Carbon Design Systems announced its Carbon Model Studio, a system for the automatic generation, validation and implementation of hardware-accurate software models, enabling a design team to begin software development and debug before silicon. System architects can use the system for architectural analysis and profiling. Software engineers can develop and debug embedded software, firmware, drivers and diagnostics concurrent with hardware development.
Kontron introduced its CP6001, a 6U CompactPCI PICMG 2.16-compliant board with three rugged levels. Based on the Intel Core Duo/Core Duo processor and mobile chipset, it features high computing and graphic performance with a low thermal design power and a complete set of data, communication and multimedia interfaces. Designed to withstand tough environmental conditions, the passively cooled board features up to 4 GB of soldered RAM
Kontron introduced its PCI-760 PICMG 1.3 system host board (SHB) that features the Intel Q35 GMCH chipset and LGA-775 socket-based Intel processors. The board is equipped with multi-core Intel Core 2 Duo processors up to 3.0 GHz, and it provides optimal server performance with advanced remote management features based on Intel’s AMT 3.0 technology. The board boosts power to 4 × 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Quad processors
Zilog announced its Z8F083A series flash microcontroller (MCU) for fan control and universal motor control applications, offering an optimized feature set and scalability. The series offers a single-pin on-chip debugger (OCD) port for in-system Flash programming and debugging. The family supports up to 8 Kbytes of Flash memory, 256 bytes of register RAM, and it is pin-for-pin compatible with other members of the Z8
Ampro Computers, Inc. introduced its ReadySystem fanless computer based on the EPIC form factor ReadyBoard family of embedded SBCs. This computer is made for harsh environments that are dusty and dirty, or that require high reliability or noise free operation. The computer offers support for Intel processors up to 1.4 GHz, high performance graphics and robust I/O including Gigabit Ethernet
Ampro Computers introduced its RuffSystem embedded computer that is based on the EBX SBC. The computer provides conductive cooling for the 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium M 738 processor to the NEMA 4x chassis. The 8" ×10" × 3" enclosure meets MIL-STD-810 shock and vibration over wide temperature and humidity environments. Optional IP 66/67 mil-grade connectors are offered. The power supply is also rugged
Adlink Technology, Inc. released its PXIS-2690P, a 14-slot, 3U portable PXI chassis for military, aero-defense, field testing and in-vehicle testing applications by providing a touch panel 15" LCD display, keyboard, touchpad, DVD combo drive and 500W power supply in an aluminum alloy frame. It is fully compliant with the PXI specification, rev. 2.2. The chassis has been fully tested for a variety of shock and vibration situations
Adlink Technology, Inc. introduced its NuPPC-0701T compact embedded panel PC that features a 7" touch panel LCD and fanless low power design with a compact 8.39" × 5.71" × 2.87" frame for use in kiosks, electronic manufacturing, factory automation and transportation systems. The PC is powered by a 1.0 GHz Intel Celeron M processor, 915 GME plus ICH6-M chipset, and 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Haydon Switch & Instrument, Inc. introduced the 28000 series (Size 11) double stack captive hybrid linear actuator, with a compact frame size measuring 1.1” (28 mm) square. It features engineering thermoplastics in the rotor drive nut and a stainless steel Acme lead screw. This captive hybrid linear actuator is available resolutions ranging from 0.000125” (.003175 mm) per step to 0.002” (.0508 mm) per step and delivers thrusts of up to 30 lbs.
Adlink Technology, Inc. released its low-power ETX-GLX COM based on the AMD Geode LX 800 processor and CS5536 companion chipset. It supports up to 1 GB DDR400 memory in a single SODIMM socket, or it can optionally be equipped with 128 MB or 256 MB DDR400 memory soldered on the module. Targeted for markets requiring low-power, medium performance and extended graphic support
Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions announced its 633 series of 13U AdvancedTCA systems that address power requirements, thermal management challenges and network equipment-building systems (NEBs) in the telecommunications, enterprise and datacom marketplaces. Designed to meet the PICMG 3.0 AdvancedTCA specification, the series is available with a 14-slot dual star or full mesh backplane topology.
Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions announced its 717 series of air-over conduction-cooled air transport rack (ATR) enclosures for harsh environments in both air- and land-based military applications that provide cooling through the use of advanced external fans. Placed over strategically placed cooling fins along the conducting cold walls, the fan channels ambient air down the enclosure’s outside surfaces
Tyco Electronics introduced a reference layout for ESD and overcurrent protection for HDM 1.3 interfaces. The reference layout uses the company's 0.25 pF signal to ground-capacitance PESD protection devices, and space-effective component placement and routing to help protect against ESD events
Ametek Technical & Industrial Products introduced its Pittman size 04 slotless brushless DC motors that can perform with virtually no noise or vibration at the highest speeds. Their Parallex coil-winding geometry is engineered to generate more power using less energy for maximized operation and efficiency. Their compact size can accommodate a range of applications characterized by small design
C&K Components launched a full line catalog that contains over 40,000,000 possible part numbers of standard switch products that include pushbutton, tactile, detect, toggle, rocker, DIP, slide, snap, rotary, switchlocks and thumbwheels. Low-profile surface mount tactile switches, ultra-miniature detect switches and navigation switches are also included. The format of the catalog features selector guides to help users find the most suitable switch series easily.