The Dash 8 field recorder features a 10.4-inch active-color LCD monitor, an internal 1 Gbyte hard drive, DSP for programmable filtering, and a built-in 100 Mbyte removable zip drive. This field recorder displays and records 8 channels of real-time data at frequencies up to 2 kHz. Brochure offers information on each feature, and includes a product diagram and specification chart. Information on AstroVIEW software is also included.
AstroMed Inc., Astro-Med Industrial Park, West Warwick, RI 02893, FAX (401) 822-2430.
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.
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.