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High Frequency Probe Tip

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Karl Suss, in cooperation with HF specialist Rosenberger, has developed a new high frequency (HF) probe tip for on-wafer probing. Called the |Z| Probe 1 its tip enables extremely precise and safe contact with a planar-planar transition. This technology offers the first solution that eliminates the measurement interference that affects the results of probing with other techniques....

Snap-Action Switches

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announces the immediate availability of its new line of snap-action switches. The VM Series Snap-Action switch line from E-Switch features UL94VO switch housing and actuator button. With a variety of contact ratings in both silver and gold, the switches are available with nine different actuators, each with two operating force options....

Dip Molded Tabs for Industrial Applications

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Harman has added grab tabs to its comprehensive line of dip-molded tabs for industrial applications. The new Harman grab tab is designed with additional surface area that provides more "grab and pull" strength for the user. The ergonomic finder tab version provides user comfort plus strength, making the tab ideal for continuous removal and installation processes....


SiGe HBT IF Receiver/Demodulator Line

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stanford Microdevices introduced a new silicon germanium (SiGe) IF receiver/demodulator ideally suited to 2G, 2.5G, 3G, WLAN and fixed wireless infrastructure applications. The SRF-2016 extends Stanford Microdevices' offering of SiGe IF receiver/demodulators and complements the already-released 65 to 300 MHz SRF-1016....

Pluggable Voltage Spike Suppressor

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

dataMate Products, a division of Methode Electronics, Inc., announces the arrival of the industry's first pluggable SCSI Voltage Spike Suppressor. The Voltage Spike Suppressor contains a series of clamping diodes designed to protect the controller chips found on a SCSI (Small Computer Systems Interface) bus....

Thermal Impedance Interface Material

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Thermagon, Inc. has introduced T-pcm HP 105™, a phase-change type thermal interface material with lowest thermal impedance. T-pcm HP 105™ is a 0.005 inches thick, non-electrically conductive film that is naturally tacky at room temperature. T-pcm HP 105™ begins to soften and flow at 50°C, filling the microscopic irregularities of both the component and thermal solution, thus reducing thermal interface resistance....

Knife-edge Surface Mount CBS Shielding

October 22, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leader Tech introduces a new addition to their patented CBS product line, the KE (Knife-edge) series of surface mount shielding fence. It resolves engineering assembly problems by providing a mechanical locating feature to surface mount designs. This new fence allows for Standard surface mounting (no pins) as well as Hybrid surface mounting (with locating pins) either on standard pitch or the needs of the application....


Intuitive Solid/Surface Modeler Cuts Design Time for iRadio by One Third

October 15, 2001 4:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ashlar Incorporated An easy-to-use solid modeler with tightly integrated surface modeling capabilities enabled Prisma Design International to model a prototype of the iRadio in 50 hours, about 25 hours faster than if a traditional CAD program had been used. Using the integrated modeling tools within Vellum Solids from Ashlar Inc....

PCI/VME Gasket

October 15, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leader Tech's new gasket allows designers to dramatically minimize loads and reduce the mounting footprint necessary in current applications. Leader Tech has introduced the smallest, lowest compression force Beryllium Copper EMI shielding gasket, ideally designed for today's high cycling and high frequency Compact PCI & VME multi-card applications....

High-Intensity LED Displays

October 15, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new series of high-intensity, single-digit, seven-segment displays that sets a new standard for visibility in low-current LED devices has been announced by Vishay Intertechnology. The new Vishay Telefunken TDSR1350 and TDSR1360, first in the series, will be used in panel meters, test and measure equipment, POS terminals, telecom devices, home appliances, control units, battery-operated instruments and other applications where high reada...

RF Engineering Software

October 15, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Version 4.4 of the Terrain Analysis Package (TAP) for Windows 9x/NT(4.0)/W2 K has been released by SoftWright LLC, Aurora, Colorado. This RF design software consists of twenty-four modules that, when combined together, are the tools that bring a broad capability of RF system design to your personal computer....

IF Matrix

October 15, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Model 13098 200 MHz IF Switching Matrix is 128 in and 128 out. It covers the important IF bands of 70 ± 20 MHz and 160 ± 40 MHz. Features include 3 stage architecture with auto routing, non-blocking, full fanout, high isolation: 60 dB @ 200 MHz, low crosstalk, solid state contacts, RS-232/IEEE-488 interface plus keypad control, switchpoint status feedback, redundant signal paths, redundant power supplies and rack mount design....


October 15, 2001 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new facility for custom windings of prototypes and short production runs has been opened by Frontier Electronics. Custom windings are available for bobbins, axial leads, radial leads, drum chokes, e-core assembly, lamination, transformer assembly, special coatings, toroids and pot core assembly....


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