New BTB Pin Jumpers for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 12, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released a new series of pin jumpers designed for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications. When used in conjunction with the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop - which is both the first industrial poke-home connector available without an integral wire stop and, currently, the only industrial poke-home connector with a 2.5mm profile - the new 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers are allowed to pass straight through the contacts, completely unrestricted, until the final, user-defined mating dimension is achieved. Unlike traditional BTB pin jumpers - which are made to mate with traditional connectors and are thus closed on the back end, limiting the depth to which a pin can travel and restricting the amount of BTB or module-to-module mating tolerance that the jumper can absorb - the new 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumper/709296001025016 contact combination absorbs the maximum amount of component and assembly tolerances during the mating process, effectively eliminating the PCB and housing tolerance stack-up issues common to traditional connector systems in linear and coplanar applications.

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AVX Releases the First Industrial Poke-Home Connector Available Without a Wire Stop

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 9, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the first industrial poke-home connector available without a wire stop. The new 2.5mm poke-home contact - the latest addition to its 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ insulator-less, single-position, horizontal, poke-home contacts - combines a low profile with an industry-leading range of compatible wire gauges: 20-26AWG solid and stranded wire, and is the first in the series and on the market to offer variants both with and without a wire stop.

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Bourns Features World-class Electronic Components for Industrial, Communication, Consumer and Automotive Applications at electronica China 2018

RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 7, 2018 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, is known for delivering the highest quality circuit protection, circuit conditioning and motion control devices that engineers need to safeguard, control and manage their latest system and product designs. At the upcoming electronica China 2018 show, Bourns will showcase its full line of electronic component solutions designed to meet a broad range of industrial, communication, consumer and automotive application requirements.

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AVX is Presenting & Exhibiting at APEC 2018

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 19, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is presenting and exhibiting at the 2018 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, March 4-8.

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AVX is the First to Offer Space-Level X7R BME MLCCs Approved to MIL-PRF-32535

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 16, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is the first - and currently only - company to offer space-level, X7R base metal electrode (BME) MLCCs with "M" and "T" reliability levels approved to the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA's) MIL-PRF-32535 specification. Exhibiting high CV capabilities superior to those of precious metal electrode (PME) MLCCs, which have long been the standard for the global aerospace industry, AVX's leading-edge, space-level, X7R BME MLCCs deliver a 39-fold increase in capacitance compared to standard, 100V, 1812, MIL-PRF-123 and MIL-PRF-55681 MLCCs - enabling revolutionary board space, weight, and component count reductions that directly translate into lower launch costs - and meet extremely stringent DLA requirements for high-reliability performance in space applications. The series also features AVX's patented FLEXITERM® termination technology, which allows for more board flexure than standard terminations, providing proven-effective protection against thermal and mechanical stresses both during assembly and throughout component lifetimes and enabling the safe, reliable employment of large case sizes.

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AVX Acquires Innovative, Award-Winning Antenna Company, Ethertronics

Ethertronics' 200+ patents & innovative IMD antenna systems technology - which was recently honored with an Electronic Products 2017 Product of the Year Award & provides critical support for the first-ever processor-enabled consumer TV antenna - will further expand AVX's extensive portfolio of advanced electronic component solutions.

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AMPHENOL RF ENABLES THE INTERNET OF THINGS

The Internet of Things (IoT) is delivering the promises of greater efficiency, improved production, enhanced and new services, and deeper levels of control and data acquisition for city planners, city managers, agriculture, manufacturing, and individuals. The widespread availability of wireless, radio frequency (RF) based connectivity is fueling the growth and success of IoT solutions. Because IoT solutions typically rely on resources distributed over wide geographical areas for system operation, an RF-based infrastructure is ideal.

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TE Connectivity to feature rugged, cutting-edge connectivity technology for C4ISR applications at MILCOM 2017

Members of the media are invited to visit TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, at MILCOM 2017 to explore TE’s advanced portfolio of interconnected products for C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) applications and other electronic warfare systems. TE is focused on providing smaller, lighter, more rugged connectivity solutions for electronic warfare applications. Minimizing size, weight and power consumption (SWaP) in these and other applications is vital to increasing bandwidth and enabling open architecture systems.

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Stackpole's Non-Inductive Wirewounds for Inductance Sensitive Applications

RALEIGH, NC (June 21, 2017) -- Stackpole's NWW non-inductive wirewound resistor series is ideal for applications requiring low inductance. Although inductance can never be fully eliminated in a wirewound resistor, the Ayrton-Perry winding technique reduces the inductance by up to 5 times that of a standard wirewound resistor, making this technology usable in high frequency and high switching applications.

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Bourns Space, Volume-saving FLAT® GDT Selected by Phoenix Contact for their Newest TERMITRAB Complete Surge Protection Device

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 31, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that Phoenix Contact, a leader in the development of future-oriented components, systems, and solutions, has selected the Bourns® Model 2017 Series FLAT® GDT for its TERMITRAB Complete product, which Phoenix Contact boasts is the world's thinnest surge protection device (SPD). The space and volume-saving breakthroughs made in the Bourns® FLAT® GDT design are a major contributing factor that enabled Phoenix Contact to significantly reduce the size and profile of its latest SPD to a mere 3.5 mm wide.

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