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ALL-NEW E-Switch PVS7 Anti-Vandal Released!

With the new year comes a brand new change. This new Anti-Vandal switch is anything but standard. The PV67 features a unique 25mm square bezel giving it a standout from the rest in the category. The switch is also IP65 rated and includes multiple LED colors with custom laser etchings.

New Project Requirements?

The PVS7 will provide you with the perfect configuration. Contact us for any further info on your program at ISR@astron1.com

Rick Balentine’s Retirement

Thursday, Nov. 14 – Rick Balentine’s Retirement – “Rick, you helped mentor many people including Beth and myself. You are an industry stalwart and will be missed. Enjoy this next phase of your life. Much love, the Tennessen’s.”

ERA Golf Tournament

Aliso Viejo November 11th, 2019. Southern California ERA brings back the annual golf tournament. “What an awesome event. Everyone had a great time at the event. The weather was perfect and the course was in amazing shape. I can’t wait for next years tournament!!! Commented Steve Tennessen, President of Astron Electronics, Inc.

Pictured:
David Stone (left)
Steve Tennessen (middle)
Stephen Bottari (Right)

Astron Electronics at Future Electronics Tech Day!

Anaheim, CA – Oct. 8, 2019 Astron exhibits at one of our very own distributors Future Electronics’ Tech Day event. This Technology expo event consisted of an exciting day full of hands-on technical learning and exposure to new technology through the many suppliers that attended. Astron was able to hold a booth displaying the few different manufacturers shared in common with Future, including E-Switch, TT Electronics, and American Zettler. Overall, this was a successful day indeed!

Women In Electronics

This past week, one of our very own distribution managers, Beth Tennessen, had the chance to attend, as a member, the annual “Women in Electronics” conference down in Riverside. There’s nothing like purposeful networking and celebration among other progressive women in the rising industry.

New Phihong Level VI Power-Over-Ethernet Injectors

Phihong’s single port POE injectors provide 60W of power and are meet all ranges of applications across the market. These are necessary if you’re talking about anything from security and monitoring to kiosks and IP print servers.

Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc.,
please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com

Please see below:

https://mailchi.mp/c201258f2eb1/new-level-vi-power-over-ethernet-from-phihong

 

SynQor Launches NEW 6U VPX Power Supply

The defense market just received another big hitter. AC-DC 6U VPX Power Supply (VPX-6U-ACUNV-1-C-001) designed to be one of the most capable solutions to cater to the advancements in this market is also qualified to meet VITA 46 standards.

Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc.,
please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com

Please see below:

https://mailchi.mp/14185c341427/new-release-synqor-launches-6u-vpx-power-supply-270975

JAE Releases New AC01 Series

This all new board-to-board connector is well qualified to serve the industrial market. With its range in stacking height and amount of pin positions, it can be used in multiple areas of electrical equipment including factory automation.

Per usual: For any inquiries regarding samples, lead times, quotes, etc.,
please don’t hesitate to let us know at sales@astron1.com

Please see below:

https://mailchi.mp/7e87cf1578a6/jae-introduces-new-ac01-series

Astron Partners with American Zettler

Astron is proud to have added a new line that not only thrives in manufacturing one type of product but two very widely used solutions in the industry. American Zettler Relays and Displays brings to the table an innovative combination of parts that cater to just about any market, offering a broad line of top-quality LCD and Touch panels to electromechanical relays geared towards a wide range of commercial and industrial applications.

JAE Sales Rep of the Year

Huntington Beach, April 24, 2019 Astron received the Sales Representative of the Year 2018 award from JAE Electronics, Inc. Astron partnered up with JAE in the beginning of 2018 and after a year of hard work and dedication to making it one of Astron’s most advancing lines, we are proud to have achieved such recognition and look forward to continuing to put JAE out in the front lines for all progressive and innovative connector solutions.

L3 Power Paragon/LEM L&L

Anaheim, CA Wednesday April 24, 2019 – On Wednesday, Astron had the opportunity of attending a lunch and learn with one of our principles, LEM, at L3 Power Paragon. L3 is one of our largest accounts for military/marine power solutions and we’ve been able to offer numerous components alongside LEM as well as multiple other principles we represent. This was one productive and informative lunch and learn. We absolutely look forward to our next one.

Astron Partners with Phihong

Huntington Beach, CA – April 1 Astron is happy to announce that as of April, we have partnered with yet another power house. Phihong designs & manufactures everything from your personal electronics like power adapters to industrial electronics including EV charging and everything in between. With a broad line of power supply solutions, we are confident to be on board with a company that is sure to drive the market.

Astron Partners with Dynawave

Huntington Beach, CA – March 1 – Dynawave is the perfect RF Cable and Connector company to compliment Astron’s offering with JAE. We are excited to welcome Phihong to our product mix and look forward to working with such a cooperative team in growing the territory together.

Astron Receives E-Switch Award

Huntington Harbor, Saturday November 9th, 2018 – “Beth and I took Rick & Pam Kline and Rick & Carla Nelson on a Duffy ride around Huntington harbor. They surprised us with an award for rep of the year. I guess you can call it an award? My own Tequila… Pretty nice. But instead of a worm at the bottom it had tact switches. Needless to say, we drank most of the bottle that day.” Commented Steven Tennessen, President of Astron Electronics.

Astron Receives Sales Excellence Award

Huntington Beach, November 2018 Astron received the sales excellence award from Methode. “I was emceeing our annual golf tournament dinner ceremony, when Chip Bronk came up and took the microphone from me. I had no idea what was happening. He then proceeded to announce to everyone that we received the Methode sales excellence award. It was one heck of a way to receive an award. Everyone at Astron was are excited to receive such an honor, for all of the hard work we have put into one of our best principals.” Commented Steven Tennessen, President of Astron Electronics.

David Stone Joins the Astron sales team

Huntington Beach, CA / September 2018 – “Astron is excited to welcome David Stone as our new Orange County Senior Field Salesman. His 20 plus years in the Southern California electronics industry is a huge addition to an already strong line-up.” Commented Steven Tennessen, President Astron Electronics, Inc.

Astron Private Showing at ViaSat:

Carlsbad, CA – August 1st 2018 — Astron Electronics shows its wares exclusively at Viasat. “I was asked to set up a couple tables with sample kits and brochures in the Mechanical Engineering Building at Viasat. I brought in donuts and ended up there until lunch time. Many of the engineers came over and discussed products with me. Astron walked away with some great requirements.” Commented Mike Singer, Sales Manager Astron Electronics, Inc.

Astron Partners with JAE

Huntington Beach, CA – February 1st 2018 — Astron Electronics, Inc. Partners with JAE. “JAE is the connector company we have been searching for since L-com was purchased by Pasternack. We are excited to be selling connectors again, especially from a quality manufacturer like JAE.” Commented Steve Tennessen, President Astron Electronics, Inc.

Astron Partners with LEM

Huntington Beach, CA – November 21st 2017 — Astron Electronics, Inc. Partners with LEM. “LEM is the perfect complimentary line for Astron. With our power product offering, LEM fits right in.” Commented Steve Tennessen, President Astron Electronics, Inc.