Signal Conditioners

Electronic Components & Devices

Sine Wave Filters prevent damage to VFD motor drives.

June 25, 2015

Sine wave filters eliminate premature motor damage caused by high dv/dt, overvoltages, cable ringing, motor overheating, and eddy current losses caused by VFDs. Suitable for up to 200–800 hp motors (60–600 Hz), products convert rectangular PWM output voltage into smooth sine wave with low residual ripple. Effects include elongating high-speed motor service life and improving bearing life by eliminating circulating bearing currents. Models FN5020 and FN5040 are offered as open and enclosed. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Resistive Sensing Conditioner offers 24-bit measurement.

June 25, 2015

Supplied in 6 x 6 mm VQFN package, Model PGA900 provides precise 24-bit measurement of conditions such as pressure, strain, flow, or liquid levels. One-chip solution integrates 2 low-noise 24-bit ADCs to enable high-resolution signal acquisition, 14-bit DAC to provide highly linear analog outputs, and variety of output interfaces, including analog voltage, 4–20 mA current loop, SPI, I(2)C, UART, and 1-wire. Integrated power management accepts external power supply voltages from 3.3–30 V. Read More

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

Strain Gage Input Module offers 1,500 Vrms input-to-bus isolation.

June 24, 2015

Able to interface to quarter, half, or full-bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connection, MAQ®20-BRDG1 provides 4 channels of strain gage input. Unit interfaces to transducers with nominal resistance of 100 Ω to 1 kΩ; four 24-bit data converters provide measurement capability with accuracy to ±0.05%; and anti-alias filtering eliminates signal degradation from environmental noise. Signal range, bridge excitation voltage, and sample rate are all user configurable.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Deep UV Bandpass Filters provide bandpasses as low as 122 nm.

June 15, 2015

Manufactured from MgF2 and UV grade fused silica, Deep UV Bandpass Filters come in 12 models with center wavelengths of 122, 193, 248, and 308 nm in diameters of 12.5, 25, and 50 mm. Each filter is mounted in aluminum ring for identification and system integration, as well as to protect it from damage and surface abrasions. Offering surface quality of 20-10 with clear aperture of >85%, filters are suited for fluorescence microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Excimer lasers, and biological filtering. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Universal Signal Conditioners offer 480 switchable input settings.

June 12, 2015

ProLine P27000 series can simplify galvanic isolation and conversion of input signals, ranging from ±20 mV to ±200 V and ±0.1 to 100 mA, across multiple measurement types within one device. Transmission speeds are as fast as T90 = 70 µsec, and onboard transformer isolation and digitally controlled range selection promote repeatable signal transmission with total gain error of 0.08%. Modular housing measures 12.5 mm wide also incorporates VariPower® power supply (20–253 V AC/DC). Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Mezzanine Card features signal conditioning.

June 8, 2015

Suited for high-speed networking, Model FMC109 features quad SFP/SFP+ transceivers for 10 GbE in copper or fiber formats. Mezzanine module has 4 re-timers on board which provide tuning for Tx and Rx signals. Re-timer ICs provide input equalization, clock and data recovery, and output de-emphasis. This also allows for use of longer copper cables as distortion is cleaned across farther distances. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

EMI Suppression Filters provide effective noise dampening.

June 3, 2015

Targeting automotive, industrial electronic equipment, and healthcare applications, BNX26-29 surface mount, LC combined-type EMI suppression filters incorporate circuit configuration that combines capacitors and ferrite beads for optimal frequency and attenuation characteristics. Products cover frequencies from kilohertz to gigahertz bands and are compatible with currents to 15 A and voltages to 50 V. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Latching Circulator-Isolator offers 1 µs switching speed.

June 2, 2015

Covering bandwidths across 16–35 GHz range, Ka-Band Dual-Junction Latching Circulator-Isolator is suitable for satellite communications links, commercial aviation systems, missile systems, and other high-rel aerospace applications. Unit offers low insertion loss of 0.2 dB in transmit mode and 0.4 dB in receive mode. Device will handle +39 dBm transmit power with 25 dB isolation to protect receiver while transmitting, and is well matched with 25 dB return loss and better than -60 dBc RF leakage. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Isolator Module operates in critical USB environments.

June 2, 2015

Aimed at industrial control applications, Model NMUSB202MC provides dual port USB data and power isolation from single upstream port with full 500 mA power available from each port. Surface mount unit can automatically switch between 1.5 Mbps and 12 Mbps, as application requires. Used with host controller, single module counts as 2 USB hubs for cascaded applications, while providing immunity to EMI. Safety isolation barrier meets requirements of 250 Vac systems in IT and medical environments. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Compact Single-Phase Block Filter offers symmetrical attenuation.

May 29, 2015

Targeting single-phase systems, FMAB NEO series achieved optimal performance via use of large X capacitors positioned between phase and neutral conductors. Terminations are made using quick connect 6.3 x 0.8 mm terminals (1–20 A) or nut and bolt terminals (30 A), and version with wire connection is also available. Along with polished steel housing, features include screw mount flange, enclosed steel base, and current ratings from 1–30 A at 250 Vac. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low and High Pass Filters feature rugged BNC housing.

May 22, 2015

Encased in rugged BNC housing with 50 Ω connectors, Low and High Pass Filters are suited for test equipment and general lab use. LPF Filters are available in frequencies ranging from 4–90 MHz and integrate 9th order Chebyshev response for optimized out-of-band rejection. With frequency of 25 MHz, HPF Filters integrate 7th order Chebyshev response. All filters in BNC family are rated at +36 dBm (4 Watts), with operating temperature of -40 to 85°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Single-Phase Filter provides symmetrical attenuation.

May 22, 2015

Equipped with large X capacitors, which are positioned between phase and neutral conductors, FMAB NEO Series helps minimize symmetrical interferences that commonly occur in switch-mode power supplies or motor drives at low frequencies. Units are available in current ratings from 1–30 A at 250 Vac according to IEC and UL standards. Screw mount flange, together with completely enclosed steel base, provides effective shield, regardless of where filter is mounted in equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Universal Signal Isolators accept voltages up to 3,600 Vdc.

May 8, 2015

Optimized for DC railway and light rail transit applications, P40000 ProLine Signal Isolators provide >0.1% gain error, cutoff frequency of >5 kHz with optional loss pass filtering, and >0.1 ms rise times. Units also offer high immunity to transient noise of T-CMRR >115 dB, with virtually no influence from common mode voltages. For shunt based current measurements, P41000 Series can accept voltages from ±60 mV to ±100 V, converting them into impressed ±20 mA, ±10 V, or 4-20 mA output signals. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Digital Step Attenuators feature glitch-less transitions.

April 29, 2015

Reducing output power glitch to less than 0.3 dB, UltraCMOS® PE43711, PE43712, and PE43713 help prevent damage to sub-assemblies. Devices are 50 Ω, 7-bit DSAs that support broad frequency range from 9 kHz to 6 GHz. Units cover 31.75 dB attenuation range with flexible attenuation steps of 0.25, 0.5, and 1 dB. Operating from 2.3–5.5 V with extended temperature range of -40 to +105°C, attenuators provide fast switching time of 275 ns and ESD tolerance of 3,000 V HBM. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Protective Filter helps extend high frequency motor life.

April 27, 2015

Offering reliability and durability up to 15,000 ft as protective filter in commercial and industrial applications, 380–480 V High Frequency SineWave Guardian™ cleans PWM waveforms generated by VFDs at switching frequencies from 4.8–8 kHz. Solution virtually eliminates voltage distortion (THVD) generated by VFDs, which results in loss reduction, protection against motor overheating, and minimized downtime. Footprint and modular design facilitate integration/installation. Read More

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

Signal Splitter allows dual transmissions.

April 23, 2015

Used with 7.5 or 15 mm rails, DIN Mounted Interface Converter enables outputs from single encoder to be sent to 2 control systems. Unit provides signal level conditioning to support both RS422 and HTL input or outputs. Galvanic isolation up to 1 kV between input and outputs prevents current loops and signal crosstalk from occurring. Powered by 9–30 Vdc supply, which is then distributed to encoder being monitored, DMI supports I/O frequencies up to 300 kHz with max of 1 µs propagation delay. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

AC LVDT Signal Conditioner offers pushbutton calibration.

March 27, 2015

Able to be set up within minutes, DIN-rail mounted SC-100 module works with AC-operated LVDTs, RVDTs, and inductive half-bridge position sensors as well as Marposs and Solartron analog pencil gaging probes. Features include provides RS-485 digital communications link, GUI, and LVDT setup with built-in null indication and front panel pushbuttons to set zero and full scale. Choices include 4 LVDT excitation frequencies, 6 analog DC outputs, and 2 current loop DC outputs. Read More

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

Passive Filters reduce harmonics to meet IEEE-519 (2014).

March 24, 2015

By removing harmful harmonics of pre-determined order to increase reliability of supplied power, ECOSine® 60 Hz Passive Harmonic Filters extend service life of downstream components. Models include types FN3412 with <5% THDi and FN3418 with 7%–10% THDi. Installed at typical 3-phase voltage of 480 Vac (±10%) at 60 Hz (±1 Hz), filters operate at 99% efficiency, have plug-and-play design, and are suited for use with non-linear loads, such as 5–500 hp typ motor drives. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment

Receiver Demodulator has 4.3 in. LCD monitor and 10 W speaker.

March 23, 2015

Suited for off-air monitoring of on-air broadcasts via RF or IP for master control or ENG (Electronic News Gathering) trucks, Allview 8VSB/HD-SDI+IP™ features 8VSB, IP unicast or multicast (with Pro-MPEG FEC), and DVB-ASI inputs as well as outputs for IP, SDI/HD-SDI with embedded audio, DVB-ASI, analog, and MPEG -1/2 or AC-3 audio. System can automatically switch between RF and IP inputs and supports AES-3 id audio as well as PCM. Optional DVB-S/DVB-S2 or DVB-T+T2 tuner is also available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

LVDT/RVDT Signal Conditioner offers interface for networked PLCs.

March 16, 2015

AnyNET I/O ANR2 integrates network connection and expansion capabilities to provide LVDT/RVDT feedback solution for any PLC-based system. Allowing users to interface up to 12 LVDT or RVDT sensors using one network connection, product expands up to six 2-channel modules. Interface is programmable via host PLC's software and directly connects to 3-/4-/5-/6-wire and half bridge LVDT sensors (differential and ratiometric) as well as leading RVDT sensors. Read More