Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

November 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Fuse protected varistors fit existing pcb layouts

TDK EPCOS ThermoFuse NT14 and NT20 series fuse protected varistors are compact, providing a footprint that fits into existing circuit board layouts. NT14 series (disk diameter 14mm) absorbs maximum surge currents with an 8/20-μs pulse of 6kA at rated voltages…
November 9, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

electronica trade show set to roll next week

Highlights in Munich Germany include CEO round table on artificial intelligence
October 27, 2018 by Stephen Law

RFI filters come with IEC Inlet C14 or C20

SCHAFFNER FN 9255 filter series of dual-stage high-performance RFI filters with IEC Inlet C14 or C20 have been developed for high frequency applications, above 30MHz. The only difference from firm’s standard IEC inlet is a slightly increased length, which means the…
October 25, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Phoenix Contact bids adieu to long standing GM

Kevin McKenna departs after more than two decades at helm of Canadian operations
October 23, 2018 by Stephen Law

Push-button terminal blocks deliver positive operating feedback

WAGO TOPJOB S line of DIN rail mount terminal blocks include push-button actuation. Orange push-buttons on both sides of the unit clearly identify where the operating tool must be applied – simply press down on push-button with the operating tool,…
October 12, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Boréas seeks to disrupt piezoelectric haptics market

After a long period of relative inactivity where haptics research was confined to a fairly tight group of companies and academics, the industry is about to be significantly disrupted and transformed by newer technology options. Boréas Technologies of Bromont Quebec…
October 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ultra-low-power haptic chip solves power problem with HD touch

BOREAS TECHNOLOGIES BOS1901 low-power piezoelectric driver integrated circuit (IC) for high-definition (HD) haptic feedback in wearables and other battery-powered consumer devices. Product delivers 10X power savings over its nearest piezoelectric competitor, as well as 4X to 20X power savings over…
October 1, 2018 by Carling Technologies

Switches & Controls: How to select the right one

Switches are the most fundamental component in any circuit and will often be the most important design decision a product designer makes when engineering the human/ machine interface. If you get this choice wrong, the results can range from inconvenience…
September 20, 2018 by Stephen Law

Illuminated anti-vandal pushbuttons are UL approved

CIT RELAY & SWITCH Sealed illuminated anti-vandal switches range in size from 12mm up to 40mm, and in ring and dot illumination, the international standby symbol or non-illuminated options. Mushroom actuators along with raised or flat actuators provide a multitude…
September 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Resettable over-temperature protection devices boost LiP

LITTELFUSE MHP–TAC Metal Hybrid PPTC – thermal activated compact resettable over-temperature protection devices connect a PPTC (Polymeric Positive Temperature Coefficient) device in parallel with a bimetal protector (a resettable thermal cut-off device) to protect the high-capacity lithium-ion polymer (LiP) and…
September 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

EAO inks global disty deal with Digi-Key

EAO Corporation, supplier of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), has confirmed a new distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics for global distribution of it configurable panel mounted HMI products.  Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest…
August 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH trade shows coming to Waterloo, Mississauga

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market, you will want to pencil in a visit to either one of the EPTECH Shows taking place in Mississauga…