The G3VM-S is the newest member of the Omron G3VM line of MOS FET relays. The relay, measuring 2.1 x 4.2 x 6.5 mm, can easily be installed into a PCMCIA card. It is geared for datacom and computer peripheral/office automation applications, including cellular telephones, beepers, pagers and portable printers. Relays have output voltages of up to 350V dc for demanding applications, 50 mA input, and maximum output ON-resistance of 35V.
Omron Electronics Inc., One East Commerce drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173, FAX (847) 843-7787.
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.