The F1427 is a high-gain, high-linearity RF driver amplifier designed to operate within the 2300MHz to 4200MHz frequency band. Utilizing a single 5V power supply and 145mA of ICQ, the F1427 provides 35.5dB of gain and +28dBm OP1dB. Additionally, it supports fast on-off switching for TDD systems.

The F1427 is packaged in a 3mm × 3 mm, 16-VFQFPN package, with a differential 100Ω input and a single 50Ω output impedance for ease of integration into the signal path.


  • RF range: 2300MHz to 4200MHz
  • 35.5dB typical gain
  • +28dBm OP1dB at 2.6GHz
  • 0.6dB max gain flatness across 100MHz BW
  • 100Ω differential input and 50Ω single-ended output impedances
  • 1.8V logic-compatible standby mode for power savings
  • 5V power supply
  • 145mA typical quiescent current consumption
  • Operating temperature (TEP) range: -40 °C to +115 °C
  •  3mm × 3 mm, 16-VFQFPN package




  • 5G sub-6GHz massive MIMO
  • Wireless infrastructure base stations
  • Frequency division duplex (FDD) or time division duplex (TDD) systems
  • Point-to-point infrastructure
  • Public safety infrastructure
  • Military handhelds
  • Repeaters and distributed antenna systems (DAS)
  • General-purpose RF


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