Switches

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Reed Switches combine design flexibility and precision.

February 6, 2015

While promoting layout and design flexibility, MACD-14 reed switch series and surface-mount version MASM-14 Series have close-differential characteristics that benefit applications with limited space and strict accuracy requirements. Hermetically sealed switch contacts are not affected by harsh environments, and low close/open hysteresis provides precise switching. Switching capability is 200 Vdc at up to 10 W, and sensitivity range is 10–30 AT. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

RF Relay Switches deliver 2-10 million life cycles.

February 6, 2015

Available in varieties from SPDT through SP12T, Electromechanical Relay Switches feature frequencies from DC to 40 GHz, depending on model. Hi-rel coaxial RF switches operate from +12 to +30 V with power ratings from 5–700 W, isolation up to 85 dB, and low insertion loss of 0.15 dB at 1 GHz. With rugged MIL-STD-202 qualified construction, switches withstand exposure to sine and random vibration and mechanical shock. Units include latching actuator, failsafe actuator, and TTL inputs. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

RJ45 A/B Switch helps minimize network downtime.

February 4, 2015

Available in slim, rackmount unit with all metal, black box packaging, Model 7373 supports quick access to two RJ45 T1 networks for each of 6 channels. Switch ports are transparent to all data and pins 1, 2, 4, and 5 of RJ45 interface are switched via break-before-make electromechanical relays. All 6 channels switch simultaneously via front panel pushbutton or ASCII RS232 serial data commands, providing time-saving backup option over plugging and unplugging cables. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Miniature Snap-Acting Switches come in diverse configurations.

January 30, 2015

Providing application-appropriate selections, RoHS-compliant TF2 Series offers 7 operating forces from 18–330 g and 4 electrical ratings from 0.1–16 A. Standard and metric mounting styles are available, and circuitry options include SPDT, SPST NC, and SPST NO. While 15 actuator options include pin plungers, levers, lever rollers, simulated rollers, and simulated levers, 6 termination options include 2 quick connect, 2 offset quick connect, screw, and solder. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Quad SPST Analog Switches support wearable applications.

January 29, 2015

Housed in 1.4 x 1.4 mm WCSP package with 0.35 mm pitch and top-side lamination, 200 Ω Models DG2501, DG2502, and DG2503 save space in wearable electronics and sensors as well as consumer and communication devices. Monolithic switches provide low CD(OFF) of 2.6 pF, CD (ON) of 7.6 pF, charge injection down to -0.7 pC, and typical switch-on leakage current of 9 pA. Operating from single 1.8–5.5 V power supply, RoHS-compliant units consume <0.01 µW and offer ESD tolerance of >8 kV. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DIN Rail Mount Ethernet Switches are PoE compliant.

January 23, 2015

Supplied in corrosion-resistant, IP30 aluminum case, fully compliant IEEE802.3 af/at Power over Ethernet (PoE) DIN Rail Ethernet Switches withstand extreme temperatures, surges, vibrations, and shocks found in industrial automation, government, military, oil, gas, mining, and outdoor applications. Industrial-grade, fanless switches, which operate from -40 to 75°C and carry 44–57 Vdc rating, are classified as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) and carry certifications for harsh environments. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial Ethernet Switches operate in hazardous locations.

January 12, 2015

Featuring UL-certified compliance with NEC Class I Division 2 classification, RocketLinx ES8105-XT and ES8108-XT are suited for oil and gas refineries and tank storage facilities where explosive gases may be present under abnormal circumstances. Units are available with DIN-rail mount design, 5 or 8 Fast Ethernet ports, and single-mode or multi-mode fiber connections. Operating from -40 to +75°C, switches are housed in IP31-rated aluminum enclosures with alarm relay for event notification. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Load Switch delivers 7 A continuous from 1.2 x 2 mm package.

January 12, 2015

Intended for systems requiring power partitioning and switch on load voltage from 0.5–5.5 V, MIC95410 operates from 2.7–9 V bus rail and can be used to selectively shut down idle subsystems or board sections in power-saving modes. Features include capability for controlled power up sequence with ramp control; integrated FET with 6.6 mΩ ON resistance; control input for sequencing; and optional capacitor that lets user adjust output slew rate. Switch is specified from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Gigabit Ethernet Switch supports IEEE 802.3at PoE.

December 30, 2014

Enclosed in rugged metal housing and installable in 19 in. rack, 24-port EasySmart DGS-1100-24P provides Power-over-Ethernet capabilities on first 12 ports, simplifying deployments with IP cameras, VoIP phones, and wireless access points. Switch complies with IEEE 802.3at PoE+ standard (up to 30 W) and has 100 W power budget. Managed via intuitive, browser-based GUI, switch supports L2 switching features such as 802.1Q VLAN, QoS, bandwidth limiting, Link Aggregation, and IGMP Snooping. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Rotary Disconnect Switches serve motor and general purpose tasks.

December 23, 2014

Suited for chemical, water, and food industries, KU-VKA series can be used for general-purpose disconnects or as manual motor disconnect switches for applications requiring non-fused power on-off switches or starting and stopping of motors. CE-compliant products, along with general use rating of 16–150 A/600 Vac, feature snap-on auxiliary contacts. DIN rail and panel mount styles are available.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

PXI Solid-State Switches serve high-power applications.

December 23, 2014

While PXI 25 A Solid State SPST Switch (40-184) offers 3- or 6-off SPST solid-state switches capable of handling 25 A signals at up to 100 V, PXI 1.5 A Solid State SPST Switch (40-185) offers 3- or 6-off SPST solid-state switches capable of handling 1.5 A signals at up to 400 V. Solid-state switch designs are based on isolated MOSFET technology, and all models are capable of switching AC or DC signals without any lifetime degradation while used within their ratings. Operating time is <250 µsec. Read More