Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, announced the in-stock availability and full design support capabilities for two families of bandpass filters from CTS Corporation.

The MTB and MXB series are surface-mount, ceramic bandpass filters offering superior rejection, insertion loss, reliability and peak and average power handling compared to other bandpass filter technologies.

These 6 to 12 GHz bandpass filters are suitable for X-Band satellite communications and radar, as well as sensors, IF filters and test and measurement applications.

Key features of the MTB and MXB bandpass filters include:

  • Center frequency: 6 to 12 GHz
  • Bandwidth: 0.15 to 2.0 GHz
  • Insertion loss: 1.2 to 2.5 dB
  • Return loss: ≥ 10 dB
  • Stopbands: ≥ 30 dB
  • Input power: 2 W average / 20 W peak
  • Footprint: 9 x 3 x 3 mm (MTB), 11.5 x 3 x 3.5 mm (MXB).

In addition to standard, off-the-shelf products, the MTB and MXB series can be customized to support alternative requirements.