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Month: November 2019

Solid State Microwave

PTL-50 Solid State Microwave Generator

Crescend Technologies announces the delivery of a 400 kilowatt, solid state L-band power system to a customer site. It is believed to be the first large scale deployment of high-power solid state RF power in the world. The application is processing large volumes of high-value biomass products. The overall system consists of eight PTL-50 solid …

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Industrial Microwaves: Magnetron Tubes vs. Solid State

Historically, every microwave heating device, from a home microwave oven to a large industrial system, has been powered by a magnetron tube. First developed in the 1940s, and have remained functionally the same ever since. But many say that solid state is the microwave technology of the future, especially when it comes to drying and …

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Crescend Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Crescend is celebrating its 40th year in business, designing and manufacturing RF Amplifier solutions for multiple wireless communication and RF markets. Crescend is a premier quality supplier of smart RF Power Amplifier products for the Commercial, Land Mobile, Defense, and RF Energy markets. From our roots in 1979, we are a multi-division and multinational source, …

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Crescend Awarded Solid State Generator Contract

Crescend’s RF Energy business segment was awarded a contract for an L-Band, 400 kW Solid State Microwave Generator system, supporting the Bio-Mass drying market. This technology and associated proprietary software suite, provides multiple benefits over legacy magnetrons for the end user, including frequency, phase and power control. With a life expectancy of over 500,000 hours, …

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Crescend Expands Mobile Amplifier Portfolio

Crescend Technologies announces the expansion of our mobile amplifier portfolio with the release of UHF and 700/800 MHz, 50 watt mobiles. These amplifiers cover the 403-512 and 764-870 MHz bands and can be ordered now through our distribution partners, or direct to Crescend.  The units are bi-directional, with an amplifier on the Tx side and …

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Crescend Technologies Announces its High Power Analog/Digital Power Amplifiers for Paging and Voice Applications

Crescend Technologies recently introduced a new line of high-power RF amplifiers designed for critical voice and paging applications. These high-power amplifiers offer output powers of 250 to 350 watts. Frequency ranges include VHF, UHF and 900 MHz. The PAs are rugged and reliable for your most demanding environments and racking is industry standard making these …

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