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LTC5549 Passive Double-Balanced Mixer

Analog Devices' wideband 2 GHz to 14 GHz mixer with integrated LO frequency doubler offers outstanding IIP3 of 24.4 dBm

Image of Analog Devices' LTC5549 Double-Balanced MixerAnalog Devices' LTC5549 is a general-purpose, passive, double-balanced mixer that can be used for up conversion or down conversion. The RF port is designed for the 2 GHz to 14 GHz band and the IF port is optimized for 500 MHz to 6 GHz operation. An integrated LO buffer amplifier supports LO frequencies from 1 GHz to 12 GHz, requiring only 0 dBm LO power. The LTC5549 delivers high IIP3 and input P1dB with low power consumption. An internal LO frequency doubler can be enabled by a CMOS-compatible digital control pin, allowing operation with a lower, one-half LO input frequency. This allows the mixers LO port to be used with existing synthesizers, such as the LTC6946 and LTC6948 family. The LTC5549’s high level of integration minimizes the total solution cost, board space, and system level variation with its 2 mm × 3 mm package size.

Double-Balanced Microwave Mixer Translates 2 GHz to 14 GHz

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Features
  • Up conversion or down conversion
  • High IIP3: +28.2 dBm at 5.8 GHz, +22.8 dBm at 12 GHz
  • 8.0 dB conversion loss at 5.8 GHz
  • +14.3 dBm input P1dB at 5.8 GHz
  • Integrated LO buffer: 0 dBm LO drive
  • Bypassable integrated LO frequency doubler
  • Low LO-RF leakage: <-30 dBm
  • 50 Ω single-ended RF, LO, and IF ports
  • 3.3 V/115 mA supply
  • Fast turn ON / OFF for TDD operation
  • 2 mm × 3 mm, 12-lead QFN package
Applications
  • Microwave transceivers
  • Wireless backhaul
  • Point-to-point microwaves
  • Phased-array antennas
  • C, X, and Ku band RADAR
  • Test equipment
  • Satellite MODEMs

LTC5549 Passive Double-Balanced Mixer

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionRF TypeFrequencyAvailable QuantityView Details
IC MIXER 2GHZ-14GHZ 12QFNLTC5549IUDB#TRMPBFIC MIXER 2GHZ-14GHZ 12QFNRadar2GHz ~ 14GHz4775 - ImmediateView Details

LTC5549 Passive Double-Balanced Mixer Board

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionFrequencyFor Use With/Related ProductsAvailable QuantityView Details
DEMO BOARD FOR LTC5549DC2310ADEMO BOARD FOR LTC55492GHz ~ 14GHzLTC55490View Details
Published: 2015-11-05