MaxLinear simplifies engineering design for home connectivity solutions

MaxLinear simplifies engineering design for home connectivity solutions

CARLSBAD, California – (COMMERCIAL LINE) – MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL) today announced the immediate availability of a power management integrated circuit (PMIC), the XR77103-MoCA, designed to meet the power needs of the MaxLinear MxL370x MoCA 2.0 and MxL371x MoCA 2.5.

As service providers invest in multi-gigabit broadband infrastructure, the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) solutions are needed to extend this high performance to the home network. Home routers and Wi-Fi extenders using MaxLinear MoCA 2.5 technology create a reliable wired backbone capable of delivering multi-gigabit speeds without interruption in your home or office.

With the XR77103-MoCA, a highly integrated custom power management device, which supports these chipsets, the design process is simplified, reducing development time, minimizing board space and ensuring quality performance.

“MaxLinear is committed to providing a complete solution that ensures faster product design and a more reliable product,” said James Lougheed, Vice President of High Performance Analog products. “The MXL7310 was the world’s first fully integrated circuit to support the MoCA 2.5 multi-gigabit standard. With the XR77103-MoCA PMIC, MaxLinear provides the same level of integration and performance to the power supply. ”

The PMIC XR77103-MoCA is custom designed to provide 3 voltage rails with exact sequencing requirements for the MxL37xx SoCs and associated Ethernet PHY. With the addition of MaxLinear GPY211 2.5GbE PHY, the entire solution has been qualified, demonstrating first-rate performance in MoCA loopback tests through a -60dB to 2.5GB attenuator.

The XR77103-MoCA can operate with any input voltage from 4.5V to 14V and is offered in a 4x4mm QFN package. With three high-efficiency synchronous buck regulators built into the device, it saves 14 external components over previous solutions by reducing board space by 25%. The three outputs are preset to 0.9V, 1.8V and 3.3V as required by the system with exact timing handled by the PMIC sequencing engine. The 0.9V core rail can deliver the 3A spikes required by the SoC and is compatible with DVS SoC, Dynamic Voltage Scaling, to optimize performance.

Visit https://www.maxlinear.com/xr77103-moca to learn more about the MaxLinear XR77103-MoCA.

About MaxLinear, Inc.

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL) is a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog, digital, and mixed-signal integrated circuits for access and connectivity, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multi-market applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit www.maxlinear.com.

MxL and the MaxLinear logo are trademarks of MaxLinear, Inc. Other trademarks appearing in this document are the property of their respective owners.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking” statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding or implying future financial performance, expected product performance and functionality of our products or products incorporating our products and industry trends and growth opportunities affecting MaxLinear, in particular statements relating to to MaxLinear’s XR77103-MoCA power supply management IC, including but not limited to potential market opportunities, functionality, performance, integration, also with MaxLinear’s MxL370x MoCA 2.0 and MxL371x MoCA 2.5 and the benefits of using such products. These forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other known and unknown factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from any future results expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. We cannot predict whether or to what extent these new or existing products will affect our future revenues or financial performance. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current preliminary expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may contain words such as “will”, “will”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “continue” or similar expressions and include the assumptions underlying such statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: intense competition in our industry and product markets; risks related to the development, testing and commercial introduction of new products and product features; the ability of our customers to cancel or reduce orders; and uncertainties about how end-user markets for our products will develop. Other risks potentially affecting our business include risks related to our lack of long-term supply contracts and reliance on limited supply sources; potential decreases in the average selling prices of our products; impacts of public health crises, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, or natural disasters; and the potential intellectual property litigation, which is prevalent in our industry. In addition to these risks and uncertainties, investors should review the risks and uncertainties contained in the documents filed by MaxLinear with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risks and uncertainties arising from other factors affecting the business, results operating and financial condition of MaxLinear, including those indicated in MaxLinear’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and current reports on Form 8-K , as appropriate. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. MaxLinear provides this information as of the date of this release and undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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