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Membrane Switch Tactile Improvement

“These keys don’t have the same snap as the sample switch. I though you were using the same metal domes?!” At one time or another, I’m sure most membrane-switch engineers have heard a customer say this.

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Memcon Tricolor SMD LED for PEMS

1210 Package with 0.35mm ht Memcon has been a key supplier to membrane switch manufacturers for several years. It has invested and broadened its offering into specific LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) providing standard solutions to the unique needs of the printed electronics industry. From 1206 (3.2 x 1.6mm) style low profile to UltraThin (0.35mm high… Continue reading Memcon Tricolor SMD LED for PEMS

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Understanding the Value of Membrane Switches

If you’re having trouble understanding how and why membrane switches are useful and important tools, consider this situation. You and a few friends have gathered in your living room to watch a game on TV. The gathering involves a lot of food and drinks, which, combined with spontaneous outbursts in reaction to the game, is… Continue reading Understanding the Value of Membrane Switches

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Tactile Metal Domes from Memcon

Increasingly, metal domes have become the standard when an enhanced tactile feel/effect is required in an application, particularly in relation to the superior temperature characteristics they offer. Memcon have recently developed and manufactured an extensive range of high quality metal domes, competitively priced and ideal for use in a multitude of industries ranging from membrane… Continue reading Tactile Metal Domes from Memcon

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How Thick Should My Gold Plating Be?

Precious metal plating on connectors  protect the surface from corrosion.  Sounds pretty basic, but there is a bit more to it. There is the perception that gold is good and more gold must be better.  Not necessarily so.  It depends upon the application. Corrosion typically occurs when corrosive elements in the air reach the connector contact… Continue reading How Thick Should My Gold Plating Be?

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B2B Purchasing Is More Personal Than You Think

If I were to tell you that the reasons why we buy things are based more on emotion than logic or reasoning you probably wouldn’t doubt me, would you? Certainly with personal purchases we purchase things we don’t need, with money we don’t have for reasons only known by ourselves. Now this isn’t all of… Continue reading B2B Purchasing Is More Personal Than You Think