Product Releases

Low EVM and Current

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:21pm
WDD Staff

Microchip Technology (Chandler, AZ) has announced its latest 2.4 GHz 256-QAM RF high-power amplifier, the SST12CP21, which offers ultra-low EVM and current consumption for 256-QAM and IEEE 802.11n systems. The SST12CP21 features:

  • A high linear output power of up to 23 dBm @ 1.75% dynamic EVM.
  • MCS9 HT40 MHz bandwidth modulation @ 5 V and 320 mA current consumption. 
  • 25 dBm linear power @ 3% EVM with 350 mA current consumption for 802.11g/n applications. 
  • Spectrum mask compliance up to 28 dBm for 802.11b/g communication. 
  • A 3 x 3 x 0.55 mm, 16-pin QFN package.
  • A low operating current of 320 mA @ 23 dBm and 350 mA @ 25 dBm.
  • 50 Ω on-chip input match and simple output match.

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