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Durable Industrial Board-to-Board Connectors from Harwin Tested to 3Gbits/s Operation

Harwin has confirmed that its Archer Kontrol 1.27mm pitch board-to-board connectors support data rates of up to 3Gbits/s. Compatible with Ethernet speeds up to 2.94Gbits/s, these connectors are optimised for modern industrial infrastructure. Targeting the industrial drives and controls market, the Archer Kontrol series is also proving highly effective in …

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Powerbox announces ruggedised dual channel power supply for Marine engine control

Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies, and for more than four decades a leading force in optimising power solutions for demanding applications, has announced the release of a new dual channel power supply for Marine engine control. Based on a ruggedised platform for use in harsh environments, the …

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Forward planning enables Sondrel’s Indian operations to continue uninterrupted despite COVID-19 lockdown

Contingency and Disaster planning should always be vital part of a company’s business plans as many companies are now discovering with the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of 25 March 2020, India is on nationwide lockdown of its 1.3 billion people with many now trying to work from …

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Anglia COVID task force prioritises available inventory and design support for ventilators

Anglia Components has announced the formation of a COVID task force to coordinate and allocate available inventory and FAE resources to support customers designing or manufacturing ventilators and other vital medical equipment to help address the COVID-19 emergency. Steve Rawlins, CEO of Anglia commented, “At Anglia, we are committed to …

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20W Brick DC-DC Converter designed for Railways offers input range from 8.5V – 160V

Components Bureau are pleased to announce the new DC/DC converters AER20-W and AER20-DW from AUTRONIC. The compact 20 W power supply is designed for harsh applications and suitable for the railway with an input range of 18:1. The new edition of the AER series are galvanically isolated DC-DC converters with …

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HARTING MICA encrypts the mobile phone connections to cash-in-transit vehicles

One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of armoured cash-in-transit vehicles relies on the MICA Wireless Edge computer, with encryption technology from Infotecs, for providing remote access to its vehicles via the mobile cellular network. Millions of euros are transported on public roads every day. Cash-in-transit vehicles would seem to be easy prey …

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ON Semiconductor Names Digi-Key Electronics Global High Service Distributor of the Year

Digi-Key Electronics, the leading global electronic components distributor, was named ON Semiconductor’s Global High Service Distributor for 2019. The Top 2019 High Service Distribution Partner Award honors the distributor that led the channel in digital marketing initiatives, increased customer breadth, and promotion and sales of ON Semiconductor’s latest innovative new …

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Scientists developing point of care COVID-19 test

A team of scientists from the University of Surrey, Lancaster University and Brunel University are developing an easy-to-use test that can inform people if they have COVID-19 in just half an hour. The proposed molecular test and smartphone app would let people who are self-isolating test themselves, and allow health …

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New Silicon Labs Secure Vault Technology Redefines IoT Device Security

Silicon Labs announces Secure Vault technology, a new suite of state-of-the-art security features designed to help connected device manufacturers address escalating Internet of Things (IoT) security threats and regulatory pressures. Silicon Labs’ Wireless Gecko Series 2 platform  takes advantage of Secure Vault by combining best-in-class security software features with physically unclonable function …

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CISSOID announces 3-Phase SiC MOSFET Intelligent Power Module for E-mobility

CISSOID, the leader in high temperature semiconductors for the most demanding markets, announces today a new 3-Phase SiC MOSFET Intelligent Power Module (IPM) platform for E-mobility. This new IPM technology offers an all-in-one solution including a 3-Phase water-cooled SiC MOSFET module with built-in gate drivers. Co-optimizing the electrical, mechanical and …

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