An active component is a crucial device that functions to produce power gain or amplify a signal both of which are made possible by the analogue electronic filter that is contained in the device. The two significant types of active components are solid state devices and electron tubes and semiconductors. However, a typical active component
A transistor is like a switch. This is because the semiconductor device has all the features of a traditional switch, including blocking and allowing the electrons to flow around the circuit. There are three terminals in the device. One is for the power input, and the other terminal is for the output while the last
If you need Technology that integrates the openness of smart devices with the flexibility of a conventional PLC, then PLCnext is the real deal. The new PLCnext Technology from Phoenix Contact offers developers a reliable platform that incorporates the flexibility of open-source languages such as Linux with benefits of traditional IEC 61131 programming. Since PLCnext
QUINT POWER introduces new 12 V DC AC/DC power supply units The QUINT POWER family of products from Phoenix Contact are expanding fast. Its QUINT POWER family of AC/D power supplies does include various low watt options that range from 30W to 100W. This class of low wattage supply units have advanced capabilities and functionality
TC Router 4G LTE enjoys extended firewall functionality Phoenix Contact has effectively extended the scope of functionality of its router products on rolling out the new firmware 2.05.1. The firmware can be downloaded at www.phoenixcontact.com. With the TC Router, users can now remotely access SCADA networks and other control systems using a cellular network. The
Integrated Circuits What is an Integrated Circuit (IC)? An integrated circuit (IC) is basically s small-sized semiconductor-based electronic device that mostly consists of capacitors, resistors and transistors and they are essentially the building blocks of most of the electronic equipment and devices out there. It is also referred to as microchip or just a chip.
Eaton has fortified its supercapacitor module, allowing it to handle greater voltage in challenging situations. Electrical and industrial company Eaton has recently launched its latest version of its XLR-51 supercapacitor module that now handles 51.3 volts and 188 farads. With this increased storage threshold, engineers now have a supercapacitor module that is suitable for marine
What is a Semiconductor? A semiconductor is not a man-made object but is a name given to natural substances such as silicon and germanium. If a material has semiconducting properties it will allow an electric current to flow through it, but in a way that can be controlled. And it is this ability to control