MACOM announces up-converter for 28 to 34 GHz point-to-point radio applications
The MAUC-011003 is an integrated up-converter assembled in a lead-free 4 mm 24-lead PQFN plastic package. This device has a typical conversion gain of 12 dB, and an image rejection of 15 dBc and is integrated with a LO doubler, LO buffer amplifier, and RF buffer amplifier. Operating over the 28 to 34 GHz frequency bandwidth, the device boasts the industry's leading LO suppression that eliminates the customers' need for a Tx Filter.
"The MAUC-011003 is ideal for customers looking for a high performance up-converter for use in current and next generation point-to-point microwave radios," said Michael O'Driscoll, Product Manager. "The exceptional LO leakage performance and high linearity enables the implementation of high order modulation schemes using direct up-conversion or using an IF with minimal LO filtering, hence reducing the complexity and cost of the overall system for our customers."
The MAUC-011003 delivers turn down trajectories optimized to maintain linearity and 2xLO leakage over the gain control range and is ideally suited for 28 to 34 GHz bandwidth for point-to-point radios under both LSB and USB operation and Ka-Band VSAT applications.
The table below outlines typical performance:
||GHz||27.5 - 33.4|
||GHz||12 - 18.45|
Production quantities and samples of MAUC-011003 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the MACOM website at: www.macom.com.