Size matters: why small chips can offer big savings

Technical director at Anglia Components, David Pearson, explains why specifying smaller chip passives can eliminate future obsolescence worries, saving both …

POSTED February 27, 2020

Obsolescence planning: the best medicine for device longevity

Director of industrial automation parts supplier, EU Automation, Jonathan Wilkins, explains why planning for obsolescence in medical devices is vital, …

POSTED February 13, 2020

The Art of Product Re-creation and Replication

Rochester Electronics can re-create the original semiconductor device avoiding lengthy expensive system re-qualification, re-certification or re-design.  The end-product is a form, …

POSTED May 2, 2019

Take Steps to Manage Obsolescence

When buyers encounter obsolescence issues, there are six main options available to resolve the problem. Here Winslow Adaptics explores what …

POSTED September 27, 2017

Take the lead on obsolescence

A component with market-leading functionality today can be superseded within a year. Cyclops Electronics’ head of marketing, Beverley Scott, looks …

POSTED September 15, 2017

Take steps to manage obsolescence

When buyers encounter obsolescence issues, there are six main options available to resolve the problem. Here Winslow Adaptics explores what …

POSTED August 23, 2017

Buyers have options with component obsolescence

The rate of component obsolescence has increased over the last 15 years, but component manufacturers are doing a better job …

POSTED June 9, 2017

Plan ahead to end procurement struggles

Balancing product lifecycles with component availability is difficult, especially in long life sectors such as military, aerospace and medical. Independent …

POSTED April 18, 2017

Finding the right test plan

Obsolete electronic components are an issue for most aerospace and defence contractors, so when it comes to purchasing, one has …

POSTED August 6, 2015

Buying time

You can’t stop components from being discontinued, but you can manage the process so there’s time to determine a contingency …

POSTED August 4, 2015