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Laser Diode Headlights Make The New BMW i8

 Laser Diode Headlights   Yes, the Laser Diode Headlights are what make the new BMW i8. They really do. These are really cool headlights. Give me a moment please. I know, you are probably saying that this $135,000 car has a lot more than just headlights. First things first, though. What’s A Laser Diode? A […]

We Are Back!

We Are Back! We are back from our holiday break. Energized and raring to go! We hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to serving you in 2015. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services. Our relentless pursuit of excellence is second […]

The Year 2014 Was Quite A Newsmaker

The Year 2014 Was Quite A Newsmaker   As 2014 now draws to an end, it’s time to reflect on what has been another challenging, busy and hectic year. At ES Components, quoting and orders are on the rise. More new and innovative electronic devices will be introduced by our Franchised suppliers, in 2015, all designed to […]

ES Components Off The Shelf Inventory Search Tool

Off The Shelf Inventory Search Tool   ES Components Off The Shelf Inventory Search Tool is fast, simple and intuitive to use, while giving buyers immediate, single point access to ES Components Off The Shelf extensive inventory from many of our Franchised suppliers. ES Components carries our franchises’ most popular devices in our Off The Shelf Inventory (OTSI) […]

Tell Me – What Is A Resistor?

There are many, many types of resistors that are used for numerous applications. Just what is a resistor? Let me try to explain. A resistor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element. Resistors act to reduce current flow, and, at the same time, act to lower voltage levels within […]

Implanted Medical Devices – A Huge Industry

Reference:Article from 24/7 Wall St. Research One of the most profitable businesses of the U.S. healthcare industry are medical devices. On a yearly basis, medical device companies across the world bring in over $200 billion in revenue. In the U.S. alone, these companies take in over $85 billion a year. A large portion of that is […]

High Temp/Downhole Applications Require Specilaized Components

I had no idea how harsh and hot the environment is as an oil drill is trying to penetrate the seabed hundreds of feet below the surface. Temperatures can soar above 200°C! Add in extreme vibration and you have a pretty nasty situation where any electronic components are used. Watch an animated typical Down-Hole drilling […]

Counterfeit Electronics – The New Standard For Distributors: AS6081

For the Distributor, SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers) recently released the new AS6081 Standard, defined as Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Distributors. What does it mean? The new AS6081 is a quality standard that provides an even higher level of protection against counterfeit components for customers in the aerospace/defense industry. […]