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winner10920

Not those, ind I meant, I mean the 1w variety for use with heatsinks

James C4S

Ceramics are not affected by Southeast Asia's recent troubles.  In fact, all of the Asian ceramic providers slightly north of that area are complaining because distributor stock is so high.

Secondary factors must be affecting the prices you see.

On the other hand, a couple of Tantalum and Aluminum-polymer plans were lost (NEC), which as caused some strain on supply, but nothing significant.
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My suspicion is that the price increase is because of the overall uncertainty surrounding Apple / Foxconn...
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-17/foxconn-group-raises-china-wages-for-third-time-since-2010.html

With Foxconn increasing pay, speculators are very likely concerned that upstream (component) manufacturers will also.

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