Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment

Broadband Diplexer targets CATV applications.

Press Release Summary:

Broadband Diplexer targets CATV applications.

Mar 01, 2013 - Housed in 27 x 13 mm surface mount package, 42/54 MHz Model MAFL-011013 is suited for space-constrained CPE applications. RoHS-compliant diplex filter device features 75 Ω characteristic impedance, 0.5 dB insertion loss, and 50 dB isolation. Typical applications include HFC amplifiers and nodes, ONTs, STBs, eMTAs, and cable modems.  

M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc. - Lowell, MA

Original Press Release

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New Broadband Diplexer for CATV Applications

Press release date: Feb 21, 2013

Small Outline Surface Mount Diplex Filter Boasts Excellent Repeatability and Temperature Stability Allowing for Quicker Design Turns

Lowell, MA, –M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“M/A-COM”), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, today announced a new Broadband Diplexer, specifically designed for CATV Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) applications.

The MAFL-011013 is a high performance 42 / 54MHz Diplex filter ideal for real estate constrained CPE applications. The MAFL-011013 delivers excellent temperature stability and repeatability in a small 27x13mm package, allowing the customer quicker design turns. Unlike competing discrete and CAN solutions, the filter is a 75Ω surface mount diplex filter device that boasts excellent insertion loss and isolation.

“The MAFL-011013 is ideal for customers looking for a diplex filter with repeatable high performance in a small outline package”, said Graham Board, Product Manager. “This 42 / 54MHz split targets North American cable and is a cost effective filtering solution for constrained CPE applications.” 

The table below outlines typical performance:
Parameter Units MAFL-011013
Frequency MHz 5-42 / 54-1000
Insertion Loss dB 0.5
Isolation dB 50
Return Loss dB 16

Production quantities and samples of MAFL-011013 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM 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 millimeterwave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM builds on more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.

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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.