Electrical Transmission & Switching

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Broadband RF Switches offer optimized isolation, power handling.

May 23, 2016

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm, 16-pin QFN packages, F2932 and F2933 silicon-based, low-distortion, 50 Ω, SPDT switches operate at 50–8,000 MHz. Both offer similar RF performance, pin out, and control, and F2932 has additional Enable/Disable feature that lets all RF paths be put into an off state and disable VCTL feature. At 4 GHz, F2932 and F2933 deliver 66 dB isolation; low distortion of 64 dBm IIP3 @ 15 dBm tones (1 MHz channel spacing); 0.93 dB insertion loss; and P1dB of >35 dBm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Programmable Switches offer dimming and on/off control.

May 19, 2016

Offered in 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6 programmable button configurations, CXSW Switches are designed specifically for use with CX Lighting Panel. When connected to CX control panel's optional dimming card with standard CAT5 cable, 24 Vdc units provide on/off switching and continuous dimming. Each button can be assigned to any of 6 available control lines using hidden button and LED interface. Two dimming zones can be daisy chained for maximum of 8 dimming control channels per card. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Mersen to Exhibit during IMS 2016 (International Microwave Symposium Conference and Exhibition), May 24-26, 2016

May 18, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Mersen will showcase its broad line of innovative cooling and bus bar solutions for the radio and microwave electronics industry during the IMS 2016 (International Microwave Symposium Conference and Exhibition), May 24th – 26th in San Francisco, California.        Mersen’s expert team of product managers and design engineers will be on hand at booth #611 to... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SPDT Silicon Switch reduces size, power in cellular RF front ends.

May 18, 2016

Manufactured using silicon technology and supplied in SMT 4 x 4 mm LFCSP, ADRF5130 is specified at 0.7&ndash;3.5 GHz with 0.6 dB typ insertion loss, isolation of 50 dB, linearity of +68 dBm, and peak power handling of 44 W during continuous operation mode. Features include 2,000 V ESD protection on all device pins and fast CMOS-compatible control interface with <1 µsec switching time. Symmetrical circuit architecture allows RF inputs to be used interchangeably in high-power applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

CBK Engineering Integrate Perle in Remote Alarm Multiplexers Installed at the Rockefeller Center, Two World Financial Center and the Pepsi Building

May 17, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN — Keeping Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), HVAC and other environmental systems operational is common sense critical. If these systems fail, business operations in any affected building face a shut-down. To prevent these types of disasters, CBK Engineering was approached by an electrical contractor in New York City to design a Remote Alarm Multiplexer system. The idea was... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact SMD Fuses are available with 20, 25, and 30 A ratings.

May 13, 2016

Offering 24 current ratings from 160 mA to 30 A at voltages up to 277 Vac and 250 Vdc, UMT-H series features 1,500 A breaking capacity and suits intrinsically safe applications. This time-lag fuse, with VDE and UL approvals and >10 mm spacing between end caps, meets IEC 60127-7/1, UL 248-14, and CSA C22.2 standards; provides overcurrent and short circuit protection in industrial control applications; and is impermeable to conformal coating. Footprint of 5.3 x 16 mm conserves board space. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Differential Inductive Switch simplifies mechanical design.

May 13, 2016

Available in 2 x 2 mm very-thin small-outline no-lead (WSON) package, 8-pin LDC0851 detects presence or absence of conductive material using coil drawn on PCB. Dual-coil architecture automatically compensates for variations in temperature and component aging. In addition to temperature-stable switching accuracy >1% of sensor coil diameter, product features contactless and magnet-free design immune to dirt, dust, and other environmental factors.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Small-Vault Switchgear can operate outside vault for safety.

May 12, 2016

Constructed of solid dielectric EPDM rubber, which is free of oil and sulfur hexafluoride, Elastimold® Small-Vault Switchgear offers low-maintenance operation and reliability in submersible applications. System helps maximize safety via operation outside of power distribution vaults with insulated fiberglass pole. Available in 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, and 6-way configurations with 15 kV or 27 kV voltage class, switchgear fits into new and legacy small utility vaults. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Smart Managed Switches delivers 10 GbE networking to businesses.

May 12, 2016

Offering eight 10GBASE-T copper ports and two 10GbE fiber SFP+ ports, DXS-1100-10TS delivers 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) to facilitate ensured bandwidth demand fulfillment and device flexibility across networks. Switch also includes features designed for video surveillance and (VoIP) deployments, Layer 2 switching options, as well as various security and management tools. W-b based GUI lets network managers remotely control network down to port level. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Baumer Earns Recognition as a John Deere Partner-level Supplier

May 10, 2016

Baumer Group has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere Company's highest supplier rating.  The Swiss-based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Baumer... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Density 2 A PXI Relay Module has 83 SPDT relays.

May 10, 2016

Featuring 2 A capacity and voltages to 200 Vdc/140 Vac, model 40-100 supports connections via front panel-mounted, 500-pin SEARAY high-density connector. Standard cabling solutions are available for converting from high-density connector to such standard interfaces as D or IDC connectors; unterminated option is also available. Typical uses include automotive, aerospace, military, and power cell testing applications requiring medium power switching with high density. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

New Programmable Attenuators, Signal Generators, and Switches on Display at IMS Booth #523

May 9, 2016

Newburyport, MA – Vaunix Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of USB controlled and powered test equipment, will be debuting two new test application solutions at the 2016 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in San Francisco, the LDA-203 and the LMS-802DX. The LDA-203 is a new digital attenuator with an operating frequency of 1 to 20 GHz. It features a 0 to 63 dB attenuation range and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Distribution Boxes eliminate voltage drop in field.

May 9, 2016

Designed for field-based power supply voltages of 24 V, M12 Power Distribution Boxes, in combination with standard M12 power cables of 4x10 AWG conductors, can eliminate voltage drop that occurs across long cable runs. Distributor has four T-coded M12 receptacles with current load up to 10 A/channel. Each of 8 channels is equipped with plug-in fuse, and LEDs indicate status of input and output sides. Power to distributor boxes is supplied via HEAVYCON Compact plug-connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Safety & Security Equipment

ABB Gas-Insulated Switchgear Receives OSHA's NRTL Listing

May 6, 2016

Dallas, Texas, – ABB answers the industry call for NRTL listing on ZX2 Medium Voltage Gas-Insulated Switchgear. As part of its continuously growing product offering, ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, received authorization to apply the ETL label to operating voltages up to and including 52 kV for all ZX2 builds. Since the listing process under third-party review,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Curtiss-Wright Selected by Torc Robotics to Provide Rugged Small Form Factor Ethernet Switch for Unmanned Ground Vehicle

May 6, 2016

Parvus DuraNET 20-10 GbE switch enables high bandwidth on-board UGV network   AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016 (BOOTH #873), NEW ORLEANS, La. – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was selected by TORC Robotics to provide its small form factor (SFF) rugged COTS Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch subsystem for use in autonomous tele-operated unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs).... Read More

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

Gigabit Ethernet Switch comes with Layer 2 management software.

May 6, 2016

Suited for applications in harsh or outdoor environments, IP30-rated  LMX-1202G-SFP series supports 12&ndash;48 Vdc input range and features ten 10/100/1,000Tx Fast Ethernet RJ45 ports and two 100/1,000 dual rate SFP slots for fiber. Backplane speed (24 Gigabit) supports jumbo frames and wide bandwidth for large Ethernet data packet transmissions. Pre-loaded with Layer 2 network management software, fanless product also features ring network redundancy function and external USB2.0 port.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

ANSI Digital Switchgear continuously self-supervises.

May 6, 2016

Instead of conventional current transformers and potential transformers, ReliaGear® ND Digital Switchgear incorporates current sensors, which do not saturate, and voltage sensors in place of voltage transformers. Using sensors enables voltage and current measurement to be performed using low energy analog inputs, so working within low voltage cabinet is safer for personnel. Metal-clad, 15 kV, 2-high switchgear is continuously self-supervising, with maximized error detection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Gas-Insulated Switchgear utilizes eco-efficient gas.

May 6, 2016

Offering alternative to widely used greenhouse gas sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), AirPlus&trade; uses fluoroketone based gas mixture as insulation medium for medium- and high-voltage switchgear applications. Global warming potential of chemical compound is almost 10% lower than that of SF6, without any compromise on equipment quality and reliability. Read More

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

ABB FACTS Solution to Help Maintain Grid Stability for TVA as Power Generation Mix Changes

May 5, 2016

ABB – ABB FACTS solution to help maintain grid stability for TVA as power generation mix changes Dallas, Texas – Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the largest public utility in the US, is installing ABB’s static var compensator (SVC) technology to help ensure system reliability as fossil fuel component of total energy mix declines. SVC’s enhance grid stabilization and at the same... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Underground Distribution Switchgear suits large urban areas.

May 5, 2016

Incorporating 40 kA load-break switches, Vista® Underground Distribution Switchgear is available for 15 kV systems, offering utilities fully submersible switching solution for underground distribution networks. Instead of using oil, solution uses gas sealed in completely submersible stainless steel tank. Submersibility is essential given that in urban networks, switchgear is frequently installed in street or sidewalk vaults that often fill up with water. Read More