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Vehicle-Mounted Amplifier

AR Modular RF (Bothell, WA) has released the AR-75 75W auto-tuning, multi-band, vehicle-mounted tactical booster amplifier that enables troops to maintain constant communications in harsh environments. It boosts...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Power Amplifier Module

Mimix Broadband (Houston, TX) offers the XP1044-QL 3W power amplifier module housed in a 7 × 7 mm package. The linear 2-stage amplifier delivers 18.5 dB of gain and 34 dBm of power at 1 dB compression point. The input and output of the device are internally pre-matched. The device is designed for WiMAX applications...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Monopole Antenna

Pulse, a Technitrol Co. (San Diego, CA) has announced a set of monopole antennas that deliver Zigbee 2.4 GHz and ISM bands 868 MHz, 915 MHz, and 2.4 GHz. The antennas are alternatives to using trace antennas since they...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF Front-End Modules

RF Micro Devices (Greensboro, NC) offers the RF7177 and RF7178 RF front-end modules. The RF7178 module integrates a quad-band, class 12-compliant GSM/GPRS power amplifier; a pHEMT antenna switch; and receive SAW filters....

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RFID Controller

Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) has introduced IDENTControl Compact one- and two-head RFID Ethernet controllers that feature two onboard Ethernet connectors with a built-in switch. This allows for multiple Ethernet topologies...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Vector Signal Generators and Analyzers

National Instruments (Austin, TX) offers the NI PXIe-5663E 6.6-GHz, 2-, 3-, and 4-channel RF vector signal analyzers (VSA) and NI PXIe-5673E 6.6-GHz, 2-, 3-, and 4-channel RF vector signal generators...

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RF Power Amplifier

BC Systems (Setauket, NY) has introduced the DA Module, an RF power amplifier for defense applications. The amplifier combines power supply/RF power amplifier integration, a frequency range of 25 to 1,000 MHz, and RF...

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Power Amplifier

Hittite Microwave Corp. (Chelmsford, MA) offers the HMC-C074 and HMC-C075 connectorized power amplifiers for military and test instrumentation applications from 10 MHz to 6 GHz. The modules are specified for operation between...

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RF/Microwave Device Tester

The SMART^E™ 5300 general-purpose test environment from Aeroflex (Plainview, NY) is a high-speed system for testing RF and microwave devices. The DC to 40 GHz system can test, monitor, and control any device...

Electro Standards Laboratories (Cranston, RI) offers three configurations of high-speed ruggedized interface converters. Available as encased, board-only, or DIN rail-mounted, the fiber-to-USB interface converters are...

ITT Interconnect Solutions (Santa Ana, CA) offers the APD Series plastic circular connectors for use in wheeled armored vehicles. The connectors are lightweight, easy to assemble, and offer the additional security...

Perfect Switch, LLC (San Diego, CA) has introduced the POWER-GATE line of high-current solid-state DC relays, low-voltage disconnects, and battery isolators. The switches can be configured for various applications to...

The MT3A testing string pot for high-acceleration test applications in potentially wet environments is available from Celesco Transducer Products (Chatsworth, CA). The string pot is available in 3, 9, 15, and 30" stroke...

GE Intelligent Platforms (Charlottesville, VA) has announced the IMP3A, a 3U CompactPCI single-board computer featuring dual-core QorIQ™ processor technology from Freescale™. The IMP3A combines the processor with a...

PT (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) offers the MPR2000 radar and sensor data recording/playback system that enables integrators to expand their existing air traffic control recording systems and build IP-based...

Precision Glass & Optics (Santa Ana, CA) offers thin-film coatings, commercial optics, and precision optics for military and defense applications, including plano optical components from prisms to windows, beamsplitters,...

Mil-Con (Wood Dale, IL) offers a new series of battery connectors and audio connectors. The battery connectors are available in traditional plug/socket contact styles, as well as in circular contact designs....

OPCO Laboratory (Fitchburg, MA) provides a proprietary replication process that reproduces complex optics. It transfers the profile of a precision optical surface from a master, creating an exact duplicate on a variety of...

X-Scan Imaging Corp. (San Jose, CA) has introduced the XH8800 Series line-scan camera for imaging high-energy x-ray and gamma-ray scanning applications. The camera images large, dense objects such as metal casting and steel...

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Source Code Analysis Tool

AdaCore (New York, NY) has released CodePeer, a source code analysis tool that detects run-time and logic errors in Ada programs. Serving as an efficient code reviewer, CodePeer identifies constructs that are...

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Fanless Industrial Panel PC

The IPPC-8151S from Advantech (Cincinnati, OH) is a 15" XGA TFT LCD fanless industrial panel PC that features an Intel Celeron®M 1GHz CPU. It includes a tapered and food-safe rubber seal between the bezel and...

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Designing and Implementing COM Express Modules

Computer-on-Module Express (COM Express) has become a widely accepted way to implement embedded computing solutions in a very compact form factor. The main principle of the COM Express standard...

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CompactDAQ Chassis

National Instruments (Austin, TX) has introduced the NI cDAQ-9174 four-slot and cDAQ-9178 eight-slot NI CompactDAQ chassis, suitable for mixed-signal data acquisition systems. The 9174 offers a smaller footprint and can...

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Real-Time Avionics Operating System

The ThreadX® real-time operating systems from Express Logic (San Diego, CA) have been integrated into Avidyne Corporations' DFC90 attitude-based digital flight control systems in Cirrus SR20 and SR22...

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CompactPC® Multicore Board

Kontron (Poway, CA) has introduced the CP308 3U CompactPCI® multicore board with the CP308-MEDIA extension card, featuring the new HD digital display interface standard DisplayPort. It includes S/P-DIF-Out audio...

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Microcontroller Tool Suite

LDRA (San Bruno, CA) has announced the integration of its LDRA tool suite and Microchip Technology’s MPLAB PIC18, PIC24, and dsPIC32/33 tool chains. Microchip’s PIC18, PIC24, and dsPIC32/33 families are 8- and...

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BGA Socket

Ironwood Electronics (Burnsville, MN) now offers a BGA socket for 0.5mm pitch 51 pin BGA. The SG-BGA-7154 socket is designed for 4mm × 4mm × 0.8 mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1 dB of...

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Protocol Analyzer Mid-Bus Probe

Anew mid-bus probe for the Summit™ T3-16 Protocol Analyzer from LeCroy (Chestnut Ridge, NY) can be connected to systems that utilize the Intel® mid-bus probe footprint specification. The probe uses a...

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On-Chip Debug Solutions

Macraigor Systems (Brookline Village, MA) has ported their on-chip debug technology (OCDemon), GNU tools suite, and Eclipse Ganymede/Galileo platform to the ARM Cortex-A8 processor. The Cortex-A8 is ARM’s first...

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