RF & Microwave Communication Systems & Equipment

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

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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

SPDT Absorptive RF Switch features constant impedance technology.

December 2, 2015

F2923, supplied in 4 x 4 mm, 20-TQFN package, serves such RF applications as base stations, wireless backhaul, CATV, and portable handhelds. Covering 300 kHz to 8,000 MHz, integrated KZ technology ensures device delivers near-constant impedance (VSWR <1.4:1) when switching from one RF port to another while not compromising isolation, linearity, or insertion loss (0.48 dB at 2 GHz). Switch uses single positive supply voltage of 3.3 V and supports 1.8 and 3.3 V control logic levels. Read More

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

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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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, 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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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

Communication Systems & Equipment

Millimeter Waveguide Directional Couplers operate up to 110 GHz.

September 2, 2015

Covering 18–110 GHz in K, Ka, Q, U, V, E, and W bands, 28 models of precision waveguide directional couplers are offered with 10 or 20 dB coupling values and directivity of 30 dB typ with insertion loss as low as 0.6 dB. Standard and split block configurations as well as E-Bend and H-Bend designs are available, and multi-hole design promotes optimal power reflection measurements and consistent performance. Construction is of gold-plated brass copper. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Programmable RF Mixer/Signal Generator can up- or down-convert.

August 3, 2015

Designed as stand-alone mixer for use in RF and microwave communications products or test setups, software-programmable Windfreak MixNV also includes ability to self-bias mixer for use as signal generator. It can also perform 2-level FSK modulation with adjustable frequency deviation via software or off-board external 3.3 V CMOS drive. While RF I/O ports accommodate 30 MHz to 5 GHz signals, built-in Local Oscillator (LO) can be adjusted from 85 MHz to 5 GHz in 1 Hz steps. Read More

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

Mission-Critical Communications Radio covers 4.4-5.9 GHz range.

July 29, 2015

Offering deployment flexibility and sustainability, PTP 700 covers 4 GHz NTIA/NATO bands and 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum for federal, industrial, and public safety deployments. This point-to-point wireless broadband solution is available as Connectorized Radio or Connectorized+Integrated Radio. Latter allows for antenna selection at time of deployment. Capable of line of sight and non-line of sight operation, radio offers up to 450 Mbps throughput and has 124 mile max range. Read More

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

Radial Leaded Varistors protect circuits and filter noise.

July 15, 2015

Combining multilayer varistor (MLV) and X7R multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) technology, radial leaded CapGuard™ Automotive Series exhibits bidirectional transient voltage protection, EMI/RFI attenuation, and multi-strike capabilities. AEC-Q200-qualified products, resistant to harsh environments, mechanical shock, and vibration, are available with working voltages of 26 and 45 Vdc, capacitances of 0.47 and 1 µF (both with ±20% tolerance), and energy ratings of 0.6 and 0.7 J. Read More

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

Multiband 400 MHz Transceiver suits telemetry applications.

July 1, 2015

Featuring programmable frequency bands and channels, STD-601 comes in SMD, 20 x 32 x 5 mm package and offers communication range of 600 m (LOS) at 10 mW. Frequency bands – 429,  434, 447, and 458 MHz  – conform to various ISM bands to allow frequencies to be set within wide range, and transparent user data input allows use of proprietary protocol. Module also offers selectable RF power levels – 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 mW – and data rates: 1,200, 2,400, 4,800, 9,600, and 19,200 bps. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Broadband Directional Coupler covers 2.0-20.0 GHz range.

June 4, 2015

Offering nominal coupling of 6 dB, ±1.0 dB, over 2.0–20.0 GHz range, Model 102020006 serves systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required. Frequency sensitivity is ±0.35 dB; insertion loss, including coupled power, is <1.9 dB, directivity is >16 dB, and max VSWR (any port) is 1.35. Supplied in 2.08 x 0.69 x 0.53 in. package, 1.7 oz coupler features 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Read More

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

EMI Suppression Filters provide effective noise dampening.

June 3, 2015

Targeting automotive, industrial electronic equipment, and healthcare applications, BNX26-29 surface mount, LC combined-type EMI suppression filters incorporate circuit configuration that combines capacitors and ferrite beads for optimal frequency and attenuation characteristics. Products cover frequencies from kilohertz to gigahertz bands and are compatible with currents to 15 A and voltages to 50 V. Read More