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New Products

November 13, 2014

Components

3H Communication Systems

Wi-Fi Bandpass Filter
3H Communication Systems announced its low cost Wi-Fi bandpass filter. This is a 3 section cavity filter with a passband of 5725 to 5875 MHz and <0.25 dB insertion loss. The Wi-Fi filter provides >10 dB attenuation at 5570 and 6030 MHz and >70 dB @ DC to 2500 MHz and is capable of handling 50 W CW with a peak rating of 500 W. Size: 2.3" × 1.1" × 0.75" excluding sma connectors.
3H Communication Systems
www.3hcomm.com


Ducommun Inc.

SPDT Terminated Coaxial Switch
The D1 Series SPDT coaxial switch is a terminated switch with SMA connectors and operates at a frequency of DC to 22 GHz. Actuator options come in latching and failsafe modes, and units with TTL circuitry with integrated indicator circuits. Ducommun’s design engineers can create custom versions for your specific applications.
Ducommun Inc.
www.ducommun.com


Fairview Microwave Inc.

RF Adapters
Fairview Microwave Inc. introduced a comprehensive line of IP67 RF adapters commonly employed in the DAS, cellular, aviation and military industries due to their ingress protection from water and dust. Fairview Microwave’s new RF adapters are IP67 rated, meaning they use advanced ingress protection to make them virtually impenetrable to contaminants like dust, sand and water. They are compatible with all like-series connectors, cables and passive and active components.
Fairview Microwave Inc.
www.fairviewmicrowave.com


G.T. Microwave Inc.

Digitally Controlled PIN Diode Attenuator
Model A6P-69T-0BD is a digitally controlled PIN diode attenuator that operates from 2 to 18 GHz. It is capable of 64 dB in monotonic 0.25 dB steps. The attenuation flatness is ± 5 dB with a 2.1:1 VSWR in 50 ohms and 4.5 dB insertion loss. This PIN diode attenuator is digitally controlled via 8 bits of TTL compatible binary logic with a switching speed less than 350 nsec. The operating temperature range extends from -45° to +85°C.
G.T. Microwave Inc.
www.gtmicrowave.com


Herotek, Inc.

DC to 3 GHz Voltage Limiter
Herotek offers a DC to 3 GHz voltage limiter for DC, AC analog, digital, RF, impulse and microwave signals. LV3000A does not have a frequency break between DC and 3 GHz and no bias is required. The typical threshold level is ±0.7 VDC or 0 dBm microwave. LV3000A has low output leakage level (1.5 V typical @ ± 10 V input, +13 dBm typical @ +30 dBm input microwave). It has low harmonic generation (-20 dBc typical at rated input power).
Herotek, Inc.
www.herotek.com


KRYTAR Inc.

Directional Coupler
KRYTAR Inc. announced a new directional coupler covering 12.4 to 18 GHz with nominal coupling of 6 dB in an extremely compact package. It is uniquely designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required. The coupler provides simple solutions for many applications including electronic warfare (EW), commercial wireless, SATCOM, radar, signal monitoring and measurement, antenna beam forming and EMC testing environments.
KRYTAR Inc.
www.krytar.com


Linear Technology Corp.

Digital-to-Analog Converter
Linear Technology Corp. announced the LTC2000, a 16-bit 2.5 Gsps digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with exceptional spectral purity of 74 dBc SFDR at 200 MHz output, and better than 68 dBc SFDR for output frequencies from DC to 1 GHz, a 12 dB improvement over alternative 14-bit DACs. The LTC2000 features low phase noise and a wide 2.1 GHz, -3 dB output bandwidth, enabling broadband, or high frequency RF synthesis in applications such as instrumentation, broadband communications, test equipment, cable TV DOCSIS CMTS and radar.
Linear Technology Corp.
www.linear.com


MECA Electronics Inc.

Low PIM Adapters & Jumpers
MECA’s Low PIM (-160 to -165 dBc typ) adapters and jumpers for DAS applications feature industry leading PIM performance of -155 dBc min. Available in 7/16 DIN, Type N to SMA and 4.1/9.5 Mini-DIN connectors. Ideal for IDAS / ODAS, in-building, base station, wireless infrastructure, 4G and AWS applications. Made in U.S. and 36-month warranty.
MECA Electronics Inc.
www.e-meca.com.


Mini-Circuits

DC Pass Matching Transformer
Z7550-NMNF+ is a DC passing matching transformer that allows impedance matching between 50 and 75 ohms systems with minimum reflection into the circuit. This matching transformer will find its application in any system where 50 to 75 ohms matching is required.
Mini-Circuits
www.minicircuits.com


Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.

30 dB PIN Diode Attenuator
PMI Model DTA-26R5G40G-30-CD-1 is a 10-bit programmable 30 dB PIN diode attenuator with a step resolution of 0.03 dB over the frequency range of 26.5 to 40 GHz. This model operates on a single +15 VDC supply and draws only 50 mA of current. Very high levels of attenuation accuracy of 0.03 dB are achieved. This attenuator provides ultra-fast switching speeds of 300 nsec and has an operating input power rating of +10 dBm. This model is supplied in a small, light weight housing measuring 2.0" × 1.8" × 0.5".
Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.
www.pmi-rf.com


Response Microwave Inc.

Broadband Type N DC Block
Response Microwave Inc. announced the availability of its new broadband Type N DC block  for use in automated test and production applications. The new RMDC.18000mf covers the 0.05 to 18 GHz band offering typical electrical performance of 0.6 dB insertion loss and 1.25:1 VSWR. Working voltage is 50 V and the unit is operational over the -55° to +85° C range. Mechanical package is 1.68" × 0.540" in diameter. Unit is made from SUS303F passivated stainless steel and connectors are precision N male to female.
Response Microwave Inc.
www.responsemicrowave.com


Richardson RFPD/Arrow RF & Power

Capacitors
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for two series of precision tolerance, NP0 RF microwave capacitors from American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC). The high-frequency, low-loss (Hi-Q) 400L Series and 400S Series capacitors feature a precision thin-film process that provides reliable and repeatable performance, industry-leading tolerances over a wide range of capacitance values, low ESR and high series resonant frequency.
Richardson RFPD/Arrow RF & Power
www.richardsonrfpd.com


United Microwave Products

2.9 In Series Adapter
United Microwave announced its new product the 370SF-40 which is available as a 2.9 mm male to 2.9 mm female right angle. The part meets or even exceeds all specifications per the MIL-C-39012 standard. The material for the body and coupling nut is stainless steel per QQ-S-764 Type 303. The contact material used is beryllium copper as per QQ-C-530, while the insulator material is teflon as per MIL-P-19468A. The mating dims are also in accordance with the MIL Standard-348.
United Microwave Products
www.unitedmicrowave.com


Werbel Microwave

Octave-Band 180° Hybrid
Werbel Microwave is developing a standard line of wide and narrowband 180° hybrids. A signal applied to the sum port produces two outputs of equal amplitude and phase, while a signal applied to the delta port produces output signals of equal amplitude but opposite phase. Model 2JS600 covers the band of 4 to 8 GHz with 1.5:1 VSWR and ±10 degrees phase balance.
Werbel Microwave
www.werbelmicrowave.com


Werlatone Inc.

2-Way Combiner/Divider
Werlatone’s breakthrough technology provides a new 2-way combining solution covering the full 3000 to 6000 MHz bandwidth. Model D9042 is rated for 250 W at the sum port, and operates with an insertion loss of only 0.35 dB max. This small package size measures just 2.03" × 2" × 0.87" and weighs only 5 ounces. Model D9042 offers excellent isolation of 15 dB min and is designed specifically for military and commercial applications.
Werlatone Inc.
www.werlatone.com

Amplifiers


Aethercomm Inc.

Rack Mount RF Power Amplifier
The SSPA 0.960-1.215-2000-RM is a rack mounted, high power amplifier that offers high efficiency and high linearity. It is a microprocessor controlledunit and provides excellent performance across the 960 to 1215 MHz frequency band. This high power RF system contains a built-in, predistortion linearizer that allows for low level IMD’s at high RF output power levels. All controls are available on an LCD touch screen display that allows the operator to control all functions via this interface.
Aethercomm Inc.
www.aethercomm.com


AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation

Solid State Amplifier
AR’s 12500A225 RF solid state CW amplifier is the industry standard for radiated immunitytesting for entire automobiles, producing 12,500 W over the instantaneous 10 kHz to 225 MHz frequency band with harmonic distortion less than -20 dBc. Special features include gain control, internal automatic level control (ALC) and RF output level protection.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation
www.arworld.com


dB Control

TWT Amplifier
dB Control introduces a Ka-Band traveling wave tube (TWT) amplifier for ground and mobile radar applications. Featuring an outdoor hub-mount configuration, the dB-3709i operates in the 34.5 to 35.5 GHz frequency range and provides 700 W minimum peak output power at a duty cycle of up to ten percent. The TWT amplifier is suitable for radar, test and measurement, antenna patterns and radar cross-section measurements. It is specifically designed for reliable performance in extremely harsh environments and for easy field maintenance.
dB Control
www.dbcontrol.com


Freescale

High Gain Amplifier
The MMG20241H is a 1/4 W high gain amplifier designed as a driver or pre-driver for Doherty power amplifiers in wireless infrastructure equipment operating in the 450 to 3800 MHz frequency range. The device may also be used in a variety of general purpose amplifier applications including frequencies below 450 MHz and above 3800 MHz. At 2655 MHz, its P1dB is 24 dBm with a gain of 17.8 dB. The MMG20241H is biased with a single 5 V supply and draws 78 mA.
Freescale
www.freescale.com


MITEQ Inc.

Medium Power/Broadband Amplifier
Model AMFW-6F-18004000-29-8P is a recent addition to MITEQ’s family of low noise, wide-band and ultra-small waveguide LNAs in the 18 to 40 GHz band. The AMFW-6F-18004000-29-8P has a maximum noise figure of 2.9 dB in the full band, though the typical value is 2.6 dB. This LNA has over 35 dB of gain in a housing that is only 1.32"  × 0.88" wide without the field-replaceable 2.93 mm connectors. Gain flatness is a maximum of ±3 dB.
MITEQ Inc.
ww.miteq.com


Pasternack Enterprises Inc.

Broadband Amplifiers
Pasternack Enterprises Inc. announced the release of 10 new 1 and 2 W broadband amplifiers, which are ideal for defense, EW/ECM, radar, test instrumentation, telecom, satcom, microwave radio and industrial applications. These new medium power broadband amplifiers range in frequency from 2 to 18 GHz depending on the RF amplifier configuration.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc.
www.pasternack.com


SAGE Millimeter Inc.

W-Band Full Band Low Noise Amplifier
Model SBL-7531142240-1010-S1 is a W-band low noise amplifier that covers the entire W-Band from 75 to 110 GHz. The amplifier exhib-its more than 20 dB small signal gain with ± 1.5 dB gain flatness and about 4 dB noise figure. The output P1dB of the amplifier is 0 dBm typical and it draws 30 mA current from a single DC power supply in the range of +5 to +12 V. The low noise amplifier is equipped with WR-10 waveguide and UG387/U-M standard flange.
SAGE Millimeter Inc.
www.sagemillimeter.com


Wenteq Microwave

20 W GSM Frequency Power Amplifier
Model AHP0091-11-4243 is a GaAs based power amplifier offering 42 dB of linear gain and 43 dBm minimum output power at 1 dB gain compression over the frequency range from 860 to 960 MHz with excellent gain flatness and VSWR. The amplifier has built-in DC voltage regulator and requires a single +12 V DC power supply. The package size of the amplifier is 5.8" × 3.0" × 0.85".
Wenteq Microwave
www.wenteq.com

Networking


Innovative Integration

IF Transceiver
Innovative Integration announced the FMC-10GE which provides two 10 Gb Ethernet ports on a custom FMC module. Two standard RJ45 connectors support connection to CAT6e networks providing high speed connectivity to PCs, servers, embedded computers such as Innovative’s ePC products or custom, intelligent IO. Aggregated burst rates of up to 20 Gbps are achievable. The two 10GE ports are fully independent on the module. Monitoring and control signals are mapped to the FMC interface for detection, loss-of-signal, rate and device control.
Innovative Integration
www.innovative-dsp.com

Sources


Exodus Dynamics

Ultra Low Noise Dielectric Resonator Oscillator
The EDRO-1035-10.00 is a 1 W, 10 GHz ultra low noise dielectric resonator oscillator (DRO), with TTL RF muting and variable attenuation feature. The unit draws only 360 mA with + 12 VDC and provides 19 dB of attenuation with -3 VDC. Small size and low cost make this unit attractive for sensor and beacon applications.
Exodus Dynamics
www.exodusdynamics.com


Synergy Microwave Corp.

Greater than 2.5:1 BW VCO
DCMO80210-5 covers a 2.625:1 bandwidth in the frequency range of 800 to 2100 MHz, the full L-Band and more. Phase noise is -96 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset with an output power of +5 dBm minimum. The full bandwidth is achieved with a continuous tuning voltage of 0.5 to 24 V and DC bias power requirements of 5 V at 35 mA maximum current draw. The tuning sensitivity is less than 3:1 and the typical harmonic suppression is 10 dB.
Synergy Microwave Corp.
www.synergymwave.com


Z-Communications Inc.

Voltage Controlled Oscillator
Z-Communications Inc. announced a new RoHS compliant VCO model V844ME36-LF. The V844ME36-LF operates at 4100 to 4300 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5 to 4.5 VDC and provides better than 1.1:1 tuning linearity. This high performance VCO features a spectrally clean signal of -110 dBc/Hz @ 100 kHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 93 MHz/V. The V844ME36-LF is well suited for microwave radio links and satellite communication applications that require low phase noise performance.
Z-Communications Inc.
www.zcomm.com

Antennas


Link Microtek Ltd.

Dual-Channel Coaxial Rotary Joint
The AMCORJD-Ku dual-channel coaxial rotary joint has been specifically designed for use in the low-profile antennas that are a key element of Ku-Band satellite-on-the-move (SOTM) high-data-rate communication systems. The transmit channel has a frequency range of 13.75 to 14.5 GHz, with a power rating of 40 W CW, a maximum VSWR of 1.4:1 and a typical insertion loss of 0.6 dB. The receive channel can handle DC to 2.15 GHz at a microwave power of up to 1 W CW.
Link Microtek Ltd.
www.linkmicrotek.com


Cavendish Kinetics

Antenna Tuners
Cavendish’s SmarTune antenna tuners are digitally variable capacitors used for LTE antenna tuning in smartphones and handheld devices.Cavendish’s 32CK SmarTuners provide over 250 MHz tuning range in the LTE/3G spectrum bands between 700 to 960 MHz, and up to 1 GHz of tuning range between 1.7 and 2.7 GHz. The SmarTune performance gain exceeds 3 dB of added antenna efficiency. All 32CK devices come with a RFFEv1.1 MIPI standards compliant interface for easy integration into any LTE device.
Cavendish Kinetics
www.cavendish-kinetics.com

Test Equipment


HYPERLABS INC.

Triggerable Impulse Generators
HYPERLABS has announced the release of two new high-speed triggerable impulse generators. The HL9201 (50 ps) and HL9101 (100 ps) generate fast pulses with a spectrum in the frequency domain that extends into the ultra wide band (UWB) communication range (2 to 5 GHz). These devices operate at a repetition rate between 10 Hz and 50 MHz. The products are available for direct purchase on the company’s website, and generally ship within one week.
HYPERLABS INC.
www.hyperlabsinc.com


Keysight Technologies Inc.

Signal Analyzer
The new flagship of Keysight’s X-Series, the N9040B UXA signal analyzer, delivers phase noise performance as well as 510 MHz analysis and real-time bandwidth. The UXA provides wider, deeper views of elusive wideband signals—known or unknown. In the development of mission-critical radar, electronic-warfare and communication systems, leading-edge signal analysis requires excellent phase noise performance. Keysight’s proprietary local oscillator (LO) technology achieves phase noise of -136 dBc/Hz at 1 GHz, 10 kHz offset, and -132 dBc/Hz at 10 GHz, 100 kHz offset.
Keysight Technologies Inc.
www.keysight.com


SenarioTek

Calibration Solutions
SenarioTek offers calibration solutions for a wide variety of applications. Whether you need to perform automated inline calibration or do testing in a thermal vacuum chamber, the company’s team will work with your engineers to create the best solution. By optimizing your calibration needs, SenarioTek will help you achieve the throughput and accuracy needed to get the most out of your equipment investment. Before you start making tradeoffs between speed and accuracy, contact SenarioTek and explore new ways to meet your calibration needs.
SenarioTek
www.senariotek.com