Electrical Equipment & Systems

Illuminated Switches feature sealed, shock-resistant design.

November 25, 2015

Designed after traditional pushbutton, FD Series integrates superimposed filters which react to green and red light only, allowing display of different legends, depending on illumination color. Units feature 2 different legends on single switch, making them suited for integrated designs where additional switches or indicators are not necessary. Three standard legends include I/O, ON/OFF, and START/STOP. Read More

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

USB Foot Switches come in wired and wireless configurations.

November 24, 2015

With USB Foot Switches, users can perform multiple functions such as emulating mouse or keyboard keystroke with their feet while freeing hands to perform additional operations. Certain models are field programmable and supplied with software. Custom pre-programmed switches or other interfaces such as CAN, SPI, I2C, RS232/485/422, TTL/CMOS, 1-Wire, or application specific protocol are also available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ethernet Switches drive enterprise adoption of 2.5 GbE.

November 23, 2015

For wired enterprises, BCM56160 adds 2.5 GbE access point connections to 24- and 48-port Gigabit Ethernet form factors, integrates 10 Gigabit interfaces for fiber uplinks, and delivers double stacking bandwidth. For all-wireless office built primarily on Wi-Fi access points, BCM56060 is optimized for 802.11ac Wave 2 enterprise environments and provides multi-mode 1 GbE/2.5 GbE Ethernet interfaces with 10 Gigabit uplinks. Both switches are built on Broadcom's StrataXGS® architecture. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

MMIC SPDT Switch covers DC to 26 GHz.

November 17, 2015

Supplied in die form, Model CMD230 features low insertion loss of 1.4 dB, input IP3 of 37 dBm, and high isolation of 40 dB at 13 GHz. General-purpose, broadband device operates using complementary control voltage logic lines of 0/-5 V and requires no bias supply. Applications include microwave radio, test instrumentation, and military radar/EW. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Snap-In Power Rocker Switches feature gold contacts.

November 16, 2015

Rated for 10,000 make-and-break cycles at full load, D Series is available with variety of actuators, mounting styles, terminations, and markings. Miniature ½ x ¾ in. customizable units range from 2–10 A and 30 Vdc to 250 Vac with operating temperature of -22 to +149°F. Available in 7 SPDT, 2 SPST, 4 DPDT, and 2 DPST functional configurations, switches are suited for low-voltage lighting, data server, computer, medical, and small appliance applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

UL-Certified Anti-Vandal Switch has 22 mm panel cutout.

November 10, 2015

Available in SPDT or DPDT configurations, IP67-rated and UL-certified ULV7 series carries 3 A, 250 Vac rating and has operating life expectancies of up to 1,000,000 life cycles (momentary) and 500,000 (latching). Ring illumination is available, with various LED color and voltage options, and gold or silver contacts are also available. With 22 mm panel cutout size, switch has 3.2 mm travel, 2,000 Vac dielectric strength, 50 mΩ contact resistance, and 1000 MΩ @ 500 Vdc insulation resistance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator operates fusible panelboard switches.

November 6, 2015

Available for Cutler-Hammer FDPW fusible panelboard switches, Model RSA-184 allows technicians to remotely close or trip circuit breaker from safe distance up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Portable actuator is compatible with 30, 60, and 100 A twin, horizontal fused switches with 5.375 in. height. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and rugged protective case assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers, Services, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Display & Presentation Equipment

Smart LED Lighting Control fosters energy efficiency compliance.

November 5, 2015

Used in residential and commercial buildings, LightSpace® Manager Vacancy Switch increases occupant control over LED lighting for compliance with energy codes ASHRAE 90.1, IECC, and Title 24. This single-zone, low-voltage lighting control switch includes such features as manual-on/auto-off vacancy motion control, user-set digital dimming levels, and IR-based remote control capabilities. LightSpace Lighting Control System allows control of single fixture, multiple zones, or entire building. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Portable Remote Switch Actuator helps keep operators safe.

November 2, 2015

Available for General Electric 400–6,000 A EntelliGuard G circuit breakers, Model RSA-162 allows technicians to remotely charge, close, or trip circuit breaker from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation do not require modifications to existing electrical equipment thanks to magnetic latching system. Optional features include 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Proportional Thumbwheel utilizes Hall Effect sensor.

November 2, 2015

Utilizing sealed, non-contacting Hall Effect sensor in polyamide housing, Model CTI-TW can deliver up to 5 million operations and was developed for thumb-operated applications requiring proportional movement. Unit is available in Spring Return to Center, Spring Return to Side, and Friction Hold mechanical configurations. All come in 3 electrical output styles of 0.5–4.5 Vdc, 1.0–4.0 Vdc, and 0.0–5.0 Vdc. Regardless of sensor configuration, thumbwheel comes prewired with 4 in. leads. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Automotive-Qualified Ethernet Switch establishes secure network.

November 2, 2015

With integrated PHYs, BroadR-Reach® BCM8953x series enables automotive manufacturers to address bandwidth concerns, ensure standards compliance, and secure network for connected car applications. Architecture supports non-blocking, line-rate data transfer at wire speed performance for all frame sizes over unshielded single-pair twisted cable. Based on 28 nm design, switch integrates low pass filters, incorporates multiple low-power mode technologies, and surpasses AEC-Q100 and EMC requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro Miniature Slide Switches withstand hostile environments.

October 21, 2015

Available in SPST and SPDT positions, G105 and G107 Series switch up to .05 A at 125 Vac with electrical contacts that are completely enclosed for protection from hostile environments. Units come in snap-in version for panel mount applications and plug-in model for mounting directly onto PCB. Extended linear motion of moving contact over stationary contacts causes full wiping motion at each switch actuation. Operating from -20 to +105°C, switches are lead-free and RoHS-compliant. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Matrix Switcher provides UHD/4K resolution up-scaling.

October 19, 2015

Designed to fit wide variety of professional video installation and live-event needs, Multi-View Series KD-MLV4x2 features multi-view window processing, analog to digital conversion of incoming VGA or YPbPr with analog audio signals, audio de-embedding, and independent audio from video matrix selection. Unit is suited for digital signage, video wall, conference room, classroom, home theater, and bar/restaurant applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Light Force Switch targets process control applications.

October 14, 2015

Accommodating needs of process control applications, MP520 sealed subminiature micro switch features 1 N max actuating force, ~0.2 N differential force, <0.05 mm differential travel, and 5 msec change over time. Series MP500 is UL61058- and EN61058-approved for power rating of 250 AC/ 5 A with operating range of -40 to +105°C. While standard termination options are PCB pins, solder lugs, and cable, actuators can be custom designed to adapt to unique applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High Current Electromagnetic Relays can switch up to 30 A.

October 14, 2015

Available in 40 variations, RL Series includes single-pole versions that can switch up to 30 A and 2-pole versions that can switch up to 25 A. Both can handle 3 hp/277 Vac load. In addition to flange mount, relays offer DIN rail mounting option which clips directly onto DIN rail and does not require socket or adapter. With 3 mm double break contact gap, relays are suited for breaking high voltage loads and loads with inductive kickback such as motors, small compressors, and solenoids. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ethernet Switch/Power Board features military-grade design.

October 13, 2015

Designed to comply with RTCA-D0-160G and MIL- STD461F/1275E, CloudberryMIL CM-4012FX-SW features low power consumption of 10 W and extended temperature up to +71°C. Device is available with 4–12 ports as 10/100/1000BASE-T ports through 3 ERNI board-to-board connectors. Measuring 115 x 69 x 27 mm, fully managed, Layer 2+ switch includes support for IPv4 multicast traffic filtering, QoS traffic prioritization, Link Aggregation (802.3ad), SNMPv/1/v2/v3 management, and secure authentication. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial PoE/PoE+ Switches feature Layer 2 management software.

October 12, 2015

Of six 10/100Tx Fast Ethernet ports offered by LMP-0600-24 series, 4 are IEEE 802.3at/af compliant (PoE+/PoE) with PoE power output up to 30 W per port. These fanless, 46 x 99 x 142 mm, IP30-rated devices also feature ring network redundancy function, external USB2.0 port, and 12–36 Vdc low voltage power input support with built-in voltage booster to support full 48 Vdc PoE power output for each PoE port. Dual power input design offers reverse polarity protection and relay warning function. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Security Pushbuttons are available in 250 Vac versions.

October 12, 2015

Tested and qualified for impact resistance and sealing (IP and IK levels), AV series includes vandal-resistant, stainless steel pushbutton switches that withstand rain, frost, and UV exposure. There are 3 models, able to switch 250 Vac current, that meet requirements of EN61058-1 standard regarding minimal distance between contacts and housing, adapted case length to ensure correct creepage distance, and self-extinguishing or flame retardant material with high insulating power. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GPS Rackmount Splitter includes dual antenna redundancy.

October 12, 2015

Developed for wireless industry, GPS/GNSS rackmount splitter provides GPS timing signal to up to 32 GPS/GNSS synchronization modules and receivers. Design ensures GPS timing signal is available even in case of antenna or cable failure. In addition to amplifying and splitting GPS/GNSS signal, product offers such features as dual GPS antenna input ports, health monitor, and sensor switch. Antenna redundancy is acquired through use of primary and backup antennas. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Automated System remotely controls load break switches.

October 7, 2015

By remotely opening or closing electrical load break switches, Rotary Hot Stick Operator removes field technicians from hazardous locations when performing switch service. System can be configured for both rotary and linear switch operators and will work with all switch types, including Air, Oil, Vacuum, and SF6. RHSO employs fiberglass tripod to center rotary apparatus over vault; motorized clamp assembly is then used to rotate hot stick, which is attached to eyelet to open/close switch contacts. Read More