New, Efficient LED Driver Suits Backlighting Applications

September 6, 2013 5:26 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics has launched a new step-up converter capable of efficiently driving up to eight white LEDs in series for backlighting applications. The APE1612-3 uses current mode, 1.2MHz fixed frequency architecture to regulate the LED current, which is set using an external current sense resistor.

LISTED UNDER: Displays | Lamps and Lights

New 2.8-megapixel CCD Cameras

August 29, 2013 4:34 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

JAI today has introduced the EL-2800M-PMCL and EL-2800C-PMCL, a new pair of 2.8-megapixel industrial camera models incorporating high fidelity ICX674 CCD imagers from Sony featuring EXview HAD CCD II technology.


Conduction-Cooled, 200µm Fiber-Coupled Modules at 1470nm and 1530nm

August 27, 2013 2:45 pm | by MDT Staff | Dilas Diode Laser, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DILAS expanded its conduction-cooled, fiber-coupled diode laser modules at 1470nm and 1530nm to include 200µm, NA0.22. With 12W output power, these fiber-coupled modules are ideal for the medical market primarily for surgical applications that demand high-power, stable sources with the smallest fiber diameters. 


The Latest Illuminated Tact Switches

August 20, 2013 4:25 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Master Electronics now carries TL3240 Series and TL3210 Series illuminated tact switches from E-Switch. Both series are surface mount (SMT) switches that offer LED illumination in a variety of colors for applications such as the audio/visual market, computer peripherals, consumer electronics, instrumentation, telecommunications, and medical equipment.

LISTED UNDER: Switches/Pushbuttons | Lamps and Lights

GaN-on-Silicon White LEDs Offer Significant Cost Advantage

August 19, 2013 12:32 pm | by MDT Staff | Saelig Co. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company has announced MAGIC PLW111010 PLCC-2 SMT white light LEDs. These GaN-on-Silicon LEDs are the first commercially available solid state illuminators manufactured on 6" GaN-on-Silicon substrates.

LISTED UNDER: Lamps and Lights

Thermal Gel Sheets: A Cooling Influence on LED Lighting

August 12, 2013 3:06 pm | by MDT Staff | Fujipoly America Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Over the last several years hundreds of major electronics manufacturers have expanded their use of LED lighting to enhance both product appearance and functionality. Recent design trends have integrated LED lighting packages in thousands of consumer and industrial electronic platforms...

LISTED UNDER: Lamps and Lights | Heat Exchangers

More Color for Fiber-Coupled Modules Portfolio

August 4, 2013 8:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Dilas Diode Laser, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DILAS now delivers 10W output power from a multi-single emitter based 450nm, 400-micron, 0.22NA, fiber-coupled module developed for cinema projection and medical applications.


Cameras with IP 65/67 Protection Solve Demanding Imaging Applications

July 18, 2013 11:47 am | by MDT Staff | Baumer Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Baumer expands its GigE camera series with ten new IP protected models that have been specifically developed for particularly demanding industrial environments. With IP 65 and IP 67 protective housings, every sensitive camera component, all the way to the lens, is protected from dust, water spray, and temporary immersion.


Foot and Hand Switches Activated By Pressure

July 10, 2013 3:09 pm | Tapeswitch Corporation | Products

Tapeswitch Corporation manufactures Model 111, 111-B, and custom-size foot and hand switches which are normally open, momentary contact devices that integrate with medical products, devices, equipment, and machinery for operation primarily for safety and signaling applications.

LISTED UNDER: Actuators | Relay | Switches/Pushbuttons

Cameras for Routine Imaging Applications

July 9, 2013 5:30 pm | by MDT Staff | Leica Microsystems | Product Releases | Comments

Leica Microsystems has launched two cameras that are ideal instruments for routine brightfield or fluorescence applications. Both cameras are equipped with sensors dedicated to the respective applications that allow live images of up to 30 frames per second and a USB 3.0 interface for fast data transfer.


Multi-Touch Control Wheel Reads Gestures for Intuitive Equipment Control and Image Manipulation

June 27, 2013 3:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Grayhill, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Grayhill has announced the release of its latest model in a line of Multi-Touch Human Interface Devices as part of its Instinct Touch Technology control system. The new Series T2 Multi-Touch Control Wheel offers an expanded array of sensor data options.


LEDs Provide Consistent Brightness and Greater Efficiency

June 26, 2013 5:23 pm | by MDT Staff | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

Multifunctional devices such as tablets, ultrabooks and even smartphones need high brightness levels and good color rendering without draining the batteries too quickly. The new MicroSideled 3806 from Osram Opto Semiconductors is designed specifically to meet these requirements.


SPI's redENERGY G4 10-70W

June 24, 2013 11:42 am | SPI Lasers | Products

SPI’s redENERGY G4 pulsed fiber laser is designed for marking and pulsed micro-machining, offering users speed and flexibility, with CW to 1MHz pulsed operation. The range includes three optically engineered beam qualities which are tailored for specific applications, including engraving, drilling, marking and precision cutting, which make it applicable for most industry sectors. The G4 gives the user a low cost of ownership, high quality laser source solution. The new design focuses on enhancing the ease of OEM integration, making it a truly ‘plug and play’ product. Furthermore the laser comes with an industry leading standard warranty of 3 years.


SPI’s redPOWER R4 100-500W

June 21, 2013 5:10 am | SPI Lasers | Products

SPI’s redPOWER R4 100-500W fiber laser meets the highest standards of reliability, performance, repeatability, and user safety. The user’s ability to control power, modulation rate, pulse width and shape and the products tailored beam delivery and control features make the R4 the tool of choice for micro-machining applications in many industries. In particular for the medical industry high stability and long term repeatability have allowed manufacturers in all global regions to implement the SPI R4 laser in applications such as stent cutting and medical package welding.


Compact, Pulsed Laser Provides Superior Solid-State Performance

June 13, 2013 5:30 pm | by MDT Staff | Coherent Semiconductor Group | Product Releases | Comments

The new Flare, a compact, pulsed laser from Coherent provides a superior and cost-effective alternative to older gas lasers and first-generation solid-state lasers for life sciences and instrumentation applications. The Flare series has three wavelength versions available - near infrared (1064 nm), green (532 nm) and ultraviolet (355 nm).



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