Electrical Transmission & Switching

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Smart Relay System eliminates need for standalone controller.

February 26, 2015

PLC Logic system houses logic in module that plugs directly into block of 8 PLC Relays to create smart relay system. When connected to 8 relays, complete system measures 50 mm wide. Each electromechanical and solid-state relay channel can be configured as input or output, from 16–48 I/O points, with the use of expansion modules. Logic modules have 8 integrated digital inputs, 2 of which can be defined as analog inputs (0–10 V). Hot-swap capability facilitates relay replacement. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Drivers support wireless configuration/programming.

February 26, 2015

Ozone 150W Programmable Driver series and MESO 50W Programmable Driver series support wireless RFID programming, which lets lighting fixture designers simultaneously configure feature set of multiple devices without removing them from packaging. RFID pad antenna size determines number of concurrently programmable units, and handheld antenna is also available for single driver programming. Within seconds, drivers can be programmed for current, dimming features, and fades. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Limit meets regulatory requirements.

February 25, 2015

Approved to UL® 1998 and EN 60730 as well as WEEE, CE, and RoHS standards, SERIES LS will shut system down to prevent damage to equipment or injury to personnel. Device maximizes safety by using factory fixed set point, factory fixed hysteresis, and redundant temperature sensors to protect against single-point sensor failure. Uses include applications where control failure could cause temperature to continue to increase and cause damage to system, potential fire hazard, or product scrap. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SIL Relays target emergency shut-down systems.

February 25, 2015

Featuring cULus approvals, SAFESERIES SIL Relays include single and dual channel, 22 mm wide DIN-rail mounted modules suitable for switching safety related circuits up to SIL3 level as per IEC61508. Units accept 24 Vdc safety inputs and offer monitoring circuit option with wide-range input voltages from 24–230 Vac/Vdc. Single-channel models operate in de-energize-to-safe mode, while dual-channel model is designed for use in energize-to-safe or de-energize-to-safe mode. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Time-Lag AC Fuses offer current ratings of 5, 6.3, and 8 A.

February 23, 2015

Featuring 5 x 20 mm footprint, 835 Series combines maximum interrupting rating of 1,500 A at 250 Vac with surge withstand capability of 1.5 kA 8/20 µs. Ceramic body units protect electronic devices installed in surge-prone environments. Packaged in cartridge and leaded versions, RoHS-compliant devices meet requirements outlined in global IEC 60127-2, Sheet 5 specification for time-lag fuses. Applications include LED/LCD TVs, digital display systems, and digital signage. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Reflective PIN Diode SP2T Switch handles up to 100 W.

February 19, 2015

Targeting mobile radio and military communication applications, MASW-011055 operates over 0.03–3 GHz frequency range and can handle 100 W CW incident power at base plate temperature of 85°C. RoHS-compliant product, which is 260°C reflow compatible and exhibits optimal linearity in common anode configuration, delivers 51 dB isolation at 2 GHz with insertion loss of 0.35 dB at 2 GHz. Hybrid process features high-voltage PIN diodes and passive devices integrated in 5 mm HQF 12-lead package. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solid State Interface Relays switch loads up to 240 Vac.

February 18, 2015

Featuring 100 mA to 3 A switching capability in 6 mm wide space, RV8S Series is available for 24 Vdc, 48 Vdc, and 240 Vac input voltage applications, with output voltage ranges of 0–24 Vdc, 0–48 Vdc, and 24–280 Vac, respectively. Depending on model, operate time is as fast as 40 µs with 200 µs release time. DIN-rail mounted, IP20-rated relays feature temperature range of -20 to +60°C and are suitable as interface devices between PLC outputs and loads with high power requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Battery Disconnect Switch has rugged and sealed design.

February 18, 2015

As 2-pole battery disconnect rated at 500 A, IP67-rated 35.524.231.R.901 comes with flange mounting and rugged, red handle that can be locked in off position. Features include 32 Vdc voltage rating, 1,050 V (1 min) dielectric withstand voltage, 2 x 500 A duty rating, and -40 to +85°C operational range.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Gigabit and PoE+ Switches feature DIN-rail mount design.

February 17, 2015

Supplied in compact, hardened metal housing for harsh environments, N-Tron® Series NT24k includes: NT24k-8TX-POE 8-port all-Gigabit PoE+ switch with redundant 22–49 Vdc power inputs; NT24k-8TX 8-port all-Gigabit switch with redundant 10–49 Vdc power inputs; and NT24k-16TX 16-port all-Gigabit switch with redundant 10–49 Vdc power inputs. All models feature N-Ring™ technology with 30 ms recovery for rings containing up to 250 nodes, automatic configuration, and backup/restore capability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Portable Power Transformer suits low voltage lighting.

February 17, 2015

Converting 120 Vac to 12/24 Vdc or 12/24 Vac, Model TX-40-120-1224-WP is suitable for powering low voltage lighting and equipment. Power distribution transformer features weatherproof construction and includes elevated base for protection from standing water. With overload and short circuit protection, unit safely allows operators to power equipment up to 500 W from standard 120 or 240 Vac power source. Four L5-20 twist lock receptacles provide sealed and secure connections. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

KVM Matrix Switches/Extenders have hybrid fiber/CATx architecture.

February 16, 2015

Comprising matrix switches and extenders, TLX Series provides flexible and efficient, uncompressed signal architecture supporting fiber-optic and CATx connectivity. Extension and switching is possible for full, uncompressed 4K video with full color depth (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4-4-4 color depth) at 60 Hz frame rate using 2 fibers or CATx cables. Single laser, single-data-stream, 10 Gbps architecture supports delivery of uncompressed video, audio, and peripheral data. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Constant Current Dimmable LED Driver features Ethernet control.

February 12, 2015

Intended for powering Aurora™ Classic Line Source Illuminators, Model 5000D-100 provides constant current in continuous, pulsed, or PWM modes. Embedded system adds network control with 10/100Mbps Ethernet connectivity. Solution may also be used with third party LED illuminators as constant current DC to DC driver/controller. Features include temperature sensors, cooling fan operation tied to +24 Vdc input power, and 3-digit display of operating current setting and operating mode. Read More

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

Mechanical Vibration Switches feature remote reset options.

February 11, 2015

Available in 120 Vac, 240 Vac, and 24 Vdc models with DPDT relay and 10 A dry contacts, Series 685A features optimized sensitivity adjustment, enabling users to better control trip level and maximize protection of equipment. Switches utilize spring-loaded, magnetically coupled sensor, which requires no power. Available with hazardous area approvals, devices are suitable for cooling towers, fin fans, large exhaust and vent fans, HVAC systems, blowers, and motors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

RF SOI Switch operates up to 40 GHz.

February 11, 2015

Offering alternative to GaAs-based solutions and available as flip-chip die with 500 microns bump pitch, UltraCMOS® PE42524 SPDT RF SOI (silicon on insulator) switch die supports 10–40 GHz operation and exhibits 47 dB isolation and 2.2 dB insertion loss at 30 GHz as well as 50 dBm IIP3 at 13.5 GHz. Respective switching and settling times are 225 and 840 nsec, and ESD rating is 2,000 V HBM on all pins. No blocking capacitors are required if DC voltage is not present on RF ports. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

All-in-One Chassis offers alternative to stackable switches.

February 11, 2015

Occupying 4U footprint, ProSAFE® M6100 Chassis Series enables redundant switched networks from Core to Edge. Passive backplane, >1.4 Tbps switching and routing capacity, full management, and fabric nonstop forwarding redundancy for optimized resiliency and scalability. Comprising 10 Gigabit distribution layer switches and Gigabit access layer, chassis is available with multiple port combinations: up to 144-port Gigabit or 72-port 10 Gigabit ports. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Magnetic Safety Switches feature integrated LED indicators.

February 10, 2015

Featuring tamperproof design, SMA Series provides contactless safety monitoring of machine doors. Integrated LED technology gives machine operators immediate indication of safety door's interlock status to minimize incidence of unscheduled downtime. Rated for 48 Vdc/0.2 A, interlock switches feature NO/NO/NC contacts with actuating distance of 7–20 mm. SMA 0249 models are designed with M12 connector, while SMA 0243 devices have 3 m open-wire cable integral to unit. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Upgradeable Switch transfers power to generator source in outages.

February 9, 2015

Offered in 3 models that include 8 circuits but can hold up to 10, HomeLink™ Upgradeable Manual Transfer Switch lets homeowners push one button to switch to portable generator source during outages in order to power hard-wired circuits in residence. Design also lets electricians change out subpanel, which prepares prewired switch for automatic home generator to back up essential circuits (max 11 kW). Lights indicate when utility or generator power is available/being used. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Reed Switches combine design flexibility and precision.

February 6, 2015

While promoting layout and design flexibility, MACD-14 reed switch series and surface-mount version MASM-14 Series have close-differential characteristics that benefit applications with limited space and strict accuracy requirements. Hermetically sealed switch contacts are not affected by harsh environments, and low close/open hysteresis provides precise switching. Switching capability is 200 Vdc at up to 10 W, and sensitivity range is 10–30 AT. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Expanding Alternating Relays target industrial control panels.

February 6, 2015

Available in duplexer, triplexer, and quadraplexer versions, ARA Series supports industrial control panels and associated multi-load installation monitoring requirements. Series allows for additional loads to run in event of excess load requirements, with option of automatic or external clocking alteration. Alternating action is initiated by control switch or isolated NO switch. Housed in surface mounted enclosure, relays use onboard LEDs to indicate output condition. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

DIN-Rail Mount Circuit Breakers have 13 mm wide design.

February 6, 2015

Conserving space with high-density housing, DIN-rail mounted circuit breakers are available in 3 varieties. QZ supplemental protection or UL 1077 breakers come in 1-, 2-, and 3-pole versions rated from .5–50 A, while QL branch circuit or UL 489 circuit breakers come in 1- or 2-pole variants with ratings from .5–25 A. For DC applications, QY series is rated from 1–50 A at up to 80 Vdc and carries UL489 listing. Read More