Enhanced multimedia applications such as streaming HD video require high data rates and robust signals, a combination that increases the demand for spectral bandwidth. ANADIGICS' AWL9555 power amplifier enables Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to take advantage of the broad bandwidth available in the 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum around the world. The AWL9555 provides high linearity and high output power over the full 5 GHz band, enabling OEMs to deliver high-quality video and high speed data wirelessly over a greater distance.
"Consumer demand for wireless connectivity everywhere is increasing, and now the trend is turning toward high data rate connectivity throughout the home for high performance video gaming, access to high-definition video, and even high speed Internet access in the yard," stated Glenn Eswein, director of product marketing for ANADIGICS. "Groups such as the WHDI consortium are a driving force behind the integration of wireless connectivity into home entertainment systems, and ANADIGICS has leveraged its RF power amplifier expertise to develop a device that enables OEMs to meet the high expectations of today's multimedia-savvy consumer."
WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) is an emerging application that has strong support from leading OEMs including Samsung, LGE, Hitachi and Sharp. With the proliferation of WHDI, manufacturers of cable boxes and home gateway devices can use the AWL9555 power amplifier to provide the range and signal quality needed to deliver wireless HD video to televisions throughout the home. As a result, consumers can enjoy crystal-clear streaming video without the need for unsightly cables.
The AWL9555 is a highly integrated, RF-matched device that reduces overall component count and is easy to design into new equipment platforms. Its low profile 3.0 x 3.0 x 0.55 mm package makes the AWL9555 a good choice for size-constrained mobile applications such as handsets which, according to ABI Research, are forecasted to drive strong growth in the WiFi market.
-- 4.9 to 5.85 GHz operation -- 2.5% dynamic EVM at +19 dBm output power -- 175 mA supply current at +19 dBm output power -- 29 dB of linear power gain -- 3.3V supply -- Integrated power detector with 20 dB dynamic range -- 50 ohm internally matched RF ports -- 3.0 mm x 3.0 mm x 0.55 mm leadless package -- RoHS compliant
ANADIGICS' AWL9555 is available now at $1.57 each in quantities of ten thousand. For additional product information please visit: www.anadigics.com
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