Blog: Electronics in Action (Other Product News)

Electronics are more than components and volts. The support, design, and technology behind the electronics make all the difference.

Our blog, Electronics in Action, is here to help you learn more about electronic design and meet the people behind the products at Wurth Electronics Midcom. Subscribe to the blog to receive each post by email, or click below to learn more about your favorite category:

Apr 5, 2017 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom Makes a Statement at APEC 2017

Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) has historically been one of Wurth Electronics' favorite shows to be an exhibitor. Read on to find out how this year went!

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Mar 23, 2017 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom's Smart Transformer Selector Now Integrated with STMicroelectronics' eDesignSuite

Two of the most helpful product selection tools have joined together to make electronic designing and selection a breeze.

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Mar 21, 2017 (Other Product News)

APEC 2017: Stop by Booth #811 to Meet Stephen, Jason, Pierre and John

This year, Wurth Electronics is excited that we will have over 50 employees traveling to Tampa, FL to attend APEC 2017! With so many employees attending the conference we thought we would give you a chance to meet a handful of them. Meet are Stephen, Jason, Pierre and John

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Mar 16, 2017 (Other Product News)

Texas Instruments’ (TI) High Power IEEE802.3bt PoE PD featuring Wurth Electronics .bt LAN Transformer is set to “Light Up” APEC 2017

LED lighting is a very common technology in industrial, residential and commercial applications as it has the benefits of a longer operational life, higher energy efficiency and smaller form-factor. The ability to control these lighting ballasts in connected lighting applications has launched this system into the era of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Mar 14, 2017 (Other Product News)

Can You Design it Better than Mike?

Who is Mike? What did he design? Why should you design it better than him? We answer all these pressing questions in this post on our blog!

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Mar 12, 2017 (Other Product News)

Off the Clock Contenders Announced!

Wurth Electronics has selected five applicants to contend in the “Off the Clock Design Challenge.” These five contenders include: Christopher McMahan, Dheera Venkatraman, Josue Alejandro Gutierrez, Nicholas Su, and Robert van Leeuwen.

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Mar 8, 2017 (Other Product News)

Scaling Wireless Charging to High-Power Applications

Wireless charging is becoming increasingly prevalent. Ruwanga Dassanayake, Product Line Manager for Semtech's Power Magagement and High-Reliability Products Group explains further in this post.

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Mar 7, 2017 (Other Product News)

APEC 2017: Stop by Booth #811 to Meet Jesse, Matt, Lorandt, Emil, and Thibault!

This year, Wurth Electronics is excited that we will have over 50 employees traveling to Tampa, FL to attend APEC 2017! With so many employees attending the conference we thought we would give you a chance to meet a handful of them.

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Mar 2, 2017 (Other Product News)

APEC 2017: Complete Seminar Schedule for Wurth Electronics Speakers

Attending APEC 2017? So are we! Check out our complete seminar schedule to make sure you don't miss any of our excellent presentations by Wurth Electronics speakers.

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Feb 28, 2017 (Other Product News)

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPS)-mEZ Plug & Play Power Module Solutions Featuring Wurth Electronics Power Inductors and Capacitors

MPS's open-frame modules provide easy-to-use, plug & play power solutions with pre-programmed output voltage options available. Join us at APEC 2017 for a technical presentation at no cost!

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Jan 9, 2017 (Other Product News)

Off the Clock Design Challenge: Calling All Tinkerers!

Want a chance to win a 3D printer, soldering station, or other awesome prizes? Apply for our Off the Clock Design Challenge — built for those who like to tinker!

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Nov 17, 2016 (Other Product News)

Q&A with Ismael Molina Alba, Presenter at DesignCon 2017

Meet Ismael Molina Alba, a Product Manager and presenter at DesignCon 2017.

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Oct 26, 2016 (Other Product News)

Gleanergy Demonstration Kit at EHS USA in November 2016

Energy Harvesting & Storage USA in Santa Clara, CA is right around the corner, and Wurth Electronics Midcom will be there! If you’re in the area, please join us for a deeper understanding of 'Gleanergy'.

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Oct 10, 2016 (Other Product News)

Meet Us at DesignCon 2017 for a Special EMI Tech Session!

DesignCon 2017 is right around the corner, and Wurth Electronics Midcom will be there! If you’re in the area, please join us for a special EMI technical session by one of our Product Managers, Ismael Molina Alba.

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Oct 4, 2016 (Other Product News)

Tips for Internship Applicants: Q&A with Dean Huumala

Applying for a college internship is a bit of an art form. Read on to learn useful tips from Dean Huumala, our Hiring Manager, on applying and interviewing for a college internship!

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Sep 27, 2016 (Other Product News)

Engineering Internship at Wurth Electronics Midcom: Q&A with Dean Huumala

At Wurth Electronics Midcom, we’re known for our hands-on internship program. We spoke with our Hiring Manager, Dean Huumala, to tell you all about the engineering internship and what he looks for when hiring interns.

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Sep 2, 2016 (Other Product News)

Why Use Aluminum Polymer Capacitors?

We will look specifically at the polymer type and how it compares to the traditional construction. We will conclude this series with an overview of the enemies and applications of aluminum electrolytic capacitors.

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Aug 26, 2016 (Other Product News)

Construction of Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors: Pros and Cons

Here, we will take a closer look at the traditional construction of aluminum electrolytic capacitors, including their advantages and disadvantages.

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Aug 19, 2016 (Other Product News)

Introduction to Aluminum Capacitors: Traditional Electrolytic vs. Polymer

In this blog series, we will look at the difference between the two main types of aluminum capacitors: traditional electrolytic and solid polymer. Read on to learn the most important factors in comparing aluminum electrolytic capacitors.

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Apr 2, 2016 (Other Product News)

APEC in a Nutshell: Recap of Wurth Electronics Midcom at APEC 2016

Were you able to attend the APEC in Long Beach, CA, this year? Here's a recap of Wurth Electronics Midcom at APEC 2016. We had such a blast!

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Mar 7, 2016 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom Transformers in G.FAST Modems

G.FAST is the latest approved broadband DSL standard which is poised to bring fiber-like internet speeds to consumer residences at an affordable cost to the masses.

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Mar 4, 2016 (Other Product News)

Ten Reasons Why We’re (Booth) #001 at APEC 2016

Attending APEC 2016 in Long Beach, California? Booth #001 is waiting for you.

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Mar 3, 2016 (Other Product News)

GLEANERGY: Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Node Development Platform

We partnered with Linear Technology on the "Gleanergy” platform to demonstrate the ability to utilize one, or multiple ambient energy sources.

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Feb 23, 2016 (Other Product News)

Hidden Gems at APEC 2016

APEC is more than just an exhibition for us. It’s an educational conference. Here’s what you’ll learn from Wurth Electronics Midcom at APEC 2016-- off the exhibition floor.

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Feb 9, 2016 (Other Product News)

5 Things You Should Know for APEC 2016 by Lindsey Esche

APEC is coming around to Long Beach again, and Lindsey thought it would be fun and helpful to share with you my top tips for APEC 2016. Follow Wurth Electronics Midcom on Twitter and like us on Facebook for exciting updates as we near APEC 2016 in March!

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Sep 15, 2015 (Other Product News)

What Is SHDSL And Where Is It Used?

SHDSL is the best technology available in the Telecom market when it comes to high data rate requirements on long copper lines. To learn the ins and outs of this technology, we interviewed Swaroop Vaidyanath, Product Manager for Telecom Products. Here is what Mr. Vaidyanath had to share.

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Sep 10, 2014 (Other Product News)

Now Available! Transformer Safety eBook

How does safety impact transformers? Get the new eBook to see how safety standards affect size, cost and performance of transformers.

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Aug 13, 2014 (Other Product News)

Wave Behavior in the Presence of a Shield

Now that we have covered basic concepts of waves, we can now see how these waves behave in the presence of a shield.

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May 28, 2014 (Other Product News)

Steps in Setting Up RF Inductors

Now that we’ve covered a general overview, the materials used, the importance of the Q factor in RF Inductors, typical applications, the construction of the RF Inductor, a comparison of these inductors, and an overview of our available line of these products, our blog series continues with steps in setting up RF Inductors.

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May 28, 2014 (Other Product News)

Question and Answer Session for RF Inductors

Now that we’ve learned about the important factors for RF Inductors, to conclude our RF Inductors blog series, here are some general questions and answers.

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May 14, 2014 (Other Product News)

Our Available Line of RF Products

Now that we’ve covered a general overview, the materials used, the importance of the Q factor in RF Inductors, typical applications, the construction of the RF Inductor, and a comparison of these inductors, our blog series continues with our available line of RF products.

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May 7, 2014 (Other Product News)

A Comparison of RF Inductors

Now that we’ve covered a general overview, the materials used, the importance of the Q factor in RF Inductors, typical applications, and the construction of the RF Inductor, our blog series continues with a comparison of these inductors.

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May 2, 2014 (Other Product News)

New webinar! EMI Common Mode Coupling, May 14, 2014

Join us on Wednesday, May 14 at 2:00pm Central to learn about EMI Common Mode Coupling.

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Apr 30, 2014 (Other Product News)

The Construction of a RF Inductor

Now that we’ve covered a general overview, the materials used, the importance of the Q factor in RF Inductors, and typical applications, our blog series continues with the construction of these inductors.

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Apr 23, 2014 (Other Product News)

Typical Applications for RF Inductors

Now that we’ve covered a general overview, the materials used, and the importance of the Q factor in RF Inductors, our blog series continues with typical applications for these inductors.

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Apr 9, 2014 (Other Product News)

What Materials are Used for RF Inductors?

Now that we’ve covered a general overview of RF Inductors, our blog series continues with the materials that are used in these inductors.

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Apr 2, 2014 (Other Product News)

What are RF Inductors?

Do you want to learn more about RF Inductors? In this series of blog posts, we will illustrate the importance of RF Inductors, their uses, types, and more.

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Jan 15, 2014 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom to attend DesignCon 2014

We are excited to attend DesignCon 2014 to feature three brand new product series and a lot of extended sizes to existing lines. We look forward to meeting local customers and partners who stop by our booth at this conference.

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Dec 19, 2013 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom Gap Calculator

We are excited to announce the launch of the Wurth Electronics Midcom Gap Calculator tool. The Gap Calculator tool provides an easy way to quickly calculate the gap length once the desired AL value and the package are known.

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Dec 13, 2013 (Other Product News)

Safety in Electronics Design

The affect of insulation requirements is significant enough to change the form factor, performance, cost, and of course, reliability of the transformer. This post will discuss safety considerations in electronics design.

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Nov 14, 2013 (Other Product News)

Webinar: Power Factor Correction Chokes

Do you want to learn more about Power Factor Correction Chokes (PFCs)? You can learn all about them in our webinar highlighting PFC Chokes on Tuesday, November 19 at 2:00pm CST.

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Nov 7, 2013 (Other Product News)

Feeling 'more than you expect' through IC Houses

Learn how we at Wurth Electronics Midcom work with partners to develop new technology that answers problems faced by our customers. Magnetics are critical, and we need to be part of that development.

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Oct 15, 2013 (Other Product News)

International Ecommerce Trends in Electronics Manufacturing

The differences in manufacturing trends between the geographical regions are quite easy to analyze. Here at Wurth Electronics, we see that our customers in the US and Asia have more of a tendency to embrace ecommerce business. This article will teach you more about international trends in the electronics industry.

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Oct 8, 2013 (Other Product News)

How Electronics Distribution has Changed in the Past Ten Years

Ecommerce is the dominating factor in the distribution area. 10 years ago, the focus was on having a large product catalogue that showed every product. Now, the focus has changed to having a website or a web shop. Learn how Wurth Electronics and our partners are adapting to this change.

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Oct 3, 2013 (Other Product News)

Providing 3-D, Eagle, and LTspice files

There are three types of files that customers can receive from Wurth Electronics Midcom, 3-D, Eagle, and LTspice files. In this article, Lars Fahrbach explains more about these files and how they are used in the electronics industry.

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Aug 29, 2013 (Other Product News)

Marketing Electronics Products at Wurth Electronic Midcom

Product Marketing at Wurth Electronics Midcom is all about knowing your market and realizing what it is that your market needs. After that you need to push the product's development and promote it to the right channels.

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Aug 22, 2013 (Other Product News)

What makes Wurth Electronics Midcom unique compared to other product development companies.

As an organization, Wurth is a service company. This extends down to all of it's branches, even to the business units and individual groups, but in particular to Wurth Electronics Midcom. Read more to learn how Wurth Electronics Midcom services customers like nobody else.

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Aug 13, 2013 (Other Product News)

Three Reasons to Work at an International Electronics Design Company

We are growing and looking for talent to add to our team. Learn why you want to work for Wurth Electronics Midcom, an international design company.

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Aug 8, 2013 (Other Product News)

Interview and Hiring Tips for Electronics Job Positions

It's hard to prepare for interviews. Learn how to be prepared and know what to expect going into an interview with an international electronics design company.

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Aug 6, 2013 (Other Product News)

Webinar: Selecting RF Inductors

In this webinar, Hebberly Ahatlan will teach you how to select RF inductors for high frequency designs using our free software.

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Jun 25, 2013 (Other Product News)

2013 Electronics and Automation Expo

The Electronics and Automation Expo is a must see event for all electronics designers and manufacturers. We sat down with David VanHaver of Wurth Electronics Midcom to hear about the Expo in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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