Linx Technologies, Inc., has announced an RF design contest jointly sponsored with Parallax, Inc. The contest is based on the new Parallax
433 transceiver board which incorporates the Linx LT
Series transceiver. This easy-to-use and low-cost
module is capable of sending and receiving serial
data wirelessly between microcontrollers or to a PC,
enabling the creation of applications limited only by
the designer’s imagination. There will be $3,000 in
cash prizes, as well as numerous product giveaways
going to winning designs. Contest registration is
underway and open until April 30, 2010.
All entries must be received by May 31, 2010.
for complete details and contest rules.
Further information can be obtained by
calling or visiting the respective websites at:
www.linxtechnologies.com, (800) 736-6677;
www.parallax.com, (888) 512-1024.
Founded in 1986, Parallax is a privately held company
located in Rocklin, CA. Parallax designs and manufactures
microcontroller development tools and small single-board
computers that are used by electronic engineers, educational
institutions, and hobbyists. The company’s product line
includes the popular BASIC Stamp® and Propeller Chip
microcontrollers and development software, SX chips and
programmers/debuggers, project boards, sensors,
educational tools, robotics kits and accessories, and
Propeller chips and tools.
About Linx Technologies
Incorporated in April 1997, Linx Technologies is a
leading provider within the wireless industry of cost-effective, easily applied, and highly versatile radio frequency
(RF) products. Today, Linx applies its capacity to simplify
electronics to a range of products and technologies
including: low-cost wireless voice, data, and GPS modules;
USB interface modules; OEM RF products; and
encoder/decoder ICs. Through its Antenna Factor and
Connector City divisions, Linx also offers a wide range of
standard and custom antennas, connectors, and cable
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