Custom MMIC Releases CMD291 Amplifier That Delivers 32.5 dB of Output IP3 at 20 GHz

Press Release Summary:

The CMD291 Wideband Driver Amplifier is designed for applications that require high dynamic range. The device offers a gain of 22.5 dB with corresponding output of 1 dB compression point of +26 dBm. The amplifier is operated in 16 to 24 GHz frequency range.

Original Press Release:

Latest Custom MMIC Driver Amplifier Operates from 16 to 24 GHz with High Gain and High Linearity

Chelmsford, MA – November 19, 2018 – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has just released the CMD291, a new wideband Driver Amplifier MMIC.

The CMD291 is a wideband GaAs MMIC driver amplifier die which operates from 16 to 24 GHz. The CMD291 delivers 22.5 dB of gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +26 dBm and output IP3 of 32.5 dBm at 20 GHz.

The broadband device is ideally suited for applications requiring high dynamic range. It is a pad-compatible replacement for the HMC498, with superior gain flatness and thermal conductivity.

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About Custom MMIC

Custom MMIC is a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs). Embracing their customers’ challenges, the company offers both a growing family of high-performance MMIC standard products and innovative custom-design services. Their engineering team is highly experienced in a broad range of III-V processes (e.g. GaAs, GaN, InP, InGaP) and has longstanding relationships with the leading foundries. Custom MMIC specializes in RF through millimeter-wave circuits serving diverse markets including wireless and wired communications, satellite, radar systems, cellular infrastructure and instrumentation. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Chelmsford, MA. For more information, visit

Company Contact:

John Greichen

Custom MMIC


Agency Contact:

Leah Giunta

Strand Marketing

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