STMicroelectronics L6563 Power Factor Corrector (PFC) controller delivers high efficiency to pre-regulators in high-end AC-DC adapters and chargers for laptops, game consoles, desktop PCs, servers and switched-mode power supplies. Capable of handling more than 250W, the L6563 features brown-out and feedback disconnection protection. It also provides input voltage feed-forward, tracking-boost operation, inductor saturation detection and leading edge blanking, as well as direct interface to the cascaded DC-DC converter's PWM controller. To learn more, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4917-528.
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.