Electronic Amplifiers

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Bi-Directional RF Amplifiers operate up to 3 GHz.

August 20, 2015

Utilizing highly linear Class AB LDMOS semiconductor technology, Coaxial Packaged Bi-Directional Amplifiers include 2 narrow band models that operate in L-Band from 1.35–1.39 GHz and S-Band from 2.4–2.5 GHz. General purpose broadband model covers 30 MHz to 3 GHz and uses Class A GaAs semiconductors. Typical gain levels range from 20–23 dB with ±0.5 dB gain flatness. Providing 1 µs switching, amplifiers are suited for UAV, military radio, air traffic control, and weather observation. Read More

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Broadband High Power Limiters have ruggedized design.

August 20, 2015

Coaxial RF, microwave, and millimeter wave limiters help protect sensitive RF receivers and components, such as LNAs, in close proximity to high power signals. Operating from 0.5–40 GHz depending on model, 7 designs feature limiting thresholds from 3–10 dBm and leakage power of 10–15 dBm. Coaxial limiters exhibit CW power handling up to 200 W peak and recovery times of 10–100 nsec. Supporting operation from -54 to +85°C, packages are designed to meet MIL-STD-202. Read More

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Spherical Wi-Fi USB Adapter upgrades laptop/desktop PCs.

August 4, 2015

Featuring 3 x 3 internal antennas, dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) technology, and speeds up to 1,900 Mbps, AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter (DWA-192) upgrades laptop/desktop PCs to latest generation wireless AC technology in order to stream HD content and transferring large files. Solution is backward-compatible with 802.11n/g/a technology, works with all brands of Wi-Fi® routers and range extenders, and supports WPA/WPA2 encryption. Features include Advanced AC SmartBeam and USB 3.0 technologies. Read More

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RF Power Amplifiers offer 0.5 MHz to 20 GHz frequency range.

July 30, 2015

Designed to operate over extreme temperatures of -55 to +85°C, High-Rel Power Amplifiers are suited for electronic warfare, military communications, radar, point-to-point radio, telecom, test and measurement, medical, and SATCOM industries. Units generate saturated output power levels up to 100 W and all models require only single positive voltage supply ranging from +12 to +42 Vdc. Small signal gain levels range from 11–58 dB with IP3 linearity up to +66 dBm. Read More

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RF Distribution Unit targets HF long wire antennas.

July 23, 2015

Featuring 1U, 19 in. rackmount design, 2–30 MHz Model MtRF-5201 includes 5-pole bandpass filter and 8 individually buffered outputs. Unit provides net gain of 15 dB, noise figure of 3 dB, and IP3 of +38 dBm. Available with BNC, UHF, or N connectors, MtRF-5201 operates from 90–250 Vac line power or 9–18 Vdc at 1.5 W. Read More

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Test and Measurement Microphone resists dust and water.

July 21, 2015

Featuring stainless steel grid cap and replaceable water- and dust-resistant cover, ½ in. Model 130A24 is suited for applications where moisture, oil splash, and contamination are present. Free-field, prepolarized microphone and preamplifier system has wide dynamic range from 30 dBA (inherent noise level) to 150 dB. Phase characteristics are tailored for noise source location applications such as holography, beamforming, acoustic cameras, and sound pressure mapping. Read More

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Current-Sense Amplifier integrates low-drift shunt resistor.

July 14, 2015

Integrating 2 mΩ shunt resistor with bi-directional, zero-drift current-sense amplifier, Model INA250 supports both low-side and high-side implementations. Resistor offers 0.1% tolerance as well as low drift of 15 ppm/°C from -40 to +125°C. Amplifier features offset current of 12.5 mA with temperature drift of 250 µA/°C and gain drift of 30 ppm/°C. Supplied in 5 x 6.4 mm TSSOP package, device is suited for test and measurement, communications load monitoring, and power supplies. Read More

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High Power Amplifiers cover 150 kHz to 7,500 MHz frequencies.

June 10, 2015

Covering UHF, VHF, L, S, and C frequency bands, High Power Amplifiers come in 22 models with output power levels greater than 10 W. Solid state 50 Ω hybrid MIC designs use GaN, GaAs, or LDMOS transistor technology that allows gain levels from 40–60 dB. Typical gain variation is ±1.5 dB. Enclosed in environmentally sealed coaxial metal packages, RF amplifiers include models with output P1dB levels from +10 to +50 W and models with output saturated power levels ranging from +40 to +50 dBm. Read More

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Broadband Amplifier uses GaN technology for high gain.

June 5, 2015

Featuring compact design, Model ACE3 has 1.2 GHz downstream frequency band and flexible upstream that can be upgraded to 204 MHz. DOCSIS®3.1-compliant amplifier provides high gain control range via continuous intelligent adjustments. Automatic alignment optimizes SNR performance in both signal directions. Additional features include remote power supply with PFC, external access to test points, and local control through external USB connection. Read More

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Microphone and Preamp System provides infrasound measurements.

June 3, 2015

With frequency range of 0.13 Hz to 20 kHz, ±2 dB, ½ in. Model 378A07 meets IEC 61094-4 standard for test and measurement microphones. This covers infrasound which is below normal hearing range for adults. A2LA and ILAC accredited, free-field polarized microphone performs measurements commonly required for wind turbines, sonic booms, diesel engines, and specialized loudspeaker systems. Read More

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Dual Band Amplifier runs automotive radar pulse tests.

May 21, 2015

Optimized for maximum power in 1.2–1.4 GHz and 2.7–3.1 GHz radar bands, Model AS0104-800/400 can be used at saturation to produce maximum continuous wave power of >800 W and >400 W, respectively. Amplifier offers harmonics below -20 dBc, even at saturation. Increase in power allows amplifier to run entire 600 V/m at 1 m radar pulse test using single horn antenna. Unit output is suitable for all EMC loads and remote operation is available via IEEE, USB, LAN, or RS232. Read More

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Power Amplifiers support communications, jamming applications.

May 20, 2015

Supplied in 19 in. enclosure, QBS-620 rackmount GaN power amplifier module consists of 2 identical channels, each containing 200 W Amp, VHF and UHF switched harmonic filter banks, SP3T switches, controller, and AC/DC power supply. Along with LDMOS technology, QBS-617 utilizes balanced architecture with isolator on output and comes with temperature compensation, forward/reverse power detection, VSWR monitor, and thermal shutdown. Output power is 100 W min at 1 dB compression with gain of 52 dB. Read More

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Solid State Power Amplifier operates in pulsed or CW mode.

May 20, 2015

Operating over 1,700 MHz bandwidth centered at 8.5 GHz, GaN-based Model DM-X100-01 delivers 100 W peak pulsed power output. Core microwave assembly consists of chip-and-wire design in slim, low-profile housing. Flexible in layout and architecture, X-band amplifier is fully customizable to meet individual specifications for electrical, mechanical, and environmental parameters. Device is suited for demanding defense, aerospace, and communications applications. Read More

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S-Band RF BDA Module works with OFDM transceivers.

May 7, 2015

NuPower Xtender™ 12E06A linear bidirectional amplifier (BDA), operating across 1,980–2,500 MHz range, generates 12 W of RF power for QPSK modulated signals, 6.3 W for 16QAM, and 2.5 W for 64QAM. With 25 dB RF transmit gain and 12 dB receive gain, broadband solution comes in 4.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in. ruggedized aluminum chassis and is suited for high-performance S-band Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) transceivers with Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) and/or MIMO technology. Read More

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Power Ku-Band MMIC HPA covers commercial satcom band.

May 5, 2015

Available in 25 x 9.6 mm, 10-lead, metal/ceramic flanged package (CMPA1D1E025F) or as bare die (CMPA1D1E030D), 50 Ω Ku-Band MMIC (monolithic microwave integrated circuit) high power amplifier (HPA) covers 13.5–14.75 GHz band and operates at 40 V VDD. This 30 W GaN MMIC 2-stage HPA delivers satcom measured performance of 20 dB linear gain at 42 dBm average output power while maintaining linearity under -33dBc OQPSK signal and with adjacent channel power at drain efficiency of 20%. Read More

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Low Noise Wideband Amplifier operates from DC-50 GHz.

May 1, 2015

Measuring 1.97 x 1.30 x 0.1 mm, Model MAAM-011109-DIE provides 50 Ω matching and typical return losses better than 15 dB. Solution includes gate bias adjust to change current setting for power or temperature, gain trim that allows 15 dB of gain control, and temperature-compensated power detector that provides DC voltage in relation to output power. With up to +23 dBm of saturated power, amplifier is suited for broadband applications such as test and measurement and electronic countermeasures. Read More

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Log Video Amplifiers offer broadband performance to 18 GHz.

May 1, 2015

Utilizing GaAs semiconductor technology, Logarithmic Video Amplifier Series includes 4 Successive Detection Log Video Amplifiers and 1 Detector Log Video Amplifier. Units can process up to 75 dB of dynamic range and have log linearity from ±1 to ±2.5 dBm. Log slope ranges from 20–50 mV/dB and recovery times range from 40–150 ns. Enclosed in rugged metal packages with SMA connectors, 50 Ω hybrid circuit assemblies meet MIL-STD-202F environmental conditions. Read More

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Waveform Amplifier suits test and measurement applications.

April 30, 2015

Serving as function generator amplifier, Model TS250 amplifies current, voltage, or power for driving heavy loads. Unit offers 8 voltage ranges from ±10 to ±65 V, with up to 7 A peak current output for low-voltage model. TS250 can source or sink current in all 4 quadrants and features selectable gain of 0 dB or 20 dB. Device is suited for LDO and amplifier PSRR test, battery simulator, op-amp CMRR measurement, high frequency electromagnetic coil driver, and transient response test applications. Read More

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Broadband MMIC GaN LNA meets high-RF power survivability needs.

April 29, 2015

Fabricated in GaN technology and supplied in leadless, 4 x 4 mm, ceramic package, CMD219C4 broadband MMIC low-noise amplifier (LNA) operates from 4–8 GHz with gain of 22.5 dB, noise figure of 1.0 dB, and output 1 dB compression point of +17 dBm. Product withstands RF input power levels of up to 5 W without permanent damage. Areas of use include microwave radios and C-band applications, such as point-to-point and point-to-multi-point radios, military and space, and test instrumentation. Read More

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Type K Thermocouple Amplifier offers dynamic response of 1 mS.

April 20, 2015

With temperature measuring range of 0–1,250°C, Model TCA-MS-K-1 converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single independent linearized 0–5 Vdc output voltage. Single-channel unit interfaces to instrumentation equipment including data loggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Supplied in IP51-rated housing measuring 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in., amplifier includes mini-plug signal input connector and 1 m long integral signal cable. Read More