New Low Noise, High Gain and High Output IP3 IF Amplifier Ideally Suited for Receiver and Transmitter Applications

Lowell, MA, February 18, 2009 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of innovative microwave and RF design solutions and products, today announced the release of a new MESFET 50 – 1000 MHz Intermediate Frequency (IF) Amplifier. The MAAM-009116 is a single stage High Dynamic Range IF Amplifier in an industry standard SOT-89 package, ideally suited for receiver and transmitter applications.

“At M/A-COM Technology Solutions, we are committed to developing and manufacturing products that meet the unique demands of our customers around the world,” said Jim Dempsey, Product Manager, M/A-COM Technology Solutions. “The MAAM-009116 amplifier exhibits excellent linearity while maintaining a low noise figure. These two critical parameters are a must for engineers developing receive and transmit functions for today’s complex communications systems. The new MAAM-009116 High Dynamic Range IF Amplifier provides our global customer base with a high-quality product that will perform seamlessly with today’s increasingly complicated technology base.”

This SOT-89 Packaged Amplifier offers customers a device with 18.0 dB of gain, 22 dBm of output P1dB power and an outstanding 40 dBm of output IP3 Linearity. The MAAM-009116 delivers all this performance while maintaining a low noise figure of less than 2.4 dB.

The M/A-COM Technology Solutions MAAM-009116 is available in wafer form from stock and is priced at $1.52 for quantities of 100,000. Contact M/A-COM Technology Solutions’ domestic and international sales channels for price and delivery quotes. Datasheets and supporting technical documents are available online at