Electronic Components Blog

Weinschel New-Products

Aeroflex Weinschel has released a new product guide which introduces a wide variety of new components and subsystems. A selection of these new products include :

  • MMIC Digital Attenuators
  • 6 GHz Relay Switched Programmables
  • Programmable Attenuator Units
  • RF Switch Subsystems
  • High Reliability Fixed Attenuators
  • Medium & High Power Fixed attenuators
  • Medium & High Coaxial Terminations



If you have any questions about the new products or interested in a paper copy of this new catalog, please contact your Heynen Account manager.

Vectron MEMS

Vectron's new model HT–MM900A was designed to withstand the severe conditions of smart munitions or other high shock and vibration environments. This model has been qualified to MIL–PRF–55310 specifications along with shock conditions of 50,000g's @ 0.1ms and vibration levels of 70g's. Output frequencies from 1 to 110 MHz are available in 4 different miniaturized package sizes.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 14:06

Cavity Filters Narrow Bandwidth

Cavity Filters Narrow Bandwidth

The cavity filter cover the range of 60Mhz to 30 Ghz Frequency range. The High "Q" Design Allows Narrow Bandwidth While offering Low Loss. Q values of up to 10000 can be reached All design have a Low Ripple Chebyshev response and have a ruggedized Package to withstand Severe environmental stress.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 13:55

Tubalar Band-Pass Filters

Tubalar Band-Pass Filters

Economical Design / High Performance Tubalar Bandpass filters. The economical design yields high performance results.The design is available in 2-8 sections and have aChebychev design response of 0.05. Packages are ruggedised for use in harsh enviroments.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 13:47

K&L Microwave Pin Diode Switches

K&L Microwave Pin Diode Switches

After producing quality PIN diode switches in-house for many years, K&L Microwave is pleased to offer packaged options for customer applications. The offerings below are intended to highlight standard products; however, with our extensive in-house capabilities, custom parts are also available

GSM/UMTS Rejection JTIDS/MIDS Passband Filter

The L-band spectrum has become congested with military (JTIDS/MIDS, SSR, B-AMC, DME, UAT, etc.) and wireless (GSM/UMTS) communication platforms, leading in some scenarios to severe interference. K&L Microwave has developed a unique highpass filter, 7HP-960/X1215-O/O, with particularly sharp roll-off to mitigate such interference.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 12:45

Coaxial GPS Notch Filters

Coaxial GPS Notch Filters

To protect GPS bands from intentional or spurious signals, the BSC GPS Notch filter range offers typically 80 dB rejection (1575.42 MHz), safeguarding GPS functionality.

This filter can handle 100W (CW) and the passband insertion loss is less than 1 dB.

Ruggedised Hybrid (Mixed Technology) Filters

BSC can take advantage of two or more structure types within the same device. A high performance passband can be paired with an extended stopband for superior output cleanup. This can be enclosed within a hermetic connectorised package to endure harsh environmental, thermal and mechanical conditions.

Surface-Mount Dielectric Resonator (Ceramic) Filters

Where space is limited and high performance is required, BSC Filters' Ceramic devices offer an ideal solution. Inherently high-Q performance in a compact and lightweight package make this filter type widely suited for surface-mount integration within a PCB subsystem.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 12:29

Optical Switch Matrix Solution (7002)

Optical Switch Matrix Solution (7002)

This Dow key switch matrix transfer signals in pure optical domain (using MEMS switches) with an operating wavelength of 1530-1565 nm. The 7002 8x14 system is configured with a partially crossbar and partially fan-out switching topology.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 10:25

SATCOM Waveguide Switches

SATCOM Waveguide Switches

Waveguide switches are heavily used for routing signals that are narrow bandwidth at high frequencies and signals that requires high power levels. Dow-Key switches such as 30-series and 33-series can route signals up to 60 GHz.

AVIONICS Coaxial Switches: SPDT through SP14T

Dow-Key's coaxial switches are available from SPDT (1x2) up to SP14T (1x14) and they are bidirectional. The SPDT, Transfer DPDT (2x2), and SP3T thru SP6T switches are offered up to 40 GHz, while the SP7T thru SP14T switches are available up to 18 GHz.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 09:54

ATE Switching Solutions

ATE Switching Solutions

Dow Key ATE switching solutions are available from DC up to 40 GHz and are offered with various software interfaces with minimum effort required to control the switch matrices.

Low PIM Coaxial Switches with N-Type Connectors

Dow-Key Microwave continues to be the leader in providing wireless and RF test industries with the lowest PIM ratings of coaxial switches and is excited to announce the next series of Low PIM switches now available with N-type connectors (in addition to SMA connectors).

Thursday, 20 June 2013 08:45

Power Pole Tunable Filters

Power Pole Tunable Filters

The POWER-POLE® Series of tunable bandpass filters provides improved RF performance with increased power handling capability and the lowest insertion loss for a given bandwidth. The product line includes several standard designs in various frequencies to support almost any application. Approximate performance is summarized in the Power-Pole Series Selection Guide

Thursday, 20 June 2013 08:11

Pre Post selector

Pre Post selector

The PSEL1002 is a pre/post selector that is an agile filter for operation from 30MHz up to 2GHz with an HF bypass mode. It enables simultaneous operation of multiple transceivers in extreme co-site environments.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 08:07

Extended Range Filters (Mini ERF)

Pole Zero Mini ERF

The Extended Range Filter is a multi-band bandpass filter designed for integration in JTRS transceivers where small size, moderate selectivity and low power consumption are paramount. It provides digitally tunable bandpass filtering from 30 to 512 MHz.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 07:58

Dual Channel Filter Amplifier

Dual Channel Filter Amplifier

The ICE4003 is a dual channel filter that provides two independent UHF TX/RX channels in a single package. Each channel can operate autonomously into a dedicated antenna or both channels can be combined into a single antenna. Furthermore, the combiner used in the ICE4003 is capable of combining any combination of  TX/RX signals while minimizing path loss. Currently, supported radios include the ARC-225 and ARC-210. The ICE4003 is designed with a flexible interface to support future radio requirements, such as JTRS. A mounting tray is available as an option for easy incorporation on your platform. Minor modifications are available at a nominal cost. Please contact us for further details.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 13:59

Small Surface Mount Tunable Filters

Micro Pole Tunable Filter

The MICRO-POLE® Series of tunable filters is developed to address applications needing a small, surface mount package

EWIO-9180-M for energymanagement by METZ CONNECT

METZ CONNECT is extending its C|Logline range further by including products for building and industry automation using the powerful data logger EWIO-9180-M.

Dielectric Laboratories, Inc. receives silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Dielectric Laboratories, Inc. Cazenovia, NY today announced that it has received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Dielectric Laboratories, Inc. maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance.  Dielectric Laboratories is known for ceramic expertise, manufacturing know-how, product quality, customer service, product customization, and clever Microwave and RF design engineering that sets us apart. Over three decades of material science formulation and development, more than one hundred proprietary and/or patented ceramic formulations, and multiple recent patent filings, DLI is the pre-eminent ceramic component manufacturer. You can turn to DLI with confidence for your high frequency Single-Layer Capacitors, Multi-Layer Capacitors, Heat Sinks, Resonators, Filters, and Build-To-Print or Custom Thin Film Components.

Monday, 14 January 2013 15:13

Ultra Low Phase Noise VCSO up to 2.5GHz

Ultra Low Phase Noise VCSO up to 2.5GHz

The VS–501 VCSO (Voltage Controlled Saw Oscillator) from Vectron is a high frequency, ultra low phase noise oscillator designed to support high speed data converters and 100G coherent optical receivers. The VS–501 provides 12fs rms jitter in a 12kHz to 20MHz integration bandwidth and is available from 1.3GHz to 1.8GHz.

Monday, 14 January 2013 15:13

New HPLL Enabled Products

New HPLL Enabled Products

The PX–724 is a quad frequency crystal oscillator, based upon Vectron's high performance phase locked loop (HPLL) frequency multplier ASIC that combines key digital synthesis techniques with VI's proven core analog technology blocks. A standard low frequency crystal provides the reference to the fractonal–n synthesizer so that virtually any frequency between 10MHz and 1200MHz can be factory programmed allowing quick turn manufacturing.

Monday, 14 January 2013 12:40

Ultra Low Noise 100MHz OCXO

Ultra Low Noise 100MHz OCXO

The OX–205 is an ultra low phase noise ovenized crystal oscillator with a noise floor of –176 dBc/Hz in a compact 1" x 1" enclosure. Designed for applications that demand extremely low noise sources like instrumentation, test & measurement, radar and communication applications. Custom frequencies available upon request.

RJ45 PC board plug allows cableless pluggable connections

RJ45 connections are all-round connections for more than 30 years. They are found in the telephone and data network connections of buildings and the home network. The connection to the RJ45 jack of a device is done in all these applications by a RJ45 plug with connection line.

However, applications exist where it is necessary to interconnect two or more parts of the device by RJ45.

Kaschke opens a new logistic center in Goettingen

From 23/07/2012 on, Kaschke is going to use the new logistics centrum in the Florenz-Sartorius-Straße in Göttingen.

UContact Board-to-Board connectors from Metz Connect

PC board connectivity has to meet new requirements as many functions and applications are integrated or migrated in one device and devices are getting minimized in size; this development is provoking a high density of pc boards and their arrangement. As a competent partner and specialist for connection components and cabling systems METZ CONNECT has successfully met this challenge.

Standex Electronics and MEDER ElECTRONIC are now one company

We are pleased to announce today that Standex Electronics and MEDER electronic are now officially operating as one company. This combination unites two market leaders, Standex in the design and manufacture of custom magnetics and reed switches, and MEDER in a wide range of reed switches, reed relays and sensors.

High voltage and high capacitance radial capacitors

The demand for high voltage components, particularly for high reliability applications, is increasing. In many industries, high voltage power supplies are essential, especially in the medical, telecoms, communications, military and aerospace sectors. To meet this expanding demand, Syfer Technology has extended its range of high voltage radial capacitors.

Planning in-building projects in iBwave with SPINNER products

The planning tool from the Canadian company iBwave has successfully established itself almost all over the world as the standard for planning in-building projects. Using this the network coverage in buildings can be calculated in a whole variety of ways and the capacities can be planned in advance. For realistic simulation the iBwave product database provides direct access to products by all reputable manufacturers.


HTR an ISO/TS 16949 : 2009 Certified manufacturer has received UL Certification as per UL 1412 (HTR file #E342534) for their range of safety fusible Wire Wound Resistors. These devices are manufactured using specially selected wires which are wound on thermally efficient ceramic body & welded to end caps thus creating a fully welded product for 100% reliability.

OX-204 Ultra Low Noise Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator

The OX–204 is an Ultra Low Noise OCXO designed for applications that have a need for uncompromised phase noise performance in a 1" x 1" package. The OX–204 achieves a noise floor of <-175dBc/Hz, without compromising the close–in phase noise at 1 and 10 Hz. The OX–204 is the latest addition to Vectron's family of low phase noise products.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 11:16

Viscosity Starter Kit of Sengenuity

Viscosity Starter Kit of Sengenuity

The Starter Kit provides a simple, self-contained way to experience solid-state real-time in-line ViSmart™ viscosity sensor capabilities first-hand.

Monday, 18 June 2012 09:48

High Temperature Capacitors

High Temperature Capacitors

Novacap offers a line of high temperature, high dielectric constant stable capacitors using a dielectric formulation designed for reliable operation at temperatures up to 200 C.

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 09:00

Release of the TX-503

Release of the TX-503

If you are looking for an oscillator that can compensate temperature, you might want to read more about the new TX-503 series of Vectron.

This product is an Ultra High Stability TCXO that uses Vectron's ultra–smooth compensation algorithms to achieve stabilities of ±30ppb over the extended commercial temperature range of –20 to 70°C. For additional information and the product datasheet click on the pdf file

High Capacitance Value Chips and Assemblies

Novacap offers a line of high-capacitance multilayer ceramic capacitors that combine higher volumetric capacitance per given board area with lower equivalent series resistance (ESR) than alternative solutions.

Reed Sensor Solution for E-Car Connector Detection

Around 100 years after their invention, electric vehicles are experiencing a renaissance. If you believe the message of the IAA in Frankfurt, most cars will soon rely on electricity and it is considered a challenge to ensure the safe and efficient charging cycle of electric vehicles.

Coaxial Contact Probes for Radio-Frequency Applications

FEINMETALL now offers a wide range of spring contact probes for radio frequency applications. Especially antenna connectors can be contacted with new coaxially built contact probes.

New friendliness website of Metz-connect available

Ideal user-friendliness and non-stop availability –  the website www.metz-connect.com offers you the most recent news about METZ CONNECT and the products that you need for your daily business. And all this at a speed that will really impress you.

Kaschke Components GmbH a global company in Göttingen Germany

Even after more than half a century company's history and since long time operating in internationall business, Kaschke GmbH stay loyal to the city of Göttingen in Germany.

KOA offers Miniature Metal Plate Resistor in 0402 size

For current detecting in small applications, KOA has now expanded it's existing TLR-series by adding the new size 0402.

The size 0402 is offered with a high power rating of 0.2W - rated @+105°C - and the resistance value of 10 milliohm as standard product.

Electrolytic Capacitor Lifetime Estimation

In many applications, the lifetime of electronic devices is directly linked to the lifetime of the elcaps inside. About this theme, which is very complex, Dr. Arne Albertsen of Jianghai Europe has written a very interesting article. For those of you who are really interested, please download the attachment.

Classified MLCCs for confidence in AC circuits

Engineers have been using de-rated DC multilayer chip capacitors (MLCCs) for years to meet the need for capacitance in AC circuits higher than the 4.7nF norm.

Mentor presents a new optical concept "M-LEDlight illumination optics"

The concept module M-LEDlight illumination optics is based on a TIR collimator (Total Internal Reflection) as a base body and exchangeable facet designs for various beam properties. The company develops, simulates, tests and produces in house - the result is custom-made light engines for complex lighting solutions with targeted illumination.

OX-501 Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator (OCXO)

The OX-501, the mini OCXO from Vectron combines a small footprint with high stability, providing 20ppb over the full industrial temperature range in a compact industry standard 9x14mm package.

Isabellenhütte provides Formula 1 teams with controlled means of acceleration

Nine top teams are using the IVT-F current sensor made by Isabellenhütte, Germany, during the 2012 Formula 1 season, which started on March 18th in Melbourne, Australia. The module has been integrated in the so-called E-KER systems.

Syfer's ProtectiCap chips save on production stage

The latest innovation in multilayer chip capacitors (MLCCs) from Syfer Technology is a range of compact devices suitable for high voltage applications, supplied with a built-in protective coating. Typically, with standard high voltage capacitors, a special coating is applied after the devices are soldered onto the board in order to minimise the risk of flashover from one termination on the chip to the other.

Reed Sensor Solutions in Life Style Products

Reed Technology from MEDER electronic helps to make today's lifestyle products small, practical, functional and stylish. Our miniature switches, relays and sensors allow electronic devices to continue to push the latest trends and new eye-catching developments in products such as smart phones, desktop computers and sound systems, etc.

Thick Film Surge Chip Resistors from KOA available in 0402 size

Surge protection is becoming essential for all circuit designs. With the SG73-series, KOA offers a resistor series which has approx. 10 times pulse handling capability compared to standard flat chip resistors. Due to this outstanding pulse load capability they are suitable for protection of electronic cuircuits against extreme pulses and surges.These parts are available with ±10% or ±20% tolerance.

High Stability "Super Single" Eurocase OCXO

The MX-170 oven controlled oscillator from Vectron provides excellent temperature stability and low aging rates in a small package through enhanced thermal isolation and microprocessor correction techniques.

Smallest SC-cut OCXO, able to achieve 10ppb stability in a 9x14mm footprint

The new OX-503 is the smallest SC cut based oscillator on the market today. Applications that put a premium on the oscillator's short term stability and aging are not served by compensated AT cut OCXOs.

High Frequency VCSO with Ultra Low Jitter Performance in a 9x14 package

The VS–501 VCSO (Voltage Controlled Saw Oscillator) is a high frequency, ultra low phase noise oscillator designed to support high speed data converters and 100G coherent optical receivers. The VS–501 provides 12fs rms jitter in a 12kHz to 20MHz integration bandwidth and is available from 1.3GHz to 1.8GHz

An invaluable kit for any Development Engineer

Demand for Syfer Technology capacitors is continually growing, but selecting the most appropriate MLCC for high frequency circuit applications can be a difficult task for any Engineer. Syfer has now made that easier with a range of sample kits for its range of High Q chip capacitors.

Monday, 13 February 2012 13:15

Syfer introduces Protecticap


MLCCs are particularly suitable for high voltage applications where small size is required. For standard high voltage capacitors a coating may be required to be applied postsoldering, to minimise the risk of flashover from one termination on the chip to the other.


IPDiA, a leading supplier of Silicon passive components, today introduced a new generation of RF companion chip products, expanding its product portfolio in high-density Integrated Passive Devices. ASPICS320.604, 605& 606 Integrated Passive Devices (RF ISM range 868MHz & 915MHz) are specifically designed for use with the SX1211 transceiver from Semtech, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. For more information contact the Heynen Sales team, or ...

Thursday, 05 January 2012 13:36

DLI: New Multilayer Capacitor Product Catalog

DLI MLC Catalog 2011
DLI has released a the Multilayer Capacitor Catalog 2011. If you would like to have a personal printed copy please contact the Heynen sales team or .....
Thursday, 05 January 2012 13:26

What's New at DLI: Tuning Rod kits

DLI Tuning Rod Kits

DLI-designed tuning rods to utilize their C06, C11 or C17 capacitors of a specified value attached to our High-Q insulating holder to find the optimum capacitor for a particular circuit or application without soldering capacitors.

Silicon Integrated Passive Device Technology for LED Applications

One general trend in electronics is the integration of components and functions in one single integrated circuit. IPDiA, shows that not only active components can be part of an IC, but also several passive components can be integrated.

Thursday, 05 January 2012 14:03

DLI Design Guides


DLI offers their cusomers an unique method of obtaining the right data to make the proper capacitor and/or filter design decisions. This is done by so called "design guides" using selection software or a form to collect all the information for a proper advise.

Go to DLI Design Guide homepage

Extreme leach resistant terminations

Engineering teams like to put our parts through their paces. When design engineers told us they'd like a termination that would allow them the freedom to use harsh solder profiles and multiple reworks, we listened!

DLI NA Material

DLI is now offering our proprietary NA dielectric formulation in a variety of MLC case sizes. With its negative temperature coefficient of capacitance (N30+/-15ppm/ °C), this high-Q porcelain dielectric is ideal for temperature compensating situations. NA is offered as a drop-in replacement for most AH/CF part numbers.


Monday, 13 February 2012 15:15

Extended ranges of solder-in EMI filters

Extended ranges of solder-in EMI filters

Leading UK passive component manufacturer, Syfer, has announced the availability of a number of important extensions to its already wide range of solder-in panel mount EMI filters.

Metz Connect M12 Connector

M12 connectors have become– besides the variants with A and B coding – even for the Ethernet in their D-coded variants an indispensable part for the everyday use in industry. They are well accepted particularly in harsh industrial environments due to their special features such as solidity, high protection class IP67 and vibration resistance.

Heynen represents Hi-Tech Resistors Pvt Ltd in the Benelux

Hi-Tech Resistors Pvt. Ltd. was incorporated in 1986 as a specialist producer of standard fixed wire wound resistors with basic technology acquired through Samsung Co. Ltd. HTR has now transformed itself into a broad based manufacturer of Wire Wound, fusible and low ohm/current sense resistive devices, with state-of-the-art design and testing capabilities that are comparable with the best in the world.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011 08:51

ISO/TS 16949 certification for Jianghai

ISO/TS 16949 certification for Jianghai

A very important milestone in Jianghai's company history. Since September 2011 Jianghai is certified according to ISO/TS 16949. You will find the ISO/TS certificate on the Jianghai homepage at "quality".

Monday, 07 November 2011 09:11

New Vectron MEMS Clock Oscillators

New Vectron MEMS Clock Oscillators

Vectron launches new range of MEMS Clock Oscillators (VM-702, 802 and 822). 
This new MEMS clock family offers ultra-low jitter and offers excellent power supply noise immunity and PECL, LVDS and HCSL outputs.

Syfer's web based CapCad™ capacitor modelling software

Syfer's web based CapCad™ capacitor modelling software has been developed to provide customers with an easy to use and readily accessible comparison tool for choosing the best Multilayer Capacitors to suit the customer's needs.

Friday, 04 November 2011 12:23

Isabellenhuette Precision Resistors

Isabellenhuette Precision Resistors

In your applications, the precision resistors that measure currents need to have a low temperature coefficient (TC) have a low thermal EMF (electro motive force), a very good stability, low inductance and high (peak) power.

Vectron International

Recently Vectron went live with the Core Competency section on the front page of their website. This section highlights Vectron's Low Phase Noise, High Stability, High Shock & Vibration and Low-G Sensitivity products. In each section you will find a table highlighting the best performing products.

See www.vectron.com

Monday, 07 November 2011 09:07

Competetive storage choke series KLL

Competetive storage choke series KLL

Competetive storage choke series KLL as alternative to sendust or MPP components. Please send e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask the product catalog.

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