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Powerful Tool Supports Successful Deployment of Next-Generation Mobile Phone Systems

April 3, 2008 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Company has released three software packages for its MS269xA Signal Analyzer Series that create a powerful tool to support fast and easy evaluation of 3GPP LTE uplink and downlink signals. Taking full advantage of the MS269xA Series’ total level and modulation accuracy over the bandwidth from 50 Hz to 6 GHz, the MX269020A LTE Downlink Measurement Software, MX269021A LTE Uplink Measurement Software, and MX269908A LTE IQproducer™ ...

Technology Shrinks Quad-band EDGE PA Modules by 50%

April 3, 2008 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. announces the first two members of its HADRON II PA Module™ family: the TQM7M5012 and TQM7M5005. These second-generation EDGE PAs were designed using the company’s CuFlip™ copper bump technology, improving RF performance while reducing current consumption to provide longer device battery life....

Highly Flexible, Scalable, Mobile WiMAX Base Station

April 3, 2008 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Fujitsu Network Communications introduces the BroadOne™ WX series of mobile WiMAX base stations. The company has designed its new base stations with many features to meet the global requirements for mobile WiMAX networks. The base stations consume low levels of power, deliver desirable performance, and are easy to install....


Single Slot Solution

April 3, 2008 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Pentek’s Model 4207 is the company's flagship product for high-performance digital signal processing and data-acquisition systems. This new board employs Freescale's MPC8641D Dual Core PowerPC AltiVec™ Processor and a Xilinx Virtex-4 FX Series FPGA. In addition, the company’s unique fabric-transparent crossbar switch bridges a wealth of gigabit serial resources, including the PowerPC and FPGA, two XMCs, dual VXS ports, dual Fibre Channe...

Dual Core VME Board Enables OEMs to Improve System Performance

April 3, 2008 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson Network Power announces its highest performance VMEbus single-board computer (SBC), the MVME7100. Featuring a dual core PowerPC® processor and 2eSST high speed VMEbus interface, the board is designed to enable industrial, medical and defense/aerospace OEMs to add performance and features for competitive advantage while providing backwards compatibility to protect their investment in VMEbus technologies....

Single-Antenna Approach Improves Antenna Gain and Receiver Sensitivity

April 3, 2008 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SkyCross introduces Isolated Mode Antenna Technology (iMAT), a unique single-antenna approach providing significant benefits for device designers and manufacturers, network operators, and end users. iMAT, a patented, counterintuitive solution, enables designers of handsets, PC cards, USB dongles, personal navigation and other wireless electronics to offer diversity or multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) communications, even in applicatio...

Does it Still Hold True?

April 3, 2008 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Nancy Maas Editor-in-Chief The laws of supply and demand are something everyone in this industry, particularly chip makers, electronics manufacturers and suppliers are all too familiar with. In order to succeed in today’s high-tech business environment, semiconductor suppliers, for example, must look outside the realm of the chip market and make a determination on the direction of their products long before their OEM customers do...


Selecting a Suitable RFIC Amplifier

April 3, 2008 11:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

While the specifications provided in data sheets seem pretty straight forward, beware of some of the potential pitfalls along the way. By Alan Rixon and Philip Gadd, Avago Technologies There are many RFIC amplifiers available on the market, often categorized by the process they are made on, ranging from low cost silicon parts with wideband Figure 1....

Oscilloscope Breaks Samples Barrier

April 3, 2008 11:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. has broken the one-billion acquisition samples (1 Gpt) barrier for the first time in a high-performance oscilloscope. The new Agilent Infiniium 90000A Series not only offers one of the deepest acquisition memory depths, but it also offers a unique hardware/software integrated triggering system, designated InfiniiScan Plus....

Motor Control Kits Feature Floating-point DSC

April 3, 2008 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Modular Structure Double Event Manager Embedded CAN Interface Technosoft announces its MxK28335 DSC Motor Control Kits family that is based on the TMS320F28335 floating-point digital signal controller (DSC). From basic starter kits to sophisticated professional kits with complete source code application examples and function libraries, these kits offer a range of tools for the design of DSP-based motor control applications....

Portable Test System for Passive Intermodulation

April 3, 2008 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Battery-driven and self-calibrating Enclosure provides IP55 protection 80 dBc to 𤪋 dBc @850 MHz Boonton, a Wireless Telecom Group Company, introduces its PIM 20 ultra-portable Test System PIM 20 for passive intermodulation. This instrument is designed to provide a rugged, reliable and handy tool to RF field technicians....

Open-Frame DC/DC Converters Feature 4-to-1 Input Voltage Range

April 3, 2008 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Industry-Standard ¼ Brick Packaging Isolated and Non-Isolated RoHS Compliant The Bel Power division of Bel Fuse, Inc. announces its 0RQB-C0U series of open-frame isolated DC/DC converters for high-speed networking, telecommunications and computing applications. Housed in the industry standard ¼ brick (2....

Switching Regulators Reduce External Component Count

April 3, 2008 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Auto-Burst Mode Operation Bias-Assist AC Input-Independent OCP Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announces its STR-W6250D series of off-line switching regulators that are targeted at the consumer and industrial markets. The series is composed of current-mode PWM ICs that incorporate both controller chips made by a high-voltage proprietary BCD process and avalanche-guaranteed MOSFETs....

Flexible Platforms for Smart Wireless Devices

April 3, 2008 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intuitive Graphical User Interface Multimedia Applications Processor High Integration and Functionality Navicron announces two adaptable platforms that are optimized for wireless consumer electronics and handheld products based on Linux or other mobile operating systems. A powerful multimedia application processor is combined with support for the latest wireless standards and multimedia features to give developers the base they need for u...


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