Electronics Buyers' Guide (EBG) - Directory of the South African Electronics Industry
Avnet Abacus

33 Riley Road, Woodmead, Pinewood Office Park, Unit 13, Sandton

tel:  
+27 10 447 0180
cell:  
+27 82 604 0057
email:  
avnet-abacus-sales-southafrica@avnet.eu
url:  
www.avnet.com/wps/portal/abacus/

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Sale of: interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply, energy storage, wireless and sensor products. Cutting-edge technology from the world’s leading manufacturers, in-depth technical expertise and exceptional supply chain and logistics support.


Cape Town

tel: +27 21 200 8685
letaecia.fisher@avnet-abacus.eu
Durban
Johannesburg
Domoney, Quatraine
Field Application Engineer
quatraine.domoney@avnet-abacus.eu
Fisher, Letaecia
Account Manager
letaecia.fisher@avnet-abacus.eu
Inderjeeth, Mukesh
Coastal Sales Manager
mukesh.inderjeeth@avnet-abacus.eu
Jones, Tamara
Internal Sales Representative
tamara.jones@avnet-abacus.eu
Salie, Feirooz
Internal Sales Representative
feirooz.salie@avnet-abacus.eu
Smit, Riki
Internal Sales Representative
riki.smit@avnet-abacus.eu
Stafford, Steve
Director Sales & Marketing
steve.stafford@ebv.com
van Heerden, Jacqueline
Manager
jacqueline.vanheerden@avnet-abacus.eu
ABACUS SA
Johannesburg, South Africa
tel: +27 10 447 0180
3M
(Shared Agency)
Aavid Thermalloy
(Shared Agency)
Abracon Corporation
(Shared Agency)
Aimtec
(Shared Agency)
Alps
(Shared Agency)
Amphenol
(Shared Agency)
Artesyn
(Shared Agency)
AVX
(Shared Agency)
Bel Fuse
(Shared Agency)
Bel Power Solutions
(Shared Agency)
BittWare
(Sole Agency)
Bourns
(Shared Agency)
Bulgin
(Shared Agency)
C&K
(Shared Agency)
Crossmatch
(Shared Agency)
Delta PSU
(Shared Agency)
Diptronics Manufacturing
(Shared Agency)
Dubilier
(Sole Agency)
Eaton
(Shared Agency)
ECS Inc
(Shared Agency)
Elco/AVX
(Shared Agency)
Eledis
(Sole Agency)
EnerSys
(Shared Agency)
Epcos
(Shared Agency)
Excelsys Technologies
(Shared Agency)
FCI
(Shared Agency)
FEY Electronik
(Sole Agency)
FLEX Power Modules
(Shared Agency)
Fox Electronics (Frequency Control)
(Shared Agency)
Fulham
(Shared Agency)
GP Batteries
(Shared Agency)
Grayhill
(Shared Agency)
Harwin
(Shared Agency)
Hirose Electric Co
(Shared Agency)
Invensense
(Shared Agency)
ITT Cannon
(Shared Agency)
Kemet
(Shared Agency)
Kingbright
(Shared Agency)
Kingstate
(Shared Agency)
Knitter-Switch
(Shared Agency)
Laird Technologies
(Shared Agency)
Mean Well
(Shared Agency)
Molex
(Shared Agency)
Murata
(Shared Agency)
Murata Power Solutions
(Shared Agency)
NIC Components
(Shared Agency)
OKW Enclosures
(Sole Agency)
Omron Electronics
(Shared Agency)
Panasonic
(Shared Agency)
Panasonic Batteries
(Shared Agency)
Panasonic Electric Works
(Shared Agency)
Preci Dip
(Shared Agency)
Premier Magnetics
(Sole Agency)
PUI Audio
(Shared Agency)
Pulse Electronics
(Shared Agency)
RRC Power Solutions
(Sole Agency)
Rubycon
(Shared Agency)
Samsung Electro-Mechanics
(Shared Agency)
Samtec
(Shared Agency)
Schaffner
(Shared Agency)
Schurter
(Shared Agency)
Tadiran
(Shared Agency)
Taiyo Yuden
(Shared Agency)
TDK
(Shared Agency)
TE Connectivity
(Shared Agency)
Varta Batteries
(Shared Agency)
Vishay
(Shared Agency)
Yageo
(Shared Agency)
Section - Components
-Cables
- Harnesses
-Installation accessories
- Glands, grommets
- Marking systems
-AC
-Battery replacement (high energy)
-Capacitor networks
-Ceramic
- axial lead
- chip format
- DIP
- high-Q
- radial lead
-Commutating
-Damping
-Electric double layer
-Electrolytic
- aluminium
- chip format
- high ripple
- tantalum
-Feed-through
-Film (foil/metallised)
- chip format
- polycarbonate
- polyester
- polypropylene
-High voltage
-Memory support
-Motor start capacitors
-Paper (foil and metallised)
-RFI suppression
-Smoothing
-Snubber
-Surge/pulse discharge
-Vacuum/gas
-Variable-tuning trimmers
- ceramic
- glass
- plastic
-Board-to-board/backplane
- Board-to-board stacking
- High density (<2 mm)
- High speed data
- Metric spacing
- Milspec
- One piece
- Surface mount
- Two piece
-Board-to-cable/wire
- High density (<2 mm)
- IDC discrete wire
- Mass terminated (IDC) ribbon
- Milspec
- Receptacles and headers
- Surface mount
-Cable-to-cable/panel - Circular
- audio, video
- DIN
- hybrid (mixed contact)
- milspec
- modular insert
- power
- professional
-Cable-to-cable/panel - D-Subminiature
- accessories
- high density
- microminiature
- standard
-Cable-to-cable/panel - rectangular
- high density
- hybrid (mixed contact)
- low power, I/O
- milspec
- power
-Coaxial cable connectors
- Between series adapters
- BNC/TNC Series
- C Series
- Milspec
- Miniature (semi-rigid)
- N Series
- SHV (safe HV) Series
- SMA/SMB/SMC Series
- Std/miniature UHF
- Triaxial
- Twinaxial
-Connector support
- Cable assembly service
- Cable preparation tooling
- Termination tooling
-Optical fibre
- Single fibre
-Special applications
- EMI-filtered
- High current
- High temperature
- High voltage
- Shielded
- Underwater
- Vehicle
-Diodes
- Arrays
- Fast recovery
- FREDFET
- PIN
- PN junction
- Point contact
- Rectifier
- Schottky
- Shockley
- Step recovery
- Trigger
- Tunnel
- Varactor
- Zener regulator
-Connectors
-Couplers
-Multiplexers/duplexers
-Optical fibres
- glass (multi/single-mode)
- plastic
-Polishing/cleaning kits
-Switches
-Bus termination networks
-Delay lines
- fixed
- passive
-EMI/RFI suppression filters
- power line
- signal line
-Equalisers
- delay
-Filters, active
- analog continuous
- analog switched capacitor
- digital (FIR)
- digital programmable
-Filters, passive
- crystal
- dataline
- feed-through plate
- LC
- piezo-ceramic
- SAW
-Matching networks
-RC networks
-Inductors
- Audio frequency (filter, etc)
- Common mode
- CRT display magnetics
- Designer's kits
- HF suppressor chokes
- High frequency (RF,IF,etc)
- Moulded RF chokes
- Power filter chokes
- SMD chips
- SMPS inductors
- Toroidal
- Ultrathin
- Variable (tuning)
-Transformers - power
- Constant voltage
- Current measurement
- Custom wound components
- Flyback
- Isolation
- Mains input
- Split-bobbin
- Switchmode (DC-DC)
- Toroidal
-Transformers - signal
- Balance-unbalance (balun)
- Buck-boost, HF
- Pulse (incl trigger)
- Telecom specialised
-Key action available
- Capacitive
- Conductive rubber/elastomer
- Mechanical contact
-Keyboards
- Customised
- Flat panel
- Short travel
-Keypads
- Custom capabilities
- Custom legends
- EMI shielded
- Handheld terminals
- Harsh environment
- Illuminated
- Membrane
- Outdoor (weatherproof)
- Standard
- Vandalproof
-Diodes
- PIN
- Schottky barrier
- varactor
-Battery holders
-Buzzers, sounders
-Ceramic parts
-Clips, alligators, battery
-Clock crystals
-Control knobs
-Dials, pointers
-Fasteners
-Feet, enclosure
-Frequency control elements
- piezo-ceramic
- quartz crystals
- SAW resonators
-Fuse block, holders
-Insulating washers, bushes
-Lampholders
-Loudspeakers
-Magnetic cores
- ferrite beads
- ferrite transformer
- ferrite, coil
- ferrite, pot
- powdered iron
- toroids
-Microphones
-Stand-offs, spacers
-Thermal management components
- clamps, press pack
- epoxy isolation systems
- heat dissipator fins
- heatsink extrusions
- IC-mount fans
- thermal mounting pads
-Integrated circuit sockets
- DIP sockets - closed frame
- DIP sockets - elevator (display)
- DIP sockets - open frame, collet style
- DIP sockets - tulip contact
- DIP sockets - vertical (display)
- High temperature
- Low profile
- Memory card
- SIMM (DRAM)
- SIP sockets
- Surface mount
- Test sockets
- VLSI (PGA, LCC, PLCC, QFP, etc)
- ZIF, LIF versions
-Plugs and jacks
- Banana plugs and receptacles
- DIP plugs, jumpers
- HV plugs and receptacles
- Jumpers, PCB
- Pin headers and sockets
- Plug and jack sets - coaxial
- Plug and jack sets - microphone
- Plug and jack sets - modular interconnection
- Plug and jack sets - phono, stereo
- Plug and jack sets - telephone
- Power plugs and receptacles
- RCA plugs and receptacles
- Test clips
- Test plugs and jacks
- Thermocouple plugs and jacks
-Sockets and adapters
- Battery sockets/connectors
- DIP headers
- DIP socket adapters
- Relay
- Strip line sockets
- Transistor
-Carbon film
-Conductive plastic
-Digital potentiometers (see Digital IC section)
-High-power (>5 W)
-Multiturn
-Nonlinear tapers
-Panel mounting
-PCB mounting
-Precision
-Single turn
-Slider-adjusted
-Switch incorporated
-Trimmers
- carbon film
- cermet
- conductive plastic
- metal film
- multiturn
- surface mount
- wirewound
-Wirewound
-Inrush limiters
- Fast acting
- Fuses
- Miniature
- Normal
- Resettable polymer PTC
- Slow-blow
-Overcurrent circuit breakers
- Electro-magnetic
- Fusible resistor
- Thermo-magnetic
-Protection relays
- Over/under-frequency
- Over/undervoltage
- Phase-balance
- Phase-sequence
-Thermistors
-Transient voltage suppressors
- Gas-discharge tube (GDT)
- Power line modules
- Signal line modules
- Varistor (MOV)
- Zener
-Electromagnetic
- Automotive
- Cradle
- Current sensing
- DIP/SIP
- General purpose, control
- High voltage
- Intrinsically safe
- Isolation
- Latching
- Low profile
- Miniature
- Multipole
- PCB mounting
- Plug-in
- Polarised
- Rail-mount modules
- Safety spring set
- Sealed/encapsulated
- Small signal
- Subminiature
- Surface mounting
- Telephone
-Reed relays
- Dry contact
- Low thermal EMF
- Mercury-wetted
- Microminiature
-Solid-state
- General purpose
- I/O switching
- Intelligent
- Photo MOS (photovoltaic)
- Zero-crossing
-Ceramic, bulk
-Cermet
-Current sensors
-Film
- Carbon
- Metal film
- Metal oxide
-Foil
-Fusible
-High voltage
-Networks
- (SIP, DIP)
- RC
-Non-inductive
-Power
- >10 W
- 2-5 W
- 5-10 W
-Precision
-Surface mount
- Chip
- Power
-Thermistor
-Varistor
-Voltage divider
-Wire-wound
-Coaxial/RF
-Code
-DIP, multiple
-Environmentally protected
-Foot-operated
-Heavy-duty
-Keylock
-Keytop (PCB mounted)
-Membrane custom
-Mercury tilt
-Micro, snap-action
-Pushbutton control
- Illuminated
- Interlocked
- Miniature
- Momentary
- Oil/watertight
-Reed
-Rocker (lit/unlit)
-Rotary on-off
-Rotary selector
- Cam
- Multisection
- Single-section
-Signal
-Slide
-Thumbwheel/pushwheel
-Toggle
-Touch operated (momentary)
-Terminal blocks - DIN railmount system
- Interface, modules
- Terminal blocks
-Terminal blocks - Moulded terminal steps
- Panel mounting
- PCB mounting
-Terminal blocks
- Panel mount blocks
- PCB-fixed blocks
- PCB-pluggable blocks & receptacles
- Screwed clamp
- Screwless spring cage
- Tab connector blocks (panel, PCB)
-Terminals
- Busbar system
- Faston-style
- Grounding terminals
- Insulated crimp
- PCB pins, turrets
- Press-fit
- Splices
- Threaded binding posts
- Tongue, lug terminals
- Wirewrap
Section - Enclosures & packaging hardware
-Box enclosures
- Metal construction
- Plastic construction
- Portable
- Screw-down
- Wall-mounted
-Cases/housings
- Benchtop
- Handheld computer
- Handheld instrument
- Instrument
- Metal construction
- Office aesthetics
- Plastic construction
- Portable
-Desks, consoles, workstations
-EMC management
- Conductive coatings
- Shielding enclosures
-Thermal management
- Fans and blowers - axial, tube-axial
- Heatsink extrusions
Section - Industrial electronics & equipment
-Panel meters
- Digital
-Sensors/transducers
- Acceleration
- Angular displacement
- Angular velocity
- CO2
- Current
- Flow
- Hall-effect
- Humidity
- Infrared
- Light beam
- Limit
- Linear displacement
- Linear velocity
- Load
- Magnetic
- Metal
- Motion
- Oxygen
- Position encoders
- Pressure
- Proximity
- Strain
- Temperature
- Temperature memory labels, paints
- Tilt
- Torque
- Ultrasonic
- Underwater sound
- Vibration
-Thermal imagers
Section - Power supplies & batteries
-Primary
- Alkaline
- Carbon zinc
- Lithium
- Manganese
- Mercury
- Silver-oxide
- Zinc chloride
-Secondary (rechargeable)
- Alkaline
- Lead-acid
- Lead-acid, sealed
- Lithium polymer
- Lithium-ion
- Nickel-cadmium
- Nickel-hydrogen
- Nickel-metal hydride
- Smart battery
- Sodium-sulphur
- Zinc-air
-AC-DC converter
-DC-DC converter
-Encapsulated PCB-mounting
-Features
- EMI filtered
-Linear-mode
-Multiple output
-Open-frame
-Output range
- 0-5 V
- 5-50 V
- 50-500 V
- 500-5000 V
- 0-50 W
- 50-100 W
- 100-200 W
- 200 W+
- EHT
- High current
-Protection
- Crowbar
- Foldback current
- Fused
- Input surge
- Input-output isolation
- Output overvoltage
- Thermal cut-out
- Undervoltage lock-out
-Regulated
-Single output
-Switched-mode
-Unregulated
Section - Production services & equipment
-Cable termination/connection
- Cable & wire strippers
- Connector assembly/service kits
- Crimping tools
- Optical fibre cleaving/polishing/fusion
- Termination tooling
- Wire cutters
Section - Wireless systems & components
-Accessories
- Crystals
- Microphones
-Antenna systems
- HF Tx/Rx antennas
- Microwave antennas
- VHF antennas
-Point-to-point links
- Geographic positioning (GPS)
-Antenna systems
-Cable assemblies
-Connectors (microwave)
-Couplers
-DC blocks
-Delay lines
- SAW
-Duplexers
-Filters
- Dielectric resonators
- SAW
-Pulse transformers
-Tuners
-3G modules
-Bluetooth
-Global navigation satellite system (GNSS)
-GSM modules
-Wi-Fi
-Wireless transceiver modules
News from Avnet Abacus:
Avnet Abacus congratulates Bourns on 75 years of innovation
30 May 2022, News, Avnet Abacus

This year also marks a milestone with the 21st anniversary of the distribution alliance between these two companies.

Avnet Abacus celebrates fiftieth anniversary
30 March 2022, News, Avnet Abacus

In March 2022, Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading distributors of interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply, energy storage, wireless and sensor products and a regional business unit of ...

Ergonomic tuning knobs with illumination options
30 March 2022, Switches, Relays & Keypads, Avnet Abacus

With its new Control-Knobs range, OKW Gehäusesysteme offers an advanced range of tuning knobs as the central elements for menu-controlled interfaces. The soft-touch grip surface provides an easy hold, ...

High-reliability power connector with 8,5 mm pitch
24 November 2021, Interconnection, Avnet Abacus

Allowing designers to specify high current and high quality for maximum power in extreme conditions, the Kona connector from Harwin features tough, resilient housings to protect connections from physical ...

High-voltage chip divider in moulded package
27 October 2021, Passive Components, Avnet Abacus

Vishay has introduced the industry's first high-voltage chip divider to be offered in a ribbed, moulded package with compliant surface-mount leads. Designed to reduce component counts and improve TC tracking ...

Commercial inductor for high-temperature operation
28 July 2021, Passive Components, Avnet Abacus

Vishay introduced a new commercial IHLP low-profile, high-current inductor that is the industry’s first composite inductor in the 19 x 19 x 7 mm 7575 case size. Offering high-temperature operation to ...

Avnet celebrates 20 years of ‘speedboat’ business model
28 July 2021, News, Avnet Abacus, Avnet Silica

Avnet EMEA, the regional business organisation of Avnet Inc., is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its ‘speedboat’ model, which is the term used by Avnet to describe how its individual distribution ...

Avnet uses CalcuQuote API to improve customer experience
23 June 2021, News, Avnet Abacus, Avnet Silica

Avnet EMEA and CalcuQuote have engaged in connecting Avnet via API to Calcuquote’s procurement services platform for customers. CalcuQuote optimises electronic components quoting and sourcing by taking ...

Antenna selection and design for small IoT devices
25 November 2020, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT, Avnet Abacus

IoT devices are typically small and often have a severely limited power budget to operate for long periods from a small energy source such as a primary coin cell. While careful selection of ICs and modules, ...

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