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  • 1. With over 500,000 products, RS haveeverything you need for your design,research & development needs.PRODUCT GUIDEELECTRONICSwww.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.comwww.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 2. INTRODUCTION Welcome to the CONTENTS Electronics section of your product guide. 06 LED LIGHTING At RS, we are committed to provide you with the best productForget New York, Paris and Milan. offerings, at the highest service level to meet all of your needsThe best collection of designer labels are with RS. 08 SEMICONDUCTORS wherever you are in the world. From electronic components and electrical products to industrial hardware and maintenance equipment, we have it covered. 12 FIBRE-OPTIC With more than 500,000 products from the worlds’ leading brands, there’s no need to shop around. Your first choice for Electronics 15 PASSIVES In this guide, you will find a good introduction as to all the services, key products and brands that are available to you from RS. We strive to make RS your first choice for electronic components 18 and solutions by continually introducing new technologies THERMAL INTERFACE and partnerships to support designs from concept to prototype and production. Experts at Export 20 ELECTROMECHANICAL Let us organise all of your export documentation, licenses and hazardous packaging leaving you to choose from a range of delivery options to suit your needs. RS are ISO 9002 accredited 22 EMBEDDED and comply with all leading EU legislation. So, what are you waiting for? DEVELOPMENT For a quote, delivery times or to place an order from this guide, please visit your local RS website listed to locate your local distributor. 28 ISO-TECH 30 FUSES & CIRCUIT PROTECTION 36 POWER SUPPLIES Register Online to be in with a chance of winning one of our monthly prizes. Join us on Facebook and stay updated with the latest products, offers and news. EU_0035 – 01/11 iMac and iPad images courtesy of Apple.www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.comwww.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com2 May 2011 3 www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 3. New design resources to connect with the virtual engineering environment Four great ways in which RS is helping to simplify and speed up the design process: Online resources Speeding up the Providing easier Download powerful and design search process selection free design tools support DesignSpark is a new Coming soon to your local With 3D CAD models, RS DesignSpark PCB is the interactive network RS website, an industry will help you to find the most powerful and easy to connecting electronic leading advanced right product for your use free PCB design tool With RS Online you’ll get design engineers with the parametric search with design with accurate, available, giving all design latest design trends and over 6.5 million attributes 3D images available for engineers access to much more than you’re ideas. DesignSpark gives available providing a faster free download in over 20 powerful, professional- users unique access to and smarter way to search, native CAD formats. All of standard software at no industry experts, user compare and select our 3D models are tagged cost. Modern and intuitive, reviews and free downloadable resources, electronic components. with the RS part number for ease of ordering. DesignSpark PCB is easy to learn and easy to use. used to seeing in our paper including access to DesignSpark PCB. Download free at catalogue and faster www.designspark.com 1 2 3 4 5 Visit www.designspark.com More products, Find the Use your Online Great offers, more brands, right product online order discounts great prices more choice history and no small The online easy-to-use for quick order charge Be first to benefit from RS Online gives you search functionality reference our great monthly instant access to more takes you right to the By ordering online, our offers and deals than 500,000 products product you’re looking customers have saved chosen from over If you need to reorder and we add new for. You can search by hundreds of thousands 500,000 products any items, you don’t products every month, manufacturer part or of pounds with online with thousands have to dig out so you can see the RS stock number, key exclusive discounts of new products being previous order very latest products words, brand, features and special offers. In added each month. information. It’s right that won’t appear in a or even price. The fact, we’re always there on our website, paper catalogue until results are instant, offering discounts, so in your order history. next year. You’ll also accurate and up to it pays to frequently You can go back as far benefit from features date. All products check RS Online to as 13 months. This that a paper catalogue show stock availability, see if you could make also acts as an annual can’t give you such as so you’ll know the substantial savings record of your spend access to our data quantity you require is on your everyday with us and you can library with more than in stock. products. What if access it with a click of 101,000 technical your mouse. your order is small? documents. If you’re We don’t think it’s looking for vital fair to penalise you, information, chances there is no minimum are that you’ll find order value. it online. Many more services when you go online at www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com4
  • 4. NEW FOR 2011 FROM OSRAM RS offer an extensive range of OSRAM’s Opto Semiconductors’ OSLON SSL LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes). • Compact and symmetrical high luminance packages with integrated silicone lens • Excellent thermal management The LED’s are available in different performance • 3x3mm small high-luminance LED in a 1W classes such as standard, mid and high power packages, package in various brightness levels and package sizes and in • Outstanding efficiency the complete colour range including all shades of white, RGB, and colour on demand. Here is a selection of the new ranges available at RS, please refer to our website for the full product range. ADVANCED POWER 697-3749 6500k TOPLED® PLUS 708-0753 6000K • High optical efficiency OSTAR INFRARED LIGHTING LED lighting is • Enhanced optical Power LED • LCD backlighting direct view and The OSTAR Lighting IR can be used in lightguide applications applications, such as Infrared illumination for cameras. Surveillance, IR Data transmission. now taking centre stage • Active Chip area : 2.1x3.2mm2 • Low Thermal Resistance 3 K/W • 3.1W Optical Power 688-9486 White 3000k 13lm 688-9480 White 4000k 15lmSolid state lighting Osram supplied the critical components in be overlooked, either. Together, these 688-9556 White 6500k 18lm the refurbishment of a large indoor area in three factors represent the main reasonis now largely one of the UK’s largest shopping malls. why LED lighting is becoming so popular.indistinguishable The ceiling of the Orient in the Trafford Typically LEDs offer many morefrom other forms Centre, Manchester, is now illuminated by GOLDEN DRAGON PLUSof lighting, is much Osram’s High Power Flood luminaires. It PACKAGES 705-4859 940nm with lens depicts a skyscape; white clouds painted The LED way to efficient outdoor lighting.more energy efficient on a large expanse, the colour of which is Suitable for exterior and interior automotivethan incandescent able to change from a bright vivid blue to lighting, indoor/outdoor commercial and EMITTER IR DRAGON PACKAGE a dusky red, reflecting the sky outsideor halogen and depending on the time of day. The residential architectural lighting, marker lights Point lightsource with high efficiency and small 11 x 6 x (e.g. steps, exit ways).more controllable technology used in the Trafford Centre 1.8 mm packageand robust than replaced an older solution based on filters • Active chip area: 1 mm2 and 700W incandescent bulbs. Replacingfluorescent. the old technology with new LED lighting • SMT package with holes for precise adjustment of external returned a massive 90% energy saving, as opticsGrowing demand for the technology has well as a large reduction in maintenance • Designed to support CMOS and CCD camera applicationslead to the introduction of a wealth of costs. By way of example, when the LEDsolutions and support products RS is at lighting is set to blue the energythe forefront, offering the latest 708-0763 5600k consumed is 1.5kW as opposed totechnologies, from stock, across the 18.2kW for the old technology. 688-9597 o/couple lensworld. operational hours than the equivalent 688-9600 Ultra White, si oval lens The possible energy savings are, of incandescent or fluorescent solution, 688-9506 3500k 52lmLED lighting can now be used as course, a major influence when however the actual lifetime of the LED 688-9509 3000k 52lm 681-1244 850nm 120°effectively in large areas, as in more considering LED lighting, but the reliability may be influenced more by the system 688-9503 Oval plus 4000k 61lm 709-1533 940nm infra red LEDintimate settings. For example, recently and flexibility of the technology shouldn’t design than may be expected. 688-9512 Oval plus 4500k 61lm 688-9452 High power infrared www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com May 2011 7 www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 5. SEMICONDUCTORS TI MCU Portfolio Thinking microcontrollers? OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIERS FIBRE OPTIC TRANSMITTERS Known for its easy-to-use analog integrated circuits, AND RECEIVERS National’s high-performance products enable its Avago offers a complete portfolio of fiber optic Think TI. customers’ systems to be more energy efficient. components for networking including: Ethernet, Here is just a selection of semiconductors that we Fiber Channel, Infiniband, OBSAI/CPRI, Sonet/ATM, stock, please refer to the RS website for the full range. and proprietary communication links. 533-8243 Dual DIP8 533-8293 Single power 533-9218 Single DIP8 236-846 HFBR-2528 10MBd fibre optic rx H 534-3936 Power SOT23-5 446-150 Versatile link receiver, HFBR2521 5MBd 16-bit ultra- 32-bit 32-bit ARM 534-4175 Quad 1.5MHz 171-1600 LED transmitter, HFBR1521 5MBd 660nm low power real-time CortexTM-M3 536-0177 2generaluse 1.5MHz 240-7021 Fibre optic transmitter, 5MBd 536-1350 Dual SO8 665-9649 Fibre optic receiver ST 5MBd MCUs MCUs MCUs TEMPERATURE CONTROL REAL TIME CLOCK PERIPHERALS C2000TM SENSORS NXP design and manufacture high performance Stellaris® ST is a world leader in providing mixed signal semiconductor solutions to meet the MSP430 TM DelfinoTM ARM®CortexTM-M3 semiconductor solutions. challenging requirements of systems and sub- systems in today’s markets. Here is a sample of clock PiccoloTM Below is a selection of semiconductors peripherals, refer to the RS website for the full range . for temperature control, please refer to the RS website for the full range. • p to U • 0MHz to 4 • p to U 25 MHz 300 MHz 100 MHz • lash F • lash, RAM F • Flash 1 KB to 256 KB 16 KB to 512 KB 64 KB to 256 KB 159-4685 Precision sensor TO92 483-7323 Clock/calendar 8 bit RAM 445-563 Digital sensor + thermal wd 483-7288 Clock/calendar DIP8 • ADC, DAC, OP-AMP, • WM, ADC, P • SB, ENET MAC+PHY U 686-4970 Digital sensor 12-Bit I2C 483-8300 Clock/calendar SOIC8 LCD, RF, USB CAN SPI, I2C CAN, ADC, PWM, SPI 686-4973 Analogue sensor low current 511-052 Low power 2.5-6.0V • Medical, Intelligent • Motor Control, • onnectivity, Security, C DIGITAL TO ANALOGUE BRIDGE RECTIFIER Sensing, Metering, Digital Power, Lighting, Motion Control, HMI, CONVERTERS Vishay offers a full range of rectifier products, including General Purpose Renewable Energies Industrial Automation TI delivers a broad portfolio of data converters. bridge, Schottky, and fast and ultrafast recovery Featuring high-performance 12-bit to 18-bit SAR devices. Here is a selection ADCs, 16-bit to 24-bit delta-sigma ADCs, 10-bit to of Bridge recitifiers stocked Software & Development Tools 16-bit pipeline ADCs, and 8-bit to 20-bit with us, please refer to the DACs, TI has a data converter for all your RS website for the full range. Microcontrollers>>Your WayTM analog and mixed-signal applications. Buy now at www.rs-components.com/ti 207-2372 16 bit DIL16 395-4427 35A 1000V 356-7045 4 channel 8 bit 227-8823 35A 1600V 461-6306 2 channel 16 bit 295-4310 25A 1200V 517-2122 TLV5610I 12 bit 8 channel 300-278 160A 1600V 662-1509 DAC Quad Delta-Sigma 24 bit 48 pin 395-4203 25A 200V © Texas Instruments 2010 - The platform bar is a trademark of Texas Instruments. Trademarks are the property of their respective owners.8 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 6. SEMICONDUCTORSAll of the worldwide leading manufacturers below have products within the RS offer.Ranges are developed all the time, with new products launching daily onour website. New products coming up in 2011To view this full range of semiconductors, please refer to www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com www.rsinlibya.comwww.rsmalta.com.Look out for P Production Packaging availability on these products. Microprocessing Optoelectronics Power Supplies conditioning routing and RF and Video Components and Displays and Control Drivers and Conversion 10,000 new items will be introduced online to the ever Amplifiers Frequency Interfaces Discretes Function Memory Controls Signal Signal Logic growing RS Product range, all ready for fast deliveryNEW ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● ●NEW ● ● ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●NEW ● ● Get more online...go online at www.rs-components.com To view our complete range, Go online at www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com to see the complete range.10 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 7. Fibre-OpticXXXX XXXX monitoring equipment, and longer- HFBR-0506AMZ series with metallised door control and comfort subsystems range connections to the wind farm’s packaging provides enhanced typically uses the international control centre. shielding. The SMA-styled connector IEC 61375 Train Communication also withstands vibration and Network (TCN) standard. In general, For power conversion, producing mechanical shocks. the TCN defines a Wire Train Bus clean grid-quality electricity from (WTB) for connecting vehicles, and the noisy, intermittent raw generator For networking applications in wind a Multifunction Vehicles Bus (MVB) Choices for Today’s output, control signals for key farms, the short-distance POF links to connect equipment in a vehicle functional blocks such as the rectifier are typically multiplexed into Hard- or group of vehicles. MVB specifies and inverter are usually managed by Clad Silica (HCS) or multi-mode fibre three media types, including RS- Energy Challenges a DSP-embedded controller via a supporting greater bandwidth and link 485, transformer-coupled twisted fibre-optic link. This maintains distances. If the turbine tower is more wire pairs, and optical fibre. Optical efficient and reliable control with than 100m tall, using optical fibre as fibre is often preferred for its high high galvanic isolation. the vertical interconnect also delivers immunity to the electrical noise in the a valuable weight saving compared locomotive environment. By Mike Caddy, RS Components Condition monitoring is also to copper cabling. Transmitters and important, using atmospheric sensors receivers such as the Avago HF BR- When MVB is implemented with Rising fuel prices, increasing use of green to detect wind speed and direction 0400Z series operate over HCS or optical fibre, a star coupler is used energy, and demands for greater safety as well as various additional sensors multi-mode fibre and are commonly to restore the signal quality for and comfort are key factors challenging monitoring the turbine’s mechanical used in wind turbine towers and over connecting up to 4095 devices in engineers to optimise management of components to avoid run-to-failure. long distance wind farm networks. one bus. The Avago HFBR-1412Z motors and generators in applications such The monitoring system must provide transmitter and HFBR-2412Z receiver as railway engines and wind turbines. high voltage and current isolation Managing Mass Transportation can easily handle the fixed MVB data to be able to operate reliably during POF HCS or multi-mode fibre data , rate of 1.5 Mbps. atmospheric disturbances such links are also used in the rail industry, as lightning. Here, optical fibre is to control power semiconductors Conclusion Sophisticated data acquisition and preferred for its high voltage and such as IGBTs used in the converters As demand increases for precision “ control electronics must communicate management of power-conversion, reliably; often over long distances and amid hazards such as high voltages, Optical fibre provides an ideal control and safety systems, optical connectivity is preferred in unfriendly high levels of electromagnetic medium for reliable data links, industrial environments where high interference (EMI) and harsh delivering the benefits of high signal integrity and ruggedness electrostatic discharge (ESD). galvanic isolation from high-voltage are critical. circuitry, immunity to EMI and ESD, ” Optical fibre provides an ideal Avago Technologies has developed medium for reliable data links, and long transmission range. several families of fibre-optic delivering the benefits of high transmitters, receivers, and galvanic isolation from high-voltage current isolation compared to feeding electrical traction motors and transceivers for monitoring circuitry, immunity to EMI and optocouplers or similar components. the train’s electrical system . systems and networking ESD, and long transmission range. In the nacelle of the wind turbine, These links are also used to manage applications in numerous power This article reviews two specific short-distance fibre-optic links can communication with safety and generation, transportation and applications: in wind turbines and in utilise Plastic Optical Fibre (POF) with comfort subsystems such as braking, industrial applications. the rail industry, to demonstrate the optical transmitters and receivers door control, air conditioning, general point. such as Avago Technologies’ HFBR- passenger information and lighting. 0500Z. Snap-in, latching, and screw-in Fibre is also used for sending and Maximising Wind Power Quality terminations are available, permitting receiving monitoring signals for In a wind turbine, industrial fibre fast and efficient installation, voltage and current protection at DC products covering a wide range maintenance or repair in the field. links and converters. Visit your local RS website of data rates and link lengths are and search “Avago Optical used within the turbine-control unit, Where higher levels of ESD and EMI Communication between the train’s Fibre” to view the latest power-conversion stages, condition- protection are required, Avago’s central computer and the braking, new fibre optic devices.12 May MAY 2011 MAY 2011 May 13
  • 8. PANASONIC Can you resist 6 times more choice? FP CAPACITORS SERIES THIN FILM RESISTORS Our online display will transform The aluminium electrolytic capacitors from Panasonic delivers Equivalent Series Resistance Panasonic offers a wide range of Surface Mount Resistors including conventional Thick Film Chip your design. (ESR) values that rival polymerised organic Resistors, Specialized Resistors such as Thin Film, semiconductor alternatives. Current Sense, Anti-Sulfur, Anti-Surge, and Metal Film Chip Resistors. Below is a collection of 0805 • 6.3V to 50V series resistors, for the full range please refer to our • Low ESR website. • Endurance 2000hrs at 105°C • Stable at high temperature and humidity • High temperature lead-free reflow available • Small resistance tolerance and Temperature Coefficient of Resistance • Low current noise, excellent non-linearity 568-587 150μF capacitance, 10V 568-638 100μF capacitance, 16V 568-789 150μF capacitance, 25V 568-723 330μF capacitance, 35V 708-9271 0.25W; 102R 698-9101 100μF capacitance, 50V 708-9328 0.125W; 102R 698-9104 200μF capacitance, 50V 708-9280 0.125W; 105R SMD POWER INDUCTOR KITS SEMICONDUCTORS Two design kits available from Panasonic for Panasonic’s Semiconductor commitment is the portable device and power conversion applications. creation of advanced key devices and the ability to provide core solutions for digital networking. • Kit for Portable Device applications: 50 L-values; LxW: Below is a sample of the MOS FET series available 3x3mm - 6x6mm; H: 1.0mm - 2.0mm; L: 0.8μH - 100μH; Idc: 0.28A - 3.8A; Rdc: 0.022Ω - 1.33Ω from Panasonic for switching circuits. Please refer to the RS website for our full Semiconductor offer. • Kit for Power Conversion applications: 91 L-values; LxW: 6x6mm - 12.5x12.5mm; H: 2.8mm - 5.7mm; L: 1.0μH - 1000μH; Idc: 0.18A - 14.2A; Rdc: 2.24mΩ - 3.67ΩTo find out when 715-9651 60V 100MA SSSMini3-F2-BRS can deliver, visit 719-4953 Portable device design kit 719-3193 30V 100MA SSSMini3-F2-B 719-4957 Power conversion design kit 715-9657 30V 100MA SSMIni6-F3-Bwww.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com May 2011 15 www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 9. PASSIVES Exceeding PE30 SERIES POTENTIOMETERS ROUND PCB MOUNT expectations www.rs-components.com/arcol Vishay potentiometers feature industry-leading CONTINUOUS TONE BUZZER power ratings, lifetime cycles, temperature coefficients and include devices optimized for both Every RS product is designed, manufactured and fully tested to the very highest standards. New industrial and military applications. range • High power rating: 3W Lin, 1.5W log @ 70°C • Cicular cased PCB mounting • High sound output buzzers online • Excellent thermal stability • Internal circuitry for dc operation • Robust construction, fully sealed IP67 • Internal circuitry for operation from 8 to 16Vdc ACPP – 0805 & 0603 Passivated AP725 – TO263 Package Precision Thin Film Chip D-Pak Thick Film Long term life stability as demonstrated Thick film D-pak type resistor. 169-629 PE30 cermet pot, 10k lin 20mm 3W 511-7664 PCB Mount audio buzzer 12Vdc 85dB by the Anti-Corrosion claims characterised – Up to 20 watts by Ta N. ² – R01 – 51K 22MM 3590 SERIES SCHAFFNER MEDICAL POTENTIOMETERS FN284B SERIES – 0.063 watts to 0.125 watts – Soldered or clipped to the board Bournes precision potentiometers are designed Schaffner offer solutions with full engineering – 5R to 3M3 RS Stock No. 668-8265 for control applications where accuracy and high- support to meet European and International – ±0.1% reliability is important. These devices are available compliance standards and improve the reliability Arcol Part No. AP725 10R F in conductive plastic, wirewound or Hybritron® and safety of electric and electronic equipment. RS Stock No. 668-8312 element types, and in various sizes. Their full range of passives can be found on the Arcol Part No. ACPP0603 15K B E RS website. MRA0207 – Axial MSR – Bare Element, Thin Film Precision Through Whole – 0.25 watts – 1, 3 or 5 watts 107-0785 10 turn wirewound pot, 10k 22mm – 10R to 1M – R005 to R1 107-0779 10 turn wirewound pot, 5k 22mm 455-8929 Double fused IEC950 inlet filter, 6A 250V – ±0.1 – ±1% TAP SERIES CAPACITORS MINIATURE GAS FILLED 2 RS Stock No. 487-7141 RS Stock No. 487-9169 • Solid tantalum resin dipped radial capacitors rated at ELECTRODE ARRESTER 85°C (125°C with voltage derating) Arcol Part No. MRA0207 10K B TA 015 Arcol Part No. MSR-5 R01 F Suitable for use in telecommunication • Manufactured with a flame retardant coating exchange, main distribution frames and • Exceptional temperature stability subscriber-end equipment. RCC025 & RCC050 HS – Aluminium – Solid Carbon Housed Wirewound – 0.25, 0.5 watts – 5 to 600 Watts – 2R2 to 22M – R005 to 100K – ±5% – Including Water- cooled option – HSW600 RS Stock No. 385-922 RS Stock No. 158-339 537-4075 Radial tantalum capacitor 25V 10uF 191-1535 2 pole 90V 20kA/20A Arcol Part No. RCC025 1K J Arcol Part No. HS50 10R J16 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 10. RS THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIALS RS THERMAL INTERFACE MATERIALS NEW NEWNew to the RS range; Thermal Interface When purchasing Thermal InterfaceMaterials are used to fill gaps between Materials it is important to ensure thethermal transfer surfaces, such as correct choice is made.between microprocessors and heatsinks in order to increase thermal Our selection guide will help you choose the product thattransfer efficiency. HIGH CONFORMABILITY GAP best suits your application from a variety of gap fillers, HIGH TEMPERATURE FILLERS AND GELS gels, greases, tapes and graphite’ within the RS Thermal STABILITY GRAPHITES Interface Materials range. All products are UL94V0 and • Soft compliant material with low shore hardness rating HIGH PERFORMANCE GAP • Improves surface area contact by removing gaps REACH compliant. Please visit your local RS website for • Wide temperature application without drying out the full range. FILLERS AND GELS • Minimal pressure, providing low stress on mating parts • Ultra high thermal conductivity • Easy to assemble • Thermal conductivity of 3W/m K or higher • Wide temperature application from -40°C to +150 °C HIGH PERFORMANCE • Soft and high compressibility SILICON GREASE • Very good thermal conductivity • Thin material or application thickness <0.25mm • Low thermal resistance • Good thermal conductivity • Easy to assemble 707-4730 Gel pad 0.5mm 2W/mk 707-4742 Gel pad 1.5mm 2W/mk 707-4806 Interface material 150sq x 1.0mm 707-4635 Gel filler 1.5mm 707-4780 Adhesive 150sq x 0.16mm 707-4770 Gel pad 2.0mm 6W/mk 707-4761 Gel filler 2.0mm 4W/mk 707-4812 Impregnated Int Mat 150sq x 0.6mm 707-4777 Gel pad 1.5mm 6W/mk 707-4711 Gap filler 1.0mm 6W/mk 707-4714 Gap filler 1.5mm 6W/mk HIGH ELECTRICIAL SILICON FREE ISOLATION FILLER 707-4736 5.0 W/mk INTERFACE MATERIAL MID PERFORMANCE GAP • High breakdown voltage >3.5kV /mm 707-4724 3.6 W/mk • Good adhesion FILLERS AND GELS • Compressible for low stress 707-4733 1.8 W/mk • Low thermal resistance • Good thermal conductivity • Good insulator • Thermal conductivity ranging from 1.5W/m K to 3W/m K • Fibreglass carrier • Operating temperature -40→180°C • Soft and high compressibility • Natural tack • Good insulator THERMAL INTERFACE TAPE • Easy to assemble • Low contact thermal impedance • Good insulator • Locates in position strongly for assembly • High thermal conductivity • Electrical insulating • High temperature - long term stability 707-4651 1.2mm 3.2W/mk 707-4572 1.2mm 1.6W/mk 707-4727 0.3mm 707-4819 0.2mm thickness 150sq 707-4597 3.0mm 1.6W/mk 707-4718 0.18mm 707-4815 0.15mm thickness 150sq 707-4601 1.5mm 2.2W/mk 707-4720 0.45mm 707-4828 0.25mm thichness 150sq 707-4821 150sq x 0.12mm thickness www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com18 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website May 2011 19 www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 11. ELECTROMECHANICAL ELECTROMECHANICAL CABLE PLUGS AND SOCKETS NIKEL PLATED SCREWLOCK CABLE MOUNT SCREW CONNECTOR KIT (CABLE The Bulgin Buccaneer range provide a full range ASSEMBLIES TERMINALS MOUNTING) of IP68 rated environmentally sealed circular • Assemblies for ‘D’ connectors in two sizes: female (8mm A 3.81mm pitch low profile interconnection system • Plug/Socket solder termination backshell connector kits connectors, designed to provide secure and safe thread length) and female (13mm thread length). offering PCB space savings, combined with a available in 9, 15 or 25 way. connections in harsh or hostile conditions. generous wire acceptance of 1.5mm . 2 • Thread size is 4-40 UNC • Kits include five solder D-sub connectors, All plugs have a cable gland to provide a plastic backshells and jackscrews with waterproof sealing. 4-40 UNC thread, for the fabrication of five connector assemblies. 220-4658 2 way screw 306-2720 9 way plug kit 483-922 3 way cable plug, 10A 453-886 NiPt D screwlock 8mm 220-4664 3 way screw 510-9972 15 way plug kit 483-938 3 way inline cable coupler socket, 10A 453-892 NiPt D screwlock 13mm 220-4670 4 way screw 306-2742 25 way plug kit 489-403 3 way inline cable coupler plug, 10A 814-023 ZnPt D screwlock 8mm 220-4686 5 way screw 306-2714 9 way socket kit 814-039 ZnPt D screwlock 13mm 220-4692 6 way screw 510-9988 15 way socket kit TRACO TMR 2 SERIES 306-2736 25 way socket kit DC/DC CONVERTERS HDP20 PLUGS AND SOCKETS USB PCB RECEPTACLES • Miniature single-in-line package (FORMED CONTACTS) For use in applications such as Desktop and RISING CLAMP TERMINAL • Wide 2:1 input voltage range • Suitable for military, industrial or commercial applications Notebook PC’s, Keyboard, Mouse, Telephony - ISDN, PBX’s, Handsets and peripherals. BLOCKS • Regulated outputs and computer interfacing etc. • High copper content rising clamp technology ensures • 1kV input/output isolation • Solder termination. USB ‘A’ and ‘B’ types available reliable mechanical and electrical connection. • Remote on/off • Tin and dimpled shells. • Available in parallel or vertical options • Continuous short circuit protection 2 • For wire size 24 - 12 awg (0.2-2.5mm ) • Terminals rated at 12A/320V (class III/2) • 5.08mm pitch 433-8236 TMR1211 regulated DC-DC, 5V 2W 515-1951 Type A SMT reverse mount socket, 1A 433-8258 TMR2411 regulated DC-DC, 5V 2W 489-2437 9 way solder termination plug 515-1945 Type A PCB r/a socket w/kinked tabs, 1A 189-6026 3 way parallel 433-8270 TMR2412 regulated DC-DC, 12V 2W 489-2443 15-way solder plug gold plated 515-1967 Type B PCB r/a socket w/kinked tabs, 1A 189-6032 4 way parallel 510-6260 2W DC-DC converter, 18-36V, i/p 12V o/p 489-2487 9 way solder termination socket 515-2049 Type A upright flanged-out w/forklock 189-6048 5 way parallel 510-6276 2W DC-DC converter, 18-36V i/p 15Vo/p 489-2493 15-way solder socket gold plated 515-1973 Vertical w/4 board lock & ground pin 189-6054 6 way parallel 220-4585 7 way parallel GOLD PLATED SMA TWIN SOCKET ADAPTOR PICOBLADE SMT ADAPTORS • Socket to socket’ - accepts plug at each end ‘Plug to STRAIGHT/90° HEADERS V4 MICROSWITCHES (DC1 6A) • Insulation resistance min.5000 mΩ plug’ accepts socket at each end Molex offer a complete compact Wire-to-Board • Sealed switch with IP67 protection • Operating temperature -65°C to + 165°C • 2 x 4mm socket interconnection system. • Available with various • 500 Operations endurance This SMT header offers right angle body orientation, terminations, including PCB surface mount and a maximum operating mount, solder, quick connect (2.8 temperature of 85°C. x 0.5mm), or pre-wired (500mm x 0.75mm2) lead 295-6450 Jack to Jack 320-512 SPDT flying lead lever 295-6416 Plug to Plug 542-7270 5 way 320-528 SPDT flying lead roller 295-6438 Plug to Jack 542-7107 3 way 320-506 SPDT flying lead button 295-6488 Jack Bulkhead 542-7113 4 way 197-7709 Flying lead ice free microswitch 295-6501 SMA backshell female-female 542-7135 6 way 150-710 SPDT long lever microswitch 295-6539 TE Backshell female-female 112-2195 NiPt male BNC plug/socket adaptor 542-7090 2 way 90° header 294-5905 V4 microswitch, solder terminals www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com20 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website May 2011 21 www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 12. EMBEDDEDDEVELOPMENT The Route to Production: Phase 3 At some point the limitations of the mbed development system files were called by one single ‘Include’ statement: mbed.h. The initialisation steps were also hidden from the user. You can see thatWITH EDP will become apparent. The most obvious limitation is the lack of translation from mbed to EDP is not going to be a difficult job once debugging tools, and perhaps by now the realisation that revealing you are familiar with the sophisticated new IDE with all its project all your code to competitors via the web may not be advantageous management and debug facilities. Note however that the COM to your company! The next step is to replace the mbed and its port functions such as ‘printf’ now work through the RS-232 channelBy Dr William Marshall, RS Components carrier with the LPC1768 EDP module. The new unit has a number via an EDP Basic Communications module. The latter also provides of jumper options that need to be made depending upon the USB, CAN, RS-485, RS-232 buffering, protection and connections.The RS Embedded Development Platform offers an peripheral application boards present. A micro-SD card socket is Ethernet is available on a baseboard connector. provided along with a programming header for the Keil μVisionalternative path to the engineering prototype stage of a 4 IDE. If you already have the Keil system with its μLink debug Productionproject allowing quick and easy changes of processor at ‘dongle’ then you can get started straight away, otherwise you will Finally, if the finished design is for a low-volume specialist applicationthe time of initial design or for upgrades in the future. need to purchase a dongle from RS separately. Fortunately it can not justifying a custom PCB, then why not just supply the customer be used with all the EDP ARM-based boards. A free code-limited with an EDP-based solution? The boards are robust and mounting version of μVision can be downloaded from the Keil website. holes are provided for securing modules to the baseboard.The Route to Production: Phase 1 and this was easily achieved from the I/O ‘breakout’ headers onMost new electronics products start with an idea followed by a the EDP baseboard. An MC1 motor control module provides an Listing 1. is the EDP version of our object avoidance program. Future-proofingquick ‘lash-up’ at the bench to test the feasibility. The plug-in type interface to the brush DC motor and the recommended EDP power Compare it with the mbed program listing in eTech 4. The main Now there is an over-used phrase. In the case of EDP it means thatof prototyping board is most often used at this stage to avoid the supply copes with the motor current, although a heavier PSU can difference, apart from the different names for the peripheral obsolete or superseded components (usually the processor chips)necessity of soldering or making PCBs. When a microcontroller be connected directly to the MC1 if necessary. driver routines, is the C++ object-oriented structure of the mbed can be removed and replaced with the latest types, leaving theforms the heart of such a system, there is the difficulty that the program relative to the plain C code of the EDP The . rest of your developed prototype intact. The key time-saver is thatmore complex types such as ARM-cored devices are only available mbed program was shorter because all the driver your precious software will still work when re-compiled for the newin surface-mount formats. DIP-modules suitable for plugging into processor using the supplied low-level drivers.a breadboard have been available for some time for PICs and thePropeller and these are now joined by the ARM mbed. Here is the There is also the opportunity to try out different processors at thebasis for that quick ‘lash-up’: no robust interfaces but sufficient development stage. How about a different Cortex-M3, Cortex-M0,hardware to assess the suitability of the processor for the task. ARM 7 ARM 9 or perhaps an XC167 optimised for fast real-time ,Usually this means: is it fast enough for my real-time processing processing? The PIM carrier module brings in the possibility ofapplication? The mbed is perfect for this stage of development. evaluating dsPICs or PIC32s. EDP is not cheap, but it is built to last – the module connectors are rated for many insertions/extractions forThe Route to Production: Phase 2 example – and after the initial investment future additions will workHaving established the viability of the initial idea we move on to out a lot cheaper than a complete new development kit. Then therethe support hardware such as anti-aliasing filters for ADC channels, is the time saved by not re-inventing the wheel.buffering and protection for I/O channels such asEthernet, USB and CAN. The breadboardis looking rather crowded and messy now Component Listwith possible noise problems on long trailing RS Stock No.wires. This is where EDP comes in, providing EDP 4-channel Baseboard 460-285all these filters, buffers and connectors in one EDP LPC1768 Command Module 703-9229small modular system. The mbed module issimply plugged into an EDP adapter or carrier EDP mbed Carrier Module 703-9235to make it compatible with the baseboard. A few ARM mbed LPC1768 Module 703-9238jumper connections may have to be made to suit the project with EDP Communications Module 460-310some minor changes to your mbed program. Otherwise, that’s it EDP MC1 Motor Control Module 460-304and further software development can take place ‘in the cloud’ as Program/debug dongle 703-9241before. I needed access to an I2C bus for the ultrasonic rangefinder22 23
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  • 14. MOLEX 60% Downloading... Where innovative products are just the beginning Molex is a leading one-source supplier of interconnect products. With a single focus on the interconnect industry and more than 100,000 reliable interconnection products, Molex has the resources, innovative technology and industry expertise to meet the growing needs of customers on a local, regional and global level. 90% Downloading... 90% New to the catalogue is the Molex MX150L™ Applications include: Sealed Connector System, a range of rugged, IP67 • Off Highway Construction Equipment environmentally sealed connectors that support both • Agriculture Equipment View and download over 5,500 Molex 3D CAD low-level signal and power applications up to 18 amps. • Commercial and Recreational Marine Equipment models, well help connect you to your ideal product. MX150L cable plugs and receptacles feature Terminal • Material Handling Equipment • Lawn and Garden Equipment Position Assurance (TPA) which ensures that the crimped • Trucks, Busses and Recreational Vehicles leads are properly loaded into the connector, before final • Outdoor Lighting, Signage and Advertising locking can be completed. • Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning units MX150L™ cable, panel and PCB connectors are available in circuit sizes 2 to 16. Terminals are available in gold and tin plating, on reel and loose piece. Refer to our website to see the full range of Plugs, Receptacles, Panel Mount Plugs and gaskets, vertical and 90° headers and tooling.www.rs-components.com/molex www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com May 2011 27 www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com
  • 15. ISO-TECH NEW ISO-TECH 70 SERIES COMPACT MULTIMETERS CAT. IV • 6000 display count The ISO-TECH range of industrial test equipment. Products so robust you won’t • DCA µA • Data Hold ISO-TECH DIGITAL LIGHT METER • Frequency Counter • Capacitance Measurement • Compact and lightweight need the 3 year warranty. • Shock resistant (1m drop) • Measurement range up to 200,000 lux • Protective Holster with tilt stand • 4 ranges/times covered and lead storage • Spectral sensitivity close to CIE photo pic curve • IDM72 & IDM73 have additional • Cosine angular corrected features such as true RMS • Analogue output jack for reading on AC mode, backlit, recording large scale display and more. • Data hold Please refer to the website for • Sensor connected by a 1m more details. coiled lead 697-3847 ILM1332A light meter LCD display IET 1700 DIGITAL EARTH TESTER 697-4033 IDM71 • Large 3 ¾ digit, 4000 count LCD 697-4042 IDM72 • 0 to 39.99, 0 to 399.9 and 0 to 3999 earth resistance ranges 697-4045 IDM73 • Capable of measuring earth voltage • Data hold, MAX / MIN function • Auto power off to preserve battery life ISO-TECH IPS3303S, IPS3303D • 2mA measuring current permits PROGRAMABLE TRIPLE PSU earth resistance tests without tripping earth leakage current • Output On/Off control breakers in the circuit under test • Constant voltage/current operation • OVP OCP & OPP protection , • Key lock to avoid operational errors • Normal, +% & -% output operation key 697-3711 IET1700 earth tester 3pole • High efficiency and high power density • 4 individual setup memories • USB interface ICM20 DIGITAL • Labview driver CURRENT CLAMP • 2000 count Large-scale LCD display • AC current measuring up to 400 Amps • Data Hold • Max Hold • Easy battery replacement • 27mm dia. conductor size • 1.2m Drop Proof • Auto power off to maximise battery life • Safety to EN61010-1 CAT. III 600V 684-2998 3 output programmable DC power supply 697-3960 ICM20 current clampmeter 400A AC www.iso-techonline.com28 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 16. ANTI SURGE FUSES AND KITS GENERAL PURPOSE FUSE KITS Selecting circuit protection: Ideal for development labs, What you need to know about the application by ETA. maintenance personnel etc. • For contents of each kit please Thermal Magnetic refer to the website Utilising the heating effect of current through a Extremely fast operating characteristics for printed bi-metal thermal actuator, thermal circuit breakers circuit board applications and higher current devices. offer one of the most reliable and cost effective Designed with a unique method of magnetic operation, types of circuit protection. it provides rapid response time, and is well suited to impulse disconnection. ANTI SURGE (T) HBC CERAMIC BODY Thermal-magnetic Hydraulic-magnetic A latching type bi-metal is combined with a magnetic An effective design of solenoid coil with hydraulic • Size: 5 X 20mm coil to provide the joint benefits of delayed operation delay providing tripping that is highly tolerant to • Breaking capacity 1.5kA @ 250Vac 420-252 Mixed for low level overcurrent protection and fast magnetic changes of ambient temperature. 420-268 20mm Kit action on higher value short circuits. 420-274 1 ¼” Mixed Kit , 267-1856 1 ¼” HBC Kit , 563-659 0.5A Terminals 563-352 0.63A Quick Combination Quick 563-356 0.8A ANTI SURGE TEST KIT Connect 6.3mm or Connect 563-605 1A • 16 different types of fuses 6.3mm 2 x 2.8mm 2.8mm 563-609 2A • 2 types of fuseholder 563-403 2.5A 563-699 3.15A Screw Stud Plug-in 563-407 4A Terminals Terminals Terminals 563-693 5A ANTI SURGE (T) HBC/LBC Blade PC Board Bolt CERAMIC BODY Terminals Terminals • Size: 6.3 x 32mm • Breaking capacity 1.5kA @ 186-6362 500Vac 414-409 0.63 414-415 0.8 AUTOMOTIVE AND Actuator Styles 414-027 1 STANDARD MAINS FUSE KITS Push-to-reset: When tripped, user Push-pull: User pushes actuator 247-4009 1.6 pushes actuator to original position to to engage and pulls actuator to • Both kits include a suitable fuseholder reset the circuit breaker (e.g. 106 series). disengage. Ideal to avoid accidental 414-033 2 • Mains fuse kit is complete with a fuse tester actuation (e.g. 483 series). 414-049 3.15 • Each kit contains 130 fuses 414-055 5 247-4059 6.3 Push-push: User pushes actuator to Toggle: Traditional circuit breaker engage and pushes actuator to handle (on/off position) 247-4043 8 disengage (e.g. 1110 series). (e.g. 8345 series). 414-061 10 209-9305 12.5 209-9311 16 209-9333 20 Manual release: User disengages Rocker: Used in a switch/circuit the circuit breaker with use of release breaker combination (e.g. 3130) 247-4037 25 186-6340 Automotive button (e.g. 1170 series). 247-4021 32 186-6356 Mains30 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 17. SOLDERING MINIATURE GAS IRON • Compact, pocket-size • Strong nylon case • Fuel regulator can control gas output to give tip temperatures up to 400°C • Nickel-plated brass soldering bit sizes are offered separately, PRO 11 IRON AND KIT • Adjustable temperature control • Internal piezo crystal ignition • Ergonomic close coupled tip to grip cool handle • Anti-static Q iQ The Intelligent Choice each with integral catalyst • Iron supplied with the 2.4mm bit fitted • Bits have simple screw fitting into iron and run with flameless gas flow • Iron comes with protective cap, pocket clip and flint igniter 405-3373 20-125W Iron 405-3389 Iron kit PRO PIEZO IRON AND KIT • Viewing window at end of gas tank for fuel level monitoring • Internal piezo crystal ignition • Ergonomic close coupled tip to grip cool handle • Anti-static 405-3351 15-75w Iron 600-234 405-3367 Iron kit RS stocks hundreds of soldering irons, tips and accessories, visit your local RS website to view the range. Replacing a Q Motor with an iQ Motor will reduce energy consumption by 70%. www.rsgreece.com www.rsincyprus.com www.rsinlibya.com www.rsmalta.com For more advantages, visit us at: www.rs-components.com/ebmpapst32 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 18. HARDWARE & DEVELOPMENT AC BALL & SLEEVE BEARING FIBRE GLASS/BRASS PENCIL AXIAL FANS • This propelling pencil style holder houses 4mm dia fibre • Self-starting, industrial frame size fans with over glass and brass stick brushes temperature/current protection • Suitable for cleaning small areas of PCB track and • Reverse mountable for blowing general abrading of components or extraction • The choice of spare permits variety in abrading finish and effect 101-8052 AC fan 119mm 230v 160m3/H 211-9314 Sleeve bearing fan 160cu.m/h 240Vac 514-868 Fibre glass 4mm dia 101-8018 Sleeve bearing fan 29.4cu.m/h 230Vac 514-874 Fibre glass refills for PCB cleaning 211-9320 Sleeve bearing fan 180cu.m/h 115Vac 514-880 Brass refills PCB cleaning LED INDICATOR LAMPS, BA9S INDUSTRIAL GROUNDING MBC, AC/DC LEADS • Single chip LED with reflector • For grounding vehicles, containers and industrial equipment • 12, 24, 28, 48 60V ac/dc and 130, 230V ac types • Specially designed to make handling and transfer of • 12, 24, 28V centre base contact is anode for dc use and have flammable products safe an integral reverse polarity protection diode • Heavy item incorporates twin tungsten carbide contacts • 48, 60V types polarity connections • Medium item incorporates can be to either contact for dc use pressed brass clips 212-480 White single chip LED 24Vac/dc 206-946 Blue single 130Vac 233-323 Compact Earthing Clamp with 3m cable 209-440 Green single 12Vac/dc 233-339 Heavy Duty Earthing Clamp with 5m cable PLASTIC FILTER UNITS STANDARD DIN SIZE • A 4mm filter gives 60% retention of dust particles PROTOTYPING BOARD • The finger guard is attached to the fan with screws (not • Nominal thickness 1.5mm supplied). The mesh screen and filter are then retained by • Copper thickness 35μm the outer cover whih clips • Hole pitch 2.54mm over the finger guard • Hole dia 1.0mm 221-336 80mmx80mm 221-342 120mmx120mm 518-6610 INTER_Adverts.indd 1 08/02/2011 09:2234 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
  • 19. POWER SUPPLY GUIDESelect the correct Power Supply fastWith over 5000 PSU products, from leading brands, RS has one of thebroadest offers available satisfying even your most demanding powersolution requirements.The guide below, helps you to quickly identify the current or power rating range, available by brand orpower supply type. Please refer to catalogue section 20 or the website for full offer. Look out for Production Packagingavailability on these products DC/DC Converters Embedded PSUs External PSUs DIN Rail/Panel mountTypical applications Distributed Power Architecture, General purpose Office, PC, medical and Electrical and general purpose general electronics equipment applications general purpose equipment process controlOutput voltage range -15Vdc to 10,000Vdc -25Vdc to 393Vdc -12Vdc to 48Vdc -15Vdc to 56Vdc 6W to 120W +/-0.33A to 30A 19W to 175W 15W to 40W +/-0.2A to 80A 25W to 2000W 30W to 60W 12A to 20A 0.1A to 40A 0Vdc to 10,000Vdc 500mA to 6A 40W to 130W 25W to 90W 72W to 1200W 2.7W to 30W +/-0.4A to 8A +/-0.042A to 16A 5W to 1680W 0.63A to 20A 3A to 10A 60W 2.2W - 290W +/-0.1A to 6A 2.5W - 130W 0.35A to 20A 7.5W to 1006W 0.65A to 20A +/-0.033A to 10A 4.1W to 60W +/-0.067A to 60A 4.95W to 1536W 2.5W - 120W 0.83A to 40A 145W to 650W +/-0.03A to 14A 5W - 600W 1A to 25A36 May 2011 For more brands, products & services please view our website
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