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

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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.



Original Press Release:



New 6-14 GHz Fundamental Mixer Offers High Isolation, Low Conversion Loss



Westford, MA – Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is pleased to announce the release of the CMD177C3, a packaged 6 to 14 GHz double-balanced mixer, to their growing standard product library.



The CMD177C3 has a low conversion loss of 6.5 dB, high LO to RF isolation of 45 dBc, and a high input IP3 of +18 dBm across the 6 to 14 GHz bandwidth. The minimum LO drive requirement is +9 dBm, with saturation reached at levels above +13 dBm. Housed in a leadless, 3 mm ceramic surface mount package, the CMD177C3 can be used in both up- and down-converting systems.



Additionally, a pair of CMD177C3 components can be configured as an image reject mixer or single sideband modulator with external hybrids and power splitters. The wide IF bandwidth of DC to 5 GHz allows for the support of numerous frequency conversion plans.



Ideal applications for this new mixer are point-to-point and point-to-multi-point radios, test equipment and sensors, and military end-use.



To download the full datasheet on the CMD177C3 Fundamental Mixer, visit the Custom MMIC Product Library.



About Custom MMIC

Custom MMIC represents a new way of thinking about MMICs. Driven by customer challenges, the company offers both hands-on design through testing services, and a growing library of system-ready designs. They are experienced in GaAs, GaN, SiC, InP, and InGaP HBT and have established relationships with the leading foundries in these technologies. They specialize in RF through millimeterwave circuits for satellite communications, radar systems, cellular infrastructure, consumer electronics, VSAT, and point-to-point radio systems. For more information, visit www.CustomMMIC.com.



Company Contact:

David Folding

Custom MMIC

davef@custommmic.com

978-467-4290



Agency Contact:

Melanie Schleeweis-Connor

Strand Marketing

mschleeweis-connor@strandmarketing.com

978-463-0780

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