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Relay packs 20 amps in mini package
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11/29/2004   Post a comment
CIT Relay & Switch's new WJ121 Series of power relays offers a switching capacity of 20 amps (A) at 125 Vac and 16 A at 250 Vac/28 Vdc in a 28.9 x 12.6 x 24.3-mm footprint.
Switch seals out contaminants
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11/24/2004   Post a comment
The new M2B series of process sealed miniature pushbutton switches from NKK Switches employs several design features to lock out contaminants. These include an interior o-ring surrounding the actuator within the bushing, ultrasonic welding of the bushing and housing unit, and epoxy-sealed terminals. In addition, the single unit construction of the bushing and top of the housing provides added protection from cleaning fluids or other liquids.
Bi-color lighted switch suits many applications
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11/24/2004   Post a comment
The new LPH series of bi-color lighted pushbutton switches from CIT Relay & Switch are suitable for computer and computer peripherals, telecommunications, security, test equipment, instrumentation, audio and medical applications.
Multi-Purpose Aluminium Case - for 100 mm Euro cards
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11/24/2004   Post a comment
Fischer Elektronik have extended their range of cases by a multi-purpose aluminium case with guide slots spaced at 5.08 mm (1 U) for 100 mm Euro cards. The tough plastic frame (classified UL 94 V-0) allows firm and easy connection of Eurotainer design cases in both the horizontal and vertical directions.
Fast-acting fuses protect consumer electronics
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11/23/2004   Post a comment
Raychem Circuit Protection, a business unit of Tyco Electronics, has launched a new family of fast-acting surface-mount fuses for consumer electronic devices including laptop computers, multimedia devices, and cell phones. These fast-acting fuses help provide overcurrent protection on systems using DC power sources of up to 125 Vac.
VXS backplane designed for early development
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11/22/2004   Post a comment
Bustronic Corp. offers a new VXS switched serial backplane for early product development. Compliant to the new VITA 41.0 specification, the 5-slot VXS solution allows the direct connection of up to three node cards without requiring a switch card to run the fabric.
Electronics drive automotive safety, fuel economy
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11/22/2004   Post a comment
Dec. 2 NetSeminar to focus on key integrated electronic capabilities and features that are making driving safer and more fuel and emissions efficient.
Star Micronics, Sarnoff team on cell phone components
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11/18/2004   Post a comment
Star Micronics Co. Ltd. (Shizuoka, Japan) and Sarnoff Corp. (Princeton, N.J.) have signed an agreement to jointly develop new components and complete products for the mobile phone, video recorder, automotive, and other markets.
Low Noise Fans - noise is max 37 dBA at 5300 rpm
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11/17/2004   Post a comment
NMB Minebea has developed a range of low noise fans. In almost all new developments for Home and Office applications the noise of the fan is a great deal of annoyance.
CTS Corp. to acquire EMS provider SMTEK
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11/17/2004   Post a comment
Electronic components supplier CTS Corp. (Elkhart, Ind.) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire SMTEK International Inc. (Moorpark, Calif.), an electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider, for cash and stock.
Lighted pushbutton switch boasts versatility
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11/16/2004   Post a comment
CIT Relay & Switch has introduced its CL1200 series of LED pushbutton switches that can be used in a variety of applications including computer and computer peripherals, telecommunications, security, test equipment, instrumentation, audio and medical applications.
PC fans offer multiple options
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11/16/2004   Post a comment
Antec, Inc. has launched its line of TriCool PC fans with original, double ball-bearing (DBB) and LED models that allow users to balance noise performance with cooling requirements. The line also supplies users with a choice of speed, size and color that best fit their computing requirements.
Schurter Power Switch - is rugged and vandal-proof
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11/16/2004   Post a comment
Schurter powers into the mains switching market with its rugged new MSM switch. German engineering and a high-grade stainless steel housing and actuator give the MSM its high quality feel.
Integrated Systems Make Driving Safer
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11/12/2004   Post a comment
Integrating both active and passive safety equipment, Continental Teves' Integrated Safety Solutions Initiative enhances the value of safety systems for consumers and makes such systems more affordable. The company has developed a state-of-the-art demonstration vehicle to showcase this initiative.
ZVEI erwartet für 2005 weiteres Wachstum
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11/10/2004   Post a comment
Der deutsche Markt für elektronische Bauelemente wird nach Einschätzung des ZVEI-Fachverbandes Electronic Components and Systems 2004 um 7,4 Prozent auf 17,0 Milliarden Euro wachsen. Vor dem Hintergrund der anhaltenden Innovationsdynamik der Branche und moderat positiver Konjunkturerwartungen prognostiziert der Fachverband für das Jahr 2005 eine Fortsetzung der moderaten Aufwärtsbewegung in leicht abgeschwächter Form.
Cabinets meet tough seismic specs
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11/5/2004   Post a comment
Optima EPS, an Elma Company, has launched a new range of 19-in. and 24-in. width equipment cabinets that use welded aluminum construction to provide lower-weight NEBS compliance for seismic regions. The company says the heavy-duty aluminum extrusions are combined with a seven-gauge steel base to provide a rugged floor-mounting design that resists shock, bending and vibration stresses.
Switches meet military requirements
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11/4/2004   Post a comment
Electroswitch has launched its new Series 24G instrument and control switches that withstand harsh military applications.
Illuminated Pushbutton Switch - LED is built into its actuator
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11/4/2004   Post a comment
The right angle C&K ELUM™ illuminated pushbutton switch from ITT Industries, Cannon, features an LED built in its actuator, removing the need for separate LED and light pipe on the printed circuit board.
Lead-free compliance still lagging, says study
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11/3/2004   Post a comment
Only 69 percent of electronic industry contract manufacturers expect to be fully compliant with global environmental legislation taking effect July 2006 prescribed by the European Union's (EU's) Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) legislation, according a study by Technology Forecasters Inc. (TFI) and Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of distributor Avnet Inc. (Phoenix).
Power distribution unit speeds mining truck production
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11/3/2004   Post a comment
Engineers created an electrical power distribution unit (PDU) for a large mining truck that reduced installation time and increased capabilities while decreasing space consumption.
Piezo Switches - with stainless steel housing
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11/2/2004   Post a comment
APEM has expanded its range of piezo switches with a stainless steel version and new models featuring ring illumination. Piezo switches have no moving parts, are dust and water proof and their metal surface is impervious to other types of contamination. This makes them ideal for harsh applications like food processing, medical or chemical equipment.
Telecom Relays - for local exchange and CPE applications
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11/2/2004   Post a comment
Compact telecom relays from Omron enable high density mounting by reducing the mounting area of the surface mount package by up to 56% compared to comparable alternative devices. By also meeting Telcordia specifications, the relays are suitable for use in telecom equipment such as central office switches and broadband routers, which must typically provide many channels of switching within a confined area.
High-airflow DC fans target 1U apps
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11/1/2004   Post a comment
Delivering a multi-function and high-airflow design, Orion Fans has developed a new series of DC fans for designers of 1U power supplies and servers. The new 120 x 32-mm Rigel series DC fans combines a compact size, high airflow and increased functionality, which makes the OD1232 fans suitable for applications with high sensitivity and variable heat output.
Tyco reports profit, sells global network
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11/1/2004   Post a comment
Tyco International Ltd. (Pembroke, Bermuda) reported net income of $454 million, or 22 cents per share, on sales of $10.4 billion in its fourth 2004 fiscal quarter ended September, compared to a net loss of $297 million, or 15 cents per share on sales of $9.5 billion in the year-ago quarter.


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