Advertisement
The Source on Design and Technology for the Wireless and RF Engineer
Subscribe to Wireless Design and Development All
View Sample

FREE WDD Email Newsletter

Welcome to Brainstorm

August 25, 2008 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

What current power saving techniques work well in wireless networking systems today? The topic for the July question is Power Management. Current wireless network power management can often times substantially degrade performance and may even increase overall energy usage. Representatives from ChipVision, Micrel, and ON Semiconductor offer their comments in response to the question: Jacques Lavernhe, ON Semiconductor During operat...

Timing Platform Integrates PTP and SETS Device

August 15, 2008 6:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Semtech’s ToPSync™ (Timing Over Packet Synchronization) ACS9510 device combines IEEE1588v2 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) with the SONET/SDH synchronous equipment timing source (SETS) solution. The device enables IP networks to provide time alignment between base station nodes or network switches and facilitates the move from traditional leased lines to the use of public IP networks to provide the backhaul for broadband wireless base st...

Amplifier Provides 55 dB Linear Gain

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stealth Microwave’s SM4450-41L solid state GaAs FET amplifier exhibits linear gain of 55 dB with a typical P1dB of 41 dBm and typical OIP3 of 54 dBm in a frequency range from 4.4 to 5 GHz. The 19” rack-mountable device includes an integrated linearizer, overvoltage protection, thermal protection with auto reset and temperature compensation from a single power supply....

Advertisement

PLO Exhibits 100 KHz Accuracy

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Raditek’s synthesized phase lock oscillator (PLO) generates RF output frequencies not harmonically related to the reference with accuracy of 100 KHz. The RoHS-complaint device comes with external reference options including 100 M or from 10 to 90 M in increments of 10 MHz and an internal reference of 1 ppm with an optional 0....

Capacitors Offer High Capacitance

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology’s, Inc. 140 CRH Series SMT aluminum capacitors provide capacitance values from 10 to 1,000 µF and ripple currents up to 900 mA at 100 kHz and 125°C. The RoHS-compliant Pb-free devices operate over a voltage range from 6.3 to 63 V in a temperature range from -55°C to 125°C for up to 3,000 hours....

Test Capability Analyzes Category 6 Devices

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies’ 5.7-Mbps HSUPA test capability analyzes W-CDMA/HSPA test and lab applications, which runs on the 8960 Wireless Communications Test Set, in Category 6 HSUPA-capable mobile devices and chipsets. Also known as E-DCH (Enhanced Dedicated Channel), the software provides Radio Bearer and Frequency Division Duplex test modes and applicable 3GPP TS 34....

Controller Supports WLAN

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Connect One’s iChip CO2144 machine-to-machine (M2M) IP controller supports WLAN and cellular standards in applications including automotive, remote monitoring and medical devices. The 10-mm² 144-ball LFBGA-packaged device offers a suite of Internet protocols and applications as well as a logical interface between itself and the host application and an embedded HTTP/HTTPS web server....

TOPICS:

Regulator Yields Low Quiescent Current

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products’ MAX16999 voltage linear regulator consumes only 13 µA of quiescent current and 0.3 µA in shutdown while delivering up to 100 mA of output. The thermally-enhanced 8-pin microMAX®-packaged device offers 13 preset output voltages ranging from 0.5 to 3.3 V over an automotive temperature range from -40ºC to 125ºC....

Advertisement

DC/DC Converters Deliver 60 W

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions’ UEI Series isolated DC/DC converters deliver from 50 to 60 W of power output in a temperature range from -40ºC to 85ºC in a 40.60 × 50.80 × 10.16-mm (1.60” × 2” × 0.40”) PCB-mounted package. The 60-W components offer a 4:1 input voltage range from 18 to 75 VDC and outputs of either 3....

Enclosure Targets Industrial Wireless Installations

August 15, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Contact’s RAD-SYS-NEMA4X-900 radio-ready NEMA 4X enclosure helps with the installation of industrial wireless radio modems and RTU devices. The fiberglass device includes a 24-VDC power supply, a UPS system, a surge arrestor, an antenna adapter and a dual-latching lockable lid. The enclosure’s pre-wired power rail has space for either a Trusted Wireless or GSM/GPRS radio modem and other components for remote data collection....

TOPICS:

VCO Exhibits Low Phase Noise

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications' CLV0895A-LF UHF band VCO offers a typical phase noise of -107 dBc/Hz at an offset of 10 KHz. The RoHS-compliant device operates over a frequency range from 750 to 1040 MHz with a tuning voltage range from 0.50 to 11.50 VDC and typical tuning sensitivity of 30 MHz/V. The 0.50" × 0....

Evaluation Platform Enables Prototyping

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tundra Semiconductor’s Tsi620™ multi-standard RapidIO® evaluation platform enables prototyping using Texas Instruments’ TMS320TCI6487 multi-core 3-GHz DSP and Altera’s Stratix® III FPGA. The component offers communication with PCI-enabled microprocessors through a PMC connector, hardware bridging and leverage over XGMII....

Power Amplifier Targets Mobile WiMax

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

SiGe Semiconductor’s SE7262L 2.5-GHz power amplifier targets battery-powered applications, including USB accessories, PC cards and embedded cards for laptop computers, for mobile WiMax. The 4 × 4 × 0.9-mm device delivers >20% efficiency at output power of 25.5 dBm while operating at 3....

Multiplexer Switches Signals on 100-Ω Cables

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pickering Interfaces’ 40-736 multiplexer switches communications signals carried on 100-Ω differential pair cables. The device has POTS, USB and Gigabit Ethernet capability with an 8:1 configuration as well as 100BaseT and AFDX capability with a 16:1 configuration and the ability to reverse the transmit and receive pair....

IP Integrates RF Front-End

August 1, 2008 8:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

MIPS Technologies’ GPS RF tuner IP integrates RF front-end for GPS receivers and global navigation satellite system (GNSS) systems in the L1 band. The silicon-proven device is well suited for companies developing new GPS devices or adding GPS functionality to other types of devices such as handheld games, portable media players, mobile PCs and digital cameras....

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading