Features and Benefits

  • Passive Double-Balanced Topology
  • Input IP3 : +17 dBm
  • Low Conversion Loss: 7 dB
  • LO / RF Isolation: 38 dB
  • LO / IF Isolation: 32 dB
  • Upconverter & Downconverter Applications

Product Details

The HMC218BMS8GE is an ultra miniature double- balanced mixers in an 8 lead plastic surface mount packages (MSOP). This passive MMIC mixer is constructed of GaAs Schottky diodes and novel planar transformer baluns on the chip. The device can be used as an up-converter, down-converter, bi-phase modulator / demodulator, or phase comparator. This mixer performs well when used as a down-converter from 3.5 to 8 GHz and as an up-converter from 4.5 to 8 GHz. The low conversion loss, high isolation and wide IF bandwidth make this mixer ideal for a variety of Rx and Tx frequency plans.


  • Base stations, Repeaters & Access Points 
  • WiMAX, WiBro & Fixed Wireless 
  • Portables & Subscribers 
  • PLMR, Public Safety & Telematics

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