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posted in February 2004
Switch designed for multiple apps
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2/27/2004   Post a comment
ITT Industries, Cannon has introduced two- and four- way switches that are designed for long life, excellent tactile feedback and silent operation for use in a broad range of applications.
Ceramic piezoelectric speakers designed for ultra-slim apps
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2/26/2004   Post a comment
Taiyo Yuden (U.S.A.), Inc. says its new MLS series of 0.7-mm thick multilayer ceramic piezoelectric speakers are 30% to 50% lighter and consumes up to 50% less power than standard dynamic speakers. Touted as the industry's thinnest speaker, the MLS is compact enough for installation in confined spaces down to 1.0 mm, making it suitable for use in next-generation, ultra-slim portable electronic devices.
Your click counts
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2/25/2004   Post a comment
Steve Ohr is nothing if not enthusiastic about publishing engineering design articles and showcasing new products on the web, and then counting the clicks they generate. "It puts you in touch with your readers," he suggests. But just think what an online product showcase can do in conjunction with a new tradeshow venue. Help us pick the most dramatic new product introductions, he bids.
RF MEMS start-up gains another $6 million investment
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2/25/2004   Post a comment
Teravicta Technologies Inc., a provider of RF switches based on microelectromechanical systems, said it raised $6 million in its second round of funding.
Electronic knobs available in space-saving shapes
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2/17/2004   Post a comment
Elma Electronics has expanded its electronic knob line with new bell-shaped and top hat designs in two finishes. The 16-mm knobs are available in soft touch or hard plastic versions with a choice of several indicator line orientations.
Slide switches offer designers more choices
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2/11/2004   Post a comment
A new family of slide-actuated switches from NKK Switches is available in a wide range of sizes, capacity and circuit configurations.
Reed relays available in ultra-mini package
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2/11/2004   Post a comment
Coto Technology has introduced three ultra-miniature, surface-mount reed switches for space-constrained medical and telecommunications applications. The RI-80SMD series, rated at 5 W, is available in a J-lead version or two different gull-wing configurations.
Microelectronic relay boosts performance
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2/6/2004   Post a comment
Delivering 75% lower on-resistance and up to 37.5% higher load current capacity than competing devices, the new PVT212 microelectronic relay (MER) from International Rectifier can be used for load switching in industrial controls, telecom line switching and power control and distribution in computer peripherals and instrumentation.
Solid-state relays feature slim design
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2/6/2004   Post a comment
A new series of LSD PCB-mount, DC solid-state relays from Teledyne Relays combines a thin, compact design for board space savings and a thermally conductive metal base for heat sinking capabilities.
VME chassis designed for prototyping
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2/5/2004   Post a comment
Elma Electronic Inc. has introduced a new 4U rackmount VME chassis for low-cost development of customized solutions.


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