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Universal GNSS receiver achieves 1.4-dB cascaded noise figure

Sunnyvale, Calif.—Maxim Integrated Products is touting its MAX2769 as the industry's first universal, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver for GPS (L1 C/A code and P-code), Galileo, and GLONASS navigation satellite systems in a single chip.

The MAX2769 receiver achieves a 1.4-dB total cascaded noise figure. It is able to achieve this due to its integration of a complete receiver chain, including a dual input LNA and mixer, image-rejected filter, VGA, VCO, fractional-N frequency synthesizer, crystal oscillator, and multibit A/D converter.

The MAX2769 is suitable for a wide range of consumer applications, including automotive navigation, asset tracking, cellular handsets, portable navigation devices (PNDs), digital cameras, laptops, and ultra-mobile personal computers (UMPCs).

The MAX2769 is specified for operation over the -40°C to +85°C temperature range. This receiver is packaged in a compact, 5mm x 5mm, 28-pin TQFN with an exposed paddle; a tested die version is also available.

Pricing: Starts at $2.95 (1000-up, FOB USA).
Availability: Now.
Datasheet: click here.

Maxim Integrated Products, 408-737-7600, www.maxim-ic.com

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