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April 24, 2017
Pentek's Talon Recorders' SystemFlow Software Touts New Features and Enhancements
  • Provides Ease-of-Use Features and Capability Improvements
  • Targets Specialized Recording Modes for Mission-Critical Applications
  • Enhances GPS Functions for Target Triangulation and Time Stamping
  • Offers Additional Data Spectrum Display Modes
  • Enables Data Security Measures

March 27, 2017
Pentek's Jade Architecture Module for Wideband Signal Capture and Generation Now Available
  • Wideband, low-latency, synchronous XMC module
  • Two 500 MHz 12-bit A/Ds with multiband digital down converters
  • Wideband digital upconverter feeds two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As
  • Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages
  • Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration

February 27, 2017
Pentek Introduces Jade Architecture Module Ideal for Digital RF Memory Applications and More
  • Multi-channel, wide bandwidth, low latency and synchronous XMC module
  • Three 200 MHz 16-bit A/D XMC module with multiband digital down converters
  • One digital upconverter to two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As
  • Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages
  • Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration

January 23, 2017
Pentek Announces 8-Channel A/D Jade XMC Module for Defense and Radar Phased-Array Applications
  • Eight-channel, 250 MHz, 16-bit A/D XMC module with Programmable Multiband Digital Down Converters
  • Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages
  • Navigator Design Suite compatible with Xilinxs Plug-and-Play Vivado IP Integrator expedites development

December 12, 2016
Pentek Introduces Jade Architecture Module for Extremely Wideband Signal Applications
  • 1-channel, 3.6 GHz or 2-channel, 1.8 GHz 12-bit A/D converter
  • Wideband digital down converter (DDC) with decimation to 512
  • Jade architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages
  • Navigator Design Suite compatible with Xilinxs Plug-and-Play Vivado IP Integrator expedites development

November 28, 2016
Pentek Introduces Rugged and Light-weight Portable Talon RF/IF Signal Recorder
  • Digitizes up to four channels of analog RF/IF signals at 500 MS/sec
  • Built-in digital down-conversion with programmable bandwidth
  • Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 4.0 GB/s
  • SSD RAID storage capacity up to 30.7 TB using NTFS files
  • SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation

October 24, 2016
Pentek Introduces New Portable, Rugged Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorder
  • Scan and search from 20 MHz to 6 GHz at 30 GHz/sec scan rate
  • Automatically tune, detect and record signals of interest
  • Capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 40 MHz
  • Portable and rugged system for mobile applications
  • Storage capacities to 30 TB

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