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09Feb'17
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09Feb'17

Why is DSL different? Simple Documentation!

DSL’s design documentation is written to a level of detail that matches the client’s expertise, so that you never need to agree to something that you do not completely understand. One of the many reasons why customers choose DSL for custom design projects! DSL’s responsibility is to make the product right. The client’s responsibility is to […]

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02Feb'17
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02Feb'17

HMI with HDMI: A screen of 2 halves!

Harness the power of two HMI’s with just one (and a secondary display) slashing overall cost. Use the power of a seamless secondary touchscreen display to manage two machines independently, or vastly increase display real estate on a single machine. Alternatively connect to a standard HD television to display information beyond the local operator – the […]

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26Jan'17
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26Jan'17

New: Android fully IP66/69K Panel PC – ditch the tablets!

The ViTAM-6XX range finally brings Android onto the shop floor (which can’t be taken off in somebody’s pocket, unlike Tablets!) A fully IP66/IP69K stainless steel chassis means this HMI is the perfect bridge between humans and machines! Also available with PoE in for when your short of a plug and RFID for intelligent asset tracking […]

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26Jan'17
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26Jan'17

New: HMI brings ignition control to vehicles

Providing a ready-to-fit HMI for our industrial (and commercial) vehicles, the APC-30X2 can be found affixed to warehouse forklifts, in public transport or literally anywhere with 12/24VDC vehicle power available… …and that’s not just restricted to enclosed vehicles or those operating under cover, its fully IP66 waterproof construction, optional -20°c/60°c ambient support and sunlight readable […]

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19Jan'17
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19Jan'17

New: Budget friendly J1900 Quad Core 3.5″ SBC

DSL’s new SBC-7115 offers a lower price point for Intel based 3.5″ SBCs than ever before, without sacrifice. At it’s heart the Quad Core 2.0GHz CPU with <8Gb DDR3 provides unprecedented performance whilst boasting -20°c/70°c operation. A massive I/O set includes HDMI, GPIO, USB 3.0 and is 3G/4G ready with integrated SIM slot.  

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12Jan'17
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12Jan'17

From x86 to ARM® microcontroller – driving out cost

As we all know, applications that once demanded x86 are now often re-designed with an ARM® processor. What few appreciate, is just how advanced ARM® microcontrollers have become, supporting GUIs and managing vast I/O at lightning speeds. For more intensive applications or those demanding an operating system, a combination of ARM® processor and microcontroller is […]

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05Jan'17
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05Jan'17

New year, new evaluation commitment

Our customers don’t like buying ‘blind’ and we don’t like selling blind, either. DSL live to reduce risk and are further doing so for our customers by vastly expanding our range of evaluation units. We now stock our popular ranges in the UK (new to buy, and to loan) and maintain supplier stock of more niche […]

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23Dec'16
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23Dec'16

New: PEX-XXX – x86 strikes back

Powered by the 400MHz VEX, these budget Panel PCs are the industrial x86 alternative to ARM equivalents, in an enclosed front IP65 chassis with resistive touchscreen. The budget-friendly PEX-XXX range has driven full colour touchscreen functionality into applications previously denied by price, into smart homes, offices and anywhere else mechanical buttons simply won’t cut it. Available in a custom colour […]

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16Dec'16
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16Dec'16

New: APC-30X2 – Vehicle Panel PCs

These lightweight plastic fully IP65/IP66 Panel PCs bring the power of x86 computing to commercial and industrial vehicles, sporting 6-36VDC input with optional ignition control. Track your vehicles and assets using optional GPS and 3G/4G and/or connect to local devices via integrated Bluetooth and WiFi. Waterproof M12 I/O connectors extend the APC-30X2 to deployments in open industrial vehicles, such as fork […]

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13Dec'16
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13Dec'16

Board Level Customisation: the benefits of design, without the cost

DSL offer the benefit of custom PCB design without the associated cost with our board level (Single Board Computer) customisation and manufacturing service – working closely with our long-time Taiwanese partner, ICOP and their famed ODM service. Our Single Board Computers are customisable from simple cost-down modifications to remove superfluous functions to creating application specific board […]

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09Dec'16
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09Dec'16

New: ARMPAC-5XX – the powerful off-the-shelf ARM Panel PC

DSL’s brand new range of ARM® Cortex® A8 Panel PCs are slashing costs over traditional x86 based HMI’s. The ARMPAC-5XX, powered by the now ubiquitous Sitara 1GHz TI-AM3354 processor, sport a vandal-proof 7H hardened glass (PCAP only) for ultimate durability, all housed in a lightweight plastic enclosure. Suited to today’s connected world, they optionally support both WiFi and 3G/4G.

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06Dec'16
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06Dec'16

Traditional (Remote) IoT – DSL’s new gateway and cloud solution

IoT (a.k.a. Industrie 4.0) promises to revolutionise manufacturing across every conceivable application and industry, facilitating the control and monitoring of your entire operation via the cloud and any PC, laptop, tablet or smart phone. Remote IoT applications require a cellular enabled IoT Gateway. DSL’s answer is the B-Connect IoT Gateway from Bacsoft, which is simple to deploy. […]

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02Dec'16
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02Dec'16

A cheaper solution? Always look under the bonnet…

DSL’s clients select our products after in depth comparisons with competing products, some arriving at our door having inadvertently selected an alternative that later transpires doesn’t tick a crucial box. It’s critical to carefully look at differences between solutions, often what may hide buried in a specification (or not be present at all) may actually be […]

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29Nov'16
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29Nov'16

Video: DSL design process in action

  How do you properly explain a design process necessarily flexible to handle literally any type of electronic product? It’s fairly simple, with all the words in the world, but our clients don’t have time for that. They do appreciate a 2 minute video explaining exactly what… > Our proven design process is > How it fast […]

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22Nov'16
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22Nov'16

Video: DSL electronic design service in action

  How do you properly explain such a wide-reaching design and product realisation service in words? Easily, as long as you’ve got 10,000 of them, but our clients don’t have time for that. The real answer, a 2 minute video explaining how working with DSL allows you to focus on what you do well… …whilst […]