Fibre channel and 0.8 mm SCSI cable products are available in passive and active equalized cable versions. For those applications where the host complies to MIA specifications, active equalizers could be used on copper cables. Active equalizers derive their power from the MIA connection, and these cables are capable of longer operating distances than the unequalized cables.
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The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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.