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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Extends Leadership in System Solutions
with New 42 GHz SMARTSET Chipset

June 19, 2012 Press Release

M/A-COM Technology Solutions

-- Chipset Offers an Integrated and Cost Effective Solution for OEM Customers
Montreal, QC, June 19th, 2012 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS/MTT-S) Trade Show, in Montreal, Canada, a 42 GHz SMARTSET Chipset for point-to-point radio applications.
Using a systems-driven approach to integration, coupled with innovative IC and package design capabilities, the chipset enables OEM customers to achieve faster time-to-market with optimal performance. The chipset is offered in a convenient surface mount package. This facilitates the use of common high-volume assembly lines in manufacturing operations.
"The new 42 GHz Chipset offers a complete millimeter-wave transmit and receive solution for this emerging high capacity radio band", said David Richardson, PTP/Infrastructure Market Director. "The chipset provides an optimized high performance solution, and the innovative packaging allows for assembly in standard surface mount technology production lines."
M/A-COM Tech’s innovative 42 GHz SMARTSET Chipset includes:


Part Number






40.5 - 43.5 GHz

6x6 mm Laminate


Driver Amplifier

40.5 - 43.5 GHz

5x5 mm Laminate


Power Amplifier

40.5 - 43.5 GHz

7x7 mm Laminate



40.5 - 43.5 GHz

6x6 mm Laminate


Frequency Doubler

16.0-24.0 GHz

3x3 mm QFN


Voltage Variable Amplifier

5.0 - 45.0 GHz

3x3 mm QFN


Voltage Controlled Oscillator

5.7 – 14.2 GHz 

5x5 mm QFN

Production quantities and samples of the 42 GHz SMARTSET Chipset are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM Tech website at:

M/A-COM Technology Solutions ( 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 on 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.

M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, The First Name in Microwave and the M/A-COM logo are trademarks of M/A-COM Tech. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
North Americas -- Phone: 800.366.2266
Europe -- Phone: +353.21.244.6400
India -- Phone: +91.80.43537383
China – Phone: +86.21.2407.1588
Japan – Phone: +81 80 4442 5268
Husrav Billimoria
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.

Posted  6/19//2012

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