MAX2679, MAX2679B

GPS/GNSS Ultra-Low Current Low-Noise Amplifiers

Industry's Lowest Power GPS LNAs

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The MAX2679 and MAX2679B low-noise amplifiers (LNA) are designed for GPS L1, Galileo, and GLONASS applications. The devices achieve high gain and low noise figure while maximizing the input-referred 1dB compression point and the 3rd-order intercept point. The MAX2679 achieves excellent performance while consuming only 1mA supply current and providing 0.95dB noise figure. The MAX2679B achieves excellent performance while consuming only 650µA and providing 1.03dB noise figure.

The MAX2679/MAX2679B operates from a +1.08V to +1.98V single supply. The devices are available in a very small, lead-free, RoHS-compliant, 0.83mm x 0.83mm wafer-level package (WLP).

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MAX2679, MAX2679B: Functional Diagram MAX2679, MAX2679B: Functional Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • High Power Gain: 19dB (MAX2679), 16.5dB (MAX2679B)
  • Low Noise Figure: 0.95dB (MAX2679), 1.03dB (MAX2679B)
  • Integrated 50Ω Output Matching Circuit
  • Low Supply Current: 1mA (MAX2679), 650μA (MAX2679B)
  • Wide Supply Voltage Range: 1.08V to 1.98V
  • Low Bill of Materials: One Inductor, Two Capacitors, One Resistor
  • 4-Bump, 0.4mm Pitch WLP, 0.83mm x 0.83mm


  • Cellular Phones with GPS
  • Digital Cameras
  • GPS Front End Modules
  • Notebook PCs/Ultra-Mobile PCs
  • Recreational Navigation
  • Telematics (Asset Tracking and Management)
  • Watches
  • Wearables

See parametric specs for Low-Noise Amplifiers (42)

Part NumberRF Freq.
RF Freq.
Noise Figure
Input IP3
(mm x mm)
minmaxSee Notes
MAX2679 117615750.9519-1710.83 x 0.83
$0.37 @1k
MAX2679B 1.0316.5-190.6
$0.45 @1k

Pricing Notes:
This pricing is BUDGETARY, for comparing similar parts. Prices are in U.S. dollars and subject to change. Quantity pricing may vary substantially and international prices may differ due to local duties, taxes, fees, and exchange rates. For volume-specific and version-specific prices and delivery, please see the price and availability page or contact an authorized distributor.

MAX2679BEVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX2679 and MAX2679B
MAX2679EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX2679 and MAX2679B
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