Signal Conditioners

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Novatek Licenses CEVA-XM4 Imaging and Vision DSP for Embedded Visual Intelligence

August 18, 2016

Next-generation Novatek SoCs deploy CEVA’s latest vision processor for intelligent surveillance, drone anti-collision systems and automotive safety MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that Novatek Microelectronics, Taiwan’s 2nd largest fabless IC design house, has licensed and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Safety & Security Equipment

Customized Solutions from Zest Generator Sets Resolve Challenging Standby Power Supply Issues

August 16, 2016

Power outages have become increasingly frequent with a widespread knock on impact being experienced across industry. The ability to provide fit-for-purpose standby power solutions is the marque that has distinguished Zest WEG Group’s Generator Set Division. Standby power solutions can range from a single diesel driven generator set to a total standby power solution depending on the size of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Conditioners feature SIL 3 certification.

August 16, 2016

Produced according to SIL specifications for functional safety in all phases of product life cycle, 0(4)-20 mA MACX Signal Conditioners convert, isolate, filter, and amplify analog signals. Two-way, input-loop-powered isolators allow operation on active sensor technology with supply voltage of 6–30 Vdc and do not require additional power supply. Single- and 2-channel variants are available with 2 levels of isolation at 2.5 kV or 5 kV. Plug-in connection speeds installation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Shortpass, Longpass, Imaging Filters offer deep blocking.

August 15, 2016

With series at 10 nm (213 models), 25 nm (108 models) and  50 nm (147 models), TECHSPEC® Hard Coated Filters include High Performance OD 4 Shortpass Filters, High Performance OD 4 Longpass Filters, and Imaging Filters. These products, fabricated using hard coated plasma deposition technology for performance and durability, provide high transmission of designated wavelengths and maximum blocking within few nanometers of laser wavelength to isolate narrow spectral regions in diverse applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cobham & TRX Systems Launch Integrated LMR Testing Solution

August 11, 2016

Integrated solution to be showcased at APCO International Conference and Expo, August 15 and 16, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center (Cobham Booth #1618 and TRX Booth #1507) ORLANDO, Florida — Cobham and TRX Systems announce that the Cobham 3550R and the 8800 Series Radio Test Sets are now fully integrated with the TRX NEON® Signal Mapper application in an automated solution that... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Variable Attenuators provide 60 dB attenuation.

July 29, 2016

Available in 6 models covering octave broadband frequencies from 400 MHz to 18 GHz, Voltage Variable Attenuators are suited for use with variable gain amplifiers, power level controls, and feed-forward amplifiers. PIN diode-based devices provide broadband flatness where output level can be adjusted continuously by varying analog voltage on input control line. With CW input power rated up to +23 dBm, each unit is designed into rugged coaxial package to meet MIL-STD-202 environmental conditions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Multi-Purpose DSP targets compute-intensive SoC designs.

July 28, 2016

With Xtensa instruction-set architecture, quad 32-bit integer MACs, and quad single-precision 32-bit floating-point MACs, Cadence® Tensilica® Fusion G3 Digital Signal Processor supports compute-intensive applications including radar, imaging, and mid- to high-end audio pre/post-processing. Unit offers comprehensive data-type support with auto-vectorization. DSP provides real-time control with flexible memory system, integrated DMA controller, and memory protection unit. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, HVAC

Industrial Manufacturer's Office HVAC Noise Inspires Industry's First Fabric Duct Attenuator

June 27, 2016

Peosta, Iowa - Industrial equipment manufacturer Mi-T-M Corp. inspired the world's first fabric ductwork sound attenuator when its new 68,000-square-foot office building experienced noise from mechanical air handling units (AHU) supplying the facility's HVAC. The two-story, free-standing building replaces smaller spaces and now consolidates most of Mi-T-M's office employees under... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Programmable Digital Attenuator features 0.1 dB step size.

June 27, 2016

With attenuation range of 120 dB and 0.1 dB step size, LDA-602EH Lab Brick Digital Attenuator allows for both precision and accuracy during fading tests or device characterizations. Unit features 15 µs switching speed, max RF input of +28 dBm, and operating temperature of -30 to 50°C. Used with any PC or laptop computer with USB 2.0 port and Windows OS, RoHS-compliant device operates with low insertion loss of 9 dB to 6 GHz, input of +55 dBm, and typical VSWR of 1.3:1. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Passive Harmonic Filters operate at 99% efficiency.

June 24, 2016

Available in NEMA 1 and 3R enclosures, ECOsine® FN3415 Filters benefit electrical systems by limiting amplitude of current harmonics, minimizing losses, and maximizing efficiency. Devices are installed at typical 3-phase voltage of 480 Vac (±10%) or 600 Vac (±10%) at 60 Hz (±1 Hz). TDD and THDI performance at full, light, and no-load conditions is ≤5%, while THDv ratings are ≤3%. Filters are suited for virtually any kind of power electronics with front end 6-pulse rectifiers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

B&D Technologies Adds IMO Automation as a New Vendor

June 16, 2016

This partnership expands BD Technologies’ solar product offering and provides customers with access to a leading global innovator. Macon, GA – B&D Technologies has partnered with IMO Automation to bring solar and automation controls to its product line offering. IMO Automation is at the forefront of control component technology specifically developed for the renewable energy market. Its... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMT Thick Film Chip Attenuator has balanced pi filter schematic.

June 16, 2016

In resistor array package, CZB replaces 3 or more discrete devices to reduce board space requirements and simplify manufacturing process in telecom/mobile wireless products. Delivering tolerance matching and temperature tracking to maximize performance in signal attenuation applications, product provides 1.0–10.0 dB attenuation with down to ± 0.3 dB attenuation tolerance. Attenuator features max power dissipation of 0.075 W at +70°C, frequency range to 3 GHz, and impedance of 50 and 75 Ω. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Promotes Schurter's Compact Single-Phase Filters

June 15, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of Schurter's compact single-phase filters, offering design flexibility for a wide current range. Schurter's compact, high performance single-phase filter family, FMAB NEO, offers 3 different levels of... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Density Signal Conditioners supports Bluetooth configuration.

June 9, 2016

Offering up to 0.05% accuracy, microBlox™ uB isolated signal conditioning modules safely interface voltage, current, temperature, frequency, and other field signals with ±5 V or 0–5 Vdc output to host measurement and control systems. Modules also include those with fixed ranges or wireless configuration via Bluetooth® on Android®/iOS® mobile device. Other features include 1,500 Vac peak (350 Vdc continuous) channel-to-channel and field-to-host isolation and 130 dB noise rejection. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Conditioner measures voltage difference over sum.

June 3, 2016

Able to measure secondary voltage difference over sum (Va-Vb)/(Va+Vb), LVC-4500 Ratiometric Signal Conditioner supports ratiometric AC LVDTs and RVDTS with constant sum of secondary voltages. Standalone unit is suited for use with LVDTS in extreme conditions that have high temperature variations and require cable runs in excess of 100 ft. LVC-4500 provides voltage, current, and digital RS-485 outputs that can be used for different requirements or based on user preferences. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

X-Band MPAC-Beamforming Device covers 8-12 GHz range.

May 26, 2016

Designed for X-band radar applications, UltraCMOS® PE19601 integrates 6-bit digital step attenuator, 10-bit digital phase shifter, RX/TX switching, and digital serial interface on 2.6 x 4.65 mm bare wirebond monolithic die. Monolithic phase and amplitude controller (MPAC) solution, consuming 0.001 mA, offers >40 dBm IIP3 linearity, 50 dB isolation, 17 dBm power handling. Device covers 31.5 dB attenuation range in 0.5 dB step with RMS amplitude error of 0.2 dB.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC Motor Output Filters increase service life, reliability.

May 19, 2016

To increase service life and system reliability, FN5060 dv/dt filters protect AC motors from destructive effects of peak voltages and inrush amps. Design does not employ capacitors or resistors, which facilitates installation. Reducing high-output dv/dt from IGBT motor drives and eliminating over-voltages caused by line reflections on motor cables, products offer typical dv/dt reduction by factor of 8–12. Filters suit loads up to 760 Vac, 30–1,200 A, and motors up to 60 Hz. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Custom RF Filters enhance military/commercial system performance.

May 16, 2016

Custom quick-turn RF filters meet demands of military and commercial systems/sub-systems. Options include frequencies spanning HF to 20 GHz, 3 dB bandwidths from 0.1% to 28%, and up to 50 W power handling. Along with Bandpass, Lowpass, Highpass, and Bandstop (Notch) filter shapes, products are available in standard Cavity, Lumped Element, and Distributed (Stripline or Microstrip) filter topologies. Other topologies are available, and quotes are produced within 24 hr of form submittal. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

New Programmable Attenuators, Signal Generators, and Switches on Display at IMS Booth #523

May 9, 2016

Newburyport, MA – Vaunix Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of USB controlled and powered test equipment, will be debuting two new test application solutions at the 2016 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in San Francisco, the LDA-203 and the LMS-802DX. The LDA-203 is a new digital attenuator with an operating frequency of 1 to 20 GHz. It features a 0 to 63 dB attenuation range and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Receiver-Demodulator supports IPTV and broadcast distribution.

April 12, 2016

Equipped with GUI and front panel controls, Model TLV400E-8VSB demodulates all on-air terrestrial 8VSB frequencies and decodes both H.264 and MPEG-2 video formats to IP, HD-SDI, or analog output at 45 Mbps. Video inputs can be 8/16 VSB, DVB-ASI, IP, and SMPTE 310M. Video outputs include DVB-ASI, SMPTE 310M, SDI or HD-SDI, analog component (YPbPr or RGB), composite (NTSC or PAL), or IP. Audio support is via embedded audio or via L/R 5 channel XLR connectors. Read More