This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

MaxLinear Launches MxL500 Family Of Full-Spectrum Capture™ Satellite Receiver ICs

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced the MxL500 family of Full-Spectrum Capture (FSC™) tuner-demodulators for DVB-S/S2 satellite television systems.

The six SoCs in the MxL500 family are the first single-chip Full-Spectrum Capture™ satellite front-end devices on the market, supporting between one and four RF inputs and up to eight DVB-S/S2 demodulator outputs.

The MxL500 family meets or exceeds the signal reception performance, and low power consumption requirements of next-generation satellite applications specified by satellite operators worldwide. The performance feature set of the MxL500 family of products is targeted at next-generation satellite gateways and set-top boxes that support multi-screen viewing, personal video recorder (PVR) functionality, emerging “catch-up television” features, and fast channel change capability. With their ability to support up to four RF inputs, the MxL500 receivers also support the needs of next-generation digital satellite antenna Low Noise Block (LNB) applications.

The power dissipation of the MxL500 devices in a typical next generation satellite application is an unprecedented industry low of 1.7W. The extremely low power consumption of the MxL500 family of devices is attractive to customers and satellite operators due to the inherent system cost reduction, increased reliability of the final product, and attractiveness of products with low overall energy consumption to consumers.

The 40nm digital CMOS, MxL500 family of devices uses MaxLinear’s Full-Spectrum Capture technology to receive up to 4.8 GHz of satellite spectrum. As a result, the MxL500 devices can simultaneously receive any combination of four, six or eight DVB-S/S2 channels (depending on the device) located arbitrarily in the satellite spectrum.

The MxL500 satellite frontend ICs will also accelerate the development of next-generation SAT>IP gateway systems, which convert satellite-delivered video programs into Internet Protocol (IP) accessible content. As a result, subscribers are able to watch their satellite content on IP-connected devices such as smartphones, tablets, PCs and smart TVs – with different programs available on different devices simultaneously.

1 of 4

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,080.14 +21.45 0.12%
S&P 500 2,117.69 +4.76 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,092.0850 +36.0220 0.71%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs