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Molex tightens pin spacing for smaller 11A PCB power connector

Molex tightens pin spacing for smaller 11A PCB power connector

For single row parts (2-8pins) capacity is 14A per pin in tin plate versions and 12A for gold. In dual row versions (evens 4-16pins) the max currents are 12A and 11A respectively. Wires from 16 to 22AWG can be accommodated, and electrical specifications include: 400Vmax, 1.8kV dielectric withstanding and 1GΩ insulation. Features of Molex Ultra-FitRead more about Molex tightens pin spacing for smaller 11A PCB power connector[…]

Some Kodi add-ons are carrying cryptocurrency mining malware

Some Kodi add-ons are carrying cryptocurrency mining malware

If you use Kodi for your streaming needs, then it’s time to sit up and pay attention, because a number of add-ons for the media player have apparently been infected by cryptocurrency mining malware that affects Windows and Linux users. This is according to a report spotted by ZDNet from security firm ESET, which pointsRead more about Some Kodi add-ons are carrying cryptocurrency mining malware[…]

Stamp-sized stick-on ultrasound array scans 40mm into body – measures deep blood pressure

Stamp-sized stick-on ultrasound array scans 40mm into body – measures deep blood pressure

The patch is 240μm thick and stretches with strains up to 60%. “Wearable devices have so far been limited to sensing signals either on the surface of the skin or right beneath it. But this is like seeing just the tip of the iceberg,” said Professor Sheng Xu. “By integrating ultrasound technology into wearables, weRead more about Stamp-sized stick-on ultrasound array scans 40mm into body – measures deep blood pressure[…]

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: Forza Horizon 4 demo available now

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: Forza Horizon 4 demo available now

As has become tradition for Microsoft’s Forza Horizon series, a demo has arrived for the franchise’s latest entry (in this instance, Forza Horizon 4), which gives cirtual racing enthusiasts the opportunity to take the game for a spin weeks before its official release. The demo, which you can grab now from the Microsoft Store, isRead more about Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: Forza Horizon 4 demo available now[…]

Avnet Silica picks up Nordic award

Avnet Silica picks up Nordic award

Laurence Dellicott “Nordic Semiconductor is a leader in ultra-low-power short-range wireless communications and especially Bluetooth low energy and Bluetooth 5, which are important technologies in many industrial market applications and new designs,” said Laurence Dellicott, director supplier management of Avnet Silica.  Nordic was impressed by Avnet Silica’s customer engagement and revenue growth of more thanRead more about Avnet Silica picks up Nordic award[…]