Communication Systems & Equipment

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Diagnostic Test Tools find switching system faults.

April 1, 2015

Designed for Pickering PXI, PCI, or LXI products, eBIRST Switching System Test Tools identify faulty relays and display graphical representation of switching system’s PCB assembly, highlighting relays that need to be replaced. Three tools support 200-way LFH, 78-way D, and 50-way D connectors, while set of adapters allow connection to other connector types. Application program controls tools via USB2 connection that also provides power and controls switching system using Test Definition File. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Physical Layer Transceiver supports long reach multimode.

March 31, 2015

Based on electronic dispersion compensation, 28 nm BCM82780 enables 10/40 GbE data transmission with long reach multimode support. Device also handles short range, long range, and extended range optical interfaces. Suited for single mode fiber, multi-mode fiber, or copper twin-axial applications, BCM82780 includes all-DSP high-speed front end, integrated 2:1 failover switch in both transmit and receive directions, and advanced diagnostics on high-speed I/O including Eye-Mapping, SNR, and BER. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

NAS Appliance enables concurrent, high-resolution workflow.

March 31, 2015

Leveraging mixed drive types in tiered strategy and RAID technology, BrightDrive AstellaNx Pro enables both entry-level and established post-production and broadcast facilities to implement concurrent, high-resolution, real-time workflow utilizing Ethernet components. NAS appliance, supporiting capacities up to 150 TB, shares single NFS or SMB mount and provides up to 6 concurrent 2K streams (or up to 2 streams of 4K) via 10 GbE from 4U enclosure. Up to eight 10GbE ports are available. Read More

Services, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Telematics/Live Video System increases driver safety/productivity.

March 30, 2015

Accessible for playback to smartphones, tablets, or PCs, VIDEOMATICS™ cloud-based software and hardware system provides instant access to vehicle location tracking, monitoring, and alerts as well as live and historical video with analytics from within and surrounding vehicle. Solution integrates telematics (GPS and routing), operates in SaaS delivery model, and integrates DVR, in-cab display monitor, and up to 16 video cameras. Communication is via Ethernet, Wi-Fi®, and cellular modem. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Ethernet Modems support 40 mile communication range.

March 30, 2015

Available in 360–512 MHz and 928–960 MHz configurations, wireless modems extend Ethernet networks into difficult-to-access locations. Products can operate in Access Point/Client configuration, function as network Bridge/Router, or serve as Serial Server (RS232/485). Modems feature 128-bit AES, 802.11i with CCMP, WEP, and WPA2 encryption; ATEX/IECEx hazardous area approval; and throughput optimization for up to 25.2 kbps. Multiple channel spacing options are also available. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Electronic Components & Devices

Right Angle RF Adapters suit space-limited applications.

March 30, 2015

Used in military and commercial markets, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Right Angle RF Adapters are available with 4 in-series and between-series connector options, including 1.85, 2.4, 2.92, and 3.5 mm. Upper operating frequency ranges from 34.5 GHz with 3.5 mm versions up to 50 GHz with 1.85 mm and 2.4 mm adapter versions. Exhibiting low VSWR from 1.25:1 to 1.5:1, depending on configuration, adapters allow 90° turns in tight-space applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ferrite Loop Antenna Arrays cover 500 kHz to 30 MHz.

March 27, 2015

Featuring shielded design, MRFS-6200 Series minimizes reception of local electric field noise sources. Units can be configured for Radio Direction Finding with addition of short sense whip. Housed in optional ABS radome, 12 x 12 x 3 in. arrays have low visibility. Antennas can be powered from 9.5–18.0 Vdc, with available option for 18.0–36 Vdc. Since antennas do not require ground plane, they are suitable for both fixed and mobile operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

M2M Antennas optimize industrial connectivity.

March 26, 2015

Rated for temporary water immersion, HCR Dual Band and HCR Tri-band Rotatable Shell Omnidirectional Antennas can withstand temperatures from -40 to 70°C and offer variety of vandal-resistant mounting options. Dual-band model operates in 824–894 MHz or 1,850–1,990 MHz frequency ranges, while tri-band models function in 824–894 MHz, 1,710–1,880 MHz, and 1,910–2,170 MHz frequency ranges as well as 880–960 MHz, 1,710–1,880 MHz, and 1,850–1,990 MHz frequency ranges. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Eighth Brick 200 W DC/DC Converter offers up to 94.5% efficiency.

March 26, 2015

Targeting telecom and networking equipment manufacturers, AVO200 series comprises fully regulated, 1/8th brick DC/DC converters in open frame (2.3 x 0.9 x 0.378 in.) and baseplate (2.3 x 0.9 x 0.5 in.) designs. Models, which include 5 and 12 V versions with respective delivery capabilities up to 40 and 16.7 A, accept 36–75 Vdc input, and operate from -40 to +85°C. Other features include fixed switching frequency, pre-bias start-up capability, and output voltage remote sense. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

M2M Antenna increases connectivity in harsh environments.

March 26, 2015

Supplied in weather-resistant, IP67-rated housing, LPS69223NT Omni Directional LTE Disk-Puck Antenna offers complete cellular 3G/4G LTE data coverage for such operational-critical environments as manufacturing, warehouses, and field services. Machine to Machine (M2M) antenna fosters discretion via low-profile design and offers single-port connectivity. Other applications include outdoor kiosks, remote ATMs, as well as unsupervised RF remote monitoring and control devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Phase 2 Communications System withstands multiple failure points.

March 25, 2015

Comprising ATLAS® 4500 multi-mode base station/repeaters and Viking® multi-/single-band mobile and portable radios, ATLAS P25 Phase 2 system provides Phase 1 FDMA 12.5 kHz and Phase 2 TDMA 6.25 kHz operation. Open-standards based, critical communications solution, targeting public safety agency use, provides fully software defined base station platform. Available system types include trunked, conventional, simulcast, and hybrid operation in VHF, UHF, and 7/800 MHz frequency bands. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software, Communication Systems & Equipment

Network Interface Card accelerates SDN and NFV.

March 24, 2015

Running on COTS servers, ACE-NIC accelerates performance of vEPC and vCPE NFV platform by 50 times, minimizing end-to-end latency. Card is equipped with 4 x 10GE ports, software and hardware designed for FPGA SoC based on ENET flow processor, supporting PCIe Gen3, and optional Intel 40G Fortville component. Dedicated acceleration functions include: frame header manipulation and offloading, virtual switch implementation, programmable frame fragmentation, QoS, counters, and billing information. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Offload System handles Full HD video.

March 23, 2015

Intended for video surveillance applications, Wireless Offload System ensures fast transmission of Full HD video recordings over wireless network, even with high packet error rates. Throughput capacity is close to 160–240 Mbps with error rate of 25%. Whether in 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi network, offload of content can be performed either at once or over course of several partial offload procedures, making it possible to maximize operational efficiency of onboard surveillance system. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment

Receiver Demodulator has 4.3 in. LCD monitor and 10 W speaker.

March 23, 2015

Suited for off-air monitoring of on-air broadcasts via RF or IP for master control or ENG (Electronic News Gathering) trucks, Allview 8VSB/HD-SDI+IP™ features 8VSB, IP unicast or multicast (with Pro-MPEG FEC), and DVB-ASI inputs as well as outputs for IP, SDI/HD-SDI with embedded audio, DVB-ASI, analog, and MPEG -1/2 or AC-3 audio. System can automatically switch between RF and IP inputs and supports AES-3 id audio as well as PCM. Optional DVB-S/DVB-S2 or DVB-T+T2 tuner is also available. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Format Processor provides source switching.

March 23, 2015

Offering single box solution, EXT-MFP provides ample source switching, format conversion with automatic scaling, and independent digital and analog audio routing with comprehensive mobile control options. Multi-Format Processor supports popular video formats, including HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, VGA, and composite video. Selected sources are output as HDMI and DVI with stereo audio, supporting HDCP and high definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD and 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Vibration Transmitter offers increased efficacy and life.

March 20, 2015

CSI 9420 comes with AMS Suite: Machinery Health Manager v5.61 asset management software, which integrates data from route-based, online, and wireless vibration solutions, as well as third-party oil and IR analysis data, to provide complete picture of machinery health. Spectral resolution options help reduce bandwidth requirements and improve power module life, while data log and configuration capabilities streamline user interaction with multiple transmitters on single gateway. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Point-to-Multipoint Base Station cancels radio interference.

March 20, 2015

Equipped with Smart Beamforming antenna, RADWIN 5000 JET enables operation in heavily congested unlicensed bands and in non-line-of-sight conditions, making it suitable for broadband wireless applications. JET supports 3.3–3.8 GHz or 5.1–5.8 GHz multi-band radio, empowering Service Providers to deliver broadband access service with assured SLA. Featuring small form factor, IP67-rated design, system delivers up to 250 Mbps per sector and 1 Gbps per site (4 sectors). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wall Switch Access Point targets hospitality market.

March 18, 2015

Using BeamFlex™ adaptive antenna technology, ZoneFlex™ H500 2x2:2 Access Point delivers high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi in low-profile design that can be discretely installed in wall junction box. Dual-band unit has 4 Ethernet ports for in-room access, enabling connection of wired network devices such as IPTV set top boxes, VoIP telephones, or networked minibars. PoE port allows devices to be powered directly from wall switch, and ZoneFlex H500 itself may be powered via PoE or DC power adapter. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

UHF RFID IC Evaluation Board fosters battery-free development.

March 17, 2015

Spider evaluation board is available for ANDY100 UHF RFID IC, which harvests RF energy from commercial UHF RFID readers and communicates with them using EPC C1G2 standard commands. ANDY 100 IC, included with evaluation board, also includes SPI master to drive sensors while keeping tag plus sensor device battery-free. Additionally included start-up circuit lets developers work directly with SPI sensors or connect MCU of choice for further processing. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers suit uplink applications.

March 16, 2015

Based on SuperPower technology, XTD-2000KHE Ku-band TWTA provides 750 W of linear power in compact, rugged package weighing 92 lb and drawing less than 3,200 W of prime power. XTD-1500DBSHE DBS-band TWTA provides 560 W of linear power for direct-to-home applications in same package and draws only 2,500 W of prime power. Designed for SATCOM applications, both are available as outdoor antenna-mount units with operating temperature of -40 to +60°C or as indoor rackmount configurations. Read More