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Reconfigurable FPGA AMC Module

that features four small form-factor pluggable-plus (SFP/SFP+) transceivers enabling support of virtually any serial communication standard, including Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, SONET, CPRI, and OBSAI. The four SFP/SFP+ SerDes channels are connected directly to the on-board Altera® Stratix® II GX FPGA which...

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CompactPCI Power Supplies

Murata Power Solutions (Mansfield, MA) has introduced three new PICMG 2.11-compliant CompactPCI high reliability power supplies. The cPCI-A-3U-300C, cPCIA-3U 200C AC/DC power supplies, and the cPCI-D-3U-300C DC/DC power supply are all housed in industry standard 3Ux8HP enclosures and are capable of delivering continuous...

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512Mb TSOPII SDRAM

Austin Semiconductor, Inc. (Austin, TX) now offers a 512Mb, 54-Pin TSOPII SDRAM with copper lead frame. The TSOPII features a Lead on Chip (LOC) design, which allows the size of the package to be approximately the chip size. The device is a 512Mb, 32Mb x 16, 3.3V, SDRAM, measuring 22.30mm × 11.76mm, with a height of 1.2mm....

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Voltage Controlled Oscillator

The CVCO55CC-4267-4442 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) from Crystek (Fort Myers, FL) operates from 4267 MHz to 4442 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.1V-16V. The VCO features a typical phase noise of -104 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +5.0 dBm.

The model...

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Conductive Epoxy With Applicator

The Duralco 125 handheld epoxy applicator from Cotronics (Brooklyn, NY) dispenses electrically conductive, flexible epoxy for continuous use to 400°F. The epoxy applicator is deal for manufacturing and repairing of flexible circuits, solder replacement, bonding semi-conductors, EMI shielding, thermistors, wire...

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1RU Servers

Themis Computer® (Fremont, CA) has introduced high-performance 1RU servers for mission-critical applications. The 1RU Rugged Enterprise Servers (RES) have Intel Xeon 64-bit quad-core processors. The new RES-12DCX2.5™ servers support the Linux®, Sun® Solaris™, and Windows® Operating Systems, to...

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RF Communications Toolkit Software

Keithley Instruments, Inc. (Cleveland, OH) has expanded its SignalMeister™ software platform to include RF signal analysis along with RF signal generation. SignalMeister software integrates signal generation and analysis into one package and has the capability of generating and analyzing both single-input...

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ML7 BGS sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs, Twinsburg, OH, has introduced the ML7 Background Suppression (BGS) photoelectric sensors that feature a 31 x 11 x 23 mm housing, and a sensing range of up to 350 mm. Background suppression optimizes the detection of variously colored targets without the need for reflectors or thru-beam sensing arrangements. Objects...

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Photonics West Exhibitor Preview

View these and other new products on display by exhibitors at Photonics West, January 27-29, in San Jose, CA. Visit Photonics Tech Briefs at Booth 832.Visit http://spie.org/x23685.xml for more information.

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Model 3390

Keithley Instruments, Cleveland, OH, has introduced the Model 3390 50- MHz arbitrary waveform/function generator, a programmable signal generator with function, pulse, and arbitrary waveform capabilities. Features include 50-MHz maximum sine wave frequency, 25 MHz pulse frequency with 10-nanosecod minimum width, and 256K, 14-bit...

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Thin Motor

The MigaOne™ motor from Miga Motor Company (Berkeley, CA) is a powerful but lightweight linear actuator built directly onto a PCB substrate. Now being adapted for use by NASA and Boeing, the wafer-thin motor is smaller than a credit card, measuring less than 0.1in. The motor eliminates bulky gears and leadscrews and occupies less...

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Heavy-Duty Slide

The HepcoMotion HDS2 from Bishop-Wisecarver (Pittsburg, CA), offers system capacities up to 68kN, and adds new bearing sizes including a 150mm diameter vee bearing and a 144mm diameter taper roller bearing. Maximum single bearing capacity is 50kN, compared to 20kN previously. Low friction cap wipers expel dirt and debris, and...

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Hose Products Quick Reference Guide

Parker Hannifin Corp. (Wickliffe, OH) has released a new Hose products Division Quick Reference Guide (Bulletin 4400-B13) describing the division’s hydraulic, Push-Lok®, suction and return, transportation and refrigerant hose products. Now available from Parker’s Hose Products Division and new to the...

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Ball Valve

Hayward Flow Control Systems (Clemmons, NC, has announced a line of compact ball valves for a wide range of heavy duty chemical, water, and wastewater applications. The QVC and QTA series ball valves feature a rugged, all-plastic design usually found on higher cost ball valves, socket or threaded pipe connectors, Santoprene (TPV)...

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Digital Pump Drives

The Masterflex L/S digital pump drive from Cole-Parmer (Vernon Hills, IL) has a high-contrast LCD graphical interface that eases setup and operation. The LCD shows four operating modes: continuous run, timed dispense, copy dispense, and volume dispense, allowing you to view pump performance continually. The menu-driven...

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Positioning Drive

For space-restricted position and speed control applications, Baumer Ltd. (Southington, CT) has introduced a line of FlexiDrive positioning drives, which integrate absolute encoders with an assortment of motors, drives, gears and connectors. Offering 14-bit single-turn and 18-bit multi-turn resolution, Flexi-Drive systems...

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Rotary Stage

The model DT 65-LM rotary stage from Steinmeyer, Inc. (Burlington, MA) measures a low 25mm high and 105mm long. It weighs only 0.35kg, but can support loads up to 80Newtons. Driven by a piezo linear motor, the stage has a positional accuracy of 0.015 degrees, repeatability of less than 0.003 degrees and a maximum surface run out of...

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Servo Drives

The SV Series servo drives from Applied Motion Products (Watsonville, CA) are compact 5.0 × 3.0 × 1.75in. programmable OEM servo drives designed to make servo systems an option in applications that could benefit from their performance attributes, but have historically used stepper systems due to cost factors. The drives are...

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Solenoid Valves

The 310/410 series solenoid valve from Humphrey Products Co. (Kalamazoo, MI) is a compact 1/8-in., ported 3-way and 4-way, direct- acting solenoid valve that provides high reliability in various pneumatic applications. The short-stroke balanced poppet design permits rapid cycling, requires no lubrication, and is tolerant of...

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Borst Adapters

Qosina (Edgewood, NY) announces a series of tuohy borst adapters. These three adapters comprise a PVC body with a Triax® (ABS/nylon) cap. The silicone gasket is chemically resistant, prevents backflow of fluids and secures the position of a guidewire or instrument when closed. These adapters are available with gaskets in sizes...

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Linear Actuator

The QLZE / QSZE / QST-KE) modular linear actuator from Nook Industries (Cleveland, OH) has a stainless steel cover band that wraps over the square aluminum profiles – creating an optimal solution to combat caustic wash-down issues. The stainless steel housing also protects the aluminum profile from exposure to damage due to...

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Piezo Amplifier Module

The E-617 high-power piezo amplifier from Physik Instrumente (Auburn, MA) is suited for high-dynamic switching and scanning applications. Its innovative efficient circuitry based on energy recovery technology reduces power consumption and heat dissipation, especially in dynamic applications. The amplifier generates up to...

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Linear Indexing Drive

The RS indexing drive from Amacoil (Aston, PA) is available in seven sizes to meet axial thrust requirements from 22 to 450 pounds. The drive is available in five different linear pitch settings. The model RS linear positioning drive runs on a smooth shaft. There are no threads where debris may be trapped and cause clogs or...

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Motor Feedback System

Sick Stegmann Inc. (Dayton, OH) has available a new Guide to Motor Feedback Systems for Electric Drives. The guide provides an overview of Sick Stegmann’s motor feedback systems for high precision speed and position measurement.

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Motion Control Processor

The Magellan motion control processor from Performance Motion Devices, Inc. (Lincoln, MA) comes in one, two, three, and four-axis chip set versions that can control DC brush, brushless DC, micro stepping, and pulse & direction motors. The motion controller requires only an external amplifier to be functional. It is...

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I/O Module

Holjeron (Tualatin, OR) has introduced the Aqua Series I/O modules for DeviceNet™. The module is designed for outdoor use in temperatures as low as -30 C and as high as 70 C. They are available in four analog input, four analog output, eight individually configurable digital I/O, and four frequency input versions. The modules are...

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X-Ray Camera

Andor Technology, South Windsor, CT, offers the iKon-M x-ray camera available in two models: the DO and DY. The DO interfaces with vacuum chambers, and the DY is a standalone camera with a beryllium input window. The cameras offer a low-read noise floor, high QE across the x-ray, XUV, and EUV energy ranges, and negligible dart...

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Digital Video Recorder

NorPix, Montreal, QE, Canada, has released a small-form-factor video recorder for airborne applications. The system is GigE Vision and IEEE 1394B compatible, and records with two HDTV or GigE Vision cameras simultaneously with StreamPix4 software. It records to solid-state drives or RAM, and records from one HDTV or GigE...

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FPGA Vision Platform

4DSP, Reno, NV, offers the FM577 FPGA platform for vision systems based on a dual ALTERA® Cyclone III FPGA device architecture for data acquisition and processing. It also features the EP3C40 for communication interfaces. Both FPGA devices offer a total of 160K logic elements, 400+ 18-bit embedded multipliers at...

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CCTV Conversion Software

Avocado Security, Fairfax, VA, has introduced Avocado Express 2.0, a security and business intelligence optimization platform that provides security images by taking the video images from surveillance cameras and translating them into intelligent business data and statistics. It can convert video images from existing...