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Communications & Electronics

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VRF System

10/01/2015 by Anonymous Poster
I got a vrf air conditioners ''model ajy126uatf'' 11tr slave unit need to convert in to master unit unit.
Views: 112, Comments: 5
Last comment 10/02/2015 by SolarEagle

Cable Modem Suggestions

09/28/2015 by 8320
I'm in the market for a new cable modem. I'm still using the one supplied by the cable company, but am tired of throwing my money away on the monthly...
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Views: 191, Comments: 6
Last comment 09/29/2015 by adreasler

AM Radio Interference in Jeep Patriot

09/28/2015 by lonster
I have an 08 Jeep Patriot. The radio gets sporadic radio interference in the lower AM stations (under 1000). switch in on position (engine running or...
Views: 214, Comments: 22
Last comment 09/30/2015 by lonster

Long Wave Transmitter Technology

09/28/2015 by phph001
An article in "The Times" today discusses the imminent closure of the 80-year-old transmitter at Droitwich, UK, which broadcasts the BBC Radio 4 chann...
Pathfinder Tags: long wave RF transmission
Views: 237, Comments: 18
Last comment 09/29/2015 by old salt

Shielding Material

09/24/2015 by ronseto
I saw on TV, a wallet for credit cards that protects them from scanning. I suspect it is a material similar to a Faraday shield. I would be interested...
Views: 256, Comments: 15
Last comment 10/02/2015 by Rixter
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Electronic Product Design

89 blog entries, 323 comments (0 Viewing)

Makers Becoming Shakers

09/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
When the "Maker Movement" discovered crowd-funding, the consumer electronics industry was faced with a phenomenon it had not encountered before. The...
Views: 134, Comments: 0

Rambus Moves Into Memory Chip Business

09/19/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Announcing its entry into the fabless chip business, IP licensing company Rambus has launched a server memory interface chipset. The new product is a...
Views: 100, Comments: 0

What's Holding Back Wearables?

09/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Apple has its Watch. Google, its Glass. And it seems like everyone has a fitness monitor. You get the impression that 2015 will be the year of wearab...
Views: 130, Comments: 7
Last comment 09/21/2015 by Wrench twirler
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Acoustics & Audio Technology

78 blog entries, 601 comments (0 Viewing)

Facelift for Classic Audio Tech

09/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
No need to relegate older audio technologies to the trash pile. For example, the big move to wireless multi-room audio doesn't mean you need to aband...
Views: 89, Comments: 1
Last comment 09/30/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

The Next Generation of Gaming Sound

07/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
For serious gamers, sound quality is every bit as important as eye-popping video. What goes into audio for such systems as the Xbox One station, a...
Views: 226, Comments: 0

Touchscreens Invade the Mixing World

05/26/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Physical faders won't soon disappear from audio mixing workstations, but all signs point to rapidly expanding use of touchscreens as the interface of...
Views: 192, Comments: 0
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Display Technologies

93 blog entries, 313 comments (0 Viewing)

In Pursuit of the Perfect Pixel

09/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
A key supply chain partner for panel makers showcased a number of new materials and technologies at Touch Taiwan 2015, held August 26-28 at the Taipe...
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Projection Mapping in the Fast Lane

08/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
To draw attention to its latest 4K projector at InfoComm 2015, one manufacturer created a projection mapping display to illuminate an ultra-high-end...
Views: 147, Comments: 0

Send in the Drones

08/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
InfoComm, the global organization for the commercial audiovisual industry, held its 2015 show this June in Orlando, FL, sharing products designed to h...
Views: 232, Comments: 0
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Wireless Technology Blog

108 blog entries, 2457 comments (0 Viewing)

Mesh Device Hastens Video Monitoring

09/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The new CacheCrumb wireless transceiver could satisfy the growing demand for video monitoring of equipment in industrial applications. The wireless c...
Views: 68, Comments: 0

Wireless Space Networks Are Being Tested

08/07/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
NASA will begin testing Zigbee wireless links to monitor the performance of machinery upon its re-entry into Earth's atmosphere. Performance data will...
Views: 206, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/10/2015 by Brave Sir Robin

Smart Sensors Monitor U.S. Infrastructure

06/09/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Wired data collection systems, often used to monitor civil infrastructure, are costly and prone to failure. As a less expensive and more reliable alte...
Views: 148, Comments: 0
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Electronic Components

106 blog entries, 640 comments (0 Viewing)

Are You Accurately Measuring the Picosecond Rise Time of Your GaN Device?

10/04/2015 by Texas Instruments
When measuring picosecond rise time of a gallium nitride (GaN) transistor, even a 1-GHz scope and 1-GHz probe may be inadequate. Accurately measuring...
Pathfinder Tags: gan gan measurement LMG5200 texas instruments
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Designing A Digital-controlled Power Supply

09/06/2015 by Texas Instruments
The power-supply industry is currently transitioning from analog to digital control, especially in high-performance power-supply design. In fact,...
Views: 931, Comments: 3
Last comment 09/10/2015 by phph001

Multi-core MCUs Need Better Alternatives

08/30/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Although, multi-core MCUs have adequately served many high performance embedded applications, they are finding it difficult to keep up with new deman...
Views: 135, Comments: 0
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Networking & Communications

86 blog entries, 1000 comments (0 Viewing)

How to Hack a Chemical Plant

08/20/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
A couple months ago I wrote a blog post on the Internet of Things (IoT), which has become the new buzz word in the tech world. The IoT concept is esse...
Views: 312, Comments: 9
Last comment 08/25/2015 by PeeeWee

Making Space for the IoT

06/22/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Once all the hype has died down and practical implementation of the Internet of Things becomes the focus, several challenges will emerge. The most sig...
Views: 221, Comments: 0

Are We Ready for the Internet of Things?

06/04/2015 by cheme_wordsmithy
Over the last couple decades we've watched the evolution of the internet; once just a connection we dialed into from our desktop computers, now it's a...
Views: 233, Comments: 8
Last comment 06/11/2015 by IdeaSmith
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Light & Laser Blog

123 blog entries, 1067 comments (0 Viewing)

Public/Private Partnerships Help Photonics Prosper

10/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
If you want demonstration of the value of public/private technology projects, look no further than the final report of the Integrated Disruptive Comp...
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The Post-Incandescent Future

08/19/2015 by Jonathan Fuller
I've always admired incandescent light bulbs, and find it amazing that an electrified wire filament could hold a near-monopoly on commercial electri...
Pathfinder Tags: CFL graphene incandescent bulb
Views: 420, Comments: 23
Last comment 08/25/2015 by ronseto


01/26/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
Imagine you are going out with your shy single friend to a party, he / she is talking to a nice potential match, but your friend starts to melt down....
Pathfinder Tags: optogenetics
Views: 479, Comments: 4
Last comment 01/27/2015 by Hilton
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Appliance Technology

72 blog entries, 509 comments (0 Viewing)

The Next Generation of Gaming Sound

08/12/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
For serious gamers, sound quality is every bit as important as eye-popping video. What goes into audio for such systems as the Xbox One station, and w...
Views: 187, Comments: 0

3D Printing Goes Mainstream

06/16/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Many engineers do not realize that additive manufacturing has evolved well beyond prototyping and rapid tooling applications and become a viable alter...
Views: 154, Comments: 0

Can the Field Service and Maintenance Industry Save the Google Glass?

06/04/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
While Google's announcement that it was stopping the production of its latest wearable technology product-the Google Glass-came as a shock to many d...
Views: 207, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/05/2015 by rashavarek
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Data Acquisition

94 blog entries, 677 comments (0 Viewing)

Remote I/O Gets a Boost

07/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
For years, remote I/O has been the familiar go-to solution for gathering data in remote locations and transmitting it to a central controller. Now the...
Views: 235, Comments: 0

Make the Most of Big Data

06/03/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The emergence of the Internet of Things and the accompanying explosion of sensors, actuators, and other intelligent devices promise to greatly en...
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Building "Digital Oilfields"

05/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Oil and gas companies increasingly turn to wireless and mobile technologies to create "digital oilfields" - infrastructures that enable producers...
Views: 103, Comments: 0
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Solutions for Industrial Computing

183 blog entries, 737 comments (0 Viewing)

Matrix Cloud Support or Run down a Rabbit Hole?

01/15/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
The decision on how to provide software systems support for your employees requires careful consideration regarding the benefits and disadvantages...
Pathfinder Tags: cloud Cloud Computing
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Last comment 01/17/2015 by RG2
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Spotted on My Trail Camera

06/20/2015 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
Last month I set up a trail camera in a wooded part of my property. It's caught family members, a guy we don't know, and a few animals. I thought I'd...
Pathfinder Tags: ANIMAL SCIENCE trial cam
Views: 659, Comments: 34
Last comment 06/23/2015 by IdeaSmith

AM Broadcasting: A Rebirth?

01/17/2014 posted in The Engineer's Notebook
by Jonathan Fuller
Picture this: you're an 8 year old on a Friday night in 1933, cross-legged on the floor next to your hulking, overheating Zenith console, impatientl...
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3 Lessons from the Mobile Phone

04/26/2013 posted in Speaking of Precision
by Milo
It has been 40 years since Motorola engineer Marty Cooper called a colleague at a rival company from his "real cellular phone." That was 1983. 40 yea...
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Datasheets360 Introduction & Tour

03/14/2013 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
IHS GlobalSpec recently launched two new websites. The sites, Electronics360 and Datasheets360, provide resources for the electronics industry and a...
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Electronics360 Introduction & Tour

03/14/2013 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
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IHS GlobalSpec recently launched two new websites. The sites, Electronics360 and Datasheets360, provide resources for the electronics industry and a...
Pathfinder Tags: Electronics360 GlobalSpec IHS
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Do You Need Downtime When You Are Off-duty?

01/04/2012 posted in Semiconductor & MEMS Fabrication
Do you carry a company cellphone? BlackBerry? e-mail? Does your company maintain contact with you outside of work hours or otherwise intrude on what i...
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