Broadband Active Splitter is intended for CATV applications.

Press Release Summary:

Supplied in RoHS-compliant, leadless, 4 mm PQFN package, MAAM-010237 is designed for operation from 50-1,100 MHz and targets multi-tuner STBs, home gateways, and other broadband, internet-based CPE applications. With default-on loop-through path, this 8-way active splitter allows access to cable signal even when CPE box is powered down. Featuring 4.75 dB noise figure (all ports) and 0.9 dB insertion loss, product helps reduce front-end design complexity.

Original Press Release:

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Introduces New 8-Way Splitter for CATV Applications

New Splitter Features 'Default-On Loop-Through Path' that Provides Continuous Signal

Lowell, MA - M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today an innovative 8-way active splitter for CATV applications. The MAAM-010237 belongs to a larger family of Broadband Active Splitters and targets multi-tuner set-top boxes, home gateways and other broadband, internet-based Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) applications. Featuring a default-on loop-through path, the MAAM-010237 allows for access to the cable signal even when the CPE box is powered down.

"M/A-COM Tech continues to lead the way with innovative, high performance products for CATV Customer Premises Equipment," said Graham Board, Product Manager. "The MAAM-010237, 8-way active splitter with default-on loop-through path, reduces the front-end design complexity, component count, and real-estate requirements in today's "green" multi-tuner gateways."

The table below outlines specific part number performance:

Parameters Units MAAM-010237
Frequency MHz 50 -1100
Gain dB 4.0 @ 900 MHz
Noise Figure (all ports) dB 4.75
Composite Triple Beat dBc -65
Composite Second Order dBc -50
Insertion Loss dB 0.9
Isolation between Outputs dB 20 typ (power on)
30 typ (power off)

The MAAM-010237 is a highly linear 8-way active splitter with low distortion and low noise figure. Designed for operation from 50 to 1100 MHz, the MAAM-010237 is packaged in a RoHS compliant leadless 4mm PQFN package. The 8-way Splitter is fabricated using M/A-COM Tech's E/D pHEMT process which optimizes default loop-through operation, low noise and low distortion.

Production quantities and samples of MAAM-010237 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM Tech website at:

M/A-COM Technology Solutions ( is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM Tech serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Tech builds on more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

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