- Buyers Guide
PMI Model No. PE2-30-2R04R0-1R5-21-8V-SFF is a 2.0 to 4.0 GHz, low noise amplifier that typically provides 30 dB of gain while maintaining a maximum gain flatness of +/-1.0 dB over the operating frequency. The typical noise figure is 1.5 dB and offers a minimum OP1 dB of +21 dBm. The amplifier requires +8 VDC and has a nominal current draw of 300 mA.
Computer Simulation Technology AG (CST), announce the release of Antenna Magus Version 5.0 - a tool that helps engineers deliver antenna design projects faster and more effectively than ever before. Equipping engineers with information to make the antenna design process even quicker and more flexible has been the main focus of development in version 5.0 of Antenna Magus.
Arrow RF & Power announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new high-performance integer-N phase-locked loop (PLL) from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE33241 is capable of frequency synthesis up to 5 GHz and offers a low phase noise figure of merit and offers superior phase noise performance with a direct or serial programming option.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions announced an integrated two stage differential amplifier for DOCSIS 3.0 and 3.1 reverse path infrastructure equipment. The MAAM-011186 is designed for customers who require a highly linear variable gain amplifier (VGA) solution for network access equipment and head-ends in the hybrid fiber coax (HFC) system. This device offers 39 dB of gain and 3 dB of noise figure with 31.5 dB attenuation range.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. unveils an integrated, single-stage, low-cost PIN diode limiter module to address the growing need for full receiver low-noise amplifier protection in microwave applications. The SKY16601-555LF is a low threshold/insertion loss/distortion module in a surface-mount package meant for use as a passive receiver protector in wireless or other RF systems for frequencies up to 6 GHz.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced Advanced Design System DDR4 Compliance Test Bench, which enables a complete workflow for DDR4 engineers from simulation of a candidate design through measurement of the finished prototype. The compliance test bench is available as an add-on to Advanced Design System 2014.01 software from Agilent EEsof EDA.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces their new line of 2 W, 40 GHz attenuators (part number PE7395-xx). This new line of high frequency, millimeter wave attenuators is perfect for applications requiring reliable broadband performance ranging from DC to 40 GHz (Ka microwave band).
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a unique low noise amplifier/gain block. TriQuint’s TQL9044 offers market leading 0.6 dB noise figure from 1.5 to 4 GHz. Integrated bypass modes allow circuit designers the ability to control both LNA shutdown and internal bypass switching. Three modes are available: LNA off, bypass off; bypass on, LNA off; bypass off, LNA on.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for Peregrine Semiconductor’s SP4T switch, PE42442. The PE42442 offers the best combination of high isolation and low insertion loss for a 50 ohm absorptive SP4T with 52 dB isolation and 1.15 dB insertion loss at 2.7 GHz. Operating with supply voltages as low as 2.3 V, the PE42442 maintains a +58 dBm IIP3.
Linear Technology Corp. introduces the LTC2668-16, a 16-channel, 16-bit voltage output digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with SoftSpan™ outputs, each of which can be independently configured for one of five selectable unipolar and bipolar output ranges up to ±10 V. Each rail-to-rail DAC output is capable of sourcing or sinking 10 mA with guaranteed load regulation and is stable driving capacitive loads as large as 1000 pF.