Mouser Electronics First to Stock Rabbit Single-Board Computer (SBC)
BL4S100 delivers ZigBee and Ethernet capability; BL4S200 enables wireless connectivity
Mansfield, Texas, USA – February 18, 2009 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is the first distributor to stock the latest Single-Board Computers (SBC) from Rabbit, a Digi International Company and global provider of high-performance microprocessors and development tools for embedded control, communications, and Ethernet connectivity.
The Rabbit BL4S100 Single-Board Computer ZigBee enabled Ethernet Gateway is based on a Rabbit® 4000 microprocessor. The BL4S100 features an on-board ZigBee RF module that offers mesh networking functionality to make networking easy to deploy and simple to maintain. The integrated Ethernet and ZigBee connectivity of the BL4S100 delivers a low-cost platform to design a ZigBee enabled Ethernet network. It provides embedded design engineers a simple and straightforward approach for machine control and data acquisition without the burden of cables and wiring harnesses. It can also be used in a network configuration to control temperature and lighting in a building.
Additionally, Mouser is stocking the Rabbit BL4S200 Single-Board Computer series, wireless or wired, for industrial control that delivers the features to support networking. Available in Ethernet and Fast Ethernet versions, the BL4S200 also offers a choice of Wi-Fi and ZigBee wireless networking options. Based on the Rabbit® 4000 and 5000 microprocessors, the high-performance BL4S200 series delivers higher clock speeds and twice the I/O as the BL4S100 series. This Rabbit product provides reliable hardware that has been certified by the FCC and other international agencies.
Mike Scott, Mouser’s Vice President of Active Products, comments, “Once again Rabbit has created a product that simplifies the design cycle for the engineer. We are thrilled to have these new SBCs on our shelves and available for our customers, which underscores our focus on having the newest products in stock.”
Known for its broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations, Mouser continuously offers customers the most innovative products and latest technologies for their new design projects.
Mouser Electronics is the only major distributor to publish a new 2,184+ page print catalog every 90 days. In addition, its website with interactive online catalog is updated daily, contains more than a million products for easy online purchase, provides over 1.5 million cross-references, as well as more than 900,000 downloadable data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, and other technical design information.
Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. Mouser.com features more than a million products online from more than 390 manufacturers. Mouser’s 2,184+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.
Rabbit is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in high-performance 8-bit microprocessors and development tools for embedded control, communications, and Ethernet connectivity. Programming Rabbit products is both fast and simple with their industry-proven Dynamic C, an integrated software development system specifically designed for embedded control systems and included in Rabbit development kits. Dynamic C allows developers to bring robust, real-time control and communications products to market quickly, cost-effectively, and with low design risk. For more information, visit www.rabbit.com.
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