Electronic Design

Front End Fortifies ZigBee and Wi-Fi Designs

The RF6555 front-end module for ZigBee and Wi-Fi applications in the 2.4 GHz to 2.5 GHz band integrates the power amp plus harmonic filter in the transmit path and an internally integrated LNA with bypass mode. It provides a single balanced TDD access for Rx and Tx paths along with two ports on the output for connecting a diversity solution or a test port. The module also specs a current consumption for ZigBee applications of 70mA at rated power. Other features include a Tx output power of 18 dBm, Tx ICC of 70 mA, and a Tx Gain of 25 dB. Pricing begins at $1.47 each/10,000. RF MICRO DEVICES INC., Greensboro, NC. (336) 664-1233.

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