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C&K Product Flash: Switches for the Off-Highway Market

Touch-sensitive displays are not displacing the joystick’s central role in vehicle control. Joysticks continue to evolve so operators can do more with less effort. These controls are so critical that design teams are setting extremely high durability parameters for the performance of buttons and rollers on the handles. One million life cycles has become the …

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Powered by Artesyn: Industrial 3D Printing

It is now possible to 3D print almost anything, from body parts to cars. 3D printing is hailed as the next industrial revolution and the printers themselves range from small desktop units for hobbyists to massive industrial machines designed for production-grade manufacturing. When a maker of high-speed industrial 3D printers was looking for cost-effective but …

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Littelfuse: Compact 650VDC Cartridge Fuse for High-Voltage DC Power Circuits

Ideal for protecting VFDs, PV inverters, DC-DC converters, high-voltage power supplies, etc.  The new 507 Series Cartridge Fuse from Littelfuse is ideal for over-current protection in high-voltage DC power circuits. Its small footprint simplifies creating compact designs for power conversion equipment that demands higher operating efficiencies. It is available in both standard cartridge and axial-leaded …

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Product Flash: Ultra Miniature Surface Mount Slide Switch – PCM Series by C&K

PCM Series–Ultra Miniature Surface Mount Slide Switch Looking for a switch solution that will allow you to set different parameters in a customers’ device? Today, the phone/internet and TV broadcast frequency bands are overlapping causing interference in received signals. A leading manufacturer of frequency filters approached C&K looking for an ultraminiature slide switch to be …

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Bosch Sensortec — Air Pressure Sensors in Smartphones: Transforming Navigation and Fitness Tracking

EDN.com — Written by Dr. Thomas Block, Product Management Environmental Sensors, Bosch Sensortec -September 13, 2016 http://www.edn.com/design/analog/4442696/Air-pressure-sensors-in-smartphones–Transforming-navigation-and-fitness-tracking Today’s smartphones utilize a wide array of accelerometers, gyroscopes and various other sensors in their designs. Relatively unknown is the barometric pressure sensor, which measures air pressure. These sensors are currently being integrated into premium-grade smartphones, but are …

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Littelfuse: LSP10GIHP Series – Thermally Protected Surge Protective Device

LSP10GIHP Series Surge Protection Modules are designed for use in outdoor and commercial LED lighting fixtures for transient overvoltage protection. The 20KV, 10kA surge handling capability will enhance the LED lighting fixture’s surge immunity and extend its operating lifetime. LSP10GIHP Series modules are constructed with Littelfuse thermally protected varistor technology. A built-in thermal disconnect function …

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Triad – Do Your Plug-In Wall Transformers Meet New DOE Standards?

As of February 10, 2016, the United States Department of energy (DOE) Level VI Efficiency Standard is in effect. The team at Triad Magnetics has been hard at work overhauling our plug in wall transformers to meet these demanding efficiency requirements. We’re happy to announce that Triad Magnetics’ plug-in wall transformers have achieved level VI …

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New 1000 W Module for MicroMP Configurable Power Supply…

New Artesyn 1000 W Module for MicroMP Configurable Power Supply Can Replace Four Individual Modules at Half the Price Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced a new 1000 watt module for its next generation MicroMP (µMP) configurable power supply. Previously, applications that require a single output voltage around 1000 W would have used four single slot …

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