Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Geodetic Antennas leverage VeraPhase technology.

Jun 06, 2016

To minimize de-sensing from such high-level, out-of-band signals as 700 MHz LTE and other cellular band signals, VeraPhase® VP6300 and VP6200 feature linear LNA with pre-filtering. Triple-band VP6300 receives of GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, BeiDou B1/B2, and Galileo E1/E5a+b (1,165–1,254 MHz + 1,560–1,610 MHz), while dual-band VP6200 receives GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GaN Pallet targets L-band radar systems.

Jun 06, 2016

Operating over instantaneous frequency band of 1,200–1,400 MHz, Model IGNP1214M1300-GPS contains bias sequencing and RF-activated gate biasing circuitry that help minimize output noise and simplify system integration. Under 300 µs, 10% pulse conditions, 50 Ω matched device supplies minimum of 1,300 W peak output power with typically >12 dB gain and 55% efficiency from 50 V supply voltage. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

PC Adapter bridges Thunderbolt, Thunderbolt 2, Thunderbolt 3.

Jun 03, 2016

Thunderbolt™ 3 to Thunderbolt Adapter lets users connect Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 devices, such as docking stations, hard drive enclosures, and adapters, to PC's Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port. Thunderbolt 3 technology, which uses USB-C connector to combine and deliver power, display, and connectivity signals in one connection, supports transfer speeds of up to 40 Gbps, dual 4K display... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high voltage... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

High Desert Church Relies on FOR-A's HVS-2000 Video Switcher for Multi-Site Video Streaming

May 31, 2016

Cypress, CA, May 25, 2016 - California’s High Desert Church is a multi-site house of worship with four campuses that serve a total congregation of over 8,000 people. Looking for a switcher that enabled them to live stream sermons from their main campus to their other sites, High Desert turned to FOR-A. The church recently purchased the company’s HVS-2000 video switcher to fulfill all of the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

ViaSat Small Tactical Terminal Selected for Canada's Department of National Defence's CP-140 Aurora Aircraft

May 31, 2016

ViaSat Real-time Link 16 Communications Small Tactical Terminal Enables Network Interoperability between Canadian Armed Forces and Coalition/Allied Forces EY CENTRE, Ottawa - (CANSEC 2016) - ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company and General Dynamics Mission Systems--Canada, announced today the ViaSat Small Tactical Terminal - KOR-24A - (STT) was selected... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

High Frequency RF SOI Mixer covers 10-19 GHz range.

May 26, 2016

Offered in 24-lead, 4 x 4 mm QFN package, UltraCMOS® PE41901 provides reliable, repeatable, and consistent solution for frequency-mixing applications. This passive, double-balanced, Ku-band mixer with image rejection integrates local oscillator (LO) path 90° coupler and RF port baluns on single die. Along with phase-canceling capability, features include 21 dBm IIP3 linearity, 10 dB... Read More

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

Switches and MMIC Amplifiers deliver ultra wideband operation.

May 26, 2016

Operating from DC to 18 GHz, non-reflective GaAs switches CMD234C4 (SP3T) and CMD235C4 (SP5T) provide 40 dB isolation @ 10 GHz and respective insertion loss values of 2 and 2.5 dB. Distributed amplifiers CMD240 (DC to 22 GHz) and CMD241 (2–22 GHz) offer respective noise figures down to 2.2 and 2.3 dB and gain values of 15 and 13.5 dB. Operating from 26–35 GHz, CMD243 wideband balanced... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Three-Port Media Converter supports dual input over SFP.

May 25, 2016

Used to add IP Video to network, CNMC2+1SFP/M features 2 TX input ports and one SFP port for user's choice of fiber type, distance, connector type, and speed. Port isolation lets unit act as 2 independent media converters while using single optical fiber for transmission, while Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of fiber port as... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Circular Sputtering Source offers UHV-compatible option.

May 25, 2016

Designed to meet requirements of R&D community, Torus® Mag Keeper™ includes quick target change feature, optimized cooling design, and low operating pressure capability. Circular magnetron sputtering source is engineered with no O-rings and all ceramic insulators. For magnetic film deposition, Mag Keeper offers high-strength magnet options for sputtering up to 3 mm thick Fe. Product comes in... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wideband RF Transceiver simplifies wireless system design.

May 25, 2016

Able to replace or eliminate as many as 20 discrete radio components, AD9371 can be used as common design platform across multiple applications and standards. This integrated, carrier-grade SoC radio solution achieves RF tuning range of 300 MHz to 6 GHz, 100 MHz signal bandwidth, and power consumption of <5 W under standard operating conditions. Features include 12 x 12 mm, 196-Ball CSP_BGA... Read More

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

Compact Surface Mount Circulator offers low insertion loss.

May 25, 2016

TRAK X-Band SMT Circulator, designed to replace drop-in and microstrip style circulators, provides 10% bandwidth at X-Band, 20 dB min isolation, and 0.45 dB max insertion loss. Offering up to 20 wcw of power handling in 0.25 x 0.25 x 0.066 in. package, product operates from -40 to +85°C and installs onto CCA/PWB exactly same as other SMT components. Functionality and capabilities are... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Kits help create low-power WANs.

May 25, 2016

Comprising 2 Motes (LoRaWAN™ sensors) based on RN2483 or RN2903 LoRa modules, LoRaWAN gateway, and local LoRaWAN server application, LoRa® Evaluation Kits provide components to create Low-Power Wide Area Network in Europe or North America. Driven by LoRa Alliance, LoRa technology achieves 10-mile range and 10-year battery life. Technology targets low data rates and low-duty-cycle applications... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Development System evaluates high bandwidth data rates.

May 24, 2016

With PEM009-KIT 60 GHz Development System, designers can perform product development and experimentation of single and multi-carrier high bandwidth modulation covering 57–64 GHz in globally unlicensed ISM frequency spectrum. System incorporates Transmit (PEM001-MIM) and Receive (PEM002-MIM) WR-15 waveguide modules that utilize SiGe BiCMOS semiconductor technology. It supports I/Q and FSK/MSK... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

LCR and ESR Meter offers Bluetooth-enabled connection.

May 23, 2016

With Smart Tweezers ST5S-BT, users can remotely record measurements as they are done, allowing review of previous measurements to save time while working with surface mount technology. Design combines multimeter with set of sharp tweezers that are able to grasp components, including those on packed PCB or loose. Bluetooth-enabled unit, offering basic accuracy of 0.2%, can connect to computers and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Broadband RF Switches offer optimized isolation, power handling.

May 23, 2016

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm, 16-pin QFN packages, F2932 and F2933 silicon-based, low-distortion, 50 Ω, SPDT switches operate at 50–8,000 MHz. Both offer similar RF performance, pin out, and control, and F2932 has additional Enable/Disable feature that lets all RF paths be put into an off state and disable VCTL feature. At 4 GHz, F2932 and F2933 deliver 66 dB isolation; low distortion of 64 dBm IIP3... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multi-Constellation GNSS RTK Receiver offers in-field versatility.

May 23, 2016

Able to function as rover or base station to meet professional surveyors' needs, 544-channel Altus APS3G is built on AsteRx4 engine and tracks all-in-view GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, IRNSS, SBAS, Galileo and QZSS, including E6/L6, and all other signals available in medium term. AIM technology, with 3 notch filters for in-band jamming and chirp jammer resistance, promotes accuracy and resilience... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Wireless Companion Speakers feature battery-powered design.

May 23, 2016

Operating 6–8 hr on single charge, Liberty AIR and MegaVox AIR can be placed 150+ ft from transmitter. AIR wireless technology offers 100 user-selectable channels operating within 900 MHz frequency, which limits interference from competing signals. Speakers can also operate in wired mode, which only requires flipping switch and plugging in cable. AIR companion transmitter also connects with... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Frequency Synthesizer suits complex timing networks.

May 20, 2016

With 8 fractional and 2 integer output dividers, IDT® 8T49N1012 FemtoClock® NG offers single-chip solution that helps resolve complex timing requirements. Device features 12 configurable clock outputs and phase jitter performance of less than 500 fs RMS (12 kHz to 20 MHz). Output frequencies range from 8 kHz to 1 GHz differential, 250 MHz LVCMOS. Programmable through I2C interface, synthesizer... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

BroadRange Distributed Amplifiers(TM) Feature Industry Leading Dynamic Range over Ultra-Wide Bandwidths

May 20, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has developed a growing family of distributed amplifiers, called BroadRange Distributed Amplifiers™, with bandwidths from DC to 50 GHz. The distributed amplifiers provide industry leading performance in terms of dynamic range, frequency bandwidth and power consumption.... Read More