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FCC-Certified PoE Amp Kits Include Wireless Ethernet Adapters

March 14, 2011 10:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

L-com, Inc. has released new PoE amplifier kits for 802.11b/g WiFi applications. The new kits come as FCC-certified systems and are priced the same as the conventional amplifier alone.

FIRST Robotics Regional Competition Tips

March 14, 2011 10:32 am | by Scott McMahon | Blogs | Comments

I attended the regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in San Antonio last week, providing technical support and mentoring to young innovators of tomorrow. The FRC was a great event! I walked away with a few tips for students, mentors and volunteers, so I thought I’d share...

Return to Zero - Moon Rock Delights

March 14, 2011 8:43 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a new comic strip for engineers, with lab humor and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.

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The Tinker's Toolbox - Advanced Bridgelux LED Arrays

March 14, 2011 8:23 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jason Posselt of Bridgelux about their latest LED arrays, presented as having twice the output of currently available commerical devices...

Sine Reference Oscillator PC-104 Card Drives 5VA

March 14, 2011 8:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces the new SB-36350CX series sine reference oscillator PC/104 cards featuring a high efficiency transformer isolated output to directly drive high inductive loads. The SB-36350CX cards feature software programmable voltage...

Why science fiction action movies need a little comic relief

March 14, 2011 7:16 am | by Alasdair Wilkins, io9.com | Blogs | Comments

Comedy does have a very particular purpose in sci-fi and action movies. It's a safety valve, a way for the movie to help soothe the audience's suspension of disbelief.

New license management for ArtemiS multi-channel analysis software

March 14, 2011 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

With ArtemiS’Net and ArtemiS’Net(+), HEAD acoustics GmbH now offers two new license management variants for the ArtemiS multi-channel analysis software. “The new options allow companies using the software in their network to flexibly employ ArtemiS where it is currently needed”...

Gulliver’s Miniature Power Supply Designs

March 14, 2011 5:41 am | by Thomas Hoffman, Texas Instruments | Articles | Comments

Developers are faced with a systems landscape that is in constant change. As complexity increases, so do power management requirements. New features like camera flash light drivers, built-in projectors, communications and application-specific processors...

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EEPROMS’s Have Low Current Consumption and a Wide Operating Range

March 11, 2011 10:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The S-24C Series (2-wire interface) & S-25C Series (SPI Interface) are low current consumption and wide range operational serial EEPROMs. Each series has the capacity range of 1Kbit to 1Mbit. Page write and sequential read are available.

Four-axis Drive for Motion Controllers Provides 750 W

March 11, 2011 10:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Galil Motion Control announced the AMP-43240, the newest member of its multi-axis drive family. The AMP-43240 is a four-axis servo drive which provides up to 750 W per axis. It resides inside the company’s DMC-4040 or DMC-4143 four-axis motion controller enclosure.

Harmonic Linear Belt Drive Actuators Tout Robust Design

March 11, 2011 10:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

OEMDynamics announced enhanced features on the HLD 60-H3 actuator. No gearhead is required, and no brake is required in many vertical applications. Due to its harmonic principle, the H3 belt achieves

Wide Lens LED rocker Switch Touts High Visibility, Durability

March 11, 2011 10:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cole Hersee Company introduced its engineered LED Rocker Switch for electrical applications. Engineered with safety as a top priority, this low current input membrane switch is compatible with

IBA system efficiency optimization. Part one.

March 11, 2011 8:10 am | Videos | Comments

The latest video from Ericsson Power Modules shows how power systems designers can achieve substantial efficiency gains using dynamic intermediate bus optimisation with advanced digital power modules.

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PCB Toggle Switch Touts Miniature Size

March 11, 2011 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch’s 200U series ultra-miniature toggle switch offers a variety of functions in a tiny size. With right or vertical PCB mounting, it also has angle mounting options. Sealed to IP67 ratings, specifications include

Hall Effect Switches Suit Rugged and Harsh Environments

March 11, 2011 6:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

APEM has introduced two Hall effect switches, designed to work in rugged and harsh environments. The new IH Series of switches are low maintenance, contact less, sealed pushbuttons that come in two versions

20-mm Linear Actuators Come In a Variety of Stroke Lengths

March 11, 2011 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers the 19000 Series, 20-mm captive linear actuator in a variety of stroke lengths. This captive is designed for applications such as micro-fluidic dispensing, electronic throttle control, fine adjustment control for optics, antenna

Cursor and Switch Function Control for Instrumentation Panels is Waterproof

March 11, 2011 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

CTI Electronics compliments its line of rugged industrial pointing devices with a Switch Function Control device. These three devices have similar form, the exact same cutout fit of 1.50” x 1.62”, but offer

Miniature Rocker and Toggle Switches Feature Self-cleaning Contacts

March 11, 2011 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches announced the availability of the G Series process sealed, ultra-miniature rocker and toggle switches with self-cleaning contacts. The small size and durable construction of these devices make them

Subminiature Slide Switch Provides Momentary Action, Long Life

March 11, 2011 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components’ JSM0001 sub-miniature slide switch measures 2.6 mm x 7.6 mm in size with a board-mounted profile of 1.2 mm. The surface-mount switch provides

Mini-Blower is Multidirectional

March 11, 2011 6:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

JARO's new JRB2235 Series blower rotates at 8500 rpm and produces 1.2 cfm of super-cooled air (with a static pressure of .122" of H2O). Operating voltage is 4.0 V to 5.5 VDC. The availability of single or dual unit configurations provides

Detect Switches Offer A Postive, Snap-Acting Mechanism

March 11, 2011 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components expanded its snap-acting switch line to include subminiature versions that can be used as detect switches. Designated the ZMA Series, the detect switches feature a

Return to Zero - Shove It

March 11, 2011 6:01 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a new comic strip for engineers, with lab humor and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.

METCASE Launches the RETEX Flat-Pack 19” Rack Systems

March 11, 2011 5:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

METCASE the metal enclosures division of OKW Enclosures, Inc. has signed an agreement with Spanish 19” racks manufacturer RETEX to market its extensive range of flat-pack 19” racks and cabinets.

What's in Spock's Scanner?

March 11, 2011 4:12 am | Videos | Comments

Have you ever wondered what Spock sees when he looks into that scanner thing at his science station on the bridge of the Enterprise?

Miniature LVDT Position Sensors Provide Position Feedback in Robotic Applications

March 11, 2011 4:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The compact size and highly accurate output of Macro Sensors (www.macrosensors.com) CD 375 Series of miniature LVDTs make the linear position sensors ideal for providing displacement feedback in different robotic applications.

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