Narda, an L-3 Communications company, introduced the Model 4456-2 and Model 4326B-2 broadband, two-way microwave power dividers that cover 2 to 18 GHz and 5 to 18 GHz, respectively, and combine high port-to-port isolation with low VSWR, and excellent phase and amplitude tracking.
Both the Model 4456-2 and Model 4326B-2 have a maximum VSWR of 1.4, isolation of at least 19 dB, amplitude balance of 0.3 dB or better, phase balance of 3 degrees to 8 GHz and 6 deg. to 18 GHz, and handle average RF power of up to 30 W. Insertion loss for the Model 4456-2 is less than 1.2 dB and 0.5 dB for the Model 4326B-2. Both models measure 1" wide, 1.75" long including connectors, and 0.375" thick.
The Model 4456-2 weighs 1.4 oz. (38 g) and the Model 4326B-2 weighs 0.7 oz. (20 g). The two models join Narda’s extensive family of two-way and four-way power dividers, which cover 500 MHz to 33 GHz in bands, and employ precision female SMA or 2.92 mm connectors.
The Model 4456-2 and Model 4326B-2 and all members of the family are available from Narda for immediate delivery.