Communication Systems & Equipment

Materials & Material Processing, Communication Systems & Equipment

Waveguide Frequency Mixers exhibit low conversion loss.

December 1, 2015

Utilizing GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam Lead Diodes in balanced configurations, Waveguide Frequency Mixers come in 6 down-conversion and 6 up-conversion models, covering full Ka, Q, U, V, E, and W millimeter wave bands. Units operate over RF and LO frequency bands from 26.5–110 GHz with IF frequency covering DC–18 GHz. Depending on model, conversion loss ranges from 6–9 dB typical with 20 dB RF to LO isolation. Mixers are supplied in rugged gold-plated package, in sizes from WR-28 to WR-10. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

GaN MMIC Power Amplifier suits pulsed radar applications.

November 25, 2015

Rated for 25 W and 8.5–11.0 GHz operation, Model CMPA801B025 features 37 W typical POUT, 16 dB power gain, 35% typical power added efficiency, and less than 0.1 dB power droop. X-Band GaN MMIC Power Amplifier is internally matched to 50 Ω, and is supplied in both 10-lead metal/ceramic flanged package, and smaller form factor pill package for optimal electrical and thermal performance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Power/Energy Meters come in pre-wired NEMA 4X outdoor enclosure.

November 23, 2015

Shark® power and energy meters are available pre-wired and configured with NEMA 4X enclosure for outdoor installation. Pre-wired enclosure fosters switchgear capability expansion and enables mounting of meters to measure electricity in remote outdoor locations. Models include Shark 50 multifunction power/energy meter; Shark 50B meter with dual BACnet MS/TP and Modbus TCP/IP ports; Shark 100 revenue meter; Shark 100B meter with native BACnet/IP; and Shark 200 revenue meter. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Digital Multimeters offer extended battery life.

November 19, 2015

Featuring 4.5-digit display, U1280 Series provides 60,000 count resolution, 0.025% accuracy, and 800-hr battery life. Series U1240C, equipped with 4-digit display, provides 10,000-count resolution, 0.09% accuracy, and 400-hr battery life as well as ZLOW and harmonic ratio function. Certified to IP67 for protection against dust and immersion in water up to 1 m, DMMs can use Handheld Meter Logger software for data logging and analysis. Units are suited for electronics and industrial test segments. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Solid-State Microwave Pulse PA has 1.0-2.0 GHz frequency range.

November 16, 2015

Able to supply 4 kW pulse power up to 10% duty cycle with max pulse width of 100 µsec, S21-4KWP-2KWP FLEX can also be configured into 2 separate 2 kW pulse amplifiers. IEEE-488 and RS232 interfaces come standard, and UI features backlit screen that shows forward/reverse power indication, system status, and self-diagnostic information. Power indication is shown in pulse, and all operating features are available on front panel display as well as over remote bus.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Spectrophotometer Calibration Tools cover NIR range.

November 13, 2015

Consisting of proprietary blend of doped glass, WAV-8 NIR Solid-State Wavelength Filter produces series of distinct calibration peaks from 700–3,000 nm. With 12 peaks, spectrophotometer calibration of wavelength scale can be highly fine-tuned. FNIR-Series Filters maintain linearity from 700–3,000 nm, enabling technicians to validate 5 certified calibration points in NIR range. Superband-Series Filters, with span of 10 calibration points, cover UV, VIS, and NIR range from 200–3,000 nm. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Balanced LNA delivers high gain and low-noise.

November 12, 2015

Suited for EW and communication systems with space constraints and low power consumption requirements, 9–18 GHz CMD223 has 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Full passivation promotes reliability and provides moisture protection. At 13.5 GHz, this balanced low-noise amplifier (LNA) delivers >22 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm and noise figure of 1.5 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

S-Band RF PA Module (30 W) targets communications, telemetry, EW.

November 5, 2015

Providing 30 W ave and 20 W min RF output power, solid-state NuPower 05E05A operates from 2,000–2,600 MHz for continuous wave (CW) and near-constant-envelope waveforms. This connectorized power amplifier (PA) module, supplied in 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in. aluminum chassis and suited for S-band transmitters and data links, has nominal 0 dBm (1 mW) input signal and provides 44 dB RF gain while operating at 40% DC power efficiency with +28 Vdc supply voltage. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Reference Cables support network verification.

November 3, 2015

Available in singlemode and multimode versions, HLC® SCRATCHGUARD® Test Reference Cables feature hardened lens contact technology. Laser process produces tempered mating surface that extends life span of assembly. Shipped with optical performance data, interferometric data, and Fiberchek inspection data, cables are suited for fiber optic performance testing, manufacturing lines, fiber loss test sets, optical return loss meters, and lab instrumentation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Tool combines insulation tester and DMM.

November 2, 2015

Suitable for troubleshooting and preventive maintenance applications, Fluke® 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter combines wireless digital insulation tester plus full-featured true-rms digital multimeter. Tool features VFD low-pass filter for accurate motor drive measurements, insulation tests of 0.01 MΩ to 2 GΩ, and insulation test voltages of 50, 100, 250, 500, and 1,000 V. For safety, meter includes auto-discharge of capacitive voltage and live circuit detection. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

IP Subsystem integrates USB Type-C, USB power delivery, and more.

October 27, 2015

IP subsystem enables development of single-chip solutions for combining video, audio, USB, and up to 100 W of power on one external connector. Mitigating project risk and facilitating SoC integration, pre-verified components include single-chip port controller IP that incorporates USB Type-C™, USB Power Delivery, and DisplayPort™ Alternate Mode (Alt Mode). USB 3.0 xHCI Host and Device certified controller IP can be combined into Dual Role Device Controller. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier enables precise measurement.

October 26, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 3.91 mm SOIC package, INA188 enables accurate DC and low-frequency measurements over full extended industrial temperature range. Zero-drift architecture, providing long-term temperature stability, enables offset voltage of 25 µV and offset-voltage drift of 80 nV/°C. Capable of operating at up to 36 V, amplifier generates 250 nV(PP) noise from 0.1–10 Hz without any 1/f corner frequency between broadband and near-DC.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Surface Mount IR Receivers operate over -30 to +85°C range.

October 22, 2015

In SMT Belobog package with 0.8 mm profile and 150° angle of sensitivity, TSOP37xxxE, TSOP57xxxE, and TSSP57xxxE Series support -40 to +110°C storage and have rated floor life of 168 hr per MSL 3. These products, suited for outdoor applications exposed to daily temperature variations/extremes, have no lens and retain 85% of on-axis sensitivity at off-axis angle of 45°. To simplify designs, receivers offer photo detector and preamplifier circuit in single epoxy package.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hardened Wireless Ethernet Radio meets industrial market demands.

October 22, 2015

Suited for use in challenging applications, NetWave® NW-9 comes enclosed in aluminum case that withstands extreme environments in industrial and transportation applications where potential for shock and impact exists. This impact-resistant, hardened, wireless Ethernet link, supporting 500 Mbps throughput, can be used over distances of up to 4 miles under ideal conditions and is suitable for when multiple IP CCTV cameras need to be connected back to central monitoring location.
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Display & Presentation Equipment, Vision Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Video Redaction System offers automated identity protection.

October 16, 2015

To protect privacy and identity of victims, innocent bystanders, minors, and undercover police officers, VIEVU Automated Video Redaction System employs advanced algorithm to automatically blur faces and objects, without user involvement, recorded on body worn cameras. System transforms formerly time-intensive task restricted to video specialists into automated function, which department officers and security professionals can perform themselves, in minutes. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GPS Rackmount Splitter includes dual antenna redundancy.

October 12, 2015

Developed for wireless industry, GPS/GNSS rackmount splitter provides GPS timing signal to up to 32 GPS/GNSS synchronization modules and receivers. Design ensures GPS timing signal is available even in case of antenna or cable failure. In addition to amplifying and splitting GPS/GNSS signal, product offers such features as dual GPS antenna input ports, health monitor, and sensor switch. Antenna redundancy is acquired through use of primary and backup antennas. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Battery Charger provides 6-minute high-speed charge.

October 7, 2015

Able to charge in 6 minutes through 12 V car cigarette lighter, mPower FastCharge provides backup power for cell phones, tablets, and cameras when no wall power is available. Unit weighs slightly more than ½ lb and offers 6,000 mAh capacity. Standard input is 5 V/2 A and high-speed charging input in cigarette lighter port is 14 V/10 A. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Coherent Optical Receivers feature bandwidth up to 70 GHz.

October 5, 2015

Pairing with LabMaster 10-65Zi-A oscilloscope, 70 GHz Model IQS70 provides system bandwidth of 65 GHz, delivering solution for characterizing 56 Gbaud communications systems and enabling detection up to 130 GBaud. For lower-rate applications, 42 GHz Model IQS42 provides test platform for up to 32 Gbaud DP-16QAM or DP-QPSK when used with 36 GHz LabMaster 10-36Zi-A. Optical-LinQ software runs within oscilloscope, providing measurement and visualization of optically modulated signals. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Bench LCR Meter offers sweep and bin sorting functions.

September 30, 2015

Equipped with USB, GPIB, and LAN interfaces, model 891 can measure inductance, capacitance, and DC resistance with 0.05% best impedance accuracy over fully adjustable test frequency range of 20 Hz to 300 kHz. Selectable test levels include 0.5 and 1 Vrms, and such features as 300-point linear and logarithmic sweep function, bin comparator, and remote control interfaces make this unit suited for characterizing components in lab, QC, and small volume production environments. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

EMI Filter reduces electrical pollution in residences, workplaces.

September 25, 2015

Designed for use where people live, learn, and work, Spectrum 2500i plugs into electrical outlets and removes electromagnetic interference (EMI), or dirty electricity, from building wiring before it spreads potentially harmful radiation into rooms. Grounded, 3-prong, multi-capacitor design enables direct reduction of EMI traveling along all wires in building, including the ground wire. Built-in outlet at base allows access to electricity while filter is in operation. Read More