Interface Converters RS-232 to RS-422/485

July 5, 2007 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA 's miniature IC11 converters provide the features required of high quality interface converters in a miniature package. The RS-232 to RS-422/485 converter can be selected for half/full duplex, and will allow transmission distances of up to 1220m (4000'). The converter allows data transfer rates up to 120 kbps.  Power is acquired directly from a computer's serial port, or using the included USB-plug cable. Applications include chemical, petroleum, water and environmental industries.

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Edge Connectors Available in Side Stackable and Polarized Versions

July 2, 2007 6:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

BlockMaster Electronics announced the CUF line of terminal connectors specifically designed for space-saving PCB edge mounting. These female connectors directly connect to a comb edged male connector built on an appropriate circuit board. Available in side stackable and polarized versions, the series insures better board contact through the presence of built-in hooks in the side stackable configuration

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Internally Ruggedized Medical Cable

June 18, 2007 12:33 pm | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) launches an internally ruggedized medical cable that provides excellent durability while remaining lightweight and flexible. This technology improves crush, torque and kink resistance, extending cable life and reliability in demanding medical applications such as video endoscopy and powered surgical procedures. The cable design ensures reliable video images and consistent electrical performance where it is most critical

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Screwless PCB Terminal Blocks for Fast Connections

June 18, 2007 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

OKW Electronics introduced the CSTBV Series of Screwless PCB Terminal Blocks, which are manufactured by Camden Electronics. These UL and VDE approved terminal blocks feature a push-button actuator for fast wire connection and release without the need for fixing screws. This makes them suitable for applications that demand simple and fast assembly, or frequent servicing with disassembly and reconnection

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AdvancedTCA 14-Slot Shelf for Dense Computing Applications

June 18, 2007 5:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Asis announced the Perform Series –14-slot AdvancedTCA shelf designed to the space and cooling demands of today's dense computing environments. Created for dense blade server environments, the shelf offers desirable computing density by its ability to fit three 14-slot, 12U shelves mounted in a standard 42U rack while maintaining critical cooling performance of 300W per slot

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Shielded Nano Connectors Reduce EMI/Noise

June 13, 2007 5:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omnetics announced that its metal Bi-lobe nano-miniature connectors are now available with patent pending sealed backshells and braided cable shielding to reduce crosstalk and EMI problems in today’s new high density electronic modules. The 25 mil pitch Bi-lobe connectors have been designed to and pass the specifications demanded by MIL-DTL-32139 for high shock, vibration and

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Connector Cordsets for Industrial Phone Connections

June 12, 2007 5:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

TURCK introduces its RJ11 overmolded connector cordsets for industrial phone connections. A polyurethane body provides integrated strain relief and tab protection for industrial environments. The cable features two shielded, twisted wire pairs, and it is available in standard and custom lengths. PVC cable jackets provide sunlight and oil resistance and are rated for 75°C.

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Connector Family Offers Varying Heights

June 11, 2007 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ERNI Electronics announces its MicroSpeed connectors in a variety of heights. Appropriate for high-speed data transfer in telecom and datacom applications, the 1.0 mm modular shielded SMT connector system consists of two contact rows and two outwardly arranged shield plates. These connectors have been designed for space-saving

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Cases for Wall or Machine Mounted Applications

June 11, 2007 12:41 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OKW extends its DIATEC enclosures with two models with hinged transparent lids that are suitable for wall or machine mounted applications where the controls and displays need to be clearly seen but also protected from accidental operation or contamination such as with machine controllers, door entry systems, time loggers, detections systems, communications devices, and wellness and medical equipment. The cases have a contoured design with a central control panel for mounting

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Extruded Aluminum Enclosures(2)

June 11, 2007 12:33 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TEKO launched its TEKAM range of aluminum instrument cases for fast installation of the enclosed electronics. The all-aluminum enclosure allows desirable levels of RFI/EMI protection to be implemented. Typical applications include hand-held test and measurement devices and radio control equipment; wall mounted monitoring systems, security devices and building control equipment. These cases consist of

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Adapters Include Locking USB Connector

June 11, 2007 12:28 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems, Inc. announces the SeaLINK+I.DIN and the SeaLINK+2I.DIN, two additions to its SeaLINK USB serial product line. Offering the choice of one or two serial ports, these serial devices connect peripherals such as barcode scanners, serial displays and data acquisition modules to any USB port. Each DB9M serial port is configurable for RS-232, RS-422

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Operator Interface Enclosure System

June 11, 2007 12:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hoffman releases its CC3000 Operator Interface Enclosure System that is designed to protect operator interface terminals and electronic monitors in UL Type 12 industrial environments. This enclosure is built on a modular platform to offer maximum flexibility. Users can select from four standard models sized to fit the most popular HMI tools, including flat-screen devices, lights, meters and gauges. Customization is available to the user’s requirements in millimeter increments from

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High-Flex Silicone Cables Withstand Harsh Conditions

June 11, 2007 12:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil introduced its high-flex silicone cables that retain flexibility and electrical properties in temperatures ranging from -65°C to +260°C (-85°F to +500°F). The thermal capability of these cables exceeds that of typical PVC jacketed cables as well as specialized PTFE jacketed cables, according to the company. The cables also withstand

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Multi-Level Tower Modular Blocks

June 11, 2007 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

BlockMaster Electronics, Inc. announces its multi-level, single position series of modular terminal blocks. The product line is CE, UL, CSA, VDE and IMQ approved. With up to four staggered levels of poles, the PSQ Series increases the compactness of wire connections to PCBs, offering maximum accessibility for all connection points. The series is available in 5 mm and

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Panel Mount Blocks Mount Panels to T-Slotted Aluminum Profiles

June 5, 2007 12:35 pm | Product Releases | Comments

80/20 added two Panel Mount Blocks compatible with their slot 6, 10 Series and 25 Series T-slotted aluminum profiles. This part is now available for all seven profile series the company offers. The slot 6 quarter-turn blocks come with either 1/4-20 or M6 vertically adjustable square nuts inserted in the fiberglass reinforced nylon body. Spacers are molded of the

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