Bourns Introduces New 10/100 Base-Tx Transformer as Optimal Inductive Component Solution for MB and ADSL Modems

Riverside, Calif., June 10, 2014 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced its new 10/100 Base-Tx Transformer. Designated the Bourns® Model PT61018PEL, it is an addition to the company's comprehensive inductive components product family. This LAN transformer features a single-port, small size, potted construction design that makes it an optimal solution for Ethernet MB and ADSL-based modems. Bourns' new LAN 10/100 Base-Tx transformer is also ideal for harsh environment applications offering extended temperature range (-40 to +85 °C) operation with 1.5K Vrms isolation voltage. The PT61018PEL can be used as alternate transformer to Bourns' existing Model PT61018EL, and offers a significantly shorter production lead time of 10 weeks compared to the existing model.

"Bourns' new LAN 10/100 Base-TX transformer is a welcome addition to our broad array of magnetic components and solutions that meet a variety of application needs," said Guido Zehnder, product manager at Bourns, Inc. "In addition to its ruggedized potted construction design and extended temperature operation that meet harsh environment modem application requirements, Bourns' latest LAN transformer is fully integrated for adapter, hub and motherboard applications."

Pricing and Availability As a pricing reference, the Bourns® model PT61018PEL is priced at $0.60 each in 5000 piece quantities. Available immediately, the new LAN transformer is IEEE 802.3 Ethernet compatible, is offered in a dual channel 16-pin SMD package and is RoHS compliant*. For additional product specifications, please go to:

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
(949) 947-7232
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
(951) 781-5054
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