Online Quality Centre "walks" you through Vicor's quality process
Vicor announces the availability of its new interactive Vicor Quality Center at www.vicorquality.com. Whats is said to be the first-of-its-kind service, it is designed to satisfy the needs of customers or prospective customers for up-to-date information on quality operations at Vicor, at their convenience, on line, any time.
High Density DC/DC Converter Range Expanded
Vicor has announced the addition of seven mid-power Micro DC-DC converters to the high-density 300Vdc input family: two 50 W models, one at 3.3V and 5V, and five 75W models at 12, 15, 24, 28, and 48V.
Lower-Cost DC/DC Converter Modules
Vicor has announced a lower cost option for its high performance line of 2nd Generation DC-DC converter modules and VIPAC Arrays – E-Grade versions.
Systems Integration Service Cuts Cost and Time
Schroff has expanded its system integration facilities to provide a comprehensive service aimed at customers who are looking to reduce overheads and product development times by outsourcing some or all of their design and manufacturing activities.
USB Multifunction Data Acquisition Devices
National Instruments has released its first M Series data acquisition (DAQ) devices for the USB bus. They are two new external DAQ devices that offer up to 32 analogue input channels and data acquisition rates of up to 1.25 MS/s.
Plug-and-play development system supports 8051 MCU
Ramtron has launched the VersaKit-20xx, a complete and comprehensive evaluation platform that supports the VRS51L2070, Ramtron’s newest, high performance Versa 8051 microcontroller.
Altera's Quartus II 6.0 offers integrated HDL support for Aldec's Simulator
Aldec has announced that its simulator now has integrated HDL support from Altera's Quartus II version 6.0 development software environment. Mutual customers can now select Aldec's HDL Simulator, Active-HDLT, directly from Altera's Quartus II software version 6.0.
Highly efficient power LEDs
Just available from Forge Europa is what the company claims is the world’s most efficient power LED. The Cree XR lamp has an efficacy of 47lm/w and, at these levels, LED technology is considerably more efficient than incandescent or halogen and is starting to encroach on the province of fluorescent lighting. efficient power LEDs.
Quarter Inch Format, 2-Megapixel Image Sensor Enables Thin Mobile Phone Designs
Avago Technologies has introduced a one-quarter inch optical format, 2-megapixel CMOS image sensor with autofocus support that enables ultra-thin camera phones to record high-definition videos (800 x 600 pixels) at 30 frames per second and produce digital still-camera-like images.
New Force operated joystick
Aerco has announced the Model 462 compact, two-axis, force operated joystick control from Ultra MSI. Because of its small size and low weight, it is ideal for systems that require precise control and where space is limited.