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Avnet Abacus is a European distributor of electronic components, focused on Interconnect, Passive, Electromechanical, Power & Battery products. We stock and distribute over 750,000 products from over 140 manufacturers.

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ALPS

Sensor Network Module Evaluation Kit

The Sensor Network Module concept includes motion, communication and environmental sensors enclosed in an ultra-compact package. 

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Mean Well

HBG Series Circular LED Drivers

MEAN WELL has announced new 60W/100W/160W/240W circular LED drivers. This family has been widely adopted by bay lighting system vendors.

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Hirose

EnerBee Power Cable Connector Series

Hirose Electric EnerBee Power Cable Connectors feature compact size and high-end performance for high-current and high-tension devices.

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VARTA

CoinPower® Rechargeable Lithium Button Cells

The new Coin Power Lithium Rechargeable Cells from VARTA Microbattery are small in size but deliver energy density in a big way. The range now features a 14mm cell.

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Panasonic Electric Works

Low-Profile Latching-Type DW-HL Relay

With the new DW-HL relay, Panasonic launches a new power relay as a low-profile version of the tried-and-tested 16A latching type DW-H relay.

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C&K Components

Subminiature Precision Snap-Acting Switches

LC, LCA, and LCS series are subminiature snap acting switches with electrical rating from low level to 30 amps and an extensive variety of actuator and terminal configurations.

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To import a Bill of Materials, create a spreadsheet with the Supplier Part Number or Your Customer Part Number in the first column. Save as a .csv .xls or .xlsx file and then upload your spreadsheet.
 

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ENGINEERS' INSIGHT

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A Brief Guide to Calculating Heat Sink Requirements for LED Lighting

Thermal management is of critical importance in LED lighting systems. LEDs themselves give off heat when lit due to their own inefficiencies, and knock on effects of that heat can rapidly reduce the LEDs’ lifespan if it isn’t managed carefully.

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Design Trends: Batteries for IoT

The Internet of things is opening up a whole new sphere of applications for electronic systems and selecting the right batteries for these systems can be tricky.

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Selecting Fibre Optic Cables

Selecting the right cable and/or connector assembly for a fibre optic installation needn’t be complex, but it is important to understand the requirements of the environment and the application.

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Training & Events

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E-16 Electronics Trade Fair

06 sept. 2016

Odense Congress Centre

On the 6th to 8th September the Odense Congress Center provides a framework for the 8th electronics trade show E-16 - an important marketplace for development, inspiration and dialogue.

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Avnet Abacus / Avnet Memec-Silica Technical Seminar

07 Dec 2016

Breda, The Netherlands

Following the success of this event in recent years, we are pleased to once again host our technical seminar in Breda, The Netherlands. More information will follow in the near future.

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Electronica 2016 - Welcome to Planet e

08 Nov 2016

Messe München, Germany

Join us at Electronica 2016, hosted at Messe München, Germany, where we will discuss the latest developments in components, systems and applications in the world of electronics.

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Featuring in-depth technology reviews and new product spotlights, Focus keeps you up to speed with the fastest moving industry in the world.

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