Intended for GHz class CPUs needing high current and low voltage, the IRU3055CQ five-bit programmable, three-phase PWM controller IC with integrated MOSFET drivers provides a solution for multiphase buck converters used in servers, motherboards and advanced desktop computers. Features include under-voltage lockout for 5V and 12V supplies, as well as over-current protection and the PGOOD monitor circuit.
International Rectifier, www.irf.com. Enter 617
Intended for MDF/IDFs, data rooms, and wiring closets, PowerStruXure Type A may be used to minimize exposure to downtime. It is built with the Symmetra® RM rack mounted N+1 fault tolerant UPS scalable from 2-12 kVA. Offered with a pre-wired, high density, and metered rack power distribution system, it may eliminate custom electrical work by assembling rows of racks with the company's NetShelter® VX enclosure.
American Power Conversion, www.apc.com. Enter 618
The right-angle socket, board-to-board FCN-260(D) MicroGiGaCN series offers a differential signal transmission of 3.125 Gbps and above over standard FR-4 material. Available in 12, 24, and 36 pairs, the connector features a 0.75-mm signal-to-ground contact pitch, a 1.5-mm signal-to-signal contact pitch, and a 0.5-mm SMT lead pitch. High-speed data-link/LVDS applications include logic analyzers, medical instrumentation, high speed test equipment, high speed video equipment, datacom/telecom use, and optical modules interface.
Fujitsu Components America, Inc., www.fcai.fujitsu.com. Enter 619
Intended for outdoor and harsh environment use, the WT series of toggle switches feature an epoxy-sealed actuator and base, as well as both an inner and outer sealing ring with the bushing. The single unit bushing construction and top of the housing protects from abrasion, while an outer housing of heat resistant resin offers high arc and tracking resistance. The anti-jamming design on the switches prevents damage from downward actuator force. Available in six circuit configurations, the switch series has standard choices of single or double pole, as well as momentary or maintained actions.
NKK Switches, www.nkkswitches.com. Enter 620
The IRF7338 is a 12V N- and P-channel pair of HEXFET® power MOSFETs, intended for instant power-up circuits in USB ports, double data rate (DDR) DRAM memory applications, or other applications needing a single-pole double-throw device. Designed in a single SO-8 package, it switches between the 5V standby rail and the 5V core rail in USB applications, and between the 3.3V standby rail and the 3.3V core rail in PCI applications. In DDR memory applications, it may reportedly offer sink paths for the termination terminal voltage.
International Rectifier, www.irf.com. Enter 621
Designed for the recycling industry, this plastic identification sensor uses InGaAsP laser diodes on three unique wavelengths in order to identify transparent PET, PVC, and PS plastic. Using optical transmittance to differentiate between the plastics, the sensor's sequential radiation may also identify between plastic types by sending signals to an oscilloscope. Compared to a standard spectrometer, the sensor measures 1/40 the size, operates at 1/20 the response time, and illuminates for 33 times the standard life.
IDEC Corp., www.idec.com. Enter 622
The INS50 and INS500 NanoDrive™ series are made as the company's STAR bipolar constant current chopper drivers. The INS50 five-phase NanoDrive offers ac 100-120V ±10% input voltage and programming capacity up to 500,000 steps per single revolution. The INS500 NanoDrive features a single unregulated 24V dc power supply, providing an unenclosed system for motor and external device connections.
Nyden Corp., www.nyden.com. Enter 623
This five-inch diagonal analog thin film transistor (TFT) Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) includes an integrated NTSC decoder module and backlight with inverter. Replacing CRTs, the TFT module allows for thin, flat, lightweight LCDs to plug into applications, and for adjustment of color, luminance, and contrast on a display or interface controller. Applications include car television screens, global positioning systems, portable DVD players, and security/monitoring/surveillance systems.
Optrex America Inc., www.optrex.com. Enter 624
The re-designed 3130 series rocker switch thermal circuit breaker comes in ratings from 1 to 20A for single pole applications and is suitable for systems up to 250V ac and 50V dc. Circuit breakers include a water splash protection feature used in marine panel and medical equipment applications. Other applications include any use requiring a combined switch/circuit breaker to reduce design cost, save space, or replace separate component installation.
E-T-A Circuit Breakers, www.etacbe.com. Enter 625
The ROBOTRAX chain—a "bending arm robot"—offers three-dimensional movement, formed by snapping together individual links. Designed with a borehole in the middle of each chain link, it allows for a 3-mm thick steel wire to pass through and function as the power transmission. ROBOTRAX features an open design that simplifies sight-checking of cables.
KabelSchlepp America Inc., www.kabelschlepp.com. Enter 626
The TDSPWR2 Power Measurement and Analysis Software package is designed to add automated power measurements to the TDS7054, the TDS5000 Series, and the TDS7104 digital phosphor oscilloscopes. The software installs into the oscilloscopes' built-in Windows® platform and allows users to perform pre-compliance tests to EN61000-3-2 standards. These tests reportedly eliminate final compliance test repetitions and specialized equipment use.
Tektronix, Inc., www.tektronix.com. Enter 627
Fieldline I/O modules have an IP67 environmental rating and may be used on such fieldbus protocols as CANopen, DeviceNet, INTERBUS, and Profibus DP. Modules feature external bus specific parameters for easy configuration. Connecting to sensor/actuator devices and network cabling through standard M12 connectors, they may reportedly simplify network and I/O cabling with installation technologies and mounting options.
Phoenix Contact, www.phoenixcon.com. Enter 628
The OPA334 and OPA335 low power zero-drift operational amplifiers are designed for such power-sensitive applications as medical instrumentation, handheld test equipment, transducer signal amplification, electronic scales, automotive systems, and battery-powered instruments. The amps feature 300uA current, single supply operation, reportedly low offset voltage (1uV typical) and near zero drift over time and temperature (0.02 uV/C).
Texas Instruments Inc., www.ti.com. Enter 629
The NI Sound and Vibration Toolset Version 2.0 is designed to simplify custom sound and vibration application development, and add frequency measurements like peak search, FFT, and power-in-band. According to the company, it reduces development time in high channel-count systems and takes simultaneous multichannel measurements. Toolset may be used with LabVIEW and other company products.
National Instruments, www.ni.com. Enter 630
Providing a wireless solution, the MCR-RAD integrated radio and I/O module serves as an alternative to cable and conduit for analog and digital signals in harsh industrial environments. The transmitter/receiver pair, powered independently by a 12 to 30V dc source, may carry one 4 to 20 mA current loop and two digital status signals. It links remote devices and the control room without license or interference, using spread spectrum frequency jumping techniques.
Phoenix Contact, www.phoenixcon.com. Enter 631
The WaveMaster model 8600A digital storage oscilloscope provides signals up to 6 GHz bandwidth with 75 ps rise time, reportedly fast standard measurements with the company's X-Stream technology, and customized parameter measurements or waveform math functions used in the scope user interface. The oscilloscope includes 48 Mpoints of memory per channel, with a SiGe ADC for every channel.
LeCroy Corp., www.lecroy.com. Enter 632
Stainless steel pressure sensors monitor a vehicle's hydraulic, clamping, and lubricant pressure, and offer corrosion and pressure spike resistance and more than 100 million switching cycles. Rated at IP69K for washdown environments, the sensors have two independent switch setpoints and offer repeatability, accuracy, and EMC protection. Sensors feature shock and vibration resistance up to 1000g due to flexible film-mounted electronic components.
ifm efector inc., www.ifmefector.com. Enter 633
The WORLD-BEAM™ QS30 diffuse laser sensors, capable of alignment and long-range diffuse-mode sensing, may be used in low contrast applications measuring 400 mm away from the Class I object and 700 mm from the object for Class II. A remote TEACH wire enables more than one sensor to be programmed from an external switch or PLC. The sensor may be used for feature detection, edge detection, overheight identification, and end of material detection.
Banner Engineering Corp., www.bannerengineering.com. Enter 634