Electronic Amplifiers

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF and Microwave Modules facilitate rapid prototyping.

September 22, 2016

Featuring fully integrated, hermetically sealed design, HMC Series Modules shorten proof-of-concept phase of design cycle and help minimize overall in-house technical support needed to assemble, test, and validate design. Series includes: HMC-C582 ultra-wideband power amplifier module ranging from .01–20 GHz; HMC-C583 single pole single throw switch module ranging from 0.1–40 GHz; HMC-C584 0.1–40 GHz, 31 dB, 5-bit digital attenuator module; and HMC7891 2–18 GHz limiting amplifier module. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ku-Band Outdoor Power Amplifier provides up to 400 W peak.

September 15, 2016

Available with optional internal L-band block up-converter, Model PA17-Ku400P delivers 180 W of linear power over 12.75–14.5 GHz band. Transmit Noise Power is -70 dBW/4 KHz and Filter Receive Band is 0.65–12.75 GHz. Measuring 17.0 x 8.5 x 8.5 in., Traveling Wave Tube amplifier is equipped with internal redundancy control, eliminating need for external controller. Internal monitor and control system provides Ethernet connectivity with plug-and-play web page interface for out-of-the-box use. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier features multi-octave operation.

September 13, 2016

Designed for VHF to S-band transmitters and data radios, NuPower™ 11B02A typically delivers 10 W of RF power from 225–2550 MHz when driven with 3 dBm RF input signal. Amplifier provides standby to transmit switching speed of less than 30 µs, conserving energy between transmit cycles in power-limited applications. Housed in 2.34 x 1.96 x 0.620 in. aluminum chassis, unit features broad supply voltage of +11 to +32 Vdc, supporting communications, telemetry, and electronic warfare applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Richardson RFPD Announces Participation at EDI CON USA 2016

September 12, 2016

Live demos, new products, and Analog Devices Radioverse™ RF wideband transceiver evaluation board giveaway featured at Richardson RFPD booth #806 Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today its participation in EDI CON USA 2016, to be held in Boston, MA, September 20-22, 2016. EDI CON USA brings together RF, microwave, EMC/EMI and high-speed digital design engineers and system... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Richardson RFPD Introduces New 1 W Driver Amplifier with VG Enable from MACOM

September 9, 2016

0.1 - 3.0 GHz 2-stage amplifier with typical gain of 23 dB and up to 40% power added efficiency Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 1 W driver amplifier from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. The MAAP-011232 is a 2-stage power amplifier with gain shut-off. It operates from 100 MHz to 3 GHz; for operation in the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Distributed Amplifier ranges from 2-18 GHz. .

September 8, 2016

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, CMD233C4 Broadrange Distributed Amplifier™ features low noise figure of 4.5 dB and output 1 dB compression point of +20.5 dBm. Wideband GaAs MMIC device delivers over 9 dB of gain and operates from single 3–6 V supply. With 50 Ω matched design, amplifier eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include military, space, and communication systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High-Temperature Dual Op-Amps suit down hole, harsh environments.

September 6, 2016

Operating from -55 to +200°C (depending on chosen grade), AM-606HT series features 28 MHz gain bandwidth and 250 V/µsec slew rate and can settle to 0.01% in <180 nsec while delivering dynamic performance for harsh environment systems. DC performance includes <1.5 mV offset, voltage noise density below 8 nV/√Hz, and total supply current of <10 mA. Offered in 8-pin hermetically sealed ceramic DIP (MHT) or Gull-Wing SMT (GHT) package, series delivers >1,000 hr operating life. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Nuwaves Engineering Announces the Development of a Low-Cost 4 Watt Linear VHF/UHF Radio Frequency Bidirectional Amplifier Module For Communications, Telemetry and Electronic Warfare Markets

September 1, 2016

Middletown, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announced the Internal Research and Design (IRaD) effort for a miniaturized VHF/UHF RF bidirectional amplifier (BDA). The NuPower™ Xtender™ model 16A06A will feature high linearity performance and small size, at an affordable price point. The NuPower™ Xtender™ 16A06A... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wireless Audio Receiver Module offers 50-165 ft range.

August 31, 2016

Incorporating Ginseng SKAA wireless audio receiver, audio DSP, and Merus Audio eximo® digital amplifier, Strawberry 3 Amplified SKAA® Wireless Audio Receiver Module is suited for speaker systems across multiple platforms, including home theater, outdoor, Pro MI studio, and DJ. Unit operates from 8–26 Vdc supply and delivers audio output of 40 W or 70 W per channel. Adaptive frequency hopping protocol uses narrow footprint in 2.4 GHz band, allowing seamless co-existence with other devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Driver Amplifiers range from 2-9 GHz with high gain.

August 30, 2016

Housed in 3 x 3 mm package, CMD232C3 GaAs MMIC Driver Amplifier functions from 2–9 GHz and delivers over 15 dB of temperature stable gain with output 1 dB compression point of 17 dBm, and output IP3 of 23 dBm. CMD231C3 GaAs MMIC Driver Amplifier, offered in 3 x 3 mm leadless surface mount package, operates from 2–6 GHz while delivering over 14.5 dB of temperature stable gain. Device has supply current of 45 mA, output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm, and output IP3 of 23.5 dBm. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sample Kits enable current limiter, thermistor testing.

August 11, 2016

Standard, Mega, Mini, and Sensor Sample Kits enable designers to test Ametherm inrush current limiters and NTC sensing thermistors. Standard consists of 9 SL series 120 and 240 Vac limiters. For single- and 3-phase input voltages up to 680 Vac, Mega provides 5 MegaSurge™ series limiters. Sensor kit of NTC sensing thermistors includes 4 probe assembly types – ring lug, threaded hex nut and tip, epoxy, and steel housing – and one device from ACCU-Curve series of interchangeable thermistors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier supports electronic warfare applications.

August 1, 2016

When driven with 0 dBm RF input signal, NuPower™ Model 12A03A delivers minimum of 5 W RF power from 1.0–2.5 GHz. Unit is also available in 30 dBm (1 Watt) input power level version, allowing plug-and-play use with various data transceivers, such as L-3 Communications Bandit radio. Housed in 1.8 x 1.8 x 0.5 in. rugged aluminum chassis, amplifier features low current draw of 0.85 A at +28 Vdc, supporting array of RF communications, telemetry, and electronic warfare applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

First Remote Live Demo at EMC 2016

July 19, 2016

Consider the Possibilities Empower RF Systems is conducting remote live demonstrations of our broadband, high power amplifier at the IEEE EMC Symposium at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa July 26 – 28th , 2016, Booth 322. The amplifier will be housed in Los Angeles while viewed in the Ottawa exhibit venue with live streaming video while controlling the amplifier from the exhibit floor through a... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier covers 1,700-2,400 MHz frequency range.

July 18, 2016

With module efficiencies of 35–55%, NuPower™ 12D05A provides saturated RF power of 35 Watts in L-band and 20 Watts in S-band. Amplifier offers 44 dB of RF gain with nominal input drive level of 0 dBm. Aluminum chassis, measuring 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in., provides heat dissipation and is small enough for integration into air- or ground-based tactical, test, or training platforms. Device can be used with communications and telemetry systems as well as electronic warfare systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

GaN Power Amplifiers offer high gain at up to 7.5 GHz.

July 14, 2016

Featuring high gain levels of 43–60 dB across broad frequency bands from 30 MHz to 7.5 GHz, Solid State GaN RF Amplifiers are suited for commercial and military radar, jamming systems, medical imaging, communications, and electronic warfare. Saturated output power levels range from 10–100 W with up to 35% Power Added Efficiency. All have single voltage supplies which are internally regulated. Amplifiers also feature harmonic response of -15 to -20 dBc under worst case conditions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation Tolerant 36 V In-Amps integrate differential ADC driver.

July 13, 2016

Wafer-by-wafer guaranteed to 75 krad (Si) with low dose rate exposure of 10 mrad/sec, ISL70617SEH differential input, rail-to-rail output instrumentation amplifier (in-amp) serves communication satellite applications. Silicon on insulator process provides SEL and SEB robustness of 60 MeV in heavy ion environments, while <10 µsec SET performance eliminates need for extra filtering. ISL70517SEH offers similar features but implements differential input and rail-to-rail single-ended output. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Distributed Amplifier offers 14 dB gain, high linearity.

July 7, 2016

From 2–20 GHz, CMD238 BroadRange Distributed Amplifier™ delivers 14 dB of gain with output P1dB of +26 dBm, output IP3 of +34 dBm, and 2nd harmonic level of -33 dBc. This GaAs MMIC (monolithic microwave integrated circuit) distributed amplifier, which operates from 5–8 V power supply, is pin-compatible with CMM0014 amplifier and features 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Driver Amplifier features 26-35 GHz frequency range.

July 5, 2016

Operating from single 5 V supply and drawing just 90 mA typical, Model CMD243 offers 15.5 dB of gain with output P1dB compression point of +21 dBm. Balanced design provides good VSWR matching, along with optimized stability and gain flatness. Self-biasing GaAs MMIC amplifier is a 50 Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include military, space, and communications systems where small size and high linearity are necessary. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Nasa Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of K-Band Power Amplifier for Satellite Communications Data Links on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

July 1, 2016

Middletown, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from NASA to research and develop a high-efficiency Ku- or Ka-band RF power amplifier (PA) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) device for over-the-horizon (OTH) command and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Distributed Amplifiers offer positive gain slope.

June 29, 2016

From DC–22 GHz, ultra-wideband BroadRange™ CMD240 delivers over 15 dB of gain with mid-band noise figure of 2.2 dB, output 1 dB compression point of 19 dBm, and output IP3 of 28 dBm at 10 GHz with 5 V supply. Wideband BroadRange™ CMD241, operating from 2–22 GHz with low mid-band noise figure of 2.3 dB, features output IP3 of +28 dBm, low supply current of 74 mA, and 13 dB of gain with max RF input power of +20 dBm. Both are 50 Ω matched designs and can operate off 3–8 V power supply. Read More