Anritsu Company has expanded its VectorStar family of Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) with the introduction of the MS4640B series. Featuring a number of new cutting-edge measurement capabilities, including PulseView.
Megger has enhanced several of its 10 A digital low-resistance ohmmeters (DLRO) including the DLRO10, DLRO10X and DLRO10HD. These DLROs are ideal for use in the utilities, telecom, railroad, aviation, manufacturing, and process control industries.
Frequency-Extension Modules Address Growing Needs in Millimeter-Wave Communications, Wireless Networks, and Aerospace/DefenseSeptember 11, 2013 1:25 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments
Agilent Technologies this week introduced a line of frequency-extension modules from Virginia Diodes Inc. (VDI), a company that designs, manufactures, and sells millimeter-wave and terahertz devices, components, and systems, for its signal generators and analyzers.
Teseq Expands CDN Line to Include Testing of USB 3.0, HDMI Cables, Coaxial Cables, and 8-line Unshielded CablesSeptember 11, 2013 12:46 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments
Teseq has expanded its extensive line of over 60 CDNs (coupling/decoupling networks) for EMC RF conducted immunity testing, according to IEC/EN 61000-4-6, with several new models. The latest models include CDN USB 3.0, CDN HDMI, CDN S502, CDN S752, and CDN A801.
AVX Corporation has expanded the applications for its LICA Series low inductance decoupling capacitor arrays. Widely utilized in commercial and industrial five nines (99.999%) uptime applications, such as mainframe class CPUs and ultimate performance multichip modules and communications systems.
Designers now have a way to reduce power, system cost, and size for programmable logic controller (PLC) digital-input subsystems, with the Corona (MAXREFDES12#) reference design by Maxim Integrated Products.
AVX Corporation has introduced a unique new one-piece, top-entry, vertical card edge connector for use in a broad range of industrial applications. Available with two to six positions, this latest addition to AVX’s continuously expanding 00-9159 card edge connector series.
TE Connectivity has announced the availability of an enhanced line of Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+) connectors, the company’s portfolio of 16 Gb/s connectors designed for the data communications industry.
Gov. Rick Perry and top executives are attending the opening of a Fort Worth plant where cellphone pioneer Motorola will produce the first smartphone ever assembled in the U.S. Motorola is owned by Google, whose Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, will be on-hand Tuesday, as will Motorola CEO.
SpaceX is exploring methods for engineers to accelerate their workflow by designing more directly in 3D. They are integrating breakthroughs in sensor and visualization technologies to view and modify designs more naturally and efficiently than we could using purely 2D tools.
Amphenol Industrial Global Operations has introduced a new line of heavy-duty medium voltage couplers (MVC) for use in hazardous environments. Amphenol’s MVC series is ideal for applications in the mining, utility, tunneling, and shore power industries for safe and reliable transfer of electricity throughout a job site.
Linear Technology has announced the LTC5551, an ultrahigh dynamic range RF down-converting mixer for applications that demand the very best in performance. Unlike passive mixers which typically have 7 to 9 dB of conversion loss, the LTC5551 boasts 2.4 dB of conversion gain, substantially improving receiver dynamic range.
Telit Wireless Solutions has announced that the company’s ultra-miniature Jupiter SE880 GPS receiver is to become the positioning technology device integrated into Hirschmann Solutions’ RAS 1575 GPS receiver antenna.
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by National Instruments, Linear Technology’s LTC5551 ultra-high, dynamic range RF down converting mixer; a wristband, which uses the unique cardiac rhythm of consumers to authenticate their identity; a thin, wireless touch interface; and an inflatable antenna.
Crystek Crystals has announced the release of a 245.760 MHz SAW Clock Oscillator (in single frequency band), the CCSO-914X-245.760. Crystek designed the module using proprietary circuitry and SAW (surface acoustic wave) resonator technology to provide ultra-low jitter/phase noise performance with true SineWave output.
MACOM has announced a new SPDT Switch-Limiter that is ideally suited for S-Band military and commercial radar systems. The MASL-011023 is an innovative switch-limiter solution for customers who require the industry’s fastest recovery time and highest power handling for S-Band receive protection applications.
Coilcraft CPS has announced its new AE619PYA Series of high-temperature, military-grade power inductors that meet all NASA low outgassing specifications. These robust, composite-core surface mount inductors are constructed of high-temperature materials.
Littelfuse has introduced two series of compact, high surge withstand fuses, both capable of withstanding up to 20 lightning-induced high current surges without performance degradation.
Peregrine Semiconductor has announced that its new PE613010 antenna tuning switch has been selected by Pantech to drive performance in the new Vega LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone.
Littelfuse has introduced an ultra-low capacitance protection thyristor. The SDP Series SIDACtor Protection Thyristor in the SOT23-6 package provides robust overvoltage protection for broadband/xDSL telecommunications equipment with minimal effects on connection speed and reach.
Balluff SteelFace sensors are designed and built tough to survive longer in your most abusive applications. For applications that require something more compact than a tubular sensor, Balluff is pleased to offer the all new flatpack SteelFace sensor.
Advanced Power Electronics has launched a new step-up converter capable of efficiently driving up to eight white LEDs in series for backlighting applications. The APE1612-3 uses current mode 1.2 MHz fixed frequency architecture to regulate the LED current.
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Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the industry’s first RF power converters to integrate the MIPI Alliance’s radio frequency front-end (RFFE) digital control interface, a specification that simplifies multi-band and multi-radio communications.
Phoenix Display International (PDI) has introduced a family of TFT monochrome LCDs that provide a drop-in replacement for passive matrix monochrome displays with superior performance, including higher brightness, wider viewing angles, higher contrast ratios, and higher resolution.