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Ultra-Low-Power 8-bit Microcontroller

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics Inc. announced availability of a new ultra-low-power microcontroller (μPD789881) for the K0S family of 8-bit microcontrollers. Operating at full speed and 2.7-volts, the μPD789881 typically consumes only 18 microamps (μA) and has a standby current of 0.9 μA (typical)....

Cavity Bandpass Filters

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Integrated Microwave now offers a complete line of broadcast quality, ultra-narrow bandpass cavity filters for 900 MHz STL receivers. Designed as preselector filters, these cavities offer low loss, steep skirts and extreme ruggedness. Typical uses include rejection of other STL signals, paging services and cell phone band noise....

Resonator Design Kit

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Trans-Tech is pleased to offer our revised Coaxial Resonator Design Kits. Each kit, containing 150 resonators, gives a variety of mechanical profiles (2, 4, and 6 mm) in order to assist the engineer in design. Each of the five available kits specifically address existing frequency bands from 300MHz to 5 GHz....


Elastomeric Connectors

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Combining its 24-year expertise in elastomeric connector technology, plus its experience in other particle-filled polymer materials from its Raychem and MPI product lines, Tyco Electronics has developed the new STAX LD series offering performance and long-term reliability superior to any other elastomeric connector on the market today....

Medium-Power GaAs Amplifiers

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sirenza Microdevices announced enhanced performance of its SXA-389 1/4-watt GaAs HBT amplifier. SXA-389, which runs on 5 volts, offers high output 3rd order intercept of + dBm, high P1db of +25 dBm along with on-chip active bias control and excellent DC power efficiency. This amplifier offers IS-95 channel power of 19 dBm and WCDMA channel power of 16....

IF Digitizing IC

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc., announced a new IF (intermediate frequency) digitizing IC designed for radios that must meet the highest standards of reliability and performance. Private mobile radios used by police, fire and ambulance services, as well as narrowband communications systems for fleet management of taxis and delivery services, rely on radio receivers that can detect weak signals in the presence of large interference....

NIST Traceable Pro Series Pulse (Flow) Data Logger

January 14, 2002 4:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dickson is pleased to introduce the new Pro Series Pulse (Flow) Data Logger, model PS100, to their current line of instrumentation. The Pulse (Flow) Data Logger can be used with any self-powered meter that puts out a pulse relative to water velocity and will record the rate of flow and total gallons over time....

Compromise Is The Name of The Game

January 7, 2002 5:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Kim Stokes, Editor-in -Chief, Compromise is a fact of life. To meet our needs in every aspect of our lives, we have to make compromises. We have to be willing to make compromises in order to achieve our goals, or we will never get anywhere. Compromise can be a good thing sometimes....


Millimeter-wave Technology in Automobile Safety Systems

January 7, 2002 5:41 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Increased use of millimeter-wave radar technology in automobile safety systems creates the need for improved test systems. By Ramzi Abou-Jaoude, Anritsu Company Microwave and millimeter-wave radar technology is being used on automobiles for various functions, including Collision Warning/Avoidance (CW/A) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)....

Emerging 3G CDMA Services Generate Performance Analysis Challenges

January 7, 2002 5:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

To ensure rapid, reliable deployment, CDMA2000 manufacturers and service providers must evaluate the new devices equipped with G features. By Rob Van Brunt, Spirent Communications, TAS Division The deployment of the next-generation CDMA2000 1xMC air interface is underway and provides the ability for network operators to offer 3G services....

Tantalum Dielectric Produce Superior Capacitors

January 7, 2002 5:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Mark Obuszewski, AVX Product Manager One common trend in switch-mode power supply, microprocessor, and digital circuit applications is to achieve reduced noise while operating at higher frequencies. To this end, a new generation of low ESR tantalum chip capacitors has been developed utilizing a low resistivity MnO 2 electrolyte, enabling very low component ESR, excellent field performance, environmental stability and high electrica...

Development Board Supports PLD

January 7, 2002 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nova Engineering, Inc. introduces the Constellation-20KE™ Development System supporting Altera's one million logic gate PLD (Programmable Logic Device). This new Constellation-20KE expands Nova Engineering's wide selection of feature-rich development boards based on Altera's APEX and FLEX line of advanced PLDs....

2.4 GHz Wireless OEM Module

January 7, 2002 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

MaxStream, Inc. adds the 24XStream, a 2.4 GHz module, to its XStream family of smart wireless products. Smaller than a credit card, the 24XStream is designed to provide OEMs wireless connectivity in the mostly worldwide, license-free, 2.4 GHz transmission band. This high-performance transceiver boasts a -105 dBm sensitivity providing greater transmission range....

PLL for MMDS Market

January 7, 2002 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications introduces a new phase-locked loop (PLL) module for the MMDS market. The PSN2710A is designed to cover 2670 to 2740 MHz with a 1 MHz step size while delivering remarkable phase noise performance. This innovative PLL offers a clean spectral signal of -93 dBc at a 10 kHz offset and -117 dBc at 100 kHz offset, or, equivalently, a RMS phase error of 1....

Right Angle BNC Connectors

January 7, 2002 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

These 75-ohm right angle BNC connectors from Molex RF/Microwave Connector Division maximize performance and space for a variety of RF applications. These BNC connectors are designed for applications operating from DC to 2 GHz, including data networking, video, and telecommunications. The product is available in three profile heights: ....


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