Avago Technologies Introduces Pair of Low Cost VSAT Power Amplifiers in 5x5 Surface Mount Package

BOSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 10, 2009 Avago Technologies, today announced a new pair of low cost surface mount (SMT) 2- and 4-Watt power amplifiers for use in Ka band VSAT ground terminal applications. Avago’s AMMP-6413/6415, which provide high linearity, are fully monolithic power amplifiers offered in a 5mm by 5 mm SMT package. Both of these new amplifiers provide high efficiency to help reduce power consumption and the need for heat dissipation. Moreover, these features make these new PAs from Avago ideal for use as last stage power amplifiers in systems that require increased linearity for high data rate transmission. Avago is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications.

VSAT device designers are continually looking for low cost PAs that are highly reliable, and offer a high dynamic range (better output power, gain, and linearity) to fulfill the growing demand in the market for commercial and enterprise internet over satellite applications. In addition, a growing number of VSAT customers are moving towards surface mount technology in an effort to reduce their assembly cost through automation. Avago’s AMMP-6413/6415 PAs were developed to address this design need in the marketplace.

Avago’s 2-watt AMMP-6413 and 4-watt AMMP-6415 MMICs are designed for use in Ku Band VSAT transmitters that operate at frequencies between 13.75GHz and 14.5GHz. In the operational band these PAs provide 33 dBm and 36dBm of output power and 29dB of small-signal gain.

Key Features

  • Low cost 5mm by 5 mm SMT package
  • Frequency range: 13.75 to 14.5 GHz
  • Output Power: two and four-watt options available
  • High linearity, OIP3
  • 50 ohm matched on input and output
  • ESD protection (50V MM and 150V HBM)

Pricing and Availability

Avago’s AMMP-6413 and AMMP-6415 are available now with pricing starting from $20 and $25, respectively in 10,000 unit volumes. More information about Avago Technologies’ wireless products can be found at: www.avagotechwireless.com.

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. By leveraging its core competencies in III-V compound and silicon semiconductor design and processing, the company provides an extensive range of analog, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems to approximately 40,000 end customers. Backed by strong customer service support, the company's products serve four diverse end markets: industrial and automotive electronics, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and consumer and computer peripherals. Avago has a global employee presence and heritage of technical innovation dating back 40 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots. Information about Avago is available on the Web at www.avagotech.com

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement and supporting materials may contain forward-looking statements which address our expected future business and financial performance. These forward looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections of future Company or industry performance based on management's judgment, beliefs, current trends and market conditions, and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, we caution you not to place undue reliance on these statements. Avago Technologies Finance Pte. Ltd.'s Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the SEC on December 17, 2008, recent Current Reports on Form 6-K, and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") (which you may obtain for free at the SECs website at http://www.sec.gov) discuss some of the important risk factors that may affect our business, results of operations, and financial condition.

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