Switches

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SPST Tact Switch offers right angle mount and IP67 rating.

July 1, 2015

With 0.45 mm travel and 200 or 450 gf operating force, TL6215 series offers 500,000 cycle life expectancy (electrical and mechanical) for such applications as medical equipment, A/V, computer peripherals, consumer electronics, telecom, and instrumentation. Right angle or vertical termination as well as multiple cap and illumination options are also available. Rated 50 mA @ 12 Vdc, switch operates from -20 to +70°C and has rated dielectric strength of 250 Vac for 1 min.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Managed Ethernet Switch offers ring topology solution.

June 26, 2015

Featuring 2 copper TX ports and 2 Gigabit SFP Ethernet ports, Model CNGE2+2SMS allows IP video to be introduced in multiple locations on ring network topology without complexity managed switch requires. Port-configured Ethernet switch allows user to create virtual Local Area Network that manages Ethernet data being transported, thereby preventing network flooding. CNGE2+2SMS is pre-programmed and meets IEEE 802.1w RSTP for true self-healing network in event of path failure. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motion Detectors provide automated light switching.

June 26, 2015

Supplied in rugged metal housing, WLS28-2MQ Motion Detector Switches automatically turn on or off light in applications where physical switch cannot be used or placement of switch is not useful. Units are available in 2 options: in-line module or built-in motion detector for company’s WLS28-2 LED Strip Light, which comes in various lengths from 145–1,130 mm. Switches are rated for 12–30 Vdc and include M12 connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Switches evolve networks via security, policy management.

June 25, 2015

Summit® X450-G2 fixed switches and other select Summit switches support secure, role-based policy management technology. Integration of policy and security management technology into ExtremeXOS® operating system lets users define and manage end-to-end policy in mixed wired and wireless environments. Policies are defined and centrally managed by single pane-of-glass management system (NetSight™), and Summit X450-G2 also supports automation capabilities with southbound APIs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Dome Style Pushbutton operates under severe conditions.

June 18, 2015

Configured as momentary, normally open (NO) switch, P9C is sealed to IP68S and features 3 million cycle life. Button profiles include flush dome and raised dome in either gloss or matte finish. Along with thermoplastic button, construction includes standard 15/32 in. threaded case for hex nut mounting. Areas of use include control panels, grips, computers, instruments, and other applications where rugged, long-life pushbutton switches are required.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Actuator works with high-pressure contact switches.

June 12, 2015

With CBS ArcSafe® RSA-73A Remote Switch Actuator, technicians can remotely charge, close, and/or trip General Electric Type HPC High Pressure Contact Switches from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation does not require any modifications to existing electrical equipment. Typical applications include main service, feeder, and branch circuit disconnects, as well as both transformer and large motor disconnects. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pushbutton Switch comes in 26 mm snap-in version.

June 5, 2015

Available with momentary or latching solder lug terminal, Model FP26 is rated up to 1 million mechanical lifecycles. Snap-in mounting comes with metal clips for secure installation. Switch is available in many different bezel and actuator colors and can be pad printed or laser etched with over 100 different symbols, meeting ISO 7000 standard. Offered in single and double pole models with fully illuminated option, switch is suited for vehicle dashboards, instrumentation, and industrial automation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ruggedized Ethernet Switch suits military applications.

June 5, 2015

Designed for demanding military aircrafts, shelter environments, and shipboard installations, 52-port Model RCAT-4948E is qualified to meet MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-910D, MIL-STD-167, and MIL-STD-461 standards. Hardened 2U 4948E Ethernet Switch features solid all aluminum billet construction. Unit comes equipped with MIL-38999 connector for 48 GB Ethernet downlinks, three 10 GB Ethernet uplinks (2 copper, 1 fiber), and 1 GB fiber uplink. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ergonomic Keyboard Switches carry 50 million cycle rating.

June 4, 2015

Comprised of top-actuated SPST devices with pre-travel distance of 1.5–2 mm and total travel distance of 4 mm, rugged KBD Series has operating life rating suited for industrial and workstation keyboards. Switches are available with range of operating forces color-coded to knob and one of 2 haptic responses: linear actuation for 60 ±20 gf (black) and 45 ±20 gf (red), and click-pressure-point actuation for 60 ±20 gf (blue) and 55 ±20 gf (brown). Operational range is -10 to +70°C. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ethernet Switch delivers high bandwidth in harsh environments.

June 2, 2015

Ruggedcom RSG920P, designed to operate in environments with widely varying climatic and environmental conditions, features 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports and can be mounted directly on DIN-rail. While 4 SFP slots provide flexibility in uplink distances and bandwidth options with support for Gigabit as well as Fast Ethernet fiber SFPs, 4 PoE interfaces supplying up to 120 W (30 W/port). Micro SD card slot facilitates storage of application data, firmware, and device configuration. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Enterprise Ethernet Switch increased capacity, port density.

May 29, 2015

SparX-IV VSC7449 supports switching of 48, 1 GbE ports or four 10 GbE ports in single chip, including direct connectivity 10G fiber, which offers fully managed L2/3 switching solution when combined with 12-port 1000 Base-T PHY. Capability for up to 24, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet ports support upgrade to 802.11ac networks using existing cable infrastructure. Along with SyncE and 1588v2 timing support with hardware-based time-stamping, features include integrated CPU and industrial temperature range. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Limit Switches provide position monitoring.

May 27, 2015

Configured with positive-opening design of normally closed contacts, per IEC 60947-5-1 standards, SI Series monitors position of guards, gates, covers, and other movable machine fixtures and tooling. Units provide reliable monitoring regardless of environmental conditions and withstand any attempt to override switch and defeat system. Available with plastic or die-cast aluminum housing, switches offer multiple actuating systems, including plunger, roller, spindle-mount lever, and 2 lever styles. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GaN Power Transistor offers current capability up to 60 A.

May 22, 2015

Based on FOM Island Technology® die design, GS66516T 650 V E-Mode Power Switch features topside cooling configuration, which allows it to be cooled using conventional heat sink or fan cooling. Device includes reverse current capability, integral source sense, and zero reverse recovery loss. Housed in 9.0 x 7.6 x 0.45 mm GaNPX™ packaging, transistor is suited for on-board battery chargers, 400 V DC-DC conversion, inverters, UPS and VFD motor drives, and AC-DC power supplies. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Display & Presentation Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

HDBaseT/HDMI Extenders support signal extension up to 600 ft.

May 22, 2015

Designed for commercial and residential applications, KD-X400ProK and KD-X600ProK are HDBaseT/HDMI via Single CAT5e/6 Extenders supporting Ultra HD/4K, EDID control, hot plug control, full buffer system, IR sensor, and Up/Down IR RS-232. KD-X400ProK supports signal extension up to 150 ft at 4K/24/25/30/60 using KD-CAT6STP1X cabling. In Long Range Mode, KD-X600ProK enables signal extension up to 600 ft at 1080p/1,920x1,200 using KD-CAT6STP1X cabling. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Magnetically Coupled Level Gauge Switches has global approvals.

May 21, 2015

Mounted on KM26 Magnetic liquid level indicator or any external chamber that contains magnetic float, LMS100 SPDT switch can sense high or low levels within vessel. Magnetic coupling eliminates process contact and connections to ensure total isolation from process, while mounting and adjustment is achieved via screw driver. Supplied in 316 stainless steel housing, products feature hermetically sealed internal A form C reed switch and ATEX, IEC, FM, and FM-C hazardous location approvals. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Liquid Level Switches utilize tuning fork technology.

May 20, 2015

Featuring 316L stainless steel housing, Liquiphant FTL31 works in process temperatures up to 302°F and pressures to 580 psi. Unit is suitable for tanks, vessels, and pipes used in chemical and oil/gas industries. Liquiphant FTL33, featuring stainless steel enclosure with optional IP69K protection, meets food industry requirements with 3-A and EHEDG certificates. Based on vibrating tuning fork technology, both switches are unaffected by foam formation, changing conductivity, or density. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enables safe medium-voltage LIS operation.

May 18, 2015

CBS ArcSafe® RSA-27 lets technicians remotely close or open Square D HVL/cc medium-voltage load interrupter switches (LIS) from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Use of magnets and existing features negates modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Compatibility covers all Square D HVL/cc medium-voltage, metal-enclosed switchgear LIS equipped with over toggle mechanism and ratings from 2.4–38 kV, 60–150 kV BIL, and 600–1,200 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Load Balancer FDC enhances virtualized data center performance.

May 15, 2015

By leveraging Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) and Intel® architecture, Barracuda Load Balancer Fast Distribution Controller (FDC) model T740 consolidates workloads, enhances performance, and drives throughput load balancing. Solution delivers 40 Gbps throughput and scales performance to handle client request volumes in Application Delivery Networks. Also, functionality includes monitoring health of servers and evenly distributing server loads while maintaining session persistence. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Top-Actuated SPST NO Switches have low-profile, SMT design.

May 15, 2015

With 3.0 x 2.0 mm footprint and 0.58 mm board-mounted profile, KXT Series includes momentary action switches suited for applications, such as wearable electronics and portable devices, requiring ultra-miniature components. Travel distance is 0.13 mm ±0.05 mm, and available operating forces include 100 gf (±30), 180 gf (±50), and 240 gf (±70). Rated for 12 Vdc/50 mA and -30 to +85°C operation, switches feature operating life of 300,000 cycles. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Dual Input, 3 A Power ORing Smart Switch conserves board space.

May 12, 2015

Targeting handheld devices and systems powered from multiple sources, MIC1344 comes in 12-pin, 2 x 2 mm Thin QFN package, provides power ORing for 2 power sources from 2.8–5.5 V, and reduces heat by minimizing voltage drop across power switch. Features such as programmable current-limit for each channel, automatic or manual input selection, and 4 status outputs increase design flexibility. Protections include output-to-input and input-to-input current blocking and thermal shutdown. Read More