Erni optimizes board and wire connector solutions for industrial drives and controllers

ERNI Electronics continues to support industrial automation by taking advantage of decades of electro-mechanical contact design and employing that experience in ruggedized factory applications. Industrial automation requires constant, highly reliable connectivity for high vibration environments. Miniaturization is also challenging interconnect solutions and options, but it does not imply foregoing electro-mechanical reliability and mating integrity in

High Voltage DC Inputs… As Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Pico Electronics has now expanded its product offerings to accommodate the high input voltages required from battery, solar and alternate voltage sources from 100 VDC to 1,200 VDC. These modules simplify requirements from these high voltages to board level requirements from 5 VDC to 300 VDC isolated outputs in one simple step. The DC1 series

Weintek Changes The HMI Market With Remote Access

Industrial HMI-solution provider, WEINTEK USA, INC., has exponentially expanded the accessibility of the Human Machine Interface (HMI) with the introduction of the cMT3090 HMI, complete with the industry changing capability to support remote access via smartphone or tablet applications. Access to information at the Human Machine Interface is a vital part of todays workspace. That

Advantech Launches New Compact IPCs

Responding to request for compact IPCs with failure prediction and quick maintenance, Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of rackmount IPCs featuring short-depth, self-diagnosis, remote manageability, and modularized design. These IPCs can easily integrate in an equipment enclosure, leaving more space for cable routing and internal devices. Once

Littelfuse Adds 80A Discrete Bidirectional TVS Diode Array with Lower Standoff Voltages to Protect Lower Voltage Power Buses

Littelfuse, Inc. today introduced 80A discrete bidirectional TVS Diode Arrays as the latest addition to its SP11xx Series TVS Diode Arrays (SPA® Diodes). SP1103C Series 80A Discrete Bidirectional TVS Diodes offer circuit designers lower standoff voltage options for protecting lower voltage power buses from electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage. Constructed using TVS diodes fabricated in a

WAGO Power Tap is Two-in-One, Current Transformer and Voltage Tap

WAGO’s Power Tap allows for both current transformation and voltage tapping in one device. The Power Tap is specially designed to work in conjunction with the 285 Series feed through terminal blocks, adding current and energy measurement to its features. Equipped with the POWER CAGE CLAMP® and Push-in CAGE CLAMP® connection technology, wiring the Power

New Miniature IP68 Rated Data Recorder

The new SLICE IP68 data acquisition system is designed to capture physical signals in challenging environments. Targeted at applications with size or mass constraints, SLICE IP68’s 60 x 60 mm footprint makes it easy to embed in most test articles. The rugged housing is impervious to shock, water and dust, making SLICE ideal for testing in inclement

Eaton Doubles Down on Safety with New Double-Door, Line-Side Isolation Switch

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of its double-door, line-side isolation switch, the industry’s first compartmentalized, fusible safety switch. The latest in Eaton’s growing family of safety switching devices, the new switch features an innovative two-door design with an internal barrier that isolates the fuse base from line-side power, enhancing the safety of

New, Keystone Battery Holders with PCB Connectors

A broad, new selection of Keystone’s popular plastic battery holders now includes the option to have holders with a PCB connector plug pre-installed to the end of 6” wires for simplified installations. These durable battery holders are molded from Polypropylene or ABS with polarity tabs and markings to ensure proper polarity and connectivity. Spring contacts

DRQ series bus converters deliver 800 Watts @ 95.8% efficiency for telco & networking applications

The DRQ-8/100-L48xx series of quarter brick, intermediate bus converters (IBC) are designed specifically for the high power density requirements of infrastructure equipment applications, networking and telecommunications infrastructure. The networking and telecommunications equipment market is set to drive significant growth in the electronics market over the next five years. This is generating demand for higher power

Pluggable terminal blocks eliminate screw-terminal connections

Dinkle International announces the availability of its pluggable terminal blocks, a series of products with a unique push-in-design for connecting wires to the terminal blocks. A pluggable terminal block is composed of a plug and a mating socket. The socket is usually attached to a printed circuit board through pins. The plug fits into the

SL Power’s MB60S 60 Watt Single Output Medical Series Now Shipping from Sager Electronics

Sager Electronics is now stocking SL Power’s MB60S 60 Watt Single Output Medical Series. The MB60S Medical Series has a small 2” x 3” x 1” footprint and delivers 60 Watts of convection cooled power. This high-power density makes the MB60S the ideal choice for 1U applications. These models are fully compliant to several Safety

Schneider Electric Launches Altivar ATV680 & ATV980 Drives – the World’s First Three-Level Low-Harmonic Drives

The Altivar 680 and Altivar Regenerative 980 Compact Low Harmonic Drives are a packaged, high-performance solution for low harmonic applications. These active front end drives feature a three-level input switching stage, which reduces common mode voltage and improves performance and efficiency. These benefits are a result of the new drives’ custom filtering and three-level design.

Advantech Launches Solution-Ready Platform Series

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group announced the launch of its SRP-FPV240 series of application-oriented solution-ready platforms. With the arrival of Industry 4.0 and the resulting trend for increased automation and data communication in manufacturing; technology solutions that can centralize management and streamline data visualization have become essential. To address the need, Advantech created its SRP-FPV240 solutions

NK Technologies Introduces VTD-BD Series Voltage Transducer for Sensing DC Voltage

NK Technologies introduces the VTD-BD Series Voltage Transducer for sensing voltage in DC-powered installations. The high-performance VTD-BD is applicable for use on circuits to 600 VDC. It provides a fully isolated +/-5 VDC or +/- 10 VDC output signal in response to DC voltages that change polarity. The VTD-BD is housed in an easy-to-install DIN

EZLogix, Modular Rack PLC with IIoT, USB Data logging, and Wifi Ready

The EZLogix automation controller is a low cost, advanced programmable logic controller (PLC) that is IIoT and Wifi Ready, has USB data logging up to 64 GB, unparalleled Free programming software and simulator package and much more. It is an American manufactured rugged modular rack din-rail mountable PLC with incredible features and prices with a

New Multi-Tier Locking C13 IEC Power Outlet

MEGA Electronics announced the launch of its latest product, the space-saving C-13 multi-tier outlets. Made from nylon LSZH, these outlets feature a locking mechanism designed to maintain uptime and protect against accidental disconnections. This outlet is an ideal solution for data centers. Each outlet comes with an independent-release locking mechanism and an easy-to-access button to

ROLEC technoPLUS Enclosures Now Rated IP 69K For Jet Wash Protection

ROLEC technoPLUS enclosures are now available with optional IP 69K protection – safeguarding electronics from high pressure and high temperature jet washing. They are designed for challenging indoor and outdoor locations. Each case features a dedicated bracket for horizontal or vertical mounting on poles and masts. ROLEC technoPLUS enclosures are rated to IP 66 as

1000W and 1500W Industrial Power Supplies have 7-Year Warranty

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the RWS1000B and RWS1500B Industrial AC-DC power supplies designed to provide solid performance at an economical price. The RWS-B series now has seven power levels ranging from 50 to 1500W. The 7-year warranty RWS-B series is ideally suited for industrial, test & measurement, broadcast, communications and LED signage equipment.

Sager Electronics Expands with Sensata’s BEI Sensors

Sager Electronics, a distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, announced the addition of BEI Sensors to its line card. BEI Sensors specializes in speed and position sensors for extreme applications, and joins Crydom and Airpax as part of Sensata brands distributed by Sager. David Foster, Sensata’s Americas Channel Manager, commented, “Sager’s commitment to uncovering

AutomationDirect adds new line of Precision Limit Switches

AutomationDirect has added a new line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol. Traditional limit switches and even electronic proximity sensors are limited in terms of accuracy and repeatability. These cost-effective, ultra-precise mechanical limit switches have repeatability down to 10, 5, 3, and even 0.5 microns (µm) depending on the specific model. Along with their

WAGO Appoints Brad Sedoris as Regional Sales Manager for Kentucky

Brad Sedoris is the latest addition to the southeastern sales force and will be covering Kentucky as Regional Sales Manager. With a degree in Electrical Engineering and 23 years in the industry, Sedoris brings a rich repertoire of knowledge and experience to WAGO. Born and raised in Kentucky, his familiarity of the state and the

More Beckhoff PC-based Controllers Earn Microsoft Azure Certification

Ultra-compact C6015 Industrial PC and DIN rail mounted CX5140 Embedded PC are now Azure™ Certified To provide plants, factories and machine builders with even more system-integrated solutions for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Beckhoff Automation has announced Microsoft Azure™ certification for the C6015 Industrial PC (IPC) and CX5140 Embedded PC. All certified devices from Beckhoff

New C-more Micro HMI Touch Panels with built-in Ethernet from AutomationDirect

Two new C-more Micro touch panels are now available from AutomationDirect. C-more Micro panels display text, graphics, and bitmaps to effectively communicate critical HMI data to the operator. Priced at $198.00, The EA3-S3ML C-more 3″ Micro touch panel has a 3.1-inch STN LCD monochrome display and twelve selectable LED-driven backlight colors. It features a 128

Advantech Launches High-Performance Scalable Fanless Control Cabinet PCs

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of the UNO-3283G and UNO-3285G high-performance fanless control cabinet PCs. Equipped with a 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Intel QM170 PCH chipset, rich I/O including six USB 3.0, two GigaLAN, two RS-232/422/485, and one RS-422/485 (pin header) ports, as well as DVI-I and HDMI