Electronic Amplifiers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Microphone and Preamplifier System measures to 6.5 dBA.

January 29, 2016

Housed in prepolarized package, ½ in. Model 378A04 enables test engineers to measure extremely low sound pressure levels. Free-field microphone has built-in filter that ensures sensitivity is stable and accurate between 10 Hz and 16 kHz. Sensor is used with data acquisition systems that provide 4–20 mA of constant current. Using common coaxial cables with BNC connectors, Model 378A04 is suited for measuring appliance noise, electric car sound quality, environmental noise, and cabin noise. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Variable Gain RF Amplifier covers 100 MHz to 18 GHz range.

January 21, 2016

Featuring 19 in. rackmount design, Model PE15A7000 offers broadband frequency coverage from 100 MHz to 18 GHz with high gain levels of 50 dB minimum over temperature range of -40 to +85°C. Digitally controlled attenuators offer dynamic range up to 60 dB with 1 dB step size. Typical performance includes 6.5 dB noise figure and +14 dBm output P1dB. Package design supports front panel LED display with manual control dial and SMA connectors, and 9 pin D-Sub Miniature connector on rear panel. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Broadband Differential Input RF Amplifier simplifies designs.

December 23, 2015

Delivering 600–3,000 MHz bandwidth, F1423 simplifies RF DAC and integrated transceiver-based designs by integrating amplifier and balun in one 4 x 4 mm, 24-QFN package. Differential input aligns with standard differential Tx outputs of RF DACs and integrated transceivers. Along with 13 dB typ gain, 20 dB CMRR, and linearity of 42 dBm OIP3 @ 2,000 MHz, specifications include 50 Ω differential RF input and 50 Ω single-ended output with up to 22 dBm of output power at 1 dB compression. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Optically Isolated Error Amps have programmable shunt references.

December 23, 2015

Designed for power supply feedback, LIA135 and LIA136 feature 1.6–10 V input range and integrate programmable precision shunt reference in 8-pin package. Error amplifier and shunt reference can operate down to 1.6 V, while 1.299 V internal precision voltage reference with 0.5% tolerance improves power supply accuracy. Optocoupler portions comprise IR LEDs optically coupled to NPN phototransistors; current transfer ratio ranges from 500%–2,000%. LIA136 operates up to 110°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Inline Amplifier covers full GNSS spectrum from 1-2 GHz.

December 23, 2015

Available with TNC, N-Type, or SMA connectors, TW125B amplifies GNSS frequency signals from GPS L5 (1,164 MHz) to GLONASS G1 (1,610 MHz) and beyond. This 28 dB gain, waterproof amplifier, which provides for extended cable runs from antenna to receiver without degradation of system sensitivity, passes DC supply to antenna to negate additional hardware (bias-T, power cable, power supply) needs. Loading level, adding 12 mA on circuit, allows antenna and amplifier to be powered by GNSS receiver. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Audio Op-Amp enhances professional audio equipment performance.

December 18, 2015

Available in 3 x 3 mm DFN package, Burr-Brown™ OPA1622 delivers up to 150 mW of output power and THD of -135 dB @ 10 mW. Quiescent current consumption is 2.6 mA/channel, and linear output current is 80 mARMS. Conserving board space without compromising performance, power-supply rejection ratio (PSRR) of -97/-123 dB @ 20 kHz enables low distortion from switching power supplies without LDO. Enable-circuitry design limits output transients when op-amp transitions into or out of shutdown mode. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Discrete Fiber Amplifier offers long-range sensing capability.

December 11, 2015

Used with plastic and glass fiber optic assemblies, DF-G3 can sense more than 10 ft with opposed mode fibers or more than 3 ft with diffuse mode fibers. Power increases detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhances detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications. Available with 1 or 2 dual discrete outputs, amplifier features dual digital displays that simultaneously show signal level and threshold. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ka-band Block Upconverter supports satellite communications.

December 7, 2015

Rated at 25 Watts, ATOM Ka-band Block Upconverter and Solid State Power Amplifier is software switchable between commercial and military Ka-band frequency 29–30 and 30–31 GHz, including WGS compliance. Custom variants are available from 27–32 GHz. Offered in 1:1 redundant configurations, product is suited for applications where size and weight are of concern, including airborne and land-based Communications-On-The-Move, portable VSAT terminals, RADAR, and CDL. 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

Electronic Components & Devices

Fiber Amplifier works with hundreds of fiber assemblies.

November 23, 2015

With high-power LED driving light through core fibers, DF-G3 allows sensing up to 3,600 mm. Single and dual discrete as well as analog output options are available, and sensing range is 3,600 mm max. Dual digital displays show signal level and threshold values, and sensing output is compatible with PLCs, HMIs, and other machine control systems. Compatible with multiple fiber lenses and arrays, amplifier also features crosstalk avoidance algorithm and physical separation of amplifier and sensor. 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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Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Isolation Amplifiers utilize delta-sigma AD converter.

November 13, 2015

Able to detect small electric current and voltage fluctuations, Models TLP7820 and TLP7920 are suitable for use in inverters, servo amplifiers, robots, and power supplies. Delta-sigma ADC at input side enables linearity of 0.02% (typ.) @ NL (200) for analog output products and 3LSB (typ.) @ INL for digital output products. With Common-Mode Transient Immunity of 20 kV/µs, optical coupled amplifiers offer stable operation in electrically noisy environments. Isolation voltage is 5,000 Vrms (min). Read More

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Class-D Audio Amplifiers feature I2S serial bus interface.

November 5, 2015

Providing 3D surround sound, audio mixing, 20 band equalizer, and dynamic range control, 20 Watt Models IS31AP2111 and IS31AP2121 target medium-power multimedia applications such as Bluetooth speakers, sound bars, LCD projectors, and HDTVs. Both devices operate in Bridge-Tied Load mode, which doubles available power to speaker load. I2S interface transfers audio signals in digital format to maintain maximum audio quality when distributed between audio devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier enables precise measurement.

October 26, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 3.91 mm SOIC package, INA188 enables accurate DC and low-frequency measurements over full extended industrial temperature range. Zero-drift architecture, providing long-term temperature stability, enables offset voltage of 25 µV and offset-voltage drift of 80 nV/°C. Capable of operating at up to 36 V, amplifier generates 250 nV(PP) noise from 0.1–10 Hz without any 1/f corner frequency between broadband and near-DC.
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Electronic Components & Devices

RF Amplifier System covers 1-2.5 GHz and delivers 2 kW HPA.

October 15, 2015

With 8U, air-cooled chassis, Model 2180 features single RF input and output and delivers 2 kW CW of broadband output power. AGC, ALC, and MGC modes support user-selectable configuration and operation, while optional filter/switches improve harmonic rejection. Portable unit uses high voltage RF transistors (GaN) and offers fast electronic VSWR protection. Multi-faceted Monitoring and Control (M&C) UIs include Web browser, TCP/IP Ethernet, RS-485, and front panel touchscreen. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GPS Rackmount Splitter includes dual antenna redundancy.

October 12, 2015

Developed for wireless industry, GPS/GNSS rackmount splitter provides GPS timing signal to up to 32 GPS/GNSS synchronization modules and receivers. Design ensures GPS timing signal is available even in case of antenna or cable failure. In addition to amplifying and splitting GPS/GNSS signal, product offers such features as dual GPS antenna input ports, health monitor, and sensor switch. Antenna redundancy is acquired through use of primary and backup antennas. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

LNAs and Gain Blocks cover frequency bands from 9 KHz to 3 GHz.

October 12, 2015

Coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers are unconditionally stable low noise and gain block amplifiers offering P1dB levels up to +23. In specific versions, GaAs PHEMT semiconductors are used for linear performance and efficiency. Noise figure levels range as low as 0.5 dB, and IP3 linearity reaches up to +37 dBm. While single DC positive voltage supply ranges from +12 to +15 Vdc, bias current ranges from 40–190 mA. Operating range is -40 to +85°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF PA Module (10 W) works with L- and S-band equipment.

October 5, 2015

Supplied in 3.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in. aluminum chassis with +85°C max baseplate temperature rating, NuPower™ 12B01A (Part No. NW-PA-12B01A) provides RF amplification for transmitters, transceivers, and data links that do not require linear performance. This broadband RF power amplifier (PA) for L- and S-band equipment delivers 10 W min and 13 W typ of RF power from 1,000–2,500 MHz when sourced with 0 dBm (1 mW) RF input signal. Power efficiency ranges from 30%–50%, and RF gain is 40 dB. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Solid-State Power Amplifier delivers 1 kW output.

September 15, 2015

Operating over 1,200 MHz bandwidth centered at 9.5 GHz, X-band Model DM-X1K0-01 measures just 244 x 134 x 50 mm excluding heatsink and connectors, making it suitable for use as alternative to traveling wave tube amplifier. GaN-based pulsed SSPA employs chip-and-wire design and supports demanding defense, aerospace, and communications applications. Read More