Happy New Year

Updates from our suppliers

From Mini-Circuits:

  • on the MCL Blog:

Choosing an LNA for your Receiver Front End

A Quick Guide to RF & Microwave Filter Topologies

  • new Products Release

Starting the new year Mini-Circuits are introducing new amplifiers, a variety of new filter models, splitters and RF Transformers to the catalog:

Amplifiers

  • Wideband 1W Amplifier, 39 dB Gain, SMA, With Heatsink, 50Ω
    • ZVA-1W-103+, 500 to 10000 MHz
  • Wideband 1W Amplifier, 39 dB Gain, SMA, Without Heatsink, 50Ω
    • ZVA-1W-103X+, 500 to 10000 MHz
  • Wideband 0.5W Gain Block, SMA, 50Ω
    • ZVA-213A-S+, 800 to 21000 MHz
  • Wideband 0.5W Gain Block, SMA, 50Ω
    • ZVA-183A-S+, 700 to 18000MHz
  • Solid State 20W Amplifier, SMA, 50Ω
    • ZHL6G018G-010+, 6000 to 18000MHz
  • SSPA for ISM RF Energy, 300W, MCX/N, 50Ω
    • ZHL-2425-250X+, 2400 to 2500 MHz

Filters

  • LTCC Band Pass Filter, 1008, 50Ω
    • BFCQ-xxxx series, 17,7 to 30GHz 
  • LTCC Band Pass Filter, from 73 to 80 dB Rejection,1812, 50Ω
    • BFHK-xxxx series, 4300 to 10900MHz
  • LTCC High Pass Filter, 0805, 50Ω
    • HFCG-3500+, 3900 to 16500 MHz
  • LTCC High Pass Filter, 34 and 45 dB Rejection, 0603
    • HFCW-xxxx series, 5500 to 20000MHz
  • LTCC Band Pass Filter & Balun, 0805, 50Ω
    • BBFCG2-xxx series, from 3150 to 4190 MHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 45 dB Rejection, 0805, 50Ω
    • LFCG-4400+, DC to 4400MHz

Splitters

  • High Power 4-Way Splitter, 30W,SMA, 50Ω
    • ZN4PD-4R722+, 400 to 7200 MHz

Transformers

  • LTCC Balun, 1:1; 2W, 0603, 50Ω
    • TCW1-422+, 3100 to 4200 MHz
  • Surface Mount Transformer, 1:2, with Tophat, 75Ω
    • TCM2-182-75X+, 50 to 1800 MHz
  • Wideband Transformer for DOCSIS 3.1, 2.78:1 Impedance Ratio, 75Ω
    • TRS278-122-75+, 40 to 1250MHz

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

News from Mini-Circuits

Amplifiers

  • Medium Power Amplifier, SMT
    • PMA3-83MP+, 0.4.to 8 GHz
  • Coaxial Low Noise Amplifier, Female SMA-connectors
    • ZX60-06203ALN+, 60 to 20 GHz, 
  • +29dBm Ultra Wideband Connectorized Amplifiers with Heat sink
    • ZVE-453xxx-series, from 18 to 45 GHz

Bias Tees 

  • MMIC Bias Tee, SMT
    • MBT-44+ 10 to 40GHz

Equalizers

  • MMIC Fixed Equalizer, SMT
    • EQY-series, QFN, Up to 45 GHz

Filters

  • Dual LTCC Low Pass Filter, MMIC, SMT
    • DLFCV-1600+, DC to 1.6GHz
  • High Pass Filter, LTCC Connectorized, SMA
    • VHFG-1100+, 1400 to 3900MHz
  • Cavity Band Pass Filter, SMA
    • ZVBP-9500-S+, 9495 to 9505 MHz
  • Suspended Substrate Band Pass Filters, SMA
    • ZBSS-series, from 4 to 12 GHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filters, 2.92mm connectors
    • ZLFW-series, DC to 14 GHZ
    • ZHFG-series, 2.1 to 16.5 GHz

Switch Matrix

  • Durable Switch Matrix, mmWave, 2.4 mm female RF connectors
    • RC-4SPDT-50, DC to 50GHz

New On the Blog

  • Novel MMIC Splitter/ Combiner Designs Achieve High Isolation down to DC
    • Designers typically face a tradeoff in selecting splitter/combiners between the low frequency coverage, bandwidth and low unbalance of resistive designs, and the better insertion loss and isolation of Wilkinson designs at higher frequencies.
      • Find out more at: 
  • Distributed RF Amplifier Designs for Ultra-Wideband Applications
    • Distributed amplifier architectures can achieve multi-decade frequency range with outstanding all-around performance for wideband applications like fiberoptic networks and EW systems.
      • Find out more at:

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

Please note: 

Last day for shipping out from our warehouse before the Christmas and New Year holidays is December 22. To avoid delays please make sure to place your order in good time.

Weekly updates from our suppliers

Bias Tees 

  • Wideband SMT Bias Tee, 2.5A, 1W
    • RCBT-63H+, 900 to 6000MHz

Coupler

  • DC pass, bi-directional 10dB coupler
    • BDCH-10-63+, 2 to 6 GHz

Equalizers

  • MMIC Fixed Equalizer, 15.7dB Slope
    • EQY-15-24+, QFN, 6 to 10 GHz

Filters

  • Low loss LTCC Bandpass filter
    • BFCQ-2552+, 25.2 to 26.6 GHz
  • High Pass Filter, LTCC Connectorized,
    • VHFG-2100+, SMA, 2200 to 6000MHz
    • VHFG-1500+, SMA, 1600 to 6000MHz

Switch Matrix

  • USB/Ethernet mmWave SPDT Switch Matrix,
    • RC-8SPDT-50, DC to 50GHz

Test Solutions Product Guide 2021

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

Updates from our suppliers

News Products from Mini-Circuits.

Adapters

  • Coaxial Adapter, 1.85 mm-F to 1.85 mm-F Bulkhead
    • 185B-185B+, DC to 67GHz

Amplifiers 

  • Wideband Coaxial Low Noise Amplifier, 2.8 dB NF,
    • ZX60-06203ALN+, 6000 to 20000MHz
  • Wideband Low Noise 0.5W Amplifier, 3.1 dB NF
    • PMA3-83MP+, 400 to 8000MHz

Switches

  • USB/Ethernet mmWave 4x SPDT Switch Matrix,
    • RC-4SPDT-40, DC to 40GHz
  • USB/Ethernet mmWave 4x SPDT Switch Matrix
    • RC-4SPDT-50, DC to 50GHz

Transformers and Baluns

  • LTCC Balun, 1:2, 0603, 50Ω
    • TCW2-7200+, 5500 to 7200MHz
  • Wideband Surface Mount RF Transformer, 1:2, 50Ω
    • TCM2-672AX+, 1500 to 6700MHz
  • DOCSIS 4.0 Wideband Surface Mount RF Transformer, 1:1, 75Ω
    • TC1-182/75X, 5 to 1800MHz

Test Solutions Product Guide 2021

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

New product from our suppliers

New from Mini-Circuits:

Bias Tees

  • MMIC Wideband Bias Tee, 46 dB Isolation,
    • MBT-44+, 10 to 40 GHz

Couplers

  • 25 dB SMT Directional Coupler, 75W
    • SYDC-25-92VHP+, 120to 870MHz

New on the MCL Blog:

  • MMIC Amplifiers with Shutdown and Bypass Features De-Mystified

https://blog.minicircuits.com/mmic-amplifiers-with-shutdown-and-bypass-features-de-mystified/

News from Skyworks Solutions:

Products

Low Profile, Multi-band Massive IoT Front-end Module

  • SKY68031-11
    • the smallest, multi-band RF front-end (RFFE) module for licensed, low-power, wide-area network (LTE-M/NB-IoT) applications including asset tracking, health and fitness wearables, smart metering and industrial monitoring.

To learn more, please visit https://www.skyworksinc.com/

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

New products from Mini-Circuits

News from Mini-Circuits:

Adapters

  • N-F/N-M Coaxial Adapter
    • DC to 11 000MHz

Amplifiers

  • MMIC Low Noise Amplifiers, from 1.6dB to 2.4dB NF
    • PMA3-xxxGLN+ series, 10GHz to 45GHz

Attenuators

  • Coaxial Fixed Attenuator, 1dB to 30dB, BNC, up to 1W
    • HAT-xA+ series
  • Coaxial Fixed Attenuator, 1 dB to 30 dB, SMA, up to 1W
    • VAT-xA+ series
  • Coaxial Fixed Attenuator, 1 dB to 30dB N-type, up to 1W
    • UNAT-xA+ series

Couplers

  • SMT Bi-Directional Coupler, 10 dB, 180W
    • BDHC-10-63+, 2000 to 6000MHz

Filters

  • Coaxial Ceramic Resonator Band Pass Filter, SMA
    • ZCBP6-505-S+, 490 to 520MHz
    • ZCBP6-416R5-S+, 403 to 430MHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 0603
    • LFCW-8700+, DC to 8700MHz
  • LTCC Band Pass Filter, 100 dB Rejection
    • BFHK-series, 7500MHz to 12800MHz
  • LTCC Band Pass Filter, 5G n261 Band,
    • BFCV-2792+, 27500MHz to 28350MHz
  • Suspended Substrate Band Pass Filter
    • ZBSS-3G-S+, 2000 to 4000MHz

Splitters

  • LTCC 2 Way Power Splitter, 0805
    • SCG-2-722, 4200 to 6200MHz

Download the 2021 Test Solutions Product Guide here: https://f.hubspotusercontent20.net/hubfs/8190829/Test%20Solutions%20Brochure_v7.pdf

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

New Product From Mini-Circuits

Welcome back to all of you that are returning from vacation! Hope you have had a nice Summer.

Mini-Circuits released several new models such as:

Test Solutions

  • USB & Ethernet Controlled, Absorptive 2x SP4T Switch
    • RC2SP4T-50, DC to 50GHz, Matrix, 2.4mm
  • USB & Ethernet Controlled, Reflective 2x SP4T Switch 
    • RC2SPDT-50, DC to 50GHz, Matrix, 2.4mm

Filters

  • mmWave LTCC Band Pass, Filter Designer’s Kit – 4 models
    • HFK1-BFCQ+ 25 to 40GHz

Bias Tees

  • Coaxial Bias Tee
    • ZBT-K283+, 2.92mm, 1500 to 28000MHz

New on The Mini-Circuits blog:

  • Department Spotlight: LTCC Design Team

Read more: https://blog.minicircuits.com/department-spotlight-ltcc-design-team/

Together with our suppliers we are constantly working on to shorten the time between order and delivery however lead times are still longer than usual so please take this into account when placing your order. 

Midsummer’s Break

Happy Midsummer to all our customers!

inResonance will be closed for Midsummer Eve, Friday June 24.

New releases from Mini-Circuits 

Amplifier

  • Two new ZVA-series Wideband Power Amplifiers, 10 to 30GHz, 0.5W with 2.92mm connectors and Heat sink.

Test Solutions

  • ZTRC-8SPDT-A18 Rack mounted USD & Ethernet Ctrl Mechanical 8X SPDT Switch Matrix.

New Technical Articles on the MCL Blog:

  • SmallSats and the Future of Space Surveillance Technology

Find out more at https://www.minicircuits.com/

IMS Online is going on this week so please check-out Mini-Circuits two webinar presentations on 

  • Power Amplifier for IMS RF Energy
  • Space Up Screening for RF Components

Use this link to register for the webinars.

Due to COVID-19 we have seen an increase in lead times so please take into account when placing your orders that you might have to wait longer than usual for your order to be delivered.

Mini-circuits Update

Mini-Circuits’ has now released their 2021 complete catalog. 

This comprehensive guide compiles an entire portfolio in one place with a wealth of valuable information on the design capabilities, services and value adds Mini-Circuits offer. 

Download it using this link https://hubs.li/H0M_Ds30 and keep it handy as a reference!

Due to COVID-19 we have seen an increase in lead times so please take into account when placing your orders that you might have to wait longer than usual for your order to be delivered.