Richardson RFPD Inc. announced immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new ultra-high reliability, 400 W, flanged RF resistor with brazed construction from Anaren. The G400B50W5 offers 50 Ω resistance and can handle 500 K on/off cycles, which is ideal for pulse power applications. Values other than 50 ohms are available upon request.

Key features of the G400B50W5 include: 400 W; all brazed construction; passes 500,000 reliability test cycles; beryllium oxide (BeO) ceramic; non-nichrome resistive element; and gold plated copper leads.