Whether it’s a military radar system, a terrestrial radio, a satellite communications downlink or high-performance test equipment, customers are routinely faced with the competing demands for higher signal count and smaller product size. SV Microwave’s SMPS multiport edge-launch connectors are the ideal solution for high-frequency, high signal-count, PCB-mount applications where density is of the utmost importance. Operating from DC to 100GHz, the SMPS connector utilizes the same features of the SMP and SMPM connectors, but in a substantially smaller package.
Features of the SMPS Board Mount Connectors Include:
- Performance to 100GHz
- Multiple port counts and detent options available
- Blindmate / push-on design (RFfortless®)
- Customized PCB footprint with design-through-simulation optimization
- Minimal impedance reflections
- High frequency, inside-the-box cable assemblies
- High density multiport connectors and blocks
- Board edge-mount to backplane
- Board-to-board interconnect
In addition to these board mount multiport connectors, SV offers a broad range of coaxial connectors and cable assemblies. Many of them are available (in stock) from our distribution partners.
If you don’t find the configuration you desire, please contact Cover 2 Sales to discuss a solution to meet your needs.
Most wireless designers prefer to simulate designs before committing them to hardware. If you’re one of these, the latest news from Johanson Technology, Inc. will be of interest. JTI has made full 3D simulation of their chip antennas available in HFSS – Ansys’ 3D electromagnetic field simulation software. By using ANSYS HFSS version 18.3 or later, designers can import or drag-and-drop complete Johanson Technology EM SMT antenna models into their work space. No longer are non-disclosure agreements or special permissions required. Simulations provide designers with essential information about design decisions so that they can produce the best wireless product possible using embedded Johanson antennas.
The three chapter tutorial below will show you how to create a simulation environment, import components, tune the chip antenna, and perform a full simulation, including gain and radiation patterns.
Johanson has a broad range of chip antennas to meet customers need. Evaluation boards are also avaialble, to test the performance of the antenna prior to commiting it to a design. And Johanson also offers complimentary RF layout reviews of customer designs prior to fabrication to ensure optimum radiated performance.
For assistance with models, samples, eval boards, or to discuss design reviews, please Contact Cover 2 Sales.
SV Microwave has a complete line of VITA 67 coaxial/RF solutions providing high-density and high-performance RF interconnect for VPX applications, residing side-by-side with VITA 46 hardware. By implementing rear panel RF connectivity quick disconnect and replacement of modules is achieved, resulting in a significant reduction in Mean-Time-To-Repair (MTTR) vs. systems using front panel connectivity. SV Microwave’s solutions are 100% compliant with the VITA 67.x open specification. And SV’s unique connector retention mechanism makes installing and removing contacts far easier than competing solutions.
VITA 67.1 (4 port) and 67.2 (8 port) products can be cabled with .085″ diameter (and smaller) coaxial cable. They use floating SMPM coaxial contacts to ensure excellent RF performance in any mating condition.
SV Microwave’s VITA 67.3 solutions can also support .085″ and smaller cable connections, but they also allow for board launch connectivity. High density 67.3 solutions are also available, using SMPS coaxial contacts. Custom contact count and configurations are available for 67.3.
VITA 67 has proven performance in Military and Commercial applications, such as:
- Electronic Warfare
- Ground base stations
- Communication systems
- Radar systems
- Air Transport Racks (ATRs) without Rear Transition Modules (RTMs) or limited speed RTM
Assembly/disassembly demonstration of SV’s VITA 67 products