RS boosts Power Supplies range with over 200 new TRACOPOWER products

New range includes latest dc/dc converters, switching regulators and industrial power supplies that increase efficiency and improve performance

Malaysia, 11 September 2009 :

RS Components, the leading international distributor of electronic, electro-mechanical and industrial products, today announces the launch of over 200 new products from TRACO ELECTRONIC AG (TRACO), a world-leader in power supply technology manufacturing.

The latest introductions from TRACO include the IP67, NEMA 4X rated TEX-120 series of industrial power supplies. Alongside these are new dc/dc converter module ranges, including the TEP-75WI / TEP-100 series which allow chassis mounting where no PCB mounting option is available; the highest power density, 4:1 input TMR-3WI series, offering regulated 3W output at up to 81% efficiency in a single inline package and the 4000VAC isolation THB-6 series which are approved to EN/UL60950-1 industrial and EN/UL60601-1 medical safety standards. All the new ranges provide high-efficiency operation and optimal performance at a wide power range, improving the overall versatility and reliability of applications.

Overall, RS now stocks over 1,170 TRACOPOWER products, giving customers access to the broadest range of power supplies available in the market-place. With the latest technologies included in the new range, design engineers can select from the best manufacturers in power conversion technology for their latest application.

Commenting for TRACO, Michael Bruderer, Area Sales Manager, stated that "the new RS range gives customers next day access to a great selection of TRACOPOWER technology for use in their new designs." Bruderer added that "RS have worked closely with TRACO to bring the highest quality power conversion products to customers first".

For RS, Chris Page, General Manager of Electronics said "RS are delighted to be able to add more TRACOPOWER products into our offer. Our Power supplies range is market-leading because of the support of manufacturers like TRACO in delivering the right range for electronic design engineers. Working with TRACO means our customers can source their power supplies from RS, knowing they are getting the best range, direct-from-stock, at low prices to improve both performance and end-product costs."

The new TRACOPOWER product range is available online at www.rs-components.com, complete with all the comprehensive technical information necessary to enable easy and accurate product selection, and are held in-stock for delivery direct to customers.

About RS Components

A part of Electrocomponents plc, RS Components (RS) is one of the largest global catalogue and web-based distributors of electronic, electro-mechanical and industrial products.

Operating under the trading brands of RS Components, Radiospares, Radionics and Allied Electronics in the U.S., the Group serves nearly 1.6 million customers in over 80 countries worldwide. Through operations in 27 countries and 16 warehouses, RS distributes 450,000 products from over 2,500 suppliers.

The Group has an annual turnover of over £925 million and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

For more information, please visit our market leading website at www.rs-components.com .



About TRACO ELECTRONIC AG (TRACO)

TRACO is a Swiss company with headquarters based in Zurich, Switzerland. As a leading power supply specialist with more than 30 years of experience the company is dedicated to the design and manufacturing of high quality DC/DC and AC/DC power conversion products. TRACO markets its products worldwide under the registered trademark TRACOPOWER.
The mission of TRACO is to provide customers with an optimal power supply solution in terms of performance, quality and cost for their specific application.

Quality Management
All TRACOPOWER products are 100 % ATE tested prior to shipment, to guarantee full compliance to published specifications.
TRACO’s global manufacturing facilities are certified to ISO 9001/9002 to assure that quality management systems used in design, production and testing meet highest standards.
TRACO’s commitment to quality is supported by a full 3 year product warranty.

Technical Support
An experienced team of application engineers is ready to answer any question concerning a TRACOPOWER product, from product specifications to applicable safety standards.