RF& Microwave Mixers

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

High Frequency RF SOI Mixer covers 10-19 GHz range.

May 26, 2016

Offered in 24-lead, 4 x 4 mm QFN package, UltraCMOS® PE41901 provides reliable, repeatable, and consistent solution for frequency-mixing applications. This passive, double-balanced, Ku-band mixer with image rejection integrates local oscillator (LO) path 90° coupler and RF port baluns on single die. Along with phase-canceling capability, features include 21 dBm IIP3 linearity, 10 dB conversion loss, and 25 dB image rejection. LO to RF isolation is 38 dB, and LO to IF isolation is 23 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra-Wide Bandwidth RF Mixers offer application flexibility.

April 12, 2016

Available in 4 x 4 mm 24-TQFN package, VersaMixer™ F1792 (single-channel) and F1192 (dual-channel) RF mixers are designed for any radio system requiring high performance and low power operating from 400–3,800 MHz. Products consume 835 mW typ total for 2 channels and function over entire operating bandwidth without any changes in external components. Along with configurable-gain operation, mixers feature FlatNoise technology. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

High Linearity Mixer enables design flexibility.

February 29, 2016

Featuring integrated local oscillator buffer with bypass mode, UltraCMOS® PE4152 is suited for land-mobile-radio, tactical radio, and cellular infrastructure applications. Quad MOSFET mixer operates from 100–1,000 MHz (RF) and 200–900 MHz (LO). When using LO buffer, linearity is 25 dBm IIP3 and isolation is 30/30 dB LO-RF/IF. In LO bypass mode, linearity is 24 dBm IIP3, and isolation is 60/58 dB LO-RF/IF. Conversion loss is less than 6.6 dB in either LO mode. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Waveguide Frequency Mixers exhibit low conversion loss.

December 1, 2015

Utilizing GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam Lead Diodes in balanced configurations, Waveguide Frequency Mixers come in 6 down-conversion and 6 up-conversion models, covering full Ka, Q, U, V, E, and W millimeter wave bands. Units operate over RF and LO frequency bands from 26.5–110 GHz with IF frequency covering DC–18 GHz. Depending on model, conversion loss ranges from 6–9 dB typical with 20 dB RF to LO isolation. Mixers are supplied in rugged gold-plated package, in sizes from WR-28 to WR-10. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Programmable RF Mixer/Signal Generator can up- or down-convert.

August 3, 2015

Designed as stand-alone mixer for use in RF and microwave communications products or test setups, software-programmable Windfreak MixNV also includes ability to self-bias mixer for use as signal generator. It can also perform 2-level FSK modulation with adjustable frequency deviation via software or off-board external 3.3 V CMOS drive. While RF I/O ports accommodate 30 MHz to 5 GHz signals, built-in Local Oscillator (LO) can be adjusted from 85 MHz to 5 GHz in 1 Hz steps. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Double-Balanced Mixer offers high isolation, low conversion loss.

April 7, 2015

Supplied in SMT package, CMD177C3 offers 6.5 dB conversion loss, 45 dBc LO to RF isolation, and +18 dBm input IP3 across 6–14 GHz bandwidth. Minimum LO drive requirement is +9 dBm, with saturation reached at levels over +13 dBm, and IF bandwidth of DC to 5 GHz allows support of diverse frequency conversion plans. Supporting use in up-/down-converting systems, product can be used in pair configured as image reject mixer or single sideband modulator with external hybrids and power splitters. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Low Noise Active Mixer covers 4-23 GHz RF frequency range.

October 16, 2014

Housed in lead-free, 1.5 x 1.2 mm TDFN surface mount plastic package, Model MAMX-011023 is designed for down frequency conversion and supports very low noise of 7 dB typical. Discrete mixer has ultra wide IF of 8 GHz, conversion gain of 9 dB at 12 GHz, and low power consumption at 3 V/15 mA. Fabricated using GaAs process, which features full passivation, MAMX-011023 can be biased from single positive supply and used for either lower sideband or upper sideband mixing. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

TI Adds RF Gain Blocks, Mixers and Modulator to Product Lineup

June 11, 2014

New high-performance RF building blocks are optimized for power and performance DALLAS, -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) expanded its RF portfolio today with the addition of high-performance RF gain blocks, down-converting mixers and a complex modulator that provide the industry's best combination of power and performance. The new RF devices are being demonstrated this week in TI's... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

MACOM to Showcase the Industry's Broadest GaN Portfolio at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2014

May 19, 2014

Lowell, Mass. – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, will showcase the industry's broadest GaN product portfolio at IMS 2014 in Tampa, Florida, at booth 915. MACOM will also feature a suite of new products aimed at applications spanning industrial, scientific, medical, point-to-point wireless and X-Band... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog Devices Unveils New RF and Microwave Innovations at IMS2013

June 10, 2013

-New microwave power detector, integrated RF mixer and VGA offer high levels of integration and set new performance benchmarks. IMS2013 International Microwave Symposium Booth #2411 NORWOOD, Mass.--Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced three RF and microwave ICs designed for high-performance transmitters and receivers used in high-dynamic-range applications, such as wireless... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Fundamental Mixer offers low conversion loss.

April 26, 2013

Suitable for up- and down-converting applications from 11–21 GHz, Model CMD178C3 has typical conversion loss of 6 dB, with very low LO leakage to both RF and IF ports of -25 and -30 dBm, respectively. Double balanced unit can operate with LO drive level as low as +9 dBm and has wide RF bandwidth from DC to 6 GHz. Housed in 3 x 3 mm SMT package, RoHS-compliant device can be configured as image reject mixer or single sideband modulator with external hybrids and power splitters. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Ceramic Hermetic Microwave Mixers exceed multiple requirements.

February 13, 2012

SMT mixer models MAC-24+, MAC-24LH+, MAC-24MH+, MAC-60+, and MAC-60MH+, supplied in cases that meet/exceed aerospace and military ground requirements for hermetic, thermal shock, vibration, and acceleration, deliver broadband performance suitable for instrumentation. While MAC-24xx models cover frequencies from 300 MHz to 2.4 GHz with LO power levels from +7 to +13 dBm, MAC-60xx models are designed for 1.6-6 GHz signals. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Mini-Circuits Ceramic Hermetic Mixer Lineup Reaches 6 GHz!

January 6, 2012

Like all of Mini-Circuits exciting new MAC mixers, the MAC-60LH+ delivers broadband performance suitable for high-quality instrumentation-in an ultra-reliable, ultra-low-profile case that meets, or exceeds, tough aerospace and military ground requirements for hermeticity, thermal shock, vibration, acceleration, and more. Designed for 1.6-6.0 GHz applications with a LO power of 10 dBm, the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual Broadband RF Mixer draws 300 mW/channel.

June 10, 2011

To address high-density footprints of multimode 4G RRH (Remote Radio Head) MIMO receivers, LTC5569 offers 26.8 dBm IIP3 and operating frequency range of 300 MHz to 4 GHz. IC comes in 4 x 4 mm QFN package and can be configured to operate on any cellular band from 700 MHz to 2.7 GHz. It also features conversion gain of 2 dB and noise figure of 11.7 dB as well as inputs that can withstand strong in-band blocking interference signals without significantly degrading noise figure. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Mixers support wideband operation.

May 12, 2011

Combining wideband LO amplifier, programmable RF balun, high-linearity mixer core, programmable IF filter, and IF amplifier, single-channel Model ADL5811 and dual-channel Model ADL5812 enable multiband, single-board receiver designs. Passive mixers extend across 700-2,800 MHz frequency range while delivering IP3 of 24 dBm, 11 dB SSB noise figure, and 7 dB of power conversion gain. Devices are suited for wideband wireless infrastructure applications and software-defined radio applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Surface Mount Frequency Mixer operates from 1-6,000 MHz.

January 11, 2011

Featuring low-profile package, Model SYM-63LH+ provides IF response from DC-1,000 MHz and is useful in wideband system applications such as IED. Double balanced mixer utilizes core and wire transformers and diode quad in ring configuration. Transformers are designed to provide ultra wide bandwidth using simulation software together with proprietary transformer technology. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Performance RF Passive Mixers suit wireless application.

May 14, 2010

With operating frequency in range of 2,300-2,900 MHz, single-channel ADL5353 and dual-channel ADL5354 integrated passive mixers suit wireless applications, such as cellular base station receivers, transmit observation receivers and radio link downconverters. They can be integrated with RF balun, local oscillator (LO) switch for dual LO frequency applications, LO driver and integrated IF amplifier. Models can be operated on 3.3 V supply voltage for power saving applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

SiGe Passive Mixer suits LTE, WiMAX, WCS, and MMDS base stations.

November 30, 2009

Suited for applications where common PC-board layout is used for both wireless-infrastructure frequency bands, MAX2042 offers 50-500 MHz IF frequency range with 1,800-3,000 MHz low-side LO injection range. When configured as downconverter, IC provides 36 dBm of IIP3, 23.4 dBm of IP1dB, 7.2 dB of conversion loss, and 7.3 dB noise figure. As upconverter, MAX2042 delivers 32.4 dBm of IIP3, 67 dBc of LO ±2IF suppression, and conversion loss of 6.8 dB. Mixer operates from -40 to +85°C. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Mixers and Modulators enable high-density radio cards.

October 14, 2009

Designed for LTE and 4G cellular base stations, ADRF660x Mixers and ADRF670x Modulators each combine multiple discrete functional blocks into single device. ADRF670x models integrate analog I/Q modulator with input bandwidth of 500 MHz, RF output switch, and PLL with VCO in one RFIC, while ADRF660x models integrate high-linearity active RF mixer, RF input balun for single-ended 50 <font face='Symbol'>W</font> input, and PLL synthesizer with integrated VCO. All share common SPI control interface. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Active Upconverting Mixer offers 1.5-3.8 GHz dynamic range.

February 12, 2008

Model LT5579 has frequency range covering .9 GHz cellular bands as well as 2.6 and 3.5 GHz WiMAX frequency bands. At 2.14 GHz, it offers 27.3 dBm output IP3 linearity and 9.9 dB noise figure. It can be driven with signal levels at as much as -5 dBm without elevating its output noise floor above -158 dBm/Hz. Suited for wireless transmitters in basestations, double-balanced mixer operates from 3.3 V supply and features quiescent supply current of 226 mA. Read More