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Getting Started with USB C Switch

Getting Started with USB-C-Switch

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago
Now that you have your USB-C-Switch from Acroname, here are a few steps to help get started using your switch.     In your package, you should find these contents for each switch: (1) Acroname USB-C-Switch (1) USB-C to USB-C cable (1) USB-C to USB-A cable **An Acroname Universal Orientation...
Selecting an object and traffic detection sensor technology

Selecting a Sensor Technology

Post date: 1 month 2 weeks ago
Advances in sensor technology are driving size and cost of sensors down rapidly, while improving performance dramatically. The Acroname team has put together this short guide to help make some sense of the technologies available today: Laser Rangefinders:             Use lasers and Time of Flight...

Why can't I connect more USB 3.0 devices to my system?

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago
Some customers who have been using multiple Acroname USBHub3+ hubs have shared with us that they cannot add more than two USBHub3+ hubs to their system or that they are running out of USB resources. As it happens, this is not a limitation of USBHub3+ itself, but rather a limitation of the host USB...
USB Hub ESD Event Handling Illustration

Is your USB Hub reliable?

Post date: 4 months 1 week ago
At Acroname, we take ESD seriously. We recently partnered with the team at Pragma Design (https://pragma-design.com), a leader in ESD analysis and solutions, to improve ESD event handling of the USBHub3+ 8-port Programmable USB 3.0 Hub.       Pragma Design's advanced current reconstruction...
Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Award

Acroname Honored by Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards Program

Post date: 5 months 4 days ago
It's great when customers find your products useful. It's fantastic and humbling when your product is recognized by the industry as innovative. Vision Systems Design Magazine's Innovator's Award program recognizes innovative technologies, products and systems in the vision and image processing...
Acroname MTM Instrumentation

Getting Started with MTM Instrumentation

Post date: 5 months 1 week ago
Test engineers face many challenges today. Implementing a functional test plan involves integration of several different measurement and interface tools, software packages and licenses. Acroname's MTM instrumentation takes the frustration out of this process as one of the simplest and easiest...
TeraRanger over water

Using Infrared Time-of-Flight to Detect Water

Post date: 7 months 1 week ago
When infrared Time-of-Flight meets water! What happens when a TeraRanger One infrared Time-of-Flight distance sensor is pointed at water? Does it see the water and return reliable distance readings? The TeraRanger One team did some testing, both in the lab and out on the choppy waters of Lake...

"Wireless" Test Fixture Design using MTM

Post date: 9 months 6 days ago
One of the benefits of using Acroname's BrainStem/MTM series modules in functional circuit test is being able to create and deploy "wireless" test fixtures - a fixture with no wire-wraps or cables. The small form-factor and low power of MTM modules can be exploited particularly for wireless test...
Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Post date: 9 months 1 week ago
The editors at Electronic Design had never seen a programmable USB hub before, so we sent one of the Acroname USBHub3+ units to them for evaluation. The team at ED mentioned how simple USBHub3+ is to use and particularly how it would enhance USB product testing or manufacturing environments...

"Simply the best USB 3.0 hub on the market."

Post date: 10 months 3 weeks ago
Come take a look at what customers are saying about Acroname's USBHub3+. We are excited to share this 5-star review of USBHub3+ on Amazon, written by an Acroname customer who was looking for a high-reliability USB 3.0 hub for their medical product: "Simply the best USB 3.0 hub on the market. This...

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