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Allen-Vanguard Receives $10 Million Order

June 5, 2008 by Staff
OTTAWA — Allen-Vanguard Corp. announced that it has received an order valued at US$10 million for dismounted electronic counter-measures equipment (ECM or jammers) for a Commonwealth customer. Allen-Vanguard stated on May 15, 2008 with the release of its second quarter…
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Vacuum Pickup System

June 2, 2008 by Staff
EFD’s ProcessMate PM100 vacuum pickup system provides a fast, efficient way to safely lift and position small or delicate parts in benchtop assembly processes. Benefits include faster, more precise placement with less risk of damage to components. To lift the…
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Digi-Key Signs Agreement with Finisar

June 2, 2008 by Staff
Digi-Key Corp. has entered into an agreement with Finisar Corp., a leader in fibre optic solutions for high-speed networks, for the distribution of Finisar’s optics products in North America. For two decades, Finisar has been a leading provider of pluggable…
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Electronics, Mechanical Designers Collaborate in Real Time

May 30, 2008 by Staff
Altium has introduced technology that, reportedly for the first time, lets electronics designers fit their boards into enclosures in real time, in 3D, without guesswork. They can eliminate the numerous costly, trial-and-error, ‘wait-and-see’ ECAD-MCAD iterations that can delay bringing a…
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MDA to Provide Earth Observation Training Solution

May 30, 2008 by Staff
RICHMOND, B.C. – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that the company’s U.S. Information Systems subsidiary, MDA Systems Inc., has been selected to provide a multi-million dollar training solution to a foreign government. This information solution will provide a training…
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Matrox Imaging to Offer Free Technical Seminars

May 27, 2008 by Staff
Matrox Imaging will offer a series of free machine vision seminars on June 10 and 11, during next month’s The Vision Show at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The technical seminars will highlight the newest features of the Matrox…
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Connectors — When Weight Matters

May 27, 2008 by Staff
Ultralight, compact and offering excellent strength to weight ratio, the Fischer AluLite range is for mobile equipment, portable systems and hand-held devices. Available in a range of colours, from bright to camouflage shades, the Fischer AluLite connectors integrate with your…
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Compact 10 Watt DC/DC Converter

May 23, 2008 by Staff
Calex Mfg. Co. Inc. announces the availability of the Calex 10 Watt EW series. The 10 Watt DC/DC converters are housed in a 1.25" x 0.8" x 0.4" five sided shielded case. The EW series offers both single and dual…
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Central Semiconductor Named Top Supplier

May 23, 2008 by Staff
Central Semiconductor Corp., manufacturer of discrete semiconductors, has been recognized as ‘Discrete Semiconductor Commodity Supplier’ for 2008 by Rockwell Collins. Central Semiconductor was cited for performance in meeting delivery schedules and product quality. Central Semiconductor was also recognized for design…
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60-MM Busbar Systems

May 20, 2008 by Staff
Hoffman announces that it now offers the 60-mm Busbar System by Wöhner. The 60-mm Busbar System is UL508, CSA and CE recognized and designed to safely distribute power throughout a panel while conserving valuable panel space. Wöhner is said to…
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Fairchild, Zilker to Make Digital Power Products

May 20, 2008 by Staff
Fairchild Semiconductor and Zilker Labs have entered into an agreement to manufacture and sell digital power products, including point-of-load power devices, targeted at the server, networking, graphics and high-end desktop applications. Zilker Labs’ Digital-DC ICs are highly-integrated, high-performance digital power…
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Tantalum Chip Capacitors with ESR of 0.8 Ohms

May 16, 2008 by Staff
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has released the TR8 series of molded MicroTan tantalum chip capacitors that provide ultra-low ESR values of 0.8Ω (at 100kHz and 47μF) in the 0805 case size, and a low 1.5Ω in the 0603 case size. Low…