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

Unit 13 Park Edge Mews, Link Way Road, Edgemead, Cape Town

tel:  
+27 21 558 7001
fax:  
+27 21 558 7238
email:  
erics@microsource.co.za
url:  
www.microsource.co.za

Sale of: electronic components and batteries.


Gauteng

tel: +27 11 465 1061
erics@microsource.co.za
Cape Town

tel: +27 21 558 7001
rudia@microsource.co.za
Khayyam, Shahriar
Managing Director
sha@microsource.co.za
Seiderer, Eric
Branch Manager
erics@microsource.co.za
acec
(Sole Agency)
DB Products
(Shared Agency)
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(Shared Agency)
Fuzetec
(Shared Agency)
Goodsky
(Sole Agency)
Holtek Semiconductor
(Shared Agency)
Kinsun
(Shared Agency)
Koshin Electrolytic Capacitors
(Sole Agency)
NS Tech
(Sole Agency)
Panjit
(Shared Agency)
Pinrex
(Shared Agency)
Powertip
(Shared Agency)
Salecom
(Shared Agency)
Singatron
(Sole Agency)
Siward
(Sole Agency)
Solid State Optoelectronics
(Sole Agency)
SunLED
(Shared Agency)
Sunon
(Shared Agency)
Ta-I
(Sole Agency)
Zettler Relays
(Sole Agency)
Zippy
(Shared Agency)
Section - Components
-Amplifiers
- programmable
- voltage controlled
-Analog switches
-Arrays
- diode
- transistor
-Comparators
-Consumer ICs
- audio
- radio
- TV/video
-Digitally controlled potentiometers
-Energy metering
-Followers
-Function/waveform generators
-Optocouplers/isolators
-Oscillators
-Phase locked loop (PLL)
-Special functions
-Voltage comparators
-Voltage references
-Cables - flat
- printed, ribbon
-Cables
- Computer
-Ceramic
- axial lead
- radial lead
-Electrolytic
- tantalum
-Film (foil/metallised)
- polycarbonate
- polyester
-High voltage
-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
-Cable-to-cable/panel - Circular
- DIN
- milspec
-Cable-to-cable/panel - D-Subminiature
- accessories
- high density
- standard
-Cable-to-cable/panel - rectangular
- high density
- hybrid (mixed contact)
-Coaxial cable connectors
- BNC/TNC Series
-Connector support
- Cable assembly service
- Cable preparation tooling
-Arithmetic functions
-Buffers
-Bus Controllers/Interfaces
-Character generators
-Clock oscillators/dividers
-CMOS
-Comparators (digital)
-Converters
- ADCs
- Code
- DACs
- Multichannel
-Counters
-Data acquisition systems ICs
-Delay line elements
-Disk drive components
-Display drivers/controllers
-DSP functions
-Dynamically reconfigurable logic
-ECL (emitter coupled logic)
-Encoders/decoders
-Error check circuits
-Flip-flops
-GaAs
-Graphics ICs
-Image processing
-Interface ICs
-Inverters
-Latches
-Line drivers/receivers
-Logic gates
-Low volt logic
-Management ICs
-Microcomputer chipsets
-Multiplexers
-Multivibrators
-Parity generators/checkers
-Peripheral drivers
-Pull-up (bus line)
-Pulse differentiators
-Pulse-width regulators
-RS232 drivers
-Schmitt triggers
-SCSI chips
-Shift registers
-Terminators - active
-Transceiver devices
-Translators (TTL-CMOS-ECL)
-TTL
-Inductors
- Audio frequency (filter, etc)
- Common mode
- CRT display magnetics
- HF suppressor chokes
- High frequency (RF,IF,etc)
- Moulded RF chokes
- Power filter chokes
- SMD chips
- SMPS inductors
- Toroidal
- Transductors
- Ultrathin
- Variable (tuning)
-Transformers - power
- Constant voltage
-Converters
- frequency-voltage
- LVDT-digital
- resolver
- RMS-DC
- synchro
- voltage-frequency
-Current transmitter ICs
-Data acquisition system ICs
-Drivers
- lamp
- linear motor
- power MOSFET
- relay
- solenoid
- stepper motor
-Electricity metering ICs
-Electromagnetic display IC
-Fuzzy controller ICs
-Hall-effect devices
-IR remote control ICs
-IR sensor chips
-Light activated switches
-Motor control (DSP + memory)
-Motor speed controllers
-Multiplexers
-Opto-isolators
-Power op amps
-Pressure transducer ICs
-Servo amplifiers/controllers
-Signal conditioners
-Smoke detector ICs
-Soft-start circuits
-Strain-guage conditioners
-Switch - solid-state (SSR)
- I/O switching
- intelligent power control
- proportional control
-Temperature transducer
-Thermocouple compensation
-Timers
-Touch control (dimmer, etc)
-Keyboards
- Flat panel
-Keypads
- Membrane
- Standard
-CPU
- CISC
- RISC
-Features available
- 3 Ph Waveform Generation
- A-D conversion
- ALU
- Application specific designs
- Bus driver
- Clock/calendar generator
- Counter(s)
- Customisable micro
- Display drivers (LCD, LED, VFT)
- DMA
- DSP core
- Embeddable device
- Encryption/Decryption micros
- Fully integrated MCU module
- Hold function
- In-system flash programmable
- Interrupt priority/control
- Low voltage operation
- Memory expansion
- Modular core
- Motor control
- On-chip flash
- On-chip ROM/EPROM
- On-chip SRAM
- OTP
- Pipelined memory interface
- Power management control
- Power save modes
- Power-on reset (POR)
- PWM
- Radiation hardened
- ROMless
- RTOS (realtime operation)
- Security
- Sound generation
- Timer(s)
- UART
- Watchdog timer
-I/O features
- Analog
- Digital
- External bus
- High speed digital
- Parallel
- Serial
-Microcontrollers
- 4-bit bus width
- 8-bit bus width
- 12/14/16-bit bus width
- 12-bit bus width
- 16/8-bit bus width
- 16-bit bus width
- 32-bit bus width
- 64-bit bus width
-Microprocessors
-Processor types
- Digital signal processors
- Fuzzy MCUs
- Math coprocessors
- Neural nodes
- Transputers
-Support
- (See also EDA tools section)
- Assemblers
- Compilers - ADA
- Compilers - Assembler
- Compilers - C,C++
- Compilers - Fortran
- Compilers - Others
- Compilers - Pascal
- Compilers - PLM
- Development system
- Evaluation boards
- Hardware programmers
- In-circuit emulator
- Integrated development environment (IDE)
- Realtime kernel (executive)
- Source level debug
- System execution analyser
-Battery holders
-Busbar systems
-Buzzers, sounders
-Ceramic parts
-Clips, alligators, battery
-Clock crystals
-Control knobs
-Decals
-Dials, pointers
-Fasteners
-Feet, enclosure
-Frequency control elements
- oscillator modules
- piezo-ceramic
- quartz crystals
- SAW resonators
- YIG
-Fuse block, holders
-Grommets
-Insulating washers, bushes
-Lampholders
-Magnetic cores
- ferrite, rod
-Power entry modules
-Screws and fasteners
-Stand-offs, spacers
-Thermal management components
- heat dissipator fins
- heatsink extrusions
- IC-mount fans
-Charge coupled devices (CCD)
-Display modules
- alphanumeric
- digital
- graphics
-Display screens
- backlight panels
- electroluminescent (EL)
- ferro-electric LCD (FLCD)
- field emission
- LCD - colour
- LCD - monochrome
- LCD - prototyping kits
- LED/OLED displays
- plasma display (PDP)
- vacuum fluorescent (VFD)
-Image sensors/arrays
-Indicators
- incandescent (lamps)
- LED types
- neon
-Integrated photo-electronics
-IR detectors/emitters
-Light sensor ICs
-Opto-couplers
-Photo-conductive (LDRs)
-Photo-diodes/arrays
-Photo-emissive detectors
-Integrated circuit sockets
- DIP sockets - closed frame
- DIP sockets - tulip contact
- 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
- Power plugs and receptacles
- RCA plugs and receptacles
- Test clips
- Test plugs and jacks
-Sockets and adapters
- Battery sockets/connectors
- CRT anode
- DIP headers
- DIP socket adapters
- IC package
- Programmable DIP sockets
- Relay
- Strip line sockets
- Transistor
-Carbon film
-Digital potentiometers (see Digital IC section)
-Multiturn
-Panel mounting
-PCB mounting
-Single turn
-Slider-adjusted
-Trimmers
- carbon film
- cermet
- multiturn
- surface mount
- wirewound
-Wirewound
-AC-DC converters (IC)
-DC-DC converters (IC)
-Drivers - power MOSFET
-Power factor preregulators
-Power regulators
- Burst-fire control
- Phase control
-Power supervision
-PWM controllers
-Rectifier bridges
-Resonant-mode controllers
-Switchmode controllers
-Voltage regulators
- Adjustable
- Fixed
- Linear
- Switching
-Zero-crossing triggers
-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
- Coaxial matrix
- Cradle
- Current sensing
- DIP/SIP
- Flasher
- General purpose, control
- Heavy duty/power switching
- High frequency/coaxial
- High isolation data
- 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
- Time delay/control
- TO-5 can
- Vacuum/gas-filled
- Voltage sensing
-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
-Hall-effect
-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
-DRAM (dynamic)
-EEPROM (electrically erasable)
-EPROM (OTP)
-EPROM (UV erasable)
-Flash EEPROM
-Flash EPROM
-Flash memory cards
-Flash NAND
-FRAM (ferroelectric)
-IC memory cards
-Memory programmers
-Parallel EEPROM
-PROM (fuse programmable)
-RDRAM (RAMbus)
-ROM (mask programmable)
-SDRAM (synchronous)
-Serial EEPROM
-SIMM modules
-SRAM (static)
-DIP, multiple
-Heavy-duty
-High voltage
-Keytop (PCB mounted)
-Matrix pin boards
-Membrane custom
-Micro, snap-action
-Pushbutton control
- Illuminated
- Interlocked
- Miniature
- Momentary
- Oil/watertight
-Reed
-Rocker (lit/unlit)
-Rotary on-off
-Rotary selector
- Cam
- Multisection
- Single-section
-Slide
-Thumbwheel/pushwheel
-Toggle
-Touch operated (momentary)
-Interfacing ICs
-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
- Tab connector blocks (panel, PCB)
- Thermocouple
-Terminals
- Busbar system
- Coaxial cable terminators
- Faston-style
- Grounding terminals
- Insulated crimp
- PCB pins, turrets
- Press-fit
- Splices
- Threaded binding posts
- Tongue, lug terminals
- Wirewrap
Section - Enclosures & packaging hardware
-19" racking
-19" subrack systems
-Box enclosures
- Metal construction
- Plastic construction
- Portable
- Screw-down
- Wall-mounted
-Cabinets
- Free standing
- Wall-mounted
-Cases/housings
- 19" system
- Benchtop
- Card cages
- Computer
- Computer screen/display
- Handheld computer
- Handheld instrument
- Industrial environments
- Instrument
- Keyboard fronted
- Metal construction
- Office aesthetics
- Plastic construction
- Portable
- Transport/transit
-Desks, consoles, workstations
-EMC management
- Conductive coatings
- Magnetic shielding materials
- Shielding enclosures
- Shielding gaskets, fingers
- Shielding laminates
- Shielding windows
-Enclosure hardware
- Backplanes
- Bezels, windows
- Card guides, retainers
- Card inserters, extractors
- Chassis tracks/slides
- Ejectors
- Escutcheon plates
- Handles
- Keyboard trays
- Transfers/panel marking
- Vibration, shock mounts
-Microbus system packaging
-Thermal management
- Air filters
- Closed loop heat exchangers
- Fans and blowers - axial, tube-axial
- Fans and blowers - cross-flow
- Fans and blowers - variable-speed control
- Heatsink extrusions
Section - Test & maintenance
Section - Wireless systems & components
-Analog filter ICs
-Analog signal processors
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