MxL261 Brings Value to Cable Equipment Providers

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MaxLinear announced that Hitron Technologies Inc., has selected the Maxlinear MxL261 digital cable multi-channel tuner-demodulator single-chip front end IC for a new DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem. Based on MaxLinear’s low power digital CMOS process-based RF and mixed-signal technology, the MxL261 is a single-die, global standards, digital cable front end with integrated splitter, two 100MHz wideband tuners, four QAM demodulators, and a four-channel wide IF output. MaxLinear’s press release is presented on Fierce Telecom.

“’This is a great design win, and it’s indicative of the value that the MxL261 brings to cable equipment providers who are looking for cost-effective, low power tuner solutions for DOCSIS products,’ said Patrick Tierney, Director of Product Line Marketing for MaxLinear, Inc. ‘The MxL261 is the only part on the market to offer a complete single-chip, front-end solution that combines wide-channel signal capture, QAM demodulation, flexible output and tight integration with Intel’s Puma5.’”

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