RF & Microwave Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers 6 dB coupling over 4.0-12.4 GHz range.

March 3, 2015

Designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing, or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required, 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in. Model 120406 has multi-purpose, stripline design and 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Nominal coupling, with respect to output, is 6 dB, ±0.5 dB; frequency sensitivity is ±0.30 dB; insertion loss (including coupled power) is <1.8 dB; and directivity is >15 dB. Max VSWR (any port) is 1.35. Read More

Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment

RFID Inlays are based on Impinj Monza R6 chip.

March 2, 2015

Suited for large-scale deployment in supply chain, RFID inlays for retail industry feature designs that accelerate writing speed while promoting backscatter strength, parallel encoding capabilities, and read- and write-sensitivity. Belt inlay, with compact form factor and minimized antenna size, meets ARC requirements for European and US apparel retailers. With 42 x 16 mm antenna, SMARTRAC MiniWeb inlay passes ARC category K performance requirements for SFF-seeking European retailers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Outdoor Ethernet Radios operate in 60 GHz and 70/80 GHz bands.

February 27, 2015

Incorporating embedded flat panel antenna, mmWave Ultralink™-FX80 offers 3 Gbps full duplex capacity and operates in E-band spectrum from 71–76/81–86 GHz. Unit supports wireless fronthaul applications in CPRI mode, as well as backhaul applications through 3 GbE interfaces in Ethernet Bridging mode. StreetNode™ V60-PTP, incorporating Auto-Aligning integrated antenna, operates in 60 GHz V-band. Unit can achieve throughputs up to 1.7 Gbps full duplex, satisfying demanding 4G backhaul requirements. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Universal Quad Clock (800 MHz) suits complex timing solutions.

February 24, 2015

Utilizing flexible delta-sigma modulator and 2–3 GHz VCO, XR81411 quad-output LVCMOS/LVDS/LVPECL configurable clock synthesizer generates 10–800 MHz frequencies with 4 independent PLLs. Clock outputs have phase noise jitter down to <0.2 psec, and each independent output can be configured to select from 4 different frequency multiplier settings. Supplied in 5 x 5 mm LGA package, each clock synthesizer includes integer/fractional divider that allows output frequency resolution of <2 Hz intervals. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Antenna withstands harsh environments.

February 20, 2015

Offering optimal performance in both GPS L1/L2 and GLONASS L1/L2 frequencies, Active GNSS Antenna features MIL-STD design, allowing use in rugged environments. Unit enables maximum satellite reception that is unaffected by placement of antenna, with ultra-low Dilution of Precision. Engineered for demanding aviation environment, antenna is impact-resistant, able to withstand shock and vibration, and tolerant to exposure to dust, chemicals, and jet fuels. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband Low Noise Amplifiers range from 30 MHz to 40 GHz.

February 18, 2015

With noise figure levels from 2.5–3 dB typ across entire band, ultra-broadband and millimeter wave low noise amplifiers (LNAs) include 17 unconditionally stable models covering multi-octave bandwidths with flat gain response and GaAs PHEMT semiconductor technology. Features include 50 Ω hybrid MIC circuits enclosed in environmentally sealed metal packages with nickel or gold plating, stainless steel SMA or 2.92 mm connectors, and IP3 levels as high as +42 dBm. Read More

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

Radar Height Control offers fully non-contact solution.

February 17, 2015

Suited for header height control in agricultural market, Terrahawk™ has no moving parts, eliminating sensor wear. Because there is no sensor touching ground, it does not push crop, so there are no cables, chains, or straps needed for backing up. Sensor is compact, allowing flexibility in forward mounting while enabling operator to increase harvesting speed, even in rough terrain. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

RF SOI Switch operates up to 40 GHz.

February 11, 2015

Offering alternative to GaAs-based solutions and available as flip-chip die with 500 microns bump pitch, UltraCMOS® PE42524 SPDT RF SOI (silicon on insulator) switch die supports 10–40 GHz operation and exhibits 47 dB isolation and 2.2 dB insertion loss at 30 GHz as well as 50 dBm IIP3 at 13.5 GHz. Respective switching and settling times are 225 and 840 nsec, and ESD rating is 2,000 V HBM on all pins. No blocking capacitors are required if DC voltage is not present on RF ports. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Point-to-Point Radios deliver 750 Mbps net throughput.

February 11, 2015

Offering alternative to fiber backhaul, 5 GHz RADWIN 2000 D+ PtP Radios embed RADWIN's air-interface to ensure operation in non-line-of-sight and severe interference scenarios. Smart Dynamic Channel Bandwidth Selection maximizes capacity in unlicensed congested spectrums while assuring link availability. Compliant with FCC/ETSI/MII/WPC radio regulations, IP67-rated units feature radio frame synchronization, enabling co-located radio deployments. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Embedded PCB Antennas foster wireless capability integration.

February 11, 2015

Designed to directly integrate with devices that require wireless capabilities, HyperLink® embedded antennas can eliminate need for external antenna in OEM and ODM wireless device applications. There are 3 standard models, which support 2.4 GHz, 4.9/5.8 GHz, and dual band 2.4/5.8 GHz operation. All feature integrated, low-loss, 1.13 mm coaxial leads terminated with U.FL/IPX connectors. Custom designs – shapes and sizes, connectors, frequency, and gain – are available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

RF Relay Switches deliver 2-10 million life cycles.

February 6, 2015

Available in varieties from SPDT through SP12T, Electromechanical Relay Switches feature frequencies from DC to 40 GHz, depending on model. Hi-rel coaxial RF switches operate from +12 to +30 V with power ratings from 5–700 W, isolation up to 85 dB, and low insertion loss of 0.15 dB at 1 GHz. With rugged MIL-STD-202 qualified construction, switches withstand exposure to sine and random vibration and mechanical shock. Units include latching actuator, failsafe actuator, and TTL inputs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Combination Antenna operates in geographically isolated areas.

February 5, 2015

Measuring 4.5 x .95 in., SM-1650/1575 Series consists of both Iridium antenna and GPS antenna. Iridium antenna provides 3.5 dBi gain over entire 1,616–1,626.5 MHz range and is fed with RG-58 cable, while GPS antenna provides LNA 26 dB and 5 dBi nominal RHCP at 1,575 MHz and is fed with RG-174 cable. Mounting to surfaces up to 7/32 in. thick, combination antenna is suited for long distance truckers, military vehicles, mining operations, and freight trains. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers 6 dB coupling over 6.0-26.5 GHz range.

February 5, 2015

With stripline design, 1.12 x 0.53 x 0.64 in. Model 106026506 delivers 6 dB (±0.5 dB) of Nominal Coupling, with respect to output, and frequency sensitivity of ±0.50 dB. Directivity is >14 dB; insertion loss is <1.6 dB across full frequency range, including coupled power; and max VSWR at any port is 1.45. Input Power Rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak, and weight is 1.1 oz with standard 3.5 mm SMA female or optional SMA male connectors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

HDMI Quad Screen Splitter/Multiviewer/Extender has 250 ft range.

February 2, 2015

Supporting HDTV resolutions to 1080p and PC resolutions to 1920 x 1200, SPLITMUX®-C5HDR-4LC enables concurrent display of real-time 1080p video from 4 sources on one display. A/V output supports extension via one CAT6/6a/7 cable, and display modes include Quad, Picture in Picture, and Full Screen. Multiviewer is controlled by way of front panel interface, IR remote, or GUI via RS232, and cascading supports any number of video sources and slave levels on one screen. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Wireless Doorbell Button includes 4-channel voice receiver.

January 29, 2015

When activated, Model STI-V34600 sends wireless radio signal to 4-channel voice receiver, which offers 10 tones/tunes and 53 selectable words in English or Spanish. Up to 4 tones/tunes or words can be programmed in sequence to identify which door requires assistance. Featuring 500 ft range (line of sight) between button and receiver, doorbell is supervised for low battery and signal reception and is both water- and weather-resistant for outdoor use. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

EMI Suppression Filters offer high attenuation rates.

January 26, 2015

Employing exclusive circuit configuration combining capacitors and ferrite beads, BNX026/27/28/29 Series comprises LC combined-type EMI suppression filters offering attenuation rates of 35 dB or more over wide frequency range of 15 kHz to 1 GHz. Surface mount DC line noise filters with current rating of 15 A are suited for power supply circuits susceptible to low-frequency-band noise, while parts with voltage rating of 50 V are suitable for automotive applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Long-Range Radios are suited for noisy RF environments.

January 15, 2015

Digi XLR PRO™ radios, intended for wireless data transmission in various industries with remote assets, Ethernet, and serial devices, overcome noisy RF environments via Punch2™ Technology, which leverages Chirp Spread Spectrum (CSS) modulation. With line of sight range of >100 miles, 1 W unlicensed 900 MHz wide-band radio supports data rates >3 Mbps. Radio does not require any programming and can be configured using XCTU configuration platform and managed/maintained via Device Cloud Manager. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Receiver with 3.6 GHz Max Range aids EMI compliance testing.

January 13, 2015

Built on upgradeable platform, N9038A MXE EMI receiver enables EMI/EMC specialists to diagnose noncompliant emissions and help designers pinpoint root causes. Frequency range spans 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz, and available enhancements include CPU, memory, disk drives, and I/O ports. Additions of functionality and measurement applications are also supported. Receiver complies with CISPR 16-1-1 and MIL-STD-461 requirements for commercial products and military systems, respectively. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Software Defined Radios expand applicability via feature set.

January 9, 2015

Consuming <10 W, MtRF-2000 accepts 9.5–18 Vdc (18–36 Vdc optional) and features digital RF filters, ±2.5 kHz passband tuning, 3 levels of DSP noise reduction, and noise blanker (5 levels). Model MtRF-2004 is optimized for 500 kHz to 30 MHz MF/HF bands, and receivers are suited for leave-behind SIGINT and spectrum monitoring applications. Models cover spectrum from 100 kHz to 3,000 MHz, and MRFS-2000-M series consists of 8.75 x 6.50 x 2.02 in. module housing Eurocard SDR receiver board. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Audio/Video Receivers feature Spotify Connect.

January 9, 2015

With Spotify Connect in all models and HDMI 2.0 in top 2 models, AVR 1x1 Series delivers optimized sound reproduction with support for streaming and external devices. Models AVR 1510, AVR 1610, and AVR 1710 each extend to up to 6 HDMI devices, all 4K pass through and 3D-ready, to accommodate Blu-ray players, videogame consoles, computers, and HDTV cable boxes. MHL input also allows high definition content to play from camera, phone, or tablet directly to big screen. Read More