The TMM Series of quad-row 2-mm headers interface with the SQT and ESQT Series of standard and elevated 2-mm socket strips. Available in both right-angle and straight-pin versions, this 2-mm terminal strip is available with up to 50 pins per row for densities as high as 200 I/Os in less than 900 sq mm when mounted at the edge of the board. The through-hole terminal is Phosphor Bronze with a black liquid crystal polymer insulator for high-temperature reflow soldering in mixed-technology applications.
Samtec Inc., Box 1147, New Albany, IN 47151, FAX (812) 948-5047.
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
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.