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Digital motion-control technology
Catalog presents details on the Optima, Econo, and Legacy series of motion controllers and includes a section on the new E-Series controller line powered through Ethernet technology. A comparison table helps locate and designate required functions. Galil Motion Control Inc., Rocklin, CA 95675; (800) 377-6329; Fax: (916) 626-0102; e-mail:

Solutions for the future
Full-color catalog provides data on company's low-power products, including the CP320-a 3U CompactPCI processor board that brings PowerPC speed and performance to a wide range of applications-and the CP603-a mobile Pentium III-based 6U CompactPCI CPU that delivers high performance with reduced power consumption. PEP Modular Computers Inc., Pittsburgh, PA 15220; (412) 921-3322; Fax: (412) 921-3356; e-mail: info@

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Third Party Guide
The 2001 edition of this handbook describes third-party development support suppliers for the company's PICmicro family of RISC microcontrollers, serial EEPROMs, and microperipheral products. There is an easy-to-use cross-reference matrix that provides a selection of third-party tools and the products they support. Microchip Technology Incorporated, Chandler, AZ 85224; (480) 786-7200; Fax: (480) 899-9210.

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Product handbook
Handbook features high-performance hardware and software for PC-based data-acquisition, imaging, and machine-vision applications. Highlights include DT Vision Foundry—an integrated machine-vision software package—and DATAX—a customizable data-acquisition system for USB with signal conditioning and ready-to-run software. Data Translation Inc., Marlboro, MA 01752; (508) 481-3700; e-mail:

Precision molded components
Company's new 22-page brochure describes its precision molded standard and custom-designed optical components. Standard components range from 4 to 165 mm and include aspheric condenser and spherical singlet lenses. Custom-designed multielement lens assemblies include fixed and variable focal lengths in metal or plastic housings. Doctor Optics Inc., Mesa, AZ 85210; (480) 844-7585; e-mail:

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