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Reflective Switch

April 29, 2003 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Model S238ADM0-LC is a low cost reflective switch. It has a wide frequency range of 2 - 18 GHz, high isolation of 50 dB minimum and low insertion loss of 3....

Multi-Path Fading Platform

April 29, 2003 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spirent announces the SR5500 Wireless Channel Emulator. The instrument enables thorough, accurate performance qualification of current and next-generation air interface technologies, including CDMA2000, 1xEV-DV, WCDMA, and WLAN. SR5500 can evaluate next-generation receiver architectures by providing complex channel models that include up to 48 independent paths....

RF Module

April 29, 2003 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aimed at OEMs producing equipment for the Americas, the 900 MHz AC4490 module interfaces via serial TTL level connection, providing transparent bi-directional wireless communication using AeroComm's RF232™ transparent protocol. Using FHSS technology, AC4490s provide interference rejection, enable co-located system operation, increases output power, and maintains data integrity....


Fixed Attenuator Pads

April 29, 2003 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

These high performance 50 ohm, 2 watt fixed attenuator pads are designed for precision control and are offered in a choice of values and increments. Featuring high accuracy (± 0.3 dB or 1.5%) and a wide frequency range (DC to 2 GHz and DC to 4 GHz). Any value is available between 0.5 dB and 40 dB....

Gain Control Amplifiers

April 29, 2003 7:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microwave Solutions introduces the BGC-DET amplifier series. These Binary Gain Control amplifiers offer a wide range of power from 15 to 30 dBm output power in the X thru KU band frequencies. They have an attenuation range of 30 dB and a control of 8 bit TTL maximum, attenuation steps of .25 dB, nominal LSB ....

IF Amplifiers

April 29, 2003 7:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

WJ Communications introduces the AH31 IF amplifier, intended for current and next generation wireless and wireline applications like cellular, CATV, PCS, and UMTS systems. The AH31 is characterized by high gain (+20 dB), low noise figure (2.1 dB) and high linearity (+40 dBm OIP3) in a low cost surface mount SOT-89 package....

Shortform Catalog

April 3, 2003 8:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schroff has released a 4-page color catalog detailing the new line of packaging solutions for Advanced TCA™. The catalog includes features and technical specifications for Schroff's new ATCA backplane and 12 U development system, both available in 14-slot, full mesh configurations, as well as the ATCA CompactPCI 2....

Cables and Connectors

April 3, 2003 8:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Serial ATA, a miniaturized version of the Parallel ATA but with double its data transfer capability is now available. With a transfer speed of 150 MB/sec. And a 7-pin interface, the Serial ATA will foster development of smaller packages with improved airflow. It will allow the use of 12 V, 3 V, and 3....


Getting the Best Bite from Bluetooth

April 3, 2003 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The move towards application specific embedded processors. By Ross Forman, SMART Modular Technologies Bluetooth technology has started down the road to ubiquity. Within a year, Bluetooth wireless interconnectivity will be a standard feature in new PCs, printers, PDAs, pagers, mobile headsets, and more....

Technology Paves the Way

March 28, 2003 10:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Kim Stokes, Editor-in -Chief,      As I watched the war unfold last Wednesday night, it seemed impossible that 10 years had passed since the first Gulf War. I don't recall watching it on TV. Surely there weren't live cameras waiting for the action to begin....

An Emerging Trend for Wireless Power Amplifiers

March 28, 2003 10:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Richard J. Lisco, Vice-President-Engineering, Cigma Technologies, Inc. ( Power amplifiers are ubiquitous and indispensable in the world of wireless communications. What's more, despite the recent economic downturn, mobile communications continues to grow at a 15% per year rate for new subscribers....

Capacitors Catalog

March 28, 2003 9:48 am | News | Comments

Tecate Industries has released Volume 8 of their full line catalog. Comprised of 226 pages, and organized in four easy-to-reference sections, the literature comprises over 90 distinct series of quality-engineered multiplayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs), ceramic disc, PPS/PEN/PET film, aluminum electrolytic, and tantalum capacitors.

Inductor Engineering Bulletin

March 28, 2003 9:48 am | News | Comments

Sprague-Goodman offers a 12 page Engineering Bulleting featuring their complete, expanded line of SURFCOIL® chip inductors. Bulletin SG-800G incorporates features, specifications, and outline drawings for the nineteen series that comprise the line, including the 0201 size series, the higher current low DCR 0402 size series, the wirewound 0402 series, two wirewound 0603 size series, and a higher current 1812 size series.

EL Brochure

March 28, 2003 9:48 am | News | Comments

This brochure sheds some light on the growing field of electroluminescence (EL). The MACtac EL product line and accessories offer alternative light sources for a variety of portable equipment, including personal electronics. The brochure provides an overview of the advantages provided by the company's process of EL, which allows design freedom through versatility, efficiency, and segmentation.

Product Catalog

March 28, 2003 9:48 am | News | Comments

Interlink BT has published a new 96 page catalog for AS-interface networking products including I/O stations, masters, connectivity, gateways, and OEM products.


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