Product News: Sensors, Monitors & Transducers
AC Current Sensor has dynamic range of 0.10 to 1000+ A.
Press Release Summary:
November 20, 2012 - Able to accommodate up to 0.750 in. dia current carrying conductors or 0.750 x 0.093 in. buss bar, Sidewinder® PA3209NL measures AC current at 50 Hz or 60 Hz in smart meters, industrial motor controls, and power line monitoring applications. Unit has coreless design, no saturation limits, and meets ANSI C12.20 accuracy class 0.2 and IEC 62053-22 class 0.2. Also, sensor meets Class 1 requirement for immunity to external AC magnetic fields and is immune to external DC magnetic fields.
Original Press Release
Pulse Electronics' New Sidewinder AC Current Sensor has a Dynamic Range of 0.10-1000+ Amps
Press release date: November 6, 2012
"The Sidewinder is a breakthrough in power sensing technology," said Glenn Roemer, field application engineer, Pulse Electronics. "It differs from traditional current sense transformers because of its coreless design. This makes it lighter, easier to assemble, and less expensive. By adding a larger inner diameter to the Sidewinder family, a larger buss bar can pass through the sensor, enabling it to measure 1000 Amps and higher."
The Sidewinder PA3209NL current sensor meets ANSI C12.20 accuracy class 0.2 and IEC 62053-22 class 0.2 as well as the Class 1 requirement for immunity to external AC magnetic fields. It is completely immune to external DC magnetic fields. The PA3209NL takes its place among an existing line-up of Sidewinder products capable of sensing up to 40 Amps (PA3206NL), 120 Amps (PA3208NL), and 200 Amps (PA3202NL). The sensors are packaged in trays with a price of approximately $2.45 each in quantities of ten thousand. Lead time is 8-10 weeks. The product is available immediately.
More information can be found on the datasheet located at productfinder.pulseeng.com/product/PA3209NL and on the Pulse Electronics website at www.pulseelectronics.com/sidewinder-p2.
About Pulse Electronics:
Pulse Electronics is the electronic components partner that helps customers build the next great product by providing the needed technical solutions. Pulse Electronics has a long operating history of innovation in magnetics, antennas, and connectors, as well as the ability to ramp quickly into high-quality, high-volume production. The Company serves the wireless and wireline communications, power management, military/aerospace and automotive industries. Pulse Electronics is a participating member of the IEEE, SFF, OIF, HDBaseT Alliance, CommNexus, and MoCA. Visit the Pulse Electronics website at www.pulseelectronics.com.
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