ELECTRONICS:Advanced Power Solutions (APS) recently launched a new line of external power supplies in 40/50/60W, available in three different packages: Wallmount with detachable AC Plugs; Desktop with two-prong AC Inlet; or Desktop with three-prong AC inlet. All Models are compliant to the highest standards for operational efficiencies, no load standby power and green recycling standards.
The PA1040/50/60 Series offers any voltage setpoint ranging from 5-48V dc and can be terminated with any selection of dc connector for OEM applications. The supplies feature Universal AC Input; Over Current, Over Voltage and Short Circuit Protection Circuits; International Safety Approvals; and EN55022 Class B Emissions. All models measure 4.33 x 2.13 x 1.30 inch with suffixes to designate preferred mechanical / ac input package.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.