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Littelfuse Presence at Taipei Seminars

Posted on: June 10th, 2016 by Horacio Padilla

Littelfuse recently participated in three technical industry seminars in Taipei, Taiwan showcasing solutions in automotive electronics, USB type-C applications and home appliances. Charles Hsu, field applications engineering manager, presented directly to large audiences of design engineers. A Littelfuse team of experts was also on-hand at the Littelfuse booth to discuss specific applications and share further […]

ESD Protection Starts at the Tip of Your Finger

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 by Chad Marak

Featured on By: Chad Marak, Director of Semiconductor Business Development at Littelfuse, Inc. As the universe of portable, wireless, and wearable devices expands, so does the potential for field failures due to electrostatic discharge (ESD) exposure. The most common cause of ESD is friction between two dissimilar materials, causing a buildup of electric charges on […]

Infographic: Choose ESD Protection Devices Sooner Rather than Later to Avoid Schedule Slippage

Posted on: March 24th, 2015 by Horacio Padilla

Ask any financial planner for retirement savings advice and the first answer you’ll get will always be the same: “It’s never too early to start planning for retirement.” Much the same advice is true for circuit designers responsible for incorporating circuit protection technologies into the designs of today’s increasingly compact wireless and wearable devices. Effective […]

How Magnetic Sensors Are Helping to Drive Changes in Appliance Designs

Posted on: February 11th, 2015 by Timothy Patel

By: Gwenn Gmeinder Featured on From measuring electricity usage to turning off lights via remote control, smart technology is part of many of today’s consumer electronic devices. Within the home appliance industry, sensors are playing a significant role in how consumers interact with smart appliances like washing machines, dishwashers and refrigerators. Temperature sensing and control […]

SP1012 Series TVS Diode Array Brings Littelfuse a 2014 Product of the Year Award from Electronic Products

Posted on: February 10th, 2015 by Horacio Padilla

Like everyone says on Oscar Night, it’s not about the awards; it’s about the work. (Yeah, right.) But it is nice when someone recognizes the quality of one’s work. When the editors of Electronic Products magazine announced the 15 winners of their 2014 Product of the Year Awards in January 2015, Littelfuse, Inc. was among […]

Infographic Illuminates Energy and Cost Savings from LED Technology

Posted on: January 21st, 2015 by Horacio Padilla

  Based on the latest industry statistics, the LED market is certainly experiencing outstanding growth, especially in Europe and in the outdoor lighting segment.  But why is it growing at such a fast pace?  LEDs save energy and reduce costs. The latest infographic from Littelfuse provides up-to-date insight on the major savings that result from […]

Video: SP1012 Series Bidirectional TVS Diode Array

Posted on: January 8th, 2015 by Horacio Padilla

Featured on “The SP1012 Series packs a five-line ESD protection solution in a 0402-size footprint, so it’s ideal for those designing products for the growing ‘wearables’ and consumer market,” said Chad Marak, product line director for the SP1012 Series TVS Diode Array line. “A single device can protect five lines against an ESD attack, so […]

The Shocking Truth About Static Discharge Dangers

Posted on: January 2nd, 2015 by Tim Micun

Featured on To safeguard consumer electronics from ESD, develop a comprehensive protection strategy By: Tim Micun, Business Development Manager  Electronics Business Unit Littelfuse, Inc. As any first-year engineering student can tell you, electrostatic discharge (ESD) is an electrical transient that poses a serious threat to electronic circuits. The most common cause is friction between two dissimilar […]

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (Because Someone Neglected Circuit Protection)

Posted on: December 18th, 2014 by Johnny Chang

Featured on LEDs are replacing legacy street lighting technologies but demand protection to ensure ROI By: Johnny Chang, Product Manager and Tim Patel, Technical Marketing Manager Electronics Business Unit, Littelfuse, Inc.    Municipalities around the world are making the switch from high-intensity discharge lights to LED street lights. However, installing them can be a very expensive […]

When Bad Things Happen to Good Automotive Electronics Circuits

Posted on: December 10th, 2014 by Jim Colby

Featured on: Circuit protection technologies safeguard automotive electronics from damaging load dump By: Jim Colby, Manager, Business & Technology Development, Semiconductor Business Unit, Littelfuse Safety is critical in automotive design. Cars aren’t cheap, so it’s necessary to protect the investment of the vehicle’s owner. Most important, people’s lives are at stake. That’s why modern automobile manufacturers […]

Protecting Technology. Protecting Life.

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by Horacio Padilla 2 Comments

Attracting students to the value of circuit protection. Fuses. Every engineering or electronics student has heard about them. Small, passive components, that sit within an electronic device and wait for something bad to happen. Unfortunately, circuit protection awareness doesn’t go any further for aspiring engineers. Even worse, the topic rarely appears on the student’s schedules. […]

Infographic Reveals Seven Tips for Staying Connected

Posted on: October 7th, 2014 by Horacio Padilla

  Today’s consumers are always on the go. Running to appointments. Dropping off the kids. Driving to the office. The average day can feel like a marathon. While on the run, consumers want their mobile devices to be charged and ready for use. They can’t afford to have the battery run out of juice. And […]

Explore 7 Market Segments Growing Faster than You Think

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 by Horacio Padilla

  Think for a moment about how many times a day you interact with a consumer electronics device. How often do you access your social media account on your smartphone? How many times do you check your email on your tablet? How frequently do you check your Fitbit® during the day to see how many […]

Discover 4 Automotive Electronics Segments Driving Market Growth

Posted on: September 24th, 2014 by Horacio Padilla 2 Comments

  Think about the last time you drove your car. How many different features or tools did you use? Did you program your GPS to navigate to an appointment? Did you play a DVD in the backseat for your child? You probably interacted with several different electronics systems within your vehicle without even thinking about […]

Six Technologies that Demand Circuit Protection for Safe Use

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by Horacio Padilla

  As LED lighting, consumer electronics, automotive and solar technologies become more complex, they contain even more sophisticated, expensive electronic components. Circuit protection devices keep the electronic components operating safely so that the technology delivers seamless, uninterrupted service to the consumer. This new infographic from Littelfuse highlights six key areas of technology growth where circuit […]

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