SMT crossovers provide low-cost, low-profile PCB design solutions

January 24, 2013 12:48 pm | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has introduced two new series of miniature RF-DC and RF-RF SMT Crossovers capable of supporting frequencies up to 6GHz. Utilizing AVX’s patented MLO technology, which matches the CTE of PCB material and provides low loss across a wide RF spectrum...


Synthesizer with integrated VCO outputs 50 to 3760 MHz

January 21, 2013 3:40 pm | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced a wideband frequency synthesizer with integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) that delivers the industry’s lowest phase noise. Its combination of ultra-low noise phase-locked loop (PLL) and industry’s highest phase detector frequency outperforms the competition in both phase noise and spurs.

LISTED UNDER: Voltage Controlled

Sweep function generators can produce sine waveforms from 0.1 Hz to 7 MHz

January 18, 2013 11:12 am | B&K Precision Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

B&K Precision announced two new DDS (direct digital synthesis) sweep function generators, models 4007B and 4013B, which improve upon the former models 4007DDS and 4013DDS with an enhanced user interface as well as lower prices. Models 4007B and 4013B can generate sine and square waveforms from 0.1 Hz to 7 MHz and 0.1 Hz to 12 MHz, respectively.

LISTED UNDER: Square Wave | Sweep

Multiband, modular RF slot receivers accept RF signals over the range of 800 MHz to 3 GHz

January 9, 2013 9:17 am | Pentek | Product Releases | Comments

Pentek, Inc.announced a new line of multiband, modular RF slot receivers: the Model 8111 series accepts RF signals over the range of 800 MHz to 3 GHz, downconverting them to a 225 MHz IF signal suitable for A/D conversion by any of several Pentek signal acquisition modules.


SMD crystal offered at a frequency of 32.7680 kHz

January 4, 2013 9:12 am | Arco, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The SMQ32SN is a very small size SMD crystal which is only offered at a frequency of 32.7680 kHz. The seam sealed ceramic metal package contains a highly reliable and heat resistant tuning fork crystal. A special photolithographic manufacturing process is used in order to reduce the blank size and to improve the electrical parameters.


Higher-gain LTE NMO and direct-mount antennas support public safety, WLAN, smart grid/smart metering, 3G, and 4G applications

December 18, 2012 11:26 am | Pulse Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Pulse Electronics Corporation introduces a new line of Shadow Low Profile Transit (SLPT) NMO and direct mount antennas to support public safety, WLAN, smart grid/smart metering, 3G, and 4G applications including long term evolution (LTE). These high-performance, rugged, IP-67 rated antennas are provided in a slim, low profile radome of only 2.5" to 3"....


Head-mounted, DIN rail-mounted temperature transmitters available in non-programmable, programmable models

December 12, 2012 10:41 am | Automation Direct | Product Releases | Comments

AutomationDirect’s ProSense line now includes head-mounted and DIN rail-mounted temperature transmitters in non-programmable and programmable models.Non programmable models are available for thermocouple Types J, K, or T and 3-wire RTD type Pt100. Head-mounted models can be mounted

LISTED UNDER: Transmitters

Directional couplers cover 2.0 GHz to 40.0 GHz

November 28, 2012 10:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

KRYTAR announces the continued expansion of its line of directional couplers with the addition of two new models offering high performance over the ultra-broadband frequency range of 2.0 to 40.0 GHz, each in a single, compact and lightweight package.

LISTED UNDER: RF & Microwave/Communications

Discovery kit offers turn-key development for battery-free electronic applications

November 19, 2012 3:26 pm | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics has released an easy-access development platform for its innovative contactless memories with unique energy-harvesting capabilities. The M24LR Discovery Kit contains everything engineers need to start designing battery-free electronic applications that can exchange data with

LISTED UNDER: RF & Microwave/Communications

GaN transistor offers 30W P3dB at 6GHz

November 19, 2012 1:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW announces design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’s T1G6003028-FL, DC – 6GHz GaN transistor offering 30W P3dB at 6GHz and up to 40W P3dB midband.  Gain at P3dB is >11dB requiring half the power from a driver stage compared to some competitors. Linear gain is >14dB.

LISTED UNDER: ICs | RF & Microwave/Communications

Automotive radar transmitter designed for active safety applications

November 13, 2012 11:55 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor introduced the new Xtrinsic PRDTX11101 automotive radar transmitter for active safety applications, such as adaptive cruise control. The industry’s first 77 GHz silicon germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS transmitter features an integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) and power amplifier for greater control,

LISTED UNDER: RF & Microwave/Communications

Active spread spectrum clock generator ICs manage EMI reduction in portables, consumer apps

November 7, 2012 12:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new series of active spread spectrum clock generator integrated circuits (ICs) that manage EMI and RFI at the clock source, delivering system-wide EMI reduction of all clock dependent signals. The P3P8203A LVCMOS peak EMI reduction clock generator targets

LISTED UNDER: ICs | RF & Microwave/Communications

Single-chip wireless power receiver integrates battery charger

November 7, 2012 10:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated introduced a single-chip wireless power receiver with integrated battery charger and a new “free-position” transmitter integrated circuit. The two bqTESLA circuits are positioned to give smart phone users a simpler, stress-free charging experience and help designers

LISTED UNDER: RF & Microwave/Communications

ACE processor targets two-way radios, walkie-talkies

November 1, 2012 7:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

CML Microcircuits has launched a new ACE (Analogue Communications Enhancements) Processor, the CMX188. The processor is specifically targeted at providing the digital advantage to analogue two-way radios and walkie-talkies, serving both licence-free and licensed two-way radio market sectors.

LISTED UNDER: ICs | RF & Microwave/Communications

Fixed-frequency synthesizer features low phase noise

October 30, 2012 4:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications announces a new RoHS compliant Fixed Frequency Synthesizer model SFS4000C-LF for Satellite Communications and Test Equipment. The SFS4000C-LF is a single frequency synthesizer that is phase locked at 4000 MHz while using a 10 MHz reference.

LISTED UNDER: RF & Microwave/Communications


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