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ADL5801-LO and RF Input Capacitor

Question asked by veera on Nov 20, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 21, 2012 by bkamak

Hi,

Should the AC coupling capacitors used at the input of Mixer (or any RF component in this case), should be of RF grade, or can we use normal X7R capacitors? With X7R, at the desired frequency of operation, the capacitor will act as Low pass Inductor. Will it cause any effects on system?

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