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Current Sensing Chip Resistor

February 2, 2004 8:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

KOA Speer Electronics introduces its UR73 Current Sensing Chip Resistor, which offers low resistance with a range of 30 m Ω to 100 m Ω. The UR73 utilizes thick film technology and offers low T.C.R. from 𫏌 ppm to 𫑢 ppm. The UR73 is available in two sizes - 2A (2.0ࡧ....

DC-DC Converter Offers Nine Output Voltage Variations

February 2, 2004 8:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&D technologies has increased the number of available variations of its WPA60 DC-DC converter from one to nine. Each of the units from the range delivers two independently regulated outputs that provide full regulation down to zero load. The choice of configurations enables the VDE EN60950 and UL/CUL 60950 safety requirement compliant series to be matched to the latest ASIC and DSP applications requiring delivery of low operating voltages....

Rugged Versions of Low-Power, High-Performance PowerPC-750FX SBCs

February 2, 2004 8:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Thales Computers introduces two rugged versions of its PowerEngine7 SBC. The RA and RC SBCs combine high performance with low power dissipation, for data processing applications in the aerospace, military, and other harsh environment industries. These versions feature single or dual PowerPC-750FX processors operating at 700 MHz, providing over 1600 Dhrystone 2....


Test Equipment with HSDPA Capabilities

February 2, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent introduces high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) capabilities for its high-performance E4438C vector signal generator, PSA Series spectrum analyzers, and E4406A vector signal analyzer. These powerful tools give design engineers the ability to design, debug and evaluate the performance of their 3G and 3....

Linear 2.5 Watt Amplifier

February 2, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stealth Microwave introduces the SM3436-34HS, a 3.4 to 3.6 GHz amplifier designed to meet the needs of low cost service providers working in the fixed wireless access market. The module provides a minimum P1dB of +34 dBm, a typical OIP 3 of +48 dBm, linear gain of 34 dB with a ± 0.5 dB flatness across the band, and VSWR In/Out of 1....

Yagi and Omnidirectional Antennas

February 2, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Astron Wireless Technologies offers a complete line of 2.4 GHz antennas. The directional P series yagis, available in 6, 9, 12, and 15 dBi gain, offers end-fired reliability combined with durable disk-on-rod technology. These rugged, wide bandwidth antennas will deliver clean radiation patterns with high front-to-back ratios; while the tubular radome reduces wind loads and increases strength in harsh environments....

Silicon Oscillator with Fixed Frequencies

February 2, 2004 8:04 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim introduces the MAX7375 silicon oscillator. Available in 3-pin SC70 and SOT23 packages, this device is an integrated oscillator with fixed frequencies that requires no additional components for setting or adjusting the frequency. With a fast 5 microseconds startup time, the oscillator frequency is generated directly without use of a phase-locked loop (PLL)....

Bluetooth Power Amplifier

February 2, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bluetooth designers challenged with miniaturizing their designs will be interested in NEC's new GaAs HBT PA (power amplifier). The UPG2301TQ is housed in a miniature 10-pin plastic 2.4 × 2.55 mm package that features a low 0.6 mm (max.) profile. With 23 dBm output power it meets the demands of Class 1 Bluetooth applications....


Broadband MMIC Amplifiers

February 2, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits introduces the new family of 'LEE' MMIC Amplifiers. Highly reliable, extremely broad band, and very low in cost. These amplifiers have excellent electrical performance, with up to 17.3 dBm flat output power to 10 GHz. There are five models being introduced in this new Mini-Circuits family....

RF 101 Ultra Low Power Bluetooth Design

February 2, 2004 7:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bluetooth solutions are, by definition, low cost, low power and have small form factor. But is this really the case? And if so, does an ultra-low power design make sense as well? By Jürgen Mayer-Zintel In a perfect world, developers working in the Bluetooth world have the perfect marriage of low-power, low-cost and small form factor....

Bluetooth A Primer on Resolving In-Vehicle RF Interference

February 2, 2004 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

New and improved wireless devices hit the street with dizzying regularity. As such, the potential for in-vehicle interference from multiple devices using multiple protocols becomes unavoidable. Stepping up to the plate, Intelligent tools and CQDDR encoding offer an elegant solution to these in-vehicle RF range and interference issues....

Is the Internet finally coming of age?

February 2, 2004 7:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ern Worthman, Technology and Editorial Director Shortly after this Christmas season ended I was watching one of those faux-news, all hype consumer networks, like CNN or FNN, or CNBC or something like that and they played a story that caught my attention. It was on of those spikes that you see from time to time that lends credibility to the claims pundits make about the Internet being the next great vehicle for interstellar commerce....

Simulation-Oriented Design of Power Dividers

February 2, 2004 6:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microwave systems often need distributed RF power to various paths, for multiple applications. The easiest way to accomplish this is with power divider circuits. Working with simulators for low-frequency lumped element power dividers helps the engineer design the optimum product, at the lowest cost and with minimum aggravation....


February 2, 2004 5:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wireless MAN market to reach $5B by 2007 According to Datacomm Research, the market for Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WMAN) equipment is expected to grow to $5 billion by 2007. The report predicts that the development of 3G cellular networks, along with the migration of users to 3G, will drive WMAN growth....

Surface Mount Filters

February 2, 2004 5:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

K&L Microwave is pleased to announces the IB60 series of filters, Microminiature packages, with the addition of gullwing pins and ground tabs for surface mount applications. These parts are manufactured using solder with a minimum liquidous temperature of 221°C. Chip and wire and ceramic product topologies are available in this configuration....


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