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Electronic Components Features

An exclusive look at the inner workings of Digi-Key Electronics

Back in June, I had the pleasure of visiting Digi-Key Electronics in its home town of Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Three flights totalling around 10+ hours and an hour car ride later, I arrived!

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Supporting Aerospace projects for the long term is getting harder

With long design cycles and operational life of aircraft, designers have to be assured that parts they design in can be sourced for a long time. 10 years is a minimum, and probably in the end support will be required for multiples of that.

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Smashing the ceiling: How to break free of DALI technical limits

DALI (digital addressable lighting interface) is a form of lighting control which allows customised preferences to be programmed. The key benefit of DALI for a designer or installer is that it provides two-way communication, allowing devices such as ballasts, transformers and emergency fittings to report back on their status. This can help speed up installation compared to non-DALI lighting, and makes fault diagnosis much quicker and easier.

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Decades old sealing problem alleviated with new connector system

Here Denis O’Sullivan of Molex looks at the subject of downtime in commercial vehicle sealed connector systems and highlights the new solution from Molex.

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