Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

March 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Bidirectional circuit breaker protects against current, voltage faults

LINEAR TECHNOLOGY LTC4368 circuit protection controller ensures safe voltage and current levels for 2.5V to 60V electronics in battery-powered automotive, industrial and portable systems. Device replaces fuses, transient voltage suppressors and discrete circuitry, enabling a compact and comprehensive solution for…
March 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Arc-flash relay fits tight footprints

LITTELFUSE AF0100 compact, cost-effective arc-flash protection relay is sized to fit tight footprints, approx. 30% smaller than previous models. Measuring 90mm high x 128mm wide x 60mm deep and both DIN-rail and surface-mountable, device can be retrofitted easily into existing…
March 2, 2017 by Stephen Law

Latching snap-action switch provides long life

CIT RELAY VM3 Series Latching Snap-Action Switch is a long-life snap-action switch with a latching option. These UL/CUL recognized devices are available the 0.187” or 0.250” termination. Available with operating force of 400gF, common applications for devices include industrial controls,…
February 27, 2017 by Stephen Law

Momentary, latching pushbuttons deliver capacitive sensor technology

SCHURTER Series of momentary and latching pushbutton switches provide capacitive touch sensor technology inside. Product family incorporates new and innovative features, including an elegant and modern look, delivering a high-quality aesthetic appearance. Besides a predefined standard offering, there are many…
February 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

Low viscosity, electrically insulating epoxy boosts optical clarity

MASTER BOND EP30LP-2 two component epoxy with a low viscosity and a volume resistivity of over 1014 ohm-cm making it suitable for potting and encapsulation applications. The high performance system can also be used for bonding and sealing. The easy…
February 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Smart lead acid replacement battery ensures safe circuitry

ACCUTRONICS URB12400-U1-SMB 492Wh Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) smart battery provides accurate fuel gauging and integrated safety circuitry and is designed to replace and improve on traditional sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries. The compact Lithium Iron phosphate battery can be cycled…
February 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Rotary coded switch delivers wide operating temperature range

ELMA C15 Rotary Coded Switch range is intended for cost sensitive applications where space is critical and is particularly suitable for frequency and channel selection in two way radios, portable appliances and instrumentation. The multifunction device provides enhanced switching feel…
February 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sealed pushbutton switches are long-lasting, reliable

C&K PNP series sealed pushbutton switches are IP68 sealed to endure harsh environments and power wash down. Devices are available in multiple housing styles and provide an extended operating life of 1,000,000 cycles. Device combines rugged switch performance and 5A…
February 15, 2017 by Stephen Law

Category 8 field tester is independently certified

FLUKE NETWORKS DSX-8000 CableAnalyzer first field tester is independently certified and endorsed to meet all the requirements for the Category 8 field testing standard. Product joins firm’s Versiv Cable Certification Family, suitable to help data communications installers more quickly, accurately…
February 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Multi-channel circuit breakers protect electronic devices

PHOENIX CONTACT CBMC multi-channel device circuit breaker reliably protects four channels safely from overload and short circuit currents. Product’s compact design permits its use in existing systems, without re-planning the control cabinet and individual circuits can be adjusted without tools…
February 9, 2017 by Stephen Law

Keyswitches deliver noiseless operation

CHERRY Silent and Silent RGB MX Keyswitches come in red and black stem versions with integrated, patent-pending noise reduction feature and are available in multiple fastening configurations. Combined with optimal keystroke feel and illumination, product provides a light linear feel and…
February 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Low-profile pushbutton supports handheld devices

APEM MEC Switches Ultramec 6C low-profile pushbutton option for handheld devices is also suitable in applications that are limited in both space and height. Device provides a small dimension, including an 8x8mm footprint, maximum height of 2.5mm and standard J-bend…