Monthly Archives: August 2011

CMOS Chip Reduces Complexity, Cost of TV Tuner Modules

For last couple of years, TV makers in China have been rapidly increasing flat-panel TV production. From TV tuners to display panels, these manufacturers have been employing cost-optimized solutions to deliver high-quality TV models at competitive price points. According to … Continue reading

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Digitally Controlled VGAs Target Wideband Base Station Radio Architectures

Designed with low impedance output stage, accurate channel-to-channel gain and phase matching, and excellent high frequency distortion performance, National Semiconductor’s (www.national.com) newest dual/quad channel digitally controlled variable gain amplifiers (DVGAs) are tailored for wideband multichannel wireless radio receivers. Some target … Continue reading

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NI Extends Frequency Range of PXI Vector Signal Analyzer to 14 GHz

Since its entry in to the RF test and measurement market with PXI based vector signal analyzer (VSA) nine years ago, National Instruments has made significant progress to compete with boxed instruments. While the first generation PXI-5660 VSA was tailored … Continue reading

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