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mXTEND™ SMT Multiband Antennas feature fractal geometry design.

Press Release Summary:

mXTEND™ SMT Multiband Antennas feature fractal geometry design.

February 16, 2017 -

Available in FR01-S4-250 (5.0 x 5.0 x 5.0 mm), FR01-S4-232 (10.0 x 3.2 x 3.2 mm), FR01-S4-224 (12.0 x 2.4 x 3.0mm) and FR01-S4-224 (24.0 x 12.0 x 2.0mm) space saving designs, mXTEND™ SMT Multiband Antennas are operated in 698-2690 frequency range. Offering multiband performance in wireless/mobile devices, units are designed with miniature, standard, off-the-shelf components.

Richardson RFPD, An Arrow Company - Geneva, IL

Original Press Release

Richardson RFPD Introduces Latest Fractus SMT Multiband Antenna for Mobile and Wireless Devices

Press release date: February 14, 2017

Addition to mXTEND™ family of flexible, off-the-shelf mobile antenna solutions

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for the latest mXTEND™ SMT multiband antenna from Fractus, S.A.

The Fractus mXTEND antenna boosters leverage Fractus’ Virtual Antenna™ technology to reduce design cycle times by replacing time-consuming, high-NRE custom antenna solutions with miniature, standard, off-the-shelf components. Fractus has employed their fractal geometry design capability in the development of this family of products, which offers high efficiency, small size and competitive pricing.

The Fractus mXTEND family of products has been specifically designed to provide multiband performance in wireless/mobile devices, enabling worldwide coverage by allowing operation in the communication standards GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800/DCS, GSM1900/PCS, UMTS, LTE700, LTE800, LTE850, LTE900, LTE1700, LTE1800, LTE1900, LTE2000, LTE2100, LTE2300, LTE2500, LTE2600, LTE3500 and LTE3700.

These SMT multiband antennas operate from 698-2690 MHz and are available in four spacesaving sizes:

        Part number                                              Frequency Range (MHz)                                       Dimensions (mm)                                    FR01-S4-250                                                     698–2690                                                        5.0 x 5.0 x 5.0                                        FR01-S4-232                                                     698–2690                                                       10.0 x 3.2 x 3.2                                      FR01-S4-224                                                     698–2690                                                       12.0 x 2.4 x 3.0                                NEW: FR01-S4-220                                                698–2690                                                       24.0 x 12.0 x 2.0                  

Evaluation boards with multiple port options are available by following the above links, along with white papers and user manuals.

To find more information, or to purchase these product today online, please visit the Fractus SMT Multiband Antennas for Mobile Devices webpage. The devices are also available by calling 1- 800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Fractus, please visit the Fractus storefront webpage http://www.richardsonrfpd.com/content/english/aboutus/pages/Suppliers-Storefront.aspx?supplierId=166.

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production.

More information is available online at www.richardsonrfpd.com.

Contact:

Mark Vitellaro

Director of Strategic Marketing

Richardson RFPD

1950 S. Batavia Avenue, Suite 100

Geneva, IL 60134

P 630 262 6800

F 630 262 6850

richardsonrfpd.com

mvitellaro@richardsonrfpd.com