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

OKW Gehäusesysteme has expanded its range of enclosures with the new EASYTEC. The special feature of this enclosure range is that there are fully integrated lugs on the short end faces of the bottom part. ...
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