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posted in December 2007
Making a Hi-Fi loudspeaker from a foam plate
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
12/31/2007   1 comment
This do-it-yourself project is so wild and wacky that I just have to try to build one myself.
Elma rates encoder to 1 million rotations
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12/29/2007   Post a comment
Elma Electronic has re-qualified its Type E33 high life incremental encoder's rotational life to more than 1 million rotations.
3-axis analog-output sensor housed in 4 x 4-mm package
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12/28/2007   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has expanded its compact 'low-g' linear accelerometer line with a 3-axis analog-output sensor that is aimed at portable devices.
Hall-effect switch features push-pull outputs
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12/28/2007   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems has introduced an ultra sensitive, Hall-effect switch with latched digital outputs and either unipolar or omnipolar actuation.
Sound focusing technologies make recent headlines
Audio DesignLine Blog  
12/26/2007   Post a comment
Sound focusing technologies in the news recently include an ultrasound technique that beams audio over a distance of many meters, and a "personal sound system" prototype using an array of tiny loudspeakers.
Mini slide switches deliver ultra-low profile
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12/19/2007   Post a comment
C&K Components has developed a series of miniature slide switches with an ultra-low profile for mobile telecommunications, computers and remote control equipment.
Surge suppressors protect high data rate telecom equipment
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12/17/2007   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics has expanded its Raychem brand SiBar thyristor series with bi-directional transient voltage surge suppressors that offer an expanded range of available voltages and lower capacitance.
Sugar cube relay offers lower profile
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12/14/2007   Post a comment
Omron Electronic Components has released a lower profile alternative to industry-standard sugar cube style relays.
Tiny linear motor is faster, stronger
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12/4/2007   Post a comment
The latest version of New Scale Technologies' SQL SQUIGGLE linear motor travels as fast as 7 mm/second and is said to push up to 200 times its own weight, driving axial loads of up to 30 grams.
Power-rated illuminated switches address industrial apps
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12/3/2007   Post a comment
NKK Switches has launched the LB, YB, UB and UB2 families of power-rated illuminated pushbutton switches with extensive options for industrial applications.


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