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ANADIGICS Expands DOCSIS 3.1 Infrastructure Amplifier Portfolio

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (“ANADIGICS” or the “Company”), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today introduced six new surface mount line amplifiers optimized for DOCSIS 3.1 applications. The Company’s portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1 products includes line amplifiers, reverse path amplifiers, edge QAM amplifiers, and gain blocks. These solutions have set the standard for both performance and reliability, helping MSOs achieve optimal system performance across a variety of network architectures and applications.

“Our expansive portfolio of industry-leading CATV infrastructure solutions is helping to pave the way to advanced DOCSIS 3.1 services,” said Tim Laverick, senior vice president of Infrastructure Products at ANADIGICS. “With outstanding output power, best-in-class linearity, and exceptional efficiency, our CATV infrastructure products enable MSOs to reliably and economically deliver ultra high data speeds to subscribers.”

ANADIGICS’ DOCSIS 3.1 line amplifiers combine the Company’s proven MESFET and proprietary high-linearity pHEMT technologies with a GaN output stage (power doublers only) to deliver outstanding performance and reliability in CATV infrastructure applications. The new ACA2416, ACA2419, ACA2454, ACA2457, ACA2458, and ACA2463 all offer exceptional composite triple beat (CTB), composite second order (CSO), cross modulation, carrier-to-intermodulation noise (CIN), modulation-error ratio (MER), and bit-error ratio (BER) characteristics for optimal performance in a fully-loaded spectrum.

The ACA2458 joins the ACA2456, ACA4741, and ACA4788 in the new 4X class product family. These solutions offer four times the power of first generation GaN line amplifiers. This exceptional power, coupled with other outstanding performance characteristics, enables Node+0 system architectures without active components downstream of the fiber or R-MACPHY node.

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 CATV Infrastructure Solutions Key Facts and Highlights:

  • Complete portfolio of CATV infrastructure products to support the expected industry transition to DOCSIS 3.1
  • Proven designs with the industry’s lowest field-failure rates to minimize service disruptions and costly truck rolls
  • World-class performance to ensure quality of service in a fully-loaded spectrum

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 Surface Mount Line Amplifier Family:

ProductMax FrequencyTypeGainMaximum
DC Current
Total
Composite
Power*
ACA121012 VPush-Pull18300 mA63 dBmV
ACA121212 VPush-Pull12395 mA65 dBmV
ACA121612 VPower Doubler28.5700 mA70.5 dBmV
ACA241624 VPush-Pull22 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA241724 VPush-Pull25 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA241824 VPush-Pull28 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA241924 VPush-Pull30 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA246124 VPush-Pull25 dB290 mA65.4 dBmV
ACA246024 VPush-Pull28 dB290 mA65.4 dBmV
ACA246324 VPush-Pull30 dB290 mA65.4 dBmV
ACA242924 VPower Doubler25 dB430 mA70.5 dBmV
ACA243124 VPower Doubler28 dB460 mA71.3 dBmV
ACA245424 VPower Doubler25 dB530 mA74.8 dBmV
ACA245524 VPower Doubler28 dB530 mA73.2 dBmV
ACA245624 VPower Doubler18 dB900 mA76.7 dBmV
ACA245824 VPower Doubler21 dB875 mA76.7 dBmV
ACA245734 VPower Doubler28 dB530 mA74.8 dBmV

*For all digital loading

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 Hybrid Line Amplifier Module Family:

ProductVoltageTypeGainMaximum
DC Current
Total
Composite
Power*
ACA470124 VPush-Pull22 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA470224 VPush-Pull25 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA470324 VPush-Pull28 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA470424 VPush-Pull30 dB240 mA64.4 dBmV
ACA471224 VPush-Pull25 dB290 mA65.4 dBmV
ACA471324 VPush-Pull28 dB290 mA65.4 dBmV
ACA471424 VPush-Pull30 dB290 mA65.4 dBmV
ACA472224 VPower Doubler25 dB430 mA70.5 dBmV
ACA472324 VPower Doubler28 dB460 mA71.3 dBmV
ACA473224 VPower Doubler25 dB530 mA74.8 dBmV
ACA473324 VPower Doubler28 dB530 mA73.2 dBmV
ACA474124 VPower Doubler18 dB900 mA76.7 dBmV
ACA478824 VPower Doubler21 dB850 mA76.7 dBmV

*For all digital loading

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 Reverse Path Amplifier Family:

ProductVoltageAttenuationGain
ARA203112 V25 dB37 dB
ARA203224 VN/A33 dB

ANADIGICS DOCSIS 3.1 Gain Block Family:

ProductVoltageInput/Output
RF Interface
GainTypical
Supply
Current
Typical
Noise Figure
ABA31015 VSingle-Ended/ Balanced12 dB210 mA2.5 dB
ABA31166 VSingle-Ended/ Balanced15 dB210 mA2.5 dB

About ANADIGICS, Inc.
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (“ANADIGICS” or the “Company”) designs and manufactures innovative radio frequency (RF) solutions for the growing CATV infrastructure, small-cell, WiFi, and cellular markets. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the Company offers RF products with exceptional reliability, performance and integration to deliver a unique competitive advantage to OEMs and ODMs for infrastructure and mobile applications. The Company’s award-winning solutions include line amplifiers, upstream amplifiers, power amplifiers, front-end ICs, front-end modules and other RF components. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com

Media Relations Contact: mspire group Brian Ribeiro, 908-369-9300 bribeiro@mspiregroup.com Investor Relations Contacts: Powell Corporate Communications Group Scott Powell, 908-668-5000, Ext. 5300 ir@anadigics.com ANADIGICS, CFO Terry Gallagher, 908-668-5000, Ext. 6472 tgallagher@anadigics.com

Source:ANADIGICS, Inc.