M/A-COM Technology Solutions Press Release - July 28, 2011
8-Way Splitter for CATV Applications -- New Splitter Features ‘Default-On Loop-Through Path’ that Provides Continuous Signal
Lowell, MA, July 28, 2011 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today an innovative 8-way active splitter for CATV applications. The MAAM-010237 belongs to a larger family of Broadband Active Splitters and targets multi-tuner set-top boxes, home gateways and other broadband, internet-based Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) applications. Featuring a default-on loop-through path, the MAAM-010237 allows for access to the cable signal even when the CPE box is powered down.
“M/A-COM Tech continues to lead the way with innovative, high performance products for CATV Customer Premises Equipment,” said Graham Board, Product Manager. “The MAAM-0102377, 8-way active splitter with default-on loop-through path, reduces the front-end design complexity, component count, and real-estate requirements in today’s “green” multi-tuner gateways.”
The table below outlines specific part number performance:
The MAAM-010237 is a highly linear 8-way active splitter with low distortion and low noise figure. Designed for operation from 50 to 1100 GHz, the MAAM-010237 is packaged in a RoHS compliant leadless 4mm PQFN package. The 8-way Splitter is fabricated using M/A-COM Tech’s E/D pHEMT process which optimizes default loop-through operation, low noise and low distortion.
Production quantities and samples of MAAM-010237 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM Tech website at: www.macomtech.com
ABOUT M/A-COM TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM Tech serves diverse markets including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Tech builds more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.
Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Patricia A. Isabelle
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.
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