- Buyers Guide
March 2012 Literature Showcase
This catalog features the company’s SMPM-T, the smallest threaded open source connector on the market offering unprecedented electrical and mechanical performance advantages. The catalog also showcases Astrolab’s wide selection of SMP, BMZ, BMA, MCX and SMPM blind-mate connectors and coaxial contact product lines.
Check out Carlisle Interconnect Technologies latest sales sheet on its line of highly phase stable, low VSWR, precision phase shifters designed for high performance military communications (phased array antennas) and commercial applications. A precision mechanical movement provides continuously varying phase shifts, while maintaining a 50 Ohm impedance over the entire frequency range.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies,
To assist customers who have a need to streamline their supply chain and logistics, Delta Electronics Manufacturing now offers a broad range of coaxial cable assemblies and other connector-related, value-added component subassemblies. Delta’s cable assemblies, incorporating flexible, semi-rigid and hand-formable cables, range in size from micro-miniature to large, high-power types. They cover the spectrum of market needs from high volume, low cost assemblies to high performance, low volume categories.
Delta Electronics Manufacturing Corp.,
Emerson Connectivity Solutions announces the latest version of the Trompeter catalog featuring products that align with military, aerospace, broadcast and telecommunications markets. Trompeter also offers a complete solution for any interconnect requirement, from standard to custom. Trompeter provides products that continually deliver the highest quality signal integrity for the most demanding applications.
Emerson Connectivity Solutions,
Florida RF Labs is a leader in the design and manufacture of high reliability microwave coaxial cable assemblies. This new catalog highlights the company’s growing line of Lab-Flex® products and introduces its new line of Lab-Flex® S and ASR precision test port assemblies. The company also offers a full line of semi-rigid, semi-flexible and cost-effective flexible solutions.
Florida RF Labs,
This 204-page catalog covers the entire Maury Metrology-Grade Precision Calibration Standards product line, including coaxial and waveguide VNA calibration kits, opens, shorts, loads, coaxial adapters, waveguide-to-coaxial adapters, coaxial connectors and cables, connector gage kits, torque wrenches and manual tuners. It is available in the original 2006 printed edition, and as a revised and updated 2010 PDF edition that can be downloaded from the Maury website at: www.maurymw.com.
Maury Microwave Corp.,
MIcable Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of high-performance microwave coaxial cable assemblies for a variety of applications, including DC to 40 GHz test flexible cable assemblies, conformable cable assemblies and semi-rigid cable assemblies. In addition, the company designs and produces various precise coaxial stainless and copper connectors. Custom designed assemblies are also available. MIcable is your quality fast and low cost solution. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fuzhou, Fujian, China
IF/RF Microwave Signal Processing Components Guide
Mini-Circuits’ new 164-page catalog includes over 750 new products and is the industry’s most comprehensive listing of RF/IF and microwave components and subsystems with more than 4100 products and over 25 product lines, including state-of-the-art amplifiers, mixers, VCOs, synthesizers, filters, test accessories and USB Power Sensors. Mini-Circuits’ website provides additional data, application notes, design tools and its powerful YONI search engine, which searches actual test data on over thousands of units.
Southwest Microwave’s technical paper “Optimizing Test Boards for 50 GHz End Launch Connectors” provides insights and guidelines to help assure the best transition using Southwest’s end launch coaxial connectors to grounded coplanar waveguide and microstrip PCB lines. Via placement, line spacing and taper are discussed and concludes with a loss comparison between GCPW and microstrip. Southwest Microwave is a performance leader in microwave and millimeter coaxial interconnects by providing low VSWR, insertion loss and RF leakage.
Southwest Microwave Inc.,
Board Mount Connectors
SV Microwave introduces its next generation of push-on interconnects including single-port and multiport SMP, SMPM and SMPS edge launch, board mount and thru-hole connectors. They are ideal for high density applications. Additionally, the company offers custom PCB footprint design services, enabling the optimization of connector to PCB transitions through software simulation.
West Palm Beach, FL
This expanded brochure introduces two new cables in the dB Miser™ line of ultra low loss assemblies: A 0.160" diam. cable (0.678 dB/ft nom. @ 40 GHz) and a 0.190" diam. cable (0.496 dB/ft nom @ 32 GHz), as well as new connector offerings. The clear choice for engineers facing challenging system gain or signal-to-noise requirements, dB Miser™ cables also exhibit excellent amplitude stability with flexure, stable performance over temperature, and exceptional connector retention.
RF and Microwave Interconnects
TRU Corp. has created a short form capability catalog that outlines a wide variety of RF and microwave interconnect solutions. The catalog utilizes easy to use matrices to specify TRU brand cable and connector interface options for general purpose, commercial wireless and high performance test cable assemblies. A complete outline of RF receptacle design options as well as a full range of precision test and quick change adapters are included. This capability catalog discusses additional application driven design capabilities available from TRU Corp.