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Only Connect: IP ratings on Connectors

Only Connect: IP ratings on Connectors

This week’s blog post is all about IP ratings on Connectors and the differences between the standards.

So what are IP ratings and what do they mean?  Well the simple answer is it is the amount the connector / product can get wet.

For example, if you are designing a…

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What caught your eye this week?

What caught your eye this week?

The Electronics Weekly team share their picks of the week, in terms of announcements, developments, product releases, quotes or anything else in the wider world that caught their eye in the last seven days…

What caught my eye this week was . . . 

David Manners, components editor 

. . . Imec and Qualcomm agreeing to…

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16th Silicon Gorge Cup 2015 five-a-side football tournament

16th Silicon Gorge Cup 2015 five-a-side football tournament

One for footie lovers, and we’re not talking jumpers for goal posts. This is is a serious tournament.

The 16th Silicon Gorge Cup 2015 five-a-side football tournament will kick-off on Thursday 2 July 2015 at the Goals Soccer Centre, Brislington, near Bristol.

It’s the biggest…

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Only Connect: IPC Standards and cable lengths

Only Connect: IPC Standards and cable lengths

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

When manufacturing cable assemblies I often see drawings with no specific length tolerance, and – as we all know – with anything made…

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IoT survey - We need your help

IoT survey - We need your help

We need your help to find out more about the Internet of Things and its exact place in the electronics industry. Please take our Electronics Weekly IoT survey.

It will only take two minutes of your time, as there are just six questions!

Take the survey now »

The full list…

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Win an oscilloscope in Electronics Weekly competition

Win an oscilloscope in Electronics Weekly competition

Time for another competition. It’s well overdue!

How about a chance to get your hands on a HMO1002 Digital Oscilloscope. We actually have three of these scopes to give away, in association with Rohde & Schwarz.

And there are 25 Rohde & Schwarz branded power banks mobile phone portable…

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Only Connect: On medical-grade cable

Only Connect: On medical-grade cable

Welcome to another post in the series by Nick Locke, of Nicab Ltd, who has over 15 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry specialising in interconnection cable assembly.

For those of us who are lucky to work in the higher ends of the electronics industry you will know what…

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