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36 V Output, Sot23, Low-Noise Power Supplies For Varactor Diode Biasing

November 26, 2001 3:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX5026/MAX5028 SOT23 step-up DC-DC converters targeted at low-noise varactor diode biasing in TV RF tuners, set-top boxes, satellite receivers, PCI cable modems, and voice-over-cable modems. These devices operate from 3V to 11V input and boost the output up to 36V for MAX5026 (adjustable output version) and 30V for MAX5028 (fixed output version)....


Network Optimization Platform

November 26, 2001 3:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

COMARCO, Inc., a leading provider of advanced technology tools and engineering services to the wireless communications industry, today announced that it is shipping NeXus™, its advanced integrated voice and data network optimization platform for CDMA2000 1X and CDMA2000 3X systems. The NeXus™ is a simple, yet flexible solution to the challenges of deploying complex 1X voice and data network technology....

Testing Telecom Audio Devices

November 20, 2001 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

By, Bob Green, Senior Market Development Manager, Glenn Fasnacht, Engineering Project Manager, Alain Lainé, Project Engineering Manager, Keithley Instruments, Inc. Increasingly in the wireless industry, manufacturers are monitoring the performance of the individual components that comprise finished products....


Quad-Hub Base Station Antenna

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radio Waves announced the availability of the new Quad-Hub base station antenna. This represents a new approach in Point-to-Multipoint antenna systems. Where current system hubs are comprised of four separate 90-degree sector antennas mounted on a tower, or in a cluster mount configuration, the Quad-Hub contains four 90-degree sector antennas within a single compact unit....

Ceramic Resonators

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Integrated Microwave Corporation introduces three new TEM mode ceramic resonators. Along with 3, 4, 6, and 12 mm resonator sizes, IMC now manufactures 5, 8, and 10 mm sizes. Resonators can be supplied in dielectric constant values of 8, 20, 36, and 98, with or without surface-mount tabs. The resonators feature thick film silver coating for high adhesion and long solder leach resistance....

7/16 Connector Series

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Compel Electronics announces the availability of their 7/16 connector series. Operating from DC to 8 GHz, the new line complies with the IEC and CECC standards. Intermodulation properties typically measure -165 dBc. Brass housings are available with silver or ternary alloy plating options. To facilitate numerous applications, male & female designs are available to accommodate semi-rigid, flexible and corrugated cable, and press-fit,...

Flexible Oscillators

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

In a move that eliminates design restrictions due to oscillator limitations, Temex has just introduced a new line of flexible oscillators that will meet any design need for critical data transmission applications. This new line is called QEV66HF, and it typically runs at 155.52 MHz with very low jitter performances....

High Frequency Inductors

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing circuit designers with high frequency, high current devices for use in computer, power management and conversion applications, the TT electronics BI Technologies Magnetic Components Division recently introduced a series of low profile surface mount inductors capable of handling continuous currents up to 27 amps....


Ultra-Low Voltage Microprocessor Monitors

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX6832--MAX6840 microprocessor supervisory circuits. Designed to monitor supply rails of +1.2 V to +1.8 V in microprocessor and digital systems, these low-power SC70 devices consume only 7 microamps of quiescent current, making them perfect for portable applications....

Ladder Network

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing design engineers with resistor networks that offer superior accuracy and increased space savings, the TT electronics IRC Advanced Film Division recently introduced 8 and 10-bit tantalum nitride R/2R ladder networks in a QSOP package. Designated the QS009 and QS014 Series, these ladder networks feature output accuracies to ± 1 LSB (least significant bit) in a highly reliable surface mount design....

Miniature Frequency Synthesizers

November 19, 2001 3:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Luff Research, Inc. has introduced an exciting new line of miniature frequency synthesizers designated SLSM3. These units offer very high fundamental frequency of operation with up to 7 GHz fundamental operation and to 14 GHz with a × 2 multiplier. The SLSM3 synthesizers also offer very high tuning bandwidths....

General Packet Radio System (GPRS) Testing, Why? And How?

November 14, 2001 4:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Paul Mercy, Applications Engineer, Agilent Technologies and Ivan Perry, Business Development Manager, Agilent Technologies Why Test GPRS Data transmission for the mobile station (MS) is heralded as the next big market for the communications industry. GPRS is a key stepping stone in this market on the way to 3G, fueling a headlong rush to get new products out....

Wireless and Wireline Data Service Evolution: Lessons to be Learned

November 13, 2001 9:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Mark Tubinis, Founder and Vice President of Development, WaterCove Networks If there is a single lesson to be learned from the evolution of data services, it is that history continuously repeats itself. As mobile data service providers plan for infrastructure requirements there is much they can learn from the explosive growth of data services over wireline infrastructure in the late 1990s....

Keying System

November 12, 2001 3:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

FCI Electronics has further extended its Metral® product line with its Metral® Pass-Through Keying System. The system allows keying of 2 daughter cards relative to one another in a rear-plug-up (RPU) backpanel application. Stackable with the Metral® Connector System, the keying system provides 6 keying combinations....

Coaxial lightning and EMP protectors

November 12, 2001 3:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

A brand new line of Coaxial lightning and EMP protectors has been introduced by MIDISCO to provide better RF performance in a smaller package than most competitive products. This innovative design operates over the full frequency range of 0 to 2.5 GHz in a single unit, have DC continuity and protects from transients in both directions....


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