Features and Benefits
- Fixed gain of 20 dB
- Operation up to 500 MHz
- Input/output internally matched to
- Output IP3
41 dBm at 70 MHz
39 dBm at 190 MHz
- Integrated bias control circuit
- Output 1 dB compression: 20.6 dB at 190 MHz
- Noise figure: 2.5 dB at 190 MHz
- See Data Sheet for Addtitional Information
Product DetailsThe ADL5531 is a broadband, fixed-gain, linear amplifier that operates at frequencies up to 500 MHz. The device can be used in a wide variety of equipment, including cellular, satellite, broadband, and instrumentation equipment.
The ADL5531 provides a gain of 20 dB, which is stable over frequency, temperature, power supply, and from device to device. This amplifier is single-ended and internally matched to 50 Ω. Only input/output ac coupling capacitors, power supply decoupling capacitors, and external inductors are required for operation.
The ADL5531 is fabricated on a GaAs HBT process and has an ESD rating of ±2 kV (Class 2). The device is packaged in an 8-lead 3 mm × 3 mm LFCSP that uses an exposed paddle for excellent thermal impedance.
The ADL5531 consumes 100 mA on a single 5 V supply and is fully specified for operation from −40°C to +85°C.
The dual-channel 20 dB gain version, ADL5534, is also available.
Product Lifecycle Production
At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
Evaluation Kits (1)
ADL5531-EVALZ is a 4-layer, FR4-based evaluation board. For normal operation it requires a single 5 V/100 mA power supply. The 5 V power supply should be connected to the test loops labeled VPOS and GND. Alternatively, the power supply connections may be made via the two pin header, W-1. The RF input is applied to the SMA connector labeled RFIN. The RF output is available at the SMA connector labeled RFOUT.
Application Notes (4)
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