Electronic Systems Technology

Associate Degree

Training at an associate’s degree level in the field will teach students to set up, repair, and maintain a variety of electronics. Students can earn a degree through an accredited technical school by completing two years of study. Coursework may contain subjects like technical writing, computer repair theory, wireless communication theory, microcomputer software theory, and much more. With the training received at this level of education students can find themselves in careers like electronics systems technician, telecommunication specialist, satellite installer, home entertainment equipment repair technician, and more.

Bachelor Degree

Accredited degree training at a bachelor’s level typically requires four years to complete. With a vocational training program students can train in a variety of areas based on their desired career. Specific areas of study can include control systems, electronic circuitry, communications technologies, electrical systems, networking systems, and many other subjects. With the skills and knowledge learned in these … Read the rest

Modern Photo Printer

When we download digital pictures from our camera onto our computers, we then have the option to print the pictures from our printer. But suddenly, the average printer wasn’t good enough, as they turned pictures that boasted contrasting light and bold colors on the computer into washed-out grainy reproductions upon printing. The photo printer, rather, is designed to give you a true, superior reproduction of your photo and does so in very little time. Most designs of the photo printer include the use of an ink-jet system that has the ability to represent color meticulously.

There are even newer models of a photo printer that offer the ability to plug your digital camera straight into the printer, thus eliminating the need for download onto your computer. These advancements continue to come as manufacturers assess and meet the needs of today’s busy consumers.

Surprisingly, the photo printer is quite reasonable in … Read the rest

Electronic Repair Courses

You can take up courses like programmable logic controller (PLC), Industrial Automation Electronic, Microcomputer troubleshooting, electronic control systems, networking, computer repair, printer, laptop, monitor, appliance, motherboard, TV, cell phone and etc. You have the choice to attend full time or part time. Nowadays there are many online home study courses too. These specialize courses duration usually are between 3-6 months. Competition is so great and you need more than one skill to face the challenge. I have a friend who is working in oversea told me that if you say you are good in electronic repair, 100,000 peoples are also good in this field so what makes the employers want to hire you as a technician or engineer. The answer is multitasking, that’s mean besides doing component level or circuit board repair work you have to be good in other area such as networking, computer programming and etc. You will … Read the rest

iPod Clock Radio

Selling at right around $100.00 US, the sleek design of the iPod clock radio makes it ideal for any type of home d├ęcor. It comes in two colors, white and black, with the front of the system designed for speaker space and an easy to read backlit display that gives the time with a backlight adjustment that can go from very dim to very bright. This is a great function for those that have difficulty sleeping with any type of light in the room, as well as for those that want to be able to clearly see the time at a quick glance.

The iPod clock radio has a dock for the iPod located directly behind the button controls for the AM/FM radio that are on the center top of the radio unit. Since the radio doubles as a docking station, the iPod batteries will be completely charged in the … Read the rest

Chassis to Protect Electronic Modules

Different types to fit your needs

Depending on your needs or specifications when it comes to the safety of your electronic modules, you can choose from the following different types of rackmount chassis:

  • 1U: This can fit in a single shelf on the rack. They are able to support single and dual processors since they are 1.75 inches high. They also have the lowest chassis profiles.
  • 2U: This type can cover 2 shelves on your rack. They are capable of supporting quad processor systems and they also have twice the capacity of the 1U. Their depth is almost 24 inches and they are 3.5 inches high.
  • 3U or 4U: If you need 3 to 4 shelves, then the 3U or 4U chassis is for you because they are perfect for cluster applications that require the use of many I/O cards, video cards, and high-speed networks.

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Consumer Electronics Auctions

The newest trend is that an individual seller conducts consumer electronics auctions mostly online. A major advantage of online auctions is that they save time and money. Consumer electronics auction sites demand that sellers register, and pay a fee each time they auction an item. In almost all cases, sellers list a reserve price, or the minimum bid they are willing to consider, and also set a time limit for bids. Some sellers also include a full description of the item being auctioned, and a photograph, and are willing to respond to any questions about the item. At this point, the seller establishes contact to discuss payment options, shipping, refunds and follow up service, if available.

These auctions may not proceed smoothly or to the satisfaction of the seller and the bidder. Fraud may be committed by either party, usually involving payment or receipt of items. It is important to … Read the rest

Flat Panel Displays

This is a great option for anybody using 30″ – 50″ flat panel displays. But beware; some displays may not be able to be tilted as much as you would like. Check your owner’s manual to make sure your specific monitor will work in that application. In a portable church situation or on a stage where the set up often changes, the use of a portable display stand is going to be much better than a permanent installation. Contact Fowler for more information on the portable monitor stands.

At Infocomm, Panasonic unveiled the 103″ plasma display panel (PDP) with 1080p (progressive) High Definition resolution. With a display of 1,920 _ 1,080, it’s not just big, it’s High Definition and it’s GORGEOUS! To give you an idea of just how big it is, this display is the size of four 50″ plasma displays. A plasma that size is a great concept … Read the rest

Laser Printer Supplies

The significant feature of a laser printer, which makes it popular to use, is its capability to produce printouts that are of high quality. It can also print graphics in addition to text printing. When it was initially introduced, the laser printer was too expensive and a limited number of end users could afford it. However, given the trend in technological innovations, the price of laser printers has declined substantially through the years.

Aside from its present competitive cost, the advantages of using laser printer over the other popular type of printer, which is inkjet, are its faster printing speed, the more distinct text and consequently, the lower cost incurred for every page printed.

Laser printer supplies can be easily procured from any wholesale or retail stores that sell computers and computer accessories. The wide selection of their products’ supplies covers the major computer brands or labels. Thus, if you … Read the rest

Server Cabinets

One of the most frequently encountered problems in rack mounting, is that of incompatible rail kits not fitting into Third Party cabinets.

As the mounting depth for OEM rails vary from manufacturer to manufacturer and the server cabinet may be located in a tight or confined space, it is becoming more and more important to make the correct decision and chose the right product that will protect your valuable equipment.

To make sure that all the correct criteria are met, a cabinet that can accommodate a variety of manufacturers equipment or house any of the larger server units, must be 600mm wide and 1000mm deep, which will give enough depth from front to back.

This size will also provide the room to fit the full rail kit and also the added advantage of allowing for a neat, uncluttered cable management assembly.

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Copier Lease Or Purchase

Unless you will be needing multiple copies of documents everyday, generally, the better and more economical choice is a copier lease. Here are some of the reasons why:

  • Maintenance and repair of your own copier machine could turn out to be costlier and more time-consuming than you think. If you have a copier lease, regular maintenance will be provided for you and if you need the machine to be fixed, all you have to do is call the vendor and they will send a repair guy to you right away.
  • In the same way, when a part of your copier needs to be replaced, you may have to go to several stores before you find the exact part that you need…and then you have to install it yourself. If you have a copier lease, they will be the ones to look for a high-quality but low-cost copier part. True, you
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