Secure data transmission with rugged switches from Belden
Amplicon, the UK distributor for Belden products has introduced the OCTOPUS family, a range of industrial IP67/65/54 Ethernet switches capable of offering maximum network reliability and long term availability under extreme conditions.
Pushbutton switches cope with harsh environments
A major expansion of switching products from C&K has been announced by RS Components. It includes devices for mounting on both panels and printed circuit boards. The extension of the portfolio available from RS includes a full selection of PCB- and panel-mounted pushbuttons, DIP switches, key switches and tactile switches.
Switches supplied in flush or raised variants
The Series 18 range of tactile, compact, actuators and indicators has been designed by EAO specifically for use in the latest generation of laboratory & measuring equipment, medical equipment, audio & video applications (such as mixing desks and mobile camera control systems), lighting and stage control systems.
Medium voltage, high current photorelay in compact package
A new photorelay in a small 2.54SOP4 package that is just 2.1mm high with a 2.54mm pitch has been launched by Toshiba Electronics Europe. Fabricated using the latest U-MOS VIII trench MOSFET process, the new TLP3145 combines an off-state output terminal voltage of 200V with a controllable on-state current of up to 0.4A continuously or 1.2A when pulsed.
An ultra-thin and highly durable tactile switch
Omron Electronic Components Europe has released an ultra-thin sealed surface-mounting tactile switch rated at 1 million operations. The new ultra-thin Omron B3SE delivers amazingly high durability with a minimum of 1 million operations, offering a long product life cycle. The tactile switch height of just 2mm contributes to the development of incredibly slim devices. The button gives the user positive tactile feedback, contributing a quality...
Relay switches with D-SUB connectors for secure DC voltage
Pasternack has released a new line of electromechanical relay switches in popular configurations that operate from DC up to 26.5GHz and feature a D-SUB multi-pin connector interface for secure and reliable DC voltage and command control functions.
Electromechanical switches have low insertion loss repeatability
Supplier of on-demand RF and microwave components, Fairview Microwave, has unveiled a new series of low insertion loss repeatability electromechanical switches. These electromechanical switches exhibit low insertion loss repeatability which is guaranteed over millions of switching cycles. This performance is extremely useful to help maintain overall system measurement accuracy.
Power-over-Ethernet switch for PoE lighting applications
Microsemi has announced the availability of its PDS-208G power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch. Offering an optimal and cost-effective solution designed specifically for digital ceiling installations, the new device is compatible with any IEEE 802.3af or 802.3at PoE lighting fixture and can be installed in ceiling or communication room racks.
LVDTs reduce design cycle time
Aerospace Linear Variable Differential Transformers (LVDT) in Single Channel, Dual Parallel and Dual Tandem Series from Honeywell are now available at Aerco. Designed for next-gen harsh-environment aircraft applications, Honeywell’s aerospace LVDT provides infinite resolution linear position solutions for design engineers needing to reduce design cycle time and expedite speed to market.
Actuator switch updated to include IO-Link capability
Fluid and motion control company, IMI Precision Engineering, has transformed its magnetically operated, solid state M/50 switch to include IO-Link capability. To enhance effective installation and improved connectivity, the new IMI Norgren M/50/IOP switch incorporates an orange LED indicator to allow for optimum installation relative to the cylinder magnet, with an additional green LED which acts as a ‘power on’ indicator.