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I/O Boards

November 1, 2002 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The CP382 features over-temperature thermal shutdown at 150°C, under-voltage protection with an upper threshold of 9.5 V, and a maximum over-current protection of 1.2 A. Each of the 24 digital channels offers up to 500 mA of output current. Low output potential is less than 1.5 V and high nominal potential is 24 V....

Lighting Protector

November 1, 2002 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

± The PTC F Series is a 75 Ohm lightning protector for wireless antenna or cable connection applications. The PTC F protectors are ideal for wireless antenna leads, and high carrier frequency HCOF systems. These units feature high frequency with low VSWR and loss, and pass DC current to power drops and amplifiers....

Integrated Synthesizer

November 1, 2002 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AD9858 has on-chip functional blocks that include a DDS core, a digital to analog converter (DAC), 2 GHz RF mixer, a 150 MHz phase detector and a programmable charge pump with proprietary fast-locking acquisition logic. It features an analog mixer capable of operating at 2 GHz, a phase-frequency detector (PDF), and a programmable charge pump with advanced fast-lock capability....


Inductorless Converter

November 1, 2002 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild introduces an inductorless, 100 mA DC/DC converter that is ideal for portable and system voltage conversions. Achieving over 90% efficiency at full load with a typical operating current of 120 μA, the FAN5660 uses two low cost capacitors, the charge-pump's 100 mA output replaces switching regulators, eliminating inductors....

ARMMS RF & Microwave Society

October 10, 2002 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers involved in RF and Microwave, wishing to broaden and enhance their technical knowledge are invited to attend this meeting. The program will start on the Monday with a light buffet lunch available from 12.30pm, to be followed by technical presentations starting in the afternoon at 2.00pm. The society dinner will take place at the hotel in the evening and presentations will continue from 9....

Ceramic Interconnect Technology: The Next Generation" 2003 Conference

October 10, 2002 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sponsored by IMAPS and the Ceramic Interconnect Initiative, and endorsed by the American Ceramic Society, this expanded 2003 Conference on Ceramic Interconnect Technology will explore leading-edge issues in ceramic interconnect technology, which has a long history of meeting the requirements of the most demanding applications....


China Telecom

October 10, 2002 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments


Telecom Education Week

October 10, 2002 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments


3G: An Innovation Wake-up Call

September 27, 2002 12:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

3G possibilities, and even its retraction, have sparked creativity, innovation, and much needed time at the drawing board.      A mere two years ago, the 3G estimations suggested there'd be tremendous demand for high volumes of wireless equipment. For a little refresher about our shared optimism at the time, check out these verbatim judgment calls from industry experts:      • By the year ...

Compact Wireless Modules

September 27, 2002 11:55 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Incorporatingcellular technology into existing products can be a daunting task. By Hany Neoman, Wavecom, Inc.      Cellular technology is evolving into a powerful data-communications service. Ever expanding applications in personal communication devices, telematics, machine-to- machine, and mobile computing are leading the way....

Software and Power, No Longer Separated

September 27, 2002 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

By David Norton, Lambda      The use of software with a power supply has been restricted until recently, to small sections of the electronics industry. The idea of adding features and hence cost, to one of the already highest dollar value items on a designer's bill of materials would have been unimaginable....


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