Test & Measurement
New AOI equipment helps throughput and quality to rise together
Remploy Electronics has further enhanced its PCB testing capabilities with the installation of new automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment at its Bolton and Barking factories. The benchtop systems inspect solder joints and verify correct part assembly, enabling quality levels and throughput to be maximised.
Turnkey solution for avionics electrical test compliance
The Electrical Avionic Compliance System (EACS), a powerful avionics electrical test system from Xantrex Elgar, is now available in the UK from TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments): the UK agent for Xantrex Elgar AC and DC programmable power supplies.
Compact energy meter is a power analyser too
Carlo Gavazzi has created a new benchmark in energy meters, with the introduction of a compact 1DIN module that adds MID-compliant power measurement and control functions to active energy metering. The EM11-DIN is a single-phase energy analyser with built-in configuration push-button and LCD data display, providing both active and reactive energy metering, together with cost allocation functions.
Intepro Claims 85% Energy Saving in Power Supply Testing Costs
Intepro Systems announces the worldwide availability of its Loadsaver range of advanced, programmable electronic loads. Loadsaver offers all those involved with any aspect of power supply testing significant economic benefits by reducing energy waste by up to 85%. Conventional power supply burn-in and test systems convert the output power of the device under test into heat generated by resistive loads. This is an immediate waste of costly energy ...
Aeroflex to launch key products at European Microwave Week 2007
Aeroflex will launch two important new products at European Microwave Week 2007 in October, a new PXI test platform that operates up to 6GHz and an internal pulse modulation option for its 6800 Series for radar maintenance.
National Instruments and LEGO Group Announce New Version of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Robotics Software
National Instruments and the LEGO Group has announced the latest software update for the popular LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics invention system. Powered by the National Instruments LabVIEW graphical programming environment, LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT software Version 1.1 now provides support for the Windows Vista operating system and Intel-based Macintosh computers in addition to improving memory usage on the NXT Intelligent Brick.
High-speed digitisers for PCi Bus from TTi
The GaGe Cobra family of high-speed digitisers is now available exclusively in the UK from TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments). Each GaGe Cobra Compuscope unit features up to two channels on a single-slot PCi card with 1 GS/s or 2 GS/s sampling per channel and 256 MS of on-board acquisition memory as standard - upgradeable to 512 MS, 1 GS, 2 GS or 4GS. Full signal bandwidth of up to 700 MHz with 2 GS/s sampling can be achieved on both channels. Up...
Keithley Announces New Software Platform for RF Waveform Generation
Keithley Instruments, Inc. announces the release of SignalMeister™ Waveform Creation Software for Keithley’s award-winning line of RF vector signal generators. Keithley’s SignalMeister is a free, PC-based software tool that creates arbitrary waveform (ARB) files that can be downloaded to Keithley’s Model 2910 RF Vector Signal Generator. SignalMeister is an expandable software platform with a common user interface that allows integration o...
TESEQ EMC Test Facility Has UKAS Approval For On-Site Testing
TESEQ (formerly Schaffner Test Systems), the advanced EMC test solutions supplier, has consolidated all of its EMC calibration and repair services in a single new facility at Wokingham. Teseq have installed a new screened room antenna calibration facility and carried out a full refurbishment of their original one. TESEQ no longer use an OATS site for antenna calibration, a change in methodology made possible by having over 20 years of experience ...
Huawei Selects Tundra’s Serial Switch for Next Generation Systems
Tundra Semiconductor has been selected by Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, to provide Serial RapidIO Switches to enable Huawei’s next generation production systems.