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posted in January 2006
Linear actuators simplify assembly
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1/27/2006   Post a comment
Del-Tron has introduced the DL series of linear actuators that offer a compact design, simple assembly and long life.
Auto relay cuts size, weight, costs
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1/25/2006   Post a comment
Fujitsu Components America has released its fourth-generation, ultra-miniature automotive relay for motor applications. The FTR-G1 relay is 28 percent smaller than the previous version, and features a two-piece assembly process to reduce costs.
Keypad offers full customization
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1/20/2006   Post a comment
EAO has introduced a fully customizable S.series keypad that can be adapted to any indoor or outdoor public self-service equipment including vending machines.
Power relay switches high voltages
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
Panasonic Electric Works has introduced a 300-A compact power relay with encapsulated contacts. This 1 Form A relay features a high-voltage switching cutoff of 400 Vdc thanks to a hermetically-sealed construction and magnetic arc motion.
Controller drives piezoelectric motors
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
New Scale Technologies has introduced a MC-1000 controller for its SQL or SQ-100 series piezoelectric SQUIGGLE motors. This driver incorporates the features of the company's SQ-2000 benchtop power supply/motor controller into a single card that is easily integrated into OEM instruments.
Switch combines two functions
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1/19/2006   Post a comment
Alps Electric has developed a rotary-type power switch that combines power and mode selection (encoder) functions in a single package for the appliance market.
Snap-action switches meet transportation needs
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1/18/2006   Post a comment
Omron Electronic Components has developed a family of sealed snap-action switches that can handle the harsh environments of many transportation applications.
Minimizing Servoamplifier-Sourced Noise
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1/17/2006   Post a comment
PWM servo amplifiers energize servo motors with current waveforms under control of fast-rise voltage pulses. The faster the rise rate of the drive pulses, the lower the energy dissipation in the servo amplifier's MOSFET or IGBT power semiconductors, and amplifier efficiencies in 95% region become possible. Unfortunately, there's a rise-rate tradeoff: the faster the rise rate, the more likely is the amplifier to source noise currents that interfere with neighboring circuits.
Tyco to spin off electronics business in breakup
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1/13/2006   Post a comment
Bermuda-based conglomerate Tyco International Ltd. has announced it would break up into three separate companies, effectively spinning off its troubled Tyco Electronics business.
Rotary switches deliver high contact reliability
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1/11/2006   Post a comment
NKK Switches offers the MR series of logic level rotary switches with high contact reliability.
CFD analysis helps optimize heat sink designs for desktop computers
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1/6/2006   Post a comment
To meet the requirements of engineers who are developing thermal management solutions for desktop computers, Tyco uses CFD analysis to optimize heat sink designs to perform better thermally and acoustically while delivering lighter weight solutions.
Smart fabric keyboard targets portable devices
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1/6/2006   Post a comment
Eleksen Ltd. has announced the availability of its ElekTex Smart Fabric wireless keyboard in the United States at CES 2006. Designed for Smart phones, PDAs and handheld devices, the portable and full laptop-sized keyboard supports access to email, document editing, texting and mobile web browsing.
Software tool automates hardware electrical system design
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1/6/2006   Post a comment
TurboTools Corp. has released its CablEquity 2006 software for automating design and documentation of Hardware Electrical Systems (HESTM).
Keyboard/mouse combos feature slim footprint
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1/5/2006   Post a comment
BenQ has announced the availability of three keyboard-and-mouse desktop companion combos at CES 2006. All three combos - the x730, x805 and Desksaver Companion - offer an optical mouse and a slim-profile keyboard that includes the company's proprietary X-structure key technology for enhanced key stability and reduced typing noise.
Keyboard offers full functionality with 53 keys
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1/5/2006   Post a comment
New Standard Keyboards (NSK) has introduced a line of patented USB-interface computer keyboards at CES 2006. The 53-key alpha-numeric keyboard is said to offer several advances, and still maintain full functionality, over standard 101-key designs.

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