Tank Monitoring System uses ultrasonic probe.

Basing tank level readings on real-time fluid levels, Model LFC electronically manages, maintains, and verifies product delivery and inventory. System automatically provides independent verification of amount delivered. Managing up to 16 ultrasonic tank gauge probes by tracing volumes and monitoring warning levels, system uses modem to link oil company to customers. Remote transfer of data is...

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Viscosity Control System monitors and controls 1-3 stations.

Viscosity Control System monitors and controls 1-3 stations.

Designed for in-line or in-tank processes, touch screen interface on VISC1000 displays set-point, actual viscosity, and automatic/manual mode for each station. Changes to viscosity parameters, air valve, solvent control parameters, set points, high-low alarms, and color-codes for ingredients can be made to each station separately. Trend plot software provides real-time datalogging for 1 hr up to...

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Drive provides distributed motion control.

Available for dc brush, brushless dc, and microstepping motors, ION(TM) DC Brush Drive provides network connectivity, power amplification, and distributed control in asynchronous serial network (RS485) or CANBus network. Up to 127 ION modules can be connected on single network. With output of up to 15 A peak, and 500 W at 56 V, it features hardware performance trace, on-the-fly profile changes,...

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Microcontrollers suit lighting and motor control applications.

Available in 24 variants, ST7FLit1xB series microcontrollers offer combinations of 2 or 4 KB of Flash memory, 128 bytes of data EEPROM or no EEPROM, 16- or 20-pin SO, and DIP or QFN package. Its 12-bit timer includes 4 independent PWM output channels with programmable dead time generation. Other features include analog comparator with 16 internal voltage references, 32 MHz PLL, and 1-pulse mode...

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A Guide to Quality Control of the SMT Process

The printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing process begins with cutting-edge equipment capable of accurately picking and placing up to 40,000 components per hour. This innovative equipment keeps error rates extremely low, and those defects that do occur are quickly caught by sensitive laser and optical inspection equipment.

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Transport Platform aids pilot production of MEMS devices.

Featuring Brooks Marathon Express(TM) MX400 as backbone, VPX provides automation platform to service up to 3 STS plasma process modules with single-vacuum 25-wafer cassette. System offers non-contact optical in-line wafer alignment and handles wafers from 100-200 mm. It includes OEM DeviceNet control communications, Windows GUI, and PLC module control. VPX is suited to pilot production markets in...

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Nanopositioning Controllers offer 1-12 channels.

Intended for piezo-driven nanopositioning systems, modular Model E-621.CR features analog and networkable digital interfaces. It integrates low-noise piezo power amplifier, high-speed servo controller, and sensor electronics for absolute-measuring capacitive nanopositioning sensors. For position stability, 20-bit A/D and D/A converters are incorporated. Model E-621 can be operated stand-alone or...

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WLAN Chipsets support PCI and PCIe host interfaces.

Based on 802.11n draft specification, Series AR5008 delivers benefits of XSPAN(TM) with Signal-Sustain Technology(TM), which provides full potential of MIMO. Single-chip, triple-radio RF design is paired with MAC chip and delivers up to 300 Mbps physical data rate with end-user throughput of 150-180 Mbps. SST simultaneously transmits across 3 spatially diverse signal paths, and incorporates...

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I2C Power Supply Controller monitors dc-dc converters.

I2C Power Supply Controller monitors dc-dc converters.

Featuring intelligent digital power management, LTC2970 acts as dual I2C power supply monitor and margining controller. It provides digital control of analog power supplies in high-availability systems via its I2C digital interface, 14-bit ADC, and reference and current output DACs. Voltage-buffered, 8-bit DACs drive supplies' feedback nodes or can be programmed by linear voltage servo to trim...

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Step-Down Regulator offers I-grade temperature range.

Using constant frequency, current mode architecture, 4 MHz Model LTC3414 delivers up to 4 A of continuous output current at voltages as low as 0.8 V from thermally enhanced TSSOP-20 package. Synchronous buck regulator operates from input voltage of 2.25-5.5 V, making it suited for single cell Li-Ion or multi-cell NiMH applications. Operating from -40 to +85°C junction temperature, unit features...

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Linear Regulator features low dropout voltage of 45 mV.

Linear Regulator features low dropout voltage of 45 mV.

With input voltage down to 1.7 V, 300 mA VLDO(TM) Model LTC3035 provides adjustable output voltage from 0.4-3.6 V. To allow operation at low input voltages, unit includes integrated charge pump converter that provides headroom for internal LDO circuitry. Output voltage accuracy of ±2%, quiescent current of 100 -µA, and shutdown current of 1 -µA make device suited for battery-powered handheld...

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