Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduced a new PC/104 card offering one to four channels of fully independent synchro-to-digital or resolver-to-digital (S/R-D) conversion. The SB-36330CX can
Although resistive technologies have conventionally been used to detect the position of a single touch on the screen, this article examines a new dual-touch concept that uses a resistive touch-screen controller to detect the most common two-finger gestures (zoom, pinch and rotation) using inexpensive resistive touch screens.
Measurement Specialties, Inc. announced that they have completed the acquisition of Celesco Transducer Products Inc, a leader in the design and manufacture of cable extension transducers and rotary encoders, from Tedea-Technological Automation and Development, Ltd.
WAGO Corporation's 859 Series DIN-rail Timer Relay Module offers On-/Off-Delay timer modes and multiple time ranges for diverse applications such as switch and package "de-bounce" sensors. The 6-mm 859 Series carries
Multi-Seals Inc. introduced a line of Uni-form epoxy preforms with low outgassing properties. These cross-linked pre-shaped thermoplastics release minimal amounts of trapped gasses or condensable material under vacuum conditions and elevated heat. Low
Omega’s new wSeries wireless transmitters for analog voltage and current, temperature, humidity and barometric pressure, communicate on a standard 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi network which is desirable for facilities with an existing Wi-Fi network as well as
Premo introduced the SY Series of Hall Effect sensors. The new product has been designed for a double supply voltage of ±12 V to ±18 VDC. SY family is a closed loop technology component in a very small package for THT mounting. The primary winding is
From one chip and a variable input voltage of 4 V to 36 V, ic Haus’ iC-DC generates two stabilized output voltages that can be adjusted between 1.5 V and 5.5 V for the compact voltage supply of industrial sensors and small subsystems. The combination of
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announced the Traco Power TMP 4–W to 10-W AC-DC converter series. The TMP series AC/DC Power Modules is a new range of fully encapsulated power supplies in a compact module. They
Wieland Electric Inc. introduced new pluggable printed circuit board (PCB) terminals. The 3.5-mm pitch PCB connector provides an extremely high density design. The angled PCB headers are particularly designed for
Although there is still an abundance of oil and gas, the future requires continued technological improvement to access deposits that are found ever deeper underground. As these wells become deeper they also become extremely hot, and using high-reliability, high-temperature electronics for down hole drilling equipment is necessary.
NuWaves Engineering has expanded their series of High Intercept Low Noise Amplifiers (HILNATM) with the introduction of the HILNATM 3G.
E-Switch announced the KJD17 Series pushbutton switch. This heavy duty switch offers an industrial design and a PVC cap for dust and water protection, equivalent to an IP54 rating. The pushbutton switch has
Diodes has introduced the industry's smallest fully featured single-chip fan driver with high-output drive capability to provide a cost-effective solution for fan and motor drive applications.
TE Connectivity (TE) introduced the HTS DIN rail adapter. This adapter can be snapped onto EN60715 rails (IEC 715) typically used in switch cabinets. Mounting directly onto a DIN rail
Cicoil’s High Flex Unshielded Silicone Cables are designed for applications that require reliability in severe environments. According to the company, this unique silicone extruded cable is unaffected when exposed to extreme temperatures
Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC has expanded its range of Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) resins for automotive electronics applications. According to the company, the new Amodel Electronic (AE) grades eliminate
In today's podcast we talk to Todd Hanson of Honeywell on Wireless Industrial Sensors. Wireless switching can save up to 60% compared to traditional wired switching by reducing installation time, conduit, wire, clips and other accessories.
Silego Technology announced the GreenPAK 2, a 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm 12-pin TDFN one-time programmable logic IC with programmable analog components. GreenPAK 2 has been designed to operate as a stand alone IC capable of performing many 4-bit and 8-bit microcontroller applications or
The Mechatrolink Members Association (MMA) announced that its Mechatrolink motion control network meets industry safety standards. Certification was received after an independent third party, TÜV Rheinland, confirmed that these specifications satisfied the requirements of IEC61508 safety integrity level SIL3. A safety system can
Saelig Company introduced a new version of the MSR145 miniature datalogger, now with capability for storing over one billion readings from a number of parameters simultaneously with 12-bit resolution. This mini datalogger, previously
maxon motor’s 70-W flat brushless motor delivers a max. continuous torque of 130 mNm at an efficiency of up to 85 percent. The new motor in its 45 mm diameter is available with Hall sensors and comes in four windings (24, 30, 36, 48 V). It can be
The LPSI/LPS2 Series offered by Servoflo Corporation are ultra low differential pressure sensors measuring from 0.1” to 5” of water in various non-directional or bi-directional calibration ranges. Based on a MEMS thermo-anemometer, the series infers
Micro/sys has released a turn-key single-board-computer development environment for the Xilinx Spartan 6 FPGA aimed at accelerating development of FPGA-based applications for low-power embedded systems. The DK-FPGA1651 provides
When building electronic equipment, it is imperative to understand the coupling mechanisms of electrical noise that creates Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI). It is also much easier to preplan a method of abatement during the build of a machine rather than try to initiate a resolution once the equipment is built. However, in reality, it’s common to have to improve or otherwise develop procedures to prevent the noise from disrupting intended signals of existing equipment or designs.