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4th May 2016
Sealed microswitches even work underwater

Cyntech Components offers a comprehensive range of microswitches that are fully dust-tight and water-sealed. Designed to meet more demanding industrial applications, these Microprecision microswitches are available in various configurations to meet IEC/EN 60529 ingress protection levels of IP67, and even IP68, over a wide operating temperature range from -40 to +125°C or greater.

13th April 2016
Rugged watertight panel LED copes easily with extreme environments

Cyntech Components is pleased to offer a Faston-blade/solder-lug version of the popular ruggedised CRM/BRM series panel LED. The unique rear-mount design fits D-shaped and 8mm round holes and features fast pitch threads with special nuts for quick installation in extreme and outdoor applications.

30th March 2016
Plastic case protects Raspberry Pi 3

A new ABS plastic case for the Raspberry Pi 3 that is also fully compatible with the Pi B+ and Pi 2 models has been launched by Cyntech Components. The case offers an extensive range of enhanced features, making it ideal for almost anyone who needs a small, low-cost computer; from maker, hobbyist and educational users through to industrial and commercial applications.

17th February 2016
Electronics learning kit gets European distributor

Cyntech Components has been named as the European distributor for Elenco's Snap Circuits, an educational product aimed at teaching children aged 8 and up about electronics. Manufactured in the US, the Snap Circuit kits come in a range of sizes and applications. The popular Snap Circuit Jr. 100, with the potential to build 100 different projects, has 30 parts including a photo resister, music integrated circuit, motor, and space sound integrated c...

10th February 2016
CAT6A connectors work well in confined spaces

The CAT6A connectors to the Y-Circ P series of circular push-pull connectors from Yamaichi Electronics have been added to the Cyntech Components portfolio. A redesigned pin layout and the development of special insulating inserts ensure CAT6A conformity while retaining all the benefits of the familiar Y-Circ P connector format.

13th September 2013
Cyntech now manufactures its Raspberry Pi USB Hub in the UK

Cyntech Components has partnered with Pimoroni to have Cyntech’s Pi-themed, USB Hub manufactured at Pimoroni’s facility in Sheffield, UK. Fully tested and endorsed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the PiHub is featured in a promotional video on their website. Now, not only can you buy a Raspberry Pi manufactured in the UK but also this latest UK manufactured accessory. The PiHub is available directly from Cyntech through its online sho...

25th July 2013
IP67/68 sealed industrial high-current butterfly-action microswitch launched by Cyntech

Cyntech Components is now offering availability straight away for the new MP220 industrial high-current switch from Microprecision. This addition to the MP200 series provides a double pole, single throw configuration with butterfly-action, allowing for full isolation of electrical circuits rated up to 10A/250VAC.

24th April 2013
Raspberry Pi expansion gets easier with a USB Hub from Cyntech Components

Cyntech Components is delighted to announce that first production samples of its Pi-themed, USB Hub design have completed formal evaluation and approval by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Cyntech is now ramping production and will have units in stock from May.

20th February 2013
Cyntech licenses Raspberry Pi logo to brand its ever-growing range of enclosures and accessories for the computer board

Cyntech Components is proud to announce it has licensed the Raspberry Pi logo for use on its range of accessories for the Raspberry Pi computer. The arrangement benefits the Raspberry Pi Foundation, which will receive a proportion of the revenue from selling Pi branded products.

9th November 2012
Cyntech expand portfolio with Aries universal top-load socket for SMT devices

Cyntech Components announces the Aries Universal Top-load Socket, an addition to its already comprehensive range of IC test sockets. The Aries socket is intended for burn-in, life and stress testing applications and accommodates any size of surface mount IC package from 3 to 18mm on a side. The socket is a top-loading design with a built in “hard stop” to prevent over-compression and is simply latched closed by pushing down the top.

24th September 2012
Cyntech's New Zippy range of waterproof and IP67 sealed micro switches

Cyntech has revealed general availability of the latest Zippy range of waterproof and IP67 sealed micro switches. To provide compatibility with V3 and V4 industry standard body sizes and terminal types four new series of parts have been introduced. All switches are waterproof but for applications where it is required each series includes components meeting the more rigorous IP67 specification, providing protection from both dust and immersion in ...

17th September 2012
Immediate Availability of New Raspberry Pi Enclosure and Cable Kit announced by Cyntech

Cyntech has announced that they have immediate availability of its custom designed enclosure for the Raspberry Pi computer. Cyntech is also offering the enclosure with a full kit of cables and power supply unit. Both the enclosure and the full kit with cables are in stock for immediate delivery with higher volumes subject to a lead-time of just two weeks.

30th August 2012
1W & 2W AC-DC Board-mounted Modules feature World's Smallest Footprint

Cyntech has today revealed the availability of a new family of 1W and 2W AC-DC board mounted modules that have the world’s smallest footprint for a fully certified (CE, UL/cUL 60950-1 and EN5502) power supply of this type.

14th June 2012
Cyntech launches new web site with faster navigation to key supplier information

Cyntech Components has announced the launch of its new web site at The new site features regular news updates on the home page and fast, easy navigation to pages dedicated to each of the company’s suppliers.

12th June 2012
Building in the advantages of USB 3.0 connectivity

Although slow to ramp up and facing stiff competition from its own ancestor, USB 3.0 is destined to become a significant feature in industrial and consumer devices. By Dave Mellor.

18th May 2012
Cyntech seeks distributors for low-cost Raspberry Pi box

Cyntech Components has designed a compact, low-cost enclosure for the Raspberry Pi computer. The enclosure, which is available in bright pink or black, has openings for the connectors - including a recessed slot to protect audio and video connections, windows for LED indicators, non-slip rubber feet, and two slots on the back to enable the box to be mounted on a vertical surface.

23rd March 2012
Cyntech’s medical 60W AC/DC power supplies are up to 90% efficient and feature low no-load consumption

Cyntech Components has announced a family of compact 60W power supplies with full medical safety approvals that are typically up to 90% efficient and have no-load power consumption of less than 0.5W. Power ratings are based on free air convection for operation at up to 50 degrees C ambient, eliminating the need for cooling fans in order to maximise reliability and minimise the space required within the system.

7th February 2012
Cyntech announces custom battery pack services

Cyntech Components has introduced a custom battery pack design, development and manufacturing service. Cyntech’s manufacturing partner is Hong-Kong based Mike Energy. Cyntech will work with customers to develop custom packs utilising a variety of primary and rechargeable battery technologies.

25th January 2012
New microswitch from Cyntech delivers greater precision in pressure and temperature switches

Cyntech Components announces a new microswitch, the MP500, which has only one-tenth of the hysteresis and one-third the dead zone passing of comparable V4 microswitches. These improvements enable much greater precision in the operation of pressure and temperature switches used in process applications.

27th September 2011
Cyntech's solar PV module junction box reduces inventory through simple, flexible customisation

Cyntech Components, announces a universal junction box for silicon-wafer solar PV modules that can be quickly customised to suit each application. It comes with three surface-mounted bypass diodes as standard but up to six can be installed. There is a choice of soldered or crimpled contacts, and the boxes can accommodate standard ribbon cables or non-ribbon crossing cables. This easy customisation means that only one type of box has to be stocked...

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