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Power relay switches bicycle charging stations

Omron has designed a DC power relay for use in battery-powered systems and renewable energy applications such as bicycle charging stations, industrial robots and wind generation systems. The G9EJ-1-E is capable of interrupting 15A at 400Vdc yet draws only 1.2W while switching. In order to allow…

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Does off really mean off in a smart meter?

Reduction in energy use is high on the agenda of customers, who have to pay for wasted energy, utilities which need to keep pace with growing energy consumption, and of governments, who have to handle the macro-effects of global warning…

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Panasonic relay offers low C and R combination

A range of PhotoMOS relays from Panasonic Electric are optimised with a low CR product so they are suitable for applications that require small output capacitance C at the open contact and at the same time a low on-resistance R at the closed contact for high-frequency loads. This…

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Metal case turns Raspberry Pi B+ into a security camera

Elson Designs has experience of designing cases for the Raspberry Pi and it has now turned its attention to the new Raspberry Pi B+, designing a case for a security camera. Subject of a Kickstarter project, the PiCE+ metal case has  a number of configurations; Outdoor which will use a…

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Cherry has kit for designing energy harvesting switches

Evaluation kit for demonstrating the batteryless, wireless RF energy harvesting technology, has been introduced by Cherry. Designed for industrial automation, the switches incorporate RF transmitters powered by the mechanical actuation of the switch. Cherry is sampling two package versions for industrial applications – a rocker switch for actuation by hand and…

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All-dielectric fibre cable for last mile

m2fx has introduced all-dielectric self-supporting (ADSS) fibre optic cable for the last mile of fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-cabinet. “ADSS’s lightweight yet durable construction means it can use existing poles and fittings, without survey, planning and remedial civil works or the need for…

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Cliff expands motor range

Surrey-based Cliff Electronics has expanded its range of small industrial motors. It’s AC synchronous gear motors now span 1-100rpm and 0.5-16 kgf/cm torque, at typical 2-4W consumption. It has also added reversible models. Applications are expected in office automation, healthcare, camera mounts, vending…

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