PCBs

21st century high power switching on PCB

High voltage and high current handling is no longer a domain of industrial processes – domestic wall boxes, charging cables, inverters or solar grid technology are a 21st century reality that require groundbreakingly efficient, reliable safe switching technologies. Hosted by Vogel Communications / Elektronik Praxis and Panasonic Industry and scheduled …

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New HV SPDT Form C reed relays from Pickering save space and design complexity

Pickering Electronics, the reed relay company which has pioneered miniaturization and high performance for over 50 years, has introduced a new changeover 1 Form C version of its popular Series 67 high voltage PCB relay that saves space and makes design simple. Explains Kevin Mallett, Technical Specialist at Pickering Electronics: …

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Keeping the elements out and protecting components – sealed B0 IP67 Series enclosures from BCL hold PCBs vertically or horizontally

Protecting PCBs from the elements effectively is the task of the B0 Series of IP67 enclosures from UK manufacturer BCL Enclosures. Ensuring continued functioning of electronic circuit boards, these IP67-rated enclosures are made totally dust and particulate tight with a vacuum seal and can protect their contents against the effects …

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Anglia goes solar with new photovoltaic cell range

Anglia Components has announced a partnership with Anysolar, offering a new PCB-mounted photovoltaic solar cell line for customers allowing designs to be powered from light energy harvested from the environment instead of or alongside a battery or mains source. The Anysolar line is a new product range for Anglia, and …

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New OMRON terminal blocks improve assembly efficiency

OMRON Electronic Components Europe has launched a new range of Push-In Terminal Block PCB Connectors to significantly improve the efficiency of connector insertion and removal and cable wiring during assembly. These products will be invaluable to factory automation applications, such as robot controllers, AC servo drivers and CNC machines. The …

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ExpressPCB announces ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus version 3.0 with SnapEDA library integration

ExpressPCB, the easiest PCB design software to learn and use, is excited to announce the release of its new Plus PCB Design Suite (ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus version 3.0). Highlights of the newly added features include an integrated search and download for components using SnapEDA, schematic link between ExpressSCH …

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New Altium Designer plugin by SnapEDA allows engineers to place CAD models from the cloud directly into their designs

Today, SnapEDA, creator of the first search engine for electronics design, is launching a new plugin for Altium Designer to cater to engineers and product designers who want to search, discover, and then place parts directly within their PCB design tool. The new plugin contains computer-aided design (CAD) models for …

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Supplyframe and Cadence collaborate to integrate cloud-based PCB library service

Supplyframe’s subsidiary company SamacSys, the world’s leading provider of electronic component CAD models and library services, has completed a new integration with Cadence Design Systems, Inc.’s Allegro and OrCAD PCB design tool suites. This collaboration supports the Cadence OrCAD Capture Cloud and the new Allegro System Capture electrical engineering design …

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