New Products

Emerging Display Technology Introduces Switchable Privacy Screen

January 2023 - Privacy Display switches to a narrow view angle, less than 1% screen visibility from a 90 degree angle.  Bright, high-quality panel viewing in both light and dark environments. One-click switching between public and private modes on any screen. 


Knowles Debuts High Performance Ear & Wearable Products

January 2023 - The new Titan, Falcon and Robin microphones are intended to solve design challenges frequently cited in size constrained Ear/Wearable applications, including True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbuds, Smart Watches, Augmented Reality (AR) glasses and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets.


Knowles Premium Sound Quality for Over-the Counter Hearing Aids

December 2022 - Knowles introduces balanced armature receivers and MEMS microphones for the fast-evolving demand for premium sound components in the high-volume hearing health sector.


Mill-Max Introduces Maxnetic Spring-Loaded Connectors

August 2022 - Mill-Max introduces its first magnetic mating connectors. The Maxnetic™ spring-loaded connectors feature self-alignment, self-location, and zero force mating, in response to the growing field of applications that require quick and easy connections


Mill-Max Introduces new Omniball® spring-loaded connectors

May 2022 - Mill-Max's unique Omniball® spring-loaded contact (patent pending) features a rolling ball interface, enabling contact to be made between components in axial and non-axial alignments.  These versatile connectors facilitate creative solutions for innovative interconnect arrangements while providing optimal electrical, mechanical, and structural reliability.


Knowles Redefines Premium Sound with New Dual-Diaphragm Balanced Armature

May 2022 - Knowles redefines premium sound with the patented dual-diaphragm technology which allows the BA to achieve high output levels while maintaining a small footprint. The design incorporates two chambers, each housing its own diaphragm and drive rod actuated by a single coil. The combined output of the two chambers provides a warm, clear sound and more natural quality for premium earphones and discreet hearing devices.


Interpower Offers Eight Different Angles of NEMA 5-15

April 2022 - Interpower's NEMA angled plugs provide critical plug and connector space for any industry, they are often “life savers” in hospitals and clinics where room space is often shared by patients and multiple machines. An angled plug may accommodate cramped space without staff having to move the equipment. A variety of plug angles allow a variety of choices on how a cord can be plugged into a power source.


Mill-Max - Double Row Pre-Wired Spring Loaded & Target Connectors

March 2022 - Mill-Max Manufacturing Corp., Inc. announces the release of double row pre-wired connectors in both spring-loaded and target versions. These products provide a cost-effective solution that eliminates the process of crimping wires to assembled connectors, replacing time-consuming and labor-intensive crimp and poke style connectors. 


TDK -Lambda - CCG Series Isolated DC-DC Converters

March 2022 - TDK announces the introduction of additional models to the popular CCG series of isolated DC-DC converters. The 1.5W and 3W rated parts operate convection cooled at full load from -40 to +85°C. All voltage combinations are available with terminations for either surface-mount or through-hole placement. Applications include data and tele-communications, test, measurement, process control, broadcast and battery powered equipment.


Hirose - FH69 Series Back Flip FPC/FFC Connector

December 2021 - Hirose has released the FH69 Series, a back flip FPC/FFC connector with the industry's first top and bottom independent two-point contact design, 125C heat resistance and high vibration resistance. 


Mill-Max - Sure-Hold Surface Mount PCB Pins

December 2021 - Mill-Max is expanding its range of SMT pins with the introduction of three new series featuring teh Sure-Hold grooved based design. Each pin has four channels machined into the SMT base providing excellent solder flow and ensuring a secure soldered connection. 


Hirose - BM50 Series

November 2021 - Hirose New BM50 Series has been selected as a CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree - Small size with 15A Supply Capability. 


Knowles - AISonicTM Raspberry Pi Development Kit

September 2021 - Knowles AISonic™ IA8201 Raspberry Pi Development Kit brings voice, audio edge processing, and machine learning (ML) listening capabilities to devices and systems in a range of new industries. This kit gives product designers and engineers from OEM/ODM companies a single tool to streamline design, development and testing of technology to push the boundaries of voice and audio integration in their respective industries.


Mill-Max - Horizonal Surface-Mount (HSMT) Spring Loaded Pins Simplify Daisy-Chaining

May 2021 - Mill-Max has developed a versatile line of horizontal surface-mount (HSMT) spring loaded pins designed for making low profile connections parallel to the board surface. These spring-loaded pins have plunger travel in-line with the board surface, making them ideal for end-to-end board connections in assemblies with restrictive height requirements.


TDK-Lambda - Buffer Modules offer an extra 380ms hold-up in an open frame package

April 2021 - TDK-Lambda announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda brand ZBM20 12V, 15V and 24V 20A rated open-frame buffer modules. The ZBM20 series provides an extended 380ms hold-up time to power supplies preventing data loss during brief power interruptions or allowing equipment to safely shutdown. Applications include industrial automation, robotics, test, communication and semiconductor fabrication equipment.


Knowles - IA611 SmartMic Audio Processor & Xplained Development Kit

April 2021 - Knowles’ IA611 SmartMic always-on audio processor features voice wake and voice ID keyword detector, a two-second buffer, and high-performance acoustic SiSonic™ MEMS microphone technology in a miniature top-port package. The IA611 offers flexibility by supporting the most relevant audio and data interfaces.  IA611 SmartMic and Xplained Pro Development Kit now stocked at Digi-Key. 


Interpower - Virtual Access to Engineering Assistance

March 2021 - Interpower opens virtual environment to offer on-demand help for engineers to solve power cord / power cable / cord set requirements, including hospital-grade cords and sets, inlets and outlets, outdoor outlets and power accessories—and industry-unique 1-Week Lead-Time!


Littelfuse - MDB5 Series Power Distribution Module

February 2021 - The Littelfuse MDB5 is a sealed multi circuit high current primary fusing option that can be placed in the battery box or under hood as the first line of protection and distribution for a vehicle. It has the capability to handle standard MEGA and MIDI fuses and the new 70V footprint MEGA and MIDI fuse products.


Hirose - Rugged, Waterproof USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C Connector

October 2020 - Hirose launches rugged, waterproof USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C connector for applications that require miniaturization with resistance to liquid, vibration and/or shock. Requiring a mounting area 22% smaller than other receptacles on the market, the mid-mount CX90MW series offers reliable, high-speed performance in a PCB space-saving design.


Mill-Max Introduces High Current, Small-Scale Spring Loaded Pins 

September 2020 - Miniature Spring-loaded pins suitable for 6-amp applications. They are ideal for charging applications as well as for directly delivering power via cable or board-to-board interconnects. The reduced size makes them attractive for use in low profile and dense packaging designs. These spring-loaded contacts are an excellent choice for docking stations, quick connects and blind mating applications, as well as in board-to-board and cable connectors.


Knowles - New Silicon Mics at Digi-Key  

July 2020 - Knowles adds 2 new Silicon Microphone options to the widest market line-up of SMT mic options, both production units released and evaluation boards for the Muskie Platform. All are in stock and available at Digi-Key. Winfrey SPM0687LR5H-1, Everest SPH0690LM4H-1 and Muskie Evaluation Platform KAS-33100-0004 


TDK-Lambda - 8A Rated i7C non-isolated DC-DC Converter

May 2020 - With an input range of 9 - 53Vdc, the output can be adjusted from 9.6 to 48S. The i7C is ideal for generating additional high power outputs, in medical, communications, industrial, test &measurement and battery powered equipment. 


April 2020 - The unique Omniball Spring-loaded contact (patent pending) features a rolling ball interface enabling mating components to engage in lateral, rotational and angular alignments while providing optimal electrical, mechanical and structural reliability. 


Announcing the introduction of the TDK-Lambda PH600A280-24 DC-DC converter. Rated at 24V 600W, this further extends the 280Vdc nominal input PH-A series from 50W to 600W. The PH-A series is utilized in HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) equipment for data communications, high voltage transmission, renewable energy applications, robot controllers and factory automation. 


The compact CUS600M is packaged in the industry standard 3x5 footprint and can deliver 600W with forced air or 400W with a 600W peak power with convection cooling. With Medical & ITE certification, the unit can be used in both Class I & Class II (no ground wire) and meets Class B Conducted and Radiated EMI.


This product release includes six new connectors, three unique configurations each available in single and double row versions, all on .100" (2.54 mm) pin centers. These connectors support applications where electrical signals must be made and broken in sequence rather than all at one, as in hot swapping or hot plugging.


3 features of One Action FH that realize design freedom and automatic assembly.  * Connection just by insertion* Contributes to Automation*Increased Design Flexibility


The HJMG3 is a top mount JHM medium Hall effect joystick with a variety of grip, faceplate, output and gating options. The HJMG3 can be configured for top-of-the-line machines requiring high switch content, or to provide very basic functions on lower tier units, and can be manufactured with an almost unlimited variety of switches, custom termination and custom mounting options.