Active Components

Panasonic’s Active Components such as Relays, DC Contactors, Switches, Connectors and Semiconductor can meet the needs of any design challenge. The high-quality components help customers keep their design cutting edge while reducing design time. Choose from a broad range of Panasonic Active Components available immediately off the shelf at Digi-Key. Make your product powered by Panasonic today!

  • Relays
  • DC Contactors
  • Switches
  • Connectors

AQV258H5 Series PhotoMOS® RelaysAQV258H5 Series PhotoMOS® Relays

The AQV258H5 series relays provide high voltage switching reliability and can be utilized in applications where traditional electromechanical relays are already being used. Replacing a standard electromechanical relay with PhotoMOS can provide better resistance to shock and vibration, low on-resistance, and a theoretically infinite life cycle.

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Features

  • High capacity
  • Load current: 20 mA
  • Load voltage: 1,500 V
  • I/O isolation voltage: 5,000 VRMS
  • Distance between output terminals expanded to cater to a 6-pin DIP package:
    • Higher factor of safety when operating battery monitoring applications
  • Packaging options: tube and tape/reel
  • UL recognized and C-UL certified
  • RoHS/REACH compliant
  • Able to switch high voltage load
  • Suitable for battery monitoring and low signal controls

Applications

  • BMS
  • Industrial equipment
  • Measuring instruments
  • Isolation monitoring
  • Battery monitoring
  • Signal processing
  • Signal controls
  • High isolation
  • Mercury relay replacement


AQY217GS Series PhotoMOS® RelaysAQY217GS Series PhotoMOS® Relays

Panasonic’s AQY217GS series high-capacity PhotoMOS® relays are available in an SOP 4-pin surface-mount package capable of handling up to 400 mA at 200 V in a small package size and maintains a low on-resistance of 1.8 Ω.

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Features

  • Low on-resistance
  • Small package: 4.3 mm x 4.4 mm x 2.1 mm
  • High capacity
  • High-current switching
  • Load current: 0.4 A
  • Load voltage: 200 VAC/DC
  • Dual packaging options
  • Specifications allow use in place standard electromechanical relays
  • UL recognized
  • RoHS/REACH compliant
  • Less heat dissipation: 1.8 Ω (typ.)
  • Miniaturization of systems: SOP 4-pin
  • Faster turn-on activation speed
  • Available in tube and tape/reel packaging

Applications

  • Industrial machinery and equipment
  • Electrical power industry
  • Test and measurement industry
  • Measurement equipment
  • Security equipment
  • Fire prevention systems
  • Building automation systems


HE-N Series General Power Relays HE-N Series General Power Relays

Panasonic’s HE-N series high capacity relays can switch 120 A at 480 VAC in a simple, SPST configuration. The HE-N relays have a 1 Form A (SPST-NO) contact arrangement and have a high switching capacity of 120 A at 480 VAC or 55 A at 800 VAC.

New Product Introduction: HE-N Series General Power Relays

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Features

  • High switching capacity: up to 120 A at 480 VAC or 55 A at 800 VAC
  • Compact size: 50 mm x 40 mm x 43 mm
  • Saves space on the PC board
  • Can be mounted on a PCB using wide blade terminals rather than screw terminals
  • Large contact gap: 3.6 mm providing high isolation between open contacts for added safety
  • Low coil holding voltage: 400 mW consumes minimal operating power RoHS compliant


HE-S Series General Power Relays HE-S Series General Power Relays

Panasonic’s HE-S series relays offer a high switching capacity of 35 A at 277 VAC with a long-life rating of 500,000 ops.

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Applications

  • Photovoltaic power generation systems (solar inverter)
  • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
  • Inverters
  • Office air conditioners
  • Industrial equipment

LZ-N Series Power PCB RelaysLZ-N Series Power PCB Relays

Panasonic’s LZ-N relays have the optimized pin-compatibility of the LZ relay. Along with the wide range of possible applications in factory and building automation, the relays can be used in white goods thanks to their compliance with IEC/EN 60335-1 GWT. The single side stable LZ-N relays are available in the usual coil voltage steps from 5 V to 24 V.

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Features

  • 16 A switching current, 250 VAC switching voltage
  • Contact arrangement: 1 Form A contact or 1 Form C
  • Contact material: AgSnO2
  • Compact design (W x L x H): 12.5 mm x 28.8 mm x 15.7 mm
  • Breakdown voltage between contacts and coil: 5,000 VRMS
  • Air and creepage distance between contacts and coil: 10 mm minimum
  • Certification according to VDE, UL/C-UL

Applications

  • Household electrical appliances
  • Office equipment
  • Industrial equipment


DJ-H Series RelaysDJ-H Series Relays

Panasonic's DJ-H series are single-coil or double-coil latching relays containing a UL rating for electronic ballast load of 20 A at 277 VAC / 347 VAC. DJ-H series relays are ideal for applications such as lighting control, shutters, and blind controls.

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Features

  • High capacity power relay with manual switch
  • 20 A at 277 VAC / 347 VAC electronic ballast rating (for the Canadian market)
  • Conforms to NEMA 410 standard for 347 VAC
  • Maximum switching voltage of 480 VAC
  • 5,540 Watt tungsten load (TV-20 rating)
  • 4,000 V isolation between contact and coil
  • Various DC coil options: 5 V, 12 V, and 24 V
  • 12 kV surge breakdown voltage
  • High inrush capability
    • 20 A at 250 VAC capacitive load (200 µF)
  • Supports manual operation
  • IEC 60669-1 compliant
  • UL / cUL approved

EV Series EV Series

Panasonic’s EV Series DC Contactors are essentially Relays that combine compact design with cutoff at high DC voltages - something that Panasonic has achieved through contact technology with sealed capsules containing hydrogen gas. They are an eco-friendly design in choice for mobility applications.

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Features

  • Compact And Lightweight High-Voltage Cutoffs
  • Safely Encased
  • Highly Reliable Contact
  • Dustproof

Applications

  • High DC voltage applications
  • Electric vehicle
  • Hybrid vehicle
  • Fuel cell vehicle
  • Battery charge and discharge systems
  • Construction equipment


EP Series EP Series

Panasonic’s EP Series DC Contactors are high-voltage, high-current control capable offering a high capacity of maximum 1,000 Volt DC cutoff. These DC Contactors are compact and generate little operating sound, even when large currents are cut off.

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Features

  • Sealed - hermetically
  • High voltage, high current control capable
  • Compact and low operating sound
  • Arc space unnecessary
  • Safety
  • High contact reliability
  • Mounting direction is not specified
  • Wide selection of models available
  • Standard compliance

Benefits

  • Solar power generation systems
  • Cogenerations systems
  • Construction machinery
  • Welding equipment
  • Battery charge and discharge control
  • AGV
  • Inverter control
  • Elevator


High-Capacity HEV Cut-Off RelayHE-V Series

The HEV high-capacity cut-off relay is designed primarily for battery and DC load controls. It is the perfect choice for inverter and charge circuits for DC and high-voltage DC battery loads, and solar charging.

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EVP-BB Series Light Touch Switch Panasonic’s EVP-AT Series

The EVP-BB series features a laser-welded design that helps to prevent actuator peel-off in the case of side-load or impact. EVP-BB series light touch switch is also IP67 rated.

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Features

  • Small size
  • Laser welded design
  • IP67 rated
  • RoHS- and REACH-compliant
  • Perfect for small applications
  • Withstands typical drop tests

Applications

  • Glucose meters, hearing aids
  • Control panels
  • Wearable devices: smart watch and activity trackers

Industries

  • Medical
  • Industrial electronics
  • Consumer electronics


EVP-AT Series Light Touch Switch Panasonic’s EVP-AT Series

Panasonic’s EVP-AT Series Light Touch Switch features a low profile at 3.4 mm x 1.7 mm, this switch features a dome behind the actuator and is IP67 rated.

New Product Introduction: EVP-AT Series Side-Operational, Edge-Mount Light Touch Switch

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Features

  • Low profile: 3.4 mm x 1.7 mm (excluding the push plate), height 1.6 mm (printed circuit board being as low as 1.105 mm)
  • Dome behind actuator
  • Laser-welded technology
  • Edge-mount design
  • IP67 rated
  • RoHS and REACH Compliant

Applications

  • For portable electronic equipment
  • Wearables
  • Blood glucose meters



ABS Series IP67 Rated Sealed Turquoise Switches ABS Series IP67 Rated Sealed Turquoise Switches

Panasonic’s ABS Series Sealed Switches are offered with or without lever, roller lever, simulated roller lever, or plunger for any design needs. They are perfect for either high or low volume designs requiring proven Panasonic quality and where water and dust protection are required.

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Features

  • Subminiature size, high sealing performance
  • Elastomer double molding technology for steady sealing quality
  • Superior operating position precision

Applications

  • Automotive detection of door opening and closing
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Air purifiers
  • Gas cooking ranges

V Series Optical Connectors V Series FPC Connectors

Panasonic Electric Works' Type V series active optical connector can reverse the dual-core optical fiber transfer in each direction simultaneously which makes it ideal for applications where mutual high-speed transfer is needed between connected PC boards up to 8 Gbps.

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Features

  • High-speed and wide data rate optical transmission
  • Noise immunity and electrical isolation allows use in noisy environments and protects users and devices
  • Plug is embedded with electrical and optical conversion function
  • Small, integrated cable and plug enables high-density mounting and easy assembly
  • Built-in laser diode and photodiode
  • Easy integration in compact devices
  • RoHS and REACH compliant

Applications

  • Test and measurement: measuring equipment, processing instruments
  • Medical equipment: MRIs, endoscopes
  • Printing and imaging: large format printing
  • Industrial automation: industrial robots


Y5BH Series FPC Connectors Y5BH Series FPC Connectors

Panasonic's Y5BH series FPC connectors are impedance matching connectors that can accept both FPC and FFC with a 0.5 mm pitch.

New Product Introduction: Y5BH Series FPC Connectors

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Features

  • FPC/FFC connector for high-speed transmission
    • 85 Ohm and 90 Ohm impedance matching that offers excellent high-speed differential transmission characteristics and supports all high-speed transmission standards up to 10 Gbps
  • Top and bottom contact construction and no pin assignments
    • Contributes to optimal design freedom by allowing the user to use any pin and both sides of the FPC for connection
  • FPC insertion displacement prevention
    • Constructed to make positional displacement difficult by surrounding the four sides on the FPC inlet side with wall molding
  • Suitable for both FFC and FPC with 0.5 mm pitch
    • High versatility by allowing the customer to use either FFC or FPC. This contributes to cost savings by using impedance matching FFC
  • Differential impedance matching
  • Back lock structure
  • RoHS/REACH compliant

Applications/Industries

  • PCs, tablet PCs
  • Digital cameras
  • Video cameras
  • Consumer electronics
  • Industrial electronics


R35K Connectors R35K Connectors

The ultra-small (width 1.3 mm) R35K Connector is a robust yet high mating force connector that can energize 3A.

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Features

  • Slim: width 1.3 mm
  • Low profile construction: mated height 0.6 mm
  • Supports 3A power terminals
  • “TOUGH CONTACT” construction withstands tough environments despite being slim and low profile.
  • Double contact with a simple lock structure made this connector realize low profile, make a good clicking feel and high removal force.

Applications

  • Wearable devices, hearable devices (Battery, Side Switches, various sensor module connection)


P4SP Series High Current Connectors R35K Connectors

Panasonic's connectors can handle both power and signal lines and allow for realized space savings and design flexibility.

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Features

  • Capable of maximum 5 A for power; rated current is 1 A/pin (for power) and 0.5 A/pin (for signal) for a total maximum of 12 A
  • Increased design freedom: any pin contact can be used as a power contact, and any layout is possible for the power supply line
  • Maximum 40 mΩ means less head dissipation and high conductivity
  • Maximum 10 Gbps make is suitable for high-speed transmission type applications

Applications

  • Industrial
  • Communication devices
  • High-speed devices
  • Robotics
  • Motors
  • Cameras
  • Mobile telephones
  • Handheld devices
  • Wi-Fi devices
  • Drones


A35UH Board-to-FPC High Current Connectors A35UH Board-to-FPC High Current Connectors

Panasonic's A35UH series connectors allow devices to be designed thinner due to a low-profile mated height of 0.6 mm. The A35UH series also supports a maximum of 5 A that can be supplied to the power terminals to allow for a reduction in the number of power line pins and contributes to space savings.

New Product Introduction: A35UH Series Board-To-FPC High Current Stacking Connectors

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Features

  • Slim, low-profile design: 0.6 mm mated height with 2.2 mm width
  • Supports 5 A power terminals
  • "Tough Contact" structure provides a slim, low-profile design resistant to various environmental conditions

Applications

  • Smart phones
  • Wearable devices
  • Tablets/PDAs


B02 Series Board-To-FPC Connectors B02 Series Board-To-FPC Connectors

The new B02 Series Connectors allow devices to be designed thinner due to their low profile mated height of 0.7mm and their miniature design provides board space savings.

New Product Introduction: B02 Series Board-To-FPC High Current Stacking Connectors

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Features

  • Slim, Low Profile Design: 0.7 mm Mated Height
  • High Current Rating: 10 A (5.0 A/Pin x 2 Pins)
  • High Insertion Force: 40 Newtons
  • High Removal Force: 10 Newtons
  • Insertion Guides And Click Feel
  • Extra 4 Pins For Signal Lines (0.3 A Each)
  • RoHS/REACH Compliant

Applications

  • Wearable devices
  • Portable devices
  • Battery accessories
  • Consumer devices

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