Friday, December 30, 2016

Happy New Year! For the Next Three Days, Get an Extra 5% off Your Order*

Save an extra 5% off* your order site-wide. Our FPF123016 Coupon Code is auto applied when you checkout. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, December 30, 2016 through Sunday, January 1, 2017 and the code is unlimited use.

Save on thousands of items from top brands in a variety of types and applications. This is our way of wishing you a Happy New Year.

Follow our weekly FPF selection on The Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about Featured Product Friday by sharing the FPF code with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop, or for further questions about Featured Product Friday, please read our informational blog post, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on January 1, 2017.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Don’t Let the Year End without Checking out These Great Offers

The end of the week, month, and year is fast approaching. Why is that important? Well, if you like to save money on products you need, we have five, yes five, special savings promos expiring on 12/31/16.

Shop today to take advantage of these soon-to-end sales on our Current Promos page:
Visit the individual offer pages or our Current Promos page to shop now or for further information. You may also contact us via our Web site, phone (800-966-6020), or by email. Please note: These limited-time offers are only valid thru December 31, 2016.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Social Rewind for December 28, 2016

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Do you have kids at home on holiday break? This Master Appliance post presents three fun heat gun art projects you can try with them.

Fashion Seal HC’s post offers some revealing news for those in the healthcare industry: Over the past five years, a 21% decline in hospital-acquired conditions has led to $28 billion in savings.

In another important post for those in the healthcare industry, Puritan’s post looks at the recent FDA ban that calls powdered gloves “very dangerous.”

In another breakthrough for 3D printing and the medical industry, this 3D Printing Industry post tells about Chinese advances with testing 3D-printed blood vessels on living rhesus macaque monkeys.

Here’s an interesting Laughing Squid post for those of you traveling during the holidays, a look at why airlines overbook.

And we close out this week’s column with a post about our 2016 holiday schedule blog.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Thursday, December 22, 2016

We’ll Be Home for the Holidays – Our 2016 Holiday Schedule

Season’s greetings! We here at Q Source wanted to send our warmest wishes for Happy Holidays to you and your family. We thank you for being our loyal customers throughout 2016, and we look forward to serving you again in the New Year. Happy 2017!

Please note our office closing schedule for the next two holiday weeks:
  • Friday, December 23, 2016 – Closed
  • Monday, December 26, 2016 – Closed
  • Tuesday, December 27 – Thursday, December 29, 2016 – Open regular business hours
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 – Closed
  • Monday, January 2, 2017 – Closed
  • We’ll begin the New Year on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 with regular business hours.
Please note: Our product-packed Web site, QSource.com, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for your orders or RFQ/inquiries. Orders submitted when our office is closed will be processed ASAP on the next business day we are open. We also encourage you to visit our Q Source Resource Blog and follow us on our social media accounts. For questions and further information please call (800-966-6020), email us, or chat with us live at the Q Source Web site.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Vision Engineering’s Autumn Lynx Evo Promo Ends 12/22/16 – Contact Us Today!

Vision Engineering’s Autumn Lynx Evo promos end this Thursday. If you’re interested in a Lynx Evo or Evo Cam, find out how you can get a Free Smart Cam HD digital camera or a half price 360° Rotation Viewer with purchase. Offers expires 12/22/16.

Contact us at 800-966-6020, via email, or via our Contact Us page.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

The Social Rewind for December 19, 2016

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: If you’re going to be on the road a lot this holiday season, make sure to read Workrite Ergonomics’ post about the dangers of sleepy driving.

Does your company need a creative boost? 3M’s post offers up scientists’ tips for fostering a culture of innovation.

Agilent Technologies’ post examines the mystery of Nefertari’s knees.

Learn about recently discovered, and newly named, elements like nihonium in the National Nuclear Security Administration’s informative post.

EEVblog’s Dave Jones presents a fun teardown video about the world’s first portable computer, the Osborne 1 from Osborne Computer Corporation.

And we close out this week’s column with a post about our newest promotion, Free Shipping on Static Solutions Guardian Constant ESD Monitors.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Friday, December 16, 2016

Get Free Shipping on Static Solutions Guardian Constant ESD Monitors thru 12/31/16

Running through the end of this year, our Static Solutions Free Shipping promo offers a great chance to save shipping costs on their Guardian ESD Constant Monitors. You’ll get free standard ground shipping on these select items with this QSource.com-exclusive special.

Eligible Guardian Monitors include the Static Solutions CM-1700 Ohm-Stat™ Guardian™ Constant ESD Monitor, which monitors one wrist strap and one person; the Static Solutions CM-1701 - Ohm-Stat Guardian Plus Constant ESD Monitor, which monitors one wrist strap, one person, and one ESD mat; and the Static Solutions CM-1702 - Ohm-Stat Guardian Pro Constant ESD Monitor, which monitors two wrist straps and two people. All three models share these common features and specifications:
  • 100% continuous monitoring
  • Compatible with standard one conductor wrist straps/cords
  • Capacitance/impedance hyper technology
  • NIST calibration certificate included
  • Visual LED with audio piezo sound
  • Uses AC power or 9-volt battery
  • Off/On switch
  • Adjustable set points for impedance of wrist straps, capacitance of person, and resistance of mats
  • Works well with Ultimat ESD Rubber (excluding Ultimat White)
  • Dimensions: 3" x 2.75" x 1"
  • Hook/loop and screws mounting
  • Safe limits: .75 - 1.2 megohms, impedance can be adjusted according to weight and size of operator
  • Fail limits: below .75 megohms and over 1.3 megohms
  • Red-fail, pass-green visual alarms
  • Piezo buzzer audio alarm
  • Operation:
    • Active when switch turned on; inactive when power switch turned off, cord on docking snap, wrist strap on and green piezo on
    • Wrist straps connected to ground even if monitor turned off
    • Incoming voltage does not change trigger impedance
  • Power: 110 volts or 9-volt battery with low-power LED
  • Banana plug socket
Click the link to purchase your Static Solutions Guardian ESD Monitors at our special offer page, TODAY. You may also contact us via our Web site, phone (800-966-6020), or by email. Please note: This limited-time offer is only valid thru 12/31/16.

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Great Gift Idea: Save on Eclipse’s Basic Tool Kit for Technical Students

Save an extra 10% off the Q Source price of the Eclipse Student's Basic Tool Kit. Our FPF121616 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add the eligible tool kit to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, December 16, 2016 through Sunday, December 18, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

This basic tool kit from Eclipse is perfect for technical students who are starting out in the electronics field. Provides various tools for multiple applications in a convenient carrying case.

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Click here to shop or, for further questions about Featured Product Friday, please read our informational blog post, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on December 18, 2016.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Social Rewind for December 13, 2016

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: We have this “enlightening” post shared by JBC Soldering that says the future of electronics is light, in the form of photon-based transistors.

For those who work in controlled environments, head-to-toe contamination protection is vital. Valutek’s post examines one end of that spectrum by looking at the difference between plastic and polypropylene shoe covers.

TE Connectivity’s post travels down the fast lane to the future of mass transportation.

Wonder what an Airy Disc is? How about the Rayleigh Criterion? Is microscope resolution important to you? Then you need to check out Leica Microsystems’ informative post.

The Empire State Building was once the world’s tallest building. Puritan’s post shows how toothpick artist, Steven J. Backman, turned that icon into the world’s smallest toothpick sculpture.

And we close out this week’s column with a post about our limited-time Free Shipping offer on select ESD Constant Monitors.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Friday, December 9, 2016

Sheer Savings: Save an Extra 5% on Xuron Shears thru Sunday

Save an extra 5% off the Q Source price of Xuron Shears. Our FPF120916 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an eligible pair of shears to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, December 9, 2016 through Sunday, December 11, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

These shears (more than 60) are available in a number of styles and sizes from Xuron’s 9000, LX, Maxi-Shear, and Micro-Shear Series. See our Web site for further specifications.

Follow our weekly FPF selection on The Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about Featured Product Friday by sharing the FPF code with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop or, for further questions about Featured Product Friday, please read our informational blog post, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on December 11, 2016.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Social Rewind for December 6, 2016

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: D stands for don’t know. Agilent Technologies shared this post that examines whether taking Vitamin D is helpful or not.

Ever heard of a micro-hospital? Fashion Seal HC’s post looks at these alternative facilities that offer more than an urgent care center, but less than a full-service hospital.

Workrite Ergonomics shared this post that answers the question of fresh vs. frozen fruits and vegetables. The verdict? It depends. Both choices retain most of the nutrients.

The National Nuclear Security Administration shared this enlightening post about Enrico Fermi’s historic Chicago Pile 1 and the first sustained nuclear fission chain reaction in 1942.

You don’t look a day over 90. EE Times’ post shares an offensive encounter with an image recognition algorithm.

And we close out this week’s column with a post about our new live Web chat option.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Monday, December 5, 2016

Your Chance to Save on These Durable, Versatile Carts Ends Today

Our special savings offer on select Luxor Shelf Carts ends today! Don’t miss your chance to save up to 47% off these versatile, durable carts.

These carts are great for holding and transporting a wide variety of items and tools and feature:
  • 5" semi-pneumatic casters, which are puncture-resistant, and provide shock absorption with quiet operation
  • Versatile usage for warehouses, hospitals, restaurants, and because they can withstand rough terrain like gravel or dirt, they are also suitable for a variety of outdoor environments
  • Injection-molded thermoplastic resin shelves and legs
  • 2.5"-deep tub shelves
  • Top shelf with a molded ergonomic push handle
  • An evenly distributed 400-lb. weight capacity
Purchase your carts at our Luxor promo page, TODAY. You may also contact us via our Web site, phone (800-966-6020), or by email. Please note: This limited-time offer is only valid thru 12/5/16.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Get an Extra 10% off Production Basics 4-Leg Workbenches – Today thru Sunday

Save an extra 10% off the Q Source price of Production Basics 4-Leg Workbenches. Our FPF120216 Coupon Code is auto applied when you add an eligible workbench to your shopping cart. This Featured Product Friday (FPF) promo is valid from today, December 2, 2016 through Sunday, December 4, 2016 and the code is unlimited use.

These 4-leg workbenches are basic, but versatile, and can be customized to meet your needs. Promo-eligible benches include both standard and ESD models.

Follow our weekly FPF selection on The Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about Featured Product Friday by sharing the FPF code with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop, or for further questions about Featured Product Friday, please read our informational blog post, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on December 4, 2016.