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August 1, 2017
Dear Valued Customers,We have been notified by MAC8 that because of the high demand of Phosphor Bronze there is now a shortage that is affecting the manufacturing of this CB series. Please see attached document from MAC8. Many of our customers are using this series; so, we thought it would be prudent to advise you of this recent communication from MAC8. Please see official document from MAC8.  
Notice for buyers of Terminal for hybrid IC [CB Series]"

Technology Trading Company & their MAC8 partner Shindenkizai of Japan are even more motivated than last year to return as exhibitors at the 2017 Pacific Design & Mfg Show in Anaheim. We are again fortunate to have the MAC8 Director of Engineering from Japan who’s bringing 1 more of the MAC8’s engineers. MAC8 Japan's line of ultra-precise miniature PCB hardware and board level components now have a strong global presence. All of MAC8 products that our customers have seen and used have also been major hits at all of the shows we’ve participated. Manufacturers and designers from all areas have been able to see how precise and unique MAC8's LED spacers, spring probes, B2B (board to board) connectors, standoffs, inserts (threaded and non-threaded), spacers, laser diode connectors, SMT Base, test pins, headers, wire wrap terminals, jumpers, test points, SMT screws and sockets. MAC8 fastener focused PCB hardware accessories stand out among the other products that were being displayed. (* Click here for more info.)

MAC8 North American Distributor
MAC8 has selected Technology Trading as a franchised distributor for North America. Technology Trading has been in operation for over a decade and possess more than 25 years of industry experience. Some of their customers include Raytheon, Solectron, Emerson and L-3. Technology Trading’s Mil-Aero/Government division Sunset Products International, provides service to several of the Army Depots as well as all branches of the U.S. Armed Services. MAC8 is Certified by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and is certified by the Japanese Ministry of Defense.

Important Announcement: HW and HR series Sales Terminal
The production of HW, HR series was discontinued in2008. Please contact us before all remaining stock runs out. click here for more info...

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  • Pin Inserts - these allow components like micro chips, capacitors, resistors, etc. get connected to the PCB
  • Threaded spacers - act as spacers and allow boards to be stacked or provide stand off
  • Test Pin for oscilloscope - acts as a diagnostic point (ie. Dell computer uses these Mac8 items to allow board testing)
  • Test point for auto insertion - functions as a surface mount diagnostic point
  • Tapped Spacer - essentially a surface mounted threaded spacer
  • Base - surface mounted metalic cylinder used as a contact, board to board connector