LOWELL, Mass., May 23, 2006 - M/A-COM, a business unit of Tyco Electronics and a leading provider of wireless radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave components, today announced new RoHS versions of its reputable 50 ohm radio frequency (RF) transformers. These include the ETC1-1-13 which is one of the most widely used RF transformers in the industry with 4 million shipped last year. "M/A-COM is pleased to offer these RoHS approved versions of our most popular RF transformers, which provide low cost solutions for a wide variety of applications," said Don Carrick, product manager, M/A-COM, Inc. "Each year we produce millions of RF transformers for use in high volume applications and we work closely with all of our direct and indirect channel partners to ensure that these products are available from stock inventory." The four new transformers including MABA-007159-000000 the RoHs version of the ETC1-1-13; MABA-007236-C16423 the RoHS version of the ETC1.6-4-2-3; MABAES0060 the RoHS version of the ETC1-1TTR and MABAES0061 the RoHS version of the ETC4-1-2TR can be used in a wide variety of applications including wireless communications, WLAN, WiMAX and RFID. In addition to the 50 ohm transformers, M/A-COM also offers 75 ohm RF transformers for broadband/CATV applications. Price and Availability In quantities of 10,000, the MABA-007159-000000 is priced at $0.55; the MABA-007236-C16423 at $0.60; the MABAES0060 at $0.71 and the MABAES0061 at $0.65. All products are available from stock. Contact M/A-COM's domestic and international sales and distribution channels for exact pricing and delivery. Datasheets and supporting technical documents are available online at http://www.macom.com. M/A-COM, Inc., a business unit of Tyco Electronics, is an established industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave semiconductors, components and technologies for the wireless telecommunications, automotive, aerospace and military industries. Holding hundreds of patents in the field, M/A-COM is internationally known as an innovator and integrator whose technologies are found in some of today's most advanced signal intelligence and defense systems, as well as in leading automotive navigation, safety, and communications solutions. M/A-COM is also a major supplier of critical communications systems and equipment for public safety, utility, federal and select commercial markets. Headquartered in Lowell, MA, M/A-COM has offices and manufacturing facilities worldwide. Information about M/A-COM can be found on the Web at http://www.macom.com, a complete, updated listing of all of M/A-COM's RoHS compliant parts is available on the Web at http://www.macom.com/rohs. Tyco Electronics, a business segment of Tyco International Ltd., is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer; a leader in cutting-edge wireless components, complete power systems, and premise wiring components and systems; and a provider of critical communications systems to the Land Mobile Radio industry. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty well-known and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack and Simel. For more information, visit www.tycoelectronics.com. · M/A-COM and Tyco are trademarks. · Other products, logos and Company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. ### For sales information, please contact: M/A-COM, Inc. 1011 Pawtucket Blvd. Lowell, MA 01853 Americas -- 1-800-366-2266 Europe/Middle East/Africa -- +44 1908-574-200 Asia/Pacific -- 81-44-844-8296