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Male to Female Adapter

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

BroadWave Technologies develops a SMA female to FAKRA SMB male adapter that easily mates to FAKRA SMB female connectors. Model 412-491-315 flawlessly interconnects within the embedded plastic housing of standard FAKRA connectors. These units are suitable for automotive test applications particularly satellite radio, GPS and vehicular internet access....

Transceiver Series

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Neulink broadens its portfolio of wireless data products to include the NL5000. The NL5000 transceiver series is a price/performance leader in licensed conventional radios in both the VHF and UHF frequency range. They provide increased throughput and longer range for multiple address systems....

Addition to Switch Product Line

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

TeraVicta Technologies, Inc. announces the addition of two products to its switch family; a Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) and a Single Pole Four Throw (SP4T) configuration in the DC to 7 GHz switch product line. The DPDT and SP4T reinforce the company’s commitment to develop a broad family of high performance switches extending the options for customers to address a wide array of applications in the $1B small signal switch market....


Compliant Oscillator in UHF-band

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications, Inc. announces the introduction of their lead free, RoHS compliant oscillator (CLV0698A-LF) in UHF-band (681-716 MHz) featuring ultra low phase noise performance of 𤩟dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset. The design offers typical tuning sensitivity of 43 MHz/V. It is designed to cover the bandwidth between 2 to 4....

Transient Voltage Suppressor Diode Arrays

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Infineon Technologies announces a family of TVS (transient voltage suppressor) diode arrays intended specifically to protect CAN (controller area network) automotive control networks and industrial bus systems from voltage spikes as high as 30 kV. The dual-channel, bi-directional and uni-directional ESD24V diode arrays are available in the industry-standard SOT23 package....

High Isolation Switch Die

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation announces the release of two high-isolation SPDT MMIC switches, which are suitable for test and measurement, microwave radio, industrial and military and space applications from DC to 15 GHz. The HMC607 is a GaAs MMIC high isolation SPDT switch die which is rated from DC to 15 GHz, and exhibits a low 1....

Integrated Wideband Downconverter RFIC

August 10, 2007 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation introduces a integrated wideband downconverter RFIC, which is designed for use in virtually all wireless infrastructure applications including Cellular/3G and WiMAX/4G systems from 800 to 2700 MHz. The HMC334LP4E delivers +26 dBm input IP3, 0 dB conversion gain, and noise figure as low as 10 dB....

Using Multi-layer Organic Technology to Enable New Mobile WiMAX Solutions

August 9, 2007 5:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jack Vickers, Jacket Micro Devices When it comes to developing a portable consumer WiMAX device, there are several significant issues to address. Advances in other technologies have conditioned the Figure 1. Typical MLO module construction. public to expect continual improvements in functionality and performance in ever-shrinking devices....


Key Considerations in Developing Mobile WiMAX Systems

August 8, 2007 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Byron Young, Adaptix Inc. Mobile WiMAX is poised to be the next big opportunity for equipment vendors and for the communications industry in general. It promises per-user bandwidth at multimegabit rates, boosts spectral efficiency and supports IP convergence out to the network edge....

Are New Broadband Speeds On the Horizon?

August 8, 2007 12:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Nancy Maas Editor-in-Chief Much to my surprise I recently read that the US trails other industrialized nations in high-speed Internet access. According to a report commissioned by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the median download speed in the US is 1....

Complete Memory Subsystem Simplifies System Design for Embedded Applications

August 8, 2007 12:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SST announces its All-in-OneMemory product family, the SST88VP1107. By blending the key benefits of NOR, NAND and RAM in a unified architecture, the first All-in-OneMemory product comes configured with 512 kByte instant-on boot NOR, 128 MB execute-in-place (XIP) code storage, 120 MB data storage and 12 MB system RAM for mobile and embedded applications....

WiMAX Software Enhancement Supports 2G, 3G and 4G Networks

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Agilent wireless network optimization test platform for RF engineering and operation teams enables WiMAX test for IEEE 802.16e-2005 drive-test capabilities through a scalable, integrated, air interface measurement system. This software enhancement helps network equipment manufacturers and service providers identify interference issues and neighboring cell site configuration problems, enabling the smooth introduction and ongoing mainten...

8- and 32-bit MCUs Breaks Bit Boundaries

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Breaking new ground in 8- and 32-bit compatibility, Freescale introduces the first two members of its Flexis™ series of microcontrollers (MCUs). The MC9S08QE128, based on the S08 core, and MCF51QE128, the first device based on the ColdFire® V1 core, are 8- and 32-bit MCUs with pin-for-pin compatibility and a common set of on-chip peripherals and development tools....

BJTs Deliver Maximized Power Efficiency

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor’s low Vce(sat) bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) portfolio now includes PNP and NPN devices that incorporate advanced silicon technology. These transistors deliver maximized power efficiency and longer battery life than traditional BJTs or planar MOSFETS. Suited for a variety of portable applications, the low Vce(sat) BJTs are available in a multiple package options, including WDFN, SOT-23, SOT-223, SOT-563, ChipFET and S...

L-band Smart Synthesizer Eliminates External Programming

August 8, 2007 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications, Inc. introduces an ultra small Smart Synthesizer series, which eliminate external programming. SFS1250A-LF is a new class of synthesizer for high quality, fixed frequency stable signal source. The smart design takes care of locking every single time the circuit is switched on or even every time it loses lock due to external factors....


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