We Announce a New PXI Solid State Multiplexer
This new PXI 5 Amp Solid State Multiplexer (model 40-652) was originally designed for a large defense contractor looking for a multiplexer that could handle large inrush currents. The 40-652 series offers a range of configurations suitable for hot or cold switching signals up to ±100V at 5A. The use of solid state relays allows the hot switching of signals without any life degradation, including DC signals that EMR (Electro-Mechanical Relay) designs can only handle with much-reduced service life and power handling. The design is capable of switching inductive loads up to a stored energy of 20mJ and is capable of withstanding 30A inrush currents for 300 µs when switching capacitive loads. The multiplexer module is available in single pole 48:1, two pole 24:1, single pole dual 24:1 or single pole 24:1 configurations.