Digital Step Attenuators suit wireless applications.
November 16, 2010 -
Models RFSA2614 and RFSA2624 digital step attenuators feature 6-bit design with serial or parallel mode programming and cover frequency range from 50-4,000 MHz. Radio designers can use it to adjust gain of high-linearity receive and transmit channels over 31.5 dB range with 0.5 dB step resolution. Attenuators also feature settling time of 200 nsec, as well as 1 dB compression point of 27 dBm and 3rd-order intercept point of +48 dBm. They operate with cellular, WiMAX, wireless backhaul sytems.
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RF Micro Devices, Inc.
7628 Thorndike Rd.
Greensboro, NC, 27409-9421
RF Micro Devices® Unveils Portfolio of Broadband 6-Bit Digital Step Attenuators
RFSA2614 and RFSA2624 Target High-Performance Wireless Applications, Including 3G/4G/LTE Cellular Infrastructure, Wireless Backhaul and WiMAX
GREENSBORO, N.C. - RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced the launch of its broadband 6-bit digital step attenuator product portfolio, with the availability of the RFSA2614 and the RFSA2624. RFMD's newest high-performance components are optimized for operation across multiple market segments, including 3G/4G/LTE cellular infrastructure, WiMAX, wireless backhaul and other high-performance wireless communications applications.
RFMD's RFSA2614 and RFSA2624 digital step attenuators (DSAs) feature a 6-bit design with both serial or parallel mode programming, covering a broad frequency range from 50MHz to 4000MHz. Radio designers can use RFMD's DSAs to adjust the gain of high linearity receive and transmit channels over a 31.5dB range with 0.5dB step resolution. The new DSAs deliver industry-leading performance, highlighted by superior settling time of 200ns, as well as a P1dB (1 dB compression point) of 27dBm and a IIP3 (3rd-order intercept point) of +48dBm.
In addition to the RFSA2614 and RFSA2624, RFMD supplies a very broad range of high-performance, price competitive catalog components for use in multiple end markets and across numerous applications.
RFMD will showcase the RFSA2614 and RFSA2624 at the electronica 2010 trade show in Munich Germany, November 9 through November 12. Product brochures will be available at the RFMD booth (#A4.136), and datasheets can be obtained via RFMD's website at www.rfmd.com or by contacting RFMD at 336-664-1233.
Samples and production quantities are available now through RFMD's online store and through local RFMD sales channels.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components. RFMD's products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the world's leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.
Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD's web site at www.rfmd.com.
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RF Micro Devices, Inc.
7628 Thorndike Road, Greensboro, NC 27409
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