When discussing bias in relation to diodes and circuitry, one is referring to the establishment of current sets or voltages at various points of an electronic circuit for the means of promoting specific operating conditions for a component. With a standard diode, current may only flow in a single direction, meaning that forward bias will permit flow in a forward direction while reverse bias will impede voltage. With Zener diodes, on the other hand, reverse voltage is impeded until a specific threshold is met, at which point conduction will begin in the reverse direction. To help you better understand the Zener diode and how it differs from standard types, we will discuss its functionality and how it affects the general operations of a circuit.


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For  those who are not familiar with what a backshell assembly is or what it does for a connector, they are basically the back side of a connector and are normally on a separate part that locks or screws onto the connector shell. Because they are separate pieces, some supplier companies consider this to be an accessory piece. For more information on what a backshell assembly does for a connector, read the article below.


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In the thrilling world of manufacturing and supply chain, you often come across many power cables. Blue, red, yellow, and green skins often veiling the copper or aluminum inner linings of the cables. So common these items are that they are hardly given a second thought and unjustly dismissed as nothing more than inventory. But though they are the most basic component of any electrical system, they are also among the most complex. See below for some interesting facts that you may not have known about cables.


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On February 16 2017, there was an article posted on Intelligent Aerospace by Courtney E Howard talking about how Molex is introducing an impact zX2 backplane connection in order to satisfy the needs of high speed data. This Molex connector will allow users to have the ability to upgrade their line cards in order to meet data rates without having to do major overhauls to the already complicated infrastructure.


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