Electronic Products & Technology

January 16, 2019 by Stephen Law

¼” Wide male, quick-fit pcb tabs come on continuous reel

KEYSTONE Quick-Fit, printed circuit board (pcb) terminals is now available in new packaging. Cat. No: 1287-R for ¼”-wide male tabs with .312” height above the board, terminals are specifically designed on a continuous reel (strip) to be compatible with standard…
November 1, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Mouser to offer free pcb footprints, schematic symbols and 3D models

Electronics distributor Mouser Electronics Inc. reached a new partnership with SamacSys, a global leader in electronic component library solutions. Under the new partnership, announced at electronica 2018 in Munich, Mouser will provide its customers with a range of free design resources including PCB…
August 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Image comparison app improves visual quality control of pcbs

TAGARNO Image comparison application (app), designed for firm’s digital microscopes, enables user to easily compare reference images of pcbs to live or captured sample images of boards. App enables capture an image of a golden sample to match next to…
June 23, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Enigma Interconnect marks 45th anniversary

Burnaby BC-based firm celebrates over four decades of sustainability and success in bare pcb manufacturing
June 13, 2018 by Stephen Law

Quick-fit terminals are UL recognized

EMX ENTERPRISES – KEYSTONE UL recognized, male and female, pcb quick-fit terminals and male rivet mount quick-fit terminals hold up under repeated mating cycles. Pcb mountable terminals have an innovative Sturdi-Mount design that provides increased pcb mounting strength and stability…
June 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Power connector delivers fast, reliable connections

WEIDMULLER OMNIMATE Power LUF and LUFS 10.00 printed circuit board (pcb) terminals come with firm’s Push In connection system for wiring solid, stranded or ferruled wires from 18…6AWG– with ease and low force– to help prevent potential damage to expensive…
May 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

Free software speeds test, debug in pcb design environment

XJTAG Free software for the Mentor Xpedition Designer product increases the design for test and debug capabilities of the schematic capture and printed circuit boards (pcb) design environment. Product is comprised of two key elements: XJTAG Chain Checker and XJTAG…
March 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

Pcb drill kit speeds manufacture of double sided boards

VOLTERA V-One Drill automated drilling attachment mounts directly on the V-One printed circuit board (pcb) printer. Device reduces the number of machines and interfaces required in the production workflow, bringing CNC drilling to firm’s existing platform. Product can be used…
February 14, 2018 by EMA Design Automation Inc.

Seven DFM Issues Potentially Lurking in Your Design

Avoid Troublesome Design for Manufacture (DFM) Errors in the Production Process of Your Printed Circuit Board (PCB)
August 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wire-to-board interconnect solution meets automotive design challenges

ERNI iBridge wire-to-board connector delivers high current density in a miniature package, providing a small 2.0mm pitch. The single-row cable connector system delivers up to 5A per contact at 20-degree C when paired with an appropriate discrete wire. Device provides…
February 27, 2017 by Dorigo Systems Ltd.

Building quality electronics through outsourcing – North America or offshore?

Icarus was aware that when other companies chose a name-brand, offshore vendor to build their first product they were surprised by the effort required to effectively manage arms-length production.  For their new product, Nautilus Marine Rescue GPS, Icarus decided to…
December 19, 2016 by Duane Benson, chief technology champion at Screaming Circuits

Seven cost reduction design tips for ‘makers’

As a ‘maker’, you really need a decent price, with good quality and good service. Contrary to what many people think, you don’t need to look outside of North America for this. You can keep your gaze west of the…