Electronic Amplifiers

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN Coaxial Power Amplifier operates in 2-6 GHz band.

May 5, 2016

Operating from +28 V power supply, Model PE15A5025 offers 50 dB of small signal gain with saturated output power level of +47 dBm and 30% power added efficiency. While generating 50 W of saturated output power under worst case conditions, output harmonic response is -15 dBc and spurious levels are kept at -70 dBc. Amplifier includes integrated voltage regulation, bias sequencing circuitry, DC control TTL logic, DC current monitoring, and over temperature shutdown at +90°C baseplate temperature. Read More

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

In Vacuum Amplifier works with vacuum UV silicon diodes.

April 29, 2016

High-vacuum-compatible, current-to-voltage converting amplifier 671MX is intended for use with vacuum UV silicon photodiodes. With integral socketed photodiode mount, combination detector/amplifier hybrid can be used to measure small photo-generated currents with resolutions of 10 fA and dynamic ranges of 4 orders of magnitude. Solution consists of low-noise op-amp with selectable feedback resistor. Latter is also socketed and can be changed to match gain/dynamic range requirements. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband RF PA (10 W) supports VHF through S-band.

April 26, 2016

Supplied in 2.34 x 1.96 x 0.620 in. rugged aluminum chassis, NuPower&trade; 11B02A delivers 7 W min and 10 W typ RF power from 225&ndash;2,600 MHz when driven with 3 dBm (2 mW) RF input signal. Standby to transmit switching speed of <100 msec fosters accelerated switching between operating modes and consequently conserving energy. This broadband RF power amplifier (PA), suited for VHF to S-band transmitters and data radios, offers multi-octave operation and supports +11 to +32 Vdc supply range. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ametherm to Showcase Leading Inrush Current Limiters and NTC Sensing Thermistors at APEC 2016

March 15, 2016

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Ametherm today announced its product lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2016, taking place March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. In booth 1833, the company will be showcasing a wide range of its leading inrush current limiters for reliable circuit protection and NTC sensing thermistors for high-accuracy temperature compensation and... Read More

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

Driver Amplifier offers high gain over wide bandwidth.

March 11, 2016

Featuring frequency range of 2&ndash;9 GHz, Model CMD232 is suited for military, space, and communications systems that require small size and high linearity. At 6 GHz, GaAs MMIC driver amplifier delivers greater than 15 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +17 dBm and output IP3 of 23 dBm. Device&#39;s 50 &Omega; matched design eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. It offers full passivation for reliability and moisture protection. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Norsat Introduces Atom 250 Watt Ku-band Block Upconverter and Solid State Power Amplifier

March 10, 2016

- Latest edition to the ATOM series is ideal for TWTA Replacement and Satellite News Gathering (SNG)- VANCOUVER - Norsat International Inc. ("Norsat" or the "Company") (TSX: NII and NYSE MKT: NSAT), a provider of unique and customized communication solutions for remote and challenging applications, today announced the ATOM 250 Watt Ku-band Block Upconverters (BUC) and Solid State Power... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Driver Amplifier (2-6 GHz) serves RF and microwave applications.

February 26, 2016

At 4 GHz, CMD231 wideband GaAs monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) driver amplifier delivers >14.5 dB gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm and output IP3 of 23.5 dBm. Unit operates from +3 to +6 V supply and has 50 &Omega; matched design. Latter eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching while also offering full passivation. Areas of use include communications systems requiring small size and high linearity.<br /> Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mahr Federal to Feature New MarShaft(TM) SCOPE 250 Plus at Mfg4 2016

February 24, 2016

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus and MarCator Wireless Digital Indicators at Mfg4, May 3-5, 2016, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT, Booth #1605. Competitively priced and designed to provide fast, accurate, fully automatic measurement of smaller shafts and turned parts directly on the shop floor, the MarShaft SCOPE 250 plus features a... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Qualcomm Technologies Announces Next-Generation Qualcomm® RF360(TM) Front-End Solutions for Sleeker and More Efficient Mobile Devices

February 19, 2016

-- Includes World's First Announced 40 MHz Envelope Tracker, Designed to Extend Battery Life for 4G+ Smartphones, and Comprehensive, Multi-tier Antenna Tuner and Power Amplifier Solutions -- SAN DIEGO, – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is introducing a suite of next-generation Qualcomm® RF360™ technologies that... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

GaAs MMIC Amplifier offers low noise figure over wide bandwidth.

February 18, 2016

Supporting 2&ndash;20 GHz bandwidth, CMD233 distributed low noise amplifier operates from +3 to +6 V supply and suits military, space, and communications systems. Amplifier is 50 &Omega; matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching, and offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection. At 10 GHz, amplifier delivers >9 dB of gain with corresponding noise figure of 4.5 dB and output 1 dB compression point of +20.5 dBm. Read More

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

Fiber Amplifier provides both analog and digital output.

February 18, 2016

Capable of sensing more than 10 ft with opposed mode fibers or more than 3 ft with diffuse mode fibers, DF-G3 Fiber Amplifier is suited for contrast matching, intensity monitoring, web guiding, and dense sensing point environments. Dual digital displays show both signal level and threshold simultaneously. Users can setup sensor remotely via multi-function input wire which can be configured to control LED, gate amplifier&rsquo;s output, remote teach amplifier, or setup cross-talk avoidance ring. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Modules target engineers and instructors.

February 15, 2016

RLC Divider Board was developed to implement passive filters and various R, L, and C networks, while Level Shifter Board is designed to interface I2C or SMBus signals between devices with different VDD voltages. Using OPA172 operational amplifier, OpAmp Board includes specific features that make it suitable for experimentation. Active Filter Board is suited for use as anti-aliasing filter for A/D conversion or as reconstruction filter after D/A conversion. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Future Electronics Promotes EPCOS PTC Thermistors from TDK

February 12, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of EPCOS PTC thermistors from TDK, offering superior solutions for circuit protection. PTC (Positive Temperature Coefficient) thermistors are able to offer more reliable protection than NTC thermistors in certain cases with particularly demanding... Read More

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

Low-Profile Smart RF Amplifiers come in 3U, air-cooled chassis.

February 9, 2016

Featuring software control, Low Power Series broadband RF and microwave amplifiers are configurable to diverse applications requiring digital modulation, multi-tone/multi-carrier, pulsed, and AM/FM/CW. Power combinations are available from 35&ndash;250 W, and frequency ranges are 20&ndash;1,000 MHz, 80&ndash;1,000 MHz, 1,000&ndash;3,000 MHz, 2,000&ndash;6,000 MHz. Products suit RF component testing and EMC compliance testing. Options include 28 Vdc input power and 400 Hz input power. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

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&ndash;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

Wolfspeed Makes Top 2015 Microwave and RF Products List

January 25, 2016

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, has earned a spot on Microwave RF's "Top Products of 2015" list for its Ku-Band GaN MMIC high power amplifiers (HPAs). Designed for satellite communications (satcom) applications, the Ku-Band HPAs... 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

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

Optically Isolated Error Amps have programmable shunt references.

December 23, 2015

Designed for power supply feedback, LIA135 and LIA136 feature 1.6&ndash;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%&ndash;2,000%. LIA136 operates up to 110°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Broadband Differential Input RF Amplifier simplifies designs.

December 23, 2015

Delivering 600&ndash;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 &Omega; differential RF input and 50 &Omega; single-ended output with up to 22 dBm of output power at 1 dB compression. Read More