Geneva, IL. Richardson RFPD Inc. has announced the availability of and full design support capabilities for a new power amplifier from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. The new device, the MAAP-118260 fully-integrated power amplifier, is suitable for use in 18-, 23-, and 26-GHz cellular-backhaul and point-to-point applications.

The MAAP-118260 is a packaged linear power amplifier that operates from 17.7 GHz to 26.5 GHz and provides 28.5 dB of gain and an output third-order intercept point (OIP3) of +37.0 dBm with more than +28.5 dBm of output at the 1-dB compression point (P1dB).

The device is assembled in a lead-free, fully molded 5-mm, 24-lead, QFN package and consists of a four-stage power amplifier with integrated, on-chip power and envelope detectors. It includes on-chip ESD protection structures to ease the implementation and volume assembly.

Additional key features of the MAAP-118260 include a typical bias of 5 V, 650 mA; a PSAT of 1.26 W; and power-added efficiency (PAE) of 18%. For more information, visit the product page at Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company.

Richardson RFPD offers MACOM power amplifiers
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