SLP-24-350 Series 1.1 VA transformers feature an input voltage of 24V ac, and can be used in home automation systems. Outputs range from 5 up to 28V ac, depending on the secondary connection arrangement. Hipot rating is 2,500V ac from primary or secondary. Pin configurations are compatible with domestic 115V ac input power transformers offered by multiple sources. Applications include use in instrumentation and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment.
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Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
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