A 500-VA frequency convertor enables medical equipment to be used worldwide. The SSG-series unit from Falcon Electric Inc. (Irwindale, CA) is a single-phase, on-line frequency convertor, voltage regulator, and line conditioner. Using a double-conversion design, the unit provides ac power in a 14-lb package size.
A technology company is trumpeting its product as the first digital, high-definition, real-time 3-D imaging system for stereoscopic microscopy. The Micro Vision Systems Inc. (Santa Barbara, CA) TrueVision 1000 stereomicroscope system offers real-time images that can be viewed on a screen.
A single-row cable connector system with a pitch of 1.27 mm is aimed at space-saving and flexible board-to-cable connections. ERNI (Midlothian, VA) has designed its MiniBridge connector system for use in sensor, actuator, power supply, and data applications in the medical device industry.