Once again, we are proud to announce a new Technical Sales partnership!
NexTek and Rankin Components have formed a relationship in order to provide local Technical Sales and Support for customers in the Northern California region. Rankin is the most recent of a long line of new relationships with highly skilled local manufacturers’ representatives, and we are extremely excited to have them on-board!
The Neverending Quest For Size Reduction
As with most technologies, RF and Wireless system design is an ever-changing and shifting world. As certain technologies or RF bands become popular, others fade away.
However, the one ever-present force on the industry is the steady, but relentless, push towards smaller size and better integration over time.
Lightning/Surge Protection at the PCB Level?
Here at NexTek we understand the desire to bring things into the box, or even all the way onto the Radio PCB… However, we also know that Lightning Transients contain too much energy to deal with safely at the PCB Level… Trace widths, ground place areas, and the components themselves all become limiting factors that will prevent complete and effective protection.
Given this reality, the last place where it is reasonable and safe to protect against Lightning or other Surge events is at the radio’s box or chassis level. By replacing the normal I/O connector with a protected version, designer can ensure that they have high-performance protection without paying any significant size or weight penalty. As long as the radio’s chassis is grounded well, the bulk of the Transient Energy will be drained safely to ground before entering the box and/or the PCB itself.
It may still be advisable to install some simple protection on the PCB, but only for final clean-up…Something like a small Protection Diode coupled with a DC Blocking Capacitor (if possible for your application) would provide plenty of protection against any residual energy that gets past the Protected I/O Connector.
Maximum Protection in the Minimum Amount of Space
Below, you can see an array of our Ultra-Compact protection options… They all include high-performance lightning protection, and are available in a wide variety of connector configurations on both the Input and Output side.
Outside Connector Options – Type N, TNC, SMA
Inside Connector Options – SMA, MMCX, RG188, RG316, and more!
Threat Types – Lightning, Static (ESD), and EMP
We are proud to announce that we have a new relationship with a technical sales and manufacturers’ representative firm, APEX Solutions out of Texas.
With coverage including all major metro areas in Texas and all of Oklahoma, APEX is primed and ready to serve users in this region.
Contact Info and Website Link Coming Soon!
Yet again, we are extremely proud to be able to announce two new partnerships with leading-edge Manufacturer’s Representation firms!
Blackhart, LLC provides technical sales support and coverage to the states of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana.
KJS Marketing provides technical sales support and coverage to the states of Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota.
As with our other partners, both firms represent an array of manufacturers across the Microwave/RF and EMI spectrum and provide first-class technical, engineering, and product-selection support. Whether you are a current customer, or a potential user just being introduced to our range of solutions… it is definitely worthwhile to take a look at our coverage map, because you probably have a NexTek-trained partner and expert in your local area!
Continuing our push to expand our Local Sales Representation coverage across the United States in 2016, we are extremely excited to announce a new partnership with RF Microwave Sales.
As with all of our recent representation agreements, we are looking forward to being able to provide local support and points of contact for our customers. We will work to forge a successful and growing partnership in order to better serve each area, and in-turn to provide our customers (longtime, new, or prospective!) with the highest level of service possible.
Here at NexTek, we are focused on providing high quality technical solutions to complex EMC problems. With solutions ranging from our standard product families all the way to fully custom solutions, we can make the ideal recommendation for your exact needs once we understand your requirements. Having local partners to help work through this process with each customer will allow us to solve more problems, more efficiently, and more quickly!
We can add RF Microwave to the growing list of cutting-edge technical sales representation firms we have partnered with, and we will not stop here!
If you are wondering who we have covering your area, check out the entire Map and find relevant Contact Info HERE!
Once again, we are proud to share the news that NexTek has formed a brand-new partnership agreement with a leading-edge RF Component Sales Team, S&S Technology, Inc out of Southern California. As we continue to expand our Representation Network to cover the map, we are excited to be able to provide the highest level of local support for all of our customers.
If you are located in Southern California or Southern Nevada and you are a current customer, considering using our products, or just someone curious to know more about the solutions that we provide… Please get in touch with S&S Technology or NexTek directly for an introduction to the team!
We are happy to say that we had a great time at last week’s EDICON 2016 show at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston….Just down the road from our headquarters! It was great to connect with so many existing customers and partners, while also getting to meet so many new faces!
EDICON 2016 is a show focused on Electronic and Microwave Design Innovations in the RF and EMI technological fields. As such, it provided us with a great opportunity to showcase our broad lineup of advanced products and solutions for Coaxial Surge Protection and High Current EMI Filtering.
We look forward to exhibiting at more shows for 2017, and we hope to see you all there! Thanks again for making this show a success!
As an exhibitor in this year’s EDICON [Electronic Design Innovation Conference] show in Boston, we have access to a limited quantity of Full Conference VIP Passes to giveaway! If you are interested in attending any part of this year’s conference, including 3 full days of seminars and courses covering various Microwave and RF topics, then please Contact Us directly to request your VIP Pass Code to use when signing up!
We are excited and proud to announce another new Sales Representation agreement between NexTek and Biggs & Associates. Covering the Southern Central U.S., this new partnership gives us full coverage of the Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma areas.
As is the case with our other partnerships…When you combine an experienced team of local reps with comprehensive factory support, it gives us the ability to work hand-in-hand and provide full-spectrum service for any customers within the coverage area.
Whether you have a simple requirement or question, or you would like to work closely with us to specify and engineer and custom solution to meet a demanding requirements set…NexTek and Biggs & Associates are ready to serve your needs in any way we can!
Recent News – New Representatives: (Link 1) and (Link 2)
We are extremely proud to announce that NexTek has formed another new partnership for 2016, a Sales Representation agreement with Spartech South to cover the Southeastern states ranging from North Carolina all the way to Mississippi and including Florida and Tennessee as well!
Spartech South will cover Region 3, shown on the updated map below in Yellow.
If you would like to know more about NexTek or our solutions for Lightning and Surge Protection of Coaxial/RF lines or High Current Feedthrough EMI filtering, please feel free to contact your local/regional Representative directly, or simply get in touch with us directly and we will guide you to the correct local contacts!
Once again, we are proud to announce that Spartech South has joined our team… We look forward to helping them serve the area that sees the most Lightning Strikes and Thunderstorms out of anywhere in the United States!
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