Acroname Blog

Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Post date: 7 years 3 months 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: 7 years 4 months ago
/*-->*/ Acroname Testimonial for the Best USB 3 Hub 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...

LightWare LW20 LiDAR - half the size, twice the performance, infinitely better.

Post date: 7 years 6 months ago
Announcing Brand New Lightware Laser Sensors The LW20, with an IP67 enclosure, and the open-frame SF20 are now available for pre-order in our webstore.     High performance in a very small form factor The LW20 and SF20 miniature laser rangefinders offer high performance in a very small...
Acroname BrainStem LabVIEW API

BrainStem LabVIEW API

Post date: 7 years 7 months ago
The long awaited BrainStem LabVIEW API is finally here!   Well, kind of...   Currently, the API has only been completed for the USBHub2x4 and the USBHub3P+. However, the framework has been laid for all BrainStem devices and USB hubs, and we will soon announce when that has been completed as well...
Programmable Industrial USB 3.0 Hub

Acroname Announces World's First Programmable USB 3.0 Hub

Post date: 7 years 7 months ago
September 07, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acroname, a leading producer of embedded automation and manufacturing test platforms, has announced the launch of the USBHub3+, an 8-port programmable USB 3.0 hub which is optimized for manufacturing and...
Scratchpad

The ScratchPad

Post date: 7 years 8 months ago
What is the ScratchPad? The BrainStem scratchpad is a shared memory on a brainstem module which is accessible from both the host and Reflex code. It serves as a simple interprocess communication channel for separate Reflex routines, as well as a communication channel between the host and reflex...

Resetting IP Address of Hokuyo UST-10LX and UST-20LX Sensors

Post date: 7 years 9 months ago
Hokuyo Factory Reset Procedure A few customers have mentioned that, when trying to reset the Hokuyo UST-10LX or UST-20LX sensors to the factory default IP address, the reset procedure found in the product specification may not reset the IP address properly. Per the UST-20LX Product Specification...
Disabled USB ports

USBHub2x4 - Changing Default Downstream Port State to DISABLED

Post date: 7 years 9 months ago
/*-->*/ Disabling USB Port for Acroname Hub   Many customers have found the Acroname USBHub2x4 useful in production environments, but in some cases, when the hub is powered up/booted it may be best if the downstream ports are NOT enabled. This is particularly useful for cases when there are...

Functional Testing with MTM: LEDs

Post date: 7 years 11 months ago
In this week's video, we show an example of testing LEDs in a board-level functional test system. We used a simple circuit board we created for testing a new light pipe design as an example. The video shows just how easily MTM can be used as an engineering tool and manufacturing test system just by...

Industrial USB Hub Teardown: ESD Robustness

Post date: 8 years 15 hours ago
When USB robustness and reliability matter For everyday use — like connecting a mouse or webcam to your laptop — an inexpensive USB hub with enough ports will get the job done. However, in production or test environments, robustness and reliability are paramount. Chasing bugs inherent in...

USBHub2x4 Example with National Instruments TestStand

Post date: 8 years 1 day ago
Two example projects for USBHub2x4 With National Instruments We've recently been getting questions regarding the use of the Acroname USBHub2x4 from within National Instruments TestStand test management software. So we put together two example projects which wraps the BrainStem2 library and...
MTM: Modular Manufacturing Test System

MTM: Modular Manufacturing Test System blog post

Post date: 8 years 2 weeks ago
INTRODUCTION TO MTM Acroname, Inc. has been bringing robotics and automation systems into the hands of engineers for more than 20 years. Our customers include some of the largest corporations and research institutions in the world all the way down to elementary school students. We also advise and...

Pages

Subscribe to Blog