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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Standardized test platform speeds test development

Written on January 19, 2018 at 7:16 am, by

AMETEK’s FlexSys™ core ATE system provides a standardized test platform that enables test system engineers to jump start the development cycle. FlexSys is a fully documented platform that includes the test fixturing required to connect to complex devices under test (DUTs) and the test instrumentation needed to provide the test stimulus and make test measurements. […]

Control your XEL benchtop supply via a LAN

Written on January 9, 2018 at 12:51 pm, by

For most benchtop power supply applications, the most important feature is a user interface that allows an engineer or technician to set up the power supply quickly and easily using the front panel. Benchtop power supplies, like the Sorensen XEL Series, have this kind of interface. For example, the XEL Series has a fine control […]

Total cost of ownership is more than just price

Written on January 4, 2018 at 7:01 am, by

When you purchase a power supply, you need to take into account more than just the price of the supply. The price is just one of the factors in the total cost of ownership. Other factors include: sales and application support, ease of use, downtime for calibration, repair, and upgrades Sales and application support is […]

Get the most out of your rack-mount power supplies

Written on January 2, 2018 at 7:07 am, by

While electronics technologies have come and gone, mounting them in 19-in. racks is as popular as ever. There are various theories over the origin of the 19-in. rack, but says that George Westinghouse used 19-in racks in 1890s to mount railroad relays. Then, in the early 1900s, telephone companies designed their switches to fit […]