Double Ridge Waveguide Electromechanical Relay Switches
Pasternack, an Infinite Electronics brand, has just launched a new series of double ridge waveguide electromechanical relay switches which perform over broader frequency bands, making them ideal for applications involved with electronic warfare, electronic countermeasures, microwave radio, VSAT, radar, test instrumentation and research and development. This comprehensive selection of 12 new double ridge waveguide electromechanical switch models is now available featuring broadband multi-octave frequency coverage spanning 6.5 to 40 GHz in SPDT and optional DPDT configurations.
10-Bit Programmable Attenuator
PMI Model No. DTA-2G18G-60-CD-1-OPT618-2 is a 6.0 to 18.0 GHz, 10-Bit programmable attenuator. Specifications include mean attenuation range: 60 dB; minimum attenuation step: 0.06 dB; maximum insertion loss of 4.5 dB; flatness up to 20 dB: ±1.0 dB typ, 40 dB: ±1.25 dB typ, 60 dB: ±3.0 dB typ; ccuracy of attenuation of 0 to 20 dB: ±1.0 dB typ, 20 to 40 dB: ±1.5 dB typ, 40 to 60 dB: ±2.0 dB typ; and DC power supply +15 V at 100 mA max, -15 V at 100 mA max. Housing measures 2 × 1.81 × 0.88 in. with SMA female connectors and a 15-pin D-sub connector.
Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.
3 dB Quad Hybrid
Response Microwave Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its new broadband 3 dB hybrid for use in telecom applications. The new RMHY3.1000-6000Sf covers the 1 to 6 GHz band offering typical electrical performance of 0.7 dB max insertion loss, VSWR of 1.25:1 max and minimum isolation of 20 dB. Unit is phase stable at ±5° and power handling is 50 W CW. Unit is operational over the -55° to +105° C range.
Response Microwave Inc.
RLC Electronics manufactures Pickoff Tees, which offer excellent through-line insertion loss and pickoff stability rise times of <10 Pico-seconds (at 40 GHz). Units are offered in standard frequency ranges from DC-18 GHz, DC-26 GHz and DC-40 GHz, with the option to customize the Pickoff Insertion Loss value to meet customer specific requirements. The units provide extremely broadband signal monitoring in a very small package (0.54 × 0.39 × 0.32 in.). RLC offers both catalog options and customized options and can provide form factor drop-in replacement/obsolescence assistance as needed.
RLC Electronics Inc.
Planar X Series of RF Filters
Smiths Interconnect announced the new Planar X Series of RF filter solutions with bandpass, bandstop, lowpass and highpass configurations up to 18 GHz (Ku-Band). It is part of an overarching initiative that entails the creation of first-class board level ceramic based thick film RF filters, designed and tested to support various application markets. The small footprint, light weight and surface mountable configuration allows for high volume pick and place applications and make Planar X Series ideal for SATCOM, radar and broadcasting industries.
CABLES & CONNECTORS
The power sub-miniature (PSM) interface meets the increasing demand of cost effective, power demanding and weight sensitive aerospace applications. Especially developed for space flight, high altitude platforms and TVAC environments. Space qualified per MIL-PRF-39012 and ESCC 3402/08. The HUBER+SUHNER PSM connector system enables maximized performance on power handling while minimizing overall system weight and size. Multipaction breakdown and corona withstanding meet or exceed TNC interface level.
50 GHz SUCOFLEX® 550S Test Cables
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of test cables from HUBER+SUHNER. With a lifetime of more than 100,000 flex cycles, SUCOFLEX 550S is the latest addition to HUBER+SUHNER’s SUCOFLEX 500 family and provides a range of benefits, including a high electrical performance with an enhanced mechanical design for durability. The longer service life also results in less testing downtime and improved cost efficiency.
Richardson RFPD Inc.
Samtec announced a new flexible low loss cable assembly with performance up to 67 GHz. The RF047-A cable assembly, using 1.85 mm male and female connectors, operates to 67 GHz with a maximum VSWR of 1.4:1 or better. The connectors are solder clamp designs with fully captivated center contacts. The body components are passivated stainless steel with gold plated brass solder ferrule and beryllium copper contact. Other connector options offered include male and female 2.92 mm series, as well as male and female SMPM series.
Precision Right Angle Adapters
Withwave’s precision test adapters with right angle types are designed based on precision microwave interconnection technologies. These adapters are manufactured to precise microwave specifications and constructed with male and female gender on both sides. The precision microwave connector interfaces ensure an excellent microwave performance up to 40 GHz
Withwave Co. Ltd.