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This is the conclusion to our series on how system design engineers can weigh the benefits of custom vs. COTS power supplies. Read part one Read part two By Robert Richardson, Senior Design Engineer, dB Control Application-specific or custom power supplies do not need to be cost prohibitive or require extensive lead times. At dB …

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dB Control has acquired 100 percent of Paciwave, Inc. for cash paid at closing. The acquisition will add specialized RF and microwave components–as well as integrated microwave subsystems–to dB Control’s existing product line for military organizations, major defense contractors and commercial OEMs. These new products will be designed and manufactured specifically for defense and complex electronics applications that …

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US-based Heico Corporation has acquired defence electronics supplier Paciwave of Sunnyvale, California, for an undisclosed amount of cash at closing, Heico announced on 4 October. Paciwave will become part of Heico’s dB Control subsidiary and will move to dB Control’s nearby facility in Fremont, California, Heico said. Most of Paciwave’s employees are expected to stay …

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HEICO Subsidiary Continues to Expand Market to Include Complex Electronics Applications   Fremont, Calif. – October 06, 2021 – dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer and subsidiary of HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI.A) (NYSE: HEI), has acquired 100% of Paciwave, Inc. for cash paid at closing. The acquisition will add specialized RF and microwave components …

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This is part two of a three-part series on how system design engineers can weigh benefits of custom vs. COTS power supplies. Read part one. By Robert Richardson, Senior Design Engineer, dB Control One of the biggest misconceptions about custom power supplies is that they take too long to procure; they have to be designed …

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This is part one of a three-part series on how system design engineers can weigh the benefits of custom vs. COTS power supplies. By Robert Richardson, Senior Design Engineer, dB Control When sourcing low- and high-voltage power supplies for either military or commercial applications, system design engineers must choose between commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products or …

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The Making Waves section of Microwave Journal covers new and exciting happenings seen around the industry. dB Control was featured for its extensive datasheet library:

Di Natale Leads dB Control Operations with Laser Focus on Stringent Manufacturing Procedures for Military Aerospace Products Used in Electronic Warfare, Radar, Datalink, Satcom Applications Fremont, Calif. – July 29, 2021 – dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer, has promoted Vlad Di Natale to vice president of operations. In his new role, Di Natale …

dB Control Promotes Vlad Di Natale to Vice President of Operations, Meets High Quality Standards for TWTAs, MPMs, Power Supplies, RF Sources / Receivers Read More »

Radar simulation systems must accurately prove whether an electronic warfare (EW) system is ready to perform reliably in the field. This can be challenging for EW system engineers, and some choose to use a synthesizer. But there’s a catch. While synthesizers can achieve fast signaling times, they can’t be easily modulated in FM. This results …

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Lee Ensures Defense Contractors, Military Organizations Are Matched with High-Power Products that Meet Stringent Specs for Electronic Warfare, Radar, Datalink, Satcom Applications Fremont, Calif. – July 15, 2021 – dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer, has promoted Mike Lee to vice president of marketing and sales. In his previous role as director of marketing …

dB Control Promotes Mike Lee to Vice President of Marketing and Sales for TWT Amplifiers, Microwave Power Modules, Power Supplies, RF Sources / Receivers Read More »