Spectrum Sensors and Controls introduces a snap-in temperature sensor with a clip design that allows the sensor to monitor air temperature within an enclosure. Its fast response thermistor element is integrated into a potted metal housing that can be securely snapped into a 0.30¨ diameter pre-drilled hole in sheet metal. This keeps the sensor off the sheet metal while the plastic molded body with strain relief thermally separates the assembly from the environment on the backside.
MTS Systems Corp. announces its compact MH sensor with a CANbus interface which is suitable for use in welded and tie-rod cylinders, or in any space-limited cylinder applications. It works with CAN J1939 and CANopen, measuring displacement and speed variables. The sensor is reliable inside a hydraulic cylinder even when subjected to the harsh conditions. With a 100g shock and 25g vibration rating, the sensor operates in rugged environments
Misumi USA, Inc. introduces its single-axis actuators which are available in 208 configured styles and a standard manufacturing time of 11 working days from receipt of order. These actuators provide precision linear motion in a variety of general industrial assembly, as well as automotive, packaging and medical manufacturing applications. Each unit is a ball-screw driven device, and it is built on an extruded 6063-T6 aluminum base with black anodized finish and 1045 steel side supports.
Dytran Instruments, Inc. announces its 3214A series single axis cubic accelerometer which is an instrument for modal analysis, NVH, squeak and rattle, and general purpose vibration applications. It has low noise electronics, wide bandwidth, all titanium construction, and it is available in sensitivities of 10 mV/g, 100 mV/g and 500 mV/g.
Pepperl+Fuchs introduces Series F31 valve position sensors that are 1.25¨ tall and mount directly to the top plate of any standard pneumatic actuator with two screws for accurate position indication. They feature two electronic switching points that are integrated into one compact housing, and integral LEDs for visual status indication and diagnostics. Electronic switch contacts facilitate network communication, and they provide for direct control of a solenoid valve.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduces its models TEMD6010FX01 and TEMD5510FX01 ambient light sensing photodiodes that are qualified to the AEC Q101 standard, a reliability test qualification procedure for discrete semiconductors published by the Automotive Electronics Council. Their automotive applications include rain, light and tunnel sensors; brightness control for dashboard and navigation displays; and automatically turning on the headlights at dusk.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announces its 298D series of MicroTan solid tantalum chip capacitors that offer capacitance-voltage ratings in two small molded package sizes. The 0805 P-case package measures 2.40 mm × 1.45 mm with a 1.20 mm maximum profile. Suitable for audio filtering and signal processing in mobile phones, digital cameras and MP3 devices, the ratings of these capacitors enable more stylish end products
Link Microtek introduces its AMQ-LP1 series of waveguide low-pass filters that provide a rejection of better than 100 dB, falling to 70 dB at band edges. The filter series comprises five standard parts, using waveguide sizes of WR340, WR137, WR112, WR90 and WR75 to deliver cut-off frequencies of 2.75 GHz, 8.15 GHz, 9.00 GHz, 10.40 GHz and 13.50 GHz respectively. The devices are suitable for use as transmit reject filters, and they achieve a Chebyshev ripple response with sharp cut-off, a maximum insertion loss of 0.6 dB, and a minimum return loss of typically 20 dB
Cognex Corp. announces its In-Sight 1720 model high-performance wafer reader, joining the 1721 and 1722 models to provide semiconductor fabricators and equipment manufacturers with automated wafer identification at different price points. Model 1720 features OCR and barcode reading in a standalone package with a 752 × 480 CMOS sensor that is suitable for both new equipment and retrofits.
Intersil Corporation announced ISL6228 high-performance dual-output buck controller for notebook peripheral computing applications. Featuring the company’s R3 Technology this controller provides desirable transient response, switching efficiency and design flexibility. The device is capable of operating a wide input voltage range (3.3V to 25V) and has a flexible output voltage range from +0.6 V to+5.0V.
Spectrum Sensors & Controls introduces a motorized rotary potentiometer that is 0.906¨ in diameter with a special clutch and spring return. It is mounted on a 1.313¨ servo mount flange and powered by a smooth micro M6 motor. With a rotational life of 100,000 cycles minimum, this potentiometer is suitable for high reliability applications such as a helicopter activator sensor.
Spectrum Control, Inc. offers COTS single line feed-thru EMI filters that are commercially equivalent to M15733-PRF/72, M15733-PRF/73 and M15733-PRF/74. These filters meet all requirements of the QPL, and they are UL and Semko approved. They are offered in both AC and DC models with customizing options available, and they are suitable for the military and aerospace industries. The series filters up to 500A with an attenuation of
The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced its TPC-1270H 12.1" SVGA TFT LCD touch panel computer with a low power consumption Intel Pentium M 1.4GHz/Celeron M 1 GHz processor. The system is fanless to improve maintenance-free operation, and it is powerful enough to support full Windows operating systems such as XP Professional as well as embedded operating systems
ACCES I/O Products Inc. introduced its NANO I/O server CD (core duo). This small fanless embedded system features an Intel core duo 1.66 GHz CPU, and it supports an extensive collection of available COTS PC/104 modules and external USB I/O devices, allowing for versatility in a variety of applications. The system is housed in a rugged, black anodized aluminum enclosure measuring 5" × 6.25" × 3".
Tripp Lite a introduces three surge suppressors: the Isobar ISOBAR825ULTRA and Protect It! TLP725 and TLP825, with 25' cords for greater flexibility while protecting computers and other electronic equipment from damaging surges, spikes and line noise. With a suppression rating of 2,350 joules, the device features isolated filter banks which eliminate line noise interference between connected components.