Magnetic Rotary Encoders Include Field-programmable Analog Output

March 1, 2012 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

POSITAL's Magnetocode (MCD) absolute rotary encoders with analog output (voltage or current) are positioned as an alternative to single- or multi-turn potentiometers in systems that use analog instrumentation to measure and control rotary motion.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices | Sensors & Actuators

Optical Commutation Encoder Features Frequency Response from DC to 400 kHz

March 1, 2012 4:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

US Digital introduced the EC35 Optical Kit Commutation Encoder. The modular commutation encoder is positioned as a direct replacement for size 35 BLDC motor encoders and features

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Infolytica Corporation releases MotorSolve v3.0 with Thermal Analysis Module

February 15, 2012 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Infolytica Corporation announces that MotorSolve v3 is available. The new MotorSolve Thermal module is included with this latest version, giving motor designers a complete software tool which they can use to thoroughly evaluate the impact of temperature and different cooling methods...

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Reed Sensors Tout High Switching Power

February 9, 2012 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEDER electronic introduced its MK26 line of reed sensors, which feature extremely high switching power in combination with a compact design. Measuring 32 mm x 10 mm x 6 mm, the sensor consumes no power, and is suitable for

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Micro-Sized Intelligent Drive Promises Fast Assembly and Installation

January 31, 2012 5:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Technosoft announced a new, micro-sized pluggable servo drive: iPOS3602 MX. Particularly developed for motion control applications where space is critical, this drive can be integrated

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Linear Actuator Replaces Existing Size 17 Units

January 27, 2012 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has released a new version of the 36-mm G4 linear actuator. This configuration includes a special adapter plate that allows the smaller 36-mm OD unit to replace existing size 17 hybrid stepper motor linear actuators. The

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Pushbuttons Are Presented as Having the Industry’s Shortest Above-Panel Dimension

January 24, 2012 10:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches announced the availability of the YB2 Series of 24-mm square, flush mount and tamperproof panel seal pushbutton switches. These devices are appropriate for applications requiring a low-profile, yet secure and splash proof design. Available in

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices | Optoelectronics & Displays

Miniature SMT Reed Sensors Suit Low-Power Microelectromechanical Switching

January 23, 2012 8:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

MEDER electronic introduces its MMS line of surface-mount (SMT) reed sensors, designed for low voltage and low power switching microelectromechanical (MEMS) devices.

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Power Rocker Switch Serves Multiple Apps

January 23, 2012 5:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Made with RoHS compliant material, the RL2-series rocker switch from Phaseda has a UL rating of 16A @ 125VAC and 8A @ 250VAC, with a VDE rating of 16(4)A @ 250VAC T125, with an electrical life over 10,000 cycles.

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Panel Mounted AC Output Solid State Relays Feature 1600-V Blocking

January 16, 2012 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crydom has expanded its Series H1 of high voltage AC output Solid State Relays. The new models offer high levels of breakdown voltage and noise immunity (>1600 V) for applications in installations where

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Limited Angle Torque Motor Features Zero Cogging for Smooth Operation

January 11, 2012 6:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics, a brand of Custom Sensors & Technologies, has introduced the new BLDC Limited Angle Torque Motor Model LAT40-48. The LAT40-48 Motor meets market demand for a zero cogging motor with high peak force in a small form factor package.

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Rotary DIP Switches Offer IP67 Protection and Five Position Options

January 5, 2012 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announced the RDT Series rotary DIP switch. This small switch offers a choice of 4, 6, 8, 10 or 16 positions and IP67 sealing protection for applications that need protection from the elements. The switch also comes with

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

Stepper Motors are UL Recognized

January 4, 2012 11:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kollmorgen’s POWERMAX II Series stepper motors are now UL recognized. This enables OEMs who build UL-certified equipment to integrate high-performance stepper technology into existing designs without

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Skyworks Launches Discrete SOI Switches for Wireless Networking

December 27, 2011 5:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks Solutions has introduced its first set of discrete silicon-on-insulator, single-pole, triple-throw switches for the wireless networking market. The SKY13345-368LF and SKY13385-460LF’s low insertion loss make the devices ideal for WLAN (802.11 b/g) and Bluetooth applications in the 2.4 to 2.5 GHz frequency range.

LISTED UNDER: Electromechanical/Mechanical Devices

PWM Servo Controller for Use with DC Motors

December 22, 2011 5:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxon’s new ESCON 36/2 DC is a 4-quadrant PWM servo controller for use with DC motors up to 72 Watt.  This very fast digital current controller, with enormous bandwidth...

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