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Oscillator designed to handle ultra-low-phase noise
Crystek Corporation: CVCO55CC-1690-1690 VCO
Crystek’s CVCO55CC-1690-1690 voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) operates at 1,690 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 V to 4.7 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +2.5 dBm. The VCO R...
OpenGL solution with new driver suite for avionics displays
CoreAVI: OpenGL
Core Avionics & Industrial (CoreAVI) engineers enable navigation of safety certification challenges through their AMD Embedded Radeon OpenGL SC and OpenGL ES 2.0 driver suite, DO-254 GPU, and DO-178C driver certification packages. Recently their solutions were used in a safety-certified av...
COTS ATCA platforms for satcomm
RadiSys Corporation: T-Series
Experts at Radisys have designed their commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) ATCA platforms for mobile voice and data satellite-communications. Recent installations include the Iridium upgrade of the ground-station infrastructure associated with its next generation global satellite constellation...
Semi-rugged notebooks for semi-harsh conditions
VT Miltope: SRNC-17
The SRNC-17 from VT Miltope is a semi-rugged derivative of the HP ZBook 17 computer, aimed squarely at mobile military and tactical computing needs. The mobile workstation is a high-performance computing platform designed for field environments that still require a degree of ruggedness. Th...
MIL-STD protocol ICs feature user-allocated SRAM
Holt Integrated Circuits: HI-613x
The 3.3V CMOS HI-613x device from Holt Integrated Circuits offers a single- or multi-function interface between a host processor and MIL-STD-1553B bus. Each IC contains a bus controller, a bus monitor terminal, and two independent remote terminals; any combination of the contained 1553 fun...
Half-brick front end module for use in demanding space-constrained applications
Astrodyne Corporation: PFC-375 Series
Designers looking for a power module for tight fits in military and commercial aviation applications can consider the PFC-375 from Astrodyne Power Supplies, a half-brick COTS AC/DC power module with an output voltage of 375 V. The module is part of Astrodyne’s UniVerter Series of pro...
Tool suite automates software verification, standards compliance
LDRA: LDRA tool suite
Designers of safety-critical systems continue to look for ways to achieve full verification and even certification of multicore systems in a cost-effective manner as they are driven more and more by requirements to reduce size, weight, and power. LDRA experts are helping in this area with...
Sea wave clutter filter boosts e-scan radar’s capabilities
Plextek Blighter: Blighter e-scan radar
New features added to Blighter’s electronic-scanning (e-scan) radar now enable the radar to protect complex coastlines from intruders such as smugglers, pirates, illegal entrants, and terrorists who may be using jet skis, kayaks, or rigid inflatable boats. The Blighter radar is now a...
Flat-panel rugged touchscreen computer intended for harsh, hazardous environments
Sealevel Systems, Inc.: SeaPAC R9-8.4
The SeaPAC R9-8.4 from Sealevel Systems combines a RISC-based embedded computer with a bright LED-backlit thin-film-transistor LCD touchscreen to create a ruggedized, flat-panel computer intended for use in a variety of human-machine interface applications. The R9-8.4 operates in an extend...
GaN transistor steps up for troposcatter communications applications
CREE: CGHV50200F
With the recently announced CGHV50200F gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT), Cree is aiming at C-Band applications, used frequently in satellite communications. The HEMT is a GaN transistor for tropospheric scatter (troposcatter) communications applications rated...
DC/DC power product intended for harsh air/land/sea environments
North Atlantic Industries: 75PS4
North Atlantic Industries engineers designed a 3U rugged cPCI power supply, the 75PS4, designed to handle harsh air, land, and sea military and aerospace applications in sense-and-response missions. The PICMG-compliant power converter provides as much as 150 W of power at up to 90 percent...
Enhanced DC/DC converters aim at defense, aerospace applications
Crane Aerospace & Electronics: Interpoint® MTR Series MTR (50)
Crane Aerospace & Electronics has announced a series of enhancements to its Interpoint MTR Series of 30-W DC/DC converters for use in demanding environments. The latest version now meets the input voltage transient requirements of MIL-STD-704A, DO-160, and other international standards.
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40 W rad-hard 120V DC-DC converters
International Rectifier: M3G120
The M3G120 series of 40 W radiation-hardened (rad-hard) 120V input DC-DC converters from International Rectifier (IR) are designed for a range of analog and digital satellite power systems. The converters are targeted at satellite systems requiring long mission life (15 years or more), suc...
Protection from Internet threats
Icon Labs: Floodgate Defender
Icon Labs’ Floodgate Defender security software for real-time operating systems (RTOS) delivers protection from Internet-based threats by controlling what packets the embedded device processes and by preventing unwanted packets from being processed. Unlike encryption and authenticati...
PCI Express dual port interposer card
Teledyne LeCroy: SFF-8639 dual port interposer card
Responding to increased demands for more PCI Express (PCIe) based analysis products Teledyne Lecroy engineers developed the SFF-8639 dual port interposer card for analysis of dual ported solid state drives (SSDs). When used with Summit Protocol Analyzers it enables PCIe bus traffic between...