Electrical Transmission & Switching

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Explosionproof Rotary Switch delivers flicker-free dimming.

July 21, 2016

Featuring Class 1 and 2 as well as Division 1 and 2 approvals, EXP-DRW enables operators to safely and securely adjust intensity of explosionproof lights. This wall-mounted, 0–10 V, dimmable rotary switch, suited for use in hazardous locations, is constructed of copper-free cast aluminum and operates on 120–277 Vac. Available hub sizes include ½ and ¾ in., and feed through or dead end configuration options are offered. Surge protection, heat sinks, and interference protection are standard. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Isolated Gate Driver supports high-voltage applications.

July 20, 2016

Providing reinforced isolation of 5.7 kVrms, surge immunity up to 12.8 kV, and common-mode transient immunity >100 V/ns, Model UCC21520 is suitable for low-side, high-side, high-side/low-side, or half-bridge power management designs. Dual-channel device delivers propagation delay of 19 ns and channel-to-channel delay matching of <5 ns. Operating with 3–18 V input, driver features 4 A/6 A source/sink current, reducing switching losses via 6 ns rise time and 7 ns fall time for 1.8 nF load. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC Contactors offer maximized mechanical, electrical life.

July 19, 2016

Jennings® JEV250, JEV400, and JEVB500 Series DC contactors are designed for extended mechanical and electrical life, and JEVB500 Series also provides electrical circuit protection whether charging or discharging. While JEV400 Series carries 450 V rating and is designed for power station communications as well as solar and wind power and smart-grid and electric-vehicle applications, all series offer mechanical life of up to 2 million cycles and max operation noise of 60 dB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Announces the Deployment of its First Commercially Designed PB3 PowerBuoy®

July 18, 2016

PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or the “Company”) announced today the deployment of its commercial design of the PB3 PowerBuoy® approximately four miles off of the coast of New Jersey.  The commercial PB3 incorporates multiple enhancements over early prototypes including a redesigned power take-off (“PTO”), a high-capacity, modular energy... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compact Precision Laser Driver offers multimodal operation.

July 15, 2016

Along with DC-coupled trigger signal that produces 2 nsec transitions, D200 offers up to 4 A of regulated drive current that supports lasers with forward voltages up to 9 V. Built-in edge-triggered pulse generator provides up to 1 µsec pulse widths, while pulse-follower mode, also provided, accommodates externally-defined trigger widths up to 100% duty CW. Power, pulse width, drive current, and differential triggering functions are accessible via ribbon cable header. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

GPIB-Controlled GPIB Bus Switch automates test systems.

July 14, 2016

Model 4842B, as multiplexer, lets test system designers automate sharing of test equipment among multiple GPIB controllers. As bus switch, 4842B enables GPIB controller to access 3 GPIB buses and 39 instruments. This lets system designers overcome GPIB bus fanout limit of 14 devices and expands number of accessible GPIB primary addresses. Using 1.75 in. of rack space, 4842B adds <20 ns delay to GPIB bus signals and can be used in any speed GPIB bus system. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

GaN FET Driver features internal dead-time control.

July 14, 2016

Designed to drive gates of high-side and low-side GaN FET in switching configuration, UltraCMOS® PE29100 enables transistors to achieve their performance and speed potential. Half-bridge driver operates up to 33 MHz, handles voltages up to 80 V, and delivers short propagation delay of 8 ns. Device has rise time of 2.5 ns and fall time of 1.8 ns when driving 1,000 pF load. Offered as 2 x 1.6 mm flip-chip die, PE29100 features output source current of 2 A and output sink current of 4 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Subminiature DP3T Slide Switch offers J-Bend SMT lead option.

July 7, 2016

Featuring double-pole, triple throw (DP3T) configuration, 13 x 3.6 x 3.5 mm JS207 Series can replace 2-position slide switch and separate momentary push switch for applications that require on-on-mom function. Entire line of JS Series subminiature, vertically actuated, on-on-momentary slide switches – SPDT, DPDT, and DP3T in vertical and right angle configurations – is also available with J-Bend SMT lead option that reduces PCB footprint up to 50%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Portable Spider Box features explosion proof design.

July 6, 2016

Featuring ten 12 V twist-lock receptacles rated at 20 A each, Model EPL-SBO-120-10XLV allows user to safely operate up to 4,000 W of lighting and electrical equipment within Class 1 Division 1 zones. Operators provide 120 V power from inside or outside hazardous location to spider box with provided 25 ft SOOW cable terminated in 20 A explosion proof plug. Distribution assembly is mounted onto rugged cart style frame constructed of non-sparking aluminum and powder-coated for corrosion resistance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hybrid Solid-State Relays offer reliability, noiseless switching.

July 5, 2016

Suited for use as replacements for traditional electromechanical relays in telecommunications, industrial, security system, and metering applications, 1 Form A hybrid solid-state relays include single-channel VOR1142B4 and dual-channel VOR2142A8 and VOR2142B8. These NO, SPST switches, which share modular hybrid construction that allows high-performance MOSFETs for switch output, feature isolation test voltage of 5,300 VRMS, load voltages up to 400 V, and turn-on current of 0.25 mA typ. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

On/Off Latching Pushbutton has rugged, extended-life design.

July 5, 2016

Suited for basic on/off functions, P9M sealed, normally open (NO), latching switch is designed for use in control panels, grips, computers, and instruments. When button is pushed, it latches into position. With subsequent push, button unlatches. Product is available with flush or raised buttons in 9 colors and comes with 15/32 in. threaded case for hex nut mounting. Suitable areas of use include applications where rugged, extended-life pushbutton switches are required.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Branch Circuit Breakers carry UL 489 listing, worldwide approvals.

July 5, 2016

Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-pole options with B-, C-, and D-trip curves, TMC 8 series provides fundamental branch circuit protection. These 17 mm DIN rail-mounted breakers, with interrupt capacity of 10 kA IC at up to 277/480 Vac and 125 Vdc, safely open circuits during overload and short-circuit events to prevent wiring from causing fires. While trip-free design increases safety against closing during overcurrent event, snap-action mechanism eliminates contact welding and reduces contact wear.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Limit Switches feature integrated M12 connector.

July 5, 2016

To facilitate connection of limit switches as sensing devices to industrial bus systems, MP700 Series is available with M12 connector integrated directly into housing. Option is implemented for 30 mm and 35 mm housing sizes which reflects 20 mm EN and 25 mm US mounting style. Five-pin version is used in MP740/60 metallic cases and 4-pin is used for MP730/750 plastic cases. Electrical rating is adapted to power specification of M12 connectors for 4 A up to 120 Vac and 3A for 240 Vac. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Raritan Solutions Power, Monitor and Control Cisco UCS Blades and Other Data Center Equipment at Cisco Live

June 30, 2016

SOMERSET, N.J. - Raritan®, a leading provider of intelligent data center management and rack power distribution, will be showing at the Cisco Live conference its solution portfolio for high-performance data centers, such as those built on Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) blade servers, Cisco Nexus switches, and other components of the Cisco data center platform. "Data center... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Emergency Driver brings constant power to tornado safe rooms.

June 30, 2016

Bringing UL Classified emergency capability to FEMA 2 hr applications, ILB-CP07-2H combines constant power technology with 120 min runtime to deliver emergency capability to Class 2 LED fixtures for FEMA tornado shelters and safe rooms. Constant 7 W output ensures emergency illumination without any light degradation for entire runtime. UL and CUL Classified for field and factory installation, this LED emergency driver is available in A (dual flex) and B (integral) mounting styles. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Circuit Breaker Panels feature explosion proof design.

June 27, 2016

By moving explosion protection to breaker itself, EPiK™ Circuit Breaker Panels eliminate need for explosion proof enclosure. Units are made of 316L stainless steel, which provides corrosion resistance and extends life and safety of system. In addition, lightweight panels are easily installed compared to traditional explosion proof cast and bolted systems. Read More

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

Wireless Medical-Grade Foot Switches come in 1- or 2-pedal models.

June 24, 2016

Used to control medical devices, wireless foot switches use globally accessible, 2.4 GHz, frequency-hopping protocol for optimal stability. Standard 1- and 2-pedal models are available; pushbuttons are optional. Other features include standard packaged or PCB- Receiver, USB Stick Receiver, up to 14 digital and 3 analog control functions, and multiple options. Sleep-mode, <200 msec wake-up time, and real-time battery charge status monitoring extend battery service life. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Video Matrix Switch features Power over Ethernet.

June 24, 2016

SM-8X8-C64KR-POE-HDBT 4K HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T routes uncompressed Ultra-HD 4K x 2K digital HDMI signals and IR from 8 HDMI video sources to 8 displays and speakers via CATx cable using HDBase-T Technology. Unit is capable of connecting to video sources directly and video displays via ST-C6HDPOE-HDBT-R-LC receivers with max extension of 328 ft from switch. Switch supports Ultra-HD 4K x 2K resolutions to 4096 x 2160, HDTV resolutions to 1080p, and computer resolutions to 1920 x 1200. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Automatic Transfer Switches include bypass/isolation functions.

June 24, 2016

Medium-Voltage (5–15 kV) Circuit Breaker-Type AutomaticTransfer Switches and Bypass/Isolation Switches transfer electrical loads between preferred and alternate power sources through controlled opening and closing of circuit breakers. These products, which are UL tested, listed, and labeled under UL 1008A, can be configured for open- or closed-transition transfer. Though designed for unattended operation, they include controls for manually-initiated operation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

COAX/RJ45 Switch features RS232 remote control.

June 23, 2016

Allowing conversion and connection to any 1 of 8 RJ45 Cat 6 interface devices from 1 Common COAX interface device, Model 7383 eliminates need to plug/unplug cables. Two pins of RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays and switch ports are transparent to all data. Remote control is performed via DB9 female connector on rear panel, accepting ASCII RS232 Serial Data commands. Unit is enclosed in 1U, full rack size, all metal chassis that provides EMI/RFI shielding. Read More