News | March 27, 2013

New CMD158P3 Driver Amp Offers Medium Power With Single Supply


Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits, announces the introduction of the CMD158P3, a new broadband driver amplifier ideally suited for mixer LO chains, passive multipliers, and medium power applications.

The CMD158P3 covers 6 to 14 GHz and delivers 20 dB of gain with +20 dBm of saturated power while requiring a single +5 V supply @ 95 mA. Housed in a RoHs-compliant, Pb-free 3x3 mm QFN plastic package, the CMD158P3 offers high performance in a small footprint. The input and output ports are DC blocked, and the amplifier does not require any off-chip tuning components.

The CMD158P3 is the perfect alternative to costly hybrid amplifiers and is ideally suited for EW and communications systems where small size and low power consumption are needed, such as point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, VSAT, LO driver amplifier, and military EW applications.

To download the full datasheet for the CMD158P3, visit the Custom MMIC Product Library.

About Custom MMIC
Custom MMIC represents a new way of thinking about MMICs. Driven by customer challenges, the company offers both hands-on design through testing services, and a growing library of system-ready designs. They are experienced in GaAs, GaN, SiC, InP, and InGaP HBT and have established relationships with the leading foundries in these technologies. They specialize in RF through millimeter-wave circuits for satellite communications, radar systems, cellular infrastructure, consumer electronics, VSAT, and point-to-point radio systems. For more information, visit