Molded on a brass hex nut with military-grade silicone rubber, a family of switch boots from ZaGO Manufacturing protect toggle switches, push button switches and rotary switches.
While a student at Susquehanna University for the past 3 years I have often had reservations regarding my decision to major in creative writing. The inevitable question ‘What am I going to do with my degree?’ has been on my mind more intensely as I approach my senior year.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) have filed a legal challenge against a New York City law mandating door-to-door collection of e-waste. Local Law No. 13, taking effect July 31st, forces all electronic manufacturers doing business in NYC to provide free door-to-door collection services for covered equipment.
Available in versions able to fit 1.02-mm and 1.32-mm holes and lengths to suit 1.6-mm and 2.4-mm PCBs, Vero Technologies’ line of terminal pins fits on a PTH PCB for the attachment of an oscilloscope probe, multimeter leads, and test equipment.
The MEASURpoint from Data Translation measures any combination of RTD, thermocouple, and voltage ranges from 300 µV to 400 V. Features include: B,E,J,K,N,R,S, and T thermocouple types to 0.0004ºC resolution, support for Platinum RTD Types: Pt100 (±0.07ºC accuracy)
Using synchronous rectification technology, the MQFL-270 series of dc/dc converters from SynQor achieves efficiency levels of 88 percent and higher. The converters operate from -55°C to 125°C and accept continuous input voltages of 155 V- 400 V while permitting higher transient input voltages of 475 V for one second
Addressing "green" regulation in countries such as North America, Europe, U.K., Australia, China, and Korea family of interchangeable-blade AC/DC wall-plug power supplies from Globtek is available in versions providing regulated outputs from 5 V to 48 VDC (in 0.1-V increments).
With built-in decoding and controller-driven calibration, the mTouch AR1000 Resistive Touch-Screen Controllers from Microchip purportedly reduce time to market for embedded resistive-touch designs. The controllers provide universal 4-, 5-, and 8-wire support, as well as support for SPI, I2C, and UART communication interfaces
The military-grade MIL-I-46852C silicone tape from Fujipoly is self-fusing to create an air-tight, water-tight bond within 3 minutes of application.
Operating on internal firmware independent of the host computer’s operating system (OS), Radicom’s V92HU USB hardware modem modules serve data-intense applications such as remote-site data acquisition and medical devices.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is pushing legislation that would make texting while driving illegal. The bill, cosponsored by Democrats Robert Menendez of New Jersey, Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Kay Hagan of North Carolina, would require states to pass the appropriate legislation or face loss of highway funds. Texting made headlines after a spurt of train accidents
British billionaire Sir Richard Branson signed a deal Tuesday to sell about a third of his space travel startup Virgin Galactic to a Mideast investment fund, giving the venture an influx of cash at a time when the global recession has dried up funding sources. Aabar Investments will pay $280 million for a 32 percent share of the company, according to the agreement that also gives the wealthy Persian Gulf sheikdom of Abu Dhabi a chance to set up its own space flight industry.
Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it is planning to open its first two retail stores in Arizona and California this fall. The software maker said Tuesday it signed leases at shopping centers in Mission Viejo, Calif. and Scottsdale, Ariz. The Shops at Mission Viejo is already home to an Apple store. The other location, Scottsdale Fashion Square, does not have a competing Apple Inc. shop.
Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted cat-and-mouse game that dragged on for years. The 10-year deal announced Wednesday gives Microsoft access to the Internet's second-largest search engine audience, adding a potentially potent weapon to the software maker's Internet arsenal as it girds for an all-out assault against online search and advertising leader Google Inc.
Compatible with IR reflow soldering, OPTEK's OVS5MxBCR4 Series half-watt LED package provides a typical luminous intensity of 4,000 4,500 and 5,000 mcd for the red, amber and yellow LEDs, with 25, 25, 6 and 25 lm for the white, warm white, blue and green LEDs, respectively. Features include a 120° viewing angle, a water clear lens, an operating temperature range from -40°C to +100°C.