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  LED Lighting Development Kits – Now Available from CDI   Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) provides LED Lighting Development Kits to help engineers shorten their design cycle and accelerate time-to-market with new LED lighting fixtures. CDI works with its vendor partners to identify parts that work well together and to define the exact contents of each kit. The kits generally include a COB, Optics, Driver, Heat Sink, Thermal Material and the connectors, adaptors and screws needed for assembly. The initial high bay application kits have been developed around standard LEDRead More
CDI Welcomes EM Microelectronic to It’s Sensors and Wireless Division of Products   Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) is proud to welcome EM Microelectronic to our Sensors and Wireless Division of products. EM Microelectronic, is the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group, headquartered in Marin Switzerland. The EM Microelectronic group product portfolio encompasses RFID Circuits, Smart Card ICs, Ultra-low Power Microcontrollers, Power Management, LCD Drivers and Displays, Optoelectronic ICs, Mixed-Mode Arrays and Standard Analog ICs. EM Microelectronic manufactures not only standard circuits and ASICs, but also system solutions and modules forRead More
Citizen Electronics Releases 70,000-Lumen COB Now Available at Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI)   Citizen Electronics has just released a new family of LED COBs that can deliver more than 70,000 lumens from a single device. Developed for outdoor stadium and flood lighting applications, the CLU550 family is available from 2,700K to 6,500K CCT in either 80+ (MacAdam 3-Step) or 70+ (ANSI) CRI. Click here to view the full family of products.   As with all Citizen COBs, specifications are at hot binning (Tj=85°C). The CLU550 uses the same package sizeRead More
OKAYA Surge Protective Devices for Outdoor LED Lighting Applications Samples Now Available at Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI)   A global leader in electrical noise suppression components, OKAYA has released a new surge protective device specifically designed for outdoor LED lighting applications: RGF10-152-Q4-LT Maximum Line Voltage 300V Maximum Discharge Current 10kA Maximum Discharge Voltage 20kV Operating Ambient Temperature -45° ~ +85°C Impulse Life Test (8/20 µs) About 500 Times @ 1000A     Lightning strikes are a threat to outdoor LED lighting installations. Even indirect strikes can send induced current surgesRead More

Posted On November 10, 2015By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Power, Riedon

Why Choose Riedon?

Why Choose Riedon?         Since our formation in 1960 Riedon has been at the cutting edge of resistive solutions; this is evident today in that our Wirewound, Thick & Thin Film, and also Foil resistive products can be seen in industries as diverse as: Aerospace, Military and Instrumentation.   Delivery in an average of 4-5 weeks Premium delivery time of 1-2 weeks! Custom solutions are available even for the most unique applications Riedon is an ISO 9001 company About Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) Component Distributors, Inc.Read More
LED Coolers from MechaTronix – Now Available at CDI     Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) is proud to announce the addition of MechaTronix to its growing LED product portfolio. MechaTronix offers a complete range of both passive and active LED coolers for a variety of high bay, downlight, streetlight and spotlight applications. These Zhaga-ready heat sinks have a matrix of mounting holes for easy attachment of most LED COBs. Simply apply a thermal interface of your choice (or have MechaTronix screen it on), put the COB in place and fastenRead More

Posted On November 5, 2015By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, InvenSense, Sensors and Wireless

InvenSense Developers Conference 2015

InvenSense Developers Conference 2015   Last Date to Register: Monday, November 16, 2015 View Event Details Create, Develop, Build Exhibition Showcase Types of Passes Agenda Speakers What is it? The fourth annual InvenSense Developers Conference: The largest MEMS based developers conference in the world will bring together thought leaders from all segments of the industry including application developers, industry analysts, system OEMS, partners, venture capitalists, and members of the media to learn about the market and future applications for the Internet of Sensors. When is it? November 17th – 18th,Read More
KCB Featured Product: KCB822 High Isolation SPDT Switch Available at CDI   KCB Solutions ("KCB"), a leading supplier of high-reliability RF and microwave devices, is pleased to announce the release of its newly updated KCB822 product, a GaAs pHEMT non-reflective high performance, low loss switch that uses Hermetic Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) for harsh environments including various defense and satellite applications. In announcing the release, KCB also confirmed that it will offer the KCB822 with 100% of MIL-PRF-38535 Class B and S screening requirements fully completed (in addition to the requiredRead More

Posted On October 27, 2015By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Passive, Passives, RF-Microwave

Custom Assemblies from Passive Plus, Inc. Available at CDI

Custom Assemblies from Passive Plus, Inc. Available at CDI     Passive Plus, Inc. (PPI) offers Custom Capacitor Assemblies for high power requirements. Typical assemblies are configured in series and/or parallel combinations, producing higher voltage/current handling capabilities, extended capacitance range and tighter tolerances. Typical Applications Field: High Power RF, Medical Electronics, Broadcast, Semiconductor Manufacturing, High Magnetic Environments, Inductive Heating. Product Features: High Operating Voltage, High Operating Current, Extended Capacitance, Tighter Tolerances, High Reliability, High Q, Ultra-low ESR, Non-Magnetic. Typical Assembly Configurations: Typical assembly configurations, parallel assemblies and series assemblies, areRead More
SinkPAD Technology Won! "Thermal Management Product of the Year – 2015" SinkPAD LLC – SinkPAD is a Direct Thermal Path PCB Technology. SinkPAD product eliminates use of a dielectric material completely from a thermal path of a high power LED, reducing LED junction temperature more than 10 degree Celsius. SinkPAD offers metal to metal contact between LED’s thermal pad and base metal of printed circuit board thus offers best possible thermal transfer rate. Click here to view the complete details. About Adura LED Solutions ADURA LED Solutions manufactures high performanceRead More