Instrumentation Amp Is Smallest Available

April 27, 2009 9:20 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Smaller than the tip of a pencil, the AD8235 instrumentation amplifier from Analog Devices is also presented as having up to 50% less power consumption than similar products. The 1.6 mm x 2.0 mm device operates with an input from 1.8 V to 5.5 V and draws 40 microamps (max) of current with a 6-nA shutdown current and a 40-pA bias current.

LISTED UNDER: Passive & Discrete Devices

VCO Operates at 1581 MHz

April 21, 2009 9:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Accepting a control voltage from 0.5 to 4.5 V, Crystek's CVCO55CC-1581-1581 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 1581 MHz. With an output power of typically +2.5 dBm, the 0.5-in² device features include a phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz at 10KHz with pulling and pushing are minimized to 1.0 MHz and 1.0 MHz/V, respectively, and a second harmonic suppression of -15 dBc.

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External LNA Improves Sensitivity in GPS Receivers

April 20, 2009 6:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Deployable near the antenna to reduce trace losses, NEC’s UPC8240T6N external LNA can use distributed filtering to improve noise performance in GPS receiver ICs.

LISTED UNDER: Passive & Discrete Devices | RF & Microwave/Communications

Clock Oscillator Features Stability of +/- 10 ppm

April 15, 2009 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The T5000 clock oscillator from Tellurian Technologies is offered with stability of +/- 10 ppm. Voltages are 1.8 V to 3.3 V for this 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm part. The T5000 has a frequency range of 1 MHz up to 50 MHz and comes in a CMOS Output. The typical current consumption is less than 6 mA. Phase jitter is typically 1 psec max

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Part Contains Dual N-Channel MOSFETs

April 15, 2009 6:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Provided in the 0.5-mm-high SOT-963 package, the CMRDM3590 from Central Semiconductor contains dual N-Channel Enhancement-mode MOSFETs.

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Notch Filter Covers Television Broadcast Band

April 13, 2009 1:04 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Said to provide a high level of signal rejection, the Model S2065 notch filter from Anatech Electronics is for use in the television broadcast band (Channels 62 to 68). The filter has 3-dB passbands of DC to 750 MHz and 850 to 1200 MHz, rejection at 800 MHz to 806 MHz greater than 70 dB

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N-Channel JFET Chip Integrates Back-to-Back Diodes

April 13, 2009 5:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting applications such as hearing aids, miniature microphones, and battery-powered amplifiers, the IFND89 N-Channel JFET chip from InterFET has integrated back-to-back diodes.

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Attenuator Integrates Filter to Eliminate High Frequency

April 8, 2009 1:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

State of the Art (SOTA), Inc. has added the Filtenator  to its high frequency product line. This  clean attenuator uses an integrated filter to eliminate high frequency signals. The cut-off frequency can be varied between 5.5 GHz and 8.5 GHz. Standard attenuation values are 1 dB, 3 dB, 6 dB, and 10 dB. VSWR for all four values is

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Multifrequency Clock Provides up to 8 Outputs

April 8, 2009 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using four TI CDC7005 clock synchronizers each controlling a quad-frequency VCXO, Pentek's 7190 Multifrequency Clock Synthesizer provides up to eight output clocks that are phase-locked to an external frequency reference, typically 5 or 10 MHz. The device can be programmed to select any one of its four VCXO frequencies, providing a total of sixteen different VCXO frequencies for the board.

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OCXO Reaches Frequencies up to 38.88 MHz

March 27, 2009 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The FC100 series 3.3 V CMOS or Clipped Sinewave OCXO from Connor-Winfield comes in frequencies of 10 MHz, 13 MHz, 19.2 MHz, 19.44 MHz, 20 MHz, 26 MHz, and 38.88 MHz. Other features include: 200 ppb frequency offset over 0° to 70°C, with low phase noise of –145 dBc at 10 kHz offset for 20 MHz carrier frequency

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Voltage Suppressors Exhibit Max Leakage Current of 2µA

March 26, 2009 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring non-linear, bi-directional voltage-current characteristics, a Zinc Oxide-based varistor series of voltage suppressors from AVX exhibits a leakage current of 2µA maximum. The UltraGuard Series comes in discrete chips available in 0402, 0603, and 0805 sizes; 2-element packages in 0405 and 0508 sizes; and 4-element 0612 packages

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GaAs SP3T switch Operates from 0.1 to 6.0 GHz

March 24, 2009 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Appropriate for high volume, consumer products, the SKY13317-373LF pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (pHEMT) gallium arsenide (GaAs) symmetric SP3T switch operates at frequencies from 0.1 to 6.0 GHz.

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VCO operates from 2400 to 2569 MHz

March 23, 2009 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

With a typical phase noise of -102 dBc/Hz at 10-KHz offset, Crystek's CVCO55CC-2400-2569 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 2400 MHz to 2569 MHz with a control voltage range from 0.5 V to 4.5 V.

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TCXO Offers Low Noise and Low Jitter

March 21, 2009 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Valpey Fisher Corporation introduced its VFTX210 TCXO, providing low jitter and phase noise for wide band ADC's and DDS architectures, radar systems, point to point radios, and wireless communication systems. The VFTX210 TCXO is capable of providing a sine wave output frequency up to 1.0 GHz with jitter of <0.3 ps. The temperature stability is < 1.0 ppm over a

LISTED UNDER: Passive & Discrete Devices

Resistor Card Uses PCI Form Factor

March 19, 2009 9:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available in configurations with resistance ranges from 1 O to 230 O, 2 O to 13.5 kO, and 3 O to 1.5M O with 18, 9 and 6 channels respectively, the PCI-based Model 50-297 Precision Resistor card has software interfaces for all popular programming environments based on simple resistance calls for each channel.

LISTED UNDER: Passive & Discrete Devices | Test & Measurement


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