Electronic Design
Front-End Modules Target Smartphone Market

Front-End Modules Target Smartphone Market

Extending the company’s family of WLAN power amplifiers, the LX5553 embarks as its first amplifier for the smartphone market. It combines a 2.4-GHz WLAN power amplifier module, low-noise amplifier, and a single-pole triple-throw (SP3T) switch for sharing a single antenna between WLAN and Bluetooth systems in a 3 mm x 3 mm package. Other features include operation from a supply voltage of 3V to 4.2V. Price for the LX5553 is $0.85 each/10,000. MICROSEMI CORP., Irvine, CA. (800) 713-4113.


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