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Testing and measurement

Measuring power – and meeting a budget

Our customer, a highly-respected player in the energy-saving market, needed to capture the energy savings that their products achieved. Easy? Well, yes, unless the requirement is for a sub-dollar solution. It is no surprise that energy measurement and metering is a popular technology in today’s...

Supporting talent at Heber

Supporting talent of the future

We are passionate about young engineers at Heber. Our latest work experience opportunity was for a student from one of our local schools in the Stroud area. We were delighted to give him the opportunity to learn “first hand” about what design and manufacturing really...

Heber control systems

Developing control – the Heber way

As with all businesses, Heber is about getting an understanding of what our clients really need rather than selling products. We design and build electronic circuits and software – but these are just tools. Our clients do not “need” an integrated circuit, or a “C”...

Lightbulb moment

Does your current design deliver the best for you?

Heber is often asked to review existing designs by our clients. Recently, we did an independent design review of a new product which had been designed and was to be manufactured in China. It was clear very early in our investigations that the hardware was...

Heber touch control

A light touch – Heber capacitive sensing solutions

Consumers are used to obtaining what they want at the touch of a button – or screen. Capacitive sensing detects finger presses on a glass or plastic surface. It measures the capacitive change that occurs on a metal plate or copper PCB tracking behind a non-metallic...

Elstat and Heber

Cool solution for wireless technology – Heber and Elstat working together

Elstat, the leading sustainable refrigeration solutions provider, provides energy management solutions for clients in the vending and refrigeration markets. Their technology reduces the environmental impact of drinks coolers by switching them on and off intelligently, from learned usage patterns. Temperatures within the beverage cooler are...

No counterfeit chips in Heber boards

Counterfeit devices – an increasing problem and how do we avoid them?

At Heber, we are constantly alert to the issue of counterfeit products – and particularly devices. Like many OEMs, we source component parts from across the world to ensure efficiency for our customers. And like many OEMs, we have become more vigilant to counterfeiting as...

Supporting innovation in gaming – whilst protecting IP

The gaming industry has seen wholesale change over the past few years. Conditions have been increasingly tough for players within the market as it responds to increasing pressures from Government legislation, consumers and the media. For many sectors these issues would prove insurmountable – but...

Heber spins reels with XSpin

Gaming product development creates a new spin

Heber has been producing its popular XSpin gaming controller module for a number of years. The product, a USB connected gaming peripheral, capable of driving up to 8 mechanical spin wheels, has proved a popular choice with gaming manufacturers worldwide. The XSpin is perfect for...

Les Ashton-Smith - Heber Managing Director

Meet the team – Les Ashton-Smith, Heber’s Managing Director

This month we meet with Les Ashton-Smith, Heber’s Managing Director to find out what drives him, and what his views are on the changing world of electronics. Les joined Heber in 2008. Attracted initially to a company he considered had great technology credentials as well...

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Heating systems

Intelligent electronic controls for boilers and heating systems have been a staple of custom developments for Heber for decades. We have experience in the control and implementation of many different types of water boilers and instantaneous heater systems.


Ultra high performance Pluto A400

The Heber Pluto A400 is a ultra high performance 4K UHD modular PC gaming controller, multiple I/O module expansion and low power with a single 12v supply.

Internet of Things

Heber has been doing remote data collection and analysis for many years. Now with ‘Internet of Things’ connectivity (IoT) it could not be easier to get your product online and collecting data. Remote telemetry, sensing and security or trend analysis, we can help you with your next generation of product or service. Heber design and develop innovation for pioneering new products and services in the appliance and industrial control of fluid based systems.

Discover more about IoT and wireless communications with Heber.

Cooling Systems

Chilling, cooling and temperature control, monitoring and measurement. Whatever your requirement, talk to us about the control and implementation of your electronics system today.


Wireless and telemetry

Wireless standards, protocols and licenses are a complex area, Heber can assist you in the right choice for your product or application.

We have been involved and active in wireless control systems, data collection, telemetry and remote monitoring of products for many years, talk to us today to make the step into wireless enabled products.


Real time control

Controlling, sensing and measuring the world around us can be a challenge. At Heber we have been creating embedded control systems for decades. From remote temperature measurement to secure data processing and the control of high power heating systems, we understand the importance of a fast real-time control system. Talk to us today to see how we can assist in your next product or application.

X10i Field Proven USB IO Contoller

With an install base of over 100,000 gaming machines X10i is the USB I/O controller of choice. Providing gaming specific interfaces for money handling and non-volatile memory all from a single USB port. Features which enable gaming machine developers to produce GLI-11 compliant gaming platforms with almost any PC motherboard.
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