CML Microcircuits is a world-leader in the design, development and supply of low-power analogue, digital and mixed-signal semiconductors for telecommunications systems globally. The company's wide and varied portfolio means that CML devices are used in an extensive range of industrial and commercial products for licensed and unlicensed wireless voice and data systems.
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An SDR approach to developing a state-of-the-art P25 radio
CML Microcircuits has announced the introduction of the CMX994E enhanced performance Direct Conversion Receiver IC. The CMX994E provides an optimum solution for a Software Defined Radio (SDR) approach to developing a state-of-the-art P25 radio. The device provides a flexible solution that can be used as a direct or single conversion receiver from RF directly down to zero-IF, near zero-IF or low IF.
Chipset solution provides a fast path to entering the DMR market
CML Microcircuits has released a DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) chipset solution. The DMR chipset comprises a low power RF Direct Conversion Receiver (DCRx) IC (CMX994A) and a PMR Common Platform Processor (CMX7341) with the DMR Air Interface and coding embedded within a Function Image. The CMX994A and CMX7341 chipset along with DMR (7241/7341FI-2.x) Function Image enables a highly integrated radio to be developed quickly, cost effectively and provid...
Direct conversion receiver ICs feature I/Q demodulators
CML Microcircuits has released the CMX994A and CMX994E Direct Conversion Receiver (DCRx) ICs. The CMX994A and CMX994E are RF receiver ICs featuring I/Q demodulators with low power consumption and high performance features. These devices are targeting next-gen narrowband and wideband SDR for wireless data and two-way radio applications.
Modem balances integration & performance
CML Microcircuits has released the V.23 Modem Function Image, further increasing the capabilities of the company's CMX7164 Multi-mode Wireless Data Modem portfolio. The V.23 modem enables communication with legacy Telecom systems to support 1200 baud 1 to 8B data blocks with start bit, stop bit and parity generation in transmit and start bit, stop bit and parity checking and removal in receive.
Radio platform fits all
Designed to support digital/analogue FDMA PMR/LMR and 2-slot TDMA digital systems, a PMR common platform processor has been introduced by CML Microcircuits. Alongside the on-going requirement for a radio platform to support legacy analogue, a number of digital FDMA and TDMA PMR/LMR systems have emerged during the migration of Two-way Radio from analogue to digital.
16-FSK modulation added to wireless data modem IC
CML Microcircuits announced that it has added 16-FSK modulation to the CMX7164 multi-mode wireless data modem portfolio. The addition of 16-FSK constant envelope modulation further enhances the flexibility of this modem IC, enabling telemetry systems to evolve into higher data throughput without the need to move to a linear modulation scenario.
AFE bridges the gap between RF and DSP
Specifically designed to meet the needs of a Software Designed Radio (SDR), the CMX983 Analogue Front End (AFE) IC has been announced by CML Microcircuits. Highly configurable, supporting numerous sample rates and filtering characteristics, the AFE bridges the gap between a digital radio’s RF section and the DSP/FPGA.
Chip-set enables fast development cycle for digital radios
Boasting an embedded Air Interface (AI) Protocol, the NXDN Processor has been launched by CML Microcircuits. The CMX7131/7141 with the NXDN Function Image connects directly to the market-leading CMX994 Direct Conversion Receiver IC.
Systems Group established within CML Microcircuits
A Systems Group, formerly known as Applied Technology Ltd, has been established within CML Microcircuits. The Systems Group is an engineering organisation specialising in performance RF design and DSP software.
Multi-mode wireless data modem updated with 8-FSK modulation
Further enhancing the company's flexibility in addressing existing market requirements and encompassing future market need for higher-speed data, CML Microcircuits has released a major update on the CMX7164 Multi-mode Wireless Data Modem that includes the addition of 8-FSK Modulation.
SDR Demonstrator for FDMA Digital Radio
Demonstrating a complete RF transceiver and baseband function supporting a direct conversion receiver and VCO 2-point modulation transmitter, the DE9944 is CML's latest product offering.
Digital radio processor for two-slot TDMA systems
CML Microcircuits has released a new low-power, Digital Radio Processor specifically targeted at 2-slot TDMA digital radio systems, including Digital Mobile Radio. The new CMX7161 is built on CML’s FirmASIC technology with Function Image 7161FI-1.x implementing a high performance half duplex digital radio modem complying with the ETSI TS 102 361 DMR standard.
Precise Positioning With CML Microcircuits' Multi-Mode Two-Way Radio Processors
The CMX7031 and CMX7041 Multi-mode Two-way Radio processors, operating in Marine VHF mode, have been enhanced to enable the ITU-R M.821 recommendation: Marine Digital Selective Calling expansion sequences. Continuous transmission mode has also been included for use in distress alert situations.
CML Release a New RF Building Block the CMX972 Quadrature Demodulator with PLL/VCO
The CMX972 Quadrature Modulator/Demodulator is the latest RF building block from CML Microcircuits, following on from the popular CMX970, CMX971 and CMX973 devices. The new device features a low-power IF/RF Quadrature Demodulator with PLL/VCO, a wide operating frequency range and optimised power consumption.
CMX7011 Digital Voice Processor Now Offers Late-Entry/Re-Entry Functionality
CML Microcircuits is pleased to announce the release of a major update to the CMX7011 Digital Voice Processor which includes the addition of late-entry/re-entry functionality and output fine gain adjustment. The CMX7011 is a flexible, half-duplex, digital voice encryption processor that provides the digital advantage to conventional analogue two-way radios.
CML Release The CMX972 Quadrature Demodulator With PLL And VCO
The new CMX972 features a low-power IF/RF Quadrature Demodulator with PLL/VCO, a wide operating frequency range and optimised power consumption. The demodulator is suitable for superheterodyne architectures with IF frequencies up to 300MHz and the device may be used in low IF systems or in those converting down to baseband.
CML Adds Voice Store/Retrieve And Packet Data Functionality To CMX7011 Digital Voice Processor
CML Microcircuits is pleased to announce the release of a new Function Image and Datasheet for the CMX7011 Digital Voice Processor. With the new Function Image the CMX7011 is capable of Voice Store/Retrieve and Packet Data functionality. The CMX7011 is a flexible, half-duplex, digital voice processor that provides the digital advantage to conventional analogue two-way radios.
CML's CMX994 Direct Conversion Receiver Gets Even Better
The CMX994 Direct Conversion Receiver integrates an LNA, a high IIP2 I/Q demodulator, DC offset trims, VGA with configurable IF filters, Rx LO frequency divider, Tx LO frequency divider and LO generation circuits to enable high performance, low power, small form factor multiband receivers to be implemented simply and at a low overall cost.
New Digital PMR Chipset For The Ultimate Small, Low-cost and Low-power dPMR Radio
CML Microcircuits has released new Function Images for their successful CMX7131/7141 family of Digital PMR Processors. The new Function Images add to the already flexible device allowing it to be used in the design of small, low-cost, low-power digital and analogue PMR radios. Thanks to CML’s innovative chipset designing a small, low-cost, low-power analogue or digital PMR radio has now never been easier.
CML's ACE Processor Provides the Digital Advantage to Analogue Two-way Radios
CML Microcircuits has today announced the introduction of the CMX188, Analogue Communications Enhancements Processor. The CMX188 ACE Processor is specifically targeted at providing the digital advantage to analogue two-way radios and walkie-talkies, serving both licence-free and licensed two-way radio market sectors.