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
Models 2206 and 2207 solid flanged reaction torquemeters from S. Himmelstein offer certified accuracy. Their high stiffness and ability to handle large extraneous loads (thrust and bending) minimizes crosstalk errors.
TEKO have launched the ‘TEKAM’ range of aluminum instrument cases. These modern and robust enclosures have been designed for fast installation of slide-in PCB assemblies. The all aluminum design provides
Airex’ C12 Series 3-phase brushless linear servo motor can also be operated from a brush type servo drive as a single-phase voice coil motor. Features of the new motor include
The Tactilus heat-sink analysis system by Sensor Products Inc. enables engineers to visualize actual contact forces and pressure distribution data on the circuit board components. As the mounting screws between the CPU and the heat sink are torqued, it
PCI-Systems announced OpenVPX Conduction-Cooled PCI Express Cable Link Boards, enabling accelerated development of rugged conduction cooled embedded systems.
Siemens Industry Sector is showcasing the latest energy-efficient technologies for energy management at the SPS/IPC/Drives exhibition in Nuremberg.
Servoflo introduced its MS5701 low pressure sensor with an I2C or SPI digital interface. Available in either differential or gauge models, the MS5701 can measure
Providing absolute output proportional to shaft rotation over a total range of up 120º, Macro Sensors RSE 1500 series of rotary position sensors are suitable for measuring the position of quarter-turn valves, flue dampers, weir gates, dancer arm tensioners, and other applications involving fractional-turn shaft movements.
Dytran Instruments, Inc. has introduced a new high-temperature sensor, Model 3310A -- a low-profile, charge mode accelerometer for use in environmental stress screening (ESS) and mechanical shock testing applications where