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Featured Part Creations

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 27, 2015

Am186ED/EDLV The Am186ED/EDLV microcontrollers are part of the AMD E86 family of embedded microcontrollers and microprocessors based on the x86 architecture. The Am186ED/EDLV microcontrollers are the ideal upgrade for 80C186/188 designs requiring 80C186/188 compatibility, increased performance, serial communications, a direct bus interface, and more than 64K of memory. Spec Sheet Am186ED/EDLV     D8251A The [...]

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Reliable Testing for Hi-Reliability Devices

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 26, 2015

Hi-reliability devices are those components with a 10-20 year lifecycle that can withstand harsh environments with a low-failure percentage. These devices are used in critical applications among industries such as Military, Defense and Medical because of their robust nature. The demand for these devices originated when companies discovered that commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)components were not reliable and sturdy enough for harsh [...]

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Infineon’s North America Road Trip Stops in New England

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 24, 2015

Recently, Rochester hosted Steven Jeter and Chris Gillert of Infineon. While conducting business at their many North American locations, they made a point to visit Newburyport and tour the growing Rochester Electronics campus. Needless to say, both Steven and Chris were impressed with the vast expansions in manufacturing and sophistication of capabilities that is now [...]


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What have we been building?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 18, 2015

Manufacturing at Rochester Electronics lets customers re-create devices that have gone EOL by the original manufacturer. We support the largest wafer bank in the world, which stocks over 10 billion die with an astounding 30 billion in-house storage capacity. We are the authorized source by over 60 original manufacturers who trust Rochester to continue EOL [...]


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eCommerce in the Semiconductor Industry

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 12, 2015

In the past decade we have seen online sales increase significantly. Originally Web 2.0 was being optimized as a tool to enhance global communication. Overtime it has evolved into a platform for many industries to stimulate growth in sales. Bigcommerce, the leading eCommerce creation platform for business, recently reported that eCommerce in the retail market [...]


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Could you Imagine a World without Semiconductors?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 5, 2015

Could you imagine a world without semiconductors? Your probably picturing life without your cellphone or computer. Besides these communication enablers, what about the machinery that impacts transportation, defense, aerospace, industrial? Our modern world would simply not exist. Semiconductors provide the highest level of efficiency for automobiles, trains, airplanes, spaceships, military machinery, elevators, etc. The list [...]

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A Few Words From a Manufacturing Specialist: Tape and Reel

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 4, 2015

Rochester’s unique business model allows engineers to acquire a wide range of experience dealing with manufacturing services/products. We understand the value of variety and time sensitive requirements, which makes it easy with in-house capabilities. Loren Krott, VP of Manufacturing at Rochester, explains further; Why buy from Rochester? “Rochester supports a variety of tape and reel [...]