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Data sheet version v02.0705 for HMC439QS16G / 439QS16GE HBT DIGITAL PHASE-FREQUENCY DETECTOR, 10 - 1300 MHz.

Question asked by marios44 on Aug 15, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 15, 2017 by MRichardson

In the Absolute Maximum Ratings box in the data sheet, there is a line which reads "Continuous Pdiss (T = 85 °C) 4.25 W (derate 47.2 mW/° C above 85 °C)".  Nominal bias of 5V@96 mA results in only 0.48 watts.  How do you even approach 4.25 W power dissipation with this device?