Finder has announced additions to its 18 Series of PIR motion detectors supporting a variety of interior energy saving schemes.  The compact 18.21 and 18.31 variants will meet the needs of higher ceiling, higher load switching applications and those requiring direct interface to a PLC or BMS.

Recess mounted, the flush fitting 18.31 suits suspended or plasterboard ceilings while the 18.21 is a low profile PIR for hard surface mounting.  Providing a 10 amp rated normally open volt free output, the detectors will switch loads at any voltage and are not restricted to 230VAC mains tasks.  24V ac/dc supply versions are also available for applications without a mains supply or where safe, low voltage operation is required.

With a 110º wide sensing angle and a reach of 2.8m, the 18.21-0300 and 18.31-0300 PIRs will handle all types of regular ceiling height applications.  For high bay or extended ceiling height duties, the 18.31-0031 PIR variant offers a much longer sensing range of up to 8m.

The Finder PIRs also offer an adjustable light threshold setting allowing operation to be varied according to ambient light conditions.  In addition, an enhanced light-on time adjustment of up to 35 minutes makes the PIRs well suited to HID lamp applications, which for reasons of preserving lamp life, place a restriction on the number of starts per hour.

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Seaward has upgraded its specialist portable appliance testing (PAT) data management program for use with large corporate databases and health and safety systems.

Compatible with all makes of PAT tester‚ the PATGuard Elite SQL is designed for those using large advanced database formats such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.

Intended for organisations and service companies that carry out electrical safety testing of appliances on a regular basis, the new extensive PATGuard Elite SQL program accommodates everything from downloading test results to test records and report and certificate printing to e-mail alerts for planning re-tests.

The latest version 2.2 of the software enables much larger PAT results systems to be set up and enables test records to be easily incorporated in existing company SQL databases.

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If you are looking for an intelligent access control system then look no further than the enhanced Fortessa PC Based Access Control range by AVS – a solution that will give you control over who has access to your building from one central, controlling computer.

To assist customers and help simplify the understanding of ATEX (European Directive relating to Hazardous Area Installations) Hazardous Area Equipment has launched a new A6, full-colour application guide.

The Deeter Group, market leaders in the design, development and manufacture of electronic sensors and control systems, announces the launch of its ground breaking Wireless Sensor System for industrial measurement and control.

At the centre of the Deeter Wireless Sensor System is the simple-to-use Base Station designed to receive data from remote wireless devices such as the Deeter Liquid Vertical Sensor (LVCS-RF) or Wireless Sender. The base station converts remote sensor input signals into industry standard process outputs and acts as the coordinator for an IEEE 802.15.4 wireless sensor network. It operates on one of 16 radio frequency channels available in the 2.4GHz ISM band. The high power transceiver can achieve a range of greater than 1km, subject to local environmental factors. The internationally recognised IEEE 802.15.4 protocol allows several wireless sensor networks to share the same wireless spectrum without interference.

A new range of lightweight carry cases and back packs for the easy and convenient transportation of medical device analysers and simulators from site-to-site are available from Rigel Medical.

The CT Analyzer from Omicron provides fast and cost-effective testing and verification of current transformers for protection and metering applications. It automatically determines all relevant current transformer values and compares the results with the selected IEC or IEEE standard.

The very small and lightweight (< 8kg) device offers an outstanding accuracy of 0.02 % in ratio and 1 min in phase angle deviation, making it the most suitable mobile test device for testing CTs up to accuracy class 0.1.

The latest version of the CT Analyzer has been improved with new hardware accessories and software functions

Residual magnetism measurement
The latest measurement function of the CT Analyzer - the RemAlyzer - allows current transformers to be tested for residual magnetism.

Residual magnetism can occur when current transformers are confronted with very high AC currents or DC offset during fault conditions. Core saturation effects caused by residual magnetism may lead to incorrect operation of the protection relays.

Testing of multi-ratio CTs
The CT Analyzer can be extended by the CT SB2 switch box, enabling testing of current transformers with multiple taps, without the need for rewiring. The CT SB2 is a standalone unit, which can be attached to the CT Analyzer. It provides simple, color-coded, six-channel connection possibilities, guaranteeing convenient wiring and avoiding time-consuming and error-prone reconnection.

Due to its wide functionality range and easy handling the CT Analyzer is the ideal solution for on-site testing and calibration of single and multi-tap current transformers for protection and metering purposes.

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Measuring power consumption in a wide variety of locations is now easier and quicker thanks to the launch of k-Wattch, a portable hand-held energy monitor developed as part of the Sinergy range by Marshall-Tufflex Energy Management.

A new 40-channel remote control has been launched by Click Scolmore for its iNELS radio frequency wireless control system, which will give users the ability to control the whole home automation system room by room.

ePower connectors from Amphenol Industrial, a global leader in interconnect systems, are ideal for energy storage systems including mechanical, electrical, chemical and thermal. The IP67-rated ePower 400A connectors are rated 1,000-volts DC and feature integrated EMI shielding.

These versatile connectors are perfect for applications that require high voltage and high amperage. The competitively priced connectors are ideal for the growing energy storage market, where space is at a premium and budgets are often limited as they can replace up to three conventional connectors, saving on space and cost.
The lightweight, compact connectors feature Amphenol’s patented RADSOK technology that attains higher current ratings and lower contact resistance in comparison to other contact methods on the market.

Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components, is now stocking the E-Mobility range of electric vehicle charging connectors manufactured by FCT Electronic GmbH.

FCT has developed this new range of charging connectors for the worldwide net integration of electric vehicles. These 16 or 33 Amp connectors meet the needs of increasingly powerful electric vehicles which are being developed by car manufacturers worldwide and the requirements of IEC 62196-2, the proposed European standard for electric vehicle charging connectors.

Design data from AutoCAD Inventor or Mechanical can now managed together with electrical and fluid engineering projects, using the bidirectional Eplan interface to the PDM System Vault. Direct connection between the PDM System and Eplan Platform 2.0 makes the highest degree of transparency possible.

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