Isolation

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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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

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

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

Non-Incendive Barrier Module isolates analog and discrete signals.

March 16, 2015

By providing electrical barrier between control devices and equipment installed in hazardous (Class 1, Division 2) environments, fuse-protected ASD-NIB Series minimizes risk of ignition on load side. This enables standard wiring practices to be used for in-field connections and eliminates need for explosionproof enclosures/conduit. At 6.2 mm wide, this non-incendive, CCSAUS-approved barrier module connects single-channel analog or discrete signal wires from 24–12 AWG. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Converters deliver 360 W of output power.

January 30, 2015

Housed in standard ½ brick case measuring 2.4 x 2.5 x 0.50 in., MTW Series provides output voltages of 12, 15, 24, and 28 Vdc. Input range for all models is 9–36 Vdc with no derating at 9 Vin, making converters suitable for 12 and 24 V battery-powered applications as well as 28 V COTS military applications. Utilizing synchronous rectification technology, converters offer 95.7% efficiency. Switching frequency is 200 kHz, and line and load regulation are 0.5% and 0.08%, respectively. Read More

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

Compact Signal Conditioners facilitate configuration.

September 26, 2014

Used for isolating, converting, filtering, or amplifying analog signals, 6.2 mm wide MINI Pro signal conditioners conserve space while accelerating installation. Configuration options include DIP switch, PC programmable, or Android app, and angled housing aids wiring access; terminations can be made in any order. Integrated test points allow loop testing without disconnecting circuit, FASTCON Pro terminal blocks are clearly visible, and each terminal is keyed to facilitate identification. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Isolators target SPI communications applications.

July 3, 2014

Based on iCoupler® digital isolator technology, ADuM315x SPIsolator™ Series features low propagation delay and jitter in CLK, MO-SI, MI-SO, and SS channels to support SPI clock rates up to 40 MHz. Family has 3.75 kVrms isolation rating and also supports maximum sample rate for select ADI 12-, 16-, and 18-bit precision A/D converters. Housed in 20-lead SSOP package, isolators are suited for distributed control systems, PLCs, and sensor monitors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Bidirectional Digital Isolator offers 3.4 MHz communication.

June 3, 2014

Comprising dual channel bidirectional I2C digital isolator as well as 5 unidirectional channels of isolation, Model AS1705 enables real-time telemetry and control of Power Sourcing Equipment controllers used in PoE-capable switches and routers. Each isolation channel is rated to provide 2.5 kV of galvanic isolation. On bidirectional I2C channels, device's 3.4 MHz data rate provides needed bandwidth for system's processor to dynamically monitor and control power requirements for PSE controllers. Read More

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

Signal Converters/Isolators enable increased analog functionality.

April 2, 2014

At 6 mm wide, ACT20M signal isolation and conversion models increase breadth of analog functionality and provide converting, conditioning, and isolation for temperature sensors and bipolar DC sources. Adjustable switch provides access to hundreds of temperature range combinations per model, selection of outputs (voltage/mA), response time, and wire-break failure mode. Auxiliary powered variants can be used with power rail option, and isolating and non-isolating converters are available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Isolators feature 2.5 kV rms isolation rating.

November 20, 2013

Housed in 16-lead QSOP package, ADuM144x iCoupler® Quad Channel Digital Isolators come in 3 channel configurations with 1-minute isolation safety rating of 2.5 kV rms and operating voltage range of 2.25–3.6 V. Quiescent power supply current at 2.5 V is less than 5 µA per channel, and power supply current at 2 Mbps is less than 380 µA per channel. With power saving mode, current levels can be reduced to 0.1 µA per channel, resulting in 1 µW of total power for entire isolator. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Isolation Devices feature 2.5 kVrms rating.

October 8, 2013

Housed in 5 x 6 mm QSOP package, ISO71xx Series includes triple-channel and quad-channel devices based on integrated silicon dioxide capacitors. Units provide typical common-mode transient immunity of ±75 kV/µs for noisy industrial environments as well as resistance to electromagnetic interference. Devices incorporate glitch filter to smooth operation at lower frequencies. With power rating of 1 mA per channel, ICs support 2.7, 3.3, and 5 V power supplies. Read More

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

Digital Optical Isolator supports logic-level translation.

October 7, 2013

Operating from 2.7–5.5 V with logic-level inputs and open-drain outputs, Model CPC5001 supports 5 Mbaud data rates for digital communications over optical barrier while providing 3,750 Vrms of galvanic isolation. Channel 1 propagates signal from Side A to Side B, while Channel 2 sends signal from Side B to Side A. Available in 8-pin DIP or surface mount package, isolator requires no internal clocking and supports direct coupled logic-level isolation without refresh clocks. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Reference Design simplifies isolated digital inputs to PLC.

August 30, 2013

Intended for industrial PLC digital-input subsystems, Corona Reference Design integrates MAX31911 octal digital input translator/serializer, MAX14850 6-channel digital isolator, and MAX13256 H-bridge transformer, reducing isolated channels and eliminating need for power-hungry optocouplers and discrete parts. Devices used in Corona are designed specifically for harsh industrial environments with operating temperature ranges from -40 to +125°C. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Safety Isolators and Splitters support digital HART signals.

August 8, 2013

Part of FS Functional Safety Series, SSX and SST Safety Isolators and Splitters provide isolation and signal conversion for HART® data in functionally safe process control settings. Two-wire SSX and 4-wire SST are certified by exida for single use in Safety Instrumented Systems up to SIL 2. In addition, units provide 20 V/m RFI and EMI protection, as well as 1,500 Vrms of isolating capability to protect safety I/O cards and systems from surges, spikes, and transients in field. Read More

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

Analog Signal Conditioner offers 9 programming ranges.

March 25, 2013

Housed in modular DIN rail mount package, X756510 Analog Signal Converter/Isolator covers 0–10 V, 0–20, and 4–20 mA input/output ranges. Multi-function 24–240 Vac/Vdc unit features DIP switch programming, 3-way isolation, and self-calibration circuitry that delivers accuracy without manual adjustment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Bidirectional I2C Isolators extend industrial isolation lifetime.

December 14, 2012

Supplied in 8-pin SOIC packages, ISO1540 and ISO1541 can replace typical implementation of 16 or more discrete devices to isolate I²C signal. Transient immunity of ±50 kV/µsec typ and switching time with max propagation delay of 62 nsec extend isolation. While ISO1540 provides 2 isolated bidirectional channels for clock and data lines for use in applications with multiple masters, ISO1541 includes bidirectional data and unidirectional clock channel for single-master applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Galvanic Isolator improves serial scan interference immunity.

August 29, 2012

Designed for applications in critical signal environments requiring interference immunity and potential isolation, TAP-Isolator module enables complete galvanic insulation of Test Access Port (TAP) transceiver from target. This box can be used in each scan path and separates transceiver's primary TAP interface from target's secondary TAP interface. Potential isolation eliminates mutual interference between TAP transceiver/target, increasing functional safety of Boundary Scan applications. Read More

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

Digital Optical Isolator IC features open-drain outputs.

July 23, 2012

Available in 8-pin surface mount or DIP package, Model CPC5002 isolates 2 logic signals, and supports 10 Mbaud data rates for digital communications over optical barrier while providing 3,750 Vrms of galvanic isolation. Unit utilizes CMOS photodetector, requires 1.5 mA LED drive current, and operates from 2.7-5.5 V. Unlike magnetically isolated digital isolator ICs, Model CPC5002 requires no internal clocking and supports direct coupled logic-level isolation without refresh clocks. Read More

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

Signal Conditioners operate in normal and hazardous areas.

December 8, 2011

Available in 8 single- and dual-channel models, ACT20M Series features 2-channel loop-powered isolation, signal splitting with power provided for transmitter, or universal input conversion. DIN-rail mountable, 6 mm wide modules offer option to distribute power through rail, minimizing wiring. With isolation level of 2.5 kV, less than 0.05% accuracy, and ambient temperature range of -13 to 158°F, ACT20M Series is suited for industrial process measurement and control applications. Read More