MACOM Introduces the Industry's Broadest Portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1 Compliant Passive Components
High-performance transformers, couplers and power dividers/combiners provide system designers with complete
toolbox of passives to meet their unique requirements.
Lowell, Mass, January 6, 2015– M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier
of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic products, today announced a comprehensive new portfolio
of passive components for DOCSIS 3.1 compliant
cable TV (CATV) and broadband Internet systems.
new product family, spanning upstream and downstream transformers/baluns, couplers and power dividers/combiners,
is the industry's broadest portfolio of passives specifically designed to comply with the DOCSIS 3.1 standard for
high-bandwidth data transfer over existing hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) infrastructure. These products have been specifically
developed for the next generation of infrastructure head-end and access equipment to be deployed in the cable network
plant. This new plant requires very high-performance actives and passives in order to deliver multi-gigabit service
to subscribers. MACOM also offers passives optimized for DOCSIS 3.0 and 3.1 subscriber equipment such as set-top-boxes,
home gateways and cable modems.
MACOM's newest product offerings push the envelope for passive RF component performance. Through extended bandwidths,
and improved insertion loss, return loss, power handling, distortion and temperature stability, optimal system performance
can be realized.
"The transition to DOCSIS 3.1 is a major development for CATV and broadband Internet providers, enabling them
to meet the exponentially growing bandwidth demands and achieve fiber-caliber transmission speeds, while extending
the value and longevity of their legacy HFC infrastructure," said Graham Board, Director Carrier Networks, MACOM.
"With the introduction of our new passives portfolio, we're providing system designers with what we believe to be
the widest available breadth of high-performance passive components to meet their unique needs and help them accelerate
their time to market with DOCSIS 3.1 compliant systems and solutions."
MACOM's new DOCSIS 3.1 compliant passive components are available to customers today. Please
click here for datasheets, product information
and further support information on MACOM's passives portfolio.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (www.macom.com)
is a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation
Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products,
MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired & wireless networks, CATV,
automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than
60 years of solving our customers' most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from
RF to Light.
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.
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Posted January 8, 2015