Pickering Interfaces Introduces Improved High-Density PXI Reed Relay Matrix
Pickering Interfaces, a leading provider of signal switching and conditioning solutions, has introduced an improved high-density PXI reed relay matrix module.
This new PXI Reed Relay Matrix (model 40-533B) is available as either a 64x4 or 64x2 matrix, and features:
- 1 pole or 2 pole versions
- Up to 1A 150VDC/100VAC 15W hot switching
- Supported by Pickering’s Diagnostic Test Tools – BIRST and eBIRST
This improved version is 100% pin compatible with the previous version (40-533A). It offers improved hot switch ratings from 0.5A to 1A, additional 64x2 configurations and now includes Built-in Relay Self-Test (BIRST™).
As an alternative to BIRST, Pickering’s new eBIRST switching system test tools also support this reed relay matrix. These tools simplify switching system fault finding by quickly testing the system and identifying the faulty relays. Once identified, the tools then display a graphical representation of the switching system’s PCB assembly, highlighting the relays that need to be replaced.
More information on diagnostic test tools can be found on Pickering’s website at www.pickeringtest.com/diagnostic-tools.
Pickering Interfaces stands behind all of their manufactured products with a standard three-year warranty and guaranteed long-term product support. You can find pricing and availability on their website www.pickeringtest.com
About Pickering InterfacesPickering Interfaces designs and manufactures modular signal switching and instrumentation for use in electronic test and simulation. We offer the largest range of switching solutions in the industry for PXI, LXI, PCI and GPIB applications as well as a full range of supporting cables and connectors. Pickering’s products are specified in test systems installed throughout the world and have a reputation for providing excellent reliability and value. Pickering Interfaces operates globally with direct operations in the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Czech Republic and China, together with additional representation in countries throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. We currently serve the automotive, aerospace & defense, power generation, energy and commercial electronics industries. For more information on signal switching and conditioning products or sales contacts, please visit www.pickeringtest.com.