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Start with the news release DAC ideal for process control in oil refineries from Analog Devices, which we summarised at the time by saying "Analog Devices has unveiled a 16-bit digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) with onboard power management circuitry designed for loop-powered smart transmitter applications used in industrial equipment.". Several months prior to that, we featured the news release Powersolve UPS is ideal for hazardous environments from Powersolve: "Powersolve has launched the WM series of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) designed for industrial and commercial applications requiring dust and moisture resistance.".

In May 2010, we covered the news from Newport Spectra-Physics - take a look at Amplifiers for tuneable and fixed-wavelength tasks which says: "New Focus, a Newport Corporation brand, has introduced a series of semiconductor tapered amplifiers for high-power tuneable and fixed-wavelength applications.".

Take a look also at the news release from Alps Electric, Waterproof detector switches go automotive, as well as Touch screen integrated at drive-through kiosk from Zytronic, and Boston uses SL-Dolphin fixtures in street lights from Everlight Electronics.

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RS unveils environmentally friendly hook-up wire (January 2010)

RS Components has introduced Ecowire, Alpha Wire's new environmentally friendly hook-up wire.

UL launches low-lead certification programme (January 2010)

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has launched a certification programme to help manufacturers of cooking- and plumbing-related products demonstrate compliance with new low-lead requirements.

Amphe-EX connectors for hazardous areas (January 2010)

PEI-Genesis has expanded the range of products it stocks from Amphenol Operations to include the Amphe-EX series of Atex-approved, multi-pin hazardous area connectors.

Axiomtek offers industrial Gigabit media converter (January 2010)

Axiomtek has launched the Icon-32901 industrial Gigabit media converters, designed to provide reliable 10/100/1000BaseTX to 1000BaseSX/LX/BX media conversion in harsh industrial environments.

Murata adds 3A-output series to DC/DC range (December 2009)

Murata Power Solutions has added a 3A-output-current surface-mount series to its range of Okami non-isolated, DOSA-compliant pinout, point-of-load (PoL) DC/DC converters.

Icon-32900 range converts Ethernet network signals (December 2009)

Axiomtek's Icon-32900 series of rugged media converters is designed to convert Ethernet network signals to fibre-network signals.

Feedthru system suits pump operation to 450F (December 2009)

ITT Interconnect Solutions has announced a high-temperature electric-power feedthru system for submersible pumps that is designed for operation with conductor temperatures up to 450F (230C).

Powersolve UPS range provides constant power (November 2009)

Powersolve's Xi Series of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) can be specified for use in a variety of industrial and commercial applications where constant, reliable power is a requirement.

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