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L-Band VCO Yield Low Phase Noise

August 25, 2008 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications’ CLV1750A-LF L-band VCO yields a typical phase noise of -104 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset and typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -15 dBc. The RoHS-compliant component operates from 1,690 to 1,810 MHz with a tuning voltage range from 0.50 to 4.50 V DC and a typical tuning sensitivity of 50 MHz/V....

Sensor Supports Mobile Display Digital Interface

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

OmniVision Technologies’ OV3647 0.25" 3 MegaPixel image sensor supports the mobile display digital interface (MDDI) that operates at 15 fps in QXGA (2048 × 1536) resolution. The 1.75-micron OmniPixel3 device features user control over image quality, format and output data transfer as well as a standard parallel interface, which acts as an input for a secondary camera, so it can share the MDDI interface while functioning as an MDDI hub....

ICs Provide Four Output Voltages

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel’s MIC2811/21 power management ICs provide four output voltages for system core, I/O, SDRAM, NAND flash, and Secure Digital (SDIO) with LDO regulators and a DC/DC converter. The 3-mm² device can supply two LDO regulators that operate from an independent input supply at 1.65 V and an input range from 2....


Oscilloscopes Operate from 1.5 to 6 GHz on Four Channels

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

LeCroy’s 700Zi Series WavePro digital oscilloscopes provide 1 MW ? and 50 W ? input capability in bandwidths from 1.5 to 6 GHz on four channels with ?4 V offset capability and ?3 V common mode control. The instruments have a sample rate of 20 and 40 GS/s interleaved as well as a record length of 10 Mpts/ch standards and up to 128 Mpts/ch optional....

Fuses Fit for Electrical Ballasts

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Littelfuse’s 208/209 Series 350-V 2AG-size fuses are designed for electrical ballasts used in fluorescent lighting and other applications. The RoHS-compliant devices have an interrupting rating of 100 A at 350 V AC. The UR-, CE-, and PSE-approved fuses are lead free and are available as a cartridge or with axial leads....

Analyzer Shows Live RF

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix’s SA2600 real-time spectrum analyzer uses DPX waveform image processor technology to show a live RF view of a spectrum in analog and digital transmissions. The handheld device has a frequency coverage range from 10 kHz to 6.2 GHz, real time bandwidth of 20 MHz, and a displayed average noise level (DANL) of 153 dBm....

GPU Delivers up to 1G Pixels per Second

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

ARM’s Mali-400 MP scalable multiprocessor graphics processing unit (GPU) delivers up to 1G pixels per second in from one to four processors. The device uses MPCore technology for system bandwidth, performance optimization, and power consumption. The GPU is well-suited in applications such as mobile feature phones and 1080p-based iDTVs....

Microwave Amplifiers Use RF Technology

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree’s CMPA0060005 and CMPA2560025 GaN monolithic microwave IC (MMIC) amplifiers use RF technology to form fully-?integrated amplifier circuits that replicate on a single silicon carbide (SiC) substrate. The wideband-distributed CMPA0060005 operates from DC to 6 GHz and provides up to 5 W CW RF output power and an operating voltage range from 28 to 48 V....


Boxes Feature Dual-Channel Gasket Construction

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bud Industries’ ANS Series die-cast NEMA boxes feature a dual-channel gasket that is made with a one-piece molded outer silicone gasket and a wire-mesh with sponge rubber. The EMI/RFI-shielding devices meet NEMA 1, 2, 4, 4X, 12, 13, and IP65 ratings. The ADC-12 aluminum-alloy boxes measure 0.098" (2....

Move over Bluetooth – You've Got Some Competition

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Nancy Maas, Editor-in-Chief? Get ready Bluetooth because another player has entered into the Personal Area Network (PAN) market. Challenging the future of Bluetooth, a new start-up called Ozmo Devices and an Intel Corporation program point to a future for Wi-Fi in a broad range of peripherals, ranging from computer mice to cellular handsets and MP3 players....

GPS Receiver IC Features Dual Antenna

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

SiGe Semiconductor, Inc.'s 4-mm 2 SE4150L GPS radio receiver features dual-antenna input capability and a multi-bit output to help with sensivity and interference resistance for next-generation GPS systems. Sige Semiconductor specifically designed the SE4150L to address the three primary challenges asssociated with embedded GPS applications: small size, low power and low price, all while improving the performance....

Solid State Relays Feature High Speed Switching

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

OPTEK Technology's OSSR Series of solid state relays are offered in hockey puck (panel mount), SIP1 and SIP2 packages. They incorporate a zero crossing circuit that minimizes current and noise surges due to resistive and inductive loads. Providing design engineers with the reliability of solid state switching and optical isolation, these relays are specified for applications such as industrial and packaging equipment, robotics, motor contro...

Micropower Hall-effect Switch Conserves Board Space

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. introduces its Model A1172 ultra-sensitive, Hall-effect switch with latched digital outputs and omni-polar magnetic actuation. It features operation at low supply currents and voltages, making it suitable for battery-operated electronics. The low operating supply voltage, 1....

MMIC Mixers Provide Broad Frequency Coverage

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation announces its family of GaAs MMIC fundamental mixers, I/Q mixers and sub-harmonic IRM mixers in chip form which provide broad frequency coverage from 19 to 90 GHz. These Velocium GaAs MMIC mixer products are suitable for use in a range of applications that include microwave radio, military and space, wideband communication systems, VSAT, SATCOM, automotive radar and test instrumentation....

VCO Operates from 787 to 805 MHz

August 25, 2008 7:57 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek Crystals introduces its Model CVCO55CC-0787-0805 VCO that operates from 787 to 805 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 V to 4.7 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -122 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset with optimal linearity. It is packaged in the industry-standard 0.5" X 0.5" SMD package....


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