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4 12, 2018

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ vs the RPi 3 B+

2018-12-04T09:45:05+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Blog|

The Raspberry Pi foundation releases hardware at a snail pace and they have finally released a model A variation of the immensely popular Raspberry Pi 3. Unlike a model 3B+ the model A reduces both the size and power requirements of the board while retaining all of the processing power of the RPi3. This is the first Model A+ board [...]

6 11, 2018

Differences between FFC (Flexible flat cable) and FPC (Flexible printed circuit)

2018-11-06T11:37:45+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Blog|

For people just getting into electronics and printed circuits when you see a picture of an FFC cable or FPC, they can look very similar offer different features and functionality. FFC (Flexible flat cable) FFC (Flexible flat cable) referred to an electrical cable that is both flat and flexible and is an evolution of ribbon [...]

3 10, 2018

Raspberry Pi vs Arduino vs Beaglebone: Which is best?

2018-10-03T13:02:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Blog|

In the past ten years development boards, single-board microcontrollers, and single-board computers have revolutionised the many aspects of tech. With the availability of low-cost development boards, we have seen the Maker movement become established which is a growing culture of tech-based DIY enthusiasts. While the Raspberry Pi was designed as an educational product, it has [...]

7 09, 2018

The History of the Raspberry Pi

2018-09-07T04:50:53+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Blog|

The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a charity founded in 2009 to promote the study of basic computer science in schools. By March 2017 12.5 million units were sold making the Raspberry Pi the third best-selling "general purpose computer". That figure now stands at over 19 million computers sold. Back in 2009, this was not the [...]

7 11, 2017

High Power Terminal Blocks and Connectors

2018-05-03T11:20:57+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Latest News|

Hitaltech introduce a new range of High Power Terminal Blocks and Connectors that enables high current inputs and outputs to be connected to a printed circuit board. The terminal blocks come in either modular interlocking versions or solid blocks of up to 8 poles and are available in a wide range of industry standard pitches, [...]

2 03, 2017

Hitaltech and Helvar collaborate for faster delivery of new latching relay unit

2018-05-03T11:20:57+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Latest News|

Helvar, the low energy lighting solutions provider, had been a Hitaltech customer for many years when Mark Holmes, Helvar’s mechanical and PCB designer, approached Hitaltech MD Andy Fitzer about designing a new customised enclosure for a new relay unit for the lighting industry. “We brought in Hitaltech very early on because it’s important to get all the [...]

19 09, 2016

Space: Hitaltech connector crosses the final frontier

2016-11-16T13:59:19+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Latest News|

The drive towards miniaturization shows no signs of slowing – but smaller products need smaller components. So it’s no surprise that Hitaltech’s HMSI/HSFJ series connector - which creates new space in the smallest products - is growing rapidly in popularity. The secret to the more efficient use of space is a double row two-part connector [...]

19 09, 2016

Hitaltech connects big investment with bigger growth

2018-05-03T11:20:58+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Latest News|

A major investment by Hitaltech, the connecting technologies and enclosures specialists, has added 60% to the company’s warehouse capacity and boosted its growth forecasts. So now, Hitaltech’s reputation for tailoring its stock to the needs of its customers can grow too. “We’ve never been a broad line stockist,” explains Andy Fitzer, managing director at Hitaltech. [...]

5 09, 2016

Hitaltech brings its latest SMD jumper cables to Engineering Design Show 2016

2018-05-03T11:20:58+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Events, Latest News|

Hitaltech, an international company that specialises in connecting technologies and enclosures suitable for electronic and electrical applications, will be exhibiting its new range of flexible SMD jumpers for connecting together PCBs at this year’s Engineering Design Show at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Also on show at Stand L48 will be the latest additions to [...]

7 08, 2015

Compact DIN Rail Mounting Plastic Enclosures

2018-05-03T11:21:00+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Latest News|

Hitaltech is able to offer standard, off the shelf DIN Rail mounting, wall mounting and panel mountable plastic enclosures produced by our manufacturing partner Italtronic. These products are successfully used when a quick solution is required and are particularly attractive when volumes are relatively small and spending tens of thousands on tooling is hard to [...]