Front End Fortifies ZigBee and Wi-Fi Designs

Nov. 16, 2011
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.

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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