System Design

Many electronics engineers create board level products, but their boards are integrated into systems at some point. And systems need things like enclosures, power supplies and environmental management.

New Electronics recognises the importance of system design and its impact on the final product. In this section, New Electronics reviews the latest developments in system design and brings visitors to the website information on how these developments are being applied.

Mouser now stocking TI’s SimpleLink evaluation module kit

Global electronics distributor Mouser has announced the immediate availability of Texas Instruments' SimpleLink WiFi CC3000 FRAM evaluation module kit. The company is also stocking a range of TI's motor control solutions, including a dual H bridge driver capable of driving two dc motors or one stepper motor.

Fast-Action Mounting Kit For OKW’s Popular ‘ART-CASE’ Enclosures

Sponsored by OKW: OKW have added a fast-action mounting kit for the 'ART-CASE' series of plastic electronic enclosures. This popular range is used in a very wide variety of applications including detection and monitoring devices, system controllers, home automation, medical equipment, and health and wellness electronics. Many of these applications require the units to be mounted on walls, ceilings, partitions, vehicles, machine housings and other equipment.

Computer module targets intelligent devices

Single board computer specialist, Blue Chip Technology has announced the release of its RM2, an ARM Cortex A8 based, small footprint computer module that is suitable for powering small and portable intelligent devices.

Miniature enclosures feature colour coding rings

The WITEK enclosures range, from TEKO, is now available with colour coding rings in seven different colours. As a result, different versions of the electronics can be colour coded for identification, or the coloured rings can be used to match existing brand colours.

All New Aluminium Instrument Enclosures from METCASE

Sponsored by OKW: METCASE, the metal enclosures division of OKW, has developed an all new range of instrument enclosures – the UNIMET-PLUS series. These modern and versatile housings have been designed for desktop and portable OEM electronics equipment.

Mini-ITX board with i3-330E cpu

Gleichmann Electronics has entered the Intel iX world with the IX55HM Mini-ITX board from BCM. The IX55HM, which is available until at least 2017, is designed specifically for industrial applications where long term availability of the components used is important.

Wall Mount Plastic Enclosures Now In New Sizes!

Sponsored by OKW: Due to customer demand, OKW has extended the popular 'DIATEC' range of wall mount enclosures with two new sizes - the new smaller size XS and larger size L models. These complement the existing sizes S and M models.

Extended Range of Diecast Hand-Held Enclosures

Sponsored by OKW: ROLEC has extended its range of 'handCASE' diecast enclosures with four new 'Type R' models, which now have a full format top recess for membrane keypads or product labels. These high performance IP 66 aluminium enclosures have been designed for mobile handheld electronics which are used in harsh indoor or outdoor environments.

6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID controllers

Network semiconductor specialist, PMC-Sierra has announced what it claims to be the industry's first entry level true hardware 6Gb/s SATA/SAS RAID controllers with on board dram cache.

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