News | May 15, 2018

Richardson RFPD Introduces New High-linearity DOCSIS 3.1 CATV Amplifier From MACOM

18 dB gain, low noise figure gain block operates from 45–1218 MHz

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new RF amplifier for CATV applications from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. The MAAM-011220 provides 18 dB of ultra-flat gain while biased at either 8 or 5 volts. The amplifier provides excellent linearity, high gain, low noise and low distortion, making it ideally suited for 75 Ω infrastructure applications.

The MAAM-011220 is fabricated using GaAs pHEMT technology and is assembled in a SOT-89 plastic package.

Additional key features of the MAAM-011220 include:

  • Single stage, single-ended
  • 8 V, 130 mA or 5 V, 110 mA operation
  • Flat gain: 18 dB
  • Noise figure: o 2.6 dB @ 50–100 MHz o 2.4 dB @ 100–1218 MHz
  • Low distortion performance

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the MAAM-011220 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find a local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from MACOM, please visit the MACOM storefront webpage (

About Richardson RFPD
Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Richardson RFPD, Inc.