Cherokee International (www.cherokeepwr.com) has unveiled the 1,200W CAR1248 front-end rectifier that can pack 19 W/inch3. Designed for low to mid servers, enterprise networking, power over Ethernet (POE), and automatic test equipment applications, the CAR1248 has a 1U0high footprint and measures 1.65 × 3.44 × 11.2 inches, and is narrow enough to fit up to five units in a power shelf.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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