MENTOR’s square and round tactile / dome switches

Square switch cap, round hole!

During my recent factory visit I explained to MENTOR that Multitron’s UK Design Engineers were loving the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of MENTOR’s switch cap solutions but many were asking for round / circular versions rather than square.  I quite reasonably berated MENTOR for their short-sightedness in not supplying these.

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Multitron has a new address!

Multitron’s new base is the ground floor of the converted Gothic mansion shown above. Despite the rural-looking setting, Multitron is still based in Wimbledon Village,  just 15 minutes from the centre of London. Our new Wimbledon location makes us immediate neighbours of the world-renowned Lawn Tennis Association Championships.

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MENTOR’s Electronica 2014 stand features 17 large-format, fine-art photographic prints commissioned from Duncan Grove FRPS (MULTITRON’S MD!).

MENTOR’s Marketing & Communication Manager Mr Stephan Sost comments:- “MENTOR manufactures high-quality standard and custom precision opto, electronic and mechanical components; we tend to present these to Design Engineers in an efficient, engineering-focused manner.  The fact is that the design and high quality finish of our components results in them really making a difference to the overall look and perceptions of our customers’ products. For Electronica 2014 we thought it would be good to commission a series of fine-art prints of our components that reflects this.

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MENTOR R&D. Corona and rim - contour lighting light guides.

MENTOR R&D Development – Corona & Contour / Rim Lighting light guides. An opportunity to work alongside MENTOR.

MENTOR’s R&D guys always complain that they are too busy to take-on any more customer-specific projects (but they always do)!  I don’t reckon they can be that busy because in their “spare time” they have come up with two very interesting light guide developments, namely corona and contour light guides.  If I told you more I would have to shoot you but I am allowed to show you these images.

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