Tyco Electronics Ships 2000th M/A-COM
SIGINT SMR-5550i Receiver to the Department of Defense
LOWELL, Mass. – October 29, 2007 – Tyco Electronics today
announced that it has shipped the 2000th M/A-COM SIGINT (Signal Intelligence) SMR-5550i microwave
receiver. The M/A-COM SMR-5550i has all the necessary features for reception of complex order,
high data rate PCM/TDM and high capacity FM/FDM communications signals as well as telemetry
to radar intercept applications. The receiver covers the entire 1-18 GHz frequency range in
tuning steps as small as 10 kHz.
“We are pleased to celebrate this tremendous milestone and take pride in knowing that the
M/A-COM SMR-5550i receiver has withstood the test of time in a number of Department of Defense
applications,” said Rudy Hallenbeck, SIGINT product line manager, Tyco Electronics. “Our goal
since we introduced the SMR-5550i to the market has been to provide a low cost, high performance
receiver model to the industry, and we feel that we have been successful in this endeavor.
We look forward to the continued success of the SMR series and are confident our products will
remain dependable for many years to come.”
M/A-COM's SMR-5550i features low group delay distortion and low phase noise characteristics
necessary to ensure virtually error-free reception of digital modulated signals over a wide
dynamic range of received signal strengths. All of the SMR-5550i's major assemblies are connected
to facilitate field repair and module replacement. Mechanical construction, shielding and filtering
techniques assure EMI/RFI compliance with MIL-STD-461C.
Pricing and Availability
Please contact Tyco Electronics' M/A-COM products domestic and international sales channels
for price and delivery information. Data sheets and supporting technical documents are available
online at http://www.macom.com/sigint.
ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS
Tyco Electronics, currently a business segment of Tyco International Ltd., is a leading
global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems,
with 2006 sales of US$12.7 billion to customers in 150 countries. Tyco Electronics designs,
manufactures and markets products for customers in industries from automotive, appliances and
aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over
8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco
Electronics' commitment is its customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can
be found at www.tycoelectronics.com.
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