?Electronics Manufacturing?

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Start with the news release Dates announced for National Electronics Week from National Electronics Week, which we summarised at the time by saying "NEW Events has announced that National Electronics Week 2011 is taking place from 12-13 April at the NEC Pavilion in Birmingham. ". Several months prior to that, we featured the news release High slew-rate option for power supplies from Magna-Power Electronics: "Power supply expert Magna-Power Electronics has released a high slew-rate output option to meet the demands of fast-performance DC applications such as battery charging and photovoltaic emulation.".

In December 2010, we covered the news from Molex - take a look at Valve connector simplifies manufacturing process which says: "Molex has expanded its range of externally threaded Brad mPm DIN valve connectors with the addition of Form C and Form Micro housings for hydraulics and pneumatics systems.".

Take a look also at the news release from Allegro Microsystems, Sensor IC withstands harsh automotive environments, as well as PC socket contact with stamped and rolled clip from Radiall, and Offline switcher IC eliminates no-load waste from Power Integrations.

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CMOS logic devices suited for mobile phones (December 2010)

Diodes Incorporated has released new versions of its 74LVC1GXX and 74LVCE1GXX CMOS logic ranges in DFN1410 packages for mobile phones, smart phones and tablet computers.

Stylebox includes recessed EMC mounting versions (December 2010)

Elma Electronic, a manufacturer of electronic packaging products, has expanded its offering for its Type 15 Stylebox to include versions for recessed EMC mounting.

Tool safeguards low-voltage portable electronics (December 2010)

The LTC4362 is a 2.5 to 5.5V overvoltage and overcurrent protector that safeguards low-voltage, portable electronics from damaging input voltage transients and current surges.

Touch-screen technology for screens up to 5in (December 2010)

IDT has announced what is said to be the world's first true single-layer multi-touch projected capacitive touch-screen technology for screen sizes up to 5in.

Yagi antenna used on near-space balloon project (December 2010)

Low Power Radio Solutions has provided a high-sensitivity, omnidirectional Yagi antenna to four amateur space enthusiasts who have now managed five high-altitude balloon flights into near space.

Wi-Fi capability for consumer electronics and more (December 2010)

Asix Electronics is now delivering the AX220xx, a single-chip microcontroller with TCP/IP and 802.11 WLAN MAC/baseband, designed to leverage Wi-Fi infrastructure in home and office environments.

Self-encrypting drive targets shared desktop PCs (December 2010)

Toshiba Storage Device Division (SDD) has launched the MKxx61GSYD, a 7,200rev/min 2.5in self-encrypting drive (SED) designed for commercial notebooks and security-sensitive applications.

Connectors target space-constrained applications (December 2010)

Lane Electronics has launched three ranges of plastic-bodied circular connectors designed to suit applications in test and measurement, laboratory equipment, portable products, and instrumentation.

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Further reading
  • DEK exhibits electronics manufacturing equipment

    DEK is presenting technologies from print platforms through to next-generation stencil technologies at this year's SMT/Hybrid/Packaging exhibition, which is being held in Nuremberg from 8-10 June.
  • Chinese electronics manufacturing comes to the UK

    Components Bureau has become the exclusive UK representative for Chinese electronics manufacturing services provider SMT.
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