Macom Technology Solutions, a supplier of radio-frequency, microwave, millimetre wave and photonic products, has introduced the MAAP-011232, a two-stage, 1W driver amplifier featuring gain shut off and operating from 100MHz to 3GHz. This device is suited to both driver and power requirements across a broad range of applications, including land-mobile-radio, military communications, sensors, telemetry, test and measurement and satellite communications.

The MAAP-011232 features a typical gain of 23dB and 40 per cent power added efficiency. The device can be operated between 5V to 9V and consumes less than 300mA at the maximum output power of 1W. The MAAP-011232 device is fully matched while operating in the 100MHz to 1GHz frequency range and can be tuned with input matched to perform up to 3GHz. The device is offered in a 3mm 16 lead PQFN plastic package.