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Enhanced-Reliability Darlington Pair Gain Blocks

July 1, 2004 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new family of Darlington pair gain blocks that solve a number of potential reliability issues with pre-existing gain blocks. This new family of gain blocks will reduce field failures, and lead to lower maintenance and warranty costs for systems manufacturers. The enhanced-reliability features are included in the CGB 7000 family without compromising RF performance....

Bus Buffer

July 1, 2004 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology introduces the LTC4301L, an I 2 bus buffer designed for ultra low voltage processor applications. The IC accepts input data (SDA) and clock (SCL) pull-up voltages as low as 1 V and level translates them to standard 3.3 and 5 V logic rails. The device allows card insertion into a live backplane without corruption of the SDA and SCL lines, while providing capacitive isolation between the lines even if the respective supplie...

Converter/Controller ICs

July 1, 2004 7:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Torex introduces the XC9110/XC9111 family of PFM controlled step-up DC/DC converter/controller ICs. These new highly integrated power management devices employ a combination of CMOS structure and PFM control to generate the low supply voltages required by designers of the latest generation of battery-powered hand-held devices, such as mobile phones and PDAs, to meet the demand for extended battery life....


COTS 3U and 6U Multiband Receivers

July 1, 2004 7:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pentek has developed a cPCI solution with a 3U 16-channel multiband-receiver board and a 6U 32-channel multiband-receiver board featuring 14-bit A/D converters and Virtex-II FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays) for signal processing. Both boards consist of one or two Model 7131 digital receiver PMC modules and a PMC-to-cPCI adapter assembled and tested as a single cPCI board....

Passive Components Enlist In Military and Aerospace Applications

July 1, 2004 7:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

The demand for hardened, extreme condition hi-rel passives has increased significantly. And the technology has risen to the occasion. By Chris C. Reynolds Electronic manufacturers are responding to the demands from the military and aerospace industries for highly reliable, top quality passive components for mission critical applications....

Tri-Port Devices

June 30, 2004 6:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

IDT introduces a family of tri-port devices. These devices enable simultaneous access to the memory for three device ports. The products provide high-speed, bi-directional interface between three intelligent devices, such as an applications or baseband processor, digital multimedia broadcast (DMB) processor and an 802....

Broadband Adapters

June 29, 2004 12:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments

These super broadband adapters cover virtually all your Type-N/SMA and SMA-F to SMA-M interconnection needs within the DC-18GHz band. Passivated stainless steel construction withstands tough environments, and high performance features such as flat response and good VSWR make these high quality 50Ω adapters good value....

Memory Solutions for Embedded Telecom/Datacom Systems

June 29, 2004 12:27 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Today's embedded memory system designers are striving to meet data-rich high-bandwidth applications, far beyond conventional system design. Sorting through the maze of memory options to find cost-effectiveness, high reliability, and performance is a challenging task. By Yoram Zylberberg Industry hype on advanced memory solutions to meet the needs of new, data-rich applications in the vast telecom/datacom market is presenting today's...


Fully Integrated Front-end GPS Receiver Chip

May 28, 2004 7:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

California Eastern Laboratories is debuting the NEC newest, highly integrated front-end receiver chip for global positioning system (GPS) applications. The UPB1009K is a single-chip double-conversion RF-to-IF I/Q frequency translator designed to provide a complete RF front end for these GPS receivers....

Capabilities Brochure

May 28, 2004 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new foundry service capabilities brochure is available from PolarFab. The 8-page, full color brochure details the company's manufacturing capabilities including an overview of the facility, and the company's turn times. The brochure also provides a process comparison chart and a technology roadmap of PolarFab's range of bipolar and BiCMOS technologies, which provide analog/mixed signal products for power management and communications appl...

Cable Assembly Solutions Guide

May 28, 2004 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF connectors introduces their RF Cable Assembly Solutions Guide. This tri-fold brochure replaces the former multi-page catalog and features an easy 3-step selection process. In addition to the connectors and cable types shown, any manufacture's connector can be custom assembled to any cable at any length....

DC Distribution Brochure

May 28, 2004 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

A four-page brochure from Unipower features a full line of telecom DC distribution panels and low-voltage disconnects. The panel line consists of breaker, fuse, and combination panels. Breaker panels are available in 1RU- or 2RU-high versions, with different circuit capacities. The fuse panels incorporate GMT, KTK, or Type 70 fuses in single or dual A/B bus configurations....

Digitizers Data Sheet

May 28, 2004 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Acqiris introduces a datasheet on two CompactPCI 12-bit digitizers, which increase the speed and ease-of-use of high-resolution multichannel systems. The datasheet discusses the DC438 and DC436 main features that make the digitizers suited for multichannel applications requiring both speed and precision....

New Product Bulletin

May 28, 2004 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Keystone introduces its latest new Product Bulletin detailing a selection of plastic battery holders; color-coded wire lead connection and PC mount screws and screw terminals; heavy duty and 30A terminals, and an assortment of machine screws including those with color-coded heads. The brochure is complete with engineering drawings, product specifications, mounting details, and photos....

Applying Digital Predistortion to RF/Microwave Pas

May 28, 2004 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

PA linearity can be met at the cost of efficiency and linearization techniques. But this linearity comes at a price in power demands. Digital predistortion techniques can offer linearity without sacrificing power. By Daniel Rönnow Signals in modern telecommunication systems, W-CDMA for example, are wideband and have high peak-to-average ratios....


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