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POSITAL’s IXARC rotary sensors are available with V4A-rated stainless steel housings and IP69K-level environmental seals.
VCC is launching a lightweight, ultra thin seven-segment LED display.
Keysight Technologies has announced the M9217A, a PXI Express based, single-slot 2-channel, isolated digitizer.
Novotechnik, U.S. has introduced the RSC3200 series of angle sensors that feature shaft connectivity options and provide absolute, rotary position measurement.
ERNI, a supplier of connectors and value added services, has expanded its compact MaxiBridge wire-to-board connector line with a new dual row version.
It is easy to find hundreds of presentations and papers all explaining the same figures-of-merit for data rates, reliability, latency, density, and capacity for 5G.
Three additional Mill-Max SMT spring-loaded connectors are now available packaged on tape and reel.
Teledyne LeCroy has introduced the IQS series of Coherent Optical Receivers.
HARTING’s Han F&B connector series brings modular, user-configurable connectivity with IP69K protection to the splash zone (Zone 2) in food and beverage production.
CONEC SlimCon is the latest product in its IP67 D-SUB connector line.
SCHURTER has announced that the latest products from its Metal Line Switch division include the MSM LA CS and two piezo switch versions, PSE HI and PSE EX. 
Keysight Technologies, Inc. has introduced the 5G channel sounding Reference Solution.
The 250 W rated TDK-Lambda i6A series of non-isolated DC-DC converters are capable of operating from an input voltage of 9 to 40 V, the step-down converter delivers an output voltage that can be adjustable from 3.3 to 24 V and output currents of up to 14 A.
ABSOPULSE Electronics has released a 1kVA version of its IP66-rated line of inverters, effectively doubling the level of sine wave AC power available on these heavy-duty designs.
Electrolytic capacitors are a key component in AC/DC switching power supplies, however electrolytic capacitors used in these have large internal losses, large variations in capacity, high leakage & poor high/low temperature characteristics that causes low reliability and a shortened lifespan of power products particularly in extreme temperature environments.
Orion Fans has designed a 60 mm, 24 Vdc fan that delivers airflow up to 86 CFM, an increase of more than 25% versus previously available DC fans.
MORNSUN has released the LI240 240 W DIN rail AC/DC converter, which extends its DIN rail products from 120 to 240 W.
The Absopulse Electronics HVI 500-D3G series of high input voltage, ultra-rugged, IP66-rated DC-DC converters are designed and built for extreme applications that require a waterproof, dust-proof, sand-proof, oil-, fire- and/or explosion-proof solution.
Mornsun recently released its R3 (3rd generation) DC/DC converters.
TDK Corp. has announced the TDK-Lambda 2500W EZA2500-32048 bidirectional DC-DC converter.
TDK Corporation introduces the DC input TDK-Lambda RDEN-048050 EMC filter to complement the existing R series of AC input EMC filters. 
ABSOPULSE Electronics has recently released the RSI 300-IP66 series of railway grade dc-ac sine wave inverters.
AutomationDirect has released a new White Paper, “Processor Power and Energy Efficiency” that explains how consumer electronic microprocessor improvements also provide a catalyst for industrial automation advancements.
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of 50W models to the five year warranty TDK-Lambda RWS-B series of AC-DC power supplies, designed to provide solid performance at an economical price. 


Master Bond Polymer System EP21TDCNFL is a two component, nickel filled, electrically conductive system for high performance bonding and sealing formulated to cure at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures.
Onshape is the latest only full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team work together using any web browser, phone, or tablet.
Keystone Electronics Corp. has introduced an assortment of long-lasting adhesive backed, nylon spacers/supports that lock-fit to a PCB. 
It’s time to enroll in Master Bond’s Adhesive Academy, where the innovative Dr. B fills you in on the ins and outs of adhesives.
Mouser Electronics has announces the global release of MultiSIM BLUE, the NI Multisim Component Evaluator Mouser Edition.
NEEDHAM, MA  – PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.
I have been around for many years and have seen the schematic/PCB market change from manual techniques to the remarkably sophisticated products that are available today – such as the maturing, four-year-old Cloud platform from
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN – Digi-Key and Mentor Graphics have launched new professional-level EDA/CAD tools, providing a foundation for long-term product design. 
SPARKS, MD - Weller, a global brand of Apex Tool Group known for innovative soldering solutions, has launched the WXA2, a two-channel, 255 watt hot air and soldering station.
Rocky Hill, Conn. – Henkel Corporation has updated the Loctite® Adhesive Sourcebook for 2014 to include the latest adhesive, sealant, lubricant, coating and dispensing/curing equipment technologies.
Waterloo, Canada – Maplesoft has released an all-new Calculus Study Guide based on Maple™, the mathematical computing software for education and research in mathematics, engineering, and the sciences.
Sydney, Australia – Altium has released Altium Designer 14.2, the latest update of the DesignVision Award-winning Altium Designer 14.
Newark element14, in expanding its ecosystem of Raspberry Pi accessories, has launched the 7 in. Touchscreen Display for the Raspberry Pi.
At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, Icon Labs CEO Alan Grau sat down with Canadian Electronics to discuss the importance of providing a layer of software security to Internet of Things (IoT) hardware systems, including industrial IoT.
Guy Volckaerts, Director, Embedded Sales at Digi International spoke with Canadian Electronics at electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany.
Freescale Semiconductor demonstrates development tools for Xilinx FPGAs as well as other microcontroller hardware and software at X-fest 2014 in Toronto.
VANCOUVER, BC - Intrinsyc has launched the Open-Q™ 8084 System on Module ("SOM") and Development Kit.
SANTA BARBARA, CA – Green Hills Software has added support for the latest 32-bit microcontroller family from Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions.
TAIPEI, TAIWAN -  AMD’s new x86 AMD Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SoC) and central processing unit (CPU) solutions are now expanded for embedded applications.
Oslo, Norway - Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor and ARM have launched the nRF51822-mKIT, a platform for fast, easy, and flexible development of Bluetooth Smart applications.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla - Tech Source has announced its new Condor 4000x graphics/video card.
February 13, 2014 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. now has stock available to ship of Intel's popular Galileo Arduino® Certified Development Board, powered by the newest Intel® Quark X1000 SoC.
PHOENIX, AZ – Avnet Electronics Marketing has launched new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit.
SUNNYVALE, CA – AMD has launched a new low-power Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) in the award-winning AMD G-Series SOC family with the GX-210JA.
Oriental Motor has introduced a 1.8° and 0.9° PKP series 2-Phase stepper motor, now preassembled with new Oriental Motor Original Encoders.
Slip N' Slide kit combines a modular rail system, Arduino and Raspberry Pi controllers, and board attachments to construct conveyor-like systems.
Hamilton, New Jersey – POSITAL’s high-performance IXARC optical rotary encoders are now available with EtherCAT communications interfaces.
Torrance, CA – Oriental Motor introduces its new RKII Series Stepper Motor and Driver Packages with built-in controller (stored data) type and pulse input type.
Torrance, CA – Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the addition of our Built-in Controller (Stored Data) Type BLE Series Brushless motor and driver package as part of our FLEX network products offering.
MICROMO has released its new FAULHABER high power 0816…SR Series DC‐Micro Motors.
DELO Industrial Adhesives has expanded its lineup for bonding magnets and other components in electric motors with two new anaerobic/light-curing adhesives.
Baldor Electric Company now offers customers a wide variety of permanent magnet and wound field industrial DC motors.
The Stellar SR33 Series basic soft starters from AutomationDirect are designed for general purpose applications where traditional across-the-line starting or wye-delta starting would typically be appropriate.
Galil's Pocket PLC is smart, compact, low-cost, and packed with I/O, 32 digital and 16 analog I/O in a 3.9 x 4.3 x 1.3 in. package. The RIO-471xx features a powerful RISC processor for fast I/O handling.
TDK-Lambda has unveiled its latest addition to its ZWS line of compact AC-DC PCB-mountable power supplies. 
Baldor Electric Company has recently added additional designs to its Baldor Reliance Super-E line of premium efficient motors.
Understanding the accreditation of the calibration laboratory you use is critical to assuring your electronic instruments are calibrated appropriately.
Battery users and entrepreneurs often ask, “Can batteries be restored?” The answer is, “It depends.”
Lytica Inc., the creator of, one of the world's largest independent electronic component price benchmarking services, has announced an agreement with IHS Inc.
As a serious challenge to today’s global electronics supply chain, counterfeiting and gray market diversion of electronics components threaten the integrity of products for manufacturers.
A year ago I wrote about the potential for Canada’s National Design Network (NDN) to help build Canadian capacity in advanced manufacturing.
There are any number of “Do’s and Don’ts” on how to extend battery life by following simple guidelines. Because of similarities within systems, the chemistries are limited to lead, nickel and lithium.
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics has announced its partnership with the ARM University Program to distribute the innovative 'Lab-in-a-Box' (LiB) to higher educational institutions around the globe.
The Apple Watch has been long anticipated. It will be interesting to see what impact this device has on the market, considering that ever since Apple introduced the iPhone 3GS, Apple has had a way of causing the consumer flood gates to open and creating a surge in consumer demand for toys.
Lead acid led to the success of early recycling and today more than 97 per cent of these batteries are recycled in the U.S. The automotive industry should be given credit for having organized recycling early on.
Future Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components, has been recognized by ON Semiconductor as its 2014 Distribution Partner for the Americas, for the second consecutive year.
Canadians excel at idea generation and solution-finding – we’re known around the world for that.
Many battery types fall under strict transportation regulation. This is done for the safety of those handling them, as well as passengers traveling on a common carrier. Here are the rules in short.

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