Switches

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

Foot Switches are designed for medical imaging equipment.

September 23, 2016

X-Ray, MRI, and CT device foot switches are designed for facilitated navigation and user comfort and provide reliable control. Customizable for functionality and cosmetics, these ergonomic products are available with up to 14 digital and analog control functions along with choice of cable and connector; powder-coated, pressure die-cast, aluminum consoles; and ratings up to IPX8. Other options include integral carrying handles, console style, wireless operation, and actuator type. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF and Microwave Modules facilitate rapid prototyping.

September 22, 2016

Featuring fully integrated, hermetically sealed design, HMC Series Modules shorten proof-of-concept phase of design cycle and help minimize overall in-house technical support needed to assemble, test, and validate design. Series includes: HMC-C582 ultra-wideband power amplifier module ranging from .01–20 GHz; HMC-C583 single pole single throw switch module ranging from 0.1–40 GHz; HMC-C584 0.1–40 GHz, 31 dB, 5-bit digital attenuator module; and HMC7891 2–18 GHz limiting amplifier module. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Yorker Electronics Rolls Out Full New Line of Industrial Control Switches

September 20, 2016

New ECS Series with Detachable Contact Blocks Keep Installations Easy and Safe NORTHVALE, NEW JERSEY, USA - New Yorker Electronics is now featuring the complete new Excel Cell Electronic (ECE) line of Industrial Control Switches. The ECS Series is an IP65 waterproof type device. Because it is designed for liquid and oil resistance, the entire series can be used in a wide variety of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Dortronics Push Button Switches Make Handicap Access Easier

September 16, 2016

Designed for Visibility and Easy Operation Orlando, FL (September 12, 2016) - Dortronics is showcasing their lineup of handicap accessible push button switches at ASIS 2016 this week. Available with a wide range of options, the switches are ideal for installation in hospitals, casinos, warehouses, banks, schools, offices and more. “The many design options available in our lineup makes... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Altronix Showcases Outdoor NetWay(TM) Managed PoE+ Switches at ASIS 2016

September 14, 2016

NetWay4EWP Managed PoE+ Hardened Switch with 1GB Fiber Uplink for Long Distance Applications NetWay4EWP Orlando, FL – Altronix, the recognized leader in power and transmission solutions for the professional security industry, is displaying new managed PoE+ indoor and outdoor hardened switches here at ASIS 2016. The new feature-packed NetWay4EWP features a 1GB SFP (fiber) port, 115/230VAC... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Heavy-Duty Safety Rope Pull Switches initiate emergency command.

September 13, 2016

Designed to mount on machines and sections of conveyors which cannot be protected by guards, stainless steel OMEGA® GLHD Series can initiate emergency command from any point along installed rope length to protect conveyor lengths up 820 ft. These switches, which conform to ISO13850 and EN60947-5-5, provide emergency stop rope pull protection for exposed conveyors or machines. NEMA 6 (IP67) construction accommodates indoor and outdoor use and withstands washdown. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Non-Contact Safety Switches feature European fittings.

September 12, 2016

Featuring coded magnetic actuation and IP69K rating, OMEGA® LPC/LMC, CPC/CMC, and SPC/SMC Series Switches are designed to interlock hinged, sliding, or removable machine guard doors in factory automation applications. Units can provide input to safety PLC to initiate machine shutdown in emergency situation. Switches are specifically advantageous in applications when poor guard alignment exists, anti-tamper sensing is required, and long life is required. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Nano-Power Digital Switches utilize TMR technology.

September 12, 2016

Based on Tunneling Magnetoresistive technology, Series CT51x offers alternative to Hall Effect and mechanical reed switches. Units enable high-accuracy position detection, control, and power switching functions for IoT, consumer, and industrial applications. Sensors are fully integrated with CMOS process to create completely monolithic solution. In terms of power efficiency, devices can perform switching, positioning, and rotation measurement while consuming less than 350 nA on average. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ethernet Switch ensures reliable harsh environment communication.

September 9, 2016

Supplied in IP65-/67-rated metal enclosure, Scalance XP-200 Layer 2 switches are approved for hazardous locations in Zone 2 and used for setting up electrical line, star, and ring structures. Scalance XP208 has 8 ports, while Scalance XP216 has 16 ports. In addition to Fast Ethernet ports using M12 connection system (D-coded), Scalance XP216 also offers up to 4 Gigabit ports in M12 connection technology (X-coded). Switches operate over -40 to +70°C range and supply up to 20 W via PoE. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro-Grid Switch stores/couples energy to meet peak load needs.

September 8, 2016

Sub-cycle switching DTI Micro-Grid Power Controller can store power from renewable energy sources and be coupled to grid to meet peak load requirements in real-time. Providing bi-directional power flow, key system elements include grid-tied inverter at medium voltage and lower-voltage DC bus. Design uses redundant switches in series and features DC link that connects to grid at 4–7.5 kVac through inverter. Consolidating all necessary hardware, unit is scalable to multi-megawatt levels.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Switches/Multiplexers feature advanced silicon process.

September 2, 2016

Replacing aging silicon technology in diverse applications, DGxxxLE and DGxxxxE analog switches and multiplexers are designed on high-density, 18 V process that proffers upgrade path for those using Vishay 12 V series products. Both ruggedized series feature 16 V operating voltage, minimized reduced leakage and parasitic capacitance, as well as maximized switching speeds, latch-up current, and ESD protection ratings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Paddle Flow Switch is constructed for durability, reliability.

August 31, 2016

Used to signal, start, or stop electronically operated equipment when flow or no-flow conditions occur, FSW-160 comes in NEMA 1 (IP10) enclosure and features stainless steel paddle and shaft. Elastomeric sealing system eliminates metal fatigue and corrosion associated with metal bellows. Design allows for reliable monitoring of such flow switching applications as automotive, manufacturing, chemical processing, HVAC, water, and wastewater. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Mersen to Showcase Complete Portfolio of 1500vdc PV Products at Solar Power International 2016

August 30, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA — Mersen will display its complete portfolio of 1500VDC components for the growing solar market during Solar Power International, September 12-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Launched in mid-2015, this comprehensive product portfolio was developed for early design into 1500VDC systems. With a dedicated range of products to disconnect, clip and isolate, that includes string and NH... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Safety Rope Pull Switches protect conveyors up to 820 ft long.

August 30, 2016

Designed to mount on machines and sections of conveyors which cannot be protected by guards, OMEGA® GLHD Series can initiate emergency command from any point along installed rope length and provide robust emergency stop, rope pull protection for exposed conveyors or machines. Heavy-duty stainless steel switches conform to ISO13850 and EN60947-5-5 and can survive indoor or outdoor use including washdown NEMA 6 (IP67) rating. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tongue Operated Safety Interlock Switch allows position detection.

August 30, 2016

Offered with various actuators to aid installation, K-SS Series fits to leading edge of sliding, hinged, or lift off machine guards to provide position interlock detection. These tongue operated safety interlock switches, offering positively operated switching contacts for moving guards, are constructed with IP69K-rated, 316 stainless steel body that withstands environments of applications in food processing, pharmaceutical, packaging, and petrochemical industries. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Differential Inductive Switch delivers accuracy and reliability.

August 24, 2016

Using coil drawn on PCB, LDC0851 detects presence or absence of conductive material. Magnet-less operation simplifies implementation, and design is immune to nonconductive contaminants, such as oil, dirt, and dust. Suited for proximity, position, and motion sensing applications, such as rotational encoders, buttons, and door open/close detection, switch does not require any calibration during production, delivers better than 1% switching accuracy, and operates at <20 µA at 10 samples/sec. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular Switch Control System offers scalable solution.

August 19, 2016

With Modular Switch Control System, users can put together almost unlimited size switching system, from small matrixes to systems with multiple chassis and hundreds of switches. System is based on Controller Board that provides external interfaces and sends commands to intelligent Switch Modules via internal I2C buses. Switch Modules sit on and control user's Driver boards which can hold relays, RF switches, attenuators or provide digital I/O lines. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Density, Low-Power PCIe Switch delivers high reliability.

August 5, 2016

Using hardware configuration as well as diagnostics and debug capabilities, Switchtec PFX enables PCIe solutions for data center, communications, defense, and industrial systems from scalable JBOFs (just a bunch of flash) to general-purpose applications. Switches with 24–96 lanes provide flexible port bifurcation (x2–x16 lanes/port), up to 48 ports and 48 Non-Transparent Bridges, and up to 24 switch partitions. Error containment and surprise plug and unplug support prevent system crashes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Managed Ethernet Switches offer 40 Gb backplane speed.

July 29, 2016

Supporting 12~48 Vdc power input, 20-port LNX-2012GN-SFP Series is designed with eight 10/100/1000Tx Fast Ethernet RJ45 ports and twelve 100/1000 dual rate SFP slots for fiber. High-density managed switches provide ring network redundancy function with STP/RSTP/MSTP and Super Ring redundancy protocol which supports <30 ms network recovery time. Operating from -10 to 70°C or -40 to 75°C, fanless DIN-rail and wall mountable switches fulfill applications in harsh or outdoor environments. Read More

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