GCT Parts Featured on the Ben Heck Show

Recently we sent one of our GCT sample boxes over to Ben Heck of the Ben Heck Show.GCT parts featured on the Ben Heck show - here's the sample boxBen is known for creating all sorts of interesting and unique electrical engineering products, and in this show he set about designing and building a point and shoot digital camera using the Raspberry Pi as a base.

Part-way through the project he dove into our box of treats and picked out a Micro SD connector – MEM2061 to be exact – Its push-push mechanism was perfect for the task in hand.

You can watch the video in its entirety by clicking here

The Ben heck Show is sponsored by Element 14, who stock plenty of GCT parts for quick and easy distribution.

Newark has GCT connectors in inventory for immediate delivery.

Hand shakeBOSTON, MA: Leading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology and multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, have signed a distribution agreement whereby Newark now stocks many popular GCT products at www.newark.com/GCT.
Newark is promoting over two thousand GCT connector lines, including an extensive board-to-board rangeSD/micro SD cardSIM connectors,combo card connectors and mini/micro USB connectors.
Commenting on the agreement, Rob Hill – President, GCT Inc. said “We are excited to be working with Newark. They have an exceptional reputation for service and support in the markets they serve and offer designers and purchasers unparalleled access to our product line”.
Jeff Uden, Vice President, Product Management at Newark said, “We are delighted to add GCT to our connector product range. GCT is rapidly becoming a known connector brand and brings a selection of leading edge, high value products to our range. It’s a great combination and an excellent fit for our customers”.

About Global Connector Technology

Global Connector Technology is headquartered in Hong Kong and has sales and support locations in Hong Kong, North America and Europe. Part of a privately held group of companies, GCT has manufacturing locations in mainland China and a dedicated engineering team based in Hong Kong. GCT is enjoying rapid growth with its focus on expanding markets including handheld devices, computing, industrial, security, medical and consumer. GCT is an ISO9001 approved organization and its products are fully RoHS and Deca-BDE compliant.

About Newark

Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 440+ top manufacturers. With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark through contact centers, a local branch network, field sales force and a world-class website at www.newark.com that offers exclusive tools to manage, track and review purchases, quotes and invoices online. Committed to innovation and reducing its environmental impact, Newark has been making a difference in the electronics industry for 75 years.

Rapidly growing connector line now available from Future Electronics

Press release: July 2010

Hand shakeLeading connector manufacturer Global Connector Technology and technical specialist distributor Future Electronics have signed a worldwide distribution agreement.
Commenting on the agreement, Rob Hill, president of GCT, Inc said “We are excited to be working with Future, their depth of interconnect technical expertise and customer engagement is second to none, coupled with their global reach we feel this deal brings a substantially more sophisticated and capable supply chain for customers to buy GCT products.”
Rob Arsenault, Director – Product Marketing (Interconnect) for Future said “We are delighted to add GCT to our Supplier Family. We see GCT’s value proposition and their product quality as an excellent addition to the Future Portfolio. For these reason we are excited to offer GCT to our customers as a Global solution to their Interconnect needs”.

About Global Connector Technology

Global Connector Technology is headquartered in Hong Kong and has sales and support locations in Hong Kong, North America and Europe. Part of a privately held group of companies, GCT has manufacturing locations in mainland China and a dedicated engineering team based in Hong Kong. GCT is enjoying rapid growth with its focus on expanding markets including handheld devices, computing, industrial, security, medical and consumer. GCT is an ISO9001 approved organization and its products are fully RoHS and Deca-BDE compliant.

About Future Electronics

Headquartered in Montreal and operating in 42 countries around the world, Future Electronics has earned an impressive reputation for the strength of its commercial and technical competencies through all stages of the design-production cycle, and for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering/design capabilities and technical solutions, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, the company’s mission is always to Delight the Customer. To find your Future local office, visit our distributor section.