Radicom Research, Inc. introduced its line of USB hardware modems that are available in modular and stand-alone configurations. They process data using their own hardware, and they do not use any of the host computer’s processing power. These modems are CDC-compliant, and they are supported by Microsoft CDC modem drivers and Linux CDC-ACM drivers. They work with Linux, Windows and Mac
Wilmore’s low-profile 1000 VA DC/AC inverters are available with optional built-in automatic load switchover features, enabling them to operate in UPS or standby-power modes in conjunction with another AC source (commercial AC power or a second inverter, for example). Model 1725 inverters occupy 1.75” (1U) of vertical space in 19” or 23” equipment racks with or without the optional switchover features. Available in 24V, 48V and 130V DC
Danaher Motion introduced its eZMP SynqNet stand-alone controller that integrates precision motion with a flexible, expandable and upgradeable industrial computer that is capable of autonomous machine control and user interface operation. The controller supports up to 64 axes of motion and up to 17,000 points of I/O control, and it has Ethernet, USB, video and PCI connectivity. It is a suitable controls product for semiconductor, electronic assembly, machine tool, general robotics and specialty machine applications.
CommAgility announced its AMC-D4F1 AdvancedMC module for high-performance processing roles in wireless baseband applications based on Texas Instruments’ digital signal processors and an FPGA co-processor. Designed around four TMS320C6455 DSPs from TI running at 1 GHz
Alpha & Omega Semiconductor offers its advanced MOSFETs in the DFN3x3EP package and is said to be the first to offer a monolithically integrated Schottky diode (SRFET) in this type of package. This product family is suited for space-constrained applications requiring DC/DC conversion such as notebook PCs, blade servers, networking equipment, graphics cards and DC/DC power supply modules.
Saelig Co., Inc. announced the WIZ110SR plug-and-play gateway module that converts RS-232 protocol into TCP/IP protocol, and it includes DB-9 and RJ45 connectors. The module enables remote checking, managing and control of devices via Ethernet and TCP/IP by connecting existing RS-232 equipment at up to 230 Kbps to a network. It is a protocol converter that automatically converts and transmits data sent by serial equipment
Sealevel Systems, Inc. introduced its SeaDAC Lite 8126 digital interface adapter that addresses the 32 channels of I/O as four eight-bit ports, each programmable as input or output. A 50-pin header connects the module to industry standard solid-state relay racks to provide PC-based control of equipment including sensors, switches, security control systems and industrial automation systems.
Advanced Power Solutions announced the PA1024 series of 24W single-output desktop switching power supplies. These devices are 3.37" x 1.98" x 1.37” and are CEC Level IV-compliant. Features include universal AC input through an IEC-320 C14 inlet, Class B emissions, and safety approvals such as UL/cUL60950-1, EN60950-1, CE (LVD) to protect against short circuits and over-voltage conditions.
The MarCator 1081 Digital Indicator is Mahr Federal's latest economy product. Its features include a measuring range of 0.5" (12.5 mm), resolution to 0.00005" (0.001 mm), a high-contrast LCD display, and IP51 protection against dust and falling water according to IEC 529. It connects with USB to computers without requiring a multiplexer. Optional Digimatic and RS-232 connections are also available, along with optional wireless connections. The 1081's measurements can be
MEN Micro Inc. announced the A17 a 2eSST, 6U VMEbus single board computer (SBC) that reaches a data transfer rate of up to 320 MB/s using a Tundra TSI148 bridge controller. Built around Freescale's new PowerQUICC-III PowerPC MPC8548 consisting of a highly integrated e500 core with an FPU (floating point unit) and MMU (memory management unit) as well as L2 cache support
Endevco introduced a variable capacitance accelerometer featuring onboard, microprocessor-controlled temperature compensation. The model 7290D has high thermal stability and global accuracy for measurement of low-level accelerations in laboratory test and measurement, automotive, and aerospace applications including military and commercial flight testing. Gas damping and internal over-range stops are used by an anisotropically etched, silicon sensing
Two-Phase, Single-Chip Interleaving Power Factor Controller Increases Energy Performance and System ReliabilityDecember 7, 2007 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments
Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced today a single-chip, interleaved power factor correction (PFC) control circuit for multi-kilowatt communications, server and industrial system. The UCC28070 two-phase, average current-mode controller allows designers to simplify power design, increase system reliability and achieve a greater than 0.9 power factor rating, which improves energy efficiency
Sullins Electronics expanded their edgecard connector portfolio to include a high-temperature, dual-readout series manufactured to accept 0.093” (2.36 mm) daughtercards. The cards are supplied in straight, card extender, and right angle configurations. Their UL/cUL connectors feature high-density 0.050” (1.27 mm) contact center spacing and replacable 0.100” (2.54 mm) center spacing parts to double the number of contacts within the same area.
Omega Engineering launched a battery powered, 3-axis shock recorder that measures temperature, pressure, and humidity at user-selected reading rates, while shock is recorded at the peak acceleration levels. The OM-CP-ULTRASHOCK101-50-EB is a compact device that can record up to 170,000 measurements per channel. This device is useful for documenting dynamic environments such as moving vehicles, trucks, containers, and ships.
STMicroelectronics announced a quad high-side intelligent power switch (IPS) - the VNI4140K - which is produced using the latest generation of the company's VIPowerT technology to achieve a 50 percent saving in Rds(on) compared to earlier devices with the same die size. In addition to over-temperature protection for safe operation when current draw is too high, the switch's case over-temperature protection independently limits the PCB temperature