Power interface boards offer several configurations Product News 2/24/2005 Post a comment Elma Electronic Inc. has introduced a family of power interface boards (PIBs) in 3U and 6U versions with either one or two 47-pin power supply connectors. These PIBs are separate boards for the power section of the backplane for pluggable power supplies, headers, and utility connectors.
Seismic racks offer maximum protection Product News 2/22/2005 Post a comment Cleveland, Ohio Bud Industries Inc. is offering a new line of seismic racks constructed of welded, reinforced heavy-gauge steel racks to offer the maximum level of seismic protection for equipment. The seismic racks are tested and certified to Telcordia's Zone 4 requirements for 1200# equipment load.
High-voltage relay suits polarity reversal Product News 2/15/2005 Post a comment Santa Barbara, Calif. Applicable to polarity reversal and other applications requiring transfer between power sources or loads, the new G12 double pole, double throw (DPDT), 8kV, 10-amp relay from GIGAVAC comes with through-panel mounting that keeps the high voltage and control circuits far apart to eliminate crosstalk and any chance of high-voltage shorts to the coil circuit. These devices can be used in applications that call for high-voltage power reversal and low leakage such as test
Beganto enhances component sampling service Product News 2/15/2005 Post a comment Fremont, Calif. Beganto Inc. has announced the second generation of its online NeedaSample application, accessible at www.needasample.com, that enables engineers and buyers to procure electronic component samples from participating manufacturers and distributors. New online features include filtering, batch processing and e-mail preference management to help engineers monitor and manage the progress of their sample requests.
Bud unveils new enclosures catalog Product News 2/10/2005 Post a comment A new Standard Products catalog from Bud Industries, Inc. profiles six new products including the company's new ValuRack low-cost welded cabinet racks, and the Econobox line of die-cast aluminum boxes with mounting bracket. Other significant product highlights include server racks with plexiglass or ventilated steel doors, a NEMA 4X box with mounting bracket, extruded aluminum boxes with individual aluminum end panels, and plastic DIN-rail mount boxes.
Rotary switches are customizable Product News 2/9/2005 Post a comment NKK Switches has released a series of rotary switches that offer standard-sized rotary devices in two to 11 positions, and multiple poles that are customizable with 30-degree indexing.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.