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The One Where Suntsu Provides Another Supply Chain Update

The Never Ending Supply Chain Story

In early April, we saw some of China’s largest cities placed under a new round of lockdowns due to an increase in infections from COVID-19’s Omicron variant. China’s zero-tolerance policy meant that many factories across China, including in Shanghai and Shenzhen were required to shut down, disturbing the electronics, consumer products, and automotive industries. Shenzhen,…
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6 Tips on How to Secure Shortage Parts

6 Tips on How to Secure Shortage Parts

The increasing global demand for electronics at a time when supply is unpredictable is causing shortages and inflated pricing in the component world. The impact of COVID-19 has not helped, and the severe lockdown of Shanghai is not only hurting the supply chain backlog, but port congestion as well. In an effort to provide support…
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Suntsu’s Featured Product: BNC Connectors

The Bayonet Neil-Concelman (BNC) connector is a radio frequency connector used with coaxial cables. These connectors were originally designed for military applications and were used in early computer networks. Today, BNC connectors are widely used in telecommunication and broadcast applications. Suntsu’s BNC connectors are industrial grade with 50 Ohm and 75 Ohm options. The nickel-plated…
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Semiconductors: The Supply and Demand Fluctuations

Semiconductors: The Supply and Demand Fluctuations

Semiconductors have long been the building blocks and, ultimately, the brains behind electronics as we know them today. Often referred to as chips, semiconductors are used in thousands of different electronic products ranging from gaming consoles and appliances to smartphones and computers. COVID-19’s impact on the semiconductor industry is still being felt today. In the…
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Suntsu Ranks Among The 2022 Top 50 Electronics Distributors

Do you remember that feeling you had when you were accepted into the top university you applied to? How it felt to land your dream job? The euphoria when you received an award for a great accomplishment? That is the same feeling of excitement that the team at Suntsu is feeling after being named one…
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Suntsu’s Inventory Programs - Designed to Help You Worry Less

Suntsu’s Inventory Programs – Designed to Help You Worry Less

Over the past year, global supply chains have seen unprecedented pressure and constraints. Lead times for most electronic components have continued to increase, making material planning for production runs difficult. Never have we seen so many manufacturers face wave after wave of production disruptions, and who knows when things will “return to normal”, if ever.…
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Suntsu Adds 20 RJ45 Connectors to Its Product Line

Suntsu Adds 20 RJ45 Connectors to Its Product Line

RJ45 connectors are widely used modular interconnection devices that transmit both signals and electrical power to the devices they are connecting to via cables. Suntsu is now offering both magnetic and non-magnetic RJ45 Jacks to accommodate a vast array of market applications. Our magnetic RJ45 jack line includes options for 10/100/1000 Base-T, LED’s, EMI fingers,…
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How to Mitigate Inflation on Your Component Buys

How to Mitigate Inflation on Your Component Buys

It’s not news to anyone that inflation has been skyrocketing this past year. Increased costs across supply chains have led to significant end-user cost increases from automobiles to simple purchases like groceries. We would all like to pay as little as possible for the products we buy. Here are some of the strategies you can…
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Why Customer Service Is Our Top Priority

This year, Suntsu is celebrating its 20th anniversary of providing excellent customer service and quality products to our customers. We value and care for our customers and strive to give them excellent service, on-time delivery, effective solutions, and personalized attention during the course of their time working with us. We know most companies say customer…
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Suntsu Introduces Low DCR Power Inductors to Our Product Offering

Suntsu is proud to announce that we have added power inductors to our product offering, as they are an essential component of voltage regulator topology. Suntsu’s SMD power inductors are manufactured with a magnetic shielded structure. This helps them achieve excellent resistance to EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interface), low DCR, and high rated current. The products were…
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The Supply Chain Crisis Continues

Supply chain issues have become something to get accustomed to since the pandemic first began in 2020, effectively disrupting the world’s manufacturing and shipping capabilities and forcing many businesses to find new ways to work around supply chain disruptions. We’ve seen the ports be congested with cargo ships having to sit out on the water…
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Suntsu Celebrates 20 Years!

Suntsu Celebrates 20 Years!

We would like to take a break from our regularly scheduled industry updates to celebrate Suntsu turning 20 years old! A lot has happened in the last 20 years, besides the new wrinkles and gray hairs. Let’s take a look back through some of our milestones! Although we began as a Frequency Control manufacturer, we…
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Suntsu Releases New Oscillators with Cutting Edge Silicon Technology

Suntsu Releases New Oscillators with Cutting Edge Silicon Technology

Unlike traditional oscillators, which require a clock source such as quartz or MEMS to generate output frequencies, Suntsu’s clock-free silicon oscillators are structured to achieve a highly reliable clock under harsh and high vibration environments without requiring the use of quartz or MEMS. The built-in frequency synthesis and temperature sensor can generate frequency ranges from…
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Lead Times Got You Down? Suntsu Can Help! Suntsu Electronics

Lead Times Got You Down? Suntsu Can Help!

The Coronavirus wreaked havoc on supply chains across the globe and we are still feeling the effects today. We were all happy to see 2020 end, but it was hard to predict the long-term ramifications of a global shut down paired with an unprecedented demand for electronic products. As we put 2021 behind us, there…
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Smaller TCXO Packages Using an H-Type Structure

Suntsu Introduces Smaller TCXO Packages with Improved Long-Term Aging Performance

Smaller TCXO packages are used and sometimes required for many different applications, but there have been drawbacks to their small size. While the crystal blank can be produced in a small enough size, incorporating ICs inside the package meant sacrificing their aging performance and stability. To solve this issue, Suntsu is introducing H-Type TCXO packages.…
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Tri-Footprint Board to Accommodate Different Package Sizes.

Design Your Board For Today, Tomorrow, And Beyond

There has been a trend of miniaturization in the electronic component industry for years. The frequency control market is no exception and typically manifests when a certain package size is the market choice for crystals and oscillators for a period of time. 25 Years ago, through-hole packages were the mainstay for frequency control products. Plastic…
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Suntsu TCXO Shortages Are Still Wreaking Havoc on Supply Chains!

TCXO Shortages Are Still Wreaking Havoc On Supply Chains!

Over a year has passed since the fire at the Asahi Kasei Microsystems (AKM) factory broke out, devastating the TCXO industry. This fire stopped production on about 70% of the global supply of integrated circuits required to manufacture TCXO’s. Although AKM has begun producing IC’s again, limited production capacity mixed with the worldwide demand backlog…
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Suntsu Introduces Its Latest Distribution Partnership With Panjit Semiconductor.

Suntsu Electronics is pleased to announce our franchised distributor agreement with Panjit Semiconductor! Founded in 1986 in Gangshan, Taiwan, Panjit started out as a producer of transistors. Today, Panjit has offices worldwide and is a leading global manufacturer of MOSFETs, SiC Diodes, FRED, Rectifiers, and Transistors. Panjit has the capability to produce silicon wafers (8”,…
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Suntsu Electronics Launches Easy-to Use Calculators!

Introducing Suntsu’s passive device technical references! Our team has been working hard to create easy-to-use calculators and converters for 6 of the most common passive device technical references. You can bookmark these pages to your web browser and access them whenever you need them! Suntsu Converters and Calculators: Capacitance Calculator Capacitance Convertor Inductance Calculator Ohm’s…
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Suntsu Introduces An Ultra-Low Power Consumption Real-Time Clock With High Stability!

Suntsu’s new RTC (Real-Time Clock), SLR32CN-32.768K, has a built-in 32.786kHz TCXO with an I2C bus interface and provides ultra-low power consumption. New CMOS process technology achieves ultra-low current consumption of 0.5µA, with a high frequency stability of +/-5.0ppm over -40~85°C. Suntsu’s precise high-temperature sensor and compensation circuit ensures high clock accuracy and supports calendar, clock,…
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