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New Product Announcement: High Efficiency Front-End Module for Smart City Applications

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New Product Announcement: High Efficiency Front-End Module for Smart City Applications
Skyworks is pleased to introduce the SKY66121-11 a high efficiency, high performance transmit/receive front-end module (FEM) that provides greater than four times range extension. The device features low power consumption and enables fast switch timing which is ideal for Internet of Things (IoT) applications including smart metering, connected home, smart city sensors, and industrial, scientific and medical (ISM).
SKY66121-11 Buy Now The SKY66121-11 Delivers:
  • +30 dBm Pout at 169-170 MHz, enabling more than 4x the range versus system-on-chip (SoC) alone and covering bands in the 169 MHz frequency range
  • Fast on/off switch (<1 usec in receive mode; <1.2 usec in transmit mode), providing fast timing and efficient multi-protocol arbitration
  • High-efficiency power amplifier reduces current draw by as much as 30%
  • A small footprint with MCM (16-pin 4 x 4 mm) surface mount technology packaging
Reference Designs:
The SKY66121-11 FEM has been designed into reference designs with products from Silicon Labs, ST Microelectronics and Texas Instruments. Combined with our partners’ platforms, the SKY66121-11 meets today’s demand for long-range, low-power, and cost-effective solutions.
Reference Designs
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About Skyworks
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications within the aerospace, automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets. Skyworks is a global company with engineering, marketing, operations, sales and support facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America and is a member of the S&P 500® and Nasdaq-100® market indices (Nasdaq: SWKS).
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