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.
Solid-state relays suit high-density PCB applications
Now in stock in Europe at TTI are CX Series SIP Solid State relays from Sensata Crydom for high density PCB applications where a maximum of 5A current is required. The products utilise a back-to-back SCR output which provides added reliability in commercial and heavy industrial applications.
Versatile relay enables PCB space savings
A 30A power PCB relay for HVAC, appliances and industrial control applications has been introduced by TE Connectivity (TE) - Potter & Brumfield relay T9G series. TE claims that the Potter & Brumfield relay T9G series is the smallest relay in its class, with a 30% smaller package size and 13% less PCB floor space all while keeping the standard footprint, allowing manufacturers to add more components on PCBs without having to compromise on ...
Switches respond to hands, gloves, and even elbow
Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), specialist EAO has enhanced its popular Series 45 range of modular panel products with the addition of intuitive palm switches and all-purpose acoustic buzzers. The new Series 45 palm switches unite a broad range of machine operating functions with outstanding technical characteristics.