Peregrine Semiconductor has announced it is expanding its family of MultiSwitch STeP8 dual single-pole, seven throw (SP7T/SP7T) UltraCMOS antenna switches optimized to solve the significant carrier aggregation challenges of 4G mobile wireless applications as adopted by leading RF front-end module suppliers such as Murata Manufacturing.
RFMW has announced design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor 885033, a 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN/Bluetooth and LTE coexistence filter. Applications include high power WLAN access points and designs.
IAR Systems has announced comprehensive support for the highly efficient, recently introduced Kinetis E series microcontrollers from Freescale Semiconductor. The support is available using IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM, which is a complete set of high-performance tools for embedded development.
NEL Frequency Controls has announced the release of a new, tiny ultra low-phase noise OCXO at 100 MHz. The O-CS8-0X Series comes in a 14 x 21 x 6.8 mm surface-mount package.
Laird has announced the release of two new products for the public safety industry, a new UHF Wideband Antenna and an elastomer spring for mobile coil antennas.
NuWaves Engineering has announced the release of the NuPower Xtender Linear Bidirectional S-Band Power Amplifier module, model number NW-LBSSPA-10W-2.2-2.5, designed for use with half-duplex RF transceivers operating amplitude-modulated waveforms (e.g. OFDM, QAM).
FCI has successfully demonstrated the BERGSTAK 0.8mm mezzanine connectors’ capability to support PCI Express 3.0 signaling at 8 GT/s. The compact, dual-row BERGSTAK 0.8 mm pitch connector series is available in 40 to 200 positions in increments of 20 positions.
MEN Micro has released the PX1, a new PCI Express Mini Card that uses a GNSS receiver to handle data transmissions from both GPS and GLONASS systems. The board, which supports both active and passive antennas via a U.FL connector, provides superior satellite-based communication worldwide.
IEE now offers a rugged, ARM-based 10.4” TFT XGA thin-client display that can be custom-tailored for harsh military environments. With a full 10.4” XGA (1024 x 768) AMLCD, the rugged display features IEE’s dual mode backlight system.
Energy harvesting wireless technology is important for realizing interconnected M2M systems more reliably, conveniently, and economically while utilizing existing communication technologies. Machine-to-Machine communication enables equipment to interact with other equipment without human intervention, creating an intelligent network that automatically manages everyday tasks in production, logistics, monitoring, or smart buildings.
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The Kineo1 from Farsens S.L. is a battery free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated orientation data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag.
C&K Components has expanded its product offering of miniature rocker switches to include IP65-rated waterproof switches. The miniature IP65-rated rocker switches have a splash proof rubber boot option for waterproofing.
Carlo Gavazzi has announced the launch of a new range of Background Suppression Photoelectric Sensors in their popular PA18 and PH18 housings. This allows for precise distance detection and a fine distinction between a target and its background, with the flexibility of an industry standard housing.
Interconnects and connectors are important components for various electronics systems. Modern day electronics systems require smaller and more complex IC interconnects, connectors, and electronics packaging to help add convenience and flexibility to an end product.
The AM6003 from Atlanta Micro is a DC to 6 GHz SP4T switch providing low insertion loss and high isolation in a 3 mm QFN package. All supply and control voltages are positive to provide simplified interfacing.
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Ametherm has introduced a new series of inrush current limiting NTC thermistors designed to withstand high steady-state currents from 6 to 50 A and 250 to 800 J of input energy in a wide range of applications. They also feature a maximum capacitance at 680 VAC from 500 to 1730 µF.
Tektronix has introduced the new MSO/DPO70000DX Series of performance oscilloscopes that feature models with 23, 25, and 33 GHz bandwidth and enhanced tools for debugging digital and analog circuits. They also feature an industry-best 80 picosecond timing resolution.
Littelfuse has introduced an addition to the company’s PLED Open LED protection devices line. The PLEDxSW Series LED Protector, unlike earlier PLED devices from Littelfuse that had black molded bodies, is molded from a white material, which makes it less noticeable in LED fixtures, particularly for indoor applications.
The AM6002 from Atlanta Micro is a DC to 14 GHz SPDT switch providing low insertion loss and high isolation in a 3 mm QFN package. All supply and control voltages are positive to provide simplified interfacing.
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MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip”) has announced a new digital Hall sensor product line designed for emerging consumer, industrial, and medical magnetic sensor applications.
FCI has introduced its storage line of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) connectors with the launch of 12 Gb/s SAS receptacles for the enterprise storage and server industry. This latest range of SAS connectors provides the IT sector with high performance storage interface that can perform up to12 Gb/s of data speed and accelerate server applications’ ability to access data.
IAR Systems has launched its new Experiment! starter kits. The kits are aimed at creative evaluation for a low price. Developers can use the Experiment! kits to evaluate the embedded development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench and the included microcontroller.