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Rugged transit rack cases

February 4, 2010 by Staff
Optima EPS has announced new transit rack cases for safe and reliable transport of electronic systems in rugged environments. The first in the line of the company’s E-TR cases come in 4U and 12U heights.
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Sager Electronics advances power offering with Cosel USA

February 3, 2010 by Staff
Sager Electronics announced the addition of Cosel, one of the world’s leading power supply manufacturers offering high-quality product, world-class engineering support and the shortest lead-times in the industry.
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Explosion combination motor starter with modular trip blocks

February 3, 2010 by Staff
New to the Adalet family of explosionproof motor control enclosures & systems is a decreased footprint combination starter with modular, interchangeable trip blocks. Using Moeller’s PKZ2 plug-in trip modules, Adalet can now provide a much smaller, universal enclosure for Size…
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McMaster home to new solar photovoltaic research network

February 2, 2010 by Staff
A new research network to advance Canada’s standing in the development of solar photovoltaics will be based at McMaster University.
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Microcontrollers suitable for battery applications

February 1, 2010 by Staff
NXP's Cortex-M0 based microcontrollers are now available for pre-order from Future Electronics. Cortex-M0 processor is a 12,000 gate-count core stripped down for low power consumption; the LPC1100 targets battery applications, e-metering, consumer peripherals, remote sensors, and virtually all 16-bit applications. NXP's LPC1100 is the lowest priced 32-bit microcontroller in the market and is easier to use than existing 8- and 16-bit microcontrollers.
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COM DEV wins commercial contract

January 31, 2010 by Staff
COM DEV International Ltd. announced that it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of US$7 million to provide passive microwave equipment for a commercial communications satellite. COM DEV will supply switches, filters and multiplexers for use on the spacecraft.
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Motor solves challenges for robust, high temperature applications

January 31, 2010 by Staff
BEI Kimco Magnetics recently met the challenging high-performance motor requirements for a Down Hole Measurement While Drilling (MWD) application. With oil companies drilling deeper than ever before to obtain increasingly valuable deposits, components within the drill tool must deliver reliable…
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TI Class-D audio amplifiers

January 28, 2010 by Staff
Texas Instruments Inc. has introduced two new Class-D audio amplifiers designed to advance the home entertainment experience. Capable of driving 600 W, the TAS5630 and TAS5631 feature the highest stereo output power in the industry, more than twice that of…
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TI delivers industry's highest power, integrated Class-D audio amplifiers

January 28, 2010 by Staff
Texas Instruments Inc. has introduced two new Class-D audio amplifiers designed to advance the home entertainment experience.
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1 kW low-profile power supplies

January 27, 2010 by Staff
TDK-Lambda has introduced the RFE1000 series; a 1kW single-output AC-DC power supply in an ultra low profile (only 1.61" high) 1U package for stand alone or distributed power architectures (DPA).
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What If? Experimental Software from Intel

January 27, 2010 by Staff
What if you could experiment with Intel's advanced research and technology implementations that are still under development? And then see your feedback addressed in a future product?
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Manufacturers continue to experience high levels of supply chain risk according to MFGWatch survey

January 26, 2010 by Staff
For the second straight quarter, more than one-third of North American manufacturers responding to MFG.com's MFGWatch survey say they've experienced a significant supply chain disruption in the past three months.