August 2015
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Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced at the Freescale Technology Forum that it has been named the preferred distributor of the i.MX 6Dual Single Chip Module (SCM), the first product in Freescale Semiconductors new SCM line of products. Arrow will begin offering the i.MX 6Dual SCM in August.

Altera Technology Day (ATD) is being held in eight locations across Asia Pacific, from August to September this year, including Taiwan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and China. Altera experts will introduce the innovative FPGAs, tools and IP and share the latest developments in IoT, networking, embedded vision, etc. Click here to view the event schedule and register now!

Arrow and Cree to host a lighting seminar in Dongguan, China on August 21, 2015. The seminars will provide designers and manufacturers of lighting products a comprehensive overview of Crees LED products and Arrows total lighting solutions. To register, please click here.

This report provides general information on purchasing trend of product segments including Analog, Discrete, Embedded, Logic, Connectors etc. Contact your local Arrow sales representative to find out how Arrow can help you manage inventory assets more effectively and increase your supply chain efficiency.


Smart meters are often subjected to a variety of harsh operating environments. Reference timing devices must conform to their specifications under these conditions and over long periods of time.


Today, more than ever, electronics designers face a common set of goals: achieving higher throughput, higher resolution, more efficient systems and reduced time to market.


ATS series is the CK innovative Anti-Tampering Switch dedicated to protect
smart meters and alarms from piracy.


Many customers do not realize that connectors according to MIL-C-5015, VG95234 and the commercial variants are only approved for operating voltages of max. 50 VAC. if accessible during operation.


For over sixty years, Fair-Rite has been the first choice in cost effective ferrite components. We offer a comprehensive product line that includes a wide range of materials and geometries for EMI Suppression, Power Applications, and RFID Antennas.


VIPer Zero Power is an offline AC/DC converter that integrates a 800 V avalanche rugged power MOSFET and a PWM controller for 7 W output power in wide range input voltage.


The latest addition to the popular LCM family of ac-dc power supplies from Artesyn Embedded Technologies is the LCM1000 series, new 1000W models that continue the family reputation for high efficiency and reliability at a competitive cost for industrial and medical equipment.


Bourns Power TVS diodes offer superior protection for AC and DC power line applications with the best overall protection being achieved by a Power TVS diode in a surface mount package. Bourns offers a wide voltage range of devices with surge current ratings of 3, 6, 10 and 15 kA.


The new components include non-overmolded latching cable receptacle housings, terminal position assurance clips (TPAs), latchable vertical and right angle headers providing power supply manufactures with more options when designing for the high-current density needs in the computing and telecommunication markets.


Industrial Power solutions cover smart grid, smart metering and solar energy.
These solutions are affordable, easy to use, reduce energy consumption and
also reduce environmental impact.


The increasing complexity in large computing systems has exerted pressure on power supply manufactures to improve efficiency, accuracy and transient response.


In the modern smart grid system, distribution automation systems will update to increasingly more intelligent electronic devices, which brings smart terminal (DTU/FTU/TTU) providers with the big pressure of robustness and cost.


Now in production: TI extends the Sitara AM437x processor family enabling lower cost products with an ARM Cortex-A9 plus a variety of peripherals


The Smart Grid is creating opportunities to improve electrical load management by identifying times of peak usage of electrical power and putting a value on demand reduction.


In this article, we will go over important features needed for system power management for the Internet of Things (IoT).


There have been several points, in the history of manufacturing, when technology has truly revolutionized the way products are made.


KEMET have full film capacitor products portfolio aimed to PV inverter and UPS application, such as the box type AC filter and DC-Link Cap for low power model, related Cylindrical Aluminum case cap for high power model and the Snubber Cap matched with IGBT.


As the proliferation of and demand for smart technology in heavy duty vehicles has risen, so has the notion that sensors are the only suitable solutions for these control loops.


In todays rapidly growing solar market and cell technologies, photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing techniques are continuing to improve the efficiencies and total output power.


Vishay Siliconix designs and manufactures high-voltage MOSFETs (HVMs) for the industrial, renewable, computing, consumer, and lighting markets.


Various mechanical and electronic systems are potential targets for magnetic tampering. Unscrupulous individuals may attack deployed electronics such as smart meters, ATMs, gambling/gaming machines, ticket machines, or electronic locks, to name a few, hoping to alter or disable them or steal product or service.


This document describes using an Altera industrial-grade FPGA as a coprocessor or system on a chip (SoC) to bring flexibility to industrial applications. Providing a single, highly integrated platform for multiple industrial products, Altera FPGAs can substantially reduce development time and risk.


Today, manufacturing has to be more of everything: more reliable, more automated, more flexible, more scalable, more decentralized. More connected.


This white paper details the basic principles of stepping motors and stepping motor control systems, and introduces ON Semiconductor stepper motor driver the LV8714A, which is a highly integrated, dual channel, PWM constant, current control stepper motor driver for industrial and security applications.


In many systems microcontrollers are used to control multiple Point-Of-Load (POL) DC/DC converters forming a hybrid control system to manage system start-up behavior, monitor electrical parameters and manage the power consumption of peripheral sub-systems.


Programmable Solution using Cypresss Type-C Port Controller and USB Billboard Controller, Enables Emerging Type-C Products to Communicate with Older Products


An increasing number of loads are non-linear, introducing harmonics into the power grid and thus significantly impairing the power quality. EPCOS PQSine is an active harmonic filter that effectively reduces the unwanted harmonics.

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