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Mouser signs up Via Technologies

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Mouser has signed a global distribution agreement With Via Technologies. The VIA product line of integrated boards and modules enables the development of embedded system designs based on industry-standard PicoITX and ETX form factors. The VIA EPIA-P910 integrates the performance of a 1.2GHz VIA Eden X4 processor with a media system processor (MSP), two USB 3.0 ports, one Gigabit Ethernet ...

Brexit: electronics supply chain can get through this, says ECSN head

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The electronics supply chain is strong enough to get through the period of business uncertainty which will follow the UK decision to leave the EU, says Adam Fletcher, chairman, ECSN. The head of the body which represents UK electronic component distributors and suppliers believes the sector should  “keep its heads down” and try to continue as normal. “The electronic components ...

Comment: Risks of buying off the internet

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As purchases are increasingly made via the internet, never before has the packaging of electronic products and components, and their successful delivery through the supply chain, played such an important role in brand loyalty, writes Jean-Louis Evans of TÜV SÜD Product Service. As the delivery environment can be quite harsh, if a product or its packaging arrives damaged, this can impact ...

Microwave power amplifier comes on line at Aspen

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Aspen Electronics is selling RF and microwave solid state power amplifiers designed for both commercial and military applications from US firm Exodus Advanced Communications.
 Exodus products feature LDMOS, GaN, GaAsFET discrete and chip and wire hybrid modules with amplifier designs covering octave through decade frequency ranges from 0.01MHz to 40.0GHz – with power levels exceeding 1kW for modules and 10kW ...

Premier Farnell sold to Datwyler

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Datwyler of Switzerland is to buy Premier Farnell for £792 million. “Both companies share very similar strategic values and are highly complementary in terms of product range, distribution channels and geographic footprint,” says Premier Farnell. The combined group is expected to have £1.3 billion revenues. The two companies employ 4,900 people. Datwyler, with a market cap of £1.29 billion, is ...

EETimes sold to Arrow Electronics

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EETimes has been sold to the distributor Arrow Electronics. The deal is part of a portfolio of publishing assets sold by EETimes’ owner, UBM, to Arrow. Other titles in the group being sold are EDN, ESM, EBN, Embedded, TechOnline and Datasheets.com. UBM says it got $23.5 million for the lot. According to UBM the titles collectively generated $16 million from on-line ...

Diamond to stock MagnaChip mosfets

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Diamond Power Components is to distribute power mosfets from Korean chipmaker MagnaChip Semiconductor. “MagnaChip are a major player in the power mosfet market, supplying global OEMs with semiconductors for all segments of power control and LED Lighting applications,” said Diamond sales director Peter Hall. “Having complete control of their own design and manufacturing processes allows MagnaChip to adopt an aggressive cost ...

Plessey signs up Freeway Lighting as distributor

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Plessey has entered into a distribution agreement for the UK and Ireland with Newbury specialist lighting distributor Freeway Lighting. Ian Wood, Technical Director of Freeway Lighting, said, “Freeway is very pleased to be starting this partnership with Plessey. We specialise in the distribution of Solid State Lighting components and have been developing our LED EcoSystem over recent years to include ...

Digi-Key circles the world with ARM’s processor tools

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Digi-Key Electronics has expanded its distribution partnership with ARM to include all of Asia. In addition to expanding the reach of the partnership, ARM’s latest Keil MDK Version 5.20 software development kit for ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers is also available through Digi-Key. Keil MDK includes the µVision IDE, C/C++ compiler, debugger, Software Component management, and the CMSIS framework. The new MDK-Plus Edition ...

Anglia offers manufacturers affordable buffer stocking

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Anglia Components has introduced an inventory management service which allows UK-based manufacturers  to receive an agreed level of inventory on their regularly used commodity components which are then held on their site. Called Anglia 80/20, the service is being presented as a cost-effective buffer stocking facility, which traditionally has only be available to large volume users. There is no start-up ...