Interconnection

EasySYNC releases new family of rugged, adapter modules

EasySYNC Ltd, a specialist in USB communications and instrumentation systems, has introduced a new family of rugged, adapter modules. These modules have been designed to present a simple method for allowing legacy serial devices to interface with modern interconnect ports based on Universal Serial Interface (USB) technology.

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New microswitch from Cyntech delivers greater precision

Cyntech Components, a specialist supplier of electro-mechanical components and power supplies, has unveiled a new microswitch, the MP500, which has only one-tenth of the hysteresis and one-third the dead zone passing of comparable V4 microswitches. These improvements will enable much greater precision in the operation of pressure and temperature switches used in process applications.

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PowerLock Box offers fast emergency power supply connection

ITT Interconnect Solutions has unveiled the VEAM PowerLock Box that enables emergency power to be quickly and safely re-connected to large facilities such as supermarkets, defence installations, factories, hospitals and offices in the event of failure of the mains supply. Offering a single re-connection point, the PowerLock Box offers a simple and speedy solution capable of restoring power to essential equipment in hospitals and offices.

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FCI expands design-in support with 25+ CAD formats online

FCI, a developer of connectors and interconnect systems, has announced that its website, www.fciconnect.com, now offering 3D downloadable models and a 3D viewer to reduce engineers’ design time and improve the quality of technical information available to the engineering community.

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Power pushbutton switches feature redundant double break contacts

C&K Components has developed a power pushbutton switch that features redundant double break contacts. Designated the PWR Series, the RoHS-compliant and IP65-sealed switches provide a tactile feel with quiet detent. Designed with a SMD package, the PWR Series allows single step processing of SMD boards. The momentary, single-pole single throw (SPST) PWR Series switches feature an extended operating life of 100,000 mechanical cycles.

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Tiny tactile pushbutton switch from knitter-switch

Knitter-switch has unveiled a very small, tactile, pushbutton switch that now completes its TS/TSS 4500 series. Unlike other models in the series, the TS 4533 – RA pushbutton switch has a horizontal stem making it suitable for a variety of applications that demand a very small and very robust momentary action pushbutton.

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