Linear Power Amplifiers target CATV set-top boxes.

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Operating from +8 V, Model ABA3101 delivers +34 dBmV/channel of linear output power with 12 dB of RF gain. Unit maintains composite second order and composite triple beat distortion below -69 dBc, and provides less than 3.2 dB across 1 GHz CATV band. Model ABA3115, operating from +5 V supply, provides +25 dBmV/channel and 15 dB of RF gain. GaAs IC operates up to 870 MHz, maintains CSO and CTB distortion below -70 dBc, and provides typical low noise figure of 2.7dB.



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ANADIGICS' New Linear Amplifiers Raise Standards for Power and Performance in CATV Set-Top Boxes and Distribution Systems



ANADIGICS' ABA3101 and ABA3115 Combine High Linearity and Low Noise For Improved Signal Integrity

WARREN, N.J., May 15 /-- ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAD), today announced the launch of its ABA3101 and ABA3115 balanced low noise linear power amplifiers (PAs) designed to generate exceptional signal integrity in CATV set-top box, distribution and drop applications.

"As demands on cable TV systems continue to increase, ANADIGICS' strategy is to provide equipment designers with a variety of PA solutions based on a common platform, to allow greater design flexibility while reducing production costs," reports Ron Michels, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of ANADIGICS' Broadband Business. "Combining this philosophy with industry leading noise and linearity performance has produced a compelling product portfolio for our cable TV and broadband customers."

The ABA3101 is a +8V supply design that delivers +34dBmV per channel of highly linear output power, together with 12dB of RF gain. Housed in a thermally enhanced package, the ABA3101 maintains composite second order (CSO) and composite triple beat (CTB) distortion products below -69 dBc, and provides a typical noise figure less than 3.2dB across the 1GHz CATV band.

ANADIGICS' ABA3115 operates from a +5V supply to provide +25dBmV per channel of linear output power and 15dB of RF gain. Operating up to 870MHz, this Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) IC maintains CSO and CTB distortion products below -70 dBc, and provides a typical low noise figure of 2.7dB. The ABA3115 also incorporates a shutdown feature under logic control, whereby power consumption is reduced to 15mW.

The ABA3101 and ABA3115, as well as the previously released ABA3100, ADA10000 and ADA10001, are each housed in a 16-pin surface mount package, providing a common platform for CATV product designers.

ANADIGICS' new ABA3101 is available now at a price of $6.00 each in quantities of 3,500 units and the ABA3115 is available at $5.60 each for 3,500 units.

For product specifics, visit: www.anadigics.com

For product pricing or sampling, visit: anadigics.com/worldwide_sales or contact ANADIGICS at +1.908.668.5000 (Phone) or +1.908.668.5132 (FAX).

About ANADIGICS, Inc.
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAD)(NASDAQ:-)(NASDAQ:News) is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers, and other components, which can be sold individually or packaged as integrated radio frequency and front end modules. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com

CONTACT: Corporate Contact - Thomas Shields, +1-908-412-5995, tshields@anadigics.com, all of ANADIGICS, Inc.

Web site: www.anadigics.com/

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