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RTA Polygonal Scanners

Lincoln Laser (Phoenix, AZ) has announced a new family of RTA Polygonal Scanners. You may select a precision ball bearing motor for operation from 500 to 12,000 RPM or a self-generating air bearing motor for operation from 10,000 to 55,000 RPM. Polygonal mirrors are stocked in standard sizes from 18 to 90 facets. This family of mirrors and motors covers scan rates from 150 Hz to 85 KHz. Standard mirror coatings are for Infrared lasers. For a moderate extra cost and longer lead-time, users can specify a custom mirror for these motors and associated controllers.

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Digital Welding Camera System

Invisual E. Inc. (Toronto, Canada) has introduced the ICAM digital weld viewing and monitoring system as a tool for improving welding automation. The ICAM system extends the operatorís view of the weld zone by providing real time display and capture of the weld arc. The camera is a standalone smart camera with rich I/O and an onboard programmable area. Features include: compliance with protection standards DIN 3-7 (gas welding) and Din 9-13 (electro welding); dynamic range > 140dB; auto brightness and exposure adjustment; no blooming effects or image artifacts in scene; reticule overlay; ICAM software to access system parameters.

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Core 2 Duo® Rugged System

General Micro Systems (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) has introduced the “Raider” S705 Core 2 Duo®-based system. Raider is based on the GMS P70x module, a Core 2 Duo processor providing up to 2.16 GHz of power and 4 MB of L2 Cache, and up to 2 GB of 667 MHz DDR-2SDRAM. The S705 is available in a variety of configurations that are completely upgradeable and compatible along the Intel® migration path. To its power and expandability, Raider provides performance levels equal to full-size ATR systems.

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Color Touchscreen PLC

Unitronics (Quincy, MA) has added the V570-57-T20B to the company’s Vision570™ series of 5.7” Color Touchscreen PLCs. The model is lower in cost and has a white LED instead of fluorescent display backlight. The display of the V570-57-T20B is also TFT QVGA. Onboard I/Os can be added to this model by snapping a module onto the back of the PLC, and snap-in I/O Modules come in several configurations. I/O Ex - pansion modules enable integrating up to 512 I/Os per Vision PLC.

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Environmentally Sealed LCD Monitor

Stealth.com Inc. (Ontario, Canada) has released the Stealth TT-840, a rugged, environmentally sealed LCD monitor for harsh environments. The TT-840 is an 8.4 inch sunlight-readable LCD encapsulated in a rugged aluminum enclosure that has been sealed to IP68/NEMA 6P specifications. The high-performance LCD is watertight to survive liquid, dust, and dirt. The LCD will operate in extreme temperatures from -20 to +60ºC.

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Freescale Processor-Based SOM

The TX37 Freescale i.MX37 processor-based System on Module (SOM) from Strategic Test (Woburn, MA) measures just 67.6mm x 26mm x 4.2 mm. It contains a 532 MHz i.MX37 processor coupled with 128 MB mobile DDRSDRAM, 128 MB NAND flash memory, and a 200-pin SODIMM connector. The TX37 is pin-compatible with the existing TX27 i.MX27 processor-based module. Both modules can be supplied with the Development Kit-5 hardware reference platform that includes support for Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0.

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LCD Touch Panel Computer

Advantech (Cincinnati, OH) introduces the TPC-1780H, a 17” SXGA TFT LCD fanless touch panel PC with an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU. The TPC-1780H provides one extension slot, such as RS-422/485, PCI-104, and CAN-bus, to provide data bus extension. There are multiple standard communication ports (three serial ports, two Gigabit Ethernet LANs, four USB 2.0 ports, two PS/2, and one VGA) allowing connectivity with a variety of peripherals. The TPC-1780H supports Microsoft® Windows XP, XP Embedded, CE 5.0, and CE.NET.

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