MACOM MAAL-010528 PR PhotoRichardson RFPD, Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new X-band GaAs low noise amplifier (LNA) from M/A-COM.

Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech). The new LNA offers outstanding performance at a very low price, and a small, fully-matched PQFN package for simple implementation in VSAT, radar and microwave applications.

The MAAL-010528 offers higher gain and linearity performance in the 8.0 to 12.0 GHz band than many competing parts, as well as low noise figure and excellent gain flatness, in a miniature, lead-free, 16-lead, 3 mm x 3 mm PQFN surface mount plastic package. The LNA also features a self-bias architecture which requires only a single positive supply.

Additional key features of the MAAL-010528 include:

  • Low cost
  • 1.6 dB noise figure
  • 20 dB gain
  • 26 dBm OIP3
  • 14 dBm P1dB
  • Single +4 V bias @ 60 mA
  • Fully internally matched to 50 Ω

The device is in stock and available for immediate delivery. To find more information, or to purchase this product today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the MAAL-010528 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn more about additional products from M/A-COM Tech, please visit the M/A-COM Tech storefront webpage.