Signal Conditioners

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

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