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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Flexisafe Capacitor Minimized Short-Circuit Failure

October 23, 2007 11:16 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has designed a ceramic capacitor that virtually eliminates the risk of short-circuit failure, according to the company. Terminated with the company’s FLEXITERM technology introduced last year, the capacitors are designed to absorb shock and prevent internal cracking due to board flexure and temperature cycling damage. The components are also structured with a cascade electrode design (effectively two capacitors in series within one MLCC)

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Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors Offer Capacitance-voltage Ratings in Two Small Molded Package Sizes

September 24, 2007 9:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announces its 298D series of MicroTan solid tantalum chip capacitors that offer capacitance-voltage ratings in two small molded package sizes. The 0805 P-case package measures 2.40 mm × 1.45 mm with a 1.20 mm maximum profile. Suitable for audio filtering and signal processing in mobile phones, digital cameras and MP3 devices, the ratings of these capacitors enable more stylish end products

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Waveguide Low-Pass Filters Provide 100 dB Rejection

September 24, 2007 9:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Link Microtek introduces its AMQ-LP1 series of waveguide low-pass filters that provide a rejection of better than 100 dB, falling to 70 dB at band edges. The filter series comprises five standard parts, using waveguide sizes of WR340, WR137, WR112, WR90 and WR75 to deliver cut-off frequencies of 2.75 GHz, 8.15 GHz, 9.00 GHz, 10.40 GHz and 13.50 GHz respectively. The devices are suitable for use as transmit reject filters, and they achieve a Chebyshev ripple response with sharp cut-off, a maximum insertion loss of 0.6 dB, and a minimum return loss of typically 20 dB

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High Performance Wafer Reader

September 24, 2007 9:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cognex Corp. announces its In-Sight 1720 model high-performance wafer reader, joining the 1721 and 1722 models to provide semiconductor fabricators and equipment manufacturers with automated wafer identification at different price points. Model 1720 features OCR and barcode reading in a standalone package with a 752 × 480 CMOS sensor that is suitable for both new equipment and retrofits.

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Motorized Potentiometer with Special Clutch and Spring Return

September 24, 2007 9:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Sensors & Controls introduces a motorized rotary potentiometer that is 0.906¨ in diameter with a special clutch and spring return. It is mounted on a 1.313¨ servo mount flange and powered by a smooth micro M6 motor. With a rotational life of 100,000 cycles minimum, this potentiometer is suitable for high reliability applications such as a helicopter activator sensor.

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COTS Single Line Feed-through EMI Filters

September 24, 2007 9:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Control, Inc. offers COTS single line feed-thru EMI filters that are commercially equivalent to M15733-PRF/72, M15733-PRF/73 and M15733-PRF/74. These filters meet all requirements of the QPL, and they are UL and Semko approved. They are offered in both AC and DC models with customizing options available, and they are suitable for the military and aerospace industries. The series filters up to 500A with an attenuation of

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Cooling Filters Increase Reliability in Outdoor Electronic Enclosures

September 10, 2007 5:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., announced an addition to its line of telecommunications products for improving system reliability. The Gore Cooling Filters use ambient air to cool electronic components in outdoor enclosures and Gore’s membrane technology to protect sensitive electronics from extreme environments where they may encounter corrosive particles, sand, or salty environments. Direct Air Cooling (DAC) systems with Gore Cooling Filters have fewer mechanical parts

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Ceramic Filter Product Line

August 29, 2007 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

MtronPTI introduces its ceramic filter line that features products with frequencies from 300 MHz to 6 GHz with a 1 percent to 40 percent bandwidth. Products are tailored to customers’ needs, and they are offered in custom packages with RoHS compliance. These ceramic filter products are used in applications such as base stations, up/down converters, modems, receivers, transceivers, VSATs (very small aperture terminals), satellite terminals, modulators, demodulators and gateways.

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Line of Frequency Converters

August 29, 2007 10:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vectron International announces the expansion of its C3430 frequency controlled crystal oscillator (FCXO) family for use in wireline infrastructure, test and measurement, military applications and wireless infrastructure such as GSM, CDMA and W-CDMA base stations and point-to-point radio. Leveraging an integrated crystal-based phase locked loop (PLL) circuit, the FCXO enables customers to convert one input frequency into

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Software Radio System in a PMC/XMC Module

August 29, 2007 10:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pentek, Inc. releases its model 7140-420 dual digital transceiver with wideband digital downconverter (DDC) core and interpolation filter. This is a complete software radio system in a PMC/XMC module. It includes two A/D and two D/A converters for connection to HF and IF ports. This transceiver with an extended bandwidth can fulfill a range of applications in signal intelligence, military and commercial communications systems and in radar. This module is also available in a variety of form factors including PCI, 3U and 6U cPCI, as well as a PMC/XMC conduction-cooled version. It handles a range of input and output signal bandwidths from 4.8 kHz to 40 MHz.

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EMC Filters for Medical Applications

August 29, 2007 10:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

EPCOS’ SIFI-F (B84111FM*) compact two-line filters are available in a medical version for applications where low leakage current is a critical factor. They have a low maximum leakage current of 2 µA, and they offer desirable suppression of symmetrical and asymmetrical interference. The SIFI-F, along with the larger SIFI-G and SIFI-H, is designed for

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Resistor with Low Thermal Resistance

August 29, 2007 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

TT electronics IRC Advanced Film Division has announced its MHP20S Series TO-126 resistor that features a non-inductive thermal resistant design that is rated up to 20W for applications with limited PC board space. It is specified for pin driver use in IC and board testers. Additional applications include pulse handling circuits, motor control and drive circuits, and switch-mode power supplies

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Copper on Silicon Passive Device Technology

August 20, 2007 6:58 am | On Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor announces its HighQ copper (Cu) on silicon (Si) integrated passive device (IPD) manufacturing services. This 8" wafer technology is suitable for the production of passive devices such as baluns, couplers and filters that are used in portable and wireless applications where higher performance equates to longer battery life.

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WiMAX/WiFi Diplexer

August 20, 2007 6:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microlab/FXR announces its low cost BK-26N diplexer to separate or combine all the cellular wireless frequency bands from the WiMAX and WiFi bands above 3 GHz. With the 'Tuned-by-Design' approach, unit price is kept low by elimination of the high cost of manual tuning used in conventional designs, while still maintaining low loss and

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