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Ethernet Plug Connector

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Connecting the plant floor to the front office is now easier with the M12 Ethernet plug connector from Phoenix Contact. The M12 Ethernet D-coded connector provides an international standard for industrial Ethernet applications. Available as overmolded cordsets, field wireable and panel feed-through connectors, the connector provides both design and user flexibility....

Radio Frequency Transformers

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM announces RoHS versions of its 50Ω radio frequency (RF) transformers. The four transformers include the MABA-007159-000000, the RoHs version of the ETC1-1-13; the MABA-007236-C16423, the RoHS version of the ETC1.6-4-2-3; the MABAES0060, the RoHS version of the ETC1-1TTR and the MABAES0061, the RoHS version of the ETC4-1-2TR....

Sixteenth-brick DC/DC Converters

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power-One, Inc. introduces the SSQ series of sixteenth-brick DC/DC converters. Operating from 36 to 75 VDC inputs, three single-output models provide 2.5 V @ 20 A, 3.3 V @ 15 A and 5.0 V >at> 10 A. High efficiencies and advanced thermal management techniques enable delivery of up to 95% of full-rated power at 70deg>C with as little as 200 LFM of cooling....


AP Platform

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bandspeed introduces AirMaestro,™ a scalable Wi-Fi access point (AP) platform that enables the mass market to deploy and manage highly intelligent, automated, robust and secure enterprise-class Wi-Fi networks. The AirMaestro platform is scalable to accommodate the accelerating numbers of Wi-Fi voice and video devices that will demand world-class roaming, load management, and collaboration among network APs....

Chipset Doubles Speed of Data Transport

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The FW430 and FW843 chipset from Agere Systems transports voice, data and video signals moving between computer and consumer electronics equipment at up to 800 Mbits/s — twice as fast as current 1394A 400 Mbits/s technology. Agere’s chipset reaches that speed because it adheres to the IEEE 1394B standard....

Modem Chip

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agere introduces the SV92U2, a Universal Serial Bus (USB)-based modem chipset that makes it possible to reduce desktop PC bus sizes by 80% by eliminating the need for Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)-based modems. In addition to cost and size reductions, the smaller-sized bus makes it possible to produce easier-to-use PCs for consumers....

Sensor Data Acquisition SoC

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Semtech Corporation announces the SX8801R, a low power, high-resolution system-on-chip (SoC) for data acquisition from micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) sensors in battery-powered consumer, medical and industrial systems. The SX8801R features Semtech’s ZoomingADC™ capability that combines a 16-bit analog/digital converter (ADC) with a 10-bit preamplifier to allow the device to “zoom in” or amplify a small portion of the analog sig...

High Power Combiners

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

MECA expands its H-Series, 100 W, Wilkinson high power combiner/divider line by adding DIN female connector models in 2-way and 4-way configurations covering all wireless bands between 0.800 and 2.200 GHz. The H-Series features high isolation (25 dB), VSWR of 1.15:1 and a low insertion loss of <0....


Microprocessors and JTAG Bus Bridging Interface

July 10, 2006 8:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digital logic designers today have a vast array of tools at their disposal to achieve their design goals. To accommodate the large amounts of logic and the data rates required, the design engineer has the option to use large FPGAs. The FPGA provides an enormous amount of digital logic gates inside a relatively small space with high pin count packages....

High Capacity Storage in Mobile Systems

July 10, 2006 8:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micron introduces a Managed NAND flash technology for feature-rich mobile handsets and other portable devices. The embedded product line unites Micron’s NAND flash memory with a high-speed multimedia card (MMC) controller. This all-in-one memory and controller package streamlines a manufacturer’s mobile design process and simplifies NAND flash procurement logistics....

MB-OFDM Modulation Analysis Capability

July 10, 2006 8:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. announces the development of a full-featured, MB-OFDM (multi-band orthogonal frequency division multiplexing) ultra-wideband modulation analysis capability for its 89600 Series vector signal analysis software. Featuring a comprehensive set of measurements and impressive error vector magnitude specifications, users can troubleshoot MB-OFDM ultra-wideband signals at any stage of the design process and more quickly id...

The Design of Next-Generation RFID Readers Using an RF Chipset

July 10, 2006 8:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

The RF Section of UHF RFID 1 W readers typically contains a large number of RF components utilizing different semiconductor fabrication processes. This paper will discuss how next generation RFID readers can use these new integrated components to simplify the design of RFID readers. Comparison of Requirement for US, European and Japanese RFID Readers The US readers will have a maximum output power of +30 dBm; the European Readers will...

picoChip Powers First Software-upgradeable Base Station to Achieve WiMAX Certification

June 8, 2006 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

picoChip and Airspan Networks are proud to announce complete WiMAX Forum certification of Airspan’s MacroMAX Base Station for the 3.5 GHz FDD profile. The MacroMAX is powered by picoChip’s software upgradeable architecture, as are Airspan’s HiperMAX and MicroMAX-SDR base station models which are expected to achieve certified status during 2006....

16-Bit Data Converters

June 6, 2006 7:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices introduces two ADCs targeted for high-end instrumentation, medical and wireless communications applications that enable designers to maintain low noise and high dynamic range, even at high input frequencies. Designers of medical systems, such as magnetic resonance imaging and patient monitoring receivers will benefit from the converters which offer a high signal to noise ratio (SNR) at 79 dB....

RF and Microwave Test Accessories Catalog

June 5, 2006 12:38 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies’ 2006/07 RF and Microwave Test Accessories Catalog is now available. This catalog enables engineers to quickly research and specify Agilent's test accessories for new product development and manufacturing needs. The catalog features new product highlights and easy-to-read product selection and comparison tables to help users find the information to meet their design specifications....


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