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ABB fast-chargers prove reliability in frozen Arctic and desert heat

Terra 53 DC chargers from ABB have proven their absolute reliability during extreme cold-weather testing at the Jaguar Land Rover Ice Academy, in Arjeplog, Sweden, by powering an I-PACE eTROPHY racecar. 

Running the I-PACE at sub-zero temperatures, at a test track on the edge of the Arctic Circle, required the …

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The importance of a safe supply in a volatile marketplace

The importance of a secure, warranted supply chain cannot be over stated, as the problems caused by inferior counterfeit electronic components represent a completely unacceptable risk of possible catastrophic failure. Counterfeit material exists in most industries but nowhere is this more threatening than in life critical systems in aerospace and …

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Isolated surface-mount DC-DCs are 62368-1 certified

Now available from Dengrove Electronic Components, is RECOM’s R1DX dual-output isolated DC-DC converters offering a choice of ±5V, ±9V, ±12V or ±15V bipolar outputs. These open-frame, surface-mount power modules are convenient and compact, measuring just 15.2mm x 10.7mm and only 8.0mm high. Capable of driving capacitive loads of up to …

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ON Semiconductor announces Strata Developer Studio, industry’s most comprehensive design tool

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, is announcing the introduction of the Strata Developer Studio, a first-of-its-kind cloud-based development platform that provides a seamless and personalised environment for engineers to evaluate and design with ON Semiconductor technologies. The Strata platform will provide a faster and simpler way for engineers to …

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Telonic Instruments introduces compact PCR-WE/WE2 AC/DC power supply range

Telonic Instruments ships Kikusui’s latest compact switching power supplies, designed to reduce power consumption and costs for testing in a wide range of markets. The PCR-WE/WE2 series of multi-functional switching AC power supplies range from 1 kVA to 36 kVA AC/DC output with frequency conversion from 1Hz to 5kHz. They …

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Cliff add a Locking Power Connector to CLIFFON Range

Cliff Electronics, have added a locking connector to their very successful CLIFFCON power connector range. The CLIIFCON-P range is comprised of a power input plug and socket, a power output plug and socket and an inline cable extension coupler.  The ergonomically shaped locking power input and output plugs are colour …

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Pebble from On-Systems wins Elektra Award for Power Product of the Year

On-Systems, a young British company that specialises in innovative power supply design for harsh environments, has won the accolade of Power System Product of the Year at this year’s prestigious Elektra Awards with Pebble, its rugged, EMI-silent laptop power supply for defence, avionics and mobile applications. Traditional military-grade PSUs must …

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Kitronik posts record month of online sales

Kitronik, a leading developer of electronic project kits and learning resources for schools, makers and coders is pleased to announce that it has achieved its highest ever online sales and distribution figures in November 2018. Overall, distribution had increased by 58 per cent and online sales had risen by 22 per cent …

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Molex introduces Wi-Fi flexible antenna series for compact devices

Molex, a global provider of electronic solutions, has announced its Wi-Fi flexible antenna series, designed for fast and easy integration into wireless devices with minimal implementation cost.The 206994-series side-fed cable-flexible antenna enables high-performance RF transmission for the most demanding Wi-Fi applications, including those with space constraints. “The design constraints imposed …

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Nine-figure sum invested in new office and lab space: Würth Elektronik eiSos to build technology centre in Munich

Würth Elektronik eiSos is investing a nine-figure sum in its “HIC – High-Tech Innovation Centre” that is due to begin operations by 2020, in Munich-Freiham. The new site of the electronic and electromechanical components manufacturer will be a hub for developing new technologies and products. It spans 8,082 m² of …

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