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Montage M88TS2000 Got 2008 "Hot IC" Recommendation from EET-China

June 3, 2008 - Montage Technology today announced that its DVB-S tuner M88TS2000 was recommended as one of the "Hot ICs of 2008" by Electronic Engineer Times - China (EET-China).

The M88TS2000 is a single-chip DVB-S tuner. It is one of the 5 RF & Baseband IC products recommended by the EET-China in 2008. The device, featuring fast lock PLL and patent-pending DC offset cancellation technologies, delivers the industry’s fastest settling time and lowest phase noise in DVB-S direct down-conversion tuners. The device is highly integrated to greatly reduce the use of external components. It minimizes the number of pins by incorporating a number of modules into a single chip, including an LNA, quadrature down-conversion mixers, a low phase noise and fast locking frequency synthesizer, a DC offset cancellation loop, loop filters, self-calibrated programmable baseband channel filters, and a RF AGC loop, thus offering an easy-to-apply DVB-S front-end solution while helping customers cut down on their BOM cost. In addition, the device can be operated from a single power supply ranging from 2.5 V to 3.3 V. The very low power consumption is also one of the features that allow the device to distinguish between competitors. 

About "Hot ICs" Recommendation
The "Hot IC" Recommendation activity is held by Electronic Engineering Times - China (EET-China) for recognition and reward of China’s original designed IC products that have remarkable performance in both market and original technology innovation. Total 25 varieties of ICs of 5 categories are selected by the experts and editors from EET-China based on the product performance in the last year.

About Montage Technology
Founded in May 2004, Montage Technology is a leading fabless semiconductor company which engages in IC design, application development and product marketing & sales in the areas of digital enterprise and digital home. By combining its IC design expertise in RF, mixed-signal, DSP and Audio/Video decoding SoC with its rich experiences in marketing, manufacturing management and logistics control, the company delivers competitive IC products and solutions for the booming digital enterprise and digital home markets.

In the digital enterprise area, Montage offers industry-leading, high-speed, low-power memory buffer products for the next-generation servers. These products have been part of the critical components for the worldwide cloud computing networks. In the digital home area, Montage provides comprehensive product lines and solutions covering the front-end and back-end of satellite, terrestrial and cable HDTV & SDTV applications.

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