Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 50 to 2700 MHz, 75 W, 5 V RF amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM).

The MAAM-011117 provides high gain, low noise and low distortion amplification for 75W CATV customer premises equipment (CPE). The new low noise amplifier (LNA) incorporates a power-down function to reduce the overall current consumption to less than 4 mA for standby operation. It is packaged in a 2 mm x 2 mm, 8-lead package and requires a minimal number of off-chip components, resulting in a highly integrated low-cost solution.

Key features of the MAAM-011117 include:

  • Low power consumption: 5V, 85 mA
  • 16 dB flat gain over 50 MHz – 2700 MHz
  • Low noise: 2.7 dB
  • High Linearity: CSO = 65 dBc, CTB = 75 dBc @ +15 dBmV
  • Power-down control: IDD < 4 mA
  • Current adjust
  • Low distortion performance
  • Lead-free 2 mm x 2 mm PDFN-8LD plastic package
  • Halogen-free “Green” mold compound

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for MACOM products, including the new MAAM-011117 LNA. 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 MAAM-011117 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 about additional products from MACOM, please visit the MACOM storefront webpage.