- Buyers Guide
Custom MMIC is pleased to announce the release of the CMD179, a fundamental mixer in die form. The CMD179 is a general purpose, double-balanced GaAs mixer that can be used for up- and down-converting applications between 16 and 26 GHz. The mixer, offers conversion loss of 7 dB, an LO to RF isolation of greater than 40 dB, an IF bandwidth of 8 GHz, and an input IP3 of +18 dBm.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of Reference Solutions, a combination of hardware, software and measurement expertise that delivers the essential components of electronic test systems. Reference Solutions also include utilities such as example program source code - highly optimized for specific applications - which show users how to get the most out of their test system.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for the TGA2612 from TriQuint. Optimized for performance from 6 to 12 GHz, the TGA2612 features >22 dB small signal gain with 20 dBm P1dB. Noise figure is <1.8 dB while OIP3 is an industry leading 29 dBm. To simplify system integration, the TriQuint TGA2612 is fully matched to 50 ohms with integrated DC blocking caps on both input and output ports.
Anritsu Co. establishes a new standard in broadband performance with the introduction of the VectorStar™ ME7838D broadband system that provides industry-best frequency coverage of 70 kHz to 145 GHz in a single sweep using a coaxial test port. The VectorStar ME7838D gives design engineers greater confidence when performing on-wafer device characterization at 70 GHz and beyond.
The NI USRP™ RIO software defined radio (SDR) platform provides the optimum balance between price, performance, and form factor. Built on the NI LabVIEW reconfigurable I/O (RIO) architecture, NI USRP RIO delivers an integrated hardware and software solution for rapidly prototyping high-performance and high-channel-count wireless communication systems.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced that the CloudGate M2M gateway from Option has been selected by Simply Home, LLC ("SimplyHome") to provide, in conjunction with Aeris Communications ("Aeris") cellular service, 3 G coverage to all its customers. CloudGate's multi-network capability means that it uses the best Aeris network coverage (GSM or CDMA) at the particular location of each customer.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint’s TAT7460B1A, linear, 75-ohm, CATV amplifier. Designed for use from 50 to 2600 MHz, the TAT7460B1A addresses CATV and Satellite bands in a single part. 17 dB of gain is available from this 5 V, 100 mA amplifier which offers noise figure of 3 dBm up to 1600 MHz.
The CHR3763is a multifunction monolithic receiver, which integrates a balanced cold FET mixer, an LO buffer, and an RF low noise amplifier. It is ideally-suited for Ku-band VSAT applications, as is also versatile for a wide range of other applications, from military to commercial communications systems.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces an eight-channel version of its U5309A 8-bit single-slot PCIe®Gen2 digitizer with on-board processing, providing unprecedented channel density and minimum footprint at this level of performance.
RFMW Ltd. and Aviacomm Inc. announced a distribution agreement effective April 1, 2014. The agreement initially covers customers in North America, Europe and South East Asia with the possibility of future expansion. Aviacomm is a leader in wideband RF CMOS ICs. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.