The PDQ Lite is a low cost single board computer and development board that hosts the Freescale HCS12/9S12 MCU and an embedded RTOS. This GNU C-programmable instrument controller is well suited for data acquisition and control, PWM drive, I2C sensor interfacing, laboratory automation, scientific instruments, SCADA, instrumentation and automation.
Unmanned Innovation announced that it has partnered with VectorNav Technologies to integrate VectorNav's VN-100 inertial measurement unit (IMU) into its os-Series Autopilots. Unmanned Innovation's os-Series Autopilots offer
Single board computer enables fast and reliable data transfer in extreme rugged and mobile environmentsAdlink Technology
ADLINK Technology releases its newest Extreme Rugged CoreModule offering. The ADLINK CoreModule 920, with outstanding mechanical, thermal and power design, is able to support Intel Core i7 performance with low power consumption in a small PC/104 form factor....
PLX Technology, Inc. and Kontron announced what is said to be an industry breakthrough in the deployment of PCI Express (PCIe) technology as a backplane interconnect. Built around PLX ExpressLane PCIe 3.0 (Gen3) switches, Kontron’s VX3042 and VX3044 Intel Core i7 single-board computers (SBCs) routinely achieve
STMicroelectronics announced details of a miniature smart sensor that combines a 3-axis accelerometer with an embedded microcontroller together in an ultra-compact 3x3x1mm LGA package for advanced custom motion-recognition capabilities.
Lantronix added the xSenso Controller to its xSenso analog sensor networking family, designed specifically for use in rugged and harsh environments including industrial automation, process control, manufacturing, chemicals, and oil and gas industries. The new analog and relay outputs provide the ability to
Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high-performance BGA socket for 0.8mm pitch BGA 78 pin DDR3 packages. The SG-BGA-6374 socket is designed for an 9x13 mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 8 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.
Spinning at over 19,000 rpm's, JARO's new 80mm x 76mm combination of counter-rotating fans exceeds the static pressure barrier by reaching an unheralded 10 inches of static pressure (in H20). To achieve such a forceful level of "super-cooled" air flow (136.41 CFM), the stability, power consumption, vibration & speed of these new Turbo Fans are all tightly monitored & controlled.
By embedding a leading-edge 50x50x13 mm fan inside of a skived-copper-fin heatsink, Jaro's unique "Skive" Cooler significantly reduces height requirements for low-profile applications, while providing unsurpassed surface-area. The dense arrangement of thin copper fins offers unheralded thermal conductivity.
KRYTAR, Inc. announces the continued expansion of its line of directional couplers with the addition of two new models offering 6 dB Nominal Coupling over the ultra-broadband frequency range of 1.0 to 40.0 GHz, each in a single, compact and lightweight package.
TDK Corporation presents two new types of the BR7000 series of EPCOS power factor controllers. The BR7000-T power factor controller offers 15 transistor outputs instead of 15 relay outputs. It is designed for applications that require fast switching operations....
Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new LGA socket, addressing high performance requirements for 0.5mm pitch devices - CBT-LGA-5000. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 31 gram actuation force per pin and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.
The new GAW113 acoustic vent from W. L. Gore & Associates’ Portable Electronic Vents group is designed to provide dust and splash protection for acoustic openings in portable electronic devices such as scanners, two-way radios, tablet and laptop PCs, and other devices where reliable performance is essential.
OKW has launched IN-BOX – its toughest ever range of industrial-strength plastic electronic enclosures.IN-BOX has all the design features and attention to detail you would expect from OKW but has been designed to cope with extremely demanding industrial environments. Typical applications will include digital and analog instrumentation, sensors, interfaces and security systems.
Falcon Electric, Inc. announced its new “ready to install” NEMA enclosures of any size with the company’s 1 kVA to 3 kVA SSG-RP Series wide temperature UPSs. The on-line double-conversion UPS and enclosure are UL, cUL and CE-listed to operate between -20°C to 55°C (SSG Industrial Series) and
Texas Instruments announced a flyback controller that exceeds Energy Star 5 standby power requirements for 10-W to 65-W AC/DC adapters used with notebooks, motor control, smart meters, micro-inverters and other high-powered applications. Used in conjunction with
STMicroelectronics has introduced a generation of energy-efficient power devices that are positioned as reducing the environmental impact of equipment such as telecom or computing systems, solar inverters, industrial automation and automotive applications. STripFET VII DeepGATE MOSFETs are asserted to
Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Power CSP MOSFETs from Panasonic that provide a 5% improvement in thermal dissipation and a dramatically reduced size compared to conventional solutions. Panasonic Electronic Components FJ3P02100L and FK3P02110L power MOSFET transistors provide improved thermal performance....
Under the name of Fangbanger Productions, the hit TV show True Blood selected yet another Magnalight spotlight for an episode in the upcoming season. The GL-8130-M handheld spotlight offers a uniquely convertible configuration for use as a handheld lantern or traditional spotlight form factor.
Larson Electronics has announced the addition of the TPM-12 Telescoping Light Pole to its extensive line of industrial grade lighting equipment. The TPM-12 adjustable light pole is designed for permanent attachment to walls, supports and flat surfaces, and provides a highly convenient method of mounting lighting, speakers, and similar devices....
Larson Electronics announced the release of an explosion proof low profile LED light with cart mounting and swivel attachment. The EPLCD-48-100LED Explosion Proof Low Profile LED Light on Dolly Cart is designed to provide versatile placement and maneuverability to allow operators to precisely place illumination where needed.
AutomationDirect has expanded its sensor cable offering to include additional M12 cables, receptacles, field-wireable connectors, and bulkhead receptacles. Four-pole M12 cables are now available in two, seven, 10 and 15-meter lengths; the cables feature a polyurethane jacket for dependable use in oily and direct sunlight applications.
L-com, Inc. has launched a line of D-Subminiature female to female gender changers that have the normal mating hardware removed so it does not get in the way of panel mounting. The new items come in DB9, DB15, and DB25 sizes, as well as
FCI has developed the AirMax VS® high-speed internal cable assembly that utilizes an innovative shield-less connector design to deliver excellent signal integrity (SI) performance and data rates of up to 10Gb/s. The advanced AirMax VS® high-speed internal cable assembly
Autosplice has introduced a new series of compact surface mount contacts for antenna applications in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. The new single-piece contact designs are ideally suited for Near Field Communications (NFC) Antenna requirements....
ON Semiconductor has introduced a new family of Tunable RF Components (TRFC) that address the design challenges faced by engineers developing the latest generation smartphones. The new devices optimally combine tuning range, RF quality factor (Q) and frequency operation, providing a superior solution to existing fixed approaches.
KEMET Corporation announced the expansion of its KEMET Organic Capacitor (KO-CAP) family with the release of 63 volt product extensions for the T521 High Voltage Polymer Series, as well as first-to-market extensions for the T540 and T541 Hi-Rel Polymer Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Series and T543 Polymer Tantalum COTS Series.
CUI Inc has introduced a new family of board mount dc-dc converters housed in a rugged aluminum package. The internally potted and encapsulated design provides increased system reliability through added protection from environmental factors such as dust, moisture, and shock and vibration.
TDK Corporation announces the new TDK-Lambda iQG Series of DC-DC converters that are ideal for intermediate or distributed bus power architectures. Featuring a low profile package that is only 0.52 inch high, these converters have been designed with confined space and demanding thermal environments....
Saelig Company has introduced the QPX1200SP - a 1.2kW DC bench-top power supply featuring PowerFlex regulation, designed to meet the need for flexibility in the choice of voltage and current. It offers voltage and current combinations for a very wide range of applications between 60V/20A and 20V/50A.
Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced a wideband frequency synthesizer with integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) that delivers the industry’s lowest phase noise. Its combination of ultra-low noise phase-locked loop (PLL) and industry’s highest phase detector frequency outperforms the competition in both phase noise and spurs.
SiTime introduced the SiT15xx family of 32 kHz MEMS oscillators that are positioned to replace legacy quartz crystal resonators. This family is targeted at mobile applications such as smart phones and tablets, which require small size and low power. The family rivals quartz-based devices and
AVX Corporation has introduced two new series of miniature RF-DC and RF-RF SMT Crossovers capable of supporting frequencies up to 6GHz. Utilizing AVX’s patented MLO technology, which matches the CTE of PCB material and provides low loss across a wide RF spectrum...
STMicroelectronics has added a high-performance standalone 3-axis magnetometer to its MEMS sensor portfolio. The new sensor delivers high performance in a very small package. Because of its small size and high performance, the sensor is ideal for mobile phones...
Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C)announced that it will be launching a wide range of industrial sensors and switches. This includes Honeywell HumidIcon™ sensors which combine both temperature and humidity sensing into one package, its new line of basic pressure sensors with a variety of sensitivity, reliability and packaging variations,
ams AG introduced a digital light sensor family that offers low-light sensitivity down to 0.000377 lux. Offering a wide 600M:1 dynamic range up to 88,000 lux (bright sunlight), the company asserts the TSL2591 device family increases design flexibility and offers
Tektronix announced a new software option for its OM4000 optical modulation analyzer series that offers automated test support for 400G multi-carrier coherent optical modulation. This software option will greatly reduce test times for researchers working on 400G and faster coherent optical systems....
CADFusion bridges the gap between part drawings and motion control. Users need only import a vector-based DXF drawing into this easy-to-use environment to see the resulting tool path graphically on CADFusion’s canvas. Part optimization is easy and intuitive with shape re-ordering, feature scaling, and rotational/translational features at your fingertips.
Performance Motion Devices announces a major new release of its Pro-Motion software for Windows-based environments. Pro-Motion 5.0 adds a number of key capabilities including an upgraded axis setup wizard, support for SPI-based motion amplifiers including PMD's ATLAS digital amplifier products, and support for all-in-one embedded motion cards and systems.
GOEPEL electronic introduces SFX-TAP16/G-RM, a new version of its TAP Transceiver for the test and programming of up to 16 electronic assemblies in parallel. The compact solution with integrated system power supply helps to increase the throughput for UUT (unit under test) with a single TAP (test access port) by factor 16....
Omega introduced a new series of DC Current Data Loggers. The OM-CP-PROCESS101A logger features 10 year battery life, 4 Hz reading rate, multiple start/stop function, ultra high speed download, 1 million reading storage capacity, memory wrap, battery life indicator, optional
Portable R&S FSH spectrum analyzers are positioned as a powerful and versatile tool for performing measurements on base stations, for maintaining and installing transmitter systems and for analyzing signal quality. The analyzers have a rugged, lightweight design and are easy to use, making them