Distribution

Cyntech introduces custom battery pack services

Cyntech Components, a specialist supplier of electro-mechanical components and power supplies, has introduced a custom battery pack design, development and manufacturing service. Cyntech’s manufacturing partner is Hong-Kong based Mike Energy.

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Future Electronics launches FAI in UK and Eire

Distributor Future Electronics has introduced its FAI Electronics division into the UK and Eire as part of a global initiative, offering medium-sized and developing electronics manufacturers services that are generally only available to larger companies, such as guaranteed stock availability, enhanced credit terms and expert technical support.

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Farnell becomes a member of Trace

The multichannel electronics distributor, Farnell, has been granted a certificate of membership signifying the company’s commitment to transparency in international commercial transactions by TRACE International. TRACE is a non-profit membership association that pools resources to provide practical and cost-effective anti-bribery compliance solutions for multinational companies.

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EBV launches light laboratory to aid customers analysing their lighting projects

EBV Elektronik has become one of the first companies in the European semiconductor distribution industry to offer its customers access to a light laboratory. The facility will enable them to perform all the relevant photometric and radiometric light measurements in accordance with specifications from the Commission Internationale de l"Eclairage, the international commission on light. From using spectroradiometers and goniophotometers to thermal imagers, the complete spectrum of products from individual LEDs right up to the complete luminaires are covered by the EBVLightLab.

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Solid State Supplies adds 100 more energy-friendly microcontrollers from Energy Micro

Solid State Supplies is making available a new family of ARM Cortex-M3 based microcontrollers from Energy Micro. The EFM32 Gecko product range has been expanded to include 100 new low power devices. Memory configurations up to 1MB are available, package choice has been expanded and there are connectivity, display driving and energy saving options. Some devices also have 3 on-chip op-amps to reduce external component count.

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Transonics extend range of Eon high security flash memory

The London based supplier of electronic components and logistics solutions, Transonics, are now able to offer their customers the latest high security flash memory devices from Eon Silicon Solution, a specialist in non-volatile semiconductor memory. Two versions of Eon’s high security FLASH devices are now available; the EN29GA series with a parallel interface or the EN25QA series with an SPI Serial interface.

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Premier Farnell extends line card to distribute ARM system design solutions in the Americas

Premier Farnell has entered into an agreement to distribute ARM development tools, software, evaluation boards and debug hardware across the Americas through its Newark element14 brand. Premier Farnell will, as a result of the deal, be adding ARM products to its portfolio of electronic design solutions available in the region.

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Solid State Supplies delivers Hall-effect linear current sensor

Solid State Supplies has announced the availability of a Hall-effect linear current sensor IC from Allegro MicroSystems. The ACS711 provides accurate AC or DC current sensing in low-voltage audio, communications systems, white goods, industrial power supplies, lighting, and automotive applications. Typical uses include circuit protection, current monitoring, and motor and inverter control.

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Luso expands portfolio with new distribution deal with Veetronix

Luso Electronics Distribution has announced its has become the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for the Veetronix range of switches and keycaps. Based in Nebraska, Veetronix is a manufacturer of highly reliable keyboard and panel-mount switches for various markets, including video and audio mixing-desk equipment and in numerous military and government applications.

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Mouser stocking Freescale’s Kinetis Cortex-M4 MCUs

Global distributor Mouser Electronics is stocking the Freescale Semiconductor 32-bit Kinetis Cortex-M4 microcontroller family. Freescale is one of the first companies to introduce production M4 products. The ARM Cortex-M4 processor is the latest embedded processor by ARM specifically developed to address digital signal control markets that demand an efficient, easy-to-use blend of control and signal processing capabilities.

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