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posted in September 2004
Position detection switch designed for mobile devices
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9/30/2004   Post a comment
ALPS Electric Co., Ltd. has developed the industry's first hinge-mounted position detection switch for miniature mobile devices. The new miniaturized SREF switches, mounted within the hinge, detect the cover position of a folding device.
Power relay offers switching capacity up to 40 amps for auto apps
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9/23/2004   Post a comment
CIT Relay & Switch has introduced a new 40-amp automotive relay that is available in four different contact arrangements with PC-board pin and quick-connect mounting options.
Rugged aluminum cabinets protect against EMI, dust and moisture
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9/23/2004   Post a comment
The new Form 4 rugged aluminum cabinets from Optima EPS provide reliable protection to UL-508 Type 12 specifications. It also offers options for up to 100 dB of electromagnetic interference (EMI) attenuation.
Circuit Breaker - free of hazardous materials
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9/21/2004   Post a comment
Schurter's T9 series circuit breaker for equipment is free from lead and other hazardous materials as outlined by the European Union's Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).
Server Rack - is 1,072 mm door-to-door deep
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9/21/2004   Post a comment
APW Enclosure Solutions introduces IMRAK ServerMax, the largest and most versatile member of the family to date, bringing even greater capability to the long-established leader in the European networking enclosures market.
Motors & Drives Catalogue - covers over 6,500 parts
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9/21/2004   Post a comment
Baldor has released an interactive CD-ROM motors and drives catalogue. With the version 9 CD, users can access comprehensive information on over 6,500 motors and drives - from the organisation that is regularly voted the 'most-preferred' supplier of NEMA motors.
Power Factor Controllers - self-optimized, intelligent control mode
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9/20/2004   Post a comment
Thanks to their innovative and intelligent design, power factor controllers of the BR6000 series from EPCOS enjoy worldwide popularity. Via thyristors, they can switch PFC capacitors on or off in six or 12 stages in the millisecond range to bring the power factor of the inductive load connected as close as possible to unity.
DIP rotary switches meet RoHS requirements
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9/17/2004   Post a comment
The new FR series of 10 mm, ultra-thin DIP rotary switches from NKK Switches delivers the industry's lowest profile DIP rotary and meets the RoHS directive restricting the use of hazardous substances. In addition, it offers a lower cost solution to more expensive traditional DIP rotary switches currently available in the market.
RFID tags ubiquitous by 2010, MIT prof predicts
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9/15/2004   Post a comment
Kevin Ashton, vice president of ThingMagic Inc. and cofounder of the MIT Auto-ID Center, told a keynote audience at the Embedded Security Seminar conference in Boston that global RF sensor networks will be ubiquitous to the point of invisibility within a few years.
CTS to develop occupant sensing system for Ford
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9/14/2004   Post a comment
CTS Corp. (Elkhart, Ind.) said that it has been selected by Ford Motor company to develop a occupant classification system (OCS) to meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208 (FMVSS208), slated to take effect the 2006 model year.
5 Megapixels Color Camera - with real time viewing
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9/14/2004   Post a comment
Now shipping, a high resolution IEEE 1394 FireWire™ digital color camera offered by Bfi OPTiLAS International features ultra high resolution images with video like, full field of view, frame rates of up to 30fps.
FireWire Digital CCD Camera - monochrome, cooled or non-cooled
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9/14/2004   Post a comment
The Retiga 1300R FireWire Digital CCD line provides the same functionality as Retiga 1300i cameras combined with higher Quantum Efficiency to provide seamless integration and greater sensivity. Available in monochrome, cooled or non-cooled versions, the Retiga 1300R provides 1.34 million pixels to produce high quality images for brightfield, dark-field, fluorescence and many other applications.
CompactPCI System Rack - provides 8 CompactPCI slots
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9/13/2004   Post a comment
With the CR7, EKF introduces a 19" rack for double size CompactPCI boards (6U Eurocard). The versatile 7U system is provided with 8 CompactPCI slots and has been designed for optimum air-flow conditions. Custom specific rack versions are also available.
Mobile Video Interface Bridge - connects LCDs to base band engines
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9/13/2004   Post a comment
Epson introduced the first bridge chip set for the open standard "Mobile Video Interface". This is a high-speed serial interface designed specifically for the transfer of text and graphics displayed on mobile communications devices and was jointly developed by Seiko Epson Corp ("Epson") and Renesas Technology Corp.
Enclosure combines ruggedness with customizable features
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9/10/2004   Post a comment
A new Type 39 tower enclosure from Elma Electronic Inc. features a rugged, low-cost sheet metal interior and an attractive customizable bezeled exterior for desktop or deskside applications.
Keyboard features roll-up and EL technologies in a tough package
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
IC INTRACOM claims to offer the industry's first keyboard to combine patented roll-up and electro-luminescent (EL) technologies with a moisture-proof casing. The company plans to debut the new MANHATTAN "FireFly" roll-up lighted keyboard at GITEX Dubai 2004 conference in October. Touting durability and roll-up convenience, these new keyboards target low-light or moisture-prone environments.
Switches target industrial apps
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
EAO's new series of sealed, illuminated switches offer a variety of styles and configurations for industrial applications. The Series 04 switches offer an extensive choice of combinations, including square and round indicators and pushbuttons, rotary switches, emergency stops and mushroom-headed pushbuttons. A compact, round indicator is also available for limited space applications.
Shogyo expands illuminated PB switch line
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
Shogyo International Corp. offers a new line of illuminated pushbutton switches for use in a variety of applications including medical equipment, audio/video systems, household electronics, CNC equipment, and computers and peripherals.
Switches designed for front panel designs
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
In the catalog SWITCH LINE, Schurter presents its range of switches for front panel and print mounting. A wide variety of designs with different illumination elements are available.
SCARA Robots - high speed & large working area
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
TMB200R and TMB300R SCARA robots
Fully Featured Kiosk Printer - has maintenance-reducing features
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9/9/2004   Post a comment
Able Systems has introduced the KC-1800 kiosk printer with a presenter system that allows the item being printed to be completely printed before delivery to the user. This feature dramatically reduces call outs for paper jams, as well as providing more security during the transaction. In addition, if the user does not take the printed item, it can be retracted back into the printer for later disposal.
ComPactPCI System Rack - designed for optimum air-flow
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9/3/2004   Post a comment
With the CR1-RACK, EKF introduces a 19-inch 1U rack for double size CompactPCI boards (6U Eurocards).
Versatile pushbutton switches target a variety of apps
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9/2/2004   Post a comment
CIT Relay & Switch's new DL series of pushbutton switches feature a single-stage steel chassis with a choice of various ganged or interlocked multi-switch assemblies. Available in 2 to 16 poles per module in momentary or latching configurations, the new switch line also offers several terminal options and a variety of cap styles.
Wire Bonding Islands - reduce overall parasitics
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9/2/2004   Post a comment
Available from Florida RF Labs, a Smiths Interconnect company, is an alternative to long wire bonding connections between components, which produce inductance in the circuit and to gold plating on the PC Board, which increases cost.
12.1" TFT Modules - offer simple upgrade options
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9/2/2004   Post a comment
With three new 12.1" TFT modules, NEC Electronics is responding to the changing needs of its industrial customers. Mechanically compatible with each other and with existing displays, the modules offer very simple upgrade options for existing applications and a high degree of flexibility for new designs.
"Zero-Height" SMD Microphone -mounts under the pc board
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9/2/2004   Post a comment
Knowles Acoustics expanded its SMD product line by releasing a "Zero-Height" SMD microphone. The surface mount capability of this addition to the SiSonic&#reg product line, makes it ideally suited for mobile phones and other applications where minimal component height is required on one side of the customer's PCB.
True colors shine through with RGB LED technology
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9/1/2004   Post a comment
Developing a RGB LED illuminated switch has proved to be challenging for switch manufacturers. Jeff Kroening, product development manager for NKK Switches explains how the company overcame key challenges in the development of RGB illumination, and how the technology benefits designers in their new designs.


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