The Ins and Outs of In-Amps Not all data-acquisition systems require an in-amp, but because they amplify small signal differences from transducers and remove large common-mode ac and dc signals, in-amps can come in handy. Full Story
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Federally Funded Center Moving MEMS Technology to Market The design and testing challenges for MEMS are often breaking new ground Ė which is exactly the reason Bennington Microtechnology Center (BMC) was founded. Full Story Just-Released IPC Standard Addresses PC-Board Moisture Sensitivities
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