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Piezo Buzzers Sounders

Piezo Buzzer Distributor

Alan Butcher Components has been supplying piezo buzzers for over 30 years.  We specialise in distributing high quality, reliable audio products suitable for a wide range of applications.  So, what makes us different from other suppliers?  Why should you choose Alan Butcher Components as your piezo buzzer distributor?  Here are just a few reasons:   Our range is comprehensive. Whether you need continuous or intermittent-tone buzzers, loud/high output devices or ultra-miniature components, we will .
2017 The Year in Review

2017 Year In Review

   Alan Butcher Components - 2017 Year In Review!   Firstly, Happy Christmas to you all! Another year is coming to a close which doesn’t seem possible.  2017 has been a busy and exciting year for Alan Butcher Components, with the company continuing to grow and develop.  Following is a summary of our 2017 year in review: In April, we were awarded the Everel agency for the UK and this has already proved to be .
Managing Lead Times - Chinese New Year 2018

Managing Lead Times – CNY 2018

Managing Lead Times – Chinese New Year 2018   The Year of the Dog is fast approaching and it is time to plan for the Chinese New Year shutdown period.  For 2018, our supplier’s shutdown runs from 10th February to 25th February, with limited production for a couple of weeks after. As you know, we like to give our customers sufficient time to plan for this and every year, around this time, we are .
Everel Product Solutions

Everel Product Solutions Presentations

                                                                                  EVEREL PRODUCT SOLUTIONS Everel has recently launched a series of presentations showcasing their product solutions for applications such as ovens, cooker hoods, pressure and vacuum cleaners.  There are currently three presentations and you .
Float switches

Selecting a Float Switch – What Should You Consider?

  Firstly, it’s important to understand how a liquid level sensor, or float switch, works.  The products supplied by Alan Butcher Components contain a reed switch within a stem.  An external float, with a magnet inside, passes over and activates the reed switch, depending on the level of the liquid.  No power supply is required to operate these switches.   When selecting a liquid level sensor, you should consider the following:   Contact Form .
Sensors - Alan Butcher Components

Visit Us At The Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition!

Our Reed Sensor Technology supplier PIC GmbH is exhibiting at the Sensors & Instrumentation exhibition in Birmingham on the 26th – 27th September 2017.   This will be the first time they have exhibited in the UK and it is an exciting opportunity to view their product range and discuss the numerous applications for this technology with their sales engineers.  Our Managing Director, Paul Butcher, will also be on the stand to assist with .
Push button switches

What Are Push Button Switches?

Push Button Switches are used across a wide variety of applications.    Usually made of metal or plastic, the button is pressed by the human finger; they are the interface between a user and the end product or system.  The range of push switches is vast and below is an overview of the type of push buttons offered by Alan Butcher Components. Types Of Pushbutton Switches:   Latching switches, also known as On/Off – when .
Electret condenser microphones

Electret Condenser Microphones Explained

How Electret Condenser Microphones work – Microphones convert sound energy (sound waves) to electrical energy (an audio signal).  An electret condenser microphone (ECM) consists of two plates, one fixed (back plate) and one moveable (diaphragm).  There is a small gap between each plate and when sound waves hit the diaphragm, the movement causes the capacitance between the diaphragm and the back plate to change.  This generates a flow of variable electric current and these .
Piezo Buzzers Sounders

Piezo Buzzer Definition

Piezo Buzzer Definition – What are Buzzers and Sounders? Alan Butcher Components has been supplying buzzers and sounders for over 30 years.  The terminology for these devices can sometimes be confusing so below is a summary of how we define our audio products.   Buzzers and Sounders are also known as audio alarms, audio indicators, audio transducers, piezo buzzers, beepers and/or audible alarms.   They can be split into piezo and electro mechanical devices. .
Everel's UK Agent

Alan Butcher Components – Everel’s UK Agent!

                We are delighted to announce that Alan Butcher Components Ltd. has been appointed as the sole UK agent for Everel, Italy.  We have been working with Everel as their UK distributor for 30 years.  The addition of the agency will further enhance our ability to assist customers and generate new opportunities. As Everel’s UK agent, we are the intermediary between Everel and their customer.  We are .