“Jelly Bean” PA Series
BlockMaster Electronics introduces a new addition to its popular “Jelly Beans®” line of colorful terminal blocks. The new EuroStyle PA Series features nylon terminal blocks in multiple colors for ease in identifying terminations and preventing costly field wiring mistakes. Low voltage and line voltage connections can easily be mixed up, especially by inexperienced installers. In addition to color coding, BlockMaster offers screen printing to mark alphanumeric characters on its PA Series terminal blocks to further simplify field wiring.
Ku-Band Full Band Isolator
Exceed Microwave has enhanced their ISO-W-12500-5000-75, which is a WR75 full band isolator with excellent return lossand isolation across the entire passband. It also has very low insertion loss of
< 0.2 dB with great return loss of 20 dB and isolation across the entire WR75 frequency band.
USB-Controlled Programmable Attenuator
JFW Industries introduced their newest USB-controlled programmable RF attenuator. The 50P-2068 is adjustable from 0 to 31 dB in 1 dB increments and operates from 100 MHz to 18 GHz. A simple USB interface allows for easy programming and the included software can be used to control multiple JFW USB-components at once. Managed .Net 4.0 libraries and Python 3 support is also available.
JFW Industries Inc.
MECA Electronics’ latest new product offering, 37 to 40 GHz isolators optimized for excellent performance across a segment of the Ka-Band in addition to existing (K- and Ku-Bands) models covering 18 to 26.5, 27 to 31 and 26.5 to 40 GHz with 2.92 mm interfaces. Also available are couplers, power dividers, attenuators, terminations and bias tees and DC blocks. Their rugged construction makes them ideal for telecommunications, aerospace and test equipment systems. Made in the U.S. with 36 month warranty.
Coaxial DC Block Covers 10 MHz to 50 GHz
Mini-Circuits’ BLK-V54+ is a coaxial DC block supporting a wide range of applications from 10 MHz to 50 GHz including 5G systems, Ka-Band SATCOM, test & measurement and more. This model provides 0.5 dB insertion loss with flat response across the entire band, 23 dB return loss, RF input power handling up to 1 W and DC voltage handling up to 100 V. The unit features 2.4 mm male to 2.4 mm female connectors and cones hosed in a rugged, stainless steel body, measuring only 0.36 in. x 0.87 in.
Norsat MarineLink™ COM series of maritime VSAT terminals provide reliable SATCOM for military, commercial and recreational maritime applications across the oceans. With a 2048 kb/s downlink and 512 kb/s uplink, the three axis operating platform and 360 degree high speed tracking design ensures a reliable link in even the most rugged conditions. With its simple setup and pre-programmed satellite almanac, users with minimal training can have a MarineLink system up and transmitting in just a matter of minutes.
Hi-Q/Low ESR Capacitors
Passive Plus Inc. now offers extended-values for the traditional NP0, Hi-Q 0505 (0.055 in. x 0.055) - now available up to 1000 pF. The 0505 has increased operational temperature up to 200°C. These parts exhibit low ESR/ESL, low noise, high self-resonance as well as ultra-stable performance over temperature. Used in wireless broadcasting equipment, mobile base stations, GPS, MRI and radar applications, these capacitors are offered in magnetic and non-magnetic terminations.
Passive Plus Inc.
Pasternack has introduced a new line of twistable and seamless flexible waveguides operating in the 5.85 to 50 GHz range and covering 10 frequency bands from WR-137 to WR-22. Typical applications include DAS systems, base stations, antennas and test instrumentation. Pasternack’s newly released line of flexible waveguides is made up of 78 total models - 39 seamless and 39 twistable. All models operate in the same wide range of frequencies, are available in lengths of 6 to 36 in. and with UG-style square/round cover and CPR-style flanges.