Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Publication Date: 10/1/2008
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Counterfeits, Imitations, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies

When we hear the word counterfeit we usually think of money. However, although currency was one of the first and most counterfeited items, there are many other items being counterfeited today...
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Customizing Passive Components for Better Product Design

Many engineers have had to battle bouts of frustration over lack of component choices. These are the engineers and designers who are involved in cutting-edge design projects. As a key manufacturer of passive components...
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Programmable Timing Products Solve Design Problems

In today's world of constantly changing technology, new products can be delayed in their time to market by something as simple as a missing crystal oscillator of the correct frequency. To help alleviate this problem, Cardinal Components, Inc. introduced the world's...
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Sourcing Electrical Connectors

Selecting the right connector involves careful planning and knowledge of the application requirements. The basic criteria for selecting a connector for either standard or medical applications are the same...
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Surface Mount and Thru-Hole Jumpers

Jumper wires are as important to the circuit designer as the adjustable Crescent wrench is to the mechanic. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and serve many purposes and have proven over the years to be one of the most reliable and versatile tools a circuit...
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The Expanding Role of Distributors

The role of electronic component distributors in the industry has undoubtedly expanded over the years. While the overall function of distributors has not...
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