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SJT Industries SIM Timing Pulleys from AutomationDirect

April 17, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added SIM timing pulleys to their Power Transmission product category. 5M pitch (5mm) pulleys in bore sizes of 5/8”, ¾”, 7/8”, or 1-1/8” with 20 to 120 teeth are now available, as are additional MXL pitch (0.08in) pulleys in bore sizes of 1/8”, 3/16”, and ¼” with 14 to…
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More WAGO Pro2 Series Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

April 10, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added more power output options to their selection of WAGO Pro2 series performance power supplies. The new additions include 12 VDC single-phase power supplies with 120 or 180W outputs, 24 VDC three-phase power supplies with 120 or 240W outputs, and 48 VDC single- and three-phase power supplies with outputs…
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Leuze 18mm Front/Bottom Threaded Rectangular Photoelectric Sensors from AutomationDirect

April 3, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Leuze 28 series 18mm threaded rectangular sensors that feature flexible mounting options with front and bottom 18mm threads and 3.1mm through-holes, sensing distances up to 10m, and rugged ABS thermoplastic housings with an IP67 protection rating. These new photoelectric sensors are offered in diffuse, polarized retroreflective, and through-beam…
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Datalogic PowerScan 960X Handheld Barcode Scanners from AutomationDirect

April 3, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Datalogic PowerScan 960X cordless handheld barcode scanner systems to their Barcode/RFID/Vision category. These scanners feature an ergonomic shape with a rugged design that can withstand demanding environments. The new PowerScan scanners provide an omnidirectional reading of 1D stacked, 2D, and postal codes with 1280 x 800 optical resolution,…
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Helukabal TOPFLEX® 600 Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Cable from AutomationDirect

March 20, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Helukabel TOPFLEX 600V VFD cable designed to handle the power needs of VFDs and limit the effects of electromagnetic interference, helping to prevent costly machine downtime. This cable is available in 16 AWG to 2 AWG sizes with individual class K flexible stranded tinned copper conductors covered with…
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New Seifert SoliTherm 120 and 230 VAC Thermoelectric Coolers from AutomationDirect

March 13, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added new high-quality and efficient stainless steel Seifert 340 BTU/H thermoelectric coolers with 120- and 230-volt power options. Thermoelectric coolers from Seifert use the Peltier Effect to create a temperature difference between the internal and ambient heat sinks, making internal air cooler while dissipating heat into the external environment….
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GC Valves General Purpose Solenoid Valves and Valve Banks from AutomationDirect

March 13, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added GC Valves solenoid process valves to expand their general purpose valve selection. These valves are simple 2-way or 3-way electrically controlled valves that control fluid flow through a pipe or other process. Supported fluids include compressed air, inert gases, coolant, and water. Several styles support a range of…
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More Attabox Enclosures and Accessories from AutomationDirect

March 13, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added additional AttaBox Heartland and Heartland SL (shallow-depth) series polycarbonate wall-mount single-door enclosures.  These enclosures are available in various sizes with an opaque or smoked transparent door, and either polycarbonate or stainless-steel latches. The new AttaBox enclosures include models with a built-in shelf and are available with NEMA 1/3R/4/4X/12…
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AchieVe PSA Series Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

March 4, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added AchieVe PSA series value power supplies which offer prices well below the competition and are ideal for price-sensitive users who require basic yet reliable DC power for general industrial applications. Their overcurrent protection is designed to operate in constant current mode, making the PSA series suitable for inductive…
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AchieVe Fiber Optic Ethernet Patch Cables from AutomationDirect

March 6, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added even more network cabling options to their lineup of Communication products. The new AchieVe brand fiber optic Ethernet patch cables provide reliable low-cost multi-mode fiber connections. These cables contain optical fibers that transmit data signals as light, offering much higher transmission speeds than copper cables, and are naturally…
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Penn Union Mechanical Lugs & Neutral Bars from AutomationDirect

March 6, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added new mechanical connectors from Penn Union that include high-quality lugs and neutral bars for use in the most demanding applications. LA / L2A series heavy-duty aluminum lugs provide reliable electrical connections rated for 600V and are dual-rated for copper or aluminum conductors. PB series aluminum panelboard lugs are…
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C-more CM5 HMI Selected as a Nominee in the 2024 Control Engineering Product of the Year

AutomationDirect’s C-more CM5 HMI was announced as a Control Engineering 2024 Product of the Year nominee in the Control Systems category. Check out the link and cast your vote! Please note: You have to be a subscriber to CFE Media’s Control Engineering‘s eBook to cast a vote. The CM5 HMI series offers lower cost, high-performance HMIs in…
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More Swivellink Device Mounting Components and Mounting Kits from AutomationDirect

February 28, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Swivellink pre-packaged mounting kits, extra small components, and more sensor mounting options to their Barcode/RFID/Vision category. Mounting kits include all the components needed for a mounting system assembly, so customers can avoid compiling part numbers from scratch. Extra small components, in imperial and metric versions, are excellent for…
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New JOKARI Cable/Wire Dismantling and Stripping Tools from AutomationDirect

February 28, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added new JOKARI cable/wire stripping and dismantling tools designed for the easy removal of cable jackets and wire insulation. These ergonomic tools are available for various AWG sizes and in automatic, heavy-duty, multi-purpose, and precision models. JOKARI self-adjusting stripping pliers provide ease of use, durability, an ergonomic design, and…
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Pfannenberg PYRA and PATROL Series Signal Beacons from AutomationDirect

February 28, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Pfannenberg PYRA and PATROL series heavy-duty signal beacons to their growing lineup of visual and audible signaling devices. These versatile devices can withstand severe environments, are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and satisfy numerous alarm, warning, and indication requirements. The PYRA series focuses on visual alerts and…
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WAGO ECO2 Series Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

February 21, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added WAGO Eco2 series power supplies that offer performance and value, featuring high efficiency and a compact, space-saving design, making them ideal for space-limited applications. These economical power supplies provide reliable performance and long service life for a variety of applications such as industrial automation, building management systems, machine…
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ReeR Micron Series Light Grids from AutomationDirect

February 21, 2024 – AutomationDirect adds new ReeR Micron series light grids, available in detecting or measuring versions, that use multi-beam photoeye arrays to detect the presence of objects anywhere within the controlled height of the sensor array. They are perfect for detecting, measuring, and counting various sized and shaped objects at random positions as…
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Murrplastik Discharge Plates, EMC Cable Clips, and Electrical Conduit Kits from AutomationDirect

February 21, 2024 – New additions of quality wiring solution products from Murrplastik provide fast and efficient ways to prevent electromagnetic interference (EMI) and to install cable conduits for cobots and small robotic machinery. Murrplastik ZL-AB series discharge plates (for use with ZL series strain relief plates) and Murrplastik DIN-rail-mounted EMC cable clips provide easily…
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LUTZE Industrial Ethernet, Profinet, and Profibus Cables from AutomationDirect

February 21, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Industrial Ethernet, Profinet, and Profibus Cables from LUTZE. The new LUTZE MOTIONFLEX® continuous flexing shielded Ethernet cables with 4 twisted pairs, Cat5e or Cat6a standards, and an abrasion, sunlight, and oil-resistant TPE jacket are designed for harsh industrial environments and operating conditions with high noise levels. MOTIONFLEX cables…
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AchieVe WDW Series Wide Finger Wiring Duct from AutomationDirect

February 7, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added the new AchieVe WDW series wire duct that provides more options for easy wire management at great prices. This rugged, wide finger, rigid wall wire duct is made of self-extinguishing UL 94 V-0 rated flame-retardant PVC material. AchieVe wire duct features convenient upper and lower score lines to…
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Additional Wera Screwdriving Tools, Wrenches, Tool Sets, and More from AutomationDirect

January 31, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added more quality Wera tool choices to their great selection of industrial tools. Wera is a well-known leading manufacturer of quality, ergonomic, and safety-oriented tools. Our new additions include Kraftform Plus standard hex tip screwdrivers and slotted terminal block tools, Kraftform Micro precision screwdrivers, Zyklop Mini ratcheting screwdrivers with…
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New AchieVe and ProSense Submersible Level Transmitters from AutomationDirect

January 31, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added a variety of ProSense and AchieVe brand submersible level transmitters to their growing lineup of level sensors.  ProSense GPLT series general-purpose submersible level sensors are designed for water applications and offer a slim housing diameter in several sensing ranges and cable lengths. ProSense NFLT series non-fouling, submersible level…
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New FATH T-Slotted Rail Components from AutomationDirect

January 31, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added a wide assortment of black-colored FATH T-slotted hardware components to match their SureFrame black anodized T-slotted rails. These components include cube connectors (2D and 3D) and angle connectors; joining plates including straight flat plates, square flat plates, rectangular flat plates, Tee flat plates, cross flat plates, L-shaped flat…
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LUTZE SUPERFLEX Shielded Continuous Flexing Control Cable from AutomationDirect

January 31, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added LUTZE SUPERFLEX control cable that is well-suited for short to medium-length articulated drag chain (C-tracks) installations requiring moderate to high performance. The High Glide TPE insulation and PVC outer jacket provide resistance to sunlight, oil, and moisture penetration, and make this cable ideal for indoor wet and dry applications…
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Productivity Codesys PLC Series from AutomationDirect

January 24, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added a low-cost CODESYS PLC solution for those who prefer CODESYS programming. CODESYS is the most widely used manufacturer-independent IEC 61131-3 development system on the market, and the new P2CDS-622 CPU features a CODESYS engine housed in a Productivity2000 controller form factor. This CPU offers plenty of communication capabilities…
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WAGO Pro2 Power Supply Communication Modules from AutomationDirect

January 24, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added WAGO Pro2 communication modules that easily snap into place as an add-on to WAGO Pro2 power supplies.  These modules are available with various communication protocols and their respective communication ports. With this added connectivity, remote access to features, settings, and real-time data monitored by the power supplies is…
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CCEA TrackAlpha-Pro Series LED Light Bars from AutomationDirect

January 17, 2024 – AutomationDirect adds CCEA TRACKALPHA-PRO series LED light bars to expand their offering of industrial LED fixtures. Their rugged industrial-grade anodized aluminum construction makes TRACKALPHA-PRO ideal for use with medium to large-sized industrial machine tools and for use in wet environments. These 120 VAC-rated high-powered LED lights provide intense, uniform lighting, with…
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New LS Electric EtherCAT® PLC Modules and Servo Systems from AutomationDirect

January 17, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added EtherCAT controller modules for the LS Electric XGB PLC family.  These new modules work in conjunction with our new lineup of LS Electric iX7 EtherCAT servo systems for highly accurate multi-axis motion control functionality. Both 4-axis and 8-axis EtherCAT controller modules are available; up to two of these…
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Lutze Din Rail Mounted Compact Switching Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

January 17, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added new compact power supplies from LUTZE, which has been an industry leading manufacturer for over 60 years. LUTZE DIN rail mounted compact switching power supplies are high-efficiency units that offer space and cost savings. These smaller-than-industry-standard power supplies are offered in four series. ECO series power supplies are…
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Endress+Hauser Cerabar Series Pressure Transmitters from AutomationDirect

January 17, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added Endress+Hauser Cerabar series pressure transmitters to their growing lineup of process control and measurement devices. Endress+Hauser supplies process control sensors/instruments to a wide variety of industries worldwide and is known for highly reliable, accurate, and innovative measurement devices. The Cerabar series of pressure transmitters offers both ceramic and…
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Z-Range Safety Switch System Components from AutomationDirect

January 10, 2024 – AutomationDirect has added modular Z-Range safety switch system components to their existing portfolio of safety products. The Z-Range safety switch system offers simplicity and modularity, allowing up to 30 Z-Range safety devices to be connected to one safety relay while maintaining PLe performance rating. These devices are an excellent choice for…
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Helukabel TrayControl® 600 Flexible Control Cable from AutomationDirect

January 10, 2024- AutomationDirect has added the versatile and highly flexible Helukabel TRAYCONTROL 600V control cable that is ideal for industrial control, power, and instrumentation applications. The individual bare copper conductors are stranded for flexibility and are covered with a black PVC/nylon insulation with white numbering for easy identification. A green with yellow stripe ground…
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Wiha Screwdrivers, Pliers, Crimpers, Wire Strippers, and Cutters from AutomationDirect

December 13, 2023 – AutomationDirect is pleased to announce the addition of world-renowned Wiha tools to our vast selection of industrial tools. The new Wiha tool offering includes various types of standard, insulated, and miniature/precision screwdrivers; multi-bit, hex, and impact bit drivers; general purpose, insulated, cutting, crimping, and precision pliers; cable shears; many tool set…
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Additional Series of Code Barcode Scanners from AutomationDirect

December 13, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added new Code barcode scanners to their portfolio of identification products. CR1500 series barcode scanners are compact hand-held devices with a dual-field optical platform that adds the ability to read laser etched, DPM, or high-density codes. CR5000 series barcode scanners are table-top presentation mode scanners that facilitate hands-free operation….
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AchieVe Series Inductive Proximity Sensors from AutomationDirect

December 13, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added the new AchieVe series of inductive proximity sensors which offers great value for general industrial applications. These tubular inductive proximity sensors made from stainless steel are offered in 8mm, 12mm, and 18mm barrel sizes. Flush and non-flush mount styles offer a range of sensing distances up to 8mm….
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Saginaw HMI Enclosures and Suspension Arm Systems from AutomationDirect

December 6, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added new quality-built Saginaw carbon steel and stainless steel HMI enclosures available in various sizes with NEMA 3R/4/12/13 ratings (stainless steel units are also rated NEMA 4X). These enclosures protect human machine interfaces (HMIs) from harsh industrial environments, helping to prolong HMI service life and ensure reliable operation. They…
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STRIDE SE3 Ethernet Switches from AutomationDirect

December 6, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added STRIDE SE3 series unmanaged Ethernet switches that offer low-cost networking solutions for industrial applications. Built with a rugged IP30 metal housing, this series offers Fast (10/100 Base-T) and Gigabit (1000 Base-T) speeds, fiber optic connections (ST 100FX, SC 100FX, and SFP ports), and up to 16 ports total….
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Metal Work Regtronic Pneumatic Transducers from AutomationDirect

December 6, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added Metal Work Regtronic series electro-pneumatic transducers that utilize two internal solenoid valves to convert an electronic signal from a PLC or other controller to a regulated precision linear pneumatic output pressure. This dual solenoid design eliminates continuous supply air consumption, reducing operational costs. Regtronic transducers feature a maximum…
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Dehn Compact Data and Signal Surge Protection Devices from AutomationDirect

November 29, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added BLITZDUCTORconnect yellow/line compact data and signal surge protectors to their growing lineup of surge protective devices. These surge protectors feature a modular, compact design for system protection in industrial environments, information technology signal interfaces, and automation or measuring and control systems. The integrated LifeCheck monitoring function helps ensure…
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ProductivityOpen P1AM-200 CPU & Productivity1000 TTL I/O modules from AutomationDirect

November 29, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added the P1AM-200 open-source CPU to their ProductivityOpen line of controllers. This CPU can be programmed in C++ using the Arduino IDE or in CircuitPython using any text editor. CircuitPython is a derivative of the Python programming language built specifically for microcontrollers and uses a runtime interpreter instead of…
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More ProSense Fixed Range, Head-Mounted Temperature Transmitters from AutomationDirect

November 29, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added more ProSense XTH2 series fixed range, head-mounted temperature transmitters to their lineup of temperature transmitters/signal conditioners. The XTH2 series fixed-range transmitters are for Type Pt100 3-wire RTDs and are ready to use out-of-the-box with pre-configured measuring ranges up to 500°F (260°C). These new convenient head-mounted temperature transmitters are…
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More Optris Infrared Pyrometer Options from AutomationDirect

November 15, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added additional CSmicro and new CSlaser series infrared pyrometers to their growing lineup of temperature sensors. Infrared pyrometers use non-contact sensing to determine the surface temperature of an object based on its emitted infrared radiation. Optris CSmicro LTH, 3ML/3MH, and 2MH series miniature infrared pyrometers feature a rugged stainless…
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Rhino PSR Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

November 15, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added new RHINO BASIC PSR series power supplies that feature high power density, high efficiency, and overcurrent protection in constant current mode, making them ideal for charging applications. PSR series power supplies offer an ultra-slim design in a rugged aluminum housing, adjustable output voltage, and are available in: The…
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Toshiba EQP Global SD Severe Duty Motors from AutomationDirect

November 1, 2023 – AutomationDirect recently added the EQP Global SD severe duty motors from Toshiba. The Toshiba EQP SD series motors are designed to withstand the most severe conditions. Since most AC motor failures are a result of failed bearings, these inverter-duty motors feature oversized 300-series bearings for maximum motor longevity. The Toshiba EQP…
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Patlite NE Series Visual and Audible-Visual Signaling Beacons from AutomationDirect

November 1, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added Patlite NE series visual and audible-visual signaling beacons to their portfolio of industrial signaling devices. These signaling devices are offered as visual-only beacons or as combination devices with a buzzer or selectable tone alarm (8 different tones) and signal beacon. Mono-color beacons are available in red, yellow, green,…
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U.S. MOTORS (Nidec) Brand ACCU-Torq Motors from AutomationDirect

November 1, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added ACCU-Torq motors from Nidec U.S. MOTORS to their motor category. These 3-phase motors are high-performance inverter duty motors that are an excellent cost-effective solution for applications that require 100% torque down to zero speed. These motors offer premium efficiency and are available in 230/460 VAC 1800 rpm models…
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Murrplastik Two-Piece Flex Split Conduit from AutomationDirect

October 25, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added EWT-PA series flexible, non-metallic, two-piece split conduit from Murrplastik.  This flex split conduit provides an easy solution for routing pre-terminated cables, eliminating the need to dismantle/reassemble the installed connectors. The EWT-PA series conduit consists of dual overlapping tubes that are easy to open yet provide mechanical protection and…
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Balluff BCS Series Capacitive Proximity Sensors from AutomationDirect

October 25, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added Balluff BCS series capacitive proximity sensors to their robust selection of object detection sensors. They are available in 12 to 30mm tubular, 50mm round, and small rectangular body styles and offer sensing distances up to 30mm. These DC-powered sensors feature rugged stainless steel or thermoplastic housings with protection…
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New ProSense T30R Series Timer Relays from AutomationDirect

October 18, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added new ProSense T30R series rugged timer relays featuring a high 30A SPDT output contact that controls loads without requiring a separate contactor. These new single-function timer relays are available in on-delay, off-delay, fleeting, and cyclic mode timing options and offer an easy-to-use rotary switch adjustment with timing ranges…
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Rhino PSRP and PSRT Series Switch-Mode Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

October 11, 2023 – AutomationDirect has added RHINO PRO PSRP and RHINO TOUGH PSRT series power supplies to their extensive selection of switching power supplies. The PSRP series power supplies feature a sleek, space-saving design with push-in connectors, a rugged aluminum housing, and many DC power options including: RHINO TOUGH PSRT series machine-mount switch-mode power…