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Silicon Tuner Eliminates Reception Spurs

Silicon Tuner Eliminates Reception Spurs

Viable for use in worldwide hybrid TVs as well as terrestrial and cable set-top boxes, the MAX3543 broadband, multi-standard silicon tuner employs a standard IF architecture that ensures less than -70-dBc spurs. Designers can use a single silicon pinout for all major worldwide television standards. Other features include a 4-dB noise figure, reliable blocker performance, and the device eliminates the need for external components such as SAW filters. Available in a 40-pin, lead-free TQFN measuring 6 mm x 6 mm, price starts at $6.95 each/1,000. MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, Sunnyvale, CA. (800) 998-8800.


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