Communication Systems & Equipment

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

Smart Tester identifies opens, shorts, and arc faults.

February 4, 2016

Running on power from circuit until circuit breaker trips, TFT100 Fault Trapper™ detects type of fault, timestamps when fault happens, and locates position of electrical event that caused intermittent/persistent circuit breaker trips and No Fault Found conditions. Tester provides in-line monitoring of dedicated circuits up to 300 Vac and 40 A, and allows unattended monitoring to identify electrical events. Using back-up battery, tester enables unpowered display of results. Read More

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

Fiber Optic Sensors provide application flexibility.

February 2, 2016

Designed to be intuitive and flexible, FA1 Fiber Optic Amplifier offers adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 Approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays simplify programming and provide feedback for monitoring application set-up, troubleshooting, and operation. Respectively available for retroreflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables offer various diameter, sleeve length, and connector options. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Laser Receiver aligns machinery and assemblies.

January 29, 2016

Designed for use with Microgage PRO Laser Alignment System, Microgage Wireless Laser Receiver is suited for checking many geometric alignments such as: equipment straightness, gantry flatness, machinery squareness, rail and guide parallelism, and bore alignment. Wireless feature provides portability of laser alignment equipment, expanded working range up to 180 ft, and added convenience of connecting 4 or more wireless receivers to display. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless HD Video Link enhances drone transmission reliability.

January 27, 2016

CONNEX mini, available for smaller, lighter aerial drones, delivers full 1080p HD video at 60 fps with zero latency over ranges up to 1,600 ft. While 65 x 45 x 15 mm, 40 g transmitter unit mounts on drone, 100 x 71 x 18 mm, 140 g receiver unit may be mounted on drone remote control. Further features include AES 128 encryption for secure transmission, multicast reception for up to 4 receivers, as well as telemetry and control solutions for S-bus, CANBUS, and PPM drone controllers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

AC and DC EMC/EMI Filters serve high-current applications.

January 25, 2016

Along with FN 331x series AC EMC/EMI filters on line side, FN 221x series DC filters help meet limits of EN 61000 and other EMC standards for PV installations in Europe and other regions. Both bus-bar filter series are available with ratings from 250–2,300 A, and FN 221x also helps increase solar panel service life, improve its reliability, and reduce potential interference radiations. Versions without capacitors to ground are also available as standard product. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

High-Rel Electromechanical RF Switches come in SMT packages.

January 22, 2016

With frequencies from DC to 8 GHz, SPDT SMT electromechanical RF switches offer high-reliability performance with rating of 2 million life cycles (minimum). Models are RoHS compliant and incorporate either failsafe or latching actuators. Performance over -40 to +85°C range includes 400 W max CW power rating, isolation up to 50 dB, and insertion loss as low as 0.1 dB. Also, products withstand exposure to MIL-STD-202 test conditions for sine and random vibration as well as mechanical shock. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ceramic Antenna supports GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo.

January 22, 2016

Measuring 3.2 x 10 x 2 mm, Monarch Series W3010 Multi-Mode GNSS Antenna supports frequency bandwidth from 1,560–1,610 MHz. Lead-free, RoHS-compliant unit delivers 75% typical efficiency and VSWR of less than 1.6:1. Two symmetrical soldering pads act as either feed or ground contacts. Antenna is suitable for portable personal navigation devices, asset tracking equipment, mobile hot spots, mobile POS terminals, vehicle data recorders, telematics equipment, and IoT devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Multimedia Transmitters support HDCP 2.2 protected 4K content.

January 15, 2016

Designed to transmit 4K and HD AV signals to room display, DM® switcher, or DigitalMedia Presentation System®, DM-TX-4K-202-C 4K DigitalMedia™ Transmitter 202 and DM-TX-4K-302-C 4K DigitalMedia™ Transmitter 302 function as transmitters and 2X1 and 3X1 switchers, respectively. Both provide 2 independent 4K HDMI® inputs to connect to mobile devices, computers, and AV sources with resolutions up to UHD and DCI 4K. DM-TX-4K-302-C adds VGA and analog audio inputs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Combo Chip extends battery life.

January 7, 2016

Intended for mobile platforms and accessories, Model BCM43012 enables OEMs to integrate Wi-Fi into applications that have traditionally been powered by Bluetooth alone due to battery size or constrained power budgets. Highly-integrated 28 nm dual-band 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.2 SoC combines power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, and power management unit. WLAN features include optimized proximity and location functions enabled by 802.11mc and TurboQAM® data rates up to 96 Mbps. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Data Logging Power Meter supports email on alarm.

January 6, 2016

Combining revenue metering functionality with advanced data logging, communication, and I/O, Shark® 200 can use email to alert end user when alarm condition occurs, including over/under voltage, high demand, and breakers' operations. Using SMTP protocol, meter can post energy reads on scheduled basis, and send data out to cloud-based software system for Internet of Things applications. Data can be sent to cloud server that meters power usage, apparatus status, and many other functions. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Bluetooth® Smart Beacon targets IoT applications.

December 23, 2015

Featuring 20 m transmission range, Model FWM8BLZ02 can be paired with existing or OEM-developed Internet of Things applications for complete, wireless beacon solution. Customers can use text-based, over-the-air configuration mode to load existing protocols or to define and change custom protocols, operating parameters, and advertising data. Packaged in 40.0 x 31.0 x 12.0 mm plastic case, beacon is powered by CR2450 coin-cell battery and is based on Fujitsu’s MBH7BLZ02 Bluetooth Smart module. Read More

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

Proximity Sensor, Antenna Module enhances computer performance.

December 22, 2015

Promoting performance and design flexibility for tablets, laptops, and notebook computers, ProxAnt TL 1.0 consists of 7-band main antenna, proximity sensor chip, and all necessary components on one flexible circuit board. Sensor, without requiring physical contact, recognizes when it is close to user and signals host processor to reduce transmission power to antenna. Also, sensor recognizes movement to avoid false trigger. Module supports WiFi WLAN 802.11n, ac standards, and all LTE bands. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Flexible/Twistable Waveguides operate to 40 GHz over 9 bands.

December 18, 2015

Available in 36 models ranging in size from WR-137 (as low as 5.85 GHz) to WR-28 (up to 40 GHz), flexible waveguide twists act as malleable conduit in waveguide systems where no perfect alignment exists for traditional rigid waveguide section. Products flex in both E and H planes as well as twist and utilize helically wound, silver-coated brass strips surrounded by neoprene sleeve. Ends are terminated with brass flanges available in 9 waveguide sizes and multiple flange styles. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

Low-PIM-Rated Products address DAS network applications.

December 17, 2015

Adapters, connectors, surge protectors, and ceiling-mount antennas, used to provide PIM (Passive Intermodulation) protection and performance to meet mobile device data rate and video streaming demands on DAS and LTE/4G bands, meet low-PIM standards with ratings of < -160 dBc or < -150 dBc. These products are specifically designed for in-building wireless systems, such as distributed antenna systems (DAS) networks, used to distribute cellular and Wi-Fi signals throughout building or area. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

High-Density Fiber Optic Modules increase data center efficacy.

December 16, 2015

Suited for port replication, Skinny-Trunk modules let Arista Networks (Arista) and Brocade users replicate existing footprint in data centers while increasing efficiency and facilitating cable management. Products include 120G/10G Module for Arista MXP Transceiver, 120G/40G Module for Arista MXP Transceiver, and 64-Port Module for Brocade Fibre Channel (FC) 16-64 Port Blade. Functionality also lets organizations migrating to higher speeds maintain current infrastructure where appropriate. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Mobile Call Unit summons assistance in unattended areas.

December 14, 2015

Able to be hung on chair or walker, set on table, or placed at one's side, HandiCall™ Mobile Call Unit enables mobile residents to summon assistance in facility spaces – dining areas, hallways, recreation areas, and living rooms – where nurse call functions are unavailable or facilities without centralized nurse call system. Battery-operated unit features sounder with 2 volume settings attached to 4 ft locking call cord. Read More

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

Discrete Fiber Amplifier offers long-range sensing capability.

December 11, 2015

Used with plastic and glass fiber optic assemblies, DF-G3 can sense more than 10 ft with opposed mode fibers or more than 3 ft with diffuse mode fibers. Power increases detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhances detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications. Available with 1 or 2 dual discrete outputs, amplifier features dual digital displays that simultaneously show signal level and threshold. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fused Dual Clad Fiber Couplers deliver high efficiency.

December 3, 2015

Typical 2X2 Fused Dual Clad Fiber (FDCF) couplers have Dual-Clad (DC) fiber in 2 opposite leads and multimode (MM) fiber in other 2 arms. DC input fiber can be optionally replaced with matching single-mode (SM) fiber, and MM output fiber can be terminated to form 2x1 FDCF coupler. Manufacturing process offers broad wavelength range and 100% transmission for SM fiber input. Applications include OCT and super resolution imaging, fiber sensors, spectroscopy, and confocal/fluorescence microscopy. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Radar Displays aid situational awareness in adverse conditions.

December 3, 2015

Intended for Halo™ and Broadband Radar™ antenna solutions, R2009 and R3016 are operated by integrated keypad and rotary dial with direct-access buttons along side of display. Both standalone dedicated radar stations are IPX7 water-resistant from all sides. While 9 in. R2009 has daylight-viewable 480 x 800 pixel color display, 16 in. R3016 has 1,366 x 768 pixel (HD) widescreen landscape display. Both radar control units feature Simrad® Ethernet, dual NMEA 0183® ports, and NMEA 2000® port. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ethernet over Coax Solutions facilitate analog to IP migration.

December 3, 2015

Cop-R-Com Ethernet over Coax (EoC) series enables existing coax infrastructures to be used for migration to IP-based systems. Along with transmission speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps full duplex, solutions offer extended range of up to 3,280 ft and PLC technology that accommodates multi-port receivers with integrated Ethernet gigabit switch technology. Security Link over Coax (SLOC) technology, also included, ensures compatibility with IP cameras from SLOC manufacturers. Read More