Electrical Transmission & Switching

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Illuminated Switches feature sealed, shock-resistant design.

November 25, 2015

Designed after traditional pushbutton, FD Series integrates superimposed filters which react to green and red light only, allowing display of different legends, depending on illumination color. Units feature 2 different legends on single switch, making them suited for integrated designs where additional switches or indicators are not necessary. Three standard legends include I/O, ON/OFF, and START/STOP. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

USB Foot Switches come in wired and wireless configurations.

November 24, 2015

With USB Foot Switches, users can perform multiple functions such as emulating mouse or keyboard keystroke with their feet while freeing hands to perform additional operations. Certain models are field programmable and supplied with software. Custom pre-programmed switches or other interfaces such as CAN, SPI, I2C, RS232/485/422, TTL/CMOS, 1-Wire, or application specific protocol are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ethernet Switches drive enterprise adoption of 2.5 GbE.

November 23, 2015

For wired enterprises, BCM56160 adds 2.5 GbE access point connections to 24- and 48-port Gigabit Ethernet form factors, integrates 10 Gigabit interfaces for fiber uplinks, and delivers double stacking bandwidth. For all-wireless office built primarily on Wi-Fi access points, BCM56060 is optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 enterprise environments and provides multi-mode 1 GbE/2.5 GbE Ethernet interfaces with 10 Gigabit uplinks. Both switches are built on Broadcom's StrataXGS® architecture. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Safety & Security Equipment

Remote Racking System helps ensure technician safety.

November 20, 2015

Available for General Electric Type PowerBreak II circuit breaker, RRS-3 PB II System allows technicians to remotely install and remove circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Portable, single-application system is compatible with 800, 1,600, 2,500, 3,000, and 4,000 A circuit breakers. Optional features include 25 ft extension cables, 24 Vdc LED light, and wireless video camera system with LCD monitor. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DIN-Mount Interface Relays have space-conserving design.

November 20, 2015

Measuring 14 mm wide x 70 mm high, RV8H electromechanical relays typically install between output from PLC or other controller and load to increase switching capacity and protect output from damage. Products can replace 5–10 A general-purpose, plug-in relays. Offered in SPDT (up to 16 A) and DPDT (up to 8 A) models, all versions are available with AC or DC input (ranging from 5 Vdc to 240 Vac). DC input relays are protected from reverse polarity, and DPDT models have gold-plated contacts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

MMIC SPDT Switch covers DC to 26 GHz.

November 17, 2015

Supplied in die form, Model CMD230 features low insertion loss of 1.4 dB, input IP3 of 37 dBm, and high isolation of 40 dB at 13 GHz. General-purpose, broadband device operates using complementary control voltage logic lines of 0/-5 V and requires no bias supply. Applications include microwave radio, test instrumentation, and military radar/EW. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Snap-In Power Rocker Switches feature gold contacts.

November 16, 2015

Rated for 10,000 make-and-break cycles at full load, D Series is available with variety of actuators, mounting styles, terminations, and markings. Miniature ½ x ¾ in. customizable units range from 2–10 A and 30 Vdc to 250 Vac with operating temperature of -22 to +149°F. Available in 7 SPDT, 2 SPST, 4 DPDT, and 2 DPST functional configurations, switches are suited for low-voltage lighting, data server, computer, medical, and small appliance applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Power Distribution Substation suits heavy-duty applications.

November 11, 2015

With Model MGS-45K-3X240.30A-240.50A-5X120, users can convert 480 V 3-phase to 120 and 240 V 3-phase to operate tools and equipment. On primary side, 60 A fused 480 V disconnect provides protection for 45 KVA transformer. Secondary side features 100 A main breaker that provides protection for five 20 A/120 V 5-20 receptacles, one 30 A L5-30 receptacle, and one 50 A CS8369 receptacle. Mounted on powder coated, carbon steel frame, assembly has integrated skid pockets and lifting eyelet. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

UL-Certified Anti-Vandal Switch has 22 mm panel cutout.

November 10, 2015

Available in SPDT or DPDT configurations, IP67-rated and UL-certified ULV7 series carries 3 A, 250 Vac rating and has operating life expectancies of up to 1,000,000 life cycles (momentary) and 500,000 (latching). Ring illumination is available, with various LED color and voltage options, and gold or silver contacts are also available. With 22 mm panel cutout size, switch has 3.2 mm travel, 2,000 Vac dielectric strength, 50 mΩ contact resistance, and 1000 MΩ @ 500 Vdc insulation resistance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Programmable Relay handles up to 60 I/O.

November 9, 2015

Suited for small- to medium-sized OEM machine control applications, FL1F SmartRelay features built-in web server for browser-based remote access from smartphone, tablet, or PC. CPU module has 8 discrete inputs and 4 discrete outputs. Up to 12 I/O expansion modules can be added to CPU, expanding I/O capacity to 60 I/O. LCD operator interface can display 6 lines, each with up to 20 characters, and up to 20,000 data sets can be logged and stored to Micro SD card. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Fused Panelboard and Fuse help achieve code compliance.

November 9, 2015

To help achieve NEC® compliance, UL67 listed Fused Coordination Panelboard provides combination rated circuit breaker and fuse for branch circuit protection that ensures fuses will open only on short circuits. FCP offers 2:1 coordination ratio with upstream Amp-Trap 2000 fuses and provides default short circuit current rating of 200 kA. With plug-in retrofit to existing MV fuses, Medium Voltage Controllable Fuse delivers arc flash protection while minimizing installation downtime. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator operates fusible panelboard switches.

November 6, 2015

Available for Cutler-Hammer FDPW fusible panelboard switches, Model RSA-184 allows technicians to remotely close or trip circuit breaker from safe distance up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Portable actuator is compatible with 30, 60, and 100 A twin, horizontal fused switches with 5.375 in. height. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers, Services, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Display & Presentation Equipment

Smart LED Lighting Control fosters energy efficiency compliance.

November 5, 2015

Used in residential and commercial buildings, LightSpace® Manager Vacancy Switch increases occupant control over LED lighting for compliance with energy codes ASHRAE 90.1, IECC, and Title 24. This single-zone, low-voltage lighting control switch includes such features as manual-on/auto-off vacancy motion control, user-set digital dimming levels, and IR-based remote control capabilities. LightSpace Lighting Control System allows control of single fixture, multiple zones, or entire building. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Portable Remote Switch Actuator helps keep operators safe.

November 2, 2015

Available for General Electric 400–6,000 A EntelliGuard G circuit breakers, Model RSA-162 allows technicians to remotely charge, close, or trip circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation do not require modifications to existing electrical equipment thanks to magnetic latching system. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Proportional Thumbwheel utilizes Hall Effect sensor.

November 2, 2015

Utilizing sealed, non-contacting Hall Effect sensor in polyamide housing, Model CTI-TW can deliver up to 5 million operations and was developed for thumb-operated applications requiring proportional movement. Unit is available in Spring Return to Center, Spring Return to Side, and Friction Hold mechanical configurations. All come in 3 electrical output styles of 0.5–4.5 Vdc, 1.0–4.0 Vdc, and 0.0–5.0 Vdc. Regardless of sensor configuration, thumbwheel comes prewired with 4 in. leads. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Automotive-Qualified Ethernet Switch establishes secure network.

November 2, 2015

With integrated PHYs, BroadR-Reach® BCM8953x series enables automotive manufacturers to address bandwidth concerns, ensure standards compliance, and secure network for connected car applications. Architecture supports non-blocking, line-rate data transfer at wire speed performance for all frame sizes over unshielded single-pair twisted cable. Based on 28 nm design, switch integrates low pass filters, incorporates multiple low-power mode technologies, and surpasses AEC-Q100 and EMC requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro Miniature Slide Switches withstand hostile environments.

October 21, 2015

Available in SPST and SPDT positions, G105 and G107 Series switch up to .05 A at 125 Vac with electrical contacts that are completely enclosed for protection from hostile environments. Units come in snap-in version for panel mount applications and plug-in model for mounting directly onto PCB. Extended linear motion of moving contact over stationary contacts causes full wiping motion at each switch actuation. Operating from -20 to +105°C, switches are lead-free and RoHS-compliant. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMD Fuses are available with ratings to 12.5 and 16 A.

October 20, 2015

Offering alternative to cylindrical cartridge fuses, 5.3 x 16 mm UMT-H Universal Modular fuses provide overcurrent and short circuit protection for applications in electronic and industrial equipment and controls. There are 21 rated currents available from 160 mA through 16 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc. In addition to meeting IEC 60127-7/1, UL 248-14, and CSA C22.2 standards, VDE- and UL-approved time-lag fuses have 1,500 A high breaking capacity and >10 mm spacing between end caps. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Matrix Switcher provides UHD/4K resolution up-scaling.

October 19, 2015

Designed to fit wide variety of professional video installation and live-event needs, Multi-View Series KD-MLV4x2 features multi-view window processing, analog to digital conversion of incoming VGA or YPbPr with analog audio signals, audio de-embedding, and independent audio from video matrix selection. Unit is suited for digital signage, video wall, conference room, classroom, home theater, and bar/restaurant applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Light Force Switch targets process control applications.

October 14, 2015

Accommodating needs of process control applications, MP520 sealed subminiature micro switch features 1 N max actuating force, ~0.2 N differential force, <0.05 mm differential travel, and 5 msec change over time. Series MP500 is UL61058- and EN61058-approved for power rating of 250 AC/ 5 A with operating range of -40 to +105°C. While standard termination options are PCB pins, solder lugs, and cable, actuators can be custom designed to adapt to unique applications. Read More