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Nice detective work...
Further investigation - supply transformer only 50 VA !!! - no wonder it was saturating LOL !!!!
Just spoken to Omron - they don't recommend capacitors across coils - looking at changing the supply transformer now for a CVT !
Hi Boss - thank you for your reply. Problem is this installation is an upgrade from 110v control to 24v DC on 2 of the control panels, the third panel has remained the same at 110v AC (which is also the...
That sounds like a big voltage drop! Could you reduce the cable length or use a higher rated cable (lower impedance) to the PSU?
What is the power cable route to the relay? Is it sharing i.e. in...
Today’s post will provide a step-by-step guide covering: how to create an EPA at your workstation; what ESD control products are required; and, how to correctly set them up.
While good circuit layout and on-board protection may reduce the risk of damage by ESD events, the only safe action at present is to ensure that devices are not exposed to levels of static electricity above the critical threshold.
A little while ago we published a post listing some of the most common issues we see & how to fix them. We had a lot of positive feedback from this post so thought we’d create a follow-up post with another 5 mistakes that are creeping regularly.
A question we repeatedly get from customers is in regards to foot grounders. Wrist straps are generally straightforward and people understand what they do and how they work. But when it comes to foot grounders, there is still a lot of confusion.
Continuous monitors eliminate the possibility of a component being exposed to ESD during the period that the wrist strap was not working properly.
Working in close collaboration with Desco Industries, widely recognised as a global authority on ESD prevention, RS have produced a selection guide which not only explains the dangers of failing to manage ESD, but also helps electronics manufacturers
We talked in the past about the benefits of continuous monitors and also introduced the different types to you. The focus of today’s post is the technology behind continuous monitors – how they work and how they compare to each other.