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CL1260 Amplifier

Part# CL-1260
Technology GaN
Packege 5x5 QFN
F Low (Mhz) 24200
F High (Mhz) 26500
Gain (dB) 18
OIP3 (dBm) 43
Vcc (V) 6
Icc (ma) 1430
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The Criteria Labs CL1260 a K Band GaN Power Amplifier with integrated power detector. The CL1260 operates from 24.2 to 26.5 GHz. The CL1260 typically provides 33 dBm of saturated output power with small signal gain of 18 dB. Third Order Intercept is 43 dBm at 23 dBm SCL. The CL1260 is available in a low cost, surface mount 28 lead 5×5 mm QFN package.

The CL1260 is ideally suited to support Defense SatCom and high-reliability applications. This part is specifically fabricated to pass stringent testing as a part of Defense screening and QCI tests.

Product Features

  • Gain: 18 dB TYP
  • Integrated Power Detector
  • Bias: Vd = 6 V, Idq = 1430 mA, Vg = 0.7 V Typical
  • Package Dimensions: 5.0 x 5.0 x 1.3 mm
  • Frequency Range: 24.2 – 26.5 GHz
  • Power: 33.5 dBm Psat , 32.5 dBm P1dB


  • Point to Point and Multipoint Digital Radios
  • Defense SatCom
  • Radar

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