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Digital RF Attenuator

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits model DAT-31-PN digital RF attenuator for 50Ω applications from DC to 2.4 GHz. The 5-b component provides 31 dB total attenuation with an LSB of 1 dB and MSB of 16 dB. The attenuation accuracy is typically within 0.1 dB. Insertion loss is typically 2 dB or less at the minimum attenuation setting, across the full frequency range....

Absorptive Switches

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits introduces the SPDT absorptive switches with internal CMOS control driver which delivers a giant leap in performance by giving you high isolation, very low insertion loss and high input IP3 over the entire DC-3000MHz band. Operating from a single positive 3 V supply voltage, these RoHS compliant switches are totally immune to latch-up so they always work....

Ultra Wide Band Radar Sensors

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM, a business unit of Tyco Electronics introduces the 24 GHz ultra wide band (UWB) radar sensors for driver-assistance systems. M/A-COM’s 24 GHz short-range radar sensor is a highly-integrated "smart sensor designed to improve safety and comfort functions in automotive applications by providing object detection and tracking to further support drivers....


High Input Ressitance Probes

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

LeCroy Corporation introduces an addition to the family of single-ended active probes featuring a high input resistance of 1 MΩ and low input capacitance of 0.9 pF. These two probes, the ZS1500 (1.5 GHz) and ZS1000 (1 GHz) maintain full system bandwidth at the probe tip when used with the newest WaveRunner Xi, WaveSurfer Xs, 1 GHz, and 600 MHz oscilloscopes....

Monolithic Microwave Circuit Transmitters

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mimix Broadband, introduces a family of Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) transmitters in RoHS-compliant, surface mount technology (SMT) packages, covering 10 to 45 GHz. These parts feature high linearity, gain control and broadband performance provided in low cost, standard QFN packages....

Power Sensors

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Boonton announces the launch of two ultra fast peak power sensors, type 56006 and 58318. Type 56006 is worldwide and one of the faster sensors in its class. A rise time faster than 7ns, which is equivalent to a bandwidth of 50 MHz, ensures that any fast signal variation can be analyzed to the closest detail....

Wide-band Oscillator

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Universal Microwave Corporation announces its lead-free, RoHS compliant, wide band oscillator (UMZ-1601-A16-G) in the 800 to 1600 MHz frequency range, which features low-phase noise performance of 𤩔 dBc/Hz at 10 Khz offset from the carrier over the 800 MHz band-width. This wide band design offers tuning linearity with a typical tuning sensitivity of 200 MHz/V and covers the entire band between 0 to 6....

Buck Converters

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX5096/MAX5097 easy-to-use, 40 V input, Dual Mode™ buck converters with user-selectable low-dropout (LDO) mode. At a high-output load, the converters reduce power dissipation by operating as high-efficiency, pulse-width modulated (PWM) switch-mode buck converters....


High Power Inductor

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

BI Technologies develops low profile, high power inductor for voltage regulator. The HM72A Series inductor is being specified for a variety of power applications, including servers, notebooks, work stations, DC/DC converters and point-of-load modules, as well as distributed power architectures, such as telecom, datacom, industrial and automotive designs....

Radio Frequency Switching Module

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Dow-Key Microwave Corporation offers the DK-PXI-1001, a multifunctional radio frequency (RF) switching module for mobile, desk-top testing stations. The matrix is compatible with PXI standard chassis and cards. Originally configured as an 18 GHz 4 × 4 non-blocking matrix, the new PXI card offers the flexibility and cost savings of multiple switching configurations in one unit....

Blackfin processor

November 15, 2006 12:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. announces its Blackfin® processor, which enables Hitachi, Ltd. to implement an innovative feature that allows the Hitachi Wooo D series of digital video recorders (DVRs) to automatically extract and play back key highlights from recorded video. Known as "automatic digesting," the capability makes fast forwarding all but obsolete and is implemented by a custom algorithm running on Blackfin....

Soft Processor Boosts Embedded Processing Performance

November 15, 2006 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Xilinx, Inc. has released the 5.00 version of the company’s MicroBlaze™ soft processor. The 32-bit RISC core now delivers a 45% increase in integer performance, providing 240 DMIPS in Virtex-5™ FPGAs. The core extends floating point performance to 50 MFLOPS, a 50% improvement over previous versions....

Telematic Platform Reduces Time-to-Market

November 15, 2006 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Morey Corporation announces the introduction of its Enabling Telematic Solution Set for the hardened-electronics industry including the new WarHammer™ Platform featuring Wavecom wireless CPUs. Wavecom’s Q24 series wireless CPUs enable WarHammer to support a choice of GSM or CDMA communications protocols for reliable connectivity in remote locations....

Software Verification Platform

November 15, 2006 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

S2 Technologies, Inc.’s STRIDE 2.0 embedded software verification platform provides infrastructure and tools that enable development teams to accelerate continuous integration, testing and verification of embedded software. This platform supports agile development processes and best practices while enabling development teams to more effectively validate and integrate code....

Store and Retrieve a Gigabyte of Data

November 15, 2006 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available in Flash memory densities of 32-, 256- and 512-Kbytes, Atmel® Corporation’s SAM7SE microcontrollers include an external bus interface (EBI) that provides access to massive amounts of external NAND Flash, SDRAM, CompactFlash®, SRAM and ROM storage. The ability to efficiently store and retrieve over a gigabyte of data makes SAM7SE MCUs suited for data logging applications....


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