Weekly Updates

From Mini-Circuits

New on the Blog:

Applying Proper Torque to Microwave Connectors

Review the standard torque specifications for some of the most common microwave connector types and our recommendations for tightening connectors on Mini-Circuits products. 

Read more at:

Lab Tools & Accessories

  • Torque Calibrated Break-Over Wrenches, Available for Type- N, SMA, 3.5mm, 2.92mm, 2.4mm & 1.85mm connectors
  • Extended SMA Wrenches for Tight Spaces
  • Precision Connector Gauges
  • VNA Mechanical Calibration Kit
  • Learn more at www.mini-circuits.com

Product News:

Filters

  • Bandpass Balun Filters, 10 tiny ceramic models – 5 per model. LTCC technology.
    • K1-BBFCG+, 2150 to 5700 MHz, SMT

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

New Products Release

Adapters

  • 2.4 mm-F to WR22 Right Angle Waveguide Adapter
    • WR22-VFR, 33 to 50 GHZ
  • 2.92 mm-F to WR28 Right Angle Waveguide Adapter
    • WR28-KFR, 26.5 to 40 GHz

Amplifiers

  • 0.5W Low Noise MMIC Amplifier Die, 50Ω
    • PMA3-83MP-DG+, 400 to 8000 MHz

Couplers

  • 27 dB SMT Bi-Directional Coupler, 100W, 50Ω
    • SYBDC-27-82VHP+, 30 to 840 MHz

Filters

  • Suspended Substrate Band Pass Filter, SMA, 50Ω
    • ZBSS-15G-S+, 12 to 18 GHz
  • Suspended Substrate Band Pass Filter, SMA, 50Ω
    • ZBSS-12G-S+, 6 to 18 GHz
  • Thin Film Band Pass Filter, 6500 – 7500 MHz, 50Ω
    • ABF-7G+, 6500 to 7500 MHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 0805, 4.5W, 50Ω
    • LFCG-3700+, DC to 3700 MHz

Test Solutions

  • USB/Ethernet 2x SP6T Reflective Switch Module, 2.92 mm, 50Ω
    • RC-2SP6T-40R, DC to 40 GHz

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.

From all of Us to all of You,
A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Updates from our suppliers

New Products Release from Mini-Circuits:

Filters

  • LTCC High Pass Filter, 2.92mm, 
    • ZHFW-Kxxx+ series, 6.4 to 21 GHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 2.92mm
    • ZLFV-Kxxx+ series, DC to 16.5 GHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 2.92mm
    • ZLFW-Kxxx+ series, DC to 12 GHz
  • Cavity Band Pass Filter, SMA
    • ZVBP-xxxx+ series, 9500 to 11 625MHz
  • Ceramic Resonator Band Pass Filter,
    • CBP4-T2656R25+, 2631 to 2681 MHz 

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.

Updates from our suppliers

News from Mini-Circuits:

Products

Mixer

  • MMIC Mixer, SMT. For millimeter-wave communications, defense, and test applications.
    • MDB-54H+, Level 15, 20 to 50GHz

Filters

  • LTCC Coaxial Low Pass Filter, SMA, 4.5W and 5.5W
    • VLFG-series, DC to 8000MHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 42dB
    • LFCW-8000+, DC to 8000MHz
  • LTCC High Pass Filter, 7W
    • HFCN-1910-4+, 2000 to 5200MHz
  • LTCC Bandpass filter for WiFI/WLan bands
    • BFCO-552+, 4.9 to 6.1 GHz passband and 5.5GHZ center frequency.
  • LTCC Filters for 5G applications
    • BFCQ-series, 4 models at from 18 to 50GHz and cellular wireless passbands n257, n258, and n260.

Bias Tee

  • Satellite MuxTee, Integrated L-Band + DC Bias Tee, SMA, 
    • ZABT-2150-5AF10/800 to 2150MHz to 4GHz

Amplifier

  • Low Noise amplifier, 2.92mm connectors.
    • ZVA-24443G1+, 24 to 43.5 GHz

Test Solutions

  • 63 dB Programmable Attenuator, USB, Ethernet, RS232 & TTL Control, 0.25 dB Step, 2.92 mm,
    • RCDAT-18G-63+, 100 to 18000MHz
  • SP8T Solid State Switch, USB Control & Automation, 2.92 mm
    • USB-1SP8T-183, 100 to 18000MHz

New on the MCL Blog:

MMIC Technologies: Pseudomorphic High Electron Mobility Transistor (pHEMT)

Read more: 

Women in Leadership: Meet Mini-Circuits’ Customer Service Manager Kim Saitano

Read more: 

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 from Mini-Circuits:

Amplifiers

  • Monolithic Amplifier Die
    • ERA-51SM-DG+, DC to 4GHz
  • High Gain Amplifier
    • ZVA-02303HP+, 38dB typ Gain, 2 to 30GHz

Switch Matrix

  • 8 SPDT Mechanical Switch Matrix
    • ZTRC-8SPDT-A18, DC to 18GHz
  • 4 SPDT Mechanical Switch Matrix
    • ZTRC-4SPDT-A18, DC to 18GHz

News from Skyworks Solutions:

Products

Automotive Switches & Low-noise Amplifier Front-end Modules

  • SKYA21038
    • Single pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch intended for mode switching in WLAN applications
  • SKYA21039 
    • Single pole, triple-throw (SP3T) antenna switch that operates in the 2.4 to 2.5 GHZ frequency range.
  • SKYA21040
    • Integrates a single pole, triple-throw (SP3T) switch and low-noise amplifier (LNA) with a bypass mode in an ultra-compact package.
  • SKYA21041
    • Integrates a single pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch and low-noise amplifier (LNA) with a bypass mode in an ultra-compact package.

To learn more please visit www.skyworksinc.com

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. 

News from Mini-Circuits

Filters

  • Coaxial Ceramic Resonator Band Stop Filter, SMA
    • ZCBS4-1090-S+ F Low DC to 1040MHz, F High 1140 to 1300MHz.
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 4.5W, SMT
    • LFCG-900-1+, DC to 850MHz
  • Cavity Band Pass Filter, 0.6 dB Insertion Loss
    • ZVBP-10R7G-S+, 10450 to 10950MHz

New on the MCL blog:

  • Mini-Circuits Kicks Off Its First SWE event

On August 11, Mini-Circuits hosted its first internally organized Society of Women Engineers (SWE) event. The kickoff attracted members from all departments eager to support a great cause: the empowerment of women in technical careers. Find out more at: https://blog.minicircuits.com/mini-circuits-kicks-off-its-first-swe-event/

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. 

Product updates from Mini-Circuits and Skyworks

New Model from Mini-Circuits:

Amplifiers

  • Ultra High Dynamic Range, MMIC, SMT
    • PHA-1H-6+, 500 to 6000MHz
  • Low Noise High IP3, MMIC
    • PMA-5456-3+, 50 to 6000MHz
  • Low Noise, Positive Gain Slope, MMIC, Amplifier Die
    • PMA-183PLN-DG+, 6 to 18GHz

  • Attenuators
  • 31.5dB SMT, Digital Step Attenuator, 0.5 step
    • DAT-31R5A-PN-2+, DC to 4000MHz

Bias Tees

  • Wideband Bias Tee, SMT
    • TCBT-203+,10 to 20000MHz

Power Splitters

  • 2-way Coaxial Resistive Power Splitter, SMA
    • ZX10R-2-183-S+, DC to 18000MHz

And also a number of new surface mount Filters and Transformers to be found on the web page

New Models from Skyworks Solutions:

L, S, and C Band Ceramic RF Band Pass Filters

  • Family of Ultra-small Profile Filters
    • TT49xxxE-TR, various models ceramic filters

Skyworks is pleased to introduce its L, S and C Band Ceramic RF Band Pass Filters for GPS, TCAS, Portable Transceiver, Homeland Security Radio, 5G, IOT and medical-based systems. 

These products are in production and loose samples are currently available.

Find out more: http://www.trans-techinc.com/webcraft-selector.html

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. 

New from Mini-Circuits And Skyworks Solutions

Mini-Circuits has released a new models:

Test Solutions

  • USB Control, Absorptive SP4T Solid State Switch
    • USB-1SP4T-183, 100 to 18000MHz, Matrix, 2.92mm

New on The Mini-Circuits blog: 

LTCC Meets 5G: Advanced Filter Designs Achieve True mmWave Performance

  • Take an in-depth look at Mini-Circuits’ new mmWave LTCC filters and their advantages for a variety of systems including phased array radar, backhaul and 5G small cell architectures

Read more: https://blog.minicircuits.com/ltcc-meets-5g-advanced-filter-designs-achieve-true-mmwave-performance/


News from Skyworks Solutions:

L, S, and C Band Ceramic RF Band Pass Filters

  • Family of Ultra-small Profile Filters
    • TT49xxxE-TR, various models ceramic filters

Skyworks is pleased to introduce its L, S and C Band Ceramic RF Band Pass Filters for GPS, TCAS, Portable Transceiver, Homeland Security Radio, 5G, IOT and medical-based systems. 

These products are in production and loose samples are currently available.

Find out more: http://www.trans-techinc.com/webcraft-selector.html

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. 

Welcome back

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

Mini-Circuits released a number of new models such as:

Filters

  • LTCC SIW Band Pass Filter
    • BFCV-2852+, 28 to 28.8GHz
  • LTCC Balun Bandpass Filter
    • BBFCG2-series, 3250 to 4290MHz
  • LTCC High Pass Filter, 2.5W
    • HFCW-1132, 13000 to 20000MHz
  • Coaxial Lumped LC Bandpass Filter, SMA
    • ZBPF-98-S+, 88 to 108 MHz
    • ZX75BP-960-S+, 30 to 1890MHz

Attenuators

  • Fixed Attenuator Designer’s Kit, 2W
    • K1-YAT-A+, DC to 18GHz
    • K2-YAT-A+, DC to 18GHz

Impedance Matching Pads

  • Coax Impedance Matching Pad, SMA/F
    • SFFF-5075+, DC to 3000MHz

Switches

  • Absorptive SPDT Solid State Switch, 2.92mm
    • USB-1SP2T-183, 100 to 18000MHz

New on The Mini-Circuits blog:

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University partners with Intuitive Machines and Mini-Circuits

Read more: https://blog.minicircuits.com/embry-riddle-aeronautical-university-partners-with-intuitive-machines-and-mini-circuits-to-design-historic-lunar-lander/

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. 

weekly Update From Mini-circuits

Amplifiers

  • Super Wideband Low Noise Amplifier Die
    • AVA-0233NL-DG+, 2000 to 30000MHz
  • Ultrawideband Low Noise, 2.92mm connector
    • ZVE-373LNX-K+, 28-37GHz

Filters

  • Thin Film Band Pass Filter, SMT
    • ABF-series, 9600 to 18740MHz
  • Suspended Substrate Band Pass Filter,
    • ZBSS-2250-S+, 1600 to 2900MHz
  • LTCC Low Pass Filter, 40 dB Rejection,
    • LFCW-6500+, DC to 6500MHz

Attenuators

  • RC4DAT-8G-120H
    • 120dB USB & Ethernet 4-channel Programmable Attenuator, 0.05 dB
      step 200 to 8000MHz

New on The Mini-Circuits blog:

  • Best Practices for Additive Phase Noise Measurements in Amplifiers

Link: https://blog.minicircuits.com/best-practices-for-additive-phase-noise-measurements-in-amplifiers/

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 deli