A USB isolator to protect your computer from overvoltage. Also useful in removing ground “voltage” differences between devices.
The USB Isolator is designed to protect your PC from harmful voltage that can flow from devices attached to your PC through the USB cable. The isolator is inserted between the Phidgets board and your PC.
The USB Isolator can also be used to eliminate problems caused by ground “voltage” differences between USB Host and USB devices. The USB Isolator can be very useful for stabilizing systems. Have a look at the technical information section of the User Guide.
|Isolation Voltage (DC)||1 kV DC|
|USB Voltage Min||4.5 V DC|
|USB Voltage Max||5.4 V DC|
|Available External Current||350 mA|
|Current Consumption Min||29 mA|
|Available External Voltage||5 V DC|
|Voltage Regulator Efficiency||73 %|
|Operating Temperature Min||-40 °C|
|Operating Temperature Max||65 °C|
You can use the following cables to connect the 3060 – USB Isolator to your PC. Use a Mini-USB to connect the 3060 to your PC and use a Mini-USB or a USB cable to connect your relay, motor controller or InterfaceKit board to the 3060 depending on the connector on your board.
You can protect your board by purchasing the 3823 - Acrylic Enclosure for the 3060.