Technology Spotlight

New Electronics' Technology Spotlight section focuses specifically on the latest technological developments within the electronics sector. Whether innovative new design or theoretical concepts, our Technology Spotlight articles will keep you informed of advances within the electronics industry.

The world never stands still

At RS, we’ve been supporting the imagination of engineers for 80 years, bringing innovative products that inspire new solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. With the broadest product range available online for next day delivery, we make it easy; letting you get on with what really matters.

600W Fanless, Conduction Cooled AC-DC Power Supplies

Artesyn’s LCC series of 600-watt fanless (conduction-cooled) AC-DC power supplies offer an adjustable output voltage that can deliver full output power over a wide temperature range, with an IP65 sealed option, medical approval and digital control and monitoring.

Superworld partner with Jauch Quartz in UK and Ireland

Jauch Quartz UK, a leading Manufacturer of Frequency Control Products and Advanced Battery Solutions, and Superworld Electronics (S) Pte Ltd. today announced a new, exclusive UK distribution agreement. Effective immediately, Jauch will be Superworld’s sole Strategic partner for Direct supply and will serve as their Technical, Demand creation distributor servicing the UK, and Ireland’s, increasing VOEM Engineering base.

New ARC-12 Touch Panel PC – Exceptional Rugged Performance

Leading supplier Avalue is about to launch a new 12.1” fanless rugged Multi Touch Panel PC with both entry level (Atom J1900/E3845) and high performance (Skylake U) processing options. The new ARC-12 features PCAP touch, a higher brightness screen, IP65 front face and -20 to +50°C operating temperature range.

Intelligent Railway Travel with AAEON Boxer PCs from RDS

The AEV-6356/6357VS Boxer PCs are primarily chosen for their media playing, monitoring, communication and video surveillance capabilities. These EN50155T compliant products help train crews to monitor different operating parameters of the train such as cabin temperature, door statuses and surveillance, as well communicate with external networks.

DIN-rail mounted circuit breakers

Charcroft has added a DIN-rail mounted version to its industrial series of Airpax hydraulic magnetic circuit breakers. Designed for mounting on standard 35mm DIN rails, the ICLR circuit breakers combine space savings with fast and easy mounting and the rugged reliability of hydraulic magnetic technology.

Free Trial: Demo ThreadX Industrial Grade RTOS

ThreadX is Express Logic's Industrial Grade Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) designed specifically for deeply embedded, real-time, and IoT applications. ThreadX has been certified to the highest TUV and UL certification specifications for use in safety-critical devices and systems. As of 2016, ThreadX has over 5.4 Billion deployments, in a wide variety of products, including consumer devices, medical electronics, and industrial control equipment.

Can your products compete with today’s smart technology?

It is clear the market for connected devices continues to grow. But, as we face the challenges of building ‘smart’ products, we are realising we need faster, better, smarter tools to create them. Part of that solution is using tools capable of bringing all the disparate processes onto a single, unified platform.

A Xeon powerhouse

Now available from RDS is the new Fujitsu Mainboard, the D3598-B, which is part of the Extended Lifecycle Family. Ideal for demanding applications this high-performance ATX board features the Intel®C422 (BasinFalls) Chipset used in conjunction with the powerful Intel® Xeon® Skylake-W processors (Socket LGA2066). Designed for 24/7 continuous operation it has an operating temperature range from 0° up to 50°C and prolonged lifecycle of over 3 years

Nicomatic introduces EMM connector

Nicomatic SA is pleased to introduce its new micro connector, the EMM. With its 1.27 mm pitch, it achieves extra weight and space reduction to meet your miniaturization needs in the most extreme environments. Designed to meet the performance requirements of MIL 83513, the new EMM is the perfect solution for your equipment.

FO Patch cords for easy and economical installation

With Telegärtner’s new fiber optic outdoor patch cords, devices outside of a building can easily and economically be integrated into the data network. The new 2-fiber cords come with the common LC duplex connector. The outdoor cable used in these cords is weather-proof, water-tight and UV-resistant. It is available with OM2 multimode fibers for data rates up to one gigabit per second and with OS2 singlemode fibers.

Two Great Value TFT Panels

Now available from Review Display Systems is a 5.7” and 7” TFT panels from Solomon Goldentek. The 7” TFT is a wide 1024 x 560 panel with an LVDS interface. It is sunlight readable at 1000cd/m2 brightness. The 5.7” panel is 640 x 480 with 900cd/m2 brightness and comes with a TTL or LVDS interface designed for outdoor use. There are also versions with a 4-wire resistive touch panel or a capacitive touch.

Artesyn Industrial DC-DC Converters

Artesyn’s new range of isolated industrial DC-DC converters (ATA, AXA and AYA series) span power ratings from 3W to 25W in 1 x 1 inch or 2 x 1 inch packaging. With single and dual-outputs from +/-15 to 24 volts, the converters feature wide input voltage ranges for maximum design-in flexibility.

Mouser Carries CUI PBO 3 & 5W AC-DC Power Supplies

CUI PBO-3 3W and PBO-5 5W Ultra-Compact Open Frame AC-DC Power Supplies offer 80% efficiency with input voltage ranges of 85 to 264VAC or 70 to 400VDC for high voltage DC-DC systems. These devices measure as small as 35 x 11 x 18mm in an open frame SIP package. The PBO series offers single output voltages of 3.3 to 24VDC.

New semi-rigid bending machine qualities

Telegärtner UK has made further investments in production machinery in the form of a new semi-rigid bending machine. It provides excellent opportunities to continue supporting new and existing customers with their semi-rigid cable assembly requirements.

V SHIELD NEW PRODUCT RELEASE - Helping Design Engineers Solve EMI Challenges

Nicomatic has released their latest innovative product development named V Shield. A perfect shielding option for dynamic flexing applications, this next generation shielding technology is applied during our in-house manufacturing process, providing EMI/RFI & ESD protection to your specific application. The flexibility allows optimal routing of cables with minimal stress on joints in small space situations.

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