ELECTRONICS: Highlighting WAGO Corp.’s new 2002 Series TOPJOB®S Fuse Terminal blocks are two exclusive blocks: a four-conductor, mini-automotive fuse holder block; and a four-conductor fuse disconnect block with a spare 5 x 20 mm fuse holder. Utilizing the common TOPJOB®S profile, Fuse Terminal blocks streamline assemblies, facilitating WAGO-exclusive vinyl ID marking strips. WAGO’s TOPJOB®S line now offers a common profile for feed-through, disconnect/testing and fusing of analog signals.Ideal for applications from machinery to boats, the Fuse Terminal blocks offer two test plug locations on each side of the fuse, and time-saving accessories including: push-in, staggered and step-down jumpers; component and test plugs; and modular connectors. The Fuse Disconnect and Fuse Plug Carrier blocks offer an optional PCB with an SMT-LED that indicates blown fuses and is connected via onboard spiral springs — no soldered blown fuse indicator.
TOPJOB®S Terminal blocks employ push-in terminations for ferruled or solid conductors and screwdriver actuation for stranded conductors. CAGE CLAMP®S Spring Pressure Connections are vibration-proof, maintenance-free and temperature cycling-resistant.
Advertised as the "Most Powerful Tablet Under $100," the Kindle Fire HD 6 was too tempting for the team at iFixit to pass up. Join us to find out if inexpensive means cheap, irreparable, or just down right economical. It's teardown time!
The increased adoption of wireless technology for mission-critical applications has revved up the global market for dynamic electronic general purpose (GP) test equipment. As the link between cloud networks and devices -- smartphones, tablets, and notebooks -- results in more complex devices under test, the demand for radio frequency test equipment is starting to intensify.
Much of the research on lithium-ion batteries is focused on how to make the batteries charge more quickly and last longer than they currently do, work that would significantly improve the experience of mobile device users, as well EV and hybrid car drivers. Researchers in Singapore have come up with what seems like the best solution so far -- a battery that can recharge itself in mere minutes and has a potential lifespan of 20 years.
Some humanoid walking robots are also good at running, balancing, and coordinated movements in group settings. Several of our sports robots have won regional or worldwide acclaim in the RoboCup soccer World Cup, or FIRST Robotics competitions. Others include the world's first hockey-playing robot and a trash-talking Scrabble player.
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