2018 PIE Planning

It is that time of year when our thoughts turn to 2018 and our (PIE) passive interconnect and electromechanical planning in markets we serve. We typically take a broader market view and consider all sides of the electronics marketplace as we search for trends, perspectives and analysis to help shape our strategy and plans. Here…

New FRDs from IXYS

IXYS has announced a new addition to its range of 4.5kV fast recovery diodes (HP-sonic FRDs) with very high di/dt capability and soft recovery characteristics. The new diode has a nominal operating current of 460A and is optimised to be used in conjunction with IXYS UK’s extensive range of press-pack IGBTs. The new diodes incorporate…

Ecliptek EA1012 Series Crystal

Ecliptek’s EA1012 Series crystal is an ultra-miniature high performance component with outstanding electrical performance and package dimensions of 1.2mm X 1.0mm X 0.35mm. This product, the latest in a number of exciting product releases, is ideal for high density board designs where size is critical, typical in the IoT and wearables markets. This product has…

6000A Rectifier Diode

IXYS UK Westcode Ltd. announces the launch of a new very high current 6kV rectifier diode with an average current rating up to 6395A at a heat sink temperature of 55°C. The new device is IXYS highest yet current rated rectifier diode in this voltage class and is believed to be the highest current rating…

ILSI Ecliptek Product Releases

We are delighted to be working with ILSI on representing a range of new products. We offer the EMRA 36, 46, 56 series oscillators which are now in stock.  There is a landing page for these products on the Mouser website, from where you can also view the product listings and inventory. You can view the…

Distributors Expect Double Digit Revenue Growth

Independent distributors are expecting to see a double-digit increase in revenue for the year, with some forecasting 20 to 30 percent sales growth because of shortages of a range of components. Shortages are expected to continue for the first quarter of next year. ERA‘s recent newsletter has identified big opportunities for distributors who focus, plan and…

Testimonial Storm

As we start to review plans for 2018 with our Principals we are receiving a storm of positive testimonials and are so grateful to the wonderful relationships we have with the companies and people we work with. “I chose to use your product because of the excellent customer service and your ability to meet all…

Proactive, Professional and Responsive

It is always wonderful to hear praise from our Principals, the client manufacturers we represent in UK and Europe. We have just received this glowing reference from our friends at World Products Inc. and are proud to share it with you…. “Elec-Rep UK Ltd have represented World Products Inc.for the past 4 years and have…