Directional Coupler offers nominal coupling of 30 dB.

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Operating in frequency range of 4.0–20.0 GHz, Model 104020030 features frequency sensitivity of ±0.7 dB, directivity of greater than 15 dB, and insertion loss of less than 0.60 dB across full frequency range, including coupled power. Maximum VSWR at any port is 1.35 and power ratings are 20 W average/3 KW peak. Measuring 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in., stripline coupler operates from -54 to +85°C and is suitable for wireless ultra-broadband designs and many test and measurement applications.



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KRYTAR Announces a New, Compact, Directional Coupler with 30 dB Coupling Over the 4.0 to 20.0 GHz Frequency Range



SUNNYVALE, CALIF. - - - KRYTAR, Inc., a leader in the design and production of ultra-broadband microwave components and test equipment announces a new Directional Coupler operating in the frequency range of 4.0 to 20.0 GHz offering Nominal Coupling of 30 dB in a extremely compact package.



KRYTAR’s new directional coupler offers some of lowest frequency coupler with stripline designs on the market. Stripline designs offer superior low insertion loss, high directivity and tight coupling. The new directional coupler lends itself to emerging wireless ultra-broadband designs and many test and measurement applications. These couplers can also be manufactured to meet military specifications. Targeting broadband electronic warfare (EW) systems and complex switch-matrix applications, for example, KRYTAR has used its proprietary designs to produce a wide assortment of directional couplers with ultra-high performance over a broadband frequency range.



KRYTAR’s new directional coupler, Model 104020030, adds to the family of directional couplers offering superior performance over the 4.0 to 20.0 GHz frequency range. KRYTAR’s technological advances provide excellent operating performance of this new stripline design unit. Model 104020030 delivers 30 dB (±1.0 dB) of Nominal Coupling (with respect to output) and Frequency Sensitivity of ±0.7 dB. Directivity is >15 dB. The coupler exhibits Insertion Loss of <0.60 dB across the full frequency range including coupled power. Maximum VSWR at any port is 1.35, Input Power Rating is 20 Watts Average and 3 KW Peak. Operating Temperature is -54°C to +85°C.



This new directional coupler is in an extremely compact package which measures only 1.40 inches (L) x 0.40 inches (W) x 0.66 inches (H). With the standard SMA female or optional SMA male connectors the coupler weighs just 1.0 ounces.



KRYTAR offers complete engineering services for custom designs that meet or exceed critical performance and/or packaging specifications. A data sheet with specifications and package outline drawing is available via KRYTAR’s Web site. Additional information can be obtained by contacting KRYTAR, Inc., 1288 Anvilwood Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089. Tel: +1-408-734-5999, Fax: +1-408-734-3017, Toll Free: +1-877-734-5999, e-mail: sales@krytar.com, Web: www.krytar.com



KRYTAR, Inc., founded in 1975, is a privately-owned corporation specializing in the design and manufacture of ultra broadband microwave components and test equipment for both commercial and military applications. The KRYTAR product line includes directional couplers and detectors, hybrids, power dividers/combiners, terminations, coaxial adapters and a power meter and power sensors. KRYTAR microwave components are manufactured in full compliance with the EU RoHS-6 Environmental Requirements.

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