M/A-COM Technology Solutions Press Release - August 8, 2011
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New Set of Digital Phase Shifters-- Phase Shifters Deliver Fast Switching Speed, Low Phase Error, and Serial or Parallel Control Capability
“M/A-COM Tech’s new 1.4 GHz to 2.4 GHz digital phase shifters maintain low phase error and low attenuation variation over the 360° range,” said Kevin Harrington, Product Manager. “The built-in CMOS driver allows for serial or parallel control and low DC power consumption.”
The MAPS-010143 is a 4-Bit digital phase shifter housed in a 4mm 24-Lead PQFN Package. It provides 360° phase shift range with a step size of 22.5°. It is controlled with a single +5.0V serial or parallel control line. Its insertion loss is 3.2dB, with a low +/- 0.5dB attenuation variation and +/- 2.0° phase accuracy over the 1.4 GHz to 2.4 GHz frequency range.
The MAPS-010163 is a 6-Bit digital phase shifter housed in a 4mm 24-Lead PQFN Package. It provides 360° phase shift range with a step size of 5.625°. It is controlled with a single +5.0V serial or parallel control line. Its insertion loss is 5.0dB, with a low +/- 0.8dB attenuation variation and +/- 4.0° phase accuracy over the 1.4 GHz to 2.4 GHz frequency range.
The table below outlines specific part number performance:
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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.