Relays Rate to 20 A

January 13, 2009 5:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Receiving UL/cUL recognition, CIT Relay & Switch’s J151 Series relays exhibit ratings of up to 20 A at 277 VAC and 28 VDC and ½ hp at 125 VAC. The RoHS-compliant devices offer coil voltage options ranging from 6 VDC to 220 VDC and 6 VAC to 240 VAC and contact arrangements from SPST to 4PDT. The components demonstrate an electrical life of 100k cycles, mechanical life from 10m to 20m cycles. and min. dielectric strength of

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Attenuated Switches Perform at Three Levels

January 9, 2009 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Exhibiting a frequency range from DC to 25 GHz, Teledyne Coax Switches’ CAS-37 Series tri-state attenuated switches can be switched to a low-loss state (<0.5 dB), an attenuated state (20 dB across a broadband), or an open state with one of the two RF inputs terminated into a 50-Ohm termination. The products exhibit an operating

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Gearmotors Offer Wide Operating Range

January 8, 2009 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Rated at 1/20 hp (37.3 W) at 230 V/60 Hz/3-phase, Bison Gear & Engineering’s 107 Series Verdant Duty gearmotors present an operating range from 6 to 90 Hz to provide a 15:1 range of adjustable output speeds in applications requiring no maintenance. The products contain totally enclosed, non-ventilated (TENV) AC motors, and exhibit

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Fan Heaters Utilize Built-in Temperature Limiter

January 7, 2009 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming in a DIN rail, panel, or foot mountable formats, Omega Engineering’s CR030/130 Series fan heaters uses a built-in temperature limiter. The CE-compliant product offers an integrated adjustable thermostat or fixed hygrostat, as well as double insulated plastic housing. The component maintains minimum operating temperatures in

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Rugged Rocker Switch Handles Industrial Apps

January 7, 2009 3:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available in both single-pole and double-pole configurations, the e-series rocker switch from Phaseda has an IP54 rating for protection against dust and moisture. The RoHS-compliant switch offers single- and double-throw operation as well as momentary actuation, and can handle up to 20 A at 125 VAC. The switch is constructed of

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SPDT Relays Receive Class 1 Division 2 Approval

January 6, 2009 6:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming with screw clamp termination, Weidmuller’s five new MICROSERIES single-pole double-throw (SPDT) relays achieve Class 1 Division 2 approval for use in hazardous locations. The five new options include the following versions: 12 VDC, 24 VDC, 24 VUC, 120 VUC, and 230 VUC. The VUC versions accept AC and DC input signals. The RC version demonstrates inductive kickback protection through an integrated RC circuit at

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AC/DC Rocker Switches Resist Water

January 5, 2009 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Having IP56 certification, Cherry Electrical Products’ KS, KG, KT, and KM Series AC/DC rocker switches suit panel-mount applications in which the switches will be exposed to dust and water. The KS devices exhibits a current rating of 16 A at 125 VAC, while the KG, KT, and KM units are rated at 20 A at 125 VAC. The products offer a current rating of 21 A at 14 VDC, UL approval on AC loads, and 0.25” (6.35-mm) quick-connect tab

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Low Profile, SMT, Dip Coded Rotary Switches Meet RoHS Directive

December 31, 2008 6:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

APEM Components introduced its P36 Series, RoHS compliant, DIP Coded Rotary switches. The series comes in a compact, 7.4 mm square package, designed to save PCB space. Typical applications include security systems, laboratory instrumentation, telecommunications equipment and computer peripherals. These DIP coded rotaries are available in

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MPG Offers Differential Driver and Pull-up Outputs

December 29, 2008 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micronor's MR190 Universal Manual Pulse Generator (MPG)/Handwheel is billed as the industry's first MPG to offer both A/A'B/B' differential line driver and A/B pull-up quadrature outputs in the same unit. Via a user-accessible DIP switch, the product also offers selection of pull-up resistor options

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BLDC Controller Features TruSense and SineDrive

December 24, 2008 4:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring TruSense and SineDrive technologies, the MLX81200 integrated BLDC Motor Controller from Melexis features dedicated hardware blocks as well as motor control algorithms. Rotor position sensing allows fast startup to nominal speed within 70 ms. Include are: 30-kB Flash program memory, 2-kB SRAM

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Pushbuttons Show Tamper Resistance

December 23, 2008 5:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Having combined solder lug and 0.11” quick connect terminations, NKK Switches’ YB2 Series 22-mm pushbutton switches possess tamper resistance in medical equipment and industrial and commercial control panels. The UL94V0-rated devices exhibit a dust-tight and splash-proof panel seal design to protect against low-pressure water jets from all directions and meet IP65 of IEC60529 standards. The cULus-recognized

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Pushbutton Switch Offers Snap-in Mounting

December 22, 2008 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering snap-in mounting options, the BSP Series subminiature momentary pushbutton switch from CIT Relay & Switch offers a choice in of silver-plated, gold-plated, or gold over silver-plated contacts. Specifications: Electrical rating is 3 A @ 120 VAC and 28 VDC, 1 A @ 250 VAC. Typical electrical life is 30,000 cycles

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Tact Switches Endure 100,000 Cycles

December 22, 2008 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming with SMT termination, E-Switch’s TL3313 Series tact switches demonstrate a mechanical life and an electrical life of 100,000 cycles. The units exhibit a contact rating of 50 mA at 12 VDC, max. initial contact resistance of 100 mOhm, min. insulation resistance of 100 MOhm at 100 VDC, and dielectric strength of 250 VAC for

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Attenuator Relays Work in 50-O Systems

December 18, 2008 6:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Attenuating RF signals, Teledyne Relays’ GA152 Series switchable attenuator relays operate in 50-Ohm systems over a frequency range from DC to 5 GHz. The single-section components use a uni-frame motor design, have an internally-matched thin-film attenuator pad in a “Pi” configuration, and come in a fixed increment of 20 dB. The ESD-resistant devices exhibit vibration resistance of 10 g at 500 Hz, shock resistance of 30 g (6-ms

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Motor Controller Powers Brushless DC Fans and Motors

December 17, 2008 6:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Integrating a Hall sensor and amplifier, digital control circuitry, and a full-bridge output driver, Diodes Incorporated’s AH5792 smart motor controller drives low-power, single-coil brushless DC fans and motors. The SOT553-packaged component presents an operating voltage range from 1.8 V to 5 V, a 400-mA peak current-rated bi-directional H-bridge output stage, a pair of push-pull output drivers to source and sink current, and

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