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MACOM New Ultra-Small Broadband Variable Gain Amplifier

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 2:47pm
WDD Staff


M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM) (Seattle, WA) announced a new broadband variable gain amplifier for Multi-market applications. The MAAM-011100 is designed for customers who need a versatile, broadband, low cost and ultra-small variable gain amplifier solution for WiFi, WiMax, IMS, Point to Point, Test & Measurement, Electronic Warfare and Aerospace and Defense applications. The MAAM-011100 is packaged in a convenient plastic 1.5x1.2 TDFN while still providing superior broadband performance over competing alternatives. The single gain control pin and ultra-small size provides real estate constrained customers with an easy, low cost solution for a variety of applications. Features include:

  • Full passivation for increased performance and reliability.
  • Typical gain control range of 30dB with +13dBm of P1dB performance.
  • Input and output fully matched to 50Ω with a typical return loss of -12dB.
  • Typically biased with a single +5V Vd for standard operation over the 4GHz – 20GHz frequency band.

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