Electrical Transmission & Switching

Transportation Industry Products, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Automotive-Grade RF Switches operate from -40 to +105°C.

April 16, 2015

UltraCMOS® PE423422 (SPDT) and PE423641 (SP4T) are AEC-Q100 Grade 2 certified and designed for automotive infotainment and traffic safety applications. Along with 100 MHz to 6 GHz range, PE423422 features 73.5 dBm IIP3 linearity and ESD ratings of 1 kV HBM on all pins, 200V MM on all pins, and 1kV CDM on all pins. Accommodating 50 MHz to 3 GHz range, PE423641 features 68 dBm IIP3 linearity and ESD ratings of 2 kV HBM on all pins, 100V MM on all pins, and 1 kV CDM on all pins. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Cable Driver supports SDI- and IP-based 4K video.

April 15, 2015

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, LMH1218 supports uncompressed 4K ultra high definition (UHD) video transmission using SDI and 10 GbE protocols. Transmission of up to 12 Gbps enables UHD resolution of 4K at 60p frame rate over one coax cable. With integrated reclocker, cable driver supports coax cable and optical media for uncompressed video transmission inside buildings and over long-haul networks. Board diagnostics are included, and typ power consumption is 300 mW. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fused Coordination Panelboard helps achieve NEC compliance.

April 15, 2015

Providing 2:1 coordination ratio with upstream Amp-Trap 2000 fuses, Fused Coordination Panelboard features default short circuit current rating of 200 kA and provides overcurrent protection through combination of circuit breaker and fuse. Combination used for branch circuit protection ensures fuses will open only on short circuits and circuit breaker can be reset on common overloads. Circuit breaker is designed to operate on overloads up to 2 times rating and fuse over 2 times up to 200 kA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Gate Driver ICs are AEC Q100-qualified.

April 13, 2015

With both outputs and inputs rated to 35 V, Series IXD_614SI is suited for switched-mode power supplies used in electric and hybrid electric vehicles, motor drives, and traction inverters. Outputs are capable of sourcing and sinking 14 A of peak current with rise and fall times of less than 25 ns. ICs have AEC Q100 Grade 1 ambient operating temperature range of -40 to +125°C, can withstand negative voltage spikes of greater than 5 V on inputs, and are virtually immune to latch-up. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Push Button offers 3 operation choices.

April 9, 2015

Offered in 6 colors, 3-in-1 Stopper® Station Push Button enables user to select momentary, latching Turn-to-Reset, or latching Key-to-Reset operation. Inserts include exit, push to exit, push, or blank. To help locate button in dark corridor, optional 12–24 V insert illuminates red, green, or white LED. In addition, push button is available with sounder or sounder with transmitter (STI receiver required) as well as multiple indoor/outdoor covers for added protection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial PoE+ Switches include network management software.

April 9, 2015

Model LMP-0602 switches support 48–55 Vdc input while LMP-0602-24 units have 12–36 Vdc input with built-in voltage booster. Both 6-port switches have Layer 2 network management software supporting Web Console or Telnet using serial console with CLI configuration. Each features 4 x 10/100Tx Fast Ethernet ports with PoE+ power output up to 30 W/port. Units have external USB 2.0 port to export/save configuration settings, while port specific labeling allows users to name each connection port. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Interlock Pushbutton Switches offer 16 A rating.

April 8, 2015

With snap-in mounting and momentary snap-action mechanism, DS Series is suited for appliances, furnaces, electrical panels, and industrial automation applications. RoHS-compliant switches are available in SPDT and DPDT configurations with NO and NC fixed terminals. Rated for 16 A (resistive) and 6 A (inductive/motor), series has operating life of 10,000 cycles. For safety, switches disconnect power supply from equipment anytime door or panel is opened and power supply is exposed. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lightweight Power Relays are sealed to IP67 and IP6K9K.

April 8, 2015

Available with stud or screw type terminals, Kissing Electrotec environmentally sealed 26 series includes 300 A dual-coil system power relays. Dual-coil system develops contact pressure that minimizes contact voltage drop while promoting shock and vibration capabilities. Minimized coil power results from level of holding current. While maintaining performance and ruggedness, design and size minimize mass. Sealing complies with IEC 60529 and DIN 40050-9 standards and meets IP67 and IP6K9K. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power MOSFET Gate Driver suits automotive applications.

April 8, 2015

Housed in 2.8 x 2.9 mm PS-8 package, single-channel Model TPD7104F enables use of N-channel power MOSFETs for high-side switching applications. IC features self-contained charge pump that optimizes MOSFET switch and eliminates need for external components. Providing overcurrent protection and diagnostic functions, device is suited for automotive applications using 12 V batteries to operate N-channel MOSFETs, including semiconductor relays and load switches. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Adaptive IF Relay XMC aids commercial, military communications.

April 6, 2015

Accepting 2 IF (Intermediate Frequency) analog input channels, Cobalt® Model 71624 modifies up to 34 signals, and then delivers them to 2 analog IF outputs. Any signal within each IF band can be independently enabled/disabled and changed in both frequency and amplitude. XMC features Virtex-6 FPGA and 34 independently tunable DDCs and supports such functions as signal drop/add/replace, frequency shifting and hopping, amplitude equalization, and bandwidth consolidation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Unmanaged PoE+ Switches provide 7 ports.

April 6, 2015

With inputs of 48~55 Vdc and 12~36 Vdc, respectively, Models LNP-0702C-SFP and LNP-0702C-SFP-24 are each designed with 2 dual rate 100/1000Fx SFP slots and five 10/100Tx ports, 4 of which support IEEE 802.3at high power PoE (30 W/port). Industrial Ethernet switches provide 2,000 Vdc surge protection, 6,000 Vdc ESD protection, and reverse polarity protection. Fanless and DIN-rail/wall-mountable, IP30-rated units operate from -10 to 70°C or extended temperature range of -40 to 75°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Isolated Gate Driver suits high power density applications.

April 3, 2015

Aimed at high-density power converters, motor drives, and actuators based on SiC transistors, power MOSFETs, and IGBTs, HADES® v2 chipset uses 3 ICs: HADES2P on primary side, HADES2S on secondary, and quad-diode ELARA. Unit includes all functions to drive gates of power switches in isolated, high voltage half bridge. HADES® is available in hermetic packages for extreme temperature applications up to 225°C, as well as in plastic packages for systems where temperature does not exceed 175°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Single-Lane SPDT Switches support 3rd generation PCI Express.

April 3, 2015

Single-lane, 2 differential channel SPDT bus switch ICs – TC7PCI3212MT and TC7PCI3215MT – support PCIe Gen3 (8 Gbps) and achieve bandwidth characteristics of 11.5 GHz at -3 dB. These characteristics enable high-speed transmission with minimized signal degradation. Also, bandwidth minimizes attenuation of signal amplitude by inserting switch and can pass through GHz high-speed differential signals. Configurations promote optimal arrangements of PCIe slots, connectors, and switches.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems

Photo Reflectors feature wavelength range of 468-950 nm.

April 3, 2015

Containing both emitter and photo detection functions within single 4 mm plastic package, High Reliability Photo Reflectors feature operational distance of 0.5–1.5 mm. Emitted light from sensor is reflected back to detector side as object enters sensing area. Offering optimal alignment and sensitivity, reflective switches are suited for edge sensing, line sensing, coin bill validation, and bar code reading applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Optical Switch suits non-contact switching environments.

April 1, 2015

Integrating GaAs IR LED emitter, silicon NPN phototransistor, and photosensitive receiver optimized for short distances, ITR1201SR10A/TR reflective type opto interrupter offers cut-off visible wavelength of below 700 nm. Double molding manufacturing process results in smooth surface that promotes reliability. With flat, 1.5 mm profile, reflective sensor offers stable collector current and is suited for use in printers, copiers, and scanners as well as non-contact switching environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

IEC Limit Switches offer modularity and simplified wiring.

March 31, 2015

Constructed with polymer thermoplastic body housing that is self-extinguishing, IEC Limit Switches are available with broad range of operating heads, such as roller plunger, push lever, roller lever, and wobble stick. Removable body cover has captive closing screw and is hinged at bottom, while metal heads have 4 position at 90° angle axial rotation. For wiring simplicity, auxiliary contact blocks are removable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rotary Switch is built for designed for performance, reliability.

March 30, 2015

Available in maintained and momentary circuit options, V-Series Contura Rotary Switch fits in industry standard panel opening, accommodates up to 3 separate LEDs, and employs internal mechanism that translates rotary to linear motion. Secondary CAM helps drive mechanism, provides definitive detent positions, and prevents switch from stopping between positions. Other features include sturdy knob construction, PCB supporting LED and SMT resistors, and IP67 sealing protection above panel. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial USB Relay Board operates in hostile environments.

March 30, 2015

Supporting multi-drop operation, IA-3128S-U2i features 24 relays rated at 5 A @ 30 Vdc and 250 Vac. Solely wired, 24 isolated digital inputs are rated at voltage isolation of 2,500 V RMS and operation current starting at 2 mA. USB port is Isolated from host computer to avoid EMI/RFI factory floor noise, and relay contacts are protected by on-board voltage suppressors. Of 24 digital inputs, two may be used as Event Counting inputs. All digital inputs include programmable digital filter. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Switch SoCs meet needs of carrier and data center networks.

March 27, 2015

With such features as multi-terabit switch fabric, hierarchical traffic manager, external packet buffer memory, and advanced packet processing, 28 nm StrataDNX™ (Dune) switch SoCs provide complete solution for service provider network. Single-chip switch (BCM88370) delivers 800 Gbps Ethernet, 720 Gbps packet processor and traffic manager (BCM88670) features DNX fabric interfaces, and high-density switch fabric device (BCM88770) provides 3.6 Tbps throughput per device. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMT Side-Actuated Tactile Switches have rugged PCB soldering pads.

March 27, 2015

Comprising vertically-oriented, SPST, NO, momentary-action tactile switches with 6 x 6 mm footprint, PTS645V Series features PCB soldering pads ruggedized for secure surface mount connection. RoHS-compliant switches, with operating life of 100,000 cycles, are rated for 12 Vdc and 50 mA. Travel distance is 0.25 mm (+0.2/-0.1 mm), and choice of actuation forces includes 100 gf ±30 (dark gray) and 160 gf ±50 (yellow green) with bounce time of ≤10 msec. Read More