TCXO/TCVCXO Series Boast Low Noise Phase

December 5, 2007 10:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

MtronPTI introduced a Stratum 3 precision TCXO/TCVCXO product family. The M610x Series is a fully Stratum 3 compliant product, and the M611x Series is a general purpose TCXO/TCVCXO, featuring ±0.3 ppm stability performance over the full industrial temperature range (-40°C to +85°C). Both product families are available in 3.0V, 3.3V and 5.0V versions in an industry standard 5 mm × 7 mm package.

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High-Frequency Crystal Oscillators Provide Low-Jitter Performance for Communication Applications

November 19, 2007 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduced the DS4-XO series of crystal oscillators that support frequency operation from 75 MHz to 622.08 MHz. These miniature crystal oscillators are available in a 5 mm x 3.2 mm package and provide jitter performance of less than 1 psRMS (12 kHz to 20 MHz) over the -40°C to +85°C extended temperature range. Manufactured using fundamental AT-cut crystal technology with no overtone,

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VCO for Digital Radio Equipment

November 19, 2007 4:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-2778-2945 VCO operates from 2778 MHz to 2945 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.1V to 16V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity. It is packaged in the industry standard 0.5" × 0.5" SMD package. Input voltage is 8.0 V,  with a max current consumption of 40 mA. Pulling and Pushing are minimized to 5.00 MHz and 2.00 MHz/V

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Wire-Wound Inductor Achieves 3.0A at 10µH

November 13, 2007 3:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Taiyo Yuden announced the NR6045T series of 6 mm x 6 mm x 4.5 mm wire-wound power inductors for DC/DC converter choke coil applications in LCD / plasma TVs and other flat panel displays (FPDs). The 14 models in the offer a selection of low DC resistance (0.014O to 0.5O), high inductance (1.0 µH to 100 µH) and high current ratings (0.8 – 8.5A). The device offers

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Non-Polarized Polymer Film Capacitors

November 2, 2007 11:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITW Paktron announced its Type CS series multilayer polymer (MLP) film capacitors for COTS military infrastructure applications. These CS capacitors feature low ESR and high ripple current capability, and they are intended for high frequency filtering and EMI/RFI suppression in AC/DC or DC/DC power conversion applications.

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Subminiature Surface Mount Fuses

November 2, 2007 10:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Littelfuse launched its Nano2 456 Series of fast-acting ROHS and UL-compliant 20A and 30A subminiature surface-mount ceramic fuses. Measuring 10.10 mm × 3.12 mm × 3.12 mm, these ceramic fuses are available in 20A and 30A ratings, with interrupting ratings of 100A at 125V AC and 300A at 65V AC respectively.

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MLC RF Clad Capacitors

November 1, 2007 12:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cornell Dubilier Electronics announced that its MLC RF clad capacitors, SMT Types MCM and MIN, passed a guaranteed minimum 5 mm flexure using the Automotive Electronics Council test procedure AEC-Q200, method 005. The robustness of these capacitors is attributed to their compatible COE with FR4 board material, a flexible dielectric and rugged clad construction.

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Chip Resistor Features Tight Tolerances

November 1, 2007 12:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

IRC Advanced Film Division offered its LR Series 2W current sense flat chip resistor in a 2512 package that features a copper conductor element on an alumina substrate with wraparound copper terminations and a protective overcoat for increased stability. Applications include DC/DC converters, automotive electronics, power supplies and battery chargers.

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Components Short Form Catalog

November 1, 2007 12:02 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Schaffner EMC released its components short form catalog containing a complete line of filters, chokes, feed-through and power-quality components and pulse transformers for electronic systems. The 12-page catalog offers a product selection chart highlighting the company’s line of single phase and three phase products

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Thin Film Low Pass Filters

November 1, 2007 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

State of the Art (SOTA), Inc. announced its LPF line of thin film low pass filters in a sub-miniature case size. They are available on 99 percent alumina substrate with 50ohm terminations available for either solder or epoxy mounting. These devices are available with passband cutoffs at 5.5 GHz, 7 GHz and 8 GHz. Maximum rejection is >16 dB; VSWR characteristics are <1.4:1; and the insertion loss is <0.5 dB. These filters eliminate the need for use of multiple components where space use is critical.

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Ultra-Small, RoHS-Compliant Quartz Crystals with Wide Frequency and Operating Temperature Ranges

November 1, 2007 5:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

MMD Components introduced an ultra-miniature quartz crystal that has a wide frequency range of 16 MHz to 60 MHz and can operate in temperatures as low as -40°C and as high as +85°C. Measuring only 2 mm × 2.5 mm, with a maximum profile of just 0.55 mm, the X series crystals are hermetically sealed in a 4-pad ceramic package and delivered on tape and reel for easy pick and place.

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Ceramic Antennas for Powering Multi-RF Devices

October 30, 2007 12:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Ethertronics unveiled its compact Savvi ceramic antennas that include a Bluetooth-only version and a GPS/Bluetooth combination product. Suitable for powering a variety of multi-RF technology electronic devices, these miniature antennas use a proprietary technology with high isolation characteristics that make them immune to frequency shifts.

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Four-Resistor Network Improves Stability

October 30, 2007 12:41 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced its SMNZ ultra-high-precision Z-Foil four-resistor network that provides a low absolute TCR of ±0.05ppm/°C from 0°C to +60°C and ±0.2ppm/°C from 55°C to +125°C, a PCR tracking of 5 ppm at rated power, a tolerance match of 0.01 percent and a load life ratio stability of 0.005 percent.

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Wi-Max Antenna Catalog

October 30, 2007 12:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Laird Technologies introduced its Wi-Max antenna catalog that combines all of the company’s high performance Wi-Max antennas into one comprehensive guide. The catalog describes base station antennas, backhaul antennas, fixed and mobile client antennas, vehicular and in-building antennas. A product description, some specifications, product drawings and performance graphs are included for each product listed.

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Metric Threaded EMI Filters in Feed-through and Pi Circuits

October 29, 2007 6:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Control introduced metric threaded EMI filters with an M3 X 0.5 Feed-thru circuit and an M4 X 0.7 Pi circuit. The filters are easily mounted in a tapped hole or thru-hole and have a hex head dimension across the flats of 4.0 mm. The metric threading makes these EMI filters appropriate for designs in European and Asian markets. Spectrum's metric threaded EMI filters have capacitance values ranging from

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