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.

Antenna Solutions Guide available by Abracon

Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces availability of the Antenna Solutions Guide designed to enable quick selection of devices available within Abracon’s broad antenna offering supporting IoT, industrial and commercial RF protocols. Chip, patch, multi-band and external antennas addressing advanced protocols such as Cellular, LTE, GSM, WiFi, WLAN, Zigbee, Bluetooth, BLE, GPS, GLONASS and BEIDOU in a broad range of markets including connected lighting, wearables, industrial process control, home automation, geolocation, asset tracking, synchronization, machine to machine (M2M), networking and communications.

“The IoT has brought with it the next connectivity revolution,” says Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing with Abracon. “Abracon is committed to support antenna device solutions and optimization services for a wide range of fast growing end applications with stringent time-to-market requirements.”

“Considering there is no free lunch with respect to antenna gain, sensitivity and performance,” says Dean Clark, Senior Technical Manager with Abracon, “Abracon’s wide offering allows end users to select the optimal antenna performance and form factor. Additionally, obtaining the best efficiency, gain and bandwidth often requires tuning antennas to each individual design. Abracon’s antenna optimization service is a resource that bridges this gap for the customer.”

The latest Antenna Solutions Guide is available here: http://abracon.com/Support/antenna-solutions-guide.pdf

All antennas and antenna optimization services with part number ABAOS-5WK are available from any of 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 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.

Advanced MHz MEMS solutions guide available from Abracon

Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces availability of the Advanced MEMS Timing Solutions Guide developed to assist customers in their selection of advanced oscillator products using microelectro-mechanical systems (MEMS). Abracon’s timing products using MEMS technology offer inherent benefits over quartz crystals including miniaturization, resistance to shock and vibration and extended operating temperature range while maintaining good frequency stability. Ideal for applications requiring a compact footprint, extended durability and wide temperature operation such as wearables, IoT, industrial, transportation, communications, industrial computing, networking and lighting.

The solutions guide showcases Abracon’s low power ASTMLP series of MEMS oscillators drawing less than 5mA for power sensitive applications. Extended temperature applications such as industrial can use the ASTMHT series optimized for -55C to +125C operating range. The noise and jitter optimized ASTMUP series supports communications protocols such as SATA, SAS, Fibre Channel, Passive Optical Networks, EPON, 10G-EPON, GPON, 10G-PON, Ethernet, 1G, 10GBASE-T/KR/LR/SR, FCoE, and PCI Express.

“The market for MEMS technology has grown exponentially in the last 3 years,” says Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “MEMS is now a significant part of the clock and timing ecosystem and Abracon has become one of the recognized market leaders.”

“Abracon’s MEMS offering is comprehensive, taking advantage of all the benefits of the technology,” comments Syed Raza. “Each product line is optimized for small size, low power or low phase jitter, meeting applications requirements in a diversity of markets.”

Abracon MEMS oscillators are available in standard footprints from 5.0×7.0mm to 2.0×1.6mm depending on configuration. All devices are available through any of Abracon’s franchised distributors. View the solutions guide here.

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.

TTI, Inc. and Abracon Sign Distribution Agreement

Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces a global distribution agreement with TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical (IP&E) and discrete components. The two companies share a commitment to grow in markets including Industrial, Automotive, Test and Measurement, Internet of Things (IoT), Communications and Data Centers. The partnership enhances Abracon’s reach into new customers while extending TTI’s product offering into new key technologies such as frequency control, timing and synchronization.

“With mutual focus on IP&E and discrete components, the two companies are leaders in the industry and a natural fit,” says Michael Calabria, Abracon’s CEO. “As many users of electronics components rely on the supply chain and go-to-market benefits provided by distributors, Abracon is excited to partner with TTI to support its highly valued customers.”

Phil Gallagher, President, TTI Americas Sales and Marketing, commented on the addition of Abracon to TTI’s specialized line card. “TTI is pleased to bring Abracon onboard as a distribution partner. This agreement will extend TTI’s product offering into key technologies such as frequency control, timing and synchronization.”

The agreement positions TTI to distribute all of Abracon’s extensive product portfolio. All products are immediately available through TTI’s channel.

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.

About TTI
TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. Broader and deeper inventory, leading-edge products and custom supply chain solutions have established TTI as the leading specialist in electronic component distribution. Globally, the company maintains 1.2 million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics, TTI employs more than 4,700 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit www.ttiinc.com.

Precision timing for networking and communications, new solutions guide from Abracon

(April 14, 2017) Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces availability of new solutions guide showcasing precision ultra-low jitter oscillators for networking and communications applications. A variety of equipment including FPGAs with high speed SERDES, test and measurement, video and imaging, OTN/SONET, servers, cloud computing, high performance computing (HPC), Fibre Channel, storage, base stations (BTS) using CPRI/OBSAI or LTE/4G/5G, precision GPS, RF and RADAR require low noise and precision timing. In addition, equipment using advanced jitter attenuators that support short term and long term holdover require very accurate TCXO and OCXO devices.

The solutions guide displays a variety of solutions with RMS jitter ranging from 75fs to 500fs supporting serial data rates well beyond 50Gbps. Precision OCXOs with low phase noise of -120dBc/Hz at 10Hz offset and excellent short term stability of +/-0.005ppb ideal for base station (BTS) and RF applications are also featured. Ultra-performance MEMS solutions with excellent resistance to shock and vibration in a small 2.5×2.0mm footprint can be used in applications requiring typical jitter of 0.6ps such as line rates below 10Gbps.

“The explosive demand for bandwidth in communications infrastructure equipment is driving the need for lower noise and more precise timing solutions,” comments Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “Our broad offering of XOs, TCXOs and OCXOs are ideally suited for applications requiring the lowest phase jitter and noise as well as best overall frequency accuracy.”

“Many applications are now driving multiple lanes of data traffic at serial bit rates higher than 50Gbps,” says Syed Raza, VP of Engineering with Abracon. “These data rates are only viable when the clock’s phase noise is low enough and RMS phase jitter approaches 100fs or less.”

Abracon also features a handy phase noise to jitter calculator useful when integrating phase noise over a variety of bands. To view the calculator, follow this link: http://www.abracon.com/phaseNoiseCalculator.php

All products are available through Abracon’s franchised distributors.

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.

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Abracon Announces Availability of its Power Inductor Solutions Guide

(March 29, 2017) Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces availability of the power inductor solutions guide. Critical within switch-mode power supply (SMPS) circuits, DC-DC converters and passive filtering applications, power inductors are required in power supply applications where linear regulators cannot be used. SMPS devices rely on the inductor as the primary energy storage element that enables high efficiency power delivery, reducing heat losses and increasing output power rating.

Abracon provides a variety of solutions including ceramic chip inductors, wire-wound and molded SMD inductors, high power toroid and high power drum inductors. With its breadth of products, Abracon power inductors support a wide variety of applications including IoT/wearables, battery operated and portable, industrial, medical monitoring, medical imaging, networking, point-of-load (POL), RF and communications, lighting and instrumentation.

“One size does not fit all,” says Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “This solutions guide helps customers select the right inductor for each application.”

“Abracon offers so many varieties of magnetics technologies that it’s important to develop resources that help customers through the design cycle,” comments Syed Raza, VP of Engineering with Abracon. “Whether a customer needs a compact chip inductor for IoT or wearables or a high power toroid for LED lighting ballasts, Abracon can deliver the right inductor.”

Standard and custom inductors are available through Abracon’s franchised distributors. To download the guide, follow this link: http://abracon.com/Support/Power Inductor_Solutions Guide.pdf

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 announces availability of ultimate solutions guide for RTC and 32kHz applications

(March 22, 2017) Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components, announces availability of the 32kHz and real time clock (RTC) solutions guide. Almost all electronic components require time keeping that includes hours, minutes, seconds as well as long term calendar time. Useful for long term synchronization of scheduled events such as periodic wake-up, measurement and communication links, RTCs are critical in applications such as wearbles, IoT, industrial process control, automation, machine to machine (M2M), medical monitoring, smart meters, and instrumentation.

Each application differs in power, size and time keeping accuracy constraints. The solutions guide enables quick selection across Abracon’s leading edge 22nA current consumption standalone RTCs to extend battery life, the fully integrated ±5ppm stability 32.768kHz TCXO solutions for the best long term accuracy, and the world’s smallest watch-MEMS® solutions enabling compact form factors not possible using quartz crystals.

Additionally, as The heartbeat of the IoT®, Abracon brings IoT optimized low ESR quartz crystal solutions to market that guarantee crystal startup on next generation energy saving MCUs that rely on 32.768kHz.

“The real time clock relying on 32.768kHz base frequency is the work horse of timekeeping and synchronization within electronic equipment,” says Juan Conchas, Director of Marketing for Abracon. “By far the most widely shipped of any single clocking application, Abracon has developed a leadership position within these applications.”

“Abracon is committed to provide advanced solutions that solve the challenges of next generation design problems,” comments Syed Raza, VP of Engineering with Abracon. “As a complete timing supplier, Abracon’s RTC and 32kHz offering covers all corners of size, power and accuracy requirements in the industry.”

The new solutions guide features the ABx8x5 22nA current consumption RTC, the ABS06/ABS07 32kHz quartz crystals, AB-RTC family of RTCs with integrated crystals and the ASTM series of kHz range watchMEMS devices available through franchised distributors.

Link to solutions guide: http://abracon.com/Support/32kHz-ultimate-solutions.pdf

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.