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Vibration damping for PCB mounting

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Vibration damping for PCB mounting

Majority of units made by Dureco are installed on different vehicles and machinery. One of the challenges is vibration. The mounting real estate on vehicles is a very precious commodity. We have solved the problem by using internal vibration damping mounts, which are design and fabricated for low volume production.

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Motor Grader utilisation solution

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Motor Grader utilisation solution

Dureco with cooperation with Westrac (Caterpillar dealer) to provide insight into Motor Grader utilization and blade operation. Some of information available are Date, Time, Location, Grading, Grading in reverse, Abuse level, Engine run, Blade load factor, Reverse engaged. Communication with API and file export.

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Rugged Bluetooth Beacon - stationary

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Rugged Bluetooth Beacon - stationary

We have been asked to make a rugged Bluetooth beacon, which can have a long service life at the mine or construction site. Needs to be rugged and need to be relocatable and serviceable. This becomes an exercise in selecting correct materials and parts to make the product reality. Concept To achieve all that, we knew we needed to have a metal body and mounting bracket. Problem with using metal enclosures for devices whose main functionality is to broadcast radio signal is that it does not work very well.That is the reason why antennas are mounted outside of metal enclosures....

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4G Router metrics and alarms in Slack channel

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4G Router metrics and alarms in Slack channel

How to troubleshoot 4G router connectivity problems and not to deploy full monitoring suite? Similar questions or simple. My 4G router (Advantech) behaves strange, how to find out, what is going on? Not want to use or go via the hassle of setting up SNMP monitoring or similar. What about getting notification into a Slack channel, when some router metrics changes. This can provide quick and easy insight into what is actually happening and we can use software tools, which are ready available. We will end up with something like this in your Slack channel: Let’s start with Slack. Follow...

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Advantech LoRa Introduction

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Advantech LoRa Introduction

LoRa Wireless Network Technology LoRa is a proprietary chirp spread spectrum radio modulation technique for use in a low-power wide-area network (LPWAN). It is a WAN specification designed to enable long-range, low-bit-rate communication among “things” (i.e., connected objects) such as battery-powered sensors, and it uses license-free sub-GHz radio-frequency bands such as 196, 433, and 868 Mhz in Europe and 915 MHz in North America and Australia. An LPWAN may be used to create a private wireless sensor network or a third-party service or infrastructure. The Wzzard LRPv Node and SmartSwarm 243 Gateway support wireless long-range network communication without the need...

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