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LO Architecture Technology

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

RFDomus announces its patent-pending Q-MAX™ technology. The technology is based on an innovative local oscillator (LO) architecture that enables an reduction in power consumption when compared to conventional LO implementations. Designed for simplifying the integration of the LO block with other radio blocks in advanced CMOS and SiGe processes, Q-MAX technology provides the flexibility needed for inclusion in complete single-chip RF tra...

Power Amp

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aethercomm's SSPA 8.5-9.6-30 is a solid state power amplifier that operates from 8.5 to 9.6 GHz. The P1dB at 25° C is 30 W typical. The saturated output power is 40 W typical at 25° C. Typical small signal gain is 44 dB. Noise figure is 4 dB typical at 25ºC. Input VSWR is 2.0:1 maximum. Output VSWR is 2....

LDMOS Amplifier

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

CEL introduces NEC's new LDMOS medium power amplifier. Housed in an 8-pin 2.0 × 2.2 mm package, the UPD5702TU features recessed leads and a 0.5 mm profile. With up to +23 dBm output power, it can serve as an output stage for low power transmitters or, in higher power applications, as a PA driver....


Card Kit

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

AVX announces its Compact Flash (C/F) Type II kit with standard plastic extensions. Designated the 9181 Series, the C/F card kit features a plastic frame, stainless steel covers, and a 50-position receptacle. Typical wireless applications for the C/F card kits include PDAs, pagers, and digital cameras....

Broadband Silicon Amplifier

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent introduce an expansion to its ABA series of silicon RFIC (radio frequency integrated circuit) amplifiers suitable for a range of IF and buffer stages in DBS low-noise block downconverters (LNBs), cable television distribution and cable modems, GSM/CDMA radio cards, microwave links, fiber optic systems, and other communications applications....

900 MHz Transceivers

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

AeroComm introduces the 900 MHz AC4490-1W product. The AC4490-1W provides one watt of output allowing for data transmissions of up to 115.2 Kbps across 20 miles line-of-sight. The device measures 1.65 × 1.9 inches. AC4490-1W has a user-programmable output power of 5 mW to 1000 mW. They are socket-compatible with 2....

Modules and Filters

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Control introduces a range of power entry modules and power line filters. The modules and filters offer a low cost EMI solution to filtering power problems. Power entry modules and power line filters can be used in a variety of applications including medical instrumentation and equipment, power supplies, telecommunication systems, and more....

Tower Mounted Amplifier

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum FSY introduces a tower mounted amplifier (TMA) assembly, which integrates its filter-based products with a low noise amplifier. The TMA provides 12 dB of RF gain with a noise figure of 2.8 dB maximum. The center frequency (Fc) can be factory set to any frequency within the range of 826 to 872 MHz, with an operating bandwidth of 1....


14-Bit Converter

July 2, 2004 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices introduces a 14-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) that clocks at a sample rate of 1.2 GSPS. The fast data rates are made possible by the integration of LVDS digital interface technology. The AD9736 operates from 1.8 V and 3.3 V supplies, consuming 380 mW at 1.2 GSPS with the interpolation filter bypassed, and 550 mW with the interpolation filter enabled....

Packaging Solutions

July 1, 2004 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Minicaps offer prototyping services of LTCC (Low Temperature Cofired Ceramic) multilayer substrate & packaging technology for a range of applications. The LTCC materials systems offer the packaging solutions for high-frequency devices in a variety of wireless, telecommunication, microwave, antenna module, transmitter, power amplifier, filter component, duplexer switch, and other applications....

WLAN Protocol Tester

July 1, 2004 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

The WLAN protocol tester R&S PTW70 from Rohde & Schwarz is a test platform for the development, integration, and verification of wireless local area network (WLAN) systems and components in accordance with the IEEE 802.11 standard. Various measurement and display modes, automated test sequences, and a graphical user interface make working with the test instrument easy....

Image Sensor

July 1, 2004 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micron Technology announces its MT9M111 DigitalClarity™ System-on-a-Chip (SOC) 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor, designed specifically for camera-equipped cell phones and PDAs. The SOC features all the functions of a camera on a single silicon sensor, offers the company's CMOS active-pixel technology....

<h3>UWB - Jockeying for Position</h3>

July 1, 2004 9:35 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Ern Worthman, Technology and Editorial Director Well, here I am. It's about 11:00 PM, Sunday night, June 20th. Cat-in-lap, I'm munching on a bag of chocolate-covered peanuts and finishing my last cup of 12 hour old coffee (between the coffee and chocolate, I should have real caffeine buzz going in about 15 minutes)....

Enhanced-Reliability Darlington Pair Gain Blocks

July 1, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new family of Darlington pair gain blocks that solve a number of potential reliability issues with pre-existing gain blocks. This new family of gain blocks will reduce field failures, and lead to lower maintenance and warranty costs for systems manufacturers. The enhanced-reliability features are included in the CGB 7000 family without compromising RF performance....

Bus Buffer

July 1, 2004 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology introduces the LTC4301L, an I 2 bus buffer designed for ultra low voltage processor applications. The IC accepts input data (SDA) and clock (SCL) pull-up voltages as low as 1 V and level translates them to standard 3.3 and 5 V logic rails. The device allows card insertion into a live backplane without corruption of the SDA and SCL lines, while providing capacitive isolation between the lines even if the respective supplie...


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