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To integrate or not to integrate

Dr Mike Coulson, SWINDON Silicon Systems, weighs up the pros and cons of integrating ADCs in ASICs.
6th May 2016

Closing the turn-up gap

Traditionally, Layer 2/3 turn-up tests such as RFC 2544 are conducted when installing Ethernet services. After providers certify their networks with either an RFC 2544 test or the new Y.1564 test, they can still receive complaints of poor application performance from business end customers using applications such as video conferencing, YouTube, Facebook or cloud-based applications.
6th May 2016

The ‘green’ argument for auto-ranging power supplies

Auto-ranging supplies offer the potential to both save equipment costs and save energy. Eric Turner, Intepro Systems.
6th May 2016


Making savings in the oil and gas sector

Making savings in the oil and gas sector
Achieving cost savings and efficiency within the oil and gas market is becoming increasingly important with ever decreasing oil prices. One area of the industry that possesses huge savings potential is analyser management and, as such, Dutch plant IT and engineering firm Hint has introduced the AML automation solution.
5th May 2016

Wirelessly monitors the temperature of perishable goods

Wirelessly monitors the temperature of perishable goods
Digi International has introduced Digi Honeycomb, an easy to deploy, reliable and cost effective service that continuously and wirelessly monitors the temperature of perishable goods, alerting users if the proper temperature is not maintained. With Digi Honeycomb, restaurants, grocers, convenience stores, warehouses and transportation companies can now prevent spoilage and loss, lower labour costs, and comply with public health requirements and food safety regulations.
5th May 2016

Handheld scope can be personal waveform laboratory

Handheld scope can be personal waveform laboratory
The new PicoScope 2000 Series oscilloscopes deliver functionality of six instruments in an ultra-portable package. The two-channel, four-channel and mixed-signal models have the functionality of an oscilloscope plus a logic analyser (on MSO models), spectrum analyser, function generator, arbitrary waveform generator, and serial bus analyser with support for 15 protocols included as standard.
4th May 2016

Handheld network testers offer alternative to laptop

Handheld network testers offer alternative to laptop
A brand new range of handheld network testers – the NaviTEK NT – from Ideal Networks are now being stocked by distributor Conrad Business Supplies. Designed to help network professionals quickly pinpoint and solve issues with both copper and fibre optic cabling, the compact NaviTEK NT is a convenient and efficient alternative to using a software tool or a laptop for network troubleshooting.
4th May 2016

CXPI options aid engineering efficiency for automotive applications

CXPI options aid engineering efficiency for automotive applications
Clock extension peripheral interface (CXPI) decoding and triggering options have been unveiled by Keysight Technologies for its InfiniiVision3000T and 4000 X-Series oscilloscopes. Keysight says that these are the only oscilloscopes available that can decode and trigger on the CXPI bus. These new capabilities improve engineers’ efficiency in debugging the physical layer of CXPI serial buses, which are used primarily in automotive applications.
3rd May 2016

Tool box opens up range of test options

Tool box opens up range of test options
A new Datacentre Tool Box from Microlease has been introduced to equip data centre engineering teams and their subcontractors with the varied instrumentation support that they need to complete installation, upgrades and routine maintenance projects in a single package. It provides a customisable rental package of instruments and equipment for electrical power test, thermal imaging, cabling and optical transmission test – all to the latest standards.
3rd May 2016

Step-by-step MOI simplifies cable assembly compliance

Step-by-step MOI simplifies cable assembly compliance
A new Method of Implementation (MOI) document for cable assembly compliance tests defined in Rev. 1.1 of the USB Type-C specification and Rev. 1.0 of the USB Type-C Compliance Test Specification (CTS) has been released by Keysight Technologies. The USB Type-C MOI, together with a test package such as Keysight’s state file, works with the M937xA PXIe multiport vector network analyser to provide the compliance test solution for USB Type-C cable assemblies.
27th April 2016


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