Architects will be able to create escalators in any shape they want, even freeform curves, thanks to the first significant rethink of escalator design since the 'moving stairway' was invented in 1897. A system known as the 'Levytator' has been developed by Jack Levy, an Emeritus Professor...
LeCroy Corporation launched the SPARQ series of Signal Integrity Network Analyzers. The instruments measure 40 GHz S-parameters on up to four-ports with single button press. The units are positioned as
The Rohde & Schwarz ZVA110 high-end network analyzer covers the entire frequency range from 10 MHz to 110 GHz. Its dynamic range, high output power and measurement speed make the analyzer appropriate for
The CIT Relay & Switch J107E1 Series is the industry standard 10 A featuring 12-V and 24-V coil. Small in size and presented as robust, this relay is cUL listed and RoHS compliant. The contact arrangement is (1A) SPST or (1C) SPDT with contact rating of 10 A at 250 VAC and 30 VDC. The contact resistance is
WinSystems introduced a PC/104-compatible 1 GHz single board computer (SBC), dubbed the PCM-VDX-2-512. It is designed for headless space- and power-limited systems. It has two Ethernet, four USB 2.0, and four asynchronous serial channels plus
LeCroy Corporation’s new line of WaveMaster 8Zi-A digital oscilloscopes, Serial Data Analyzers, and Disk Drive Analyzers provides up to 45 GHz of bandwidth and 120 GS/s of sample rate. Asserted to be the world’s highest bandwidth and fastest sample rate real-time oscilloscope, the series also features
B&B Electronics Manufacturing Co., Inc. today announced that it is expanding its Zlinx Industrial Wireless product line with the Zlinx Xtreme IP67 Outdoor-Rated Radio Modems and I/O Modules. Featuring license-free, proprietary RF, the products are
iWatt’s iW1810 AC/DC digital PWM IC, which is designed for the industrial market, integrates an 800-V bipolar power transistor to protect rugged offline power supplies for household appliances, motor control, and smart meters from high-line surge voltage while
MicroPower Direct’s ACP100E Series of ultra-miniature 1W DC/DC converters, with a small 0.23 square inch product footprint are specifically designed to be a "Drop In" upgrade for older DCP01 type converters. Eight standard models operate from
Stackpole Electronics, Inc. announced the addition of 1 percent tolerance to its RPC Series of thick film high pulse withstanding chip resistors. Through proprietary materials and processing, the company announced it is able to
Bourns, Inc. introduced its next-generation Transient Blocking Unit (TBU) Series of circuit protection devices designed to protect a broad selection of industrial and telecommunications applications. The series provides
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