Littelfuse – U.S. Sensor Integration Update

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Dear U.S. Sensor Sales Representatives,

As you are probably aware, Littelfuse announced the acquisition of U.S. Sensor on Monday, July 10th. With the acquisition close, we will now be able to conduct a rationalization of the Americas Rep Firms for the combined company.  A high-level evaluation of the U.S. Sensor Rep Firms is now underway and we will receive input from the U.S. Sensor Sales Team. The goal is to complete this evaluation over the next two to four weeks. If we have any questions, we will reach out to you.

During this time, business should be conducted as usual, and you will continue to be paid under the U.S. Sensor contract. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rodney Magsanide.

We appreciate your patience as we work through this rationalization and we look forward to bringing you additional information over the next few weeks.

Sincerely,

Rodney Magsanide – Sales Manager – U.S. Sensor

Thane Parker – Director, Americas OEM Sales – Littelfuse

C&K — K12 & K12S Series Double Stroke Keyswitches

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Double stroke keyswitches with excellent tactile feedback

C&K’s K12 & K12S keyswitches separate electrical and mechanical functions to ensure accurate switching positions making it one of the most robust products able to withstand up to 100N overload and 200K actuations.

Configuring different combinations of spring mechanisms and cam designs, enables C&K to customize the switches’ travel distance, actuation force, and contact position to meet a variety of different customer requirements within the same form factor.

Featuring excellent tactile feedback, K12 for Through-Hole Technology and K12S for Surface Mount Technology is available in double operating forces from 3,5N/7N to 6N/12N. 

The IP67 version (K12S) is ideal for outdoor applications while the IP40 version (K12/K12S) is available for less demanding environments.


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Features/Benefits:

  • SPST (2x)
  • IP40 (K12/K12S) & IP67 sealed (K12S)
  • Up to 200K life cycles (K12S)
  • 3,5N/7N and 6N/12N (K12) – 4N/8N and 6N/12N (K12S)

Typical Applications include:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Medical
  • Industrial

View K12 Series and K12S Series technical information

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Micron SolidScale TM Platform Architecture Announcement


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Did you hear our news? On May 3rd, we announced the Micron SolidScale™ platform, an innovative scale-up and scale-out architecture that unlocks the full potential of PCIe NVMe and shares it across multiple applications. Specially designed for performance-sensitive workloads, SolidScale delivers low-latency, high-throughput access to compute and storage. If you’d like to learn more visit micron.com/solidscale.  You can also catch the OnDemand Micron Summit keynote and post show interviews on theCUBE:

Watch On-Demand on theCUBE

Powered by Artesyn: Laser Projector

The latest in our Powered by Artesyn series of customer application stories.

A developer of laser fluorescence display technology, which breaks through the limits of traditional light sources such as LED and overcomes the shortcomings of RGB laser displays, needed a small, reliable power source for use in engineering projectors.Artesyn Laser Projector

They found Artesyn’s LCC600 series of AC-DC power supplies ideal for their needs with its compact 4 x 9 inch (101 x 228 mm) footprint, fanless operation, 600W output and 93% typical efficiency.

A strong relationship with the customer and undeniable product quality ensured Artesyn’s LCC600 series has replaced a less reliable unit from a competitor. 

Triad Magnetics – An Introduction to Power Inductors

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Introduction-Power-Inductor-3d.pngPower inductors are incredibly important magnetic components, found in everything from household appliances to the national power grid – any application that requires control of current.

In the third installment of our Guide to Inductors eBook series titled Introduction to Power Inductors, the experts at Triad Magnetics expand upon the information necessary to understand power inductors, including:

  • Common uses and applications
  • Electrical characteristics
  • 10 factors to consider when choosing the right one for your project
  • And more…

Click here or on the button below to access your free digital copy.

Download: Intro to Power Inductors >>

As always, please don’t hesitate to contact Triad Magnetics with any questions you have.

Powered by Artesyn: Immune Detection

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A customer approached Artesyn with a requirement for a cost effective AC-DC power supply for their new immune detection and diagnostic device.

This product needed to offer reliable and stable performance. Artesyn’s sales engineers recommended the LCM600Q-T-N enclosed unit, part of the LCM series of distributed power, front-end AC-DC power supplies, which ranges from 300 to 1500 watts output power. With industrial and medical safety approvals, these digitally-controlled power supplies can deliver up to 600 watts and offer versatile bulk power for a wide variety of industrial, medical, military and process automation applications.

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The customer was impressed with the efficiency of the device (typically 89%) and its reliability, considering how cost-effective it is in the market.

Thanks to excellent technical advice from Artesyn’s field sales engineers, and local support from Artesyn’s channel partner, the customer is now considering Artesyn as it develops new instruments for laboratories, food testing and gene detection.

C&K Launches First Blog!

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The C&K blogs will educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, etc. with best practices, trends, and industry news.  They also drive web traffic to the C&K site (organic SEO – example, Google, Baidu).  Blogs are written in an informal or conversational style.

Entries will be posted twice a month.  The next four will focus on the Industrial market.  Automotive will be kicked off in March/April.

We will share our blogs with industry publications and Reps / Distributors.

Please take a look at the new C&K BLOG HERE

Product Flash: Switches and Smart Card Readers for Lighting Applications

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Switches and Smart Card Readers for Lighting Applications

C&K’s lighting portfolio offers a variety of switches tailored to meet the requirements of the lighting industry. The broad range of miniature, ultra-miniature and micro-miniature tactile switches for printed circuit board mounting includes the most popular KSA, KSC, KSR and PTS645 series. For DIP switch options,  low profile and standard profile, coded rotary, SIP and jumper DIP switches are available with the BD, SPA, SDA and RTE series.  Popular products for this market also include the TP, 8020 and ELUM  pushbutton series and M rotary series. 

For SIM card sockets, C&K’s CCM03 MK3 can accommodate 6 or 8 contacts, offers up to 50K cycle life, and is highly resistant to humidity and extreme temperatures.

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  • Sealed up to IP67
  • Resistant to humidity and extreme temperatures
  • Various travel and activation forces
  • Low contact resistance
  • Different coding available

Typical Applications include:

  • Lighting controllers
  • Lighting and shade control
  • Emergency lighting
  • LED Signage
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