Driver Amplifiers range from 2-9 GHz with high gain.

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Housed in 3 x 3 mm package, CMD232C3 GaAs MMIC Driver Amplifier functions from 2–9 GHz and delivers over 15 dB of temperature stable gain with output 1 dB compression point of 17 dBm, and output IP3 of 23 dBm. CMD231C3 GaAs MMIC Driver Amplifier, offered in 3 x 3 mm leadless surface mount package, operates from 2–6 GHz while delivering over 14.5 dB of temperature stable gain. Device has supply current of 45 mA, output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm, and output IP3 of 23.5 dBm.



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High Performance Wideband Driver Amplifiers Ranging from 2 to 9 GHz with High Gain and High Linearity



Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has added two new packaged driver amplifiers to their expanding product offerings, the CMD232C3 and the CMD231C3.



2-9 GHz Driver Amplifier with 15 dB of Gain

The newly released CMD232C3 GaAs MMIC driver amplifier functions from to 2-9 GHz and delivers over 15 dB of temperature stable gain with an output 1 dB compression point of 17 dBm, and an output IP3 of 23 dBm. With this device’s high linearity in a compact 3x3 mm package, these amplifiers serve for military, space and communications systems. Custom MMIC eases the design process, requiring only a single 5 volt positive supply and supply current of only 90mA. The CMD232C3 is a 50 ohm matched design to eliminate the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The amplifier is a replacement for the Celeritek CMM-2, now in packaged form.



2-6 GHz Driver Amplifier with Low Current Consumption

Offering wideband performance with a low current consumption, the CMD231C3 leverages GaAs MMIC technology to deliver over 14.5 dB of temperature stable gain and have a supply current of only 45mA. These amplifiers required only a single 3 to 8 volt positive supply, thus simplifying the design process. It is offered in a 3x3 mm leadless surface mount package. Output 1 dB compression point is +13.5 dBm, with an output IP3 of 23.5 dBm. The CMD231C3 is a 50 ohm matched design which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The amplifier is a replacement for the Celeritek CMM-9, now in packaged form. It is ideally suited for military, space, and communications systems where small die size and high linearity are necessary.



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 www.custommmic.com




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