Ironwood Electronics introduced its model CG-BGA-5000 high performance BGA ZIF socket for 0.5 mm pitch BGA. It is designed for a 6 mm package size, and it operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss. The sockets dissipate up to several Watts without extra heat sinking, and they can handle up to 100W with a custom heat sink. The contact resistance is typically
Belden announced its high definition multimedia (HDMI) shielded twisted pair cables that provide an interface between any compatible digital audio/video source and a compatible digital audio and/or video monitor in the home theater set-up, as well as providing support for standard, enhanced or high-definition video and multi-channel digital audio on a single assembly. Typical applications include connecting HDMI sources
XMultiple Technology, Inc. introduced its UltraJax connector that provides a high-density contact capability with a standard RJ connector. Contact assemblies are housed in both the top and the bottom so that one RJ connector becomes capable of performing the functions of two connectors. According to the company, this connector will double the port count of hubs, switches, routers and adapter cards, using less than half
Woertz announced its flexible connectivity system that uses a combination of insulation displacement technology and pluggable terminal blocks. This system provides rapid connections and expandability for power and data buses in industrial and commercial applications. Proprietary flexible power buses can handle up to 70A in flat cables with two to seven conductors. The data bus cables are available as shielded and unshielded
FCI introduced two USB 2.0 connectors that are suitable for use in automotive multimedia systems where connection to removable storage devices or other USB-enabled accessories is desired. The connectors comply with typical automotive application requirements in terms of temperature range and number of mating cycles. Standard USB Type A receptacles are available in both right angle and flag style options.
Keystone Electronics Corp. announced its multi-color, eight-page, new product supplement that features an expanded selection of micro-pins and micro-jacks along with an assortment of insulated terminals that are made of PTFE (Teflon) and molded diallyl phthalate materials. The pins and jacks are suitable for use with any printed circuit, front panel, board edge or height-specific application on a PCB. Receptacles are manufactured in press-fit, solder, swage and surface-mount styles in full compliance with
W. L. Gore & Associates launched an enhanced microminiature round cable for medical applications that include electrophysiology products and small diameter flexible endoscopes. Through the use of proprietary high strength toughened fluoropolymer (HSTF) and low dielectric constant expanded PTFE (ePTFE) material, this cable maintains its performance through device flexure, abrasion during routing, or tracking and sterilization
FCI developed its YLL Series 0.3 mm pitch, low profile FPC ZIF connectors for mobile phone, digital still and video cameras, and display applications. The connector is available in two versions: the D-Series with down-side contacts at a maximum height of 1.0 mm, and the U-Series with upper-side contacts with a maximum height of 1.05 mm. Both versions have a front flip-type actuator for easy cable insertion.
Pulse introduced its model W3530 multi-hybrid, pentaband, internal cellular band antenna that combines 4-band GSM and W-CDMA 2100 to receive and transmit signals in all cellular bands. The antenna can be used in mobile, machine-to-machine, laptop, automotive and portable device applications for devices operating on GSM bands (GSM850, EGSM900, PCN1800, PCS1900) and W-CDMA 2100. It has a low
Crystek Corp. introduced its CVCO55CC-2900-3400 VCO that operates from 2,900 MHz to 3,400 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V to 18V. The VCO features a typical phase noise of -107 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset, and it has optimal linearity. It is packaged in the industry standard 0.5" × 0.5" SMD package. Input voltage is 8.0V, with a maximum current consumption of 35 mA. Pulling and pushing are minimized
EPCOS, Inc. announced its R105 Series of EMC filters for inverter applications such as servos and motor drives. The filters are compact, lightweight, and they offer attenuation of critical frequencies for inverter applications. They address radio frequency emissions from power electronics equipment that interfere with building automation
IRC Advanced Film Division introduced a range of high temperature resistive products, including the PFC-HT Series chip resistor, PFC-HT Divider Series voltage divider, 1900 Series DIP resistor network and the 4700 Series SIP resistor network. Applications are in satellites, down-hole instrumentation, and oil and gas well-logging equipment. The high temperature chip resistor and voltage divider feature
Microchip Technology Inc. announced its MCP4141/2, MCP4241/2, MCP4161/2 and MCP4261/2 non-volatile digital potentiometers. The 7- and 8-bit devices have an SPI interface, and they are specified over the extended industrial temperature range of -40°C to 125°C. They are available in several industry-standard packages, including the 3 mm × 3 mm DFN package. Non-volatile memory enables the devices to retain
Laird Technologies introduced its 2.5 GHz 65° dual slant 45 WiMax base station antenna that is compliant with the ETSI EN 301.525 CS pattern specifications. The antenna operates across the 2.3 GHz to 2.7 GHz frequency band, and it features a 65° half power beam width and a 17 dBi gain in a compact package. The maximum null fill (-25°) feature insures consistent signal level throughout the wireless coverage area.
Bliley Technologies, Inc. announced its NV47AG ovenized crystal oscillator (OCXO) that features single stability and an ultra-low profile package. Available in frequencies from 5 MHz to 13 MHz, the oscillator was designed for synchronization systems, and it is suitable for base stations, test equipment, synthesizers and digital switching applications. The oscillator offers low phase noise options for both square wave and sine wave output signals.