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Dec 4, 2020 (EMC Components, Power Magnetics, Electronics Insight)

Tactile Switches – A Touch to Start the World

Whether you realize it or not, switches are an important mechanical part of most electronic applications. There are power and signal switches both with many different styles to open and close a circuit.

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Sep 17, 2020 (EMC Components, Emerging Technology)

Micro Switches – The Tipping Point of Your Design

We live in a growing, fast-paced technological world that requires quick communication. Behind the scenes that means faster mechanical switch responses. That is possible with micro switches.

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Sep 12, 2020 (EMC Components, Electronics Insight)

What is EMC? Basic knowledge of electromagnetic compatibility

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) refers to the property of electrotechnical devices to operate without interference | More on the meaning & definition

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Jul 15, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Wireless Connectivity)

Who's Interrupting? Getting A Grip On Common Mode Interference In The WiFi Spectrum

We love fast data lines. And we love radio communications. But having both can be a tricky combination.

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May 20, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electromechanic)

Mitigating the Risk of Whisker Formation

The completion of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) once again being postponed is no longer newsworthy. As recently as late last year, further delays were anticipated according to the Berliner Morgenpost. This time it wasn’t about the completion of the airport itself though, but about the opening of the various duty-free shops, cafés and other establishments that were scheduled to start operating as soon as the airport was ready.

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Apr 8, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Building Bridges, Electromechanic)

Why Your Ventilator Design Needs to Consider Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)

Although there is a push by existing professional manufacturers to step-up ventilator production , there is still a movement in the “maker” or open-source realm that want to use their skills in design (medical, electrical, mechanical, 3D printing, etc.) in order to help as much as they can.

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Mar 24, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Building Bridges)

The Need for EMC Education

As a product designer, a long time EMC engineer for HP and Agilent Technologies (now Keysight), and currently a consultant to hundreds of companies over the last ten years, I understand very well, the issues product designers face when it comes to EMC and EMI issues.

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Feb 9, 2020 (EMC Components, Electronics Insight)

How Signal Transformers are Changing to Meet Consumer Demand

The demand for easy access to entertainment and convenience technologies is constantly growing. This forces designers and engineers to create more convenient ways to transport these technologies. Many times, this means making smaller devices.

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Jan 12, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight)

What Does RoHS Stand for Again? A Summary

Prize question: Why is the 22nd July 2019 so special? Unless you’re a subject expert, it probably won’t mean a thing to you. But, on this day the latest revision of the 2015 RoHS Directive (Restriction of Hazardous Substances, RoHS III or RoHS 3) came into force. Our colleagues at Würth Elektronik will not have paid much attention to this date either – because the company has already been complying with this third revision of the directive for years. The latest revision restricts the use of four additional substances:

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Nov 13, 2019 (EMC Components, Press-Fit Technology, Electronics Insight)

REDCUBE Terminals – Innovation at its finest.

While Press-Fit is becoming more widely known in the industry, do the masses of designers really understand the benefits of using the technology? The Würth Elektronik REDCUBE line of terminals is one of the most pioneered High Power connections available. REDCUBE products provide reliable power distribution with a low contact resistance through efficient solid block designs.

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