Versatile New SMT MMIC LNA Serves 3.5 to 7 GHz Band
Hittite Microwave Corporation, the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication & military markets, has introduced a new Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) which is ideal for use in Point-to-Point Radios, VSAT, Military EW, ECM, and Space applications from 3.5 to 7 GHz. The HMC392LC4 is a GaAs MMIC LNA which is rated from 3.5 to 7 GHz, and delivers 16 dB gain, 2.5 dB noise figure and +30 dBm output IP3. The HMC392LC4 is housed in a 4x4 mm leadless ceramic SMT package, operates from a +5V supply voltage and features RF I/Os that are DC blocked and matched to 50 Ohms with no external components. Ideal for use as a low noise front end or as a LO driver amplifier for Hittite’s mixer products, the HMC392LC4 functions well in surface mount, high reliability industrial, military, and space applications. Samples and evaluation PC boards for all SMT packaged products are available from stock and can be ordered via the company’s e-commerce site or via direct purchase order. Released data sheets are available on-line at www.hittite.com.