• Electrocomponents
      • http://www.electrocomponents.com

      High-reliability wireless sensing switches saves time and costs for industrial sector


      Honeywell’s highly durable Limitless™ Series reduces installation and maintenance costs, and increases productivity


      OXFORD, UK, 6 November, 2013 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is now stocking Honeywell’s Limitless™ range of wireless sensing and control products.


      The Limitless™ Series, combines Honeywell’s harsh-duty and medium-duty packaging limit switches with state-of-the-art wireless technology to create a broad product line that eliminates the need for complex wiring and connectors, which can entail expensive maintenance. The wireless devices can be retrofitted into existing systems and equipment to minimise installation time and costs, thus resulting in increased efficiencies for machines, equipment, OEMs, and operators in the oil and gas, surface transportation and petrochemical industries, for example. The switches are particularly suited to remote-monitoring applications where wiring or wire maintenance is not physically possible or economically feasible.


      The Limitless™ portfolio utilises the global, license-free RF wireless 802.15.4 WPAN protocol that provides up to a 305m (1000 feet) line-of-sight communication range without using repeaters, depending on antenna type, and prolongs battery life with advanced power management technology. The switches can be configured to allow up to sixteen devices to communicate with one receiver module. They have the same mechanical life, temperature ratings, and sealing as standard switches with the added advantage of wireless functionality. The wireless signal is received by either a panel-mount receiver, or an industrial DIN-rail module, that converts it to an output. Outputs can be LEDs, buzzers, or electrical signals. The capability also exists to provide CAN, ProfiBus, and standard Ethernet communications. All Limitless™ products include battery and signal diagnostics as standard features.


      Honeywell’s Limitless™ Switch Series is available to purchase now direct from RS stock for same-day despatch.

      About RS Components

      RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

      Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2013 had revenues of £1.24bn.

      For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-components.com.

      Editorial Contact

      Lisa Townsend
      PR Manager – EMEA
      RS Components
      +44 (0)1536 209026

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      Account Director
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      Joanne Youson
      Global Product Marketing PR Manager
      RS Components
      +44 (0)1536 405752


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