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Pelicases – for Panel PCs on the move!

A range of sizes and colours make the Pelicase ideal for portable and semi portable applications. With a fully customisable back plate you can easily integrate a panel PC and additional I/O. IP rated and running full Windows 7/8/10 or Linux for seamless GUI Combine the very best in industrial OTS components to reduce development and […]

Why is passive cooling (fanless) important?

In our (relatively) dust-free homes, fans take years to clog up with dust and when they do – the consequences are generally irritating, not disastrous. In industry and on our factory floors, dust (and liquid) ingress is prevalent and such clogging happens in months, not years – and when it does the consequences can be […]

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28Nov'17
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28Nov'17

New -20°c- 70°c SBC drives 6th Gen Core i3/i5 into high performance industrial applications

The compact 170 x 113mm SBC-7114 injects the Core i3-6100U, Core i5-6300U or Core i7-6600U into high performance compact embedded applications. Featuring all the latest desktop functionality, no longer must ‘embedded’ lag behind mainstream performance and function, with on-board 9-36VDC input PSU and -20°c – 70°c operation enabling deployment across any industrial or vehicular locale.  

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21Nov'17
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21Nov'17

Virtual SoM spawns rapid ARM Cortex-A8 design, perfect for IoT

The Virtual SoM combines the advantages of ‘from-scratch’ design with that of a physical system-on-module, allowing DSL to rapidly deliver a low risk and cost path to realising our client’s embedded solution. Whether jumping on the revolution of IoT, or servicing legacy technology, this approach is equally beneficial for building new technology as it is […]

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14Nov'17
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14Nov'17

New: ViPAC range – the panel mount HMI is reborn.

Launching panel mount HMI’s into the 21st century, the new ViPAC offers IP66 front bezel with PCAP vandal-proof 7H hardened glass (see video) and a fully modular design to support in-field upgrades. Supporting all the latest functionality across optional RFID, 1000 cd/m2 high brightness auto-dimming display and dual PCIe expansion, it truly is versatile. For food/chemical/medical applications, […]

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07Nov'17
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07Nov'17

Feeding the legacy with XP, Win7, Parallel Ports – we still support DOS!

The embedded industry is increasingly guilty of looking too far ahead and not far enough back, new technology is of course exciting – but our clients don’t want excitement. Instead they want continuity of supply over 5, 10 or even 20 years – the last word they want to hear is ‘obsolescence’ – which forces […]

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31Oct'17
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31Oct'17

New vandal-proof non-touch Industrial Displays

For too long touchscreen-less displays were left exposed to industrial pressures, the weak surface of OEM LCDs prone to damage or clouding from cleaning chemicals. Today, DSL’s ARCDIS industrial displays now feature the same vandal-proof, scratch-proof and (almost) bullet-proof glass as our famous PCAP range, for non-touch applications. Specify display monitors that are built to […]

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24Oct'17
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24Oct'17

Do you need to get products to market, but are short on resource?

Forward thinking manufacturers are now employing UK based resource to supplement their internal engineering, as an extension of their engineering department. With the pound’s plummeting value the benefits of going offshore are challenged, why not use a specialist UK electronics design consultancy such as DSL to speed your time to market for new ideas? A […]

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17Oct'17
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17Oct'17

Integrate a vandal-proof touchscreen PC into your own branded products, just cut out a rectangle!

Historically, Open Frame Panel PCs created more problems than they solved. Integrators were left with complex mechanical mounting and having to manage IP ratings alone – not any more. The OPC-5×58 range, in 12”, 15” and 15.6” (optional 1080P resolution) mount just as easily as traditional Panel PCs, with integrated gasket to guarantee ingress protection. […]

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10Oct'17
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10Oct'17

DSL announces 5 year warranty – yes, we’re THAT confident!

Our solutions are built to ‘fit and forget’, yet our standard warranty didn’t necessarily portray that. Having reviewed historic data, we quickly concluded the risk to DSL of increasing that period is next to nothing. Managing Director, Rory Dear states “Confidence in product lifespan is absolutely critical in our industry. DSL recognises that both our […]

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03Oct'17
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03Oct'17

New DIN Rail PC solves bulky and poor performance crisis

DSL’s new ACS-2311 finally permits compact injection of solid computing performance in any DIN rail system. It’s quad core Celeron N2930 combined with dual GbE, RS-232/422/485 and USB 3.0 and 9-36VDC power input enable instant integration to monitor or control deeply embedded into a cabinet. Trial it now with our ready to ship evaluation systems […]

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26Sep'17
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26Sep'17

What exactly is DSL’s new ‘Virtual System-On-Module’? and why?

It’s DSL’s new revolutionary approach to risk-free electronic design, the ‘Virtual SoM’. For the first time, we can truly combine the advantages of ‘from scratch’ design, with that of a ‘real-world’ system-on-module. Designed for ARM® microprocessor and microcontroller product realisation, DSL can rapidly deliver a low risk and low cost path to market. Take advantage of the Custom Design service to […]

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11Sep'17
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11Sep'17

New Managing Director, Rory Dear, means a new DSL?

Not quite, it’s business as usual following the press announcement, but my first job is to increase awareness of our vast scope across embedded/industrial computing. To some, we’re the Panel PC/HMI supplier, to others, the one stop shop for electronic custom design and manufacture. To others still we provide Single Board Computers, System-On-Modules and Industrial PCs […]

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08Sep'17
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08Sep'17

DSL appoints Rory Dear as new Managing Director

London, United Kingdom, 8 September 2017 – Datasound Laboratories, the one stop electronic design/manufacturer and embedded/industrial computing distributor, announces the appointment of Rory Dear as the new Managing Director. Rory, previously Technical Sales Manager at DSL, assumes the role of Managing Director immediately and will play a key role in driving the company forward in […]

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05Sep'17
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05Sep'17

Productise your BeagleBone derived proof-of-concept, proven AM355X designer.

The BeagleBone ecosystem has revolutionised the way we build proof-of-concepts, but then what? This is where DSL comes in, with our vast repertoire of AM355x designs- we effortlessly recreate the Beaglebone hardware environment in a solution you can call your own, and port your software effortlessly. With over 25 years of embedded design expertise and […]