RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD) announced two new low-power IQ modulators featuring integrated fractional-N synthesizers and voltage controlled oscillators (VCO).
The RFMD2080 and RFMD2081 are broadband devices capable of generating output frequencies from 45MHz to 2700MHz. They are well suited for applications such as satellite communications, point-to-point radio, software defined radio, and other wireless and wireline applications requiring QPSK/QAM modulators.
The RFMD2080 features a baseband interface incorporating programmable filtering and gain control. Optimized for low power operation, the device has current consumption of 150mA from a 3V supply. Both the RFMD2080 and RFMD2081 are programmable using a 3-wire serial interface and offered in QFN 5x5mm packages.
RFMD will exhibit these components at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2011, June 6-8, at the Baltimore Convention Center, in Booth 1402.
Samples and production quantities are available now through RFMD’s online store at or through local RFMD sales channels.