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How to Choose the Perfect Battery

April 30, 2001 8:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Demand for smaller, sleeker portable communications devices, is pushing the wireless industry harder than ever to reduce the size of rechargeable batteries. Ritch Russ, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. Driven by increased consumer demand for smaller, sleeker portable communications devices, the wireless industry is pushing harder than ever to reduce the size of rechargeable batteries to help stimulate a stagnant market....


Are the Governments Bankrupting the Telecommunication Companies?

April 30, 2001 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

David A. Case NCE, Cisco Systems David A. Case NCE, Cisco Systems It seems worldwide one of the biggest moneymakers for government coffers is the auctioning of frequency bands. I am not saying that the bands should be given away, but maybe the overall process needs to be changed....


Switching Handbook

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Fourth Edition of Keithley Instruments' free Switching Handbook is now available. This useful reference is designed to help test system developers understand how to reconcile diverse and conflicting switching requirements when designing the switch systems needed to automate their applications....


Software Development

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new brochure detailing real-time and embedded systems software development capabilities has been published by RTSoft. The four page, color brochure highlights RTSoft's ability to provide complete solutions to clients by building on its library of software and integration tools. The range of RTSoft services and capabilities listed in the brochure include software development, systems integration, expertise in real-time operating systems, a...

Wireless Solutions Guide

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Insight Electronics is offering a free Wireless Solutions Guide for design engineers of RF, microwave, and millimeterwave products. This 44-page booklet highlights leading edge solutions from Insight's Wireless Solutions Group and shortens the search time for components from a focused line card of suppliers....

Test Equipment Catalog

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Gig-tronics has issued a short form catalog featuring its high performance products, including the company's microwave synthesizers, power meters, RF signal generators, and VXI instruments. The catalog provides a quick guide to Giga-tronics' key product features, statistics, and applications. A sensor selection chart is included to help match products to exact measurement requirements....

CMOS IC Catalog

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Seiko Instruments announces that its 2000/2001 CMOS IC Catalog is available now on CD-ROM. The free CD catalog covers and illustrates the features and benefits of all current CMOS ICs available from the Electronic Component Division of Seiko Instruments. With the interactive menu, navigation around the catalog is done with clicks of the mouse....

Power Relay Catalog

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aromat released its new 211 page Power Relay Cataog. It features Aromat's full line of power relay products including the "J" Series and the newer broad line "L" Series. This user friendly catalog has been divided into two comprehensive sections — appliance and industrial applications — for ease of use....


Antenna Measurement Application Note

April 30, 2001 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designers tasked with testing antenna performance can now access a new application note from Giga-tronics titles "Using the 1200A for Antenna Measurements." Created for use with the company's high-performance, low cost 20 GHz Microwave Synthesizer, the application note describes and diagrams techniques and equipment requirements for both far and near field measurements....

Surge Protector in a Weather Resistant Enclosure

April 30, 2001 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new DCWR48 Surge Protector, available from AC Data Systems, provides high capacity surge protection in a weather resistant enclosure to protect outdoor or indoor equipment common to broadband, wireless installations. Rated for use in – 20 ° C to 80 ° C temperatures, the DCWR48 hardwires to DC power cables to safeguard outdoor equipment such as radio towers, or indoor rectifiers, power systems, and other sensitive electronics...

Switch Mode AC/DC Chargers for Mobile Phones and PDAs

April 30, 2001 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

New compact switch mode AC/DC power supplies are available from Advanced Power Conversion. Designed to meet the OEM market's charging requirements for mobile phones, PDAs, and other electronic equipment, the chargers are available in 2 watt to 5 watt platforms and can be supplied with all styles of AC mains pins....


Self-Adhesive Stencils Simplify BGA Rework

April 30, 2001 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Flextac Stencils simplify BGA rework. These self-sticking laser cut, polymer solder paste stencils use a residue-free adhesive similar to Post-it® Notes to seal around BGA pads to ensure that solder paste will not bleed under the stencil when the paste is applied. Disposable Flextac Stencils are easy to use and will not leave any residue on the board surface....

Frequency Hopping Wireless OEM Modules

April 30, 2001 7:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cirronet™ announced the WIT2410, the latest in its line of frequency hopping spread spectrum wireless modems for use in the 2.4 GHz band. The device offers lower cost as well as significant enhancements over its WIT2400 predecessor, including seamless roaming capabilities and a doubled air data rate of 460 kbps....

PLL Clock Generators

April 30, 2001 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

AMI Semiconductor (AMIS) expanded its clock generator product line today when it introduced a broad family of low-cost 1- and 2-phase-lock loop (PLL) clock integrated circuits (ICs). Compact footprints, multiple pin-out options and generation of common frequencies make this line of standard timing devices the ideal "workhorse" for dependable clock management in fixed-frequency systems, such as digital cameras, computer peripherals, ...

Key Fob Enclosure

April 30, 2001 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Polycase has launched its newest plastic enclosure for the electronics industry, the FB-20 Key Fob. This enclosure features a slender design with an hourglass shape for an ergonomic, handheld fit. The FB-20 enclosure comes in black ABS plastic and is available in five styles — from one single gray rubber button or up to five buttons total....


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