Linear rail includes integrated IDEA drive

April 9, 2013 11:35 am | Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has introduced the latest addition to its new BGS (Ball Guide Screw) linear rail product line. The BGS06 linear rail with the integrated IDEA Drive is a versatile system utilizing the popular size 17 single stack or double stack stepper motor linear actuator with an integrated and fully programmable stepper motor controller.


Pushbutton switches feature overmold actuator

April 8, 2013 3:16 pm | Apem Components | Product Releases | Comments

APEM introduces its AV Series pushbutton switches with an overmold actuator. Complementing APEM’s line of pushbutton switches, the AV Series is ideally suited for applications pertaining to security panels, public kiosks, vending machines, ATM machines, handicap access control panels, and heavy hydraulic lift equipment.

LISTED UNDER: Push Button | Electromechanical

ABC switch enables the user to access three 10/100/1000 Base-T CAT5e networks for each channel

April 8, 2013 11:35 am | Electro Standards Laboratories | Product Releases | Comments

Electro Standards Laboratories announces the Model 9462 5-channel CAT5e RJ45 A/B/C switch. This manually operated switch features independent switching in a slim rackmount configuration. The Model 9462 enables the user to access three 10/100/1000 Base-T CAT5e networks for each channel.


D38999 Circular Connectors - Buy Online - Stock to Build

April 3, 2013 4:34 pm | 1-Source Electronic Components, Inc. | Products

Amphenol, ITT Interconnect , Glenair, AB Connectors and more - Circular Connectors order online or call in for contract pricing. D38999 MIL-DTL-38999

LISTED UNDER: Connector | Circular | Cylindrical

4 mm micro motor and gearhead delivers up to 1.0 W nominal power

April 2, 2013 2:06 pm | Product Releases | Comments

maxon motor introduces the EC4, a 4 mm diameter brushless DC motor and gearhead. The typical issue found with micro drives of this size is the output power is too low for the application requirements because of the physical limitations. maxon increased the performance of this tiny motor using the latest winding technology....


Switch series features bifurcated contact for increased electrical reliability and consistent performance

April 2, 2013 1:33 pm | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has expanded its surface-mount DIP switch series to include an ultra-miniature 1-position version for hand-held and portable electronic devices. Featuring a bifurcated contact for increased electrical reliability and consistent performance, the half-pitch TDA Series DIP switches are process-sealed for surface-mount soldering and washable-processing.

LISTED UNDER: High Voltage

SCR Gate Firing Boards

March 23, 2013 4:00 pm | Applied Power Systems, Inc. | Products

APS produces a series of SCR Gate Firing Boards specifically designed for use in large industrial power supplies, motor controllers and generator controls. They can be used to phase control AC mains; soft-start high power systems; produce variable, unregulated DC; and with the closed loop feedback options, produce regulated DC output with voltage control and current limiting.

LISTED UNDER: Data Acquisition | DC | AC to DC

Solderless LED mounting process delivers rugged illuminated SMT tactile switch for sensitive applications

March 22, 2013 2:48 pm | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a new series of illuminated tact switches that combines consistent light output with excellent tactile feel and clear audible haptic confirmation. The K8 Series illuminated tactile switch offers several unique features and design elements, including a constant illumination cone.


IP65 industrial-grade servo motors ideal for use in harsh industrial applications

March 20, 2013 10:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

PITTMAN Motors offers IP65 industrial-grade servo motors that are ideal for use in harsh industrial applications. The PITTMAN AB Series brushless servo motors are offered in three different NEMA frame sizes and various stack lengths to accommodate a wide range of industrial applications.


Motorized rotary stages include accuracy to 20 arc seconds

March 13, 2013 4:28 pm | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

AGR series motorized rotary stages provide significant improvements in speed, load capacity, and long-term positioning performance over previous generations of worm-gear-drive stages. They address a wide range of applications for general purpose positioning in laboratory and industrial uses, in a robust and economical package.


Planetary gears include output torques ratings range from 3.0 to 15 N-m

March 11, 2013 3:18 pm | Applied Motion Products | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Motion Products announces their new PG series of inexpensive planetary gears. Custom designed for use with their new line of brushless DC motors, their first model is available in 42 mm diameter with as many as three gear stages and a wide variety of reduction ratios ranging from 3.65:1 to 393:1.


Anti-vandal switch offers both dot and ring illumination options

March 11, 2013 1:47 pm | E-Switch | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announces new features for the popular PV6 anti-vandal switch. This tamper-resistant switch is used in many applications, including those accessible to the public, and those requiring a sleek design. It offers both dot and ring illumination options and is rated to IP65 standards.


Switches feature operating temperature down to -40°C

March 6, 2013 4:55 pm | Crouzet Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Crouzet's precision snap-action limit switches range now has a version available with an operating temperature down to -40°C and a scraper seal.

LISTED UNDER: Temperature

JSB2871 USB contol AC outlet relay

February 28, 2013 9:40 am | J-Works, Inc. | Products

JSB2871 series of 8 Amp DPST relay modules controlled over the USB with a standard AC power outlet. The relays are rated at 8A @ 240VAC. Wire connection to the relay module are made with on-board screw type terminals then any standard AC line cord can be plugged into the outlet and controlled by USB commands. A replaceable fuse provides protection of the relay and AC line. Options for the relay board include AC detection of either the input AC or output AC, telling the user if power is available. An on-board led gives a visual indication of the relay state. The user communicates with the module from any programming or test language that supports USB communications as shown in provided sample applications.

LISTED UNDER: Computer | Data Acquisition | Industrial

Metal pushbutton switch radiates white ring

February 27, 2013 4:46 pm | Schurter Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SCHURTER expanded its MSM Series metal pushbutton switch to include a version with white ring and point illumination. Existing color options include red, green, yellow and blue. The series also expands its range of integrated resistor options to include



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