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

Bourns® SM51589PEL
Download Hi-res JPG of Bourns® LAN 10/100/1000 Base-T Transformer Model

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 automotive sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic products, microelectronic modules, trimming and precision potentiometers, panel controls and encoders and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, CA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including telecommunications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, automotive, consumer, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Bourns® products are manufactured according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards under Six Sigma quality programs. Bourns® automotive products are manufactured in accordance with the ISO/TS 16949 standard. Additional company and product information is available at the company’s website at

*RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC Jan. 27, 2003 including annex and RoHS Recast 2011/65/EU June 8, 2011.

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