RFMW offers 15dB Balanced Return Path Amplifier for DOCSIS 3.1

Qorvo’s QPB2318 Balanced Return Path Amplifier spans 5 to 210MHz with dual, 15dB amplifiers

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a balanced return path amplifier serving DOCSIS 3.1 applications in head-end CMTS equipment, optical nodes and residential amplifiers. Qorvo’s QPB2318 spans 5 to 210MHz with dual, amplifiers configurable for balanced operation and providing 15dB of gain. Running on either 5 or 8V supplies, this IC provides low noise (3.8dB) with OIP3 of 47.3dBm and P1dB of 26.7dBm. Offered in a standard SOIC8 package, the QPB2318 can also serve as a post-amplifier for return path optical receivers or used in single ended applications with reduced linearity requirements.

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