RapidWave Baseband Modem

The RapidWave™ RWM6050 is a millimeter wave (mmWave) baseband wireless modem for wireless backhaul and fixed infrastructure wireless access applications. The RWM6050 delivers cost effective and power efficient solutions for the emerging backhaul and access markets. It can be paired with mmWave RF chipsets to deliver multi-gigabit throughput at several hundred meters distance. The RWM6050 is highly configurable with a radio interface that provides easy integration with RF solutions.

The RWM6050 features a high degree of configurability with flexible channelization modes and modulation coding to scale bandwidth up to multi-gigabit data rates. Internally, there are dual modems including the mixed-signal front-end  resulting in an integration strategy that delivers the most cost-effective and power-efficient solution.

This device incorporates technology licensed from and developed in collaboration with Blu Wireless Technology.


  • Dual modem with PHY + MAC + ADC/DAC + beam forming subsystems
  • Modulation and Channelization support
  • Beamforming support with phased array antenna
  • Extensions to support long distance transmission
  • Digital front end processing
  • Programmable real-time scheduler
  • Integrated network synchronization

Product Options

Orderable Part ID Part Status Pkg. Code Pkg. Type Lead Count (#) Temp. Grade Carrier Type Buy Sample
80RWM6050AALG Preview ALG484 FCBGA 484 C Tray Availability

Technical Documentation

Title Other Languages Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
RWM6050 Datasheet Datasheet - Advanced PDF 373 KB Jun 19, 2017
RWM6050 Device Errata Errata PDF 74 KB Apr 26, 2017
Application Notes & White Papers
RF Integration Application Note Application Note PDF 121 KB Sep 9, 2016
RWM6050 Pinlist Pinlist-Ballmap TXT 8 KB Jun 19, 2017
The IDT Communications Products Advantage Overview PDF 2.54 MB Feb 13, 2017
RWM6050 RapidWave Baseband Modem Product Brief Product Brief PDF 270 KB Feb 2, 2017