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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Broadband RF PA Module delivers multi-octave operation.

June 9, 2016

Suited for VHF to S-band transmitters, transceivers, and data links that do not require linear performance, NuPower™ 11C01A (NW-PA-11C01A) delivers 10 W min and 15 W typ of RF power from 225–2,400 MHz when driven with 0 dBm (1 mW) RF input signal. Features include 25%–45% power efficiency, 40 dB RF gain, <2 µsec standby to transmit switching speed, and +11 to +32 Vdc supply range. Rugged aluminum chassis measures 3.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in., and max baseplate temperature rating is +85°C.
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Electronic Components & Devices

RF Digital VGAs feature constant linearity technology.

May 26, 2016

With K(LIN)™ constant linearity technology, F1455 Series Variable Gain Amplifiers maintain 38 dBm output third order intercept point for first 12 dB of gain control range. Devices feature broadband 1,400–2,300 MHz operation, 4 dB NF at max gain (2,000 MHz), and 32 dB flat, temperature invariant max gain. Available in a 6 x 6 mm 28-QFN package, amplifiers utilize SPI interface for gain control and are suitable for driving power amplifiers in wireless base station transmitters. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN X-band SSPAs offer integrated monitoring and protection.

May 26, 2016

Measuring 220 x 150 x 41 mm excluding heatsink, Series DM-X300-01 delivers output power up to 300 W and covers 8.4–9.6 GHz band. Pulsed solid state amplifiers include key parameter monitoring with self-protect functions which are activated if SSPA detects that VSWR threshold, duty cycle, or current limits have been exceeded. Devices also alert host system when low output power condition is detected, or when temperature limits have been exceeded. Interface to host system is provided via Ethernet. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

BroadRange Distributed Amplifiers(TM) Feature Industry Leading Dynamic Range over Ultra-Wide Bandwidths

May 20, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has developed a growing family of distributed amplifiers, called BroadRange Distributed Amplifiers™, with bandwidths from DC to 50 GHz. The distributed amplifiers provide industry leading performance in terms of dynamic range, frequency bandwidth and power consumption. ... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Live Demo at IMS 2016

May 18, 2016

Bring your operational scenario to IMS and let us run it on our multipurpose 1 to 3 GHz high power amplifier! Empower RF Systems is once again conducting live demonstrations of broadband, high power amplifiers with compelling performance, industry leading small size, IOT interface, and user selectable functionality that dares to challenge legacy products offered in the market. Next appearing... 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™ 11B02A delivers 7 W min and 10 W typ RF power from 225–2,600 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

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

Driver Amplifier offers high gain over wide bandwidth.

March 11, 2016

Featuring frequency range of 2–9 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's 50 Ω 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 Ω 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.
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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