Krytar’s Hybrid Coupler covers microwave frequency bands from L through K-band.

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4010265SQ 180 Degree Hybrid Coupler is suitable for applications that require precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements. This coupler is operated in 1.0 to 26.5 GHz frequency range and deliver phase imbalance of ±16°, isolation is greater than 15 dB, maximum VSWR of 1.8 (1-20 GHz) and 1.95 (20-26.5 GHz). Unit comes in 4.04 L x 1.35 W x 0.52 in. H package and weighs 4.6 oz and is input power rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak.

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KRYTAR Announces a New, Compact, 180 Degree Hybrid Coupler for Space Applications Over the Frequency Range of 1.0 to 26.5 GHz

KRYTAR, Inc., a leader in the design and production of ultra-broadband microwave components and test equipment announces a new 180 degree hybrid coupler specifically designed for space applications operating over the ultra-broadband frequency range of 1.0 to 26.5 GHz. Hybrid couplers perform many functions, including splitting and combining signals in amplifiers, switching circuits, and antenna beam-forming networks used in a wide range of applications. KRYTAR’s hybrid coupler is uniquely designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required.

KRYTAR specializes in the design and manufacturing of ultra-broadband, high-performance microwave components and test equipment for both commercial and military space applications. These unique couplers undergo additional reliability and quality assurance inspections during all phases of assembly and electrical evaluation. KRYTAR’s successful space-application heritage offers distinct qualities including: innovative products; quick-reaction capability; design responsiveness; flexibility; fast production turn-around; and close partnerships with customers.

KRYTAR’s new hybrid coupler, Model 4010265SQ, adds to the Company’s growing family of space-qualified hybrid couplers by offering superior performance covering the microwave frequency bands from L through K-Band. KRYTAR’s technological advances provide excellent operating performance of this new stripline design unit. Model 4010265SQ offers superior performance ratings including Coupling of 3 dB, Amplitude Imbalance is ±1.0 dB (1-20 GHz) and ±1.5 dB (20-26.5 GHz); Phase Imbalance is ±16 Degrees; Isolation is >15 dB; Maximum VSWR: 1.8 (1-20 GHz) and 1.95 (20-26.5 GHz); and Insertion Loss of 3.0 dB (1-20 GHz) and 3.6 dB (20-26.5 GHz).

Input Power Rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak. The hybrid coupler comes with four industry-standard SMA Female Connectors. The compact package measures just 4.04 inches (L) x 1.35 inches (W) x 0.52 inches (H) and weighs just 4.6 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:, Web:

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 many 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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