Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Reflective RF Switch exceeds DOCSIS 3.1 linearity demands.

Mar 21, 2016

Covering 5–1,794 MHz range, UltraCMOS® PE42723 comes in 12-lead, 3 x 3 mm QFN package and achieves -121 dBc second harmonic and -140 dBc third harmonic at 17 MHz. This SPDT switch enables dual upstream/downstream band architecture in cable CPE devices and also supports DOCSIS 3.0 requirements to facilitate migration. Insertion loss, 0.3 dB at 1218 MHz, preserves noise figure and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Peregrine Semiconductor's RF Switches Reach Market Acceptance in the Cable Industry

Mar 21, 2016

Peregrine's RF Switches Offer an Easy Transition from DOCSIS® 3.0 to 3.1 Technology with a Dual-Band Architecture SAN DIEGO – Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces its high linearity RF switches are designed into multiple DOCSIS 3.1 certified cable modems. CableLabs, the research and development... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Xilinx Debuts Multiple Industry-First Solutions for Ultra-High Bandwidth Optical Networks at OFC 2016

Mar 18, 2016

Offerings include never-before-seen demonstrations of FlexE, Beyond 100G OTN solutions, 16nm UltraScale+ FPGA with integrated RS-FEC, and 56G PAM4 transceiver performance SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will introduce multiple industry-first solutions for ultra-high bandwidth optical networks at OFC 2016.  Targeting OTN and Datacenter Interconnect (DCI) applications, these never... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Oclaro Showcases Powerful Product Line-Up to Help Data Center Operators and Service Providers Accelerate the Transition to 100/400Gbit/s Single Mode Fiber Networks

Mar 18, 2016

- Features live demo of the industry's first SFP28-LR Lite I-temp and SFP28-ER interoperating with QSFP28 CWDM4 - Showcases full-interoperability between Oclaro's 2nd generation CFP and CFP2, CFP4 and newly introduced QSFP28 module SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced its OFC 2016 line-up of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Broadcast System enables single-source video, audio distribution.

Mar 18, 2016

UTP A/V Distribution Hub, AV608, has baseband video with 2 channels of line-level audio transmit through distribution amplifier. This creates 8 output sets (video + stereo audio) from one source. Powered unit can be cascaded twice (3 tiers) to yield total distribution of 512 displays from one input source. System supports NTSC, PAL, SECAM, CCTV color video, and stereo audio signals over total... Read More

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

RFID Safety Switches combine flexibility and high reliability.

Mar 17, 2016

Providing protection against unauthorized access or manipulation for machine operators and equipment, RFID-coded STS Series can be employed stand-alone or wired in series in sets of up to 30 while maintaining PLe/Category 4 safety ratings. High-reliability devices, capable of actuation in 5 operator-definable directions of approach with actuating distances of 8 mm, are rated for 24 Vdc... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Digital Alert Systems Announces Major Software Upgrade for DASDEC(TM) Platforms

Mar 17, 2016

New Alert Agent™ Simplifies Configuration Management and Enables Unprecedented Level of Control to Handle Any EAS Issue LYNDONVILLE, N.Y. – Digital Alert Systems (DAS), a division of Monroe Electronics, will soon release a major software upgrade to the DASDEC™ platforms for advanced Emergency Alert Systems (EAS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) messaging compliance. The new software,... Read More

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

Accurate 79 GHz Radar increases liquid level measurement accuracy.

Mar 16, 2016

With 79 GHz transmission frequency, Micropilot NMR81 produces sharply focused microwave beam angle of 3° or 4° that ensures safe and reliable measurements without any interfering signals even in narrow tanks with baffles and down to bottom of tall tanks. Measuring ranges reach up to 70 m, and instrument measures up to 30 m with accuracy to ±0.5 mm in custody transfer... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Promotes EZ-BLE PSoC Modules and PMICs from Cypress

Mar 16, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of EZ-BLE PSoC Modules and PMICs from Cypress. The EZ-BLE PSoC Module from Cypress is a fully integrated, fully certified, 11 x 11 x 1.8mm, programmable, Bluetooth Smart or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module designed for ease-of-use, and reduces... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Leading Vishay Electro-Films Products at OFC 2016

Mar 15, 2016

Technology Lineup to Include Custom Submounts and Substrates, RF Capacitors, and Wire-Bondable Products MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be showcasing its latest industry-leading Vishay Electro-Films (EFI) solutions at the 2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2016), taking place March 20-24 at the Anaheim Convention... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Athermal AWG suit extreme temperature applications.

Mar 15, 2016

Based on optical packaging technology, Super Athermal AWGs can be used for such channel-dense DWDM applications as 25 GHz DWDM as well as extreme-temperature (-40 to +85°C) operating environments for outside-plant deployments. Products can be made to support total of 20 pm or less wavelength drift, which is equivalent to 0.15 pm/°C shift. Read More

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

Driver Amplifier offers high gain over wide bandwidth.

Mar 11, 2016

Featuring frequency range of 2–9 GHz, Model CMD232 is suited for military, space, and communications systems that require small size and high linearity. At 6 GHz, GaAs MMIC driver amplifier delivers greater than 15 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +17 dBm and output IP3 of 23 dBm. Device's 50 Ω matched design eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Satellite Networking System supports extended applications.

Mar 09, 2016

With System 6.0 software, JUPITER™ high-throughput satellite networking solution provides enterprise features that expand addressable market opportunities, such as optimized routing, satellite backhaul for 3G/4G LTE cellular networks, and dynamic satellite backup for terrestrial services. Virtual Network Operator capabilities maximize HTS capacity, while mobility features enable integration... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wolfspeed Has Shipped GaN RF Devices Surpassing 1.3 Gigawatts Output Power While Achieving Industry-Leading Reliability

Mar 08, 2016

Durham, N.C. - Wolfspeed, A Cree Company, announced that as of the end of 2015, it shipped GaN-on-SiC RF power transistors with a combined RF output power of more than 1.3 gigawatts. Wolfspeed achieved this milestone while maintaining a failure-in-time rate (FIT rate) of 5-per-billion device hours, illustrating the industry-leading reliability and performance of Wolfspeed’s GaN-on-SiC devices.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband RF Phase-locked Loops feature integrated VCOs.

Mar 07, 2016

Available in 40-pin, 6 x 6 mm QFN package, Models LMX2582 and LMX2592 support output frequencies up to 5.5 GHz and 9.8 GHz, respectively. Devices provide 1.8 GHz carrier open-loop VCO phase noise of -144.5 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset. Featuring normalized PLL noise floor at -231 dBc/Hz and phase-detector frequency of 400 MHz, products enable very low integrated noise of 47 fs RMS jitter.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Step Attenuators target broadband and CATV markets.

Mar 07, 2016

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm 20-TQFN and 5 x 5 mm 32-QFN packages, respectively, 75 Ω Models F1975 and F1977 include Glitch-Free™ technology, which ensures low overshoot and ringing during MSB transitions. Devices feature frequency range of 5–3,000 MHz, max operating power up to 28 dBm, return loss of 18 dB, and max step error of 0.1 dB at 1 GHz. DSAs provide gain control in CMTS, fiber... Read More

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

Satellite Remotes deliver embedded computing capabilities.

Mar 04, 2016

With addition of embedded computing functionality, EC Series Remotes consolidate solutions that would typically require use of multi-box configuration into 1U rack-mounted form factor. Model X7-EC combines two DVB-S2 demodulators, multicast capabilities, and advanced mobility features, enabling services ranging from enterprise connectivity to cellular backhaul. Partners can license supported... Read More

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

DVIGear's DisplayNet(TM) Wins Best of Show Award at ISE 2016

Mar 03, 2016

Revolutionary AV Signal Distribution Platform Recognized by Industry Magazine MARIETTA, Ga. – DVIGear, a leading manufacturer of digital connectivity products, recently won an ISE 2016 Best of Show Award from NewBay Media's AV Technology Magazine for its AV-Over-10GbE signal distribution platform DisplayNet™. DisplayNet™: AV Connectivity - Redefined DisplayNet™ is an entirely new... Read More

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

Fiber Optic Products include flexible amplifier and cables.

Mar 03, 2016

Compact and flexible, FA1 fiber optic amplifier features adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays, also included, aid programming and provide operational feedback. Respectively available for reflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables come in various fiber and head diameters.... Read More