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Bourns Releases Additional LAN 10/100/1000 Base-T Transformer Designed for Ethernet Applications with PoE Function

Riverside, Calif., October 7, 2014 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today released an additional LAN 10/100/1000 Base-T Transformer model designed specifically for Ethernet-based applications with Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) functionality. This latest model delivers an extended operating temperature (-40 to +85 °C) making it ideal for harsh environment applications. Designated Bourns® Model SM51589PEL, the company's new LAN transformer can be used as an alternate component to Bourns' existing Model SM51589EL. In addition, Bourns' Model SM51589EL is compliant with IEEE802.3 standards and features 5K VAC dielectric withstanding voltage.

"Bourns is committed to serving our customers with the broadest portfolio of leading LAN 10/100 Base-TX transformer solutions. This latest model is well-suited to meet the rugged, extended temperature operation requirements of LAN, Ethernet and PoE applications," said Guido Zehnder, product manager at Bourns, Inc. "Offering a LAN transformer featuring 5 kVrms voltage, Bourns helps ensure OEMs meet the safety isolation requirements of high-voltage systems."

Pricing and Availability RoHS compliant*, the Bourns® Model SM51589PEL is available now. As a pricing reference, it is priced at $ 1.40 each in 1000 piece quantities. For more information, please see Bourns' Transformer – LAN product page.

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical (low/medium risk), audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at

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Agency Contact:
Annette Keller
Keller Communication
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
(951) 781-5054