Signal Conditioners

Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Phase Shifters offer accurate variable phase shift.

November 17, 2015

Programmable over full 360° range, digital phase shifters feature 8-bit TTL logic interface, where phase states can be precisely controlled, and hybrid MIC design architecture. Typ phase shift error ranges from ±0.9° to ±5° over 8 binary increments, with switching speed performance from 30–450 nsec, and max input (CW) power varies from +10 to +30 dBm. Covering frequency bands ranging from 0.5–37 GHz, 4 models produce discrete set of phase states of up to 255 total steps with 1.4° increments. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electronic Components & Devices

Harmonic Filter supports 200, 250, and 300 A applications.

November 17, 2015

With 300 A capacity, operating at 480 Vac ±10%, ECOsine® Active Harmonic Filter uses digital technology to monitor and dynamically correct harmonics up to 50th order in less than 300 µs, eliminating disturbances before they can cause problems. Connection-ready 3-wire unit includes forced air cooling and internal liquid cooling for power electronics. Featuring freestanding enclosure with IP54 rating, filter is suited for variable frequency motor drives, UPS, HVAC equipment, and data centers. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Tunable Edge Filters deliver spectral flexibility.

November 16, 2015

VersaChrome Edge™ includes tunable long pass filter, tunable short pass filter, and full spectrum blocking filter. By working together to create equivalent of single passband filter in visible or near infrared, filters lets users create bandpass they need as well as fine-tune edge positions and passband width to maximize brightness and contrast/signal-to-noise in real-time within their measurement setup. Flexibility afforded by integrated technology suits diverse applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

OpenVPX DSP Modules leverage Intel Xeon D-1500 CPUs.

November 12, 2015

Available with 8-core versions of Intel® Xeon® D-1500 CPUs and supporting forthcoming 12- and 16-core versions, 3U CHAMP-XD1 and 6U CHAMP-XD2 are designed for compute-intensive EW/C4ISR aerospace and defense applications. Rugged open architecture modules offer XMC card expansion and feature DDR4 memory and PCIe Gen 3 data paths on both data and expansion planes. While XD1 module supports combination of 1 Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) interfaces, XD2 adds support for 40 GbE. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PWM Module is available for Allen-Bradley Point I/O.

November 11, 2015

Referenced within Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™ Encompass program, 4402 two-channel Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) signal controller for Point I/O™ works with Allen-Bradley PLCs. Module generates square wave pulse signal with 0%–100% programmable duty cycle and 1 Hz to 20 kHz programmable frequency and can also be programmed to add dithering element to PWM output. Programmable output frequency and duty cycle provide sophisticated control for hydraulic and pneumatic control devices. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Machine Vision Filters match with LED lights.

November 2, 2015

Machine Vision Filters include bandpass filters for blue, cyan, green, amber, red, and deep red LEDs; colorpass filters in red and deep red; and infrared bandpass filter to maximize contrast under IR lighting. Linear polarizer, used to eliminate glare, comes with rotating locking screw to maximize versatility. Step down adapter from 27 mm to 25.5 mm and step up adapter from 27 mm to 30.5 mm are also available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Harmonic Filter suits single phase power applications.

October 27, 2015

Offered in 240 V and 480 V for applications spanning 3–150 hp, Matrix® ONE reduces THID to acceptable levels, optimizing power quality in rural, remote areas where it is often not optimal. Filter minimizes heat generation while providing protection needed to extend service life of electrical equipment. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Harmonic Filters extend life of data center components.

October 12, 2015

Operating at 99% efficiency, ECOsine® Passive Filters are installed at 3-phase voltage of 480 Vac ±10%, at 60 Hz, ±1 Hz. Units come in 2 models: FN3412 with <5% THDi and FN3418 with 7-10% THDi. Offering capacities of 50 and 100 A (air cooled), or 200, 250, 300 A (water cooled), ECOsine® Active Filters operate at 480 Vac ±10%. Additionally, 200 A, 600/690 Vac active filter is also available. Digital technology monitors and dynamically corrects harmonics up to 50th order in less than 300 µs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Lithium Niobate External Modulator tests 400G networks.

September 23, 2015

For designing and testing 400G and higher networks on single wavelength, Oclaro 400G Modulator provides 3 dB electro-optic bandwidth exceeding 35 GHz and insertion loss below 13 dB. PM-QMZ device integrates input beam splitter, 4 parallel Mach-Zehnder modulators configured for I-Q modulation, polarization combiner, and monitor photodiodes into hermetic package. Optical response up to 50 GHz enables symbol rates up to 64 Gbaud, while extinction ratio above 25 dB enables complex modulation formats. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Clock Jitter Attenuator supports JESD204B interface standard.

September 15, 2015

Delivering 50 fs jitter performance, 3.2 GHz Model HMC7044 supports JESD204B serial interface standard for connecting high-speed data converters and FPGAs operating in base station designs. Device generates source-synchronous and adjustable sample and frame alignment clocks in data converter system. Housed in 68-lead 10 x 10 mm LFCSP package, IC features 2 PLLs and overlapping, on-chip VCOs. It offers low phase noise of < -142 dBc/Hz at 800 kHz to 983.04 MHz output frequency. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Online Configurator helps choose correct signal conditioner.

September 14, 2015

With Interactive Online Configurator for signal conditioners and measuring transducers, users can find all devices that meet specific requirements of job. Entering a few parameters yields selection of products from Phoenix Contact’s extensive range. User can select criteria such as type of input and output signal, supply voltage range, and connection method. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Passive Harmonic Filters come in enclosed versions.

September 11, 2015

Available in 2 cabinet versions with protection class IP23 and IP54, ECOsine® High Power Line Passive Harmonic Filters facilitate installation, wiring, and commissioning for motor drive applications. Both are intended for harmonic mitigation of 3-phase installations featuring diode or thyristor bridge interfaces, with target THDi of < 5% in presence of DC-link inductor. Units are available with ratings from 200–400 kW for 380–500 Vac, 50 Hz grids and from 300–500 hp for 380–480 Vac, 60 Hz grids. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Passive Harmonic Filters mitigate harmonics for 5-250 hp motors.

September 11, 2015

Suited for use with non-linear loads, ECOsine® 60 Hz Passive Harmonic Filters increases reliability of supplied power and extends service life of downstream components by removing harmful harmonics of pre-determined order. Plug-and-play design facilitates installation and commissioning and suits new installations and retrofits. Installed at typical 3-phase voltage of 480 Vac (±10%), at 60 Hz (±1 Hz), filters operate at 98% efficiency and reduce harmonics to 7%–10% THDi. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Continuously Variable Waveguide Attenuators deliver up to 110 GHz.

August 5, 2015

Comprised of 5 models that collectively cover 33–110 GHz range in 5 bands, millimeter wave continuously variable waveguide attenuators can vary attenuation level from 0–30 dB over specified band. Micrometer lets user dial in attenuation level needed for application. Suitable when designing system and testing design concepts in lab, products let designer see how system will perform at various signal strengths and can also be used to determine optimum system signal performance. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Active Harmonic Filter Systems offer capacities to 400 A.

July 28, 2015

Operating at 480 Vac with capacities of 100–400 A, ECOsine Systems provide harmonic compensation up to 50th order in real-time, as well as reactive compensation and load current load balancing. Systems incorporate individually fused automatic harmonic filters, high-speed digital microcontroller, disconnect switch, door interlock, operator selector switch, indicating lights, keypad, and graphic display. Housed in NEMA1/NEMA3R enclosures, units communicate via TCP/IP or RS-485 Modbus interfaces. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount Module provides data and power isolation.

July 22, 2015

Able to switch automatically between full-speed (12 Mbps) and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) operation as required by application, NMUSB202MC provides 2-port USB data and power isolation from one upstream port. Module counts as 2 USB hubs for cascaded applications when used in conjunction with host controller and provides full 5 V/500 mA power to each downstream port. Standard 250 VRMS reinforced isolation provides safety as well as EMI immunity and eliminates ground loops. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Five Notch Crystal Filter enhances sound reproduction.

July 22, 2015

Reducing gain of narrowband of frequency spectrum while leaving surrounding audio unaffected, RNXF-37-15 Notch Crystal Filter allows between 2 and 5 notches with attenuation down to 70 dB with minimal ripple. Frequency range is 1 MHz to 60 N-MHz, while input and output impedance is 50 or 75 Ω. Providing output via pin or BNC/SMA connector, filter comes in 36 x 23 x 12 mm SMD package. Applications include satcom, radar, cellular phone infrastructure, microwave transmission, and more. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Three-Way Isolator Transmitter Splitter has compact design.

July 22, 2015

With single circuit input of 4–20 mA and dual output of 4–20 mA, 3-way signal isolator transmitter splitter features galvanic isolation that eliminates problems associated with ground loops, transient, and unwanted noise interference. This 17.5 mm unit features electrical isolation between input, output, and power circuits and allows precise adjustments after installation. Along with load variation compensation, features include pluggable terminals that facilitate installation and removal. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Passive Distribution Module aids in-field safety switch wiring.

July 14, 2015

Supplied in IP67 plastic housing, passive distribution module accelerates straightforward series wiring of safety switches in field. Up to 4 products from CES-AR, CET-AR, and ESL-AR series can be connected per distributor, and modules can be connected in series to increase number of safety switches. Decentralized wiring benefits modular machine concepts as well as space-restricted control cabinets, and use of standardized cables with M12 plugs facilitates connection of safety switches. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Fixed Coaxial Attenuators deliver critical reliability.

July 9, 2015

Offering flat attenuation over designated frequency range, SMA and N-Type RF attenuators come in straight jack to plug configurations, operate from DC to 6 GHz, and feature microwave-grade resistor that consistently reduces power. SMA attenuators have range of 1–10 dB with ±0.5 accuracy and handle average input power up to 2 W. Matched to 50 Ω impedance, N-Type series have attenuation values from 3–30 dB and offer accurate, repeatable performance for 2 and 5 W power levels. Read More