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Test & Measuring Instruments

RF Upconverter supports 2 MHz to 3 GHz systems.

September 22, 2016

Accepting user-programmable IF input signal from 2–70 MHz, Model RF2-3000UCV1 delivers RF output at any user-programmable frequency between 2 MHz and 3 GHz, with tuning resolution of 5 kHz. Multi-octave device has 50 dB of attenuation control with incremental steps of 0.5 dB. Housed in 1.0 x 2.5 x 3.5 in. ruggedized aluminum enclosure, upconverter operates at 6 Vdc and features SMA RF connectors. Applications include waveform generators, communication systems, exciters, and SDRs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Resolver-to-Digital Converter eliminates external circuitry.

June 13, 2016

With integrated power supply, exciter amplifier, and functional safety features, Model PGA411-Q1 supports 4 Vrms and 7 Vrms resolver sensors in automotive and industrial applications. Device is capable of simultaneously exciting resolver sensor coil and calculating angle and velocity of rotating motor shaft without external components. Integrated built-in self-test performs analog and logic component self-check automatically upon startup, optimizing latent fault coverage. Read More

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

Advanced Millimeter-wave Assemblies (MMWAs) Introduced by Millitech at IMS

May 25, 2016

Northampton, MA – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that Millitech, the leader in millimeter-wave technology, will be reviewing a number of their latest and most advanced millimeter-wave assemblies (MMWAs) at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) May 23-26th in San Francisco, California, in booth #930. Responding to growing demands for E-, W-, and V-band products, the...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

L-com Releases Serial and USB Converters, Repeaters and Hubs

April 28, 2016

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.– L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a series of industrial RS232/422/485 repeaters and converters as well as a series of industrial USB hubs, converters and isolators. The addition of these new serial and USB connectivity products complements L-com's existing line of...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile Tool-Kit for Live Audio Transmission

April 22, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN– Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections,...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog Signal Conversion Transducers install in tight areas.

March 17, 2016

As universally configurable limit-value switch with PDT relay output, MINI PRO set-point relay module has plug-in connection technology. Analog input switching range is adjustable from 0–24 mA and 0–12 V, and form C relay on output side is rated to 250 V AC/DC up to 6 A. Offering adjustable input values from 0–24 mA and 0–12 V, MINI PRO analog-to-frequency transducer supports frequency signals from 0–11 kHz and PWM signals from 0%–100% for output. 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

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

XMC FPGA Module includes VITA 49 protocol engine.

January 22, 2016

Based on Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA, Cobalt® Model 71664 includes IP engine for VITA 49 Radio Transport protocol. Front end A/D converter stage accepts 4 analog HF or IF inputs on front panel SSMC connectors, with each transformer-coupled to TI ADS5485 200 MHz, 16-bit A/D converters. Designed for both rugged and lab environments, Model 71664 comes preconfigured with suite of built-in functions for digital down conversion, data capture, synchronization, time tagging, and formatting. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mini Media Converters suit outdoor environments.

January 22, 2016

Featuring environmentally hardened design, M/GE-ISW-xx-01 Series enables conversion of copper to fiber in extreme or outdoor 10/100/1,000 unshielded twisted pair environments. Mini Ethernet bridging converters include Auto-Negotiation, AutoCross, Active Link Pass Through, and Automatic Link Restoration, which automatically establish, configure, and restore optimal links. Measuring 1.8 x 3.3 x 0.8 in., converters come in Layer 1 and Layer 2 formats with link budgets from 7.5–10.5 dB. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ka-band Block Upconverter supports satellite communications.

December 7, 2015

Rated at 25 Watts, ATOM Ka-band Block Upconverter and Solid State Power Amplifier is software switchable between commercial and military Ka-band frequency 29–30 and 30–31 GHz, including WGS compliance. Custom variants are available from 27–32 GHz. Offered in 1:1 redundant configurations, product is suited for applications where size and weight are of concern, including airborne and land-based Communications-On-The-Move, portable VSAT terminals, RADAR, and CDL. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rugged EW Wideband DRFM, ADC/DAC Transceiver and FPGA Processing Solutions Displayed By Curtiss-Wright at AOC 2015

December 3, 2015

Features In-Booth Demonstration of the 12 GSPS CHAMP-WB-DRFM Quick Start Kit and the Compact 3U 2-4GSPS VPX3-530 Wideband DRFM System AOC International Symposium (Booth #134), Washington, D.C. – Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division will display its latest industry leading commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions designed for use in demanding EW and...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

HDMI to DisplayPort Converter supports 4K video output/input.

October 7, 2015

With HDMI to DisplayPort Converter, users can connect existing HDMI source devices to DisplayPort monitors and projectors. Plug-and-play unit takes power from USB port and can help upgrade set-up without having to switch out main components. Typical applications include video editing, viewing camera footage on DisplayPort monitor, viewing documents on multiple screens, and connecting laptop to projector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rack-Mount Converter turns SATA device into USB 3.1 storage.

July 28, 2015

Rack-mount SATA to USB 3.1 Converter turns any SATA device into SuperSpeed+ USB 3.1 storage solution. When connected to a USB 3.1 port, product enables delivery of up to 10 Gbps throughput. Backwards compatibility with previous USB standards enables any SATA hard drive, SSD, and optical drive to be converted into USB 3.1 storage. Also available, model with WRITE-PROTECT function includes all features of standard version except WRITE function is disabled. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Next-Gen TX, RX, and Timing Modules by TRAK at IMS 2015

May 22, 2015

TRAK Microwave has chosen IMS 2015 in Phoenix to announce the availability of several new aerospace and SATCOM communication system subassemblies and precision network timing products. These new products demonstrate the latest size, weight, and performance (SWaP) requirements for integrated multi-function assemblies and synchronization in both civilian and military communications. Ku-Band...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Inductance-to-Digital Converters offer 28-bit resolution.

May 1, 2015

Offering 2 or 4 matched channels in single IC, Series LDC1614 provides precise position and motion sensing in almost any environment. Multiple, well-matched channels enable differential and ratiometric measurements, allowing designers to compensate for environmental aging conditions. With up to 28-bit resolution, devices can detect submicron changes in distance. Converters are powered by 3.3 V supply, consume 6.9 mW during standard operation, and support frequency range of 1 kHz to 10 MHz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mini/DisplayPort to HDMI Cables support Ultra HD 4K video.

April 30, 2015

Supporting Ultra HD 4K video and available in various lengths and colors, DisplayPort™ to HDMI® and Mini DisplayPort™ to HDMI cables respectively connect DisplayPort- and Mini DisplayPort-equipped computer to HDMI-enabled display or projector. These adapter cables eliminate need to use separate signal adapter, and included passive signal conversion eliminates need for additional power adapter. Lengths of 3 and 6 ft are available, and color choices include black and white. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Splitter allows dual transmissions.

April 23, 2015

Used with 7.5 or 15 mm rails, DIN Mounted Interface Converter enables outputs from single encoder to be sent to 2 control systems. Unit provides signal level conditioning to support both RS422 and HTL input or outputs. Galvanic isolation up to 1 kV between input and outputs prevents current loops and signal crosstalk from occurring. Powered by 9–30 Vdc supply, which is then distributed to encoder being monitored, DMI supports I/O frequencies up to 300 kHz with max of 1 µs propagation delay. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Low Noise Block Downconverters leverage stable crystal.

April 21, 2015

Available in standard and extended frequencies, 5000 Series comprises PLL LNBs (Low Noise Block Downconverters) which contain crystal resonating at specific frequency. LO (Local Oscillator) stabilities of ±50, ±75, ±100, and ±250 kHz meet needs of varying applications and environments. Areas of use include high-end broadcast applications, including digital broadcast video, VSAT broadband, military satcom, POS, and oil/gas. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Common Mode Noise Considerations

April 15, 2015

Common Mode Noise DC/DC converters operate by chopping the DC input voltage into an AC signal then transferring that signal through a transformer. The AC is then rectified back into DC for the output. The output voltage can be adjusted either higher or lower than the input voltage depending on the turns ratio of the transformer. The transformer is made from concentric windings on top of...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Behlman Electronics Announces That It Is Now Certified to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Standards

April 8, 2015

Certification considered the "icing on the cake" by a company that has consistently provided some of the world's most reliable power supplies Hauppauge, New York– Behlman Electronics Inc., a leading provider of standard, modified standard, COTS and custom power supplies, is proud to announce that it has met all the requirements necessary to be awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for its...Read More