Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


DC-14 GHz gain block amplifiers

23 June 2021 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Recently introduced by Marki Microwave are its first MMIC gain blocks, the AKA series of InGaP HBT amplifiers with a bandwidth of DC to 14 GHz. Four options are available with gain from 13 to 19 dB, P1dB up to +16 dBm and operating at a low 50 mA from a single positive supply.

These amplifiers are packaged as a small 0,40 x 0,43 mm wire-bondable chip, form-fit compatible with obsolete InGaP gain blocks from other vendors.

The AKA-1300 model has a small signal gain of 13 dB, noise figure of 5 dB, OP1dB of +14 dBm, OIP3 of +28 dBm and +3,8 V, 50 mA power requirements.

The AKA-1310 has a small signal gain of 13 dB, noise figure of 5 dB, OP1dB of +14 dBm, OIP3 of +28 dBm and +4,6 V, 50 mA power requirements.

The AKA-1400 has a small signal gain of 17 dB, noise figure of 4 dB, OP1dB of +15 dBm, OIP3 of +28 dBm and +3,8 V, 50 mA power requirements.

The AKA-1500 has a small signal gain of 19 dB, noise figure of 4 dB, OP1dB of +16 dBm, OIP3 of +28 dBm and +4,2 V, 50 mA power requirements.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za


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