On October 20, 2005 Congress passed the Digital Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005. The act mandated the cessation of analog broadcasting by February 18, 2009, and the subsequent reign of digital. The program floundered, leaving the public woefully unprepared for the February deadline. This example illustrates how badly the government can mangle an enterprise.
Available in ratings from 1 mO to 50 mO, the PF1206 low-resistance current sensor from Yageo is designed for mini portable device applications.
Available in voltage, current, and radiometric output versions, with a variety of connectors, pressure fittings and mating connectors, the 3300 Series of pressure transducers from Gems is designed for low-pressure applications such as chemical sterilizers, autoclaves, pneumatics, HVAC&R, pumps and compressors.
A northern New Jersey man is charged with stealing a prime piece of Internet real estate and reselling it to basketball player Mark Madsen in one of the nation's first prosecutions of a suspected domain name thief. Daniel Goncalves, 25, of Union, hacked into an online account belonging to one of the owners of the P2P.com domain name, New Jersey State Police said Monday.
What’s the best way to advance alternative energy research? With government grants, free market solutions, or something else?
Future Facilities has introduced its 6SigmaET electronic cooling software. It is capable of building the model entirely from intelligent objects which speeds up model creation, enables automatic gridding and simplifies post-processing. It supports the
Featuring thermal conductivity and electrical insulation properties, the EP30BN boron nitride epoxy adhesive from Master Bond is designed to optimize heat dissipation of aerospace, defense and microelectronic assemblies. It is formulated to cure at room temperature or more rapidly at elevated temperatures. Temperature range is from -60°F to 300°F ( 50°C to 150°C).
Integrating a USB-compatible PowerPath manager and a standalone battery charger, the LTC3577, LTC3577-1, LTC3577-3, and LTC3577-4 multi-functional power management integrated circuits (PMIC) from Linear Technology are well-suited for portable Li-Ion/Polymer battery applications.
Built upon a half-length x8 PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0 carrier board, the 7800 series I/O boards from Pentek move data at speeds of 2 GB/s. The board features a built-in fan as well as a 4-pin standard disk drive power connector. This supports modules with power consumption as high as 50 w or greater. The board is approximately 6.5 in long. From $9,995
Dover’s MMG Mini-Mag line of precision linear motor stages provide nearly twice the accuracy at virtually the same cost as competitive standard-grade options, according to the company. Four models are available that deliver 25 mm, 50 mm 100 mm and 150 mm travel, respectively. They provide
ZaGO Manufacturing Company introduced a line of silicone rubber switch boots for toggle switches, push button switches and rotary switches that the company asserts will ensure the long-lasting operation of the equipment for which they are used. By replacing the ordinary mounting nut with ZaGO’s new seal boot, a switch has
Targeting broadband, Cellular/3G, WiMAX/4G and test equipment applications, the SiGe BiCMOS MMIC mixer RFICs, HMC785LP4E and HMC786LP4E, from Hittite Microwave combines a double-balanced mixer core and local oscillator amplifier for up to +40 dBm input IP3 with 0 dBm input LO drive.
Available in 12- and 17-pole versions, a series of circular M12 connectors from Phoenix Contact address medical, robotics, printing, and industrial camera applications.
This Hubble picture, taken on July 23, is the sharpest visible-light picture taken of the impact feature. The observations were made with Hubble's new camera, the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3).