Electronic Amplifiers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Low Noise Amplifier operates from 10-14 GHz.

April 17, 2015

Housed in leadless 3 x 3 mm plastic surface-mount package, Model CMD189P3 delivers greater than 19 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +4 dBm and noise figure of 1.4 dB. Broadband MMIC device has 50 Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military end-use, and test instrumentation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Flat Panel Buffer Amplifier targets tablets and notebooks.

April 16, 2015

Designed to add two additional power supply voltages available in panel electronics, Model iML2911 employs sensing circuitry for common voltage (VCOM) output load requirement and automatically switches between multiple supply voltage combinations. This saves energy for both still and dynamic display images without affecting quality. Housed in 8-pin TDFN package and 9-ball CSP, device provides up to 12 V VCOM voltage range and is also suitable for TV panel applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Portable RF Amplifiers withstand harsh environments.

April 15, 2015

Comprising 4 models covering multi-octave bandwidths from 1–40 GHz, Ultra-broadband Portable Bench Top RF Amplifiers offer up to 60 dB small signal gain, low noise figure of 5 dB, and output P1dB compression power ranges from +10 to +22 dBm. Units have internal AC voltage power supply of 115–120 Vac at 60 Hz. Operating from -40 to +85°C, 20 GHz modules use SMA female connectors, while 40 GHz versions utilize 2.92 mm connectors. All are fuse protected and come with 6 ft power cord. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Test System meets immunity testing requirements.

April 9, 2015

Combining signal generator and integrated power amplifier, Model NSG 4060 meets requirements for immunity testing to low frequency disturbances in frequency range of 15 Hz to 150 kHz. Disturbances are coupled onto cables in common mode (IEC/EN 61000-4-16) with continuous levels up to 33 V or differential mode (IEC/EN 61000-4-19) with levels up to 22 V/4.5 A. System includes user port for 4 TTL inputs and 4 TTL outputs as well as supply voltages for individual monitoring and control applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High Power Amplifier integrates power detector.

April 9, 2015

Designed specifically for 18 GHz wireless backhaul applications, Model MAAP-011145 covers 17.6–19.75 GHz frequency band and delivers over 2 W output power at 1 dB compression point. Device provides 25 dB small signal gain, OIP3 of 43 dBm, noise figure of 7 dB, and 34.5 dBm of saturated output power. Housed in 7 mm, lead-free cavity package, amplifier features temperature compensated integrated power detector as well as ESD protection and by-pass capacitors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transimpedance Amplifier suits coherent receiver applications.

April 8, 2015

With power dissipation of 300 mW per channel, Model MATA-003806 is suited for next generation of micro Integrated Coherent Receivers for metro applications at 100 Gbps and beyond. Dual-channel linear TIA has transimpedance gain which can be adjusted from 100 Ω up to 10 KΩ with manual and automatic gain control modes of operation. Input and output peak detectors are available for RSSI and AGC functionality. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Isolated Gate Driver suits high power density applications.

April 3, 2015

Aimed at high-density power converters, motor drives, and actuators based on SiC transistors, power MOSFETs, and IGBTs, HADES® v2 chipset uses 3 ICs: HADES2P on primary side, HADES2S on secondary, and quad-diode ELARA. Unit includes all functions to drive gates of power switches in isolated, high voltage half bridge. HADES® is available in hermetic packages for extreme temperature applications up to 225°C, as well as in plastic packages for systems where temperature does not exceed 175°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Amplifier Module targets WLAN applications.

March 25, 2015

Designed for Wi-Fi 802.11ac access points, routers, and STBs, 5 GHz Model SST11CP22 delivers 19 dBm linear output power at 1.8% dynamic EVM with MCS9 80 MHz bandwidth modulation. Device also provides 20 dBm linear power at 3% EVM for 802.11a/n applications, is spectrum mask compliant up to 24 dBm for 802.11a communication, and has less than -45 dBm/MHz RF harmonic output. Housed in 4 x 4 mm, 20-pin QFN package, amplifier includes output harmonic rejection filter and is 50 Ω-matched. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers suit uplink applications.

March 16, 2015

Based on SuperPower technology, XTD-2000KHE Ku-band TWTA provides 750 W of linear power in compact, rugged package weighing 92 lb and drawing less than 3,200 W of prime power. XTD-1500DBSHE DBS-band TWTA provides 560 W of linear power for direct-to-home applications in same package and draws only 2,500 W of prime power. Designed for SATCOM applications, both are available as outdoor antenna-mount units with operating temperature of -40 to +60°C or as indoor rackmount configurations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Broadband Coaxial Limiters protect RF receiver components.

March 11, 2015

Offered in 7 unique designs ruggedized to meet MIL-STD-202, RF limiters operate in bands from 0.5–40 GHz and protect sensitive RF receiver components in close proximity to high-power signals while suppressing even-order harmonics under hard limiting conditions. Products provide low leakage power (10–15 dBm) to sensitive control components in receiver chain and exhibit CW power handling up to 100 W peak power as well as recovery time of 10–100 nsec. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband RF Amplifiers operate from 0.5-40 GHz.

March 5, 2015

Based on GaAs PHEMPT semiconductor technology with 50 Ω hybrid MIC circuits enclosed in environmentally sealed metal packages, RF Broadband Amplifiers offer noise figures from 2.5–6 dB across entire frequency range. Devices have gain levels from 20–48 dB, gain flatness as low as ±0.5 dB, and power output from 20 mW to 2 W. Equipped with stainless steel SMA or 2.92 mm connectors, amplifiers feature DC voltage supply from +8.5 to +15 Vdc and bias current from 125–2,500 mA. 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Microphone Preamplifier allows acoustic testing in tight spaces.

February 12, 2015

Used to convert high impedance signal from measurement microphone into low impedance signal, Model 426A13 is designed for ½ in. microphones used to measure frequencies within both infrasound and the human audible range (3 Hz to 20 kHz). Preamplifier electronics fit in 0.94 in. long housing, and overall length (including connectors) of 1.4 in. accommodates space-constrained test environments. Noise floor allows measurements from 15 dBA to 147 dB with appropriate microphone. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

S-Band 7 W Pulsed High Power Amplifier features balanced design.

January 21, 2015

Covering 2.7–3.0 GHz from 6 mm PQFN 28-lead SMT package, MAAP-011022 can be used individually or in complete MACOM chipset solution for Civil Air Traffic Control and Weather Radar applications. Encapsulated IC, which offers 7 W of pulsed power and 23 dB small signal gain, provides rugged performance under load mismatch. Other features include +10 V bias operation, 50 Ω impedance, and 0.5 µm pHEMT process. Design is RoHS compliant and 260° reflow compatible. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Portable, 3U, 500 W Power Amplifier covers 80-1,000 MHz.

January 21, 2015

Delivering 500 W of broadband output power, Model 2175 comes in air-cooled chassis and provides single RF input and output as well as user-selectable configuration and operation in AGC (Automatic Gain Control), ALC (Automatic Level Control), and MGC (Manual Gain Control) modes. Use of high-voltage RF transistors (LDMOS) lend to ruggedness, while multi-faceted Monitoring and Control (M&C) UIs include Web browser, TCP/IP Ethernet, RS-485 interface, and front panel touchscreen. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Amplifier delivers 1 kW broadband output power.

January 21, 2015

Housed in 5U, air-cooled chassis, Model 2170 features single RF input and output operating over 1-3 GHz frequency range. Unit offers user-selectable configuration and operation in 3 different modes, including Automatic Gain Control, Automatic Level Control, and Manual Gain Control. Equipped with Web browser, TCP/IP Ethernet, RS-485 interface, and front panel touchscreen display, amplifier is suitable for test and measurement, electronic warfare, and communications applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

High Linearity 4 W Power Amplifier suits Ka-band applications.

January 20, 2015

Offered in bare die format and 5 x 5 mm, 32-lead QFN package, MAAP-011139 has 29–31 GHz frequency range and delivers 24 dB of linear gain, 4 W of saturated output power, and 23% efficiency. This high-linearity power amplifier, suited for Ka-band, high-data density satellite communications, provides >27 dBm Pout/tone while maintaining IM3 levels of 30 dBc. Rating for input and output return loss is 10 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

ULP Precision CMOS Op Amps deliver zero drift operation.

December 30, 2014

Targeting front-end amplifier circuits and power management designs, NCS325 and NCS333 offer respective quiescent currents of 21 and 17 µA at 3.3 V and enhance accuracy of motor control feedback and power supply control loops. Products, operating with 350 kHz gain bandwidth with peak to peak noise down to 1.1 µV from 0.1–10 Hz, provide rail-to-rail input and output performance and are optimized for 1.8–5.5 V operation. Max input offset voltage is 10 µV, and offset temperature drift is 30 nV/°C. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN Low-Noise Amplifier features 23 dB gain.

December 24, 2014

Able to survive input power levels up to 5 W without front-end limiter, 4–8 GHz Model CMD219 features output of 1 dB, compression point of +18 dBm, and noise figure of 1.1 dB across operating bandwidth. Typical bias conditions are Vdd = 10 V at 100 mA and Vgg = -2.3 V, although Vdd can vary from 5–28 V. Suitable applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military and space, and test instrumentation. Read More