Product Data Sheet

This data sheet provides complete detail on the company’s 2 to 18 GHz miniature PIN diode absorptive switches with built-in TTL drivers. Product photographs, specifications for each model and optional screening information are also provided.

Advanced Control Components Inc.,
Eatontown, NJ (732) 460-0212,

WiMAX Poster and Brochure

Agilent now has available a new poster and brochure. The wall poster is designed as a reference tool to help engineers understand the evolving communication standard by describing detail and contrasting fixed and mobile WiMAX technologies. The eight-page full-color brochure describes Agilent’s portfolio of design and test solutions for WiMAX covering the entire lifecycle from R&D, design verification & pre-conformance, conformance, manufacturing and installation & maintenance.

Agilent Technologies Inc.,
Santa Clara, CA (800) 829-4444,

Data Acquisition Handbook

The 220+ page data acquisition handbook, “Understanding New Developments in Data Acquisition, Measurement, and Control,” is a practical guide to high performance test and measurement and is available for no charge at The handbook is divided into nine sections that discuss issues influencing the selection of data acquisition and control equipment. The handbook also includes three appendices, including selector guides for plug-in boards, USB modules, PXI systems, and external data acquisition instruments, a glossary of commonly used terms, and a discussion of safety considerations.

Keithley Instruments Inc.,
Cleveland, OH (800) 688-9951,

Designer’s Guide

The 12th edition Designer’s Guide catalog for 2007 includes full specifications for 482 components, 91 new RFIC and MMIC product data sheets, quality/reliability, application and packaging/layout information. New for 2007 the two-volume catalog format now includes: Volume 1: Amplifiers, Control Devices & Power Detectors; and Volume 2: Data Converters, Frequency Generation, Mixers & Modulators. To request a 2007 catalog two-volume set, visit and select the “Submit Inquiry” button.

Hittite Microwave Corp.,
Chelmsford, MA (978) 250-3343,

Product Catalog

The 2007/2008 product catalog includes new products such as the company’s complete family of WiMAX antennas, new sector antennas for 3.5 GHz fixed wireless networks, new 4.9 GHz series antennas for public safety, new high performance parabolic antennas for 5 GHz and new high frequency licensed band antennas. For a complimentary copy, please e-mail:

Radio Waves Inc.,
N. Billerica, MA (978) 459-8800,

Connectors Catalog

This catalog features the company’s AMP general purpose rectangular (GPR) connectors that are high density connectors typically used in aerospace and defense electronics. The rectangular nature and integral mating mechanism make the packaging density of GPR connectors higher than similarly equipped circular MIL connectors. The 25-page catalog provides detailed information on the four shell sizes that GPR connectors are available in, as well as the wide range of shell inserts and contact arrangements.

Tyco Electronics Corp.,
Harrisburg, PA (800) 522-6752,