dB Control Introduces Two Rack-Mount TWTAs with Embedded Microcontrollers

Rack-Mount Continuous Wave TWTAs feature Embedded Microcontrollers, Ethernet Interface for Electronic Warfare Simulation, RF Testing

No Outside Controllers or Cabling Needed for New dB-4345 S/C Band (2-6 GHz, 325W) and dB-4311M I/J Band (6-18 GHz, 300W) Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers

Fremont, Calif. – August 21, 2019 – dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer, has introduced two rack-mount, continuous wave (CW) traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) for applications such as electronic warfare (EW) simulation, RFI susceptibility testing, RF components testing and more. Each amplifier features an embedded microcontroller that provides Ethernet interface and control/protection functions. Fault diagnostics and status indication functions are also embedded within the TWTAs, and no outside controllers or interconnect cabling are necessary. Specifications include:

Both TWTAs feature standard 19-inch rack-mount configuration with integral forced-air cooling. The power supply topology uses low-noise, high-efficiency design to operate the RF signal path. Custom interface protocols are available.

About dB Control
Established in 1990, dB Control Corp., a subsidiary of HEICO Corp., supplies mission-critical, often sole-source, products worldwide to military organizations, as well as to major defense contractors and commercial manufacturers. The company designs and manufactures reliable high-power TWT Amplifiers (TWTAs), microwave power modules (MPMs), transmitters, and high-voltage power supplies with modulators for radar, electronic countermeasures (ECM), and datalink applications. dB Control also offers specialized contract manufacturing, transformer winding and testing, full vacuum encapsulation, pressure cure, conformal coating and repair depot services from its modern 40,000-square-foot facilities in Fremont, California. More information is available by calling +1 (510) 656-2325 or emailing Steve Walley (swalley@dbcontrol.com).

Company Contact
Steve Walley, dB Control, 510-656-2325

Media Contact
Vanessa Bradford, C3PR, 209-505-3690



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