24-Bit DAQ Unit Enhances LeCroy Scopes

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October 18, 2017

Saelig Company offers the Teledyne LeCroy SAM40 data acquisition (DAQ) unit that provides up to 24 analog or digital input channels for low frequency (e.g. sensor signal) acquisition and analysis when connected to a 4 or 8 channel Teledyne LeCroy 12-bit resolution high definition oscilloscope. This capability suits system debug and analysis of motors and […]


Wireless Rig Tests Long-Endurance Drones

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October 18, 2017

Developed by an independent electronics design company for a single project, a test rig for putting the next generation of controls for medium altitude long endurance (MALE) drones through their paces employs a precision TorqSense sensor from Sensor Technology. The sensor performs the critical task of collecting data from the rig for analysis. Its wireless […]


LoRa Alliance Accelerates IoT Device Deployment

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October 18, 2017

The LoRa Alliance unleashes its latest technical specifications to kick off the organization’s 9th All Members Meeting (AMM). New features in the latest specification releases include roaming and separation of backend nodes, which will enable IoT devices to connect to and move between LPWANs around the world. This supports large-scale deployments and enables new global […]


Development Kit Easily Builds Wireless Hearing Aids

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October 18, 2017

ON Semiconductor now offers the Ezairo Preconfigured Suite (Pre Suite), a development toolkit enabling turnkey solutions based on the company’s Ezairo 7100 Digital Signal Processor (DSP). The wireless-enabled Ezairo 7150 SL is the first hybrid module to be supported by the Ezairo Pre Suite, with a firmware bundle that makes it easier to build wireless-enabled […]


GDTs Expand Surface, Lose Weight

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October 17, 2017

Expanding its line of FLAT gas discharge tube (GDT) surge arrestors, Bourns offers the Model 2018 three-electrode device that delivers a low profile solution for high density and height-restricted PCB-based applications. The added series is also lighter in weight with a 50% height reduction compared to the company’s standard 8-mm GDTs. The Model 2018 is […]


Software Simplifies CNC Connectivity

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October 17, 2017

StateMonitor software comes to the aid of computer numerical control (CNC) manufacturing personnel who are implementing connected systems as part of the Industry 4.0 initiative. The software is an option with HEIDENHAIN’s TNC controls and connects with PC systems to allow the user to view data and evaluate control processes remotely and in real-time.   […]


Motor Driver Embeds 32-Bit MCU

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October 17, 2017

STMicroelectronics’ STSPIN32F0A programmable motor controller integrates gate drivers for three external MOSFET half-bridges, an STM32F0 microcontroller (MCU), a 3.3V dc/dc switching converter, and a 12V LDO regulator in a lightweight, 7 mm x 7 mm outline. The 48-MHz MCU with 32-KB Flash can run motor control algorithms such as six-step sensor-less, field-oriented control or position-sensed […]


Conductivity-Monitoring System Rides The Modbus

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October 17, 2017

The Sensorex SensoPro Toroidal Conductivity Monitoring System combines a Sensorex TCS3020 probe, capable of reliable conductivity measurements in the harshest of environments, with the company’s latest EX2000RS transmitter, featuring Modbus communication. The TCS3020 probe measures conductivity using toroidal sensing technology, said to be more stable and reliable compared to traditional contacting conductivity sensors. Toroidal conductivity […]