Solid State Equipment Ltd is an electronic design and development
company, which has been in business for more than 30 years.
The company is based in Wellington New Zealand. Always a small
operation we have never the less developed may innovative
products with unique solutions to special problems.
Development of Embedded Micro Computer Systems for a wide
variety of research and industrial applications is the main
focus of the company. Always innovative, we purchased our
first microprocessor development system in 1975. Specialist
areas of electronic technology development include Data Logging,
Dual fuel engine control, Display and Communications. A number
of significant technological breakthroughs have been achieved
such as the IPS gas pipeline communications system. The IPS
uses the steel pipeline as a communications medium and was
successfully developed as a joint venture with Natural Gas
The small team of dedicated engineers have experience ranging
from bright young graduates to those with many years experience
in product development. A good mix of specialist and general
engineering disciplines gives a balanced approach to developing
successful products. All aspects of design and development
are undertaken in-house. Specialist assistance from other
research companies such as Industrial Research Limited is
sought as and when required.
Prototype production is carried out in house. For manufacturing
quantities we use specialist contractors, both in New Zealand
Solid State's skills in product development have been recognised
by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (Technology
New Zealand). By awarding Technology for Business Growth grants.
Managing Director of both Solid State and DieselGas
Harvey Reid has a diverse background in company management,
diesel engineering and product development. He is the holder
of many patents. The driving force behind the team which has
developed the DieselGas engine management system.
Neil Poletti ...[contact
Technical Director of both Solid State and DieselGas
Neil Poletti is an electronic hardware development specialist
with a proven record in the application of electronic solutions
to the diverse needs of industry. Has extensive experience
and knowledge in many technical fields.
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