A miniature all-purpose push-button photoelectric sensor has been introduced. The new EZ-EYETM has been designed to perform a multitude of sensing applications including object detection, Web break detection, counting, inspection, orientation, and more. Features include setup with the single push of a button, flash rate indicator for easy alignment, higher gain adjustment by tapping button, sensing mode optical block selection, infrared (IR) or red LED light sources, both NPN and PNP output transistors, pulsed modulated light source that is immune to most ambient light including strobes, and 10 to 24V dc power supply requirement. Tri-Tronics Co. Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/4912-542
Earlier this year paralyzed IndyCar drive Sam Schmidt did the seemingly impossible -- opening the qualifying rounds at Indy by driving a modified Corvette C7 Stingray around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are taking you on an alphabetical tour through all 50 states to showcase interesting engineering breakthroughs and historically significant events.
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