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Devices, components, assemblies and hardware associated with the design and development of electronic equipment. Includes active and passive components, enclosures, interconnection, optolectronics, power and subassemblies.

High-speed connections

Product brochure: ODU high-speed connections — satisfy all standards download

ODU UKFri, 27 Mar 2015

ODU connectors provide ideal interfaces, ensuring high quality and reliability for high-frequency data transmission for both analogue and digital signals.

KC24H-R series

Data sheet: KC24H-R series high-power LED driver from Relec Electronics download

Relec Electronics Fri, 27 Mar 2015

The KC24H-R series high-power LED driver from Relec Electronics is designed for step-down constant-current sources.

Installation of one of two OMS 600 data acquisition units at the AES power plant in Galabovo

Case study: partial discharge monitoring of power generators downloadweblink

OMICRON electronicsFri, 27 Mar 2015

AES has selected OMICRON’s OMS 600 online continuous partial discharge monitoring system for two turbo generators at its thermal power plant in Galabovo, Bulgaria.

MFT1700 series multifunction tester

Data sheet: MFT1700 series multifunction testers from Megger download

MeggerFri, 27 Mar 2015

The MFT1700 series of instruments from Megger is designed for testing low-voltage electrical installations to BS7671.

Data sheet: UVTOP270 series of UV LEDs from AP Technologies download

AP Technologies LtdThu, 26 Mar 2015

This data sheet presents the features and specifications of the UVTOP270 series of UV LEDs from AP Technologies.

MBC40

Data sheet: MBC40 series of medical 40W AC/DC power supplies from Relec Electronics download

Relec Electronics Wed, 25 Mar 2015

This data sheet presents the features and specifications of the Power-One MBC40 series of medical 40W AC/DC power supplies from Relec Electronics.

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Product brochure: testing and protection systems from OMICRON electronics download

OMICRON electronicsWed, 25 Mar 2015

Protection systems from OMICRON electronics play a key role for the safe and reliable operation of today’s electricity power systems.

Data sheet: UVTOP260 series of UV LEDs from AP Technologies download

AP Technologies LtdMon, 23 Mar 2015

This data sheet presents the specifications of the UVTOP260 series of UV LEDs from AP Technologies.

Data sheet: UVTOP255 series of UV LEDs from AP Technologies download

AP Technologies LtdTue, 17 Mar 2015

This data sheet presents the specifications of the UVTOP255 series of UV LEDs, available from AP Technologies.

IDD15U series DC/DC converter

Data sheet: IDD15U series DC/DC converter from Relec Electronics download

Relec Electronics Fri, 13 Mar 2015

This data sheet presents the features and specifications of the IDD15U series 13.2–15W single- and dual-output DC/DC converter from Relec Electronics.

More product downloads

Cropico DO5000 measuring the resistance of copper cables

Technical article: wires and cables — Seaward tells the measurement of success weblink

Seaward GroupWed, 18 Mar 2015

It is necessary to measure the resistance of all wires and cables that are used to distribute power, including the cable used to wire domestic property, says Nathan Barwell, business development engineer at Seaward Group.

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Magazine article: new energy concepts — new testing concepts downloadweblink

OMICRON electronicsThu, 19 Feb 2015

The effects of the changes in Germany’s energy policy are already being felt. Together with the photovoltaic systems installed in southern Germany and various biogas facilities, the countless wind turbines along the north German coast should cover at least 35 per cent of Germany’s total energy requirements by 2020. As this OMICRON Magazine article explains, REpower tested a new generation of high-performance offshore wind turbines at selected locations, although they were initially ...

Application note: accurate temperature sensing with an external P-N junction downloadweblink

Linear TechnologyWed, 18 Feb 2015

Many Linear Technology devices use an external PNP transistor to sense temperature. Common examples are the LTC3880, the LTC3883 and the LTC2974. Accurate temperature sensing depends on proper PNP selection, layout and device configuration. This application note reviews the theory of temperature sensing and gives practical advice on implementation.

White paper: how to isolate your 4–20mA signals without affecting loop integrity downloadweblink

OmniflexTue, 10 Feb 2015

A ubiquitous problem with every industrial plant is the interface of plant measurement signals to the monitoring and control systems. Unfortunately for many plants, this is the single biggest area of weakness — and with the success of the organisation depending on these measurements, more attention should be afforded to the integrity of signal conditioning systems. This paper from Omniflex provides practical guidelines on when and how to introduce signal isolation into 4–20mA loops ...

VOTANO 100

White paper: a new approach for on-site calibration of voltage transformers downloadweblink

OMICRON electronicsTue, 10 Feb 2015

Voltage transformers (VTs) are used in electrical grids for metering and/or protection purposes. The high requirements regarding their precision demand a calibration of the objects before installation. The accuracy classes of VTs are different for protection and metering transformers and are classified depending on the maximum ratio and phase-angle error between the vectors of the primary voltage and the secondary voltage related to the primary side.

Application note: fast-charge circuits for NiCad batteries downloadweblink

Linear TechnologyMon, 9 Feb 2015

The safe, fast charging of NiCad batteries is attractive in many applications. Short charge time requires high current. A potential difficulty with high-current charging is battery heating. Excessive internal heating degrades the battery and can cause venting to the outside atmosphere. As Linear Technology explains here, fast-charge schemes based on monitoring cell voltage during charge suffer because cell voltage is not necessarily indicative of the battery’s charge state. Additionally, ...