Low-Cost, Compact, Flat-Gain Ultra LNAs and Linear PAs Enable High Performance for Demanding
GREENSBORO, N.C. – February 2, 2015 – Guerrilla RF Inc.,
a leading provider of high performance MMICs, today introduces the newest members to the company's family of 5 GHz
ultra low noise amplifier/linear power amplifier drivers. These new devices feature best-in-class noise figure (NF),
gain and linearity. The cost-effective, small footprint, flat-gain solutions are designed for WLAN access points
offering the highest levels of performance for demanding 802.11ac applications.
emergence of high performance 802.11ac applications has created the need for a new generation of ultra-low noise
figure devices with high gain and outstanding linearity," said Alan Ake, vice president of applications and technical
marketing at Guerrilla RF. "Guerrilla RF is addressing this growing necessity with high-performance low noise amplifiers
that utilize bypass-mode capability – crucial for today's WLAN access points."
Research expects the WLAN equipment market to accelerate in 2015 as spending by service providers and education
increases and 802.11ac reaches critical mass.
About Guerrilla RF's Newest 5GHz Low Noise Amplifier/Power Amplifier Drivers
The GRF2505 features
ultra-low noise and high linearity over the 5 to 6 GHz band making it ideal as either an LNA or as a power amplifier
(PA) driver for demanding 802.11ac applications. The strict linearity requirements often demand a high performance
driver between the transceiver output and the input to the final PA and the GRF2505, with its high IP3 and compression
point, fills this role perfectly. As an LNA, the GRF2505's ultra-low NF of 0.8 dB and high input-referenced
linearity contribute to both maximum receiver sensitivity and linearity.
The a GRF2541
(internally matched to 50 ohms) ultra-low noise amplifier with bypass designed for IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac/p applications,
15 dB flat gain and 1.0 dB NF across the entire 4.9 to 6.0 GHz band, builds on the industry-leading
gain and ultra-low NF of the previously announced
GRF2501 by adding
bypass-mode functionality. This bypass capability improves the receiver dynamic range for improved data rates in
high signal strength environments. Guerrilla Armor™ technology also provides exceptional off-state isolation
in the presence of high RF input signal levels in LNA power-down mode.
Both the GRF2505 and GRF2541 feature adjustable bias current and Vdd, which allows for optimal application flexibility
Pricing and Availability
Samples and evaluation boards are available now, with full production scheduled for the second quarter. Pricing
for 10,000 parts is $1.00 (GRF2541) and $1.05 (GRF2505) each.
About Guerrilla RF
Guerrilla RF provides high performance monolithic microwave integrated circuits to wireless infrastructure original
equipment manufacturers for greater coverage area and higher data rates. With the company’s patented Guerrilla Armor™
technology, team of industry veterans and the best semiconductor process technologies, Guerrilla RF is making a
big impact across multiple market segments including enterprise and carrier-class WiFi access points, small cells,
wireless backhaul and defense. Guerrilla RF is headquartered in Greensboro, N.C. All trademarks are the property
of their respective owners. For more information please visit
http://guerrilla-rf.com or follow the company on LinkedIn.
Posted January 18, 2015