Southwest Microwave, Inc. announced a family of Low Profile, PCB-mount End Launch Connectors. Requiring no soldering for mounting or use, their lower profile design permits use where vertical headroom is critical, such as
Ironwood Electronics has introduced a new BGA socket for 0.4 mm pitch 221 ball BGA - SG-BGA7162. The socket operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss. The contact resistance is typically
Cicoil offers standard “off-the-shelf” and custom made cables for high performance medical automation, diagnostics and pharmaceutical processing applications. The light-weight cables can
A new series of low profile, SMT and THM Lithium-Ion holders for 18650 batteries has been released by Keystone Electronics Corp. These holders feature low profile, heat resistant Nylon housings and
Molex Incorporated introduced its Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable (QSFP+) Active Optical Cable (AOC) assemblies, providing the longest link distance and lowest power consumption on the market, according to the company. The assemblies achieve
Gaming is a dependable scapegoat for all that’s wrong with the world—violence, sexism, teenage truancy, and even global warming. And while psychologists, critics, and politicians lobbed wildly-uninformed charges, gamers, ironically, played a game of non-violent resistance.
TURCK announced its CAT6 RJ45 field wireable connectors provide a simple and secure way to extend an Ethernet cable in the field. Whether connecting a peripheral device, repairing/replacing a cable link or
Bel Stewart Connector’s ARJ45 Series of high-speed Category 7a modular includes integrated magnetics to support 10GBase-T performance parameters as defined by IEEE 802.3an-2006. The mechanical interface of the ARJ45 connector series meets
Master Bond’s EP21AR two-component epoxy can withstand harsh, acidic environments, including prolonged immersion in 96-98 percent sulfuric acid and 36 percent hydrochloric acid for over a year, according to the company. With a dielectric strength of
This is a funny short video that depicts that awkward moment when you learn that not everyone has seen Star Wars...
Touch sensor specialist Zytronic has been working closely with domestic appliance leader Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH) in the development of its latest full surface induction cooktop (the recently launched CX 480) for its premium Gaggenau brand product portfolio.
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...