"Microwave equipment manufacturers are looking for ways to help reduce the capital and operating expenditures of their service provider customers and the highly-integrated TRF2443 can help to meet that requirement," said David Briggs, general manager of TI's Radio products group.
Key features and benefits of the TRF2443
-- Integration of more than 15 functional blocks enables designers to achieve 40 percent board space savings over discrete implementations. Functional blocks include: -- Programmable baseband amplifiers -- Intermediate Frequency (IF) amplifiers -- Analog and digital variable gain amplifiers -- Quadrature modulator and demodulator -- Programmable baseband low pass filters -- Analog-to-digital converter (ADC) buffers -- XPIC output amplifier and receiver -- Transmit (Tx) OIP3 of 29.5 dBm and receive (Rx) third order input intercept point (IIP3)of 9.5 dBm allows for more complicated modulation schemes and increased data throughput -- Programmable baseband low-pass filters provide flexibility to handle signals with different bandwidths and help to remove unwanted interferer signals -- Integrated Tx/Rx synthesizers eliminate the need for complicated external local oscillator circuitry, simplifying design -- Automatic DC offset calibration eases design implementation
The TRF2443 broadband IF transceiver is the latest addition to Texas Instruments' high-performance RF product line for wireless communications, including: TRF3703 quadrature modulator, TRF3710 quadrature demodulator and TRF3761 RF synthesizers. Wireless infrastructure customers can accelerate time-to-market by taking advantage of TI's high-performance signal chain solutions that include market-leading analog-to-digital converters, such as ADS62P25, and digital-to-analog converters, such as DAC5662.
Availability and pricing
The TRF2443 device is available in a 14 mm x 14 mm QFP package and is priced at $24.00 in 1000-unit quantities.
Find out more about TI's high-performance RF products at the links below:
-- Order TRF2443 evaluation modules and samples: www.ti.com/trf2443-pr -- TI's high-performance RF portfolio: www.ti.com/rfsolutions-pr
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