New Three-stage Low Noise Amplifier Designed to Operate from 18 to 31.5 GHz

Press Release Summary:

  • MAAL-011129 available with high gain and broadband 50 Ω match
  • Housed in a lead-free 2 mm 8-lead PDFN plastic package
  • Includes integrated active bias circuit and bias tee to allow direct connection to VDD without external chokes or DC blocks

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Announces Availability of 18–31.5 GHz LNA in Plastic Package from MACOM

MAAL-011129 well suited to diverse receiver applications, including VSAT, point-to-point and 24 GHz ISM

August 28, 2019 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a versatile low noise amplifier from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc.

The MAAL-011129 is an easy-to-use three-stage low noise amplifier with high gain and broadband 50 Ω match. It is designed for operation from 18 to 31.5 GHz and housed in a lead-free 2 mm 8-lead PDFN plastic package.

The MAAL-011129 has an integrated active bias circuit and bias tee to allow direct connection to VDD without external chokes or DC blocks. The bias current is set by a simple external resistor, RB, so the user can customize the power consumption.

The MAAL-011129 offers a surface-mount, easy-to-use, low noise amplifier solution that is well suited to diverse receiver applications, including VSAT, point-to-point and 24 GHz ISM.

Additional key features of the MAAL-011129 include:

  • Noise figure: 2.5 dB @ 24 GHz
  • High gain: 23 dB @ 24 GHz
  • 50 Ω match on input and output
  • Single voltage bias: 3 V to 5 V range
  • Current adjustable from 1 mA to 80 mA

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the MAAL-011129 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find a local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from MACOM, please visit the MACOM storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF, wireless, IoT and power technologies markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. More information is available online at www.richardsonrfpd.com.

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For Details Contact:

Dave Silvius

Director

Strategic Marketing

dsilvius@richardsonrfpd.com

P 630 262 6800

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