Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new evaluation kit for a 5W GaN MMIC power amplifier from Nitronex.

The NPA1003QA-EVK evaluation kit includes:

  • Test fixture tuned for 20 to 1000 MHz broadband performance
  • Two (2) device loose samples
  • USB memory stick containing the NPA1003 datasheet, test data, and full drawings and documentation

The evaluation board arrives ready for testing. It is a full, 50-ohm circuit, with input and output connectors, and DC supplies for both drain and gain voltage. The unit may be immediately connected to any network analyzer to test small signal gain, or to any power measurement system.

The NPA1003 5 W GaN MMIC PA is optimized for broadband operation from DC to 1500 ­MHz, offers an integrated 50 Ω I/O match, in a small, 4 mm x 4 mm QFN package. It is ideally-suited for avionics and L-band radar applications, as well as for applications in the communications bands under 1 GHz.

A video is available with additional information about the evaluation kit and the device.

The evaluation kit is in stock and available for immediate delivery. To find more information, or to purchase the kit today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the NPA1003QA-EVK webpage. The kit 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 Nitronex, please visit the Nitronex storefront webpage.