Single-phase AC motor controllers feature rated currents up to 20 amperes

November 7, 2013 4:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

AirCare Automation is proud to announce the availability of its new, updated VariPhase Single-Phase AC motor controllers. The new VariPhase units enhanced features that will make speed control of a single-phase PSC motor easier and more consistent.


MEMS-based magnetic reed switch presented as industry’s smallest

November 5, 2013 3:20 pm | Coto Technology | Product Releases | Comments

Coto Technology Inc. announced the availability of its RedRock RS1-A-2515 Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)-based magnetic reed switch.  Based on its high aspect ratio MEMS design and manufacturing processes, the switch provides all of the characteristics of

LISTED UNDER: Magnetic & Hall Effect | Reed

Thyristors offer more than 40% increase in current rating over existing designs

November 5, 2013 9:54 am | Ixys | Product Releases | Comments

IXYS Corporation announced that its wholly owned UK subsidiary, IXYS UK Westcode Ltd., introduced three new 1.8kV pressure contact phase control thyristors with increased power density. The new improved designs offer more than 40% increase in current rating over existing designs, while retaining the overall same package footprint.


Switch features low insertion loss of 0.4dB

November 1, 2013 9:32 am | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Skyworks SKY12215-478LF, a 125W SPDT switch covering 0.9 to 4.0GHz. Based on silicon PIN diode technology, the SKY12215-478LF features low insertion loss of 0.4dB, minimizing receiver noise figure in Rx applications.

LISTED UNDER: High Voltage

Ultra-miniature slide switches feature a mechanical operating life of 10K cycles

October 31, 2013 4:35 pm | C&K Components | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has expanded its family of low-profile, cost-effective miniature slide switches. Designed for applications with significant board space and height restrictions, the PCM Series is available in SPDT and SP3T models. The PCM Series has been extensively designed into computer & computer peripheral products....


Analog switches feature low on-resistance of 1.5 Ω

October 29, 2013 3:25 pm | Vishay Intertechnology | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology introduced three new ± 15 V precision monolithic quad single-pole single-throw (SPST) CMOS analog switches. Built on a new CMOS process, the Vishay Siliconix DG1411, DG1412, and DG1413 offer low on-resistance of 1.5 Ω.


Solid-state power relay rated for up to 5A continuous load current

October 24, 2013 4:27 pm | Ixys | Product Releases | Comments

The CPC1968 is a single-pole normally open (1-Form-A) solid-state power relay rated for up to 5A continuous load current with a 5°C/W heat sink. The output is constructed with MOSFET switches and photovoltaic die, while the input utilizes a highly efficient GaAIAs infrared LED to provide the optically coupled control.


Company introduces world's first true arc suppression device for relays and power contactors

October 24, 2013 2:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Arc Suppression Technologies has introduced the worlds first true arc suppression device for relays, switches, and power contactors. The NOsparc MMXac is designed to simply “Connect & Forget” across the contacts, protecting relays and contactors from the destructive arc energy created in power switching.

LISTED UNDER: Temperature

Door interterlock switch designed for detection and circuit interruption functions

October 22, 2013 1:47 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to provide design flexibility by offering latching or momentary actions along with a variety of integration options, C&K’s DS Series door interterlock switch can be used for detection and circuit interruption functions. Ideal for gaming and vending machines...


Solid-state power relay rated for up to 5A continuous load current

October 18, 2013 10:25 am | Ixys | Product Releases | Comments

IXYS Integrated Circuits Division announced the immediate availability of the CPC1968J, 2Arms Solid-State Power Relay.  The CPC1968J is a single-pole normally open (1-Form-A) solid state power relay that is rated for up to 5A continuous load current.


Gearhead series delivers high torque performance

October 18, 2013 10:13 am | MICROMO | Product Releases | Comments

MICROMO is pleased to announce the FAULHABER cutting-edge 15/10 planetary gearhead series--the only standard high torque precision gearhead in a 15 mm diameter on the market today. FAULHABER expands its product portfolio of precision gearheads with a 15mm diameter planetary gearhead that delivers high torque performance....


Double Pole Double Throw relay ideal for switching in high-voltage loads

October 2, 2013 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

GIGAVAC announces a new 20kV Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) relay, the G24WF. The G24WF features tungsten-­‐molybdenum contacts with a unique gas mixture that makes it ideal as a relay for switching in high-voltage loads. Make only load switching is primarily found in circuits discharging a capacitor or safety for interlocks.

LISTED UNDER: High Current

Power switches feature low 85mΩ ON resistance

September 30, 2013 12:39 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TOREX SEMICONDUCTOR LTD. has developed the XC8107/XC8108 series of power switches with a low 85mΩ ON resistance. The XC8107/XC8108 series are 85mΩ low ON resistance power switches with an internal Pch MOSFET. These switches are ideal for USB 2.0 and 3.0 applications....


Directional couplers cover the ultra-broadband frequency range of 0.5 GHz to 26.5 GHz

September 27, 2013 2:19 pm | Krytar | Product Releases | Comments

KRYTAR announces the continued expansion of its line of directional couplers with the addition of three new models offering high performance over the ultra-broadband frequency range of 0.5 to 26.5 GHz, each in a single, compact and lightweight package.

LISTED UNDER: Directional

Stamped spring pin socket features temperature range of -55°C to 180°C

September 26, 2013 4:34 pm | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new stamped spring pin socket addressing high performance requirements for testing Unisem's 124 lead QFN - CBT-QFN-7031. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 31 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.



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