Skyworks Solutions introduces a low noise amplifier with high linearity and excellent return loss, drawing as low as 5 mA of bias current. Target applications include general purpose ISM band and high frequency wireless metering, sensors, microphones, military, and battery-powered solutions.
MACOM has announced an integrated core chip for the 8 – 11 GHz frequency range. Containing 6-bits of phase control, 6-bits of attenuation control and 26 dB of gain, MACOM’s Core Chip is an easy to use serial/parallel interface in a surface mount QFN package.
Ritron introduces the PT-150M, a professional-grade license-free portable 2-way radio. Operating in the VHF MURS frequency band, the PT-150M allows business-only users to operate license free at 2 Watts, anywhere within the US.
System designers can now achieve more efficiency across a wide industrial voltage range with the MAX17503 synchronously-rectified DC-DC step-down converter from Maxim Integrated Products.
RFMW announces design and sales support for Skyworks SE2432L, a high performance, fully integrated RF Front End Module designed for ZigBee/Smart Energy applications.
Beckhoff Automation has released a compact, machine-mountable solution for differential pressure measurement, the new EP3744 EtherCAT Box. This IP 67 rated module combines compressed air measurement, EtherCAT connectivity and digital I/Os for use directly in the process, outside of electrical cabinets.
Talley offers a fiber-plus-power system that bundles all signal and power cabling elements required for installing a functional FTTA system into a single enclosure. Developed in cooperation with FiberSource and CONEC, the Fiber+Power-to-the-Antenna system saves significant installation time and money, maximizes integrity of the installation, and reduces future maintenance costs.
AVX recently announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has issued drawings for high-reliability versions of its Accu-L Series thin film inductors in 0402, 0603, and 0805 case sizes.
Pulse Electronics has announced in-house capability to integrate passive surface mount technology (SMT) components on 3D laser direct structuring (LDS) antennas. Incorporating SMT components with the 3D LDS antenna structure saves space on the mobile device's printed circuit board and optimizes the use of available space on the antenna.
Silicon Labs has introduced a new family of universal digital video broadcast (DVB) demodulators that support the latest worldwide DVB standards for cable, terrestrial, and satellite reception. Designed to simplify the design of complex, high-performance video front-ends for integrated digital TVs (iDTVs) and set-top boxes (STBs), Silicon Labs’ new Si216x/6x2 family includes dual-channel DVB demodulators targeting multi-receiver iDTV and STB applications.
Advanced Power Electronics has announced a new series of low drop-out linear regulators that include current and thermal shutdown protection features.
The HCJ Series from Stackpole offers a thin film surface mount chip jumper capable of very high current.
Vishay Intertechnology has introduced a new series of surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCC) for safety-certified applications. VJ Safety series devices are offered with C0G (NP0) and X7R dielectrics, each offering X1/Y2 and X2 safety classifications with 250 VAC voltage ratings.
Peregrine Semiconductor has announced a very high performance carrier-grade WiFi switch. With the highest isolation by a factor of 50, Peregrine’s switch also offers great linearity, which makes it ideally suited for the fast-growing market of 802.11ac WiFi access points.
Fully-matched, 2-stage GaN in Plastic module provides 2X the power of competing products in surface mount 14 x 24 mm package