What to look for


The most important part of the lens. Lens quality is dependent upon the quality, type and arrangement of the glass elements within.


Turn this to adjust the focal length from minimum to maximum. Obviously, prime lenses do not have a zoom ring.


If you want to go into manual focus mode some lenses feature a switch for this on the side of the lens, while in other cases the switch is only on the camera body.


A stabilisation system in the lens will increase your image sharpness by reducing the occurrence of

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Seeing is believing

Whereas the First World War at sea is best remembered for the actions of the larger warships, a large proportion of the everyday duties of the Royal Navy was performed by smaller motor launches. An example of this is the actions of ML 357 which attacked three German submarines in the final months of 1917. These attacks formed the contents of a letter, revealed by Rick Mayall, which was written by the commander of the motor launch in January 1918.

On 9 April 1915, the British Admiralty placed an order througn Canadian Vickers for fifty anti-submarine boats to be built

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Electronic Washing Machine Control

Nowadays, commercially available washing machines are provided with features like auto-off timer, reversible impeller etc. Most of them have mechanical timers, reversers etc. Some are equipped with electronic timers. But they are very expensive and out of reach of the average consumer.

Keeping this in view, I have designed an electronic washing machine control circuit. The circuit provides all the facilities provided by reputed companies and even more. The circuit has a timer circuit which can be set to any duration from 0 to 15 minutes and can be extended to any length of time by merely changing a capacitor.

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The introduction of more stringent environmental standards in Russia — is already a reality. We will understand the peculiarities of operation of diesel engines with EGR and SCR

This statistic is calling for action. According to another theory, a person is able to work only 10 percent of all possible emissions that affect the state of the atmosphere. For example, the eruption of Mount Etna in Sicily or any other in Iceland, Kamchatka may lead to irreparable consequences. Here fit to calm down and hope for a favorable arrangement of the stars in the sky, count on ETC …

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Military-technical cooperation between Russia and Ukraine to keep or give up?

As a result, the events of recent months, the case of Russia and Ukraine significantly worsened. Made and continue to appear different unfriendly statements and received a variety of solutions. Entirely possible scenarios can be considered probable termination of cooperation 2-countries in the economic sphere. First in this case should end military-technical cooperation, in recent decades tight contact 2-industry states. Indeed, the danger of complete military-technical cooperation may prove comfortable inventory adjacent to pressure the government, but the gap is such mutually beneficial cooperation will have implications for both sides.

Military-technical cooperation between Russia and Ukraine: save or abandon?

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Ulyanovsk Motor Plant is preparing a new generation of engine

Ulyanovsk Motor Plant "GAZ Group" is developing a new engine generation. The new generation engine is characterized by: increased resource higher power characteristics, the possibility of using alternative fuels. "This work will strengthen the competitiveness of the UMP engines in the long term", — said General Director Yevgeny Rusyaykin UMP.

In 2010, the UMP has been producing Bi-fuel engines for "Business Gazelle", equipped with a Gas-cylinder equipment. Also, the Ulyanovsk plant completed upgrading the engine UMP-4216 in accordance with environmental standards "Euro-4".

Serial production of the new Kia Rio will start at Hyundai Motor plant near St. Petersburg

Serial production of the new Kia Rio will start at the plant of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus August 15, 2011. Until the end of 2011 at the plant near St. Petersburg will be collected 20,000 new Rio. And in 2012 around 100,000 cars Kia Rio. This is stated in the message KIA Motors in Russia. Also, from August 15 plant, which is 30% owned by Kia, will move to three-shift work schedule. As of mid-August 2011 the total number of employees of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Rus will be 2100 people.

Recall, the new generation Rio model was

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Ruselprom supplies engines to Iraq

Despite the instability in the region in June 2013 Concern "Ruselprom" began shipment of engines ANM-355H-4t2s, production Safonovsky Electric Factory (SEZ) in Iraq.

The motors are designed for thermal power plants "Nassiriya," which is located 200 kilometers from the capital of the country and plays a key role in Iraq's power grid, supplying electricity to the city of Baghdad.


Distinguishing characteristics of electric motors are as follows:

— engines have lower temperature of the active parts, which accordingly increases the lifetime of the motor;

— efficient cooling system

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Helicopters of Russia bought Ukrainian engines for $ 1.2 billion

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Holding "Helicopters of Russia" signed with Ukrainian company "Motor Sich" contract for the annual supply of 250-270 engines. On this, as reported by ITAR-TASS news agency, said the president "Motor Sich" Vyacheslav Boguslaev. Delivery of the engines for helicopters will be carried out over five years. The deal amounted to $ 1.2 billion. Power plants will be available for both commercial and military helicopters, delivery schedule has not been determined. It clarifies the Ukrainian agency adw with reference to the words of Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Motor Sich" Vladimir Shirkova, Ukrainian engines will be placed

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The heart of the future of e-mobile designers have designed Vologda

Domestic experts have developed the engine is lighter and cheaper than their foreign counterparts. With a capacity of 30 kilowatts, it weighs only 15 pounds, and is worth at least seven times cheaper than European counterparts. At the moment, addressed the issue of the construction of the plant for its mass production.

The new power plant — the heart of the future of e-mobile. Unique traction motor Vologda scientists have created just for six months. Its advantages in weight, in power, and most importantly, the price. Russian motor turned cheaper than foreign analogues.

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