New Product Discoveries - TE Connectivity's Transducers and SICK's Proximity Sensors

Digi-Key Electronics is historically known for board-level components (parts soldered directly to a printed circuit board). As our industry has matured there has been an increase in products of a “finished” nature – meaning they are ready to be used out of the box. Continuing our goal of providing you with the newest, most cutting-edge technology; I will present sensors with an Industrial Automation focus that are much more plug-and-play friendly.

TE Connectivity knows how much of a pain it can be having a sensor wired correctly but having to mount it in such a way that makes the display impossible to read. This can lead to a delay in measurement readings and a slowdown of your overall process. Envisioned as a way to improve efficiency, the M5800 series of pressure transducers offers an on-demand rotatable display. Options include current or voltage output with a wide offering of pressure ranges (up to 15K psi). Additionally, they are weatherproof (IP67 rating), with a blue LED display, and an easy-to-use zero setting.

The second product I have today is a proximity sensor from SICK. SICK is a German manufacturer of machine-based sensors and Industrial Automation products. The UM30 series of ultrasonic proximity sensors have a range of up to 26 feet. This sensor uses an 80 kHz signal for proximity sensing and can be utilized in clusters without interference (no crosstalk). Again, this is a product that is ready to go out of the box and is stocked at

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Digi-Key Electronics 응용 엔지니어링 부서의 부사장인 Randall Restle은 고급 기술 제품을 선택 및 사용하는 데 있어 고객에게 서비스를 제공하는 Digi-Key의 기술 전략을 선도하기 위해 숙련된 응용 엔지니어, 기술 전문가, 관리 직원 팀을 평가, 설계, 관리하는 일을 담당하고 있습니다. 디지털 및 아날로그 회로망, 인쇄 회로 기판, 내장형 소프트웨어의 엔지니어링 및 설계에서 35년간의 경험을 쌓은 그는 2011년 Digi-Key에 합류했습니다. Randall은 신시내티 대학에서 BSEE, MS, MBA 학위를 취득했습니다. 그는 IEEE의 수석 대표이기도 하며, 오하이오주의 등록된 전문 엔지니어이자 프로젝트 관리 협회의 인증된 프로젝트 관리 전문가로 활동해 왔습니다. 그는 또한 여러 특허를 보유하고 있습니다.

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