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Contactless Reader

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

ACG Identification Technologies announces its HF Multi ISO Reader platform. This family of 13.56 MHz RFID readers is designed to meet the requirements for both secure personal identity verification and supply chain management applications. Typical applications of the HF Multi ISO Reader platform include access control, e-payment, e-ticketing for events and mass transit, toll road fare collection, network authentication, logistics and supply...

7A Input filter Module

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics Power Systems announces its FLT007A0 Input Filter Module. The FLT007A0 provides a space efficient and cost-effective solution to meet electromagnetic interference (EMI) limits mandated by various international agencies. This filter module is suitable for either a 24 V or 48 V input voltage distributed power architectures and intermediate bus voltage applications used in telecommunications equipment, wireless base stations, ...

Rad-hard Processor

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel® Corporation announces the AT697, a radiation hardened 32-bit SPARC® processor (V8) for the space industry. Compared to the former SPARC processors, the AT697 improves the speed versus power consumption ratio by eight, providing the spacecraft computers with an increased calculation capacity in a three-time smaller package....


Dual-band BDAs

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) introduces a dual-band bi-directional amplifier (BDA). The BDA amplifies the signal from a donor base antenna, which is then re-distributed via an indoor ‘service’ antenna system, providing coverage without the need for additional radios. The RFS 48960 BDA supports 800 MHz and 900 MHz specialized mobile radio (SMR) services in a single compact and lightweight unit....

RF Switch

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anadigics announces an addition to its family of RF switches. The AWS5532 RF switch provides an impressive 10 W power rating, which is appropriate for applications such as automotive telematics, as well as GSM, CDMA, and WLAN mobile platforms. Configured as a SPDT switch, the AWS5532 provides good electrical performance to maintain signal integrity at frequencies up to 2....

Transfer Switches

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

RLC Electronics’ high power transfer switch provides high reliability, long life and good electrical performance. It features low insertion loss and VSWR over the entire DC to 6.0 GHz range while maintaining high isolation. On remote latching units, a manual override option allows the user to switch manually without power applied....

Two-leaded Plastic Package

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM announces a miniature two-leaded plastic SC-79 package. Many of M/A-COM’s discrete diodes including PIN, Schottky and varactor, are now offered in the SC-79 small surface mount package, which are RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) compliant and meet the 260°C maximum rating often required for Pb-free processing....

WLAN Test Set

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Company introduces the MT8860B WLAN Test Set — a protocol-based single-instrument test system for analyzing the performance of 802.11b/g devices and consumer products. Simulating an Access Point, the MT8860B creates a standard connection to the device under test (DUT), eliminating special DUT test mode software or signal generator programming commonly used by other WLAN test systems....


Deterministic Microcontroller

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel® Corporation announces the AT91SAM9261 Smart ARM Microcontroller (SAM), a low-power, deterministic microcontroller based on the ARM926EJ-S processor. Targeted at high throughput wireless handheld applications, the AT91SAM9261 consumes 2.5 µA in standby mode. Operating at 500 Hz, it draws 400 µA....

POL Power Modules

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics Power Systems announces its ATL series converters. These point-of-load (POL) DC/DC converters are designed to support battery power sourced applications. The ATL010A0X43-SRZ supports an input voltage range of 9 to 18 VDC, with a programmable output range of 0.75 to 5 VDC using an external resistor....

Low Phase Noise Frequency Synthesizer

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

NDK (Nihon Dempa Kogyo Co., Ltd.) has developed a high performance, low phase noise frequency synthesizer. The S430M830MA provides a quality frequency source for terrestrial digital video broadcast basestations, 3.5G/4G cellular base stations, and trunk radio base stations. The device offers flexible design-in options with the frequency being adjustable in 1 Hz increments from 430 to 830 MHz and frequency stability of ± 0....

P-Channel MOSFETs

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Provided in space-saving SOT23 and SOT223 packages, the 200 V rated P-channel MOSFETs from Zetex Semiconductors will reduce the size of active clamp designs previously reliant on much larger DPAK and SO8 packages. Two miniature devices are initially offered, the ZXMP2120E5 in the 5-pinned SOT23, and the ZXMP2120G4 in the 4-pinned SOT223....

GaAs MMIC Amplifier

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mimix Broadband, Inc. announces the release of a gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) two-stage high power amplifier that integrates an on-chip temperature compensated output power detector. Using 0.15 micron gate length GaAs pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (pHEMT) device model technology, this device covers the 30 to 36 GHz frequency bands and delivers 33 dBm OIP3 and 16 dB small signal gai...

SiGe Front-End IC

December 30, 2005 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel® announces the ATR0981, a Silicon Germanium (SiGe) based front-end IC. The use of SiGe technology and the device's operating frequency range (300 to 500 MHz) make possible a broad range of applications, from handheld family radios (private mobile radios, PMR) to meter readers. It is easy to design applications with low external component counts using this front-end device because of its high level of integration, including a power ...

PIN Diodes

December 30, 2005 7:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM announces three additions to its existing line of packageless Surmount PIN diodes. The MA4SPS421, MA4SPS422 series devices and MA4PD-042005 series diodes provide good power performance for future platform mobile radio and military control circuit switch and attenuator applications for the 1 MHz to 18 GHz operating range....


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