DIH40 Series brushless dc motors measure 4 inches in diameter and feature neo magnets, integral Hall-effect sensors, and a magnetics configuration that lends itself to variable speed operation. The units are available in three standard frame lengths of 2.2, 2.8, and 3.3 inches, providing continuous stall and peak torque ratings of 55, 110, and 175 oz-inches, respectively.
BEI Sensors & Systems Co., Kimco Magnetics Div., 804-A Rancheros Dr., San Marcos, CA 92069, FAX (760) 744-8815.
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.