Celeritek's CGB7014-SC is a Darlington Configured, high dynamic range, utility gain block amplifier MMIC with 18.5dB of gain at 6 GHz. It is matched to 50-W impedance for both input and output. It is housed in an industry-standard SOT-89 package. The InGaP HBT die inside has extra pads to enable thorough DC testing. With a single bypass capacitor, optional RF choke and two DC blocking capacitors, this gain block amplifier offers significant ease of use in a broad range of applications.