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September 26, 2016
Pentek Introduces Evolutionary Jade Architecture with Navigator Design Suite Software Tools
  • JadeTM architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages
  • NavigatorTM Design Suite compatible with Xilinx's Plug-and-Play Vivado IP Integrator expedites development
  • Four 200 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds with Four FPGA-based Digital Down Converters (DDCs)

August 29, 2016
Pentek Introduces FlexorSet Turn-key Multichannel, High-Speed A/D & D/A Modules
  • Four 250 MHz 16-bit A/Ds and Two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As
  • Complete Transceiver for 100 MHz Signal Bandwidths
  • FPGA-based Digital Down Converters (DDCs) and Digital Up Converters (DUCs)
  • 3U VPX and PCIe Form Factors with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • Fully Turn-key for Immediate Operation Out-of-the-Box

July 25, 2016
Pentek's New L-Band RF Tuner XMC Module Offers Improved Bandwidth and Precision for SATCOM and Communications Applications
  • Maxim MAX2121 L-Band RF tuner boosts output bandwidth to 123 MHz
  • Faster 500 MHz 12-bit A/Ds capture full signal bandwidth
  • Improved signal quality with digital down converter (DDC) IP modules
  • Custom Virtex-7 IP development with GateFlow Design Kit and Vivado Tools
  • Advanced GateXpress technology for FPGA reconfiguration across PCIe

June 27, 2016
Pentek Introduces New Series of Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorders
  • Automatically tune, detect and record signals of interest
  • Scan and search from 2 MHz to 6 GHz at 30 GHz/sec scan rate
  • Capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 40 MHz
  • 3U - 6U 19-inch rackmount server chassis with hot-swappable HDDs
  • Storage capacities to 192 TB

May 18, 2016
Pentek Introduces New Software Radio Modules With Texas Instruments ADC32RF45 A/D Converter
  • Two 14-bit A/Ds, up to 3 GSPS, with digital down converters (DDCs)
  • Two 16-bit D/As, up to 2.8 GSPS, with digital up converters (DUCs)
  • Complete 3U VPX or PCIe solution with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • Ruggedized versions for harsh military environments available
  • Wideband communications and radar applications

January 18, 2016
Pentek Adds VITA 49.0 Protocol Engine to Cobalt FPGA Boards
  • 4 channel 200 MHz 16-bit A/D converter
  • VITA 49.0 Radio Transport protocol engine
  • Digital down converter (DDC), interpolation and beamforming IP
  • GateFlow Design Kit for Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA custom IP development

November 30, 2015
Pentek Doubles Channels and Performance while Reducing Costs of Talon Rugged Series Recorders
  • Sixteen 250 MHz 16-bit analog input channels
  • Up to 61 TB of hot swappable SSD storage capacity
  • Real-time sustained recording rates up to 8 GB/sec
  • Most cost, size and space efficient recorder in its class

November 9, 2015
Giga-tronics Incorporated Leverages Pentek's FPGA Boards to Enhance Solutions for Next Generation Radar and Electronic Warfare Test Systems  

October 26, 2015
Pentek Introduces FlexorSet Turn-key Multichannel, High-Speed A/D & D/A
  • Four 500 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds
  • Four 1.5 GHz, 16-bit D/As with digital up converters (DUCs)
  • Complete 3U VPX or PCIe solution with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • Ruggedized versions for harsh military environments available
  • Radar, communications and data acquisition applications

September 28, 2015
Pentek's New, Turn-Key FlexorSets Deliver Optical Interface Solutions for Radar, Communications and Data Acquisition Applications
  • Four 250 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds & Two 800 MHz, 16-bit D/As
  • GateXpress┬« supports dynamic FPGA reconfiguration
  • Optical Backplane or Cable Interface
  • Integrated 3U VPX or PCIe solution with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • Ruggedized versions for harsh military environments available

July 28, 2015
Pentek Introduces FlexorSet Turn-key Signal Interface Solutions for Radar, Communications or Data Acquisition
  • Eight 250 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds
  • Eight FPGA-based Digital Down Converters (DDCs)
  • Complete 3U VPX or PCIe solution with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • Ruggedized versions for harsh military environments available

June 15, 2015
Pentek Expands Talon Value Series Recorders with a New Serial FPDP System
  • Serial FPDP rackmount recording and playback system
  • Provides 4 TB hot swappable storage
  • Real-time sustained recording and playback rates up to 400 MB/sec
  • Affordable recorder ships immediately from stock

May 18, 2015
Pentek Expands SPARK Development Systems to 6U VPX
  • Immediately start application development on fully-tested system
  • Assembled and pre-configured for Pentek Cobalt and Onyx VPX boards
  • Rackmount 6U VPX workstation with Windows 7 Pro or Linux OS
  • ReadyFlow drivers and board support libraries installed

April 27, 2015
Pentek Introduces Slimmed Down and Featured Up 200 MS/sec Rugged Portable RF/IF Signal Recorder
  • Portable system for rugged environments such as ground vehicles, ships and aircraft
  • Sustained recording rates up to 3.2 GB/s
  • Up to 8 channels of combined recording or playback with 15.3 TB SSD storage to NTFS RAID
  • SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation

March 24, 2015
Pentek Introduces Dual Channel Adaptive IF Relay XMC for Commercial and Military Communications
  • Relays 34 IF signals with modifications between input and output
  • Two 200 MHz 16-bit A/Ds, two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As
  • 34 DDCs and 34 DUCs (digital down- and upconverters)
  • Signal functions for drop/add/replace, frequency shifts and hops, amplitude boost and attenuation

February 23, 2015
Pentek Introduces Deployable PCIe FMC Carrier with Optical Interface
  • Half size PCIe FMC carrier with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • MTP 12x optical gigabit serial interface
  • Seamless integration with Pentek SPARK PC development system
  • Commercial and extended temperature versions available

January 19, 2015
Pentek introduces 8-Channel Portable Serial FPDP Recorder
  • Lightweight rugged portable system for field or laboratory use
  • Up to 8 channels of recording with up to 15.3 TB SSD storage to NTFS RAID
  • Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 3.2 GB/s
  • SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation

December 8, 2014
Pentek Extends Flexor Family of Software Radio FMCs
  • Eight-channel 250 MHz, 16-bit A/D FMC module
  • On-board timing bus generator with multi-board synchronization
  • Complete radar or software radio solution when bundled with Model 5973 3U VPX FMC carrier with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • Ruggedized versions for harsh military environments

November 10, 2014
Pentek Introduces NEW Line of 6U VPX Boards Boosting Functional Density and Performance
  • Leverages Cobalt Virtex-6 and Onyx Virtex-7 FPGA XMC modules
  • GateFlow FPGA Design Kit for custom IP development
  • GateXpress for dynamic FPGA reconfiguration
  • ReadyFlow libraries speed software development
  • Built for rugged and commercial environments

September 30, 2014
Pentek Doubles Down on Preconfigured A/D XMC Modules for Radar, Communications and Data Acquisition Applications
  • 3 or 4 channel 200 MHz 16-bit A/D converter
  • Digital down converter (DDC), interpolation and beamforming IP
  • GateFlow Design Kit for Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGA custom IP development
  • Advanced GateXpress technology for FPGA reconfiguration across PCIe

August 25, 2014
Pentek Launches High-Performance, Pre-Integrated and Tested VPX Systems to Jump Start Application Development
  • Immediately start application development on fully-tested system
  • Assembled and pre-configured for Pentek Cobalt, Onyx and Flexor VPX boards
  • Rackmount 3U VPX workstation with Windows 7 Pro or Linux OS
  • ReadyFlow drivers and board support libraries installed

July 28, 2014
Pentek Introduces Slimmed Down 3.6 GS/sec Rugged Portable RF/IF Signal Recorder
  • Portable system for rugged environments
  • Ultra high sustained recording rates up to 4.8 GB/s
  • One or two channels of recording with up to 15.3 TB SSD storage to NTFS RAID
  • SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation

June 9, 2014
Pentek Introduces Affordable Talon Value Series Recorders with Quick Delivery
  • Single-channel multiband recording and playback system
  • Provides 4 TB hot swappable storage
  • Real-time sustained recording and playback rates up to 400 MB/sec
  • Affordable recorder ships immediately from stock

May 13, 2014
Pentek Introduces GSM Monitoring Receiver for Government, Military and Homeland Security Systems
  • 4-Channel A/D with 1100 GSM Digital Down Converters (DDCs)
  • 3U VPX module in rugged and conduction cooled versions

April 28, 2014
Pentek Introduces Onyx Virtex-7 Transceiver 3U VPX Rugged Board for Communication and Radar Systems
  • 2-Channel 500 MHz A/D with Digital Down Converter (DDC)
  • 2-Channel 800 MHz D/A with Digital Up Converter (DUC)
  • Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGA supports custom IP with GateFlow Design Kit
  • Advanced GateXpress technology for FPGA reconfiguration across PCIe

March 31, 2014
Pentek Introduces Onyx Virtex-7 Software Radio Module for Extremely Wideband Signal Applications

March 3, 2014
Samtec, Inc. and Pentek Partner to Incorporate FireFly

February 26, 2014
Nova Integration Solutions Collaborates with Pentek In Support of Their New RTX Family of Mil-Grade Enclosures

February 24, 2014
Pentek Introduces Talon Extreme Rackmount Recorders
  • Unique removable QuickPac solid state drive canisters provide up to 30 TB storage
  • Sustained recording rates up to 5 GB/s
  • Designed to meet military specifications for shock, vibration, conducted and radiated RF emissions, sand and dust
  • Floating inner chassis design

January 20, 2014
Pentek Introduces Industry's First FMC/VPX Carrier with Optical Backplane Interface
  • 3U VPX FMC carrier with Virtex-7 FPGA
  • VITA 66.4 MT optical backplane interconnect option
  • 4 Ch 250 MHz, 16-bit A/D, 2 Ch 800 MHz, 16-bit D/A FMC Module
  • Ruggedized versions for harsh military environments available

December 16, 2013
Pentek Introduces High-Speed, Rugged Rackmount and Portable Recorders for Ground, Ship and Airborne Applications
  • Record and reproduce IF signals with sample rates up to 1 GHz
  • Aggregate record/playback rates up to 4 GBytes/sec
  • Up to 38.4 TB of hot-swappable SSD storage
  • Designed to operate under conditions of shock and vibration

November 11, 2013
Pentek Introduces 2-Channel Analog RF Tuner for Communications, Radar and Signal Intelligence Systems
  • Wide RF signal tuning range from 400 MHz to 4 GHz
  • Amplifies RF input levels as low as -60 dBm
  • Output signal bandwidths to 390 MHz
  • Available in PMC/XMC, AMC, VPX, cPCI and PCIe formats

October 22, 2013
Pentek Introduces Newest Onyx Virtex-7 Wideband Software Radio Module for UAV, Radar and Communications Applications
  • 1 GHz 12-bit A/D and 1 GHz 16-bit D/A converter
  • Radar transponder and communications transceiver solution
  • Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGA supports custom IP with GateFlow Design Kit
  • Advanced GateXpress technology for FPGA reconfiguration across PCIe




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