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Push-Pull I/O Connector Suits Outdoor Environments

April 7, 2009 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

FCI has become a certified second source for HARTING'S Outdoor PushPull I/O connector family. The outdoor I/O product family is said to be the industry's highest-density, field-installable IP 67 solution for fiber, power and copper signal connections. The outdoor I/O design will eliminate the need to inventory cable assemblies.

Switch Is Vandal Resistant

April 7, 2009 10:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lamb Industries announced the PV8 anti-vandal switch. This new anti-vandal switch features a metal body and actuator with a 25 mm diameter panel cutout. Multiple functions are available with the PV8. It is available with or without illumination. The illuminated option includes the choice of a dot or a ring lens style.

Dual 36V, 2.2MHz Step-Down DC/DC Converter Delivers 0.7A per Channel

April 7, 2009 6:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology announced the H-grade version of its LT3509, a dual channel, current mode PWM step-down DC/DC converter with two internal 36V, 1A power switches in an MSOP-16E package. The H-grade version is tested and guaranteed to a maximum junction temperature of +150°C.


Broadband at Light Speed

April 7, 2009 5:35 am | by Alfred Poor, Contributing Editor | Articles | Comments

Netflix is rapidly changing its movie rental business from sending polycarbonate discs through the mail to streaming bits across the Internet. Skype typically has about 15 million people making voice and video calls over the Internet at any given time. And more than 5 million people watch more than 5 million hours of free online video coverage


Green OLED Supports up to 16 Levels of Grayscale

April 6, 2009 1:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Billed as one of the largest passive OLED displays on the market, a 5.5” diagonal 256 x 64-pixel passive matrix monochrome grayscale Green OLED from OSD Displays supports up to 16 levels of grayscale. The display features the Solomon Systech driver IC that supports 8-bit 6800/8080 Parallel

Temperature Controller Can Drive up to 20 A

April 6, 2009 1:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The PTC-CH Series Temperature Controller from Wavelength Electronics offers control in a chassis mount package that can be paralleled to drive up to 20-A current. Designed to operate with the PLD-CH Series Laser Diode Drivers, their controls, connections, and status indicators are compatible


Brainstorm: Do-it-Yourself-Power Page 2

April 6, 2009 11:21 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg | Articles | Comments

Moving forward, what technology will dominate energy harvesting?


Programmable, 500 mA Battery Charger Slims Designs

April 6, 2009 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Summit Microelectronics has added to its family of programmable battery charger integrated circuits (IC) for single-cell Li-Ion and Li-Polymer powered systems. The SMB239 enables industrial designs for portable consumer electronics, and its battery charging parameters are fully programmable via the Summit Microelectronics I²C interface and non-volatile memory, all


Receiver Deploys Easily and Offers Improved Spectral Awareness

April 6, 2009 8:24 am | Agilent Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies' N6841A RF Sensor is a software-defined, network-based receiver housed in a compact, weatherproof enclosure with a wide operating temperature range suitable for outdoor deployments. Multiple receivers may be combined to form RF sensor networks to improve

Tilt Sensing Solution Provides Single, Dual-Axis Angle Measurement

April 6, 2009 6:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Fredericks Company, a leading ISO 9001:2008 registered manufacturer of precision sensors and custom glass components, has announced availability of their new line of Mini Tilt Sensor Signal Conditioner (0729-1751, 1752, 1753 Series) Boards. These production-ready PCBs are capable of

Application Development Software Includes 16,000 Products

April 3, 2009 8:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

With 16,000+ products in the ProServe Application Development Software 5.2’s ‘productLOCATOR,’ the software includes the SPEEDWAY (Series 767) range of modular IP 67 I/O automation products. The software's smartMARKING outputs to an IP 350 flexible plotter, thermal transfer printer (including the new TP 343+), engraver or to PDF/HTML formats. For integration into existing projects

Spot Lamp Provides User Control of Light Intensity

April 3, 2009 8:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

The BlueWave 75, a high-power spot lamp from DYMAX, provides user control of light intensity to assist users in process validation and control. Intensity measurement is accomplished with the ACCU-CAL 50 radiometer. The lamp emits UVA and blue visible light (300 nm- 450 nm) and is designed for curing of UV and visible light-curable adhesives, coatings, and encapsulants

One-Watt, SMT DC/DC Converters Provide Distributed Power

April 3, 2009 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The A_T Series of 1W DC/DC Converters from Mornsun America are designed to provide distributed power and 1,000 VDC of input-to-output isolation in a miniature 10-pin SMT package. Twelve standard models operate from 5V DC, 12 VDC, or 24 VDC inputs, providing single or dual outputs of 5 V, 9 V, 12 V, 15 VDC, or 24 VDC.


Power Card Offers Six Isolated Outputs for 19-inch Applications

April 3, 2009 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

MTM Power GmbH offers in its program the 19" Euro Card with up to six different, galvanically isolated outputs with six or eight TE. With the MTM Power Card of the series MPK1, a variety of possibilities can be created for 19" applications. According to the company, approximately

Load Cell Includes Internal Signal Conditioning

April 2, 2009 11:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Series MIN840, a miniature load cell from Stellar Technology, includes internal signal conditioning. With 0.15% accuracy, the force sensor measures both tension and compression forces with either high level analog output or digital output. Standard high level analog outputs are 4-20 mA, 0-5 Vdc, and 0-10 Vdc. Standard digital outputs are S232, RS485, CANbus (J-1939 and CANopen)


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