Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

July 10, 2019 by Stephen Law

Evaluation kits deliver haptic feedback impressions

TDK CORP. two evaluation kits provide an initial impression of the varied possibilities of haptic feedback that can be realized with PowerHap piezo actuators. The BOS1901-Kit development kit is designed for and includes three 60V actuators. The ordering code for the…
July 9, 2019 by Stephen Law

10W reed relay serves space-restricted applications

PICKERING ELECTRONICS Series 122 10W reed relay occupies a pcb footprint of 4mm x 4mm, facilitating a high packing density. Devices measure 12.5mm in height and are rated with a switching current of 0.5A at 10W. 3V and 5V coils…
July 7, 2019 by Stephen Law

Low leakage current EMI filters contribute to EMC compliance

SCHAFFNER FN 3287 and FN 3288 series low leakage current EMI filter solutions for 3 phase applications are key elements that contribute significantly to compliance with the EMC directive and improve the user’s system reliability and stability. Product series has…
July 6, 2019 by Stephen Law

Tactile switch meets automotive demands for haptic, sound

C&K KSC XA tactile switch comes in a smaller form factor than existing competitor products that deliver the required sound and haptic feedback. Designed for automotive interior and openings applications, device is provided in a compact 6.2 x 6.2 x…
June 28, 2019 by Stephen Law

Varistors boost surge capability to 13kA

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY BCcomponents VDRUS series of VDR metal oxide varistors (MOV) are certified for operation up to +125°C in accordance with UL 1449 edition 4, VDE/IEC 61051-1/2. Designed to provide overvoltage and transient voltage protection in consumer goods and industrial…
June 27, 2019 by Stephen Law

Sulfur-resistant fixed resistors come in 8 footprints

 Model CRxxxxA-AS chip resistor series are sulfur-resistant AEC-Q200 compliant offered in eight different footprints from small 0201 (0603 metric) to 2512 (6432 metric) with rated power from 0.05 to 1 watt. The surface-mount devices deliver a wide resistance range…
June 24, 2019 by Stephen Law

Power line EMI chokes come in 16 sizes

COILCRAFT Cx Family of surface-mount common mode chokes includes 16 sizes/configurations for a broad range of power line circuits. Devices suppress high frequency common mode noise up to 100MHz and deliver greater than 40dB common mode attenuation, making them suitable…
June 22, 2019 by Stephen Law

Terminal block connectors deliver up to 24 pole counts

CUI Terminal block connectors feature up to 24 pole counts and come available in pluggable, screw type and screwless configurations with 2.54, 3.50, 3.81, 5.00, 5.08, and 7.62mm pitches. Models also deliver horizontal, vertical, 45°, and 180° orientations, making them…
June 17, 2019 by Stephen Law

Lever latch delivers visual access indicator

SOUTHCO C2 Lever Latch product line provides consistent compression and vibration resistance, while featuring a color coded access indicator that allows the user to see if the latch has been opened. Device’s Visual Access Indicator features a small, color coded…
June 16, 2019 by Stephen Law

Switch provides capacitive touch sensor technology

E-SWITCH CS series anti-vandal switch series provides capacitive switch technology, also known as touch sensor. Product series comes with 150mm wire length and connector. Devices provide panel cutout in two sizes, 19mm or 22mm. Circuit functions include latching or momentary;…
June 10, 2019 by Stephen Law

Temp indicators prevent overheating of USB Type-C connectors

LITTELFUSE PolySwitch SETP0805-100-CC setP series of digital temperature indicators protect USB Type-C and USB power delivery charging cables from dangerous overheating. Devices are optimized for use in cables equipped with USB Type-C connectors at both ends. Device’s compact 0805 (mils)…
June 7, 2019 by Stephen Law

Laminates serve higher microwave, industrial heating apps

ROGERS TC350 Plus laminates are ceramic filled PTFE-based woven glass reinforced composite materials providing a high performance, thermally enhanced material for the circuit designer. With a thermal conductivity of 1.24W/mK, this next generation PTFE-based laminate is suitable for higher power…