Surface Mount Connectors

June 1, 2005 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

ERNI introduces enhancements to its 1.27 mm pitch Surface Mount Connector (SMC) family. This complete redesign is also backwards compatible. With a corresponding design layout, the high-density SMC connectors can transmit differential signals at data rates of up to 2.5 Gb/s. The SMC model range is suited for diverse mezzanine, board-to-board and board-to-cable applications in industrial automation, telecom and datacom applications....

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Broadband Cable and Antenna Analyzers

May 2, 2005 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu introduces the Broadband Site Master S810D/S820D cable and antenna analyzers that provide wide frequency bandwidth, allowing for the detection of faults in cables and antennas used in wireless backhaul and defense applications. The models, which cover 25 MHz to 20 GHz (S820D), provide increased frequency coverage, performance and functionality in a portable instrument....

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Cables | Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum

Connectors - Not Just Your Typical Interconnect Anymore

February 25, 2005 9:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Far from a simple cable interconnect, connectors are reaching a level of technology that rivals other 21st century components By Ernest Worthman, Editorial Director Connectors have never been one of the more glamorous components of the wireless infrastructure, but they have always been one of the most critical....

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Wi-Fi Testing Using a Cabled RF Environment

November 23, 2004 11:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

An elegant alternative to homegrown test environments for wireless systems. By Fanny Mlinarsky, Azimuth Systems As Wi-Fi technology matures, wireless LANs are moving from the relatively tolerant SOHO market to the demanding enterprise — a market where high network performance is needed to support mission-critical applications, a large number of network users, and a diversity of network elements....

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Cables | Services, Calibration / Test

Direct Connect CMOS-based Antenna Switches

November 23, 2004 11:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Peregrine Semiconductor unveils two CMOS-based antenna switches that tie directly to the antenna. The PE4261 The first device is a Flip-Chip SP4T GSM Antenna Switch. The PE4261 RF antenna switch for dual-band GSM handset applications provides antenna switch module manufacturers a low height and small footprint solution by implementing flip-chip packaging....


Adapter Connectors

November 23, 2004 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pacific Wireless announced the AD-MCX-RPSMAF adapter. The adapter is intended for special Apple AirPort™ applications and allows use of various antennas on the Apple product. Pacific Wireless adapters have a high quality nickel plated body and contacts are gold plated for stable performance over time....

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Connectors | Interconnect, Adapters

COTS Connectors for Military and Aerospace Designs

November 17, 2004 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

The days of specialty military connectors are numbered so the cable and connector industry is reinventing this interface. By Ernest Worthman It's no secret that there is tremendous pressure for the military to go with COTS components whenever possible. Interconnect is one area where that pressure is hot and heavy, since connectors are relatively uncomplicated devices, when compared to some of the other cutting edge components For mi...

LISTED UNDER: Military-Aerospace | Military-Aerospace | Interconnect, Connectors

Watertight Connectors

October 26, 2004 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

IMS Connector Systems has developed a series of watertight 7/16 connectors for use in mobile radio network antennas. These connectors offer excellent mechanical and electrical properties. They are watertight (acc. to IP 68) in mated and also in unmated condition due to longitudinal and transversal sealing....

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Multi-function Cable, Antenna and Base Station Analyzer

August 30, 2004 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Company introduces the Cell Master( MT8212B cable, antenna, and base station analyzer. Handheld and lightweight, Cell Master combines the functionality of a cable and antenna analyzer, spectrum analyzer, AM/FM/SSB demodulator, power meter, interference analyzer, and T1/E1 analyzer. Designed to conduct measurements in the 100 kHz to 3 GHz frequency range, the MT8212B allows field technicians to locate, identify, record, and solve com...

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Cables | Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum

Rugged Connectors

August 30, 2004 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hypertronics announces the VME64x, a ruggedized interconnect solution designed for use in military, aerospace, and telecommunications critical applications. The solution comprises contact lead traces which provide good performance in high-speed signal applications. The connectors feature Hypertac® contact technology which offer a improved interface for immunity to shock and vibration and low mating forces....

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RS-232 Adapter

August 30, 2004 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

SMART announces its Bluetooth 1.1 compliant RS-232 adapter for the industrial, medical, and scientific markets. This RS-232 adapter features an onboard antenna, an embedded configuration utility, and an embedded Bluetooth communications stack complete with the Bluetooth serial port profile. When used in combination with other Bluetooth-enabled products, the adapter replaces traditional serial cables in products such as laptop computers, ind...

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Adapters

Card Edge Connectors

August 30, 2004 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco introduces its AMP PACE card edge connectors. The connector is based on .100 inches× .200 inches centerlines and accepts .054 inches to .070 inches daughter cards. Eye of the needle contacts accommodate solder-free press fitting into a printed circuit board. Since this product is flat-rock compatible, no special tooling is required....

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Attenuators with Connectors

August 30, 2004 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mini-Circuits introduces their line of Adaptenuators, which simply an attenuator with different types of input and output connectors. The benefits of using these devices include improved interface matching and eliminating the hassle of working with, misplacing, and stocking different types of adapters to fit attenuators....

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AC/DC Switches

August 3, 2004 5:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources announces the Cincon CFM40 and CFM60 series' of AC/DC switching power supplies which are suitable for communications, instrumentation, IT, and process control applications. The CFM40 series is a 40 W product with single output versions from 3.3 VDC to 48 VDC and has recently been expanded to include dual and triple output models....


Microwave Cable

August 3, 2004 5:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Semflex announces a microwave cable that delivers series that is specifically matched to the maximum frequency ranges of connectors such as N type, SMA, 2.92 mm, and 1.85 mm. This doubleshielded cable is suited for instrument grade applications such as PNA/VNA testing and phase critical applications such as ECM and radar....

LISTED UNDER: Interconnect, Cables


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