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Silicon Tuner Improves ISDB-T/DVB-T Reception

Silicon Tuner Improves ISDB-T/DVB-T Reception

The MAX2136 digital terrestrial television tuner promises to improve ISDB-T and DVB-T signal reception. The device specifies a noise figure of 3.8 dB while consuming 210 mW. Additionally, the tuner supports the reception of signals as large as 10 dBm while maintaining a sensitivity of -99 dBm. On-chip tracking filters, low-pass filters, and LNAs eliminate the need for external components. Available in a 32-pin, 5 mm x 5 mm TQFN package, pricing starts at $4 each/1,000. MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, Sunnyvale, CA. (800) 998-8800.


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