Saturday, September 16, 2017

LeCroy test and measurement solutions

LeCroy is a leading provider of oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers and related test and measurement solutions that enable companies across a wide range of industries to design and test electronic devices of all types. Estd. 1964.

LeCroy test and measurement solutions

Teledyne LeCroy today introduces the WaveRunner 8000 oscilloscopes with bandwidths from 500 MHz to 4 GHz, which deliver an extensive toolbox coupled with a superior user experience to expedite solving debug problems. WaveRunner 8000 has the industry's widest and deepest collection of tools, making it unbelievably powerful.

 WaveRunner 8000 - LeCroy

WaveRunner 8000 marks the debut of the next-generation MAUI - most advanced user interface, bringing enhancements to the oscilloscope industry's premier UI. The addition of OneTouch to MAUI makes measurement setup insanely easy, providing users dramatically faster time to insight into complex signal abnormalities.

Teledyne Technologies Completes Acquisition of LeCroy Corporation

"The acquired company will now be included in Teledyne’s Instrumentation segment and operate under the name Teledyne LeCroy, Inc..."

Teledyne LeCroy
700 Chestnut Ridge Road Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977-6499

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Murata Manufacturing - Electronic Components

In the 1940s radio was an important means of communication. Super heterodyne radio used Murata’s tubular 500pf ceramic capacitors with  titanium oxide as dielectric material for temperature compensation.

Murata Manufacturing - Electronic Components

Products Include

Passive components like Capacitors, Resistors, Thermistors, Coils(Inductors), Delay Lines, Resonators, Noise Suppression Products and EMI Suppression Filters.

Audio Visual Parts like Spherical Speaker Products, Sound Components Filters, Modules for Audio Visual Equipment,

They also have Components and Modules for Communication Equipment. Special Sensors and Optical Products.

Murata Wireless Connectivity Products

Wireless Products -  Murata Wireless Connectivity Products and Platforms

Murata RF modules are designed to simplify wireless development and certification by minimizing the amount of RF expertise you need to wirelessly enable a wide range of applications.

Reasons for requiring EMI suppression filters

Chapter 1 describes the reasons for using EMI suppression filters, and explains how shields and filters used for electromagnetic noise suppression work.

Friday, September 8, 2017

ExpressPCB - Order Quick Proto PCB

Low cost circuit boards - Quality PCB manufacturing. Free PCB software is a snap to learn and use. For the first time, designing circuit boards is simple for the beginner and efficient for the professional. You order your PC boards directly from the ExpressPCB layout program over the Internet.

ExpressPCB - Order Quick Proto PCB

It includes ExpressSCH for drawing schematics and ExpressPCB for circuit board layout. The software is easily installed, and a snap to learn and use. Designing 2 or 4 layer boards using the ExpressPCB program is very simple. Start by inserting the component footprints, then drag them into position. Next, connect the pins by drawing the traces.

ExpressPCB - Order Quick Proto PCB

MiniBoard Service

MiniBoard Service is the least expensive PCB option. These are the same high quality PCBs as the other manufacturing services, but with a fixed size and quantity. By standardizing the size and number, they can offer these boards at a very low price.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Intelligent Connecting Systems - Würth Elektronik

Würth Elektronik FLATcomp Systems and Würth Elektronik ICS have products like circuit board-based system solutions for power boards, display and control panels, electronic controls (ICCS). They also offer printed electronics and sensors which are components of these systems.

Intelligent Connecting Systems - Würth Elektronik

They also have specialization in High Voltage and Current handling, the product range include passive and electromechanical parts. From Heaters, Sensors and Modules They have Specialized solutions for Interface and User Interaction with Automation Systems.

Silicon Labs' EFM32 Giant Gecko Starter Kit

Silicon Labs EFM32 Giant Gecko Starter Kit

Energy Harvesting Solution To Go

Linear Technology Multi-Source Energy Harvester - 4 harvesters for different source types,  On-board solar cell and thermo electric generator,  Connectors for optional external generators.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

BK Precision - Test and Measurement Products

Electronic Test Equipment - Power Supplies, Function Generators, Multimeters, DMM, Analyzers, Oscilloscopes.

BK Precision - Test and Measurement Products

"Specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, cost-effective test and measurement products for over 50 years"

"Since its founding in 1951, B+K Precision Corporation has built a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of high-quality, reliable and cost-effective test and measurement products. B+K Precision is the fourth most recognized instrument brand in the United States. "

The BK Precision model 4078 Dual Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generator uses direct digital synthesis to generate waveforms up to 400,000 points

4078 arbitrary waveform generator

An arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) is a piece of electronic test equipment used to generate electrical waveforms. These waveforms can be either repetitive or single-shot (once only) in which case some kind of triggering source is required (internal or external). The resulting waveforms can be injected into a device under test and analyzed as they progress through it, confirming the proper operation of the device or pinpointing a fault in it.

B&K Precision Corporation
22820 Savi Ranch Parkway Yorba Linda, CA 92887-4610, USA

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Enerac - Emission and combustion analyzers

A leading manufacturer of portable emission and combustion analyzers.  In 1979 they created the  first automated combustion efficiency analyzer - model 842.

Enerac - Emission and combustion analyzers

This is a low-cost, easy to use portable combustion efficiency emissions analyzer. Ideal for testing various combustion sources, such as boilers, burners, engines, turbines etc.

Helps determining the efficiency of a combustion source as well as for collecting advanced emissions data.

Enerac Model 500 - Emissions Analyzer

Enerac Model 500 - Emissions Analyzer

The Enerac 500 comes with free data collecting enercom software, time stamped internal data storage buffers and a built-in printer.

Enerac Inc.
1320 Lincoln Ave., Unit 1 Holbrook, NY 11741, USA

Friday, July 7, 2017

Vicor DC-DC Converters and Power Supplies

Power Supply, AC-DC Converters, Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets modular power components and complete power systems used in the communications, data processing, industrial controls, test equipment, medical and defense electronic markets.

Vicor DC-DC Converters and Power Supplies

The converters are compact and efficient, and offer several input ranges, a variety of output voltages, enhanced output programmability, remote sense, and single-wire paralleling for high power or for true redundant operation.

Maxi Mini and Micro DC-DC Converters -  Vicor

Maxi, Mini and Micro DC-DC Converters

The Maxi, Mini, Micro’s ZCS / ZVS power-processing architecture enables efficient, low-noise, high-frequency operation. The main switch is common drain for improved thermal and noise management, the reset switch located within the primary control IC is common source for ease of control.

Vicor Corporation
25 Frontage Road, Andover, MA 01810-5413, USA

Thursday, July 6, 2017

HW group - Sensors with IP Interface

A company in Prague that is focused to IP-serial port devices and IP remote monitoring sensors. They provide solutions for remote monitoring and remote control over M2M.

HW group - Sensors with IP Interface

Product Line - IP Serial products, Monitoring products. HWg ACS Access Control System and also Custom development or customized system solutions.

HWg-STE web thermometer

The HWg-STE web thermometer is configured using a built-in web server. If the temperature or humidity exceeds a specified threshold, an e-mail alert is sent.

Features -
  • Simple installation: supports DHCP and sensor autodetection.
  • Alerts: Sends e-mail if the temperature (humidity) is too high / too low
  • Optional accessories or second sensor: Humidity sensor 
  • Ethernet: RJ45 - 100BASE-T - PoE version IEEE 802.3af
  • Built-in web server. MT web - Index web page for mobile devices.
HW group s.r.o
Rumunska 26 Prague 2 120 00 Czech Republic Europe

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Denford Limited UK - CNC and CAM

Enabling Education and Training Worldwide the complex engineering concepts and manufacturing techniques like CNC CAD and CAM.

Denford Limited UK - CNC and CAM

Multimedia software and easy-to-use CAD/CAM packages for teaching the principles of design and manufacture, through to CNC Milling Machines, CNC Lathes, CNC Routers, Rapid Prototyping and Laser Cutting / Engraving machines.

 PCB Engraver - Denford CNC Machine

"In recent times, Denford have expanded their product range to include the design and manufacture of a comprehensive range of CNC mills, lathes and routers that have been specifically designed for education."

A 3 axis CNC PCB and Engraving Machine with totally-enclosed guarding, suitable for all levels of education and training. The PCB Engraver is supplied with operating software incorporating Gerber and DXF Import facilities.

PCB Engraver - Denford CNC Machine

Denford's PCB Engraving machine features the latest 'Floating Head' technology. The Floating Head allows manufacture of PCB's, and engraving of uneven surfaces. The PCB Engraver is also ideal for batch manufacture of PCB boards.

Features Include
  • Machine Length (A) 570mm
  • Machine Depth (B) 555mm
  • Machine Height Bench Mounting (C) 385mm
  • Max. Spindle Speed 20,000rpm
  • Single Phase 230 Volts 5Amps

Denford Limited
Armytage Road, Brighouse West Yorkshire, HD6 1QF, UK.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Avnet Express - Electronic Components Distributor

Technology marketing, distribution and services companies. Broad array of electronic components from leading manufacturers.

Avnet Express – Electronic Components Distributor

Some Areas Include -
  • Circuit Protection, Data Conversion, Development Kits and Tools.
  • DSP, Interconnect, Logic and Timing, Memory, Microcontroller
  • Optoelectronics, Power Supplies, Programmable Logic.
  • RF and Microwave, Sensors and Transducers, Switches and Relays
Avnet Express - Electronic Components Distributor

Avnet makes a push into IoT through Mars rover demo

Visitors to Avnet’s fully interactive exhibit could ‘drive’ the rover around a Mars-like terrain and watch it send telemetry back from the surface of the ‘planet’ to a display screen. This allowed people to engage with various elements of the IoT solution including, integrated sensing, security and cloud connectivity.

Avnet Inc. – Global distributor of electronic parts, enterprise computing and storage products and embedded subsystems.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Ametek - Electronic Instruments - Electromechanical

A  leading manufacturer of Electronic Instruments and Systems for advanced monitoring, testing, calibrating, and display. A specialized supplier of Electromechanical components like electrical interconnects, electric motors, Cable Systems and Ceramic Seals.

Ametek - Electronic Instruments - Electromechanical

The product line includes solutions in Data Acquisition, Motion Control Products, Thermal Management Systems. They also have Materials Analysis & Detection systems and Power Electronics systems like AC/DC Programmable Power Sources.

AMETEK Brinell Optical Scanning System

"The B.O.S.S. represents the most significant technological improvement to Brinell testing since the test was first introduced. It measures Brinell impressions faster, more accurately and more consistently than any other solution, and it improves quality control with advanced data acquisition and analysis capabilities."

CE Certification for Innovative Brinell Optical Scanning System

AMETEK, Inc.
1100 Cassatt Road P.O. Box 1764 Berwyn, PA 19312 USA.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Aaronia AG - RF and MW Equipment

Aaronia Designs and Manufactures measuring equipment and develops technologies in frequency measurement, robotics as well as EMI/RFI screening/shielding.

Aaronia AG -  RF and MW Equipment

They Specialize in the design of precise high-frequency measurement devices and autonomic robotics-systems.

The SPECTRAN XFR V5 PRO is a portable Real-Time Spectrum Anaylzer, designed to capture even shortest signal transmissions. It´s scanning speed and recording time is without competition, the Analyzer scans 20GHz in less than 20mS making it the world´s fastest counter-surveillance receiver.

Real-Time Outdoor Spectrum Analyzer Spectran

Several helpful features allow a deep investigation of the Real-Time measurement or recorded data, e.g. a 3D Spectrogram view which displays a signal like newer seen before.

Real-Time Outdoor Spectrum Analyzer Spectran

Aaronia AG
Gewerbegebiet Aaronia AG, DE-54597 Euscheid, Germany.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Watlow Sensors Processing and Heaters

Louis Desloge Sr. founds Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, to manufacture electric heating elements for the shoe industry. 1922

Watlow Sensors, Processing and Heaters

'Watlow designs and manufactures industrial heaters, sensors and controllers - all of the components of a thermal system."

 SERIES F4 Ramping Controller

The SERIES F4 1⁄4 DIN industrial ramping temperature controller meets the requirements of the most demanding ramp soak controller processing applications.

This ramping temperature controller features a four line, high-definition LCD interface display for quick and easy profile programming and controller configuration.

SERIES F4 Ramping Controller

Watlow reference data provides information for amperage conversions, thermocouple types, RTD tolerances and more.

Watlow Ltd- Reference - Guides and Tutorials

Watlow is the leader in engineering and manufacturing custom commercial electric heaters. ... offer electric heating elements, industrial heaters..

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Ronan Engineering Company - Industrial Instrumentation

They Engineer and Manufacture quality products with excellent mechanical design and state of the art electronic circuitry to monitor and display industrial plant conditions in diverse industries.

Ronan Engineering Company - Industrial Instrumentation

Relay Alarm Systems (annunciators) to solid-state integrated circuit type annunciator.  The product line includes real-time monitoring and measurements of critical process control systems in demanding environments.

Other products are Alarm Display, Leak Detection, Signal Conditioning I/O and Radiometrics.

 Ronan Engineering Company -  Model X87

Model X87 - Process/Rotating Machine Monitor and Alarm System

The Ronan Series X87 Process Monitor System features continuous monitoring of temperature, vibration and engineering unit parameters, collected from processes and rotating machinery. The X87 complies with API 670 and is ideal for control room or field mounting in NEMA enclosures.

Ronan Engineering Company
28209 Avenue Stanford Valencia, CA 91355 USA

My Notes

I was very late in recording Ronan in my pages, i started in 1999 and now 2013 the Post on Ronan is made.  When i was working on Industrial Instruments couple of decades ago. I have worked with some of their products. The products are a pleasure for the eyes of a Product Designer too. They make very Reliable and Tough products with a Simplicity in Circuit and assembly design.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Badog Switzerland - CNC mill and engraver

They manufacture a high-tech precision, rigid CNC mill/engraver for the price of a CNC engraver. They support and supply milling and computer controlled machines requirements.

Badog PUP CNC

The Badog PUP like the PCBCNC is made not only for circuit prototyping but can also be used for small jobs or tabletop engraving. It is about a quarter of the size than most of the other machines we sell but it remains high quality and simple to use.

Badog PUP CNC

Truly for the hobby user the Badog PUP doesn’t need to be placed in a huge shop and can be used in your office or in the smallest bedroom right next to your computer. The supplied KRESS milling head is quiet enough to spin for hours without the annoying buzz and can be even adapted to use our KCG milling heads for added control for circuit design or light engraving.

Complete Pro 3 axis CNC kit

Complete Pro 3 axis CNC kit

Kit 601: Complete Professional 3 axis CNC kit: Complete kit for Hobby application, use this kit to gain time on your hobby transformations or DIY milling machines

Badog CNC
Rue Aliénor 1, 1680 Romont, Switzerland

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Hammond - Racks Enclosures Transformers

A leading manufacturer of industrial enclosures, electronic enclosures, racks & rack cabinets, transformers, outlet strips and climate control products.

Hammond - Racks Enclosures Transformers

1917 - Hammond Manufacturing traces it's roots back to a small basement shop set-up during the years of the First World War by Oliver S. Hammond - tool & die maker by day and amateur inventor by night. (Yep...Fred's dad!!! For those who knew him - famous radio amateur VE3HC) The company became O.S. Hammond & Son and soon.... Hammond Mfg. History 

Hammond - Racks Enclosures Transformers

Transformers Power Line, Regulating, Chokes & Reactors, Audio, Class 2, Pulse, Instrument "Classic" Tube and Cross references.

Products
  • Racks, Rack Cabinets & Accessories
  • Diecast Aluminum Enclosures
  • Transformers
  • NEMA Rated - Electrical Enclosures
  • Watertight Non-Metalic
Hammond Museum of Radio

Hammond Mfg. Co. Inc.
475 Cayuga Rd. #100 Cheektowaga, NY 14225-1309. USA

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Fagor Electrónica - EMS and Semiconductors

Fagor Electrónica is a European company that develops and manufactures electronic components. Its main plant is located in Mondragón (Guipúzcoa).

Fagor Electrónica - EMS and Semiconductors

They manufacture Discrete semiconductors like Power diodes and thyristors. They also design remote data management systems and radio communications solutions. They also have Systems for digital and analogue TV.

Fagor Electrónica - EMS and Semiconductors

Fagor Electrónica was exhibiting at the Electronix 2016 in Athens where the whole range of products for TV installations were shown.

EMS (Electronic Manufacturing Services) Division
A lean, flexible company, excellent in terms of quality and service, with a focus to innovation.

Fagor Electrónica, S.Coop.
San Andrés, s/n E-20500 Mondragón, Spain

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Honeywell Industrial Wireless

Handheld access to process data allows users in the field to view the latest plant information while on the move, significantly enhancing operational performance

Honeywell Industrial Wireless

Mobile Productivity - Mobile Station

Mobile Productivity - Mobile Station

"Using a wireless Station tablet or other handheld device, Mobile Station solutions simplify security and minimize performance impact on the control system."

"Mobile Access for Station provides read-only and  write access to Experion graphics with dynamic data.  This is accomplished via a Terminal Client connection  to a Remote Engineering and Station Server (RESS)  loaded with Station and Terminal Services. Using the  Terminal client installed on the Tablet PC..."

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Redfish Instruments iDVM Wireless Digital Multimeter

Redfish Instruments, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA, and was founded by Patrick O’Hara, David Lavo, and Qiwei Xiao.

Wireless DMM from Redfish Instruments

A digital multimeter that wirelessly transmits voltage, current and resistance measurements via an 802.11 wifi connection to any Android device for enhanced visualization, data sharing, and data logging.

Redfish Instruments iDVM Wireless Digital Multimeter

Users can acquire data, save it, email it, post it to a web server, or display it for further visualization. Using the integrated speech function, the iDVM can “speak” the measurement through your Phone or Tablet.

The iDVM lte allows data taken by any Fieldpiece accessory head to be wirelessly transmitted to your iOS or Android smart phone or tablet computer.

The iDVM will permits you to measure voltage, current, and resistance from up to 30 yards away while still logging the data. Once you've captured the data you can use the many attributes of your Android devices to pinch, scroll, pan, and zoom your data.

Redfish Instruments, Inc.
303 Potrero Street, Suite 42-304 Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

PJ Tool & Supply - Papa John's Toolbox

They have unique variety of tools for professionals, hobbyists, and do-it-yourself enthusiasts.The Business started 50 years ago by buying and selling of surplus merchandise from the US Military

PJ Tool & Supply - Papa John's Toolbox

Invented as surgical tools, hemostat clamps lock in place by clamping the interlocking teeth on each handle together. Constructed of stainless steel and provide a vise type grip when locked.

Hobby grade Hemostat Clamps

Hobby grade Hemostat Clamps 

The Helping Hands magnifier is a great hands free device for holding small items in a fixed position for soldering and other intricate work.

Helping Hands Magnifier

Helping Hands Magnifier

PJ Tool & Supply
40-H Corbin Ave. Bay Shore, NY 11706, USA

Friday, February 3, 2017

HARTING Connectors - Electrical and Electronic Connectors

They develop and manufacture electrical and electronic connectors, device terminations, network components as well as cable harnesses for equipment, network or in machines.

HARTING Connectors - Electrical and Electronic Connectors

HARTING USA was founded in 1986 in Hoffmann Estates, Illinois, and has been based in Elgin, Illinois since 1998.

HARTING PushPull Power

HARTING PushPull Power

HARTING offers with the HARTING PushPull Power connector an universal solution for the power supply in compact and robust applications. It is in its element whereever small dimensions are combined with a high protection class.

Additionally the HARTING PushPull Power connector offers the protection class of IP 67 and 65. Beside numerous industrial use cases it is thereby suited for diverse applications in the fields of transportation and telecommunication.

HARTING catalogue information system

Catalog is designed to help you to find the products that matches your needs and to combine several parts and accessories properly, where it also can take care whether products are available from stock or not.

Manufacturer of industrial connectors, solenoids, fibre optical data communication and cigarette vending machines.

HARTING North America
1370 Bowes Road Elgin, IL 60123 USA

Friday, January 6, 2017

Fowler - Control and Inspection Equipment

Measuring instruments, shop tools and machine tool accessories. "The Fred V. Fowler Company is globally recognized as one of today's leading suppliers of quality control and inspection equipment. Founded in 1946 ....."

Fowler - Control and Inspection Equipment

"Fowler- Sylvac's new D50-S display is easy to use and extremely versatile. Featuring a compact design and connectivity with a wide range of Sylvac probes and transducers, the Sylvac D-50S is the perfect instrument for shop or lab inspection"

Sylvac D-50S Probe Display

Sylvac D-50S Probe Display

Sylvac Switzerland

High technology digital measuring instruments,
Crissier Chemin du Closalet 16 1023 Crissier Switzerland

Some Features
  • Relative and Absolute Measurement
  • Resolution of 0.0001"/0.001mm, 0.00001"/0.0001mm
  • Dual Probe Capacity (A, B, A+B, A-B)
  • Reversible Measuring Direction
Fred V. Fowler Co., Inc.
66 Rowe Street Newton, MA 02466, USA

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Mitutoyo Metrology - Measuring instruments

The world's largest metrology company was founded in 1934 by Yehan Numata with one product - the micrometer. Mitutoyo's philosophy at that time was to make the best mechanical micrometer in the world.

Mitutoyo Metrology - Measuring instruments

"Mitutoyo America offers the full product line of precision measuring tools, instruments and equipment"

LSM-6200 Disply Unit Series - Mitutoyo Metrology

LSM-6200 Disply Unit Series

With a dual-display design setup values can be continuously monitored. Also, two measurement value items can be displayed on the sub-display with the simultaneous measurement function.

Mitutoyo America Corporation
965 Corporate Blvd Aurora, IL 60502 United States

Monday, January 2, 2017

POWER-IO - Custom and Standard Power Switching

POWER-IO was formed in order to expand the use of solid state power switching ( ssr, scr, igbt, mosfet, or microprocessor supervised solid state contactor ) technology in automation applications from 0.1 amp up to hundreds of amps.

POWER-IO - Custom and Standard Power Switching

Power control, heater contactors, solid state motor starters, lighting contactors, robotics, PLC interface i/o, and network i/o. Industrially hardened for commercial, military FCS, aerospace, test equipment, transportation, HVAC & other applications.

POWER-IO - Custom and Standard Power Switching

Custom interfaces for vac control inputs, vdc control inputs, 4-20mA inputs, Modbus communications, DeviceNet multi-drop communications and more. Current limited vdc input requirements of the POWER-IO products mean that they can interface to PLC or PC based control systems.

POWER-IO
537 Braemar Avenue, Naperville, IL 60563, USA