The SP MINI 92-70 Vario Power Pack stepper motor power stage with built-in power supply for wall mounting is available in a power range up to 200W. A power stage to drive two-phase stepper motors is available, and the vario flat housing may be used in switching cabinets, where it can be mounted flat onto a wall or standing off the wall. Screw-type connectors for mains and motor connectors as well as the Sub-D-type connector for control signals are useful for wiring the unit.
Phytron Inc., 1345 Main St., Waltham, MA 02154, FAX (781) 647-3526.
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.