The Opera motor design software package is helping Air Bearings of Poole to extend the speed of spindle motors beyond 400,000 RPM.
SolaHD has introduced the S4KC Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) incorporating a host of advanced true on-line, double conversion features in a compact package that is purpose-engineered for industrial applications, such as industrial computers, automation systems, robotics and pocess controls. It is available in
Pepperl+Fuchs introduced the VAN-KE2-2PE Two Network AS-Interface Power Conditioner. The conditioner is said to be the industry’s first panel mount AS-Interface power conditioner to
Martek Power announced additions to its Powertron family of DC/DC converters. The new DC/DC converters are extensions to the company’s JL series of open frame units originally designed for on-board passenger information systems. The new JLM and JLHM converters are
Murata Power Solutions extended its HPQ range of high power quarter-brick isolated DC-DC converters with the introduction of the HPQ-8.3, a 182.6W model with 8.3 V output, and a
Microchip Technology Inc. announced two digitally controlled DC/DC converter reference designs with advanced, high-efficiency topologies. Complete documentation — including software, Gerber files, MATLAB® models, Webinars and application notes — can be downloaded for free from Microchip’s Web site. These new reference designs are
Emerson Network Power introduced the Liebert GXT3 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system in 5-10 kVA models. The true on-line double conversion UPS system enables higher power capacities into smaller spaces while
Absopulse Electronics’ DCW 30R Series of rugged, railway quality DC/DC converter modules delivers 30W output power. The modules meet all relevant railway standards including EN 50155, EN50121-3-2 conducted and radiated EMI, EN 55022 Class B, and EN 61000 immunity. These converters offer
Here's a demo of an NXP motor control development platform at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston
Avnet Electronics announced the launch of a new On-Ramp Technical Session featuring motor control and drive solutions featuring live presentations and demonstrations of motor types and control techniques.
This has been a good year for the electronic design community, with advances in hardware, software, materials, and technology. Take a moment to nominate your favorites for the 2010 ECN Readers Choice Tech Awards.
Omron Electronic Components LLC announced the release of a new 10 m/s Air Velocity Sensor (D6F-W10A1). The sensor incorporates the company’s MEMS Mass Flow Chip and patented Dust Segregation System flow path designs. It also features
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced the EKI-6311GN, an IEEE 802.11n industrial wireless access point. It is said to deliver three times the throughput rates of a normal 802.11g. It is fully
EAO Switch Corporation announced the Series 04 hybrid, a rugged, large-lever selector switch. The Series 04 hybrid is suitable for any application where it’s critical to show a very clear change in status, such as a door lock. This lever features
The Rochester Institute of Technology Robotics Club spent a night hacking together this track pad control scheme for the Parallax String ray robot
Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) announced the availability of its XPedite5530, a conduction- or air-cooled 3U CompactPCI single board computer based on Freescale Semiconductor’s dual-core QorIQ P2020 processor. The SBC provides
National Semiconductor Corp. announced the addition of WEBENCH LED Architect to its portfolio of online WEBENCH Designer tools. Said to be the first of its kind, the tool enables both novice and expert designers to
JTAG Technologies announced a support package for board-level and system designers looking to implement a convenient BIT (Built-In Test) access for boundary-scan testing and on-board device (re)programming.
picoChip unveiled the PC333, a System-on-Chip (SoC) device specifically designed to extend the femtocell into the realm of public access infrastructure such as metro femto, rural femto and strand-mounted systems. The PC333 SoC is asserted to
Vero Technologies’ modular Options Board family provides a method of providing multiple interconnect formats. Available initially in 3U and 6U, 160 mm and 6U, 220 mm and 280 mm boards in single and double sided square pad and stripline formats, and as a square pad PTH board, the new units feature
NKK Swiches announced it has doubled the display life of its OLED SmartSwitch pushbutton switches and reduced the devices’ low power consumption by 30 percent. The display has increased to
Stellar’s Series FT31XX clean-in-place (CIP) pressure transmitters are designed to meet the demands of the wet and hostile environments of industrial process applications that use a flush diaphragm and Tri-Clover flange clamps.
Combining the characteristics of epoxy resins and polyurethanes, Master Bond Polymer System EP30D-7 offers desirable strength, flexibility, abrasion resistance and toughness. This two-component epoxy is appropriate for
austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3940, the first fully integrated 2.4 GHz multi-channel FSK (frequency shift keying) transceiver with integrated link manager for reliable control of star networks (up to eight clients). It features low power, high sensitivity (-100 dBm at 250 kbps, -92 dBm at 2 Mbps), data rates from
Texas Instruments announced the availability of TMS320C5504 and TMS320C5505 ultra-low-power digital signal processors (DSPs) at 150 MHz, providing 25 percent higher performance than previous C55x devices. The processors are