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Out-of-band tuner stars in cable STB, digital cable-ready TV

Posted: 16 Jul 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:tuner out band? STB cable? digital TV ready?

RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) has designed the S510075-33Z out-of-band tuner for use in cable set-top box and digital cable-ready TV applications. The highly integrated S510075-33Z consists of an input automatic gain control (AGC) amplifier, a mixer and an AGC video amplifier, delivering a 60 percent size reduction and 25 percent reduction in power consumption compared to the previous generation S510065-55Z.

Among the features are:

  • 3.3 V single supply operation
  • Low power consumption: 300mW
  • Low distortion: -50dBc@ 1VPP
  • 70dB total conversion gain
  • 55dB total gain control range
  • Low LO to RF leakage

    The S510075-33Z is housed in a compact 3mm x 3mm, 16-lead, RoHS compliant QFN package, and samples are available immediately.

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