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SmartTOP convertible top control for Mazda MX-5 RF enables top operation via One-Touch

As of now, the retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control from the company Mods4cars is available for the new Mazda MX-5 RF. It allows for the top to be opened and closed while driving via One-Touch.

SmartTOP convertible top control for Mazda MX-5 RF enables top operation via One-Touch

SmartTOP convertible top control for Mazda MX-5 RF

Las Vegas, Nevada – December 14, 2017

The retrofit SmartTOP roof control by the company Mods4cars is now available for the Mazda MX-5 RF. „The additional comfort module for the Mazda MX-5 is one of our most popular products. We are pleased that we can now also offer a SmartTOP solution for the new Mazda MX-5 RF,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow.

The SmartTOP modules are additionally installed into the vehicle in order to make the operation of the retractable hardtop more comfortable. After installation, it is possible for the Mazda driver to open and close the top while driving at a speed of up to 50 km/h via One-Touch. All you need to do is tap the top button. The top movement is then carried out automatically. „This way the driver has both hands back on the steering wheel faster,“ explains Sven Tornow.

In addition to this main function, the SmartTOP also offers further clever features: Upon customer request the function „Invert switch logic“ has been added. Thanks to it, the operating direction of the top button can be inverted. In addition, the top movement is also possible while reversing. Starting and stopping the engine does not interrupt the current top movement process.

All functions can be programmed according to personal wishes. Among other things, it is possible to adjust, step by step, the speed at which the top movement can be carried out whilst driving. Thanks to a USB port attached to the module, the configuration can be made easily via a PC / Mac. In addition, the USB port makes it possible to upload additional software updates and feature enhancements, which are offered by Mods4cars free of charge.

For easy installation, the SmartTOP comes with a plug-and-play cable set. The specially developed T-cable set has connectors in OEM quality and ensures for a simple connection between vehicle electronics and SmartTOP module. No cables need to be cut, so a residue-free removal is possible at any time.

Since 2001, the company Mods4cars has manufactured their SmartTOP roof top controls. From Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen to Volvo all common convertible and Roadster models are supported.

The comfort control for the Mazda MX-5 RF is available for 269,00 Euro + tax.

A demonstration video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/YXTu9B0jdks

More information at:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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SmartTOP retractable hard top control now available for the McLaren 650S Spider

As of now the SmartTOP retractable hard top control from the manufacturer Mods4cars is also available for the McLaren 650S Spider. The retrofit Cabriolet module allows the operation of the retractable hard top while driving via One-Touch.

SmartTOP retractable hard top control now available for the McLaren 650S Spider

SmartTOP retractable hard top control for the McLaren 650S Spider

Las Vegas, Nevada – November 30, 2017

The company Mods4cars now offers a retrofit SmartTOP retractable hard top control for the McLaren 650S Spider. The roof module is retrofitted to the car and with clever additional functions, improves the everyday use of the cabriolet.

The comfort module allows the One-Touch operation of the retractable hard top. The interior button no longer has to be held down during the entire movement of the top. „A short tap on the interior button is enough and the top movement continues automatically,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. „Thereby, our customers have both hands on the steering wheel faster,“ Sven Tornow continues.

Furthermore the fully automatic operation of the retractable hard top from a distance via the original vehicle key is made possible. Pressing a key combination on the remote control starts the top movement. Thus, the top can already be opened while the driver is moving towards the vehicle. Respectively, it is also possible to remotely close the top, should it suddenly start to rain, for example. A change to the vehicle key is not required.

Like any SmartTOP, the comfort module for the McLaren 650S Spider also offers other useful additional functions. For one, the windows can be opened and closed via the remote control. In addition, One-Touch operation of the wind deflector is possible. If desired, the operating direction of the top button can be inverted. The current top movement will not be interrupted by starting or stopping the engine. The module allows for deactivation at any time.

All functions of the SmartTOP module can be programmed according to personal preferences. A USB port attached to the SmartTOP module allows for connection to a PC / Mac. This allows the SmartTOP module to be conveniently configured. It also makes the installation of firmware updates possible, which Mods4cars provides free of charge.

The included plug-and-play cable set, with OEM plugs, ensures for an easy installation. By simply plugging together the connection between SmartTOP and vehicle electronics is established. No cables need to be cut, therefore a traceless dismantling is possible at any time.

The comfort control for the McLaren 650S Spider is available for 339,00 Euro + tax.

Mods4cars offers SmartTOP comfort modules for the following vehicle brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/GDasde3llcg

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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SmartTOP additional soft top control is now available for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet

As of now, the retrofit SmartTOP convertible top control from the manufacturer Mods4cars is available for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet. The SmartTOP Cabriolet module enables the operation of the soft top with just one push of a button.

SmartTOP additional soft top control is now available for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet

SmartTOP additional soft top control for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet

Las Vegas, Nevada – November 9, 2017

The company Mods4cars has launched its retrofit SmartTOP soft top control for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet. „The owners of the new Audi A5 will now be able to enjoy our smart comfort modules. We have been offering SmartTOP modules for its predecessor model for several years,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow.

The roof module is retrofitted to the vehicle and provides clever additional functions that facilitate the convertible user“s everyday life. Thus, among other things, the operation of the soft top via one-touch is made possible. It is also no longer necessary to keep the button pressed during the entire movement of the top. Instead, one touch of a button and the roof is automatically opened or closed. Hands are thereby back on the steering wheel faster.

In addition, the soft top can be operated remotely via the existing vehicle remote control. With a key combination on the vehicle key the top movement is set in motion. „The top can already be opened while moving toward the vehicle. Conversely, it is possible to close the soft top from a distance if for example it suddenly starts to rain,“ explains Sven Tornow. A change to the vehicle key is not required for this function.

Like every SmartTOP, the comfort module for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet also offers additional useful functions. Windows can be opened and closed via the remote control. For vehicles with a keyless entry package, the top movement can be triggered by touching the door handle. The operating direction of the top button can be reversed if desired.

All functions can be programmed individually. Starting or stopping the engine does not interrupt the current top movement. The module can be deactivated at any time. A USB port attached to the SmartTOP module enables the installation of free software updates and the programming of the module via the PC / MAC.

Thanks to easy accessibility and the included plug-and-play cable set, installation is made easy. The connection between SmartTOP module and vehicle electronics is made by simply plugging together. No cables need to be cut, so a trace-free dismantling is possible at any time.

Mods4cars offers SmartTOP comfort modules for the following vehicle brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault , Volkswagen and Volvo. SmartTOP soft top controls are also available for the Audi A5 predecessor and models A3, A4, TT Roadster and R8 Spyder.

The comfort control system for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet is available for 299.00 Euro + tax.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/gTnQVVv2Ht0

For more Information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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SmartTOP soft top control for Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet from Mods4cars

The new SmartTOP soft top control for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet (A205) is now available. The retrofitted comfort module from Mods4cars makes it possible to open and close the convertible roof from a distance via the original vehicle key.

SmartTOP soft top control for Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet from Mods4cars

SmartTOP soft top control for Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet

Las Vegas, Nevada – October 26, 2017

The retrofit SmartTOP module is now available for the new C-Class Cabriolet (A205) from Mercedes-Benz. With smart functions, it facilitates the everyday life of the convertible user. This ensures, among other things, that the top is opened or closed automatically after just a tip on the top button. It is thereby no longer necessary to keep the button pressed down during the entire top movement.

Furthermore, with the SmartTOP module, the convertible top of the C-Class convertible can be operated from a distance via the existing vehicle key. Pressing a key combination on the remote control activates the convertible top movement. „Our customers can open the top as they approach their vehicle and start their drive open,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. A change to the vehicles remote control is not needed.

The latest soft top control from Mods4cars also offers, besides these main functions, various additional functions: The windows can be controlled via the remote control. It is adjustable whether the front or all windows should be closed automatically after the top opening. All windows can be closed by One-Touch via the centre console button.

On vehicles with a keyless entry package, the convertible top can be operated by touching the door latch. The function „Tear-Wipe“ was developed on customer request and ensures that the windscreen is wiped once or twice more after a short pause once the use of the spray nozzles has been activated. All functions of the SmartTOP roof module can be programmed according to personal wishes.

The SmartTOP module is equipped with an USB port to connect the cabriolet module to the home PC / MAC. In this way the module can be configured and software updates, which are made available by Mods4cars free of charge, can be implemented.

In addition, a plug-and-play cable kit is included in the delivery, which ensures an easy installation. The connection between vehicle electronics and SmartTOP is made by simply plugging together. Plug-in adapter in original equipment quality ensure 100% accuracy. No cables need to be cut through and the module can be removed without a trace.

Since 2001, the company Mods4cars has been manufacturing its SmartTOP top control systems for all common convertible models. The following vehicle brands are supported: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volvo and Volkswagen.

The SmartTOP module for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet (A205) is available for 339,00 Euro + tax.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/i5d9AwXHd0E

For more Information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

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Neue tML-Systemplattform: Höchste Packungsdichte und dabei extrem montagefreundlich

tde präsentiert neuen Modulträger für anspruchsvolle Netzwerkumgebungen

Neue tML-Systemplattform: Höchste Packungsdichte und dabei extrem montagefreundlich

(Bildquelle: tde – trans data elektronik GmbH)

Dortmund, 28. September 2017. Die tde – trans data elektronik GmbH erweitert ihr Portfolio hoch leistungsfähiger und skalierbarer Plug-and-play-Verkabelungslösungen um die neue tML-Systemplattform: Das jüngste Produkt des Netzwerkspezialisten ist die konsequente Weiterentwicklung des bewährten, modular aufgebauten tML-Verkabelungssystems. Der neue Modulträger mit einer Aufnahmekapazität von bis zu acht Modulen der Produktreihen tML Standard, tML Xtended und tML 24 ist besonders montagefreundlich. Bei voller Bestückung bietet er auf einer 19-Zoll-Höheneinheit (1HE) Platz für 96x LWL LC-Duplex Ports mit 192 Fasern, 96x 12-Faser-MPO mit insgesamt 1152 Fasern oder 96x 24-Faser-MPO mit 2304 Fasern. Maximale Packungsdichte und größte Flexibilität bei der Migration zu hohen Übertragungsraten erreicht der Modulträger in Kombination mit dem innovativen tML 24. Diese enorm hohe Packungsdichte in Kombination mit der schnellen, werkzeuglosen Bestückung durch die ausziehbare Schublade und den rückseitigen Snap-In-Mechanismus ist branchenweit einzigartig. Eine optional erhältliche frontseitige Abdeckung sorgt für eine geordnete und geschützte Patchkabelführung.

Zeit- und Platzmangel zählen zu den besonderen Herausforderungen, denen RZ-Verantwortliche heutzutage gegenüberstehen. Mit der neu entwickelten und besonders montagefreundlichen tML-Systemplattform hat tde eine Lösung entwickelt, die diesen Ansprüchen begegnet: Bei voller Bestückung mit acht Modulen kann der neue 19-Zoll-Modulträger bis zu 96x LWL LC-Duplex Ports mit 192 Fasern, 96x 12-Faser-MPO mit 1152 Fasern oder 96x 24-Faser-MPO mit 2304 Fasern aufnehmen. Denkbar sind auch Belegungen mit 16-Faser-MPO, 32-Faser-MPO, 72-Faser-MPO und sogar 96-Faser-MPO. Innerhalb eines Modulträgers lassen sich unterschiedliche Module mit LWL- und Kupfer-Ports, beispielsweise RJ45, kombinieren. Es sind sogar ältere Anschlusstechnologien wie SC, ST oder E2000 integrierbar.

„Diese Packungsdichte ist derzeit am Markt einzigartig“, erklärt Andre Engel, Geschäftsführer der tde und fährt fort: „Da sich die Module jederzeit einfach und leicht tauschen lassen, ist die neue tML-Systemplattform die erste Wahl, wenn es um die Migration zu hohen Übertragungsraten wie 40 oder 100G und mehr geht. Dies ist vor allem in Kombination mit unserem tML-24-System der Fall.“ Bei diesem System basiert die gesamte Rückraumverkabelung auf dem 24-Faser-Stecker. Dafür hat der Netzwerkexperte Trunkkabel und Module des mehrfach patentierten, modular aufgebauten tML-Verkabelungssystems mit MPO-24-Faser-Steckern kombiniert. Er bietet im Gegensatz zum baugleichen MPO-12-Faser-Stecker zwei Reihen zu jeweils zwölf Fasern und damit die doppelte Faserzahl, wodurch er eine noch kompaktere Performance auf kleinstem Raum schafft. „Damit stellen wir Unternehmen ein unschlagbares System für Investitionsschutz bei gleichzeitig höchster Performance und Flexibilität bei der Verkabelung für alle Anwendungsszenarien zur Verfügung“, sagt Andre Engel.

Werkzeuglos installieren

Zur einfachen Bestückung hat die tde den Modulträger als Schublade gestaltet. Diese lässt sich nach vorne herausziehen oder ganz herausnehmen. Dadurch können IT-Mitarbeiter die Module innerhalb kürzester Zeit von hinten bestücken und verkabeln. Die Befestigung der Module erfolgt werkzeuglos durch eine rückseitige SnapIn-Verriegelung, die gleichzeitig der Erdungskontaktierung dient. Der Federmechanismus befindet sich im Inneren der Schublade. Die Schublade wird in 19-Zoll-Befestigungsohren geführt und verriegelt. „Bei der Entwicklung der neuen Systemplattform haben wir bewusst auf ein werkzeugloses Handling geachtet. Unser Anliegen war, Anwendern eine schnelle und einfache Implementierung mit verkürzten Installationszeiten zu ermöglichen“, erläutert Andre Engel.

Integrierte Kabelführung

Die neue Systemplattform bietet zudem ein integriertes Patchkabelmanagement und lässt sich optional mit einer frontseitigen Abdeckung zur besseren horizontalen Patchkabelführung und zum Schutz der Ports bestücken. Außerdem besitzt der neue Modulträger eine bereits integrierte Kabelabfangung auf der Rückseite. Zusätzliche Komponenten sind nicht nötig. Auch hier profitieren Anwender von reduzierten Installationszeiten. Die neue Systemplattform ist uneingeschränkt rückwärtskompatibel und für alle am Markt eingesetzten tML-Module darunter das tML Standard, tML Xtended und tML 24 nutzbar.

Das tML – tde Modular Link-System

tML ist ein patentiertes, modular aufgebautes Verkabelungssystem, das aus den drei Kernkomponenten Modul, Trunkkabel und Modulträger besteht. Die Systemkomponenten sind zu 100 Prozent in Deutschland gefertigt, vorkonfektioniert und getestet. Sie ermöglichen vor Ort – insbesondere in Rechenzentren aber auch in industriellen Umgebungen – eine Plug-und-play-Installation innerhalb kürzester Zeit. Das Herz des Systems sind die rückseitigen MPO/MTP- und Telco-Steckverbinder, über die mindestens sechs bzw. 12 Ports mit 10 GbE beziehungsweise GbE-Performance auf einmal verbunden werden können. Die LWL- und TP-Module lassen sich zusammen in einem Modulträger mit sehr hoher Portdichte gemischt einsetzen. Die tde bietet ihr tML-Verkabelungssystem als bewährtes tML-Standard-System sowie in den hoch innovativen Varianten tML Xtended und tML 24 für extreme Skalierbarkeit und sehr einfache Migration zu höheren Übertragungsraten wie zum Beispiel 40G und 100G+.

Über die tde – trans data elektronik GmbH

Als international erfolgreiches Unternehmen ist die tde – trans data elektronik GmbH seit 25 Jahren auf die Entwicklung und Herstellung skalierbarer Verkabelungssysteme für größte Packungsdichten spezialisiert. Auch das Kernforschungszentrum CERN vertraut auf das Know-how des Technologieführers in der Mehrfasertechnik (MPO). Das Portfolio „Made in Germany“ umfasst komplette Systemlösungen mit Schwerpunkt Plug&Play für High-Speed-Anwendungen im Bereich Datacom, Telecom, Industry, Medical und Defence. tde bietet mit einer eigenen Service-Abteilung Planungs- und Installationsleistungen aus einer Hand und unterstützt den „European Code of Conduct“ für Energieeffizienz in Rechenzentren. Mehr unter: www.tde.de

Firmenkontakt
tde – trans data elektronik
André Engel
Prinz-Friedrich-Karl-Str. 46
44135 Dortmund
+49 231 160480
info@tde.de
http://www.tde.de

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epr – elsaesser public relations
Frauke Schütz
Maximilianstraße 50
86150 Augsburg
+49 821 450879 16
fs@epr-online.de
http://www.epr-online.de

Electric Electronics

New tML System Platform: Maximum Packing Density, Simple Assembly

tde presents new rack mount enclosure for challenging network environments

New tML System Platform: Maximum Packing Density, Simple Assembly

(Source: tde – trans data elektronik GmbH)

Dortmund, 28th September 2017. With its new tML system platform, tde – trans data elektronik is expanding its portfolio of high-performance scalable plug-and-play cabling solutions. The latest product of the network specialist is the logical next step in developing reliable, modular tML cabling systems. The new rack mount enclosure is especially easy to assemble and, on a height unit of 19 inches (= 1 height unit), has a mounting capacity of up to eight modules from the product lines tML Standard, tML Xtended and tML 24. In combination with the innovative tML 24, the new rack mount enclosure reaches maximum packing density and is highly flexible when migrating to high transmission rates. The massive packing density, coupled with the fast, tool-free assembly via an extendable tray as well as the snap-in mechanism in the rear are unique in the industry. An optional cover for the front manages and protects the patch cables routing.

Lack of time and space are the problems which data centre operators have to face nowadays. With the newly developed and easy-to-assemble tML system platform, tde has developed a solution which can easily face these challenges: Fully equipped with eight modules, the new 19 inch rack mount enclosure is capable of housing 96x fibre-optic LC duplex ports with 192 fibres, 96x 12-fibre MPO with 1152 fibres or 96x 24-fibre MPO with 2304 fibres. Equipping the rack mount enclosure with 6-fibre MPO, 32-fibre MPO, 72-fibre MPO and even 96-fibre MPO is also possible. Different modules with fibre-optic and copper ports, such as RJ45, can be combined in one individual rack mount enclosure. Older connection technologies such as SC, ST or E2000 can also be integrated.

„The packing density is currently unique in the industry“, explains Andre Engel, CEO of tde. „As the modules can be easily switched and exchanged at any time, the new tML system platform is always the number one choice when high transmission rates such as 40 or 100G and more are required. This is especially the case in combination with our tML 24 system.“ The rear cabling of that specific system is based on the 24-fibre connector. The network expert has used trunk cables and modules of the multiply patented, modular tML cabling system and combined them with MPO 24-fibre connectors for that purpose. In contrast with the structurally identical MPO 12-fibre connector, they offer twice the number of fibres with two rows of 12-fibres each, enabling an even more compact performance with minimal space requirements. „We offer companies an unbeatable system in order to protect their investments while at the same time providing peak performance and flexibility for every feasible application scenario“, says Andre Engel.

Tool-free installation

In order to easily equip the rack mount enclosure, tde designed it as an extendable tray, which can be pulled out at the front or even removed completely. This enables IT employees to easily work on assembling modules and cabling on the rear side. No tools are required for mounting the modules, which are secured via a snap-in lock also functioning as a grounding point. The spring mechanism is located inside of the extendable tray. The tray is guided and locked into place by 19 inch mounting tubes. „While developing the new system platform we paid special attention to tool-free handling. Our goal was to allow for a quick and easy implementation with reduced installation times“, explains Andre Engel.

Integrated cable routing

The new system platform also offers integrated patch cable management and can be combined with an optional front cover to enhance the horizontal cable routing and to protect the ports. The new rack mount enclosure also possesses an integrated cable catch on the rear side. Additional components are not necessary. Users profit from reduced installation times here as well. The new system platform has unlimited backwards compatibility for all tML modules on the market, including tML Standard, tML Xtended and tML 24.

The tML – tde Modular Link-System

tML is a patented, modular cabling system, that consists of the three key components module, trunk cable and rack mount enclosure. All of the system components are to 100 percent produced, pre-assembled and tested in Germany. The on-site plug-and-play installation is very simple and straightforward, especially in data centres, as well as other industrial environments. The centrepieces of the system are the MPO/MTP- and Telco connector cables on the rear side, which make it possible to connect at least six or 12 ports with 10 GbE or GbE performance at once. The fibre-optic and TP modules can be used jointly in one single rack mount enclosure with high port density. tde’s tML cabling system can be acquired as the proven tML standard system as well as in the innovative variants tML Xtended and tML 24 with extremely high scalability and easy migration to higher transmission rates such as 40G and 100G+.

About tde – trans data elektronik GmbH

For 25 years the tde – trans data elektronik GmbH, an internationally successful company, has specialised in the development and production of scalable cabling systems for highest packing density. The nuclear research centre CERN relies on the know-how of the leading company in multi-fibre technics (MPO) as well. The company“s portfolio „Made in Germany“ contains complete system solutions with a focus on Plug-and-play for high speed applications in the field of datacom, telecom, industry, medical and defence. tde offers both planning and installation services through its own service department and supports the „European Code of Conduct“ when it comes to energy efficiency in data centres. For more information, visit www.tde.de

Company-Contact
tde – trans data elektronik
André Engel
Prinz-Friedrich-Karl-Str. 46
44135 Dortmund
Phone: +49 231 160480
E-Mail: info@tde.de
Url: http://www.tde.de

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SmartTOP additional soft top control now available for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mods4cars SmartTOP convertible control system for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class (A217) cabriolet is now available. The retrofitted comfort module allows the opening and closing of the roof via the original vehicle key from a distance.

SmartTOP additional soft top control now available for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

SmartTOP additional soft top control for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet

Las Vegas, Nevada – August 31, 2017

The company Mods4cars now offers a smart convertible top solution for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class (A217) cabriolet. The retrofit SmartTOP module allows, among other things, the operation of the convertible top via the console button via One-Touch. For the opening and closing of the roof it is thereby no longer necessary to hold down the button continuously. A brief tap is sufficient and the convertible top movement is carried out automatically.

Furthermore, the SmartTOP module makes it possible to operate the roof via the original vehicle key from a distance. Pressing a key combination on the remote control automatically opens or closes the soft top. „The SmartTOP customer can already open the convertible top as they approach their vehicle and start their journey top down,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. A change to the car key is not required.

In addition, the latest development from Mods4cars has numerous additional features: The windows can be opened and closed by remote. It is adjustable whether windows should be raised after opening the top. With the window button in the center console all windows can be closed with One-Touch.

For vehicles with a keyless entry package, the top can be opened and closed by touching the door latch. On special request, the function „tear-wipe“ was also added. After the use of the spray nozzles, wipers will wipe once or twice more after a short break.

All functions of the SmartTOP roof module can be programmed according to personal wishes. A USB port attached to the SmartTOP module makes it possible to connect to the home PC/MAC. In this way software updates can be implemented, which Mods4cars provides free of charge.

The SmartTOP soft top control is supplied with a plug-and-play cable kit, which ensures an easy installation. The connection between the vehicle electronics and the SmartTOP is made by simply plugging together. For 100% accuracy, plugs are used in original equipment manufacturer quality. Since no cables are cut through, the cabriolet module can be completely dismantled as required.

Since 2001, Mods4cars has been producing roof control add-on systems for all common cabriolet models. The following vehicle brands are supported: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volvo and Volkswagen.

The SmartTOP for the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class A217 is available for 339.00 Euro + tax.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/Vr5UfVp8gbY

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

Automotive Traffic

SmartTOP add-on roof top control by Mods4cars is now available for Ferrari 488 Spider

As of now, the SmartTOP soft top control from the manufacturer Mods4cars is also available for the Ferrari 488 Spider. The retrofit cabriolet module allows the opening and closing of the roof via the car key.

SmartTOP add-on roof top control by Mods4cars is now available for Ferrari 488 Spider

SmartTOP add-on roof top control by Mods4cars for Ferrari 488 Spider

Las Vegas, Nevada – August 10, 2017

The retrofit SmartTOP roof module for the Ferrari 488 Spider is now available. The newest development from the company Mods4cars provides crafty additional functions thereby facilitating the everyday use of the convertible. „With the new SmartTOP for Ferrari 488, we now support 5 Ferrari models,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. For Ferrari models 360, F430 Spider, California and 458 Spider SmartTOP modules are already offered.

The SmartTOP soft top control is retrofitted in the vehicle. After installation, the roof can be opened and closed from a distance using the existing car key. Pressing a key combination on the existing remote control activates the convertibles top movement. „This allows our customers to open their convertible tops while they are moving towards their vehicle,“ says PR spokesman Sven Tornow. There is no need to change the remote control for this function.

In addition, one-touch operation of the convertible top is also made possible while driving. With the installed SmartTOP module, only a tap on the soft top button in the interior is required. The convertible top movement is then executed automatically. This saves time and the driver has both hands back on the steering wheel quicker.

The SmartTOP provides additional features: position of the windows can be determined after the convertibles top movement. All windows can be opened and closed via the remote control. The functions can be configured according to personal requirements.

Starting or stopping the engine does not interrupt the convertible top movement. Thanks to a USB port attached to the SmartTOP module, it can be connected to the local PC and programmed. Programming can also be done directly in the vehicle.

A plug-and-play cable kit included in delivery provides for easy installation. The connection between the SmartTOP module and the vehicle electronics is made by simply plugging in the perfectly fitting connectors. No cables are cut through, which means that a traceless dismantling is possible at any time.

The company Mods4cars has been producing its smart cabriolet modules since 2002. The following vehicle brands are supported: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volvo and Volkswagen. SmartTOP soft top controls are also available for the Ferrari models 360 Spider, F430 Spider, 458 Spider and California.

The comfort control for the Ferrari 488 Spider is available for 339,00 Euro + tax.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/40l4XqC7n5s

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Contact
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
Phone: +1-310-9109055
E-Mail: tornow@mods4cars.com
Url: http://www.mods4cars.com

Automotive Traffic

SmartTOP convertible top module for Mercedes-Benz C-Class & S-Class available soon

The retrofit SmartTOP roof control by the manufacturer Mods4cars, for both of the new Mercedes-Benz models of the C-Class and S-Class will be available from August 2017 onwards.

SmartTOP convertible top module for Mercedes-Benz C-Class & S-Class available soon

SmartTOP convertible top module for Mercedes-Benz C-Class & S-Class

Las Vegas, Nevada – June 29, 2017

As of August 2017, the SmartTOP roof control system by Mods4cars will be available for the new models of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (A205) and S-Class (A217). The retrofitted module provides clever functions, which makes the convertibles operation more comfortable.

The SmartTOP roof module makes the opening and closing of the roof via the vehicle key possible from a distance. The SmartTOP customer can open the top of their convertible while heading toward their vehicle. For this, only a short key combination on the key fob is required.

Furthermore, the SmartTOP module makes One-Touch-Top-Control possible while driving. With just one push of a button in the interior the convertibles top movement is activated. It is thereby no longer necessary to continuously hold down the button. So, hands are faster back on the steering wheel.

The latest development from Mods4cars will also contain useful additional features. For example, windows can be operated via the vehicles remote control. Starting and stopping the engine does not interrupt the convertible top movement. In addition, the control can be deactivated as required.

Each module can be programmed according to the personal wishes via any PC. For this reason, a USB port is attached to the SmartTOP module. With it you can also download software updates that Mods4cars provides, unlimited, for free of charge.

Also included in delivery is a plug-in installation kit. This ensures easy installation. „The new SmartTOP soft top control for the Mercedes-Benz C- and S-Class is delivered with a plug-and-play wiring harness,“ explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. „By simply plugging in, connection between the SmartTOP and the vehicles electronics takes place. No cables need to be cut through. Connectors in original OEM quality guarantee a 100% accuracy,“ Sven Tornow continues.

The convertible top control for the new models of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class (A205) and S-Class (A217) will be available from August 2017 onwards. For preceding models soft top control systems are already on offer.

Mods4cars also supports the following car brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volvo and VW.

A first demo video can be found here:
http://youtu.be/XHhhpemcLus

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Kontakt
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
+1-310-9109055
tornow@mods4cars.com
http://www.mods4cars.com

Automotive Traffic

SmartTOP additional soft top control by Mods4cars now available for Mini Convertible F57

As of now, the SmartTOP soft top control is available for the new Mini Convertible F57. Mods4cars retrofitting comfort module, enables the convertible top and sunroof to be operated from a distance via the original vehicle key. In addition, the conve

SmartTOP additional soft top control by Mods4cars now available for Mini Convertible F57

SmartTOP additional soft top control for Mini Convertible F57

Las Vegas, Nevada – April 27, 2017

The SmartTOP roof module for the new Mini Cabriolet F57 is now available. The latest development of the company, Mods4cars, provides smart functions for a more comfortable operation of the convertible top. With the SmartTOP module installed, among other functions, it is possible to open the sunroof and convertible top via the interior button with One-Touch. Thanks to the One-Touch function, a short tap on the top button in the interior is sufficient.

With one tap of the console button, the convertible top moves into the sunroof position. With two taps, the convertible top opens completely and the windows move to their pre-programmed position. The cumbersome pressing as well as the impractical operation of first having to open the sunroof, are thereby no longer necessary. You now have the option to decide whether the sunroof or the convertible top should be opened with just a press of a button.

In addition, the SmartTOP module allows the operation of the roof top from a distance via the original vehicle key. Pressing a combination of keys on the remote control automatically opens or closes the convertible top or sunroof. „The SmartTOP customer can open the soft top as they walk toward their vehicle and start their drive top down,“ says PR spokesman Sven Tornow. „This operation is carried out via the original vehicle key, which does not require any modification,“ Sven Tornow continues.

Aside from these main functions, the SmartTOP soft top module offers other additional functions. The windows can also be opened and closed from afar via the vehicles remote control. On vehicles with Keyless Entry, opening and closing the top is possible with a touch to the door handle.

The individual functions of the SmartTOP roof module can be programmed according to the customers personal wishes. Thanks to the sophisticated SmartTOP Cabriolet module, starting or stopping the engine does not interrupt the convertibles top movement. Furthermore, the module can be completely deactivated as required.

Thanks to the plug-in cable set included in delivery, installation can be done quickly and easily. Also, as no cables are cut, a traceless removal is possible at any time. A standard USB port is integrated into the SmartTOP soft top control. This allows the programming of the roof module via the home PC / Mac. Via the USB port, software updates can also be loaded, which are provided by Mods4cars free of charge.

The SmartTOP roof control system are also available for the Mini Convertibles R52 and R57. In addition, Mods4cars SmartTOP offers comfort modules for the following vehicle brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volvo and Volkswagen.

The comfort control for the Mini Convertible F57 is available for 269,00 Euro + tax.

A product video can be viewed here:
http://youtu.be/ZjxLnsdfMtc

For more information:
http://www.mods4cars.com

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About Mods4cars:

Mods4cars was founded in 2002 from the idea to add a highly demanded feature to the otherwise almost perfect Porsche Boxster: Comfort One-Touch roof operation while driving at slow speeds. The resulting product offered not only that, but also allowed quick and easy installation by just swapping out a relay box, thus leaving no traces and no permanent changes on the vehicle. The first SmartTOP roof controller was born.

The success of their first products in Germany and Europe prompted them in late 2004 to move operations to the USA, to be able to serve the American market as well as all other English speaking countries such as Australia, UK and South Africa from one central location. Their business has grown to a full-fledged international corporation with an office in Las Vegas and a full line of innovative products as well as distributors and installation partners all over the globe.

Being highly specialized in the development and distribution of aftermarket roof- and comfort controllers since 2002 allows them to offer an unsurpassed level of competence and product quality. Their main goal is optimization of each individual product to a maximum in compatibility, usability and intuitive operation. They put greatest effort into development and quality checks of all their products to achieve this goal and meet all expectations of their customers.

The extraordinary success of their products is also based on the great communication with their customers, which usually already starts for each new product during the development and prototyping phase.

Kontakt
Mods4cars LLC
Sven Tornow
E. Flamingo Rd #3100 1350
89119 Las Vegas (NV) – USA
+1-310-9109055
tornow@mods4cars.com
http://www.mods4cars.com