Ultra-Miniature SMT Reed Sensors suit low-power applications.

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Measuring 5 x 1.8 x 2.2 mm, MK24 series has rugged over-molded package containing hermetically sealed reed switch. Products do not require any external power to operate and achieve min life expectancy of 50 million operations at 5 V, 5 mA, 100 Hz. Suited for applications with low power and space limitations, series is available in NO and NC versions, 5 contact sensitivity ranges, and 3 SMT lead designs: flat straight cut axial lead; flat, bent SMD gull-wing lead; and J-lead.

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Meder Electronic Announces MK24 Series of Ultra-Miniature Surface Mount Reed Sensors

High performance noncontact reed sensors ideal for low power applications

MEDER electronic Inc., a manufacturer of precise, reliable, and long-lasting miniature switches, sensors and relays, announces the availability of the MK24 series of ultra-miniature surface mount reed sensors, ideal for countless low power applications, including portable medical and electronic devices, contact sensors, cell phones, position sensors, telecommunications, and limit switches. The MK24 series offers performance beyond all other reed sensors in its size class, achieving a minimum life expectancy of 50 million operations at 5V, 5mA, 100Hz, while measuring only 5mm x 1.8mm x 2.2mm.

The MK24 is constructed of a rugged over-molded package containing the hermetically sealed reed switch. Requiring no external power to operate, the MK24 is especially suitable for applications with low power and space limitations. They are widely used in electronic printed circuit boards (PCBs) where all components are surface mounted, telecommunication applications, hook switches in mobile and hard wired phones, as well as for microphone switching elements.

The MK24 is available in both normally open and normally closed versions, in five contact sensitivity ranges and three surface mount lead designs - flat straight cut axial lead for PCB mounting; flat, bent SMD gull-wing lead; and J-lead. The sensors are supplied taped and reeled and are suitable for use on pick-and-place component placement systems.

About MEDER electronic - "Products for tomorrow...":MEDER electronic specializes in the manufacture and sales of Reed Switches, Reed Sensors and Reed Relays. Founded in 1981, the company is headquartered in Singen, Germany. MEDER has 4 production and sales locations that develop and manufacture advanced electronic products for the global markets of today and tomorrow. Its 450 worldwide employees generated $63 million in sales revenue in 2011. We are supported by highly qualified suppliers worldwide, resulting from years of intense collaboration. The MEDER group makes a direct contribution to improving the quality of life in a variety of markets such as automotive, household, medical, security & safety, test & measurement and telecommunications, while living up to the expectations of the continuous increased demands of comfort, innovation and customer-specific solution needs.

For more information on MEDER electronic Inc., please visit us on the web at www.meder.com

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