RF Micro Devices® Press Release - November 4, 2010
RFMD Unveils Portfolio of Broadband 6-Bit Digital Step Attenuators
- RFSA2614 and RFSA2624 Target High-Performance Wireless Applications,
Cellular Infrastructure, Wireless Backhaul
N.C., Nov. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD),
a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio
frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today
announced the launch of its broadband 6-bit digital step attenuator
product portfolio, with the availability of the
RFSA2614 and the
RFSA2624. RFMD's newest high-performance components are optimized
for operation across multiple market segments, including 3G/4G/LTE cellular
infrastructure, WiMAX, wireless backhaul and other high-performance
wireless communications applications.
RFSA2624 digital step attenuators (DSAs) feature a 6-bit design
with both serial or parallel mode programming, covering a broad frequency
range from 50 MHz to 4000 MHz. Radio designers can use RFMD's DSAs to
adjust the gain of high linearity receive and transmit channels over
a 31.5 dB range with 0.5dB step resolution. The new DSAs deliver industry-leading
performance, highlighted by superior settling time of 200 ns, as well
as a P1dB (1 dB compression point) of 27 dBm and a IIP3 (3rd-order intercept
point) of +48 dBm.
In addition to the
RFSA2624, RFMD supplies a very broad range of high-performance,
price competitive catalog components for use in multiple end markets
and across numerous applications.
RFMD will showcase the
RFSA2624 at the electronica 2010 trade show in Munich Germany, November
9 through November 12. Product brochures will be available at the RFMD
booth (#A4.136), and datasheets can be obtained via RFMD's website at
www.rfmd.com or by
contacting RFMD at 336-664-1233.
Samples and production quantities are available now through RFMD's online
store and through local RFMD sales channels.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD)
is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance
radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies.
RFMD's products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity
and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless
infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and
aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio
of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred
supplier to the world's leading mobile device, customer premises and
communications equipment providers.
Headquartered in Greensboro,
N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer with
worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. RFMD is
traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol RFMD. For
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VP, Investor Relations