Handheld analyzer displays eye patterns
Working with high-speed serial data? Then look at this battery-powered handheld that can make PHY layer eye pattern measurements. It can be used with interfaces at OC-192/STM-64, 10G Fibre Channel, and 10G Ethernet data rates. With two electrical inputs you can peruse eye patterns, pulse patterns, and make mask compliance measurements at speeds to 12.5-Gbits/s. Details... more
U.S. RoHS may be on the way
The electronics industry has been clamoring for a federal RoHS law for more than a year. With the proliferation of individual state laws that conflict on requirements, the industry wants one law that supercedes state law and makes compliance infinitely easier. More than 50 percent of electronics industry leaders recently polled are in favor of federal legislation.
The relief may come from a bill soon to be introduced by Representative Hilda Solis from C... (more) Details... more