PXI Power Matrices use electromechanical relays.

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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. Device is also available in 8 x 2 and 4 x 4 configurations.



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Pickering Interfaces Adds to Range of PXI Power Matrices



Clacton on Sea, UK, - Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PXI power matrices with the introduction of the 40-549 and 40-551.

The 40-549 is a 5A matrix available in a variety of 32 and 64 crosspoint configurations with Y axis sizes of x4 and x8. Maximum switching voltage is 110VDC or 250VAC.

The 40-551 is a 10A matrix configured as an 8x4 matrix that switches voltages up to 125VDC and 250VAC and features an optional loop thru facility that simplifies user cabling when the matrix size is expanded through the use of additional modules. The 40-551 is also available in 8x2 and 4x4 configurations.

Both the 40-549 and 40-551 use high quality electromechanical relays (EMR's) which offer long service life

US list prices range from $1214 to $1619 for the 40-549 and $1180 to $1785 for the 40-551.

About Pickering Interfaces

Pickering Interfaces is a market innovator in signal switching and conditioning for a broad range of applications and architectures, with the largest range of switching cards in the industry for PXI, LXI, PCI, VXI and GPIB applications. Pickering Interfaces has provided solutions to both commercial and military applications. In addition, Pickering's range of instrumentation provides innovative test solutions to users and integrators of modular test systems. Pickering Interfaces operate globally with direct operations in the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, France , Czech Republic, and Engineering support in China, together with additional representation in countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. www.pickeringtest.com

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