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New Wideband Medium Power GaAs Amplifier Operating at 20 – 45 GHz

New Wideband Medium Power GaAs Amplifier Operating at 20 - 45 GHz

We are excited to release CMD293, a wideband medium power GaAs MMIC driver amplifier, ideally suited for military, space and communications systems where small size and high linearity are needed.

At 30 GHz the device delivers 20 dB of gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +26 dBm and noise figure of 6 dB. The CMD293 integrates a temperature compensated RF power detection circuit that enables power detection at 0.7 V/W at 30 GHz.

The device is a 50-ohm matched design which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The CMD293 offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection.

For more information and to download the full datasheet and S-parameter data for CMD293, click here >>

 

New Ultra Low Noise Amplifier Optimized for Broadband & Delivers 27 dB of Gain

New Ultra Low Noise Amplifier Optimized for Broadband & Delivers 27 dB of Gain

We are excited to release the CMD283, a broadband MMIC ultra low noise amplifier die, ideally suited for EW and communications systems where small size and low power consumption are needed. The device is optimized for broadband performance and delivers 27 dB of gain with a corresponding noise figure of 0.6 dB at 4 GHz.

The CMD283 is a 50-ohm matched design which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The CMD283 offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection.

For more information and to download the full datasheet and S-parameter data for CMD283, click here >>

 

New Wideband GaAs Low Phase Noise Amplifier Operates from DC – 26.5 GHz

New Wideband GaAs Low Phase Noise Amplifier Operates from DC - 26.5 GHz

We are excited to announce the release of CMD 275, a wideband GaAs MMIC low phase noise amplifier die that is ideally suited for military, space and communications systems. At 10 GHz the device delivers 16 dB of gain, a saturated output power of +20.5 dBm and a noise figure of 5.5 dB.

Also with an input signal of 10 GHz the amplifier provides low phase noise performance of -165 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset. The CMD275 is a 50 ohm matched design which eliminates the need for RF port matching.

For more information and to download the full datasheet and S-parameter data for CMD275, click here >>

CMD281C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

CMD281C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

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The CMD281C3 is wideband 2-bit digital attenuator that operates from DC to 22 GHz (L, S, C, X, Ku, K Band). Each bit of the attenuator is controlled by a single voltage of either 0 V or -5 V. The attenuator bit values are 2 dB and 4 dB, for a total attenuation of 6 dB with an attenuation accuracy of 0.1 dB step error. It has a low insertion loss of 1.5 dB at 10 GHz and can handle an input power of up to 28 dBm. This wideband GaAs MMIC is available in a 3 x 3 mm ceramic QFN package and is matched to 50 ohms which eliminates the need for RF port matching.

Product Details

    • Part Number : CMD281C3
    • Manufacturer : Custom MMIC
    • Description : 2-Bit Digital Attenuator from DC to 22 GHz

General Parameters

    • Type : Digital
    • Frequency : DC to 22 GHz
    • Bits : 2 Bit
    • Channels : 1 Channel
    • Configuration : Solid State
    • Attenuation Range : 6 dB
    • Attenuation Accuracy : 0.1 to 0.5 dB
    • Power : 0.631 W
    • P1dB : 28 dBm
    • IIP3 : 42 dBm
    • Insertion Loss : 1.5 dB
    • Switching Time : 25 ns
    • Supply Voltage : -5 V
    • Control Voltage : -5 to 0 V
    • Interface : TTL/Serial/Parallel
    • Return Loss : 17 dB
    • Package Type : Die
    • Package : QFN
    • Dimension : 3 x 3 mm
    • Operating Temperature : -55 to 85 Degree C
    • Storage Temperature : -55 to 150 Degree C
    • RoHS : Yes
16 to 24 GHz (Ku, K Band) Driver Amplifier

16 to 24 GHz (Ku, K Band) Driver Amplifier

CMD291 RF Amplifier by Custom MMIC

The CMD291 from Custom MMIC is a GaAs MMIC driver amplifier die that operates from 16 to 24 GHz covering the Ku and K Bands. The broadband device is ideally suited for applications requiring a high dynamic range. It delivers a gain of 23 dB with a saturated output power of 26.5 dBm and has a noise figure of 5 dB. The amplifier requires a supply voltage of 3 to 5 V and consumes up to 250 mA of current. It is ideal for space applications. The amplifier is matched to 50 ohms which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The CMD291 provides full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection.

Product Details

    • Part Number : CMD291
    • Manufacturer : Custom MMIC
    • Description : 16 to 24 GHz (Ku, K Band) Driver Amplifier

General Parameters

    • Type : Driver Amplifier
    • Configuration : Die
    • Frequency : 16 to 24 GHz
    • Gain : 19 to 23 dB
    • Noise Figure : 5 dB
    • P1dB : 22.5 to 26 dBm
    • P1dB : 0.18 to 0.3981 W
    • IP3 : 33.5 dBm
    • Saturated Power : 0.5 W
    • Impedance : 50 Ohms
    • Input Return Loss : 15 to 20 dB
    • Output Return Loss : 13 to 15 dB
    • Supply Voltage : 3 to 5.5 V
    • Current Consumption : 250 to 325 mA
    • Package Type : Surface Mount
    • Operating Temperature : -55 to 85 Degrees C
    • Storage Temperature : -55 to 150 Degrees C

 

CMD273P3 RF Switch by Custom MMIC

CMD273P3 RF Switch by Custom MMIC

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The CMD273P3 from Custom MMIC is a low loss broadband positive control MMIC DPDT transfer switch that operates from DC to 12 GHz (Covering the L, S, C and X Band) . This switch has an insertion loss of 1.7 dB and an isolation of over 42 dB at 6 GHz. It has a control voltage of 0/+5V. The switch can handle a P1dB of up to 25 dBm and has a switching speed of 12 ns. It is available in a RoHS compliant 3 x 3 mm surface mount package. This product can be certified for Space Applications.

 

Product Details

      • Part Number : CMD273P3
      • Manufacturer : Custom MMIC
      • Description : DC to 12 GHz DPDT Transfer Switch

General Parameters

      • Type : Solid State
      • Configuration : DPDT, Transfer Switch
      • Termination : Absorptive
      • Application Industry : Space
      • Frequency : DC to 12 GHz
      • Insertion Loss : 1.2 to 2.5 dB
      • Isolation : 25 to 42 dB
      • P1dB : 24 to 25 dBm
      • P1dB : 0.25 to 0.32
      • Power : 24 to 25 dBm
      • Power : 0.25 to 0.32
      • IIP3 : 40 to 46 dBm
      • IIP3 (W) : 10 to 39.81 W
      • Peak Power : 27 dBm
      • Supply Voltage : 5 V
      • Supply Current : 5 to 10 uA
      • Control Voltage : 0 to 5 V
      • Switching Speed : 12 ns
      • Impedance : 50 Ohms
      • Package Type : Surface Mount
      • Package : QFN
      • Dimension : 3 x 3 mm
      • Operating Temperature : -40 to 85 Degree C
      • Storage Temperature : -55 to 150 Degree C
      • RoHS : Yes
      • Note : Return Loss : 13 to 15 dB, Band : L Band, S Band, C Band, X Band
CMD280C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

CMD280C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

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The CMD280C3 from Custom MMIC is a RF Variable Attenuator with Frequency DC to 18 GHz, Attenuation Range 15.5 dB, Attenuation Sensitivity -5, 0 V, Power 24 dBm, P1dB 24 dBm. Tags: Surface Mount, Digital. More details for CMD280C3 can be seen below.

Product Details

    • Part Number : CMD280C3
    • Manufacturer : Custom MMIC
    • Description : 5 Bit Digital Attenuator from DC to 18 GHz

General Parameters

    • Type : Digital
    • Frequency : DC to 18 GHz
    • Bits : 5 Bit
    • Channels : 1 Channel
    • Configuration : Solid State
    • Attenuation Range : 15.5 dB
    • Attenuation Sensitivity : -5, 0 V
    • Power : 24 dBm
    • P1dB : 24 dBm
    • IIP3 : 42 dBm
    • Insertion Loss : 2.2 to 4 dB
    • Switching Time : 25 ns
    • Supply Voltage : -5 V
    • Control Voltage : -5 to 0 V
    • Interface : TTL/Serial/Parallel
    • Impedance : 50 Ohms
    • Input Return Loss : 13 to 15 dB
    • Output Return Loss : 14 to 15 dB
    • Package Type : Surface Mount
    • Operating Temperature : -40 to 85 Degrees C
    • Storage Temperature : -55 to 150 Degrees C
    • RoHS : Yes

 

MMIC Evaluation Boards

MMIC Evaluation Boards

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“We’re committed to helping you get through your evaluation and prototyping period quickly and efficiently. In addition to being able to order a pre-tested Custom MMIC evaluation board from stock for most of our packaged MMIC devices, we have also recently put nearly 30% of our devices into the X-Microwave block (X-MWblock) system for evaluation in this way. X-Microwave’s innovative, drop-in simulation, prototyping, and production system enables efficient and expedient microwave and millimeter-wave circuit development and testing, using industry grade non-linear online simulation tools powered by Keysight’s Genesys Spectrasys engine. Over 35 of our leading LNAs, Power Amplifiers, Distributed Amplifiers, Driver Amplifiers, Low Phase Noise Amplifiers, Phase Shifters, Switches, and Mixers can be evaluated and prototyped quickly with this method.”

X-MWblocks Available

X-MWBLOCKS AVAILABLE

CMD279C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

CMD279C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

Courtesy of everything RF : CMD279C3 RF Variable Attenuator by Custom MMIC

The CMD279C3 is a positive controlled, wideband GaAs MMIC 5-bit digital attenuator that operates from 2 to 18 GHz (S, C, X, Ku Band). Each bit of the attenuator is controlled by a single voltage of either 0 V or +5 V. The attenuator bit values are 0.5 (LSB), 1, 2, 4, and 8 dB, for a total attenuation of 15.5 dB with an attenuation accuracy of 0.2 dB step error. It has a low insertion loss of 3.5 dB at 9 GHz and can handle an input power of up to 27 dBm. The CMD279C3 is available in a 3 x 3mm QFN surface mount package and is matched to 50 ohms which eliminate the need for RF port matching.

Product Details

    • Part Number : CMD279C3
    • Manufacturer : Custom MMIC
    • Description : 5-Bit Digital Attenuator from 2 to 18 GHz

General Parameters

    • Type : Digital
    • Frequency : 2 to 18 GHz
    • Bits : 5 Bit
    • Channels : 1 Channel
    • Configuration : Solid State
    • Attenuation Range : Up to 15.5 dB
    • Attenuation Accuracy : 0.2 dB
    • Power : 0.45 W
    • P1dB : 26.5 dBm
    • IIP3 : 42 dBm
    • Insertion Loss : 3.2 to 5 dB
    • Switching Time : 25 ns
    • Supply Voltage : 2.5 to 5.5 V
    • Control Voltage : 0 to 5 V
    • Interface : TTL/Serial/Parallel
    • Impedance : 50 Ohms
    • Return Loss : 13 dB
    • Package Type : Surface Mount
    • Package : QFN
    • Dimension : 3×3 mm
    • Operating Temperature : -40 to 85 Degrees C
    • Storage Temperature : -55 to 150 Degrees C
    • RoHS : Yes
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High-performance MMIC Line Now Up to 150 Industry Leading Designs

Courtesy of Custom MMIC : High-performance MMIC Line Now Up to 150 Industry Leading Designs

We are excited to announce that our latest catalog of standardized GaAs and GaN MMIC designs has reached over 150 devices, with 30 new product releases in 2018.

Products released in 2018 include: 8 Low Noise Amplifier MMICs, 2 Driver Amplifier MMICs, 2 Power Amplifier MMICs, 2 Mixer MMICs, 1 Phase Shifter MMIC, 2 Multiplier MMICs, 4 Switch MMICs, and 8 Digital Attenuator MMICs. The full list of products can be viewed below.

“As we continue to respond to customer requests to assist with improving noise performance and SWaP-C our MMIC library is growing rapidly,” said John Greichen, VP of Sales and Marketing. “We’re getting excellent response to our growing number of devices operated via positive bias, and our broadband solutions—particularly those offering positive gain slope.”

PART NUMBER

    DESCRIPTION

Low Noise Amplifiers
CMD270 Low Noise Amplifier
CMD270P3 Low Noise Amplifier
CMD290 GaN Low Noise Amplifier
CMD218C4 GaN Low Noise Amplifier
CMD276C4 GaN Low Noise Amplifier
CMD277C4 GaN Low Noise Amplifier
CMD278C4 GaN Low Noise Amplifier
CMD283C3 Ultra Low Noise Amplifier
Driver Amplifiers
CMD291 Driver Amplifier
CMD293 Driver Amplifier
Power Amplifiers
CMD262 GaN Power Amplifier
CMD249P5 Distributed Power Amplifier
Mixers
CMD274 I/Q Mixer
CMD182 I/Q Mixer
Phase Shifters
CMD174 5-Bit Digital Phase Shifter
Multipliers
CMD227C3 Passive Frequency Doubler
CMD256 Passive Frequency Doubler
Switches
CMD272P3 DPDT Transfer Switch
CMD235C4 SP5T Non-reflective Switch
CMD236C4 SP6T Non-reflective Switch
CMD273P3 DPDT Transfer Switch
Digital Attenuators
CMD279 5-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD279C3 5-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD280 5-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD280C3 5-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD281 2-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD281C3 2-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD282 2-bit Digital Attenuator
CMD282C3 2-bit Digital Attenuator

 

Amplifier MMICs
Our innovative amplifier MMIC products provide industry-leading gain flatness and stability, the best noise figure, phase noise and linearity, and also offer unique benefits such as wide bandwidths, positive gain slope, positive biasing, and 50 ohm matching. Models include low noise amplifiers (LNAs)driver amplifierspower amplifierslow phase noise amplifiers (LPNAs) and broad range distributed amplifiers.

MMIC Switches, Phase Shifters, and Attenuators
Our growing MMIC switch and attenuator MMICs offer industry-leading insertion/conversion loss, bandwidth, and isolation for advanced signal chain design. Products include SPST to SP4T SwitchesRF Phase Shifters, and Attenuators (VVA and Digital).

Mixer and Multiplier MMICs
Our reecent gain and phase control products provide the highest accuracy, along with low loss. Our mixer models include fundamental mixersdual mixers, and I/Q / I/R mixers. Our RF multiplier MMIC family includes both passive and active MMICs.

Space Qualified MMICs
For RF / microwave designs that require space qualification, Custom MMIC offers screening of our standard MMICs to MIL-PRF-38534 Class K & MIL-PRF-38535 Class S. Several low noise amplifiers (LNA) MMICs, and a driver amplifier MMIC, have been previously space qualified. Our CMD 162 LNA is assisting Australia’s Sky Muster broadband satelite system stay active.

High-performance MMIC Line

High-performance MMIC Line Now Up to 150 Solution- Includes Options for Space

Courtesy of Custom MMIC : High-performance MMIC Line Now Up to 150 Solution- Includes Options for Space

“We are excited to announce that our catalog of standardized GaAs and GaN designs has reached over 150 devices.”

“Recent product releases include: an ultra-wideband 0.5W distributed driver amplifier that operates from DC – 30 GHz with high linearity; a new digital attenuator family with options to 40 GHz, broadband switches covering DC-18 GHz, a 5-bit phase shifter, high IP3 mixers, low phase noise amplifiers (LPNAs), and an industry-leading 0.5 dB low noise amplifier (LNA).”

“As we continue to respond to customer requests to assist with improving noise performance and reducing bias control—and other unwanted signal chain circuitry—our library is growing rapidly,” said John Greichen, VP of Sales and Marketing. “We’re getting excellent response to our growing number of devices operated via positive bias, and our broadband solutions—particularly those offering positive gain slopes.”

We deliver many devices and their evaluation boards from stock and offers rapid and efficient space qualification on most of their models. Over a dozen models are currently qualified to Class K requirements. These can be viewed at: https://www.custommmic.com/space-qualified-mmics/.

All other newly released products can be viewed at https://www.custommmic.com/news/.

To review data on this growing family of high-performance MMICs, visit https://www.custommmic.com/search-by-band/.

New Ultra Wideband 0.5W GaAs Distributed Driver Amplifier Operates from DC – 30 GHz with High Linearity

Courtesy of Custom MMIC : New Ultra Wideband 0.5W GaAs Distributed Driver Amplifier Operates from DC – 30 GHz with High Linearity

We are excited to announce the release of CMD292, our latest wideband Distributed Driver Amplifier MMIC.

CMD292 delivers 13 dB of gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +27 dBm and output IP3 of +33 dBm at 15 GHz. The CMD292 features a positive gain slope over frequency, easing broadband designs when flat gain profile is desired.

The CMD292 is a pad-compatible replacement for the Analog Device product, HMC994. This broadband device is ideally suited for applications requiring broad bandwidth, high output power, and high linearity.

Visit https://www.custommmic.com/cmd292-distributed-driver-amplifier/ for more information and to download the full datasheet and S-parameter data.