Pickering Electronics Articles
HV SPDT Form C reed relays save space
Pickering Electronics has introduced a new changeover 1 Form C version of its popular Series 67 high voltage PCB reed relay that saves space and makes design simple.
Miniature HV Reed Relay at the Heart of IC Test System
Pickering has announced that it has developed a miniature reed relay for use in a new test rig, designed by globally-renowned chip maker, ON Semiconductor. The new Series 131 deliver a minimum stand-off of 1500V, switching at 1000V, on a footprint of just 12.5mm x 3.7mm. These SPST N.O. relays switch up to 0.7 Amps, 10 Watts with an option of 3V, 5V or 12V coils. Learn more
Pickering miniature HV reed relay for IC test system
Pickering Electronics has announced that it has developed a miniature high voltage relay for use in a new test rig, designed by ON Semiconductor. In switching systems for test and measurement applications, reed relays are often the best solution thanks to their small size, high isolation resistance, hermetically sealed contacts, fast operate time and long-life expectancy.
Small high voltage reed relay in mini SIL/SIP packaging
Pickering Electronics has launched an extremely small high voltage reed relay, housed in the miniature SIL/SIP package, new Series 131 reed relays have a footprint of just 12.5x3.7mm and a height of 6.6mm and deliver a minimum stand-off of 1,500V.
High voltage reed relays available for immediate shipment
Pickering has signed a distribution deal with Testco, the specialist distributor of passive, electromechanical and interconnect components based in Sunnyvale, CA. This means that Pickering’s large range of reed relays for A.T.E. switching and semiconductor test is now available and supported by the distributor across North America.
Miniature, cost-effective relays for PXI switching matrixes
Pickering Electronics has announced that its two-pole single-in-line (SIL) 117 series reed relay is being extensively used in large switching matrixes due to a combination of small size, performance and cost.
Reed relay suits high-PCB-density applications
The reed relay company with a focus on miniaturisation and high performance, Pickering Electronics, has added a new 10W-rated reed relay to its successful 4mm2 product family which features devices that occupy a PCB footprint of only four by four millimetres, facilitating the highest packing density currently available.
"World's smallest" reed relay makes UK debut at EDS
What is claimed to be the industry’s smallest reed relay will be displayed by Pickering Electronics at the upcoming Engineering Design Show, Ricoh Arena, Coventry (17-18 October). The Series 124 is part of Pickering’s new ultra-high density 4mm2 reed relay range product line, which takes up the minimum board area of only 4mm x 4mm, allowing the highest packing density possible.
Switching solutions at SEMICON West
It has been announced that Pickering Interfaces is showcasing its latest high density PXI and Ethernet LXI Switching and Simulation Solutions and Signal Routing Software at Booth 6373, SEMICON West.
Tiny footprint relays featuring fast operate times
The reed relay company, Pickering Electronics, has announced a very small reed relay. The Series 124 is part of Pickering’s new ultra-high density 4mm2 reed relay range product line, which takes up the minimum board area of only 4x4mm, allowing the highest packing density possible.
High voltage reed relays on display at TUG 2017
The high voltage Single-In-Line (SIL/SIP) reed relay range from Pickering Electronics has expanded to include three new series that all offer higher packing density. The series 67 and 68 dry reed relay range for up to 10kV, and the series 119 Micro-SIL range for up to 3kV. The company claims that the series 119 is the industry’s smallest high voltage SIL/SIP Reed Relay for up to 3kV stand-off. 1 Form A, 2 Form A and 1 Form B versions a...
Ultra-high density reed relays to showcase at electronica
The Pickering Series 115, 116 and 117 are three ranges of small Single Pole (1 Form A) reed relays ideal for the construction of high density matrices or multiplexers. These three ranges have identical pin configurations allowing a common PCB for all types but allowing the designer a range of switch ratings according to which part is fitted.
High voltage relays at Semicon West
Pickering’s newly released Series 67 and 68 Reed Relay range present some interesting packing possibilities for high density applications such as multiplexers and matrices in instrumentation and test systems. They are to be showcased at Semicon West this July.
High voltage Reed Relays with interesting packing possibilities
Pickering Electronics’ recently released the series 67 and 68 reed relay range, which are available for up to 10kV stand-off, 7.5kV switching, with an option of either PCB or flying lead switch connections. Similar in specification to the long established Pickering Series 60/65, these relays are manufactured in a Single-in-Line (SIL) format using former-less coils which dispense with the more usual coil supporting bobbin, allowing a smaller...
Extensive product catalogue on show at IMS 2016
The broad range of PXI of Ethernet LXI RF & Microwave switching solutions from Pickering Interfaces, including its newly announced PXI RF Multiplexer range (40-760), will be showcased at the IEEE MTT-S 2016 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) at booth 1850 on 22nd-27th May.
Pickering to demonstrate high voltage Reed Relays at Electronica China
Using only the highest quality materials, Pickering Electronics manufactures and distributes reed relays for instrumentation and ATE, high voltage switching, low thermal EMF, direct drive from CMOS, RF switching and other specialist applications. The company will be demonstrating its new reed relays in stand 3107 at Electronica China 2016, Shanghai New International Expo Centre, 15th to 17th March.
Reed Relay range available for up to 10kV stand-off
Pickering Electronics have expanded their Reed Relay range to include three new series that all offer higher packing densities. The series 67 and 68 dry Reed Relay range for up to 10kV, and the series 119 Micro-SIL range for up to 3kV.
High voltage relays available for up to 10kV
Pickering Electronics have expanded their reed relay range to include the series 67 and 68, suitable for high voltage applications. The relays are available for up to 10kV stand-off and switching up to 7.5kV, with an option of either PCB or flying lead switch connections. The relays are suitable for high voltage transformer and cable test and some electro-medical applications such as defibrillators.
The industry’s smallest high voltage SIL Form B reed relays
Pickering Electronics has announced the addition of the industry’s smallest high voltage SIL Form B (energise to break) reed relays to its Series 119 high voltage micro-SIL relay range. The relay is intended for voltages considerably higher than standard SIL relays, suitable for cable and backplane testers, mixed signal ATE or other applications where high voltage capability is required.
Single-in-line reed relays are 'industry's smallest'
Suitable for voltage ratings of up to 3kV, the series 119 range of single-in-line reed relays has been introduced by Pickering Electronics at Semicon West 2015. These devices are claimed to be the industry’s smallest high voltage, single-in-line reed relays available. The relay is intended for voltages considerably higher than standard small SIL relays, such as cable and backplane testers, mixed signal ATE or other applications where high v...