The SC1894 is the 3rd generation of RF PA linearizers (RFPAL) providing improved correction and functionality over the previous generations. The SC1894 is a fully adaptive, RFin/RFout predistortion linearization solution optimized for a wide range of amplifiers, power levels, and communication protocols. The SC1894 uses the PA output and input signals to adaptively generate an optimized correction function in order to minimize the PA’s self-generated distortion and impairments. Using RF-domain analog signal processing enables the SC1894 to operate over wide-signal bandwidths and consume very low power.
The SC1894 goes beyond linearization and provides accurate RF power measurement of RFIN and RFFB. Design support features including spectral monitoring and ACLR alarm are also available. These optional design support are accessed through the SC1894’s serial peripheral interface (SPI) bus.
Evaluation kits are available for evaluating the performance of the SC1894. See the SC1894 data sheet for the frequency variants. See the ordering tab for EV Kit options. NOTE: The SC1894EVKit requires the use of the SC-USB-SPI-PICO board to connect the SC1894EVKit into a computer.
Note: All SCxx parts are RoHS. An appended “E” at the end of the part number indicates 7” Tape and Reel. No appended letter or a “K” at the end of the part number indicates bulk.
SC2200 and SC1894 RF Power Amplifier Linearizers
RF Power Amplifier Linearization Technology
|Part Number||Frequency Range|
|Input Signal Bandwidth|
|Input Signal Bandwidth|
(mm x mm)
|SC1894||225 to 3800||1.2||75|
|1||9.0 x 9.0|
|-40 to +100|
|See All RF Predistortion ICs (5)|
| 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.
SC1894 Hardware Package
Watch video: RF Power Amplifier Linearization Technology
|Device||Fab Process||Technology||Sample size||Rejects||FIT at 25°C||FIT at 55°C|
|User Guide||6837||RFPAL Advanced GUI Installation Guide|
|User Guide||6344||SC1894 Hardware Design Guide|
|User Guide||6343||SC1894 SPI Programming Guide|
|User Guide||6342||SC1894 FW4.1.03.08 Release Notes|
|App Note||6323||Optimizing your Power Amplifier for Predistortion with RF PA Linearizer (RFPAL)|
|App Note||6320||Linearizing Microwave Transmission Power Amplifiers Using the SC1894|