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Variable Gain Amplifier: RFVA0016

June 18, 2012
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RFMD’s new RFVA0016 is an integrated, analog-controlled, variable gain amplifier (VGA) for broadband applications with external matching, allowing operation in all bands from 400 to 2700 MHz with a single module. It features exceptional linearity, OIP3 > 40 dBm, and provides a >30 dB gain control range.

A mode logic pin enables the VGA to be selected for either a 0V to +3V or a +3V to 0V analog-controlled attenuation slope. The RFVA0016 is packaged in a small 5.2mm x 5.2mm leadless laminate MCM with thermal vias for ultra-low thermal resistance, and is external matched to 50 Ω at each individual band.

Features:

  • Frequency Range 400MHz to 2700MHz
  • Mode Pin to Switch the Attenuation Slope
  • Gain = 25dB
  • Gain Control Range = >30dB
  • ACPR > -60dBc at +10dBm POUT (Dual Carrier WCDMA)
  • Small 5.2mm x 5.2mm Multi-Chip Module
  • +5V Supply

Applications:

  • Cellular, 3G Infrastructure
  • WiBro, WiMax, LTE
  • Microwave Radio
  • High Linearity Power Control

This product is currently available in production quantities. Pricing begins at $8.72 each for 100 pieces.

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Source: 061312

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