The IDT F1200 low noise digital IF VGA featuring FlatNoise™ technology is ideal for commercial radio systems with very high SNR requirements. Its extremely low distortion makes the device very flexible, while the 200 ohm differential input and output impedances allow it to integrate seamlessly into the signal path.


  • 22 dB GMAX
  • 23 dB gain control range
  • 7 bit parallel control
  • 0.25 dB Gain Steps
  • Excellent Noise Figure < 3.0 dB
  • 5mm x 5mm 28 pin package
  • 200 ohm Differential Input
  • 200 ohm Differential Output
  • NF degrades < 2dB @ 12dB reduced gain
  • 30 MHz - 150 MHz frequency range (for low distortion)
  • Ultra-Linear: IP3O +48 dBm typical
  • External current setting resistor
  • Fast Gain Step Settling < 20 nsec

Product Options

Part Number Part Status Pkg. Type Lead Count (#) Temp. Grade Pb (Lead) Free Carrier Type Buy Sample
Active VFQFPN 28 I Yes Tray
Active VFQFPN 28 I Yes Reel

Documentation & Downloads

Title language Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
IDTF1200NBGI Datasheet RevO Datasheet PDF 2.28 MB
User Guides & Manuals
RF Product Selection Guide Guide PDF 3.64 MB
Application Notes & White Papers
AT0089 F1200 Temperature Performance R1.pdf Application Note PDF 652 KB
AN-896 RF Products EVS Digital Control Software Guide Application Note PDF 3.17 MB
PCN# : TB1602-01 Alternate Test Location for Select Devices Product Change Notice PDF 39 KB
PCN# : A1406-01R1 Add Alternate Assembly Product Change Notice PDF 35 KB
PCN# : A1406-01 Alternate Assembly Locations for Selective Package Product Change Notice PDF 33 KB
RF Digital Control Software Installer Software Tool ZIP 169.81 MB

Boards & Kits

Part Number Title Type Company
F1200EVS Evaluation System for F1200 Digital Intermediate Frequency Variable Gain Amplifier Evaluation Renesas