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Hittite Press Release - March 2, 2011
Hittite Launches a Powerful New 10 MHz to 20 GHz Signal Generator!
- Compact, Versatile Synthesized Signal Generator with Excellent Phase Noise
MA, 03/02/2011 – Hittite Microwave Corporation, the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for
communication & military markets, has launched the
HMC-T2220, a new and easy to implement 10 MHz to 20 GHz Synthesized Signal Generator which provides the
highest output power, lowest harmonic levels and broadest frequency range compared with any signal generator in
its class for only $9,998.00.
Ideal for use in automated test and measurement environments, research, and
development laboratories; the
HMC-T2220 is a compact and lightweight frequency generator that delivers up to +28 dBm of CW output power in
0.1 dB steps over a 60 dB dynamic range. Harmonic rejection is better than -30 dBc and spurious products are
better than -57 dBc across the entire bandwidth. Phase noise is -99 dBc/Hz @ 100 kHz offset at 10 GHz with
insignificant deviation over the temperature range of 0 to +35°C. The broad frequency range of 10 MHz to 20 GHz
covers all major communication bands with frequency resolution of 1 Hz and fast switching speed of 300 µs.
Built on a foundation of Hittite's high quality and market leading MMICs, this versatile signal generator features
multiple interfaces (USB, GPIB and Ethernet) and innovative control software ensuring carefree integration within
multiple test environments. An installation disk that accompanies each unit includes all of the drivers (LabView,
C Programming) required to remotely control the device as well as a user friendly GUI interface compatible with
Windows XP®, Windows Vista® or Windows 7® operating systems. User control is facilitated via pull down menus that
allow programming of single or swept modes in frequency and/or power. Integration of multiple units within a
production test environment is easy and affordable.
Furthermore, to facilitate integration into existing
HMC-T2100 applications, the
HMC-T2220 has a HMC-T2100 compatibility mode. In this mode, the
HMC-T2220 identifies itself as a HMC-T2100 so that the HMC-T2100 USB drivers will work for a
HMC-T2220, and programs will recognize a
HMC-T2220 as a HMC-T2100. The
HMC-T2220 frequency resolution, maximum and minimum power values and minimum sweep dwell time also change to
match the HMC-T2100.The
HMC-T2220 is compact and lightweight making it well suited for integration within various test environments,
while improving overall productivity and equipment utilization. The size and capability of the
HMC-T2220 ensures a simpler test configuration coupled with exceptional value. The
HMC-T2220 Synthesized Signal Generator can be ordered via the company's e-commerce site or direct purchase
order. Contact us today to request your on-site product demonstration.
Hittite Microwave Corporation is an innovative designer and manufacturer of high
performance integrated circuits, or ICs, modules, subsystems and instrumentation for technically demanding
digital, RF, microwave and millimeterwave applications covering DC to 110 GHz. The Company's standard and custom
products apply analog, digital and mixed-signal semiconductor technologies, which are used in a wide variety of
wireless/wired communication and sensor applications for Automotive, Broadband, Cellular Infrastructure, Fiber
Optics, Microwave & Millimeterwave Communications, Military, Test & Measurement, and Space markets. The Company is
headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
Hittite Microwave Corporation
20 Alpha Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824