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Touchstone Technology and UltraVolt

Touchstone Technology is proud to use UltraVolt Power Supply to test our products. Currently, we are using UltraVolt’s E-Series high voltage power supply to test a product we are making that will be used to operate large machinery. This specific power supply supplies 800 V during a test to an industrial battery charger controller to the cutoff point so the product can be tuned with precision.

For more information on the specific UltraVolt E Series power supply we are using to test our…

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Neil Armstrong - August 5, 1930 - August 25, 2012

Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio.After serving as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952, Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) in 1955. His first assignment was with the NACA Lewis Research Center (now NASA Glenn) in Cleveland. Over the next 17 years, he was an engineer, test pilot, astronaut and administrator for NACA and its successor agency, the National Aeronautics and…

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Hans Camenzind, 555 timer inventor, dies

On Wednesday, August 15th, the inventor of the 555 timer Hans Camenzind passed away. Camenzind was a Swiss emigre analog guru who invented one of the most successful circuits in electronics history and introduced the concept of phase-locked loop to IC design. The 555 timer was commercialized by Signetics in 1972, and" it went on to become one of the most successful in the industry's history. The device, used in oscillator, pulse-generation and other applications, is still widely used today.…

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Curiosity Landing

It has almost been a week since Curiosity touched down on Mars and we at Touchstone could not be more excited to see what will come next. A lot of great articles have come out exploring the possibilities of what is to come and the excitement around this event. We have shared them below and would like to hear your thoughts on this great event. 

- Images of Curiosity before it took flight

- Live NASA Stream of Control Room

- NASA's Mohawk Guy

- 360 View of Mars

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A View Into Touchstone's Process

Touchstone has a few more videos we wanted to highlight. Both videos are showcasing our Pick N' Place machines, which put together all of our boards for all of our products.

The first video shows the creation of one of our boards, the ASY5342. Normally this board takes about 12 minutes to make but we condensed the process into 2:30 video. 

The second video highlights our Quad Meridian1010P machine. This video gives the viewer an up-close perspective of how the machine…

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