These ultra-miniature power supplies are pin out and size compatible to industry standards. They have an output range of 5-20W, can accept universal input from 85-264 VAC and 23 of the series' models can provide single outputs of 3.3-24 VDC. They can run in an ambient temperature range of 0-40C. They typically run at 75 percent efficiency, have short-circuit protection circuitry, and are approved to UL/EC60950 safety specifications. They come with a built-in power-good LED indicator and an output adjustment potentiometer. They are as small as the 5-W version's 2.17 x 1.38 x 0.79 inches, and are made for PCB plug-in mounting. Prices start at OEM quantities at $11 each.
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.