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.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.