Communication Systems & Equipment

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

High Linearity 4 W Power Amplifier suits Ka-band applications.

January 20, 2015

Offered in bare die format and 5 x 5 mm, 32-lead QFN package, MAAP-011139 has 29–31 GHz frequency range and delivers 24 dB of linear gain, 4 W of saturated output power, and 23% efficiency. This high-linearity power amplifier, suited for Ka-band, high-data density satellite communications, provides >27 dBm Pout/tone while maintaining IM3 levels of 30 dBc. Rating for input and output return loss is 10 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Smartphone Accessory turns mobile devices into PosiTector gauges.

January 19, 2015

Working with PosiSoft Mobile app, PosiTector SmartLink accessory turns cellphone or tablet into virtual PosiTector gauge. Mobile Integration, which does not require Internet connection, utilizes smart device utility, including touchscreen keyboard, microphone, camera, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, cellular, and dictation tools. Online integration with Internet connection lets users share, backup, synchronize, and report measurement data via email, apps, and cloud. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Audio Monitoring Systems support desktop audio production.

January 19, 2015

Featuring Shadocaster™ nearfield scattering acoustic design, Models PX600 and PX300 enable tracking, editing, mixing, and mastering. Acoustic Pinpoint™ absolute positioning system helps ensure high repeatability from session to session and user to user for continuity-critical applications. All systems combine sonic precision of fully DSP-controlled active 3-way monitors, with flexibility of Monitor Control System and precision of ultra-low-jitter digital audio USB sound card. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Multi-GNSS Receiver Module serves wearable, IoT applications.

January 15, 2015

Integrating all necessary components as GNSS receiver, 7 x 7 mm Venus828F only requires external antenna and power supply to output position/velocity/time information in standard NMEA-0183 format. Stand-alone LGA module works with multiple satellite systems and concurrently tracks up to 28 satellites. Along with 29 sec cold start TTFF and -165 dBm tracking sensitivity, features include 10 nsec 1PPS timing accuracy, on-board geo-fencing, and 8–512 Mbit external SPI Flash data logging. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

Long-Range Radios are suited for noisy RF environments.

January 15, 2015

Digi XLR PRO™ radios, intended for wireless data transmission in various industries with remote assets, Ethernet, and serial devices, overcome noisy RF environments via Punch2™ Technology, which leverages Chirp Spread Spectrum (CSS) modulation. With line of sight range of >100 miles, 1 W unlicensed 900 MHz wide-band radio supports data rates >3 Mbps. Radio does not require any programming and can be configured using XCTU configuration platform and managed/maintained via Device Cloud Manager. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Automatic ID

Mobile POS Accessory works with smartphones and tablets.

January 13, 2015

Measuring 117 x 49 x 25 mm, KDC®500 Mobile POS Companion combines chip-and-PIN and MSR secure payment transaction technology with 1D laser- or 2D imager-based barcode scanning and NFC capabilities that support Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows mobile/PC over Bluetooth technology. EMV/MSR/NFC features provide full transition options with KTSync® data collection and application generation tools. EMV/MSR/Barcode/NFC sled, included, is PCI compliant and detachable.

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Receiver with 3.6 GHz Max Range aids EMI compliance testing.

January 13, 2015

Built on upgradeable platform, N9038A MXE EMI receiver enables EMI/EMC specialists to diagnose noncompliant emissions and help designers pinpoint root causes. Frequency range spans 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz, and available enhancements include CPU, memory, disk drives, and I/O ports. Additions of functionality and measurement applications are also supported. Receiver complies with CISPR 16-1-1 and MIL-STD-461 requirements for commercial products and military systems, respectively. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Green & Clean

Power and Energy Meter supports BACnet MS/TP communication.

January 12, 2015

Featuring native BACnet MS/TP serial communication, Shark® 50B supplies power and energy data to building automation systems. Unit comes pre-programmed with 34 BACnet objects for seamless integration into existing BACnet networks. Meter also supports Modbus over TCP/IP so that it can communicate to stand-alone energy management system or energy dashboard. In addition to building automation, meter supports LEED projects and other green building initiatives. Read More