The ZXCT1050 current monitor from Zetex Semiconductors ensures accurate current measurement, even if the load is short-circuited, while improving overall power efficiency. Able to operate on both high and low sides of the load, the monitor supports dynamic output current limitation circuits in a broad range of applications, from power supply bricks to motor control circuits. Efficient, at 50 µA the quiescent current is 10 times less than that of larger packaged alternatives
Phaseda LLC announced the HY52 pushbutton switch. This switch is rated IP54 and offers protection against dust and water without external PVC cap. It boasts high electrical rating up to 20A 125V AC with UL approval, suitable for many power applications, like power tools, battery powered toy cars and vacuum cleaners. This switch snaps into industrial standard panel cut-out size. The function includes DPST, SPST On/Off and
Anritsu Company introduced the S311D/S312D Site Master cable and antenna analyzers that combine a wide frequency of 2 MHz to 1600 MHz, ease of use, and high accuracy in a portable, rugged design that weighs less than 5 pounds. Developed to test the RF performance of P25 and TETRA systems in the VHF/UHF, 400 MHz, and 700 MHz to 800 MHz bands, the analyzer is suited for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) and Public Safety system technicians and engineers. The device’s high sensitivity allows them to identify poor connections, damaged cables, water penetration, and
Linear Technology announced the LTC6102, the most precise high side current sense amplifier available, according to the company. Maximum input offset voltage is 10 uV and it can accept differential sense voltages up to 2V. The resulting 106 dB of dynamic range allows it to resolve micro-amps from amps of current. The precision of the device is bolstered by a near zero guaranteed input offset drift of less than 50 nV/°C and a guaranteed input bias current of less than 3 nA
Spectrum Control, Inc. introduced a custom EMI filtered barrier strip terminal block with pre-bent leads to allow for easier installation on printed circuit boards (PCBs). These terminal blocks are appropriate for filtering power supplies in telecommunications equipment, metering, instrumentation, EDP equipment and industrial controls. The barrier strip filtered terminal block is designed to provide desirable EMI/RFI filtering of AC and DC power and control lines, and it is UL recognized and CSA approved for DC voltages, has a
PEM Tri-Dent self-clinching steel locknuts incorporate a unique locking feature to meet demanding locking performance requirements and promote reliability of locking threads for thin-metal component assemblies. Their TRI-DENT locking feature can achieve locking torque specifications ranging from (maximum torque) 5.75 in. lbs./0.67 N•m to 35 in. lbs./4 N•m and (minimum torque) 0.4 in. lbs./0.04 N•m to 3.75 in. lbs./0.30 N•m, depending on fastener thread size
Diversified Technology announced the ATC6231, a dual-core Second Generation AMD Opteron processor-based Node Board designed for the next generation of telecom applications. The PICMG 3.1 compliant processor blade is equipped with Second-Generation AMD Opteron processor Model 2210, each with 2MB L2 cache and support for up to 8 GB of memory per processor interface. It uses a high I/O bandwidth (HyperTransport technology link interface), Broadcom HT2100 and HT1000 server-class chipset.
Diamond Systems Corporation announced an upgrade to the Hercules EBX Single Board Computer, extending the life of the product through 2010 and providing a migration path for end-of-life EBX and EPIC SBCs which utilized Via Eden processors or Intel Celeron/Pentium III processors with the Via Twister-T chipset. Ths SBC retains the footprint, mounting holes, I/O, connectors, connector locations and pin definitions of the earlier model.
ACCES I/O’s 104-DID-48 Series PC-104 isolated digital I/O boards feature 48 individually optically isolated digital inputs and are suited for use in control and instrumentation applications where high-voltage protection is required. Individual channel-to-channel isolation allows every channel to be physically and electrically separated from the others.
Kontron introduced the ThinkIO-Duo, the latest model in its top-hat, fanless PC range. This modular (70 mm deep/35 mm slot level) PC is equipped with an Intel Core Duo U2500 processor with a clock rate of 2 ×1.2 GHz and 512 MB or 1 GB of RAM. Along with high computing performance and internal Flash (512MB/2GB), this passively-cooled PC offers a customizable CompactFlash socket for data storage or backups/updates, 512KB non-volatile memory and all the standard PC interfaces (2 × USB 2.0, RS232, DVI-I)
ADLINK Technology introduced the NuPRO-852 PICMG 1.0 full-size SBC featuring dual-channel DDR2 memory at speeds of 533/667 MHz,the Intel GMA 3000 graphics core architecture providing up to 2,048 ×1,536 resolution with 10.6 BG/s peak memory bandwidth, a Front Side Bus to connect the CPU and memory at 1,066 MHz and several processor options: Intel Core 2 Duo, Pentium D, Pentium 4 and Celeron D.
ADLINK Technology’s GEME-5000 PC-based controller offers multiple CPU options, USB connectors and DDR RAM in addition to standard features found in earlier models. The GEME-5000 includes an Intel Low Voltage Pentium M processor (up to 1.4 GHz) and can be controlled from remote locations and run continuously in critical applications including machine tools and digital video capture.
Ampro broke the 1 GHz barrier for rugged PC/104-size modules while remaining true to form factor standards. The CoreModule 800 fits a complete CPU subsystem with I/O, PCI-104 bus expansion, and network interfaces without violating the required 3.550"× 3.750" (90 mm × 96 mm) board outline. Featuring the 1 GHz Intel Celeron® M 373 processor from -40°C to +85°C without a CPU cooling fan on a 0.120" thick PCB with optional conformal coating, CoreModule 800 is suited for applications requiring high reliability within confined spaces and harsh environments.
The Kontron CP6012 CompactPCI processor board is now available with the Intel CoreTM 2 Duo processor in addition to the Intel Core Duo processor. Renamed the Kontron CP601264, this board manages data throughput with server quality. It features a 4 MB L2 cache, an improved internal architecture and 64-bit Intel technology.
The Model 685A07 Mechanical Vibration Switch from the IMI Sensors Division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB) comes standard with an external pushbutton reset, and does not require power to operate. The switch uses a spring loaded, magnetically coupled sensor which can be externally adjusted for higher or lower sensitivity. This technology is suitable for cooling towers, fans, small motors or pumps, or any installation which requires immediate shutdown when increased vibration levels are present.