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Global Market Trends #1: How Did We Get Here?

Global Market Trends #1: How Did We Get Here?
In the final months of 2019, global media outlets began to report on a mysterious new respiratory virus that had infected workers in the Chinese province of Wuhan. Western populations were not, at that time, overly concerned — the outbreak was too far away to threaten much damage. There had been outbreaks of localised diseases in this part of the world before without international repercussions. Surely, this too would pass. After having endured a long two years of a global pandemic, however, this Western naïveté has been beaten by a deep awareness of the intricacies of globalisation. Whilst modern systems...

Stock Update: 957M1002105 Amphenol Now Available

Stock Update: 957M1002105 Amphenol Now Available
We at Component Sense are pleased to update our customers with some stock news! Component Sense now offers 957M1002105 Amphenol I/O Connectors. These micro-pierce electrical connectors are manufactured by U.S. company, Amphenol, which is one of the world’s largest providers of high-technology interconnect, sensor, and antenna solutions. These connectors are crucial to ensure the operation of efficient, reliable, and innovative electrical circuits which power so many of our electronic devices. So, why choose the 957M1002105 Amphenol I/O Connectors (Micro-Pierce 957 Series, IDC, 2.16mm pitch, 100 position plug)? Firstly, these units are crucial to maintaining the electrical circuits used for essential...

2038-42-SM-RP-LF Bourns, Inc. Stock Now Available!

2038-42-SM-RP-LF Bourns, Inc. Stock Now Available!
Component Sense is pleased to offer these 2038-42-SM-RP-LF Bourns, Inc. units to the market. Manufactured by esteemed U.S. corporation Bourns, Inc., these surge protection units are increasingly vital in the protection and maintenance of high-bandwidth circuits. Here are some features of these in-demand surge protection units: Ideal for board-level projection of high bandwidth circuits, such as those for cable broadband and high-speed ethernet Symmetrical breakdown voltage (L-L, L-G). Balanced mini-TRIGARD™ (5mm width, 7.5mm length). Leadless, surface mount to allow economical assembly. High-surge current rating with low insertion loss. RoHS compliant versions are available. Underwriters Laboratories Recognised component. We are delighted...

Earth Day 2022: Join Component Sense and #InvestInOurPlanet

Earth Day 2022: Join Component Sense and #InvestInOurPlanet
The electronics industry produces an alarming amount of waste. 2019 alone saw the generation of 48.6 million tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) globally, and these figures are increasing each year. E-waste dumping has significant negative implications for both human and environmental health and the electronics industry. Discarded electronic components feed the counterfeit electronics supply chain, threatening the quality, safety, and reliability of electronic equipment. This Earth Day, 22nd April 2022, we at Component Sense urge our industry partners to join us and #InvestInOurPlanet. Earth Day is not only a celebration of our planet: it is a call to action to...

International Women’s Day: Component Sense’s Action to #BreaktheBias

International Women’s Day: Component Sense’s Action to #BreaktheBias
On March 8th 2022 the world will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. We take a look inside Component Sense to see what this company is doing to #BreakTheBias. A Place for Parents: “I understand.” Kenny, Founder and CEO of Component Sense said. Two words that made all the difference. “When I founded Component Sense over twenty years ago, I was recently divorced and had joint custody of my daughter. I needed flexibility.” Today, in the wake of the global COVID pandemic, working remotely has become the norm, but back in 2001 it was practically unheard of. Kenny McGee...