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2014-08-25 08:32:21

New polymer positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) type resettable fuse series released today. The new PPTC resettable fuse line will expand the AEM product portfolio to include more diverse and complete solutions in circuit protection applications. The PMS PPTC resettable fuse series comes in EIA standard SMD package sizes from 0603 to 2920. Developed and manufactured with multiple proprietary patented technologies, the PMS series is available with current ratings ranging from 0.5A to...

2014-03-06 12:29:42

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wj69hq/surge_protection ) has announced the addition of a new report "Surge Protection Components-World Markets, Applications & End-Users" to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report provides a complete analysis of the global market for Surge Protection Components including zener & avalanche diodes, gas-tube arrestors (aka gas-discharge...

2010-10-20 15:26:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Littelfuse, Inc. (Nasdaq: LFUS), the pioneer of Indicator® fuses, today introduced the POWR-GARD® LF Series of next-generation fuse blocks - DIN-releasable, compact, indicating fuse blocks that feature a modern design and universal mounting holes for drop-in replacement. OEMs and panel shops will appreciate the ability to reduce the size of enclosures and simplified installation due to snap-to-release DIN-rail mounting...

2010-09-28 00:35:02

Beijing, Sept 28, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Hardware-wholesale.com reports that the first half year of 2010, China electronic components industry growing fast, the second half will remain stable growth. Hardware-wholesale.com forecasts that 2010, China annual sales revenue is expected to increase 15%, the annual sales revenue growth in exports more than 20%. 2011-2012, China electronic components industry will remain high growth rate, the main driving force from downstream demand and the...

2010-02-18 05:00:00

GENEVA, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in protection ICs, has announced the first silicon surge protectors meeting international surge-protection standard IEC61000-4-5, with a family of devices delivering high reliability and effective protection throughout the entire operating-temperature range. The STIEC45 Transil(TM) family provides mandatory protection for power supplies against surges, electrostatic discharge, and electrical fast...

2009-12-21 08:30:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- California Micro Devices (Nasdaq: CAMD) today announced the CM1242-33CP, first in a family of extremely small outline ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection devices. Establishing new industry benchmarks for ESD performance and small solution form factor, the CM1242 is an ideal solution for space constrained applications in multimedia smart phones, netbooks and MIDs (mobile internet devices), e-book readers and personal media players....

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'