Abracon Recognizes Heather Goldsmith with the 2016 Executive Partnership Award

Las Vegas, NV – Heather Goldsmith, Director of Product Marketing at Future Electronics, was recognized today with Abracon’s 2016 Executive Partnership Award at EDS 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Executive Partnership award is presented to an individual who most closely aligns with Abracon’s guiding principles of prompt and diligent customer service, technical expertise, and high levels of integrity that build value with customers. Effective asset management practices and a committed strategy of investment in Abracon inventory compliment these qualities, helping customers find complete technology solutions. Heather has been an exceptional asset to the Abracon team, promoting all three of our product lines and services through the Future distribution channel.

Mike White, VP of Global Sales at Abracon presented the award to Heather.

“Heather Goldsmith has successfully aligned company objectives to meet the needs of the market. Her contributions and dedication to supporting our highly valued customers resulted in sizeable growth for both companies in 2016,” commented Mike White, VP of Global Sales for Abracon.

The overall support and service from Heather has been a true advantage in extending Abracon’s solutions to a growing global audience.

Congratulations, Heather Goldsmith on this grand achievement.

About EDS
EDS is an annual leadership summit. It is an important gathering of the movers, shakers and brightest minds that electronic component manufacturers, distributors and representatives have to offer. In an energized, progressive atmosphere, top decision makers come together to build business. It’s a forum to plan, discuss new opportunities, and reset goals The core of EDS is valuable idea exchange. It happens through high-level strategic meetings, event functions and informal gatherings. Business relationships are rekindled and new ones formed.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a leading global manufacturer of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF solutions. Abracon offers a wide selection of quartz timing crystals and oscillators, MEMS oscillators, real time clocks (RTC), Bluetooth modules, ceramic resonators, SAW filters and resonators, power and RF inductors, transformers, circuit protection components and RF antennas and wireless charging coils. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & application engineering resources in California and Texas and sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

Abracon Recognizes Coakley Boyd and Abbett with 2016 Largest Growth Manufacturer’s Representative Award

Las Vegas, NV – Coakley Boyd and Abbett (CBA) has been awarded Abracon’s 2016 Largest Growth Manufacturer’s Representative Award at EDS 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award recognizes CBA as the manufacturer’s representative with highest year over year growth.

CBA exemplifies the core mission and values of Abracon’s customer centric business objectives of an agile customer service team, deep technical knowledge, and the highest degree of integrity. Their dedication and support of Abracon’s broad product lines have enabled rapid customer growth throughout the Northeast territory.

Mike White, VP of Global Sales at Abracon, presented the award to Bob Walsh, Owner and President of CBA.

“We are very excited to celebrate our strong partnership with CBA through this award. Working with innovative partners like CBA presents an exponential growing opportunity to provide our end-customers with the most advanced technology solutions available in the market.”

Congratulations, Coakley Boyd and Abbett on this achievement.

About EDS
EDS is an annual leadership summit. It is an important gathering of the movers, shakers and brightest minds that electronic component manufacturers, distributors and representatives have to offer. In an energized, progressive atmosphere, top decision makers come together to build business. It’s a forum to plan, discuss new opportunities, and reset goals The core of EDS is valuable idea exchange. It happens through high-level strategic meetings, event functions and informal gatherings. Business relationships are rekindled and new ones formed.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a leading global manufacturer of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF solutions. Abracon offers a wide selection of quartz timing crystals and oscillators, MEMS oscillators, real time clocks (RTC), Bluetooth modules, ceramic resonators, SAW filters and resonators, power and RF inductors, transformers, circuit protection components and RF antennas and wireless charging coils. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & application engineering resources in California and Texas and sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

Abracon recognizes Future Electronics with the 2016 Largest Channel Partner Award

Las Vegas, NV – Future Electronics has been awarded Abracon’s 2016 Largest Channel Partner Award at EDS 2017 in Las Vegas. The award celebrates Future for achieving the highest revenue share in the last year and speaks to their close alignment with Abracon’s guiding principles of prompt and diligent customer service, technical expertise, and high levels of integrity that build value for our customers.

Abracon recognizes Future as consistently driving growth and as a principal contributor towards channel investment. As a result, we continuously deliver significant supply chain benefits to end customers in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Michael Calabria, CEO and Mike White, VP Global Sales, presented the award to Heather Goldsmith, Director-Product Marketing, who accepted on behalf of Future.

“Future continues to drive Abracon products through the channel while fully supporting our end customers. We highly value Future’s consistent investment in stocking innovative Abracon products,” commented Mike White, VP of Global Sales. “Our alignment with innovative channel partners, like Future Electronics compliments our drive to develop and distribute creative engineering solutions to the market.”

Congratulations, Future Electronics, on this exceptional achievement.

About EDS
EDS is an annual leadership summit. It is an important gathering of the movers, shakers and brightest minds that electronic component manufacturers, distributors and representatives have to offer. In an energized, progressive atmosphere, top decision makers come together to build business. It’s a forum to plan, discuss new opportunities, and reset goals The core of EDS is valuable idea exchange. It happens through high-level strategic meetings, event functions and informal gatherings. Business relationships are rekindled and new ones formed.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a leading global manufacturer of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF solutions. Abracon offers a wide selection of quartz timing crystals and oscillators, MEMS oscillators, real time clocks (RTC), Bluetooth modules, ceramic resonators, SAW filters and resonators, power and RF inductors, transformers, circuit protection components and RF antennas and wireless charging coils. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & application engineering resources in California and Texas and sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

Abracon Recognizes Sager Electronics with 2016 Largest Growth Channel Partner Award

Las Vegas, Nevada – Sager Electronics was presented with Abracon’s 2016 Largest Growth Channel Partner Award at the annual EDS Summit in Las Vegas. The Largest Growth Channel Partner Award recognizes Sager as the channel partner with highest year over year growth. The award is a testament to the close alignment with Abracon’s goal of market growth in key product segments. Sager’s commitment to prompt and diligent customer service, technical expertise, and high levels of integrity help meet end customer design cycle objectives and drive growth. Abracon highly values channel partners capable of driving growth as they support end customers.

Michael Calabria, CEO at Abracon, presented the award to Frank Flynn, President.

“This award exemplifies the exceptional partnership Abracon shares with Sager. Their support and enthusiasm for innovative Abracon products in the channel has strongly contributed to the go-to-market success of our mutual end customers participating in growth markets,” commented Michael Calabria. “Working with innovative channel partners like Sager presents an opportunity to provide our end-customers with the most advanced technology solutions and support available.”

Abracon congratulates Sager Electronics on this outstanding achievement.

About EDS
EDS is an annual leadership summit. It is an important gathering of the movers, shakers and brightest minds that electronic component manufacturers, distributors and representatives have to offer. In an energized, progressive atmosphere, top decision makers come together to build business. It’s a forum to plan, discuss new opportunities, and reset goals The core of EDS is valuable idea exchange. It happens through high-level strategic meetings, event functions and informal gatherings. Business relationships are rekindled and new ones formed.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a leading global manufacturer of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF solutions. Abracon offers a wide selection of quartz timing crystals and oscillators, MEMS oscillators, real time clocks (RTC), Bluetooth modules, ceramic resonators, SAW filters and resonators, power and RF inductors, transformers, circuit protection components and RF antennas and wireless charging coils. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & application engineering resources in California and Texas and sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

Abracon announces new Director of Distribution, Chad VanDoorninck

Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces Chad VanDoorninck as Director, Distribution. In his new role, Chad will work with Abracon’s comprehensive network of distribution channel partners to enhance the product availability and support for end customers and EMSi Providers.

“We are happy to enlist Chad’s expertise in supporting our channel strategy,” says Mike White, VP of Global Sales. “Our customers count on the supply chain benefits that distributors bring and we believe Chad is the best fit to ensure the right inventory is properly positioned to support accelerated time to market demands.”

Chad’s previous roles include Financial Analyst, Regional Finance Manager and Account Executive with TW Telecom. With Amphenol Aerospace, he served as Regional Distribution Sales Manager and National Distribution Sales Manager for The United States, Canada and Mexico. Chad holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University and a Master of Business Administration from Regis University.

About Abracon, LLC
Abracon is a global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components. Abracon offers a wide selection of Quartz Crystals, Crystal and MEMS Oscillators, Real Time Clocks, Antennas, Bluetooth Modules, Ceramic Resonators, SAW Filters, SAW Resonators, Inductors, Transformers, RFID Tags and RJ45 Jacks. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design, warehouse and applications engineering resources in Texas and offices in California, China, UK and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

New ASPIAIG Series Automotive Inductors released by Abracon

(May 1, 2017) Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces the ASPIAIG inductor series designed for automotive, industrial, and other high grade applications. The high performance shielded surface mount (SMD) inductors featuring high current density are ideal companions to switch mode power supply ICs in applications requiring extreme durability and reliability such as automotive body electronics and comfort system, infotainment, navigation, transportation, LED lighting ballasts, solar power inverters, and industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

The full series is Automotive AEC-Q200 certified, supports -40℃ to 125℃ operating temperature range, and offers both low and standard profile form factors. Built using TS-16949 qualified production line and featuring PPAP level 3 support, the ASPIAIG inductors meet next gen DC/DC converters and switch-mode power supplies requirements with excellent size to power density tradeoffs.

ASPIAIG-H6530 and ASPIAIG-H8540 are optimized for compact and low profile applications requiring low DC resistance (DCR), high energy density and high saturation current while maintaining high inductance. Using an advanced Fe-base metal material and wire-wound construction these inductors meet high reliability requirements. The ASPIAIG-H6530 is available with a low profile 7.1 x 6.5 x 3.0 mm package and ASPIAIG-H8540 in 8.8 x 8.5 x 4.0 mm. Inductance values range from 0.22uH to 33uH. The family offers saturation currents as high as 32A with guaranteed 3.5mOhms DCR at 25℃. Shielded construction reduces EMI.

ASPAIG-S6055 and ASPAIG-S8050 are available in 6.0 x 6.0 x 5.5 mm and 8.0 x 8.0 x 5.0 mm dimensions, respectively. Inductance values range from 1uH to 470uH. The family offers saturation currents as high as 16A with guaranteed 24mOhms DCR at 25℃. Shielded construction reduces EMI.

“High power switch mode supplies require ever smaller form factors while increasing current handling capabilities,” says Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “Achieving advanced performance while also meeting automotive qualifications makes these devices ideal for demanding high performance power supply applications.”

“These inductors meet the reliability, durability and wide operating temperature demands of automotive and industrial applications,” comments Syed Raza, VP of Engineering for Abracon. “With a wide selection of surface mount devices offering low profile or compact form factors, these series enable optimal selection for each application.”

The ASPIAIG series of inductors are available off the shelf and offered through Abracon’s franchised distributors.

About Abracon, LLC
Abracon is a global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components. Abracon offers a wide selection of Quartz Crystals, Crystal and MEMS Oscillators, Real Time Clocks, Antennas, Bluetooth Modules, Ceramic Resonators, SAW Filters, SAW Resonators, Inductors, Transformers, RFID Tags and RJ45 Jacks. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design, warehouse and applications engineering resources in Texas and offices in California, China, UK and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

Abracon announces availability of latest components solutions catalog

Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components, announces availability of the latest version of the components solutions catalog featuring a full line of timing & synchronization, power & energy and RF connectivity. Available in both print and soft copy, the catalog is designed to help any customer quickly arrive at passive component solutions intended for a variety of functions within IoT, wearables, communications, cloud computing, industrial, automotive, instrumentation and medical monitoring.

“Abracon supports over 20,000 active SKU part numbers with thousands of new part numbers introduced each year,” says Camille Vargas, Marketing Communications and UX for Abracon. “Our customers rely on a simplified catalog that summarizes the most significant features of each product family within the major product lines and makes it easy to select between a variety of technologies.”

Updates in this version of the catalog include numerous new product families such as IoT optimized crystals, high power toroid inductors, long range RFID tags optimized for metal surfaces, 10GBase-T RJ45 jacks with integrated magnetics and wireless charging coils for 20W solutions. Additional updates include solutions guides for antenna, ultra-low jitter and precision oscillators and high frequency programmable TCXOs.

“Concise and effective product selection tools improve our customers design cycle and get them to market quicker,” comments Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “The latest version of the catalog reflects Abracon’s commitment to support customers’ need for a broad line of technology solutions that addresses the needs of today’s fast design cycles.”

To learn more and download a free soft copy of the PDF format catalog follow this link: Abracon Component Solution Catalog

To request a free hard copy of the catalog, submit your information including mailing address through this link: Request Hardcopy Catalog

Hard copy requests are fulfilled within 1 to 2 weeks.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components. Abracon offers a wide selection of Quartz Timing Crystals, Crystal and MEMS Oscillators, Real Time Clocks, Antennas, Bluetooth Modules, Ceramic Resonators, SAW Filters and Resonators, Inductors, Transformers, Circuit Protection Components and Wireless RF Antennas. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & Application Engineering resources in California & Illinois; and Sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its Global Distribution Network.

Abracon teams with Semtech, announces wireless charging coil for use on LinkCharge™ 20W reference design

Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components, teams with Semtech (Nasdaq: SMTC) to deliver a complete wireless charging reference design using the AWCCA-RX350300-101 wireless charging coil on the receiver side of the solution. Targeting high growth end markets such as industrial automation, medical devices, portable audio/video, robotics, drones, appliances, power tools, IoT, and wearables, the reference design presents a complete solution that delivers up to 20W of total power. Wireless charging promises to liberate devices from the need to plug in to complex and failure prone connectors with exposed metallic contacts. Charging a battery with this solution only requires placement of the coils in close proximity and alignment. Power couples inductively from the transmit coil to the receive coil through a narrow gap without galvanic contact.

The benefits of wireless charging eliminate the need for connectors, which can be costly and are prone to failure. Wireless charging introduces the possibility to fully encapsulate a device, making it water tight, dust proof and eliminating exposed contacts that can corrode. With a 20W power delivery capability, wireless charging can maintain fast charge times.

“The next mobility revolution,” comments Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon, “drives the need for untethered devices that are more ‘roamable’. From robots and drones to wearable items, many of today’s devices cannot accommodate any connectors—not even for power.”

“Wireless connectivity is a focus technology for Abracon,” says Syed Raza, VP of Engineering with Abracon. “It’s only natural for next generation devices to shed all connectors and go completely wireless—data and power.”

Semtech’s LinkCharge™20 Series reference design (SKU: TSDMRX-19V20W-EVM) may be purchased through Semtech’s distribution channel. The AWCCA-RX350300-101 may be purchased separately and is available from any of Abracon’s distribution partners.

Semtech’s LinkCharge wireless charging platform provides a range of solutions to enable wireless power in next-generation products for consumers, infrastructure and industrial applications. It includes the LinkCharge 40 Series, the LinkCharge 20 Series and the LinkCharge CT (counter top), an out-of-box-ready infrastructure wireless charging system for use in public, enterprise and consumer settings. The LinkCharge platform is compatible with the major industry standards ensuring end products can quickly charge any wireless charging-equipped device even as the industry adoption continues to grow and evolve. More information about LinkCharge platform and the rest of Semtech’s wireless charging solutions is available at www.semtech.com/wireless-charging.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components. Abracon offers a wide selection of Quartz Timing Crystals, Crystal and MEMS Oscillators, Real Time Clocks, Antennas, Bluetooth Modules, Ceramic Resonators, SAW Filters and Resonators, Inductors, Transformers, Circuit Protection Components and Wireless RF Antennas. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & Application Engineering resources in California & Illinois; and Sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its Global Distribution Network.

About Semtech
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.

Semtech, the Semtech logo, and LinkCharge are registered trademarks or service marks of Semtech Corporation and/or its affiliates.

Abracon announces ASMPH family of compact multi-layer chip inductors for power applications

AUSTIN, TX. (19 January 2017) Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of passive & electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF components announces the ASMPH family of miniature multilayer power inductors for use in small form factor or battery powered solutions. The compact size, high self-resonant frequency (SRF)  and high efficiency, makes these inductors ideal for DC/DC conversion in space limited designs, including IoT and wearables. Standard operating temperature of -40°C to 85°C and robust construction is ideally suited for industrial applications. Constructed using low loss ferrite material, these inductors support high-speed switching frequencies used in power supply controllers in advance-miniaturized applications.

This family of power inductors offers multiple footprints and inductance tradeoffs. The space saving ASMPH-0603 footprint is 1.6×0.8×0.8mm with current ratings from 1250mA to 300mA and inductance values from  0.22µH to 2.2µH. With inductance values up to 4.7µH, the ASMPH-0805, ASMPH-0806 and ASMPH-1008 offer current carrying capabilities up to 1500mA, enabling a wide range of DC/DC power supply applications.

“Small form factor solutions benefit from the use of DC/DC power conversion,” comments Syed Raza, VP of Engineering with Abracon. “Switch mode, unlike linear power supplies, can remain efficient while operating over a wide input-to-output voltage conversion range, extending battery life. This family of miniature inductors from Abracon are instrumental in miniaturizing these designs.”

“These inductors hit the sweet spot of size, inductance, current carrying capability and maximum DC resistance enabling miniaturization.” states Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “In conjunction with Abracon’s other product lines, these inductors address Abracon’s strategy of providing solutions across multiple technologies for growing applications such as IoT and wearables.”

Other applications for this series of product include medical monitoring, portable instrumentation, drones, robotics, battery powered equipment,  asset tracking devices, wireless connectivity modules and power supply modules.

 

Series Inductance
(µH)
DC current rating
(mA)
Max DC Resistance
(Ω)
SRF
(MHz)
Dimensions
(mm)
ASMPH-
0603
0.22 to 2.2 1250 to 300 0.1 to 0.3 200 to 80 1.6 x 0.8 x 0.8
ASMPH-
0805
0.47 to 4.7 1200 to 280 0.08 to 0.25 100 to 30 2.0 x 1.25 x 0.9
ASMPH-
0806
0.47 to 4.7 1500 to 220 0.08 to 0.14 100 to 30 2.0 x 1.6 x 0.9
ASMPH-
1008
0.47 to 4.7 1500 to 320 0.04 to 0.11 105 to 25 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.9

 

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a leading global manufacturer of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and RF solutions. Abracon offers a wide selection of quartz timing crystals and oscillators, MEMS oscillators, real time tlocks (RTC), Bluetooth modules, ceramic resonators, SAW filters and resonators, power and RF inductors, transformers, circuit protection components and RF antennas and wireless charging coils. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & application engineering resources in California and Texas and sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its global distribution network.

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Abracon announces in-stock availability of the ATCA-XX line of high power toroid inductors

Austin, TX – Abracon Holdings, LLC announces the ATCA-XX product line, a broad offering of high power toroid inductors for use in industrial power supplies, LED ballast and heavy duty appliance applications. By containing the majority of magnetic flux within the toroid, these inductors present inherent electromagnetic and RF interference immunity. Offered with vertical or horizontal orientations, they can be placed orthogonally to minimize crosstalk when multiple devices are used.

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High Power Toroidal Inductor – ATCA Series Product Image

 

Operating temperature of -40C to 105C makes them ideal for high power and industrial applications. Designed for through-hole assembly, the product family offers standard values ranging from 20uH to 1800uH and current ratings up to 10A.

“Due to its simplicity and RFI immunity, the toroid remains a work horse inductor in high power switch mode applications,” says Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “The combination of wide operating temperature and high current rating makes this broad line of toroids ideal for lighting, white goods, solar inverters, home and industrial appliances, electric motor and other industrial applications.”

These inductors are in stock for off-the-shelf commonly requested options or with short 6 to 8 week lead time for less common and custom configurations.

About Abracon Holdings, LLC.

Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components. Abracon offers a wide selection of Quartz Timing Crystals, Crystal and MEMS Oscillators, Real Time Clocks, Antennas, Bluetooth Modules, Ceramic Resonators, SAW Filters and Resonators, Inductors, Transformers, Circuit Protection Components and Wireless RF Antennas. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & Application Engineering resources in California & Illinois; and Sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its Global Distribution Network.