Osram Opto Semiconductors (Sunnyvale, CA) has
launched the first LED with oval light-radiating
characteristics for large-screen video walls,
gas station price signs, and digital
road signs. Features include:
A compact housing mea-
suring 2.1 x 2. 7 x 1.5
mm (including lens).
Low tilt tolerances per
A stable and homog-
enous color appearance.
Availability in yellow, red,
green, and blue.
Compact EPCOS SAW Duplexer
(Iselin, NJ) has
duplexer for LTE
Band 1, which at 60
dB features high isola-
tion for both the Tx and Rx paths. Based
on SAW technology, the B8651 duplexer
is suitable for applications such as smart-
phones, tablets, and LTE USB sticks for
notebooks. Features include:
The ability to be combined with envelope
tracking power amplifiers without any
An insertion loss of 1.9 dB in the Tx path.
Digitally Programmable Attenuators
Pasternack Enterprises (Irvine, CA) has announced new 5, 8, and 10 bit broad-
band PIN diode digital step attenuators with performance up to 40
GHz, depending on the configuration. The programmable, variable step attenuators are commonly used in electronic
warfare, military and space communication systems,
radar, and test and measurement applications. Features
30 and 60 dB values.
An attenuation step resolution of 0.25 to
1 dB, depending on the model.
A frequency range from 0.3 to 40 GHz.
An insertion loss range from 4 to 8 dB.
LED Panel-Mount Indicators
VCC (Poway, CA) has expanded its all-in-one FlexVolt Technology product offering to include IP67 and NEMA 6P rated
panel-mount indicators. The CNX 722FV
Series indicator can be used with voltages ranging from 5 to 28 VDC circuits.
Designed for harsh environments, the
22 mm CNX 722FV Series is mois-
ture sealed for outdoor applications.
Direct sunlight visibility.
A wide viewing angle for maximum
A built-in LED.
Resistance to shock and vibration.
An optional bezel.
COM-Based SBCs with Intel Core i7
Diamond Systems Corporation (Mountain
View, CA) has announced the Vega COM-
based SBC family with configurable
CPU COMs and EMX I/O expan-
sion. Features include:
5 PC/104 modules in a
CPU performance scal-
ability with choice of COM
A 7-36 V wide range high-
efficiency power supply.
Up to 16GB 1.3MHz DDR3 memory via
EMX (PCIe) stackable I/O expansion and PCIe
An EmbeddedXpress Basic form factor with wings ( 4.92 x 3.74")
An operating temperature range from -40° to +85°C (-40° to +185°F).