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Samsung Solid-State Drives

eiodotcom —  February 15, 2013 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is on Samsung’s new energy-efficient solid-state drives (SSDs).

Samsung Solid-State Drives Overview

The gold standard in speed, capacity, and dependability.

Samsung-SSD

 

Increase energy efficiency while avoiding drive wear and tear

Samsung’s flash-based SSDs help maintain 24 x 7 uptime for mission-critical servers, RAID systems, and network-attached storage. For mobile devices, Samsung SSDs offer small form factor and light weight, together with low power consumption in active and idle modes to lengthen battery life. Because SSDs have no moving parts, they start up instantly and are not subject to the physical wear and tear that can gradually degrade the reliability of traditional hard disk drives.

 

Design advantages of Samsung SSDs include:

 

  • Accelerated read and write operations with outstanding multitasking capabilities
  • Varied interfaces enabling connections to different types of host devices
  • Exceptional durability with high shock and vibration tolerance

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Preview Some of our Products

 

135SAMSUNG MZ-7PD256BW 840 Pro Series 2.5″ 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

 

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category: Computers

supplier: Samsung part #: MZ-7PD256BW

Capacity: 250GB – 350GB
 Interface: SATA III  Form Factor: 2.5″
2.5″256GBSATA III
Model
Brand SAMSUNG
Series 840 Series
Model MZ-7PD256BW
Device Type Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Used For Consumer
Expansion / Connectivity
Form Factor
2.5″
Capacity 256GB
Interface Type SATA III
Controller Samsung MDX Controller
Height 7mm
Performance
Max Sequential Read 540 MB/s
Max Sequential Write 520 MB/s
MTBF 1,500,000 hours
Environmental
Power Consumption (Idle) 0.054W
Power Consumption (Active) 0.069W
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New Keyboards & Mice

eiodotcom —  October 12, 2012 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is a highlight on some of our new computer keyboards and mice.

This week we got several new items that you can accessorize your desktop with.  Whether it be wireless keyboards and mice or if you choose to opt for a more ergonomic setup, we have a variety of products that can fit your needs.

 

 

Kensington K72406US PocketMouse Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical 1000 dpi Mobile Mouse

 

Compact size for travel convenience

Reliable plug-and-play operation with wired USB connection

Scroll wheel with middle button

 

 

 

 

Targus AMU81USZ Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical 1000 dpi Mouse

 

USB Optical 3-button mouse

1000 dpi

wired

 

 

 

 

 

Macally Pebble 5 Button USB Laser Mouse

 

4-way scrolling with Tilt Wheel Technology

Selectable laser resolution (400, 800 and 1600 dpi)

Ergonomically designed

 

 

 

 

 

Microsoft B2L-00002 Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 Black 105 Normal Keys USB Wired Ergonomic Keyboard

Spill-resistant design
Don’t worry about liquids near your desktop—this keyboard is designed to withstand accidental spills.

Ultra-thin profile keys
The sleek, notebook-like keys feel comfortable and look great.

Comfort Curve keyboard design
If you prefer a flat keyboard, let this ergonomic design help your hands rest in a more natural position.

Cutting-edge design
Improve your performance as you keep current with the very latest technology Microsoft has to offer.

 

LOGISYS KB209BK Streamline Character-illuminated Blue LED Keyboard Black USB Wired Ergonomic Keyboard

The Streamline Designed Full-sized Blue LED keyboard has the newest Apple style clean-cut square-shaped key design.

Each key was individually positioned with space between keys to make the typing easier and faster.

With the UV illumination technology, the lighting is much brighter and comfortable to your eyes.

The keyboard uses the latest anti-slip rubber-like material for soft touch typing experience.

The PerfectStroke key system distributes typing force evenly across key surfaces, making every keystroke comfortable, fluid and whisper-quiet!

Like all Logisys illuminated keyboards, the keyboard has the longest power cord (7 Feet) in the market.

 

LOGISYS KBMS202BK Black USB Wired Standard Enhanced Keyboard and Mouse Combo

Keyboard features:
Streamline, durable design ideal for new systems and replacement applications.
Low-force key switches provide quiet and positive tactile response.
Adjustable tilt mechanism offers comfortable typing positions

Mouse features:
Reliable USB wired mouse.
3D optical scroll wheel mouse.
Quiet performance with best value.
800dpi resolution to work with various applications.
Over 1million cycle of switch life.
Plug and play

Enermax KM001W Briskie Keyboard & Mouse – Black

  • Number of Keys: 107
  • Pointing Device Type: Mouse
  • Pointing Device Connectivity Technology: Wireless
  • Pointing Device Wireless Technology: RF
  • Movement Detection: Optical
  • Movement Resolution: 1600 dpi
  • Number of Total Buttons: 4
  • Scroller Type: Scroll Wheel
  • Keyboard/Keypad Host Interface: USB
  • Pointing Device Host Interface: USB
  • Keyboard/Keypad Color: Black
  • Pointing Device Color: Black
  • Keyboard/Keypad Height: 0.65″
  • Keyboard/Keypad Width: 17.80″
  • Keyboard/Keypad Depth: 5.24″

External Power Supplies

eiodotcom —  October 3, 2012 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is on external power supplies.

 

 

External Power Supplies 101

 

External power supplies are devices that convert ac power from a wall outlet into lower voltage dc or ac power to be used directly by electronic circuits. External power supplies come in a separate physical enclosure than the end-use product, and usually provide power to the device directly through a separate cord and plug. External power supplies are used to power a variety of electronic devices, including: laptop computers, printers, cordless phones, cell phones, etc.

 

External power supplies are used both with equipment with no other source of power, and with battery-powered equipment, where the supply both charges the battery and powers the equipment when plugged in. One of the benefits of using an external, rather than internal power supply is it increases the portability of a device, by avoiding the need of internal power components. Use of an external power supply allows portability of battery-powered equipment without the added bulk of internal power components and makes it unnecessary to produce equipment for use only with a specified power source.

 

Benefits of Using an External Power Supply

Safety — External power adapters can free product designers from worrying about some safety issues. Much of this style of equipment uses only voltages low enough not to be a safety hazard internally, although the power supply must out of necessity use dangerous mains voltage. If an external power supply is used (usually via a power connector, often of coaxial type), the equipment need not be designed with concern for hazardous voltages inside the enclosure. This is particularly relevant for equipment with lightweight cases which may break and expose internal electrical parts.

Heat reduction — Heat reduces reliability and longevity of electronic components, and can cause sensitive circuits to become inaccurate or malfunction. A separate power supply removes a source of heat from the apparatus.

Electrical noise reduction — Because radiated electrical noise falls off with the square of the distance, it is to the manufacturer’s advantage to convert potentially noisy AC line power or automotive power to “clean”, filtered DC in an external adapter, at a safe distance from noise-sensitive circuitry.

Weight and size reduction — When most power adapters featured simple mains-frequency transformer-based designs, they were quite heavy and large, and added considerably to the weight and bulk of devices designed to be lightweight. Even modern power supplies are relatively heavy compared to other circuitry. Removing power components from equipment powered by rechargeable batteries reduces the weight and size which must be carried, though use of other rechargeable batteries like sealed lead-acid batteries can questionably put more weight on the equipment.

Ease of replacement — Power supplies are more prone to failure than other circuitry due to their exposure to power spikes and their internal generation of waste heat. External power supplies can be replaced quickly by a user without the need to have the powered device repaired.

Configuration versatility — Externally powered electronic products can be used with different power sources as needed (e.g. 120VAC, 240VAC, 12VDC, or external battery pack), for convenient use in the field, or when traveling.

Some of Our Products  (To see all power supply products, click here)

 

 

Velleman PSSMV7U COMPACT SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY 36W WITH SELECTABLE OUTPUT

 

Brand Velleman
Model PSSMV7U
Specifications
Supply Voltage 100 ~ 240V AC
Power 36W
Efficiency >=70%
Selectable Outputs 5 to 24V DC in steps of 1V (from 4.3 to 1.5A)
Output Plugs 2.5mm mono, 3.5mm mono, 1.0×3.0mm, 1.35×3.5mm, 1.7×4.0mm, 2.1×5.0mm, 2.5×5.5mm, 1.5×5.5mm
Dimensions 3.5″ x 1.8″ x 1.2″
Features
Features
  • with 8 detachable DC plugs
  • for notebook computers & personal digital electronic devices
  • stabilized output, low ripple & interference
  • short-circuit & overload protection
  • high efficiency & low energy consumption

 

 

 

 

 

 

VELLEMAN PSSMV3 COMPACT SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY 24W WITH SELECTABLE OUTPUT

 

This switch mode regulated power supply wall adapter comes with 4 input plugs to operate around the world. Includes input power plugs for the US, UK, Europe, Taiwan, and China! Additionally, choose from 7 different DC output connectors. Finally, a switching power supply adapter with a user selectable output plug size and polarity!

Get rid of those bulky power-hungry heat-producing linear power adapters. These switching power adaptors are state-of-the-art switch mode power supplies featuring major advantages such as:
– cooler running
– stabilized (regulated) output
– short-circuit and overload protection
– compact design
– very low idling power consumption
– multiple (selectable) voltage outputs
– user configurable output connector polarity: center (+)  or  center (-)
– world wide AC input voltage range

Features

  • 4 AC input power plug configurations included (user selectable)
    • AC plugs to fit in US, UK, Europe, Taiwan and China
  • compact switch mode regulated power supply design is light-weight and efficient

Specifications

  • AC input supply voltage: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • output power: 24.0 watts max.
  • efficiency: > = 70%
  • user selectable output voltages:
    • 3V,  4.5V,  6V, 7.5V, 9V, and 12V DC
  • output current: 2,000ma (2 amps) maximum current consumption
  • 7 DC output connector plugs included (user selectable)
    • 2.5mm (male)
    • 3.5mm (male)
    • 2.35×0.75mm (female)
    • 3.5×1.35mm (female)
    • 4.0×1.7mm (female)
    • 5.0×2.1mm (female)
    • 5.5×2.5mm (female)
  • power supply dimensions: 4.6″ x 2.4″ x 3.3″  (11.6cm x 6.1cm x 8.3cm)

 

 

 

 

VELLEMAN PSSMV1USA COMPACT SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY 10W WITH SELECTABLE OUTPUT

 

Brand Velleman
Model PSSMV1USA
Specifications
Supply Voltage 100 ~ 230V AC ± 15%
Power 10W
Efficiency > 80%
Output Voltages 3, 4.5, 6, 7.5, 9, 12V DC
Output Current 800mA (regulated) / 1.5A max.
Plugs 2.5mm mono, 3.5mm mono, 1.0×3.0mm, 1.35×3.5mm, 1.7×4.0mm, 2.1×5.0mm, 2.5×5.5mm, 1.5×5.5mm
Dimensions 2.6″ x 1.1″ x 2.9″
Weight 3.0 oz
Features
Features Get rid of those bulky power-hungry heat-producing mains adapters.
These adaptors use state-of-the-art switching power supplies and feature some major advantages such as:
– cooler running
– stabilized output
– short-circuit and overload protection
– compact design
– very low idling consumption

Computer Cases 101

eiodotcom —  October 2, 2012 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is an introduction to computer cases and their uses.

 

What Is A Computer Case?

 

 

 

A computer case (also known as a “computer chassis”, “cabinet”, “box”, “enclosure”, “housing”, or simply “case”) is the enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer (usually excluding the display, keyboard and mouse).  Cases are usually constructed from steel (often SECC — Steel, electrogalvanized, cold-rolled, coil) or aluminium. Plastic is sometimes used, and other materials such as wood and even Lego blocks have appeared in home-built cases.

 

Design

 

Computer cases usually include sheet metal enclosures for a power supply unit and drive bays, as well as a rear panel that can accommodate peripheral connectors protruding from the motherboard and expansion slots. Most cases also have a power button or switch, a reset button, and LEDs to indicate power status as well as hard drive and network activity. Some cases include built-in I/O ports (such as USB and headphone ports) on the front of the case. Such a case will also include the wires needed to connect these ports, switches and indicators to the motherboard.

 

Hardware Access

 

Tower cases have either a single side panel which may be removed in order to access the internal components or a large cover that saddles the chassis. Traditionally, most computer cases required computer case screws to hold components and panels in place (i.e. motherboard, PSU, drives, and expansion cards). Recently  there is a trend toward “screwless” cases, in which components are held together with snap-in plastic rails, thumbscrews, and other methods that do not require tools; this facilitates quick assembly and modification of computer hardware.

 

 

Products

 

 

APEVIA X-CRUISER-AL Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

 

ATX Mid Tower
Front Temp, Sound, Fan Speed Gauges
Front 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x Firewire, 2 x audio
Model
Brand APEVIA
Model X-CRUISER-AL
Specifications
Type ATX Mid Tower
Color Silver
Case Material Steel
Power Supply No
Power Supply Mounted Top
Motherboard Compatibility Standard ATX / Baby AT / Micro ATX
Main Board Size: Fits up to 11″ x 12″
With Side Panel Window Yes
Expansion
External 5.25″ Drive Bays 4
External 3.5″ Drive Bays 2
Internal 3.5″ Drive Bays 4
Expansion Slots 7
Front Ports
Front/Top Ports 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x Firewire, 2 x audio
Cooling System
80mm Fans 2 x 80mm fan – front (optional)
1 x 80mm UV blue LED fan – top (included)
1 x 80mm UV blue LED fan – rear (included) upgradable to 120mm fan.
Side Air duct UV Air Duct and Filter on Side Window (Thermally Advantaged Chassis)
Physical Spec
Dimensions(L x W x H) 19.25″ x 7.75″ x 17.00″
Features
Features Modern Sophisticated Stylish Design
Large See-through Side Window
1 x UV Air Duct and Filter on Side Window (Thermally Advantaged Chassis)
1 x Front Fan Gauge w/ Fan Controller (Controls up to 5 fans)
1 x Front Temperature Gauge with Blue Back Lighting
1 x Front Volume Gauge and Volume Controller
Front Panel LED Lights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APEVIA MX-PLEASURE-BK Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

 

ATX Full Tower
500W Power Supply
Front Panel 2 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire
Model
Brand APEVIA
Model MX-PLEASURE-BK
Specifications
Type ATX Full Tower
Color Black
Case Material Steel
Power Supply 500W
Power Supply Mounted Top
Motherboard Compatibility Standard ATX / Baby AT / Micro ATX
With Side Panel Window Yes
Expansion
External 5.25″ Drive Bays 4
External 3.5″ Drive Bays 2
Internal 3.5″ Drive Bays 7
Expansion Slots 7
Front Ports
Front Ports 2 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire
Cooling System
80mm Fans 1 x 80mm UV blue LED fan – front
1 x 80mm UV blue fan – front
120mm Fans 1 x 120mm UV blue LED fan – side
1 x 120mm UV blue LED fan – rear
Physical Spec
Dimensions(L x W x H) 19.00″ x 8.00″ x 21.25″
Weight 31 lbs.
Features
Features Fully loaded steel durable chassis
Ideal for small business, network server
Lockable side panel and front panel
Fold in/out case feet for case stability
Front temperature display gauge
Front fan speed controller and gauge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sentey SS1-2421 Slim 2421 Slim Flex Case w/Power Supply LCD DISPLAY SECC 0.7mm 2x USB/1x Fan/Micro ATX-ITX

 

SECC 0,7mm / Plastic MicroATX Slim Case
240 W Power Supply
Included LCD Display
Model
Brand Sentey
Series Slim Series
Model SS1-2421
Spec
Type MicroATX Slim Case
Color
Glossy Black
Case Material
SECC 0,7mm / Plastic
With Power Supply
Yes
Power Supply BCP450-OM 250 Watt Constant/450 Watt Peak
Power Supply Mounted
Top
PSU Main Connector 20+4Pin
Motherboard Compatibility
Micro ATX / ITX
With Side Panel Window
No
Expansion
External 5.25″ Drive Bays
1
External 3.5″ Drive Bays
1
Internal 3.5″ Drive Bays
1
Hot-Swap Drive Bays 1 Sliding Bays
Expansion Slots
4 Low Profile
With front LCD display
Yes
Front Ports
Front Ports
USB 2.0 x 2 , Audio & Mic
Cooling System
80mm Fans 1 x 80mm Top Fans
Physical Spec
Dimensions(L x W x H)
15.74″ x 4.09″ x 12.79″
Weight 9.50 lbs.
Features
Features
Included LCD Display

Supports Micro-ATX / ITX

Glossy Black Painting

Slim and compact design

Supports Low Profile Cards

Included Power Supply Sentey BCP450-OM

Laptop Cooling Fans 101

eiodotcom —  September 21, 2012 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is an introduction to some of our laptop cooling products.

Is a Laptop Cooler Really Important?

One thing that any laptop owner should be aware of is the fact that all electronic devices generate a certain amount of energy… simply by being used.  This energy is then used and dispersed in the form of heat, which is the reason why your laptop may heat up from time to time.  Manufacturers are aware of this problem, and consequently build their products to withstand a certain threshold of temperatures.  In this sense, laptops are already equipped with cooling fans and vents throughout the device. But as is often the case, overheating may and often does occur.  Consequently, whether or not a customer should look into purchasing a cooling fan depends on the individual habits of that person, as well as how and under what circumstances they plan on using the product.

Factors That Cause Excessive Heat That May Harm Your Laptop

Surrounding Temperatures:

Laptops are usually designed to withstand temperatures of up to 50 degrees Celsius maximum.  If, for example, you live in an area that regularly exceeds this maximum temperature, the likelihood of your device experiencing problems would be quite high.  Heat often builds up and takes some time to disperse from the inner casing of a laptop.  So if your equipment was permanently in a location with high temperatures, it would be a good idea to have something to cool it off before serious damage is done to the product.

Customer Use:
Many times customers enjoy using their laptops in conditions other than sitting at a desk or a table.  The reason they purchased the product, after all, was for the sake of mobility and comfort.  What often happens, however, is that customers begin using their laptops on the bed, sofa, carpet flooring, and especially their laps, and inadvertently block off the cooling vents.  This prevents any cooling air from escaping from the laptop.

 

In this sense, if you want to experience the full joy of owning a laptop and maintain the luxury of using it wherever you choose, it may be a good idea to purchase a laptop cooling fan.

Products:

 

Macally ECOFAN Bamboo Cooling Stand

 

Brand MacAlly
Model ECOFAN
Spec
Type Docking Stations / Stands / Coolers
Features
Features Organic
Eco-friendly
Ultimate thermal solution

 

 

 

 

 

COOLER MASTER R9-NBC-2WAK-GP NotePal X1 Notebook Cooler

Brand Cooler Master
Model R9-NBC-2WAK-GP
Spec
Accessory Type Cooler
Specifications
Dimension (W / H / D): 14.37″ x 11.42″ x 2.13-2.76″
Fan Dimension (W / H / D): 4.72″ x 4.72″ x 0.98″
Bearing Type: Sleeve
Fan Life Expectancy: 30,000 hours
USB Port: USB2.0/1.1 x 2
Weight: 1.61 lbs.
Safety: FCC / CE / C-tick
Fan Airflow: 23 ~ 44 CFM
Rated Voltage: 5 VDC
Features
Features
Stylish design Large metal mesh surface for great cooling performance

Perfect wrist-resting position allows users to work at ease

Fan speed control

Convenient usage on the knee

Better airflow with ventilation at bottom

Ergonomic design provides perfect viewing angle

Two different height settings

Four anti-slip rubbers prevents the notebook from sliding

Convenient usage anywhere

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIIG AC-CL0112-S1 Swivel and Tilt Notebook Cooler

Brand SIIG
Model AC-CL0112-S1
Specifications
Type Cooler
Specifications Fan speed: 2000 RPM
Air flow: 19 CFM
Noise: 21.26 dBA
Operating current: 0.14A

System Requirements
Notebook computer with an available USB port

Features
Features
  • Fits 11″ – 15.4″ notebooks
  • Ultra silent fan
  • 360 degree swivel base
  • Ergonomic adjustable tilt
  • USB powered – no additional external power needed
  • Extends notebook’s life by lowering its operating temperature
  • Protects your lap and prevents heat damage to your furniture
  • 6 level adjustable tilt, from 20 – 50 degrees

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thermaltake CLN0008 Thermaltake Massive23 CS Notebook Cooling Stand

Brand Thermaltake
Model CLN0008
Spec
Accessory Type Cooler
Specifications
Dimension: 360(L) x 319(W) x 52(H) mm
Heatsink Material: Aluminum
Fan Dimension: Ø 200×20 mm
Rated Voltage: 5 V
Rated Current: 0.22 A
Started Voltage: 3.5 V
Fan Speed: 600±200 R.P.M.
Max. Air Flow: 57 CFM
Max. Air Pressure : 0.37 mmH2O
Noise: 17 dBA
Accessory: USB to DC Cable
Weight: 3.55 lbs. (1.61Kg)
Features
Features Embedded ultra silent 23cm variable color LED Fan with On/Off switch.

Intakes massive cold airflow for best cooling effect

Aluminum material with black stylish design

Great combination of ergonomic and anti-slip design with versatile angle for optimal operating comfort.

Supports laptop dimensions 10″ ~ 17″, especially for wide-screen laptop.

 

USB Gadgets

eiodotcom —  September 18, 2012 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is on some cool USB products that we are now offering.

 

SYBA CL-MU-022 USB Cup Warmer, USB Power with ON/OFF Switch

 

Wouldn’t it be nice if your morning cup of coffee never got cold sitting on your desk? With the SYBA cup warmer, you no longer need to drink up fast to enjoy your morning cup of joe.  If you’re swamped at work, simply plug the warmer into your computer’s USB device and your drink will stay warm!

Brand SYBA
Model CL-MU-022
Type USB Cup Warmer
Features
Features 5V DC, 5000MA
USB Port Clear Cable: 1.5M
Dimensions: 115x115x25mm
Heat Zone Diameter: 75mm
Heating area Temperature: about 70°C
Keep coffee/tea/drink warm at 40-50°C
It can be used as changer for: NOKIA 8210/8250/3310
Suitable for any type of Cup
Keep coffee/tea warm for any time interval
ON/OFF switch
No risk of burn, with enclosure made of quality insulation material
Easy installation, no driver required, Plug & Play

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYBA CL-ACC20018 USB Massage

Ever feel like you could use a massage while at work? Well now, with the new SYBA USB massage device, you can simply plug into your USB port and start feeling the tension melt away!

Brand SYBA
Model CL-ACC20018
Type USB Massage
Features
Features Dual mode handheld massager (strong/normal)
Power ON/OFF button and power button setting
2 power level & 2 massage furnaces to relax tense muscles
Quiet & efficient operation
Ergonomically designed to massage neck, shoulder & wrist
Powered by USB, applicable to all kinds of PC & notebook

Massage machine relaxing the body (nuque, neck, wrist, shoulder)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYBA CL-MU-020 USB Mini Vacuum Cleaner with Retractable Cable

The SYBA mini vacuum is a cool little tool that plugs into the USB port on your computer or laptop and can be used to clean the areas around your desk or work space.  It also comes equipped with an LED to light your cleaning space, which can be turned on or off.  The vacuum has two different power levels (standard and turbo), turbo gives you twice the power.  The SYBA mini vacuum is a neat and practical little tool to have at your disposal.

Brand SYBA
Model CL-MU-020
Type USB Cleaner
Features
Features Simply connect the vacuum to the USB port of your laptop or computer.
Compliant with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0.
Turbo mode to increase twice the power.
Retractable brush holder.
Power ON/OFF/LED switch.
LED function to light your cleaning space.
USB powered. No need extra battery.
Power consumption: Normal (220 mA), Turbo (260mA).
Motor working: Normal (DC +4V at 18,000rpm), Turbo (DC +5V at 24,000 rpm).
Retractable USB cable length: 10 – 100 cm.

 

An Introduction to Headsets

eiodotcom —  September 14, 2012 — Leave a comment

Today’s EIO post is on Speakers and Headsets.

 

Health Benefits of Headsets

Headsets.com says:

What will a headset do for you? Did you know that using a headset on a daily basis will reduce unnecessary back pain and fatigue caused by cradling the phone on your shoulder? Using a headset as part of your daily work routine will help improve your posture, and make you feel more active and refreshed at the end of the work day.

Not only does a headset help you physically, it also increases your work productivity. Studies have shown that using a headset instead of holding the phone frees up a hand and can improve productivity by up to 43%.

 

Other Benefits From Using a Headset:

Hands-Free:

Enjoy the luxury of not having to juggle with a telephone handset, and enjoy new levels of productivity with both hands now free.

Productivity Benefit:

Increased speed! Enjoy the ability to perform multiple tasks quickly and easily, allowing you to improve the speed of your daily tasks.

Mobility Benefit:

You no longer have to be stuck to your desk or have a limited radius to move around the office! With a headset, you can move around as much as you want and multitask.

 

Products available through EIO

 

VELLEMAN HSMT1 TELEPHONE & MULTIMEDIA HEADSET WITH MICROPHONE

 

The Velleman HSMT1 is your basic headset (compatible with both your laptops/computers or telephone system).

Specs:

Suppliers: VELLEMAN
Mono headphone with Ø.11″ drive unit
With microphone
RJ-type connection adapter provided for telephone connection (TCU18C)
Brand VELLEMAN
Model PSUC100
Specifications
Specifications
  • headphones:
    • drive unit: 1.1″ Ø
    • cable length: 5.6ft
    • max. input power: 30mW
    • impedance: 150ohm
    • 1/8″ plug
  • microphone:
    • type: electret condenser
    • directivity: omnidirectional
    • 1/8″ plug
Features
Features
  • mono headphone with Ø.11″ drive unit
  • with microphone
  • RJ-type connection adapter provided for telephone connection (TCU18C)