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2.5V CLOCK OSCILLATOR WITH SUB ps RMS JITTER

July 12, 2006 by Staff
Connor-Winfield’s SMT clock oscillators range to 260 MHz and have low jitter in a RoHS compliant, 5x7mm package.
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Enclosure Design

June 14, 2006 by Staff
New technologies are wreaking havoc in the enclosure world.  Faster and hotter processors are bringing cooling, EMI/RFI, and configuration challenges to the forefront. Coupled with the unrelenting desire to save space and package more electronics into smaller dimensions, this is…
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BGA Socket Processing

June 14, 2006 by Staff
By Gary Eastman With the rapid transition to environmentally friendly manufacturing, creating a new reflow profile to accommodate everything from lead-free component materials to solder paste changes can be quite a challenge. As electronic OEMs move toward compliance with the…
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MicroTCA Connectors

June 14, 2006 by Staff
In the beginning there was ATCA, and it was good. But not for everyone. It wasn’t adopted as quickly as had been anticipated, so it wasn’t widely available from multiple sources and prices remained a little out-of-reach for some OEMs…
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The Search for That Elusive End-of-Life Component

June 14, 2006 by Staff
The arrival of July 1st, 2006 marks not only Canada Day, but the first day of the European Union’s RoHS (Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances) directive affecting electronic products. From an electronic component perspective, RoHS is just the latest challenge…
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Digi-Key Signs Cirrus Logic, Micron Technology, Helicomm

June 14, 2006 by Staff
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – Cirrus Logic Inc., a manufacturer of high-precision analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), and Digi-Key Corp. announced the signing of a global distribution agreement.Cirrus Logic’s products will be featured in Digi-Key’s print and online…
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FLUKE CANADA WINS TOP SALES AWARD

June 14, 2006 by Staff
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Fluke Electronics Canada announced that it is the co-recipient of Fluke Corp.’s highest international sales honour, the Bob Hagger Award, for 2005. Fluke Singapore (Fluke South East Asia Pte. Ltd.) is the other award winner. Bob Hagger, late…
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Fiso Technologies Wins Schlumberger Contract

June 14, 2006 by Staff
QUEBEC (CNW Telbec) - Fiso Technologies, a subsidiary of Roctest Ltd. and a manufacturer of fibre optic sensors and measurement systems, was recently awarded a purchasing contract by Schlumberger Technology Corp.
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TUNDRA ACQUIRES POTENTIA SEMICONDUCTOR

June 14, 2006 by Staff
OTTAWA - Tundra Semiconductor Corp. has acquired Potentia Semiconductor Corp. for $1.4 million. The acquisition includes the power controller business of Potentia which Tundra says it will continue to operate.
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CONTRACT MANUFACTURERS ARTAFLEX, DSM TEAM UP

June 14, 2006 by Staff
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Artaflex Inc. and Dynamic Source Manufacturing (DSM) announced a strategic alliance between the two Canadian-based contract manufacturers, at the Advanced Manufacturing Expo, held here March 29 and 30. Artaflex, an integrated electronics manufacturing and design services company,…
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COMPACT, RUGGED AC/DC CONVERTER DELIVERS 2000W

June 14, 2006 by Staff
Absopulse  Electronics’  HBLF 2000  is  a rugged AC/DC  power  supply developed for operation in heavy-duty industrial environments. 
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SMALL PLASTIC ENCLOSURES

June 14, 2006 by Staff
Hammond Manufacturing has introduced enhanced versions of its 1591 family of small enclosures.