Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Alpha Solder Solutions

Alpha Solder Solutions

Active and Macdermid Alpha have been partners for over 30 years, providing innovative solder solutions for challenging PCB applications throughout multiple industries in NZ and Australia. Products include solder wire, bar and paste, all of which are in stock now at our Albany warehouse.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Hongfa Relays & Capacitors

Hongfa Relays & Capacitors

Among todays relay manufacturers, HONGFA is a standout. With a strong capacity for R&D and innovation, HONGFA continues to be a market-leader and reliable source for components. Today we cover some of our favourite electronic components that they produce.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Oupiin Highly Efficient Connectors

Oupiin Highly Efficient Connectors

This week's featured supplier is Taiwan-based company Oupiin, a world leader in designing and manufacturing high-quality and high-volume connectors.

Read below about some of their best connectors, including high-speed BTB connectors and busbar clip power connectors.

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

Neltron Connectors

Neltron Connectors

Neltron have introduced some new products into their impressive connector range. They ensure their raw material supplies are stable, especially with the recent supply chain disruptions. Neltron are also proactive in providing alternatives where possible, and are happy to offer customisation as per your requirements.

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Monday, July 25, 2022

Mipot MiP Series

Mipot MiP Series

The MiP Series: a family of high performance LPWAN wireless communication modules designed for IoT applications with micro on-board. Learn more here.

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Friday, July 15, 2022

2J Stellar Series

2J Stellar Series

2J antennas launches the world’s smallest 5GNR, WiFi-6E and GNSS combination 9-in-1 antennas for critical communication modernization. Learn more about the new Stellar Series here.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Su'scon Aluminium Electrolytic Capacitors

Su'scon Aluminium Electrolytic Capacitors

Our Partner Su'scon specialises in providing solutions associated with the design, R&D, and manufacturing of aluminium electrolytic capacitors. We feature some of our favourites in today's blog.

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Monday, June 27, 2022

Congatec Computer-On Modules

Congatec Computer-On Modules

Congatec is the world’s largest vendor specialised in Computer-On-Modules. Below we review their QSeven and SMARC modules.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

DEGSON In Stock

DEGSON In Stock

DEGSON’s range of Screw Type and Push-In Type DIN Rail Terminal Blocks are currently in stock at our Auckland warehouse. Read more about what we have in stock.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Featured Amphenol Connectors 2022

Featured Amphenol Connectors 2022

Amphenol is one of the world’s largest providers of high-technology interconnect, sensor and antenna solutions. Here we have highlighted some of our favourite connectors.

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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Conquer Fuse Range

Conquer Fuse Range

Conquer's innovation encompasses the entire spectrum with their automated production and custom-designing capabilities. Check out some of their impressive range here.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Royal Ohm Resistors

Royal Ohm Resistors

Royal Ohm is one of Active's longest and most consistent partners and have become a cornerstone of the New Zealand electronics industry. Today we present some of their high power resistor range.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Fujikura Semiconductor Pressure Sensors

Fujikura Semiconductor Pressure Sensors


Among a range of impressive products, Fujikura produces many pressure sensors. These either operate by digital or analog output, with both SMD and through-hole options available to choose from. Read more here.

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Figaro Gas Sensors

Figaro Gas Sensors

Figaro, based in Japan, was the world's first company to successfully commercialise metal oxide semiconductor-type gas sensors. Having supplied more than 400 million gas sensors of various types worldwide to date, Figaro is committed to contributing to safety, security, and enhanced quality of life.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

PSA - Short Lead Time MLCC Products

PSA - Short Lead Time MLCC Products

Incorporated in 1992, Walsin Technology Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of passive components with a one-stop-shop product portfolio and worldwide delivery platform. The company’s product line-up includes multiple-layer ceramic chip (MLCC) capacitor, inductors, RF filters, disc capacitor, varistor, chip fuse, etc.

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Monday, April 11, 2022

Heat Shrinkable & PTFE Tubing

Heat Shrinkable & PTFE Tubing

Heat shrinkable tubing can be simply divided into halogen-containing flame-retardant heat shrinkable tubing and halogen- free flame retardant heat shrinkable tubing, according to the different flame retardant systems used in the tube. Read more about KTG's range here.

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

Italtronics - A World Of Enclosures

Italtronics - A World Of Enclosures

Italtronic, based in Italy, is a leader in the production of plastic containers for electronics, capable of combining functionality, design and high technology. Here we discuss some of their featured enclosures.

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

DEGSON EV Charging Cable

DEGSON EV Charging Cable

DEGSON's EV Chargers allow individual users of electric vehicles to enjoy convenient home-style charging. We explore their EV Charger range and product applications.

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

VINATech Hybrid Capacitor

VINATech Hybrid Capacitor

VINATech is a leading supercapacitor manufacturer and provides energy-saving devices, including Hybrid Super Capacitors and Lithium Hybrid Capacitors.

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

Competitive Priced DEGSON DIN-Rail Terminal Blocks

Competitive Priced DEGSON DIN-Rail Terminal Blocks

DIN-Rail terminal blocks is one product category within DEGSON's range of expertise. They provide a one-stop service with a comprehensive range of specifications: Screw / Push-In / Spring-cage / Accessories & Marking system.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Mipot LPWAN Wireless Communication Module

Mipot LPWAN Wireless Communication Module

Mipot designs and manufactures a full range of wireless modules developed in accordance with the technical standards and laws applicable in different markets. Here we introduce to you their new MiP (Mipot IoT Protocols) wireless modules series for low power wide area network (LPWAN), covering two case studies.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

2J 3-in-1 Iridium Certified Antenna

2J 3-in-1 Iridium Certified Antenna

The 5G NR Cellular/LTE, GNSS and Iridium Screw Mount (2J6975BGF) is a 3-in-1, high-performance antenna that maximises versatile usability without compromising efficiency.

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Friday, November 26, 2021

KESTER NP545 Solder Paste

KESTER NP545 Solder Paste

Active is proud to announce our distributorship agreement with MacDermid Alpha forkey brands including ALPHAand KESTER.

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Friday, November 26, 2021

ALPHA Solder Preforms

ALPHA Solder Preforms
ALPHA® Solder Preforms are used in industries ranging from PCB Assembly, stand-alone industrial applications, and high-end power semiconductor packages.
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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Active Customer Case Study

Active Customer Case Study

Link Engine Management was seeking a pro-active, long-term business partner to consult with the company about providing cost-effective, quality assemblies on time and for a fair price that would differentiate them from their competition. They were also looking for a flexible supplier that could offer valuable stock management services to avoid last-minute and costly buying.

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Neltron Connectors & Cable Assemblies

Neltron Connectors & Cable Assemblies

Neltron connectors are competitively priced with reasonable manufacturing lead times. If you are finding it challenging to source connectors in the current market or if you are looking for an alternative solution, let us know.We might have the right solution for you.

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Oupiin Highly Efficient and innovative connectors

Oupiin Highly Efficient and innovative connectors

Oupiin, founded in Taiwan, is a world leader in designing, and manufacturing high-quality and high-volume connectors.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Winslow Adaptics Allocation Shortages

Winslow Adaptics Allocation Shortages

Using Winslow Adaptics' trusted and proven Adaptic programme, Winslow's experienced engineers identify a direct, form, fit & function alternative capable of mounting to your target board until the supply of the original component stabilises. 

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Robustel Partnership

Robustel Partnership

Robustel is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial-quality solutions for the IoT and M2M market. Their portfolio of award-winning solutions includes Wireless Modems, Routers, Gateways, EDGE Computing, Cloud Software and End-to-End IoT solutions.

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Friday, September 17, 2021

2J Mono-Flexi Series Antenna

2J Mono-Flexi Series Antenna

Our global leading antenna manufacturer, 2J Antennas, has introduced the Mono-Flexi Series, the world’s smallest flexible antenna. The cutting-edge patent pending technology solves the antenna performance vs. size challenge by introducing a new technique of cable bridging between radiation elements and the extension ground plane, making it ideal for small device integration.

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Kingbright

Kingbright

Demand in the LED market was suppressed due to COVID-19 in 2020. As vaccinations began taking place in the first half of 2021, demand for LEDs increased significantly. Our supplier Kingbright, managed this increase in demand by increasing their production capability and by holding sufficient stock of raw material. Lead times on their standard products are as low as 6 weeks.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Current Market and Freight Situation

Current Market and Freight Situation

June 2021 has been a continued month of elevated demand. It appears many manufacturers in New Zealand are doing well, picking up new clients and building record quantities of products. We have seen elevated demand for many commodity items such as resistors at nearly double the typical monthly usage.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Conquer Fuse

Conquer Fuse

As a leading fuse expert in the Asia-Pacific market, Conquer can resolve any fuse issues that customers encounter. Conquer's innovation encompasses the entire spectrum with their automated production and custom-designing capabilities.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

DEGSON New Product Release

DEGSON New Product Release

Founded in 1990, DEGSON is a world-famous industrial connection solution provider. They manufacture a vast range of connection solutions suitable for many applications. There are some of their new product releases and design enhancements.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Partnership Announcement 2J Active

Partnership Announcement 2J Active

Active Components is proud to announce our partnership and collaboration with 2J Antennas. 2J Antennas is a leading Antenna manufacturer headquarter in Slovakia. They are a market leader that delivers innovative technologies for the connected world.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Obsolescence & Shortages

Obsolescence & Shortages

Winslow provides a wide range of adaptors for ICs, to minimise disruptions in production. Winslow is your trusted source for fast, cost-effective obsolescence solutions and supply chain shortages. Adapters are available for any footprint.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Custom Cable Solutions

Custom Cable Solutions

Active specialises in providing a comprehensive range of cable and wiring solutions, which we can supply to global locations through our efficient supply chain.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Active Names James Mackley Chief Executive Officer

Active Names James Mackley Chief Executive Officer

We are delighted to announce James Mackley has officially stepped into the role of CEO at Active.
After more than 38 years as the founder and CEO of Active, Rob Mackley has stepped down to the role of Director, with an ambassadorial focus.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Your Wireless Solutions - Mipot Wireless Modules

Your Wireless Solutions - Mipot Wireless Modules

Mipot designs andmanufactures RF modules in the ISM bands for different market segments from the industry to the consumer, in Italy and worldwide. Mipot offers a full range of RF modules developed in accordance with the technical regulations and laws applicable in specific markets.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

DEGSON Terminal Blocks & Industrial Electrical Connection Products

DEGSON Terminal Blocks & Industrial Electrical Connection Products

DEGSON Electronics is one of the largest manufacturers of terminal blocks and industrial electrical connection products in Asia.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Electric & Electronic Market Updates Jun 2021

Electric & Electronic Market Updates Jun 2021

Electric & Electronic Market Updates Jun 2021

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