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Background: My name is Michael Leavitt and I am one of the owners here at Summitech. Pete and I opened the company about 19 years ago and I have focused on the sales, business development and growth of the company....
Programmable LED strips are fantastic when it comes to adding color patterns to almost anything. But one thing to keep in mind is the power that will be required to run them. Yes, LEDs use much less power than incandescent...
If you’ve ever dimmed a programmable led, you have certainly noticed that the response is non-linear. If you ramp up the duty cycle from zero to one hundred percent, you’ve noticed that the led gets brighter very quickly at the...
Most consumer electronics products use indicator lights to display the status of the unit to the customer. Is the power on? Has the unit booted? Is it receiving traffic? These indicator lights are used by technical support personnel to help...
History of USB Universal Serial Bus, or USB, was invented by a consortium of companies (Compaq, DEC, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Nortel) in 1994. The intent was to replace the myriad number of cables that were used at the...
Happy New Year!  Americas largest consumer electronics tradeshow is upon us once again, showcasing the next generation of innovations and products.  Summitech is looking forward to attending CES in Las Vegas this year, to check out some of world’s most...
Have you ever seen an advertisement for “Left Hand” USB cable and wondered just what the heck that even is? Well, you’ve come to the right place, because we’re going to tell you all about how to define and shop...
Congratulations to our friends and partners at Mentech! On September 29th, 2017 Mentech became a publicly traded company on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Since their inception in 2008, Mentech has always had a focus and commitment to R&D which has...
Abstract Selecting the proper HDMI cable can be a challenging problem in today’s environment of Internet sales, with sites such as Alibaba opening up access to suppliers in the Far East that may not be as scrupulous as they purport...