Copal Electronics

- Copal Electronics, founded in 1967 and a subsidiary of Nidec Corporation, is a global supplier to the telecommunications, computer, industrial, medical, and semiconductor equipment markets. Products designed and manufactured for these markets include trimmer and precision potentiometers, switches, optical encoders, and DC fans. Copal has also expanded its’ new product development activity into areas including silicon pressure sensors, polygon laser scanners, DC turbo fans, and thermal variable attenuators. More...

As part of Copal’s strategy to provide the market with one of the largest portfolios of industrial switch products from one supplier, Copal Electronics completed the acquisition of the Fujisoku Corporation in late 2007. This acquisition added panel mounted toggle, rocker, lever, pushbutton, and trigger switches to an extensive range of board level switch products already manufactured by Copal. Switch product development is a focus of the combined product group in meeting market requirements for standard and customized switching solutions.

Copal Electronics maintains global customer support capabilities through regional product and customer service offices located in Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, Korea, and the USA. Multiple product manufacturing facilities are located in Japan, China, and Vietnam. Less...

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Digi-Key’s library of more than 2000 exclusive PTM Online… On Demand® product training modules is a collection of training tools created with you – the busy design engineer – in mind. They are provided with the cooperation of participating supplier partners. From this one source, you can learn about the latest products and technologies, download datasheets, check inventory, contact our technical staff, and place an order for same-day shipment.

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • C-CT Series of AC Current Sensor
1.9MB1.0MB5 minParts List
  • CF-LA Series Rocker Switch
1.2MB467KB5 minParts List
  • CFPB Series Pushbutton Switch
1.4MB443KB5 minParts List
  • CJS & CAS Slide Switches
3.6MB1.7MB10 minParts List
  • CL-SA Slide Switch
2.5MB1.3MB5 minParts List
  • Detect Switches
2.9MB965KB10 minParts List
  • Digital Manometers
3.6MB1.7MB10 minParts List
  • E-TA Series of Thermal Variable Attenuators
2.6MB927KB10 minParts List
  • Joystick Encoder CJ25
2.1MB754KB5 minParts List
  • Pneumatic Pressure Sensors PA-20 & PS20
3.4MB1.6MB10 minParts List
  • Pressure Switches with Digital Displays
3.7MB1.9MB15 minParts List
  • Rotary Coded Switch
2.9MB1.4MB10 minParts List
  • Toggle Switch
2.2MB1.1MB5 minParts List

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3D CAD Models for Switches and Trimmer Potentiometers3D CAD Models for Switches and Trimmer Potentiometers - Nidec Copal Electronics Corporation is now providing online 3D CAD models for Switches and Trimmer Potentiometers to all engineers around the globe. Engineers can access, preview, and download 3D CAD models and integrate the models into their designs in order to reduce design time.  More...

Subminiature Brushless DC FansSubminiature Brushless DC Fans - Copal Electronics’ F16EA, F17FA, and F17HA series are subminiature brushless DC fans that are available in a small 16 mm or 17 mm square package. These subminiature fans will bring more flexibility when designing small products or when design space is at a premium. The F16/F17 series have been designed with less rotating speed but are still able to achieve high air flow with improved noise levels. Long life is achieved by sealed bearings (or sleeve bearings). The F16/F17 series are suitable for a variety of compact electronic devices including portable, battery-powered applications.  More...

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