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Pickering Interfaces Inc.

2900 Northwest Vine Street, Suite D, Grants Pass, OR, 97526, USA

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Pickering Interfaces Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Density 2 A PXI Relay Module has 83 SPDT relays.

May 10, 2016

Featuring 2 A capacity and voltages to 200 Vdc/140 Vac, model 40-100 supports connections via front panel-mounted, 500-pin SEARAY high-density connector. Standard cabling solutions are available for converting from high-density connector to such standard interfaces as D or IDC connectors; unterminated option is also available. Typical uses include automotive, aerospace, military, and power... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI Solid State Multiplexer supports hot/cold signal switching.

Nov 09, 2015

Suitable for hot or cold switching signals up to ±100 V at 5 A, 40-652 MUX series uses solid-state relays to ensure typical operating time of 85 µsec as well as allow hot switching of signals without any life degradation. Design can switch inductive loads up to stored energy of 20 mJ and withstand 30 A inrush currents for 300 µs when switching capacitive loads. Available... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Fault Insertion Card features PCI form factor.

Apr 08, 2015

Available as either 1- or 2-slot short PCI card, Model 50-190 provides 75, 64, or 36 channels of fault insertion as well as 1 or 2 fault insertion busses, each of which can select from 3 fault sources. Card includes ability to introduce open circuit paths, shorts between paths, or shorts to fault connections such as battery or ground. Suited for use on Can and FlexRay bus systems, unit features 2... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Density LXI Switching Matrix has dual bus arrangement.

Jan 29, 2015

As 1,024 x 4 dual bus 1-pole matrix supplied in 1U full rack width enclosure, 60-553 supports high relay closure counts to optimize use with digital multimeter (DMM) or source meter for checking for insulation problems between single contact and all other contacts in unit under test (UUT) requiring closure of up to 1,024 crosspoint relays. Dual bus arrangement allows matrix to be divided into... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

PXI Power Matrices use electromechanical relays.

Mar 07, 2012

Featuring maximum switching voltage of 110 Vdc or 250 Vac, 5 A Model 40-549 is available in variety of 32 and 64 crosspoint configurations with Y axis sizes of x4 and x8. Configured as 8 x 4 matrix that switches voltages up to 125 Vdc and 250 Vac, 10 A Model 40-551 features optional loop through facility that simplifies user cabling when matrix size is expanded through use of additional modules.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microwave PXI Switch supports 3 frequency ranges.

Dec 08, 2011

Available in un-terminated 4-way or 6-way multiplexer configurations, Model 40-874 supports 1 or 2 microwave switches in 2 slots of 3U PXI. Each configuration is available with 6, 26.5, or 40 GHz specified frequency range. Two-slot PXI occupancy allows test system designers to solve dense microwave switching problems. Compatible with any PXI compliant 3U PXI chassis, Model 40-784 is supported by... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

SPDT Switch Modules support up to 17 off SPDT RF switches.

Sep 19, 2011

Based on electro-mechanical relays, Model 40-754 is available in 2 versions with common switch design. High-density version occupies 1 slot of 3U PXI chassis and uses high-density MS-M RF multi-way connector suitable for switching frequencies to 500 MHz. For switching signals to 1.2 GHz, higher frequency version is 2 slots wide and uses SMB connectors. Both are suitable for commercial and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LXI Matrix Switch supports voltages up to 300 Vdc.

Sep 02, 2011

Available in 40 x 40 or 40 x 20 configurations, Model 60-590 has provisions for loop through connections and isolated Y-axis monitoring. Unit features current rating of 2 A and supports up to 60 W hot switching. Connections to matrix are made via D-Type connectors. Fully compliant with version 1.3 of LXI standard, Model 60-590 ensures control in Ethernet/LAN-based applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI RF Switch targets military ATE systems.

Apr 12, 2011

Available in 2 different versions based on electro-mechanical relays, Model 40-755 Multiplexer Module supports up to 10 off SP4T RF switches. High-density version occupies 1 slot of 3U PXI chassis and uses high-density multi-way connector that is suitable for switching frequencies to 500 MHz. Using SMB connectors, higher frequency version is suited for switching signals to 1.8 GHz. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI USB Switch provides 8 independent channels.

Jun 11, 2010

Suited for bulk testing of USB devices, model 40-737 uses USB Type B connector on common and USB Type A connector on 8 channels, allowing users to directly connect using industry standard USB leads. Each path is capable of supporting USB1.1 or USB2.0 with negligible impact on cabling distance supported by USB devices due to wide differential bandwidth. USB powered devices requiring highest... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electromechanical Relay Matrix optimizes switching capacity.

Nov 18, 2009

Implemented in 2U rack-mountable enclosure, Model 60-511 is intended for applications requiring low thermal EMF errors for DAQ and low voltage measurements. This 56x33 EMR (Electromechanical Relay) matrix has thermal EMF of less than 1.5 µV typ and is pin compatible with Pickering Interfaces 60-510 low thermal EMF reed relay matrix. User connections are provided by 25-way and 37-way D Type... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Battery Simulator emulates stacks used in electric vehicles.

Nov 18, 2009

Model 41-752 is 6-cell battery simulator that provides up to 300 mA of current from each cell, with output voltage from each adjustable up to 7 V. Each cell includes sense lines to optimize regulation performance and can be configured to operate as current sink in battery charging circuit of up to 100 mA. Independently controlled channels allow cells to be set to different output voltages to... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

RF Matrices switch signals up to 2.5 GHz.

Nov 16, 2009

Available in 32 x 8, 24 x 8, 16 x 8, and 8 x 8 configurations, 50 W Model 60-770 is contained within 3U rack mountable chassis with SMA front panel connectors. Housed in 6U rack mountable case, 75 W Model 60-730 comes in 32 x 16, 16 x 16, 16 x 8, and 8 x 8 configurations with F type front panel connectors, allowing device to be used in typical... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI Digital I/O Module has 32 digital input channels.

Jul 10, 2009

Available in 3 different modules, 40-413 suits applications in military, aerospace and automotive function test systems. Module 40-413-001 offers 32 high side output drivers each capable of sourcing up to 2 A from external power supply, while 40-413-002 provides 32 low side drivers each capable of sinking up to 2 A to ground. Module 40-413-003 includes both high and low side drivers. Variable... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Resistor Card is available in 3 configurations.

Apr 08, 2009

PCI-based precision resistor card Model 50-297 comes in 3 standard configurations having resistance ranges of 1-230 W, 2 W to 13.5kW and 3W to 1.5 MW with 18, 9 and 6 channels respectively. Six channel version has setting resolution of 0.125Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Precision Resistor Modules occupy one 3U PXI slot.

Jul 07, 2008

Featuring software interfaces for each channel, Models 40-261 and 40-297 include calibration data that enables driver to select nearest value of resistance available. Model 40-261 is 2-channel unit with resistance ranges of 1.5 W to 2.9 kW or 10 W to 36 kW with setting resolutions of less... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Fault Insertion Modules suit HILS automotive tests.

Apr 14, 2008

PXI fault insertion solutions, 40-193 and 40-194, are used for simulating high- and low-current faults when testing control systems. Both modules supports 7 channels, each of which can be opened or shorted to one of two fault connections. Channels can also be shorted together. While both modules have current rating of 20 A at 16 Vdc, 40-194 version has additional circuitry that makes it capable... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

PXI Switching Modules address ARINC 608A specifications.

Mar 06, 2008

Offered as 4- or 8-slot BRIC module, 40-569 integrates 16-wire analog bus with BUS Matrix cards and Resource Distributor cards. Scalable design permits inclusion of up to 2 off Resource Distributor subsystems and 6 off Bus Matrix subsystems. Also available, 40-618 Source Switching Module implements switching functions defined in Appendix D of ARINC specification. Each module can be supported in... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Variable Resistor Module simulates PT100 and PT1000 RTDs.

Feb 18, 2008

Combining fine and coarse control mechanisms with calibration system, 18-channel PXI Model 40-262 provides resistance setting resolution of better than 10 mW over entire resistance range and accuracy of better than 0.1% for all resistance settings. Requested resistance value is provided by use of resistance calls to module. Calibration port can be used to calibrate... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Switching MUX is supported by VISA and Kernel drivers.

Jun 13, 2007

Utilizing solid state switches with no switch bounce, Model 40-682 Solid State Versatile MUX features 3.2 W on resistance, ±40 V voltage rating, 80 µsec switching time, and bounce free rise time of less than 20 µsec. It handles continuous currents of 0.25 A and pulse currents of 0.75 A for 100 ms, and allows users to operate switch in configurations ranging... Read More

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