Electronic Distribution News

Mouser ships Intel Compute Stick

Mouser is shipping the Intel Compute Stick with Ubuntu Linux which enables any screen with an HDMI interface to become a fully functional personal computer. The stick has pre-installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS. It has a 64-bit 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3735F Quad-Core processor with 2…

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Gold medal-winner David Stone to speak at ECSN dinner

Electronic Components Supply Network (ECSN) which represents the UK component supply chain will hold its industry dinner on 8th October in the Holiday Inn Hotel, Brighton. In keeping with recent ECSN dinners, there will be an open discussion session with national and international industry executives. The after-dinner keynote presentation…

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Mouser signs Adafruit

Mouser has signed a global distribution agreement with Adafruit, the supplier of DIY electronics, kits, and open-source hardware that turn everyday objects into high-tech prototypes suitable for education and advanced production concepts. Mouser says it will offer same-day shipping on the Adafruit product line, including the Flora…

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RS adds paid-for upgrades to free 3D mechanical design

RS Components has added to the capabilities of its free 3D mechanical design tool with two paid-for modules. RS said that the base-level DesignSpark Mechanical software which was developed with 3D modelling software firm SpaceClaim, will remain free to users with continued support, new versions and updates into…

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Digi-Key has a change at the top

Digi-Key has announced that its long-time president and chief operating officer, Mark Larson, will hand over operational control of the online distributor to Dave Doherty at the end of the month. Larson, who joined the US-based company in 1976, will join Digi-Key founder Ron Stordahl in…

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Fanless PC has AMD quad-core processor

TinyGreenPC has introduced a smaller version of its fanless PC, which now has an AMD Quad Core processor. Incorporating the quad-core AMD A4 Micro-6700T, the TinyGreenPC fitlet features up to 8Gbyte of memory, Radeon R3 graphics, up to 6Gbyte of solid state STA storage and up to 4Gbit…

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Mouser adds to open source board sales channel

Mouser Electronics has added to its open source hardware offering. The distributor’s Open Source Hardware Technology website now has an updated product selector  which allows users to select a board  from 30 different parameters including processor type and speed, memory and expansion capabilities, wireless and wired networking, user interface…

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Digi-Key boosts TechZones

Digi-Key has improved its online TechZones, as part of a website update. The TechZones are designed to give design engineers an at-a-glance aggregate view of new products, technical resources and application-specific content…

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