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PC/104 Mounting Kits

A new series of hardware mounting kits for PC/104 and PC104-Plus Bus Drives that have to be installed in limited space design/installation applications is among the latest developments from Keystone Electronics Corp. (Astoria, NY). Engineered to ease assembly of new modules and multi-board stacks, the PC/104 and PC/104-Plus...

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PC/104-Plus Ethernet LAN

Advanced Digital Logic (ADL) (San Diego, CA) has announced the release of its ADLLAN PC/104-Plus Ethernet LAN. This PC/104-Plus expansion board is available with either a single 1GB LAN Port or dual 1GB LAN Port. The Intel 82541ER Gigabit Ethernet Controller provides optimized Gigabit networking for PCI designs. This...

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Wind Inverter

Smart Power Systems, Inc. (Baltimore, MD) has developed a 25-kW single-phase bi-directional inverter. The SPS-Pavan 25 features minimum harmonic point tracking to reduce harmonic distortion and a unity power factor operation while drawing or supplying power into a single-phase grid.

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P3 Series of Thermal Imagers

Fluke Corp., Everett, WA, has introduced four new models to the P3 Series of thermal imagers. The new models include the Ti32, TiR32, Ti27, and Ti29 for industrial, electrical, mechanical, and process applications; and for building inspection, energy audit, and maintenance applications. All models provide one-handed...

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All-In-One Fluorescence Microscope

The BZ-9000 (BIOREVO) from Keyence Corp. of America (Elmwood Park, NJ) performs fluorescence, bright field, and phase-contrast imaging on a variety of specimen holders, including slides, dishes, and wellplates. By integrating a fully motorized, six-objective lens revolver, motorized stage, electronically...

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Harsh Environment Optical Systems

Resolve Optics Ltd. (Chesham, Bucks, England) has developed optical systems that will operate in up to 950°C without cooling. For radioactive environments, the custom lens systems and through-wall endoscopes are capable of withstanding radiation doses of up to 100,000,000 rads without degradation of...

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Light Pipes

Lumex (Palatine, IL) has announced TransBrite™ Halo Ring™ light pipe technology for LEDs. The pipes come in both standard and custom formats, created with ray trace software and 3D CAD/CAM models for optimum light transmittance.

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Quantum Cascade Laser Driver

The QCL Series of Low Noise Quantum Cascade Laser Drivers from Wavelength Electronics (Bozeman, MT) minimize linewidth, spectral drift, and center wavelength jitter with low noise control electronics. The driver offers sub-microamp RMS noise (0.7 μA RMS over 100 kHz bandwidth with the QCL1000 1A driver). Designed as...

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Laser Modules

FLEXPOINT® laser modules from Laser Components USA (Hudson, NH) display a “clean” spot at multiple levels of magnification. Inside the module, optical elements are used and adjusted manually to obtain the optimal alignment position, allowing, for example, a beam diameter of 0.020mm to be achieved at a distance of 100mm (1/e2)....

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Raman Spectroscopy Spectrometer

B&W Tek (Newark, DE) has released the Glacier™ T spectrometer for Raman spectroscopy applications. The Glacier™ T, which measures less than 8" × 4" × 4", comes preconfigured with a choice of 532nm or 785nm excitation. Its resolution options range from 3cm-1 to 4000cm-1. B&W Tek’s proprietary TE Cooling...

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Wavelength Meter

TOPTICA (Victor, NY) has announced its WS6–200 IR3 wavelength meter for wavelength measurements (from 2μm to 11μm) in the mid-infrared (IR) region. The WS6–200 IR3 permits both CW and pulsed lasers with narrow-band emission to be examined, monitored, and controlled. Based on a Fizeau interferometer setup with no moving...

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Color Sensors

ColorMax and ColorMax View sensors from EMX Industries (Cleveland, OH) have been made in an industry standard M30 housing without internal or external switches. The operator has control over parameters of the sensor, including target illumination. ColorMax has 0.5% resolution on each of the RGB channels, along with up to 15...

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DPSS Lasers

Cobolt AB (Stockholm, Sweden) has released two wavelengths on the single frequency 05-01 DPSS laser platform. The Cobolt Flamenco™ 660nm is available with 300mW CW output power, and the Cobolt Jive™ 561nm has 500mW CW output power. The proprietary cavity design is manufactured using HTCure™ technology and delivers good noise...

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Laser Splicing System

Joining Technologies (East Granby, CT) has introduced the Infinite Web™ 355, a laser cutting and welding system for splicing iron and nickelbased strip alloys. The design incorporates laser welding and cutting with a single head. The product joins leading and trailing edges of metal coils in strip processing lines to...

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Patterned Optical Coatings

To grow its PixelTec™ patterned optical coating technology, Ocean Thin Films (Largo, FL) has expanded its Golden, Colardo facility. PixelTec technology enables micron-scale patterning of multiple thin film optical coatings on a single substrate including precision patterning of intricate features, shapes, and sizes...

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Photoelectric Sensor

The photoelectric sensor from AutomationDirect (Cumming, GA) now includes 18 mm rectangular plastic DC models. The IP67 rated sensors, available in 12 varieties, feature an 18mm diameter threaded lens and M12 quick-disconnect.

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Ten-Megapixel Camera

The SILICON VIDEO®10C6 color and 10M6 monochrome cameras from EPIX (Buffalo Grove, IL) have 10 megapixel progressive scan images with a resolution of 3840 × 2764 pixels and 12 bits per pixel. Asynchronous capture is available for triggered capture. The combination of programmable pixel clock and area of interest also...

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Inexpensive, Efficient 60-W LED Bulb

Lighting Science Group (Satellite Beach, FL) and Dixon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd (New Delhi, India) have announced that a high-performance, sub-$15 omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb will be available in India by the end of the year and will be sold worldwide early next year.

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Flat Panel Sensors

Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Bridgewater, NJ) has developed two large-area X-ray flat panel sensors based on amorphous silicon technology. The sensors, intended for applications in dental X-ray imaging, are available in two active area sizes: 16 x 16 cm (C11700CK) and 27 cm × 22 cm (C11701CK).

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Image Sensor

The MLX75412 extended HDR Image Sensor from Melexis (Ieper, Belgium) includes two on-chip functions: exposure controls and an adaptive Autoview™ histogram remapping capability. Focus applications include automotive driver assistance, night vision, security/surveillance, fleet safety, and truck blind spot detection.

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Microscopy High-Speed Camera

QImaging (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) has announced the release of the Rolera Thunder EMCCD microscopy camera. Designed for quantitative low-light fluorescence microscopy, the Rolera Thunder features a back-illuminated, 16 μm-pixel, 512 × 512 EMCCD sensor for > 90% peak quantum efficiency. The camera also has...

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Camera and Panomorph Lens

Samsung Techwin America (Ridgefield Park, NJ) has introduced a 1.3-megapixel, high-definition network camera. The SNB-5000 model camera now offers 360-degree viewing.

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Camera Module

Saelig Company (Pittsford, NY) has announced the C429-RS232, a serial and encoded video camera module. The module uses an OmniVision CMOS MT9V011 VGA color sensor, matched with a Vimicro VC0706 control chip. The C429-RS232 has an on-board RS232 serial interface for direct connection to any host PC system with a COMport. Video...

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Microscope Camera

OPTRONICS® (Goleta, CA) has announced its Microcast ® HDXS™ 1920 × 1080 progressive scan C-mount camera system for research and microsurgical imaging applications. The device, which includes a 3CCD HD prism and embedded software, creates 2-megapixel video. Expanded user preset functionality increases access to multiple...

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Robotic Camera

Vaddio (New Hope, MN) offers the ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ robotic camera. The camera, eq - uipped with a 19x optical zoom lens, is built around a 1.3 mega - pixel, 1/3-Type Sony Exmor CMOS image sensor. Integrated SmartSHOT technology with AIP (Adjustable Image Processing) provides end user control of advanced imaging DSP (Digital...

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Digital CCD Camera

The INFINITY2-5 digital CCD USB 2.0 camera from Lumenera Corporation (Lawrenceville, GA) provides qualitative image archiving in life science, clinical, and material science applications. The 5.0 megapixel camera employs the Sony Super HAD ICX655 2/3" sensor featuring 3.45-micron square pixels. An 8-bit output is available for...

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Infrared Camera

The FLIR GF306 infrared camera from FLIR Systems (Boston, MA) allows utility companies and other organizations to search for SF6 leaks across a range of substation equipment. Using a proprietary High Sensitivity Mode (HSM), the FLIR GF306 camera detects harmful gas emissions at safe distances, without the need to interrupt power....

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Microscopy Color Camera

Olympus (Center Valley, PA) has released the DP26, a high-resolution digital color camera for microscopy. Incorporating a 5-megapixel, scientific-grade CCD sensor, the DP26 allows users to browse samples without the use of eyepieces.

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Display Wall-Controller Boards

Now available with Matrox Mura MPX Series display wall controller boards, the Matrox PowerDesk Edge Overlap feature from Matrox Graphics (Dorval, Quebec, Canada) provides seamless images over multi-projector setups, whether the projectors are in landscape or portrait mode, or positioned in horizontal and/or...

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Electron Microscope System

The Versa 3D™ DualBeam™ system from FEI Company (Hillsboro, OR) provides high-resolution, three-dimensional imaging on a range of sample types. Versa 3D is available with either high-vacuum-only or high- and low-vacuum electron imaging hardware. New features, such as FEI’s SmartSCAN™ and Drift Corrected Frame...

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