Switzerland - Richardson RFPD (www.richardsonrfpd.com) announces the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 30–520 MHz tunable bandpass filter and associated evaluation board from NewEdge Signal Solutions.
The SAX239 offers an industry-leading combination of power handling (+33 dBm) and DC power consumption (< 100 mW) in a small form factor. The new device also features low insertion loss and fast-tuning across the band to 1.0 MHz resolution.
The new device is designed for tactical communications applications and offers full environmental qualification, including vehicular (to MIL-STD-810G, Method 514.6) and jet fighter (to MIL-STD-810F, Method 514.5G).
An associated evaluation board includes the filter and the interface required to allow control from any PC.
Additional key features of the SAX239 include:
·Insertion loss: < 4.5 dB (typ.) over the full 30–520 MHz band
·Step size: 1.0 MHz (30–88 MHz) / 2.0 MHz (90–520 MHz)
·Tuning control: Serial [SPI]
Tuning speed: 40 µs (max.) / 25 µs (typ.)
·IIP3: +45 dBm
·Bandpass bandwidth: 3.5% typical
Bandpass VSWR: 1.5:1 typical: 2.0:1 max
·Dimensions: 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.25 inches
To find more information, or to purchase these products today online, please visit the SAX239 and SAX239_EVB webpages. The devices are also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find a local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from NewEdge Signal Solutions, please visit the NewEdge Signal Solutions storefront webpage.