Signal Generators

Services, Electronic Components & Devices

GPS Frequency Reference offers atomic clock stability.

January 27, 2015

Designed to operate in conjunction with GPS or compass satellite signal, Model IQFR-100 delivers frequency accuracy of < ±1E-12 after 24 hr of stable satellite signal lock. In event of signal loss, unit maintains accuracy of better than 5E-11 until restoration of lock due to internal reference oscillator. Housed in 1U rack mountable cabinet, IQFR-100 provides two 10 MHz square wave outputs, 2 square wave outputs at 2.048 MHz, and two 1 PPS impulse outputs with holdover specification of ≤1.5 µs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

USB Arbitrary Waveform Generator offers configurable DIO lines.

January 27, 2015

With BNC connectors used for analog waveform output and gate control input and utility DIO lines accessed via 16-pin shrouded connector, USB-AO-ARB1 supports use in diverse embedded applications. USB 2.0 device (USB 3.0 compatible) relieves load placed on CPU by handling waveform timing at hardware level. Along with 16-bit analog output for precisely timed waveforms up to 8 MHz, features include 3 unipolar and 3 bipolar output ranges, and 4 x 4 x 1 in. powder-coated steel enclosure. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

TCXO is available from 50-100 MHz.

January 22, 2015

With very low g-sensitivity down to ≤ 7x10-11/g, Model T1241 provides optimized phase noise performance under shock and vibration. Unit features 3.3 Vdc supply, CMOS Squarewave output, and temperature stability to ±0.3 ppm in temperatures from -40 to +85°C. Housed in rugged SMT package measuring 0.680 x 0.6800 x 0.200 in., temperature compensated crystal oscillator is suitable for mobile RF applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates from 5,685-5,780 MHz.

January 22, 2015

Housed in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, Model CVCO55CXT-5685-5780 features control voltage range of 0.3~4.7 V, typical phase noise of -102 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset, and typical output power of +0 dBm. Pulling and Pushing are minimized to 0.5 MHz and 1.5 MHz/V, respectively, and second harmonic suppression is -30 dBc typical. With input voltage of 5 V and current consumption of 25 mA, VCO is suited for digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, and satellite communications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Handheld Shaker provides multiple frequency outputs.

January 20, 2015

With self-diagnostics to ensure data integrity, ReferenceMate™ delivers known vibration level that enables users in field to verify sensor performance and integrity of cabling and connectors between sensor and DAQ system. Portable vibration reference source provides frequency outputs of 61.4 Hz for imperial measurements, 100 Hz to simulate standard calibration conditions, and 159.2 Hz for metric measurements. LED indicators illuminate if battery levels are low or if unit is overloaded. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates at 1690 MHz.

January 15, 2015

Operating with control voltage range of 0.3~4.7 V, Model CVCO55CC-1690-1690 features typical phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset. Output power is typically +2.5 dBm and input voltage is 5 V with max current consumption of 25 mA. Pulling and Pushing are minimized to 1.0 MHz and 0.5 MHz/V, respectively. Housed in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, oscillator is suited for digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satellite communications systems, and base stations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Powered VCO suits UHF radio and portable satellite modems.

January 5, 2015

Operating at 445–480 MHz with 0.5–2.5 Vdc tuning voltage range, V480MEM2-LF features spectrally clean signal of -113 dBc/Hz @ 100 kHz offset and tuning sensitivity of 25 MHz/V typ. RoHS-compliant VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) delivers 0 dBm output power into 50 Ω load while operating off of 3.3 Vdc supply and drawing 12 mA typ. Operational range is -40 to +85°C, second harmonic suppression is -12 dBc typ, and MINI-16M-L package measures 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.13 in. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Vibration-Resistant TCXO offers optimal acceleration sensitivity.

January 5, 2015

Available from 10–50 MHz in 9 x 7 mm SMT package, T1307 utilizes vibration compensation technology to maximize performance under vibration (≤7 x 10-11/g) and offers phase noise performance of 30–40 dB under shock and vibration. Temperature stability is 1 ppm over -40 to 85°C, available output types include CMOS or clipped sinewave, operating voltage is 2.7–5.0 Vdc, and min current draw of 6 mA. Uses include mobile or airborne environments as well as commercial and military applications. Read More