Quintplexer Boasts Low Insertion Loss
Providing improved power consumption and receiver sensitivity, Avago Technologies’ ACFM-7103 quintplexer boasts a a PCS Tx insertion loss of 1.9 dB typical (3.1 dB max), a PCS Rx insertion loss of 2.5 dB typical (3.6 dB max) and a GPS insertion loss of 1.0 dB typical (1.7 dB max). The 4.0 × 7.0 × 1.2-mm device reduces power consumption from 50 mA to 70 mA and uses film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR) technology. The quintplexer supports dual antennas and Qualcomm QSC CDMA chipsets. Depending on the RF application, the device integrates two duplexers, one filter, and one triplexer, as well as other components. The quintplexer targets CDMA mobile handsets, datacards, and fixed terminal applications. Pricing starts at $3.00 in 10,000 quantities.