Dual Band Antennas Handle 50 W

September 4, 2008 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Utilizing a RG58 cable with a U/V stable polypropylene radome and 3M VHB Series 2-sided adhesive gasket, Astron Wireless Technologies’ LP8319H, LP8615H, LP8619H, LP9119H and LP9219H dual band antennas present a power handling capability of 50 W. The 4.50” OD × 1.06” H devices offer vertical polarization with a

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VCO Presents Low Phase Noise

September 2, 2008 11:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Running in frequency ranges from 200 MHz to 239 MHz, Crystek’s CVCO55FL-0200-2039 VCO exhibits a typical phase noise of -123 dBC/Hz at 10 KHz offset. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT-packaged component offers typical output power of 9 dBm, input voltage of 5 V and a control voltage range from 0.5 V to 4.5 V. The oscillator

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Potentiometers Demonstrate Low Resistor Tolerance Error

August 29, 2008 7:25 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for open-loop applications, Analog Devices’ AD529x family of single-channel 10-bit programmable digital potentiometers offer less than 1% end-to-end resistor tolerance error over a supply voltage of ±15 V. The 14-lead TSSOP-packaged products use the iCMOS modular manufacturing process to combine CMOS and bipolar technologies to enable the device to support dual power supplies in the ±10.5 V to

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Capacitors Operate at 200°C

August 28, 2008 7:03 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Handling harsh and rugged operating environments, AVX’s SMX and CHX Series stacked ceramic capacitors perform in temperatures up to 200°C. The devices offer a maximum capacitance of 340 microfarads at 25 V and a maximum voltage rating of 500 V. The switch mode power supply capacitors are suitable for high transient

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HCMOS Oscillators Offer Low Stabilities

August 26, 2008 5:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing at 2.5 V, Fox Electronics’ F540 Series HCMOS oscillators exhibit stabilities of 15 ppm (F547), 10 ppm (F549) and 8 ppm (F54S) with phase noise of -140 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and a jitter period of 3 ps rms. The 5 mm × 3.2 mm RoHS-compliant components presents an input current of 7 mA, output current of 4 mA and

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Crystal Oscillators Tolerate ±50 ppm

August 25, 2008 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating over a frequency range from 20 to 80 MHz, Raltron Electronics’ R2016 Series SMT crystal oscillators exhibit a standard frequency tolerance of ±50 ppm with ±10, ±20 and ±30 ppm versions available. The 2 mm × 1.6 mm × 0.5 mm components come in a 1,000 piece per 178 mm diameter reel, and operate over a

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Inductive Planar Set Performs in Hybrid Vehicles

August 21, 2008 9:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Accomplishing specific sector standard AEC Q-200, Grupo Premo’s inductive planar set targets DC/DC converters and traction inverters in hybrid vehicles. The devices exhibit an isolation level up to 10 kV through a vacuum potting technique, power management between 2.5 kW and 7.2 kW, and rated losses below 1% of total output power. The set offers a laminated structure, a litz coil and a mechanical fastening system. The < 50 cm

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Filter Addresses EMI on DisplayPort Interfaces

August 19, 2008 6:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring a wide-band thin-film common mode filter for EMI suppression on DisplayPort interfaces, The TCM1210U-500-2P from TDK, works as an EMI countermeasure on high-speed data transmission lines in notebook computers, audiovisual equipment and other electronic devices. With a measurement of 1.25 mm x 1.0 mm x 0.6 mm, this product is designed for

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VCO Features Typical Phase of Noise of 123 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz

August 19, 2008 6:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating from 136 MHz to 174 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V, the CVCO55FL-0136-0174  from Crystek, is a VCO that features a typical phase of noise of 123 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset. Output power is typically +9.0 dBm. The model is packaged in the industry

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Baffle/Filler Boards Redirect Airflow

August 14, 2008 9:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fitting into empty slots in MicroTCA chassis, Elma Electronic’s AMC air baffle and filler boards redirect or contain airflow to keep the cool air within critical parts of the enclosure to improve overall thermal performance. The devices prevent open slots and help protect the chassis from outside elements, such as dust. The components

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SMT Crystals Boast Smallest Package Available

August 13, 2008 4:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

With package dimensions of 2.0 x 1.6 x 0.5 mm, the R2016 Series of SMT crystal oscillators from Raltron Electronics are presented as the smallest devices of their type. Targeting small wireless and portable-device applications, the crystal is available in a fundamental frequency range from 20.000 to 80.000 MHz

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Tantalum Caps Handle Military Apps

August 8, 2008 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Targeting Mil/Aero and other hi-rel applications, Vishay's Tantamount Hi-Rel COTS T97 Series of solid tantalum chip capacitors are presented as the first of their kind with a 63-V rating and a capacitance of 22µF in the "F" case size. The part addresses the long-standing issue of derating, allowing designers to incorporate solid surface-mount tantalum capacitors into their hi-rel +28-V power supply designs.

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TCXO Controls Voltage for Femtocell Timing

August 8, 2008 5:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing over an output frequency of 26 MHz, Valpey Fisher’s VFTX312 temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO) includes a voltage control option from 0 to 3.3 V that is suitable for femtocell (3GPP) reference timing. The device offers a temperature stability of 0.1 ppm while operating over a temperature range

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VCO Exhibits Low Phase Noise

August 6, 2008 5:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Operating over a frequency range from 1560 to 1580 MHz, Z-Communications’ CLV1570B-LF L-band VCO offers a typical phase noise of -108 dBC/Hz at an offset of 10 KHz and a typical tuning sensitivity of 25 MHz/V. The 0.50” × 0.50” × 0.13” device performs in a tuning voltage range from 0.50 to 4.50 VDC on a 5-VDC supply while

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FET Performs as Buffer Amplifier

August 5, 2008 5:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Working in the X and Ku bands, California Eastern Laboratories’ NE3515S02 NEC hetero-junction FET operates as a buffer amplifier in applications including DBS LNBs and dynamic range front ends. The device delivers a P1dB of 14 dBm with linear gain of 14 dB and a typical noise figure of less than 0.5 dB from a

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