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New 250V Neon Indicators

New 250V Neon Indicators

New 250V Neon Indicators From Alan Butcher Components We have recently extended our panel neon indicator range to include 12mm and 13mm lights.  The SX412 and SX432 series from Signal Lux are high quality, competitively priced panel indicators.  They are easy to fit, durable and stylish! SX412 Series Features: Panel Cutout: 12mm Lens Diameter: 14mm… Read More
Brushless Motors - Everel 58 series


One of the key strengths of Italian component manufacturer, Everel is it’s ability to turn a standard product into a customised solution.   The Everel Brushless Motor Range is such an example. Outlined below are the primary benefits and technical features of the Everel Ø58 and Ø80 brushless motor family.  For brushless motors, look no further… Read More
New Piezo Buzzers and Miniature Speakers

New Piezo Buzzers And Miniature Speakers

New Products From Alan Butcher Components! Alan Butcher Components is pleased to announce the addition of new piezo buzzers and miniature speakers to our range. Miniature Speakers: ABS-248-RC • Miniature rectangular 4ohm speaker, 2Wmax. • The linked twin speakers help to improve SPL and sound quality. • Excellent miniature speaker for voice and music reproduction.… Read More
Float switch

How to select the correct float switch – Alan Butcher Components

Float Switch Float switches are one of the most proven, reliable and cost-effective technologies for measuring liquid levels. There are several things to consider when sourcing a float switch for your application. These include: • Contact Form – Normally Open or Normally Closed • Mounting position – horizontal or vertical • Housing material • Electrical… Read More

Reed Sensors – A Sustainable Switching Technology

REED SWITCHES & REED SENSORS - SUSTAINABLE SWITCHING. Alan Butcher Components supply reed switches and sensors manufactured by PIC, Germany. Using sustainable technologies is often a key consideration for design engineers. With increased environmental legislation impacting on product design, reed switches offer a non-touch switching solution for a wide variety of applications. So, what makes them… Read More
Toggle Switch - TG Series

Toggle Switches – New From Everel

Everel TG Series Toggle Switch Everel has updated it’s widely known and trusted A1 series rocker switch by adding a toggle! The TG series of toggle switches is based on the 13x19mm A1 switch and has been adapted to include a toggle lever. The metal lever is separated from the internal contacts ensuring that no… Read More
What Are Panel Indicators

What Are Panel Indicators?

What Are Panel Indicators? Distributor Alan Butcher Components helps to explain.   Panel indicators are optoelectronic devices which emit light to show the operating condition of a machine or appliance.  Manufacturers and distributors use various terminologies for this type of product which can be confusing when trying to source an item, particularly on-line:   Signal… Read More
Sensors & Instrumentation

PIC At The Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition

What’s New From PIC? Find Out At The Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition! 25 & 26 September 2018 | Hall 1, NEC Birmingham | Stand C1A Following the success of the 2017 Sensors & Instrumentation Show, PIC GmbH will be exhibiting again in 2018. Last year was the first time PIC showcased their products in the UK… Read More
Touch Switches

What is a capacitive touch switch?

       Touch switches are a type of switch typically activated by the touch of a human operator. There are three main types of touch switch: Capacitive Resistive Piezo For the purpose of this article, we are focusing on capacitive. Capacitive or capacitance switches work by detecting changes in capacitance or electrical charge.  The human body… Read More
Berker Caravan Salon Stand

Caravan Salon Success 2018

Caravan Salon 2018, Dusseldorf – Another Successful Show For Berker GmbH! As one of the most important trade fairs for the caravan and motorhome industry, the Caravan Salon, Dusseldorf is a valuable opportunity to showcase new and existing products.  For Berker GmbH, this year was no exception! Berker manufactures socket outlets and switch systems.  They… Read More

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