Mashpee, Mass. MEDER electronic Inc. has developed several new reed sensors for a variety of applications including appliances, security systems and telecommunications. These magnetic proximity sensors are available in standard PC-board mount and standalone packages with a variety of connectors. They are also available in custom configurations.
These new proximity sensors are suitable for applications where it is necessary to detect movement, but desirable to use devices that require no external power. Offered in three standard styles, these include cylindrical for use as position and limit switches, screw-mount types, and PC-board mount styles as through-hole and surface-mount devices.
These proximity sensors feature low loss ferromagnetic reed blades and hermetically sealed contacts. They are available in sensitivities ranging from 5 to 30 AT, switching voltages from 30 to 2500 Vdc, and 1 to 100 W/VA switching power, depending on type. Operating times and other specifications vary by device.
Prices start as low as $0.35 in quantities of 1,000. Delivery is from stock to four weeks, depending on options.
MEDER electronic Inc., 1-508-539-0002, www.meder.com