The OE2 Series optical encoder is for tuning, menu scrolling, and selecting functions, and features a reduced overall part count. The OE2 exceeds MIL-STD 202 performance for humidity, vibration, and thermal and mechanical shocks. The encoder's positive tactile feedback targets it for use in critical applications such as medical control panels, automotive diagnostic equipment, industrial process/machinery controls, and in test and measurement equipment.
OakGrigsby Inc., 84 N. Dugan Rd., Sugar Grove, IL 60554, FAX (800) 432-9625.
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.