Microwave Journal

400W SMT Hybrid Coupler: X3C06A4-03S

September 11, 2012

HybridCouplerRichardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities of a new 400W SMT hybrid coupler and matching termination from Anaren. Part of the Xinger®-III line, the X3C06A4-03S is a low profile, high performance 400W, 3 dB hybrid coupler for two-way power combining/dividing in a small, easy to use surface mount package that can easily replace bulky, drop-in couplers.

The X3C06A4-03S covers 410 to 860 MHz and is well-suited for UHF broadcast and RF plasma lighting applications.

Key features of the X3C06A4-03S include:

  • 410 - 860 MHz
  • High Power
  • Very Low Loss
  • Tight Amplitude Balance
  • High Isolation
  • Production Friendly
  • Tape and Reel
  • RoHS Compliant

The matching G450N50W4 is a high power, high performance, RoHS compliant, Aluminum Nitride (AlN) flange mount termination intended as a cost competitive alternative to Beryllium Oxide (BeO). The device is ideal for broadcast original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that require numerous high power terminations at competitive prices.

Key features of the G450N50W4 include:

  • 450 W
  • DC – 1.7 GHz
  • Return Loss > 20 dB
  • AlN Ceramic
  • Non-Nichrome Resistive Element
  • 100% Tested
  • RoHS Compliant

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