HCMOS Oscillator Offers High Frequency Stability and Low Aging Rate

February 26, 2008 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Connor-Winfield XO125 is a 5V Voltage Controlled Oven Compensated Controlled Crystal Oscillator (VCOCXO) with an HCMOS output. It is designed for Stratum 3E applications requiring a low aging rate and tight frequency stability. The device is housed in the standard CO8 EURO package with standard frequencies of 10 MHz and 12.8 MHz available.

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Precise OCXO Offers Stability over Wide Operating Temperatures

February 13, 2008 5:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

MtronPTI introduced the XO5120 Series OCXO, an industry standard 1” x 1.4” single OCXO that offers desired phase noise combined with stability over a wide range of operating temperatures. The series offers phase noise capabilities at -155 dBc and performance at 10 kHz offset at 10 MHz nominal frequency. This series also provides +/- 2 ppb stability performance over commercial temperatures and +/- 3 ppb over industrial temperatures

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Schottky Diode in the SOD-882L Package

January 22, 2008 8:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announced the CFSH-4 Schottky Diode in the SOD-882L Tiny Leadless Package (TLP). The 40V, 200 mA device has a switching speed of 5ns. Designed for applications where ultra small size with reasonable power dissipation is a prime requirement, it is suitable for portable battery powered applications such as: DC/DC converters, switching circuits, and LCD backlighting.

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PCS Duplexer Minimizes Power Consumption and Improves Receiver Sensitivity

January 14, 2008 6:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avago Technologies announced ts 4th generation PCS duplexer. The ACMD-7403 delivers an industry best 2.7 dB maximum Tx Band insertion loss which significantly lowers power consumption, according to the company. A 3.2 dB maximum Rx Band insertion loss achieves desirable receiver sensitivity. It enhances the sensitivity and dynamic range of CDMA and UMTS receivers by providing more than 52 dB attenuation of the transmitted

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Low Capacitance ESD Protection Chips for USB Ports

January 10, 2008 7:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

OnChip Devices introduced low capacitance ESD protection devices for single and dual USB ports.  These devices protect the two data lines and the power rail of the USB 2.0 high speed interface. The ESD2100-02 and ESD2100-04 (2 and 4 channels, respectively) have a sub-1pF line capacitance to ensure minimal distortion USB signal, offering a compromise between low line-to-ground

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Inlet Filters with Earth Line Choke

January 10, 2008 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schaffner EMC extended its FN9222 inlet filter series to include the new FN9222E, which as an earth line choke for designs needing greater attenuation performance. The FN9222E outperforms Schaffner's existing IEC inlet filters and is mechanically compatible with the panel cut-outs of traditional filters. Each filter has a traditional screw mounting.

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RF Power Terminator and Attenuator for High-Frequency Applications

January 10, 2008 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

TT Electronics IRC released the PAT3060P high-power attenuator and RFTF surface-mount transmission line terminator, both featuring low VSWRs at high frequencies. They are useful for RF power meters, RF and microwave power amplifiers, radar, satellites, avionics, wireless communications, RF power sources, and microwave test instruments. The PAT3060P's frequency has a VSWR of less than 1.3 at 10 GHz. Attenuation values include 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 16 and 20 dB.

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ESD Protection Chips Feature Sub-1 pF Line-Capacitance

January 8, 2008 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

OnChip Devices introduced its models ESD2100-02 and ESD2100-04 low capacitance ESD protection devices for single and dual USB ports. They protect the two data lines and the power rail of the USB 2.0 high speed interface. The low sub-1pF line-capacitance of the devices ensures minimal distortion of the 480-Mbit/s USB 2.0 signal. They offer optimum trade-off between low line-to-ground capacitance

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Miniature TCVCXO for Cellular Infrastructure

December 20, 2007 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bliley Technologies, Inc. introduced its RoHS compliant, TV105A Temperature Compensated Voltage Controlled Crystal Oscillator (TCVCXO). Designed primarily for cellular infrastructure, GPS and telecommunication system applications, the 3 mm × 5 mm series offers a miniature package coupled with very good phase noise performance, as well as a wide range of options in temperature stability, operating frequency range and electronic frequency adjustment.

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Layered Conductive Polymer Aluminum Capacitors Provide Low ESR and ESL

December 20, 2007 7:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nichicon Corporation released the F11 series of molded conductive polymer capacitors. The layered aluminum design provides the ultra low ESR and ESL over a wide frequency range needed in today’s high performance LSI. The series uses layered aluminum construction, conductive polymer electrolyte, and a three terminal design all in a molded package

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Electro-Pyrotechnic Initiator Chip Resistor Offers Joule Effect Ignition

December 20, 2007 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. their electro-pyrotechnic initiator chip resistor (EPIC), said to be the industry’s first such device to offer Joule effect ignition for very fast firing times down to 50 µs, and a no fire/all fire ratio up to 70 percent. EPIC resistors, also known as bridge resistors, are resistive elements that convert electrical energy into heat energy in a precise electro-thermal profile for the purpose of initiating a series of pyrotechnic events in a controlled energetic reaction.

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Pocket Reference Oscillator Integrates HCMOS Oscillator in SMA Housing

December 19, 2007 9:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek introduced the Pocket Reference Oscillator (PRO Series), said to be the industry’s first frequency control product to integrate a complete HCMOS crystal clock oscillator in a rugged SMA housing. The oscillator offers frequency stability of ±25 ppm over 0°C to 70°C (operating temperature range rated at -40°C to 85°C; storage -45°C to 90°C). They are available off-the-shelf in frequencies from 4 MHz to 125 MHz

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Power Dividers Use 8-Way Adjustment

December 18, 2007 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microlab/FXR, a subsidiary of Wireless Telecom Group Inc., announced an 8-way version of its Dx-64FN Power Divider series. The frequency includes all cellular, PCS, and UMTS bands in a single unit. It is suited for low power applications where output isolation is more important than lowest possible loss. The wide frequency range of this design allows use with multi-band

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Phase Lock Loop VCO Covers Wide Frequency Range

December 17, 2007 6:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Raltron Electronics Corp. released their PCC-A1-3100 PLL family of VCO’s covering a frequency range of between 500 MHz and 3.5 GHz. The unit consists of a PLL IC loop filter and VCO. It uses an internal frequency reference that typically is 10 MHz but could also be specified at different values by the customer. Key specifications for a 3100 MHz unit show typical operating supply voltage at 5.0V at 70 mA

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Waterproof Medium Gain Antenna

December 14, 2007 4:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Buccaneer Antenna from Bulgin Components is said to be a completely waterproof medium gain antenna developed for the 2.4 GHz to 2.5 GHz frequency band. According to the company, integrating the antenna with its waterproof connector can reduce the total number of connectors in the RF chain, reducing insertion losses, effectively increasing the total system gain. Designed to the same style as Bulgin's SMB Buccaneer

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