News | October 14, 2014

MACOM Introduces High Power SP3T 100 Watt Reflective Switch

Product Image - MASW-011030

This high power switch features low insertion loss and excellent linearity with low DC consumption

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products recently, announced a high power PIN diode SP3T switch in a common anode configuration, operating from 30 MHz to 3 GHz.

The MASW-011030 is designed for Military and Civilian customers who require higher CW and pulsed power operation for radio applications.

This device is capable of handling 100 Watts CW incident power at a base plate temperature of 85ºC, delivered in a single 7mm HWFN 16-lead plastic package.

The MASW-011030 is manufactured using MACOM’s hybrid manufacturing process featuring high voltage PIN diodes and passive devices and is a high power switch ideal for use on land mobile radio and MIL-COM applications that require higher power.

“The MASW-011030 is ideal for land mobile applications requiring high linearity, broadband performance and low loss,” said Paul Wade, Product Line Manager, Standard Products. “This Symmetrical SP3T Multi-chip solution integrates the superior and reliable performance of Si PIN diodes into a small outline 7mm QFN package while providing superior thermal management through device exposed center paddle.”

Covering 30 MHz to 3 GHz, this device delivers 40 dB isolation at 2 GHz with insertion loss of 0.35 dB and is 1B HBM ESD rated.

The table below outlines typical performance:




Frequency Range(RF)



Insertion Loss at 2.0 GHz



Isolation at 2.0 GHz



Input Return Loss






Production quantities and samples of MASW-011030 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the MACOM website at:

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. 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.