SM Plus Series sub-micro, ac-adjustable speed drives are for single- or three-phase input in various voltages and may be used with electric motors up to 3 hp. Features include more than 50 programmable functions, up to seven preset speeds, 18 I/O terminals, and RS485 serial communications. A removable electronic programming module, or EPM, allows quick setup of multiple units.
LEESON Electric Corp., Box 241, Grafton, WI 53024, FAX (414) 377-9025.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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Here’s a look at robots depicted in movies and on TV during the 1950s and 1960s. We tried to collect the classics here, omitting the scores of forgettable B movies such as Santa Claus Conquers the Martians and Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine. Stay tuned for slideshows of robot stars from later decades.
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