Switches

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

Switch SoCs meet needs of carrier and data center networks.

March 27, 2015

With such features as multi-terabit switch fabric, hierarchical traffic manager, external packet buffer memory, and advanced packet processing, 28 nm StrataDNX™ (Dune) switch SoCs provide complete solution for service provider network. Single-chip switch (BCM88370) delivers 800 Gbps Ethernet, 720 Gbps packet processor and traffic manager (BCM88670) features DNX fabric interfaces, and high-density switch fabric device (BCM88770) provides 3.6 Tbps throughput per device. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SMT Side-Actuated Tactile Switches have rugged PCB soldering pads.

March 27, 2015

Comprising vertically-oriented, SPST, NO, momentary-action tactile switches with 6 x 6 mm footprint, PTS645V Series features PCB soldering pads ruggedized for secure surface mount connection. RoHS-compliant switches, with operating life of 100,000 cycles, are rated for 12 Vdc and 50 mA. Travel distance is 0.25 mm (+0.2/-0.1 mm), and choice of actuation forces includes 100 gf ±30 (dark gray) and 160 gf ±50 (yellow green) with bounce time of ≤10 msec. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transmitters and Switches operate in hazardous areas.

March 27, 2015

Available in 7 ranges from 0–10,000 psi, Model 3800 Series Pressure Transmitters offer 5 ms response times with choice of loop-powered 4–20 mA or low-power 1–5 Vdc output. Units have NEMA4X/IP66 housings, stainless steel wetted parts, and hermetically sealed enclosures without O-rings. Providing 4–20 mA standard output and optional 1–5 Vdc output, all stainless steel Model 3820 Series OEM Pressure Switch-Transmitters add 30 V, 120 mA normally open solid state relay switch with ±2% URL accuracy. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rack Transfer Switch offers power management capabilities.

March 24, 2015

Using hybrid design for load transfers from one power source to another, Intelligent Rack Transfer Switch can monitor power at outlet-level as well as inlet-level, providing granular energy information for capacity planning. Secure switching capabilities enable power to device to be turned on/off remotely. For more visibility to data center rack, Raritan's DCIM software can be used to analyze and monitor power information gathered by transfer switch, as well as health of power chain. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Disconnect Switch features stainless steel enclosure.

March 24, 2015

Housed in non-magnetic Type 304 stainless steel enclosure, Powerswitch® MDS30-AX is rated at 30 A and 600 V. Non-fused safety disconnect switch is watertight and dust-tight with IP66/IP67 and NEMA Type 3R, 4X, and 12K ratings. Mounting feet stand ¾ in. from wall to enable inspection and cleaning behind unit. Made from polycarbonate, high-impact, non-conductive handle features 3 provisions for padlocks to comply with OSHA lockout and tagout capabilities. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Unmanaged Gigabit Ethernet Switch supports long-distance use.

March 23, 2015

Featuring 6 RJ45 10/100Tx and 2 gigabit combo ports, LNX-1002C-SFP series requires 10 W of power and has 12–48 Vdc input range that can support MDI/MDI-X functions. Industrial switch is fanless and DIN-rail or wall mountable and provides high EFT, surge (2,000 Vdc), ESD (6,000 Vdc), and reverse polarity protections. Supporting power redundancy via its dual power input design, IP30-rated product also includes built-in relay warning function to alert maintainers when power failures occur. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Sealed Pushbutton Switches suit material handling applications.

March 20, 2015

Suited for such applications as wireless remote controls and handheld crane controls in material handling markets, 13000 series comprises momentary pushbutton switches with heavy-duty, double shell casing; behind-the-panel profile; and anodized actuator. Full sealing to IP67 is accomplished via O-ring, sealing washer, and epoxy-sealed terminals, while gold-plated, solid-silver contacts are rated for low level switching and for resistive loads of up to 4 A @ 24 Vdc. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual Analog Switch suits high-frequency applications.

March 12, 2015

Housed in 20-pin SOIC package, Model CPC7512 provides switching functionality of 2 normally open 1-Form-A solid state relays. Both switches incorporate T-switch compensation technique to provide 60 dB of off-isolation at 1 MHz by minimizing open-state capacitive coupling. Designed to provide single-ended or differential access to high-voltage networks, monolithic IC switches signal up to ±320 V with 5 V supply. Integrated thermal shutdown feature provides protection. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Safety Devices are designed for operation in hazardous areas.

March 11, 2015

Comprising pushbuttons, pilot lights, selector switches, and ammeters, EU2B safety devices comply with ATEX, C-UL, IEC, and UL/NEC safety standards for use in hazardous areas. Fully sealed construction, rated to IP65 and Type 4X for protection against water, prevents release of sufficient electrical energy which would otherwise ignite explosive gases or particles in surrounding environment. Designs are available with exposed or finger-safe IP20 screw terminals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Modular Switch Disconnector protects PV and wind turbine systems.

March 9, 2015

Ensuring safe activation/deactivation of electric equipment under load, 3KD series includes 6-pole switch disconnectors designed for PV systems in which voltages up to 1,200 Vdc are generated. Permissible AC operating voltage tolerance of 3- and 4-pole units meets requirements of IEC 60947 standard for wind farms. While able to safely power down systems with voltages of 690 Vac (+10%), series is suitable for currents up to 1,600 A and can be used as repair and emergency stop switches. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Commanding/Signaling Device System is modular and rugged.

March 4, 2015

Comprising commanding and signaling devices, IP69K-rated Sirius Act offers range of pushbuttons and emergency stop buttons, selector and key switches, and acoustic and optical indicators. Components are connected to controller via AS-Interface, IO-Link, or standard cabling, and twist prevention and snap-on concept facilitate error-free installation. Metal and plastic versions are available for front panel mounting and can also be combined with rear-mounting contact and LED modules. 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

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

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, 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