One of the more obscure controls on an oscilloscope is the Trigger Holdoff control. A dedicated control on most high end analog oscilloscopes, and a main menu option in modern digital scopes, yet often poorly understood.
The Ohio State University EcoCAR team is one of 16 teams competing to build the best hybrid vehicle in the EcoCAR Challenge Competition. However, the EcoCAR Competition is not a simple “build the car and compete” type of competition. Each EcoCAR vehicle must
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Ashok Reddy, Director of IBM Rational about computers, engineers, and how IBM is helping bring the two together in new ways to solve problems.
Semtech Corp. today announced a new platform of easy-to-use capacitive sensing ICs optimized for the next-generation of energy-efficient, touch button television applications. The 8-channel SX8660 / 61 touch sensor platform features integrated LED drivers...
MicroPower Direct introduced the LCP100E Series of miniature 1W DC/DC converters. Packaged in a low profile, SMT case; these units are specifically designed to be a
ConTech announced the “TMH” Series of DC/DC converters. The series offers up to 40 Watts of fully regulated output power with an industry standard 2” x 1” footprint. The series offers a 2:1 input range with
Ericsson Power Modules announced the PIM4328P, a new 390 W to 540 W power interface module (PIM) compliant with the 300-W de facto industry-standard footprint. The quarter-brick module is said to
CR Magnetics, Inc. has introduced the CR9600 Series Adjustable Current Switches for applications that require an on-off indication of current flow. Features of the new current switches include
Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower added to its AC/DC switching power supply line-up with the TMC400 Series which is approved to international medical standards. Designed for medical applications, it is capable of
Gresham Power Electronics announced its 6U 600W cPCI power supply. This RoHS-compliant power supply family has advanced status and control functions including remote inhibit, output fail alarm, over
Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announced the APS303 Series of High Density Switching power supplies in the industry standard 3.2” x 5.00” x 1.50” U-Frame Package with both single and dual outputs with an optional top-mount fan cover. The series is designed to
Anderson Power Products announced its SPEC Pak Extreme connector. These connectors increase the power handling capability of the company’s SPEC Pak Series to 320 A. This is achieved by using
The PLXO Series Surface-Mount Phase-Locked Crystal Oscillators from EM Research are designed to operate at select custom frequencies from 5 to 500 MHz as reference clocks in military and commercial rf/microwave systems.
Paclinx now offers the iDigit 7-segment LED Display Modules, a line of intelligent display products for large scale numeric display applications. The modules feature robust RS-485 serial interface and command-based control and can be easily controlled and managed...
Count On Tools Inc. now offers redesigned Juki 509 Ceramic Nozzles in both gold and silver styles. This nozzle design enables highly accurate, repeatable, optimized chip placement for 0201 micro-components.
Engineered Conductive Materials will showcase its DB-1541-X Series Conductive Stringer Attach Adhesives in Hall A5, Stand 653 at the upcoming Intersolar Europe, scheduled to take place June 8-10, 2011 at the New Munich Trade Faire Centre in Munich, Germany.
International Rectifier today introduced the company’s first family of radiation hardened (RAD-Hard) dual power MOSFETs in a compact hermetic LCC-6 surface mount package for low power lightweight space applications requiring a small footprint such as satellite payload power systems.
This video from Digi-Key and Cree introduces Cree's new series of LED modules and explains the advantages of integrating the LMR4 module into LED luminaire designs as well as the unique benefits of Cree's TrueWhite Technology.
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.
McObject, developer of the eXtremeDB embedded database system product family, announced that Airspan Networks has integrated the eXtremeDB In-Memory Database System (IMDS) as a key software component within Airspan’s new Air4G mobile broadband network base station.
Crystek's CVCO55CC-3830-3830 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 3830 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V~4.5V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -108 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity.
The 41-743 is a single channel battery simulator designed to support the testing of battery operated devices. The 41-753 provides a very fast responding adjustable power supply capable of providing voltages up to 6V and output currents up to 2.8A.
Bringing back the elegance and style of a forgotten age, two new ranges of desktop chassis from Hammond Manufacturing are now available. All three models are ideal for high-end hi-fi equipment, other consumer-facing products where appearance is as important as function...
At the Games Developer Conference 2011, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata discussed the figurative “race to the bottom”, wherein the low-ball pricing structure of iOS (iPhone Operating System) apps erodes the perceived value of AAA games.