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Mechanical Power Transmission

Pasternack's PE15A5033F Delivers High Power Amplification with GaN Technology

December 3, 2016

High Power Amplifier Generates 100W Saturated Output Power from 0.7 to 2.7 GHz

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, offers a number of high power broadband amplifiers that can be used across a wide range of applications including electronic warfare, radar, communications, and test and measurement.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Pasternack Delivers High Power Amplification with GaN Technology

November 19, 2016

High Power Amplifier Generates 100W Saturated Output Power from 0.7 to 2.7 GHz

Irvine, Calif. - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, offers a number of high power broadband amplifiers that can be used across a wide range of applications including electronic warfare, radar, communications, and test and measurement.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Current-Sense Amplifier with enhanced PWM rejection.

November 13, 2016

Used in motor control, solenoid control and power delivery systems, Current-Sense Amplifiers boosts overall motor efficiency. With low offset voltage at 5 µV, offset drift at 50 nV/°C, gain error at 0.05 % and drift performance at 0.5 ppm/°C, device provides good AC CMRR of 93 dB at 50 kHz. Enables voltage at 80V and negative voltage at -4V induced by the inductive kickback of the motor, unit operates when PWM rates exceeds 100 kHz.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

TI's Nanopower Op Amps enable energy-efficient 4- to 20-mA loop systems.

November 13, 2016

Operating on single supply voltage as low as 1.6 V and offset voltage as low as 300 µV, Texas Instruments’ nanopower, general-purpose LPV801 and LPV802 and precision LPV811 and LPV812 Operational Amplifiers extends battery and sensor life for applications such as building automation, sensor nodes, and wearables. With input rejection ratio greater than 80 dB in the 500-MHz to 1-GHz frequency range, op amps can save design time for EMI-sensitive applications.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Model 2185 High Power Pulsed Amplifier with superior SWaP.

November 11, 2016

Ideally used in DME, tactical air navigation, and military FoF, Model 2185 High Power Pulsed Amplifier operates in 960 to 1215 MHz at 10 KW peak range. Amplifier features protection and remote monitoring with excessive VSWR with Shutdown on fault and gives output power degradation at RF section component failure. With user selectable RF power detectors, AGC, ALC, and MGC output power modes, unit has touchscreen display and serial RS-422 interface.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Reinforced Isolated Amplifier expands performance, lifespan.

June 30, 2016

Available in 5.85 x 7.5 mm SOIC package, AMC1301 helps engineers design accurate systems without having to compensate for DC and temperature drift errors. Offset drift is 3 µV/°C over -40 to +125°C range, and working breakdown voltage – 1,000 Vrms for insulation barrier lifetime of 64 years min – exceeds VDE0884-10 requirements. Used for shunt-based current sensing in high-voltage equipment, this product exhibits 200 uV max offset error, 0.03% linearity, and no relevant lifetime degradation. 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, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

FCC-Certified 4G/LTE Amplifier increases in-building coverage.

March 31, 2016

Promoting increased connectivity within buildings/structures, HA72170-NF can capture weak cellular signal and strengthen it to provide clear calls and fast, consistent data speeds while also reducing dropped calls. This 4G/LTE booster can wirelessly connect >25 mobile devices and works with 2G/3G/4G networks on U.S. cell carriers. While AGC enables consistent coverage, integral LED control console lets user set operational mode, select band, and adjust gain of each frequency. 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

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’s output, remote teach amplifier, or setup cross-talk avoidance ring. 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 35–250 W, and frequency ranges are 20–1,000 MHz, 80–1,000 MHz, 1,000–3,000 MHz, 2,000–6,000 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, Mechanical Power Transmission

Broadband Differential Input RF Amplifier simplifies designs.

December 23, 2015

Delivering 600–3,000 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 Ω differential RF input and 50 Ω single-ended output with up to 22 dBm of output power at 1 dB compression. Read More

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

Discrete Fiber Amplifier offers long-range sensing capability.

December 11, 2015

Used with plastic and glass fiber optic assemblies, DF-G3 can sense more than 10 ft with opposed mode fibers or more than 3 ft with diffuse mode fibers. Power increases detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhances detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications. Available with 1 or 2 dual discrete outputs, amplifier features dual digital displays that simultaneously show signal level and threshold. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Class-D Audio Amplifiers feature I2S serial bus interface.

November 5, 2015

Providing 3D surround sound, audio mixing, 20 band equalizer, and dynamic range control, 20 Watt Models IS31AP2111 and IS31AP2121 target medium-power multimedia applications such as Bluetooth speakers, sound bars, LCD projectors, and HDTVs. Both devices operate in Bridge-Tied Load mode, which doubles available power to speaker load. I2S interface transfers audio signals in digital format to maintain maximum audio quality when distributed between audio devices. Read More

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

S-Band RF PA Module (30 W) targets communications, telemetry, EW.

November 5, 2015

Providing 30 W ave and 20 W min RF output power, solid-state NuPower 05E05A operates from 2,000–2,600 MHz for continuous wave (CW) and near-constant-envelope waveforms. This connectorized power amplifier (PA) module, supplied in 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in. aluminum chassis and suited for S-band transmitters and data links, has nominal 0 dBm (1 mW) input signal and provides 44 dB RF gain while operating at 40% DC power efficiency with +28 Vdc supply voltage. Read More

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

GPS Rackmount Splitter includes dual antenna redundancy.

October 12, 2015

Developed for wireless industry, GPS/GNSS rackmount splitter provides GPS timing signal to up to 32 GPS/GNSS synchronization modules and receivers. Design ensures GPS timing signal is available even in case of antenna or cable failure. In addition to amplifying and splitting GPS/GNSS signal, product offers such features as dual GPS antenna input ports, health monitor, and sensor switch. Antenna redundancy is acquired through use of primary and backup antennas. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

High Gain RF Power Amplifiers offer high output, gain, linearity.

September 15, 2015

Operating in K-band and available in SMA connectorized module package, PAC18700T and DRC23000M integrate supply circuitry that allows operation from single power source to foster facilitated installation into systems. PAC18700T (1.43 x 1.53 x 0.6 in.) provides >30 dBm saturated output power and >26 dB gain while covering 17.7–19.7GHz, while DRC23000M (1.2 x 1.05 x 0.6 in.) delivers >16 dBm output power and 20 dB gain while operating from 20–26 GHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

GaN Power Amplifiers boast high power and high gain.

September 11, 2015

Featuring high gain levels from 43–60 dB across frequency bands of 30 MHz to 7.5 GHz, GaN Coaxial Power Amplifiers provide saturated output power levels from 10–100 W with 20–35% Power Added Efficiency. Thermal efficiency of GaN technology enables assemblies to be integrated into compact coaxial packages. All are equipped with single voltage supplies which are internally regulated. Devices' 50 Ω input/output matched designs are adaptable to range of power and modulation requirements. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

TECHNICAL CORNER: A Word From Our Engineers

July 24, 2015

AmpliTech is dedicated to expanding its Power Amplifier line. We've found a way to deliver complete turnkey solutions including super-efficient heat sinks with an option of regular or smart fans (fans that increase ariflow based on temperature sensed). The smart fans, although more efficient with regards to power consumpton because their output varies on how much cooling is needed as opposed...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital IC Amplifier features selectable scales.

July 23, 2015

Millimar C1200, powered by rechargeable batteries or external power supply, features display that can be adjusted to viewing angles between 0° and 90°. With ±5,000 µm range and 0.1 µm reading resolution, display provides clear and responsive analog readings with selectable analog scale, numeric digital readings, or both. Single probe input accommodates standard or long-range inductive probes, and data output is available using MarConnect cables for Digimatic, Opto-RS 232, or USB interface. Read More