Communication Systems & Equipment

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lowpass Chebyshev Passive Filters address availability concerns.

December 17, 2014

Comprising 9 models that carry unique -1 dBc passband frequency, from 30 MHz to 3 GHz, LC9S Series delivers insertion loss of 1.0 dB max and 50 Ω terminations. Stopband attenuation is -40 dBc at 1.5:1 ratio, with rejection frequency from 45 MHz to 4.5 GHz, and -60 dBc at 2:1 ratio, with rejection frequency from 60 MHz to 6 GHz. Depending on frequency, filters have 5 or 10 W max input power and utilize one of 2 SMA female connectorized cases. RoHS-compliant parts are available. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Encoder IP Core features dual-format design.

December 16, 2014

Implementing HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 video compression formats, Dual-Format Encoder IP Core is suitable for any video encoding application. Key technical advantage of solution is optimized integration of both standards using minimum logic and memory resources within single IP. Adaptable to maximum resolution supported by target application, ranging from HD to UHD/4K, IP is suited for tablets, smartphones, and digital/wearable cameras. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Universal Protocol Converter targets heat pump systems.

December 16, 2014

Available on Versatec Base, Versatec Ultra, and Envision² Compact products, Aurora UPC converts Modbus protocol to BACnet MS/TP, LON, or OpenN2 protocol. Module provides access to unit sensors, relay operations and faults and allows individual unit configuration — all without need to manually access heat pump. Portable touchscreen interface gives technician full access to equipment status, parameter values, temperatures and humidity sensing, as well as alarm and trend history. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Optical Extenders target professional AV systems.

December 16, 2014

Using single fiber optic cable, Models DVI-7313 and DVI-7314 extend HDMI v1.4 signals with resolutions up to 4K/30p over cable distances of 1,640 ft and 1.2 miles, respectively. DVI-7313 supports Multi-Mode optical fiber, while DVI-7314 supports both Multi-Mode and Single-Mode fiber optic cable. By employing high-speed SerDes that combines DVI/HDMI signal channels into single uncompressed 10.3 Gbps bit stream, extenders enable transmission of signal over single wavelength. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Noise GaN LNA features high power survivability.

December 15, 2014

Supplied in die form, CMD218 offers gain of 22 dB, output of 1 dB, compression point of +19.5 dBm, and noise figure of <1.25 dB across 5–9 GHz frequency range. Unit can, without input limiter, survive incident power levels up to 5 W without any degradation in performance. With 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching, LNA operates from 5–28 V supply and draws 100 mA typ quiescent current. Negative gate voltage is required for proper operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

GNSS Receiver Module offers continuous positioning.

December 15, 2014

Based on Venus 8 multi-GNSS platform, S2525DR8 GNSS Dead-Reckoning Module offers accuracy for both indoor and outdoor positioning. Module uses automotive-grade XV-8100CB analog output gyroscope and 16-bit differential ADC. A 3D option adds barometric pressure sensor on-board, while vehicle dynamics monitoring option adds accelerometer. Measuring 25 x 25 mm, module contains level shifter, capable of direct interface to vehicle odometer and forward/reverse signals ranging from 3V–30 V. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

RF Transport System targets government, military applications.

December 15, 2014

Simultaneously, Simulsat Multibeam transport system handles content, carrier monitoring, lawful interception, and geo-location technologies. System comprises Simulsat multibeam antenna, capable of receiving satellite transmissions from 35+ satellites simultaneously; L-band fiber optic links; RF detection for LNB status; L-Band Matrix Switch; embedded spectrum analyzer for monitoring each signal; and M & C software that provides total monitoring capabilities of each individual signal path. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment

Presentation Control System delivers 4K switching and scaling.

December 15, 2014

Built on Crestron .AV Framework, DMPS3-4K-150-C 3-Series® 4K DigitalMedia™ Presentation System combines DigitalMedia technology with built-in IP-based 3-Series Control System®, 10X1 4K multimedia switcher, mic mixer, and audio DSP. Built-in 4K scaler can transmit any resolution source to any resolution display. DMPS can control any Crestron Connected® display or projector via Ethernet; any flat panel with HDMI CEC; and many popular displays via RS-232. Read More