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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&trade; 11C01A (NW-PA-11C01A) delivers 10 W min and 15 W typ of RF power from 225&ndash;2,400 MHz when driven with 0 dBm (1 mW) RF input signal. Features include 25%&ndash;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.<br /> Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Digital VGAs feature constant linearity technology.

May 26, 2016

With K(LIN)&trade; 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&ndash;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&ndash;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&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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

Electronic Components & Devices

Audio Op-Amp enhances professional audio equipment performance.

December 18, 2015

Available in 3 x 3 mm DFN package, Burr-Brown&trade; 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 mA<sub>RMS</sub>. 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