Controller can handle any vehicle type, wheel configuration and
navigation technology, including laser, spot, range, EyeWay, magnetic tape or
inductive wire. The CVC600 is 125 x 50 x 195 mm and has a rugged
IP65-classified design that is highly immune to vibrations, unstable power
supplies, temperature variations, humidity and dust. It supports 24 to 48 V
operations, with built-in under voltage, over voltage and reverse polarity protection.
It is also energy efficient, consuming a maximum of 5 W of power and is rated
for use in temperatures ranging from -20 to +55C. The CVC600 also offers
support for WLAN, LAN, CAN, RS232/422/485 communication.
It is a useful solution for
automating standard lift trucks with limited space for add-ons.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have achieved a first in lithium-ion battery science: the development of a successful lithium-based battery using one material for all three core components of a battery -- anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
The online Bar Steel Fatigue Database for automotive design engineers has been updated for the fifth time and now contains 134 iterations, or grade/process combinations. It provides better predictability for designing parts with long-term reliability and durability.
FPGAs use programmable fabric to create custom logic, but this flexibility comes at a cost -- usually around 10 times more silicon real estate and 10 times the power dissipation. Can we really claim any FPGA is low power?
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