Another theft of intellectual property

Another potential source for Counterfeit Products This particular company has at various times used our part numbers, images, and marketing materials to promote products that are not Riedon parts.  The product images below are the property of Riedon....

Beware of counterfeit Riedon products

Counterfeit Products are a real issue It recently came to our attention that I-Semiconductors is using our marketing materials and part numbers to promote counterfeit products. Please note, that they are not an authorized Riedon distributor, and that we have never...

TCR and resistors for scale applications

Minimize temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) Temperature Coefficient of Resistance, or TCR, refers to how the value of a resistor will vary with changes in temperature.  This temperature change can be from changes in the environment around the resistor as well...

Bourns Model PWR4412 Series

Bourns® Model PWR4412 Series Obsolescence Bourns has announced the obsolescence of their PWR4412 series of metal element current sensing resistors.  Customers should not worry because Riedon has an exact drop-in replacement, our MSR series.  Here is the data...

Shunt FAQ – term origins and definitions

DC Ammeter shunt – The term DC ammeter shunt stems from one of the early uses of the devices as a means of measuring DC currents in a circuit utilizing a simple analog milli-volt meter.  Many of the terms associated with these products are directly related to this...