Signal Conditioners

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Converters deliver 360 W of output power.

January 30, 2015

Housed in standard ½ brick case measuring 2.4 x 2.5 x 0.50 in., MTW Series provides output voltages of 12, 15, 24, and 28 Vdc. Input range for all models is 9–36 Vdc with no derating at 9 Vin, making converters suitable for 12 and 24 V battery-powered applications as well as 28 V COTS military applications. Utilizing synchronous rectification technology, converters offer 95.7% efficiency. Switching frequency is 200 kHz, and line and load regulation are 0.5% and 0.08%, respectively. Read More

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

EMI Suppression Filters offer high attenuation rates.

January 26, 2015

Employing exclusive circuit configuration combining capacitors and ferrite beads, BNX026/27/28/29 Series comprises LC combined-type EMI suppression filters offering attenuation rates of 35 dB or more over wide frequency range of 15 kHz to 1 GHz. Surface mount DC line noise filters with current rating of 15 A are suited for power supply circuits susceptible to low-frequency-band noise, while parts with voltage rating of 50 V are suitable for automotive applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PC-Controlled 75 Ohm Digital Attenuator is powered via USB.

January 20, 2015

With input power of up to 1 W, attenuation range to 95 dB, and frequency coverage of 10–1,000 MHz, LDA-102-75F can be powered and controlled by connection to PC or self-powered USB hub. Unit is programmable for fixed attenuation or swept attenuation ramps directly from included GUI software. While programmable for ATE applications, this attenuator can also be used in WiMAX, 3G, 4G, LTE, DVB Fading Simulators, and engineering/production test labs. Read More

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

Current Switches monitor large loads.

January 20, 2015

Combining current transformer and signal conditioner, ASXP-LS Current Switches monitor large machines for over- or under-load conditions, detect open discharge lines, and sense clogged filters. Split-core housing allows sensor to be installed over existing conductors, while 2.3 x 3.42 in. sensing aperture accommodates conductors and multiple wires per phase. Offered in 4 models with trip points from 200–1,600 A, switches feature electromechanical relay output and selectable Fail-Safe operation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Bipolar Isolated Signal Conditioner offers output load stability.

December 18, 2014

Used for galvanic isolation and conversion of bipolar process voltage or current signals to unipolar signals, CE-compliant DRSL-DC4 comes in 0.24 in. wide slimline housing, has response time of <7 msec, and features DIN Rail mount design. Multiple signal ranges are available (DIP switch-selectable), and accuracy is <0.05% of selected range. Areas of use include applications in such industries as chemical, water/wastewater, and manufacturing automation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Lowpass Chebyshev Passive Filters address availability concerns.

December 17, 2014

Comprising 9 models that carry unique -1 dBc passband frequency, from 30 MHz to 3 GHz, LC9S Series delivers insertion loss of 1.0 dB max and 50 Ω terminations. Stopband attenuation is -40 dBc at 1.5:1 ratio, with rejection frequency from 45 MHz to 4.5 GHz, and -60 dBc at 2:1 ratio, with rejection frequency from 60 MHz to 6 GHz. Depending on frequency, filters have 5 or 10 W max input power and utilize one of 2 SMA female connectorized cases. RoHS-compliant parts are available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Harmonic Filters satisfy marine approval requirements.

December 3, 2014

With respective current ratings of 100 and 120 A, ECOsine® Active models FN 3420-100-480-3-GL and FN3420-120-480-3-GL provide systems with opposing corrective current immediately and concurrently compensate harmonics, phase shift, and load-unbalance. Filters dynamically adapt to changing grid and load situations to ensure optimum compensation performance at all times. Suited for oil and gas, marine, and offshore applications, products promote safe, reliable, and enhanced performance. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Step Attenuators offer performance up to 40 GHz.

November 17, 2014

Available in 5-, 8-, and 10-bit broadband PIN diode models, Digital Step Attenuators feature 30 and 60 dB values with attenuation step resolution of 0.25–1 dB, depending on model. Insertion loss ranges from 4–8 dB and P1dB (power) ranges from 10–20 dBm, depending on chosen unit. Constructed using slim line housing measuring 0.5 in. thick, programmable RF attenuators are suited for electronic warfare, military and space communications, radar, and test and measurement applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

VPX Boards boost functional density.

November 12, 2014

Suitable for data acquisition, software radio, and digital signal processing, 6U VPX Model 57xxx accommodates one Cobalt® Virtex-6 or Onyx® Virtex-7 FPGA XMC module, while Model 58xxx accommodates 2 XMC modules. Boards take advantage of increased I/O to backplane by adding optional LVDS lines from FPGA on each XMC to user pins of VPX backplane connectors. Optional x4 user-configurable gigabit serial links provide additional interconnect options between 2 installed XMC modules to VPX backplane. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Pulse Selector optimizes efficiency of laser modulators.

November 6, 2014

With automatic adjustment of operating point, Pulse Selector IOM ensures that modulator's offset voltage is adjusted regularly and guarantees that pulse control is always accurate. Manual readjustment is therefore not necessary and modulator can be used in continuous operation. When used with fiber lasers, pulse selector ensures steady reduction in laser pulse repetition rate with high pulse suppression. Integrated USB port enables unit to be controlled from PC. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Synchronous Demodulator includes configurable analog filter.

November 6, 2014

Optimized for input sampling rates up to 1 MHz, Model ADA2200 enables demodulation of signal input bandwidths to 30 kHz and achieves 0.009° phase detection sensitivity. Sampled Analog Technology uses charge sharing among capacitors to perform digital-like computations in analog domain. With configurable analog filter, designers of portable instrumentation can maximize battery life and perform precision magnitude and phase measurements on analog signals in presence of large noise sources. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Inline Signal Conditioner adds USB output to mV transducer.

November 5, 2014

CE-compliant IN-USBH adds digital, high-speed (1,000 readings/sec) USB output to mV/V pressure transducers and load cells without adding any thermal or linearity errors. Exhibiting long term stability, products include 316L stainless steel case, mounting bracket, and USB connector cable. PC software takes data from transducer and enables laptop or Windows® tablet (with ESB connector) to act as virtual meter, chart recorder, or datalogger. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Low Leakage Current 3-Phase Filter suits critical applications.

October 27, 2014

Designed for rated currents from 7–180 A at 520 Vac and ambient temperature of 50°C (+40°C at higher rated current), cURus-approved FMBC LL series suit applications where leakage current restrictions are critical. Leakage current rating is <5 mA for 7–55 A versions and <20 mA for 75–180 A versions. Screw connection is standard, and other types of connections, including wires or copper bars, are available. Custom circuitry and housing options are also available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Type K Thermocouple Amp Signal Conditioner has 8 output channels.

October 15, 2014

Model TCA-MS-K-8-A4 converts voltage signal from 8 Type K thermocouple probes into 8 independent, linearized, 0–5 Vdc output voltages for interfacing with instrumentation equipment such as dataloggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Along with onboard, single-axis, ±4 g capacitive accelerometer used for monitoring vibration or shock to module, features include 7.0 x 3.5 x 1.6 in. housing rated IP51, onboard CJC, and 0 to +1,250°C measuring range. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Conditioner enables full active component characterization.

October 14, 2014

Offered in 10–67 GHz models, R&S ZVAX-TRM conditions signals from R&S ZVA network analyzers and returns them to analyzer or outputs them via integrated test ports. Users can measure parameters such as compression, noise figure, and group delay, even on 3-port T/R modules, with DUT having to be connected only once. When combined with 4-port analyzer with 4 internal sources, extension allows intermodulation measurements on modules with 2 conversion stages without external signal generators. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Digital PWM Controller serves 40-100 A applications.

October 7, 2014

With ability to current share across multiple devices, dual-phase ZL8801 offers range extendible to 300 A for FPGAs and ASICs employed in densely populated power supplies. Use with PowerNavigator™ GUI simplifies system power conversion and accelerates design process, while leveraging ChargeMode™ control loop architecture enables optimal transient response performance. Inherently stable, fully digital control loop corrects errors cycle-by-cycle to eliminate need for compensation.
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Electronic Components & Devices

GaN-Based Amplifiers support DOCSIS 3.1 cable networking.

September 29, 2014

DOCSIS 3.1 products include 1.2 GHz power amplifiers as both hybrids and multi-chip modules (MCMs) that use GaN HEMT process technology. Of 11 amplifiers, 6 are gallium nitride (GaN)-based products that support DOCSIS 3.1 requirements. Specific offerings include power doubler amplifiers, push pull amplifiers, optical receivers, reverse path amplifier, and digital step attenuators. GaN technology offers power density required to meet high-power CATV requirements and increase data rates. Read More

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

Compact Signal Conditioners facilitate configuration.

September 26, 2014

Used for isolating, converting, filtering, or amplifying analog signals, 6.2 mm wide MINI Pro signal conditioners conserve space while accelerating installation. Configuration options include DIP switch, PC programmable, or Android app, and angled housing aids wiring access; terminations can be made in any order. Integrated test points allow loop testing without disconnecting circuit, FASTCON Pro terminal blocks are clearly visible, and each terminal is keyed to facilitate identification. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Inductive Chokes suit power electronics applications.

September 25, 2014

Available for frequencies up to 200 kHz and currents up to 1,000 A, Inductive Components are designed as single-conductor chokes for high-current applications, individual chokes, choke modules, or LC filters. Components' cores consist of powder composites with low magnetostriction. Offered in sizes ranging from 36–300 mm diameter, devices are available with protection from IP00 to IP66, depending on application. All are RoHS- and REACH-compliant. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Compact dV/dt Filter delivers three-in-one motor protection.

September 19, 2014

Available in NEMA1/2 and NEMA 3R configurations, 380–600 V dV Sentry™ helps protect AC motors from destructive effects of extended lead voltages that can damage VFDs, cables, and motors. Triple Defense Core technology offers protection against peak voltage, high rise times, and common mode voltage reduction. Ability to reduce common mode voltage by >50% reduces damage to motor bearings and motor insulation as well as unexpected ground fault trips and erratic behavior of VFDs and PLCs. Read More