Premier ‘alternative Passives with lead times from 5-7 weeks excluding Public holidays.

Are you looking for discontinued inductors (TOKO EoL) – or having to wait for 16 weeks with some manufacturers now even saying 16-30 weeks due to allocations?

With our latest franchised distribution agreements in place, BEC Distribution now offers quality alternatives to major brands for what we believe covers 95% of all passive components including TOKO/Murata, Sumida, TDK, Coilcraft, Cooper, Molex, Bourns, Tyco, Vishay, Wurth, Panasonic amongst others.

Many well-known manufacturers currently have lead times of 18-26 weeks, often with product allocation policies. BEC’s alternatives are available on 5-7 weeks delivery (excluding public holidays). Many products are ex-stock, with a low MOQ of just 10 pcs for samples. The policy of sourcing from different countries around the world ensures continuity of supply without compromising quality.

BEC is a franchised distributor of High Current Power Inductors , Power Inductors , Chip Inductors , Common Mode Choke , Line Filter, Transformers, Resistors, Terminal Blocks, RJ45 connectors and LAN Magnetics.

Samples and spec sheets are available on request. Sourced from established manufacturers around the globe, the ranges offer high-quality alternatives, often at a price lower than the well-known manufacturers. Quality is key – for example, many products feature gold-plated contacts and robust, rugged designs, ensuring long life. Error-reduction designs have also been utilised in the components.

A very recent BEC distribution agreement is the Itacoil range of Measuring Transformers. They offer very high precision with a typical measurement error of < 0.5%, suitable for frequencies from 50Hz to 400Hz with output voltages from 2.5V to 10V.

We can also offer quality alternatives for Shielded Power Inductors, Multi-Layer Ceramic Chip Inductors, Radial Peaking Coils, Open Wire-Wond Chip Inductors, Thin-Film Chip Inductors.

For your required parts, just contact BEC Distribution or send us ( sales@bec.co.uk ) a few details and we will provide recommended alternatives from our huge stock and shorter leads times (sometimes 4-6 weeks).

Connector-plugs use an assortment of connecting technologies such as screw connections, spring clamp connections and a push-in design structure. The plug components are available in a variety of wire entry angles and mounting structures.
Connector sockets are often soldered or mounted onto PCB terminal blocks. Sockets are available in a range of designs including different angles, single/multi-level, normal PA and high temperature material to meet different application and assembly requirements.
Wire Guard Terminal Blocks. This series is economical PCB terminal blocks, Poles:02P-24P, Pitch:3.5mm-12.5mm, Wiring Angles :180°, 90°, 45°, applies to security systems, lighting systems and general electronic products, and the product design is in accordance with some international standards, such as IEC60998, UL1059, CSA C22.2 No.158 etc.
Special Type Terminal Blocks. These products are designed for special connection purposes. The terminal blocks can be mounted on a panel or on a DIN rail while connected to a plug component. 5.00mm and 5.08mm pitches are available.

We now offer alternatives to terminal block.

Component Application Guide

On all our Central Technologies products the typical delivery excluding holidays is 4-8 weeks.